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martes, 21 de octubre de 2014

The Top Ten LGBT Characters in Young Adult Literature

The Top Ten LGBT Characters in Young Adult Literature
 - While there are some absolutely wonderful characters who identify as part of the LGBT community, there is undoubtedly a need for more.

Ten Worst LGBT Insults at Work

Ten Worst LGBT Insults at Work
 - Next month, the latest findings of the world's largest global LGBT research study - LGBT2020 - are being released and this will include a lot of new ...

SKY holds demonstration to raise awareness of LGBT slurs

SKY holds demonstration to raise awareness of LGBT slurs
 - SKY, an LGBT student organization, held the demonstration to raise awareness of the negative effects gay, lesbian and transgender slurs have on ...

Machismo culture must support LGBT rights

Machismo culture must support LGBT rights
 - Being gay and Latino is not easy. I came out to my friends a long time ago, and I came out to my parents more recently. Though they already knew I ...

NC is Still Not LGBT Friendly

NC is Still Not LGBT Friendly
 - Marriage equality finally came to North Carolina two weeks ago. LGBT couples and people, as well as allies celebrated the court ruling, with weddings ...

South Koreans More Accepting of LGBT Community

South Koreans More Accepting of LGBT Community
 - Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon has taken a stance on the issue of gay rights in South Korea. In an interview with the San Francisco Examiner, Park ...

Leader of city's LGBT office didn't live to see expansion of Philly protections

Leader of city's LGBT office didn't live to see expansion of Philly protections
 - While she expects the Council to pass the measure, Reynolds Brown said she's sorry that Mayor Michael Nutter's top aide for LGBT affairs won't be ...




LGBT association launches campaign against homophobic 'self-help' books

LGBT association launches campaign against homophobic 'self-help' books
 - A Turkish LGBT association has launched a new campaign against self-help books describing homosexuality and transsexuality as a “disease,” a ...

Labor Department Completes LGBT Anti-Discrimination Rule

Labor Department Completes LGBT Anti-Discrimination Rule
 - The Labor Department was tasked by the president this summer with devising regulations barring federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT ...

The Key To Saving America Is Changing Our View Of Wealth

The Key To Saving America Is Changing Our View Of Wealth
 - Fusing the idea of frugality and thrift with a desire for financial independence is what allowed me to pull myself up out of poverty and has enabled me ...

Will You Vote on November 4th? Why Should You?

Will You Vote on November 4th? Why Should You?
 - Well, let's look at poverty in America, as compared to the rest of the world. In a Census Bureau report on poverty released three years ago, roughly one ...

US adds books on poverty and class to dangerous reading list

US adds books on poverty and class to dangerous reading list
 - Spearheaded by the American Library Association's (ALA) Office for ... is the recent rise in efforts to get books banned that cover poverty and social ...




Ebola and the scourge of inequality

Ebola and the scourge of inequality
 - Oxfam staff meets with government community health teams in Liberia. Oxfam has provided these teams with disinfection kits for holding centers and ...

Teach For America: Latino education needs to happen now

Teach For America: Latino education needs to happen now
 - Teach For America (TFA) ended Hispanic Heritage month last week with an impressive ... “People are finding useful information they didn't have prior.

Latinos will vote for Democrats despite Obama's inaction on immigration

Latinos will vote for Democrats despite Obama's inaction on immigration
 - Hispanic voters will favor Democratic candidates in the Nov. ... For 67 percent of the people surveyed by Latino Decisions, immigration is either "the ...

Latinos 26 Times More Likely to be Asked for Identification at Border Crossings

Latinos 26 Times More Likely to be Asked for Identification at Border Crossings
 - For more than 1,000 hours, our group documented the actions of border agents at the checkpoint,” Peter Ragan, a member of the People Helping ...

Does Major League Baseball Exploit Latino Players?

Does Major League Baseball Exploit Latino Players?
 - things are good here! But no, it's not like people think.” The lawsuit—a pending class action brought by Jimenez and former players from all 30 Major ...

No proof NJ team's banana prank was racial bias

No proof NJ team's banana prank was racial bias
 - About half of North Plainfield's players are black. ... against predominantly African-American teams included no racial taunts or other unsportsmanlike ...

A better Prospect for African-American artists

A better Prospect for African-American artists
 - Prospect 3, which opens in New Orleans, Louisiana, this month, is the most racially diverse US biennial in recent history. The exhibition features work ...




New conference examines African-American history in WNC

New conference examines African-American history in WNC
 - Racial Uplift in the Era of Jim Crow Segregation in WNC, with Darin Waters, assistant professor of history at UNC Asheville. · The Civil Rights ...

UN Concerned Over Racial Discrimination in Detroit

UN Concerned Over Racial Discrimination in Detroit
 - Detroit water shutoffs have a disproportional impact on the low income African American population, UN special ...

New Jersey rules insufficient evidence to show racial bias in prank

New Jersey rules insufficient evidence to show racial bias in prank
 - Evidence that bananas were pushed through the hole only when Summit hosted predominantly African-American teams was equivocal. “This said, the ...

Machismo culture must support LGBT rights

Machismo culture must support LGBT rights
 - Being gay and Latino is not easy. I came out to my friends a long time ago, and I came out to my parents more recently. Though they already knew I ...

How to Get Away with Murder' Showrunner Shonda Rhimes Fires Back at Fan's Outrage Over ...

How to Get Away with Murder' Showrunner Shonda Rhimes Fires Back at Fan's Outrage Over ...
 - I demand that her shows feature more left-landed gay people. #southpawLOVE ... One is a right-wing nut, and the other is a Gay Black Panther.

Giving a voice to the voiceless

Giving a voice to the voiceless
 - My coming-out story isn't just a story for gay and lesbian people to hear, or LGBT people to hear, it's a story about the power of being different,” Black ...