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lunes, 19 de agosto de 2019

Maryland to add school history lessons on LGBT, disability rights

Educators in Maryland are busy at work developing history curriculum standards regarding the civil rights battles of the LGBT community and those ...


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Nearly 10000 attend Pride parade in Glasgow despite commercialisation fears

''Yet we observe that for some large commercial organisations, support for LGBT equality merely extends to paying a fee for a Pride March or use of ...


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'Life discriminated against you in many ways' Campaigner Lisa Power looks back at 30 years of ...

Lisa Power is one of the founders of Stonewall UK, and has spent over thirty years campaigning for LGBT rights both in Wales and internationally.


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Buttigieg responds to black voters on LGBT issues

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says black voters have been "taken for granted in politics" and that "marginalized people need ...


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Krakow's Archbishop Jędraszewski under fire for remarks about “rainbow plague”

In recent weeks, Archbishop Jędraszewski has become a lightning rod for controversy due to his explicit criticism of the LGBT ideology, being reviled ...


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Take Pride in brass

Fifty years ago, the LGBT community in New York City had become increasingly frustrated by the years of institutionalised persecution that they faced ...


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Illinois Will Start Teaching LGBT History in Public Schools

Illinois public schools will begin teaching LGBT history next year, after Governor J.B. Pritzer signed the Inclusive Curriculum Law on August 9.


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Alabama student's picture is left out of the high school yearbook because she wore a tuxedo ...

An Alabama high school's administrators are facing criticism for keeping an LGBT student's portrait out of their latest yearbook because she chose to ...


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Dehumanizing People Makes Killing Easier

During one of his anti-Latino rants, at the now infamous Panama City, ... of a white supremacist movement that is killing innocent people because they ...


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Careless words give license to anti-Hispanic attacks

3 mass shooting that claimed the lives of 22 people in El Paso, Texas. ... from those who dislike that we're here is not new to the Latino population.


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Major effort underway to promote Census to Napa County's Latino residents

To combat fear that others can get access to a person's Census information, the Latino Community Foundation is planning to distribute materials that ...


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Condemnation by Trump is not enough

Coming into the first week of August alone, 34 people were killed and 64 were ... Texas, where the shooter killed 22 people in an alleged vendetta against ... the Mexican border and where 83% of its residents are Hispanic or Latino.


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Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez, and Other Celebs Sign Powerful Open Letter to Latinx Community

More than 200 Latinx celebrities, activists, and other prominent public figures—including Selena Gomez, Jennifer Lopez, and Eva Longoria—joined ...


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Local governments are trying to fix racial inequity. But the path forward isn't clear.

At Montgomery's community conversation in June, a middle-aged Latino immigrant argued that all people of color in the county were impacted by ...


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Pop-up bar celebrates immigrant strength and resilience

The event is intended to fundraise for Witness for Peace Southeast as well as celebrate the strength and resilience of the Latinx and immigrant ...


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Latino Actors And Writers “Speak Out Loudly Against Hate”

Latino Actors And Writers “Speak Out Loudly Against Hate” ... “Once we started talking to other people, we found out others were feeling the same way ...


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