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miércoles, 29 de junio de 2016

At the UN, we must uphold LGBT rights

At the UN, we must uphold LGBT rights
 - In a little over a decade, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) issues have moved from the margins to the centre of national debates. Support for ...

Are LGBT people just meant to give up on equality if the plebiscite is a no?

Are LGBT people just meant to give up on equality if the plebiscite is a no?
 - Scott Morrison has stated that if the equal marriage plebiscite comes up 'no' that will be the end of the debate in Australia. Comedian Ben McLeay ...

LGBT Tourism Is Still Resilient After a Year of Milestones and Setbacks

LGBT Tourism Is Still Resilient After a Year of Milestones and Setbacks
 - It's been a year of triumphs and also, unfortunately, more challenges for LGBT travelers. One truth that Orlando underscored is that the LGBT travel ...

Roots of anti-LGBT violence

Roots of anti-LGBT violence
 - Keegan O'Brien argues that the calls for more policing to protect LGBT people in the wake of the Orlando massacre will only make many feel less safe.

Only five countries give LGBT people equal constitutional rights: research

Only five countries give LGBT people equal constitutional rights: research
 - Only five countries in the world have given lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people equal ...

Bringing down LGBT barriers

Bringing down LGBT barriers
 - An event last Thursday celebrated the Francis Street centre as an LGBT-positive space — the culmination of new policies that have been put into ...

Friend of Orlando Shooting Victim Wants Him to Become First LGBT Star Wars Character

Friend of Orlando Shooting Victim Wants Him to Become First LGBT Star Wars Character
 - Yehl, 28, of Los Angeles, California, is petitioning Disney and Lucasfilms, the studios behind the Star Wars franchise, to dedicate an out LGBT character to his friend, Christopher "Drew" Leinonen, who was killed in the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Leinonen was killed along with his partner, Juan Roman Guerrero, and their families planned a joint funeral. 

Philippines LGBT group say police failing to serve and protect

Philippines LGBT group say police failing to serve and protect
 - Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the Philippines face extortion, violence and rape when seeking help from the ...

Americans are split on "reverse racism." That still doesn't mean it exists.

Americans are split on "reverse racism." That still doesn't mean it exists.
 - However, the even split disintegrates among racial groups. Only 29 percent of African Americans and 38 percent of Hispanics share this belief, ...

Racially Biased Oncologists Spend Less Time with Black Cancer Patients

Racially Biased Oncologists Spend Less Time with Black Cancer Patients
 - According to the Office of Minority Health, Black Americans have the highest mortality rate of any racial and ethnic group for all cancers combined.

Artists Use Textiles To Weave Narrative On African Diaspora, Racial Injustice

Artists Use Textiles To Weave Narrative On African Diaspora, Racial Injustice
 - The Fabric of Emancipation” navigates African-American history through material and fabric, tackling challenging topics such as racial injustice and ...

As Black Drama Flourishes, Divides On Racial Equality Persist

As Black Drama Flourishes, Divides On Racial Equality Persist
 - These profound differences persist across the Pew survey's questions, painting a striking gap between black and white Americans' views of racial ...

Healing must follow talks on race

Healing must follow talks on race
 - Other discussions on race have included the GOP's treatment of President Barack Obama as the first African American to hold that office. He has ...

Two-thirds say Obama tried to make race relations better

Two-thirds say Obama tried to make race relations better
 - Vast majorities of blacks and Hispanics — 85 percent for blacks and 74 percent for Republicans — said Obama had made race relations better or tried ...

Post-Civil War Life For African Americans Focus Of Amistad, Lyman Allyn Exhibits

Post-Civil War Life For African Americans Focus Of Amistad, Lyman Allyn Exhibits
 - A century of similar empty promises and racial repression led African Americans to take matters into their own hands to ensure their access to equal ...

More Americans Say Race Relations Are Bad, and a Survey Explores Why

More Americans Say Race Relations Are Bad, and a Survey Explores Why
 - While most African-Americans think individual racism is a bigger factor than institutional racism, they also say they have experienced unfair treatment ...