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lunes, 11 de agosto de 2014

Outings, the coming-out play that's in with the out crowd

Outings, the coming-out play that's in with the out crowd
 - Outings is a collage of coming-out confessionals harvested from LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) members of the public, then distilled into ...




Marriage equality a hot topic at PrideFest

Marriage equality a hot topic at PrideFest
 - Pace helped staff a table in the wedding tent, where a variety of LGBT-friendly wedding services provided information about their businesses.

Local veteran set to testify at state hearing today in support of a bill involving LGBT veterans

Local veteran set to testify at state hearing today in support of a bill involving LGBT veterans
 - California is the state with the largest LGBT veteran population, yet these veterans do not access their military benefits and health care services at the ...

Celebrating gay pride around the world – share your photos

Celebrating gay pride around the world – share your photos
 - It's been a great week for LGBT celebrations around the world, with rallies in Uganda and Nepal signalling hope and progress. If you were there, ...

Montreal Pride kicks off, inspired by the colour orange

Montreal Pride kicks off, inspired by the colour orange
 - Montreal Pride is held every year to showcase the diversity and vitality of the LGBT community while raising awareness of inequalities that continue to ...

Myanmar LGBT activists promote blood tests, condoms, HIV info during Nat 'spirit' festival

Myanmar LGBT activists promote blood tests, condoms, HIV info during Nat 'spirit' festival
 - LGBT activists have used the popular Nat 'spirit' festival in Myanmar to provide HIV related information and promote blood tests and ...

Pipe dreams in Jamaica: The LGBT teens who refuse to conform

Pipe dreams in Jamaica: The LGBT teens who refuse to conform
 - From across the street, the Shoemaker Gully in Kingston is fairly unassuming. A 6ft-wide storm drain hidden beside a concrete stretch of road in the ...




Gay Games: the power of LGBT pride in driving sustainability

Gay Games: the power of LGBT pride in driving sustainability
 - The Gay Games 2014 has a detailed sustainability plan but what is it that connects the LGBT community with the environmental movement?

Readers reveal opinions on the number of LGBT Americans

Readers reveal opinions on the number of LGBT Americans
 -  Readers of San Diego Gay & Lesbian News who took our poll react to a Gallup survey about the number of Americans who ...

Equality PA, Rep. Painter show support for LGBT community

Equality PA, Rep. Painter show support for LGBT community
 - A small group gathered outside Pottstown Borough Hall Thursday morning to declare their support for ending discrimination against lesbian, gay, ...

Why race-based affirmative action in college admissions still matters

Why race-based affirmative action in college admissions still matters
 - Last month I published a defense of race-based affirmative action for African-American students in college admissions by Richard Rothstein, research associate at the Economic Policy Institute, a non-profit created in 1986 to broaden the discussion about economic policy to include the interests of low- and middle-income workers.





Democrats Pay Black Staffers 30% Less

Democrats Pay Black Staffers 30% Less
 - For example, African-American staffers on Democratic campaigns were paid 70 cents for each dollar their white counterparts made. For Hispanic ...

Book explores Afro-Puerto Ricans' dual heritage

Book explores Afro-Puerto Ricans' dual heritage
- Now We Will Be Happy is a prize-winning collection of stories about Afro-Puerto Ricans, U.S. mainland-born Puerto Ricans and displaced native ...

Black Men Need More Education to Get the Same Jobs

Black Men Need More Education to Get the Same Jobs
 - A recent report from the advocacy group Young Invincibles suggests not: African American millennial men need two or more levels of education to ...

Echoes of Octavia' captures the aspirations of a young African-American woman bucking tradition

Echoes of Octavia' captures the aspirations of a young African-American woman bucking tradition
 - It's the name on a classic family-run soul-food diner as well as the name of a revered science-fiction writer, Octavia Butler. As an African-American ...

Tension high after US police kill black teen

Tension high after US police kill black teen
 - Tensions have flared in the US state of Missouri after a black teenager was fatally shot by police, sending a crowd of local residents into a frenzy.

African-Americans protest media portrayals of black victims of police shootings

African-Americans protest media portrayals of black victims of police shootings
 - In the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, African-Americans have taken to Twitter to wonder how the media would ...

When Mississippi schools wouldn't integrate, Freedom Schools opened doors

When Mississippi schools wouldn't integrate, Freedom Schools opened doors
 - An elderly African-American man, a resident of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, ... African-American children in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, stand outside of a ...

Palestinian and Black American freedom struggles

Palestinian and Black American freedom struggles
 - Knowing of my concern about justice for the Palestinians, a friend sent me a link the other day regarding Palestine and Black America.

Cancer center announces clinical partnership in Latin America

Cancer center announces clinical partnership in Latin America
 - By expanding our collaboration with Latin America's leading hospital, we ... “This is a novel approach to cancer management in Latin America. ... faculty and staff education and training, quality measurement and reporting tools, ...

FCPA compliance programs help mitigate risk in Latin America

FCPA compliance programs help mitigate risk in Latin America
 - Before a U.S. company sets up shop in that or any other Latin American country, ... Education and training, including training of business partners.

Reward the best teachers

Reward the best teachers
 - Latin American and Caribbean leaders, supported by institutions like the World Bank, have placed great emphasis on education. In fact, most ...

Let's Build a New Colombia with Peace, Equality and Education

Let's Build a New Colombia with Peace, Equality and Education
 - Let's Build a New Colombia with Peace, Equality and Education ... a country with equality and the most educated in Latin America,” said the ...

1 Million Story Ideas Special: The Race Card Project

1 Million Story Ideas Special: The Race Card Project
 - Growing up biracial was very painful. … African-American, no. American who's black, yes! … My race enters rooms before me. … Where are you from?

What Do You Mean by Diversity? Ethnic Background Impacts Beliefs

What Do You Mean by Diversity? Ethnic Background Impacts Beliefs
 - The responses varied by the race of the participant, or the in-group of the respondent. The author notes “Asian Americans and African Americans ...