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martes, 18 de diciembre de 2018

LGBT people are logging off Tumblr to protest its porn ban

LGBT people are logging off Tumblr to protest its porn ban
- Floods of queer Tumblr users are logging off the site in order to protest the platform's porn ban, which began on Monday (December 17).

Overhaul of schools sex education programme is planned

Overhaul of schools sex education programme is planned
- says the sex education programme should be "fully inclusive of LGBT relationships and experiences, including sexual orientation, gender identity ...

Mattel meeting with gay couple to consider Barbie same-sex 'wedding' set

Mattel meeting with gay couple to consider Barbie same-sex 'wedding' set
- From cartoons to elementary schools to public libraries, there are numerous ongoing controversies about pro-LGBT imagery and messages being ...

The game that simulates how hard it is to be gay in China

The game that simulates how hard it is to be gay in China
LGBT gatherings are routinely subject to government crackdowns. In A Gay's Life, the game begins a police raid on a bar hosting an unregistered ...

Proposal to overhaul sex ed in schools to include LGBT relationships

Proposal to overhaul sex ed in schools to include LGBT relationships
LGBT advocacy group BeLong To are welcoming plans that would see Gay, Lesbian and Transgender relationships being taught in Catholic schools.

Israeli religious group targets LGBT love as 'poison'

Israeli religious group targets LGBT love as 'poison'
- An Israeli organization headed by two rabbis last week launched a campaign condemning LGBT relationships and decrying same sex parenthood.

Controversy in Huntington Woods over library's Drag Queen Story Time

Controversy in Huntington Woods over library's Drag Queen Story Time
- The Southern Poverty Law Center describes it as an anti-LGBT hate group. When the program began, there was a waitlist with an average of 35 ...

Same-sex couple create gay wedding Barbie doll set for niece

Same-sex couple create gay wedding Barbie doll set for niece
- Creating the set ahead of Australia's successful postal vote on same-sex marriage, Betty said she also wanted positive LGBT representation to ...

Anti-racism work is hard but needed

Anti-racism work is hard but needed
- the majority of Arizonans sent to prison for marijuana possession are Latino, and black people in Arizona are given 50 percent longer sentences for ...

San Jose's disappearing murals: “It's like wiping away people's history”

San Jose's disappearing murals: “It's like wiping away people's history”
- So it's natural that people would ask him where to find the public art representing the city's Latino culture. There isn't a good answer. “There's very few ...

Questions Raised by 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse'

Questions Raised by 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse'
- It sees Shameik Moore deliver a heroic, vulnerable and authentic performance as Miles Morales, the Afro-Latino teenage Spider-Man first introduced ...

The Force Report shows we can no longer ignore the evidence of police brutality ...

The Force Report shows we can no longer ignore the evidence of police brutality ...
- We also found a pattern throughout New Jersey in which “Hispanicpeople subjected to force were recorded as “white,” thus underreporting the ...

Record Latino Turnout Was A Huge Factor In Democrats' Midterm Election Wins

Record Latino Turnout Was A Huge Factor In Democrats' Midterm Election Wins
- Record Latino Turnout Was A Huge Factor In Democrats' Midterm Election Wins ... There are so many young people coming into the process. But we ...

Russian troll farm aimed to discourage black US voters: study

Russian troll farm aimed to discourage black US voters: study
- It is evident that the campaigns sought to demobilize African Americans, LGBT, and liberal voters," said the report by the Computational Propaganda ...

A brief history of Russia exploiting American racism to manipulate US politics

A brief history of Russia exploiting American racism to manipulate US politics
- A brief history of Russia exploiting American racism to manipulate US ... The IRA's social media activities campaigned “for African American voters to ...

Asking how to be an ally to African-Americans

Asking how to be an ally to African-Americans
- have identified my white privilege, shed tears over the murders of African-Americans and taught my social work students about anti-racist social work ...

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