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miércoles, 11 de febrero de 2015

LGBT Youth Deserve Fairness and Equality at School

LGBT Youth Deserve Fairness and Equality at School
 - With LGBT youth twice as likely to experience verbal harassment, exclusion, and physical attack at school as their non-LGBT peers, the Human Rights ...

Companies to be asked to measure LGBT inclusion

Companies to be asked to measure LGBT inclusion
 - Companies which take part will have to answer questions including: "Does your company have out LGBT executive members of staff who act as visible ...

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people can now snatch a .LGBT domain

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people can now snatch a .LGBT domain
 - LGBT domain launches to the public. What does this mean? Rather than .net, .com, or many others, you can snatch up a domain name ending in .

Equality for Israel's LGBT remains virtual, despite outpourings of support

Equality for Israel's LGBT remains virtual, despite outpourings of support
 - Equality for Israel's LGBT remains virtual, despite outpourings of support. If everyone is so committed to the issue, how is it possible that equality has .

Eureka Springs fights Arkansas proposal to ban LGBT anti-discrimination laws

Eureka Springs fights Arkansas proposal to ban LGBT anti-discrimination laws
 - In Arkansas, it is perfectly legal to fire someone from a job or deny them housing or services because they are LGBT. The proposed law would keep ...

Long-term health benefits' for LGBT youth who come out during high school

Long-term health benefits' for LGBT youth who come out during high school
 - ACLU attorneys asked Russell whether it could be said with "absolute certainty" that it is better for LGBT teens to come out at school than not, and he ...

Nebraska Bill Banning LGBT Workplace Discrimination Advances

Nebraska Bill Banning LGBT Workplace Discrimination Advances
 - A bill that would ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity will be debated on the floor of the ...

Citizen and Immigration Canada might extend LGBT refugee program

Citizen and Immigration Canada might extend LGBT refugee program
 - Citizen and Immigration Canada says it's considering a request to extend a program that helps bring gay refugees to Canada, following concerns from ...

Queer Straight Alliance Bullies Students Who Reject LGBT Agenda

Queer Straight Alliance Bullies Students Who Reject LGBT Agenda
 - The QSA also gave students a handout of LGBT terminology such as "pan-sexual," "demi-sexual," "gray gender," and about a dozen other terms.


America on the wrong path on race and poverty

America on the wrong path on race and poverty
 -  But it is not so new because it is a collection of some of my columns from past 10 years with Scripps Howard News Service. And those columns ...

A call to end child poverty now

A call to end child poverty now
 - It is a national moral disgrace that there are 14.7 million poor children and 6.5 million extremely poor children in the United States of America – the ...

Prospects for Latin America's middle class after the commodity boom

Prospects for Latin America's middle class after the commodity boom
 - The middle class in Latin America comprises almost 200 million people (one .... The two most relevant factors are educational attainment and savings: ...

Radically Reshaping Latina/o America

Radically Reshaping Latina/o America
 - What’s in a name? The label “Latino” is often used to describe a monolithic interest group or voting bloc. And while criticized as inaccurate because of Latinos’ diverse national, ethnic, and racial manifestations, as an organizing principal the label still conveys significant meaning—a narrative of shared experience—in both Latin America and the


Despite efforts, Latino enrollment in Obamacare lags

Despite efforts, Latino enrollment in Obamacare lags
 - Despite efforts, Latino enrollment in Obamacare lags ... And people who have gone without insurance for years might not feel the need to buy it.

Immigration Isn't The Only Issue That Matters, So Does Climate Change

 Immigration Isn't The Only Issue That Matters, So Does Climate Change
 - Hispanic voters backed Obama and they could go Democratic again in ... About 67,000 people of Spanish, Hispanic or Latino origin were owners, part ...

Brazil's broad measure of unemployment falls 6.8 pct.

Brazil's broad measure of unemployment falls 6.8 pct.
 - The number of jobless people in Brazil fell from 6.7 million in the third quarter to 6.5 million in the October-December period, while the ranks of the ...

Latino Lynchings, Police Brutality, And The Challenges Of Minority Law-Enforcement

Latino Lynchings, Police Brutality, And The Challenges Of Minority Law-Enforcement
 - “It's equivalent: the Texas Rangers were just doing their jobs, that these people needed to be 'corrected.' back then our [Latino] people had more ...

Chileans create apparatus that condenses water from air

Chileans create apparatus that condenses water from air
 - Some 748 million people around the world, according to the World Health Organization, do not have ready access to fresh water, and about 1.8 billion ...

Latinos Take Climate Change More Personally Than Whites

Latinos Take Climate Change More Personally Than Whites
 - The study shows that Latinos feel that global warming is an issue that affects them personally. ... "And all this affects poor people harder. The jobs are ...

3000 Volunteers counting the homeless in New York

3000 Volunteers counting the homeless in New York
 - On one of the coldest nights of the year, young people, the elderly, families and tourists participated in the annual Homeless Outreach Population ...

Lesbian feminist Barbara Smith remains focused

Lesbian feminist Barbara Smith remains focused
 - Steadfast Black lesbian feminist activist Barbara Smith has never colored in the lines, and after 40 years fighting for equal rights, she isn't about to start ...


Community Group Releases Message Calling For 'LGBT Rights & Black Liberation'

Community Group Releases Message Calling For 'LGBT Rights & Black Liberation'
 - Recognizing how mainstream LGBT and racial justice movements have often ignored the issues that young Black LGBT people face, BYP100 seeks ...

Let's finish the fight for LGBT liberation that the Stonewall riots kickstarted

Let's finish the fight for LGBT liberation that the Stonewall riots kickstarted
 - They were predominantly black and Latino working class, often in low paid ... At that time, gay people were treated as “deviants”, and forced to live in ...

Why Race Is Dominating Discussion Among LGBT Activists

Why Race Is Dominating Discussion Among LGBT Activists
 - Activist Ashley Yates used her time to invite black transgender people up to the stage. The group told the audience about the harsh realities they face ...

Blues Singer Gladys Bentley Broke Ground With Marriage to a Woman in 1931

Blues Singer Gladys Bentley Broke Ground With Marriage to a Woman in 1931
 - As a result of that stigma, among others, the history of gay and lesbian African Americans is largely a hidden one before the 1920s. Among the more ...