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jueves, 18 de abril de 2019

US Appeals Court Is Urged to Protect LGBT Employees Against Discrimination

US Appeals Court Is Urged to Protect LGBT Employees Against Discrimination
A health care specialist who has alleged his job offer was rescinded after his would-be employer learned he was gay should be allowed to bring a ...

LGBT delegation goes to Mexican border to help

LGBT delegation goes to Mexican border to help
Hate crimes may be on the rise in the United States, but in some countries in Central and South America violence against LGBT people is acceptable.

LGBTQ and cannabis activists say histories long intertwined

LGBTQ and cannabis activists say histories long intertwined
But many say the legalization of pot is also an LGBT issue. Not only are LGBT people more likely to use marijuana, but the initial push for medical ...

LGBT activists urge Ireland's Eurovision entrant to boycott contest

LGBT activists urge Ireland's Eurovision entrant to boycott contest
High profile LGBT+ activists from Ireland have urged their country's Eurovision entrant Sarah McTernan to boycott the contest in an open letter.

Is Pence in favor of religious freedom or simply opposed to LGBT equality?

Is Pence in favor of religious freedom or simply opposed to LGBT equality?
Amid the recent back-and-forth between Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg and Vice President Mike Pence, conservative media sided ...

Politicians urged to cut ties with 'homophobic' pastor

Politicians urged to cut ties with 'homophobic' pastor
However Cai Wilshaw of Pink News, which provides news for the LGBT community in the UK and worldwide, described the comments as "dangerous".

Colombian same-sex couples hold "kiss-a-thon" in support of LGBT rights

Colombian same-sex couples hold "kiss-a-thon" in support of LGBT rights
Dozens of same-sex couples took part in a "kiss-a-thon" on Wednesday in Colombia in support of LGBT rights. The event was held in front of the ...

Russian LGBT Activists Detained At St. Petersburg Protest

Russian LGBT Activists Detained At St. Petersburg Protest
Russian police detained 11 lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights activists taking part in an annual Day of Silence protest in St.

Latin America not the US' backyard

Latin America not the US' backyard
- China and Latin American countries are becoming increasingly linked through trade and investment. China is the ...

Trump administration denounces Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba, but remains silent on Bolivia ...

Trump administration denounces Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba, but remains silent on Bolivia ...
- When Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited a number of Latin American countries last week, he made several speeches denouncing the ...

Colombians stage kiss-a-thon in support of LGBT rights

Colombians stage kiss-a-thon in support of LGBT rights
- Colombia is one of South America's more liberal countries when it comes to LGBT legislation. Same-sex couples in the Andean nation can form civil ...

Pompeo's 'nonsensical' remarks on China won't alienate Latin America

Pompeo's 'nonsensical' remarks on China won't alienate Latin America
- He made the comment during his recent four-nation trip to Latin America, which is aimed at coordinating those countries' positions on Venezuela, ...

Americas saw greatest deterioration of press freedom

Americas saw greatest deterioration of press freedom
- The situation in the Americas reflects a global trend in which the number of countries regarded as safe for journalists continues to decline, given the ...

11 LGBTQ Orgs. to Show Some Love to on National Give OUT Day

11 LGBTQ Orgs. to Show Some Love to on National Give OUT Day
- There are also hundreds of lesser-known queer organizations fighting for our ... Because of the particularly vulnerable relationship transgender people ... is the only national HIV/AIDS think tank focused exclusively on Black people.

How data and evidence can help us solve the problem of African American maternal mortality

How data and evidence can help us solve the problem of African American maternal mortality
- It stands to reason then that when it comes to the problems we have with racial bias and disparities in American health care, I'm interested in solutions ...

Many Latinos loved 'West Side Story' but not the stereotypes. Can new film version get it right?

Many Latinos loved 'West Side Story' but not the stereotypes. Can new film version get it right?
- The discussions we're having (these days) about representation and brown face and blackface and how actors should be playing people of color, ...

Life of Alan Garcia, former Peru president once touted as the country's JFK, cut short by his own gun

Life of Alan Garcia, former Peru president once touted as the country's JFK, cut short by his own gun
- The son of an accountant and a schoolteacher, Garcia became one of Latin America's greatest orators and governed Peru as a firebrand leftist from ...

NAACP claims racial profiling on the rise while law enforcement agencies disagree

NAACP claims racial profiling on the rise while law enforcement agencies disagree
- In 2018, 35 percent were issued to African-Americans while 62 percent were issued to Caucasians. Chief Kevin Martin said the claims of racial ...