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domingo, 27 de abril de 2014

Transgender Women Reflect on A Lifetime of Change

Transgender Women Reflect on A Lifetime of Change
 - In June longtime transgender activist Felicia Elizondo will celebrate turning 68. Yet she still finds it hard to believe she has reached her senior years. She also marvels at having lived long enough to see the enormous strides made by the transgender ...

Gay-rights group opening offices in 3 Southern states

Gay-rights group opening offices in 3 Southern states
 - Right now, this country is deeply divided into two Americas, one where LGBT equality is nearly a reality and the other where LGBT people lack the ...

More Than Words

More Than Words
 - These include exaggerated and discredited claims about the longevity of gay lives, incidence of STDs and child abuse, LGBT parenting abilities, ...

Tribeca Film Festival Shows LGBT Films in 2014

Tribeca Film Festival Shows LGBT Films in 2014
 - The Tribeca Film Festival, founded in 2002 at least in part to help revitalize the Tribeca neighborhood after 9/11, has migrated and grown over the ...

National LGBT Group Aims Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas

National LGBT Group Aims Mississippi, Alabama and Arkansas
 - Since they do not have non-discrimination securities for LGBT citizens in the locations of work and housing, the Human Rights Project stated it is ...

LA Clippers owner tells girlfriend, 'Do not bring black people to my games'

LA Clippers owner tells girlfriend, 'Do not bring black people to my games'
 - The spat reportedly started when Stiviano, who is Mexican and African American, posted a photo of herself and Magic Johnson on her Instagram page ...

White House Releases New Interactive Minimum Wage Maps

White House Releases New Interactive Minimum Wage Maps
 - Today, the White House released new interactive maps highlighting the positive effects of raising the national minimum wage for hard-working Americans across the country, which would increase earnings for millions of workers and boost the bottom lines of businesses across the country. 

African American Exposure to Polluted Air 38% Higher than Whites

African American Exposure to Polluted Air 38% Higher than Whites
 - Study: African American Exposure to Polluted Air 38% Higher than Whites. Vehicle Exhaust, Power Plant Emissions Yield Higher Nitrogen Dioxide for ...

Latin American literature

Latin American literature
 - Latin America spans a vast territory from Mexico down to the lowest tip of Latin ... colonial rule, independence and the reassertion of the native people.

Difference Between Latin American And U.S. Protests? Natives, Religion, And Karl Marx

Difference Between Latin American And U.S. Protests? Natives, Religion, And Karl Marx
 - Translator, filmmaker, and author Clifton Ross says most Latin American social movements began among the indigenous people and urban poor ...

Celebrating this Giant of Black History

Celebrating this Giant of Black History
 - Hubert H. Harrison, who was born in 1883 and died in 1927,  is one of the truly important figures of twentieth-century history. A brilliant writer, orator, educator, critic, and political activist, he was described by the historian Joel A. Rogers, in World’s Great Men of Color as “the foremost Afro-American intellect of his time.” This extraordinary praise came amid chapters on Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Du Bois, William Monroe Trotter, and Marcus Garvey.

High-school kids help in Haiti

High-school kids help in Haiti
 - Haiti is the poorest country in the Americas, with about 77 percent of its 10 million people living below the poverty line. Yet junior Thomas Vignola, 17, ...

John Paul II sainthood stirs Latin America

John Paul II sainthood stirs Latin America
 - The most-traveled pope in history often visited Latin America. ... new contract between the Medford School District and Medford Education Association.

Why Latinos Are Disproportionately Affected by Asthma

Why Latinos Are Disproportionately Affected by Asthma
 - Latinos are one of the poorest demographics in the United States, with roughly 1 in 4 Latinos living under the poverty level. Many Latinos also face ...

Latin America's Social Gains Must Be Protected

Latin America's Social Gains Must Be Protected
 - Over a third of the Latin American population are considered to be middle class and extreme poverty in the region has fallen by half since 2003.