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Parents protest over Birmingham school's LGBT equality teaching

Parents protest over Birmingham school's LGBT equality teaching
- Primary school parents have been protesting over their children being taught about LGBT rights and homophobia. Some parents at Parkfield ...

LGBT group filing complaint after printer refuses job

LGBT group filing complaint after printer refuses job
- Yorke Printe Shoppe in Lombard cited religious beliefs for turning down a brochure for the LGBT Community Fund, which raises money for nonprofits.

Life in the Closet: The LGBT Community in Central Asia

Life in the Closet: The LGBT Community in Central Asia
- While much recent attention has been focused on the LGBT community in Chechnya and the wider North Caucasus, sexual minorities in Central Asia ...

Trump Administration Sits on Hands As Chechnya Disappears LGBT People

Trump Administration Sits on Hands As Chechnya Disappears LGBT People
- A violent crackdown on LGBT people in the Russian region of Chechnya has resulted in the arrest and torture of dozens of people so far. Advocates ...

Myanmar LGBT Pride Out in Force, But Laws Lag Behind

Myanmar LGBT Pride Out in Force, But Laws Lag Behind
- Event organizer Hla Myat Tun, from the leading LGBT rights advocacy group, Colours Rainbow, said this event was not just about providing a safe ...

LGBT views on police legitimacy and authority

LGBT views on police legitimacy and authority
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals have a long history of discrimination in the United States. Studies show that they continue ...

LGBT activists file criminal complaint over alleged gay detentions in Chechnya

LGBT activists file criminal complaint over alleged gay detentions in Chechnya
LGBT activists say they filed a complaint demanding Russian authorities open a criminal investigation into the alleged detention and torture of people ...

Advancing LGBT, women's equality key to Canada's economic growth, Monsef says

Advancing LGBT, women's equality key to Canada's economic growth, Monsef says
- Breaking down employment barriers for women and LGBT Canadians is going to be critical to driving Canada's future economic prosperity, says ...

How Univision Is Helping The Latino Community Be Seen, Be Heard And ...

How Univision Is Helping The Latino Community Be Seen, Be Heard And ...
- For decades, Univision has been the champion of the Hispanic community in America. I caught up with ... People think the census is a very dry topic.

Anti-assimilation claims haunt Latinos, Asians

Anti-assimilation claims haunt Latinos, Asians
- Here's a look at how stereotypes have been levied at Latinos and Asians ... poor whites married into the remaining Mexican-American elite families.

Study shows racial bias in breast cancer prevention

Study shows racial bias in breast cancer prevention
- Three Ohio State researchers explored racial differences in breast cancer ... Thirty of the women were white, and 20 were African-American. Tasleem ...

Jabari Asim On How White Lies Affect Black Lives

Jabari Asim On How White Lies Affect Black Lives
- his new book, Asim examines this country's history of racial oppression and the ways in which black Americans have responded with tenacity.

New Spider-Man animation is a poor attempt at racial diversity

New Spider-Man animation is a poor attempt at racial diversity
- The film is being praised for its marvelous animation and racially diverse ... They found that 12.1 percent of characters were African American, while ...

How Hate Crimes Change Lives, Livelihoods And Ways Of Living

How Hate Crimes Change Lives, Livelihoods And Ways Of Living
- In this concluding part of our six-part series investigating 13 hate crimes in Uttar Pradesh (UP), we examine how oftentimes, hate crimes change lives, ...

Hate crime legislation could have been written by a child, we need to tear it up and start again

Hate crime legislation could have been written by a child, we need to tear it up and start again
- Clearly with very little else to do that day, Humberside Police recorded Miller's behaviour as a “hate incident” and warned him to be more careful in the ...

Fewer hate crimes reported in Quebec City last year, according to police data

Fewer hate crimes reported in Quebec City last year, according to police data
- There were three times fewer hate crimes or hate incidents reported to Quebec City police in 2018 compared with the year before, according to data ...