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miércoles, 27 de marzo de 2019

New Landmark Survey of 50 States Finds Broad Support for LGBT Rights

New Landmark Survey of 50 States Finds Broad Support for LGBT Rights
- Approximately seven in 10 ( 69 percent ) Americans—including majorities in all 50 states—favor laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination in ...

New study shows majority support for LGBT protections

New study shows majority support for LGBT protections
- is also shown that support for legal LGBT protections transcends age and religion. Three in four Americans ages 18-29 (76 percent) favor these ...

Most Americans continue to oppose religious service refusals to LGBT people

Most Americans continue to oppose religious service refusals to LGBT people
- PRRI's latest release shows that about 57 percent of Americans opposed allowing small-business owners to refuse services to LGBT people if it would ...

Taiwan to amend LGBT education law

Taiwan to amend LGBT education law
- The Gender Equity Education Coalition announced this week it would organize a petition and activate civil groups to protect LGBT education.

Michigan to drop adoption agencies that discriminate against LGBT

Michigan to drop adoption agencies that discriminate against LGBT
- Michigan settled a lawsuit that challenged the state's practice of contracting with foster care and adoption agencies that refused to provide services ...

Is being gay compatible with religion?

Is being gay compatible with religion?
- A week ago, the United Methodist Conference voted to tighten bans on same-sex marriage and LGBT ordinations, a decision that caused great pain ...

BBC criticised for asking if LGBT rights should be taught in schools

BBC criticised for asking if LGBT rights should be taught in schools
- “Do you think LGBT rights should be taught in schools? Jane speaks to a mother and a head teacher,” the post published on Monday (March 25) read.

Piers Morgan slams parents pulling kids out of school over LGBT lessons

Piers Morgan slams parents pulling kids out of school over LGBT lessons
- PIERS Morgan slammed parents who have pulled their kids from schools over LGBT lessons as "homophobic" this morning. The Good Morning Britain ...

The People of Color Who Keep Outdoorsy Towns Running

The People of Color Who Keep Outdoorsy Towns Running
- When we tell them that their town is almost 40 percent Latino, many say, 'Really? I had no idea,' said Byrn. “It was surprising even for people who ...

Hate crimes a growing concern in Michigan as state launches efforts to fight them

Hate crimes a growing concern in Michigan as state launches efforts to fight them
- The attack on two mosques in New Zealand this month by a white supremacist, and the FBI's most recent statistics showing an increase in hate crimes, ...

FBI will not report its hate crime numbers again this year as required by law

FBI will not report its hate crime numbers again this year as required by law
- A federal indictment charged four people with a variety of crimes from forced labor to attempted sex trafficking to hate crimes – that designation ...

HRC, Dustin Lance Black, Paris Barclay launch "Americans for the Equality Act" ad campaign

HRC, Dustin Lance Black, Paris Barclay launch "Americans for the Equality Act" ad campaign
- HRC, Dustin Lance Black, Paris Barclay launch "Americans for the Equality Act" ... the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( LGBTQ ) ... I was moved by the stories from the talented people participated in this ...

Students stage sit-in after racist attack disrupts elite public high school in Manhattan

Students stage sit-in after racist attack disrupts elite public high school in Manhattan
- Manhattan's sought-after Eleanor Roosevelt High School is reeling after a racist attack on an African-American freshman prompted a student sit-in ...

The Economist Magazine Sugarcoats Police Racism Toward Black ...

The Economist Magazine Sugarcoats Police Racism Toward Black ...
- The magazine recently published a report on racial policing disparities involving Black American drivers. The headline of the article itself is very ...

A North Carolina Pizzeria Called the Police to Help Fire a Black Activist Who Was Targeted By ...

A North Carolina Pizzeria Called the Police to Help Fire a Black Activist Who Was Targeted By ...
- But I wasn't just focused on immigration policy, I was getting active with groups that worked with Black women and queer and trans people.”.

African Americans more likely to be misdiagnosed with schizophrenia, Rutgers study finds

African Americans more likely to be misdiagnosed with schizophrenia, Rutgers study finds
African Americans with severe depression are more likely to be misdiagnosed ... The finding builds on years of evidence that clinicians' racial biases ...