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jueves, 24 de octubre de 2013

The monstrous harassment hoax of a transgender youth

The monstrous harassment hoax of a transgender youth - “We treat our transgender students – our boys, our transgender boys and girls – simply like any other boys and girls with the same rights and responsibilities, ...

Lessons Learned: “I am living proof” that domestic violence afflicts ...

Lessons Learned: “I am living proof” that domestic violence afflicts ... - The gay community has been vilified by people who don’t understand that homosexuality is neither a choice nor a curse. I have been told that homosexuality is a sin and is thus immoral. People have told me that domestic violence doesn’t exist in the gay community, but I am living proof that it does.

Why Homelessness Is A Major LGBT Issue

Why Homelessness Is A Major LGBT Issue - So, like thousands of LGBT youth every year, Sassafras left. ... As a new report from the Center for American Progress details, LGBT people, especially LGBT ...

Why Are So Many LGBT Families Living in Hostile Territory?

Why Are So Many LGBT Families Living in Hostile Territory? - Large numbers of same-sex parents raising kids are in states such as Utah, Texas, and Virginia — a trio not known for their kindness to the broader LGBT ...

Column: Domestic abuse affects LGBT community, too

Column: Domestic abuse affects LGBT community, too - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but most of us don't think about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, community when we ...

Gay business summit fires giant laser rainbow over Hong Kong

Gay business summit fires giant laser rainbow over Hong Kong - Barclays, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and others attend summit on LGBT business in Asia. Politicians and business leaders dinner ended in laser show ...

LGBT initiatives get new funding

LGBT initiatives get new funding - Created to councel the provost on LGBT-realted issues on UNC's campus, the committee provides funding to groups producing projects that deal with sexuality .

Is Hollywood Embracing a Black Renaissance?

Is Hollywood Embracing a Black Renaissance? - However, in the past year, an increasing number of “urban” biopics–over a half dozen–have provided audiences with the African-American experience.

World Series shows MLB's dearth of black players

World Series shows MLB's dearth of black players - The participation from African Americans has been dwindling, to the point where, because of circumstance, there is not one black starter or frontline player in this ...

Harlem Captured by a Lens

Harlem Captured by a Lens - “With a population of nearly half a million people, Harlem is America's most celebrated African-American neighborhood. Its rich past and historical 

Fear of Lung Cancer Surgery

Fear of Lung Cancer Surgery - In analyzing the returned questionnaires, the frequency of the belief in question was compared between white people and African-Americans. Other factors that ...

Despite Progress Overall, Economic Quagmire Deepens for Blacks

Despite Progress Overall, Economic Quagmire Deepens for Blacks - I don't want to depend on the government or anyone for assistance,” said the African-American man, who asked not to be identified by his last name. “I want a ...

Legendary African American Physician in Philadelphia Dies at 81

Legendary African American Physician in Philadelphia Dies at 81 - Dr. Walter Lomax Jr. is being remembered as a pioneering African-American physician and entrepreneur after his death from a sudden stroke on Oct. 10.

“Beyond the Closet: Reinventing African-American Gay History ...

“Beyond the Closet: Reinventing African-American Gay History ... - In “Beyond the Closet: Reinventing African-American Gay History, 1963-1988,” Mumford will discuss how the experience of out African-Americans has changed ...

America's Richest (and Poorest) Cities

America's Richest (and Poorest) Cities - Median household income in the United States remained relatively unchanged between 2011 and 2012, after falling 7% from the start of the recession. While the ...

Our opinion: Have we lost the War on Poverty?

Our opinion: Have we lost the War on Poverty? - Critics of Roosevelt's New Deal and Johnson's Great Society have concluded that America's "War on Poverty" has been an abysmal failure, and they have been ...

Writer's Block: US Poverty By Thirds

Writer's Block: US Poverty By Thirds - In the year 2000, we had 31 million Americans citizens living in poverty, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Ten years later, we had 46 million living at or ...

Under Obamanomics, America Morphs Into Welfare Nation

Under Obamanomics, America Morphs Into Welfare Nation - Yet, surely all this money must be making a dent in all the poverty. Nope. Today, 46.5 million Americans live in poverty and more than 70% of all federal ...

Mobile Internet is Key to Connectivity in Latin America

Mobile Internet is Key to Connectivity in Latin America - “While HSPA and LTE mobile broadband technologies are improving the economy, education, healthcare, entertainment and more in Latin America, it is ...

Industry support means better education, better products

Industry support means better education, better products - That's why companies are stepping up to help American schools and students embrace an education that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math ...

UK pair build 'genuine collaboration' with Latin America

UK pair build 'genuine collaboration' with Latin America - UK universities have not put sufficient effort into building meaningful collaborations with institutions in “critically important” South America, a vice-chancellor has ...

Higher Education in America, by Derek Bok

Higher Education in America, by Derek Bok - In the past few years, UK government ministers have paid a lot of attention to the American higher education system, and some new ideas introduced in England ...

Professor highlights sexuality of Mexican immigrants in talk

Professor highlights sexuality of Mexican immigrants in talk - Carrillo's discussion focused on the struggles gay Latino men face and the reasons why many choose to emigrate from Mexico to the United States. “I decided to ...

Gay and Latin

Gay and Latin - Like many young men who live in Miami-Dade County, Suarez is Latino. He's also gay and not out to his parents. An estimated 1.4 million Latino/a adults identify ...

8 Things You Didn't Know About Black LGBT People

8 Things You Didn't Know About Black LGBT People - When it comes to bringing us LGBT data from the far reaches of mainstream issues, there's no organization better at caring and achieving the feat more than the ...