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Economic impact of coronavirus zeroes in on Black LGBT+ Americans

04 Aug 2020

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Black LGBT+ people are getting struck hard economically by the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, according to a study published on Tuesday, and are more likely to have lost jobs or had work hours reduced than their straight, white peers.

Economic impact of coronavirus zeroes in on Black LGBT+ Americans

04 Aug 2020

MEXICO CITY, Aug 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Black LGBT+ people are getting struck hard economically by the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, according to a study published on Tuesday, and are more likely to have lost jobs or had work hours reduced than their straight, white peers.

El Salvador police sentenced in nation's first trans murder convictions

31 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A court in El Salvador has sentenced three police officers to 20-year prison sentences for the murder of a transgender woman, the nation's first convictions in a homicide case involving a trans victim.

In a first, U.S. hospital apologizes to intersex surgical patients

30 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A U.S. hospital has apologized for performing surgery on intersex infants, procedures now considered not only unnecessary but damaging, in what supporters say was the first such apology and a key moment in intersex rights.

In a first, U.S. hospital apologizes to intersex surgical patients

30 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY, July 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A U.S. hospital has apologized for performing surgery on intersex infants, procedures now considered not only unnecessary but damaging, in what supporters say was the first such apology and a key moment in intersex rights.

Stigma around HIV still rampant in U.S., study finds

27 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly nine out of 10 Americans believe there is still stigma around HIV, while 59% think it is important to be careful around people who are HIV positive, a study published on Monday found.

Stigma around HIV still rampant in U.S., study finds

27 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY, July 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly nine out of 10 Americans believe there is still stigma around HIV, while 59% think it is important to be careful around people who are HIV positive, a study published on Monday found.

Supreme Court may hold key to fair housing for LGBT+ Americans

27 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the six years since she was kicked out by family, student Aramis Huff has struggled to find somewhere to call home.

FEATURE-Supreme Court may hold key to fair housing for LGBT+ Americans

27 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY, July 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the six years since she was kicked out by family, student Aramis Huff has struggled to find somewhere to call home.

Proposed U.S. rule would allow shelters to turn away trans homeless people

25 Jul 2020

MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.S. government proposed a rule on Friday that would let homeless shelters deny access to transgender people based on their gender identity, a proposal that rights supporters said marks an "unconscionable" setback for trans acceptance.

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