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Hugo Greenhalgh

"Fue aterrador": hija de Gloria Estefan cuenta su experiencia al declararse lesbiana

Oct 20 2020

LONDRES, 20 oct (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - La cantante Emily Estefan, a quien su madre y superestrella de la música Gloria Estefan le prohibió declararse lesbiana ante su abuela, reveló que en un momento consideró suicidarse.

'It got scary': Gloria Estefan's daughter on coming out as a lesbian

Oct 20 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Forbidden by her global superstar mother Gloria Estefan from coming out as a lesbian to her grandmother, singer Emily Estefan said she contemplated suicide.

Most U.S. LGBT+ students face homophobic or transphobic abuse

Oct 19 2020

NEW YORK/LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - (Editor's note: contains language that may offend some readers)

Transgender people still criminalised in 13 U.N. member states, report finds

Sep 29 2020

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At least 13 United Nations member states still criminalise transgender people, while others use morality and indecency laws to crack down on the trans community, a report showed on Wednesday.

Arts figures defend J.K. Rowling in transgender rights row

Sep 28 2020

LONDON, Sept 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Prominent figures in the British arts including novelist Ian McEwan and playwright Sir Tom Stoppard have signed a letter denouncing "hate speech" against "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling over her comments on transgender rights.

Ambassadors to Poland call for 'environment of tolerance' for LGBT+ people

Sep 28 2020

LONDON, Sept 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fifty ambassadors to Poland have written an open letter calling on Warsaw to help forge "an environment of non-discrimination, tolerance and mutual acceptance" as international concerns grow over the treatment of LGBT+ people in the country.

Racism in LGBT+ community made British Muslim writer wish he was straight

Sep 28 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British writer and barrister Mohsin Zaidi said his early experiences of racism in the LGBT+ community were so bad, he wished he was straight.

Cross-dressing killer in new J.K. Rowling book fuels transgender ire

Sep 15 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Best-selling Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has stoked anger in the transgender community by including a cross-dressing serial killer in her latest novel, published on Tuesday.

Poland's anti-LGBT+ tirade similar to pre-war 'dehumanising' of Jews, MEP says

Sep 14 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A prominent gay politician in Poland has compared the government's repeated attacks on the LGBT+ community to the way Jewish people were "dehumanised" in the run-up to World War Two.

'They can love': UK film focuses on untold story of LGBT+ disabled teens

Sep 11 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After using a time-traveling bedroom closet to tackle the taboo of self-harm, an acclaimed British filmmaking duo shine a light on sexuality among disabled teens in their latest project.

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