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domingo, 26 de enero de 2014

Nigeria's anti-gay law fanning violence, 'mob justice' against LGBT ...

Nigeria's anti-gay law fanning violence, 'mob justice' against LGBT ...
 - I woke up at 5:00 am this morning unable to sleep and worrying over my fellow LGBT Nigerians. The violence in the wake of the passing of my ...




On the wrong side

On the wrong side
 - In the past weeks, similarly regressive and even more extreme anti-LGBT legislation has been formulated by Nigeria and Uganda. And with the ...

Coca-Cola's Greed-Fuelled Support of LGBT Violence in Russia ...

Coca-Cola's Greed-Fuelled Support of LGBT Violence in Russia ...
 - As companies like Coca-Cola scramble to find moral justification, ANY moral justification to continue their support of the Sochi 2014 ...

LGBT issues: Evangelicals spreading hate abroad

LGBT issues: Evangelicals spreading hate abroad
 - The National Journal site has a good article by Alex Seitz-Wald on how evangelical activists are spreading their anti-LGBT messages in Russia and ...

Focus On The Family: Nondiscrimination Protections Discriminate ...

Focus On The Family: Nondiscrimination Protections Discriminate ...
 - Focus on the Family's CitizenLink outlet has revealed its backward understanding of nondiscrimination protections that are LGBT-inclusive.

Cepeda: Latina actresses appearance in ad a jarring ethnic image

Cepeda: Latina actresses appearance in ad a jarring ethnic image
 - - It's not that this wish doesn't have merit. I, too, want people to stop equating the term “Hispanic” with the categories of foreign-born, unlawfully present, ...




Latin America summit in Cuba focus on poverty, inequality

Latin America summit in Cuba focus on poverty, inequality
 - Leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean are arriving in Havana this weekend for a summit of a fledgling regional bloc that was ...

This is Haiti

This is Haiti
 - "This is my Haiti." Rosie is so adamant, because the stereotype of Haiti is of a poverty-stricken, earthquake-ruined and crime-ridden island nation.

Haiti PM pursues investors at Davos

Haiti PM pursues investors at Davos
 - Four years ago this month a devastating earthquake in Haiti thrust the poverty-stricken nation to the center of discussions at the ...

Andres Oppenheimer: Bill Gates is (almost) right on poverty

Andres Oppenheimer: Bill Gates is (almost) right on poverty
 - Andres Oppenheimer: Bill Gates is (almost) right on poverty ... programs in Africa and former head of the bank's anti-poverty programs in Latin America ...

What Gender Inequality Looks Like In Latin America

What Gender Inequality Looks Like In Latin America
 - From the looks of it, the wage gap between women and men in Latin ... Yet for too many women in the region access to higher education is still more ...

Mexican TV star finds big-screen success

Mexican TV star finds big-screen success
 - Nearly 17 percent of the people in the U.S. now are of Latino heritage, the U.S. Census Bureau says. As a demographic group, Latinos buy nearly a ...

Christie administration stiffed blacks and Latinos on Sandy relief ...

Christie administration stiffed blacks and Latinos on Sandy relief ...
 - Latinos impacted by Sandy consistently have felt left out by the Christie ... than the rest of his party, which remains out of touch with people of color.

Costa Rica; Growth Without Poverty Reduction

Costa Rica; Growth Without Poverty Reduction
 - 1 For over 25 years Costa Rica's growth rate has averaged 4.7 percent a year – one of the highest in Latin America – and yet the ...

Immigration Reform News 2014: Fighting Poverty and Inequality ...

Immigration Reform News 2014: Fighting Poverty and Inequality ...
 - Now, five decades later, the ongoing battle against poverty in America has ... to live in the shadows and often times within the depths of poverty. ... likely to be indigent compared to African American and Latino children, reports Politix.

Raised In The US And Coming Out To Immigrant Parents

Raised In The US And Coming Out To Immigrant Parents
 - But do you realize you are already a brown Latino man? ... Life for people in the LGBT communities of Latin America can be rough — very rough.




Message To Cops: Stiff Sentence For Hassling Latinos

Message To Cops: Stiff Sentence For Hassling Latinos
 - Police officers who indulge in the criminal habit of hassling people simply because of their racial identify should take notice of what happened in U.S. ...

Signing Up For Obamacare Will Not Get You Deported, Program ...

Signing Up For Obamacare Will Not Get You Deported, Program ...
 - - For about 20 minutes on Thursday, Latinos across the country had a ... "At the front of the [Obamacare] website, people will be asked about their legal ...

Folt: failure in oversight led to department fraud

Folt: failure in oversight led to department fraud
 - In remarks to school trustees, Carol Folt said the problems in the since-renamed African and Afro-American Studies department have "undermined our ...

Gay Russian Artist Responds To Garage Magazine's Racist 'Black ...

Gay Russian Artist Responds To Garage Magazine's Racist 'Black ...
 - "My life has been immensely enriched by gay mentors, colleagues and friends and any discrimination and persecution of gay people is unacceptable," ...

Montclair's Concert for Haiti spurs change in Caribbean nation

Montclair's Concert for Haiti spurs change in Caribbean nation
 - Words like "poverty," "earthquake," "violence," and "tragedy" could come to mind. In some cases, the devastation and need in Haiti might only be an ...




Latino groups to launch massive voter registration

Latino groups to launch massive voter registration
 - National Council of La Raza and Mi Familia Vota Education Fund on ... Groups like the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the ...

Student Graduation in Latin America: Is the Glass Half Empty or Half ...

Student Graduation in Latin America: Is the Glass Half Empty or Half ...
 - It is likely not a surprise to most experts that education quality in rural Latin America lags far behind the region's urban areas. Even though robust ...

National Hispanic University in San Jose stops enrolling new students

National Hispanic University in San Jose stops enrolling new students
 - ... stunning students, faculty and community leaders who had hoped the school would become a powerhouse in Latino education not just in the United ...

Paths to equality for Latin America and the Caribbean

Paths to equality for Latin America and the Caribbean
 - Since 2002, poverty in Latin America dropped 15.7 percentage points on average. Extreme poverty also fell 8.0 points, even though the pace of that ...