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jueves, 21 de febrero de 2019

Gay teacher threatened over LGBT lessons named as finalist for world's top teaching award

Gay teacher threatened over LGBT lessons named as finalist for world's top teaching award
- A gay teacher who has been threatened over lessons on homosexuality has been named as a top 10 finalist for one of the world's top teaching awards ...

San Bernardino County to pay $1 million to LGBT inmates held in cells 23 hours a day, federal ...

San Bernardino County to pay $1 million to LGBT inmates held in cells 23 hours a day, federal ...
- One of 15 named plaintiffs in the lawsuit against county Sheriff John McMahon, Lynn Price, a transgender woman, said she and other LGBT men and ...

After Jussie Smollett, Will Real Victims of Anti-LGBT Hate Crimes Be Heard?

After Jussie Smollett, Will Real Victims of Anti-LGBT Hate Crimes Be Heard?
- Jussie Smollett just made it that much harder for the United States to have an honest conversation about anti-LGBT violence. What's especially painful ...

Austin, Texas says religious group lacks standing to challenge LGBT law

Austin, Texas says religious group lacks standing to challenge LGBT law
- The city of Austin, Texas has told a federal judge that a group representing churches across the country does not have standing to challenge its law ...

No, there's not an anti-LGBT emoji. Here's what happened

No, there's not an anti-LGBT emoji. Here's what happened
- Rumors of an anti-LGBT emoji coming to smartphones everywhere are just that — rumors. Social media went off on Tuesday ...

Boy George tribute performer Paul Sutton to hold LGBT festival

Boy George tribute performer Paul Sutton to hold LGBT festival
- A TRIBUTE performer is holding an LGBT festival to encourage young, gay people to not hide away from their sexuality. Paul Sutton, who performs as ...

How should you handle LGBT discrimination in the workplace?

How should you handle LGBT discrimination in the workplace?
- While there has been a growing acceptance of the LGBT community in the UK in recent years which helps to combat issues of discrimination and ...

United Methodists set to decide on LGBT policies

United Methodists set to decide on LGBT policies
- The United Methodist Church faces a defining, and potentially dividing, decision on lesbian and gay rights as members from around the world gather ...

Growing Marijuana Industry Struggles To Attract Employees Of Color

Growing Marijuana Industry Struggles To Attract Employees Of Color
- As marijuana becomes legal around the country, blacks and Latinos are often left out of new business opportunities. Advocates say people of color are ...

The Racial Divide Is the Political Divide

The Racial Divide Is the Political Divide
- While the majority of black and Hispanic people do think that speaking English is at least a somewhat important component of Americanness, almost a ...

Florida man charged with hate crime after yelling racial slurs, waving gun at black protesters

Florida man charged with hate crime after yelling racial slurs, waving gun at black protesters
- video wielding a handgun while repeatedly yelling racial slurs at a group of African-American protesters participating in an anti-gun violence event.

It's known as the 'Silent Killer.' How high blood pressure is impacting the black community

It's known as the 'Silent Killer.' How high blood pressure is impacting the black community
- And African Americans have a higher prevalence of hypertension than other racial and ethnic groups. More than 40 percent of non-Hispanic ...

The Sound, Fury and Future of Blackness in American Politics

The Sound, Fury and Future of Blackness in American Politics
- For African American candidates in the 2020 race (so far) for president, the question of authentic enough blackness has expectedly come to the fore.

After state report finds racial disparity in traffic stops, advocates and lawmakers call for change

After state report finds racial disparity in traffic stops, advocates and lawmakers call for change
Racial tension between law enforcement and the black community is high. In 2000, the Missouri legislature passed a statute that ...

The United States' First Two Self-Made Female Millionaires Are A Racial Success Story

The United States' First Two Self-Made Female Millionaires Are A Racial Success Story
- When marking the significant accomplishments of African-American people in the world of industry, determining the first millionaires in that community ...

Why Would Somebody Fake a Hate Crime?

Why Would Somebody Fake a Hate Crime?
- What we do know is that after the Empire star revealed he was allegedly the victim of a racist and homophobic hate crime, conflicting reports started to ...