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miércoles, 6 de febrero de 2019

Boy Erased' erased from Brazilian cinemas

Boy Erased' erased from Brazilian cinemas
- A lot of the communication that was coming from Brazilian (LGBT+) people was that they really wanted this material, they really wanted a story that ...

A Plot Against Marriage Equality in the TN Legislature

A Plot Against Marriage Equality in the TN Legislature
- So far, this legislative session has seen far fewer radical anti-LGBT bills than in most recent years. The major anti-LGBT bill currently filed is the ...

I was bullied at school for being gay, so I returned as a teacher to give LGBT students a voice

I was bullied at school for being gay, so I returned as a teacher to give LGBT students a voice
- The five years that I attended an all-boys secondary school were possibly the worst years of my life. I experienced a large amount of homophobic ...

When Religion Leads to Trauma

When Religion Leads to Trauma
- with those grappling with religious trauma is the Holy Trinity Community Church in Nashville, with a membership that is over 80 percent L.G.B.T..

Stacey Abrams says LGBT people are 'under attack' in State of the Union response

Stacey Abrams says LGBT people are 'under attack' in State of the Union response
- Democrat Stacey Abrams has said that LGBT+ people in America remain “under attack” in her response to Trump's State of the ...

LGBT Role Models: 'I grew up gay when sex between men was a criminal offence'

LGBT Role Models: 'I grew up gay when sex between men was a criminal offence'
- Reverend Ray Vincent grew up at a time when sex between men was a criminal offence, but after over 70 years of living in secret he realised there ...

Trump's Bold AIDS Plan May Be Undermined By His Anti-LGBT Agenda

Trump's Bold AIDS Plan May Be Undermined By His Anti-LGBT Agenda
- In his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, Trump pledged to end new HIV transmissions by 2030. HIV/AIDS policy experts ...

Activists Demand Companies Advertise LGBT Behaviors Or Lose Ranking

Activists Demand Companies Advertise LGBT Behaviors Or Lose Ranking
- It's due out any day now: the 2019 Corporate Equality Index published by the Human Rights Campaign, an LGBTQ advocacy group. This will be the ...

What Cory Booker's rollout tells us about his 2020 campaign

What Cory Booker's rollout tells us about his 2020 campaign
- “I live in Newark, New Jersey, and the support of the Latino community in the ... “But I want to talk directly with people about my ideas and platform.”.

We Need to Start Using the Right Language When We Talk About Hate Crimes

We Need to Start Using the Right Language When We Talk About Hate Crimes
- In the early hours of Tuesday, January 29, Empire actor Jussie Smollett took himself to a nearby Chicago hospital after he was the victim of a ...

Hate Crimes in Alaska are under-reported, experts say

Hate Crimes in Alaska are under-reported, experts say
Hate crimes in Alaska appear to be under-reported according to a university researcher, a long-time Anchorage ...

Dems Refuse to Cheer for Record Low Black, Hispanic Unemployment Rates

Dems Refuse to Cheer for Record Low Black, Hispanic Unemployment Rates
- During the State of the Union on Tuesday, when Trump celebrated the historic low rates of unemployment among racial minorities, ...

Liam Neeson denies racism after hunting black men to attack after friend was raped

Liam Neeson denies racism after hunting black men to attack after friend was raped
- Charles Blow, an African American columnist for The New York Times, asked on Twitter if a black actor could have got away with the same thing: ...

The Racist Influence on Gun Control Laws

The Racist Influence on Gun Control Laws
- After noting cases in which lynch mobs had been defeated by armed blacks, Wells continued: “The lesson this teaches and which every Afro-American ...

Racist history of blackface began in the 1830s

Racist history of blackface began in the 1830s
- Blackface minstrelsy is considered by some to be the first uniquely ... White men would darken their faces to create caricatures of black people, ...

Combatting racial disparity in education now priority for increasingly diverse state government

Combatting racial disparity in education now priority for increasingly diverse state government
- David Crowley, D-Milwaukee, said they will be looking at disparity issues that an African American child would experience all the way from birth to ...