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jueves, 10 de enero de 2019

Half of LGBT community experiencing depression amid continued discrimination

Half of LGBT community experiencing depression amid continued discrimination
- Three in five (60 per cent) LGBT people reported experiencing anxiety in the last year, including nearly four in five (77 per cent) trans people.

Trump Jr. blasted for posting meme deemed anti-LGBT

Trump Jr. blasted for posting meme deemed anti-LGBT
- Trump Jr. shared a meme on his Instagram account that some people believed was an LGBT joke. The meme shows a picture of a person ...

Michigan Governor drops religious exemption from pro-lgbt state laws

Michigan Governor drops religious exemption from pro-lgbt state laws
- Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed a directive that removes a religious exemption for faith-based groups contracting with the ...

Texas pastor who heads anti-LGBT hate group resigns after hiring prostitutes

Texas pastor who heads anti-LGBT hate group resigns after hiring prostitutes
- Pastor Donnie Romero, of Fort Worth-based anti-LGBT hate group Stedfast Baptist Church, resigned from the church after admitting to “sins,” including ...

Almost half Scottish LGBT people have had depression in past year

Almost half Scottish LGBT people have had depression in past year
- Equality charity Stonewall Scotland found 49 per cent of LGBT people had experienced depression, including more than seven in ten trans people (72 ...

Arkansas schools hostile to LGBT kids

Arkansas schools hostile to LGBT kids
- GLSEN, a group that works to promote safety in schools for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer students, says its annual survey shows ...

Hunger Games star to be honoured for LGBT crusade

Hunger Games star to be honoured for LGBT crusade
- Stenberg, 20, became known for their role as Rue in The Hunger Games film franchise, before becoming a passionate LGBT+ rights campaigner.

Marielle and Monica: the LGBT activists resisting Bolsonaro's Brazil

Marielle and Monica: the LGBT activists resisting Bolsonaro's Brazil
- Marielle Franco, a Brazilian LGBT and human rights activist, was killed in March 2018. Her widow, Monica Benicio, has continued her fight for better ...

People around Erie region react to Trump's speech on border wall

People around Erie region react to Trump's speech on border wall
- going on on the border," said Julio Reyes, owner of Latino's restaurant. ... "He is creating just unnecessary fear, making it a scam for some people to ...

Castro meets with Nevada Latino leaders days before 2020 bid announcement

Castro meets with Nevada Latino leaders days before 2020 bid announcement
- The president has been on a three-year mission to scare the American people on the issue of immigration,” Castro said. He added that America ...

Trump's claim that black Americans are hurt most by illegal immigration gets pushback

Trump's claim that black Americans are hurt most by illegal immigration gets pushback
- But if the president's goal is to get more support for his border wall from black and Latino Americans, pitting people of color against others seeking to ...

Latino House Democrats to make show of new strength in Puerto Rico

Latino House Democrats to make show of new strength in Puerto Rico
Latino House Democrats to make show of new strength in Puerto Rico ... One of the main questions is how many people died following the storm ...

An Indiana hate crimes bill? The line between yes and no in voters' minds

An Indiana hate crimes bill? The line between yes and no in voters' minds
- Whether any of them see the light of day hasn't been determined, as Statehouse Republicans wrangle over what a hate crime law should include – or ...

Gold Rush Injustice Against African-Americans

Gold Rush Injustice Against African-Americans
- In the 1960s, activist minister and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream for social justice and racial equality for African-Americans.

Black Artists Unite to Revive Black Wall Street's Legacy

Black Artists Unite to Revive Black Wall Street's Legacy
- Nearly 100 years later, as the city is reconciling its racist past through renaming and reconstruction (or perhaps gentrification), black artists are coming ...

Being Black in America

Being Black in America
- Anti-black racism in the United States continues to be a problem over half a century since the abolition of Jim Crow laws. These laws enforced ...