LEY vs POLITICA Ponencia preparada para una de las reuniones del Comité Anti Discrimen, Departamento de Justicia, PR.

  Sophia  Isabel Marrero Cruz Community Advocacy & Empowerment Advisor       “Las agresiones en contra de personas Trans van desde las sicológicas: desprecio, rechazo, bromas, hasta las violentas: agresiones verbales/físicas, golpes, heridas y en los casos más violentos la muerte. Pero lo mas sorprendente son las “no agresiones” que reciben de las estructurasContinue reading “LEY vs POLITICA Ponencia preparada para una de las reuniones del Comité Anti Discrimen, Departamento de Justicia, PR.”

Deconstructing a Disparity: Association of Violence and Discrimination with Smoking Among Sexual Minority Youth Adults

This afternoon, I attended some intriguing presentations from the Population Center’s Summer Institute graduates. Among them, John Blosnich, PhD candidate of Public Health Sciences at West Virginia University stuck out as a researcher looking into violence and discrimination within the context of LGB youth smoking rates. In his presentation, titled:  “Deconstructing a Disparity: Association ofContinue reading “Deconstructing a Disparity: Association of Violence and Discrimination with Smoking Among Sexual Minority Youth Adults”