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Civil Society Under Serious Attack

By Lyndal Rowlands UNITED NATIONS - Despite their contribution to social justice, civil society organisations came under “serious attack” in 109 countries in 2015, according...

What happens when a gay person grows up in an anti-gay...

Imagine growing up hearing from those you love and trust that certain groups of people are evil. In fact, these people are so bad,...

If You Made Money Buying a First Home in 2000s, You...

Johns Hopkins study of lower-income buyers found race to be significant In the tumultuous real estate market of the 2000s, some U.S. homebuyers found wealth...

Health: It Takes a Team

By Dr. Nancy C. Lee and Ana N. Fadich Each year we ask women and men to take two weeks out of their routines to...

Red Card for Exploitation of Children at Brazil’s World Cup

Julio T is a 15-year-old vendor of handcrafted costume jewellery in Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, near the FIFA Fan Fest. He says sales...

New Boxed Trilogy Examines the Many Colors of Today’s LGBT Families

“Living The Rainbow: A Gay Family Triptych”, a trilogy of three novels by Hans M. Hirschi, are a mirror on today’s LGBT community -...

Bicycle Use Booming in Latin America

Bogotá is famous for its vast network of bike lanes. Credit: Helda Martínez/IPS CARACAS, Dec 17 2013 (IPS) - “I ride 43 km a day...

CNN’s Lemon Defends NYC ‘Stop and Frisk’ Policy, Sparking Controversy

Black, gay CNN anchor Don Lemon defended New York City's "Stop And Frisk" policy Tuesday morning in Tom Joyner Show radio commentary on the...

100-Year-Old African American Sorority Leaves Its Mark

February is Black History Month in the United States. It draws attention and pays tribute to people, organizations and events that have shaped the...

Boys in U.S., like girls, showing signs of early puberty

American boys are showing signs of starting puberty six months to two years earlier than they did 30 to 40 years ago, finds new...