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jueves, 8 de agosto de 2013

Gay bashing not vilification, tribunal rules

Gay bashing not vilification, tribunal rulesThe apology must include the phrase "I acknowledge that the words that I used vilified homosexual men in breach of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

How Dangerous is LGBT Travel in Russia Today?

How Dangerous is LGBT Travel in Russia Today?As a result, there is a growing concern for LGBT travelers right now and during the upcoming Winter Games in Sochi. It's not just about the laws on the books

Will the UN's New Campaign Help or Hurt Gay Rights Abroad?

Will the UN's New Campaign Help or Hurt Gay Rights Abroad?The U.N. hopes to confront violence and discrimination by emphasizing that LGBT rights are fundamental human rights. Adds Radcliffe, "There is a lot of ...

New Legislation Could Mean Change for Homeless Queer Youth ...

New Legislation Could Mean Change for Homeless Queer Youth ...Wisconsin Representatives Gwen Moore and Mark Pocan introduced a bill intended to protect LGBT youth from discrimination at homeless shelters last week.

George Takei backs bid to move Sochi Olympics to Vancouver

George Takei backs bid to move Sochi Olympics to VancouverLast week, Russia's Sports Minister confirmed that the country intends to enforce its laws against visiting LGBT athletes, trainers and fans, meaning anyone even ...

New Report Uncovers Housing Discrimination Against the Latino ...

New Report Uncovers Housing Discrimination Against the Latino ...Yet these incidents are tremendously underreported, particularly within the Latino community. A new NCLR and Equal Rights Center (ERC) report, "Puertas ...

New Texas abortion bill expected to have outsized impact on Latinos

New Texas abortion bill expected to have outsized impact on LatinosIn Texas, legislators from both parties believe their positions on abortion are in line with Latino voters. Republicans, the party behind the state's new anti-abortion ...

Latinos Top Everyone In Social Media Activity, Pew Report Says

Latinos Top Everyone In Social Media Activity, Pew Report SaysThere is no one more hashtag happy or "Like" gitty than the average Hispanic online. Hispanics are the most active group on social media networking sites, ...

LATINO BLOTTER: New York Man Posts “Baby for Sale” Ad on ...

LATINO BLOTTER: New York Man Posts “Baby for Sale” Ad on ...A young New York man was arrested last week after reportedly posting an ad on Craigslist, intended to sell a baby. Paul Marquez, 22, was said to be angry with ..

Glaucoma Cases Among African Americans to Increase 66 Percent ...

Glaucoma Cases Among African Americans to Increase 66 Percent ...black couple *If you are African American age 40 or older or have a family history of glaucoma, put learning more about this disease at the top your to-do list.

Reversing the Stigma of the Non-Swimming African American

Reversing the Stigma of the Non-Swimming African AmericanFor years swimming was a skill that was not embraced by African Americans and Hispanics, according to a 2010 study conducted by the U.S. Swimming ...

Programs Teaches African-American Children How to Swim

Programs Teaches African-American Children How to SwimMartinsville, VA-- According to the CDC, African-Americans between the ages of 5 and 19, are six times more likely to fatally drown in pools, than Whites or ...

Black Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2009

Black Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 2009William Darity, a professor of economics and African and African American studies at Duke University in Durham, N.C. said, “The racial unemployment gap is a ...

Golden rule for linguistics

Golden rule for linguistics
Afro-American morphed into African American. However, while the N-word signifies racist language (except when used among some African Americans and in ...

'The African Americans' chronicles 500 years of history

'The African Americans' chronicles 500 years of history
African-American history isn't being taught adequately, and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., ... The Harvard scholar is the host and writer of The African Americans: Many ...

Latin American Innovation Summit Leaders and the Institute for ...

Latin American Innovation Summit Leaders and the Institute for ...The outcomes from the Summit are intended to advance the policy agenda for Latin America and specific countries within the region, as well as to inform the ...

Finding LGBT parallels in Trayvon Martin case

Finding LGBT parallels in Trayvon Martin case
LGBT Parallels: George Zimmerman's acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin has ... Eighty-six percent of African Americans disagreed with the verdict, while 51 ...

The Rise of Latinas As Top Spenders

The Rise of Latinas As Top SpendersAmong other reasons, such as earning higher wages, pursuing higher education and a growing Hispanic population, the authors of the Nielsen study say ...

Ex-Planned Parenthood exec now 'using soap operas for social ...

Ex-Planned Parenthood exec now 'using soap operas for social ...It is no wonder, then, that PMC is involved with Planned Parenthood in targeting the Hispanic population in the United States and beyond, via Hulu Internet ...

Chile commission recommends scrapping 2012 census

Chile commission recommends scrapping 2012 census
... higher than other censuses carried out recently in other regional countries. ... solid official statistics in Latin America has been hit by questions surrounding the ...

Brazilian E-Retailers Lead Latin America's E-Commerce Revolution

Brazilian E-Retailers Lead Latin America's E-Commerce RevolutionExpanded 33% in content, the Latin America 400 reveals for the first time the 400 largest web merchants in 10 Latin American countries—Argentina, Belize, ...

Op-ed: Am I Black Or Gay?

Op-ed: Am I Black Or Gay?But I think I'm more pissed off that I was born black and gay. ... hardheaded pride that comes from proving narrow-minded people wrong about who they perceive ...

Sharing our experience

Sharing our experienceWe know how young black men feel when they are judged. LGBT people have also been harassed, beaten, and killed for simply being. Last month, here in ...

LGBT economic conference coming to Atlanta

LGBT economic conference coming to AtlantaThe U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Black Justice ... civil rights organization dedicated to empowering black LGBT people,and ending ...

Film documents lives of queer Black visionaries

Film documents lives of queer Black visionariesIn her project summary she writes, "In America, we are told through a variety of means, including mainstream media, that Black LGBT people are "other," as in ...