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lunes, 15 de septiembre de 2014

Film: 'Love Is Strange' a moving, triumphant work

Film: 'Love Is Strange' a moving, triumphant work
 - Ira Sachs has been around for a while, making movies such as the gay-themed “The Delta,” but his 2012 award-winning film “Keep the Lights On” ...




Same-Sex Marriage Radio Stunt Angers LGBT Groups

Same-Sex Marriage Radio Stunt Angers LGBT Groups
 - Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights groups are not happy about a radio contest that led to the marriage of two straight men in the ...

New nonprofit teaches understanding about LGBTs

New nonprofit teaches understanding about LGBTs
 - A new Fort Wayne nonprofit, QCE, aims to teach other nonprofits and businesses how to communicate better with LGBT clients or customers.

An Afternoon in WeHo With a Gay Russian Teen Seeking Asylum

An Afternoon in WeHo With a Gay Russian Teen Seeking Asylum
 - Danny Fisk details his 'transformative' encounter with Vlad Slavskiy, an 18-year-old Russian LGBT activist participating in NYC's Uprising of Love: A ...

HIV, Aging and LGBT people: A Metamorphosis

HIV, Aging and LGBT people: A Metamorphosis
 - On April 3, 2008, my longtime friend Don (last name withheld) tested positive for HIV, the same day as his mother's 56th birthday. He remembers the ...

The Fight's Not Over: Gay People Need to Voice Our Rage

The Fight's Not Over: Gay People Need to Voice Our Rage
 - As an advice columnist who's been answering queries about LGBT manners for (and from) both gay and straight readers, I've found I have a unique ...

54% of LGBT voters backing Yes

54% of LGBT voters backing Yes
 - The online poll of 2,163 Scottish readers of Europe's largest LGBT news service PinkNews found that 54% plan to vote Yes in Thursday's referendum ...

New underground railroad helping LGBTQ people in Uganda

New underground railroad helping LGBTQ people in Uganda
 - The victims have been sexually assaulted, denied life-saving medicine, subjected to forced anal exams and, in at least one documented case, killed.

Religious oppression and abuse still pervasive in the LGBTQ South

Religious oppression and abuse still pervasive in the LGBTQ South
 - Those of us living in the South are very aware of the multi-generational religious oppression and abuse that many LGBTQ people face coming from ...

Say goodbye to post-racial America, if it ever existed

Say goodbye to post-racial America, if it ever existed
 - For those of you who, like me before that night, are not familiar with Baratunde Thurston, he is an African-American comedian, author and political ...

Survey exposes sharp racial divide in public perception of Ferguson crisis

Survey exposes sharp racial divide in public perception of Ferguson crisis
 - But that number, again, split according to race with only 31 percent of African-Americans affixing the blame on gang members, compared to 46 percent ...

The photographer who rejected racism in the American south

The photographer who rejected racism in the American south
 - In an era that was marked by growing racial discrimination and the ... The effort to disenfranchise the African-American population in the region was ...




Django Unchained actress claims 'racist' police mistook her for prostitute

Django Unchained actress claims 'racist' police mistook her for prostitute
 - An African-American actress who appeared in the Quentin Tarantino film Django Unchained claims she was handcuffed by 'racist' police who mistook ...




Haiti: the shift from hand-out to hand-up

Haiti: the shift from hand-out to hand-up
 - Haiti is the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. Haiti is one of the ... That continues to bind the country tightly in chains of poverty. Ron Pierre ...

Meet The Latinos Who Are Preserving Our Heritage

Meet The Latinos Who Are Preserving Our Heritage
 - Despite the hardships, Hernandez said he and most of the young people he grew up with went to college and are professionals today. As he saw the ...

Who Determines Whether Someone Has A 'Latino Heart'?

Who Determines Whether Someone Has A 'Latino Heart'?
 - Back in 2010, Susana Martinez became the nation's first female Hispanic ... But many people, Latinos and non-Latinos alike, chafe against someone ...

Teens wanted for service projects in Latin America

Teens wanted for service projects in Latin America
 - Teens wanted for service projects in Latin America ... eight weeks, volunteering in public health, education and environmental projects in Costa Rica, ...

Latin is dead? Long live Latin!

Latin is dead? Long live Latin!
 - There is no sound argument for continuing to describe plants in Latin ... Historically, learning and using Latin – and a classical education in general ...

Mexico's Educational System Faces $3.96 Billion Funding Gap

Mexico's Educational System Faces $3.96 Billion Funding Gap
 - Mexico's educational system faces a funding gap of up to $3.96 billion annually due to ... from the Latin American Herald Tribune: ...

Be bilingual, Shakira urges Latin students

Be bilingual, Shakira urges Latin students
 - Latin students need to be empowered for academic success, starting from early education. It is time to get stronger in our commitment to reduce ...

Politicians seek Latino votes at Mexican Independence Day Parade

Politicians seek Latino votes at Mexican Independence Day Parade
 - The sought-after Latino vote is not only vital in the mayor's race, but ... "You never give up, you always have to campaign and listen to the people."

Mandela Barnes: Racial disparities block American dream

Mandela Barnes: Racial disparities block American dream
 - In addition to being last place overall for the well being of African-American ... Being the worst state in the country for racial disparities is also morally ...

Race and police: Four Seattle-area families share concerns post-Ferguson

Race and police: Four Seattle-area families share concerns post-Ferguson
 - The shooting of an unarmed black teen by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., highlights the concerns of parents of African-American and mixed-race ...

Voters mostly approve of police, but views split along racial lines

Voters mostly approve of police, but views split along racial lines
 - Poll respondent Ralph Berry, an African American who lives in Bellflower, ... Yet even on that question, there was at least some racial divide: 88% of ...

US basketball tries to heal wounds after spate of racist incidents

US basketball tries to heal wounds after spate of racist incidents
 - Leading African American athletes and team managers have joined in a display of reconciliation designed to relieve American basketball of ...