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lunes, 8 de abril de 2019

In Indonesia, LGBT communities viewed as a moral threat – condemned by religion and ...

In Indonesia, LGBT communities viewed as a moral threat – condemned by religion and ...
- More than a dozen LGBT people in Jakarta were interviewed for this story. Some told Post Magazine they wanted to buy a house and get married, ...

LGBT protesters storm Christian event offering 'help' for those with 'same sex temptations'

LGBT protesters storm Christian event offering 'help' for those with 'same sex temptations'
- Protesters waved rainbow flags and held placards outside a Christian conference this weekend after they claimed to offer support for people ...

The Mormon Church Tries to Create a Little More Space for LGBT Families

The Mormon Church Tries to Create a Little More Space for LGBT Families
- The presence of LGBT Mormons is an undeniable reality in the LDS Church. The Church acknowledged the widespread pain caused by the former ...

Channel 4's documentary on Brazil's LGBT+ community completely ignored queer people of colour ...

Channel 4's documentary on Brazil's LGBT+ community completely ignored queer people of colour ...
- Last night, Channel 4 aired Carnival Wars, part of their Unreported World series, which used Brazil's infamous carnival as the backdrop to explore the ...

To Explain Brunei's Anti-LGBT Laws Including Stoning For Being Gay

To Explain Brunei's Anti-LGBT Laws Including Stoning For Being Gay
- Brunei has just introduced strict sharia law which is what has people like George Clooney demanding that we all boycott the Dorchester. Easy for you ...

Netanyahu meets with LGBT leaders for first time in 10 years

Netanyahu meets with LGBT leaders for first time in 10 years
- Leaders of Israel's LGBT community blasted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday after the Likud leader told them during a meeting that ...

Campaigning for a More Progressive Nashville

Campaigning for a More Progressive Nashville
- Both men are long-time and dependable allies to the LGBT community, and each is passionate about helping Nashville become the most welcoming ...

Channel 4's documentary on Brazil's LGBT+ community completely ignored queer people of colour ...

Channel 4's documentary on Brazil's LGBT+ community completely ignored queer people of colour ...
- It's true that the main character in the film, Luana Hansen, is black, and so is the reporter, Seyi Rhodes. But we cannot assume that by featuring people ...

Don't get your hopes up about Chicago's first black lesbian mayor

Don't get your hopes up about Chicago's first black lesbian mayor
Black queer Chicagoans, especially those who are low-income, don't merely predict oppressed people will suffer under the Lightfoot administration ...

How Has Ethnic Studies Changed American Religious Studies?

How Has Ethnic Studies Changed American Religious Studies?
African-American religion has demonstrated that race is at the heart of American religion, like gender, sexuality, class, and nationality. Scholars of ...

Black Americans Are More Likely to Be Unemployed Than Any Other Racial or Ethnic Group

Black Americans Are More Likely to Be Unemployed Than Any Other Racial or Ethnic Group
- The 2018 fourth-quarter unemployment rate for African Americans was 6.5%, more than double the 3.1% rate among white Americans and the 3.2% ...

City Council president slammed for 'racist', 'foolish' comments about south Fresno

City Council president slammed for 'racist', 'foolish' comments about south Fresno
- City Council president slammed for 'racist', 'foolish' comments about south Fresno ... The reparations issue is the idea that African Americans be paid ...

Chicago makes history in mayoral race

Chicago makes history in mayoral race
- But the significance of her win also transcended race or gender. ... “It is historic because a black, openly gay sister is out there,” Mr. Campbell said.

Courting black voters, Bernie Sanders draws personal contrast with Trump

Courting black voters, Bernie Sanders draws personal contrast with Trump
- Sanders, a U.S. senator from Vermont, told a crowd of African-American ... Democrats in the 2020 race have intensified their outreach to black voters ...

Black unemployment issue for state

Black unemployment issue for state
- While all racial and ethnic groups are making gains in employment, new ... And Illinois is one of the 14 where African-American unemployment rates ...