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miércoles, 17 de abril de 2019

The Democratic Party Is Fighting to Keep Representatives It Needs to Lose

The Democratic Party Is Fighting to Keep Representatives It Needs to Lose
- Newman, who is pro-choice and pro-LGBT rights, lost the 2018 primary to Lipinski, but came within 2,200 votes of the seven-term incumbent — a ...

Progressive Muslims, Jews and Christians must stand together for LGBT rights

Progressive Muslims, Jews and Christians must stand together for LGBT rights
- But prejudice against LGBT people is no more the preserve of Islam alone than of Moses, or men with beards with a penchant for preaching from a ...

School dismisses Christian over Facebook LGBT posts

School dismisses Christian over Facebook LGBT posts
- A Christian school assistant has been dismissed after she shared two posts on Facebook challenging pro-LGBT education. Kristie Higgs says she will ...

License to discriminate: Religious exemption laws are trampling rights in rural America

License to discriminate: Religious exemption laws are trampling rights in rural America
- In a report released earlier this month, Where We Call Home: LGBT People in Rural America, by a coalition of organizations and authored by the ...

Aberdeen University revokes Sultan of Brunei's honorary degree over anti-LGBT laws

Aberdeen University revokes Sultan of Brunei's honorary degree over anti-LGBT laws
- Aberdeen University has revoked an honorary degree awarded to the Sultan of Brunei after a vote by the academic body. Hundreds of students and ...

Protesters demand Mio Sugita apologise for anti-LGBT comments

Protesters demand Mio Sugita apologise for anti-LGBT comments
- a four-page article titled “Support for LGBT is too much” for conservative Japanese magazine Shincho 45, Sugita criticised the media in the country ...

Democrats introduce LGBT adoption bills

Democrats introduce LGBT adoption bills
Democrats introduce LGBT adoption bills ... in the Michigan Legislature have introduced legislation to expand adoption rights to LGBT couples.

School employee fired for claim LGBT education is 'brainwashing' children

School employee fired for claim LGBT education is 'brainwashing' children
- In another post to Facebook she shared a petition from anti-LGBT website CitizenGo, calling on Education Secretary Damian Hinds to “stop supporting ...

Report seeks to highlight health needs, strengths of Madison Latino community

Report seeks to highlight health needs, strengths of Madison Latino community
- U.S. Census data from 2011 to 2015 shows 24 % of local Latinos live in poverty, as compared to 10 % of whites, and over 50 % of Latinos in south ...

So About Black Conservatives and Christian Conservatives.

So About Black Conservatives and Christian Conservatives.
- Christian conservatives—not even just Black ones, just in general—can be ... LGBT people had rights denied because people in power and their ...

Netflix's Santa Clarita Diet bites into bigots — and not just by analogy

Netflix's Santa Clarita Diet bites into bigots — and not just by analogy
- Mutants are persecuted in fiction just like black people or gay people are ... Given that LGBT people aren't flesh-eating murderers, drawing lines ...

How the conversation on hate crimes reinforces hate and alienation in America

How the conversation on hate crimes reinforces hate and alienation in America
- America launched it's first deradicalization center almost 20 years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The timing was auspicious; the center opened the ...

African American Perspective in Horror Films Is Platform for Social Commentary

African American Perspective in Horror Films Is Platform for Social Commentary
- Critics and audiences have hailed the African American filmmaker as a pioneer of black horror films as metaphors for social, economic and racial ...

New gay rights coin divides LGBT community - and outrages social conservatives

New gay rights coin divides LGBT community - and outrages social conservatives
- A new dollar coin designed to commemorate 50 years of homosexual rights has sparked a dual backlash — from both members of Canada's LGBT ...

Buttigieg's Closet Brimming With Questionable Racial Overtones

Buttigieg's Closet Brimming With Questionable Racial Overtones
- Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, IN, is the latest Democrat to throw his hat ... In 2012, Buttigieg demoted South Bend's first-ever black police chief ...

How Black Pitchers Deal With Home Town Hate, Home Team Racism

How Black Pitchers Deal With Home Town Hate, Home Team Racism
Black MLB pitchers have traditionally been the subject of vicious racial ... Edwards is reportedly the victim of repeated racially-charged and bigoted ...