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domingo, 25 de noviembre de 2012

School Shootings and the Crisis of Bullying in America's Schools

School Shootings and the Crisis of Bullying in America's Schools: This is also noted as coaches and school officials often ignore or even condone hazing and gay bashing. So how did American schools become breeding grounds for bullying and why is bullying considered normal and part of the school culture? Klein states ...





The Glee Effect: how America went gay

The Glee Effect: how America went gay:
Americans are becoming more comfortable with gay marriage, seeing it as both a moral and a civil rights issue. But there are many out there who are still fighting against the cause. And as gay men ourselves, we'd just like to say to those people, 'Fine.


Lifesite

New laws may boost wedding trade

New laws may boost wedding trade: “It will increase business in this area because we'll attract more couples from Boston and the New York metropolitan area who now can have the wedding of their dreams in Maine,” she said. “This puts Maine on the map.” Add the coast of Maine, the banks ...





New York City Gay Men's Chorus Presents 2012 Holiday Spectacular: AN ...


New York City Gay Men's Chorus Presents 2012 Holiday Spectacular: AN ...

The New York City Gay Men's Chorus is excited to share the 2012 edition of our tradeMark Holiday spectacular – An American Holiday. The show has a traditional flair, contemporized with a few of our signature twists and turns. Join the men of NYCGMC as ...

Book explores space between disability, identity

Book explores space between disability, identity:
NEW YORKGay, dyslexic and the survivor of near-death depression, writer Andrew Solomon has been acutely aware of his differences for most of his 49 years. Palpable discomfort from his wealthy, Upper East Side parents over his sexuality, relentless ...


Lexington Herald Leader

Top 10 Contestable Mental Disorders | Alternative

Top 10 Contestable Mental Disorders | Alternative: Even though mental illness diagnosis has always been a contentious topic, some psychiatrists claim things have gone too far. To be more precise, some mental ...





Julian Fantino heads to Haiti on fact-finding mission


Julian Fantino heads to Haiti on fact-finding mission

"Canada has played a key role in international efforts to support the people of Haiti to overcome the immense challenges they have faced such as the 2010 earthquake and more recently Hurricane Sandy," Fantino said in a press statement. "The Government ...

Venezuela nabs US$550000 in buried drug money


Venezuela nabs US$550000 in buried drug money

While Venezuela is designated by the United Nations as a country free of illicit crops, it is considered to be a major transit point for drugs into the largest consumer markets in the United States and Europe. - 

Cuban Residents in Mexico Demand End to US Blockade

Cuban Residents in Mexico Demand End to US Blockade: Imagen activa 25 de noviembre de 2012, 11:15México, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) End to the U.S. blockade on Cuba and freedom for the five anti-terrorist fighters imprisoned in the United States, were demands of the VI Meeting of Cuban Residents in Mexico, ...

Trucker released from Mexican prison arrives in El Paso

Trucker released from Mexican prison arrives in El Paso: A Dallas trucker driver, who was imprisoned in Mexico for months, could not contain his emotions as he was reunited with his family on Friday afternoon. Jabin Bogan, was detained for eight months in a maximum-security prison in Veracruz, Mexico, ...





Argentina to appeal whole bond decision: media

Argentina to appeal whole bond decision: media: BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina will to go an appeals court in New York on Monday to challenge the ruling of a U.S. judge who last week issued a decision that raised the specter of a technical default by the South American country, a newspaper said.

Police kill four linked to Jamaica, Haiti guns for drugs trade

Police kill four linked to Jamaica, Haiti guns for drugs trade: KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sunday November 25, 2012 - The fatal shooting of four men by the police in the southern parish of St Elizabeth on Friday, has been linked to the guns for drugs trade between Jamaica and Haiti. Residents from the community of New ...

Gay Marriage Fight Could Head To Supreme Court

Gay Marriage Fight Could Head To Supreme Court: The last time the court confronted a gay rights case was in 2010, when the justices voted 5-4 to let stand lower court rulings holding that a California law school could deny recognition to a Christian student group that does not allow gay members. The ...





Gay group softens ground for Supreme Court

Gay group softens ground for Supreme Court:
America stands at the dawn of a new day. Freedom, justice and human dignity have always guided our journey toward a more perfect union. Now across our country, we are standing together for the right of gay and lesbian Americans to marry the person ...


San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Falklands: Britain calls on European Union to pile pressure on Argentina


Falklands: Britain calls on European Union to pile pressure on Argentina

It came after Foreign Office mandarins accused the Argentinian government of seeking to “strangle” the Falklands' economy by failing to prevent last Monday's raid in Buenos Aires, which saw terrified staff flee for their safety. British officials have ...

Child poverty, a national shame

Child poverty, a national shame:
Name a subject that the presidential candidates failed to address during the campaign this fall: Climate change? Fracking? The designated-hitter rule? Yes, lots of subjects were left unaddressed. As co-chairman of the commission that sponsored the ...


New York Daily News

Child pays in many one-parent homes


Child pays in many one-parent homes

If poverty in the Ozarks is a “social time bomb,” then the unencumbered growth in single-parent households is the match that lit the fuse. Parenting is difficult enough for married couples. Personally, I can't imagine raising my daughter without my ...

Students studying Native Americans


Students studying Native Americans

Fifth-grade students at Wyoming Area's Tenth Street Elementary enjoyed a presentation by Selena Cobb, a native of the Choctaw Seminole Tribe, as a culmination to their study of Native American tribes of North America. Ms. Cobb demonstrated her native ...

Native American students thriving in Missoula County Public Schools system


Native American students thriving in Missoula County Public Schools system

Many years passed from the night he had that dream until the day about 12 years ago when Crawford received a call from Nancy Lerum, a Hellgate High School teacher who was awarded a grant to support Native American classes. She needed someone to ...

Inmate shares prison survival strategies

Inmate shares prison survival strategies:
In that time, he published seven books on incarceration, ranging from the macro, "Inside: Life Behind Bars in America," to the micro, "Prison! My 8,344th Day," and married Carole Goodwin, whom he's known since grade school. Santos, 48, was released to ...


San Francisco Chronicle

Excessive workload as stressful as joblessness?


Excessive workload as stressful as joblessness?

The study, led by Peter Butterworth, associate professor at the the Australian National University (ANC) College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, is the first to use representative data from England to compare the mental health of those who are ...

Cubans to Set up Municipal Assemblies on Sunday

Cubans to Set up Municipal Assemblies on Sunday:
Consistent with the decision by the Cuban Council of State, the Electoral Law and the Cuban Constitution, all 168 municipal assemblies of People's Power will be set up throughout the island on Sunday for a two-and-a-half-year term. All 14 thousand 537 ...


Escambray

Cuba Promotes Tourism from Regional Markets


Cuba Promotes Tourism from Regional Markets

Cuba promotes its tourist product in regional markets in development in Latin America as part of its strategy in the region, as confirmed by a Cuban expert in this capital Friday. Maria Antonia Rodriguez, director of the Cuban Tourism Ministry (MINTUR ...

Experts say more Cubans arriving in U.S.

Experts say more Cubans arriving in U.S.: There has been a surge in Cubans traveling to the United States from other countries -- including Spain, Ecuador, Mexico and Canada -- the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported. Greater numbers are also traveling by boat to Florida. Under the "wet foot ...

Drug cartels descend on Puerto Rico

Drug cartels descend on Puerto Rico:
of violence across puerto rico , which is home to about 4 million american citiz citizens. much of the violence involves drug cartels , who are increasingly turning their attention there from mexico. authorities seized four million pounds of cocaine ...


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