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martes, 6 de noviembre de 2018

The COLORS Training: Online LGBT Cultural Competency for Oncologists

The COLORS Training: Online LGBT Cultural Competency for Oncologists
- An interactive online LGBT cultural competency training program for oncologists may be acceptable and feasible—and may improve LGBT-related ...

Tanzania's LGBT community 'fearing for their lives'

Tanzania's LGBT community 'fearing for their lives'
- Members of Tanzania's LGBT community are fearing for their lives, hiding in their homes and even fleeing the country after threats from a ...

A record number of LGBT and female candidates are running for office this year. Here are some ...

A record number of LGBT and female candidates are running for office this year. Here are some ...
- Ballots across the U.S. feature a record number of LGBT and female candidates, and Ohio's slate is no different. Sappington and U.S. House ...

Caitlyn Jenner donates more than $50000 to LGBT charities

Caitlyn Jenner donates more than $50000 to LGBT charities
- Caitlyn Jenner has donated more than $50,000 to LGBT charities in Arizona following her Washington Post op-ed denouncing her support for ...

Prominent LGBT activist shares his experience with conversion therapy in Church

Prominent LGBT activist shares his experience with conversion therapy in Church
- The LGBT community in this part of the world is still a long way from being completely accepted by society at large – owing mostly to the staunch and ...

Groundbreaking Study To Identify And Evaluate Historic LGBT Sites In NYC Announced

Groundbreaking Study To Identify And Evaluate Historic LGBT Sites In NYC Announced
- A new, groundbreaking study has been published as a framework for researching and evaluating sites of potential LGBT significance in New York City ...

What's the issue: Voters speak out on what they want addressed

What's the issue: Voters speak out on what they want addressed
- Probably the top two issues for me are healthcare an LGBT issues," she said. "I have a lot of family members who have stuff like diabetes and the way ...

Cardinal Blesses Hotline to Help LGBT Catholics, Allies Struggling with Faith

Cardinal Blesses Hotline to Help LGBT Catholics, Allies Struggling with Faith
- One of India's top Catholic leaders has given his blessing for an LGBT hotline to help struggling Catholics, and he promised as well to encourage ...

Racist pitch — and the divided state of America

Racist pitch — and the divided state of America
- In Georgia, a robo-call featuring a voice appearing to imitate former talk show host and African American icon Oprah Winfrey calls Stacey Abrams, who ...

How identity politics elected ...

How identity politics elected ...
Under this definition, African-American voters demanding action on police ... This flipped as soon as .... was elected: The more racial ...

3 clear signs that ... is playing the race card. Again.

3 clear signs that ... is playing the race card. Again.
- On Saturday in Florida, ... said that Andrew Gillum, the African-American Democratic nominee for governor, was "not equipped" to do the job.

The Problem with NGOs: Culture and Inequality in Haiti

The Problem with NGOs: Culture and Inequality in Haiti
- In Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere where 60% of the population lives below the poverty line, women's illiteracy rate surpasses 55 ...

Afro-Latino Identity Reframed in 'Africamericanos'

Afro-Latino Identity Reframed in 'Africamericanos'
- Historically, in practically every Latin American country, images of people of African descent have been made invisible, dismissed, suppressed and ...

Groups suggest opening up conversations after influx of hate crimes

Groups suggest opening up conversations after influx of hate crimes
- shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue is just the latest example of a hate crime that has led to conversations around dinner ...

Indiana is overdue for hate crime legislation

Indiana is overdue for hate crime legislation
- Despite the growth of threats like anti-Semitism, however, Indiana remains one of only five states in the United States without hate crime legislation, ...

In Colorado, Jared Polis Is Set to Become the First Openly Gay American Elected Governor

In Colorado, Jared Polis Is Set to Become the First Openly Gay American Elected Governor
- And it's important that the hate crimes bill that was finally passed is named both for Matthew Shepard and for James Byrd, the African-American who ...

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