Headline News Briefs

Headlines and briefs from ethnic media nationwide provide a window into the fastest growing populations in the country. For more information contact Elena Shore at eshore [at] newamericamedia [dot] org.

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Chinese Voice Anger in Community Meeting

Sing Tao Daily, Apr 03, 2010

At the San Francisco Police Commission’s community meeting on Wednesday night, many Chinese residents in the Bayview District voiced their anger, saying they could not tolerate their community members continuing to be victimized on the streets and on public transportation in the area.

Gays Can Act in Passion Plays, Say Philippine Bishops

Inquirer.net, Apr 02, 2010

Gay men and women are not barred from joining Holy Week activities of the Catholic Church, such as the traditional “senakulo” or passion play, according to an official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines.

Violence on the Rise in LA, NY

La Opinión, Apr 02, 2010

Twenty-two killings in just 13 days have put the LAPD on alert and brought a surprising end to the low crime trend of recent years

India's Only Condom Bar Shuts Down

IANS, Apr 01, 2010

India's only condom bar generated international attention but recently shut down, a victim of official prudishness, reports the Indo Asian News Service.

Ricky Martin Comes Out to Mixed Response from Latinos

El Nuevo Herald, Mar 31, 2010

Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin’s announcement on his Web site that is gay generated mixed reactions in the Latino entertainment community.

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