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martes, 14 de agosto de 2012

In Peru, straight allies are crucial for equality

In Peru, straight allies are crucial for equality: also recorded a video encouraging Peru and all of Latin America to work hard for equal rights. Gay Star News spoke to Igualdad Peru's Luis Antonio Capurro to discuss the courting of heterosexuals for LGBT rights. To check out the videos and to submit ...

Study: High schools fail to prep Latinos, blacks for college

Study: High schools fail to prep Latinos, blacks for college: California high schools that serve large populations of Latino, African American and low-income students are not doing enough to help them get ready for college, a new report finds, and some Orange County schools have become prime ...

US denies bond for Mexico's alleged cocaine 'Queenpin'

US denies bond for Mexico's alleged cocaine 'Queenpin': In a 2009 interview with journalist Anderson Cooper for "60 Minutes," she said it was "obvious and logical" that the Mexican government was involved in drug-related corruption. More than 55000 people have been killed in Mexico's drug wars since ...




Council for Native American Farming and Ranching Holds First Meeting

Council for Native American Farming and Ranching Holds First Meeting: WASHINGTON, August 14, 2012- The Council for Native American Farming and Ranching, appointed by Secretary Tom Vilsack to advise him on ways to eliminate barriers to participation in USDA programs for Native American farmers and ranchers, will hold ...

Skull Found in Princeton is Believed to Be of Native American

Skull Found in Princeton is Believed to Be of Native American: Authorities say a human skull found in Princeton is that of an older Native American. Media outlets report that construction workers found the skull Monday morning while clearing brush. State Police. Authorities say a human skull found in Princeton is ...

Native American Institute at MSU helps Michigan tribes refocus on ...

Native American Institute at MSU helps Michigan tribes refocus on ...:
The institute uses programs and initiatives to reach out to Michigan's Native American tribes, says Henry. Summer camps for native youth and helping fund tribal projects like environmental cleanups are things the NAI does regularly, he says. “We have ...


MLive.com

Ex-Gays Are Tired Of Being Bashed By Current Gays, Thank You

Ex-Gays Are Tired Of Being Bashed By Current Gays, Thank You: Sponsoring legislation endorsed by the gay lobby to ensure that children only receive gay-affirming therapy is an act of childhood endangerment and an unconstitutional attempt to deny parental rights everywhere, but especially for parents in California ...

OAS Makes Death Penalty Demand | The Bahamas Journal - Jones ...

OAS Makes Death Penalty Demand | The Bahamas Journal - Jones ...: The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) – the human rights arm of the Organisation of American States (OAS) – is urging The Bahamas and other countries in the region to abolish the death penalty, or at least impose a ...




Camden paying $500K to settle suit with students

Camden paying $500K to settle suit with students: The February 2008 incident sparked racial tensions in the city because of the way a class of 15 Puerto Rican fifth-graders was punished for spilling a jug of water. State education officials ruled that the punishment was improper, but was not racially ...

The Misdirection Of Lauryn Hill

The Misdirection Of Lauryn Hill:
On her Tumblr page back in June, Hill published a Wesley Snipe-esqe post detailing why she refused to do what every other American must do each year: pay taxes. Part of her explanation behind why she refused to pay her do to the government is provided ...


News One

Ryan's record problematic for Latinos, seniors

Ryan's record problematic for Latinos, seniors: Independent pollster John Zogby said his latest poll shows Romney with a 20-point lead over Obama among older voters, and “he can't afford to lose any of those people” if he hopes to win important states with large elderly populations, including ...

Betty Smithey: America's longest-serving female inmate freed after 49 years


Betty Smithey: America's longest-serving female inmate freed after 49 years

Betty Smithey, 69, walked out of the gates of Perryville state prison in Goodyear, Arizona with the help of a cane on Monday afternoon, just hours after she appeared at a parole hearing. She was granted clemency in June by Gov. Jan Brewer and members ...

Gay 'Welcome Back Kotter' Actor Ron Palillo Dies at 63

Gay 'Welcome Back Kotter' Actor Ron Palillo Dies at 63: Even when I was a little kid watching reruns of Kotter, I knew immediately 'Horschack' the character was gay. I knew I was gay, but didn't act like the Horschack character and many other 'gay' characters in popular culture. I didn't .... Cat Video of ...

Undecideds heading to polls in Wisconsin

Undecideds heading to polls in Wisconsin: PDF Archive · Wisconsin Gazette, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender news ... Rick Snyder and Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Hovde said he models his campaign on that of Johnson, who also came out of nowhere and managed to knock off Democratic Sen. Russ ...

D.C. Office of Human Rights to Launch Anti-Transgender Discrimination Campaign


D.C. Office of Human Rights to Launch Anti-Transgender Discrimination Campaign

The District of Columbia Office of Human Rights is launching a campaign to combat anti-transgender discrimination, the first government-funded ad in the nation to focus solely on transgender and gender non-conforming people,” according to the Office of ...

Attacks on Chile's Indigenous Peoples Thwart Efforts at Land Reparations | The ...


Attacks on Chile's Indigenous Peoples Thwart Efforts at Land Reparations | The ...

Also by the Author. Chilean Students Demand Education Reform (Activism, World). More than 100000 students in Santiago, Chile yesterday demanded an end to profiteering in education and called for free and quality education to all Chilean students.

Russian goes from jail to pro soccer in Chile

Russian goes from jail to pro soccer in Chile: QUILICURA, Chile (AP) -- Fog blankets the grassy soccer field surrounded by chickens and grazing cows as the players of Santiago Morning sprint through a practice game. It's just another training session in Chile's second-tier soccer league, but at ...

Psychologist Escapes Mexican Prison Dressed in Drag | Spiked ...

Psychologist Escapes Mexican Prison Dressed in Drag | Spiked ...:
Psychologist Escapes Mexican Prison Dressed in Drag. Tainted Cocaine Causes Flesh to Rot ...

FBI: Mexican group behind deadly prison riot : powered by Fox 40 ...

FBI: Mexican group behind deadly prison riot : powered by Fox 40 ...: An FBI agent's affidavit says a deadly riot at a Mississippi prison was started by inmates who were angry about what they considered poor food and medical care ...

The number of SE Texas prisoners on Death Row could increase dramatically

The number of SE Texas prisoners on Death Row could increase dramatically: That year the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion that shut down death rows across the country on the grounds that the death penalty constituted cruel and unusual punishment. When the death penalty became a possibility again in 1974, jurors were ...

CA State Senate Approves Bill Easing Property-Tax Burden For Gay Couples

CA State Senate Approves Bill Easing Property-Tax Burden For Gay Couples: Because same-sex marriage is not legally recognized, gay and lesbian couples face numerous tax penalties not shared by their married heterosexual counterparts. One of the most distressing is the financial burden levied against them when their property ...




Former Cuban political prisoner back in custody

Former Cuban political prisoner back in custody: Soler said the arrest took place when her husband and other dissidents gathered to witness a police search of the home of a member of the Democratic Freedom for Cuba Movement, of which Moya is the leader. She said the dissidents were in front of the ...

Young Mexicans caught in bitter drug war - Al Jazeera Blogs

Young Mexicans caught in bitter drug war - Al Jazeera Blogs:
Young Mexicans caught in bitter drug war. Rachel Levin. Rachel Levin is an award-winning ...

Native American Farming and Ranching council meets

Native American Farming and Ranching council meets: Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack set up the council to advise him on ways to eliminate barriers to participation in USDA programs for Native American farmers and ranchers. It was appointed as part of the Keepseagle settlement, and the group will meet at least ...

Haiti - Economy : The increase in salaries of teachers and police, depends on ...


Haiti - Economy : The increase in salaries of teachers and police, depends on ...

After 5 weeks of analysis of the draft budget of 131 billion gourdes, of government of Laurent Lamothe for the 2012-2013 fiscal year, the deputies have voted Friday evening, unanimously in favor of this draft budget. The deputies have reallocated in ...

Plan to help minority males unveiled

Plan to help minority males unveiled: It's long been known that California's boys and young men of color - Black, Latino, Asian Pacific Islander, and Native American - suffer disproportionately high rates of poverty, unemployment, discipline, and dropouts from school, poor health outcomes ...