LGBTQ

  • Groups Launch Campaign to Increase LGBTQ Participation in Census

    LOS ANGELES — LGBTQ groups launched a $1 million campaign on Wednesday to encourage everyone to participate in the 2020 census. California’s 1.3 million strong LGBTQ population is the largest in the country, and traditionally has been hard to count. Beatriz Valenzuela, communications manager for the group Equality California, says...
  • LGBTQ Leaders Gather in L.A. to Resist Trump Administration Policies

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Hundreds of leaders in the LGBTQ community are gathering for a conference in Los Angeles this Friday – to continue the fight against discriminatory policies coming from the Trump administration and improve state laws on equality. The fourth annual conference put...
  • LGBTQ Group Pushes Back Against Lawsuit Targeting Transgender Students

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service DALLAS, Ore. — A lawsuit is challenging an Oregon school district’s policy protecting transgender students – but opponents say the case should be thrown out. The ACLU of Oregon wants to intervene on behalf of Basic Rights Oregon, the state’s largest LGBTQ advocacy group,...
  • Progress Slow Making U.S. Schools Safe for LGBTQ Students

    Eric Galatas Public News Service CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Schools that take steps to reduce bullying and provide other supports for their LGBTQ students are seeing better education outcomes, but the nation’s middle and high schools can still be described as “hostile environments,” according to a new survey by the...
  • Un fenómeno alarmante

    José López Zamorano / La Red Hispana La masacre de Orlando, el más sangriento de los ataques masivos con armas en la historia de Estados Unidos y que resultó en la muerte de 50 personas y más de medio centenar de heridos –la mayoría latinos y latinas–, nos recuerda de...
  • Alerta ante el terrorismo

    Mario Jiménez Castillo / El Observador El mundo entero está conmocionado tras el cruento ataque terrorista a una discoteca la madrugada del domingo 12 de junio en Orlando, Florida. 49 personas muertas y 56 heridos fue el saldo sangriento de este acto de barbarie. Y por si fuera poco, Roger...

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