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jueves, 6 de agosto de 2015

Mexico's Anti-Poverty Programmes Are Losing the Battle

Mexico's Anti-Poverty Programmes Are Losing the Battle
 - While most of Latin America has been reducing poverty, Mexico is moving in the other direction: new official figures ...

Research Shows That America Is Pretty Sick Of Racism

Research Shows That America Is Pretty Sick Of Racism
 - In 2014, only 39% of whites felt that there was a big problem with inequality, but this year, it is (53%). When the opinions of surveyed blacks are ...

A year after Ferguson, 6 in 10 Americans say changes are needed to give blacks and whites equal ...

A year after Ferguson, 6 in 10 Americans say changes are needed to give blacks and whites equal ...
 - A growing number of Americans say the country needs more changes to give ... where people see considerably less racial tension and inequality.

In America, only the rich can afford to write about poverty

In America, only the rich can afford to write about poverty
 - Coverage of poverty accounts for less than 1% of American news, or, ... It's just what happens when the people who get to opine about inequality are ...

Study confirms women, LGBT and minorities hugely under-represented in major films

Study confirms women, LGBT and minorities hugely under-represented in major films
 - Absolutely no surprises here, but it's worth mentioning - women, minorities and people of colour and the LGBT community are consistently ignored by ...

State Republicans mum on LGBT protections; business groups support anti-discrimination legislation

State Republicans mum on LGBT protections; business groups support anti-discrimination legislation
 - As an LGBT person you should not be discriminated against, and that's not the law in Pennsylvania," said Rep. Brian Sims, D-Philadelphia.

Is LGBT representation in marketing tokenistic or genuinely inclusive?

 Is LGBT representation in marketing tokenistic or genuinely inclusive?
 - Creative from Coca-Cola, Tiffany & Co. and Matalan reflects a growing trend of LGBT representation in marketing, advertising and branding but still the ...

UK is 'best in Europe' on LGBT rights

UK is 'best in Europe' on LGBT rights
 - David Cameron has said he is “proud” to live in the “best place in Europe” to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. The Conservative Prime ...

Gay couple rejects 'Gay Wedding' request

Gay couple rejects 'Gay Wedding' request
 - The SCOTUS same-sex marriage ruling is a symbolic message of equality everyone in the LGBT community should celebrate,” said Ware. “However ...

Safe Spaces for LGBT Veterans

Safe Spaces for LGBT Veterans
 - According to the Human Rights Campaign, an advocacy group, there are about 15,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) military ...

LGBT people 'virtually non-existent' in top Hollywood films

LGBT people 'virtually non-existent' in top Hollywood films
 - While this is not shocking news, the data reveals just how under-represented LGBT people are, both on and off-screen. The study – conducted by ...

7 LGBT issues to watch for in the GOP presidential debate

7 LGBT issues to watch for in the GOP presidential debate
 - The Log Cabin Republicans (LCR), the national group for LGBT Republicans, have outlined “7 Things Log Cabin Republicans Should Watch for at the ...

BlackLivesMatter and so should the high black unemployment rate

BlackLivesMatter and so should the high black unemployment rate
 - The “wallpaper effect” is to blame for the lack of attention to African American unemployment, said Valerie Rawlston Wilson, director of the race, ...

Progress has been made in reducing rates of violence in US; overall numbers remain high

Progress has been made in reducing rates of violence in US; overall numbers remain high
 - Interpersonal violence is a pervasive public health, social, and ... Homicide is the leading cause of death for non-Hispanic blacks from age 1 through ...

Director Yoruba Richen Tackles Intersectionality of Race, Sexuality in 'The New Black' - Now ...

Director Yoruba Richen Tackles Intersectionality of Race, Sexuality in 'The New Black' - Now ...
- It came from this article in The Advocate Magazine that said “Is Gay The New Black?” and it really pissed off a lot of people. For me, the title actually ...

HIV Prevention Pill Remains A Tough Sell Among Gay Latinos

HIV Prevention Pill Remains A Tough Sell Among Gay Latinos
 - Schnarrs, who is conducting a study with gay and bisexual Latino men in ... Latinos are also more likely than non-Hispanic whites and blacks to get ...

Bishop T.D. Jakes On The Black Church's Shifting Stance On Homosexuality

Bishop T.D. Jakes On The Black Church's Shifting Stance On Homosexuality
 - While Jakes believes churches are allowed to practice and preach values shared by their respective leaders, he also advocates that LGBT people ...

New BET documentary tackles homophobia in the black church

New BET documentary tackles homophobia in the black church
 - The film follows black people who are torn between identifying as LGBT and following their faith, in cultures that are often antagonistic toward people ...

LGBT people 'virtually non-existent' in top Hollywood films

LGBT people 'virtually non-existent' in top Hollywood films
 - LGBT filmmakers were found to feature more women, people of colour, and ... Only five Black directors helmed top movies in 2014, and women were ...

Same-Sex Marriage Not Enough: Refocusing the Fight for LGBT Equality

Same-Sex Marriage Not Enough: Refocusing the Fight for LGBT Equality
 - “Like many Black LGBTQ people across the country, the day of the marriage equality ruling was extremely bittersweet for me,” Yarbrough explained.