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jueves, 13 de agosto de 2015

Montreal Sex Garage LGBT party raid, 25 years later

Montreal Sex Garage LGBT party raid, 25 years later
 - On a hot night at the height of the summer of 1990, hundreds of gay and lesbian Montrealers faced off against police during a raid at the Sex Garage ...

Amid sweeping changes in US relations, Cuba's race problem persists

Amid sweeping changes in US relations, Cuba's race problem persists
 - While he may have firmly ruled that system of inequality, he was, ... and literacy drives — and he also told American journalists in January 1959 that ...



Rise in existing-home prices exacerbates nation's 'inequality' problem

Rise in existing-home prices exacerbates nation's 'inequality' problem
 - Inequality is growing in America because the downward trend in the homeownership rate means these equity gains are going to fewer households," ...


Black Lives Matter is America's Arab Spring

Black Lives Matter is America's Arab Spring
 - It peels back the scab that conceals everything that is wrong in America: from racial inequality to a racially biased justice system; from poverty to wealth ...

Kentucky high school omits gay basketball player from yearbook tribute page

Kentucky high school omits gay basketball player from yearbook tribute page
 - An openly gay high school basketball player has been omitted from a yearbook tribute to the team. Outsports reported that Betsy Layne High School in ...


Six LGBT ads that challenged traditional adland thinking

Six LGBT ads that challenged traditional adland thinking
 - The ads below are some of the best examples of LGBT representations from the industry. Some went viral, others prompted bomb threats. But what ...

Detroit police boost efforts to reach out to LGBT community

Detroit police boost efforts to reach out to LGBT community
 - Wednesday night's “LGBT community chat” followed two attacks reported recently on transgender women, but authorities say it was scheduled before ...

After 'I do': Prognosticating the future of LGBT issues in the workplace

After 'I do': Prognosticating the future of LGBT issues in the workplace
 - There is no better way to close this six-part series on LGBT workplace issues than for me to don my Carnac the Magnificent garb and divine the future ...

Watch These LGBT People Get Excited And Angry While Watching The "Stonewall" Trailer

Watch These LGBT People Get Excited And Angry While Watching The "Stonewall" Trailer
 -  Everyone's got an opinion. Some people even have informed opinions. Then there's the storm brewing around ...


Florida Republican submits LGBT anti-discrimination law

Florida Republican submits LGBT anti-discrimination law
 - A Florida state representative has committed to supporting a ban on anti-LGBT workplace discrimination – despite being a Republican. Alongside a ...

Slut shaming in the LGBT community

Slut shaming in the LGBT community
 - We hear about slut shaming all the time, usually when women are branded 'whores' for sleeping with lots of men, but what is it like in the LGBT+ ...

Sister Mary Scullion using pope's visit to campaign for more help for the homeless

Sister Mary Scullion using pope's visit to campaign for more help for the homeless
 - Philadelphia's poverty rate is about 27 percent, making it the poorest among America's 10 largest cities. Camden's poverty rate is about 40 percent.


Strengthening the Child Tax Credit Would Help Level the Playing Field for Communities of Color

Strengthening the Child Tax Credit Would Help Level the Playing Field for Communities of Color
 - Asian children have the lowest poverty rate overall, at 10.1 percent. But disaggregated data reveal that ethnic sub-groups, such as Hmong Americans, ...

Show Me the Way to Poverty

Show Me the Way to Poverty
 - Speaking of what he believes to be problems universal to Latin America, he wishes, “May the cry of the excluded be heard in Latin America and ...

Between the World and Me' examines race in America with sharp intellect, gorgeous prose

Between the World and Me' examines race in America with sharp intellect, gorgeous prose
 - In his 1978 biography of James Baldwin, Louis H. Pratt called the eminent 20th-century African-American writer a man "concerned with the destruction ...

Will Authentic Representation Ever Be Achieved For Black People In The Digital Media Age?

Will Authentic Representation Ever Be Achieved For Black People In The Digital Media Age?
 - On a recent visit to The Studio Museum of Harlem, I was introduced to famed photographer Lorraine O’ Grady’s captivating work. O’Grady’s images had me beaming with Black girl pride as they stood as gentle affirmations and reminded me just how important it is for African Americans to depict and tell our own stories.


Police killings of Latinos spark less outrage than when victims are black

Police killings of Latinos spark less outrage than when victims are black
 - Latino civil rights groups are more focused on immigration issues and lack a ... No matter how much people talk about how multicultural things are and ...

Does 'Black Lives Matter' Include Latinos? Shooting Of Unarmed Hispanic Men Gets Little Attention ...

Does 'Black Lives Matter' Include Latinos? Shooting Of Unarmed Hispanic Men Gets Little Attention ...
 - The percentage of Latino victims of police killings falls below their share of ... No matter how much people talk about how multicultural things are and ...

Why Latino Americans Are Denied Home Loans More Often Than White Applicants

Why Latino Americans Are Denied Home Loans More Often Than White Applicants
 - With the exception of 2009 and 2010, Latinos have driven homeownership growth in the U.S. for more than a decade, according to Census Bureau ...

Why Donald Trump is bad news for Republicans

Why Donald Trump is bad news for Republicans
  - With the exception of 2008, non-Latino support for Republicans has ... Just 13 percent of the 250 people surveyed said they had a positive view of the ...

Jack Black summarises Tony Abbott's opposition to gay marriage: 'He sounds like a nutter'

Jack Black summarises Tony Abbott's opposition to gay marriage: 'He sounds like a nutter'
 - Jack Black offered his incisive opinion on Tony Abbott's continued opposition ... The movement of the world is headed towards equality for all people, ...