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miércoles, 31 de octubre de 2018

Research claims nine out of 10 LGBT people in Ireland struggle with mental health issues

Research claims nine out of 10 LGBT people in Ireland struggle with mental health issues
- New research from 'BeLong To' shows that nearly half of those surveyed feel reluctant to open up about how they feel. A campaign is being launched ...

Almost half of all LGBT people in the US live in states with no workplace protections

Almost half of all LGBT people in the US live in states with no workplace protections
- A little over half (52%) of all LGBT adults in the US live in states with some employment protections. 48%, however, live in places with no protections in ...

Why Nigeria's most-prominent LGBTQ activist doesn't identify as a feminist

Why Nigeria's most-prominent LGBTQ activist doesn't identify as a feminist
- In order to then save others, he started the Bisi Alimi Foundation, which advocates for the rights and dignity of LGBT people in Nigeria.

LGBT cinema still needs more happy endings

LGBT cinema still needs more happy endings
- As a juror for a gay film festival, I've been reminded of the bleakness that has come to typify LGBT cinema. To progress, it must allow for some joy.

We Won't Be Erased: Milwaukee's LGBT community stands united against hate

We Won't Be Erased: Milwaukee's LGBT community stands united against hate
- On October 25, Milwaukee Pride coordinated a Rally for Resistance at the archway of City Hall featuring local LGBT leaders, in response to details that ...

Broad Reach Launches 'Fully Inclusive Care' Program For LGBT Patients

Broad Reach Launches 'Fully Inclusive Care' Program For LGBT Patients
- A number of challenges face LGBT seniors in a health care setting. They are sometimes estranged from their biological family members or can even ...

Penn's Trans Literacy Project hosts first workshop on gender inclusivity in classrooms

Penn's Trans Literacy Project hosts first workshop on gender inclusivity in classrooms
- Students, professors, and activists from the Philadelphia area gathered at the LGBT Center on Oct. 29 for the first event hosted by the Penn Trans ...

East Village LGBT Walking Tour

East Village LGBT Walking Tour
- While most people are aware of the West Village as a major center of LGBT life, the East Village has played an important role. From the "fairy bars" ...

US city mourns black shoppers killed in 'racist' shooting

US city mourns black shoppers killed in 'racist' shooting
- The first of two African American grocery shoppers shot dead by a white gunman in an attack described by police as racially-motivated was to be laid ...

The Low Countries and Latin America from the 19th Century until Present Interdisciplinary ...

The Low Countries and Latin America from the 19th Century until Present Interdisciplinary ...
- The Low Countries and Latin America from the 19th Century until Present Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Shared Histories and Sources ...

Which Countries Are Communist? Cuba Will Get Weapons from Russia and Visit China, North ...

Which Countries Are Communist? Cuba Will Get Weapons from Russia and Visit China, North ...
- The commission was held concurrently with the Russia-Latin America Business Forum in Havana. At the forum, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury ...

China urges US to help developing countries

China urges US to help developing countries
- Lu's comment came in response to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's recent remarks about China's economic engagement in Latin America as ...

As Latin America Braces for 'Bolsonaro Effect,' Leftist Teachers Already Being Targeted by Brazil's ...

As Latin America Braces for 'Bolsonaro Effect,' Leftist Teachers Already Being Targeted by Brazil's ...
- As Latin America Braces for 'Bolsonaro Effect,' Leftist Teachers Already ... Just before winning his election, Bolsonaro threatened to rid the country of ...

The biggest corruption scandal in Latin America's history

The biggest corruption scandal in Latin America's history
- In 2014, Brazilian police stumbled onto the largest corruption scheme ever discovered in the country's history. They had arrested a minor criminal who ...

Asian Americans Suffer the Most from Racial Discrimination, Study Finds

Asian Americans Suffer the Most from Racial Discrimination, Study Finds
- A recent study found that racial and ethnic discrimination has far-reaching negative ... Surprisingly, African Americans were the least affected by racial ...

New coalition aims to close racial unemployment gap in St. Louis region

New coalition aims to close racial unemployment gap in St. Louis region
-  Unemployment is higher for African-Americans. The Regional Youth Employment Coalition that launched this week aims to close that gap for young ...

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