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miércoles, 6 de noviembre de 2013

Same-Sex Adoptions Next Frontier for LGBT Advocates

Same-Sex Adoptions Next Frontier for LGBT Advocates - Philip McAdoo and his partner, Sean Cavanaugh, were in the process of adopting their son, Zaden, while living in New York City before same-sex marriage was ...

Ewan McGregor's Broadway debut; Kerry Washington talks LGBTs

Ewan McGregor's Broadway debut; Kerry Washington talks LGBTs - She said that the support of LGBT fans, "For our show in particular, because it ... She added that she was first introduced to the LGBT community when she had ...

Gay-rights activists turn to Fortune 500s to push LGBT laws

Gay-rights activists turn to Fortune 500s to push LGBT laws - Gay-rights groups frustrated with the slow pace of Congress and energized by the recent gains in same-sex marriage laws have turned to the private sector for ...

Waking Up to the 'T' in 'LGBT'

Waking Up to the 'T' in 'LGBT' - Yet there was a moment in recent history when some in the LGBT-equality movement considered dropping the "T" from the Employment Non-Discrimination ACT ...

'Delhi Queer Pride Parade' is scheduled this November

'Delhi Queer Pride Parade' is scheduled this November - Manish Sharma, an LGBT activist, informs, "We have some interesting events lined up before the actual parade day. On November 16, we have planned a ...

Republicans Continue Denying Social Progress

Republicans Continue Denying Social Progress - Meanwhile, a majority in all other states now supports a ban on LGBT workplace discrimination. In a country that is rarely unanimous on hot-button political ...

Yes, You Can Still Get Fired for Being Gay in 2013

Yes, You Can Still Get Fired for Being Gay in 2013 - LGBT folks have no federal protections against employment discrimination, so if you happen to live in one of the 29 states without workplace protections in place, ...

“Members of Congress simply don't know what it is like to be poor in ...

“Members of Congress simply don't know what it is like to be poor in ... - A Homeless, mentally ill woman in America eats what she found from a near by garbage can . Poverty in America is real. Congress can't or won't really deal with ...

Non-Hispanic students sweep statewide contest

Non-Hispanic students sweep statewide contest - What may be surprising is the winning essayists are not Hispanic. "I think people were maybe surprised at first (that non-Hispanics won), but looking at it from our ...

More Latinos Converting to Islam

More Latinos Converting to Islam - “If you're Hispanic it's almost as if you are forced to be Catholic,” she said. “People are converting to Islam because they find the reality that isn't defined in other ...

La Raza Unida hopes to unite Latino students on campus

La Raza Unida hopes to unite Latino students on campus - “There is a lot of misunderstanding of Latino culture,” said Ramos, a senior psychology and sociology major. “People have a lot of misconceptions and that's how ...

Miraviva launches private reserve Awasi Patagonia opens ...

Miraviva launches private reserve Awasi Patagonia opens ... - Newly launched high-end Latin American specialist, Miraviva is the first UK tour ... are constructed from native wood to blend in with their natural surroundings.

Greer teacher receives America Diabetes Lifetime Achievement Award

Latino-Flavored Fest:

Latino-Flavored Fest: - Vasquez notes the festival's strong, positive impact on the Latino people. The festival not only ensures camaraderie and fellowship but allows them pride and ...

In post-coup Honduras, rising poverty and inequality, report says

In post-coup Honduras, rising poverty and inequality, report says - ... coup, Honduras had the most rapid rise in inequality in Latin America and now ... Modest economic and equality gains, including notable reductions in poverty ...

Alternative poverty measure finds 3 million more poor in US than ...

Alternative poverty measure finds 3 million more poor in US than ... - Americans 65 and older had the largest increases in poverty under the revised formula, from 9.1 percent to 14.8 percent, because of medical expenses such as ...

Hidden In The Suburbs: America's New Poor

Hidden In The Suburbs: America's New Poor - Kneebone recently co-authored a book, “Confronting Suburban Poverty in America.” “Suburbs have been growing faster than cities in our major metro areas, ...

A Shockingly High Number of Americans Experience Poverty

A Shockingly High Number of Americans Experience Poverty - Americans have a habit of talking about poverty as if it were a deep gulch somewhere ... By and large, though, America's poverty problem is wider than it is deep.

Professionals are the new poor in Russia

Professionals are the new poor in Russia - "In the US, 40% of Americans between the ages of 25 and 60 will experience at least one year below the official poverty line. " That's according to Mark R. Rank ...

Report: Warming likely to make bad things worse

Report: Warming likely to make bad things worse - "Climate change will exacerbate poverty in low- and lower-middle income ... For North America, the highest risks over the long term are from wildfires, heat ...

Let them eat cake

Let them eat cake - The New York Times on Sunday had an opinion piece on poverty in America, titled “Poverty Is Mainstream” by Mark Rank. It is part of a series on inequality in ...

Latin American leaders crazy about Twitter

Latin American leaders crazy about Twitter - ... culture from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education. ... Twitter is a great way to interact with people but most Latin American leaders use it ...

OC Food Event Provides Hope for Haiti - Hundreds of Local ...

OC Food Event Provides Hope for Haiti - Hundreds of Local ... - Most Haitians subsist on less than $1.00 of food each day. Following the massive earthquake of 2010, millions continue to live in extreme poverty and in need of ...

Latinos raise their voices

Latinos raise their voices - “We continue to slip into poverty,” said Joe Enriquez Henry, state director for the League of United Latin American Citizens, referring to a new report that shows ...

La Universidad of Imperial Valley?

La Universidad of Imperial Valley? - Mexican universities want to expand to areas within the U.S. where prospective degree seekers reside, such as a California county that is 72 percent Latino.