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martes, 12 de marzo de 2019

Lawmaker who pushed changes to a conversion therapy ban comes under fire for resurfaced anti ...

Lawmaker who pushed changes to a conversion therapy ban comes under fire for resurfaced anti ...
- While state leaders have reached out to gay teens as they work to prevent suicide, she said there's still a widespread view in Utah that “LGBT ...

Marvel Studios: The world is ready for an LGBT superhero

Marvel Studios: The world is ready for an LGBT superhero
- According to Looper.com, they include Northstar, a Canadian “mutant” and Marvel's first LGBT character; the X-Men's Iceman, a character who ...

LGBT rally goers must respect sensitivities of majority, says Azis

LGBT rally goers must respect sensitivities of majority, says Azis
- The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rally goers should respect the religious and cultural sensitivities in the country if ...

I'm leaving the United Methodist Church and anyone who respects LGBT rights should, too

I'm leaving the United Methodist Church and anyone who respects LGBT rights should, too
- With its decision to stigmatize LGBT congregants, the United Methodist Church is no longer a community I recognize, or want my family to be a part of.

LGBT people are born that way and deserve acceptance

LGBT people are born that way and deserve acceptance
- I respond to the Rev. Rod James' letter Saturday about homosexuality and transgenderism being a sin. A Psychology Today article by Katherine ...

Bimingham primary school in LGBT row cleared by watchdog

Bimingham primary school in LGBT row cleared by watchdog
- Birmingham primary school at the centre of a dispute with parents over lessons about LGBT rights has been cleared of any wrongdoing by Ofsted.

Rami Malek is a hero in Egypt after playing a gay icon - but LGBT people there are under attack

Rami Malek is a hero in Egypt after playing a gay icon - but LGBT people there are under attack
- But, Makram, who is one of Egypt's top prosecutors of LGBT individuals, conveniently ignored the part of Malek's acceptance where he said: “We made ...

Polish Olympian opposes LGBT rights because of Warsaw Uprising against Nazis

Polish Olympian opposes LGBT rights because of Warsaw Uprising against Nazis
- Polish windsurfer Zofia Klepacka, who medaled at the 2012 Olympics, is opposed to a new LGBT anti-discrimination declaration in Warsaw because ...

Baby Nancy, the first 'black' doll, woke the toy industry

Baby Nancy, the first 'black' doll, woke the toy industry
- Fifty years ago this month, Baby Nancy made her debut at the American Toy Fair. A 13-inch black baby doll, Nancy transformed what was racially ...

Young, black and female artists break art market records in London, redressing a historic imbalance

Young, black and female artists break art market records in London, redressing a historic imbalance
- And at Phillips, the opening lot was a large collaged work by 29-year-old African American artist Tschabalala Self, the artist's first work at auction.

Latino business community finds a new place to network

Latino business community finds a new place to network
- The idea was to create a place on social media for Latinospeople from Latin American countries — and other Spanish speakers in the Roanoke ...

Academic performance of urban children with asthma worse than peers without asthma

Academic performance of urban children with asthma worse than peers without asthma
- Prior work by the same group of researchers showed that urban Latino children with asthma face not only stressors of urban poverty, but unique ...

Here's how race played out in one of Colorado's three capital convictions

Here's how race played out in one of Colorado's three capital convictions
- But in a state that's 5 percent black, with a death row occupied entirely by African Americans, it is newsworthy, whether Dubler likes it or not, that the ...

Will Pittsburgh's Gun Control Laws Get More Black People Killed?

Will Pittsburgh's Gun Control Laws Get More Black People Killed?
African Americans worry that Pittsburgh's new gun control proposals could leave them more vulnerable to racist and state-sponsored violence.

Americans shouldn't become inured to racial animosity. They should be

Americans shouldn't become inured to racial animosity. They should be
 EARLIER THIS month, an African American college student in Boulder, Colo., was picking up trash outside the university housing where he lives when ...

Fifty years later, America facing similar race issues, speakers say

Fifty years later, America facing similar race issues, speakers say
- The commission traveled to neighborhoods and conducted interviews and hearings to learn about the African American experience on the “ground ...