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jueves, 7 de marzo de 2019

Giving children LGBT lessons could save lives

Giving children LGBT lessons could save lives
- Shabana Mahmood has faced criticism after questioning the “age appropriateness” of LGBT-inclusive relationship lessons “in the context of religious ...

Trump's newly confirmed federal judge has ties to anti-gay 'hate group'

Trump's newly confirmed federal judge has ties to anti-gay 'hate group'
- Allison Rushing has supported and closely associated herself with one of the most extreme anti-LGBT organizations operating in this country today, ...

Gay activist vows to make Vilnius more LGBT-friendly after elected councilor

Gay activist vows to make Vilnius more LGBT-friendly after elected councilor
- The newly-elected councilor said he will seek that LGBT needs be taken into account when the city will update its programs for combating bullying in ...

Malaysia Has No Gay People, Country's Tourism Minister Claims While Trying to Attract More Visitors

Malaysia Has No Gay People, Country's Tourism Minister Claims While Trying to Attract More Visitors
- “In Malaysia, there are some things we cannot accept, even though it is seen as human rights in Western countries,” he said. “We cannot accept LGBT, ...

4.5% of United State Adults Identify As LGBT

4.5% of United State Adults Identify As LGBT
- The institute found Washington, D.C., had the best share of LGBT folks at 9.8% and North Dakota had the lowest at 2.7%. The self-identifying lesbian, ...

Latin America's pro bono expansion and LGBT turning point

Latin America's pro bono expansion and LGBT turning point
- Also in the region, AMAmericas reports on a human rights hearing that is a turning point for LGBT families. Fundamental work. With 85 per cent of ...

Push to ban LGBT conversion therapy stalls out in Utah

Push to ban LGBT conversion therapy stalls out in Utah
"Governor Herbert turned his back on LGBT youth, turned his back on leading experts and sided with conversion therapists," said Williams, who also ...

US LGBT population increases, but they are poorer and younger

US LGBT population increases, but they are poorer and younger
- The amount of people who identify as LGBT+ in the US has increased to 11.3 million, and they are younger, poorer, and more diverse than the general ...

Latino Border Patrol agents: 'My ethnicity has nothing to do with my job'

Latino Border Patrol agents: 'My ethnicity has nothing to do with my job'
Latino Border Patrol agents: 'My ethnicity has nothing to do with my job' ... "A lot of people will tell us, poor people, you're putting poor people in jail, ...

The president of Brazil declared war on Carnaval, after South America's biggest street party made ...

The president of Brazil declared war on Carnaval, after South America's biggest street party made ...
People started referring to the video as a "golden shower," to which ... his offensive comments about women, black people, and the LGBT community.

How queer is your state? A huge new survey found that 4.5% of Americans are LGBTQ

How queer is your state? A huge new survey found that 4.5% of Americans are LGBTQ
- White people were the least likely to identify as LGBT, at 3.9%. 4.6% of black people, 6.0% of latinx people, and 4.4% of Asian people identified as ...

African-American mothers suffer higher death rates during birth, and you should care ...

African-American mothers suffer higher death rates during birth, and you should care ...
- People who prefer not to think about structural racism like to point to issues like the higher rates of diabetes in African-Americans and lower rates of ...

New report examines disparities of homeless population

New report examines disparities of homeless population
- 25 to discuss the report at the California African American Museum in ... affecting black people experiencing homelessness, and to advance racially ...

African-American community college enrollment dropped 30 percent here

African-American community college enrollment dropped 30 percent here
- During that period, enrollment among African-American students in Illinois fell ... Also, in addition to racial disparities cited in the article, Illinois has had ...

Cohen's claim that Trump is a racist is hardly the revelation of the ages

Cohen's claim that Trump is a racist is hardly the revelation of the ages
- I told Trump that the rally looked vanilla on television. Trump responded, 'That's because black people are too stupid to vote for me.' “Name one ...

Despite black Catholicism's rich history, African American priests are hard to find

Despite black Catholicism's rich history, African American priests are hard to find
- Even if African Americans do enter seminary, it's not always an easy path. Deacon Mark Race, of Transfiguration Church in Leimert Park, called it a ...