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miércoles, 20 de agosto de 2014

Russia Sentences Notorious Anti-LGBT Activist To Prison — But Not For Anti-LGBT Attacks

Russia Sentences Notorious Anti-LGBT Activist To Prison — But Not For Anti-LGBT Attacks
 - Maxim Sergeyevich Martsinkevich was sentenced to five years in a labor camp, but faced no charges for his infamous videos torturing gay men.




Irish parody video sums up why marriage equality really isn't the end of the world

Irish parody video sums up why marriage equality really isn't the end of the world
 - Made in association with LGBT Noise, the video ends with the tag "Marriage Equality: It's not the end of the world , lads". Tell that to poor Mary and ...




Minnesota schools make "most LGBT-friendly" list

Minnesota schools make "most LGBT-friendly" list
 - According to CampusPride, the list can serve as an important learning resources for other institutions attempting to become more inclusive of LGBT ...

The Implied LGBT Character in Children's Picture Books

The Implied LGBT Character in Children's Picture Books
 - In the first two posts of this series, I briefly discussed the history of picture books with LGBT characters and provided a general overview of the representations of the LGBT characters. This week I look at books where the characters are not explicitly named or depicted as LGBT, but where they are portrayed in ways that imply an LGBT sexual orientation.

Northern Arizona University named one of 50 most LGBT-friendly colleges

Northern Arizona University named one of 50 most LGBT-friendly colleges
 - Nonprofit organization Campus Pride has released a list of the 50 most LGBT-friendly higher education institutions in the U.S., and Arizona has one ...

LGBT advocacy within companies works

LGBT advocacy within companies works
 - Activism in the workplace surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues is often effective at changing a company's social policies ...

Include LGBT protections in state civil rights law

Include LGBT protections in state civil rights law
 - There's been a lot of talk lately about LGBT legislation, but hate and discrimination aren't just gay or lesbian issues; they are human rights issues," ...

New Support Program for LGBT Adolescents

New Support Program for LGBT Adolescents
 - New Support Program for LGBT Adolescents. The Umbrella Program is a new initiative designed by the Adolescent AIDS Program at the Children's ...

Armagayddon Comes to Ireland

Armagayddon Comes to Ireland
 - If nothing else, LGBT Noise's video gives fair warning to real Irish folks who might actually view gay marriage as apocalyptic: Change is coming, and if ...

Maryland LGBT youth at risk: report

Maryland LGBT youth at risk: report
 - There is much work to be done to protect the rights of LGBTQ youth,' said Aaron Merki, executive director of FreeState Legal Project. (Washington ...

Why You Don't Want to be Black and Poor in America

Why You Don't Want to be Black and Poor in America
 - I am neither black nor poor. Which is why the story of how the American system of justice has been corrupted to line the pockets of corporate America ...

What Paul Ryan Won't Say About Ferguson

What Paul Ryan Won't Say About Ferguson
 - housing or representative government in African American communities. His pivot on poverty suggests that he might have something to say about ...

The Ferguson Effect on Our Great-Grandchildren

The Ferguson Effect on Our Great-Grandchildren
 - A few weeks ago, Congressman Paul Ryan released his latest proposal for tackling America's poverty epidemic. Unfortunately, the ...

Central America Interested in Ecuadorian development model

Central America Interested in Ecuadorian development model
 - and America in general is feasible because it is showing in the countries of South America, "he said, told the Ecuadorian newspaper The Telegraph.

Cuba's Revenue from Tourism Grows 4%

Cuba's Revenue from Tourism Grows 4%
 -  International tourism generated $1.08 billion in revenues for Cuba in the first half of 2014, an increase of 4 percent over the same period last year, the National Statistics and Information Office (ONEI) said on Tuesday.




Latin America congress to debate challenges of closing digital divide

Latin America congress to debate challenges of closing digital divide
 - Latin America represents 10% of the global mobile telecoms market in ... which is leading to a reduction in potential capex in those countries of up to ...

Ferguson's Other Race Problem

Ferguson's Other Race Problem
 - In times of racial tension, Asian-Americans have tended to be left out of the conversation between white and black America, reflecting the prevailing ...

ACT's annual score report shows languishing racial gaps, mediocre scores

ACT's annual score report shows languishing racial gaps, mediocre scores
 - And striking racial gaps persist. As in previous years, African Americans and Latinos scored much lower, on average, than their Asian-American and ...

NIH to probe racial disparity in grant awards

NIH to probe racial disparity in grant awards
 - A 2011 study in Science found that white researchers receive NIH grants at nearly twice the rate that African American researchers do (see 'Grant ...

A New School Year, a New Racial Landscape

A New School Year, a New Racial Landscape
 - A New School Year, a New Racial Landscape. More than half of all public school students this fall will be Hispanic, Asian, African American, Native ...

African Americans in grips of racial capitalism

African Americans in grips of racial capitalism
 - Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African American youth, was shot at least six times by a Ferguson, MO white police officer Darren Wilson according to ...

African-American Leader Tony Evans Talks about Racial Problem and God's Love in his Life

African-American Leader Tony Evans Talks about Racial Problem and God's Love in his Life
 - Do you define yourself by the standards of others? It is easy to be put in a category that forces you into a box where the freedom of being yourself is too ...

Latinos hit hard by Texas' snub of Medicaid expansion

Latinos hit hard by Texas' snub of Medicaid expansion
 - Uninsured Latinos have been hit particularly hard by ... health insurance are Latino — amounting to 3.3 million people statewide, ...

Latino Leaders Respond to the Michael Brown Shooting and the Ferguson Protests: What They're ...

Latino Leaders Respond to the Michael Brown Shooting and the Ferguson Protests: What They're ...
 - More African-Americans and Latinos believe police stop people without due cause," Ronald Weitzer, an expert on urban policing and a sociology ...

The stigma of Black suicide is killing us

The stigma of Black suicide is killing us
 - LGBTQ African-Americans residing in Black communities are frequently the ... anti-gay taunts by schoolmates, although Carl never identified as gay.