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lunes, 18 de marzo de 2019

Captain Marvel fans convinced Carol Danvers is a lesbian as they call for gay storyline

Captain Marvel fans convinced Carol Danvers is a lesbian as they call for gay storyline
- has been traditionally been criticised for its lack of LGBT representation, including a Marvel exec who previously mentioned that she 'longs' for a gay ...

Illinois House votes to teach LGBT history in schools

Illinois House votes to teach LGBT history in schools
- Illinois' House of Representatives has reportedly voted for LGBT+ history to be taught in the state's schools. The state House approved the bill on ...

North Texas United Methodist faith leaders publish letter promoting for more LGBTQ inclusion

North Texas United Methodist faith leaders publish letter promoting for more LGBTQ inclusion
- people who are part of my worshipping congregation, who do identify on the LGBT spectrum, they came out of churches where they were welcomed, ...

I hope my actions can inspire LGBT youth'

I hope my actions can inspire LGBT youth'
- Leo Varadkar has said he hopes he has inspired young LGBT people by bringing his partner to high-profile functions during his St Patrick's ...

LGBT theatre group, self group for transgender persons launched at Kerala queer pride

LGBT theatre group, self group for transgender persons launched at Kerala queer pride
- There would be the launch of an LGBT theatre group, Q Rang, the first in the country, he says. And a self help group called Jwala for the transgender ...

Simply the Best: Why We Should All Watch Schitt's Creek

Simply the Best: Why We Should All Watch Schitt's Creek
- was Levy's decision to not include any homophobia in the show, instead imagining a more perfect world where there can be LGBT stories that don't ...

Texas sick leave bill alarms LGBT advocates

Texas sick leave bill alarms LGBT advocates
- A proposed bill affecting paid sick leave in Texas is being criticized for its implications for LGBT workers, The Dallas Morning News ...

Grey's Anatomy' star Jesse Williams Shares His Passion for Acting and Activism at AS Big Lecture

Grey's Anatomy' star Jesse Williams Shares His Passion for Acting and Activism at AS Big Lecture
- Show business has always said, 'It's not that we want to exclude you black, brown, LGBT people; it's just not profitable,'” he said. But reminding the ...

Colorado's first openly LGBTQ Black state rep has the best dating profile

Colorado's first openly LGBTQ Black state rep has the best dating profile
- Herod describes herself in the personal as a “foodie, power femme, adventurer + first openly lgbt black person to hold elected office in Colorado.

Trump claims there's not 'really' a rise in white nationalism after racist gunman kills dozens of ...

Trump claims there's not 'really' a rise in white nationalism after racist gunman kills dozens of ...
- A racist gunman had only hours earlier killed dozens of Muslims in New Zealand, and hate crimes in the U.S. have been on the rise since he took ...

Police youth volunteers get training on bullying and hate crime

Police youth volunteers get training on bullying and hate crime
- A group of the police youth volunteers have received training to recognise and understand the importance of reporting incidents of bullying and hate ...

Security at mosques, hate-crime law being beefed up

Security at mosques, hate-crime law being beefed up
- Police in Portland, Oregon, beefed up security Friday at places of worship after deadly attacks on two mosques in New Zealand, ...

Writer reflects on being black in a white state

Writer reflects on being black in a white state
- “These stories grew into an entire book meant to contribute something to the American racial drama besides the enduring narrative of black innocence ...

Majority of the maternal death-rate is based on race, but we can fix it

Majority of the maternal death-rate is based on race, but we can fix it
- A similar racial disparity exists for babies. The death rate, officially the “infant mortality rate,” for African American children is more than double that for ...

Americans Are Divided by Their Views on Race, Not Race Itself

Americans Are Divided by Their Views on Race, Not Race Itself
- During the civil rights era, African-Americans rallied strongly behind racial liberalism, which was a communal issue. But the connection between race ...