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lunes, 13 de abril de 2015

Why is Bollywood devaluing the LGBT community?

Why is Bollywood devaluing the LGBT community?
-  As a young bisexual woman working for health and human rights of LGBT, I deal with a lot of crisis situations. In my experience, media especially ...

How lesbians in tech are gaining ground

How lesbians in tech are gaining ground
 - LGBT women are advancing in the tech world, but they need help finding ... a nonprofit working to create more LGBT-identified business leaders.

House Dems introduce anti-LGBT discrimination resolution

House Dems introduce anti-LGBT discrimination resolution
 - The lawmakers said they decided to introduce the resolution first to speak out against LGBT discrimination while the language of Cicilline's more ...

Maine South students call attention to LGBT community during Day of Silence

Maine South students call attention to LGBT community during Day of Silence
 - The small, but active, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) hopes to call attention to the challenges of LGBT students and get hundreds of their classmates to ...

How brands are taking a stance (and winning fans) with LGBT advertising

How brands are taking a stance (and winning fans) with LGBT advertising
 - Google and YouTube data looking at messages about diversity and equality for the LGBT community highlights some interesting results for Burger ...

Hillary Clinton Gay Vote: LGBT Activists Embrace Historic 2016 Presidential Campaign

Hillary Clinton Gay Vote: LGBT Activists Embrace Historic 2016 Presidential Campaign
 - Clinton's grand campaign unveiling and its unprecedented embrace of the LGBT community signaled her latest evolution on gay marriage nearly two ...

US Congressmen Call for Anti-Discrimination Laws for LGBT Community

US Congressmen Call for Anti-Discrimination Laws for LGBT Community
 - US congressman Andre Carson said that members of the LGBT community “deserve to live their lives like any other American, free from intolerance ...

Capitol Hill's Homeless LGBT Protest, But Can Anyone Hear Them?

Capitol Hill's Homeless LGBT Protest, But Can Anyone Hear Them?
 - In response to a recent uptick in violence on Capitol Hill, homeless LGBT youth and their allies are walking through the neighborhood on a mission to ...

Why are Salvadorians rejecting mining investments in their country?

Why are Salvadorians rejecting mining investments in their country?
 - Julio Urdaneta is the Editorial Assistant for Oxfam America's Politics of Poverty blog. I was mystified. Why would thousands of Salvadorians be against ...

The big issue with Hillary Clinton running against inequality

The big issue with Hillary Clinton running against inequality
 - Inequality got worse under Bill Clinton, not better. That's true if you look at the share of American incomes going to the 1 percent, per economists ...

Abraham Lincoln's War on Inequality

Abraham Lincoln's War on Inequality
 - President Obama calls income inequality the “defining challenge of our time. .... America's recent mid-term elections were a referendum on economic ...

Genes Don't Cause Racial Health Disparities, Society Does

Genes Don't Cause Racial Health Disparities, Society Does
 - In 2005, the Food and Drug Administration approved the old drugs for a new purpose: the treatment of heart failure in a single race, African Americans.

Are We Talking Enough About the Black Middle Class?

Are We Talking Enough About the Black Middle Class?
 - When it comes to racial inequality, most of the political conversation centers on black poverty. But this ignores a segment of black America that has ...

Children Continue to Witness and Experience Domestic Violence in RI

Children Continue to Witness and Experience Domestic Violence in RI
 - While there was a decline in the incidents of domestic violence without ... In 2013, 50% of Rhode Island's Hispanic children were living in poverty, ...

Is the US Asleep at the Wheel with Latin America?

Is the US Asleep at the Wheel with Latin America?
 - Latin America is the largest foreign supplier of oil to the US. ... Countries in Latin America (Bolivia, Colombia, and Ecuador to name a few), seems to be ...

Uruguayan anti-capitalist writer Eduardo Galeano dies

Uruguayan anti-capitalist writer Eduardo Galeano dies
 - The book has also been criticized for painting Latin American countries as victims, with parts of it seeming dated in light of the emergence of a middle ...

Most Californians say race relations better here than elsewhere in US

Most Californians say race relations better here than elsewhere in US
 - Almost three quarters of Californians said they felt relations between people of ... Forty-two percent of Latinos said things have improved, which is 19 ...

As Tech Giants Push For Diversity, Blacks And Latinos Are Fleeing Once-Diverse San Francisco

As Tech Giants Push For Diversity, Blacks And Latinos Are Fleeing Once-Diverse San Francisco
 - San Francisco has long been known as a mecca for diversity and the acceptance of all people, but lately its population numbers tell a different story.

Panamanian president responds to Cuban criticism for inviting dissidents

Panamanian president responds to Cuban criticism for inviting dissidents
 - Cuba is a single people, they have deep political differences and wounds that are healing and part of that ... unfortunately are the (things) we saw ...

Latino Population Growing On Both Sides Of The Wyandotte-Johnson County Line

Latino Population Growing On Both Sides Of The Wyandotte-Johnson County Line
 - And though the highest concentration of Latinos in Kansas City live in ... “In Wyandotte there are many people like us and we feel like we are in our ...

The People Who Make Gods

The People Who Make Gods
 - The rising movement for more diversity in literature has put the spotlight on Latino fiction, especially young-adult and children's literature. Many of the ...

Racial disparities cost region

Racial disparities cost region
- The study also showed that Latinos, people of other and mixed races, and especially African-Americans have much higher rates of unemployment in ...

How can urban planners help fix gentrification? Pay more attention to artists

How can urban planners help fix gentrification? Pay more attention to artists
  - However, the Eastside Latino community has strong cultural resiliency that .... This approach I started at the gallery is revolutionizing the way people, ...

Obama meets with Cuban, Venezuelan gov't opponents

Obama meets with Cuban, Venezuelan gov't opponents
 - Civil society is the conscience of our countries," Obama said. "And we should reject violence or intimidation that's aimed at silencing people's voices.".

Camden's historic drag pub The Black Cap closed without warning

Camden's historic drag pub The Black Cap closed without warning
 - The Black Cap, one of London's longest-serving drag and gay venues, was closed last ... a safe space to go and meet other LGBT people,' he said about the application. ... Because it provides a space for LGBT groups and outreach.