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domingo, 29 de septiembre de 2013

Heterosexism still prominent with college students

Heterosexism still prominent with college students - Although young adults and the college population are more likely to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues than the rest of the general population, a study published recently by the Journal of Community Practice shows that “heterosexism” — a bias in favor of opposite-sex relationships — is still obvious among students.

Trans Woman Killed in Hollywood Hit-and-Run

Trans Woman Killed in Hollywood Hit-and-Run - Friends say Unique McKenzie was a transgender woman in the process of legally changing her name, and was a well-known fixture in Hollywood's LGBT ...

More healthcare choices for transgender Colorado residents

More healthcare choices for transgender Colorado residents - DENVER — LGBT activists are cheering the announcement that another health insurance plan will offer services for transgender Colorado residents. Healthcare ...

NJ Senate election: A case study in LGBT tolerance, equality ...

NJ Senate election: A case study in LGBT tolerance, equality ... - Newark, N.J., mayor Cory Booker has been something of a celebrity in the political arena. If you're a New Jersey resident and you read the newspaper, you'd ...

LGBT rights: “Love and pasta for all”

LGBT rights: “Love and pasta for all” - Well, it probably comes as no surprise that a competitor to the Barilla pasta company is taking advantage of chairman Guido Barilla's embarrassing statement the ...

This Week in Poverty: Five Things You Might Have Missed on ...

This Week in Poverty: Five Things You Might Have Missed on ... - This Week in Poverty: Five Things You Might Have Missed on 'Poverty Day' ... children and 37 percent of Latino children living below the poverty line.

Cuba's Spies Still Punch Above Their Weight

Cuba's Spies Still Punch Above Their Weight - ... international diplomatic broker for former U.S. intelligence analyst Edward Snowden's asylum applications to various Latin American countries with a history of ...

Is US Latino Museum bid in horse race with immigration museum?

Is US Latino Museum bid in horse race with immigration museum? - The already difficult path to creating a National Museum of the American Latino has gotten bumpier because of another museum proposal now pending before ...

Intelligence Series: New insurance opportunities in mining and ...

Intelligence Series: New insurance opportunities in mining and ... - But with insurance penetration levels barely reaching 3% of regional GDP, far below the levels in more developed countries, Latin America still has huge growth ...

Here's a snapshot of innovation, entrepreneurship in Latin America

Here's a snapshot of innovation, entrepreneurship in Latin America - The countries in Latin America which attract international entrepreneurs will hold competitive advantages. Governments from Colombia, Chile, and Brazil ...

Chileans richest and most indebted in Latin America

Chileans richest and most indebted in Latin America - With Latin America's highest ratio of per capita net financial assets — the wealth possessed by a country minus its debt — Chile and Mexico are the only ...

Latin America's Behind on Women's Reproductive Rights

Latin America's Behind on Women's Reproductive Rights - Although most Latin American countries are supposedly secular, the Catholic church continues to insert itself into governments. Abortion is broadly legal in only ...

The 10 poorest states in America - CNBC.com

The 10 poorest states in America - CNBC.com - The 10 U.S. states that had the lowest average household income, according to a recent report from the Census Bureau.

Do we have the will to end poverty?

Do we have the will to end poverty? - People with disabilities are the most vulnerable to poverty and homelessness in America. Nearly one in seven homeless adults is a veteran, and about 53 ...

Why America should end the welfare state

Why America should end the welfare state -Researching the percentage of Americans who live in poverty, as defined by the Census Bureau, is not easy. Depending on the source's political leaning, ...

Insight: Caring about education in Alabama

Insight: Caring about education in Alabama - “Public education, established in America's towns and villages in the mid-nineteenth century … is now in jeopardy,” she writes. “Under the cover of 'choice' and ...

Reshaping Education in Latin America through Innovation

Reshaping Education in Latin America through Innovation - In Latin America, education is facing multiple challenges. Tremendous numbers of students are not finishing school—according to the Inter-American ...

LULAC scholarship banquet recognizes Latino academic achievement

LULAC scholarship banquet recognizes Latino academic achievement - students are attending higher education institutions around the state, including UALR, which has a record number 19 Latino/Hispanic students enrolled this ...

Reshaping Education in Latin America through Innovation

Reshaping Education in Latin America through Innovation - In Latin America, education is facing multiple challenges. Tremendous numbers of students are not finishing school—according to the Inter-American ...

Argentine child allowed sex change on official documents

Argentine child allowed sex change on official documents - Gay activist groups have welcomed the decision by the authorities of the Argentine ... Argentina became the first Latin American country to allow same sex ...

Outreach, Chris Christie-Style

Outreach, Chris Christie-Style - “[W]hile just 9 percent of African-American voters cast their ballots for the ... has topped 17 percent of the African-American vote in more than two decades.”.

Study Challenges Perception That Immigrants' Children Pose ...

Study Challenges Perception That Immigrants' Children Pose ... - Contrary to public perception, the number of children in immigrant families is not the primary reason more children are living in poverty...

Families fade away for some gay latinos

Families fade away for some gay latinos - A recent study published by the League of United Latin American Citizens and the Human Rights Campaign found that although support for gay Latinos ...

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force to celebrate 40 years at LA ...

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force to celebrate 40 years at LA ... - National Gay and Lesbian Task Force to celebrate 40 years at L.A. brunch | .... nine black pride organizations, it is the largest-ever survey of black LGBT people ...

Many Latino Catholics back gay marriage, survey shows

Many Latino Catholics back gay marriage, survey shows - Nearly two out of three Latino Catholics think gay and lesbian couples should be able to legally marry, a new survey shows – even though nearly half think that ...