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lunes, 11 de febrero de 2019

As Angola Decriminalizes Homosexuality, Where Does the African Continent Stand?

As Angola Decriminalizes Homosexuality, Where Does the African Continent Stand?
- But the LGBT community still faces rampant discrimination in Uganda, Goshal said. "Many politicians have gotten support from voters because of their ...

States handed extra pro-LGBT legal guidelines in 2018 than anti-LGBT legal guidelines

States handed extra pro-LGBT legal guidelines in 2018 than anti-LGBT legal guidelines
- More state bills supporting LGBT rights were passed last year compared to bills aiming to oppress them, a new study has revealed. Last year, 21 of ...

Facing A Critical Shortage Of Drivers, The Trucking Industry Is Changing

Facing A Critical Shortage Of Drivers, The Trucking Industry Is Changing
- father is a trucker, says that, while companies may be more welcoming of women, minority and LGBT drivers, aspects of the trucking industry are not.

LGBT community plans pink tourism near Statue of Unity

LGBT community plans pink tourism near Statue of Unity
- An international group of lesbian gay , bisexual and transgender (LGBT) members plans to start pink tourism for its community in the vicinity ...

Bro country” is out, “woke country” is in

Bro country” is out, “woke country” is in
- Country music has long upheld conservative values and the joys of whiskey and fishing. Some musicians are starting to celebrate LGBT rights and ...

Is Hillsong Church anti-LGBT? What you need to know about its views

Is Hillsong Church anti-LGBT? What you need to know about its views
- has a big celebrity following and has been in the limelight in recent years, with a particular focus on its anti-LGBT views. This contemporary church is ...

Nashville mayor to sign order to help LGBT-owned businesses

Nashville mayor to sign order to help LGBT-owned businesses
- Nashville Mayor David Briley is set to sign an executive order to help LGBT-owned businesses. Briley office says he will be joined on Monday ...

Gays Are A Modern Day KKK Terrorist Group

Gays Are A Modern Day KKK Terrorist Group
- This is discrimination against the first amendment and religious liberty, and the LGBT is the most socialist group and they don't protect gays," the ...

It is our duty to fight toxic racial stereotypes

It is our duty to fight toxic racial stereotypes
- I replied that toxic racial stereotypes have victimized black people throughout this nation's history and seeped into both the conscious and ...

Newly revived African-American studies class at suburban high school aims to go beyond 'heroes ...

Newly revived African-American studies class at suburban high school aims to go beyond 'heroes ...
- The class has 27 students, all of them African-American, Hispanic or multiracial, she said. She said she expects the course will start to draw white ...

How Alexandre Bissonette's sentence could fuel Canada's far-right

How Alexandre Bissonette's sentence could fuel Canada's far-right
- But does an event like this, a sentencing for a crime that the judge today — Judge [François] Huot called it a hate crime. Does it produce more activity ...

Cory Booker focuses on race relations in 2020 presidential election swing

Cory Booker focuses on race relations in 2020 presidential election swing
- In Iowa, which hosts the first presidential party-nominating contest, African-Americans make up just 3.8 percent of the population, according to ...

Blackface, other insensitivities ran rampant in '80s culture

Blackface, other insensitivities ran rampant in '80s culture
- Such racial insensitivities ran rampant in popular culture during the 1980s, the era ... "We are in a stronger position to educate the American public about ... African-Americans, however, had reason to be hopeful amid electoral gains.

Most black Virginians think Gov. Ralph Northam should remain in office despite racist photo ...

Most black Virginians think Gov. Ralph Northam should remain in office despite racist photo ...
Black Virginians said by a wide margin that Gov. Ralph Northam, who is enduring controversy over a racist photo from his 1984 yearbook, should ...

Virginia blackface scandals a reminder of racist practice and its traumatic effect on African-Americans

Virginia blackface scandals a reminder of racist practice and its traumatic effect on African-Americans
- A dusty old yearbook on somebody's shelf meant nothing until a racist photo on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's page was found — and the impact has ...

The Newspaper Editor Who Led a Racist Attack on US Soldiers

The Newspaper Editor Who Led a Racist Attack on US Soldiers
- The US Army would be segregated until 1948, and these soldiers from the 366th infantry regiment were all African American. They would be stationed ...