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lunes, 28 de enero de 2019

The 2020 Democratic field is the most diverse ever

The 2020 Democratic field is the most diverse ever
- All told, seven of the eight Democratic candidates are non-white, women or identify as LGBT, or some combination of the three. Of those eight, six have ...

Myanmar holds first LGBT boat pride parade

Myanmar holds first LGBT boat pride parade
- Hundreds of people cheered on Sunday as rainbow-coloured boats carrying LGBT revellers sailed in the waters of Myanmar's Yangon city in a sign of ...

Marielle Franco's fiancee on the grief of losing Brazilian LGBT activist and Bolsonaro's rise: 'A ...

Marielle Franco's fiancee on the grief of losing Brazilian LGBT activist and Bolsonaro's rise: 'A ...
- As long as the culprits do not pay for what they have done, other people are at risk. Only someone who thinks they are very powerful could articulate ...

Commission poised to seek AG's opinion on LGBT protections

Commission poised to seek AG's opinion on LGBT protections
- The Michigan Civil Rights Commission is poised to ask the new attorney general to reconsider her predecessor's opinion that ...

LGBT kiss-in greets Pope Francis in visit to Panama

LGBT kiss-in greets Pope Francis in visit to Panama
- LGBT+ activists have staged a kiss-in in front of a church in Panama to demands equal rights as Pope Francis visits the country in occasion of World ...

LGBTQ People in Chechnya Tortured, Raped with “Electric Shock Sticks”

LGBTQ People in Chechnya Tortured, Raped with “Electric Shock Sticks”
- The Russian LGBT Network has been reporting on the “gay purges” in Chechnya since April of 2017 when reports claimed that LGBTQ people were ...

LGBT Navajos Discover Unexpected Champions: Their Grandparents

LGBT Navajos Discover Unexpected Champions: Their Grandparents
- Nationwide, the share of LGBT teens who attempt suicide is high — 23 percent. For Navajo LGBT youth, the rate is three times as high, according to ...

LGBT teen shines as France's Eurovision pick

LGBT teen shines as France's Eurovision pick
- At the tender age of 19, Bilal Hassani is already being held up as an inspiration to LGBT teenagers -- and now he's got his sights on winning the ...

Chilean children find hope at Latin America's first transgender school

Chilean children find hope at Latin America's first transgender school
- Chilean children find hope at Latin America's first transgender school ... In 2012, the South American country passed an anti-discrimination law and in ...

Latin American Nations Rally Around US in Break From Past

Latin American Nations Rally Around US in Break From Past
- Until recently, it would have been unthinkable for a majority of Latin American countries to rally around Trump's push for regime ...

Trump will handle it': Florida man targets Iraqi family's home during crime spree, deputies say

Trump will handle it': Florida man targets Iraqi family's home during crime spree, deputies say
- Even so, the Pasco Sheriff's Office is asking the state attorney's office and FBI to assist in the investigation that could produce a hate crime charge.

Marielle Franco's fiancee on the grief of losing Brazilian LGBT activist and Bolsonaro's rise: 'A ...

Marielle Franco's fiancee on the grief of losing Brazilian LGBT activist and Bolsonaro's rise: 'A ...
- As long as the culprits do not pay for what they have done, other people are ...... and extra-judicial murders that targeted the city's poor, black dwellers.

Reconnecting LGBT and Indigenous struggles

Reconnecting LGBT and Indigenous struggles
- Historically, the LGBT community and Indigenous people have been closely connected in their struggle for equal and fair treatment ...

Ex-cop's shock after being quizzed by police over 'transgender tweets'

Ex-cop's shock after being quizzed by police over 'transgender tweets'
- We take all reports of hate related incidents seriously. "We will always investigate to determine if a hate crime or incident has been committed and we ...

5% of Brits are Holocaust deniers

5% of Brits are Holocaust deniers
- With a rise in reported hate crime in the UK and ongoing international conflicts with a risk of genocide, our world can feel fragile and vulnerable.

3 White Domestic Terrorists Sentenced To Prison For Targeting Somali-American Muslims

3 White Domestic Terrorists Sentenced To Prison For Targeting Somali-American Muslims
- That's not just illegal—it's morally repugnant. Today's sentence is a significant victory against hate crimes and domestic terrorism,” acting Attorney ...

In Julián Castro's presidential bid, Latinos see one of their own, defying stereotypes

In Julián Castro's presidential bid, Latinos see one of their own, defying stereotypes
- Castro, 44, is not the first Latino to run for president but he is the first of note, ... “In Julián, you see a very indigenous-looking person,” Tejeda said.