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miércoles, 12 de agosto de 2015

When the media misrepresents black men, the effects are felt in the real world

When the media misrepresents black men, the effects are felt in the real world
 - The idle black male on the street corner is not the 'true face' of poverty in America, but is the dominant one in the world as depicted by the media”, ...

Genetics may open door to new treatments of mental disorders

Genetics may open door to new treatments of mental disorders
 - Mental disorders have been notoriously difficult to treat, and those treatments have long been accompanied by pretty severe side effects. So it's been ...

Income inequality turns "neglected tropic diseases" into American diseases of "the poor living ...

Income inequality turns "neglected tropic diseases" into American diseases of "the poor living ...
 - The deadly infectious diseases that were eradicated in America during the 20th century are now roaring back, thanks to growing poverty, failing ...


New presidential candidate wants to fix economic inequality and calls electoral system “crazy corrupt”

New presidential candidate wants to fix economic inequality and calls electoral system “crazy corrupt”
 - He goes on to say that America's democracy is an issue of disparity and that he would serve until Congress passed a statute that would repair a ...

More LGBT awareness about bisexuals and biphobia is needed

More LGBT awareness about bisexuals and biphobia is needed
 - Bisexuals often face added discrimination from people within the LGBT community as well as discrimination from heterosexual people. Chances are ...

LGBT people lift the lid on life in prison

LGBT people lift the lid on life in prison
 - Phil Forder in the kiln room of HM Parc prison. He first asked prisoners to write down their stories in order provide mutual support. Photograph: Ivor ...

The Problem With Psych Meds and LGBT People

The Problem With Psych Meds and LGBT People
 - This writer says LGBT people are diagnosed psychiatric medications and can't get off them — possibly like Jesse Jacobs, who recently died in a Texas ...

Fired gay Macon band director reaches settlement with school

Fired gay Macon band director reaches settlement with school
 - Flint Dollar, the openly gay former band director who was fired from a Catholic prep school in Macon last May because he planned on marrying his partner, has reached a settlement with the school.

Haredi school cancels Rivlin visit over LGBT support

Haredi school cancels Rivlin visit over LGBT support
 - A haredi Orthodox school in Jerusalem canceled a visit by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin reportedly over his support for the ...

Sam Smith Shames Homophobic Instagram Account Targeting LGBT Community

Sam Smith Shames Homophobic Instagram Account Targeting LGBT Community
 - Sam Smith has called out an Instagram account which has been set up to post homophobic content directed at the singer and the LGBT community.

Meet 11 Great LGBT Chefs who are Shaking Up the US' Culinary Scene

Meet 11 Great LGBT Chefs who are Shaking Up the US' Culinary Scene
 - Although the profession of chef used to be considered a boys' club, and quite a straight one at that, 2015 sees many openly LGBT chefs heading ...

Gun Violence Kills More Than 3000 Hispanics Per Year, New Study Finds

Gun Violence Kills More Than 3000 Hispanics Per Year, New Study Finds
 - One of these groups is Hispanics. New research by my organization, the Violence Policy Center, finds that fatal gun violence has a disproportionate ...

Hollywood movies ignore women, Latinos, Asians and black people

Where is my Black body safe in America?

Where is my Black body safe in America?
 - To so many African-American women—myself, included—Sandra Bland's ... The reality of unarmed African-American women being beaten, profiled, ... a woman—and a lesbian one, at that—their unbridled homophobia surfaced.

Racial Politics are Changing, and the Democratic Party Have Not Received the Memo

Racial Politics are Changing, and the Democratic Party Have Not Received the Memo
 - To make his point, Draper cites a recent report by Amy Walter and David Wasserman in the Cook Political Report entitled, African American Voters: ...

Indigenous or American, we need to protect black bodies everywhere

Indigenous or American, we need to protect black bodies everywhere
 - As Baldwin was to the era of segregation, Coates is to the supposed “post-racial America”. An America with a black man in the White House and black ...

Obama using race riots to stir up political base, author charges

Obama using race riots to stir up political base, author charges
 - It has changed racial debate to totally blaming police officers for the ... Sanders, who has trailed Hillary Clinton in support among African-American ...

50th anniversary of the Watts Rebellion, a turning point in the struggle for Black liberation

50th anniversary of the Watts Rebellion, a turning point in the struggle for Black liberation
 - against racist violence and international solidarity with the African and ... of African American workers, youth and farmers throughout that racist state.


15 protest songs in response to race-related violence

15 protest songs in response to race-related violence
 - It was the chorus to Alright, a song about transcending racial frustration by ... The song was universally panned; the African-American critic Ta-Nehisi ...

Clinton accurately says black children with asthma have 500% higher mortality rate

Clinton accurately says black children with asthma have 500% higher mortality rate
 - Among them was this figure: "African-American children are 500 percent ... Even among those children of each race who already had asthma, black ...