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lunes, 7 de enero de 2019

Ellen DeGeneres' support for Kevin Hart sparks debate in LGBTQ community

Ellen DeGeneres' support for Kevin Hart sparks debate in LGBTQ community
meant to minimize real distress from non-famous LGBT folk. … “It's a shame that DeGeneres has decided to serve as the instrument of that kind of ...

Mum's response after hearing parents refused to attend gay children's wedding

Mum's response after hearing parents refused to attend gay children's wedding
- The 55-year-old, whose youngest son is gay, vowed that if a child's biological mother would not come to their LGBT wedding, she would instead.

LGBTQ protections remain the sticking point in Utah's hate crimes debate

LGBTQ protections remain the sticking point in Utah's hate crimes debate
- If you had a bill that did not include LGBT, I think it would have a much better chance of passing,” said Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross. “I think all of ...

Long Term Care Insurance and Planning for LGBTQ People

Long Term Care Insurance and Planning for LGBTQ People
- Long term care is not a subject most of us look forward to discussing. Who wants to dwell on getting older or not being able to take care of ourselves ...

Rebuild Taiwan's LGBT movement – fight back against patriarchal capitalism

Rebuild Taiwan's LGBT movement – fight back against patriarchal capitalism
- The failure of Taiwan's pro-LGBT referendum does not represent the end of the marriage equality and LGBT movement – we need to rebuild a fighting ...

Kevin Hart responds to Don Lemon's LGBTI comments

Kevin Hart responds to Don Lemon's LGBTI comments
- I don't see any meaningful outreach to the LGBT community.' 'Someone like Kevin Hart, with one of the biggest megaphones in the whole world, can ...

Oklahoma Woman Created An Organization That Provides Hugs And Parent Substitutes For ...

Oklahoma Woman Created An Organization That Provides Hugs And Parent Substitutes For ...
- the community — kids who had been living out of their cars, kids who had been kicked out of their churches or homes for just for identifying as LGBT.

Gay dating app Blued accused of turning blind eye to underage users

Gay dating app Blued accused of turning blind eye to underage users
- A researcher has accused popular LGBT dating app Blued of not adequately enforcing its ban on underage users, putting teenagers ...

Black in America: Overcoming Anti-Americanism in Black America

Black in America: Overcoming Anti-Americanism in Black America
- When you experience a lot of racism and you are Black in America, it gives you a justifiable reason to sometimes feel ambivalent towards the society.

White supremacist says he will plead guilty in sword killing

White supremacist says he will plead guilty in sword killing
- The judge ordered Jackson to return to court later this month, when he's scheduled to stand trial on charges that include murder as a hate crime.

Dallas police to investigate assault on Muslim as hate crime

Dallas police to investigate assault on Muslim as hate crime
- Dallas police plan to investigate an alleged assault on a Muslim woman from Oklahoma as a hate crime. Police spokeswoman Tamike Dameron said ...

American pro basketball player claims police in Milan racially-profiled him and approached him ...

American pro basketball player claims police in Milan racially-profiled him and approached him ...
African-American player for Olimpia Milano tweeted that he and his ... American basketball player Mike James says he was racially profiled by ...

Ending racial barriers will aid black progress

Ending racial barriers will aid black progress
- As for the African-American race or any other race subscribing to his five points of “guaranteed success in life,” that is preposterous. Mr. Hunt, one ...

Lesbian couple receive 'bizarre' homophobic Christmas card

Lesbian couple receive 'bizarre' homophobic Christmas card
- The charity champions the idea of restorative justice, which allows victims of hate crimes the chance to meet their convicted offenders and explain the ...

Sen. Blumenthal: Hate crime at church will not go unpunished

Sen. Blumenthal: Hate crime at church will not go unpunished
- Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced Sunday that a hate crime at a Bridgeport church this week will not go unpunished. A swastika was painted on the ...

LGBTQ protections remain the sticking point in Utah's hate crimes debate

LGBTQ protections remain the sticking point in Utah's hate crimes debate
- As the Utah Legislature considered whether to adopt hate-crimes legislation in the 1990s, opposition to protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and ...