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Trump Administration 'Censorship' Tracker Shows How LGBT Rights and Climate Change ...

Trump Administration 'Censorship' Tracker Shows How LGBT Rights and Climate Change ...
- A new website dedicated to tracking online “censorship” on U.S. government websites has shone a light on the ways the Trump administration has ...

Thailand's Tourism Industry Looks to Cash In on Same-Sex Partner Law

Thailand's Tourism Industry Looks to Cash In on Same-Sex Partner Law
- Though the session ended before the bill became law, the tourism industry is using the occasion to actively promote Thailand as an LGBT-friendly ...

Greg Rikaart ('Days of Our Lives') could make LGBT history at the Daytime Emmys in more ways ...

Greg Rikaart ('Days of Our Lives') could make LGBT history at the Daytime Emmys in more ways ...
- Soaps operas were slow to embrace LGBT characters and storylines, so only a handful of actors have ever won for queer characters in any category.

Push for broader LGBT rights slowed by GOP's non-support

Push for broader LGBT rights slowed by GOP's non-support
- Congress will soon consider a comprehensive LGBT nondiscrimination bill, but it could well be doomed by lack of Republican ...

Nearly half of job-seeking LGBT students in Japan report uncomfortable experiences in interviews

Nearly half of job-seeking LGBT students in Japan report uncomfortable experiences in interviews
- Assuming that job-seeking students are not LGBT could lead to harassment,” said Mika Yakushi, head of ReBit, which supports job hunting by sexual ...

Writer, LGBT activist Nancy Davis dies at 82

Writer, LGBT activist Nancy Davis dies at 82
- Nancy Ruth Davis, who began her career as a cryptographer for the U.S. Foreign Service before becoming a travel writer and an LGBT activist ...

Majority in all 50 US states support LGBT discrimination protections

Majority in all 50 US states support LGBT discrimination protections
- addition, LGBT discrimination protections have majority support within all major religious groups, including from 70 percent of Mormons, 71 percent ...

Ofsted says LGBT classes taught in Birmingham primary school is “age-appropriate”

Ofsted says LGBT classes taught in Birmingham primary school is “age-appropriate”
- Ofsted has said that LGBT lessons at a Birmingham primary school which parents have been protesting against are “age-appropriate”. Peaceful ...

These were the 50 most violent cities in the world in 2018

These were the 50 most violent cities in the world in 2018
- In 2018, 42 of the world's 50 most violent cities were in Latin America. ... driven by organised crime and exacerbated by chronic instability, poverty, and ...

We Know Less Than We Think About Hate Crimes

We Know Less Than We Think About Hate Crimes
- Quoting a center at a California university, the New York Times reported recently that “of an estimated 21,000 hate crime cases between 2016 and ...

Fox News' Tucker Carlson Calls Iraqis “Semiliterate Primitive Monkeys” in Surfaced Recording

Fox News' Tucker Carlson Calls Iraqis “Semiliterate Primitive Monkeys” in Surfaced Recording
- posted new audio recordings of Carlson making racist and homophobic remarks, attacking Iraqi people, black people, LGBT people and immigrants.

Tucker Carlson Used Language Called Racist, Homophobic in Second Wave of Tapes

Tucker Carlson Used Language Called Racist, Homophobic in Second Wave of Tapes
- captured him using controversial and offensive language — this time against the LGBT community, Iraqi people, African Americans and immigrants.

2 ex-cops arrested in killing of black Brazilian politician

2 ex-cops arrested in killing of black Brazilian politician
While police had questioned many people, before Tuesday nobody had ..... “Marielle defended minorities, black women, LGBT and other minority ...

Queer People Are Changing the Toxic Culture of Barbershops

Queer People Are Changing the Toxic Culture of Barbershops
- I spent weeks looking for Black queer barbers who could hold the significance of the moment, and found a handful in Brooklyn: Dez Marshall, who ...

Study Finds Hate Crime Laws Applied Unevenly

Study Finds Hate Crime Laws Applied Unevenly
- As lawmakers at the Statehouse grapple with Senate Bill 12, the hate crimes bill now before the Indiana House of Representatives, local researchers ...

I am the Michigan teacher removed from teaching African-American history

I am the Michigan teacher removed from teaching African-American history
- to race relations instruction. Bridge Magazine printed two articles about the removal of a white teacher who was teaching African-American history at ...