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lunes, 6 de mayo de 2019

How LGBTQ People are Resisting Bolsonaro's Brazil Through Art

How LGBTQ People are Resisting Bolsonaro's Brazil Through Art
Brazil has a reputation as one of the most violent countries in the world and is known as the LGBT “murder capital” – 167 trans people were reported ...

The religious right wants to reclaim the rainbow for heterosexuals

The religious right wants to reclaim the rainbow for heterosexuals
Now the right has conceded that battle, even using “LGBT” to show that it's entered the 21st century. But what the right isn't about to do is abandon its ...

Maine senators push to add LGBT people to Fair Housing Act

Maine senators push to add LGBT people to Fair Housing Act
 Maine's two U.S. senators are introducing legislation designed to protect residents from housing discrimination that is ...

Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg campaigns in North Charleston

Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg campaigns in North Charleston
One of the almost two dozen candidates running for the Democratic presidential nomination spoke with voters at North ...

More dialogue needed to resolve clash over religious and LGBT rights in schools, says Ofsted chief

More dialogue needed to resolve clash over religious and LGBT rights in schools, says Ofsted chief
Ofsted Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman has said it would be a "huge step backwards" if schools become reluctant to teach relationships lessons ...

After Hedwig: John Cameron Mitchell on His Father's Bisexuality, His Tragic 'Anthem,' and LGBT ...

After Hedwig: John Cameron Mitchell on His Father's Bisexuality, His Tragic 'Anthem,' and LGBT ...
Later, Mitchell will discuss his father revealing his closeted bisexuality to him, and why he feels LGBT people are turning on each other like “rats in a ...

Governments urged to keep pressure on Brunei after gay sex death penalty halt

Governments urged to keep pressure on Brunei after gay sex death penalty halt
Diplomatic pressure on Brunei should not be eased until anti-LGBT+ laws are completely repealed ...

Woman declares LGBT community 'homophobic against lesbians' and transwomen sleeping with ...

Woman declares LGBT community 'homophobic against lesbians' and transwomen sleeping with ...
The M&S LGBT sandwich debate is still raging as a woman against its creation claimed the LGBT community was homophobic against lesbians and ...

Nicholas Kristof: Mass incarceration was America's biggest mistake over the last half-century


Mass incarceration shattered America's family structure, magnified race ... justice system traps people in poverty when they need second chances.

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Immigration Advocates Fight Anti-Sanctuary Law on Cinco de Mayo Weekend


People around the country are celebrating Cinco de Mayo but in Arkansas, part of the Latino community is ...

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Mind-Numbing Nomenclature: Can Someone Please Explain if I'm Latina, Latinx or Hispanic?


"Hispanic" was first used in the 1980s in the context of discovering how many people of Latin American origin were residing in the U.S. Before that time ...

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Panama votes for president as candidates vow to fight graft and inequality


... also promised to clamp down on corruption after allegations of embezzlement of public funds in the Central American country, whose trans-oceanic ...

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We must fix problems at the sources of migration


As long as people have no way to stay home, as long as extreme inequality, ... Yet, as Oxfam points out, there will be no stability in Latin America until we ... Then why can't we promote peace and stability in Central America and ...

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Report Targets Racial Disparities in Maternal and Infant Mortality


African–American women are dying from preventable pregnancy-related complications at three to four times the rate of non-Hispanic White women, ...

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There's a much bigger border crisis, and it's in South America


... has demonstrated the absolute desperation of a population reduced to abject poverty. Venezuela was once the richest country in Latin America and ...

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Latino Town Hall: Local police continue to prioritize crime reporting over immigration status


Latino Town Hall: Local police continue to prioritize crime reporting over immigration ... "A lot of people I know, that's happened to them," he said.

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