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martes, 11 de noviembre de 2014

Middle East's LGBT communities forgotten in the revolution

Middle East's LGBT communities forgotten in the revolution
 - For the Middle East's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities, the grassroots upheavals in many Arab countries – and promised reforms ...


George Takei, Marvel honoured for LGBT advocacy

George Takei, Marvel honoured for LGBT advocacy
 - The Star Trek star and his husband Brad were given the International Vanguard Award from The Los Angeles LGBT Center at their 45th Anniversary ...

Investigation continues into plane crash that killed anti-LGBT pastor, eight others

Investigation continues into plane crash that killed anti-LGBT pastor, eight others
 - The investigation continues into the plane crash that killed Myles Munroe, an influential and popular anti-LGBT religious leader, and eight others in the ...

Philippines: Quezon City to host 'largest' international LGBT film festival

Philippines: Quezon City to host 'largest' international LGBT film festival
 - Philippines’ largest city Quezon is set to host the first International Pink Film Festival, which is slated to be largest LGBT films event in Asia. According to GMA, the festival will be the world premiere for documentary filmmaker Nick Deocampo’s new film #pinQCity,’ which tackles the life of the LGBT community in Quezon.

The Elections Fallout: What Now for LGBT Rights?

The Elections Fallout: What Now for LGBT Rights?
 - It's hard to deny that last Tuesday's elections were a blow to LGBT rights progress, but with Republicans in control of the US Senate, and considerable ...


LGBT Veterans Still Denied Benefits

LGBT Veterans Still Denied Benefits
 - Lawyers and veterans a part of American Military Partner Association (AMPA),a support network for the partners and spouses of LGBT service ...

Kent homelessness charity reports LGBT youth are 'neglected and overlooked'

Kent homelessness charity reports LGBT youth are 'neglected and overlooked'
 - Research published this week has reported that homeless LGBT youth have been “neglected and overlooked” by housing and homelessness ...

LGBT Youth Scotland - solutions to tackle school homophobia

LGBT Youth Scotland - solutions to tackle school homophobia
 - Mhairi McMillan, Policy Director of LGBT Youth Scotland discusses Stonewall Scotland's research findings and offers solutions to tackle school ...


Nigerian LGBT activist encourages students to join fight for global human rights

Nigerian LGBT activist encourages students to join fight for global human rights
 - After coming out, he continued his work with the LGBT community as well as those affected by AIDS until repeated death threats caused him to flee in ...

Lana Wachowski: India should relax more around LGBT issues

Lana Wachowski: India should relax more around LGBT issues
 - Lana Wachowski (formerly known as Larry Wachowski) and Andy (Andrew Wachowski), known popularly as the Wachowskis and formerly as the ...

It Is Getting .86% Better

It Is Getting .86% Better
 - For most LGBT people in the United States, yes. Not just same-sex marriage laws but public opinion continues to shift in the favor of sexual and gender minorities. A decade ago, gays were a wedge issue used by Republicans to energize the base. This past election, they were hardly mentioned by Republicans fearful of alienating moderates.


Costa Rica is 20 percent more expensive than other Latin American countries

Costa Rica is 20 percent more expensive than other Latin American countries
 - Vargas noted that while Costa Rica has dedicated large amounts of its annual budget to health and education there has been little attention paid to ...

Mia Love 'Looks Black,' But Her GOP Win in Utah Proves 'White Privilege'

Mia Love 'Looks Black,' But Her GOP Win in Utah Proves 'White Privilege'
Black Americans are the only racial group that votes in a bloc and, arguably, the only ... Mia Love (see here) might look black, but she ain't like 'us.

The dual perspective of “Dear White People”

The dual perspective of “Dear White People”
 - Dear White People” is a movie that tells the story of four African-American students attending an Ivy League university ... There are ways in which this film addressed racial issues in very obvious ways, like the outraged reactions to a ...

America's War on Drugs Fuels Racial Prejudice

America's War on Drugs Fuels Racial Prejudice
 - What is even more disturbing is that white Americans, African Americans and ... In addition, the War on Drugs has perpetuated racial stereotypes.

In Latin America, why women face an iron ceiling

In Latin America, why women face an iron ceiling
 - Latin American women have made great strides in education and business in recent decades, but numerous barriers to their success remain ...


Medicinal marijuana offers Colombia a new approach to drugs

Medicinal marijuana offers Colombia a new approach to drugs
 - Juan Manuel Galan is the author of the bill that would allow the use of pot by people suffering from terminal illness or chronic painful conditions, ...

2014 And The Latino Vote

2014 And The Latino Vote
 - The reasons for the GOP's problems among Latinos have been failure easy to ... who were talking about the issues that people care about and doing it in a way ... Republicans said the glide to re-election of two Hispanic Republican ...

The fear of family member deportation is enough to dissuade some Latinos from Obamacare ...

The fear of family member deportation is enough to dissuade some Latinos from Obamacare ...
 - With Obamacare open enrollment beginning this coming Saturday, a lot of people have questions about how the HealthCare.gov site will hold up.


Helping Latino parents help their kids

Helping Latino parents help their kids
  - But, that type of training is an especially important tool for Latino parents in ... “The message is that if you build it, people won't necessarily come.

New York City will stop arresting so many people for possessing marijuana

New York City will stop arresting so many people for possessing marijuana
 - This change would have a very real impact on the people who are arrested, a group that is overwhelmingly young and black or Latino, according to a ...

Opinion: Mexico, a nation at its breaking point

Opinion: Mexico, a nation at its breaking point
 - The 43, by all accounts, are presumed dead. But their deaths will not have been in vain if the Mexican people stand firm and demand change and fight ...

Obamacare's Latino Problem

Obamacare's Latino Problem
 - Nearly one in five people in New Jersey are Latino, and they account for a third of the state's uninsured residents — more than any other racial or ...

Survey: Latino voter turnout stagnates as population grows

Survey: Latino voter turnout stagnates as population grows
  - This new Pew Research Center report shows that, even though the percentage of people eligible to vote who are Latino rose 28 percent between ...

Liberation theology rooted in Bible, Christ, Father Gutierrez says

Liberation theology rooted in Bible, Christ, Father Gutierrez says
 - With Pope Francis coming from Latin America and his shared experience of poverty in that part of the world, he said, liberation theology is being ...