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jueves, 28 de febrero de 2019

Canada ranked #1 LGBT-friendly travel destination in the world

Canada ranked #1 LGBT-friendly travel destination in the world
- A new ranking published by Spartacus, an international gay holiday guide, named Canada the most LGBT-friendly travel destination in the world.

Illinois lawmaker pushes for 'nondiscriminatory' textbooks that highlight LGBT contributions

Illinois lawmaker pushes for 'nondiscriminatory' textbooks that highlight LGBT contributions
- A bill that would require school textbooks purchased with certain state funds to highlight the contributions of LGBT individuals to ...

Queer as Folk was a joyful revelation for LGBT viewers like me

Queer as Folk was a joyful revelation for LGBT viewers like me
- This was only just over a decade after the introduction of section 28 – the first new homophobic legislation since the 19th century – that meant LGBT ...

Study Claiming Prejudice Makes LGBT People Die Younger Gets Retracted

Study Claiming Prejudice Makes LGBT People Die Younger Gets Retracted
- Criticism of the study and its retraction got much less attention than the initial findings did, because initial findings supported the 'right' narrative.

Famous LGBT people: Historical icons who you didn't know were queer

Famous LGBT people: Historical icons who you didn't know were queer
- In many periods of history, LGBT people weren't exactly welcomed out of the closet, so it can be difficult to find openly queer idols. Fortunately ...

China to remove LGBT scenes from Bohemian Rhapsody

China to remove LGBT scenes from Bohemian Rhapsody
- The Freddie Mercury and Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody will have all overt LGBT scenes removed for its release in China, it has been reported.

K-pop promotes LGBT lifestyles and free sex, famous Indonesian preacher tells Muslim fans

K-pop promotes LGBT lifestyles and free sex, famous Indonesian preacher tells Muslim fans
- Mr Fuadh, who admitted that he was previously swept up by the Korean Wave, said LGBT imagery, such as "skinship", a Korean term that refers to ...

Democrat Julian Castro is the first official 2020 presidential candidate to visit Utah. He sees himself ...

Democrat Julian Castro is the first official 2020 presidential candidate to visit Utah. He sees himself ...
- a speech to high school-age Latino leaders at the University of Utah, ... And Hillary Clinton said in 2016 that Castro was among the people she ...

Mexican Dynasties' Debuts As Bravo Tries To Attract More Latino Viewers

Mexican Dynasties' Debuts As Bravo Tries To Attract More Latino Viewers
- Bravo reality shows already attract a fair share of Latino viewers. ... It's such a fun watch, I can't imagine people not watching it," states Levine. Mexican ...

Black youths believe inequality creates racial academic achievement gaps:

Black youths believe inequality creates racial academic achievement gaps:
 African American teens blame systemic racism for the academic achievement gap between blacks and whites, a belief ...

Chicago Poised To Elect Its First African American Female Mayor, Send Indicted Alderman Back To ...

Chicago Poised To Elect Its First African American Female Mayor, Send Indicted Alderman Back To ...
- Chicago will elect its first African-American female mayor, after a strange, 14-candidate race came to an end Tuesday in the city primary. 

5 Black political activists who changed America forever—and were exiled for it

5 Black political activists who changed America forever—and were exiled for it
5 Black political activists who changed America forever—and were exiled for it ... Black History Month is a time for reflection and celebration. ... to the fight against racial oppression, it's the names that most Americans don't recognize ...

What Michael Cohen revealed about Trump's historical ignorance about race

What Michael Cohen revealed about Trump's historical ignorance about race
- Trump has made it clear time and again that he is not a student of history. If he were, he would understand that the primary reason African American ...

Calls mount for Democratic lawmaker to resign over use of racial slur

Calls mount for Democratic lawmaker to resign over use of racial slur
- But Rockeymore Cummings said “further insight provided by some of [Lisanti's] African American constituents about the kind of political positions and ...

If Trump Is Racist, Why Did He Employ This Black Woman?

If Trump Is Racist, Why Did He Employ This Black Woman?
- Trump is a racist … He once asked me if I could name a country run by a black person that wasn't a “shithole.” This was when Barack Obama was ...