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Faith-based adoption agencies can reject LGBT families under new rule proposed by Trump ...

The Trump-Pence administration proposed a federal regulation last week that would allow adoption and foster care agencies to turn away would-be ...


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Claudia López's election is another step forward for diversity

Following Claudia López's election as the first openly LGBT mayor of a Latin American capital, we find out what her victory means in the LGBT context.


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Petition calls for Chick-Fil-A's first Scots restaurant to close amid LGBT row

The petition page states: "Chick Fil A has for years funded several anti-LGBT organisations and causes. Giving millions to organisations that have ...


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“The LGBT community needs to know that we are NEVER safe, even in the heart of DC's LGBT ...

I realize that there have been numerous crime posts these last few days but I can't pretend what is happening is not happening. I also don't ...


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Police investigate the mysterious death of trans woman Alicia Simmons

The Philly LGBT Police Liaison Committee is currently awaiting results from the medical examiner and says there's no evidence yet of foul play.


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Abortion, religious freedom at stake in today's elections for governors of Kentucky and Mississippi

Abortion and LGBT policy hang in the balance with today's elections for the governorships of Kentucky and ...


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SF LGBT data collection shows marked improvement

Two years after San Francisco ordered half a dozen city agencies to track the number of LGBT people they serve, the departments are reporting they ...


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What You Should Know about Serving LGBT Seniors

Many LGBT seniors do not feel safe around, or understood by, the very people they depend on for care—a reality that is being increasingly addressed ...


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Why it is more important than ever to read Latinx literature

I grew up in Laredo, Texas, where the population is more than 96 percent Latinx. I used to look through the phone book as a teenager to see how ...


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Latino or Hispanic? What's the difference?

But when do you classify a person has Hispanic or Latino? BBC journalist Angélica Casas explains the difference between the terms and why it ...


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New residence-hall community will enhance college experience for Latinx students

The University of Iowa announced a new Living Learning Community called Unidos would be offered for students who identity as Latinx starting next ...


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First Latino to Win Smithsonian Art Award, Wins for Migrants

Crosthwaite is the First Latino to win the competition, held every three years .... All of these people are in danger of getting arrested and have been ...


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Proposed bill would give inmates a chance to vote in elections

Parker says the current law deprives mainly Black and Latino people of the right to vote, and that it is time for a change. The bill has garnered support ...


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Yale's Latinx groups celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Complete with a gala and a performance showcase, National Hispanic Heritage Month presented an opportunity for Yalies to celebrate Latinx ...


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Making Queer Ballrooms Accessible Again.

“Ballroom is a place where Black young, Latinx young kids would come back in the '60s and '70s because they had no other place to go,” said ...


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Latino group presses for hate crime charges in acid attack

A Latino civil rights group is calling for hate crime charges after a Hispanic man in Wisconsin said he was attacked with acid and told to "go back" to his ...


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