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miércoles, 27 de febrero de 2019

Journal retracts study claiming LGBT people die earlier in prejudiced communities

Journal retracts study claiming LGBT people die earlier in prejudiced communities
- A mid-2000's study linking anti-gay prejudice to shorter lifespans for lesbians, gays, and bisexual individuals has been retracted on grounds that it was ...

Stonewall teams with UK Black Pride to drive BAME LGBT support

Stonewall teams with UK Black Pride to drive BAME LGBT support
- The focus of the partnership is to build strong relationships with diverse BAME LGBT communities that will support the development of both local and ...

City in call for LGBT people in Aberdeen to help meet the needs for more foster carers and adopters

City in call for LGBT people in Aberdeen to help meet the needs for more foster carers and adopters
- Aberdeen City Council is joining in the UK-wide LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week which runs from 5 to 11 March. The council is encouraging LGBT ...

3 LGBT-Friendly Escapes in Hawaii

3 LGBT-Friendly Escapes in Hawaii
- The majestic islands of Hawaii are a hub to some of the coolest and hippest LGBT-friendly destinations in the world. Here are a few not to miss.

United Methodist delegates reject recognizing gay marriage, LGBT clergy

United Methodist delegates reject recognizing gay marriage, LGBT clergy
- Ed Rowe, left, Rebecca Wilson, Robin Hager and Jill Zundel react to the defeat of a proposal that would allow LGBT clergy and same-sex marriage ...

Effort to Shut Down LGBT Group

Effort to Shut Down LGBT Group
- Tunisian government should halt its attempt to fight a court ruling that gave an LGBT association the right to operate, Human Rights ...

Friendliest Countries For LGBT Travelers? Canada No. 1, US No. 47

Friendliest Countries For LGBT Travelers? Canada No. 1, US No. 47
- The friendliest countries for LGBT travelers are Canada, Portugal and Sweden, according to a newly released gay travel index. The three countries ...

LGBT leader Nikki Joly charged with burning down own house

LGBT leader Nikki Joly charged with burning down own house
- Transgender campaigner Nikki Joly has been charged with arson over a fire which burned down his house and killed his five pets. Police in Jackson ...

Stonewall teams with UK Black Pride to drive BAME LGBT support

Stonewall teams with UK Black Pride to drive BAME LGBT support
- Stonewall and UK Black Pride have announced what they are dubbing a ... “We know that BAME LGBT people are disproportionately affected by ...

Celebrating 10 African-American medical pioneers

Celebrating 10 African-American medical pioneers
- Smith used his writing talents to challenge shoddy science, including racist notions of African-Americans. Most notably, he debunked such theories in ...

Beyond slavery and the civil rights movement: Teachers should be integrating black history into ...

Beyond slavery and the civil rights movement: Teachers should be integrating black history into ...
- But some say the singular focus on blackface distracts from the larger issues — namely, how little is known about the nation's deeply racist history, and ...

There's one problem with Black History Month

There's one problem with Black History Month
- But we have a problem with Black History Month. It's not long enough. Not even during a leap year (which this year is not). Until racial inequity is no ...

RWU to explore the politics of race in America using the film 'Black Panther'

RWU to explore the politics of race in America using the film 'Black Panther'
Roger Williams University is offering students a course on the Marvel superhero movie “Black Panther” that digs into the racial context and ...

Public schools neglect African-American history

Public schools neglect African-American history
- Oftentimes, the education system will only talk about African-Americans ... time understanding the ramifications of slavery and its impact on US race ...

NYC Guidance For Discrimination Based on Hair and Hairstyles

NYC Guidance For Discrimination Based on Hair and Hairstyles
- The phrase “Black people” is defined as those who identify as “African, African American, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Latin-x/a/o or otherwise having African or ... may subject an employer to disparate treatment racial discrimination claims.

Oscars showed how Trump's racial crusade is failing

Oscars showed how Trump's racial crusade is failing
- Oscars showed how Trump's racial crusade is failing ... But Lee, of course, is African-American, which is evidently why Trump went after him ...