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lunes, 20 de mayo de 2019

How frequent flyer miles helped LGBT people in danger

How frequent flyer miles helped LGBT people in danger
As a gay man living in the United States, Brian Kelly was shocked to read about the violent anti-gay crackdown in the Russian republic of Chechnya a ...

Rainbow Railroad: The organization saving LGBT citizens from hostile governments

Rainbow Railroad: The organization saving LGBT citizens from hostile governments
In more than 70 countries worldwide, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, or LGBT citizens live in fear for their freedom, their safety and, in some ...

Drive to end 'seriously underestimated' LGBT hostility

Drive to end 'seriously underestimated' LGBT hostility
People in Ireland feel positive towards sexual orientation and gender diversity but underestimate levels of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia, ...

Puerto Rico's First Center for LGBT Elders Opens

Puerto Rico's First Center for LGBT Elders Opens
Representatives of Intersections International, a New York-based LGBT-affirming ministry, and CenterLink were among those who also attended.

Seven in 10 LGBT workers are careworn at work in Britain

Seven in 10 LGBT workers are careworn at work in Britain
Round seven in 10 LGBT other folks possess suffered some put of sexual harassment at work, in accordance with an alarming look ...

One in three LGBT people threatened with physical violence in Ireland

One in three LGBT people threatened with physical violence in Ireland
One in three LGBT+ people in Ireland have been threatened with physical violence and one in five have been punched or physically attacked in public ...

LGBT activists allegedly 'pelted with eggs' in row over same-sex education

LGBT activists allegedly 'pelted with eggs' in row over same-sex education
A group of LGBT activists were allegedly 'pelted with eggs' while putting up messages of support for under-fire teachers at the centre of a row over ...

Indonesian ex-police brigadier says he was fired for being gay

Indonesian ex-police brigadier says he was fired for being gay
Activists are looking forward to ripple effects this case could have for the LGBT movement and in turn the community in the future,” said Dede Oetomo, ...

Opinion: International development has a race problem


Calling out racism — or the racial power dynamics of aid workers in low- and middle-income countries — as a systemic problem of international ...

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Freedom Rider was 13 when he took first step to end racial discrimination


It's been nearly 60 years since 13 people set foot on buses for a trip to end racial discrimination. Hezekiah Watkins, who was just 13 years old, went ...

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Mayoral candidate Jamie Giellis deletes social media, refuses to speak with reporters after racial ...


It's been a brutal 24 hours for Denver mayoral challenger Jamie Giellis, who has now deleted all personal and campaign social media accounts and is ...

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Why Kwame Onwuachi is the most important chef in America


As far as I know, I'm the only full-time black staff food writer at any of the .... African American chef Mashama Bailey from Georgia; Filipino American ...

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Lupe: A Bold Film About Immigration and Gender Identity


To ensure the story felt authentic to Latinx and queer culture, the producer Kerry Michelle O'brien, who identifies as trans, and the film's directors, ...

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South Korea acceleration program wants Latin American startups


Kimchi and K-pop are great, but even better is South Korea's potential and leadership in the worldwide tech industry. The Asian nation is ...

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Workshop helps work through stigmas that come with talking about race


 "White Fragility". It's the title of a New York Times bestseller that one Buffalo woman is using to help bridge a gap.

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Latinx Artists Use Sci-Fi to Imagine Postcolonial Futures


In a new exhibition at the Queens Museum in New York, 30 Latinx artists have drawn on conventions of the genre — technology, time travel, space ...

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