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lunes, 4 de febrero de 2019

The Growing Demographic Markets Don't Know About

The Growing Demographic Markets Don't Know About
- Their findings suggest that “this group's attitudes, behaviors and consumption patterns (the ABCs) more closely align[s] with the LGBT community than ...

What does Trump's transgender ban for military personnel mean for LGBT soldiers?

What does Trump's transgender ban for military personnel mean for LGBT soldiers?
- Director of the LGBT Resource Center Kaitlin Legg shared her observations of the ban's return and its fallout for LGBT members in the armed services.

A State's Supreme Court Ruled A City Cannot Enforce Its LGBT Protections

A State's Supreme Court Ruled A City Cannot Enforce Its LGBT Protections
- Arkansas' Supreme Court said a city can't enforce its ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The reason?

Brazils changing LGBT policies may mean tourism increase for Argentina

Brazils changing LGBT policies may mean tourism increase for Argentina
- More than 490,000 LGBT tourists (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) segment visited Argentina during 2018, which accounted for an 11% ...

El Salvador officials talks presidential election, LGBTI rights, migrants

El Salvador officials talks presidential election, LGBTI rights, migrants
- Torres added Carlos Calleja of the right-wing ARENA party has not “expressed any promise to the LGBT community. Torres also noted Josué ...

Super Bowl Host Georgia Puts Its World Cup Dreams at Risk

Super Bowl Host Georgia Puts Its World Cup Dreams at Risk
- The state of Georgia's risks on LGBT rights are considerable. Hardliners have moved laws to discriminate against LGBT people and families in the last ...

Disney Is Hosting The First LGBT Event For The Park

Disney Is Hosting The First LGBT Event For The Park
- On Jun.1, Disneyland Paris will be hosting “Magical Pride” to help kick off the start of Pride Month. There have been unofficial pride events at the park ...

LBGT representation: is it changing?

LBGT representation: is it changing?
- Hollywood and television networks alike are reluctant to put LGBT representation into media that isn't marketed as “adult.” If creators have already ...

Wealthy Black Executives Take on Racial Inequality

Wealthy Black Executives Take on Racial Inequality
Race is a defining factor for black Americans in a country that spent centuries systemically blocking them from the American dream. Even for those that ...

The miseducation of the American negro

The miseducation of the American negro
The black American experience is a tale of a single group being ... But Black Wall Street was razed to the ground in an apoplexy of racial hatred that ...

He has the right to prove himself': Ralph Northam's African-American pastor speaks out

He has the right to prove himself': Ralph Northam's African-American pastor speaks out
- Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has spent the weekend under fire after America learned of a racist photo in his medical school yearbook page. But some ...

Bill Maher Made A Horribly Racist Comment To A Black Congressman And Nobody Is Surprised

Bill Maher Made A Horribly Racist Comment To A Black Congressman And Nobody Is Surprised
- Over the course of Viola Davis's long career, she's been a trailblazer for African-American actresses, racking up numerous awards and using her ...

Extremely high blood pressure in African-Americans is 5 times the national average

Extremely high blood pressure in African-Americans is 5 times the national average
- These factors occur more often in African Americans than in other racial groups, and it is proposed that chronic stress can activate stress hormones ...

Islamic school in UK targeted by hate crime

Islamic school in UK targeted by hate crime
Hate crimes in Britain have increased in the past few years and Muslims have been the focus of many of them. Recently, a building owned by an ...

DC hate crimes nearly double since 2016, with LGBTQ community the biggest target

DC hate crimes nearly double since 2016, with LGBTQ community the biggest target
- The number of hate crimes in the District rose sharply in 2018, nearly doubling the total attributed to bias in the city just two years earlier, according to ...

Twitter Rushes To Defend Jussie Smollett After Claims Surface That His Hate Crime Attack Is A Hoax

Twitter Rushes To Defend Jussie Smollett After Claims Surface That His Hate Crime Attack Is A Hoax
- Jussie Smollett, earlier this week, fell victim to a heinous double hate crime after two white men targeted him in a racist and homophobic attack.