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jueves, 16 de marzo de 2017

Anti-LGBT group opposes medical cannabis dispensary

Anti-LGBT group opposes medical cannabis dispensary
- The Pacific Justice Institute, which has a long record of opposition to a wide variety of LGBT-related issues, claims that new dispensaries located near facilities used by children are a danger to the neighborhood.
"We're concerned about the children," said Frank Lee, a vocal supporter of PJI, citing a refrain often used by so-called pro-family organizations, in a telephone interview with the Bay Area Reporter.





Rep. Susan Davis Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Stop LGBT Discrimination for Jury Service

Rep. Susan Davis Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Stop LGBT Discrimination for Jury Service
-  U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA) introduced the Juror Non-Discrimination Act to prohibit removal from a jury based on sexual ...

No special protections for Montana's LGBT crime victims

No special protections for Montana's LGBT crime victims
- Opponents to non-discrimination laws often cite religious freedom and the right to express disagreement with LGBT people's lifestyles. In 2007, a ...

Health care website created to meet the needs of the LGBT community

Health care website created to meet the needs of the LGBT community
- A new website has been launched to specifically target the health needs of the LGBT community.The Purple Pages website is an HIV Prevention ...

Pride in London asks Londoners to send in LGBT love stories to create map of the capital

Pride in London asks Londoners to send in LGBT love stories to create map of the capital
- Pride in London is asking LGBTQ Londoners to share their love stories to create an interactive map of the city as it launches this year's theme.

South Dakota Law Enables Adoption Agencies to Deny LGBT Couples

South Dakota Law Enables Adoption Agencies to Deny LGBT Couples
- South Dakota has become the first state this year to sign into law an anti-LGBT bill that puts same-gender couples' rights at the mercy of religious ...

Police departments in the 7 cities have all appointed LGBT liaisons

Police departments in the 7 cities have all appointed LGBT liaisons
- Police departments in the seven cities have all appointed LGBT liaison officers, according to Hampton Roads ...

Lesbian and bisexual women are being incorrectly told they don't need smear tests, LGBT charities ...

Lesbian and bisexual women are being incorrectly told they don't need smear tests, LGBT charities ...
- Lesbian, bisexual and other women who have sex with women (LBWSW) lack acknowledgement both in mainstream society and LGBT communities, ...

Latin America's Barriers to Growth

Latin America's Barriers to Growth
- And, as Latin American countries' currencies weakened, its external and fiscal accounts were stretched thin, narrowing the scope for countercyclical ...

Spanning the Economic Gap Between Asia and Latin America

Spanning the Economic Gap Between Asia and Latin America
- Since Latin American countries have generated less income from commodities, their purchasing power has declined in tandem, widening the trade ...

Trump health plan 'bad medicine' for Latino families, advocates say

Trump health plan 'bad medicine' for Latino families, advocates say
- Trump's plan, dubbed the American Health Care Act, would nix a legal requirement for people to have insurance and give more flexibility to insurance ...

Sioux Falls Hospital Project Aims to Help Treat Latino Kids

Sioux Falls Hospital Project Aims to Help Treat Latino Kids
- Sanford genetic researcher Dr. Cornelius Boerkoel says researchers from both hospitals will sequence genes of about 1,000 Latino people for the ...

Get Out' tackles social, race issues

Get Out' tackles social, race issues
- Get Out” is about a young African American male named Walter, who visits ... Common racial narratives exist in any type of movie: Asian women are ...

Is It Possible for Black People To Be Racist?

Is It Possible for Black People To Be Racist?
- In view of past and present racial injustices that continue to be committed against people of color, particularly Black people, around the world, it is ...





Are Black British actors better performers than Black Americans in race films?

Are Black British actors better performers than Black Americans in race films?
- Black British actors are commonly found in popular Black American films about race. Both earning over $50 million at the box office, 12 Years a Slave ...

Mass incarceration of African- Americans affects racial achievement gap

Mass incarceration of African- Americans affects racial achievement gap
- By the age of 14, approximately 25 percent of African-American children have experienced a parent - in most cases a father - being imprisoned for ...