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LGBT people urged to be counted in 2020 US Census

LGBT people urged to be counted in 2020 US Census
- a development that LGBT activists view as a positive change, the 2020 U.S. Census questionnaire will explicitly ask couples living together to define ...

Politicians in Bulgaria campaign to block LGBT exhibition

Politicians in Bulgaria campaign to block LGBT exhibition
- Politicians in Plovdiv, Bulgaria are campaigning to block a new LGBT+ exhibition—called Balkan Pride—which is due to debut in July. The exhibition ...

Parents cannot veto children taking part in LGBT lessons, Education Secretary says

Parents cannot veto children taking part in LGBT lessons, Education Secretary says
- Parents cannot veto children taking part in LGBT lessons, Education ... children about LGBT rights and homophobia contradicts their Islamic faith.

Sen. Kaine introduces bill to protect LGBT kids from child abuse

Sen. Kaine introduces bill to protect LGBT kids from child abuse
- Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced legislation on Tuesday for the first-time ever that seeks to protect LGBT kids from child abuse. The Protecting ...

Blocking LGBT-identified people from seeking counseling, reparative therapy is cruel

Blocking LGBT-identified people from seeking counseling, reparative therapy is cruel
- Bills like Maine's LD1025 that ban so-called “conversion therapy” discriminate against those of us who find ourselves with the LGBT experience but do ...

Did Republican Texas Legislators Advance a Bill That Would 'Allow Doctors to Refuse to Treat ...

Did Republican Texas Legislators Advance a Bill That Would 'Allow Doctors to Refuse to Treat ...
- Federal and Texas law already appear not to have definitive prohibitions against medical professionals' refusing to treat LGBT patients.

LGBT donors helping Buttigieg defy expectations

LGBT donors helping Buttigieg defy expectations
- Jonah Burrell first contributed to Pete Buttigieg's campaign after watching the first prominent openly gay presidential candidate on ...

LGBT education in the UK must not stop with children when adults are part of the problem View

LGBT education in the UK must not stop with children when adults are part of the problem View
- Last month, MPs in the UK voted in favour of inclusive sex and relationship education for primary school children which included covering topics ...

Racist Filmed Beating A Black Woman Is Desperately Trying To Avoid A Hate Crime

Racist Filmed Beating A Black Woman Is Desperately Trying To Avoid A Hate Crime
Hate crime enhancements increase punishment if a defendant is found ... that full justice will be served only if Shuffield is charged with a hate crime.

What Happened When Pete Buttigieg Tore Down Houses In Black And Latino South Bend

What Happened When Pete Buttigieg Tore Down Houses In Black And Latino South Bend
- His program to knock down hundreds of homes in black and Latino neighborhoods like hers smacked ... A quarter of the city's residents live in poverty.

LGBT donors helping Pete Buttigieg defy 2020 expectations

LGBT donors helping Pete Buttigieg defy 2020 expectations
- When Burrell later saw him in person in a cramped upstate South Carolina ... Financial support from the LGBT community has helped Buttigieg defy ... violence against transgender people, particularly black transgender women, and ...

Predictable': Survey confirms US more racially divided under Trump

Predictable': Survey confirms US more racially divided under Trump
- Nothing is surprising, especially what they say about the effect of President Trump on the racial divisions." Jett, who is African American, said the topic ...

Tucker Carlson says fighting voter suppression is "a terror tactic" used "to whip up racial hysteria"

Tucker Carlson says fighting voter suppression is "a terror tactic" used "to whip up racial hysteria"
- It's an attempt to whip up racial hysteria, and actually, African-American voters in the last couple of elections, in a lot of places, have a much higher ...

One-in-five white people say the civil rights movement 'has gone too far' – while half of African ...

One-in-five white people say the civil rights movement 'has gone too far' – while half of African ...
- Opinions break sharply along racial lines, with 37 percent of white people – compared to 78 percent of African Americans – saying equal rights efforts ...

Will racism and bigotry ever be kicked out of football? Not in my lifetime

Will racism and bigotry ever be kicked out of football? Not in my lifetime
- Sport has come a long way since dusk settled over the Estadio Olimpico in in Mexico City 51 years ago next October when Afro-American sprinters ...

Anna Deavere Smith and one of 'the most racist things that had happened to me ...

 Anna Deavere Smith and one of 'the most racist things that had happened to me ...
- Smith is in Chicago Wednesday giving a speech at the Ounce of Prevention Fund and she plans to ... “And she said, 'Will you go as black or white?'.