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lunes, 12 de noviembre de 2018

A year since the marriage equality vote, much has been gained – and there is still much to be done

A year since the marriage equality vote, much has been gained – and there is still much to be done
LGBT people still have mixed and changing views about marriage. Former high court judge, Michael Kirby expressed these ambivalences well ...

Schools push prosecution of parents opposing 'trans-genda'

Schools push prosecution of parents opposing 'trans-genda'
- The guidance written by LGBT Youth Scotland urges schools to comply with students who identify as transgender in school and wish to keep that fact ...

Activists call for movement on transgender rights law

Activists call for movement on transgender rights law
The LGBT community is waiting in limbo as they have rights in theory but the rights cannot be realised," he said. "We want to tell (the authorities) to ...

Midterm elections show victory in diversity

Midterm elections show victory in diversity
- Davids, a lesbian, will also be the first member of the LGBT community to represent Kansas in Congress, marking a significantly historic win.

Future of Ann Arbor's LGBTQ-friendly courtyard uncertain as bookstore closes

Future of Ann Arbor's LGBTQ-friendly courtyard uncertain as bookstore closes
- There's definitely a sense that (Kerrytown) is the LGBT neighborhood of downtown Ann Arbor," Orr said. "I don't know how that's going to change over ...

18-year-old charged with making an anti-LGBTI bomb threat at his high school

18-year-old charged with making an anti-LGBTI bomb threat at his high school
- Like I said ik I have seen you at Byrnes and I also know u and ur little group of friends are apart of a lgbt and I hate the lgbt community,' he wrote.

USA condemns Tanzania govt for crackdown on LGBT community

USA condemns Tanzania govt for crackdown on LGBT community
- The United States of America (USA) strongly condemned the crackdown on the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community by Tanzania ...

Lebanese NGO wants you to know that 'homosexuality is not a disease'

Lebanese NGO wants you to know that 'homosexuality is not a disease'
- In partnership with Helem - the pioneering LGBT rights organization in the Arab World - and Agnes Varis Trust - a charitable trust founded by the late ...

Democracy is at risk in Latin America and the far right is moving in – here's how it went wrong for ...

Democracy is at risk in Latin America and the far right is moving in – here's how it went wrong for ...
Latin American democracy is in peril, a crisis driven by rising social ... There were, however, some real achievements – particularly anti-poverty ...

Trump always attacking black people

 Trump always attacking black people
- Trump always attacking black people ... particularly African-American women reporters -- which he said have a "racial dimension" to them.

Trump's insults toward black reporters, candidates echo 'historic playbooks' used against African ...

Trump's insults toward black reporters, candidates echo 'historic playbooks' used against African ...
- That's such a racist question,” Trump said, asserting that he has the highest job approval ratings of his presidency among African Americans.

Bernie Sanders and the Lies We Tell White Voters

Bernie Sanders and the Lies We Tell White Voters
- And Sanders continues to downplay his 2016 black support gap, pointing ... Sanders is far from alone in not indicting racist voters, but he is singular ...

Achievement, teacher pay lag in predominantly African-American city schools

Achievement, teacher pay lag in predominantly African-American city schools
- Achievement, teacher pay lag in predominantly African-American city schools ... African-Americans make up the largest racial subgroup at only one ...

African American Art Galleries and Museums to Support for Black Solidarity Day

African American Art Galleries and Museums to Support for Black Solidarity Day
- Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow explores the struggles African Americans faced for full citizenship and racial equality. It is organized ...

Malmö 'street artist' Dan Park jailed again for hate crimes

Malmö 'street artist' Dan Park jailed again for hate crimes
- The Malmö-based provocateur Dan Park has been sentenced to three months in jail for hate crimes, after tweets in which he used the term 'blattar' to ...

21-year-old charged with hate crime after stealing LGBTI flags from church

21-year-old charged with hate crime after stealing LGBTI flags from church
- Witt was arrested on suspicion of six counts of petit larceny as a hate crime. He will face the First District Court in Central Islip in Long Island.

Survey shows hate crimes in Quebec are far more widespread than police stats suggest

Survey shows hate crimes in Quebec are far more widespread than police stats suggest
- A new survey suggests hate crimes and hate incidents in Quebec are far more widespread than previously believed — about 50 times more — with ...

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