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CA Democrats Author Bill to Protect Sex Offenders Who Lure Minors

CA Democrats Author Bill to Protect Sex Offenders Who Lure Minors
- Wiener claims the current law “disproportionately targets LGBT young ... offender registration, since LGBT people usually cannot engage in vaginal ...

The Catholic Church Is Breaking People's Hearts

The Catholic Church Is Breaking People's Hearts
- Most Catholics support same-sex marriage, in defiance of the church's formal position, and many parishes fully welcome L.G.B.T. people. Yet there are ...

LGBT Africans Optimistic as Kenya Set to Rule on Decrimalizing Gay Sex

LGBT Africans Optimistic as Kenya Set to Rule on Decrimalizing Gay Sex
- Since the date of the ruling was announced in October, LGBT activists across the world have been counting down the days on social media with ...

Role models are important for LGBT youngsters'

Role models are important for LGBT youngsters'
- That is why I am calling on the skills sector, governments, and industry to use this month – which is LGBT History Month – to shine a spotlight on ...

Colorado House approves changes to sex-education curriculum

Colorado House approves changes to sex-education curriculum
- As for being inclusive of LGBT children, Lontine said her youth pastor "was outed in the worst way" by the church's pastor, who castigated and ...

LGBT equality teaching row: 'Protests won't change things'

LGBT equality teaching row: 'Protests won't change things'
- Ofsted's chief inspector Amanda Speilman has responded to protests against LGBT education at a Birmingham school by saying "proper conversation" ...

LGBT group cuts ties with Martina Navratilova after she claims transgender women have sporting ...

LGBT group cuts ties with Martina Navratilova after she claims transgender women have sporting ...
- The nine-time Wimbledon champion and LGBT campaigner has been accused of being transphobic after saying that it is "cheating" to allow ...

Anti-LGBT emoji sparks outrage on social media after going viral

Anti-LGBT emoji sparks outrage on social media after going viral
- The emoji is being used across social media to spread anti-LGBT messages and propaganda and has been christened the 'no homo' emoji. It was first ...

Was rainbow crosswalk paint splash a hate crime?

Was rainbow crosswalk paint splash a hate crime?
- McMaster University has categorized paint splashed on its rainbow crosswalk as a hate crime — even though a review of security video was ...

New hate-crime charges filed in Florida MLK confrontation

New hate-crime charges filed in Florida MLK confrontation
- The charges are brought under a state law allowing enhanced hate-crime penalties when a crime is motivated by prejudice. Cellphone video taken by ...

Expect the best — not worst — from people

Expect the best — not worst — from people
- Then what appeared to be a Latino man wearing a yellow safety vest and holding a soft drink and candy bar told me in broken English “I will give you ...

Penn students and faculty discuss importance of the gender-neutral term 'Latinx'

Penn students and faculty discuss importance of the gender-neutral term 'Latinx'
- Morales presented a possible trajectory for how the term "Latinx" evolved: people began writing Latino/a to include women, then shifted to writing ...

Afro-Latinos Who Have Made The Biggest Impact On Music And Entertainment

Afro-Latinos Who Have Made The Biggest Impact On Music And Entertainment
- He recently made history for the Billboard Latin Music Awards by being .... She is using the insults people have thrown at her for not being Latina ...

Decrying socialism, Trump looks to solidify crucial Latino support in Florida

Decrying socialism, Trump looks to solidify crucial Latino support in Florida
- We reaffirm that solidarity with the long suffering people of Cuba, and Nicaragua, and people everywhere living under socialist and communist ...

Utah hate-crimes law to get hearing after years of gridlock

Utah hate-crimes law to get hearing after years of gridlock
- news comes days after a video showing a man in Salt Lake City ... has been gathering momentum since the November beating of a Latino man.

LGBT Detroit looks to raise $1 million for vision as gathering place

LGBT Detroit looks to raise $1 million for vision as gathering place
- Nonprofit LGBT Detroit is seeking $1 million to complete what its founder dubs the biggest African-American-led lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...