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lunes, 1 de abril de 2019

At gay rights gala in LA, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker stand for equality

At gay rights gala in LA, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker stand for equality
- Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, two rival U.S. senators vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, pitched themselves as steadfast allies of LGBT ...

LGBTQ Civil Rights Support Highest Among Atheists, Agnostics, and Unitarians

LGBTQ Civil Rights Support Highest Among Atheists, Agnostics, and Unitarians
- Younger U.S. citizens are much more probable compared to their older compatriots on supporting LGBT protection laws. About 76 percent of ...

White middle-class people 'pointing fingers' at parents protesting LGBT+ lessons is not way forward ...

White middle-class people 'pointing fingers' at parents protesting LGBT+ lessons is not way forward ...
- A “white middle-class collective” pointing fingers at a community protesting against LGBT+ lessons is not the way forward, a Muslim member of a ...

Marvel Fans Are Now Shipping Captain Marvel And Valkyrie

Marvel Fans Are Now Shipping Captain Marvel And Valkyrie
- head Kevin Feige was almost certainly referring to Valkyrie when he claimed last year that a current MCU character will be written as openly LGBT.

In Muslim Malaysia, uproar over LGBT teams at Ladies's Day march

In Muslim Malaysia, uproar over LGBT teams at Ladies's Day march
- A Malaysian minister has decried the presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) groups at a march ...

Human rights watchdog recognizes third gender in official document

Human rights watchdog recognizes third gender in official document
- Many LGBT communities have demanded that binary gender classification be abolished worldwide, as they insist that along with biological male and ...

George Clooney calls for hotel boycott over Brunei LGBT death penalty

George Clooney calls for hotel boycott over Brunei LGBT death penalty
Film star George Clooney has called for a boycott of nine hotels because of their links to Brunei, where homosexual acts will be punishable by death.

Gay couple 'ordered to take down LGBT Pride flag'

Gay couple 'ordered to take down LGBT Pride flag'
- A gay couple from Wisconsin have reportedly claimed they were asked to take down their LGBT+ Pride flag by their landlord. Kevin Kollman has lived ...

Jim Crow racism is back with Florida Republicans' poll tax

Jim Crow racism is back with Florida Republicans' poll tax
- Despite the will of its people, Florida Republicans want to impose a racially ... So Republicans use various tricks to suppress the African-American ...

Will Chicago's mayoral runoff signal the end of the 'rainbow' coalition?

Will Chicago's mayoral runoff signal the end of the 'rainbow' coalition?
- The 2019 mayoral race has revived prospects of an African-American and Latino led rainbow coalition in Chicago and stands as a watershed election ...

The black church — 400 years of activism

The black church — 400 years of activism
- Also, he is considered by many to be the earliest leader of black Americans, who sought to maintain racial unity and to build an early tradition of ...

Black Horror Movies and the American Nightmare

Black Horror Movies and the American Nightmare
- Peele's films reflect the way many African-American directors have used the ... at first sight, recycle racist tropes in presenting their monster as black.

Reparations means global social transformation

Reparations means global social transformation
- Although the general concept of reparations for slavery and its ongoing legacy of racial oppression is broadly endorsed by Black America, there has ...

Cory Booker, Kamala Harris redefine black presidential candidates post-Obama

Cory Booker, Kamala Harris redefine black presidential candidates post-Obama
- Kamala Harris bluntly tells supporters that racism is a potent force in society, saying Americans have for too long avoided confronting the “awful, ...

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

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

A better understanding of racial injustice

A better understanding of racial injustice
- Kiah had been the only African American legislator in Vermont, ... her legislative position due to continuous racial hated harassment aimed at her and ...