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lunes, 20 de noviembre de 2017

More LGBT people are expressing their love openly, however they are also being targeted

More LGBT people are expressing their love openly, however they are also being targeted
- Same‑sex relationships are not on the rise, however, the Lesbian Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community is now more openly expressing their love and affection publicly as opposed to 10 years ago. These are the words of Sulique Waqa who is the Creative Director at the Haus of Khameleon, ...

Embattled Zimbabwe president resists calls to resign

Embattled Zimbabwe president resists calls to resign
- His government has frequently targeted LGBT activists, opposition leaders and other groups. Robert Mugabe in 1995 described gays and lesbians as ...

Gays Ask for Separate Police Cells

Gays Ask for Separate Police Cells
- Protesting discrimination and harassment by other suspects, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Uganda want police to lock them up in separate police cells if and when they get arrested. A rights group says that LGBT persons living in the country have suffered humiliation and ...

Inclusive curriculum part of discussion at gathering of LGBT school groups

Inclusive curriculum part of discussion at gathering of LGBT school groups
- She said the summit sends a message to LGBT students, who might often feel alone, that they are supported and accepted. It is also an opportunity for school staff to learn about ways to make the curriculum more inclusive for LGBT students, she said. One example of an inclusive curriculum would be a ...

Denver woman speaks about coming out LGBT in a religious family

Denver woman speaks about coming out LGBT in a religious family
- Coming out as LGBT could be the most frightening thing a person does in life. It can cause extreme fear, depression, stress and avoidance within the individuals who want to share their true selves with loved ones. It's even more difficult for LGBT individuals who live in conservative or ...

California becomes first US state to approve use of LGBT-inclusive textbooks in schools

California becomes first US state to approve use of LGBT-inclusive textbooks in schools
- California is going to be the first state in the US to teach primary school students with LGBT-inclusive textbooks. The California State Board of Education approved ten textbooks that include the historical contributions of LGBT Americans for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The bill was ...

Tillerson condemns violence against LGBT people on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Tillerson condemns violence against LGBT people on Transgender Day of Remembrance
- “Transgender individuals and their advocates, along with lesbian, gay, bisexual and intersex persons, are facing increasing physical attacks and arbitrary arrests in many parts of the world,” Tillerson wrote. “Often these attacks are perpetrated by government officials, undermining the rule of law.”

We Need To Talk About LGBTQ Students & Sex Ed

We Need To Talk About LGBTQ Students & Sex Ed
- It's no secret that the state of sex education in America can be dire — so much so that when Refinery29 polled more than 500 of our staffers and ...

Ex-Mexican president Fox to PM Trudeau: Don't be 'Judas' and betray us on NAFTA

Ex-Mexican president Fox to PM Trudeau: Don't be 'Judas' and betray us on NAFTA
The former Mexican president told CTV News that it wouldn't do any good if Canada ditched Mexico in pursuit of a one-on-one trade deal with the U.S., in the misguided belief Trump would go easier on Canada. Fox made his case using a biblical metaphor — urging Prime Minister ...

Nafta's Renegotiation Risks National Security

Nafta's Renegotiation Risks National Security
- It's time for Americans to take the warning seriously as Mexico heads into an election year in which anti-Trump sentiment continues to grow, increasing ...

Trump renews calls for Mexico wall after border agent is killed

Trump renews calls for Mexico wall after border agent is killed
Trump has renewed calls for his Mexico wall after a border agent was killed. Rogelio Martinez, 36, and ... Trump's still insisting that Mexico pay for the 2,000 mile monstrosity. Trump had previously revealed an image of how the government imagines the wall operating. Each prototype is costing ...

Marshawn Lynch targeted by Trump for Mexico anthem protest

Marshawn Lynch targeted by Trump for Mexico anthem protest
Trump has urged the NFL to suspend a player who stood for Mexico's national anthem but protested during the Star-Spangled ...

Zanele Muholi speaks about LGBT rights in South Africa

Zanele Muholi speaks about LGBT rights in South Africa
- Muholi, a South African visual artist, uses photography and video installations to increase the visibility of black lesbian, gay, transgender, and intersex people. “My work is strictly black, and my work is queer,” said Muholi. “If someone is allergic to this, please step out of the room.” Muholi was invited to UR ...

New Orleans will get its first black woman mayor — no matter who wins

New Orleans will get its first black woman mayor — no matter who wins
- By electing its first African-American female mayor, New Orleans residents send a strong message that they reject the toxic racist and misogynistic ...

What happened to Colin Kaepernick's message?

What happened to Colin Kaepernick's message?
- Kaepernick was referring to the high number of African Americans being ... Social injustice and racial discrimination are very prevalent in American ...

A Look At How Some Cleveland Churches Approach Racial Divisions

A Look At How Some Cleveland Churches Approach Racial Divisions
- In the basement of his home, Miller pastors a small, predominantly African-American congregation. He says racial divisions in American churches date back to the birth of the nation around the institution of slavery. Black churches emerged to meet the needs of a community not being served elsewhere.