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martes, 26 de marzo de 2019

Students share thoughts on LGBT history education bill

Students share thoughts on LGBT history education bill
- The Illinois House of Representatives passed a bill that would require public schools to teach lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history to ...

Brunei urged to halt introduction of strict anti-LGBT laws

Brunei urged to halt introduction of strict anti-LGBT laws
- Brunei must row back on plans to implement changes to its penal code next month that could see LGBT people whipped or stoned ...

Meet the Mr Gay Japan 2019 finalists

Meet the Mr Gay Japan 2019 finalists
- Every year, contestants from all over the world participate in the Mr Gay World competition to act as LGBT representatives of their respective countries ...

China Cuts Nearly 2 Minutes of LGBT Content From Bohemian Rhapsody

China Cuts Nearly 2 Minutes of LGBT Content From Bohemian Rhapsody
- TIME is a global, breaking news multimedia brand. An essential destination for reporting on the people, places and issues that matter, TIME captures ...

LGBT Texans, faith groups turn out for emotional debate on religious exemptions bill

LGBT Texans, faith groups turn out for emotional debate on religious exemptions bill
- Texas lawmakers waded back into the subject of LGBT rights on Monday, debating a bill they said would protect freedom of religion and ...

Support of LGBT Rights Drops Among Young Republicans, Survey Finds

Support of LGBT Rights Drops Among Young Republicans, Survey Finds
- Between 2015 and 2018, support for laws aimed at protecting L.G.B.T. individuals from discrimination fell by nearly 10 percentage points among ...

Majority of Americans back LGBTQ protections — but support is sliding

Majority of Americans back LGBTQ protections — but support is sliding
- Notably, among Republicans, this drop in support has been concentrated among those who showed the highest support for LGBT protections just a ...

China censors Bohemian Rhapsody by cutting LGBT references including scenes of Freddie ...

China censors Bohemian Rhapsody by cutting LGBT references including scenes of Freddie ...
- Six scenes with LGBT content have been cut from the biopic of British rock band Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody, for its release in China, including ...

How Mexican advertising featuring rich white people perpetuates racism and classism

How Mexican advertising featuring rich white people perpetuates racism and classism
- This is referred to by marketers in the industry as the “international Latin American look”, consisting of people with light skin, dark eyes, and dark hair.

Mixtec people and their voices

Mixtec people and their voices
- Should the same rules not apply to prosperous and lighter-skinned Latin Americans interpreting indigenous lives on their behalf, albeit with the ...

Black and Brown youth are powerful, not pawns

Black and Brown youth are powerful, not pawns
- White supremacy is global and therefore infects every part of our lived experiences as Black and Brown queer and trans people. It is especially visible ...

Sculptures Confront the Brutal History of Racialized Surveillance in the US

Sculptures Confront the Brutal History of Racialized Surveillance in the US
- Sculptures Confront the Brutal History of Racialized Surveillance in the US ... friendly to African-Americans in an era of legal racial discrimination.

Loyal Slave' Monuments Tell a Racist Lie About American History

Loyal Slave' Monuments Tell a Racist Lie About American History
- In the face of African-American empowerment struggles, loyal-slave monuments telegraphed the idea that slavery had been the natural state of things.

Black police chief in Virginia says resignation was forced, racially motivated

Black police chief in Virginia says resignation was forced, racially motivated
- Portsmouth, with a population of nearly 100,000 people, is about 52 percent black. Home to a large Navy medical center and a sprawling shipyard, ...

When Fighting Racism Meant Fighting Economic Exploitation

When Fighting Racism Meant Fighting Economic Exploitation
- Though often forgotten today, the National Negro Congress forged a black-led, labor-based coalition in New Deal America that fought white ...

First Black Winner Gets Crowned in Thai Transgender Beauty Pageant

First Black Winner Gets Crowned in Thai Transgender Beauty Pageant
- Royale's international win came at a time following the U.S. Supreme .... of Democratic heavyweights for the 2020 presidential race, African-Americans ...