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miércoles, 4 de septiembre de 2013

LGBT Foundation Sends South Florida Student to Washington

LGBT Foundation Sends South Florida Student to WashingtonAna Moas was one of 42 students chosen out of hundred of applicants to attend the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's highly competitive, ...

California Legislature passes bill to ensure LGBT seniors receive ...

California Legislature passes bill to ensure LGBT seniors receive ...Assembly Bill 663, which will help ensure that LGBT seniors get respectful and competent elder care by integrating LGBT cultural ...

Hundreds flock to Iowa for same-sex marriages

Hundreds flock to Iowa for same-sex marriagesIt was a coincidence that Rachel Miller and Lindsey O'Brien celebrated their Iowa wedding the same weekend that Illinois began offering civil unions. They had ...

Use of child mental health care services varies between school ...

Use of child mental health care services varies between school ...Though Connecticut has one of the most robust child mental health care systems in the nation, many of the state's services are underused, according to a study ...

Medicaid Coverage For Births Highest In Southern States

Medicaid Coverage For Births Highest In Southern States“This study gives us a window into the vital role Medicaid plays in maternal and child health,” said Cynthia Pellegrini, senior vice president for public policy and ...

Report calls for new policies involving athletics at UNC

Report calls for new policies involving athletics at UNC... the school in light of problems with the football team and revelations that athletes took no-show classes at the African and Afro-American Studies Department.

Black Activists Demand Apology from Sheryl Underwood for Hair ...

Black Activists Demand Apology from Sheryl Underwood for Hair ...On the episode which was aired on Aug 30th Underwood made disparaging comments concerning African American women who wear their hair naturally.

Study shows African-American women less likely to receive HPV ...

Study shows African-American women less likely to receive HPV ...Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine released a study on August 27 that showed African-American women are less likely to receive ...

Business education en Español

Business education en EspañolWith one of the largest Latino populations in New Jersey, Atlantic County has become home to more and more Latino-owned businesses. In fact, 8.6 percent of ...

Mapping the Latino Population

Mapping the Latino PopulationThe Latino population in the United States, while still anchored in its traditional settlement areas, continues to disperse across the U.S., according ...

Latino Population Booms In The South: Pew

Latino Population Booms In The South: PewThe Latino population is booming across the United States -- and nowhere more so than in the South. All but one of the top 10 states with the fastest-growing ...

Latin America top and bottom of G20 equity table

Latin America top and bottom of G20 equity tableArgentinian flag The index of the Argentinian stock market had the best one-year return of all the G20 nations, 23% in euro terms in the year ending August 31, ...

Latin America's Peru hooked on to Bollywood culture

Latin America's Peru hooked on to Bollywood cultureWhen Shahrukh Khan's most recent action-comedy "Chennai Express", released there was excitement among his fans not only in India, but in distant Peru too.

US-Mexico border: escalated security, escalated danger

US-Mexico border: escalated security, escalated danger Ismael Martinez, born in Oaxaca state, leaving a tunnel to breath some fresh air. Martinez uses the tunnel like many others to protect himself from the hard ...

Mortality rate in Latin America and Caribbean drops

Mortality rate in Latin America and Caribbean dropsWASHINGTON, -With the exception of young men, most people in Latin America and the Caribbean are living much longer today than 40 ...

Latin American cartels trafficking more drugs to East Asia: US

Latin American cartels trafficking more drugs to East Asia: USMANILA: Latin American cartels are trafficking growing amounts of cocaine and methamphetamines to increasingly wealthy East Asian countries, a top US ...

Iran Aggressively Recruiting 'Invisible Army' of Latin American ...

Iran Aggressively Recruiting 'Invisible Army' of Latin American ...Iran is recruiting an “invisible army” of revolutionary sympathizers in Latin America to infiltrate the U.S. through the “soft belly” of the southern border, U.S. officials ...

Dunkin' Donuts Blackface Ad Campaign Prompts Apology

Dunkin' Donuts Blackface Ad Campaign Prompts ApologyPopular doughnut chain Dunkin' Donuts is now apologizing for an ad campaign released in Thailand that many interpreted as inappropriate and racist.

Procurement in Latin America – The Case for Regional Economic ...

Procurement in Latin America – The Case for Regional Economic ...There is general consensus among procurement professionals that Latin America lags five to ten years behind developed markets from a supply chain and ...

What Do I Think Is the World's Most Undercovered Region?

What Do I Think Is the World's Most Undercovered Region?As far as regions go, I'm always a little shocked by how little attention is paid in the U.S. conversation to Latin American politics. Given the geographical and ...

Haitians to thank Dakotas churches for solar ovens

Haitians to thank Dakotas churches for solar ovensIt's been producing parts for solar-powered ovens for poverty-stricken Haiti since 1999. Hundreds of volunteers craft and package the parts in workshops in Moffit ...

Activists Strategize After Senate Immigration Reform Bill Alienates ...

Activists Strategize After Senate Immigration Reform Bill Alienates ...Activists from the African and LGBT communities joined forces to hold a teach-in ... if it did not throw a lot of people under the bus, including the LGBT community. ACS is a social justice organization advocating for the Black LGBTQ community.

Op-ed: The Queer Politics of Discussing Race

Op-ed: The Queer Politics of Discussing Race
... learn from each other, and how to go forward as a cohesive LGBT movement. ... penned her piece “Sharing Our Experience: White Gay Men and Black Men ...

Cash Transfers a Strong Tool Against Inequality

Cash Transfers a Strong Tool Against InequalityBUENOS AIRES - Latin America's cash transfer programmes are a more effective weapon against poverty and social inequality than economic ...

Not All Like That Project: Christians Come Out For LGBT People ...

Not All Like That Project: Christians Come Out For LGBT People ...In one moving video, an African-American pastor named Ray McKinnon tells the story of how he condemned a gay person when he sixteen and a leader in the a ...