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Almost 100K same-sex couples have wed since gay marriage legalization

Almost 100K same-sex couples have wed since gay marriage legalization
 - The data collected in the interviews does not distinguish whether LGBT people think of themselves primarily as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.

Gay Ugandan asylum seeker told to go home and live 'discreetly'

Gay Ugandan asylum seeker told to go home and live 'discreetly'
 - Uganda is one of the hardest countries in the world to be gay, with strong anti-LGBT vigilante violence, gay people facing life imprisonment under the ...

Nondiscrimination is key to a prosperous Dallas

Nondiscrimination is key to a prosperous Dallas
 - When the Dallas City Council adopted an ordinance offering basic protections for our LGBT citizens, supporters noted that it was long overdue.

The Ukraine Bans Anti-LGBT Job Discrimination But Not for the Reasons You Think

The Ukraine Bans Anti-LGBT Job Discrimination But Not for the Reasons You Think
 - On November 12, Ukraine's lawmakers voted to insert language into the country's labor code that grants LGBT people protection from discrimination in ...

15 Things You Really Shouldn't Say To Trans People

15 Things You Really Shouldn't Say To Trans People
 - To highlight the onslaught of microaggressions trans people experience on a daily basis, photographer Shane Henise teamed up with GLAAD for this ...

Presenter leaves BBC radio show after 'controversially' calling anti-LGBT group bigots

Presenter leaves BBC radio show after 'controversially' calling anti-LGBT group bigots
 - A radio presenter has left his BBC breakfast show – after he was forced to apologise for labelling an anti-LGBT group Christian “bigots”. A controversy ...

Thousands of Mormon Faithful Resign From Church In Support of LGBT Community

Thousands of Mormon Faithful Resign From Church In Support of LGBT Community
 - In a formidable display of support for the LGBT community, thousands of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ...

Why LGBT rights must include public accommodation

Why LGBT rights must include public accommodation
 - Proponents heralded the law, known as the “Utah compromise,” as a groundbreaking balance of religious liberty and LGBT rights, one that, ...

Gun Violence Is Killing California's Youth: Here Are the Facts You Should Know

Gun Violence Is Killing California's Youth: Here Are the Facts You Should Know
 - For Hispanic youth it was the second leading cause of death, and for whites and Asian/Pacific Islanders it was the fourth leading cause of death.

Racial disparities in infant mortality

Racial disparities in infant mortality
 - If you're an African American woman in northeast Florida, your baby is two-and-a-half-times more likely to die before their first birthday than babies ...

The mistaken racial theory of gentrification

The mistaken racial theory of gentrification
 - A combination of black preference and white discrimination helped create mostly African American neighborhoods like Bedford-Stuyvesant in ...

What the Great African-American Novel tells us about race relations in the USA

What the Great African-American Novel tells us about race relations in the USA
 - A young, never-named black man, the novel's "invisible man" narrates what critics have called his "nightmare journey across the racial divide" with a ...

Haiti's elections: Low turnout reflects lack of hope for change

Haiti's elections: Low turnout reflects lack of hope for change
 - In fact, many Haitians struggle to come out of poverty and social inequality as they have little opportunities to change their situation. The devastating ...

Guatemala Bans Underage Marriages

Guatemala Bans Underage Marriages
 - Guatemala and other Latin American countries are the most dangerous countries in the world for women, where poisonous levels machismo has ...


Kirk Franklin divides Christian community after LGBT apology over 'homophobic' black churches

Kirk Franklin divides Christian community after LGBT apology over 'homophobic' black churches
 - The choir director went on to admit he was disappointed by how historically African-American churches have dealt with the LGBT movement and the ...

Peru assures continuity of inclusive business agenda in APEC 2016

Peru assures continuity of inclusive business agenda in APEC 2016
 - has committed to continue on putting focus the inclusive business (IB) agenda stressing IB is extremely important to help mitigate poverty in Latin ...