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martes, 17 de marzo de 2015

Multiparty group to examine LGBT discrimination

Multiparty group to examine LGBT discrimination
 - Hase said Japan needs to deepen its understanding of the LGBT community before it hosts the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He said he became conscious ...

Can Religious Conservatives Survive The Rise Of LGBT Rights?

Can Religious Conservatives Survive The Rise Of LGBT Rights?
 - It's hardly the first time a mainstream American faith community has proclaimed spiritual support for LGBT rights — the Reconstructionist Rabbinical ...

Religions Must Open Their Doors to LGBT Members

Religions Must Open Their Doors to LGBT Members
 - Many major religions have not been kind to the LGBT community. Most Christian denominations preach that same-sex relationships are ...

How One Movie Changed LGBT History

How One Movie Changed LGBT History
 - If the situation of the homosexual is ever to be understood by the public,” a TIME film review stated in 1970, “it will be because of the breakthrough ...


Plus, see a few Michigan cities that have voted against LGBT protections.

Plus, see a few Michigan cities that have voted against LGBT protections.
 - The Detroit suburb in January passed a "human rights ordinance" granting discrimination protections for sexual orientation and gender identity.

Women Who Identify As LGBT More Likely To Live In Poverty

Women Who Identify As LGBT More Likely To Live In Poverty
 - Nearly 15 percent of Illinoisans live in poverty, and a new report finds lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) women are ...

Andy Cohen auctions Dolce & Gabbana suit for LGBT families

Andy Cohen auctions Dolce & Gabbana suit for LGBT families
 - Andy Cohen auctions off a Dolce & Gabbana suit on 'Watch What Happens Live' to raise money for LGBT families. Andy Cohen has taken a stand via ...

LGBT youth make up over 50% of local shelter populations

LGBT youth make up over 50% of local shelter populations
 - A growing number of LGBT youth are filling shelters, accounting for more than half of Seattle's homeless youth population. An effort to provide more ...

Major San Francisco Evangelical Church Drops LGBT Celibacy Requirement

Major San Francisco Evangelical Church Drops LGBT Celibacy Requirement
 - Across the religious spectrum, institutions have been struggling with the question of LGBT members who wish to engage with the church, but whose ...

Utah's new law a 'toolkit' for fighting LGBT discrimination, say activists, legal experts

Utah's new law a 'toolkit' for fighting LGBT discrimination, say activists, legal experts
 - Utah's new law extending employment and workplace protections to LGBT people and conscience protections to individuals, ...

Employment for Latinos Comes Back to Life

Employment for Latinos Comes Back to Life
 - vulnerable communities -- people of color. Since February 2014, the Latino unemployment rate has fallen by 1.5 percentage points to 6.6 percent.


There's so much wrong with the Economist's Latino chili pepper cover story

There's so much wrong with the Economist's Latino chili pepper cover story
 - Perhaps if they had more people of color in positions where they're actually allowed to make decisions then they would avoid such controversies.

Esther Cepeda: Latino and black experiences are not interchangeable

Esther Cepeda: Latino and black experiences are not interchangeable
 - Hispanic pundits are wondering whether the killing of Antonio ... It continued on as would-be Dream Act-eligible young people took up a campaign to ...

Stress Linked to Sleeplessness Among Second-Generation Latino Youth

Stress Linked to Sleeplessness Among Second-Generation Latino Youth
 - And seeking out stories in the media that profile and promote Latinos or people likeminded individuals to create a positive way of thinking may also ...

Landfill blaze causing health problems in Jamaica

Landfill blaze causing health problems in Jamaica
 - More than 600 people in Jamaica have required medical attention due to respiratory problems caused by a fire that has raged for five days at a landfill ...

Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study

Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study
 - The researchers looked at findings from a previous study of more than 700 white and Latino people. They were all 65 or older when they entered the ...

Venezuela asks US: "Immediately cease hostile actions"

Venezuela asks US: "Immediately cease hostile actions"
 - In addition, the government of Nicolas Maduro demanded that the U.S. government "immediately cease hostile actions against Venezuelan people ...

Is Latin America to Be Denied a Peaceful Existence?

Is Latin America to Be Denied a Peaceful Existence?
 - most remote corners of the country and quality education, decorous homes, ... Could be it be that Latin America cannot be allowed to live in peace?

4 charts that show how race makes a difference in the lives of working families

4 charts that show how race makes a difference in the lives of working families
 - according to 2013 data, had incomes of less than 200 percent of the poverty level. Fifty-five percent of Latino families, 40 percent of black families, ...

Enrique Iglesias Scholarship to Be Presented with Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation

Enrique Iglesias Scholarship to Be Presented with Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation
 - In an effort to stimulate music education within the Latin communities, the Enrique Iglesias Scholarship Presented by the Latin GRAMMY Cultural ...


Natalie Portman Joins Campaign to End Child Poverty in Israel

Natalie Portman Joins Campaign to End Child Poverty in Israel
 - Israeli-born Hollywood actress Natalie Portman took the opportunity on her recent trip to her homeland to sign a petition imploring the ...

The mysterious disappearance of poverty

The mysterious disappearance of poverty
 - Microfinance treats the symptoms of poverty; it is not a cure. But, on ... In Asia, Africa and Latin America, every year, the ranks of the poorest shrink.

Protesting a Bishop Because She's a Lesbian Is Moral Hypocrisy on the Part of Black Ministers

Protesting a Bishop Because She's a Lesbian Is Moral Hypocrisy on the Part of Black Ministers
 - I find this kind of moral hypocrisy and theological asymmetry detrimental to the people we are called to serve. The black community and the black ...

Digital Library Connects Haiti's Poorest Kids to World of Books

Digital Library Connects Haiti's Poorest Kids to World of Books
 - Two students at a school in Gressier, Haiti, who have a five-month Library for All access, use the library in class for a lesson. (Maritza Chateau and ...


Black and Latino working families are twice as likely as others to be low-income

Black and Latino working families are twice as likely as others to be low-income
 - Overall, nearly one-third of all working families are either in poverty or earn no ... Also, more than half of low-income Hispanic families had at least one ...