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Chicago just elected a black, openly LGBT woman as mayor

Chicago just elected a black, openly LGBT woman as mayor
- Chicago just became the largest United States city to elect a black woman and openly gay person as mayor in a history-making vote. Lori Lightfoot, a ...

Gay runner in Indonesia confronts a family and culture intolerant of LGBT people

Gay runner in Indonesia confronts a family and culture intolerant of LGBT people
- Indonesia is the world's largest Muslim country and hostile to LGBT people. Nonetheless, when I came out to my best friend, Vivi, in 2013 in high ...

This Is What It's Like to Be Gay in Brunei, Where LGBT People Can Now Get Stoned to Death

This Is What It's Like to Be Gay in Brunei, Where LGBT People Can Now Get Stoned to Death
- Wednesday, despite world outrage, Brunei legalizes the stoning to death of LGBT people. A gay asylum seeker from the country describes a scared ...

LGBT school lessons row shows homophobia is alive and well in the UK

LGBT school lessons row shows homophobia is alive and well in the UK
- To say primary school teacher Andrew Moffatt has had a surreal few months is probably an understatement. Not long ago he was in Dubai, being ...

What Are the Worst Countries for LGBT People?

What Are the Worst Countries for LGBT People?
- Brunei has sparked global criticism for saying it will implement Sharia law this week, allowing homosexuality to be punishable by stoning to death.

Fleeing LGBT Bruneians fear for community back home ahead of new Islamic laws

Fleeing LGBT Bruneians fear for community back home ahead of new Islamic laws
- As a transgender woman growing up in Brunei, Zoe saw the country's slide towards conservatism from an early age, ...

New wave of detentions among LGBT in Azerbaijan

New wave of detentions among LGBT in Azerbaijan
- Several LGBT Azerbaijanis have been arrested in Baku in what activists said was another coordinated raid on the community. Information about the ...

Dr. Virginia Uribe, Project 10 Founder, pioneer for LGBT youth, dies at 85

Dr. Virginia Uribe, Project 10 Founder, pioneer for LGBT youth, dies at 85
- A young African American student was attacked by other students for presumably being gay and the students at Fairfax who were LGBT had a sort of ...

Trump's to blame for Smollett's hate crime hoax

Trump's to blame for Smollett's hate crime hoax
- Friday Emanuel called out President Trump and the “toxic environment” he has created as playing a role in Jussie Smollett's hate crime hoax.

Chicago just elected a black, openly LGBT woman as mayor

Chicago just elected a black, openly LGBT woman as mayor
- Chicago just became the largest United States city to elect a black woman and openly gay person as mayor in a history-making vote. Lori Lightfoot, a ...

California's public schools enrollment down, Hispanic and charter school students on the rise

California's public schools enrollment down, Hispanic and charter school students on the rise
- One important category updated for the current year is school-level data for free or reduced-price meals, an indicator of student poverty under federal

The More People Like Jussie Smollett Cry Wolf, The Less People Believe In Hate Crimes

The More People Like Jussie Smollett Cry Wolf, The Less People Believe In Hate Crimes
- Those perpetuating now-frequent hate hoaxes risk desensitizing Americans from legitimate racism by sacrificing truth on the altar of political ...

East Jerusalem Arabs targeted in second apparent hate crime in a week

East Jerusalem Arabs targeted in second apparent hate crime in a week
- Police opened a probe into a suspected hate crime targeting a Palestinian section of a predominantly Jewish neighborhood in East Jerusalem, where ...

How a new generation of black playwrights is taking on race and privilege in the age of Trump

How a new generation of black playwrights is taking on race and privilege in the age of Trump
- You can feel the earth shifting — in the theater, at least — for a new generation of African American playwrights. Not that pathways to acclaim hadn't ...

Democratic 2020 contenders make pitch to black activists

Democratic 2020 contenders make pitch to black activists
Democratic 2020 contenders make pitch to black activists ... they intensify their push for African-American support in the early stages of the 2020 race ...