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martes, 12 de febrero de 2019

The simplest LGBT protections bring out the bigots

The simplest LGBT protections bring out the bigots
- Last Tuesday evening the city of Carrollton, Texas passed an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect LGBT city workers and contractors who do ...

States passed more pro-LGBT laws in 2018 than anti-LGBT laws

States passed more pro-LGBT laws in 2018 than anti-LGBT laws
More state bills supporting LGBT rights were passed last year compared to bills aiming to oppress them, a new study has revealed.

How Does Taiwan Really Feel About LGBT Issues After Its Referendums?

How Does Taiwan Really Feel About LGBT Issues After Its Referendums?
- Yet the results of the five referendums related to LGBT issues in November were unambiguous, with Number 10 the clearest: 72.5 percent agreed that ...

Survey To Assess Needs Of Aging LGBT Community

Survey To Assess Needs Of Aging LGBT Community
- But, it's believed that many LGBT seniors face additional challenges, or perhaps, that existing resources may not be in tune with the needs of that ...

Lebanese Police Disrupts LGBT Events, Human Rights Watch Complains to UN

Lebanese Police Disrupts LGBT Events, Human Rights Watch Complains to UN
- Human Rights Watch filed a complaint Monday with United Nations human rights officials over General Security's disruption of events related to LGBT ...

Gender appropriation” is the new way to shame the LGBT community

Gender appropriation” is the new way to shame the LGBT community
- always learn something new on social media. Memes? Yup. Ever-changing Internet lingo? Definitely. But what I didn't expect is to see people making ...

Why LGBT video game databases matter

Why LGBT video game databases matter
- a substantial database that lists games that feature LGBT characters, as well as being a place where one can access guides and articles written by ...

Conference focuses on helping older LGBT adults avoid discrimination as they age

Conference focuses on helping older LGBT adults avoid discrimination as they age
- Dozens of professionals from the healthcare and social services industries gathered for the first Miami Valley LGBT Horizons of Aging Summit.

Ericka Hart to speak on the importance of sex education

Ericka Hart to speak on the importance of sex education
- Simon said Hart uses her knowledge of sexuality and black queer activism to ... “It's also important for people to see survivors outside of marketing ...

Brazil's LGBT+ politicians prepare for battle with Bolsonaro

Brazil's LGBT+ politicians prepare for battle with Bolsonaro
- Just three months later, the 33-year-old was propelled into the public ... LGBT people, about black people, about women,” said Erica Malunguinho, ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: 'Reconquistador!'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: 'Reconquistador!'
- And Latino people are descendants of native people. ... Hispanic rights activists postulate a land called Aztlan, originally extending up to the State of ...

Gender appropriation” is the new way to shame the LGBT community

Gender appropriation” is the new way to shame the LGBT community
- But what I didn't expect is to see people making “gender appropriation” a thing. ... A woman asked, “If black face is racist, what's woman face?

Blackface is just a symptom of American medicine's racist past

Blackface is just a symptom of American medicine's racist past
- As a rarefied club of professionals, they violated laws against grave-robbing, preying particularly on African American communities. Even official ...

Baseball player who struck out racism to become the major league's first black ...

Baseball player who struck out racism to become the major league's first black ...
- Frank Robinson: Baseball player who struck out racism to become the major ... He was in the vanguard of the liberated black American athlete of the ...

Lawmakers renew push to address Minnesota's racial disparities in child protection system

Lawmakers renew push to address Minnesota's racial disparities in child protection system
- To address those inequities, members of the newly formed United Black Legislative Caucus on Monday detailed the African American Family ...

Booker Focuses on Race Relations in Initial 2020 White House Swing

Booker Focuses on Race Relations in Initial 2020 White House Swing
- U.S. Senator Cory Booker made the nation's complicated history with race ... A subsequent forum at the African American Museum of Iowa in Cedar ...