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martes, 19 de febrero de 2019

Indiana couple says they were denied tax service because of same-sex marriage

Indiana couple says they were denied tax service because of same-sex marriage
- The LGBT want respect for their beliefs, which I give them," Fivecoate wrote. "I did not say anything about their lifestyle. That is their choice. It is not my ...

Will We Ever Have a Gay President?

Will We Ever Have a Gay President?
- I mean, it will take a while for say, Mississippi, to elect a LGBT politician, but when have we ever held our breath for states like that to do the right thing ...

Will more teachers smash boundaries under compulsory 'LGBT' school lessons?

Will more teachers smash boundaries under compulsory 'LGBT' school lessons?
- Fortunately, I saw some of the posts when my son left his computer on ... and these kids were online posting mature LGBT content jokes and videos.

School transgender guidelines will not be reviewed

School transgender guidelines will not be reviewed
- The guidance was originally published in 2017 by LGBT Youth Scotland and the Scottish Trans Alliance, after research found 96% of trans children ...

LGBT ban lawful, says Indonesia's human rights commission

LGBT ban lawful, says Indonesia's human rights commission
- Indonesia's Human Rights Commission last week said that plans to ban LGBT people were lawful. It comes amid a frightening crackdown on LGBTI ...

Coming out was the hardest things I've done

Coming out was the hardest things I've done
- Scottish Secretary David Mundell has said that coming out as gay was “one of the most difficult things I've done”, ahead of an event marking LGBT ...

LGBT visitors attract tourism industry interest

LGBT visitors attract tourism industry interest
- The Japanese tourism industry is paying strong attention to LGBT visitors from overseas, to take advantage of their ...

LGBT Democrats play visible role at DNC winter meeting in DC

LGBT Democrats play visible role at DNC winter meeting in DC
- The Democratic Party's support for LGBT rights and the election of a record number of LGBT people — nearly all Democrats — to public office in the ...

Latino homeless population found to be at disadvantage in outreach programs

Latino homeless population found to be at disadvantage in outreach programs
Latino people represent 30 percent of the population engaged by outreach programs, according to the study. They also make up 24 percent of the ...

Tests not reliable for marijuana intoxication

Tests not reliable for marijuana intoxication
- Due to the fact that police in Connecticut disproportionately stop and pull over drivers of color, black and Latino people in Connecticut will also likely ...

Through Music and Dances, Latino Students Fundraise for Charities in Solidarity

Through Music and Dances, Latino Students Fundraise for Charities in Solidarity
- We're trying to connect the Colombian and Latin communities but also bring other people together,” he said. “[PRSA is] amazing, they're really helpful ...

To Close Achievement Gap, Give Legal Status to Undocumented Parents of Citizen Children

To Close Achievement Gap, Give Legal Status to Undocumented Parents of Citizen Children
- Latino children are twice as likely as white children to be below basic ... In 2017, the Latino poverty rate was 16 percent, double the white rate and only ...

Marylanders agree that they disagree on race

Marylanders agree that they disagree on race
- Asked, for example, if “people of all races receive equal treatment by police in ... Only 10% of African-Americans polled agreed that “the criminal justice ...

America has always had trouble with black hair”: NYC intends to change that

America has always had trouble with black hair”: NYC intends to change that
America has always had trouble with black hair”: NYC intends to change ... are racial distinctions in the natural texture of black and non-black hair.

Oscar contenders focus on previous eras but highlight racial injustices that feel eerily of-the-moment

Oscar contenders focus on previous eras but highlight racial injustices that feel eerily of-the-moment
- Spoken by a pregnant 19-year-old about her fiancé, a young African-American man in jail for a rape he didn't commit, it says so much about the power ...

Push to create hate crime bill in Indiana is one step closer

Push to create hate crime bill in Indiana is one step closer
- The bill covers motivated crimes based on things like race, religion, color, sex, gender ... Indiana is one of only five states without a a hate crime law.