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martes, 8 de enero de 2019

California Church Enrages LGBT Community By Daring To Stand By Thousands Of Years Of ...

California Church Enrages LGBT Community By Daring To Stand By Thousands Of Years Of ...
- Protesters demonstrated against a church in northern California, demanding its pastor remove a church marquee message they believe is hateful ...

4 Great Reasons to Visit LGBT-Friendly Sweden

4 Great Reasons to Visit LGBT-Friendly Sweden
- The crowd is mixed and welcoming, plus the venue's gay owners are founders of the Rainbow Foundation, an organisation set up to aid LGBT people ...

World's biggest gay app closed to new members after HIV scare

World's biggest gay app closed to new members after HIV scare
- China's LGBT population is estimated at 70 million. While not illegal, homosexuality is still largely frowned upon in China, and it was only removed ...

Donald Trump Jr slammed online for sharing transphobic meme, gets told to 'stop making fun of ...

Donald Trump Jr slammed online for sharing transphobic meme, gets told to 'stop making fun of ...
- One of the users picked up on the implications of the meme, questioning the president's son if he was "against LGBT people?" Trump Jr. reportedly ...

On day one, Democrats pass LGBT+ rights protections for Congress staff

On day one, Democrats pass LGBT+ rights protections for Congress staff
- A statement said: “The Board of Directors of the LGBT Congressional Staff Association praises the provision within the new House rules package that ...

LGBT Hate Crime Report Rise 'A Good Thing'

LGBT Hate Crime Report Rise 'A Good Thing'
- Police say the LGBT community in Leeds is reporting more hate crimes than ever and that's a good thing. Reports from the transgender community in ...

LGBT winners include Bohemian Rhapsody, Killing Eve and Green Book

LGBT winners include Bohemian Rhapsody, Killing Eve and Green Book
- Golden Globes 2019 included big wins for the LGBT+ community with big titles and actors taking the lead. LGBT+ themed shows and films, ...

I Just Want To Be Prepared': Group Teaches LGBT People Gun Self-Defense

I Just Want To Be Prepared': Group Teaches LGBT People Gun Self-Defense
- Different, because now he's shooting with the Boston Pink Pistols — a group brought together by their LGBT identity and interest in using firearms for ...

Census Citizenship Query Would Worsen Latino, Non-Citizen Undercount

Census Citizenship Query Would Worsen Latino, Non-Citizen Undercount
- Asking people whether they are U.S. citizens on the 2020 census would worsen the undercount of Latinos and non-citizens ...

Just Treat Me Like Any Other Mother”: What Queer-Affirming Doulas Can Provide New LGBT Parents

Just Treat Me Like Any Other Mother”: What Queer-Affirming Doulas Can Provide New LGBT Parents
- For queer folks, however, that trajectory is more complicated. .... the way” in recognizing and preventing health inequities for Black folksqueer and ...

Teen book club a safe place to discuss LGBTQ themes in fiction

Teen book club a safe place to discuss LGBTQ themes in fiction
People don't even have to have a book in mind or to have read an LGBTQ book to ... During last month's meeting, Black shared Emily M. Danforth's "The .... They both feel queer baiting is more negative and quoted the LGBT Fiction ...

Study Reveals Racial Differences in Alzheimer's Disease

Study Reveals Racial Differences in Alzheimer's Disease
- That African-Americans are at higher risk for dementia in general, and Alzheimer's disease specifically, has been well documented, but the reasons for ...

Mayor calls for TV reporter to be fired after making racial slur on-air

Mayor calls for TV reporter to be fired after making racial slur on-air
- This incident, along with the very recent news article containing a racially-charged accusation calling an African-American judge a 'Carpetbagger,' ..

Racial differences in Alzheimer's disease unveiled

Racial differences in Alzheimer's disease unveiled
African-Americans may be twice as likely as Caucasian Americans to develop Alzheimer's disease, but nobody knows why because studies ...

Study Suggests Alzheimer's Disease May Develop Differently In African-Americans

Study Suggests Alzheimer's Disease May Develop Differently In African-Americans
- And if Alzheimer's works differently in African-Americans, that difference ... so little data" on African-Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities.

Chesapeake father says son's assault at school should be considered a hate crime

Chesapeake father says son's assault at school should be considered a hate crime
- A classroom scuffle at a school escalated to what a parent is now calling a hate crime. The incident happened in ...