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jueves, 9 de marzo de 2017

Hockey announcer calls gay couple's kiss-cam 'disgusting' on air

Hockey announcer calls gay couple's kiss-cam 'disgusting' on air
- “I am not homophobic, you have known me long enough. I haven't got a bad bone in my body,” Simms told The Star. “If the comments made upset or ...

DeVos meets with LGBT groups over trans student protections

DeVos meets with LGBT groups over trans student protections
- A trio of LGBT advocates met with Betsy DeVos over withdrawing guidance protecting trans students. (Blade file photo by Michael Key).

Boston gay vets group says booted from St. Patrick's Day parade

Boston gay vets group says booted from St. Patrick's Day parade
- The color guard for LGBT veterans group OutVets marches down Broadway during the St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston, Massachusetts March ...

Against Me! and more fight for the LGBT community in music and performance

Against Me! and more fight for the LGBT community in music and performance
- Across multiple genres, the LGBT community has received increased representation in today's musicians: Prominent LGBT artists include Against Me!

Serbian LGBT Activists Report 'Offensive' Vucic Video

Serbian LGBT Activists Report 'Offensive' Vucic Video
LGBT campaigners allege that the latest promotional video for PM Aleksandar Vucic's presidential campaign breaches the law on advertising because ...

Celebrating the LGBT community through arts and culture

Celebrating the LGBT community through arts and culture
- The arts provide an incredible opportunity to break down barriers, promote understanding and change perceptions. So, inspired by LGBT History ...

LGBT group urges commitment to deliver same-sex marriage before Executive formed

LGBT group urges commitment to deliver same-sex marriage before Executive formed
- A significant majority of the Assembly elected last week support the change, the country's main LGBT organisation said. The Democratic Unionists do ...

Is your money funding anti-LGBT countries? Meet the company who aims to stop that

Is your money funding anti-LGBT countries? Meet the company who aims to stop that
- Equality Capital are an LGBT+ investment company that have launched an ethical new business plan to stop funding countries that oppose LGBT ...

The Best and Worst States for Women: Ranking Gender Inequality in America

The Best and Worst States for Women: Ranking Gender Inequality in America
- Whether or not meaningful progress for women's rights takes place under the new U.S. President, there remain severe inequalities across nation.

Laziness isn't why people are poor. And iPhones aren't why they lack health care.

Laziness isn't why people are poor. And iPhones aren't why they lack health care.
- Never mind the grim reality that most American adults who are poor are not ... Poverty in the United States is common, and according to the Census ...

Trump Triggers Greater Latin American Interest in India

Trump Triggers Greater Latin American Interest in India
- Caught between the bullying Donald Trump, an indifferent Europe and the suspect Chinese, Latin America is looking more seriously at India, attracted ...

How Hollywood has stereotyped Latin America as the land of salsa, drugs, poverty

How Hollywood has stereotyped Latin America as the land of salsa, drugs, poverty
- The history of drug cartels, too, are commonly attached to Latin American countries. Popular TV series Breaking Bad largely fostered the belief that ...

Thousands of women rally against violence in Latin America

Thousands of women rally against violence in Latin America
- Thousands of women protested in Latin American countries against sexual harassment and violence on Wednesday.

Report exposes US racial discrimination

Report exposes US racial discrimination
The report, titled "Human Rights Record of the United States in 2016" and published by China's State Council Information Office, says there were repeated incidents of African Americans being shot by white police. Racial discrimination heavily influenced law enforcement and justice fields, the report says, noting that there were systematic gaps between minority races and white people in employment and income. Minority people endured various discriminative treatments in schools and social lives. The USA Today website reported on July 14, 2016 that a poll found 52 percent of Americans believed racism against black people was an "extremely" or "very" serious problem, according to the report.

Medicine Has a Problem with Racism

Medicine Has a Problem with Racism
- Patients of color, and African-American patients in particular, have been subjected to racism in their care for as long as physicians have served them.

Taiwan Proves Most Popular Place to Learn Mandarin Outside of China

Taiwan Proves Most Popular Place to Learn Mandarin Outside of China
- During the Cold War, when China was closed to the outside world, Taiwan was the only place to learn Mandarin - as spoken Chinese is called ...