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lunes, 25 de marzo de 2019

One of four LGBT people experience hate speech

One of four LGBT people experience hate speech
- A new report shows that twice as many LGBT people are victims of discrimination and exclusion as the rest of the population. The risk increases even ...

Selly Thiam's Digital Media Organization Is Committed To Documenting Stories of Queer Africans

Selly Thiam's Digital Media Organization Is Committed To Documenting Stories of Queer Africans
- Harsh anti-LGBT laws across the African continent have kept many LGBT Africans deeply hidden, but Thiam became determined to chronicle their ...

Cyndi Lauper to give commencement address at Vermont university

Cyndi Lauper to give commencement address at Vermont university
Lauper as a “creative genius” and a “leading voice in issues of social justice.” Lauper is also known for her advocacy work in the LGBT community.

Catholics for Fairness march in opposition of LGBT discrimination

Catholics for Fairness march in opposition of LGBT discrimination
Holy Spirit School counselor Allison King said she was forced to submit a letter of resignation to her employer because she is married to a ...

Little Mix fly the LGBT flag at Dubai concert despite strict homosexuality laws in UAE

Little Mix fly the LGBT flag at Dubai concert despite strict homosexuality laws in UAE
- Little Mix made quite the statement during their performance in Dubai over the weekend, proudly flying the rainbow flag to support LGBT+ rights.

Croats Experience Diversity in Workplace

Croats Experience Diversity in Workplace
- Croats show the highest intolerance towards the LGBT community, with 18% saying they would be glad to interact with them in the workplace, while ...

British actor Terence Stamp revels in gay icon role

British actor Terence Stamp revels in gay icon role
-  Renown for dating some of the world's most beautiful women, British 1960s film icon Terence Stamp said ...

Can California close its 'achievement gap'?

Can California close its 'achievement gap'?
- what white and Asian students learn, as revealed by academic testing, and what Latino, black and poor students are getting from the public schools.

A Look at the Major Indigenous Cultures of 13 Latino Countries

A Look at the Major Indigenous Cultures of 13 Latino Countries
Indigenous culture is an integral part of what it means to be Latino. Before the Europeans arrived to colonize what is now Latin America, several ...

There is no magic formula to eradicate hate crime — but here is a start

There is no magic formula to eradicate hate crime — but here is a start
- The predictable response to the Christchurch mosque attacks was a call for tighter gun control. It defies logic that each country should need to ...

Leading Muslims say government must take hate crime more seriously after 593% rise

Leading Muslims say government must take hate crime more seriously after 593% rise
- The government has been urged to 'do more' to tackle anti-Muslim hate crime, after incidents across Britain increased by 593% in the week after the ...

Hate crimes rose by 226 percent in counties where Trump hosted campaign rallies in 2016: study

Hate crimes rose by 226 percent in counties where Trump hosted campaign rallies in 2016: study
- The analysis examined whether there was a correlation between counties that held a Trump rally in 2016 and increased incidents of hate crimes in the ...

Black motorists are 20% more likely to get pulled over than white drivers, a new Stanford University ...

Black motorists are 20% more likely to get pulled over than white drivers, a new Stanford University ...
- of the study say there is evidence of 'widespread racial discrimination'; Black drivers were also found to be searched nearly twice as often as whites, ...

Black horror films may be on verge of a resurgence with 'Us'

Black horror films may be on verge of a resurgence with 'Us'
African-American history started with a tremendously hostile, forced and, yes, ... “Black horror isn't always specifically about race,” Due says via email.

Queer Black activists confront Lightfoot

Queer Black activists confront Lightfoot
- A press release from an organization called StopLightfoot stated that young Black queer people were slated to confront Chicago mayoral candidate ...