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lunes, 25 de febrero de 2019

Jussie Smollett case could hurt hate-crime survivors, LGBTQ advocates say

Jussie Smollett case could hurt hate-crime survivors, LGBTQ advocates say
- After Chicago police announced charges alleging Jussie Smollett, a gay African-American actor, faked a hate crime, LGBTQ advocates say they hope ...

United Methodist Church members try to keep calm as debate over LGBT marriage, clergy gets ...

United Methodist Church members try to keep calm as debate over LGBT marriage, clergy gets ...
- Same-sex marriage and LGBT clergy in the church are something Methodists have disagreed about for nearly 50 years. The debate can be so fraught ...

An Open Letter To LGBT Teachers This LGBT History Month

An Open Letter To LGBT Teachers This LGBT History Month
- Dear LGBT teaching warriors,. I hope this LGBT History Month has been a positive one. I hope you've had the chance and the time to talk to your ...

A Third of 'Gay Conversion' Therapy Survivors Attempt Suicide, Survey Finds

A Third of 'Gay Conversion' Therapy Survivors Attempt Suicide, Survey Finds
- The charity's founder, LGBT evangelical activist Jayne Ozanne, underwent conversion therapy herself and she said she understands the significant ...

I'm Muslim and LGBT, and I teach children it's OK to be both

I'm Muslim and LGBT, and I teach children it's OK to be both
- The response I got, given what the general feeling in the Islamic community is towards LGBT people, was phenomenal. Several children told me they ...

Eating disorder stereotypes prevent LGBT+, Bame, older and low-income people from getting ...

Eating disorder stereotypes prevent LGBT+, Bame, older and low-income people from getting ...
- Eating disorder stereotypes are preventing minority groups from seeking the medical help and support they need, new research suggests. The UK's ...

Preacher endorses LGBT unions, says bible doesn't condemn homosexuality

Preacher endorses LGBT unions, says bible doesn't condemn homosexuality
- Preacher endorses LGBT unions, says bible doesn't condemn ... has said individuals with an inclination to LGBT unions should be allowed freedom to ...

Deportation for being single? This shows the real bigotry gay people face

Deportation for being single? This shows the real bigotry gay people face
- 2014, during May's tenure, an Observer report revealed that LGBT asylum seekers were “routinely humiliated” as they were asked a series of deeply ...

Why Racial Hoaxes Are So Dangerous

Why Racial Hoaxes Are So Dangerous
- Why would anyone, especially an African-American man, use the ... who officials say really did intend to kill and maim in the name of racial hatred.

50 Amazing Books By Black Authors From The Past 5 Years

50 Amazing Books By Black Authors From The Past 5 Years
- The contributions of black writers to American literature span genres and generations. ... element is new in Ward's fiction, her allusiveness, anchored in her interest in the politics of race, has been pointing in this direction all along.

Slavery is not a game': Virginia school apologizes over Black History Month exercise

Slavery is not a game': Virginia school apologizes over Black History Month exercise
- An elementary school in Northern Virginia is apologizing for trivializing ... Thomas, a pastor, said parents of an African American student contacted ... She said Loudoun faces significant racial challenges but stressed the community is ...

American History Is Black History: Overcoming The Politics of Division

American History Is Black History: Overcoming The Politics of Division
- From the founding onward, race has been the American fulcrum, the nexus by which the country is united or divided, with the African American ...

What's the Cost of Turning History and Racial Politics into Entertainment?

What's the Cost of Turning History and Racial Politics into Entertainment?
- Leon and, he argues, other African American observers see this as part of an all-too-familiar Hollywood pattern: using racial stereotypes to entertain ...

Racism isn't dead. Black Americans still need a 'Green Book.'

Racism isn't dead. Black Americans still need a 'Green Book.'
- Jan Miles is the author of “The Post-Racial Negro Green Book.” If you watch the movie “Green Book,” you might leave the theater thinking that the ...

Racial Suspension Gap Not Due to Racism

Racial Suspension Gap Not Due to Racism
- The homicide rate is 10 times higher among black teens than white teens. And the Supreme Court rejected the “presumption that people of all races ...

Controversial Serena Williams cartoon did not breach media standards, Press Council finds

Controversial Serena Williams cartoon did not breach media standards, Press Council finds
- Knight denied his depiction of Williams was racist, and said he had "absolutely no knowledge" of the Jim Crow-era cartoons of African-Americans.