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domingo, 16 de octubre de 2016

Consular diplomacy and LGBT rights – lessons from Mexico

Consular diplomacy and LGBT rights – lessons from Mexico
- Since 2010, the Mexican Supreme Court emitted key rulings regarding LGBT rights; after recognizing same-sex marriage in Mexico City, in 2015 it ...

Huntsville LGBT Community reflects on Presidential Election

Huntsville LGBT Community reflects on Presidential Election
- For years the LGBT community has been fighting for equal rights; with much of the time meeting opposition. But last year, the ...

Friends of the LGBTIQ community, we need you to 'come out' as our allies

Friends of the LGBTIQ community, we need you to 'come out' as our allies
- There are chances that your children are LGBT. Straight people have gay children. My parents are straight, I assure you. So, the law, my allied friends, ...

Out and proud on National Coming Out Day

Out and proud on National Coming Out Day
The biggest hurdle that stops many LGBT members from coming out is the fear of rejection, but for some, adopting a fearless approach helps them ...

This YouTuber is teaching kids about the LGBT community

This YouTuber is teaching kids about the LGBT community
- Lindsay Amer has recently started a YouTube channel called Queer Kid Stuff which aims to teach children about the LGBT community in a way that ...


Trump support sticker shows confederate flag beating up LGBT flag

Trump support sticker shows confederate flag beating up LGBT flag
- Sometimes you have to marvel at the inventive ways people can think up to express themselves politically. In a photo shared online, a stick figure is ...

Transgender named one of Time's 'most inspiring women'

Transgender named one of Time's 'most inspiring women'
- The anti-discrimination bill based on sexual orientation and gender identity seeks to extend legal protection to LGBT Filipinos based on the universal ...

Youth under the rainbow: 'We don't feel safe'

Youth under the rainbow: 'We don't feel safe'
- We know that overall LGBT students experience a hostile climate at school. So they experience high rates of victimization and feel unsafe at their ...

A Gay Black Counterculture Meets African Art

A Gay Black Counterculture Meets African Art
- Affairs like the Hamilton Lodge ball were a precursor to the modern ballroom scene, a performative, queer and largely African-American counterculture ...

Race, gender and the legacy Michelle Obama will leave behind

Race, gender and the legacy Michelle Obama will leave behind
- Yet, amid a culture that remained hostile to African-Americans in the White House and that is now fueled by Trump's depraved campaign, Michelle ...

For Much Of Black America, Election 2016 Has Been Rough

For Much Of Black America, Election 2016 Has Been Rough
- I was the only Black person in the entire pre-production room. .... Voters expressed little hope that America's racial climate will get better anytime soon, ...

US cop's encounter with African-American teen goes viral for good reason!

US cop's encounter with African-American teen goes viral for good reason!
- US police officer Tim McMillan shares a beautiful tale of a cop and an African-American male, during tumultuous times as racial tensions soar in the ...

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day: Gay men's health crisis

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day: Gay men's health crisis
- In particular, the Latino community remains at high risk of contracting HIV, as Latinos accounted for 24 percent of all new HIV diagnoses in 2014. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that a total of 263,900 Latinos were infected with HIV by the end of 2013. These high rates of infection reflect the unique barriers to HIV treatment and testing that exist within the Latino community.

Is The Film World Finally Correcting Its Blindspot To LGBT People Of Colour?

Is The Film World Finally Correcting Its Blindspot To LGBT People Of Colour?
Whilst there are remarkably few LGBT characters in mainstream cinema, LGBT people of colour have been virtually non-existent. More recent ...


Racial slur in video ignites tensions in Philadelphia gay community

Racial slur in video ignites tensions in Philadelphia gay community
Black gays and lesbians in the city say they are carded at clubs in the area ... many in the city's LGBT community, bolstered by the Black Lives Matter movement and ... "I think it's important that people can actually see proof of how the ...

On The Black Panthers 50th Anniversary, We Checked in With One of the Group's Former Leaders

On The Black Panthers 50th Anniversary, We Checked in With One of the Group's Former Leaders
- How would you say today's Black Lives Matter movement ... the people leading the Black Lives Matter movement are women—LGBT ...