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jueves, 11 de abril de 2019

Taking 500 LGBT Teenagers to 'The Prom' on Broadway

Taking 500 LGBT Teenagers to 'The Prom' on Broadway
- On Tuesday night, he hosted a special performance of “The Prom” at the Longacre Theater, so that L.G.B.T. teenagers could experience the musical, ...

New Orleans tops LGBT-friendly cities for retirement

New Orleans tops LGBT-friendly cities for retirement
- The presence of LGBT-friendly senior living communities was one factor that went into the rankings, according to the senior housing referral service.

Russia Marks First Workplace Discrimination Win by Trans Woman

Russia Marks First Workplace Discrimination Win by Trans Woman
- A printing press in St. Petersburg will rehire a transgender woman and pay her two years' worth of lost income in Russia's first known court case to ...

Arizona lawmakers move to repeal HIV/AIDS instruction law

Arizona lawmakers move to repeal HIV/AIDS instruction law
- It says it enshrines in state law that LGBT students can only be discussed in a negative light and communicates to students and teachers "that there is ...

LGBT advocates ask Vatican to denounce criminilisation of homosexuality

LGBT advocates ask Vatican to denounce criminilisation of homosexuality
- A delegation including the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights has asked the Vatican to denounce the criminalisation of homosexuality. LGBT ...

Shawn Mendes Explains Why He Gets 'Riled Up' When People Question His Sexuality: 'It's Hurtful'!

Shawn Mendes Explains Why He Gets 'Riled Up' When People Question His Sexuality: 'It's Hurtful'!
- Even today, thousands of LGBT people are living in conditions where they don't feel comfortable or safe to be who they are — and the public's undying ...

LGBT Center movement faces opposition from Student Senate

LGBT Center movement faces opposition from Student Senate
- an online statement this week, the university announced the LGBT center would be relocated in order to “accommodate the needs of the Center's ...

Schools should choose what they teach when it comes to LGBT, says Damian Hinds

Schools should choose what they teach when it comes to LGBT, says Damian Hinds
- Hinds wrote to head teachers telling them that schools should teach about LGBT issues if they “consider it age-appropriate”. While parents should be ...

The US contributed to conditions in Latin America

The US contributed to conditions in Latin America
- The main reason they fear returning to countries such as Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala is because of the violence, poverty and corruption.

Cory Booker Says 'Yes,' He Definitely Supports Reparations for Black People

Cory Booker Says 'Yes,' He Definitely Supports Reparations for Black People
- support economically designed programs with race as a conscious part of them that ... But I return to a lower-income African-American community.

Reparations Rhetoric May Bite Liberals in the End

Reparations Rhetoric May Bite Liberals in the End
African-Americans do eventually receive reparations, will we still be able to claim past racism and oppression are keeping us from advancing in this ...

Meet an Atlantan helping lift up Latinx LGBTQ people

Meet an Atlantan helping lift up Latinx LGBTQ people
- When you're queer and Latinx, you may have unique needs. That's where Latino LinQ comes in. Meet Humberto Orozco and his American dream.

Here's Your Latino Movie Guide To The Tribeca Film Festival

Here's Your Latino Movie Guide To The Tribeca Film Festival
- There's so much going on, and we're eagerly anticipating all of the Latino ... champion is leading a parallel life with another man, in another country.

Training camp at UMSL wants to help women, minorities get into medical marijuana business

Training camp at UMSL wants to help women, minorities get into medical marijuana business
- Studies have shown that black and Latino people were disproportionately incarcerated in connection with marijuana over past decades even though ...

When a hate crimes hearing goes very wrong, something's not right in America

When a hate crimes hearing goes very wrong, something's not right in America
- Instead, what was supposed to be an examination of white nationalism and the rise of hate crimes on Tuesday devolved into what Americans have ...

Suspicious' fires at black churches in Louisiana follow rise in hate crimes

Suspicious' fires at black churches in Louisiana follow rise in hate crimes
- The early involvement of federal authorities to help investigate a string of "suspicious" blazes that swallowed three black churches in Louisiana is vital ...