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martes, 5 de marzo de 2019

Staten Island St. Patrick's Day parade committee criticized, boycotted after LGBT group exclusion

Staten Island St. Patrick's Day parade committee criticized, boycotted after LGBT group exclusion
- The committee for the Staten Island St. Patrick's Day Parade faced criticism this weekend as they again denied the Pride Center of Staten Island ...

Andrew Scott warns against only LGBT actors playing those roles

Andrew Scott warns against only LGBT actors playing those roles
- The Sherlock star spoke to The Huffington Post ahead of the release of Fleabag Season 2, where Scott plays a priest who develops a close bond with ...

I overcame my religious teachings that being LGBT is a sin, and helped my town become more ...

I overcame my religious teachings that being LGBT is a sin, and helped my town become more ...
- But I admit that over the years, I have had to overcome my own prejudices towards the LGBT community due to lessons I had been taught in what you ...

Nebraska Legislature begins debate on LGBT job discrimination ban

Nebraska Legislature begins debate on LGBT job discrimination ban
- Debate on a bill that would ban job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity began Monday with an ...

I thought Australia was safe": At least four LGBTI people assaulted on Mardi Gras weekend

I thought Australia was safe": At least four LGBTI people assaulted on Mardi Gras weekend
- At least four LGBTI men were bashed before Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on the weekend, triple j Hack can reveal. Hack understands the ...

Parkfield School AXES 'No Outsiders' LGBT lessons after angry parent protests

Parkfield School AXES 'No Outsiders' LGBT lessons after angry parent protests
- A primary school has abandoned LGBT lessons after furious Muslim parents reportedly withdrew 600 children from classes. Parkfield Community ...

Labour MP suggests 'LGBT+ acceptance lessons' are not 'age appropriate' for primary school and ...

Labour MP suggests 'LGBT+ acceptance lessons' are not 'age appropriate' for primary school and ...
- Labour MP for Birmingham Ladywood Shabana Mahmood has suggested that 'LGBT+ acceptance lessons' are 'not age appropriate' for primary ...

Slough Children's Services Trust pledge support for LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

Slough Children's Services Trust pledge support for LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week
- Slough Children's Services Trust have pledged their support for LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week as the trust hopes to break down some of the ...

No, Mark Meadows. Having a black friend doesn't mean you're not racist.

No, Mark Meadows. Having a black friend doesn't mean you're not racist.
- argued that “to prop up one member of our entire race of black people and say that that nullifies [racism] is totally insulting." Ayana Pressley (D-Mass.) ...

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 that was shaped by their ...

Mark Meadows: Republican claims 'there is not a racial bone' in his body after 'birther' comments ...

Mark Meadows: Republican claims 'there is not a racial bone' in his body after 'birther' comments ...
- Anyone who knows me knows that there is not a racial bone in my body,” Mr .... is not a racist since he has an African-American woman, Lynne Patton, ...

Yes, Rep. Meadows, black people have willingly worked for racists

Yes, Rep. Meadows, black people have willingly worked for racists
- Trump is a racist,” Cohen said. “He once asked me if I could name a country run by a black person that wasn't a 's---hole.' This was when Barack ...

Alabama high school students filmed using racist slurs

Alabama high school students filmed using racist slurs
- The school has a student body that is 61 percent white, 22 percent black, 6 percent Asian, 6 percent Hispanic, and 5 percent mixed-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.

Why BuyBlack Has Never Been the Path to Black American Economic Empowerment

Why BuyBlack Has Never Been the Path to Black American Economic Empowerment
- While we may have generally accepted this as compulsory duty for racial ... During the Great Migration, six million African Americans moved from the ...

Dear Black Americans: Forget the Race Issue

Dear Black Americans: Forget the Race Issue
- I don't know why, but I am inspired this week to write an epistle to my fellow Americans that are black. I suppose this happened because in the week ...

Why BuyBlack Has Never Been the Path to Black American Economic Empowerment

Why BuyBlack Has Never Been the Path to Black American Economic Empowerment
- While we may have generally accepted this as compulsory duty for racial ... During the Great Migration, six million African Americans moved from the ...