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jueves, 8 de enero de 2015

74-year-old veteran becomes first person to receive gender surgery on Medicare (VIDEO)

74-year-old veteran becomes first person to receive gender surgery on Medicare (VIDEO)
  - LGBT advocates also hailed her case as another step forward to securing equal rights for transgender people. “I feel congruent, like I'm finally one ...

It's playtime for Mumbai's LGBT community

It's playtime for Mumbai's LGBT community
 - This is the month of pride for the city's LGBT community as its annual Queer Azadi Mumbai pride march which is held on Januray 31. Yaariyan, the ...

Police investigating damage to LGBT mural

Police investigating damage to LGBT mural
 - Toronto police are investigating what may be an act of vandalism aimed at an LGBT mural on the outside west wall of the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO).


Why His Past Homophobia Still Matters

Why His Past Homophobia Still Matters
 - As far as any policies for what he termed “special legal protection” for members of the LGBT community, his conclusion was that there should be no ...

LGBT Missourians Take Fight Against Workplace Discrimination to Legislature, Again

LGBT Missourians Take Fight Against Workplace Discrimination to Legislature, Again
 - LGBT couples may have the right to marry in (some parts of) Missouri, but they still aren't protected from being fired, evicted or refused service based ...

Top Conservative Equates LGBT Movement With Charlie Hebdo Terrorists

Top Conservative Equates LGBT Movement With Charlie Hebdo Terrorists
 - RedState.com editor and Fox News contributor Erick Erickson opened his radio show Wednesday with the disclaimer that he would be “lighting the ...

Is Black America Better Off Under Obama?

Is Black America Better Off Under Obama?
 - What planet African Americans are doing “better off” on is unknown. ... Poverty. The percentage of Blacks in poverty in 2009 was 25 percent; it is now ...

The Impoverishment of African Americans. The Anti-Racist Movement in the US Must be Intensified ...

The Impoverishment of African Americans. The Anti-Racist Movement in the US Must be Intensified ...
  - Nonetheless, when race is taken into consideration, whites were reported to have a poverty rate of 10 percent while African Americans stood at 27 ...

The Overcriminalization of America

The Overcriminalization of America
 - How to reduce poverty and improve race relations by rethinking our justice ... It has become a routine event for poor African-American men and their ...


Suburbs and the New American Poverty

Suburbs and the New American Poverty
  - Fully 88 percent of Atlanta's poor live in the suburbs, according to Confronting Suburban Poverty in America, by Elizabeth Kneebone and Alan Berube ...

Dependency on commodities

Dependency on commodities
  - As commodity prices tumble, many countries are learning what happens ... Only a handful of Latin American countries—Argentina, Venezuela and ...

Latinos Are Human, Too

Latinos Are Human, Too
 - What if a third-generation Latino American or a Chumash American (many of ... And even if they did confirm that these people had broken the law, their ...

Paris massacre denounced as attack on free expression

Paris massacre denounced as attack on free expression
 - We convey our condolences to the families, friends of the victims, to the French government and people, and together with the rest of the world we ask ...

Why Is Hollywood Only Making One Film About Latinos in 2015?

Why Is Hollywood Only Making One Film About Latinos in 2015?
  - What is baffling about the near total absence of Latino stories slated for 2015 ... As Bythewood explained, “(The) people making decisions are going to ...


Five years after Haiti quake

Five years after Haiti quake
 - According to Amnesty International, 123 camps are still active in Haiti. ... More than 80 percent of Haiti's 10 million people live under the poverty line, ...


Charlie Baker's service signals heft of Hispanic church

Charlie Baker's service signals heft of Hispanic church
 - Roberto Miranda, is a revered figure in Boston's growing Hispanic ... Most notably, around the time gay marriage became legal in Massachusetts, ...

Disparities Seen in Immigrant Application Results

Disparities Seen in Immigrant Application Results
 - But immigrants from Latin America are less likely to have those requests granted than are immigrants from other regions, according to a new study ...

LatAm's cash transfer 'revolution' at crossroads

LatAm's cash transfer 'revolution' at crossroads
  - In the past generation, a mass exodus from poverty has transformed Latin America, the world's most unequal region, spurred on by innovative welfare ...

OKT responds to urban food growing debate in Muskegon

OKT responds to urban food growing debate in Muskegon
 - However, when looking at child poverty through a racial lens, the numbers of African American and Latino children experiencing poverty are both over ...

Jim Webb Wants to Be a White Man's Democrat. The Party Should Listen to What He Has to Say.

Jim Webb Wants to Be a White Man's Democrat. The Party Should Listen to What He Has to Say.
 - Unlike black and Latino poverty, which is tied heavily to the nation's urban spaces, white poverty is more diffuse, though there are areas where it's ...

Kansas City Black Gay Community Demands Attention After Possible Hate Crime

Kansas City Black Gay Community Demands Attention After Possible Hate Crime
  - His family and friends believe he was targeted because he was gay. ... but he knows many people active in the black LGBT community who did.

Government cooking some changes to dietary guidelines

Government cooking some changes to dietary guidelines
 - Current guidelines advise that people eat a variety of proteins, including lean meats. The beef industry in particular has expressed concern that the ...

Indian child's death in Argentina sparks debate on malnutrition

Indian child's death in Argentina sparks debate on malnutrition
 - Argentina has millions of marginalized people deprived of basic rights guaranteed by the constitution who do not have access to social services, ...

Blue Moon targets Latinos with Cinnamon Horchata Ale

Blue Moon targets Latinos with Cinnamon Horchata Ale
 - A lot of Hispanic people really are just now getting into craft beer,” said Villa, a third-generation Mexican-American who holds a Ph.D. in brewing from ...

Garcia to tout Latino support

Garcia to tout Latino support
 - Mayoral candidate Garcia to demonstrate support from the Latino community. ... People listed as throwing their support behind his candidacy include a ...