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martes, 2 de abril de 2019

LGBT centre raided in Russia and volunteers detained inside

LGBT centre raided in Russia and volunteers detained inside
- While a Human Rights Watch report found that it was stifling access to LGBT-inclusive education and support services, causing more young people to ...

LGBT Rights Are Under Attack. America Needs the Equality Act—Urgently

LGBT Rights Are Under Attack. America Needs the Equality Act—Urgently
- All over the country the backlash to LGBT rights is getting bolder—more outrageous and more vitriolic—while anti-LGBT evangelical leaders, working ...

Brunei's LGBT community flees new stoning laws

Brunei's LGBT community flees new stoning laws
- It's just going to be a horrible life living there, even if you're not LGBT," Zain says. "Women especially would be at a big disadvantage there." The new ...

Chick-fil-A banned from New York airport after continued anti-LGBT donations

Chick-fil-A banned from New York airport after continued anti-LGBT donations
- Chick-fil-A has been banned by another airport in the US after protests over the company's anti-LGBT+ record. Plans for a Chick-fil-A branch to open at ...

Lebanon urged to abolish anti-LGBT law, after military acquits soldiers on 'sodomy' charges

Lebanon urged to abolish anti-LGBT law, after military acquits soldiers on 'sodomy' charges
- Lebanon has been urged to abolish a law criminalising homosexuality after the top military prosecutor declined to prosecute a "sodomy" case.

Slain 'homophobic' rapper divides social media

Slain 'homophobic' rapper divides social media
- If the LGBT community don't want to mourn Nipsey then that's fine. He was homophobic, so I can understand their reasoning. Let's not lie to ourselves ...

Netanyahu Is LGBT-friendly at AIPAC. At Home, He's Homophobe-friendly

Netanyahu Is LGBT-friendly at AIPAC. At Home, He's Homophobe-friendly
- Israel's LGBT community has frequently criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his habit of speaking positively about the ...

What to Know About Zuzana Caputova, Slovakia's First Female President

What to Know About Zuzana Caputova, Slovakia's First Female President
- Caputova is in favour of same-sex unions and has said that LGBT adoption is better than leaving children in orphanages. On the question of abortion, ...

Before mosque attacks, New Zealand failed to record hate crimes for over a decade

Before mosque attacks, New Zealand failed to record hate crimes for over a decade
- When there is a hot spot in global events and when Muslims are involved … we do see the pulse of hate crime coming from certain members of the ...

Civil rights groups change tune, now fully support Equality Act

Civil rights groups change tune, now fully support Equality Act
- Among these LGBT people of color with a personal story of discrimination is Carter Brown, who founded Black Transmen, Inc. and spoke at the news ...

Making diversity great again: new book looks at identity in the age of Trump

Making diversity great again: new book looks at identity in the age of Trump
- where we're counting how many black people, how many LGBT people, how many women are in the room, and we basically ...

A Portrait of Poverty and Desperation

A Portrait of Poverty and Desperation
- A Portrait of Poverty and Desperation ... to education, clean water, electricity, and health care in a country that was once one of Latin America's richest.

Want less immigration? Increase aid to Latin America — don't cut it

Want less immigration? Increase aid to Latin America — don't cut it
- Rather, it funds programs to improve these countries' violence, poverty, and weak economies — the root causes of their mass emigration crisis.

Confronting racism is not about the needs and feelings of white people

Confronting racism is not about the needs and feelings of white people
- In the hallway an Asian American woman locked eyes with me and mouthed: “Thank you.” A black man squeezed my shoulder and muttered: “Girl, ...

Depression or schizophrenia? Black patients more likely to be misdiagnosed

Depression or schizophrenia? Black patients more likely to be misdiagnosed
- An analysis of mental health care in the US has found that African ... on years of evidence that clinicians' racial biases — whether conscious or unconscious ... The data indicates some of the African American patients may have been ...

Chicagoans elect an African-American woman as their mayor

Chicagoans elect an African-American woman as their mayor
- For African-American women or any Chicagoans who belong to communities that feel marginalized, the race between Lightfoot and Preckwinkle ...