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jueves, 18 de septiembre de 2014

Is there a pro-LGBT equivalent to “It's in the Bible”?

Is there a pro-LGBT equivalent to “It's in the Bible”?
 - I have come out of the uber-conservative, evangelical world where many with whom I associate view homosexuality as the BIGGEST of sins. The fact ...

I'm From Driftwood Presents: 'You're Bisexual? Then Why Not Choose To Be Normal?'

I'm From Driftwood Presents: 'You're Bisexual? Then Why Not Choose To Be Normal?'
 - In the latest video from the LGBT story archive project I'm from Driftwood, bisexual activist Mike Szymanski reflected on his journey to being a proud ...

Up to 12 suspects sought in Center City Philadelphia hate crime

Up to 12 suspects sought in Center City Philadelphia hate crime
 - Philadelphia police say several suspects involved in the attack on two gay ... Fansince09 tweeted the video to his thousands of followers, and soon ...




How Do We Stop LGBTQ Youth From Killing Themselves?

How Do We Stop LGBTQ Youth From Killing Themselves?
 - In high school I never read a work of literature with an overt LGBTQ theme or issue. And when we read a work of literature by an LGBTQ writer, the ...

Sunny Drake explores personal experience as transgendered artist in one-person show

Sunny Drake explores personal experience as transgendered artist in one-person show
 - I did over 40 interviews,” he says, “with predomininatnly LGBTQ community members — but not entirely — about their relationship to the concept of ...




Nigerian LGBT Defenders Await Court Decision on Anti-Gay Law

Nigerian LGBT Defenders Await Court Decision on Anti-Gay Law
 - Nigeria already had in place harsh laws against its LGBTQ population, but Jonathan's recent edict tacitly encourages mobs who engage in what ...

Drag performers dress down Facebook over 'real names' policy

Drag performers dress down Facebook over 'real names' policy
 - Drag performers (from left) Lil Ms. Hot Mess, Sister Roma and Heklina, take turns speaking about their battle with Facebook during a news conference ...




We exist: Being queer in a media saturated world

We exist: Being queer in a media saturated world
 - I was lucky to have the support of my parents and a close friend group when I came out, but many LGBTQ teens aren't as lucky. Parents with a strong ...

Five Reasons the LGBTQ Community Should Care About Marijuana Legalization

Five Reasons the LGBTQ Community Should Care About Marijuana Legalization
 - I recently sat down with Yes on 91 communications director, Peter Zuckerman and he told me about the five reasons—in his view—Oregon's LGBTQ ...

Pride and politics

Pride and politics
 - Indeed, this summer saw so much infighting, social media bickering and political haranguing between different factions of Jerusalem's LGBTQ ...

World population growing, not slowing

World population growing, not slowing
 - Countries in sub-Saharan Africa are adding people more rapidly than ... In North America, Latin America and the Caribbean, population is projected to ...

Peru 'is not Uganda' on LGBT rights

Peru 'is not Uganda' on LGBT rights
 - 6 interview at a meeting of Latin American and Caribbean LGBT rights ... behind those found in neighboring Brazil and other Latin American nations.

Three New Charts That Reveal Disturbing Inequality In America

Three New Charts That Reveal Disturbing Inequality In America
 - New official estimates of income and poverty from the Census Bureau released on Tuesday reveal that, despite the economic recovery, massive ...

Defining poverty

Defining poverty
 - population who fit the government's definition of poverty fell last year for the first time since the Great Recession when millions of Americans lost their ...

War on Poverty Is Destroying America

War on Poverty Is Destroying America
 - The present poverty rate is almost exactly the same as it was in 1967 a few years after the War on Poverty ... The War on Poverty is killing America.

What is the True Poverty Rate in America?

What is the True Poverty Rate in America?
 - More than 40 percent of Americans between the ages of 25 and 60 will be poor for at least a year. Over the same period, more than half will be poor or ...

America's Richest (and Poorest) States

America's Richest (and Poorest) States
 - Data on health insurance coverage, employment by industry, food stamp recipiency, poverty, and income inequality also came from the 2013 ACS.

Close the crime gap to help reduce inequality

Close the crime gap to help reduce inequality
 - America's haves and have-nots are divided not just by how much people earn, where they went to school or what car they drive, but more ...

Economic growth

Economic growth
 - Typical families have born the brunt of this sluggish growth, thanks to rising inequality. But there are signs that even if things aren't getting better for ...

White Americans Need To Get Used To Being in the Minority

White Americans Need To Get Used To Being in the Minority
 - Levenson didn't use racist epithets in his email to the team's general manager. Nor did he articulate a disdain for African-Americans in general.

Why More Black Americans Should Run for Elected Office

Why More Black Americans Should Run for Elected Office
 - It's a familiar sentiment, particularly in the black community. ... has been seen as the key to remedying injustice and addressing racial inequality. ... A new Pew Research Center report shows that black Americans are much less likely ...

Student petition leads to establishment of Latino minor

Student petition leads to establishment of Latino minor
 - Latino students are incredibly active,” Goldsmith said. ... changing in Texas, it's important for people to be educated about the Latino community.

Blacks, Latinos see gains in Democratic primary

Blacks, Latinos see gains in Democratic primary
 - The Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus has two new ... just 7.5 percent of the seats in the Legislature are held by people of color.

Business Schools: You Can't Afford to Ignore Latin America Anymore

Business Schools: You Can't Afford to Ignore Latin America Anymore
 - Public education has significantly improved, and graduates of ... its regional economy growing, Latin America has turned to education as a vital part of ...

Arizona Latino Leaders Announce Support for Same-Sex Marriage

Arizona Latino Leaders Announce Support for Same-Sex Marriage
 - Latino leaders from across the state kicked off National Hispanic Heritage ... "And it's our responsibility to support inclusion of our gay and lesbian ...