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lunes, 25 de julio de 2016

Tanzania bans lubricant in bid to 'curb homosexuality'

Tanzania bans lubricant in bid to 'curb homosexuality'
 - The Tanzanian government has banned the import and sale of sexual lubricants as part of a sustained crackdown on the country's LGBT+ community.

It Comes With the Territory If You're LGBT

It Comes With the Territory If You're LGBT
 - July 12 marked one month since the horrific mass shooting that claimed the lives of 49 LGBTQ people and allies at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Most were young and Latinx. Those who lost loved ones are just beginning to try and make sense of the senseless and start the healing process. While the initial shock experienced so acutely by LGBTQ people and people of color may have started the process of grief, the collective trauma lives on.


Irish filmmaker makes gorgeous child-friendly LGBT film to critical acclaim

Irish filmmaker makes gorgeous child-friendly LGBT film to critical acclaim
 - As the international GAZE film festival kicks off this weekend, one young Dublin filmmaker is hoping to shine a light on LGBT children with the sensitive ...

Democrats Set for Wider Embrace of LGBT Rights in Rebuke to Trump

Democrats Set for Wider Embrace of LGBT Rights in Rebuke to Trump
 - Democrats are expected to denounce Donald Trump's attempts to reach out to LGBT voters at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last ...

Democrats Are About To Adopt The Most Progressive LGBT Platform In Their History

Democrats Are About To Adopt The Most Progressive LGBT Platform In Their History
 - But by the time a full platform committee — which had hundreds of people, including LGBT policy wonks — finished a final draft this month, LGBT ...

Jerry Falwell Jr.: I Agree With Trump's LGBT Platform '100 Percent'

Jerry Falwell Jr.: I Agree With Trump's LGBT Platform '100 Percent'
 - This moment was a historical first at the RNC: Trump became the first Republican candidate to mention the LGBT community in his speech.

LGBT Activist Attempts to Gain Christians Trust. Don't Fall For It.

LGBT Activist Attempts to Gain Christians Trust. Don't Fall For It.
 - It is not surprising that those seeking to advance the LGBT agenda would work through left-leaning organizations, but one billionaire who has his eye ...

The Roots of Trump's Pro-LGBTQ Rhetoric Lie in Nixon's Courtship of the White Working Class

The Roots of Trump's Pro-LGBTQ Rhetoric Lie in Nixon's Courtship of the White Working Class
 - He is attempting to play to the resentments and fears of the white LGBT community (if we take the Q in LGBTQ to mean queer, and thus defiantly ...

Our Best Chance in the Fight Against Zika

Our Best Chance in the Fight Against Zika
 - Countries in Latin America are taking a variety of approaches to fight and prevent A. aegypti from proliferating in these already endemic areas.

Latino And Immigration Groups React To Nominee Trump: The Pivot Is Dead

Latino And Immigration Groups React To Nominee Trump: The Pivot Is Dead
 - During his speech, Trump did speak about Latino poverty and unemployment for black and Hispanic communities, but advocates said he couched too ...

LGBTQ Latinos face intersecting challenges

LGBTQ Latinos face intersecting challenges
 - The Orlando Pulse massacre in June shocked the country, and it quickly became clear that the shooting had taken place in a gay nightclub. But it was also Latin night at Pulse, and the shooting took place on the eve of the Puerto Rican Day festival. The 49 victims were largely Latino and gay, many of them Puerto Rican.


Peru's poverty fell five times faster than regional rate over past 5 years

Peru's poverty fell five times faster than regional rate over past 5 years
 - It is worth mentioning poverty over the last five-year period fell from 30.7% to 21.7% in Peru, whereas in Latin America went from 31.1% to 29.2%.

We bleed the same blood

We bleed the same blood
 - Emblematic and instructive of the continued race problem in America, they brought the issue into stark relief. Yet discussions by the talking heads, ...

Jordan speaks out on shootings of African-Americans, police

Jordan speaks out on shootings of African-Americans, police
 - Lately, he's also been more publicly vocal about issues of race and ... In a league where the majority of players are African-American, we cannot and ...

But seriously — what can Omarosa really do to help Trump win black voters?

But seriously — what can Omarosa really do to help Trump win black voters?
  - Despite Trump's statements on unifying America and improving jobs for African Americans, Trump's overtly racist politicking for the Republican ...

Study on role of racial bias against Hispanics, blacks in police shootings sparks debate

Study on role of racial bias against Hispanics, blacks in police shootings sparks debate
  - A Harvard University economist found that although police nationwide are more likely to use nonfatal force against blacks and ...