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martes, 30 de julio de 2019

We need clear laws against conversion therapy

In the United States, UCLA's Williams Institute estimated in 2018 that 698,000 LGBT adults have undergone conversion therapy, and that 77,000 LGBT ...


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University of Nevada offers self-segregated housing for black, female, and LGBT students

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas currently offers separate residence centers for African American, female, and LGBT students, according to a ...


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'A celebration of love': Hundreds parade through town centre for Romford Pride 2019

A riot of colour lit up Romford town centre on Saturday as the borough marked its second annual Pride parade to celebrate Havering's LGBT ...


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Poland's queer celebrities are using Taylor Swift to fight unhinged bigots

Between considering a Russian-style gay propaganda ban, issuing “LGBT-free zones” stickers to businesses and pelting Pride marchers with ...


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Marvel Studios & sexuality in spotlight

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige confirmed July 20 at San Diego Comic-Con that fans can expect an LGBT Valkyrie, played by Tessa Thompson, ...


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St. Stephen man recalls personal struggle during LGBT purge of Canadian military

A New Brunswick man doesn't want the public to forget about the thousands of federal government employees forced from their jobs because of their ...


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Uber acts against LGBT discrimination during Dutch gay pride

The Hague (AFP). Ride-hailing operator Uber announced Monday it has launched in the Netherlands a new function that allows LGBT users to report ...


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Ritchie Wins Early Nod From Victory Fund

“The specter of Ruben Diaz, Sr., is an urgent recognition that we as a community cannot afford to have the most anti-choice, anti-LGBT Democrat ...


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Rosalía's Vogue México Cover Shows Why The Difference Between Latinx & Hispanic Matters

But if you've been thumbing through Twitter the last few days, you might have seen criticism that, well, Rosalía is not a Latinx artist. The reality is that ...


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Assisted Suicide a White Privilege Policy

Geriatrician Elana Shpall works at a mostly-Latino senior center called On Lok in San Francisco. ... eliminate waiting periods between asking for and receiving lethal drugs — wants to increase assisted suicide among people of color:.


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New York Decriminalizes Cannabis… Again

... comprehensive marijuana legalization this legislative session means that Black and Latinx individuals remain disproportionately in the crosshairs of ...


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Rensselaer County Plan to Work With ICE Faces Challenge

"We will register people here where some 6,000 or 7,000 Latinos live. And there will be judgement at some point for the actions that have been taken.


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California Wants to Teach Your Kids That Capitalism Is Racist

The Latino section's people of significance include Puerto Rican nationalists Oscar López Rivera, a member of a paramilitary group that carried out ...


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Memphis police working to hire more Latino, Spanish-speaking officers

Calvo estimates 80,000 Memphians identify as Hispanic or Latino. ... "People feel comfortable talking to someone that they can identify with, that ...


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Study Finds Increase in Latinx Preterm Births After Trump Election

A new study shows that the presidency of Trump—a tenure defined in part by restrictive executive orders against immigrant populations—has ...


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People in the United States are misusing antibiotics, study says

People in the United States are misusing antibiotics, study says ... to 66% (Latino migrant workers), while the intention to use nonprescription ... "We know that people are using antibiotics that weren't prescribed to them, which isn't ...


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