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jueves, 24 de enero de 2019

Michigan health fund grants $500000 for LGBT senior support

Michigan health fund grants $500000 for LGBT senior support
- Corktown Health Center got $500,000 from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to offer care and support for older LGBT adults. The Detroit health ...

Bali's LGBT pageant avoids limelight amid public prejudice

Bali's LGBT pageant avoids limelight amid public prejudice
- Initiated by the Yayasan Gaya Dewata (YGD), the Miss and Mister Gaya Dewata pageant has become a platform for LGBT people ...

With new 'affirmation' policy, American Bible Society loses LGBT staffers

With new 'affirmation' policy, American Bible Society loses LGBT staffers
- While the statement essentially consists of conservative Christian beliefs, the effect of the policy will be to allow the society to terminate LGBT ...

LGBT+ activist tells Logan Paul why his 'going gay for a month' comment 'legitimises bullying'

LGBT+ activist tells Logan Paul why his 'going gay for a month' comment 'legitimises bullying'
- Obviously to LoganPaul being gay is some sort of punchline to a joke. ... If you want to watch the entire episode you can do so in the video below.

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg joins 2020 presidential race with exploratory committee

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg joins 2020 presidential race with exploratory committee
- The openly gay mayor of a small Indiana city and a rising star in Democratic circles ... "The reality is there's no going back," Buttigieg said in the video.

Biden Foundation releases "As You Are" animated educational acceptance video

Biden Foundation releases "As You Are" animated educational acceptance video
- Additionally, the video is featured prominently as part of the foundation's new As You Are resource library, a clearinghouse of resources related to ...

Which is the world's most LGBT-friendly city?

Which is the world's most LGBT-friendly city?
- Bogotá, for example, the capital of a macho and socially conservative country, there has been surprising progress in LGBT rights.

Study shows same-sex marriage vote damaged LGBT mental health

Study shows same-sex marriage vote damaged LGBT mental health
- Research by psychologists at the University of Sydney has shown that increased exposure to negative messages about same-sex marriage was ...

Maduro says Venezuela is breaking relations with US, gives American diplomats 72 hours to leave ...

Maduro says Venezuela is breaking relations with US, gives American diplomats 72 hours to leave ...
- The Trump administration could impose sanctions on Venezuelan oil as soon as this week, according to sources. The South American country has the ...

Latino support for Trump on the rise? Not so fast

Latino support for Trump on the rise? Not so fast
- Although Hispanics constitute 18 percent of the U.S. population, the poll ... Breaking the numbers down, the poll of 1,023 people included about 154 ...

How many Gloucestershire companies made the top 100 for best employers for LGBT people?

How many Gloucestershire companies made the top 100 for best employers for LGBT people?
- Collectively, the businesses employ 3.71 million people. ... "Employees who are LGBT and black, Asian or minority ethnic, LGBT and disabled, or trans ...

Which is the world's most LGBT-friendly city?

Which is the world's most LGBT-friendly city?
- Duque openly opposes the LGBT-inclusive peace agreement his ... Black members of this community are twice as likely (49%) as white people (26%) ...

Chris Matthews on Kamala Harris's Appeal to Black Voters: 'Is She Seen as African-American?'

Chris Matthews on Kamala Harris's Appeal to Black Voters: 'Is She Seen as African-American?'
- Kamala Harris is “seen as African-American,” presumably due to her mixed racial background. Matthews asked the race question after mentioning her ...

GM acknowledges shockingly racist incidents at Toledo plant

GM acknowledges shockingly racist incidents at Toledo plant
- General Motors said it is urgently working to identify which of its employees turned a Toledo plant into a cesspool of racism. African ...

The US is still not ready to look at the ugly racism against Native Americans

The US is still not ready to look at the ugly racism against Native Americans
- The standoff between students and a Native American man reveals who gets ... From opposite sides of the socioeconomic-political-cultural-racial divide, ... Catholic basketball fans, some in black face, yelling at an African American ...

Bernie Sanders changes his message to black voters: 'Racism is alive'

Bernie Sanders changes his message to black voters: 'Racism is alive'
- With the state capitol behind him and a crowd of hundreds in front of him, Sen. Bernie Sanders celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.