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martes, 10 de septiembre de 2013

Illinois veto session looms as marriage organizers push for last votes

Illinois veto session looms as marriage organizers push for last votesBut LGBT leaders say that support for the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act, SB10, is growing and they intend to see a vote on the bill during this ...

LGBT group and Rural Solutions to tackle suicide topic

LGBT group and Rural Solutions to tackle suicide topic
LGBT Northeast Colorado and Rural Solutions are teaming up to offer suicide prevention training this month. Maranda Miller of Rural Solutions says the ...

San Antonio LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance passes

San Antonio LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance passesSAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio City Council passed by an 8-3 vote a controversial ordinance Sept. 5 by which city officials can be removed from office and ...

Charter of Quebec Values: Freedom from symbols of persecution

Charter of Quebec Values: Freedom from symbols of persecutionHave they forgotten how some crucifix-wielding Christians and people wearing symbols from other religions have persecuted — and still persecute — LGBT ...

Boston Jeweler Launches LGBT Campaign

Boston Jeweler Launches LGBT CampaignBoston-based Long's jeweler has launched a new marriage-themed ad campaign targeting the LGBT community. The jeweler is using local couples for the ads.

Anti-LGBT author who compared Obama to Hitler appointed to PBS ...

Anti-LGBT author who compared Obama to Hitler appointed to PBS ...A science fiction author who opposes equal rights for LGBT people and has a history of comparing Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler was appointed to a board of ...

LGBT tourism bureau wants more marketing dollars

LGBT tourism bureau wants more marketing dollarsConverge Orlando, the region's bureau for gay tourism and travel, wants $50,000 from Visit Orlando to help increase LGBT travel to Central Florida, which could ...

Latino Winemakers Rise in California, Through the Ranks

Latino Winemakers Rise in California, Through the RanksSONOMA, Calif. — It is harvest season in wine country, the time of year when the scent of crushed grapes infuses the air and flatbed trucks heavy with fruit cargo ...

Latino college degree attainment on the rise, but still lags behind

Latino college degree attainment on the rise, but still lags behindA report by Pew Institute details a greater dispersion of the Hispanic population with varied results regarding adult college degree attainment. In general ...

Center for Mexican American Studies welcomes new scholars

Center for Mexican American Studies welcomes new scholarsThe Center for Mexican American Studies has invited two experts from the Latino community to join UH as visiting scholars — professors Eric Castillo and Jose ...

My decision to speak to my child only in Spanish

My decision to speak to my child only in SpanishEver since Enzo was born, I speak to him in Spanish. My decision was carefully thought out; I prepared for it all during my pregnancy. I say that I “prepared” for it ...

“King of Cocaine” Movie on Pablo Escobar Moves Forward – John ...

“King of Cocaine” Movie on Pablo Escobar Moves Forward – John ...The on-again-off again movie about Colombia's notorious narco Pablo Escobar is ready to move forward according to Deadline.com. Relativity Media has ...

League creates Hispanic connection

League creates Hispanic connectionAs the month of September comes into full swing, the league will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. “We want to inform people and bring more knowledge ...

America's next great black leader

America's next great black leaderThough African-American culture is still enamored with charismatic race men, the NAACP can send a great signal that a change has come by choosing an ...

African American group backs school vouchers

African American group backs school vouchersNEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit in federal court to try to stop Louisiana from issuing school vouchers to any students who ...

One of USC's first African-American students reflects on desegregation

One of USC's first African-American students reflects on desegregation James Soloman was one of three African-American students who enrolled at USC after the school desegregated.

Disease burdens change in Latin America, Caribbean

Disease burdens change in Latin America, CaribbeanWASHINGTON, US – With the exception of young men, most people in Latin ... Among countries in the region, the leading causes of disease burden were as ...

Chile still split over Gen Augusto Pinochet legacy

Chile still split over Gen Augusto Pinochet legacyThe right says these reforms helped Chile become what it is now: one of the wealthiest countries in Latin America. Just how much of Chile's prosperity is down to ...

People Are Happier Than Ever

People Are Happier Than EverThe increased happiness is driven by jolly Latin America and substantially rosier attitudes ... In terms of absolute levels, however, the happiest countries on earth ...

NSA's expanding transgressions fray US relations with Latin America

NSA's expanding transgressions fray US relations with Latin AmericaIn early July information leaked that NSA was spying on citizens' phone and Internet activity for over a decade in several Latin American countries including ...

With crime down, Americans are softer on punishment

With crime down, Americans are softer on punishmentIn the middle 1960s, as the civil rights movement made most Americans uncomfortably aware that they had been mistreating their black fellow citizens, or had ...

Asian America: September 2013

Asian America: September 2013Two Asian American civil rights organizations filed a complaint against New Orleans charter schools on the city's east side for allegedly ...

Big marriage push kicks off today in Ohio

Big marriage push kicks off today in Ohio
... a marriage equality education campaign supporting the right for any loving, ... the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and American Civil Liberties Union ...

Standing up for Jewish students

Standing up for Jewish studentsAs American college students return to campus for the new academic year, ... Needless to say, getting caught up in a civil rights complaint is not a good way to ...

The Source: Why Teach? | The American Way Of Poverty

The Source: Why Teach? | The American Way Of PovertyUniversity of Virginia professor Mark Edmundson thinks the very souls of our students are at stake when they are in the classroom. They will either love learning, ...