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martes, 21 de febrero de 2017

Transgender Rights In School: Trump 'Fully Coming After LGBT People,' Will Allow Sex ...

Transgender Rights In School: Trump 'Fully Coming After LGBT People,' Will Allow Sex ...
- “This is the first day of the president's second month in office and he is now fully coming after LGBT people,” Mara Keisling, executive director of the ...



Racist Latin America?

Racist Latin America?
When the visiting team scores, River’s ‘barras bravas’ (hooligans) raise their arms, face their opponents and chant: “Go live in Bolivia, all your family is there”. La Bombonera quivers. “You come from Bolivia and Paraguay and live in a ‘villa’ (slum),” they continue. This is a “joke”, not a violation of the discrimination law, argued Luis Cevasco, an Argentine attorney, when the Bolivian embassy took the chants to court in 2009. Is this an isolated incident? The most recent poll by the Argentine Institute Against Discrimination, Xenophobia and Racism (INADI) found that 36% of the population think “Argentina should be only for Argentines”. President Mauricio Macri has recently issued a decree to limit access for immigrants. 

California students and athletes hit by new travel ban against anti-LGBT states

California students and athletes hit by new travel ban against anti-LGBT states
- A new California law bans state-funded travel to states that discriminate against the LGBT community. And the California attorney general has listed ...

LGBT community finds a safe home in Columbia's gay bars

LGBT community finds a safe home in Columbia's gay bars
- Muffie Beaverhausen applies a layer of foundation before the drag show on Dec. 10 at the Yin Yang Club in Columbia. Beaverhausen has been ...

Trump Administration to Rescind Trans Student Guidelines

Trump Administration to Rescind Trans Student Guidelines
- This is the first day of the president's second month in office and he is now fully coming after LGBT people,” she told the paper. “I'm angry; I'm ...

After refusing to watch LGBT diversity video, judge in Houston sues to avoid being fired

After refusing to watch LGBT diversity video, judge in Houston sues to avoid being fired
- Citing his First Amendment rights and religious protections under the Civil Rights Act, a Social Security Administration judge in Texas who refused to ...

Minnesota medical professionals work to close health gaps for LGBT patients

Minnesota medical professionals work to close health gaps for LGBT patients
- She and other researchers say the LGBT community is more vulnerable to some diseases, and has poorer access to, and a lower quality of, health ...

How LGBT Older Adults Experience Aging

How LGBT Older Adults Experience Aging
- Findings from the largest national survey to date on the health and well being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) older adults have ...

The “I Pee With LGBT” Campaign Fights the Texas Bathroom Bill

The “I Pee With LGBT” Campaign Fights the Texas Bathroom Bill
- Today, they launch the “I Pee With LGBT” campaign, calling attention to Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick's discriminatory proposed bathroom bill ...

Trump Exposes His Ignorance and Intolerance - Again

Trump Exposes His Ignorance and Intolerance - Again
- Twice in recent weeks President Donald Trump reinforced his image of ignorance on African-Americans with astounding statements.

Latin language is revived by pushy parents keen on an advantage for their kids

Latin language is revived by pushy parents keen on an advantage for their kids
- The classics department at a private school in London has found itself oversubscribed after it began offering Latin evening classes to parents. Take-up from parents at Colfe's School, in south-east London, has been so high it now runs two Monday night Latin classes.
Interest in the Roman Empire is also riding high due to a glut of popular novels, history books and television series. Expert classicists and historians, such as Mary Beard, Bettany Hughes and Michael Scott, are now celebrities while novelist Robert Harris' Cicero trilogy is to be adapted for the stage by the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Ecuador Votes as Latin America's Left Sags, a Generation of Icons Gone

Ecuador Votes as Latin America's Left Sags, a Generation of Icons Gone
- Ecuador Votes as Latin America's Left Sags, a Generation of Icons Gone ... these leaders expanded education, increased subsidies for the poor and ...

Latin American group looks for community impact

Latin American group looks for community impact
- The League of United Latin American Citizens first formed a chapter in ... the focus was on organizing, finding people to be involved, and learning to ...

Serenity Point Rehab Examines Addiction Among African Americans During Black History Month

Serenity Point Rehab Examines Addiction Among African Americans During Black History Month
- Serenity Point Rehab Examines Addiction Among African Americans During ... During African American History Month, the statistics and unique needs of ... about the remaining racial injustices and inequalities in the United States.

Mistrust of health care system runs deep among Blacks

Mistrust of health care system runs deep among Blacks
- Mistrust of the health care system by African Americans is a major problem. ... like others in our society, are negatively affected by racial stereotypes.

Panel to examine media's role in racial, political discourse

Panel to examine media's role in racial, political discourse
- UIC's African American studies department will present “The Press, Race, and Contemporary Politics,” a panel discussion addressing the role of news ...