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martes, 19 de marzo de 2019

More than 100 religious leaders in Tennessee take a stand against slate of anti-LGBT legislation

More than 100 religious leaders in Tennessee take a stand against slate of anti-LGBT legislation
- Religious leaders in Tennessee are taking a stand against a slate of legislation they view as being discriminatory toward LGBT people. More than 100 ...

Liberal Australian Greens want to wipe out religious programs, replace them with LGBT agenda

Liberal Australian Greens want to wipe out religious programs, replace them with LGBT agenda
- The Australian Greens party has hardened its stance on the LGBT agenda in view of the 2019 federal elections to ...

Google's queer female pi world record breaker hopes to inspire LGBT community

Google's queer female pi world record breaker hopes to inspire LGBT community
- Emma Haruka Iwao, a queer software engineer at Google, who calculated pi to a new world record, has said that she hopes her achievement will ...

JK Rowling Talked Dumbledore's Intense 'Sexual' Relationship With Grindelwald — And LGBT ...

JK Rowling Talked Dumbledore's Intense 'Sexual' Relationship With Grindelwald — And LGBT ...
- Oh, come on! This is riddikulus! Once again, J.K. Rowling has tried to be an LGBT ally and just failed spectacularly. Or… has she? Let's rewind a ...

Democratic Presidential Candidates to Address LGBTQ Issues at UCLA Forum

Democratic Presidential Candidates to Address LGBTQ Issues at UCLA Forum
- But so far only one LGBT candidate has expressed an interest in running: Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana. Having reached 65,000 ...

LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today's US Supreme Court Ruling

LGBT Hawaii supports Lesbian Tourist and today's US Supreme Court Ruling
LGBT Hawaii thanked lesbian couple Diane Cervelli and Taeko Bufford from California for standing up for what is decent and right. “It makes a ...

The Gay Enemy in Poland's Culture War

The Gay Enemy in Poland's Culture War
- Pro-government weekly Do Rzeczy warned in its latest edition on Monday about the “Approaching LGBT Dictatorship” and “How to Defend Against It.” ...

These LGBT refugees came to Kenya seeking freedom. Now they've been imprisoned and abused.

These LGBT refugees came to Kenya seeking freedom. Now they've been imprisoned and abused.
- But on that same day, 20 LGBT refugees who had come to Kenya hoping to escape repression in countries like Uganda, Rwanda and Congo were ...

Chicago's new mayor will be a black woman. Can she bridge the city's divides?

Chicago's new mayor will be a black woman. Can she bridge the city's divides?
- People still aren't any closer to figuring out who the next mayor should be,” said Jawanza Malone, director of the .... majority [white] communities,” Preckwinkle said, using the non-gendered term to refer to Latino people. “I think it's ...

Fiction for young readers by Latinx women authors

Fiction for young readers by Latinx women authors
- Latinx is a recently coined gender-neutral term for people of Latin American origin or descent. The x in Latinx (pronounced la-TEEN-ecks) replaces the ...

O'Rourke To Star In "The Emperor's New Clothes"

O'Rourke To Star In "The Emperor's New Clothes"
- The Latino lefties have such low self-esteem and deep insecurities that ... may be a serious candidate but he does not seem to be a serious person.

Queer Eye's “Black Girl Magic” Is the Blackest, Gayest, Most Moving TV Episode of 2019

Queer Eye's “Black Girl Magic” Is the Blackest, Gayest, Most Moving TV Episode of 2019
- Because emo was not “Black” and being gay wasn't either. ... life a of queer Black woman and how rejection by other Black people has shaped her self ...

US Supreme Court Considers Case on Racial Redistricting

US Supreme Court Considers Case on Racial Redistricting
- Residents mounted a legal challenge, arguing that the electoral map was drawn to concentrate African American voters in certain districts, in order to ...

Taoiseach says he wasn't nervous ahead of Pence speech: 'I wanted to express Ireland's values'

Taoiseach says he wasn't nervous ahead of Pence speech: 'I wanted to express Ireland's values'
- Pence, who has been criticised for his views and his legislative record on LGBT rights, told Varadkar last year that his partner, Matt Barrett, would be ...

Parents sue Connecticut, saying racial quotas are hurting black students

Parents sue Connecticut, saying racial quotas are hurting black students
- Gwen Samuel, an African-American parent and founder of the Connecticut Parents Union, spoke with me on the issues this racial quota is raising in ...

Racist video leads to resignation of amateur hockey president

Racist video leads to resignation of amateur hockey president
- The man in charge of investigating a video showing racist comments and gestures directed at an African-American hockey player in ...