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jueves, 25 de abril de 2019

UGM Director defends Mission policies about LGBT people

UGM Director defends Mission policies about LGBT people
- Executive Director Phil Altmeyer, who has been at Union Gospel Mission in Spokane for 32 years, makes a statement about the mission's policies ...

Amazon joins other major companies calling for stop to Tennessee legislation

Amazon joins other major companies calling for stop to Tennessee legislation
- The letter was organized by the Nashville LGBT Chamber and Freedom for All Americans, an organization which works to secure legal protections for ...

30 moments on the way to LGBT equality

30 moments on the way to LGBT equality
- Not a member yet? Get in touch to find out how to get involved: Global Diversity Champion programme · Diversity Champion programme; For schools ...

LA City expands anti-discrimination enforcement in employment

LA City expands anti-discrimination enforcement in employment
- Supreme Court will take up three cases centered on LGBT rights in the workplace was jarring, considering the conservative bent ...

Israeli Health Ministry Shelves Plan for Schools to Deal With Transgender Students

Israeli Health Ministry Shelves Plan for Schools to Deal With Transgender Students
- In cooperation with LGBT organizations, the Health Ministry drafted a set of procedures a year ago to help schools deal with pupils undergoing a sex ...

On LGBT Rights, the Supreme Court Asks the Question

On LGBT Rights, the Supreme Court Asks the Question
- It was no snap judgment. That's one thing that is clear about the order the Supreme Court issued on Monday adding to its docket three cases on ...

Jussie Smollett shares 'pride' in Empire return as he makes US TV history with first same-sex black ...

Jussie Smollett shares 'pride' in Empire return as he makes US TV history with first same-sex black ...
- Jussie Smollett simply declared he was 'proud' of his time on Empire as his potentially last ever scenes aired in the US last night – and made LGBT ...

Polish leader calls LGBT rights 'an import that threatens our nation'

Polish leader calls LGBT rights 'an import that threatens our nation'
- Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the chairman of Poland's conservative ruling party, has launched a tirade of abuse towards the country's LGBT+ community.

Rise in California homeless killings leads lawmaker to revive hate crime bill

Rise in California homeless killings leads lawmaker to revive hate crime bill
- It's dangerous to be homeless in the Golden State. Homeless people make up less 1 percent of Los Angeles' population, yet accounted for 16 percent ...

Toronto hate crimes drop in 2018: police

Toronto hate crimes drop in 2018: police
- The highest percentage of the 137 reported hate crimes were motivated by religion (50%) followed by race (12%) and then sexual orientation (8%.).

LA City expands anti-discrimination enforcement in employment

LA City expands anti-discrimination enforcement in employment
- Millions of LGBT people now rely on those federal protections, and ... members of the Los Angeles Black Workers Center pointed out that seeking a ...

Being a Black, Gay Conservative in a Polarized World

Being a Black, Gay Conservative in a Polarized World
- At first glance, Ashton Theodore-Randle seems like the very picture of “diversity”—an African-American, openly gay, Millennial politician. He's also a ...

Race and Mortality in Prostate Cancer: A Meta-analysis

Race and Mortality in Prostate Cancer: A Meta-analysis
African American (AA) men are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer ... This mixed evidence regarding racial disparities and survival in this ...

Houston high school issues parental dress code, accused of racial undertones

Houston high school issues parental dress code, accused of racial undertones
- Though Brown, a graduate of the school, is African-American herself, many people feel the dress code has racial undertones, according to an local ...

Duke Ellington's melodies carried his message of social justice

Duke Ellington's melodies carried his message of social justice
-  In our literary and historical research on African American entertainment, ... against racist beliefs that African Americans were inferior or unintelligent.

The case for African American reparations, explained

The case for African American reparations, explained
- Counting the nearly century-long Jim Crow segregation of African Americans, officially sanctioned racial oppression encompassed more than 80% of ...

Catholic agency sues pro-LGBT attorney general over adoption rules

Catholic agency sues pro-LGBT attorney general over adoption rules
- Catholic agency sues pro-LGBT attorney general over adoption rules. Martin M. Barillas Follow Martin · adoption, becket fund, catholic, dana nessel, ...