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jueves, 7 de abril de 2016

LGBT Hate Is Actually Losing

LGBT Hate Is Actually Losing
 - In the wake of last year's loss on same-sex marriage, the Christian Right has begun to act tactically, attacking what it perceives to be the LGBT equality ...

10 of the best LGBT films available on Netflix UK - From Lilting to Boys

10 of the best LGBT films available on Netflix UK - From Lilting to Boys
 - Trawling through the LGBT section on Netflix can be something of a minefield. For every prestigious arthouse hit, there are a handful of naff ...

Businesses take lead role in opposing laws targeting LGBT people

Businesses take lead role in opposing laws targeting LGBT people
 - As more Republican-led states consider laws targeting the rights of the LGBT community, the nation's business sector is providing some of the most ...

Harvard Professor Calls For National LGBT Rainbow 'Pee-In'

Harvard Professor Calls For National LGBT Rainbow 'Pee-In'
 - A researcher and a professor from Harvard University called for a national “pee-in” movement by LGBT activists to protest the recent LGBT bills in ...

Wolf to issue executive orders for LGBT anti-discrimination

Wolf to issue executive orders for LGBT anti-discrimination
 - The governor's action underscores the need for comprehensive LGBT anti-discrimination legislation that will address private employment, housing ...

Ellen DeGeneres Responds to Mississippi Anti-LGBT Law

Ellen DeGeneres Responds to Mississippi Anti-LGBT Law
 - Mississippi's “Religious Liberty” bill, which was signed into law last week by the state's governor, allows discrimination against the LGBT community on ...

A Solution To Child Obesity Crisis?

A Solution To Child Obesity Crisis?
 - Students learned about healthy eating by gardening and planting vegetables in an effort to encourage healthy diets and help combat childhood ...

Aboriginal health body calls for taskforce to tackle child sex abuse in NT

Aboriginal health body calls for taskforce to tackle child sex abuse in NT
 - The risk of Aboriginal children and adolescents falling victim to sexual abuse in northern Australia is cause for "growing alarm", leaving children ...

Longer paid maternity leave saves babies

Longer paid maternity leave saves babies
 - Studies have already demonstrated the benefits of maternity leave on child health in rich countries, but this is the first time a study has focused on ...

Warning on children's eating habits

Warning on children's eating habits
 - Professor Neena Modi, president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, said: "Just last week it was reported that more than one in 10 ...

For a better future

For a better future
 - Improved child health means improved productivity of adults, and improved productivity leads to development of an economy. Healthy children have ...

Students Speak: urbanisation is one of the greatest challenges to health

Students Speak: urbanisation is one of the greatest challenges to health
 - There needs to be a global movement to improve maternal and child health further if we ever want to start dreaming again. And yes, there is hope.

Gap Ad Apology Issued After Kids Campaign Stirs Accusations of Racism

Gap Ad Apology Issued After Kids Campaign Stirs Accusations of Racism
 - The two print ads and one video feature Le Petit Cirque, a circus troupe made up of three Caucasian girls and one African-American girl, ages 8 to 12.

Why the Labor Movement Must Join the Anti-racist Struggle To Make Black Lives Matter

Why the Labor Movement Must Join the Anti-racist Struggle To Make Black Lives Matter
 - American unions appear on their deathbed. The percentage of workers in unions is at its lowest point in 75 years, corporate politicians have spread ...

A racist stereotype is shattered: Study finds white youth are more likely to abuse hard drugs than ...

A racist stereotype is shattered: Study finds white youth are more likely to abuse hard drugs than ...
 - By now we can all agree that the real target of Reagan's enduring war on drugs was never drugs, it was African Americans. But if rising incarceration ...

Do Blacks Feel Less Pain Than Whites?

Do Blacks Feel Less Pain Than Whites?
 - A new study conducted by a research team at the University of Virginia investigated the relationship between a white medical students' belief of racial ...

Race, Art, and Essentialism

Race, Art, and Essentialism
 - The notion of racial privilege in aesthetic judgment—which Ralph Ellison ... This: “It's an undeniable truth that when African-American writers write ...

Racial Harassment Of Workers Can Be A Costly Wrong

Racial Harassment Of Workers Can Be A Costly Wrong
 - Racial Harassment Of Workers Can Be A Costly Wrong ... A Bridgeport company is on the hook after two African-American men sued over workplace ...

Facial-Recognition Software Might Have a Racial Bias Problem

Facial-Recognition Software Might Have a Racial Bias Problem
 - African Americans are at least twice as likely to be arrested as members of any other race in the United States and, by some estimates, up to 2.5 times ...

Black NFL players' silence is complicit in keeping team's racist name

Black NFL players' silence is complicit in keeping team's racist name
 - Point taken, but my concern was never about how many African-Americans were on the team. It was that racism has always been and still is a major ...