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miércoles, 20 de noviembre de 2019

Open public dialogue on LGBT fault line needed

To single out "religious reactions" on LGBT gives a false impression that only religious groups obstruct LGBT rights and hence are the chief cause of ...


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Sacramento gets perfect score in new LGBT report card: Here's why

When it comes to LGBT-friendly laws and policies, Sacramento gets a perfect score. The LGBT advocacy group Human Rights Campaign awarded ...


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NYC Residences Of Georgia O'Keeffe And Patricia Highsmith Mapped As LGBT Historic Sites

This month, the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project published two new entries to its website, a compendium of extant sites in all five boroughs where ...


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8 Colorado cities ranked highly in LGBT equality report

The Human Rights Campaign has highlighted eight Colorado municipalities in its “Municipal Equality Index,” a nationwide ranking of how cities' ...


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US cities hit record highs in LGBT+ protections, research shows

... expressly include sexual orientation and/or gender identity, while nearly 200 required contractors to have LGBT+-inclusive employment policies.


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Did Chick-fil-A Stop Donations to Groups Criticized as Anti-LGBT?

In November 2019, Chick-fil-A announced it would no longer provide charitable donations to Christian groups criticized as being anti-LGBT.


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Malaysia's LGBT community under siege as government ignores abuse

Malaysia's LGBT community is on high alert after its members have received rare jail terms, raising fears of increased persecution ...


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Vietnamese pop music's exuberant take on LGBT

Other singers offering their takes on LGBT this year include Gil Le, Dao Ba Loc, Mai Tien Dung, Van Mai Huong, Nguyen Tran Trung Quan, and Vu Cat ...


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Disparity in home lending costs minorities millions

A recent analysis of nearly 7 million 30-year mortgages by University of California at Berkeley researchers found that black and Latino applicants were ...


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NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk Practice Still Affects Minorities in New York City

In 2018, that percentage held relatively steady, with black and Latino people accounting for 88% of such stops, according to the group's report.


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The Latino Wild Card for Winning Iowa

And it's where Rob Barron, founder of the Latino Political Network (LPN), ... “He just knows how to reach out, get people excited and motivated,” says ...


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How our leaders use identity politics to control us

At the time, I worked in a large food-processing plant in California that employed many people of varying degrees of Latino heritage and we had to go ...


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For many state Latinos, politics is unhealthy

People are afraid to go to work. Children are afraid of losing their parents… There's a lot of grief, a lot of loss,” said Ana Suarez, director of the Los ...


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Stop-and-Frisk Use Dramatically Down in NYC

In 2018, that percentage held steady, with black and Latino people accounting for 88 percent of stops. “We're in a much better place than we were four ...


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Democrats Court Latinx Vote on Campus

“Nothing's going to change if people don't hear your stories,” said ... “There's this huge Latino voting population, and whoever gets that, through ...


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Older Whites, Younger Latinos: One City's Changes Mirror the Nation's

In Yakima, young adults are nearly twice as likely to be Latino as older adults. .... “People don't know what they can ask from government officials.


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