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jueves, 21 de noviembre de 2019

Study finds an epidemic of suicide among LGBTQ youth. Most blame “recent politics.”

The Trevor Project's National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health — the largest survey of LGBTQ youth mental health ever conducted with over ...


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American Medical Association Calls for Nationwide Ban on LGBTQ Conversion Therapy

The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation's largest association of physicians, said Tuesday it officially opposed "conversion therapy" for ...


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Sacramento's 100 on LGBTQ report card isn't perfect score

Sacramento joins the top tier of more than 500 cities graded. Of those, 88 received a score of 100. “When I was elected as the first openly LGBT person ...


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Florida Committee That Investigated LGBTQ People Is Back In The Spotlight

More than 60 years ago, a committee was formed in the Florida legislature with the purpose of identifying and removing LGBTQ students and ...


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Religious communities must recognize LGBTQ history

Through the end of November, the Muller Chapel at Ithaca College will display “Shower of Stoles Project,” an exhibit that shares the stories of LGBTQ ...


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Most Americans want to protect churches and people of faith. Then it gets complicated

Amid contentious legal and legislative battles over how to balance protections for people of faith with protections for the LGBTQ community and other ...


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Myrtle Beach receives poor score from Human Rights Campaign on LGBTQ rights

23 out of 100. That's the score the Human Rights Campaign gave the city of Myrtle Beach based on how inclusive ...


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Israel Folau accidentally donates to LGBTQ charity

Banished Wallabies star Israel Folau has unwittingly donated to a queer and gender diverse youth charity because of fast thinking from staff at an ...


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Archbishop Gomez Elected First Latino USCCB President: A Recap of the US Bishops' Meeting

He called Archbishop Vigneron a “veteran as a man of the Church, as a bishop and archbishop,” who has “great intelligence and sensitivity” and is a ...


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If you don't already use 'Latinx,' now is the time to do so

Latinx is a newer label that is used to be inclusive of non-binary and gender-nonconforming people that would normally be referred to as either Latino ...


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Diversity Council hosts conversation about mental health in black and Latino communities

“I want people to walk away with a specific and achievable goal they can implement in their lives and relationships to be better,” Madume said.


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The ten Latino films of the decade

These are the ten best Latino movies. ... is a musical with touches of mystery and people addicted to scorpion toxin; a French novel of the pampas or a ...


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Disparity in home lending costs minorities millions, researchers find

The upshot: Long-standing discrimination faced by people of color in ... amount to an additional $765 million a year for black and Latino borrowers.


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Meet the six people inducted into the Colorado Latino Hall of Fame in 2019

In 2016, the Latino Leadership Institute , under the leadership of Joelle Martinez, created the Colorado Latino Hall of Fame. Categories ...


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FBI: Hate crimes against people up in Michigan

Hate crimes in Michigan against people increased last year, while the ... In August, 22 people, mostly Latinos, were killed at a Walmart store in El Paso ...


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The population of Latino students tripled in Albemarle schools in the last 14 years. This is what they ...

Latino students have brought their concerns to Russell Carlock, a teacher and faculty sponsor of the school's Latinx Club. They said there are few ...


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