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martes, 11 de diciembre de 2018

Africa gets First Sporting Event targeted at LGBT People

Africa gets First Sporting Event targeted at LGBT People
- With homophobia still rampant across the continent, the AfroGames aims to help bring LGBT people across Africa together. The games, which took ...

New top candidate to be Trump's Chief of Staff is anti-LGBT extremist who pushed for transgender ...

New top candidate to be Trump's Chief of Staff is anti-LGBT extremist who pushed for transgender ...
- The man credited as a major force behind Trump's out-of-the blue, July 26, 2017 tweetstorm announcing he was banning all ...

Gay Comedians Weigh in on Nick Cannon Calling Out Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman

Gay Comedians Weigh in on Nick Cannon Calling Out Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman
- obviously do not and cannot speak for the entire LGBT community (obviously). But here's my personal opinion: Just don't use the word. It's as simple ...

Finding the beauty in our differences

Finding the beauty in our differences
- TO end stereotypes and to create awareness about albinism, human trafficking and the LGBT community, Embo Ward 8 held a beauty pageant on ...

Stonewall welcomes UK global leadership role with guide to international LGBT equality

Stonewall welcomes UK global leadership role with guide to international LGBT equality
- The UK is set to become a global leader in LGBT equality, following an announcement by Prime Minister Theresa May.

Argentina, UK to co-chair LGBT rights organisation for two years

Argentina, UK to co-chair LGBT rights organisation for two years
- Argentina and the United Kingdom have been chosen Monday to co-chair the Equal Rights Coalition for two years starting next June, to succeed Chile ...

Strongmen Like Putin Threaten LGBTQ People Across the Globe

Strongmen Like Putin Threaten LGBTQ People Across the Globe
- The worldwide struggle for LGBT equality has dramatically changed in the past few years. From our movement's inception, our great challenge has ...

These Teenage Trolls Are Pretending to Be LGBT, and Screwing Up Scientific Studies

These Teenage Trolls Are Pretending to Be LGBT, and Screwing Up Scientific Studies
- Scientists studying LGBT youth may have a big problem on their hands: meddling kids. More specifically, meddling kids who think it's funny to identify ...

Guatemala's Uphill Battle Against Corruption

Guatemala's Uphill Battle Against Corruption
- Later on, between 1960 and 1996, the country underwent a violent internal .... Like many countries across Latin America, Guatemala suffers from ...

Latin America considers severing ties to Venezuela

Latin America considers severing ties to Venezuela
Latin American and Caribbean countries are moving closer to severing diplomatic relations with Venezuela and are weighing tougher measures ...

Latin American Movies About Domestic Workers Are Always Told From the Perspective of the Elite

Latin American Movies About Domestic Workers Are Always Told From the Perspective of the Elite
- Afro-Latin Americans and Native Latin Americans are still poorer than Latin Americans of European descent and the efforts that governments on the ...

Reward increased in Sydney gay hate crime cold case

Reward increased in Sydney gay hate crime cold case
- Police are offering $1 million for information relating to the 1998 murder of US national Scott Johnson. Added11 hours ago.

The racial politics of antisemitism and Islamophobia

The racial politics of antisemitism and Islamophobia
- While the attacks are targeting Jews, it may be because black people identify ... “Islamophobia is rooted in racism and is a type of racism that targets ...

Black Gay Couple Brutally Attacked At Their Own Home In Hate Crime

Black Gay Couple Brutally Attacked At Their Own Home In Hate Crime
- 2 for battery with a deadly weapon, battery with use of deadly weapon result of substantial bodily harm and conspiracy to commit criminal contempt, ...

Hate crimes on the rise as the divide widens and civility erodes

Hate crimes on the rise as the divide widens and civility erodes
Hate crimes in San Diego County are up 15 percent, with 121 incidents reported in 2017, mirroring a nationwide increase of 17 percent, according to ...

Violence, frequency of hate crimes on the rise: What are we going to do about it?

Violence, frequency of hate crimes on the rise: What are we going to do about it?
- In late November, Statistics Canada released its latest data on hate crimes. The anecdotal and discrete experiences of many racialized communities ...

Second survey on discrimination and hate crime against Jews in the EU

Second survey on discrimination and hate crime against Jews in the EU
- This report outlines the main findings of FRA's second survey on Jewish people's experiences with hate crime, discrimination and antisemitism in the ...

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