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viernes, 6 de septiembre de 2013

NewFest and upcoming retrospective shine a light on LGBT film

NewFest and upcoming retrospective shine a light on LGBT filmFilms in German about two star-crossed male lovers, documentaries focusing on a transgender woman of color, and 40-minute re-imaginings of explicit S&M ...

Gays and straights will kiss and march to demand global LGBT rights

Gays and straights will kiss and march to demand global LGBT rightsGay, trans and straight people have been urged to snog each others faces of to raise awareness of LGBT rights abuses all around the world. The International ...

VICTORY: San Antonio council passes LGBT protections

VICTORY: San Antonio council passes LGBT protectionsDespite loud and vocal opposition from Christian extremists, the San Antonio City Council on Sept. 5 passed a nondiscrimination ordinance that includes ...

Study: LGBT Youth Face Higher Rates of Dating Violence

Study: LGBT Youth Face Higher Rates of Dating Violence
LGBT teens are more likely to experience dating violence than their heterosexual peers and transgender teens are most vulnerable, according to a recent report ...

Obama to Russian Rights Activists: Work Is 'Critically Important'

Obama to Russian Rights Activists: Work Is 'Critically Important'President Obama met with representatives of LGBT and other human rights groups in Russia today, as protests of the nation's antigay laws continued.

Argentina Decrees Accent Free Dubbing

Argentina Decrees Accent Free DubbingIt was influenced by early European immigrants who landed in the country a century ago. While some Latin countries are said to find the language outdated, ...

The "War on Drugs" and the War on Syria: same strategies, same ...

The "War on Drugs" and the War on Syria: same strategies, same ...However, soon the War on Drugs grew into military operations in Mexico and other Latin American countries, operations which the US forced the local ...

Latinos make up about 1 in 5 of grandparent caregivers, study finds

Latinos make up about 1 in 5 of grandparent caregivers, study findsAbout one in ten children in the U.S., most living below the poverty line, are currently living with a grandparent. And out of all the children being cared for ...

Latino unemployment down slightly in August

Latino unemployment down slightly in AugustWhile the U.S. unemployment rate took a slight dip to 7.3% while adding 169,000 new jobs to the economy, Latino unemployment inched down a tenth of a ...

Leaders In African American Community Seek To Stop The Violence

Leaders In African American Community Seek To Stop The ViolenceA panel of African American community leaders in Columbus say they want the violence within their race to stop. Dozens gathered at the Mt. Olivet Baptist ...

University celebrates African American culture and history

University celebrates African American culture and historyStudents gathered Thursday evening in the Student Union Theatre to celebrate African American culture and history at the University's annual Harambeé event.

African-American clergy contend minority contractors denied major ...

African-American clergy contend minority contractors denied major ...A new PinnacleHealth hospital is under construction near Fredricksen Outpatient Center in Hampden Twp. The $100 million facility is expected to open in ...

African-American Students May Improve Grades if Teachers Convey ...

African-American Students May Improve Grades if Teachers Convey ...AUSTIN, Texas — African-American students who need to improve their academic performance may do better in school and feel less stereotyped as ...

Bullying of Asian-Americans spikes in New York City schools

Bullying of Asian-Americans spikes in New York City schoolsBullying of Asian-Americans spikes in New York City schools ... 5) by two civil rights groups found a dramatic spike in bullying of Asian-American students in ...

Civil rights groups worry stop-and-frisk policies coming to Detroit

Civil rights groups worry stop-and-frisk policies coming to DetroitA coalition of civil rights advocates spoke out today against the Detroit Police ... Speaking at the Detroit office of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the ...

An Election Integrity Victory in Mississippi

An Election Integrity Victory in Mississippi
... for election integrity on Wednesday: A federal court approved a consent decree in a lawsuit filed in Mississippi by the American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) that ...

Civil Rights Icons Say More Work Remains

Civil Rights Icons Say More Work RemainsTwo civil rights icons say education and civic engagement remain crucial elements ... Both say America has changed greatly since the beginning of integration.

A day that changed America

A day that changed AmericaIn 1963 hundreds of thousands of people descended on the capital and created a point of irreversible change for true civil rights in America, rights not only for ...

Study connects mortality to poverty

Study connects mortality to povertyMore than 1,000 lucky newborns in Oklahoma are part of an experiment, coordinated by Washington University, to determine whether a college savings account ...

What Poverty Looks Like in Modern America

What Poverty Looks Like in Modern AmericaFive decades since President Lyndon B. Johnson began his so-called War on Poverty, poor Americans continue to struggle. In "The American Way of Poverty...

Want to Move Kids Out of Poverty? Then Protect the Middle Class

Want to Move Kids Out of Poverty? Then Protect the Middle ClassThe Center for American Progress is out with a new bit of research showing that in ... It even appeared to be more important than the concentration of poverty in a ...

Hispanics in America Are Significantly Less Likely to Have Health ...

Hispanics in America Are Significantly Less Likely to Have Health ...Hispanic Americans in every U.S. state are more likely to be uninsured than the ... of all uninsured Hispanics live at or below 138 percent of the Federal Poverty ...

Buffalo earns national ranking ... and it's not for crime or poverty!

Buffalo earns national ranking ... and it's not for crime or poverty!Poorest city in America? ... of local government, because Buffalo, N.Y., has just made the top 10 for something other than crime, poverty or athletic ineptitude.

Poverty eradication still just dream in southern Africa

Poverty eradication still just dream in southern AfricaIn that speech, King Jr. spoke about African Americans who lived “on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity”. He also spoke ...

'Nursery school dropouts': Poverty as a health crisis for many of ...

'Nursery school dropouts': Poverty as a health crisis for many of ...
America's pediatricians are sounding an alarm about what they call “the most important problem facing children in the U.S. today”: childhood poverty, which they ...