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jueves, 7 de febrero de 2019

DC sees alarming increase in anti-LGBT hate crimes in 2018

DC sees alarming increase in anti-LGBT hate crimes in 2018
- The number of anti-LGBT hate crimes reported in D.C. in 2018 nearly doubled from the number of reported cases in 2016, according to recently ...

We Are Going to Overcome the Hate:' White Supremacist Posters Target Vt. Synagogue, LGBT ...

We Are Going to Overcome the Hate:' White Supremacist Posters Target Vt. Synagogue, LGBT ...
- The Pride Center of Vermont is a non-profit that serves LGBT Vermonters, including through support for survivors of sexual and physical violence.

PinkNews CEO explains Othervox agency buyout: we want 'whole LGBT ad budget'

PinkNews CEO explains Othervox agency buyout: we want 'whole LGBT ad budget'
- PinkNews has acquired LGBT audience digital targeting agency Othervox for an undisclosed sum as it looks to scale up its ad offering and directly ...

'It's difficult to be seen as queer when you wear a hijab'

'It's difficult to be seen as queer when you wear a hijab'
- Hafsa Qureshi has lost friends over her sexuality, but that has never stopped her from challenging stereotypes. Hafsa, who works for the Ministry of ...

LGBT “Safer Sex” Carnival to be both educational and fun

LGBT “Safer Sex” Carnival to be both educational and fun
- you love trivia and want to become better educated about non-binary sex, be sure to check out the LGBT Center's booth at the “Safer Sex” Carnival ...

How will LGBT history be taught in New Jersey schools after new law?

How will LGBT history be taught in New Jersey schools after new law?
- New Jersey schools will teach LGBT history under a new state law, but what does that mean for the classroom? That may depend on where you live.

Framlingham's young people want better buses, improved street lighting and more LGBT events

Framlingham's young people want better buses, improved street lighting and more LGBT events
- A summary of the submissions created by the council's communities team showed 25% of young people requested more LGBT groups and community ...

Health secretary pledges 'focus' on LGBT mental health

Health secretary pledges 'focus' on LGBT mental health
- As the UK marks Time to Talk Day, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told PinkNews that he will ensure that there is a “specific focus” on LGBT+ ...

10 Girl Groups from Latin American Pop History You Should Know

10 Girl Groups from Latin American Pop History You Should Know
- 10 Girl Groups from Latin American Pop History You Should Know ... We've included acts from all across Latin America (save for Las Ketchup, who ..... In their native Spain, they continued to top the charts and even represented the ...

Melania invited a bullied kid to the SOTU. She ignored thousands bullied because of the ...

Melania invited a bullied kid to the SOTU. She ignored thousands bullied because of the ...
- Eight in 10 educators reported fears on the part of marginalized students including immigrants, Muslims, African Americans and LGBT people. Four in ...

Rise in hate crime is the product of our divisive age – social media giants must now step up to the ...

Rise in hate crime is the product of our divisive age – social media giants must now step up to the ...
Hate crime takes many forms, and only in recent times has the language of hate begun to be afforded the same sort of consideration as physical ...

New Mexico bill would add homeless to hate crimes law

New Mexico bill would add homeless to hate crimes law
- A New Mexico bill that proposes to add the homeless as a protected class under the state's hate crime statute is set to go before lawmakers Tuesday.

Walmart Accused of Racial Discrimination for Locking Up African-American Beauty Products

Walmart Accused of Racial Discrimination for Locking Up African-American Beauty Products
- Walmart stores around the country are being accused of racial discrimination for keeping African-American beauty and hair care products in a locked ...

Hate crime victims left suicidal and afraid to leave home by attacks 'unleashed after Brexit ...

Hate crime victims left suicidal and afraid to leave home by attacks 'unleashed after Brexit ...
- People have been left suicidal and afraid to leave their homes by a wave of hate crime “unleashed” after the EU referendum, MPs have found. The first ...

For Black Children, Attending School Is an Act of Racial Justice

For Black Children, Attending School Is an Act of Racial Justice
- The current administration, however, wants us to believe that discrimination against Black children is a myth. It is not. It is the lived experience of too ...

Enduring and deep legacy' of race-based disinvestment in city

Enduring and deep legacy' of race-based disinvestment in city
- The uneven landscape of economic development in Baltimore has a stronger impact on poor African-American communities, a new study by the ...