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Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Latino LGBTQ activists call for programs promoting mental health, family acceptance for Harvey ...

Latino LGBTQ activists call for programs promoting mental health, family acceptance for Harvey ...
LGBTQ activists plan today to call for school and community programs that promote mental health and family acceptance in Latino ...

LGBTQ community cheers Pope's 'God made you like this' remark

LGBTQ community cheers Pope's 'God made you like this' remark
- Pope Francis's reported comments to a gay man that “God made you like this” have been embraced by the LGBTQ community as ...

Out Film CT, Connecticut's LGBTQ film festival, starts Jun 1

Out Film CT, Connecticut's LGBTQ film festival, starts Jun 1
- As the LGBTQ pride season kicks off, the annual Out Film CT festival gets underway June 1. Films this year include entries from across ...

Joe Biden Launches LGBTQ Youth Program: 'Every American Deserves to Be Treated With Dignity'

Joe Biden Launches LGBTQ Youth Program: 'Every American Deserves to Be Treated With Dignity'
- Former vice president Joe Biden, along with the YMCA of the USA, are launching an initiative to help LGBTQ youth and their families. In an op-ed ...

Half of all Hollywood films should feature LGBTQ characters, says Glaad report

Half of all Hollywood films should feature LGBTQ characters, says Glaad report
- Advocacy group reports significant drop in major studio films with LGBTQ characters in 2017 and says 50% of films by 2024 should be inclusive.

Colton Haynes says Hollywood “is a very odd place” for the LGBTQ community

Colton Haynes says Hollywood “is a very odd place” for the LGBTQ community
- Colton went on to say that it's not easy growing up as an outsider, and hit out at Hollywood executives for not casting LGBTQ people and minorities in ...

Michigan extends nondiscrimination protections to LGBTQ community

Michigan extends nondiscrimination protections to LGBTQ community
LGBTQ people living in Michigan can count themselves the sudden and fortunate beneficiaries of new legal protections against discrimination.

GLAAD study finds LGBTQ representation in film fell in 2017

GLAAD study finds LGBTQ representation in film fell in 2017
Despite high-profile Oscar wins for art house films like "Call Me By Your Name" and "A Fantastic Women," LGBTQ representation in ...

America's elite colleges are enrolling more low-income students

America's elite colleges are enrolling more low-income students
- The strategy comes amid pressures to increase the number of traditionally under-represented students in higher education.

Oprah, Chadwick Boseman, & More Sign Open Letter Fighting Gender Inequality

Oprah, Chadwick Boseman, & More Sign Open Letter Fighting Gender Inequality
- The Metoo and TimesUp movements started something big. For the first time in America, men are being held accountable for their sexual impulses.

Why the American Dream of owning a big home is way overrated, in one chart

Why the American Dream of owning a big home is way overrated, in one chart
- Of course, owning a big house has long been a key component of the American Dream — you know you've arrived when you have columns, an indoor pool and a theater room — but, in reality, it's all usually a huge waste of space, according to a study cited by Steve Adcock on the Get Rich Slowly blog.

US midterm elections are looming and the biggest lesson for policy reform is that quality matters ...

US midterm elections are looming and the biggest lesson for policy reform is that quality matters ...
- A failure of the two parties to act on issues as broad as economic inequality to ... Needless to say, it will not necessarily “make America great again”.

How corporate America can rescue the country

How corporate America can rescue the country
- Multinationals are often blamed for a host of society's ills, including income inequality, environmental, health, public safety and diversity issues. Not to ...

Cuba reiterates its commitment to solidary cooperation, based on mutual respect, disinterested ...

Cuba reiterates its commitment to solidary cooperation, based on mutual respect, disinterested ...
- It is imperative to transform the culture of inequality associated with the ... The Proclamation of Latin America and the Caribbean as a Zone of Peace ...

The mayors of 2 major US cities blame 2 big factors for Americans' low wages

The mayors of 2 major US cities blame 2 big factors for Americans' low wages
- When asked about the slow growth of the US economy, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka both said that urban inequality ...

Latin America's New Authoritarianism

Latin America's New Authoritarianism
- Democracy in Latin America has taken a beating over the past century. ... Incomes rose dramatically, even as inequality in many countries remained ...