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martes, 22 de enero de 2019

Activists report Chechen authorities order families to kill LGBT family members ...

Activists report Chechen authorities order families to kill LGBT family members ...
- Russian campaigners have told The Daily Beast that Chechen authorities have ordered people to kill LGBT members of their own families, and have ...

Lady Gaga calls Mike Pence's anti-LGBT views 'the worst representation of what it means to be ...

Lady Gaga calls Mike Pence's anti-LGBT views 'the worst representation of what it means to be ...
- Lady Gaga took a break during her concert in Las Vegas on Saturday to chastise Vice President Mike Pence for defending wife Karen's decision to ...

Scottish Government ranked 72nd in list of most LGBT inclusive employers

Scottish Government ranked 72nd in list of most LGBT inclusive employers
- A report published by Stonewall considered LGBT practice across ten areas, including policies and benefits, employee lifecycle and senior leadership, ...

High schools block access to LGBT websites but allow anti-gay ones

High schools block access to LGBT websites but allow anti-gay ones
- Some secondary schools in the US have reportedly blocked student access to a number of LGBT+ advocacy websites, but students have said they can ...

Medical Students Push For More LGBT Health Training To Address Disparities

Medical Students Push For More LGBT Health Training To Address Disparities
- The video, paired with a 30-minute lecture on sexual orientation, was the only LGBT-focused information Spiegel and her fellow classmates received ...

Stonewall names Royal Navy in top 100 LGBT-friendly employers

Stonewall names Royal Navy in top 100 LGBT-friendly employers
LGBT equal rights charity Stonewall has declared the Royal Navy to be one of the UK's top 100 LGBT-friendly employers, ranking at number 15 on the ...

Survivors claim Chechen authorities rape LGBT prisoners with electric shock sticks

Survivors claim Chechen authorities rape LGBT prisoners with electric shock sticks
- Chechen authorities are torturing women from the country's LGBT community, with some victims subjected to rape with the electric shock stick, the ...

Workplaces need to be LGBT-inclusive so workers feel safe to be themselves

Workplaces need to be LGBT-inclusive so workers feel safe to be themselves
- We spend most of our adult lives at work, so if we can get workplace inclusion right, it would make a huge difference to so many LGBT people.

Hispanic Support For Me Is Growing Because They Want Border Security

Hispanic Support For Me Is Growing Because They Want Border Security
- Trump touted his growing support among Hispanic people, claiming the reason is because they know about border issues “better ...

Video of US teenagers taunting Native American draws fire

Video of US teenagers taunting Native American draws fire
- Footage of a group of teenagers - many wearing Make America Great Again caps - taunting a Native American man in Washington DC has drawn ...

The surprising reason why some Latin Americans have light skin

The surprising reason why some Latin Americans have light skin
- That means that in Latin America, lighter skin can reflect Native American as well as European ancestry. “It's a really important study,” especially ...

Auschwitz victims laid to rest in UK synagogue ceremony

Auschwitz victims laid to rest in UK synagogue ceremony
- During an address, Ephraim Mirvis warned antisemitism was on the rise and unchecked hate speech could “easily be translated into hate crime”.

Workplaces need to be LGBT-inclusive so workers feel safe to be themselves

Workplaces need to be LGBT-inclusive so workers feel safe to be themselves
- Shockingly, one in 10 black, Asian and minority ethnic LGBT employees have ... But this isn't the experience for some LGBT people, and it's why LGBT ...

The Democratic Race For 2020 Opens With A Battle for Black Voters

The Democratic Race For 2020 Opens With A Battle for Black Voters
- The voters that will determine the next primary winner are going to be African-American women,” said former South Carolina state legislator Bakari ...

Many Southerners believe race relations getting worse

 Many Southerners believe race relations getting worse
- The Rev. James Nesbitt noticed a shift in race relations when the nation elected its first black president, Barack Obama. Nesbitt, who is black, believes ...

New leadership has black lawmakers eager to tackle Wisconsin's nation-leading racial disparities

New leadership has black lawmakers eager to tackle Wisconsin's nation-leading racial disparities
- Evers has named African-Americans to top state posts, including state ... During the campaign he said Evers addressed Wisconsin's racial disparities ...