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domingo, 28 de agosto de 2016

Is Colton Haynes Getting an LGBT Visibility Award 'Just for Showing Up'?

Is Colton Haynes Getting an LGBT Visibility Award 'Just for Showing Up'?
 - For years, the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest LGBT advocacy group, has presented its Visibility Award to high-profile, positive role ...

A gay Filipino priest's story: In ...

A gay Filipino priest's story: In ...
 - It was a public display of personal colors and affection: people smiled, hugged and kissed each other as they proclaimed, “Love wins.” In the middle of the annual Manila LGBT pride parade earlier this year was a Catholic priest, who claimed his faith grew stronger after he embraced his true self.

Sacramento County foster care agencies band together to help LGBT youths find homes

Sacramento County foster care agencies band together to help LGBT youths find homes
 - According to a study by the Williams Institute, a think tank at the UCLA School of Law, LGBT youths are disproportionately over-represented in the ...

Tony Perkins denies saying God punishes LGBT people with disasters

Tony Perkins denies saying God punishes LGBT people with disasters
 - Perkins drew little sympathy from netizens who lambasted him for reportedly saying that God uses natural disasters to punish the LGBT community.

Diversity isn't a class issue in Scotland

Diversity isn't a class issue in Scotland
 - Iain Macwhirter suggests that in Scotland there may be no class differences in attitudes towards equality for LGBT people (Demonisation of the ...

Univ. of Md. among top 30 LGBT-friendly campuses

Univ. of Md. among top 30 LGBT-friendly campuses
 - Campus Pride released its annual “Best of the Best” Top 30 list of the LGBTQ-friendly campuses across the nation this week. The eight-year-old list has highlighted the most LGBTQ-inclusive colleges and universities when it comes to policy, program and practice in higher education.


LGBT people in Colombia endorse peace deal to end targeted attacks

LGBT people in Colombia endorse peace deal to end targeted attacks
 - More than 100 LGBTI groups in the South American country have endorsed a controversial peace deal between the Colombia government and FARC.

Egyptian Police using Grindr to catch gay men

Egyptian Police using Grindr to catch gay men
 - The Egyptian police have been using gay dating apps such as Grindr to locate and catch LGBT people. The Jerusalem Post reports that government ...

96% of Americans Who Are Born Poor, Stay Poor

96% of Americans Who Are Born Poor, Stay Poor
 - C. Nicole Mason: We're not talking honestly about what it really takes to get from poverty to the middle class. So, for example, we know that only four ...

Cyber bullying goes beyond classroom

Cyber bullying goes beyond classroom
 - Scott Driscoll with Internet Safety Concepts says technology makes it easy for a bully to go beyond the classroom and ..

Latino and Hispanic identities aren't the same. They're also not racial groups.

Latino and Hispanic identities aren't the same. They're also not racial groups.
 - Lazo points out that Hispanic identity refers to language, or "people of Spanish-speaking origins." Latinx identity, however, refers to people whose ...

Latinos hold the key to pot legalization, but will people of color share in its economic riches?

Latinos hold the key to pot legalization, but will people of color share in its economic riches?
- The town hall meeting, in a cavernous garage on an industrial side street in Gardena, was billed as an opportunity to learn about cannabis from some ...

How investing in education can decrease social violence

How investing in education can decrease social violence
 - Drawing on data from eighteen Latin American countries, they show that governments increase spending on education in response to increasing ...

Racism, bigotry charges take presidential race to new low

Racism, bigotry charges take presidential race to new low
 - An unspoken rule among many African American professionals is to never use the R-word on the job or in integrated settings, because those who do ...

US governor calls Blacks, Hispanics 'enemy'

US governor calls Blacks, Hispanics 'enemy'
 - “Please forgive us – we made a terrible mistake. We managed to elect and re-elect a governor who is unfit for high office,” wrote the editorial board of local Portland Press Herald in its online issue as quoted in a report by the UK-based Guardian on Saturday.
Virginia School District Punishes More Black Students Than Whites: Complaint Reveals
 - Some statistics disclosed by the complaint shows that African-American ... rather than thwarting them; a system which is void of racial segregation.