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miércoles, 11 de abril de 2018

Texas GOP ignores young voters with LGBT snub

Texas GOP ignores young voters with LGBT snub
- While some Republicans have been working to attract Hispanics to the party, others have been pursuing policies that many of those same Hispanic voters find threatening. A vote on a strict “sanctuary cities” bill last year nearly brought a small group of lawmakers to blows. When it comes to LGBT issues, ...

LGBT Groups Applaud Sacramento Plan To Label " Conversion Therapy" A Fraud

LGBT Groups Applaud Sacramento Plan To Label " Conversion Therapy" A Fraud
- Some were even in electrical shock therapy", says Leon Velasco Stoll of the LGBT Pink Panthers Movement. Stoll making the case that being gay is biological, trying to turn the argument on opponents. "A lot of the individuals that are for the conversion therapy think that it's a learned behavior , that its a ...

Does Same-Sex Marriage Spell the End of LGBT 'Community'?

Does Same-Sex Marriage Spell the End of LGBT 'Community'?
- LGBQ rather than LGBT because it focused on sexual orientation rather than gender identity.) In interviews conducted in 2012 and 2013 with 116 married and unmarried people in Massachusetts who were in same-sex relationships, Ocobock discovered “a widely ...

Trump inauguration pastor says LGBT-inclusive sex ed is like 'Sodom and Gomorrah'

Trump inauguration pastor says LGBT-inclusive sex ed is like 'Sodom and Gomorrah'
- Trump's inauguration pastor Franklin Graham is calling on politicians to ban a university's LGBT-inclusive sex education week. Evangelical pastor Franklin Graham, who was personally invited by Trump to preach to millions at his inauguration, is an extreme opponent of LGBT rights. . This week ...

Russell T Davies explains why there's very few LGBTQ characters in Hollywood blockbusters

Russell T Davies explains why there's very few LGBTQ characters in Hollywood blockbusters
- Love, Simon has been hailed as a breakthrough moment for Hollywood, being the first major studio release to have a gay lead character. For too long, LGBTQ characters were the butt of jokes in teen-focussed romantic comedies, usually cast as the best friend full of funny quips, but completely ...

Andy Garcia appointed director of the Creating Change Conference

Andy Garcia appointed director of the Creating Change Conference
- The Creating Change Conference is in new management hands. The National LGBTQ Task Force appointed Andy Garcia the next director of the conference. Garcia succeeds Sue Hyde, the conference's founder. The search for a new director was initiated when Hyde announced in November that she ...

New report shows higher rate of violence against LGBTQ in Texas

New report shows higher rate of violence against LGBTQ in Texas
- Houston leaders will unveil Wednesday a new report that shows an epidemic of violence against LGBTQ Americans and Texans. According to the report, seven LGBTQ persons were killed in 2017, three of them Houstonians. It's the highest record in 20 years, community leaders said.

A few lesbians' in leadership means Black Lives Matter will fail says perennial loser

A few lesbians' in leadership means Black Lives Matter will fail says perennial loser
- Pentecostal preacher Reverend Harry Jackson Jr. is back with an attack on LGBT people in the Black Lives Matter movement. Jackson attempted to gain relevance on disgraced televangelist Jim Bakker's television show last week by taking swipes at LGBT people and the Black Lives Matter movement.

A shameful page in the history of Latin America

A shameful page in the history of Latin America
- Lula has done a great amount of work to lift the vast masses of Brazilian people out of poverty. He has worked hard for the unity of Latin America and the Caribbean. He remains the most popular leader in Brazil and one of the most respected in the region. This jailing of Lula is an attack on democracy in ...

The Hispanic identity: The limitations of the US Census

The Hispanic identity: The limitations of the US Census
- And if you hear of any country grouping all Americans and Canadians as “anglos,” you'd be surprised. After all, both of those countries have people from several different ethnic backgrounds and have different histories. Well, so do all Latin American countries. Some last names of friends of mine back ...

Trump cancels trip to Latin America, prompting relief and criticism

Trump cancels trip to Latin America, prompting relief and criticism
- Trump cancelled his first official trip to Latin America, the White House announced on Tuesday, triggering a mix of ... president would work with regional allies to increase pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ahead of the country's election next month, ...

2020 census will ask about same-sex marriages for the first time

2020 census will ask about same-sex marriages for the first time
- Despite years of research into possible benefits of combining the race and Hispanic questions on the form, the bureau will continue to ask them separately. Bureau researchers had said the combined question produced more complete and accurate data, especially about Hispanics. The census form also ...

Black, Latino Americans more likely to be hospitalized for autoimmune hepatitis

Black, Latino Americans more likely to be hospitalized for autoimmune hepatitis
- Black and Latino Americans have a disproportionately higher hospitalization rate for autoimmune hepatitis than white Americans, and black people with autoimmune hepatitis had higher odds of in-hospital mortality, according to recently published data. To characterize the burden of autoimmune ...

Latinos need to be represented more in media

Latinos need to be represented more in media
- As is seen through the cultivation theory, which claims that over time, media shapes how audiences perceive the world around them. With Latinos being cast as stereotypes, such as criminals, immigrants, maids, and lovers, people can develop that view of all Latinos. The problem at hand is there hasn't ...

Sex, racial disparities found in cardiac rehab referral

Sex, racial disparities found in cardiac rehab referral
- Researchers have found substantial sex and racial differences for cardiac rehabilitation referrals by hospitals upon discharge, situations they say that lead to lower survival rates. The researchers found the gaps are especially noticeable among females, African-Americans, Hispanic and ...

African American Leaders Call For Racism To Be Treated As Mental Health Disorder

African American Leaders Call For Racism To Be Treated As Mental Health Disorder
African American leaders in Anne Arundel are calling on the school system to treat racism as a mental health disorder and institute a zero tolerance policy toward such acts. The Annapolis Capital reports that the resolution was signed by the Caucus of African American leaders and the Anne Arundel ...

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