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martes, 28 de mayo de 2019

Schools are becoming a battle of the zealots

Schools are becoming a battle of the zealots
Hundreds of Muslim parents protested against its No Outsiders programme, which taught pupils about LGBTrelationships. Similar protests have ...

Jerusalem to approve budget for LGBT nonprofit despite Orthodox opposition

Jerusalem to approve budget for LGBT nonprofit despite Orthodox opposition
It supports Jerusalem's LGBT community with services such as anonymous HIV testing, mental health counseling, educational workshops, weekly ...

Tameside's first openly gay mayor on discrimination against LGBT community in Greater Manchester

Tameside's first openly gay mayor on discrimination against LGBT community in Greater Manchester
Tameside's first openly gay mayor says LGBT people still experience discrimination in Greater Manchester - and revealed his partner was recently ...

Advocates vow to fight Trump rollback of transgender protections

Advocates vow to fight Trump rollback of transgender protections
There are “very real repercussions” for the health and well-being of LGBT people, said Samuels, who is now the executive director of the Williams ...

Protests, smears and a headteacher's tears: How LGBT equality at Anderton Park School divided a ...

Protests, smears and a headteacher's tears: How LGBT equality at Anderton Park School divided a ...
The head's apparent failure to suspend all talk in school about LGBT equality while 'collective consultation' takes place is cited as the reason for ...

Fear of LGBT-inclusive lessons harks back to 80s, says Peter Tatchell

Fear of LGBT-inclusive lessons harks back to 80s, says Peter Tatchell
With religious extremists trying to “hijack the issue”, a culture of fear around mentioning LGBT orientation has sprung up. “Many teachers are left ...

Where closeted LGBT health professionals turn for support in Hong Kong

Where closeted LGBT health professionals turn for support in Hong Kong
Only 40% of LGBT Hong Kongers are out at work, and the medical ... Like many LGBT Hong Kong health professionals William, who is gay, is not out ...

Sarah Jessica Parker's Memorial Day tribute honoring 'LGBT veterans' sparks controversy: 'Make ...

Sarah Jessica Parker's Memorial Day tribute honoring 'LGBT veterans' sparks controversy: 'Make ...
On this Memorial Day it is an honor to remember all our men, women, LGBT veterans who sacrificed, who gave selflessly and with grace,” the Sex ...

2020 Dem primary calendar may boost Hispanic voter clout


But then comes Nevada, where almost 30% of people are Hispanic. And, just 10 days later this cycle, California and Texas — home to 13-plus million ...

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The Controversial State of Mexican Food in Norway


Their logo is a caricature of a Mexican man with a large mustache and sombrero. They've posted Facebook memes that use Latinx faces and names ...

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The 5 Best Latin Alternative Songs Of 2019 (So Far)


From ancestral Afro-Colombian psych-punk to exhilarating Latinx hip-hop, bomba to banda, it feels like Santa Cecilia, the patron saint of music, ...

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Alyssa Ahlgren: Adversity Score Is Creating False Equality


The announcement of The College Board that it is adding an "adversity score" to the SAT is another mistaken attempt to close a racial gap. Racial and ...

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The higher environmental impact of white eating habits


White people's eating habits in the US have a higher environmental impact than those of black and Latinx individuals, according to a new study.

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Greater diversity in teaching staff would benefit all students: Mercy Quaye


I'm a product of New Haven Public Schools and I can count on one hand how many black or Latinx teachers I had during my time enrolled here.

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Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest


Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations' Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a ...

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Understanding How African Americans Created The Rich Traditions Of Memorial Day


Over the years, we've had to unlearn many of America's historical traits and discover just how much African American, Latinx, and Indigenous Peoples ...

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2020 Democrats working to better connect with LGBTQ voters

2020 Democrats working to better connect with LGBTQ voters
The number was up from 4.1% in 2016 and 3.5% in 2012, the year Gallup first started tracking LGBTidentification. And the LGBTQ activists' political ...