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lunes, 20 de junio de 2016

US advocates see LGBT rights at a watershed after Orlando shooting

US advocates see LGBT rights at a watershed after Orlando shooting
 - The anti-LGBT rhetoric that has erupted since the marriage decision inevitably fuels the kinds of actions and prejudice that lead to tragedies," she said ...

The New LGBT Battleground

The New LGBT Battleground
 - Pink Pistols, an LGBT gun advocacy group with chapters around the country, first filed suit in 2008, claiming individuals had the right to carry weapons ...

What you should know about being LGBT and Muslim, from a leading LGBT Muslim group

What you should know about being LGBT and Muslim, from a leading LGBT Muslim group
  - It tries to create gatherings and a sense of community among LGBT Muslims who want or need to embrace both their sexual and religious identities ...

London gives the green light to LGBT traffic lights to celebrate Pride festival

London gives the green light to LGBT traffic lights to celebrate Pride festival
 - The city of London has altered around 50 traffic lights to welcome the LGBT community attending the Pride in London festival. New designs of the ...

Mental health studies rarely report LGBT status of participants

Mental health studies rarely report LGBT status of participants
 - A lack of reporting sexual orientation and transgender identity could make it difficult to judge whether mental health treatments work for LGBT patients.

Istanbul riot police break up LGBT rally

Istanbul riot police break up LGBT rally
 - Turkish riot police have fired rubber bullets and tear gas to break up a march staged by the LGBT community in Istanbul. Anti-gay protesters and ...

Brazil becomes most dangerous country in world for environmental activists

Brazil becomes most dangerous country in world for environmental activists
 - Many of these killings taking place in the Americas are occurring on the ... countries in the world for environmentalist, seven were in Latin America, ...

To Reduce Urban Violence in LatAm, Learn From Success Stories

To Reduce Urban Violence in LatAm, Learn From Success Stories
 - Latin America is the most violent region in the world, and the figures are alarming. Eight out of the ten countries with the highest homicide rates are in ...

Latin American Environmentalists Are Paying For Their Protests With Their Lives

Latin American Environmentalists Are Paying For Their Protests With Their Lives
 - A new report shows that Latin American activists make up the majority of ... seven out of the 10 most heavily affected countries are in Latin America.

Orlando's Gay Latino Community Describes Pulse Nightclub in Their Own Words

Orlando's Gay Latino Community Describes Pulse Nightclub in Their Own Words
 - Noel Jeremy Ruiz moved to Orlando, Florida at 18 to attend college. His first week, he tagged along with his roommate to ...

Media and communities ignoring Mexico massacre

Media and communities ignoring Mexico massacre
 - On May 22nd gunmen stormed into La Madame gay bar in Xalapa, in the state of Veracruz, and sprayed bullets into the crowd of 200 patrons. Unofficial reports and a raft of eye-witness accounts put the number of dead at around 15 people. Official sources say this number sits at 7 dead and 12 injured.

LGBT people of color refuse to be erased after Orlando: 'We have to elbow in'

LGBT people of color refuse to be erased after Orlando: 'We have to elbow in'
 - Simply scroll through the images of the faces of the Pulse shooting's victims, and you're going to see a lot of tan, black and brown skin. Or you can ...

Black Bachelorette' still struggles with race in search for love

Black Bachelorette' still struggles with race in search for love
 - She also is African-American, which shouldn't matter a whit. ... ABC suits into bringing racial diversity to the cast of “The Bachelor” and its sister show, ...

How social activism is evolving in African-American churches

How social activism is evolving in African-American churches
 - She also investigates the relationship between the media, race and religion in an upcoming project, Televised Redemption: Black Religious Media ...

Double jeopardy? Gay Muslims in America

Double jeopardy? Gay Muslims in America
 - Abdullah, 62, is this country's first openly gay imam. Born Sidney Thompson to a black Baptist family in Detroit, the former public interest lawyer directs ...

Hispanic LGBT youths cope with Pulse tragedy

Hispanic LGBT youths cope with Pulse tragedy
 - He saw his second home, the gay nightclub Pulse, on the screen. There was a massacre on Latin night. If he didn't have work the next morning, the ...