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jueves, 1 de noviembre de 2018

Ghost hunters want to help gay spirits out of the closet

Ghost hunters want to help gay spirits out of the closet
- These ghost hunters are exclusively looking for gay spirits. The Ohio-based group claims they have contacted 15 LGBT ghosts so far. “We decided that ...

New Support Network Helps Peers in LGBT Community

New Support Network Helps Peers in LGBT Community
- The Michigan LGBT Peer Support Network is a new group aimed at helping people in the LGBT community start support groups and build alliances.

African American museum's LGBT exhibits detailed

African American museum's LGBT exhibits detailed
- I wondered, did the museum short-change LGBT African-Americans? Is there a reason why not even a small corner in the massive 400,000 square ...

Brazil elects homophobic president, fuels LGBT fears

Brazil elects homophobic president, fuels LGBT fears
- The LGBT community's one electoral bright spot was the historic political wins of two transgender candidates, Erica Malunguinho and Erika Hilton, ...

What India's Landmark LGBT Ruling Means for Bollywood

What India's Landmark LGBT Ruling Means for Bollywood
- The decriminalization of homosexual acts was welcomed by India's entertainment industry but challenges remain before more diverse characters and ...

Anglican Church Diocese of Sydney's open letter asking politicians to keep laws that allow gay ...

Anglican Church Diocese of Sydney's open letter asking politicians to keep laws that allow gay ...
- The list of schools and principals who don't want anti-discrimination laws changed to protect LGBT teachers and students from being excluded.Source: ...

Sexual-conversion' bans disregard free speech and LGBT patients' choices

Sexual-conversion' bans disregard free speech and LGBT patients' choices
- We clinicians seek to improve the lives of those we counsel. But if radical LGBT activists have their way, my clients will become the latest casualties of ...

Rituparno Ghosh opened doors for LGBT community through his films'

Rituparno Ghosh opened doors for LGBT community through his films'
- Ghosh was considered as an icon in the LGBT community and Datta says, she had to handle this aspect in a sensitive way in her film. "There was so ...

Is Ray J joining Kanye on Donald Trump's team? Ray defends White House visit

Is Ray J joining Kanye on Donald Trump's team? Ray defends White House visit
- The Democrats are majority black people, LGBT, righteous white people, other minorities that are fighting for change. The KKK and white nationalists ...

Latin America needs more US support

Latin America needs more US support
- The massive march of poverty-stricken Latin American resident's inches closer to our Mexican/American border. When we see the size of this march it ...

Hate crimes against disabled people like me are dismissed. But they exist and they're terrifying

Hate crimes against disabled people like me are dismissed. But they exist and they're terrifying
Hate crime towards the disabled community seems to know no bounds and is on the increase according to research by the charity United Response.

Rosenstein calls the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting 'a stark reminder' that 'all Americans' need to ...

Rosenstein calls the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting 'a stark reminder' that 'all Americans' need to ...
- Rosenstein also announced that the US Justice Department created a new website containing information about how to report a hate crime.

Hate crime is on the rise and experts say it started with the 2016 election

Hate crime is on the rise and experts say it started with the 2016 election
- The FBI tracks hate crime statistics for the nation, but their most recent data does not include 2017 or 2018 statistics. Between 2007 and 2016 there ...

Three Hate Crimes in One Week Shock America

Three Hate Crimes in One Week Shock America
- Thirteen people dead and many others injured in three hate crimes last week in the United States, causing concerns over the current political ...

KKK incident at Islamic centre probed as hate crime

KKK incident at Islamic centre probed as hate crime
- We are treating this as a hate crime," Inspector Richard Murray, from the Police Service of Northern Ireland, said in a statement on Tuesday. The KKK ...

African-Americans pay more for rent, especially in white neighborhoods

African-Americans pay more for rent, especially in white neighborhoods
- For many years, housing discrimination against African-Americans and other minorities was legal, open, and common throughout the U.S. Racial ...

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