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jueves, 2 de junio de 2016

How to help LGBT folks in repressive lands

How to help LGBT folks in repressive lands
 - A journalist asked, “How can ordinary people in liberal democracies help improve life for LGBT folks in countries where just being LGBT is against ...


Cuba increasingly popular travel destination for LGBT Americans

Cuba increasingly popular travel destination for LGBT Americans
 - His niece, Mariela Castro, over the last decade has spearheaded LGBT-specific issues as director of Cuba's National Center for Sexual Education.

Ahead of LGBT parade, court axes request for restraining orders for 'dangerous' activists

Ahead of LGBT parade, court axes request for restraining orders for 'dangerous' activists
 - Police withdraw request for orders against people who they suspect may try to commit acts of violence to disrupt the LGBT pride parade in the city on ...

How Bangladesh's LGBT Community Is Dealing with Threats and Machete Attacks

How Bangladesh's LGBT Community Is Dealing with Threats and Machete Attacks
 - Extremists have issued warnings that the killings will continue, and that those who report on LGBT issues will be hunted down. Many members of the ...

Netflix Brazil kicks off LGBT Pride month with heartwarming video

Netflix Brazil kicks off LGBT Pride month with heartwarming video
 - In celebration of Brazil's LGBT Pride month, Netflix posted a video reflecting the importance of LGBT representation in the media and in their shows.

The Rising Demand For LGBT Characters

The Rising Demand For LGBT Characters
 - Hollywood is being put on blast by online campaigns that are passionately demanding more LGBT representation in mainstream entertainment.

This Police Force Will Be The First To Record LGBT Domestic Abuse

This Police Force Will Be The First To Record LGBT Domestic Abuse
 - Police in Manchester are launching a pioneering scheme that will track violence among same-sex and trans couples, BuzzFeed News can reveal.

Goldfish Crackers Is Doubling Down on Its Support for LGBT Events This Summer

Goldfish Crackers Is Doubling Down on Its Support for LGBT Events This Summer
- While support for the LGBT community has grown fashionable in the past few years, Pepperidge Farm and its parent, Campbell's Soup Company, ...

The fight against corruption in Latin America requires greater ambition

The fight against corruption in Latin America requires greater ambition
 - In this context, many voices have been raised to deride the quality of democracy in some Latin American countries. In this connection, one can see ...

Watch these Latinos destroy the Hispanic anti-Trump narrative

Watch these Latinos destroy the Hispanic anti-Trump narrative
 - Many of the people featured in the video cite Trump's America first policy as the main reason for their support. “We all support Donald Trump because ...

The role of Latino voters in California and beyond

The role of Latino voters in California and beyond
 - When Wilson riled Latino voters by promoting Proposition 187 in 1994, the community ... But I think he kind of connects with people,” said Jones.

Scholarships for LGBTQ Students

Scholarships for LGBTQ Students
 - LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (and/or questioning) individuals/identities. LGBTQ scholarships aren't just available to students based on their sexual orientation or identity. Rather, they are also open to students who demonstrate active involvement in promoting equal rights and acceptance of the LGBTQ communities.

Missouri traffic stops post decrease in racial disparity

Missouri traffic stops post decrease in racial disparity
 - African-American drivers in Missouri were 69 percent more likely to be pulled over for a traffic stop than Caucasian drivers, according to 2015 racial ...

Anti-black racism is not just the domain of white societies

Anti-black racism is not just the domain of white societies
 - This year has seen a wave of racially-fuelled attacks against blacks in India. Over the weekend, and just five days after a Congolese teacher was ...

The Conversation About Harambe Has Racist Undertones We Can't Ignore

The Conversation About Harambe Has Racist Undertones We Can't Ignore
 - Rutgers political theorist Shatema Threadcraft has argued that African American parents are subjected to "targeted racial bias in child removal policy ...

Racist history, lack of park-going culture reasons for few black visitors to parks

Racist history, lack of park-going culture reasons for few black visitors to parks
 - In other words, many African Americans' lack of interest in parks or outdoor recreation is a cultural disposition shaped by centuries of racial oppression ...