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martes, 23 de abril de 2019

Billboards with a message of unity and acceptance

Billboards with a message of unity and acceptance
- That is why these billboards, some that address LGBTQ rights, and others that address acceptance of religion, have been put in place to make other's ...

Pete Buttigieg Shows It's Possible To Be LGBT, Christian, and Proud

Pete Buttigieg Shows It's Possible To Be LGBT, Christian, and Proud
- have a problem with religion being used as a justification to harm people and especially in the LGBTQ community.” Indeed, part of the candidate's ...

University UMC will not follow church's ban on LGBTQ weddings

University UMC will not follow church's ban on LGBTQ weddings
- In a show of clear defiance, the University United Methodist Church is not adhering to the the Methodist General Conference's vote ...

Nielsen Says The Most Watched Show Among LGBTQ People Is 'Game Of Thrones'

Nielsen Says The Most Watched Show Among LGBTQ People Is 'Game Of Thrones'
-  apparently important these days to measure TV ratings for gay people, and “Game of Thrones” came out on top. The Hollywood Reporter reported ...

Homeless LGBT Youth: How We Can Fight Their Invisibility, Including Youth of Color

Homeless LGBT Youth: How We Can Fight Their Invisibility, Including Youth of Color
- Unfortunately, LGBT youth of color are more at risk of becoming homeless and staying homeless compared to white LGBT youth because of various ...

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Major LGBT Discrimination Case

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Major LGBT Discrimination Case
- The U.S. Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear a major gay rights case that will determine whether federal law bans employment discrimination ...

Michigan adoption agency reverses LGBT policy

Michigan adoption agency reverses LGBT policy
- A major faith-based foster care and adoption contractor for the state of Michigan said Monday it will place children in LGBT homes, ...

Stigma does not go away': Mumbai's dedicated LGBT health clinic

Stigma does not go away': Mumbai's dedicated LGBT health clinic
- After reports of transgender people being refused treatment, a new centre offers specialised services – and respite from discrimination.

America is at a gay rights crossroads, thanks to Pete Buttigieg and the Supreme Court

America is at a gay rights crossroads, thanks to Pete Buttigieg and the Supreme Court
- How far have we traveled when it comes to LGBT rights and acceptance? ... recently elected as Chicago's newest mayor, is an African-American lesbian. ... So while Americans could elect a gay man as president, the court could also ...

African Americans' wages nearly stagnant over decade

African Americans' wages nearly stagnant over decade
- But since the Great Recession, wage gains have varied significantly by race, with African Americans' earnings nearly stagnant over the period, while ...

A Museum of White Supremacy?

A Museum of White Supremacy?
- The only known survivor of a racially motivated lynching once told me of the discovery that sparked his interest in creating America's Black Holocaust ...

Key Findings of American's View on Race in 2019

Key Findings of American's View on Race in 2019
- And 84 percent of black respondents said people not seeing racial discrimination where it exists is a bigger problem than people seeing racism where ...

The racism of the people screaming racism

The racism of the people screaming racism
Racism today has become a political charge to defend the racist actions of some African American officials and leaders and it needs to stop.

The Fight Against Climate Change Needs To Address Environmental Racism

The Fight Against Climate Change Needs To Address Environmental Racism
- Benjamin Chavis, an African-American civil rights leader, later coined the term “environmental racism” to describe the ways in which the government ...

Elizabeth Warren vows to help families affected by redlining—or racist housing policies

Elizabeth Warren vows to help families affected by redlining—or racist housing policies
- is theGrio's break down of policy issues impacting Black America during the 2020 Presidential Election. Here we ignore superficial ...

Taking Reparations Seriously

Taking Reparations Seriously
- For the stark reality is that America's grappling with race is far from done. ... Setting aside Native Americans, African-Americans were America's only ...