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jueves, 11 de agosto de 2016

Uganda's LGBT Community Is Facing A New Wave Of Government Oppression

Uganda's LGBT Community Is Facing A New Wave Of Government Oppression
 - Since 2014, when Uganda's Constitutional Court overturned the country's anti-homosexuality law, the political fate of LGBT Ugandans has been ...

Spanish Bishops Slam Gender Identity Law, Face Prosecution

Spanish Bishops Slam Gender Identity Law, Face Prosecution
 - In a letter published Sunday, the bishops of Getafe and Alcalá in central and northern Spain are decrying last month's passage of an anti-discrimination bill, which the prelates are asserting "denies the sexual [differences of] male-female and unity of the body-spirit person."


Female and LGBT students the most likely to develop mental health issues at university, survey finds

Female and LGBT students the most likely to develop mental health issues at university, survey finds
 - Female students are more likely to have mental health problems than males, and LGBT students have a high likelihood of developing issues ...

LGBT rights under 'unprecedented attack' in Indonesia

LGBT rights under 'unprecedented attack' in Indonesia
 - The LGBT community in Indonesia has come under "unprecedented attack" since the beginning of the year owing to discriminatory laws, homophobic ...

Calif. Lawmaker Drops Bid to End LGBT Exemptions for Religious Schools

Calif. Lawmaker Drops Bid to End LGBT Exemptions for Religious Schools
 - The goal for me has always been to shed the light on the appalling and unacceptable discrimination against LGBT students at these private religious ...

WWE Plans to Introduce LGBT Characters

WWE Plans to Introduce LGBT Characters
 - In his new memoir Accepted, 75-year-old gay wrestling legend Pat Patterson writes about his long career in the WWE – all of which was spent in the ...

Daily Beast Severely Criticized After Potentially Outing LGBT Athletes in Rio

Daily Beast Severely Criticized After Potentially Outing LGBT Athletes in Rio
 - Indeed, potentially putting LGBT people at risk is just the beginning of the problems of the piece. As others have noted, the LGBT community has a ...

LGBT initiatives help straight students, too

LGBT initiatives help straight students, too
 - The Georgia Straight highlighted research from Elizabeth Saewyc, a professor at UBC's school of nursing, that focused on LGBT rights and equality.

Racial hatred against Latinos is disturbing

Racial hatred against Latinos is disturbing
 - In this election year, some politicians have helped increase racial hatred, particularly of Hispanics, and specifically of Mexicans. My children, born in this country, have asked me: “Mom, why do some people not like us?” I tried to explain that for some people, it is fear, and for others, it is only the ambition for power. As a mom, it is difficult to explain these facts to children.

More Than Half of Black and Latino Workers Are Paid Less Than $15 an Hour

More Than Half of Black and Latino Workers Are Paid Less Than $15 an Hour
 - Now, thousands of workers have called a code and asked people of faith to join them in in Richmond, Va., this coming weekend to shock the heart of ...

Allowing ex-cons to hide their criminal histories increases racial discrimination

Allowing ex-cons to hide their criminal histories increases racial discrimination
 - As black people are more likely than whites to end up with criminal ... Instead, such policies encourage racial stereotyping by employers that hinders ...

US racial wealth gap to last decades, study finds

US racial wealth gap to last decades, study finds
 - If average African-American households had been able to enjoy the same growth rate as the Forbes 400 during that same period, they would have an ...

Why this bishop thinks moral leadership will bridge the racial divide

Why this bishop thinks moral leadership will bridge the racial divide
 - Over the past year, similar racially-fueled episodes have ranged from police ... “The point of Black Lives Matter is that many in the African-American ...

The 7 Most Outrageous and Racist Acts Found in DOJ's Report on Baltimore Police Department

The 7 Most Outrageous and Racist Acts Found in DOJ's Report on Baltimore Police Department
 - Perusing the pages of the report is like reading some bizarro crime novel, where the criminals wear badges and carry guns, all with a license to abuse and victimize black Baltimore residents, who have little recourse and few resources to defend themselves.

Make Black Women and Girls' Lives Matter More

Make Black Women and Girls' Lives Matter More
- As I have mentioned in previous columns, rather than a fluke, police killings of African-Americans are a regular occurrence that reflect America's racial ...

Look, Black People Aren't Lying About Police Violence

Look, Black People Aren't Lying About Police Violence
 - LGBT people and, in some cases, were told by supervisors to target black ... confirms what black people in Baltimore have been saying for decades.