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jueves, 25 de octubre de 2018

20 Years Later: Matthew Shepard Remembered; LGBT Community Strengthens

20 Years Later: Matthew Shepard Remembered; LGBT Community Strengthens
- Twenty years ago this week, a gay University of Wyoming student was offered a ride from a bar and was then beaten to death near Laramie.

Major Christian group tells members to pray for the right to harm LGBT children

Major Christian group tells members to pray for the right to harm LGBT children
- In a “prayer of the day” email sent to supporters, today Perkins asks his followers to plead with God for the right to harm LGBT children. And elect far ...

Democrats look to LGBT community for votes

Democrats look to LGBT community for votes
- Stacey Abrams became the first major-party nominee for the Georgia governorship to participate in the Atlanta Pride Parade, one of the largest LGBT ...

Charlotte LGBT-friendly church targeted with racial graffiti

Charlotte LGBT-friendly church targeted with racial graffiti
- Church leaders say they are looking at video surveillance to see if they can recognize who's behind the graffiti. They installed the cameras in response ...

African bishops resist 'LGBT' in Youth Synod doc but Germans may try to 'smuggle' it in

African bishops resist 'LGBT' in Youth Synod doc but Germans may try to 'smuggle' it in
- Earlier this week, Bishop Fuanya said he doesn't think any bishop of Africa will vote for any article that contains 'LGBT'. “We will not vote for it. In our ...

Three Ways to Support LGBT Staff in the Workplace

Three Ways to Support LGBT Staff in the Workplace
- The research, which was made public in April 2018, showed that “more than a third of LGBT staff (35 per cent) have hidden that they are LGBT at work ...

Russian activists raise funds for LGBT family conference: 'We want to be a part of the discussion'

Russian activists raise funds for LGBT family conference: 'We want to be a part of the discussion'
- A group of activists in Russia is looking to raise €12,000 (£10,600) to finance an annual conference aimed at supporting the LGBT+ community and ...

It's OK to be ourselves': Atlanta's black LGBT community in their own words

It's OK to be ourselves': Atlanta's black LGBT community in their own words
- Atlanta Black Pride Weekend (ABPW) is the largest event of its kind in the US, attracting 80,000 people to the city. Atlanta has become known as a ...

Mexico faces 'conundrum' in migrant caravan as US pressure mounts, experts say

Mexico faces 'conundrum' in migrant caravan as US pressure mounts, experts say
People may seek asylum in the United States if they have been persecuted in their home countries or fear persecution ... enforcement efforts, said Daniella Burgi-Palomino, a senior associate at the Latin America Working Group.

These 2 Short Films Explore Gentrification And Crime In Los Angeles

These 2 Short Films Explore Gentrification And Crime In Los Angeles
- The film's Latino actors also gave feedback on the script. ... to just have the Latino people be normal, straight, every day, hardworking, average people.

A House race in Florida is testing the limits of Democratic appeals to Latino voters

A House race in Florida is testing the limits of Democratic appeals to Latino voters
Latinos have pride to see a Spanish surname or to have somebody who ... "She pops on the screen, people like her, she's got personality, and she ...

In El Salvador, poverty and gangs drive migration

In El Salvador, poverty and gangs drive migration
-  Although most of the 7,000 migrants in the caravan wending its way through far-southern Mexico are Hondurans, some ...

Empowerment of women and girls could transform Latin America's climate resilience

Empowerment of women and girls could transform Latin America's climate resilience
- An action research programme in Latin America has provided further ... all contribute to the feminisation of poverty in the Latin America – according to ...

In Honduras, poverty and gangs help drive migration

In Honduras, poverty and gangs help drive migration
- The World Bank says Honduras has “the highest levels of economic inequality” in Latin America. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights ...

It's 100% segregated': does Georgia's LGBT haven have a race problem?

It's 100% segregated': does Georgia's LGBT haven have a race problem?
- A number of gay bars, he says, have made it very clear that they don't welcome black LBGT people. He cites popular gay venue Blake's on the Park, ...

It's OK to be ourselves': Atlanta's black LGBT community in their own words

It's OK to be ourselves': Atlanta's black LGBT community in their own words
- Atlanta Black Pride Weekend (ABPW) is the largest event of its kind in the US, attracting 80,000 people to the city. Atlanta has become known as a ...

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