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jueves, 9 de junio de 2016

People are furious that straight white guys aren't allowed to attend an equality conference

People are furious that straight white guys aren't allowed to attend an equality conference
 - A university lecturers' union's decision to only allow members who identify as female, LGBTQ, living with a disability or from an ethnic ...

Planned Parenthood Stands with LGBTQ People

Planned Parenthood Stands with LGBTQ People
 - The past few years have seen extraordinary progress on LGBTQ rights in this country. This progress is rooted in the same principles that underlie ...

Women's Alliance for Leadership empowers LGBTQ women to succeed in education ...

Women's Alliance for Leadership empowers LGBTQ women to succeed in education ...
 - WAL, or Women's Alliance for Leadership, recently set up shop in town with a mission: to empower LGBTQ women to succeed in education and their ...

LGBTQ Chronicled: 1933–2016

LGBTQ Chronicled: 1933–2016
 - An extensive new photo exhibit celebrating our community and with a focus on Gay Pride opens June 18 at the Harvey Milk Photo Center. The exhibit, which launches with a party hosted by Peaches Christ, includes images from several noted photographers, including members of the San Francisco Bay Times team.


Changing the World Through the Power of Queer Cinema

Changing the World Through the Power of Queer Cinema
 - The festival's integrated programs provide critical funding for emerging LGBTQ filmmakers; reach hundreds of thousands with a collection of more than ...

When you're 65 years old

When you're 65 years old
 - For LGBTQ seniors, the need for community is particularly acute. The population is twice as likely to live alone, twice as likely to be single and almost ...

Older LGBTQ+ population lives in social isolation

Older LGBTQ+ population lives in social isolation
 - Niagara Community Foundation, a charitable, public foundation dedicated to improving the quality of life in Niagara, recently funded a research project ...

Jennicet Gutiérrez, one year after interrupting Obama

Jennicet Gutiérrez, one year after interrupting Obama
 - Just twelve months ago, I risked my status and my safety to raise my voice and demand the release of undocumented LGBTQ people in detention ...


Federal judge bars Alabama from blocking gay marriage

Federal judge bars Alabama from blocking gay marriage
  - A federal judge is permanently barring Alabama from enforcing state laws to block gay marriage. U.S. District Judge Callie ...

Estranged husband charged in death of Utah LGBT pioneer

Estranged husband charged in death of Utah LGBT pioneer
 - In this undated photograph provided by David Newkirk shows John Williams. Police say 72-year-old Williams who was pulled from a burning house on ...

Attending Pride in Toronto is Still a Political Act to Me

Attending Pride in Toronto is Still a Political Act to Me
 - Mayor John Tory is a staunch supporter of LGBTQ Torontonians. City Council has voted to support the community—including, just last week, devoting ...

American Apparel Selling "Make America Gay Again" Clothing

American Apparel Selling "Make America Gay Again" Clothing
 - During a year where LGBTQ rights are being threatened all over the states, everyone is responsible for coming together and challenging these ...

In the face of anti-LGBTQ rights laws, my students give me hope

In the face of anti-LGBTQ rights laws, my students give me hope
 - These are my last few days in the South. After 24 years in Mississippi and six in Alabama, I’m moving to Ohio to teach at a boarding school. As my time in my current school community dwindles, I am doing as much as possible to spend time with my students, their parents — my friends.

Lea DeLaria: LGBT Acronym Divides Community

Lea DeLaria: LGBT Acronym Divides Community
 - The Orange Is the New Black star doesn't believe in& "LGBTQQTY-whatever-LMNOP." Instead, she hopes more people become comfortable with ...

As hunger mounts, Venezuelans turn to trash for food

As hunger mounts, Venezuelans turn to trash for food
 - Venezuela's poverty had eased during the administration of the late President Hugo Chavez. But a study by three leading Caracas universities found ...

UN accents link between poverty, disaster vulnerability in Americas

UN accents link between poverty, disaster vulnerability in Americas
 - Poverty and vulnerability to natural disasters are "very clearly linked" in the Americas, the special U.N. representative on reducing disaster risk, Robert ...

The Latino entrepreneurial gene

The Latino entrepreneurial gene
 - A survey by the Latino Donor Collaborative recently found that most ... We are twice as likely to live in poverty as non-Latino white Americans and lag ...

Controversy erupts over internet search for "three black teenagers"

Controversy erupts over internet search for "three black teenagers"
 - Three black teenagers" was trending as a search item on Google Thursday after a ... They aren't racist but I feel like they should have more control over ... hairstyles for work”, that showed mostly African-American hair whereas the ..

The Persisting Racial Gap in Mental Health Care Treatment

The Persisting Racial Gap in Mental Health Care Treatment
  - Despite dramatic increases in health insurance coverage, African Americans in particular have seen no statistically significant improvements in ...

Here's Why Progressive Economic Policy Cannot Ignore Race

Here's Why Progressive Economic Policy Cannot Ignore Race
 - Recent protests against police killings of unarmed black people have drawn attention to ways in which racism transcends economic policy.

Basketball IQ' and the racial coding of the word

Basketball IQ' and the racial coding of the word
 - The Miners, starting five black players, were seen through a completely ... these racial stereotypes persisted with Texas Western and African-American ...