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jueves, 14 de marzo de 2019

How 'Real America' Became Queer America

How 'Real America' Became Queer America
- This may seem like a strange time to feel optimistic about the future of L.G.B.T. rights in America. But as a queer transgender woman who has spent ...

Equality Act returns — with House Democrats in majority

Equality Act returns — with House Democrats in majority
- Optimistic about the prospects of enshrining a prohibition on anti-LGBT discrimination into federal law with a new Democratic majority in the U.S. ...

Botswana court to hear case against criminalisation of gay sex

Botswana court to hear case against criminalisation of gay sex
- The LGBT community in Botswana is hopeful that gay sex will be decriminalised as the case comes after rulings in recent years which partially ...

San Francisco Mayor Appoints First LGBT Fire Chief

San Francisco Mayor Appoints First LGBT Fire Chief
- San Francisco Mayor Appoints First LGBT Fire Chief ... London Breed has announced the appointment of the first LGBT Fire Chief in San Francisco.

GOP Sen. Collins signs onto law to extend LGBT protections

GOP Sen. Collins signs onto law to extend LGBT protections
GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is signing on as sponsor of a comprehensive nondiscrimination bill, the only Senate ...

House passes bill requiring LGBT content in state-funded textbooks

House passes bill requiring LGBT content in state-funded textbooks
Under current practice in many of our schools, the contribution of LGBT individuals in history has remained hidden and unacknowledged,” Rep.

Primary school´s diversity and LGBT lessons suspended after parents´ protests

Primary school´s diversity and LGBT lessons suspended after parents´ protests
- Pupils are taught about the positive values of diversity, tolerance and acceptance, in a broad curriculum encompassing LGBT rights, same-sex ...

Most Americans are in favor of laws protecting the LGBT community, study shows — but overall ...

Most Americans are in favor of laws protecting the LGBT community, study shows — but overall ...
- Nearly seven in ten Americans want to see laws protecting the LGBT population from discrimination, but a larger trend shows a decline in overall ...

Massachusetts Latino population will soon hit 15 percent

Massachusetts Latino population will soon hit 15 percent
- While Dominicans and Puerto Ricans make up the majority of the state's Latino population, people from Mexico and Central and South America also ...

Blacks, Hispanics can cut dementia risk with heart-healthy habits, UC Davis study finds

Blacks, Hispanics can cut dementia risk with heart-healthy habits, UC Davis study finds
- Among Hispanics diagnosed with dementia, 21 percent had ... “Many people...can have these vascular risk factors, but a lot of them can remain ...

White People's Consumption Means More Pollution for Non-Whites

White People's Consumption Means More Pollution for Non-Whites
- White people create pollution, but black and Latino people endure its worst effects, according to a story Wednesday on National Public Radio.

Police Stops Still Overwhelmingly Target Black And Latino New Yorkers

Police Stops Still Overwhelmingly Target Black And Latino New Yorkers
- Of those people stopped citywide over the four-year period, 81 percent were black or Latino. Racial disproportionality existed in both high-crime and ...

Stop and frisk reports down, but racial disparity remains, NYCLU analysis shows

Stop and frisk reports down, but racial disparity remains, NYCLU analysis shows
- The NYCLU said 53 percent of people who were stopped in that period were black and 28 percent were Latino, while 11 percent were white.

Native Mobile Apps Market Is Thriving Worldwide by Leading Vendors – Flutter, OutSy stems ...

Native Mobile Apps Market Is Thriving Worldwide by Leading Vendors – Flutter, OutSy stems ...
- The Native Mobile Apps Market report comprises and analyzes the global ... North America, Latin America, Japan, Europe, and India are the global ...

Candidates are throwing template for black success in politics out the window

Candidates are throwing template for black success in politics out the window
- Former President Barack Obama, the most prominent black politician in American history, largely avoided confronting the race question for much of his ...

UPS sued by 19 workers claiming the company didn't stop racial harassment

UPS sued by 19 workers claiming the company didn't stop racial harassment
African-American employees come to work each day not knowing whether a racist comment or conduct will confront them, being concerned that ...