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domingo, 8 de noviembre de 2015

Crisis of violence': US sees record high number of transgender homicides in 2015

Crisis of violence': US sees record high number of transgender homicides in 2015
 - The number of homicides of transgender people in the US hit a record high in 2015. Statistically, crimes against the LGBT minority have grown for the ...

Evil but fabulous: in praise of films' complicated, queer villains

Evil but fabulous: in praise of films' complicated, queer villains
 - As a Glaad report from September shows, Hollywood is failing LGBT people. While less than a fifth of top-grossing 2014 releases featured a gay ...


Petition started to 'keep the T' in LGBT, following 'drop the T' backlash

Petition started to 'keep the T' in LGBT, following 'drop the T' backlash
- A counter campaign has been started to 'keep the T' in LGBT, after the 'drop the T' campaign was met with heavy criticism. The Change.org petition, ...

Hong Kong 'Pride' protesters say city lags behind in gay rights

Hong Kong 'Pride' protesters say city lags behind in gay rights
 - LGBT issues are in the spotlight again this month after comments from the city's Catholic bishop, which angered many in the community. Cardinal John ...

New Film Highlights Deficit Of LGBT Characters In Science Fiction

New Film Highlights Deficit Of LGBT Characters In Science Fiction
 - As a genre, science fiction often stretches the imagination as to what life could be like, but incidentally, life for LGBT people is rarely addressed.

Same-sex couples are apostates, says Mormon Church

Same-sex couples are apostates, says Mormon Church
 - These revisions caused confusion, sadness and anger in the community of Mormons that support LGBT rights who have been buoyed recently by ...

Educators work to make history more inclusive

Educators work to make history more inclusive
 - In the South Bay, the San Jose Unified School District added LGBT issues to world history and U.S. history courses, which students generally take in ...

US Pacific trade deal will give no provisions for LGBT in oppressive countries

US Pacific trade deal will give no provisions for LGBT in oppressive countries
 - The text for the largest trade deal 'in a generation' includes no provisions for vulnerable LGBT people. This is despite prospective member countries ...

See a 'Rorschach test' for racial profiling as white cops stop black professor

See a 'Rorschach test' for racial profiling as white cops stop black professor
 - Bland, who is African American, had been exercising in the street. ... "Every white officer that stops an African American does not constitute racial ...

Students question administrative silence about campus race-related incidents

Students question administrative silence about campus race-related incidents
 - During the discussion, students — many of whom spoke at yesterday's forum at the Afro-American Cultural Center — confronted Holloway and ...

Jesse Jackson Demands Racial Breakdown Of Twitter Layoffs As Last Black Engineering Boss

Jesse Jackson Demands Racial Breakdown Of Twitter Layoffs As Last Black Engineering Boss
 -  The self-described "only African-American in [engineering] leadership" at Twitter, Leslie Miley, has left the company. As he told the Chronicle this week ...

The Campaign That Couldn't Save Houston

The Campaign That Couldn't Save Houston
 - After the same-sex marriage victory, leaders in the LGBT movement ... When we formed African Americans for HERO, it was out of frustration that ...

Gen Silent, a Powerful New Doc About LGBT Elders

Gen Silent, a Powerful New Doc About LGBT Elders
 - 9 debut on Logo, we have a clip in which Lawrence Johnson, an African-American gay man in his mid-60s who struggles to find a nursing home that ...

In 'Honky,' a play that plays with the language of racism

In 'Honky,' a play that plays with the language of racism
 - There's so many people dealing with guilt of their racial identity in America ... I know the African-American culture and sell to the African-American a ...

Missouri African-American football players go on strike amid racial tensions

Missouri African-American football players go on strike amid racial tensions
 - Wolfe released a statement through the school Saturday night, addressing Butler's hunger strike and growing racial tensions on campus but not ...

Holler If You Hear Me Opens New Dialogue on Black Gays in the Church

Holler If You Hear Me Opens New Dialogue on Black Gays in the Church
 - Watching Kesawn on screen, I remember why the Black church is ... But Black LGBT people still wanted and needed the church in their lives, even as ...