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jueves, 11 de julio de 2019

One Million Moms Protests 'Toy Story 4' Over 'Dangerous' Lesbian Scene

One Million Moms Protests 'Toy Story 4' Over 'Dangerous' Lesbian Scene
Arthur for showing support for the LGBT community—lashed out at Disney for insinuating political correctness into "family-friendly entertainment.".

Study explores how social movements can use virtual worlds

Study explores how social movements can use virtual worlds
The research examined how an LGBT group used a virtual world for their own cause, which was different to its intended design. These worlds are ...

Rapinoe wants an LGBT version of Kaepernick deal with Nike

Rapinoe wants an LGBT version of Kaepernick deal with Nike
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh accused U.S. women's soccer captain Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday of "angling" for a job with Nike similar ...

Dozens of Polish communities say they are 'LGBT-free'

Dozens of Polish communities say they are 'LGBT-free'
A Polish campaign group on Wednesday said that around 30 communities including villages and regional assemblies in the devout ...

Amazon axing books exposing homosexuality as curable

Amazon axing books exposing homosexuality as curable
British LGBT activist Roger (Rojo) Alan was reportedly the one who initially convinced Amazon to stop selling the books, according to CBN News, ...

British attitudes to LGBT relations have plateaued, survey suggests

British attitudes to LGBT relations have plateaued, survey suggests
However, questions relating to LGBT issues have only been included recently. The report said: “The proportion stating that sexual relations between ...

Indonesia's prison chief says LGBT inmates will be put in isolation rooms to prevent 'transmission ...

Indonesia's prison chief says LGBT inmates will be put in isolation rooms to prevent 'transmission ...
Given how highly stigmatized LGBT individuals have become recently in religiously conservative Indonesia, this news shocked citizens throughout the ...

In South Korea, Gay Soldiers Can Serve. But They Might Be Prosecuted.

In South Korea, Gay Soldiers Can Serve. But They Might Be Prosecuted.
Repeated attempts by advocates for L.G.B.T. and intersex people to abolish the law have been unsuccessful. “South Korea's military must stop treating ...

The forgotten history of segregated swimming pools and amusement parks


These spaces provoked the most intense fears of racial mixing among young men and women. Scantily clad bathers flirting and playing raised the ...

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How Jennifer Lopez Paved the Way for a Generation of Latinas


Without question, Lopez transformed Hollywood's perception of Latino people in contemporary culture—but of course, there are several trailblazers ...

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Lack of Latino candidates is driving voters from the Queens County Democrats


First, by conservative estimates Latinos compromise anywhere from 35 ... people may not see the deep frustration driving the marginalized Latino vote ...

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Chicago Sees Success by Dropping SAT Requirement


The federal data also revealed low shares of black and Latinx students: the numbers for Chicago were 42 percent white, 18 percent Asian, 13 percent ...

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Robert B. Reich: The old 'left' and 'right' labels have become obsolete


So long as the oligarchy divides Americans — splitting off people of color ... White, black and Latino, union and non-union, evangelical and secular, ...

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1969 Lakeside Dixie Youth Squad Made History With Wins, Racial Inclusion


The World Series champion Lakeside Dixie Youth team from 1969 was honored on Tuesday night by the City Council for its 47-1 record and for being ...

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Neil McLaughlin: Private US colleges are fuelling inequality and right-wing populism


Oberlin students organized protests against the bakery, claiming racial profiling. Oberlin administrators got involved on the protesters' side, a jury ...

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¡Wepa! Dance the weekend away to Afro-Latino beats


Thousands will flock to Downtown Brooklyn this weekend to celebrate the rich culture and influence of Caribbean and Latinx culture and music in ...

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Pride Glasgow launches 2019 programme – LGBT festival is back in full swing this summer

Pride Glasgow launches 2019 programme – LGBT festival is back in full swing this summer
Pride Glasgow has unveiled their 2019 programme as they gear up for a celebration of Scotland's LGBT community this summer. Gin tastings, drag ...