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martes, 9 de agosto de 2016

One LGBTI person killed every day in Brazil

One LGBTI person killed every day in Brazil
 - As the world’s media focuses on Rio during the Olympic, stark information has been revealed about the LGBTI community in Brazil. Over 1,600 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex people have been killed in hate related attacks in Brazil over the past four years according Grupo Gay da Bahia.

LGBT athletes targeted with 'hurtful' homophobic slurs at Rio Olympics

LGBT athletes targeted with 'hurtful' homophobic slurs at Rio Olympics
 - Megan Rapinoe, the midfielder for the US women's team and one of the 44 LGBT athletes competing in Rio, told The Los Angeles Times that she ...

Meet the 42 LGBT Athletes Competing in This Year's Olympics

Meet the 42 LGBT Athletes Competing in This Year's Olympics
 -  We're sure there will be a lot of records broken during the 2016 Olympics in Rio and we're already off to a great start with the large number of openly ...

New Debate In California Starts Over LGBT Students At Religious Schools

New Debate In California Starts Over LGBT Students At Religious Schools
 - A California lawmaker's push to reduce discrimination against gays and lesbians at religious colleges and universities is sparking new debate over ...

The Olympic Spirit Includes LGBT People This Time

The Olympic Spirit Includes LGBT People This Time
 - The most recent Winter Olympics were held in 2014 in Russia, of all places, where a so-called gay propaganda law still threatens LGBT people.

Poll says majority of young Americans support LGBT rights

Poll says majority of young Americans support LGBT rights
 - The GenForward survey of Americans ages 18-30 found that support for those policies has increased over the past two years, especially among young whites. But relatively few of these young adults consider rights for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender to be among the top issues facing the country.

Teenagers charged after homophobic abuse at LGBT meeting

Teenagers charged after homophobic abuse at LGBT meeting
 - Four teenagers have been charged with hate crimes after homophobic abuse was shouted at people attending an LGBT meeting at a church.

Anti-LGBT, Christian-Nation Extremists Rally For Roy Moore In Alabama

Anti-LGBT, Christian-Nation Extremists Rally For Roy Moore In Alabama
 - Fresh from a week of anti-abortion protests in Wichita, Kansas, where they held an “ ecclesiastical court” holding the Supreme Court in violation of the ...

Richest 100 Members of Forbes List Own as Much Wealth as the Entire African-American Population

Richest 100 Members of Forbes List Own as Much Wealth as the Entire African-American Population
 - When it comes to the over 55 million people that make up the Latino population, the wealth of the richest 186 members of the Forbes list overshadows ...

African-American and Latino Families Won't Match Current Average White Wealth ...

African-American and Latino Families Won't Match Current Average White Wealth ...
 - The Ever-Growing Gap: Failing to Address the Status Quo Will Drive the Racial Wealth Divide for Centuries to Come shows how the well-documented chasm between white household wealth and African-American and Latino household wealth will play out over a period of decades and even centuries if nothing is done to change the current scenario.

Why did we treat the heroin problem differently than the crack problem?

Why did we treat the heroin problem differently than the crack problem?
 - Owens is African American, and like other African Americans, has questions about the ... For complex reasons, addiction comes with racial fault lines.

Why Clinton doesn't have to criticize black people like Obama does

Why Clinton doesn't have to criticize black people like Obama does
 - Speaking bluntly about about the effects of systemic racism, and calling attention to black and Latino youth unemployment rates, she promised, "For ...

67 former civil rights era activists endorse Black Lives Matter: “y'all take it from here”

67 former civil rights era activists endorse Black Lives Matter: “y'all take it from here”
 - While critics of the black-led millennial racial justice movement try to glorify the ... And a majority of Americans (58 percent) believed that black people's ...

Heredity explains African-American paradox

Heredity explains African-American paradox
 - Constance Hilliard, professor of history specializing in pre-colonial African history, discovered that West African women living in regions infested by tsetse flies, which attack cattle and so prevent dairy farming, have a much lower rate of postmenopausal hip fractures caused by osteoporosis than their East African peers. The West African women, however, have diets low in calcium, which prevents bone loss that leads to osteoporosis. The research was recently published in the Bonekey edition of Nature.

Does It Matter if Teachers and Students Are the Same Race?

Does It Matter if Teachers and Students Are the Same Race?
 - Is it that African-American teachers have a better understanding of African-American boys' behavior, or have more culturally relevant tools to help with ...

For young people, fear of white extremism varies by race

For young people, fear of white extremism varies by race
 - The threat of violence by people inspired by foreign extremists invokes fear in a majority of young Americans across racial groups. But for young people of color, particularly African-Americans, that fear is matched or surpassed by worries about violence from white extremists.