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lunes, 14 de enero de 2019

Chechnya's violent, anti-LGBTQ purge just entered its third year, and it's getting worse

Chechnya's violent, anti-LGBTQ purge just entered its third year, and it's getting worse
- A 31-page report released in August 2017 by the Russian LGBT Network said torturers use “electrocution, beatings, starvation, dehydration, isolation, ...

Three reasons Thailand is winning on same-sex rights in Asia

Three reasons Thailand is winning on same-sex rights in Asia
- Asia has become more open-minded with regard to LGBT culture, as evident from increasing media productions featuring sexual ...

In 2019 the LGBTI History Month will be going global

In 2019 the LGBTI History Month will be going global
- The theme of this year's LGBT History Month is 'Peace, Reconciliation and Activism'. They have chosen activists, Marielle Franco, Magnus Hirschfield, ...

LGBT activists protest sexual orientation therapies in country

LGBT activists protest sexual orientation therapies in country
LGBT activists protest sexual orientation therapies in country ... which was hailed by the Chinese LGBT community, including Zheng, as a milestone.

Polish mayor in serious condition following stabbing at charity event

Polish mayor in serious condition following stabbing at charity event
- As mayor, he is seen as a progressive voice and has supported LGBT rights and tolerance for minorities. He showed solidarity with the Jewish ...

Denver votes to ban conversion therapy

Denver votes to ban conversion therapy
- Psychology's governing bodies have denounced conversion therapy, which treats being LGBT as a mental illness. Research shows such therapy ...

2020 Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Once Worked For Anti-Gay Group, Railed Against 'Homosexual ...

2020 Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Once Worked For Anti-Gay Group, Railed Against 'Homosexual ...
- Tulsi Gabbard — who just announced her intentions to run for president in 2020 — once touted her work for an anti-LGBT organization and railed ...

YouTuber Logan Paul Lambasted by LGBT for Saying He Would 'Go Gay' For a Month

YouTuber Logan Paul Lambasted by LGBT for Saying He Would 'Go Gay' For a Month
- American actor and YouTuber Logan Paul is facing a fresh barrage of criticism from supporters and representatives of the LGBT community after ...

Julián Castro declares his 2020 presidential candidacy

Julián Castro declares his 2020 presidential candidacy
- As Latino voters have become increasingly important to the Democratic .... Of course, the important difference is that O'Rourke is another white man, ...

Police braced for spike in hate crime as Britain prepares to leave EU

Police braced for spike in hate crime as Britain prepares to leave EU
- Northumbria Police reported the highest increase in hate crimes in Newcastle in recent years before and after the Brexit referendum in 2016.

Do Alzheimer's Biomarkers Vary by Race?

Do Alzheimer's Biomarkers Vary by Race?
African-American ApoE4 carriers had lower CSF tau than white E4 carriers. ... The researchers saw no differences in amyloid load by race, whether ...

The story behind the first depiction of African-American love on screen

The story behind the first depiction of African-American love on screen
- The earliest surviving film to depict African-American actors in an intimate moment .... Her ethnicity had made the stage kissing, then considered lewd, ...

How Did Kevin Fret Die? New Details About The Gay Puerto Rican Rapper's Death

How Did Kevin Fret Die? New Details About The Gay Puerto Rican Rapper's Death
- He may have been a victim of a hate crime. ... in the country this year to 22, police said, addressing the increase of recent violent crimes in the country.

What we know about the KKK's latest effort to spread hate in Philly

What we know about the KKK's latest effort to spread hate in Philly
- What we know about the KKK's latest effort to spread hate in Philly ... Who specifically distributed the business cards; Whether it's a hate crime — that ...

History repeating with rise of white supremacists, says civil rights leader

History repeating with rise of white supremacists, says civil rights leader
- These hate crimes in 2018 are alarming examples of the growth of white supremacy in the United States, echoing an earlier time of overt racism in the ...

Mothers of hate crime victims take fight to people

Mothers of hate crime victims take fight to people
- Though grief-stricken, the two women sounded combative and exhorted Indians to rise against the culture of hate and harassment being created in the ...