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martes, 4 de diciembre de 2012

New gay reality show casts some Atlanta queers

New gay reality show casts some Atlanta queers:
Now a reality show ride takes some Atlanta gay men “Queer Across America.” The show is the brainchild of North Carolina photographer Keith Bailey, and his concept for “Queer Across America” is simple: Take a diverse group of gay men around the country.


Project Q Atlanta

BIPOLAR DISORDER – A TREATABLE MENTAL ILLNESS

BIPOLAR DISORDER – A TREATABLE MENTAL ILLNESS: As we all know, anyone can have a bad day, certainly a bad moment. And everyone acts out of character now and then. Generally, it's no cause for alarm, but for those who suffer from bipolar disorder, an out-of-character moment can herald the onset of ...




Famed Big Gay Ice Cream Shop Opens Second Location

Famed Big Gay Ice Cream Shop Opens Second Location:
After starting out with an ice cream truck several years ago near Union Square, the two-time Vendy Award finalist opened a store in the summer of 2011 in the East Village. The new location is within shouting distance of the birthplace of the gay rights ...


CBS Local

Gay underwear model guilty of killing and castrating lover

Gay underwear model guilty of killing and castrating lover:
A gay underwear model has been found guilty of killing his Portuguese boyfriend, bludgeoning, strangling and castrating him with a corkscrew in a New York hotel. Renato Seabra, also from Portugal, was convicted of second degree murder after the jury ...


Gay Star News

Pakistan to follow Brazilian model in tackling poverty

Pakistan to follow Brazilian model in tackling poverty:
ISLAMABAD: Emulating the Brazilian model of zero hunger and with support from donors, the Pakistan government has expressed the resolve to alleviate poverty and hunger from the country. “The government is determined to achieve a hunger-free society in ...


The Express Tribune

Seminar: Fighting malnutrition, poverty the Brazilian way

Seminar: Fighting malnutrition, poverty the Brazilian way:
In 2003, the Brazilian government came up with a “Zero Hunger Programme” to tackle malnutrition and food insecurity its citizens faced due to demand-side issues such as poverty and income inequality. Within ten years, the programme has helped 40 ...


The Express Tribune

Chile Approves Endesa Thermoelectric Project

Chile Approves Endesa Thermoelectric Project:
SANTIAGOChile's government has approved plans by energy company Endesa Chile to build a coal-fired thermal power plant in the southern part of the copper-rich Atacama Desert, a project criticized by environmentalists. The plant, known as Punta ...


Latin American Herald Tribune

Acapulco blighted by Mexico's drug wars - Aljazeera

Acapulco blighted by Mexico's drug wars - Aljazeera:
Government efforts against drug cartels turn former top tourist destination into deadly battleground.

Students to travel to Haiti on service learning trip

Students to travel to Haiti on service learning trip: Morgan Dawson, a junior in the College of Agriculture, and Matt Britton, a junior in the College of Engineering, will be traveling to Haiti as part of the College of Agriculture's Animal and Food Security Service Learning program. The two are part of a ...




Enrique Pena Nieto And Mexico's Drug War Opening – OpEd

Enrique Pena Nieto And Mexico's Drug War Opening – OpEd: On December 1, Enrique Peña Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) assumed the Mexican presidency amid a flurry of protests against the party, whose previous 70-year rule defined the country's authoritarian past. Yet it's difficult to ...

Argentine, Ecuador leaders talk southern alliance

Argentine, Ecuador leaders talk southern alliance: BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentina's president has found an ally in Ecuador in her billion-dollar debt showdown against so-called "vulture funds" in New York. Cristina Fernandez is proposing that the UNASUR group of South American nations take a ...




Puerto Rico shocked by murder of man for $500

Puerto Rico shocked by murder of man for $500: Puerto Ricans are shocked by the death of a man murdered after his killers forced him to withdraw $500 from several ATMs in the San Juan suburb of Caguas. Every newspaper on the island is carrying on its front page the case of advertising agent Jose ...

Work stops at site with Native American remains


Work stops at site with Native American remains

HANFORD — Dirt grading at a Hanford site that disturbed Native American remains last week has stopped until further notice, a spokesman for the landowner said Monday. Don Souza, the owner of the property south of Grangeville Boulevard between 12th ...

Traditional Native American tobacco blessing at UC Riverside

Traditional Native American tobacco blessing at UC Riverside:
Such ceremonies are common when Native American families move into new homes but “in the past this has been very tribal, not very public,” said Trafzer, a professor of history at UCR and Rupert Costo Chair in American Indian Affairs. Serrano-Cahuilla ...


Press-Enterprise (blog)

Native American gaming resort in jeopardy

Native American gaming resort in jeopardy: Southeastern Massachusetts could become the next hotbed for casino competition as the state gaming board may open up bidding to private developers because a deal for a Native American resort has been delayed by the federal government.




Judge Refuses To Block California Gay Therapy Law

Judge Refuses To Block California Gay Therapy Law:
AN FRANCISCO (AP) — For the second time in two days, a federal judge in California has issued a decision on the state's first-of-its-kind law prohibiting licensed psychotherapists from trying to change the sexual orientations of gay minors. U.S ...


CBS Local

Wall Street flat on fiscal cliff paralysis

Wall Street flat on fiscal cliff paralysis: US stocks opened flat as the market remains hostage to negotiations in Washington on how to avert a "fiscal cliff" that could push the US economy into recession. The Dow Jones industrial average shed 1.38 points, or 0.01 percent, to 12,964.22. The ...

Elderly Become an Easy Prey for Scammers

Elderly Become an Easy Prey for Scammers:
... there are chances that there could be a reason that elderly become an easy prey in the hands of con artists. Taking the above mentioned line to be their hypothesis, a study was carried out by a group of researchers from University of California ...


TopNews United States

Macri promises to reduce amount of city waste sent to BA province deposits


Macri promises to reduce amount of city waste sent to BA province deposits

Daniel Scioli, Buenos Aires province governor and City Mayor Mauricio Macri reached an accord over the waste issue between the capital and the province today, with the City mayor agreeing to enforce the reduction of waste that is sent to the province's ...

Sandy's forgotten victims

Sandy's forgotten victims: The storm hit hard in Cuba, Jamaica and, perhaps most critically, in Haiti – a nation still picking up the pieces from decades of instability and a massive earthquake in January 2010. The storm exacerbated a number of pre-existing problems, including a ...




Stupid and Unjust: The Highway Robbery of Prison Phone Rates

Stupid and Unjust: The Highway Robbery of Prison Phone Rates: To call home, America's prisoners (well, really their families, who accept the calls collect) pay rates many times what you or I spend on phone calls, the consequence of a dysfunctional marketplace in which the users have no choice but the phones ...

Will conjugal visits ever be allowed at Her Majesty's Prison?

Will conjugal visits ever be allowed at Her Majesty's Prison?:
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – SOME states in America have made provisions for married prison inmates to have conjugal visits with their spouses. And even closer to home, an announcement was made at the beginning of this year that legislation would have ...


SKNVibes.com

US: Trading Alan Gross for Cuban spies is unlikely

US: Trading Alan Gross for Cuban spies is unlikely:
In this photo provided by James L. Berenthal, jailed American Alan Gross poses for a photo during a visit by Rabbi Elie Abadie and U.S. lawyer James L. Berenthal at Finlay military hospital in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. James L. Berenthal ...


MiamiHerald.com (registration)

Child poverty not tackled with required determination, MEP

Child poverty not tackled with required determination, MEP:
According to MEP Sylvana Rapti (S&D group), child poverty within the European Union (EU) is not tackled with the required determination and funding. Rapti spoke at a seminar on tackling child poverty and promoting children's health and well-being in ...


New Europe

Are today's students less able to cope?

Are today's students less able to cope?: DavidGoldbloom, chair of the Mental Health Commission of Canada and a psychology professor at the University of Toronto, tried to diagnose the issue. What makes university students so vulnerable to mental illness? They are young people in the ...