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martes, 3 de enero de 2017

George Michael to be honoured at British LGBT Awards

George Michael to be honoured at British LGBT Awards
- George Michael was an international LGBT icon, a trailblazer and music legend," awards founder Sarah Garrett said to The Sun. "It would be ...

Youth Activist Daryl Yang: Politics Not The Only Answer To Singapore LGBT Progress

Youth Activist Daryl Yang: Politics Not The Only Answer To Singapore LGBT Progress
- As he passes on the baton to new coordinators Paul Jerusalem and Guadalupe Lazaro, Daryl said to Popspoken that he learnt that while being in The G Spot, the power of organising people for collective action is a major tool that can move LGBTQ equality forward in Singapore beyond the repealing of the anti-gay Section 377A law.


Pro-Gun LGBT Group 'Pink Pistols' Fight Hate Crime With Firearms

Pro-Gun LGBT Group 'Pink Pistols' Fight Hate Crime With Firearms
- Pink Pistols are a LGBT gun advocacy group that teaches members how to safely defend themselves using firearms. One of the latest factions to open ...

The tough realities of planning your dream wedding as a 'butch' queer woman

The tough realities of planning your dream wedding as a 'butch' queer woman
- Of course LGBT rights have improved dramatically,” she argues, adding that she appreciates same-sex marriage on a new level since she got ...

LGBT rights champ Ban Ki-moon exits after decade as UN chief

LGBT rights champ Ban Ki-moon exits after decade as UN chief
- Unlikely LGBT rights champion Ban Ki-moon has finished his term as head of the United Nations, after a decade in the post. The South Korean ...

We're Still Here Because of You

We're Still Here Because of You
- Nevertheless, here we go: It's been my honor and privilege to oversee The Advocate, the world's oldest and longest-running LGBT publication, these ...

Kurdish group launches pro-LGBT human rights campaign

Kurdish group launches pro-LGBT human rights campaign
- The Rasan Organization painted murals with messages in support of LGBT and women's rights throughout the city of Sulaymaniyah in the ...

Mental Health in LGBT Youth

Mental Health in LGBT Youth
- Describe the major mental health issues facing LGBT youth. Sensitively interview LGBT youth. Screen individiuals for possible mental health problems ...

The shocking cost of childhood bullying

The shocking cost of childhood bullying
- If you think about your definition of bullying there are bound to be lots of slightly different versions, but if you think about it they will all link to each other ...

Income inequality is a major economic measure that hasn't gotten ...

Income inequality is a major economic measure that hasn't gotten ...
- Contributing to this inequality is the fact that while more Americans are working than at any time since August 2007, more people are working part time ...

2016: A Year Defined by America's Diverging Economies

2016: A Year Defined by America's Diverging Economies
- In many ways, 2016 has been the strongest year, economically, since the mid-2000s, or even the late 1990s. Unemployment was low. Wages were increasing. The markets hit new highs. Consumer confidence rose. Yet Donald Trump unseated the incumbent party and won the presidential election promoting economic pessimism and promising restoration: He swore to Make America Great Again, describing the country as falling behind, workers as jilted, growth as anemic, and the current period of expansion as a sham.

Finding a way to win the war on poverty in America

Finding a way to win the war on poverty in America
- Well, those of us who thought we understood politics got a rude shock two months ago. But if you think you understand poverty, the odds are that you ...

Liberals risk becoming a permanent minority in America

Liberals risk becoming a permanent minority in America
- Liberals have urgent work to do to block the most reckless, punitive efforts of a Trump presidency. But liberalism must also come to terms with the fact that the base on which it has rested since the 1940s in this election fell almost completely apart. The effectiveness of the Republican party’s Southern Strategy of the late 1960s in peeling off southern white Americans was the beginning of the New Deal coalition’s breakup.


Gay America's Harrowing, Heartening Year

Gay America's Harrowing, Heartening Year
- This November, in Denver, Leslie Herod became the first gay African-American to be elected to the state's House of Representatives. One morning the ...

Dude ranch owner sued for racial discrimination after asking chef to cook 'black people food'

Dude ranch owner sued for racial discrimination after asking chef to cook 'black people food'
- A dude ranch owner is being sued for racial discrimination after reportedly asking her African-American chef to cook "black people food" and not "white ...

6 Things You Need to Know About One Day at a Time

6 Things You Need to Know About One Day at a Time
- Those old enough may recall the 1970s sitcom theme song refrain. But imagine Gloria Estefan singing those words to a hot salsa beat. Add in a primarily Latino cast and some topicality relevant in the Donald Trump era, and you’ve got the modern version of Norman Lear’s classic One Day at a Time, coming to Netflix in January.