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martes, 16 de abril de 2019

Most religious groups becoming more Republican, data show

Most religious groups becoming more Republican, data show
- The United Methodist Church, which has in recent months endured a divisive debate over LGBT issues, shifted rightward by 0.34 from 2008 to 2018, ...

The Powerful LGBT Message of Pete Buttigieg Hugging His Husband On Stage

The Powerful LGBT Message of Pete Buttigieg Hugging His Husband On Stage
- The Butti-hug—as I am dubbing it—marks the second time this month that I have been moved by an LGBT politician displaying public affection for a ...

Religious conservatives grapple with how to respond to Buttigieg

Religious conservatives grapple with how to respond to Buttigieg
- personal faith, perhaps unsurprising given that their positions on abortion, LGBT rights and contraception differ from traditional religious orthodoxy.

Sacramento's first-ever LGBTQ homeless shelter planned in Midtown

Sacramento's first-ever LGBTQ homeless shelter planned in Midtown
- The Sacramento LGBT Community Center is working to purchase the property for the center, with the hopes of opening sometime in the summer.

Religious agency sues Michigan for mandating adoptions to same-sex couples

Religious agency sues Michigan for mandating adoptions to same-sex couples
- Under the settlement, adoption agencies could deny adoption services to LGBT people only if the children involved were not referred to them by the ...

LGBT rights gain prominence with Pete Buttigieg's entrance into the presidential race

LGBT rights gain prominence with Pete Buttigieg's entrance into the presidential race
- Following the presidency of Barack Obama, many gay Americans contend the fight for LGBT rights has stalled and, in some cases, reversed.

I am les': Chinese social media giant reverses ban on lesbian content amid uproar

I am les': Chinese social media giant reverses ban on lesbian content amid uproar
- China's online LGBT community has won a victory against China's Twitter-like Weibo over its recent silencing of lesbian and bisexual women.

Climate change has already hit Latino communities

Climate change has already hit Latino communities
- The focus on our climate is ramping up within the Latino community. ... With only days remaining for the American people to provide public comment ...

Can Julian Castro Rally Latino Voters?

Can Julian Castro Rally Latino Voters?
- Before we get to Castro, let's start with understanding the role of the Latino vote in the .... He has tried to paint people of color as the 'other' …. So I'm ...

African-American and Latinos should not blame white people for many of our problems

African-American and Latinos should not blame white people for many of our problems
- African-American and Latino city residents should stop worrying about what Caucasian people think or say about us whether criticisms find origination ...

Self-Taught Designer Builds Homes With Plastic Bottles for Poor Who Can't Afford Them

Self-Taught Designer Builds Homes With Plastic Bottles for Poor Who Can't Afford Them
- One woman is making it her mission to help those living in poverty have a roof ... Bolivia is one of the poorest countries of Latin America—with health, ...

U of U researchers develop app to help people report hate crimes

U of U researchers develop app to help people report hate crimes
- Researchers at the University of Utah have developed an app that allows hate crime victims to report hate crimes beyond ...

Only all-male historically black college in US to admit biological females who identify as males

Only all-male historically black college in US to admit biological females who identify as males
- Young people are incredibly supportive of LGBT equality, including transgender equality," Sarah McBride told the outlet. "Schools are responding in ...

Kirsten Gillibrand Endorses “Actionable” Steps To Close The Racial Wealth Gap

Kirsten Gillibrand Endorses “Actionable” Steps To Close The Racial Wealth Gap
- The intersection of race and wealth is a pivotal issue for Democrats ahead of 2020, as research shows that a majority black voters strongly believe that ...

African Americans and Social Determinants of Health: Is it Race? Or is it Racism?

African Americans and Social Determinants of Health: Is it Race? Or is it Racism?
- In the United States, it is SDOH, not race, that accounts for the dismal health outcomes for African Americans. In fact, the inequities in outcome are ...