Homeless LGBT Youth,
LGBT Family Rejection,
LGBTQ Family Rejection,
LGBTQ Youth Homelessness,
Gay Family Rejection,
Gay Teen Homelessness,
Gay Youth Homelessness,
Homeless LGBTQ Youth,
Lgbt Youth Homelessness,
Gay Voices News
I have been talking with homeless kids from all over the country, asking them to help us understand what it means to be left on the streets, asking them to give witness to what they endure. I ask you to look into their traumatized eyes and listen with me to their heartbreaking testimonies.
Racial inequity didn't just happen; it was a result of deliberate choices. We can reduce and eventually end this inequity by making different choices.
Though it may not be everything immigrant right advocates want, it may enable more undocumented immigrants to live like those who have received DACA, which has made a huge difference in their lives.
The one table connected with another, then another and it soon looked like one of those huge Thanksgiving dinners with everyone sitting around a long table with an abundance of food and drinks.
Recently, the Council of Ministers agreed to gradually implement the sale of modern cars -- new or used -- to any natural person, whether Cuban or foreign.
Cubans In Miami,
Latino Voices News
My aunt's living room would be full of music, the kids would bang on tambourines and the old men would dance like this was the last time they'd ever swing their hips to a slow melancholy ballad, or kick to the beat of a rousing meringue.
In October, Hispanic Access Foundation brought together several prominent Latino religious leaders from Western states for a summit on the environment and how we can balance conservation with energy development.
President Barack Obama,
Comprehensive Immigration Reform,
Latino Voices News
Since President Obama's first presidential campaign, he has promised LGBTQ Americans that he will prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ workers. He also promised the Latino community he would lead on immigration reform.
Through his long years of suffering in Cuba, Arenas had dreamed of escape, of leaving behind "that land of horrors" and at last living in freedom. But exile brought a different kind of imprisonment.
Latino Voices News
The institutions of higher education should realize that the 20th Century system that consolidated all academic functions under one roof is being challenged by new technologies and new structures.
The reality is that undocumented Americans are not "them," but are "us." They are our colleagues, our students and our neighbors.
Dr. Brene Brown,
Super Soul Sunday,
Healthy Living News
It is time that we silence the voices in our heads that tell us we are not good enough, and it is time we start shouting the phrase: "I am enough."
The president should hear the message loud and clear now: deportations need to stop, and he has the power to do it.
A Dying Breed,
Cash For Your Warhol,
El Sol 25,
Steven P. Harrington,
Brooklyn Street Art,
Here's our 2013 wrap-up featuring favorite images of the year by Brooklyn Street Art's Jaime Rojo. When it came to choosing the 112 images for the video that capture the spirit of the street art scene in '13, we were, as usual, sort of overwhelmed to comb through about ten...
For his actions, Snowden should be applauded, not vilified. He should be granted full immunity from prosecution. And he should be allowed to resume his life in the United States as a proud American citizen.
For me, as long as it's financially viable, I will always give Christmas gifts -- but only because it's something I love. But wouldn't it be better if we didn't expect presents?
We need to move away from seeing Hispanics as a deficit model, to understanding that Hispanics are a benefit, not only in healthcare, but across all industries.
Our Girl In Havana,
Some people assume the strictures of the socialist regime in Cuba suppress any form of expression until only a bland diet of state-sanctioned work remains. This couldn't be further from the truth.
The situation in Chile with regard to LGBTQ youth presents somewhat of a paradox: it has the highest rate of bullying and youth suicide in Latin America yet is one of the only countries taking action to achieve broad-based, systemic social change.
Immigration is about families. Immigration is about building a stronger community, society, and economy. The momentum is building, and we can no longer afford not to act.