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jueves, 6 de junio de 2019

Oscar Wilde prison in Reading 'mecca for LGBT people'

Oscar Wilde prison in Reading 'mecca for LGBT people'
A prison which once held Oscar Wilde has been described by a council as a "mecca" for LBGT people worldwide. Karen Rowland said Reading ...

Piers Morgan asks Trump how he can support LGBTQ rights and ban trans people from military

Piers Morgan asks Trump how he can support LGBTQ rights and ban trans people from military
This week, you tweeted your support for the LGBT community around the world where they're being persecuted or excluded,” Morgan said. “Which ..

Florida Rep. Mike Hill issues lame apology for joking about killing LGBT people

Florida Rep. Mike Hill issues lame apology for joking about killing LGBT people
A week after an audio clip surfaced in which state Rep. Mike Hill can be heard laughing at a question about whether he should introduce Bible-based ...

Canadian government adds LGBT–inclusive gender option to identity documents

Canadian government adds LGBT–inclusive gender option to identity documents
The Canadian government has implemented a new option on identity documents that will recognize that gender is non-binary.

LGBT Creators Angry at YouTube

LGBT Creators Angry at YouTube
LGBT creators are angry at YouTube for allowing videos with homophobic slurs to stay VoxAdpocolypse 

Hong Kong's Top Court Issues Landmark Ruling for LGBT Rights

Hong Kong's Top Court Issues Landmark Ruling for LGBT Rights
The top appeals court in Hong Kong issued a landmark ruling granting spousal benefits to a married gay couple, the latest rebuke to Chief Executive ...

H&M's LGBT collection will not be sold in Malaysia

H&M's LGBT collection will not be sold in Malaysia
The clarification from H&M's representative came out as the response to the question asked by Malaysian anti-LGBT politician Fathul Bari Mat Jahya.

Why Tales of the City is the ultimate LGBT fantasy

Why Tales of the City is the ultimate LGBT fantasy
They make unlikely buddies: but a few years ago, Armistead Maupin, the celebrated author of the Tales of the City novels, became friends with George ...

More than 4 million people at risk of not being counted in 2020 census, new report says



Black and Latino households face the greatest risk of being undercounted, while whites, in some scenarios, could be overcounted, the Urban Institute ...

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Sephora, accused of racial profiling, holds 'inclusivity workshop'


The diversity training comes a month after the African-American singer SZA said she was subjected to racial profiling at a Sephora in Calabasas, ...

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Chosen Familias: LGBTQ Latinx Stories


A new show at the GLBT Historical Society Museum asks LGBT community members to queer the idea of the traditional photo album. When people ...

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Racial Stereotyping in Political Decision Making


Simply defined, stereotypes are commonly-held beliefs about groups of people. Racial stereotypes are the widely shared perceptions that people ...

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The Issue with Latinx


One of the changes I believe works against us is the growing prevalence and use of terms like "Latinx." Proponents say these invented words are more ...

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Pope highlights inequality as threat to democracy


The pope spoke at the conclusion of a June 3-4 "Pan-American Judges' Summit" sponsored by the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences. Reflecting ...

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Racism a public health crisis


Milwaukee is one of the most racially unequal cities in the country, coming in at No. 2 last year on a list of "The Worst Cities for Black Americans" by ...

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Why Black Brits including John Boyega are mad at Spike Lee's Netflix show


Nola claims black British actors are "cheap" and when Olu disagrees, saying it's because they aren't "carrying the burden" of black American history, ...

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A 'Straight Pride' Parade in Boston? These three men have a proposed route and a tentative date

A 'Straight Pride' Parade in Boston? These three men have a proposed route and a tentative date
Sahady included a proposed parade route that mirrors the path of the LGBT Pride Parade that takes place on Saturday. “We will have the streets ...

Google celebrates NYC Pride with digital monument on Christopher Street

Google celebrates NYC Pride with digital monument on Christopher Street
The project by the LGBT Community Center, the National Park Service, and Google, called Stonewall Forever, can be accessed anywhere on a ...