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martes, 2 de agosto de 2016

Egypt's grand mufti says harming gays is unacceptable even as LGBT crackdown continues

Egypt's grand mufti says harming gays is unacceptable even as LGBT crackdown continues
 - Egypt's grand mufti recently said that hurting gays and lesbians is unacceptable despite the fact that homosexuality is not allowed in Islam.

Rubio celebrates Orlando massacre anniversary with anti-LGBT hate groups

Rubio celebrates Orlando massacre anniversary with anti-LGBT hate groups
 - The meeting is also hosted by the Florida Renewal Project, another anti-LGBT group that believes homosexuality is a Marxist plot and universal ...

Two-thirds of Israelis back an army open to LGBT troops

Two-thirds of Israelis back an army open to LGBT troops
 - A large majority of Israelis say the Israel Defense Forces should espouse a “pluralistic and open value system,” including openness to LGBT soldiers, ...

Members of LGBT Community Face Unique End-of-life Challenges

Members of LGBT Community Face Unique End-of-life Challenges
 - Approaching the end of life can be frightening and difficult. For members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, there can ...

Pat McCrory To Use Disaster Relief Funds To Defend Anti-LGBT Law HB2

Pat McCrory To Use Disaster Relief Funds To Defend Anti-LGBT Law HB2
 - HB2 has become a cause for Religious Right activists nationwide, who are determined to see other states approve laws rolling back LGBT rights.

Lack of LGBT protections is 'paradoxical'

Lack of LGBT protections is 'paradoxical'
 - After the disastrous Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 2015 made it appear Indiana lawmakers were condoning discrimination against the LGBT ...
Here are 10 LGBT nonprofits you should donate to on GiveOUTDay
 - Nonprofits, community centers, and other organizations that serve the LGBT community often start out with little besides a severe need and a few ...
LGBT community most disliked by Indonesian Muslims
 - The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is the minority group most disliked by Muslim people in Indonesia, according to a ...

Religious Freedom LGBT-Discrimination Could Head To Supreme Court

Religious Freedom LGBT-Discrimination Could Head To Supreme Court
- According to the American Civil Liberties Union, no one should be turned away from a business serving the public, because of who they are or who ...

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine can speak Spanish. Do Latino voters care?

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine can speak Spanish. Do Latino voters care?
 - Kaine's Spanish has been sold as a draw to Latino voters in an election year in .... “Our people are smart enough to read through the fluff,” she said.

New Voting App Aims to Improve Turnout of Young Latinos

New Voting App Aims to Improve Turnout of Young Latinos
 - Though the voting rate of this demographic has been increasing, it is still staggeringly low compared to the turnout of other U.S. racial groups. In the 2012 election, 61.8 percent of the American population voted.

Refusal to report abortion as 'cause of death' hides massive racial disparity: study

Refusal to report abortion as 'cause of death' hides massive racial disparity: study
 - Abortion is the leading cause of death in African-American and Hispanic populations, but scientists fail to report it as such, according to a new study in the Open Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Tiny House Living Comes With Racial Challenges

Tiny House Living Comes With Racial Challenges
- But is race a factor in this movement? Jewel Pearson, an African-American woman who has designed and now lives in a tiny house, said it certainly is.

Green Mountains racial history isn't black and white

Green Mountains racial history isn't black and white
 - We Americans,” he says, “tell ourselves a much better story than we ... argue that slavery and racism are the dominant themes of Afro-Vermont history.

Blacks have more political power than ever. But they still face a racialized criminal justice system.

Blacks have more political power than ever. But they still face a racialized criminal justice system.
 - Blacks have more political power than ever. ... Indeed, politics and government is probably more open to racial inclusion than most institutional arenas. ... Access to politics has not resulted in policies that African-Americans prefer.

A Welcome Defeat for the North Carolina Legislature's Effort to Hobble Black Voting.

A Welcome Defeat for the North Carolina Legislature's Effort to Hobble Black Voting.
 - Because of history and socio-economic factors, many blacks are particularly vulnerable members of the Democratic Party's multi-racial coalition.