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jueves, 25 de agosto de 2016

Michelle Obama: LGBT characters and racial diversity in TV and movies 'change how you see the ...

Michelle Obama: LGBT characters and racial diversity in TV and movies 'change how you see the ...
 - First Lady Michelle Obama said the she believes it's important for TV and films to include characters who are nonwhite and LGBT because it helps ...

Why Indonesia, the World's Biggest Muslim Democracy, Should Accept Its LGBT Citizens

Why Indonesia, the World's Biggest Muslim Democracy, Should Accept Its LGBT Citizens
 - But recent events belie the ideal image of the world's biggest Muslim democracy. In recent months, Indonesia has seen an alarming rise of anti-LGBT ...

Vandals target box of LGBT newspaper

Vandals target box of LGBT newspaper
 - Seven people caught on video walking up to an LGBT newspaper box in Salem put an explosive inside and detonated it, leaving the box a smoldering ...

On LGBT equality and middle ground: response to critics

On LGBT equality and middle ground: response to critics
 - I wrote a post on Monday describing what I see as the collapse of middle ground on the LGBT equality issue, and predicting narrowing social ...

Study challenges LGBT assumptions

Study challenges LGBT assumptions
- Public opinion, government policy, and Supreme Court rulings about LGBT issues has been predicated on the notion that same-sex attraction and ...

Egyptian police using gay dating apps to hunt members of LGBT community'

Egyptian police using gay dating apps to hunt members of LGBT community'
- Egyptian government authorities have reportedly been using gay dating apps to locate and detain members of the LGBT community, according to ...

Brazil Fights for LGBT Inmates' Safety, Opens First Gay Prison

Brazil Fights for LGBT Inmates' Safety, Opens First Gay Prison
 - Gays, bisexuals and transvestites (GBT), who typically suffer violence and prejudice in the Brazilian prison system, will now be able to serve their ...

Is Religious Freedom a Defense to LGBT Discrimination Claims?

Is Religious Freedom a Defense to LGBT Discrimination Claims?
 - Certainly, the trend in employment law has been toward greater equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees. Same-sex ...

What's behind the rising economic inequality?

What's behind the rising economic inequality?
 - People may tend to associate rising wealth inequality with the rise in ... In the baseline year of 1989, 7% of America's families were in a net debt ...

This List Shows You How Divided America's Schools Are

This List Shows You How Divided America's Schools Are
 - In the wealthy West Jefferson Hills School District in western Pennsylvania, a new high school with an eight-lane swimming pool and terrazzo flooring was recently approved for construction. Meanwhile, in neighboring Clairton, where the district's poverty rate is 48 percent, officials wrestled with whether to close schools earlier this year.


Latin America's Most Livable Cities

Latin America's Most Livable Cities
 - Education has also played a vital role when it comes to the city's regional ... Crime-plagued Caracas is considered Latin America's least livable city, ...

The story of this married African-American gay couple proves that love conquers all

The story of this married African-American gay couple proves that love conquers all
 - I didn't identify as gay than because as a child I didn't know what that was, but I did know my aunt had girl friends that would live in our house.

Can a social network curb racial profiling?

Can a social network curb racial profiling?
- Nextdoor isn't the first app to run into racism among users. A Harvard Business School study showed that users with a "distinctly African American ...

America's Growing Racial Wealth Divide Endangers Nation's Future Economic Health

America's Growing Racial Wealth Divide Endangers Nation's Future Economic Health
 - Now a new study has been published putting into sharp focus the growing divide between the wealth of white, African American and Latino families, ...

Donald Trump Has a Big Racist Problem -- Or Does He?

Donald Trump Has a Big Racist Problem -- Or Does He?
- When Trump repudiates his racist followers, we'll know he's serious about ... Depress the turnout among African Americans, the thinking goes, and ...

Yes, There Are Black Queers in Oregon and They Need Help

Yes, There Are Black Queers in Oregon and They Need Help
 - of black LGBT people and allies in the region. From there, the first and only black chapter of PFLAG formed in one of the whitest states in the country.