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lunes, 11 de marzo de 2019

Equality Act to ban anti-LGBT discrimination to be introduced next week

Equality Act to ban anti-LGBT discrimination to be introduced next week
- As it was previously introduced, the Equality Act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Fair Housing Act to ban anti-LGBT discrimination in ...

Couple in landmark same-sex ruling start scholarship for Catholic, LGBT students at U of L

Couple in landmark same-sex ruling start scholarship for Catholic, LGBT students at U of L
- A Kentucky couple whose lawsuit led to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage has created a new scholarship at ...

Fourth-grader's LGBT essay rejected by principal, who called it unacceptable, lawsuit says

Fourth-grader's LGBT essay rejected by principal, who called it unacceptable, lawsuit says
- When a South Carolina fourth-grader wrote an essay for school on LGBT rights, the principal forced her to do a new essay, saying ...

IBM CEO, business group call on Congress to pass LGBT rights bill

IBM CEO, business group call on Congress to pass LGBT rights bill
- IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, in her leadership role at the Business Roundtable, has penned a sharply worded letter calling on Congress to pass the ...

Gay pastor in Washington defies United Methodist anti-LGBT vote

Gay pastor in Washington defies United Methodist anti-LGBT vote
- As a pastor in the United Methodist Church, Tony Brown feels the need to speak out for those who can't. As a married, gay man, he feels the need to ...

Anti-LGBT Extremist Gains Lifetime Seat in Court of Appeals

Anti-LGBT Extremist Gains Lifetime Seat in Court of Appeals
- She wrote "Throughout her brief legal career, Allison Rushing has supported and closely associated herself with one of the most extreme anti-LGBT ...

Veteran prosecutor aims to become LA County's first Latino, LGBT district attorney

Veteran prosecutor aims to become LA County's first Latino, LGBT district attorney
- While the campaign announcement broadcast Ceballos' potential to be the county's first Latino and LGBT district attorney, he insisted Wednesday his ...

LGBTQ group wants change after gay men denied a couples massage in Naples

LGBTQ group wants change after gay men denied a couples massage in Naples
- "Equality means business, teaching businesses what it means and the benefits of including and having LGBT customers," Craciun said. It's all a part of ...

8 Latinas Inspiring New Generations: Eva Longoria, America Ferrera, Jennifer Lopez & More

8 Latinas Inspiring New Generations: Eva Longoria, America Ferrera, Jennifer Lopez & More
- We don't see enough women from different backgrounds together, and even in the Latino community, we don't see people coming across from the ...

Most Republicans think white people face discrimination, Democrats disagree

Most Republicans think white people face discrimination, Democrats disagree
- Overall, 55 percent of respondents said that white people must deal with societal bias. White voters were much more likely than Hispanic or black ...

Jobless rate hits record low for Hispanic Americans

Jobless rate hits record low for Hispanic Americans
- More Hispanic and Latino Americans stopped look for work, so they weren't classified as unemployed. The government counts people as unemployed ...

Looked at internationally, what's the status of church polices on gays?

Looked at internationally, what's the status of church polices on gays?
Latin America. Add in Catholicism and Orthodoxy, and the vast majority of the world's Christians belong to churches that have always opposed gay ...

We Want To Live, Not Hide': Inside New York City's First LGBT Elder Housing Project

We Want To Live, Not Hide': Inside New York City's First LGBT Elder Housing Project
- It is tragic that so many older LGBT people feel they have to go back into the closet.” They re-closet ... When George, who is black, came out aged 15, her father asked her to explain “why I wanted to be gay. I didn't think about how ...

Bolivias's Evo Morales Has Reduced Extreme Poverty Less Than The Global Average

Bolivias's Evo Morales Has Reduced Extreme Poverty Less Than The Global Average
- Bolivias's Evo Morales Has Reduced Extreme Poverty Less Than The ... inequality holds true for a slew of Latin American leaders, mostly on the left, ...

This Is Not 2016': What People Don't Get About Bernie Sanders and Race

This Is Not 2016': What People Don't Get About Bernie Sanders and Race
- By the time he dropped out of the race at the Democratic National ... an African-American woman who had been an activist on issues of race and ...

The case for reparations in the US emerges from a surprising quarter

The case for reparations in the US emerges from a surprising quarter
- The inability of African Americans to access this wealth is the main driver of the racial wealth gap. While black families earn $57 for every $100 that ...