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jueves, 23 de abril de 2015

The Surprising Religious Breakdown Of Same-Sex Marriage Support

The Surprising Religious Breakdown Of Same-Sex Marriage Support
 - Religious support for LGBT rights has grown substantially over the past decade, with millions of people of faith pushing their leadership to endorse ...

Louisiana's religious freedom bill: Even LGBT advocates consider it a 'distraction'

Louisiana's religious freedom bill: Even LGBT advocates consider it a 'distraction'
 - About 50 members of the Baton Rouge LGBT community and their supporters filled out the lower concrete benches of LSU's Greek Amphitheater ...

China's LGBT Consumers: A $300 Billion Market

China's LGBT Consumers: A $300 Billion Market
 - Long an important target for marketers in the West, LGBT consumers often have higher disposable incomes and lead consumer trends. But China ...

Mayor signs LGBT senior ordinance

Mayor signs LGBT senior ordinance
 - Mayor Ed Lee signed the LGBT Long-Term Facility Residents' Bill of Rights in his office April 16, surrounded by LGBT political leaders and senior ...

LGBT People of Color Face Lifelong Risk of Living in Poverty

LGBT People of Color Face Lifelong Risk of Living in Poverty
 - Report Findings: Anti-LGBT laws that harm the financial well-being of LGBT people disproportionately affect LGBT people of color, resulting in lower ...

Why Native Americans Are Outraged Over the Vatican's First Hispanic U.S. Saint

Why Native Americans Are Outraged Over the Vatican's First Hispanic U.S. Saint
 - It is a violence that has shaped Latin America. And now, Native American groups are furious that the Vatican is seeking to canonize as a saint a man ...

Racial differences seen among fitness levels in married men

Racial differences seen among fitness levels in married men
 - African American married men have lower odds of meeting federal physical activity guidelines than white married men, according to a new study.

As police killings show, the African American community needs more change

As police killings show, the African American community needs more change
 - Just this week, an LAPD officer was charged in the beating of a 22-year-old black man pulled from his bike last fall. We've heard racist chants from ...

How do race and ethnicity influence childhood obesity?

How do race and ethnicity influence childhood obesity?
 - For example, the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (OMH) report that African-American women have the highest ...

America's black men are not 'missing,' they have been abducted

America's black men are not 'missing,' they have been abducted
 - Returning to the idea of these African-American men having been stolen (rather than being lost), a quick breakdown of statistics surrounding race, law ...

Univision Highlights Latino Transgender Community

Univision Highlights Latino Transgender Community
 - Reports show that life for Latina/o members of the transgender community disproportionately live in poverty in the United States. According to the ...

Buddhist, Jewish Americans are biggest supporters of gay marriage

Buddhist, Jewish Americans are biggest supporters of gay marriage
 - While the Catholic church officially opposes gay marriage, 61% of white Hispanic 60% of Hispanic and other non-white Catholics support its ...

Latino Couple In Brooklyn Has Neighbors Complaining About Sex Noises

Latino Couple In Brooklyn Has Neighbors Complaining About Sex Noises
 - The owner of the building, Madelene Behefte, said she had no idea about the complaints “People should call the landlord before calling the city to ...

For Latino newcomers, Sister Alvarez is angel and anchor

For Latino newcomers, Sister Alvarez is angel and anchor
 - About 90 percent of Hispanic and Latino population in Georgetown is ... And when living and working entirely with people who are speaking Spanish, ...

Why Latinos Believe Domestic Violence Goes Under-reported

Why Latinos Believe Domestic Violence Goes Under-reported
 - Why Latinos Believe Domestic Violence Goes Under-reported ... of surveyed Latinos know a domestic violence victim, while one in four people know a ...

Latino community has own way of dealing with domestic violence, landmark study finds

Latino community has own way of dealing with domestic violence, landmark study finds
 - Members of the Latino community are already helping victims. ... and willing to intervene among a group of people who matter most: children.

Diocese event spotlights issues facing Latino community

Diocese event spotlights issues facing Latino community
 - I hope people come who don't know Latinos, or who haven't spoken to them and heard their stories," said Kathy Langer, director of social concerns ...

On Earth Day, a look at environmental problems facing 20 Latin American countries

On Earth Day, a look at environmental problems facing 20 Latin American countries
 - Climate change is a present and growing threat to economic development, and the goals of reduction of extreme poverty and the promotion of shared ...

Latin America, the most dangerous place in world to be an environmentalist

Latin America, the most dangerous place in world to be an environmentalist
 - José Isidro Tendetza Antún never made it to a United Nations climate conference in Peru last December. Instead of protesting in the Peruvian capital ...

It's Time for All LGBT People to Care About Police Brutality

It's Time for All LGBT People to Care About Police Brutality
 - With a police scandal rocking Baltimore, an African-American HRC staffer recounts her own terrifying encounter with an officer.

Let the Gay Black Men Prance

Let the Gay Black Men Prance
 - LGBT African-American cast members make up less than 10 percent of that figure. This number is small in proportion to the thousands that have been ...

Black gay men and mental health justice

Black gay men and mental health justice
 - Being a black gay man in this culture can feel like being constantly at war: at war ... If the free food isn't to the liking of the people you are assembling.

They're black, gay, and they're about to change Alabama forever

They're black, gay, and they're about to change Alabama forever
 - Laws that protect LGBT people housing and employment discrimination just don't exist in Alabama. There's nothing. Despite a federal ruling striking ...

Fear of Deportation May Keep Latinas From Reporting Domestic Violence

Fear of Deportation May Keep Latinas From Reporting Domestic Violence
 - A new survey suggests that more than half of Latinos in the U.S. know a victim of domestic violence — and that they believe fear of deportation stops ...

Latina Victims of Domestic Violence Getting More Attention

Latina Victims of Domestic Violence Getting More Attention
 - The Avon Foundation for Women commissioned a study of domestic violence and Latinas for NO MORE and Casa de Esperanza. The study, called ...