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martes, 2 de septiembre de 2014

A Catholic Nun Spent Her Life Fighting for LGBT Rights, Even Against Vatican Wishes

A Catholic Nun Spent Her Life Fighting for LGBT Rights, Even Against Vatican Wishes
 - The following post is an excerpt from the new book, If Nuns Ruled the World (Open Road, September 2014), which aims to shatter stereotypes about ...

7 Brave Campuses for LGBT Students in the South

7 Brave Campuses for LGBT Students in the South
 - The struggle for fair access and treatment for LGBT students is still that in many places — a struggle. And while organizing in the South offers a special ...

Aging is So Queer!

Aging is So Queer!
 - One study on LGBT aging interviewed middle aged gay men to discuss aging with results including contradictions, such as not wanting to be seen as ...

Film student captures a slice of 'queer' life

Film student captures a slice of 'queer' life
 - The third-year sound design student at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), through 34 photographs, depicts the many faces of the LGBT ...

Ireland loves its gays, according to research

Ireland loves its gays, according to research
 - In a separate poll last week, Gallup found that LGBT Americans report lower well-being than their straight counterparts. “The disadvantage in overall ...

Canada Bar Throws Out Man for Kissing Another Man, Accused of 'Homophobia'

Canada Bar Throws Out Man for Kissing Another Man, Accused of 'Homophobia'
 - A reveller gets ready to take part in a LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) pride parade to mark the Gaijatra Festival, also known as the ...

The waiting game: same-sex couples anticipate the legalization of gay marriage in Virginia

The waiting game: same-sex couples anticipate the legalization of gay marriage in Virginia
 - Virginia Tech is one of those employers that can't provide LGBT couples with important benefits that are provided to straight couples. Since Virginia ...

Free clinic will target LGBT patients

Free clinic will target LGBT patients
 - The Equality Clinic will be the first health care center in Georgia to specifically target the LGBT community, although clinics across the state have ...

Liberate higher education to compete in the knowledge economy

Liberate higher education to compete in the knowledge economy
 - America's commanding strength in higher education powers its whole economy and endows the country with a formidable strategic edge over rivals ...

Here's Why Parents Should Worry About American Education

Here's Why Parents Should Worry About American Education
 - Thursday Gallup published a poll with some good news on the American education system. Comparing recent poll responses to the responses from ...

It's Time to Work Together in Every Community

It's Time to Work Together in Every Community
 - But how can it be all about the children when you have some — under the guise of “education reform” — undermining America's public schools?

Over $90k Donated To Disowned Gay Teen, He Requests Further Gifts Be Given To LGBT Support ...

Over $90k Donated To Disowned Gay Teen, He Requests Further Gifts Be Given To LGBT Support ...
 - Over $90,000 has been donated to a disowned gay teen after a video of his parents and family verbally, and apparently physically, attacking and ...

Patients to start applying for medical marijuana

Patients to start applying for medical marijuana
 - One unanswered question about a new state law legalizing medical marijuana is just how many Illinois residents will actually ask ...

Applications up, approvals slow for medical marijuana licences

Applications up, approvals slow for medical marijuana licences
 - The number of Canadian firms applying for lucrative medical marijuana licences has topped 1,000, as a so-called “greenrush” continues to overwhelm ...

Local pastor wants more racial diversity among Easton Area School District employees

Local pastor wants more racial diversity among Easton Area School District employees
 - The Easton Area serves about 63,000 people in a community that is approximately 59 percent Caucasian, 18 percent African-American, 18 percent ...

Marlon Wayans accused of racial discrimination over Family Guy reference

Marlon Wayans accused of racial discrimination over Family Guy reference
 - While the use of the N-word is undoubtedly derogatory when uttered by white Americans, its usage within the African-American community is a more ...

Narrowing the Racial Divide in the War on Drugs

Narrowing the Racial Divide in the War on Drugs
 - Through the War on Drugs, America has waged a racist and inflexible ... The Latino and African-American communities will celebrate a victory for ...

Pre-Hispanic Archaeological Treasure Seized in Spain Returns to Colombia

Pre-Hispanic Archaeological Treasure Seized in Spain Returns to Colombia
 - The artifacts were returned to the South American country after almost a decade of study and cataloguing in the Museum of the Americas in Madrid.

Nine out of ten happiest nations are Latin American says Gallup poll

Nine out of ten happiest nations are Latin American says Gallup poll
 - The report's author, Jon Clifton commented that the number of people in Latin America reporting so many positive emotions may reflect a cultural ...




IMF taps into South American youth to get economies back on track

IMF taps into South American youth to get economies back on track
 - In preparation for its annual conference on South America, held in Lima, ... are about the issues and challenges faced by their respective countries.

Prisons in Latin America in critical condition

Prisons in Latin America in critical condition
 - The South American country is also led by an ex-political prisoner, Jose Mujica, detained for more than 13 years by the former military regime.

Here are three people who might help Latinos strike it big in the American art scene

Here are three people who might help Latinos strike it big in the American art scene
 - Census reports keep showing a growing Latino population in the United States, but you might not be able to tell that from looking at the country's art ...




Let's be honest, we can't be colorblind because America is not post-racial

Let's be honest, we can't be colorblind because America is not post-racial
 - They say there's a chance that race wasn't a factor, so why are people looking ... However, many of us who walk around every day in black and brown ...

Court to weigh use of race in drawing political lines

Court to weigh use of race in drawing political lines
 - Now those maps are headed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where Alabama Democrats and African Americans will make an unusual request: that black ...

Racial Blackmail

Racial Blackmail
 - African-American radicals offer message to white America: Put white cop on ... Also hustling his brand of racial obsession was Attorney General Eric ...