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martes, 22 de marzo de 2016

Rates of LGBT self harm, suicide are horrific, says McAleese

Rates of LGBT self harm, suicide are horrific, says McAleese
 - The largest study to date of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Ireland shows gay teens experience elevated levels of ...

Commonwealth must 'narrow its divisions' on LGBT rights

Commonwealth must 'narrow its divisions' on LGBT rights
 - Prime Minister David Cameron made it clear to Commonwealth leaders that a “divide” on LGBT issues must be narrowed, the government says.

LGBT Physicists Face Discrimination, Exclusion, Intimidation

LGBT Physicists Face Discrimination, Exclusion, Intimidation
 - According to the American Physical Society (APS) report LGBT Climate in Physics, published on March 15, transgender physicists and physics ...

Georgia Could Lose Super Bowl Bid over Anti-LGBT "Religious Liberty" Bill

Georgia Could Lose Super Bowl Bid over Anti-LGBT "Religious Liberty" Bill
 - Georgia could lose its bid to host the Super Bowl if Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signs a so-called religious liberty bill seen as allowing ...

One-third of LGBT teens have attempted suicide

One-third of LGBT teens have attempted suicide
 - Almost three in four LGBT teenagers in Ireland have had suicidal thoughts, while one-third have attempted suicide, a major new report has revealed.

LGBT Student Activist Group Says Gay Men Not Oppressed Enough to Deserve Representation

LGBT Student Activist Group Says Gay Men Not Oppressed Enough to Deserve Representation
 - Gay DreamstimeThe National Union of Students' LGBT Campaign—a coalition of British student-activists—passed a motion to end committee ...

Antarctica Was Just Declared 'The World's First LGBT-Friendly Continent'

Antarctica Was Just Declared 'The World's First LGBT-Friendly Continent'
 - Planting Peace will not stop fighting for LGBT rights until all sexual and gender minorities experience full, fundamental rights in every corner of the ...

In Rare LGBT Victory in Legislature, Committee Rejects Transgender Bathroom Bill

In Rare LGBT Victory in Legislature, Committee Rejects Transgender Bathroom Bill
 - One gay rights activist called it “fear-mongering at its worst,” and even some House Republicans didn't see the point in it. So today they rejected ...

Early-bird York high school students conquer ancient language

Early-bird York high school students conquer ancient language
 - Coady's qualifications and his interest in teaching Latin spurred the school to explore the possibility, York Comprehensive Principal Chris Black said.

Meet Emanuel: scholarship recipient, commercial star

Meet Emanuel: scholarship recipient, commercial star
 - Cruz was filmed by the production company Cinema Giants, who asked Cruz to tell his personal story of growing up as a gay, Hispanic child born into ...

Activists' Murders Show Human Rights Under Assault in Latin America

Activists' Murders Show Human Rights Under Assault in Latin America
 - On March 3, Berta Caceres, a prominent indigenous and environmental activist, was murdered in her home in La Esperanza, Intibuca, in the ...

How Racist Must Racial Gerrymandering Be Before It Violates the Constitution?

How Racist Must Racial Gerrymandering Be Before It Violates the Constitution?
  - The Voting Rights Act actually requires states to consider race when ... 'We don't like African American voters, and we're just going to keep them all in ...

Afro-Cuban Issues Must Be Part of the Dialogue In Cuba

Afro-Cuban Issues Must Be Part of the Dialogue In Cuba
 - In 1868 – three years after slavery ended in the United States – Cespedes, a white plantation owner, freed his slaves and urged them to join the ... That racism sparked the creation of an all-black political party inside Cuba in 1908.

Maryland school district examines racial disparities in its gifted programs

Maryland school district examines racial disparities in its gifted programs
 - We're not doing a very good job of bringing in African American and Latino ... racial issues led them to create a group two weeks ago called “African ...

Racial, socioeconomic disparities in genomic test used in early-stage breast cancer

Racial, socioeconomic disparities in genomic test used in early-stage breast cancer
 - It also revealed that African American patients who were tested had ... pretty stark disparities along socioeconomic and racial lines," says Jagar Jasem, ...

The chart that explains why pot legalization hasn't shrunk the racial disparity in drug arrests

The chart that explains why pot legalization hasn't shrunk the racial disparity in drug arrests
 - But as a newly released study makes clear, African-Americans in states with legal pot are still arrested on marijuana-related offenses than people of ...