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lunes, 15 de abril de 2019

90% of transgender job seekers in Japan face problems, discomfort: survey

90% of transgender job seekers in Japan face problems, discomfort: survey
- ReBit, dedicated to promoting acceptance and understanding of LGBT people from childhood to entering adult society, conducted the internet-based ...

Photographing Mumbai's LGBT+ Communities as India Decriminalises Homosexuality

Photographing Mumbai's LGBT+ Communities as India Decriminalises Homosexuality
- Of course, the LGBT communities have faced more discrimination that most, and have been subject to regressive colonial laws so they have had to ...

Mayor Pete Makes It Official — Buttigieg Joins The Race For The 2020 Democrat Presidential Bid

Mayor Pete Makes It Official — Buttigieg Joins The Race For The 2020 Democrat Presidential Bid
- other day, Buttigieg spoke to a media outlet about how he'd deal with any anti-gay or anti-LGBT rhetoric from the Trump camp on the campaign trail.

China's LGBT community excited by Pete Buttigieg's presidential run

China's LGBT community excited by Pete Buttigieg's presidential run
- Beijing (CNN) With the official launch of his presidential campaign Sunday, Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, is pitching to become the first ...

LGBT couples speak of their suffering in lawsuit seeking marriage for all in Japan

LGBT couples speak of their suffering in lawsuit seeking marriage for all in Japan
- the first oral argument of an unprecedented trial challenging the constitutionality of Japan's same-sex marriage ban LGBT couples spoke Monday of ...

Paraguay's LGBT neighborhood feels outcast amid…

Paraguay's LGBT neighborhood feels outcast amid…
- Paraguay's LGBT communities are feeling increasingly isolated amid a conservative shift in the Latin American country, even ...

Shutdown of online lesbian community on China's twitter-like Sina Weibo sparks protest

Shutdown of online lesbian community on China's twitter-like Sina Weibo sparks protest
- China's LGBT groups have launched a protest against Twitter-like platform Sina Weibo for shutting down an online community featuring lesbian topics, ...

LGBT Syrian refugees launch legal challenge against UK Home Office 'abandonment'

LGBT Syrian refugees launch legal challenge against UK Home Office 'abandonment'
- Fifteen Syrian LGBT refugees in Turkey say the Home Office has abandoned them after they were accepted onto resettlement schemes. They are now ...

All-Male College Says It Will Begin Admitting Transgender Students

All-Male College Says It Will Begin Admitting Transgender Students
- The country's only all-male historically black college will ... “Young people are incredibly supportive of LGBT equality, including ...

The Identitarian Left and the Alt-Right are Equally Racist

The Identitarian Left and the Alt-Right are Equally Racist
- To many Americans, we have the collective privilege of living in a nation ... African-American-priority housing in response to demands from black ...

How Black Leaders Unintentionally Contributed to Mass Incarceration

How Black Leaders Unintentionally Contributed to Mass Incarceration
- Curtis Walker, an African American Superior Court judge in Washington, .... I had become a public defender so that I could confront racial injustice.

Reparations wouldn't solve underlying problem of racism

Reparations wouldn't solve underlying problem of racism
- Several Democratic candidates for president have endorsed the idea of the government paying reparations to African Americans as ...

Pew Report on Race and Ethnicity Describes The Significance of Colorism to Latinx Communities

Pew Report on Race and Ethnicity Describes The Significance of Colorism to Latinx Communities
- the United States described themselves as Afro-Latino, Afro-Caribbean, or as being of African descent with Latin American roots. Racial identity was ...

More teachers part of solution in racial equity

More teachers part of solution in racial equity
- The African American Teaching Fellows organization is adopting a bold new stratagem. It's aiming to place two teachers in each and every school in ...

From black triumph to racial hysteria to the 'new Negro'

From black triumph to racial hysteria to the 'new Negro'
- He was enrolled in his first African-American history course, as no such classes were given at his high school, and was introduced to Reconstruction, ...

Black and white defines red and blue

Black and white defines red and blue
- The Pew survey looked at attitudes around issues of racial equality in America and found some very different views among white, black, Hispanic and ...