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lunes, 19 de agosto de 2013

Jose Julio Sarria, founder of Imperial Court System, dies at 90

Jose Julio Sarria, founder of Imperial Court System, dies at 90One of America's gay rights pioneering leaders, Jose Julio Sarria, passed away quietly in his home in Albuquerque, N.M. this morning at 7:02 a.m. He was 90.

Return of Section 28: Why some UK schools have banned ...

Return of Section 28: Why some UK schools have banned ...Britain's government likes to claim it is one of the most LGBT-friendly in the world. But now it has emerged students at some of its state-funded schools are under ..

Puerto Rico To Consider Same-Sex Adoption Rights, LGBT Inclusive

Puerto Rico To Consider Same-Sex Adoption Rights, LGBT InclusiveSenator Maria Gonzalez Lopez recently filed two bills that, if passed, would mark historic steps toward equality for the island of Puerto Rico. The first would ...

Google in Russia blocking gay news websites

Google in Russia blocking gay news websites
LGBT Russians have complained to Google after they were unable to access a popular gay news website. Gay.Ru, a news and interviews portal, was blocked ...

Thousands march in Dublin for marriage equality

Thousands march in Dublin for marriage equalityMax Krzyzanowski of LGBT Noise called on the Government to set a date for a referendum on same-sex marriage. Though civil partnership legislation was ...

Emory receives federal grant of nearly $12 million to study HIV ...

Emory receives federal grant of nearly $12 million to study HIV ...ATLANTA — Researchers at Emory University have received a federal grant of nearly $12 million to study the HIV epidemic among women. The five-year ...

New piercing and tattoo guidelines to help drive up industry standards

New piercing and tattoo guidelines to help drive up industry standardsHealth risks such as the risk of transmission of blood-borne viruses like hepatitis B, C and HIV can arise from improper practice, as well as localised and serious ...

Police chiefs need officers and a diverse pool of recruits

Police chiefs need officers and a diverse pool of recruitsVirginia Beach's population is 67.7 percent white, 19.6 percent black, 6.6 percent Latino and 6 percent Asian. The department has 790 sworn officers, of whom ...

Sacramento Hispanic business leader to be honored at statewide ...

Sacramento Hispanic business leader to be honored at statewide ..."This is an important tribute to the role women play in growing the Latino business community and in the nation's economy as the fastest-growing business ...

Latino Immigration Transforms South Los Angeles

Latino Immigration Transforms South Los Angeles"The riots and their aftermath opened people's eyes about the Latino presence in South L.A.," says Pasadena businessman Hector Sotomayor, who spent his ...

"Naughty" E-magazine takes Latin American literature seriously

"Naughty" E-magazine takes Latin American literature seriouslyLiterary magazines are a cherished tradition of Latin American culture. A great example is Sur, the legendary journal that during the 1940s and 50s helped ...

The myth of youthful drug offenders

The myth of youthful drug offendersYounger Californians — especially African-Americans and Latinos — show plummeting drug offense arrest rates. They are now the only groups to have lower ...

Will Latinos Help Remix America (Culturally)?

Will Latinos Help Remix America (Culturally)?There was an opportunity for this community to work more closely with Latinos, but the question was how. We did a quick format design for the first meeting — a ...

Star Wars Episode VII: Ewan McGregor Returning As Obi-Wan ...

Star Wars Episode VII: Ewan McGregor Returning As Obi-Wan ...Similarly, Latino Review speculated McGregor's character could return as a Force Ghost in the movie. Both Obi-Wan and his ghost were featured in the original ...

Goshen police reach out to Latinos

Goshen police reach out to LatinosGoals behind the effort include building trust between the Latino community and ... and sharing information with Latinos about what the police department does.

Latino Comics Expo Spotlights Art and Graphic Novels From ...

Latino Comics Expo Spotlights Art and Graphic Novels From ...Rafael Navarro talks to attendees at his Latino Comics Expo table. Photos by Gisela Merino. Rafael Navarro decided to accessorize his suit with a Panchito ...

Boy Scouts' decision did not go far enough

Boy Scouts' decision did not go far enoughAs an Eagle Scout and a Webelos II den leader, I've been watching the Boy Scouts of America debate about homosexuals' involvement in Scouting. As a parent ...

Can I Attend a Homosexual "Wedding"?

Can I Attend a Homosexual "Wedding"?My brother, who is not Muslim, is homosexual. Now it is legal in Ontario for same sex couples to get married. I am worried that he may wish to do this. I get along ...

Nearly 4800 young people granted temporary reprieves from ...

Nearly 4800 young people granted temporary reprieves from ...The initiative is helping many young people go to college and get better jobs, said Tony Yapias, director of Proyecto Latino in Utah. It is a "blessing to a lot of ...

Neighbors: Volunteers sought for N. Tier Hispanic celebration

Neighbors: Volunteers sought for N. Tier Hispanic celebration“Many of the committee members are Hispanic, representing a range of different countries.” So far, food sampling tables and demonstrations are in the works ...

Not all forms of resource nationalism are alike

Not all forms of resource nationalism are alikeAt last, a poor country, long buffeted by predatory foreign powers, had exercised its ... While across Latin America and much of the emerging world, national oil ...

Why did black leaders support America's drug war for so long?

Why did black leaders support America's drug war for so long?This notion that strict drug laws have done more harm than good in black America is widely-accepted. Black elected officials have been instrumental in reforming ...

African-American Democrats in effort to turn black voters off Spitzer ...

African-American Democrats in effort to turn black voters off Spitzer ...Leading black Democrats, worried by polls showing that African-American voters strongly favor disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer in the primary for city ...

The Japanese-American Internee Who Met Malcolm X

The Japanese-American Internee Who Met Malcolm XKochiyama and her eldest son, 16-year-old Billy, were arrested during a protest in Brooklyn, N.Y., along with hundreds of others, mainly African Americans.

What compeled a black American to move to Russia?

What compeled a black American to move to Russia?WASHINGTON (AP) — The oil painting of a black Russian man lay quietly for years in a back corner of an antique shop in a dingy walking mall in Moscow.