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jueves, 18 de julio de 2019

UK's LGBT teachers still scarred by the legacy of homophobic legislation more than 30 years on

UK's LGBT teachers still scarred by the legacy of homophobic legislation more than 30 years on
As the protests suggest, LGBT people are still seen as “other” in society. So it's not surprising that our research shows that LGBT teachers still don't ...

Public Policies for LGBT in Brazil

Public Policies for LGBT in Brazil
Advances in public rights for LGBT people are not reflected in a transformation of social interaction. We believe that actions of violence are rooted in ...

Why the LGBT community should fear socialism

Why the LGBT community should fear socialism
Virtually all of my acquaintances in the LGBT community are Democrats, but their party leaders have left traditional democratic principles and are now ...

Huge rise in hate crime targeted at LGBT community in the north and north-east

Huge rise in hate crime targeted at LGBT community in the north and north-east
LGBT equality campaigners have branded the new findings “alarming” – and are warning that the true numbers are likely to be far higher due to ...

Dr. Ruth on becoming a sex expert, LGBT ally, American icon

Dr. Ruth on becoming a sex expert, LGBT ally, American icon
The iconic 91-year-old sex therapist and personality opens up in a new documentary about being orphaned at 10 during the Holocaust and working to ...

LGBTQ Americans Could Be At Higher Risk For Dementia, Study Finds

LGBTQ Americans Could Be At Higher Risk For Dementia, Study Finds
Given their lifetime experiences of victimization, discrimination and bias, many LGBT older adults forgo seeking needed medical care," according to ...

European Court of Human Rights rules against Russia over LGBT group ban

European Court of Human Rights rules against Russia over LGBT group ban
The judgment continues: “The refusals to register the applicant organisations on the ground that they promoted LGBT rights cannot be said to be ...

Israeli LGBTs rally against education minister

Israeli LGBTs rally against education minister
Thousands of LGBT Israelis and their supporters took to the streets of Tel Aviv last Sunday, calling for the resignation of interim Education Minister Rafi ...

For Gina Torres, The Mission Is Afro Latina Excellence In Her New Series 'Pearson'


She's the kind of powerhouse woman Gina Torres, the Cuban-American actress reprising the role, has taken on throughout her lengthy career.

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Trump's history of inflaming racial tensions


But as CBS News correspondent Major Garrett reported, the nation has observed Trump, as candidate and president, judge based on race. Voters ...

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Beto O'Rourke's reparations push could exacerbate 'racial divide'



Rove said: "There are just so many ways that this issue will simply cause greater racial division in this country and divide us more deeply. And I don't ...

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Maribel Hastings: Trump's racial strategy of “them against us” is more alive than ever


On Sunday, Trump declared that progressive Democratic congresswomen should return to "the totally broken and ...

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Maryland police department releases bodycam footage where arresting officer used racial slur ...


A police department in Maryland released 205 minutes of bodycam footage from an incident in May where a white officer used a racial slur after ...

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One Hundred Years Ago, a Four-Day Race Riot Engulfed Washington DC


A group of servicemen met up on Saturday night to get revenge, and as historian David F. Krugler describes the scene in 1919: The Year of Racial ...

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Trump leads divide on racial relations



An ugly debate sparked by a recent series of derogatory Twitter messages by Trump has demonstrated yet again the depths to ...

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Conservatives defend Chris Pratt for wearing 'Don't Tread On Me' T-shirt


In 2016, the EEOC said of the symbol, "It is clear that the Gadsden Flag originated in the Revolutionary War in a non-racial context," after a Postal ...

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Russian president Vladimir Putin called trans people 'transformers'

Russian president Vladimir Putin called trans people 'transformers'
So the country's leading advocacy organization, the Russian LGBT Network, decided to educate Putin and his United Party members. The Network ...

Activists Urge BTS To Cancel Concert In Saudi Arabia

Activists Urge BTS To Cancel Concert In Saudi Arabia
Imagine being talking at the UN about loving yourself, are openly pro LGBT and then ... Lets Arab ARMY enjoy the first ever BTS concert there.

More needs to be done to promote representation of LGBT and weaker sections at workplace ...

More needs to be done to promote representation of LGBT and weaker sections at workplace ...
He, however, added that apart from people with disabilities, the companies also need to promote representation of LGBT community and weaker ...

Leeds Trinity lecturer reveals moving story on how a book helped 'suicidal' LGBT student unleash ...

Leeds Trinity lecturer reveals moving story on how a book helped 'suicidal' LGBT student unleash ...
A lecturer at a Leeds university has revealed how a book she lent him on Victorian LGBT culture helped him come to terms with his own sexuality.

Bratislava's Rainbow Pride to demand politics for the people

Bratislava's Rainbow Pride to demand politics for the people
Politicians in Slovakia should bury their ambitions and motivations to abuse the topic of LGBTI rights in their pre-election campaigns and, instead, seek ...

Australian Red Cross Blood Service donation ad with two men causes a stir in the LGBT community

Australian Red Cross Blood Service donation ad with two men causes a stir in the LGBT community
A social media post promoting a Red Cross blood donation campaign featuring two men in Christmas jumpers has been blasted by LGBT social ...

Transgender murders in Honduras stoking fear of backlash against LGBT rights

Transgender murders in Honduras stoking fear of backlash against LGBT rights
The murder of three transgender women in Honduras this month has raised fears that a push for LGBT rights in the country has prompted a backlash.