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miércoles, 18 de septiembre de 2019

We like heteronormativity and we don't want you to smash it

In their handbook on how to transform your school into an LGBT friendly place, Barnes and Carlile describe heteronormativity as: “the assumption that ...


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Brexit and social media behind rise in anti-LGBT hate crime, police chief claims

Brexit and social media have contributed to the recent surge in hate crimes, including those against LGBT+ people, the West Yorkshire police and ...


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AZ high court gives okay to discriminate against LGBT customers

The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that Phoenix's anti-discrimination ordinance which was supposed to protect LGBT people is not valid in the ...


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New York City Is Reversing an LGBT Counseling Gag Rule. That's a Win for Everyone.

The LGBT movement has asked for the repeal of its favorite new law in New York City. In a public statement on Thursday, the speaker of the City ...


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Newly passed California resolution blames 'religious groups' for LGBT suicides

Despite the common pro-LGBT narrative that outside “stigma” is the primary driver of LGBT suicides, a wealth of data suggests otherwise. Research ...


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'Get Out composer talks career, race and LGBT developments

'Get Out composer talks career, race and LGBT developments ... the LGBT community's achievements and what guests can expect at the Sept.


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Two versions of bill to ban LGBT panic defense introduced in DC Council

Eight states, including California and New York, have passed laws banning the LGBT panic defense, in which defense attorneys often ask juries to find ...


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Religious Businesses Can Refuse LGBT Customers

The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that businesses have a right to discriminate against same-sex couples on free speech grounds. The Grand ...


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Celebrating Your Latinx Heritage

Join POPSUGAR as we commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month, and dig deeper into the stories that make us so unique. We're recognizing Latinx ...


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John Leguizamo On the Current State of Hollywood

Leguizamo also said that Hollywood still isn't doing enough to fully represent the Latinx community. “It needs to start accepting our stories, because ...


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Eight New And Upcoming Books By Latinx Writers You'll Love

As thousands of families are being separated and detained at the US–Mexico border, another family takes a cross-country trip from New York to ...


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Julian Castro is no ageist, he's just practicing presidential politics while Hispanic

This isn't just about going after the front-runner. It is significant that Harris and Booker are black and that Castro is Latino. A lot of people of color are ...


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California Use of Faulty Gang Database Drops — but not in All Cases

“Reform efforts have not substantially changed the disproportionate rate at which Black and Latino men are labeled as gang members. Black people ...


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The Female Pastors Making Space for Queer Christians to Express Their Faith

They see the person for the person, rather than their identity.” Ramos, the founding pastor of Ministerio Latino, is part of a new vanguard of female ...


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Trump to Latino Voter: “Who Do You Like More, the Country or Hispanics?”

“Yesterday marked the beginning of the Hispanic Heritage Month—who's Hispanic here?” Trump asked, kicking things off. “Incredible people…we ...


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US delegation brings V Encuentro results to Vatican

Bishop Perez said he's telling Vatican officials how excited people are to ... Archbishop Gomez said the increasing presence of Hispanic and Latino ...


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