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miércoles, 1 de mayo de 2019

Judy Garland, Virginia Woolf Movies Head Up San Francisco LGBTQ Film Festival

Judy Garland, Virginia Woolf Movies Head Up San Francisco LGBTQ Film Festival
- Frameline Film Festival announced Tuesday the first 12 films heading up the lineup for the 43rd annual LGBTQ film festival, which takes place in San ...

Being LGBT in a conservative town

Being LGBT in a conservative town
- AS MUCH as progress has been made and the world has become a more open space, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community ...

Belgian tennis couple blazing a trail for LGBT community: 'We want to inspire people struggling ...

Belgian tennis couple blazing a trail for LGBT community: 'We want to inspire people struggling ...
- Even on the women's tour - supposedly liberated by LGBT trailblazers like Billie Jean King and Martina Navratilova - there are less than a handful of ...

Pro-LGBT businesses object as Texas House considers ban on local employment rules

Pro-LGBT businesses object as Texas House considers ban on local employment rules
- A House committee on Wednesday morning will hold hearings on four bills that would block city mandates forcing employers to provide paid sick ...

Why do we need the LGBT media?'

Why do we need the LGBT media?'
- As we prepare to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion, panel discussions are breaking out all over the country about the LGBT ...

LGBT lawmakers say nation is ready for gay president

LGBT lawmakers say nation is ready for gay president
LGBT members of Congress say the U.S. is ready to elect its first gay president. Democratic lawmakers who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual told ...

Drag queens to help Pride celebrate 50th anniversary of LGBT movement

Drag queens to help Pride celebrate 50th anniversary of LGBT movement
- Pride Toronto is a month away, but we already know some of the big headliners for the celebration that's expected to draw about three million people ...

A group of teenagers aren't getting confirmed to protest the United Methodist Church's anti-LGBT ...

A group of teenagers aren't getting confirmed to protest the United Methodist Church's anti-LGBT ...
- A group of teenagers decided not to stand by and watch as the United Methodist Church voted in favor of anti-LGBT measures.

About 13m US children are living below the poverty line, rights group reveals


The Children's Defense Fund (CDF) said in a new report that about 13 million American children are living in homes with incomes below the poverty ...

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1969: Duke building taken over by students protesting racial inequality


Students formed the Afro-American Society in 1967 to work with university officials to improve race relations. That group called on Duke to make ...

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Crump, NAACP, NNPA to Demonstrate after Police Brutality Incident in Florida


... who were caught on video punching a 15-year-old African American student and repeatedly slamming the child's head against concrete pavement.

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Not Rome Burning – LA That Made Difference


It seemed that a series of violent confrontations between Los Angeles police and residents of Watts and other predominantly African American ...

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Does Latinx turn its back on Latino, Chicano and Hispanic identity?


But, according to Pew Research Center, about 50% of people said they had no preference between Latino or Hispanic. About 33% favored Hispanic ...

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The Impact of Open Shame on Mental Wellness


As a mental health professional and proponent of mental health services in African American communities, I know too well the realities of ...

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New Report Blasts Yale, Other US Universities for 'Neo-Segregation'


Moreover, while accommodations might be open to other races de jure, history ... The article records that the house's Afro American Institute, known as ...

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Allegations of racial harassment at Harley-Davidson



The organization says African American workers inside the plant have endured racist acts for a long time but said things have ramped up in recent ...

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