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jueves, 14 de febrero de 2019

LGBT activist Oscar Cazorla killed in his home in Oaxaca, Mexico

LGBT activist Oscar Cazorla killed in his home in Oaxaca, Mexico
- Pioneering LGBT activist Oscar Cazorla was killed in his home in Juchitan, in Oaxaca, Mexico, on Saturday 

To liberate Palestine, embrace LGBT Israelis

To liberate Palestine, embrace LGBT Israelis
- Anti-normalization de-legitimizes Israelis' identities in ways that no other nation would ever be treated in LGBT spaces. I can't fathom fellow activists ...

Gender-neutral Canadian activist shows solidarity with Japan's LGBT communities

Gender-neutral Canadian activist shows solidarity with Japan's LGBT communities
- Gemma Hickey entered Japan this week with something no Japanese national can obtain — a gender-neutral passport in which the gender category ...

LGBT community in Chechnya faces 'new wave of persecution'

LGBT community in Chechnya faces 'new wave of persecution'
People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” ...

In first, LGBT couples sue Japan over constitutionality of not recognizing same-sex marriage

In first, LGBT couples sue Japan over constitutionality of not recognizing same-sex marriage
- Claiming that it is unconstitutional for Japan to not recognize same-sex marriage, 13 lesbian and gay couples on Thursday filed lawsuits against the ...

Binge on these LGBT rom-coms for a chill Valentine's date

Binge on these LGBT rom-coms for a chill Valentine's date
- It's Valentine's Day! That means it's time to celebrate all kinds of love. Yes, this includes the LGBT community too. For those planning on staying in and ..

LGBT Great calls for investment industry to support LGBT History Month

LGBT Great calls for investment industry to support LGBT History Month
- The LGBT+ inclusivity programme is calling on firms to embrace LGBT History Month by showing support for the hereiam campaign. LGBT History ...

England's Joe Root praised for response to alleged homophobia

England's Joe Root praised for response to alleged homophobia
- Meanwhile, Kirsty Clarke, the director of sport for the LGBT charity Stonewall, said Root's behaviour would help kick discrimination out of sport.

Senator Marco Rubio Tweets About Native American Ancestry After Analysis

Senator Marco Rubio Tweets About Native American Ancestry After Analysis
- Florida Senator Marco Rubio has Native American ancestry, according to an ... "My Native American heritage was an amazing discovery. ... whether a person's ancestors were indigenous to North or South America," Cherokee Nation ...

7 unsung LGBT figures who were instrumental in Black history

7 unsung LGBT figures who were instrumental in Black history
- From literature, dance, theatre, and comedy to activism, these African-American personalities paved the way for many black people and even ended ...

Nevada's senate majority leader discusses uptick in diversity

Nevada's senate majority leader discusses uptick in diversity
- White older men, and I took a picture of the one of this session and there's three African American, four LGBT members and ten women including the ...

African-Americans' Wealth A Fraction That Of Whites Due To Systematic Inequality

African-Americans' Wealth A Fraction That Of Whites Due To Systematic Inequality
- Despite racism and the systematic obstacles placed in front of African-Americans they continue to achieve greatness. However, even today, 400 years ...

Cory Booker tackles race, racism as he courts black vote in South Carolina

Cory Booker tackles race, racism as he courts black vote in South Carolina
- In doing so, he frequently addressed racism and discrimination head-on, ... His campaign has already signaled the importance of African-American ...

Hate Crime Unit asks for public's help after swastika is found

Hate Crime Unit asks for public's help after swastika is found
- The State Police Hate Crimes Unit has released a picture of a swastika found along the bike path at Nissequogue River State Park in Kings Park. Gov.

Jussie Smollett to Give First Television Interview Since Apparent Hate Crime

Jussie Smollett to Give First Television Interview Since Apparent Hate Crime
- Jussie Smollett is giving his first in-depth, television interview since he was involved in an apparent hate crime attack last month. The Empire actor is ...

FBI investigating fire at Missouri Planned Parenthood clinic as possible hate crime

FBI investigating fire at Missouri Planned Parenthood clinic as possible hate crime
- A fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia, Missouri, was intentionally set and is being investigated as a possible hate ...