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viernes, 4 de octubre de 2013

Serbia promises a Belgrade Pride but LGBT leaders are skeptical

Serbia promises a Belgrade Pride but LGBT leaders are skeptical - Serbia's president has promised Belgrade will have a pride next year – but LGBT organizers remain skeptical. Speaking at the parliamentary assembly of the ...

I spent my birthday nude in Barcelona

I spent my birthday nude in Barcelona - There must be something about the open and accepting environment of a nude beach that prompts members of the LGBT community to gravitate to Mar Bella's ...

Latino LGBT Population in US Now Stands at 1.4 Million

Latino LGBT Population in US Now Stands at 1.4 Million - UCLA Williams Institute just released a new report estimating that 1.4 million, or 4.3 percent, of the Latino adults in the U.S. identify themselves as LGBT.

Latin America becoming fertile ground for online university courses

Latin America becoming fertile ground for online university courses - “Approximately 10 percent of the 1.3 million people on the edX platform come from Latin American countries,” Dan O'Connell, a spokesman for edX, wrote in an ...

SIMMONS: Education now global, schoolyard fight on tap

SIMMONS: Education now global, schoolyard fight on tap - In the hours leading up to the shutdown of the federal government, America's education chief sounded like a partisan politician trying to punch his way out of the ...

Guest: Education public option won't help rising costs

Guest: Education public option won't help rising costs - SKYROCKETING college tuition threatens educational opportunity in America. While median household incomes have shrunk since the economic crisis, ...

The Key to Improving Education in America? Tackle Poverty

The Key to Improving Education in America? Tackle Poverty - The United States was founded on the belief that a child born to parents living below the poverty line could grow up to be the CEO of a Fortune 500 company ...

SendGrid takes deliverability education tour to South America

SendGrid takes deliverability education tour to South America - BOULDER — SendGrid, a Boulder-based email deliverability firm, is embarking on a three-city South American tour aimed at educating web application ...

San Diego's Multicultural LGBT book club becomes official foundation

San Diego's Multicultural LGBT book club becomes official foundation - SAN DIEGO -- Formerly called the Multicultural LGBT Book Club, the San Diego Multicultural LGBT Literary Foundation has expanded its scope after beginning ...

RUSA LGBT thanks Björn Borg for rainbow ad in the Moscow Times

RUSA LGBT thanks Björn Borg for rainbow ad in the Moscow Times - Swedish fashion house Björn Borg has taken out a rainbow underwear ad in Russia's Moscow Times. As Adweek points out, the ad is simple and understated, ...

Addressing LGBT History Month In Schools Is 'Sexual Assault On ...

Addressing LGBT History Month In Schools Is 'Sexual Assault On ... - LGBT History Month is being recognized at colleges, universities and other educational institutions across the nation, but not everyone is thrilled by October's ...

Project Runway's Justin LeBlanc and the Strength of Disability

Project Runway's Justin LeBlanc and the Strength of Disability - The series, which regularly features a diverse cast of fashion designers, including LGBT and HIV-positive contestants, showcased its first deaf contestant, Justin ...

Kashish promotes Indian LGBT films on foreign shores

Kashish promotes Indian LGBT films on foreign shores - Mumbai - The Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, whose fourth edition was held here in May, is facilitating screenings of Indian and ...

Opinion leaders comment looming anti-gay law in Kazakhstan

Opinion leaders comment looming anti-gay law in Kazakhstan - Most of the MP's colleagues supported the idea of preventing the LGBT movement from becoming widespread in Kazakhstan. However, some of them doubt ...

Family Fact of the Week: Stagnant Poverty Numbers Signal Need for ...

Family Fact of the Week: Stagnant Poverty Numbers Signal Need for ... - The number of people in poverty in America stagnated in 2012, according to a recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau. This comes as no surprise. Since the ...

Latino leader in Reading hopes to inspire others with his weight-loss ...

Latino leader in Reading hopes to inspire others with his weight-loss ... - Latino leader in Reading hopes to inspire others with his weight-loss journey ... "I want people to know they have a choice," Dorta said. "They can chose to ...

1.4 million Latino adults in US identify as LGBT

1.4 million Latino adults in US identify as LGBT - “While sometimes less visible in popular representations of LGBT people and families, Latinos make up a sizable portion of the LGBT population, and they tend ...

Latino consumers can't be defined by a single lens: study

Latino consumers can't be defined by a single lens: study - Despite that one out of every six people in the United States is Latino, 57% of the top 500 advertisers allocate less than 1% of their budgets to targeting ...

East Africa Poor On Elders' Well-Being

East Africa Poor On Elders' Well-Being - ... North American and some East Asian and Latin American countries. Out of the 91 countries surveyed and ranked, Sweden came first in all four domains.

Newly inked Thailand-Chile FTA expected to open more

Newly inked Thailand-Chile FTA expected to open more - It is Thailand's second bilateral FTA with a Latin American country after Peru and the seventh overall. The pact is projected to be implemented early next year, ...

What's Driving Duke Energy's International Business?

What's Driving Duke Energy's International Business? - ... growth strategy given its access to the energy hungry Latin American market. The division, which operates in countries including Brazil, Peru, Argentina and ...

Top 10 Best Latin American Themed Restaurants In Disney World ...

Top 10 Best Latin American Themed Restaurants In Disney World ... - Countries like Japan, China, the United Kingdom, Italy and parts of Africa are all featured in the food that Disney produces. Latin America has numerous ...

US sees progress in global fight against child labor

US sees progress in global fight against child labor - Washington — The United States hailed "significant advancement" in 10 countries, mostly in Latin America and Asia, in combating the worst forms of child labor, ...

East Africa poor on elders' well-being

East Africa poor on elders' well-being - ... the global ranking shows that older people are faring best in Nordic, Western European, North American and some East Asian and Latin American countries.

Biden Cancels LGBT Speech Amid Shutdown

Biden Cancels LGBT Speech Amid Shutdown - Vice President Joe Biden is canceling a speech to an influential gay rights group ... Obama canceled an appearance at a glitzy Congressional Hispanic Caucus ...