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lunes, 30 de septiembre de 2013

Chicago Conference Highlights Plight of LGBT Ethnic Elders

Chicago Conference Highlights Plight of LGBT Ethnic Elders - The number of LBGT elders is expected to double -- along with the rest of the huge boomer population -- to six million people by 2030, Garcia said. He spoke at ...

Improving the Health of LGBT Older Women

Improving the Health of LGBT Older Women - LGBT older women experience a unique set of challenges as they age. Studies show that LGBT older women are more likely to live alone and be without the ...

Domestic Violence in the LGBT Family

Domestic Violence in the LGBT Family - Domestic violence in the LGBT community is a serious issue. The rate of domestic violence in same-gender relationships is roughly the same as domestic ...

Written by Staff Writer, Monday, 30 September 2013

Written by Staff Writer, Monday, 30 September 2013 - LGBT discrimination in the SANDF Evidence gathered, under oath, by Sandu (SA National Defence Union) looks set to pave the way for yet another round of ...

Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) People

Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) People - LGBT older people are and under-recognised and under-served group of individuals. Yet their numbers are growing. It is estimated that between 5-7½% of the ...

Trans Homecoming Queen Poses for NOH8 Campaign

Trans Homecoming Queen Poses for NOH8 Campaign - Now, Campbell has taken a public stand against the bigotry that sullied her victory by posing for photographer Adam Bouska's pro-LGBT NOH8 campaign.

LGBT actors perceive bias

LGBT actors perceive bias - LOS ANGELES -- A new study suggests the proliferation of gay and transgender characters in films and television shows has not prevented gay, lesbian, ...

Countries seek to end discrimination against gays

Countries seek to end discrimination against gays - "Those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender must enjoy the same human rights as everyone else," said the declaration of the LGBT Core Group, ...

South America rediscovers waterways

South America rediscovers waterways - The South American countries should adapt their legal and physical infrastructure to the new needs of trade and regional integration processes.

Poll finds Syrians unhappy, Israelis somewhat less so

Poll finds Syrians unhappy, Israelis somewhat less so - People in Syria and Iraq are least likely to report positive experiences and emotions, while seven of the 10 happiest countries during 2012 are in Latin America...

New funding for Global Research Alliance projects in Latin America

New funding for Global Research Alliance projects in Latin America - The projects, funded by New Zealand and the Latin American and ... was set up by New Zealand in 2009 with the aim of helping countries to understand, ...

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 ...

Lessons from South America

Lessons from South America - Gay marriage has been approved in many countries. Reformers are successfully taking on the South American establishment. Ecstatic Pentecostalism is proving ...

Freedom in retreat after GFC

Freedom in retreat after GFC - But albeit with substantial differences, democratisation and economic liberalisation also went hand in hand in Latin America and in many countries in Asia.

Latin American Lodging Supply to Increase by 65 Percent ...

Latin American Lodging Supply to Increase by 65 Percent ... - Combined, these countries account for nearly 70 percent of the total population in Latin America (excluding the Caribbean) and approximately 75 percent of the ...

Poll: Syrians, Iraqis least positive, Latin Americans most positive

Poll: Syrians, Iraqis least positive, Latin Americans most positive - Syria and Iraq led the countries with the lowest "yes" responses, with 46 percent and 47 percent, respectively, Gallup said. Adults in Latin American countries ...

83% of Latin Americans want to purchase via mobile phone

83% of Latin Americans want to purchase via mobile phone - The study was conducted among 12,424 people in 17 countries in Latin America. It found that in the last year in Latin America, 24 percent of respondents made ...

A Coming Emerging Market Crisis?

A Coming Emerging Market Crisis? - Multiple Latin debt crises and the 1997/1998 Asian emerging market crisis have ... Loose monetary policies in developing countries - low or zero interest rates, ...

What you need to know: African-Americans and the Affordable Care ...

What you need to know: African-Americans and the Affordable Care ... - Major aspects of President Obama's signature health care reform law will go into effect this Tuesday. The law has faced considerable resistance and the United ...

Black American Women Most at Risk for Breast Cancer

Black American Women Most at Risk for Breast Cancer - The American Cancer Society has issued a report in which it noted that the group which is most susceptible to death as a result of breast cancer is black ...

Arne Duncan: Why I am optimistic about education in America

Arne Duncan: Why I am optimistic about education in America - Earlier this month, my colleagues and I wrapped up a five-day, 1,100-mile back-to-school bus tour of the Southwest. It was exciting, occasionally exhausting, and ...

Education cuts hit America's poor

Education cuts hit America's poor - A few steps from a classroom filled with small wooden chairs, Melissa Bradley beamed as she described how her four-year-old daughter, in just three weeks, ...

Inditex funds vocational program in Latin America & Africa

Inditex funds vocational program in Latin America & Africa - It carries out education-related initiatives among the least privileged populations of Latin America, Africa and Asia with the aim of bringing better-quality ...

UW ranks top 20 in Teach for America contributors

UW ranks top 20 in Teach for America contributors - UW students are not only seeking education for themselves, but also actively engaging in giving back to the community through the Teach for America (TFA) ...

Start by understanding poverty

Start by understanding poverty - Conservatives have been stating for years that the poor in North America are not ... For those living in poverty or who are homeless, their sense of privacy is ...