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lunes, 17 de noviembre de 2014

LGBT film fest to debate sexuality in South Asia

LGBT film fest to debate sexuality in South Asia
 - This will be a part of the eighth edition of Dialogues: Calcutta International Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Film and Video Festival that ...

What Does Islam Really Say About LGBT People?

What Does Islam Really Say About LGBT People?
 - The founder of Muslims for Progressive Values criticizes 'deviant, draconian, and hateful' variants of Islam and advocates for LGBT and gender ...

Missouri schools were unsafe for LGBT students in 2013

Missouri schools were unsafe for LGBT students in 2013
 - More than nine in ten LGBT students in the survey experienced verbal harassment, four in ten were physically harassed and one in ten were ...

LGBT students face abuse in Texas schools

LGBT students face abuse in Texas schools
 - LGBT students in Texas say they regularly hear homophobic remarks from classmates and school staff, face verbal and physical harassment that goes ...

Atlanta scores another perfect 100 in LGBT ranking

Atlanta scores another perfect 100 in LGBT ranking
 - On average, Georgia cities scored less than 40 points in a yearly equality index of LGBT city laws and policies, according to the Human Rights ...

Royal Bank of Scotland plans LGBT inclusive policies

Royal Bank of Scotland plans LGBT inclusive policies
 - The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) could stop asking customers for their mother's maiden name – because a lot of people have two dads, following a ...

How Russia Betrayed Central Asia's LGBT Community

How Russia Betrayed Central Asia's LGBT Community
 - Russia is leading a global anti-LGBT push, but it was once a refuge for LGBT people from more conservative countries around the region. One man ...

Kolkata LGBT film festival to focus on sexuality

Kolkata LGBT film festival to focus on sexuality
 - The eighth edition of 'Dialogues: Calcutta International Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Film and Video Festival' that ...

Does Botswana Court Win Mean Better Days for LGBTs in Africa?

Does Botswana Court Win Mean Better Days for LGBTs in Africa?
 - Although same-sex relations remain illegal in Botswana, a high court judge has ruled that an LGBT lobbying group has a constitutional right to ...

Why We Must Reject Discrimination Bills That Don't Protect Trans People

Why We Must Reject Discrimination Bills That Don't Protect Trans People
 - LGBT rights groups have been largely unanimous in saying the gay anti-discrimination bill, or the Two World Bill as it has been dubbed, is not enough.

One in 30 American Children Is Homeless, Report Says

One in 30 American Children Is Homeless, Report Says
 - So many families are living on the edge of poverty, that one little setback can push them into the abyss of homelessness. A new report released ...

US child homelessness at all-time high

US child homelessness at all-time high
 - American Institutes for Research - said the top causes of youth homelessness include America's high poverty rate; lack of affordable housing across ...


Linda Tirado on poverty in the US and the UK: the same mix of blame and desperation

Linda Tirado on poverty in the US and the UK: the same mix of blame and desperation
 - Linda Tirado's memoir about working on the poverty line, Hand to Mouth, ... In America, where I live, politicians take a courageous stance against the ...

A writer's racialization, and keeping black writers in their ethnic places

A writer's racialization, and keeping black writers in their ethnic places
 - I learned about Frank Yerby from Troy Johnson of the African-American ... Publishing seems desperate to keep ethnic writers neatly sealed in racial ...

Lawsuits challenge affirmative action as discriminatory against Asian-Americans

Lawsuits challenge affirmative action as discriminatory against Asian-Americans
 - Asian-Americans are cast as the “unexplained minority exception” in the ... African-American, and Hispanic applicants are given racial preferences ...

Students, faculty members gather to discuss racial representation in film

Students, faculty members gather to discuss racial representation in film
 - One primary topic of debate was how to deal with cinematic representations of African-Americans in the classroom. Faculty members stated that ...


A new strain of racism from the newest Americans

A new strain of racism from the newest Americans
 - Racism in America has often been reduced to white-against-black discrimination, and understandably so. After all, it was white colonists who forcibly ...

Dear White People' Doesn't Shy Away from a Frank Look at Racial Identity

Dear White People' Doesn't Shy Away from a Frank Look at Racial Identity
 - The fact that the term “a spectrum of blackness” makes sense shows the strange state of African-American racial relations that Dear White People ...

Abortion is Racist, For Every 1000 Black Babies Born in New York City, 1223 are Aborted

Abortion is Racist, For Every 1000 Black Babies Born in New York City, 1223 are Aborted
 - Of course, liberals who decry racism in seemingly every facet of American life ... “The Most Dangerous Place for an African-American is in the womb” ...

Bankruptcy means Dendreon won't have to pay if employees win racial discrimination lawsuit

Bankruptcy means Dendreon won't have to pay if employees win racial discrimination lawsuit
 - Those same people allegedly made racist statements to the effect that African-Americans cannot be "trusted to tell the truth" and said black people ...

The work must continue to bring about racial equality

The work must continue to bring about racial equality
 - Each was given time to speak about the history of the civil rights movement, the relationship of the Jewish and African-American communities or their ...

A progressive trend is sweeping across Latin America

A progressive trend is sweeping across Latin America
 - Its hunger eradication program was such a success in reducing malnutrition and extreme poverty that its director, Jose Graziano Da Silva, was tapped ...

Hispanic-Americans Optimistic About Finances, Health Care

Hispanic-Americans Optimistic About Finances, Health Care
 - However, a majority also say racism toward Hispanics, crime and violence, and affordable housing has gotten worse. Zullie Franco, president and ...

Is this Michigan's most LGBT-friendly city?

Is this Michigan's most LGBT-friendly city?
 - As examples, he said the city hired the first African-American fire commissioner in Macomb County and noted that the city has growing African ...

Study: East Lansing most LGBT-friendly city in Michigan

Study: East Lansing most LGBT-friendly city in Michigan
 - The Human Rights Campaign examined 353 municipalities in the U.S. to see ... Curtis Lipscomb, executive director of Kick, an African-American LGBT ...