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miércoles, 7 de septiembre de 2016

LGBT youth still face civil rights challenges

LGBT youth still face civil rights challenges
 - I write to commend the editorial board for its excellent Aug. 30 editorial, “Back to School.” The challenges facing LGBT youth in our schools have long ...

Study finds LGBT inequality 'entrenched' in Hollywood

Study finds LGBT inequality 'entrenched' in Hollywood
 - The study showed LGBT characters make up less than one percent of speaking parts or 32 out of 35,205 characters. In 2014 there were no ...

New Study Finds Hollywood Stagnant on Creating LGBT and Minority Characters

New Study Finds Hollywood Stagnant on Creating LGBT and Minority Characters
 - New Study Finds Hollywood Stagnant on Creating LGBT and Minority ... finds little is changing in Hollywood for women, minorities and LGBT people.

Why Are There So Few LGBT Characters In YA Books?

Why Are There So Few LGBT Characters In YA Books?
 - Representation in all walks of life has been in the spotlight recently. And one area that is full of controversy is what young people are exposed to in ...

Hollywood discriminates against women and LGBT persons

Hollywood discriminates against women and LGBT persons
 - LGBT persons fared much, much worse with a participation of less than 1%. The researchers who carried out the study described Hollywood as an ...

New study shows states with the best and worst health care

New study shows states with the best and worst health care
 - Major insurers such as Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare recently announced their exit from state-sponsored insurance exchanges while the ...

Nigerian president reinstates anti-LGBT crackdown

Nigerian president reinstates anti-LGBT crackdown
 - In the last 35 years, the landscape of LGBT activism in Nigeria has changed. While I never met anyone who exhibited homosexual tendencies until I ...

Cuban Journalist and LGBT Activist Sacked for Working With Non-State Media

Cuban Journalist and LGBT Activist Sacked for Working With Non-State Media
 - Cuban LGBT rights advocates at a gay pride march in Sagua la Grande. Maykel Gonzalez is second from left. Photo via Maykel Gonzalez/el Nictalope.

Native people's rights violated in name of 'conservation': UN

Native people's rights violated in name of 'conservation': UN
 - being used for resource extraction without native consent -- practices that affect millions of indigenous people across Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Public pension payments pulling farther ahead of antipoverty budget

Public pension payments pulling farther ahead of antipoverty budget
 - While budget spending to combat poverty in Mexico has increased from ... economics and politics integral to the development of Latin America.

Bill Cosby a victim of 'racial bias and prejudice,' his lawyer says

Bill Cosby a victim of 'racial bias and prejudice,' his lawyer says
 - “He complains about racial bias but what about the African American women whom I represent who accuse him of sexual assault or rape and who ...

How to Get Americans to Talk About Race

How to Get Americans to Talk About Race
- Talking about race is hard. Eighty percent of millennials would rather not discuss it. A majority of white and black adults say they're uncomfortable ...

A history of African-American comedy

A history of African-American comedy
 - The history of African Americans in comedy is a difficult one. Blackface has become one of the most blatant forms of racism today, in large part ...

Death penalty, symbol of Florida's racial bias

Death penalty, symbol of Florida's racial bias
- We recognize the disturbing role that racial bias has played in the death ... Although African Americans make up just under 13 percent of the overall ...

US voters focus more on political parties than race

US voters focus more on political parties than race
 - I disagree that race made a big difference in the US election. ... African-Americans have, for a long time, voted overwhelmingly for Democratic Party ...

White physics professor's suit faults university for racial discrimination

White physics professor's suit faults university for racial discrimination
 - White physics professor's suit faults university for racial discrimination ... against individuals who are not of the African American race,” the original ...