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jueves, 23 de marzo de 2017

Hollywood Is Getting Outsized Credit For Seriously Small Moments Of LGBT Inclusivity

Hollywood Is Getting Outsized Credit For Seriously Small Moments Of LGBT Inclusivity
- Which sounds like a huge deal — as dominant as the superhero genre has become, it's been slow to open up in terms of LGBT inclusion, at least on ...

Rodrigo Duterte tells LGBT: Do what makes you happy but don't violate the law

Rodrigo Duterte tells LGBT: Do what makes you happy but don't violate the law
- MEMBERS of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community can do everything that makes them “happy and fulfilled” but should ...

Virginia may be getting first LGBT historical marker in Roanoke

Virginia may be getting first LGBT historical marker in Roanoke
- Even though there's no guarantee this sign will make it to existence, Turner says he still surprised to see the amount of progress the LGBT community's ...

State discrimination bill drawing criticsim from Tennessee LGBT groups

State discrimination bill drawing criticsim from Tennessee LGBT groups
- Equal rights activists want to spread the word about a bill they say not only unfairly targets the LGBT community, but could also hurt ...

State physician general talks opioid epidemic, transgender rights, at PSU-Beaver

State physician general talks opioid epidemic, transgender rights, at PSU-Beaver
- Dr. Rachel Levine, physician general of Pennsylvania and the highest-ranking transgender official in the state, speaks about LGBT issues and ...

Still Trying to Portray Trump as an LGBT Advocate? Here Are Some Facts

Still Trying to Portray Trump as an LGBT Advocate? Here Are Some Facts
- JEREMY HOOPER is the founder of the LGBT rights website Good as You and a political consultant and strategist, creating and maintaining research ...

LGBT People Share The Things Straight People Don't Understand About Them

LGBT People Share The Things Straight People Don't Understand About Them
- The world is full of a beautiful mix of people, but unfortunately our differences can sometimes mean we struggle to understand each other. On Reddit, people from the LGBT+ community have been sharing the misconceptions heterosexual people sometimes have about them. From the naive to the downright insulting, here are just a few of the examples. 





Obamacare Repeal: It's Time to Fight for LGBT Health

Obamacare Repeal: It's Time to Fight for LGBT Health
- After years of progress, LGBT health is under attack. As a lifelong activist for greater access to health care and for the health of women and LGBT ...

Suspension rates for African-American students escalate in middle school

Suspension rates for African-American students escalate in middle school
- for African-American students, according to a report on race and discipline ... To take a closer look at the racial disparity, Loveless collected data on ...

Many Hispanics don't believe they're at risk for skin cancer

Many Hispanics don't believe they're at risk for skin cancer
- Although many Hispanic people believe they are not at risk for skin cancer, the population is more likely to be diagnosed with the disease in more ...

Latinos in LA report fewer sex crimes amid deportation fears

Latinos in LA report fewer sex crimes amid deportation fears
 The police chief of Los Angeles, a city that is half Latino, found himself in the middle of the national immigration debate on Wednesday after saying there’s a correlation between the Trump administration’s call for stiffer immigration policies and a drop in the number of Hispanics reporting sexual abuse and domestic violence.
“Imagine your sister, your mother, not reporting a sexual assault for fear that their family will be torn apart,” LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday.
Since the beginning of this year, sexual assaults reported by Latinos in Los Angeles have dropped 25 per cent, and domestic violence reports by Latinos have decreased by 10 per cent compared to the same period last year.


ACLU says ending mandatory minimum drug sentences would address racial inequalities

ACLU says ending mandatory minimum drug sentences would address racial inequalities
- Black and Latino people account for 22 percent of Massachusetts' population, yet they make up 75 percent of those serving sentences for mandatory ...

Some 80% of the World's Wastewater Is Discharged without Treatment

Some 80% of the World's Wastewater Is Discharged without Treatment
- In low-income countries, only 8 percent of industrial and municipal ... damage to public health and environment in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Peru's deadly floods ring alarm bell for Latin America cities

Peru's deadly floods ring alarm bell for Latin America cities
- In some countries in Latin America, more than 60 percent of housing is informal, which tends to have lower structural quality, the World Bank's ...

Capitalism Will Shrink Inequality. In Fact, It's Happening.

Capitalism Will Shrink Inequality. In Fact, It's Happening.
Recently, many developing countries have been moving along the path of economic ... In Latin America, inequality has been falling for over a decade.

Malware campaign targets users in Latin America

Malware campaign targets users in Latin America
- "El Machete will no doubt continue to be successful across most Latin American countries as they struggle to build up both their offensive and ...