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domingo, 10 de enero de 2016

What LGBT bills would — and would not — do

What LGBT bills would — and would not — do
 - This session, state lawmakers are grappling with the controversial issue of whether and how to extend civil rights protections to gay, lesbian, bisexual ...

Equality to brutality: global trends in LGBT rights

Equality to brutality: global trends in LGBT rights
 - This was the worst, but by no means the only, violence directed against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in all parts of the world.


The Gay Heritage Project showcases LGBT history

The Gay Heritage Project showcases LGBT history
 - The trio combines personal stories with those of notable and forgotten characters in LGBT history. "Is there such a thing as a gay heritage that we can ...

Carol and The Danish Girl: Two LGBT stories lead the list of Bafta film nods

Carol and The Danish Girl: Two LGBT stories lead the list of Bafta film nods
 - Carol and The Danish Girl: Two LGBT stories lead the list of Bafta film nods. 'It's amazing for a film like Carol to get that many nominations.

LGBT Groups Gang Up to Strike Down Abortion Restrictions

LGBT Groups Gang Up to Strike Down Abortion Restrictions
 - A coalition of LGBT activist groups are petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a Texas law that places heavy ...

Will Toronto LGBT seniors still have the Fudger House?

Will Toronto LGBT seniors still have the Fudger House?
 - Fudger House, Toronto's de facto LGBT nursing home, with visible queers among its staff, residents and volunteers, was most definitely on the ...

A Mormon sleuth confronts an LGBT case in 'His Right Hand'

A Mormon sleuth confronts an LGBT case in 'His Right Hand'
 - A Mormon sleuth confronts an LGBT case in 'His Right Hand' ... policy toward married LGBT same sex couples and their children in Salt Lake City.

Transgender model ​Andreja Pejić compares the LGBT's struggle for equal rights to refugees

Transgender model ​Andreja Pejić compares the LGBT's struggle for equal rights to refugees
 - She made history when she became the first openly transgender model to be profiled by Vogue in May last year. And Andreja Pejić has said that there ...

Immigration raids fueling rumors that agents are targeting schools, churches

Immigration raids fueling rumors that agents are targeting schools, churches
 - In response, the Hispanic community was frantic for answers and looked to advocacy groups and the internet. Online, a social media trail with crumbs of information of raids – including a sobering video of ICE officers inspecting the contents of children’s backpacks in a home raid. Alarm and misinformation gripped the community.

Canada Denies Refugee Status To Black American Fleeing Police Violence

Canada Denies Refugee Status To Black American Fleeing Police Violence
 - Canada has rejected the application of an African-American who applied for refugee status on the grounds he was facing police racism and brutality in ...

Books about important African-Americans weren't written for decades because of indifferent ...

Books about important African-Americans weren't written for decades because of indifferent ...
 - Before demands for racial justice rocked the nation in the 1960s, leading ... Founded in 1924, Simon & Schuster published its first African-American ...


Does Food Affect Mental Health? Check out These 5 Latino Dishes for the Brain

Does Food Affect Mental Health? Check out These 5 Latino Dishes for the Brain
 - Currently, depression is known to be the number one cause of disability around the world and approximately $193 billion is spent on treating mental illnesses. Many Latinos, however, do not seek professional medical help in treating these problems.

Every 30 seconds a Latino in the US turns 18. The challenge is getting them to vote.

Every 30 seconds a Latino in the US turns 18. The challenge is getting them to vote.
 - The speakers are poised and polished, but also kind of predictable. Then, 17-year-old high school senior Mario Sidonio steps forward. He looks shaky and raw, in a good way. My ears perk up.


Bernie Sanders, Democrats blast President Obama over new deportation raids

Bernie Sanders, Democrats blast President Obama over new deportation raids
 - “I urge you to immediately end these raids and not deport families back to countries where a death sentence awaits," Sen. Sanders wrote in a letter addressed to President Obama on Thursday.

What's the best way up for minorities?

What's the best way up for minorities?
 - Latinos, for example, have dramatically increased their elected .... Start with a Latino poverty rate that, adjusted for cost of living, reaches more than 33 ...

Dramatic slowdowns, moderate growth expected in Latin America this year

Dramatic slowdowns, moderate growth expected in Latin America this year
 - In 2016, the key challenges in Latin America will be in the region's ... structural problems being resolved, still less those of poverty and inequality.