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miércoles, 3 de agosto de 2016

Local LGBT students are forced to look outside of the classroom for guidance

Local LGBT students are forced to look outside of the classroom for guidance
 - The battle over LGBT rights moved into schools this past year as South Carolina lawmakers launched efforts to restrict transgender students' access to ...

Advocates are working to address problems facing LGBT prisoners.

Advocates are working to address problems facing LGBT prisoners.
 - It's this disparity that has motivated the Illegal Queers Collective to raise awareness about the plight of LGBT people who are, or have been, ...

A more LGBT-friendly Middle East? Kurds march in Sweden's Pride parade

A more LGBT-friendly Middle East? Kurds march in Sweden's Pride parade
 - “I know of many cases in Iran where gay people have been condemned to death for their sexual orientation,” said Jaafari, an Iranian Kurd, to Rudaw.

Meet The MBA Grad Leading America's LGBT Business Community

Meet The MBA Grad Leading America's LGBT Business Community
 - The National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce's named LGBT-owned Social Driver its supplier of the year for 2015. And while the LGBT tag ...

We Need To Move Beyond LGBT Alphabet Soup And Slurs

We Need To Move Beyond LGBT Alphabet Soup And Slurs
 - To many, “queer” seems a better alternative than the “LGBT” or “LGBTQ+” acronyms because it doesn't lend itself to mockery as “alphabet soup.

A Record Number Of LGBT Athletes Are Competing In This Year's Olympics

A Record Number Of LGBT Athletes Are Competing In This Year's Olympics
 - With a continued state of emergency in Brazil, the Olympic Games in Rio haven't exactly been a public relations win for the country or the International ...

Seattle bans 'gay conversion therapy'

  Seattle bans 'gay conversion therapy'
 - The Seattle City Council yesterday unanimously approved an ordinance protecting youth from “gay conversion therapy.” The Seattle ordinance ...

The 16 countries with the most civil unrest

The 16 countries with the most civil unrest
- Unsurprisingly, the nations where civil unrest poses the biggest business risks are largely in the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, where ...

South America: building the next decade

South America: building the next decade
 - Tourism, too, especially eco-tourism, is quickly rising in economic importance for many, if not all, South American countries and good roads are ...
El Salvador, Venezuela Feel Less Safe Than War-torn Syria
 - Six of the bottom 10 countries worldwide for feeling safe at night were in Latin America or the Caribbean, while Nordic countries occupied many of the ...

New School Will Teach The Ways Of The Water Fund In Ecuador

New School Will Teach The Ways Of The Water Fund In Ecuador
 - The water fund model continues to experience success in managing Latin America's stressed water resources and the school is meant to help scale ...

The Movement for Black Lives Puts Black Queer and Trans People First

The Movement for Black Lives Puts Black Queer and Trans People First
 - Dedicated LGBT organizations like Southerners on New Ground and ... There can be no liberation for all Black people if we do not center and fight for ...

Beyond Blackness and Whiteness: Activists of Mixed Race Speak Out

Beyond Blackness and Whiteness: Activists of Mixed Race Speak Out
 - Blackness cannot be taken away from us. Biraciality cannot be taken away from us. They exist as tangibly as our skin, made from Europe and Africa. We are the colonizer and the colonized. We are the oppressor and the oppressed. We bleed for our brothers and sisters. We carry on our backs the weight of what one half of us did

NASCAR and its culture of racism

NASCAR and its culture of racism
 - It is even more rare to find an ethnic minority driver, with there being currently only one African-American driver in NASCAR, Bubba Wallace. He has ...

Christians, Want to Take Action on Racial Injustice? Here's How You Can Start

Christians, Want to Take Action on Racial Injustice? Here's How You Can Start
 - I know that I am black. My dad is African-American. My husband is from Angola. Therefore, I align a large part of my racial identity with the black ...

America is more racially divided than it has been in decades

America is more racially divided than it has been in decades
 - The election of the first black president of the US was supposed to signal a moment of racial healing. But eight years on — and just three months ...