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martes, 13 de enero de 2015

Goan Minister Gets Flak for Saying Govt Will Bring LGBT Youths Back to 'Normal'

 - A Goa minister's comment to open centres to train homosexuals and give them medicines to make them "normal" has upset LGBT rights activists, .



Tiffany's first-ever LGBT ad features real gay couple

Tiffany's first-ever LGBT ad features real gay couple
 - Instead of going with a stock image for their first ever LGBT ad for wedding rings, Tiffany & Co featured a real couple from New York.

Colorado Springs LGBT center closes after nearly 40 years

Colorado Springs LGBT center closes after nearly 40 years
 - The Colorado Springs Pride Center, a go-to resource for the region's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, announced its closure ...

Gay Christian Network gathering models what the church could be

Gay Christian Network gathering models what the church could be
 - I look forward to the Gay Christian Network (GCN) conference, the largest gathering of LGBT Christians in the world, all year long. Last year was my ...

Indiana High Schoolers Fight For The LGBT Right To Party

Indiana High Schoolers Fight For The LGBT Right To Party
 - A few days ago, Knox, Indiana, high school student Michael Knowlton decided he'd had enough of what he saw as his school's discrimination against ...

Fighting an LGBT fire of equality and acceptance

Fighting an LGBT fire of equality and acceptance
 - I've realised that fighting for equality for the LGBT Community is a bit like being a firefighter, no sooner have we made progress in one part of the ...

Anti-LGBT activist wants National Guard deployed to stop same-sex marriages

Anti-LGBT activist wants National Guard deployed to stop same-sex marriages
 - Anti-LGBT activist Randy Thomasson has a message for governors across America: deploy the National Guard to stop same-sex marriages.

Advocates hopeful Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey defends LGBT rights

Advocates hopeful Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey defends LGBT rights
 - Activists in Arizona are hopeful Gov. Doug Ducey will continue to move the state forward on social issues, particularly the rights of gay, ...

A Minister Who Wants to 'Cure' LGBT Youth

A Minister Who Wants to 'Cure' LGBT Youth
 - Goa Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Ramesh Tawadkar's purported plan to set up special centers to offer medicinal treatment to bring LGBT ...

Share “Hard times for working-class America as...”

Share “Hard times for working-class America as...”
 - Education attainment, wages, job availability and marriage are all tied together — and they impact the stability of American families, according to noted ...

Sworn in for fourth term, Kitzhaber cites RFK as inspiration for fighting inequality

Sworn in for fourth term, Kitzhaber cites RFK as inspiration for fighting inequality
  - Why are one in five Oregon children still living in poverty? Why do ... Why is poverty among Latinos 27% and poverty among African Americans, Native ...

The Empathy Epidemic

The Empathy Epidemic
 - John Kerry said the “root cause of terrorism is poverty” -- as have Bill and Hillary Clinton. Americans are to consider terrorists victims of poverty.

Canadian police fail to stop violence against Aboriginals -report

Canadian police fail to stop violence against Aboriginals -report
 - Canada's 1.4 million Aboriginals have higher levels of poverty and a lower life expectancy than other Canadians, and are more often victims of violent ...

Yes, Is Black America Better Off Under Obama?

Yes, Is Black America Better Off Under Obama?
  - Like the rest of America, Black America, in the ... The issue of poverty is rarely mentioned by the president or any members of his ...


Is it bullying or sexual harassment?

Is it bullying or sexual harassment?
 - Peer-to-peer sexual harassment and gender violence in schools and other youth settings are often hidden by the use of other terms. “Bullying,” a ...

Can worker cooperatives alleviate income inequality?

Can worker cooperatives alleviate income inequality?
 - Carlos Lezama, Victor Hernandez, Henry Lezama and Manuel Escobar of Roca Mia Construction finishing a job in Far Rockaway, Queens, in June of ...

Yes, Income Inequality Matters

Yes, Income Inequality Matters
 - My colleague, Gannon LeBlanc, recently wrote a piece in Townhall arguing income inequality is not an underlying problem in America. Gannon ...

Stories We Told About Latin America in 2014

Stories We Told About Latin America in 2014
 - There was no scarcity of stories from the Latin American region in 2014. Amongst all the important news items followed by our readers of citizen media ...

The Top 5 LGBT Issues for 2015

The Top 5 LGBT Issues for 2015
 - This year promises to be an important one for LGBT communities. ... Lee Daniels' black evening soap opera, “Empire,” focuses on the backstory and ... from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs found that LGBT people of ...

Fox's 'Empire' Brings A Different Perspective On The Parents of Gay Black Men: VIDEO

Fox's 'Empire' Brings A Different Perspective On The Parents of Gay Black Men: VIDEO
 - As the 2015 mid-season television premieres begin to air, "Empire" is one of the few programs to centrally feature a black LGBT character.


Latin American millennials optimistic about 'the dream'

Latin American millennials optimistic about 'the dream'
 - If progress can be made in these two areas — corruption and education — then there is nothing to keep Latin American millennials from creating the ...

5 Key Facts About the Affordable Care Act for Latinos

5 Key Facts About the Affordable Care Act for Latinos
 - Some of the services covered under the ACA, such as the colorectal cancer test, can cost upwards of $1,000 for people who are uninsured. Latinos ...


Sun risk for children of melanoma survivors

Sun risk for children of melanoma survivors
 - Previous studies have often left out Latino people from skin cancer prevention research due to a misconception that sun protection is not as important ...

Nosotros' to stage stories of Latino lives, journeys

Nosotros' to stage stories of Latino lives, journeys
 - The “Nosotros” program, which kicked off late last year, is one of the initiatives the Two River Theater is creating to welcome the surrounding Latino ...

Channel 4: 20% of staff will be from ethnically diverse backgrounds by 2020

Channel 4: 20% of staff will be from ethnically diverse backgrounds by 2020
 - The broadcaster wants 6% of its workforce to be LGBT by 2020. ... “No-one actually gets up in the morning and says, keep those black people off the ...