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domingo, 15 de enero de 2017

Women, LGBT Troops Contribute to Lethality of Military

Women, LGBT Troops Contribute to Lethality of Military
- Gen. James Mattis on Thursday during his confirmation hearing for defense secretary said he "wasn't concerned about two consenting adults and who ...

Ben Carson calls LGBT rights "extra rights" in confirmation hearing

Ben Carson calls LGBT rights "extra rights" in confirmation hearing
- While Carson's celebrated neurosurgery career leaves no doubt about his medical credentials, his lack of experience in government and public policy ...

India's First LGBT Student Leader

India's First LGBT Student Leader
- Meet Asmita Sarkar, India's First LGBT Student Leader,breaking stereotypes. Asmita Sarkar has come out as lesbian and is contesting for the assistant ...

Number of LGBT in America is now at the peak

Number of LGBT in America is now at the peak
- It also tells that the LGBT identification is getting declined among the generation X. The reports also tell that in 2012 around 8.3 million US adults ...

Hilton Named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

Hilton Named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality
- The honor marks Hilton's fourth consecutive year earning a perfect score on the CEI, designating the company as a Best Place to Work for LGBT ...

Number of LGBTI Americans climb to over 10 million

Number of LGBTI Americans climb to over 10 million
- Gallup released the results and said: 'These figures, drawn from the largest representative sample of LGBT Americans collected in the U.S., imply that ...

Katie Hopkins suggests Jennifer Holliday 'bullied' into dropping out of inauguration by LGBT people

Katie Hopkins suggests Jennifer Holliday 'bullied' into dropping out of inauguration by LGBT people
- Katie Hopkins has attacked the LGBT community in a series of tweets that suggest Jennifer Holliday was “bullied” into not singing at Trump's ...

Dr. King's 'Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?'

Dr. King's 'Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?'
- This statement came in response to LGBT community outrage at the comment. Gay City News said, “Clinton was insufficiently focused” when she ...

Why LGBTQ Latino People Need Protection At an Immigration Rights Rally

Why LGBTQ Latino People Need Protection At an Immigration Rights Rally
- Now, more than a decade later, Javier is speaking up for LGBTQ Latino people who sought refuge in the United States for whatever reason in the face ...

How the LGBT Community Can Fight Back Against Trump

How the LGBT Community Can Fight Back Against Trump
- Queer people didn't invent them, but we can't separate them from the LGBT ... What does it look like to have a black trans person on your board?

Black LGBT Group Opposes Carson Nomination

Black LGBT Group Opposes Carson Nomination
- Dr. Ben Carson’s record does not reflect the credentials to lead this agency,” said Isaiah Wilson, spokesman for the National Black Justice Coalition, in a press release. Carson, 65, is a retired neurosurgeon who campaigned for the Republican Presidential nomination. On Thursday, he answered questions from Senators as to how he would lead an agency with a $47 billion dollar budget tasked to assist low-income renters and distressed homeowners.

Blacks and Hispanic workers are suffering more than the white working class

Blacks and Hispanic workers are suffering more than the white working class
- The focus makes sense: President-elect Donald Trump was lifted into office by white adults over 25 without a four-year degree, who favored him by a margin of 39 percentage points. Their economic frustration and suffering are real, and white working-class America is a large group - 42 percent of the country. Yet month after month, economic data show that African-Americans and Hispanics in the United States are, on average, in a worse position. Jobs data released last week showed that the white unemployment rate in December was 4.3 percent, compared with 7.8 percent for African-Americans and 5.9 percent for Hispanics.

No More Hyphenated Americans

No More Hyphenated Americans
Every time we say the Pledge of Allegiance, we confess that we are "one nation," but there is less and less cultural evidence of that.  In fact, after eight years of perhaps the most divisive president in American history, we are more balkanized than ever.  Not only have the ethnic divisions been exacerbated by the constant allegations of racism and white privilege, but we now contend with a whole new set of tribal identities.  We are not only segmented by racial classifications of black, white, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American, but shoehorned into the mix are sexual categories of gay; lesbian; bisexual; transgender, and, according to Facebook, 56 other gender identities.

UK banks have a racial discrimination problem. It's time they admitted it

UK banks have a racial discrimination problem. It's time they admitted it
- It's no surprise that black victims of fraud are more than twice as likely to be denied a ... But given the stereotypes of ethnic minorities and a history of racial ... subprime mortgage lending at high rates to African American communities.

Racial reconciliation work remains

Racial reconciliation work remains
- The election of the nation's first African-American president led to expectations that America would put its ugly racial past behind it and move forward ...

Obama as symbol of hope, possibility for blacks, key to racial legacy, scholars say

Obama as symbol of hope, possibility for blacks, key to racial legacy, scholars say
- As President Barack Obama marks his final Martin Luther King Jr. Day in office on Monday, eight years after being elected the nation's first black ...