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martes, 29 de diciembre de 2015

American Christianity Is Changing Fast: Five Stories to Watch in 2016

American Christianity Is Changing Fast: Five Stories to Watch in 2016
 - While LGBT evangelicals cheered on the SCOTUS decision on gay marriage, evangelical institutions lobbied for the passage of “religious freedom” ...

Here Are 8 Of The Most Inspiring LGBT Instagram Stories Of 2015

Here Are 8 Of The Most Inspiring LGBT Instagram Stories Of 2015
 - Instagram offers the LGBT community a sense of belonging and a place to share stories of inspiration with one another," an Instagram spokesman ...

These 15 LGBT Viral Videos Represent The Best And Worst Of 2015

These 15 LGBT Viral Videos Represent The Best And Worst Of 2015
 - Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues came to the international forefront in numerous ways in 2015, and that prominence was, ...


Are We About To See Our First Gay 'Star Wars' Relationship?

Are We About To See Our First Gay 'Star Wars' Relationship?
 - We already noted how there were gay characters in the expanded universe and how one of the newer canon novels were introducing the first LGBT ...

LGBT Muslim Leaders Offer Hope For The New Year

LGBT Muslim Leaders Offer Hope For The New Year
 - While some may support same-sex unions as a matter of civil rights, the support they offer LGBT Muslims does not go beyond the "struggling with sin" ...

Big Gay Picture Show's Top 10 LGBT-Themed Films Of 2015

Big Gay Picture Show's Top 10 LGBT-Themed Films Of 2015
 - Yep, another year is over, so it's time to look back and, in this case, consider what were the best LGBT-themed films of 2015. There's a lot of good stuff ...

Historic ruling recognizes LGBT common law marriage in Utah

Historic ruling recognizes LGBT common law marriage in Utah
 - A woman has been granted a historic court ruling in Utah that gives legal recognition to her common law marriage with her late partner. Nicki Bidlack ...

Brace Yourself: Anti-LGBT “Religious Freedom” Bills Are Coming in 2016

Brace Yourself: Anti-LGBT “Religious Freedom” Bills Are Coming in 2016
  - New Mexico's state legislative session hasn't begun but an anti-LGBT bill was pre-filed to be considered in 2016. Republican state Reps.

Will American tourists change Cuba for better or worse

Will American tourists change Cuba for better or worse
 - In Cuba, everybody's equal—politically, economically and socially speaking. Unlike the U.S., Cuba prides itself on being an egalitarian society. Since Fidel Castro's Revolucion in 1958, Cuba has embraced a socialist ideology in which the government owns virtually everything and the Cuban people equally own nothing. Let's not forget, Cuba is still a Communist dictatorship run by the aging Castro brothers.


Here's How Many People Police Killed In 2015

Here's How Many People Police Killed In 2015
 - Despite public protests, occupations, direct action, and increased public scrutiny, U.S. police killed more people in 2015 than in 2014. While numbers vary from source to source — the Washington Post cites 975, while the Guardian puts the tally at 1,125 — the website killedbypolice.net found that police have killed 1,186 people in 2015 (the U.S. government currently does not track how many people are killed in police encounters.)



California Latinos, reluctant to get flu shots, have much to risk

California Latinos, reluctant to get flu shots, have much to risk
 - California Latinos, reluctant to get flu shots, have much to risk ... and it has the highest rate of flu vaccination among people older than 65 in nations ...

5 Reasons Why Latinos Won't Vote For Ted Cruz

5 Reasons Why Latinos Won't Vote For Ted Cruz
 - In 2010, nearly one in three uninsured people in the United States was Hispanic or Latino. Employer-based insurance is the most common form of ...

2015: The Year in Race Relations

2015: The Year in Race Relations
 - U.S. race relations were on a downward slide as 2015 began. ... And Andrew McGill exposed that the share of African American students at top ...

Race on campus: the year of 'making a statement on what America should be'

Race on campus: the year of 'making a statement on what America should be'
 - Last year the university initiated an external review process of the cultural centers for African-American and Latino students to get a sense of how ...

Seth Williams opens up on Bishop case, racial allegations

Seth Williams opens up on Bishop case, racial allegations
 - Ever since I was an assistant district attorney, I fought to make sure the system was fair; as an African American, I truly understand the need for due ...

Straight outta everywhere: Learning to listen in the "racial conversation"

Straight outta everywhere: Learning to listen in the "racial conversation"
 - I mean, after African-American Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. was wrongfully arrested by police for breaking into his own house in the ...