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jueves, 3 de enero de 2019

The 13 Dumbest Things Celebrities Have Said About LGBTQ People

The 13 Dumbest Things Celebrities Have Said About LGBTQ People
- For the most part, celebrities tend to be pro-LGBTQ, since they're in a business where our community generally thrives. (And besides, many celebrities ...

LGBT rights buoyed by highs and lows in 2018

LGBT rights buoyed by highs and lows in 2018
- The court's ruling caused a contentious runoff presidential election in Costa Rica, pitting pro-LGBT liberal candidate Carlos Alvarado Quesada against ...

Brazil's new president removes LGBT concerns from human rights ministry

Brazil's new president removes LGBT concerns from human rights ministry
- Brazil's new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro removed concerns regarding the LGBT community from being considered by a new human rights ...

LGBT politicos weigh in on the year to come

LGBT politicos weigh in on the year to come
- Back in 2008, the first column of that year was turned over to LGBT politicos who weighed in on what they believed the next 12 months would deliver ...

2019 sees 12 new LGBT laws

2019 sees 12 new LGBT laws
- After Governor Jerry Brown signed into law an unprecedented number of LGBT-focused bills last legislative session, most of them became law ...

The day LGBT rights came to Ontario

The day LGBT rights came to Ontario
- The day LGBT rights came to Ontario. For any politician, there will come a time when they must vote with their heart. The Hamilton Spectator ...

House Dems see LGBT equality as priority

House Dems see LGBT equality as priority
- The Equality Act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fair Housing Act to ban anti-LGBT discrimination in employment, housing, public ...

Graduate student uses personal experiences to inspire, assist LGBT community

Graduate student uses personal experiences to inspire, assist LGBT community
- Graduate student Dani Zinn, of Shippensburg University's Pride Center, spends a large part of her time inspiring students to advocate for others, ...

African-American leaders condemn use of N-word by officers

African-American leaders condemn use of N-word by officers
- Officer Donte Hill was recorded using profanity and the racial slur during a family trouble call on Sept. 26. Hill is African-American and was initially ...

Best LGBT quotes of 2018: Moving things queer people said this year

Best LGBT quotes of 2018: Moving things queer people said this year
- Being a queer black woman in America, someone who has been in relationships with both men and women – I consider myself to be a free-ass ...

There are conservatives, liberals and then there are Latinos

There are conservatives, liberals and then there are Latinos
- That is why it does not bother these Latino evangelicals to politically support evil people because in the grand scheme of Heaven, they are doing ...

For Latino Patients, Having A Shared Identity With A Doctor Can Strengthen Trust

For Latino Patients, Having A Shared Identity With A Doctor Can Strengthen Trust
- Even with the growth of the Latino population here, the ratio of Latino ... says the life experiences of Latino doctors also benefit people outside the ...

Study Refines Racial Risk Stratification in Prostate Cancer

Study Refines Racial Risk Stratification in Prostate Cancer
- Despite similar clinical presentations, there are disparities in risk stratification and outcomes between African-American and Caucasian patients with ...

Condoms, abortions, LGBT rights: Controversial cases filed in court this year

Condoms, abortions, LGBT rights: Controversial cases filed in court this year
- This year also saw a huge win for the LGBT community in Kenya after the high court lifted the ban of the Rafiki Film which had been blacklisted by ...

The Cape Town schools learning from transgender students

The Cape Town schools learning from transgender students
- According to the Centre for Risk Analysis at the South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR), only half of black LGBT people are completely open ...

Reconstructing Latin America's African past

Reconstructing Latin America's African past
- the Palenqueros have managed to retain their native ancestral culture, much of ... Actually, Latin America received 96 percent of all African slaves.