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miércoles, 1 de octubre de 2014

Here's The 10 Actors That Won Oscars For Playing LGBT Roles (and Their Speeches)

Here's The 10 Actors That Won Oscars For Playing LGBT Roles (and Their Speeches)
 - If he does, he'll join what's a pretty incredible amount of folks -- all of them straight -- who have won Oscars for playing LGBT characters since 1986.

Anti-gay laws drive higher poverty rates for LGBT Americans

Anti-gay laws drive higher poverty rates for LGBT Americans
 - A landmark report released today paints a stark picture of the added financial burdens faced by LGBT Americans because of anti-LGBT laws at the ...

Richmond takes a walk on the gay side

Richmond takes a walk on the gay side
 - “For many LGBT people, coming out letters are the way they communicate their identity to friends and loved ones,” says Katherine O'Donnell, Vice ...

Just Happens to Be LGBT: The Queer Collective is here

Just Happens to Be LGBT: The Queer Collective is here
 - He asked himself why an LGBT-focused holiday market didn't exist. Quick to remedy the situation, Olivo, along with friends Rosalynn Warren, Manuel ...

A first: Philippines stand against LGBT hate at UN

A first: Philippines stand against LGBT hate at UN
 - When hundreds of students and supporters marched at the University of the Philippines Diliman to call for gender equality, little did they know that their call was being taken up by leaders in another part of the world. The waves students made in the rainbow flag of UP Babaylan, an organization fighting for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights, seemed to be ripples of a breakthrough on the same front, only on a global stage.




Russian LGBT people being tracked down by their government

Russian LGBT people being tracked down by their government
 - LGBT students at this university have a host of problems we struggle with due to our sexuality. These issues include coming out to new friends, fearing ...

Anti-Gay Laws Drive Significantly Higher Rates of Poverty for LGBT People

Anti-Gay Laws Drive Significantly Higher Rates of Poverty for LGBT People
 - A landmark report released today paints a stark picture of the added financial burdens that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, ...

Studies reveal how many children are being raised by LGBT people in the US

Studies reveal how many children are being raised by LGBT people in the US
 - Two new studies conducted by the Williams Institute have thrown light on the size of the LGBT community in the US, as well as the number of people in ...

Facebook will update real name policy to accommodate LGBT community

Facebook will update real name policy to accommodate LGBT community
 - Facebook said today it would make unspecified changes to its policy requiring users to post under their real names, following a controversy in which ...

Reclaiming The American Dream II: Making Capitalism Cool

Reclaiming The American Dream II: Making Capitalism Cool
 - In the wake of the financial crisis, there has been no shortage of hand-wringing about the over-representation of top college graduates in a handful of ...

Harvard Students Ask University to Cut Ties with Teach for America

Harvard Students Ask University to Cut Ties with Teach for America
 - Along with concerns similar to those of SLAM as to the privatization of education, Pittsburgh cited Teach for America's close relationship with charter ...

Comprehensive Sex Education: A Pending Task in Latin America

Comprehensive Sex Education: A Pending Task in Latin America
 - In most Latin American countries schools now provide sex education, but with a focus that is generally restricted ...

Indigenous Peoples' Rights Still Lag Behind in Latin America

Indigenous Peoples' Rights Still Lag Behind in Latin America
 - Indigenous Peoples' Rights Still Lag Behind in Latin America ... regarding for example access to health, education and political rights, these groups still ... According to the latest figures from 2010, Latin America and the Caribbean is ...

Former Honduras President Slams US for Interfering in Country's Affairs

Former Honduras President Slams US for Interfering in Country's Affairs
 - According to the Monroe Doctrine, any attempts by the European nations to interfere in Latin American affairs would be viewed by the United States as ...

State investigating Daimler Trucks North America over alleged racial discrimination

State investigating Daimler Trucks North America over alleged racial discrimination
 - Another former longtime employee, who is African American, said ... All said they were subjected to racial slurs, including the N-word, "boy", "Toby" ...

An Open Letter to Black America: Why You Should Want the Redskins Name Changed, Too

An Open Letter to Black America: Why You Should Want the Redskins Name Changed, Too
 - If this be so, it is...solely because the colored race chooses to put that ... As a student and lover of black pop culture (just like 99 percent of America), ...

Afro-Cubans' don't exist (and other things you might not know about race in Cuba)

Afro-Cubans' don't exist (and other things you might not know about race in Cuba)
 - When a foreigner uses “Afro-Cuban” to describe dark-skinned Cubans he/she is imposing US-based racial understandings on Cuba in a way that ...




African-Americans' search for equality led to the Soviet Union

African-Americans' search for equality led to the Soviet Union
 - A dream of racial equality behind the Iron Curtain may seem counterintuitive to Americans today, but for African-Americans escaping the violence and ...

Sofia Vergara, Eugenio Derbez Top Variety's Power of Latinos List

Sofia Vergara, Eugenio Derbez Top Variety's Power of Latinos List
 - Though she's the most obvious example of brands targeting a Latino ... Two key findings: 78% of people surveyed agree that Latino celebrities who ...

Latino groups tell Democrats: Don't blame us if you lose election

Latino groups tell Democrats: Don't blame us if you lose election
 - She said if the party really wanted to capture the Latino vote, it should do ... “You can argue that Latinos can also have an influence by letting people ...

Dallas' Oak Cliff beats with Hispanic heart, but some fear gentrification

Dallas' Oak Cliff beats with Hispanic heart, but some fear gentrification
  - As much as 76 percent of people in the district is Hispanic, making it one of the largest Latino areas in the city of Dallas (where, in all, Latinos account ...

Baptist couple have edge most missionaries can only envy

Baptist couple have edge most missionaries can only envy
 - Both are able to understand the poverty and violence in Haitian society, but Kihomi is able to identify with the subjugated role of women in the ...

Latin, landscaping provide dual education opportunity at Kenilworth Village Hall

Latin, landscaping provide dual education opportunity at Kenilworth Village Hall
 - Everyone knows that two-for-one deals are the best kind of deals, and Kenilworth residents will soon enjoy a lush, green two-for-one education deal, ...

Haiti's Martelly shows progress in education, economy ...

Haiti's Martelly shows progress in education, economy ...
 - Haiti's Martelly shows progress in education, economy . ... He also highlighted progress made in the fight to reduce poverty and to set the ...

'The New Jim Crow': Uncovering racial bias

'The New Jim Crow': Uncovering racial bias
 - The racist ideas used to justify slavery and then segregation have been ... the topic "Safety, Force and African-American Communities: Historical and ...