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miércoles, 28 de agosto de 2019

Marvel boss Kevin Feige confirms another LGBT character for the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Feige had previously confirmed that LGBT characters would begin to feature in the next phase of Marvel movies, but did not give too much detail away.


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Anti-LGBT Discrimination Is Now Official PA Policy

After Palestinian LGBT organization al-Qaws announced that it had held a gathering in the West Bank city of Nablus earlier this month to ...


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Swift opens MTV VMAs with rainbow-themed medley

Taylor Swift has opened the VMAs with a performance of her LGBT anthem “You Need To Calm Down” flanked by colorful dancers, then brought it ...


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LGBT activist says girls should change in nurse's station if they don't like boy in locker room

'Accommodations should be made for them too because everyone should feel comfortable'. Advocates of sex-segregated restrooms and locker rooms ...


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San Francisco police chief offers historic apology to LGBT community

The police chief in the US city of San Francisco has offered an historic apology for wrongs committed against members of the LGBT community.


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Executive director of Republican LGBT group resigns after Trump endorsement

They credited Trump with removing LGBT rights as a wedge issue in the Republican Party, citing his administration's commitment to end the spread of ...


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Hong Kong activists barred from Pride march after alleged pro-communist threats

"For us, the parade is the only moment in the year when we can shed a light on the LGBT community, and we didn't want to take the spotlight from ...


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Thailand May Be First in Southeast Asia to Allow Same-Sex Unions

One difference this time is that there's a group of elected, openly-LGBT representatives in the parliament for the first time in the history of Thailand's ...


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New Analysis on the 2019 New York Police Cannabis Arrests Show Over 90% Were Blacks

As of August 2019, many of the people apprehended in New York City for low-level cannabis violations are either Latinx or Black. This is despite the ...


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Panel recommends phasing out gifted programs in city schools

The prologue goes on to say that screened schools and gifted programs “often fail to serve disadvantaged students and Black and Latinx students.”.


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A look at the Black-owned app developed in the US to check police misconduct

The analysis found that 32% of black people killed by police in 2015 were unarmed, as were 25% of Hispanic and Latino people, compared with 15% ...


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We Need More Sanctuary Cities

It's not news that immigration authorities have detained U.S. Latino citizens ... Let's be honest and clear about the type of people who might be asked ...


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It's Time to Stop Erasing Latinos from Hollywood

In something of a catch-22, too many of the films that featured Latino ... In contrast, a miniscule percentage of the actors were cast as people who ...


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Latino Outdoors Doesn't Want to Be Extreme

“The mainstream narrative of the outdoors is people with individualistic pursuits, and that's where we are different. Latino Outdoors is family oriented.”.


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A Group Of White Supremacist Unwittingly Raised More Than $36000 To Help Undocumented ...

All the donations went to Causa, a Portland-based Latino Rights organization that helps defend undocumented people in deportation proceedings.


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After shootings, El Paso and Latino groups amp action against gun violence, white supremacy

The hard work of punching through the darkness after a gunman targeting Latinos left 22 people dead and dozens injured is taking many forms.


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