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martes, 2 de julio de 2019

50 Faces, 50 Stories, From New York City's LGBT World Pride

50 Faces, 50 Stories, From New York City's LGBT World Pride
In the next 50 years, I'd like people to see 'gay marriage' as simply marriage; for there to be no fear attached to having an LGBT identity. Diversity is ...

LGBT Cambodians meet with govt, demand change

LGBT Cambodians meet with govt, demand change
But, Pisey warned, the LGBT community needed more legislation to protect their rights. LGBT Cambodians experience a greater level of freedom ...

Protests at UK school against LGBT books

Protests at UK school against LGBT books
In a "frequently asked questions" section posted on its website after the initial March protest, Anderton Park wrote: "We are not promoting LGBT, just ...

Dublin Bus surprises older members of LGBT community in heartwarming video

Dublin Bus surprises older members of LGBT community in heartwarming video
This year Dublin Bus organised to surprise older members of the LGBT community by bringing them to their first Pride Parade. Dublin Bus posted the ...

Comfort Levels With LGBT People Are Going Down Ever Since Gender Identities Went Mainstream

Comfort Levels With LGBT People Are Going Down Ever Since Gender Identities Went Mainstream
New survey results show that 18- to 34-year-olds are less accepting of LGBT issues than they were in previous years. Why might this be the case?

Vladimir Putin Says Elton John Is 'Mistaken,' Russia Is 'Very Neutral' Toward LGBT Community

Vladimir Putin Says Elton John Is 'Mistaken,' Russia Is 'Very Neutral' Toward LGBT Community
Vladimir Putin denied that Russia is hostile toward the LGBT community and said that British singer Elton John was wrong to make such claims. "[Elton ...

Downing Street Pride reception marks progress on LGBT Action Plan

Downing Street Pride reception marks progress on LGBT Action Plan
To mark the first anniversary of the UK's landmark LGBT Action Plan, the government will publish a progress report later this week showing a third of ...

206 companies urge Supreme Court to rule Title VII covers LGBT workers

206 companies urge Supreme Court to rule Title VII covers LGBT workers
According to the Human Rights Campaign, the brief has more corporate signers than any previous business brief in an LGBT non-discrimination case.

Trump Jr. Reposts, Then Deletes Tweet Attacking Kamala Harris's Racial Identity


... who attacked Senator Kamala Harris's identity as a black American, writing, ... Trump also walked back a recently announced ban on selling U.S. ...

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Trump's immigration policy is harming Latinx teens' mental health, according to a new study


New research suggests that Trump's anti-immigration rhetoric and policies have real consequences on the mental health of Latinx youth, ...

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What Does Latinx mean?


Latinx is the gender neutral term for Latino or Latina. In a language as heavily gendered as Spanish, using "Latinx" and "elles/ellxs" is a way to be ...

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The Kids Aren't Alright: More Than Half Of American Families Live In 'Asset-Poverty'

 Many Americans claim they simply don't earn enough money to build any type of savings account or amass any meaningful ...

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The Unfortunate Link Between Fatty Liver Disease and Latino Kids


It's not just that more people of Hispanic origin are developing the disease; they're also dying of it at an outsized rate. In 2016, Latinos accounted for ...

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Is a 'Marshall Plan for Central America' the best way to stem migration?


As the World Bank points out, Honduras has the highest level of inequality in Latin America. More than 60 percent of its people live in poverty.

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FW: Trump's claim Obama begged to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un is unproven


Before Trump became the first American president to stand on North Korean soil, he told reporters he and Kim Jong Un have a "a ...

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Schumer: Trump entering North Korea to meet with Kim 'one of the worst few days in American ...

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday hit Trump over his meeting with North Korean leader Kim ...

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