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Lesbian beaten on Thanksgiving Day claims attack wasn't hate crime


Lesbian beaten on Thanksgiving Day claims attack wasn't hate crime

 The family of Mallory Owens, 23, who was badly beaten on Thanksgiving Day, said she was attacked because she is gay. Owens told a local TV station she doesn't ...
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New LatAm network aims to help infertile couples


New LatAm network aims to help infertile couples

Some 400 couples from across the continent gathered in Santiago, Chile last week for a conference to launch The Latin American Network for Infertile Patients. "The network aims to bring together people with fertility problems, not only heterosexual ...

Communal state advances in Venezuela

Communal state advances in Venezuela: Barely a wink after the October presidential elections, Venezuelans will once again be returning to the polls on Sunday, December 16. With Hugo Chávez re-elected for another six years with 54 percent of the vote, but absent and silent for the last 12 ...

Opposition governor in Venezuela says his supporters attacked during ...


Opposition governor in Venezuela says his supporters attacked during ...

CARACAS, Venezuela — The opposition governor of Lara state in central Venezuela says he and his followers were attacked with guns, tear gas and stones during a political event, presumably by rival ruling party supporters. Henri Falcon, who is running ...

A Puerto Rican soprano honored for providing stages for Latinos in classical music


A Puerto Rican soprano honored for providing stages for Latinos in classical music

The New York-born Puerto Rican, soprano singer Eva de la O – whose orchestra just performed at the Merkin Concert Hall last week – is one of six Puerto Ricans to be honored this year on Friday at the Comité Noviembre's 17th Annual Gala benefit in New ...

How Cell Phones Are Fighting Poverty In Latin America

How Cell Phones Are Fighting Poverty In Latin America: The stated goal of the Grameen Foundation is to help the world's poorest improve their lives and escape poverty by helping to provide access to financial services , such as small loans and savings account, to find new ways to generate income and obtain ...

Op-Ed: Jewish organizations have made great strides in gay inclusion—but must ...


Op-Ed: Jewish organizations have made great strides in gay inclusion—but must ...

BOSTON (JTA) -- At the 2009 General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America in Washington, 50 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Jews and their allies gathered in a small room on the ninth floor of the conference hotel. The event was ...

Rise of the new gay villains

Rise of the new gay villains: NEW YORK -. Meet the new gay villains of television and film: If their wrists are bent, it's probably to cut someone's throat. Far from their limp-wristed, lisping predecessors, the modern-day villains of “Skyfall” and “Dexter” do their own dirty work ...




NY gays accuse NJ therapy group of false promises

NY gays accuse NJ therapy group of false promises: NEW YORK — Four gay young men are accusing a New Jersey organization of selling "conversion therapy" promising to make them straight. They told a Manhattan news conference on Tuesday that they were subjected to humiliations including having to ...

Anne Hathaway Should Thank Her Gay Brother In Oscar Acceptance Speech

Anne Hathaway Should Thank Her Gay Brother In Oscar Acceptance Speech: Speaking with a preview audience in New York, Hathaway said of the 'do, “When I eventually looked in the mirror I just thought I looked like my gay brother.” Anne has long been a vocal ally to the LGBT community – recently donating the sales of her ...

'Kill The Gays' Uganda Bill Allegedly Supported By American Organizations

'Kill The Gays' Uganda Bill Allegedly Supported By American Organizations: 'Kill The Gays' Uganda Bill Allegedly Supported By American Organizations An Anti-Homosexuality bill in Uganda, called the “Kill The Gays” bill since an earlier version called for the death penalty, is allegedly being supported by American ...




Schizophrenia: The shame of silence, the relief of disclosure


Schizophrenia: The shame of silence, the relief of disclosure

Overall this silence about mental illness has had profoundly negative effects. It is self-isolating and degrading for a person with psychoses, and refusal to speak can transmute into a sort of shame. People with such a disorder are frequently reliant ...

Order of Psychiatric Diagnoses May Influence How Clinicians Identify Symptoms


Order of Psychiatric Diagnoses May Influence How Clinicians Identify Symptoms

The diagnostic system used by many mental health practitioners in the United States — known as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders — assumes that symptoms of two disorders that occur at the same time are additive and that the ...

Wildcat overcomes mental disorder to succeed

Wildcat overcomes mental disorder to succeed: That was one of the worst battles Conrad has had with bipolar disorder, a disease that affects nearly 5.7 million American adults, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Bipolar disorder is a chemical imbalance in the brain that creates ...




Commentary: New movie presents skewed view of bipolar disorder


Commentary: New movie presents skewed view of bipolar disorder

This unfortunate term conjures up just those damaging and misleading images of mental illnesses that media like to portray. Furthermore, “mental hospital” is not a clinical term. By not clearly distinguishing between the forensic hospital that Solitano ...

New book recounts the rise of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans in Chicago

New book recounts the rise of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans in Chicago: A new book published by the University of Chicago deals with the issue of immigration and integration of Mexicans and Puerto Ricans after World War II in this city. "Brown In The Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago" is the work of ...

Dallas Trucker Talks About Time in Mexican Prison

Dallas Trucker Talks About Time in Mexican Prison:
A Texas trucker arrested after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border with 268,000 bullets said Wednesday that he feared for his safety during seven months in a Mexican prison with nine people in a cell with only five beds. Jabin Bogan said he slept on the ...


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UF launches human rights collaboration in Colombia


UF launches human rights collaboration in Colombia

Administrators noted that the recent end of a civil war in the South American country and free trade agreements have made the advancement of human rights there of greater interest to the United States. Columbia is a close trading partner with Florida.

Central American youths increasingly forced to flee to the US to escape gang ...


Central American youths increasingly forced to flee to the US to escape gang ...

For years, war and poverty were the main reasons that young people from Mexico and Central America headed to the United States. But in recent years, it is gang violence that's causing more and more youngsters to make their way north. Death threats from ...

Mushroom Poisoning Kills Fourth Person at Senior Care Facility in California

Mushroom Poisoning Kills Fourth Person at Senior Care Facility in California: Another elderly person at a senior care facility in Northern California died on Tuesday from eating soup made from poisonous mushrooms. She was identified as Dorothy Mary Hart. The Placer County Sheriff's Department said that there have been three ...

Public hospitals in Buenos Aires province go on strike

Public hospitals in Buenos Aires province go on strike: Staff from 77 public hospitals across Buenos Aires province, belonging to workers union CICOP, went on strike for two hours today demanding improved security at health centres, following a violent incident at Fiorito Hospital on Sunday. Hospital ...




Buenos Aires: 2018 YOG bid greets the First Sports Leaders Congress


Buenos Aires: 2018 YOG bid greets the First Sports Leaders Congress

Attended by hundreds of athletes, sports executives, media and manufacturers from around globe, the gathering's keynote address was delivered by Francisco Irarrazaval, the undersecretary of sport who's also heading up Buenos Aires' 2018 Bid Committee.

Copts, US pastor sentenced to death over anti-Islam movie

Copts, US pastor sentenced to death over anti-Islam movie: The Cairo Criminal Court handed down the death penalty to the seven Egyptian Christians, including the film's maker. The American pastor, Terry Jones, who heads a small congregation in Florida, was also sentenced to death. They were sentenced for their ...




Scamming elderly Asians rising rapidly worldwide - California State ...

Scamming elderly Asians rising rapidly worldwide - California State ...: On a sunny fall Saturday at a farmer's market in San Francisco, three women aggressively approached a Chinese woman in her 60s. Authorities say they told ...

Calif. cross-dresser accused of murdering, dismembering and cooking elderly wife

Calif. cross-dresser accused of murdering, dismembering and cooking elderly wife:
Calif. cross-dresser accused of murdering, dismembering and cooking elderly wife. Cops found parts of Anna Faris' body cooking on the stove and her severed head in the freezer. Her husband was caught at a nearby bar having a beer. Neighbors say the ...


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