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lunes, 10 de febrero de 2014

Homophobia At University: It's Often Dismissed As 'Banter', Warns NUS

Homophobia At University: It's Often Dismissed As 'Banter', Warns NUS
 - Finn: I think there is a problem at universities in terms of how LGBT students experience their education and I think that stems from classrooms and ...

Op-ed: Protecting Russian Kids — LGBT Kids

Op-ed: Protecting Russian Kids — LGBT Kids
 - The law that criminalizes LGBT propaganda is intended to protect youth from provocative messages. But what does it do to Russia's LGBT youth?

Russian LGBT support group charged with 'homosexual propaganda'

Russian LGBT support group charged with 'homosexual propaganda'
 - The founder of the Russian Children-404 LGBT support group, Lena Klimova, has been charged with violating the country's 'homosexual propaganda' ...




These 5 Powerful LGBT Boycott Movements in Socchi Prove Social Media Can Change Everything

These 5 Powerful LGBT Boycott Movements in Socchi Prove Social Media Can Change Everything
 - McDonald's originally created the hashtag #CheerstoSochi to cheer on American athletes, but quickly found the hashtag being used by LGBT activists ...

Gay Holocaust Symbol in WeHo Shames Anti-LGBT Russia

Gay Holocaust Symbol in WeHo Shames Anti-LGBT Russia
 - But one West Hollywood clothing store owner went for it anyway. Fed up with the anti-gay policies of Vladimir Putin's Russia, Nir Zilberman dressed a ...




Michael Sam, Uncle Sam and LGBT gains

Michael Sam, Uncle Sam and LGBT gains
 - Here we are again. Grappling with a dispiriting split-screen vision of the world in which lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people around the ...

idwest LGBT conference in Kansas City tackles ongoing concerns

idwest LGBT conference in Kansas City tackles ongoing concerns
 - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder added to media attention on LGBT issues saying the Justice Department would for the first time give lawful ...

A promised land for LGBT Jews, on 30th Street in NYC

A promised land for LGBT Jews, on 30th Street in NYC
 - After 41 years of wandering, Congregation Beit Simchat Torah breaks ground on a new synagogue in midtown Manhattan

LGBT protest with sit-in at Utah Capitol to revive anti-bias bill

LGBT protest with sit-in at Utah Capitol to revive anti-bias bill
 - Protestors demanding that Utah lawmakers hear a bill outlawing discrimination against gay people blocked the entrance to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's ...

Violence, hypocrisy imperil LGBT people in Ivory Coast | 76 CRIMES

Violence, hypocrisy imperil LGBT people in Ivory Coast | 76 CRIMES
 - Jean Marc Yao, human rights consultant in Ivory Coast, wrote this analysis of the recent attacks on LGBT people there. The English version is below.

US Students Heading to Latin America, Just Not to Mexico

US Students Heading to Latin America, Just Not to Mexico
 - Then the fifth most popular country in the world for U.S. study abroad, it placed well ahead of other Latin American countries, as well as popular ...




Obama 'Deals Blow' to Dream of Latin American Integration (El Mundo, Colombia)

Obama 'Deals Blow' to Dream of Latin American Integration (El Mundo, Colombia)
 - Has the United States ceded ground in Latin America to opponents of ... of American unity outlined by its peoples and leaders since our countries won ...

Iran to Deepen Relations with Latin America, Mexico

Iran to Deepen Relations with Latin America, Mexico
 - Iran's close and extensive relations with Latin American countries, specially our relations with Mexico, will expand in line with the national interests of ...




Four of every 10 Colombian insurers offer mobile solutions

Four of every 10 Colombian insurers offer mobile solutions
 - Colombia placed third among the 20 Latin American countries with the largest number of mobile applications targeting customers of the insurance ...

LatAm journalists call on gov't to find missing Mexican reporter

LatAm journalists call on gov't to find missing Mexican reporter
 - A total of 87 journalists have been murdered since 2000 in Mexico, making it the most dangerous country in Latin America for members of the media, ...

Pope Francis faces church divided over doctrine, global poll of Catholics finds

Pope Francis faces church divided over doctrine, global poll of Catholics finds
 - Among the findings: ○19 percent of Catholics in the European countries and 30 percent in the Latin American countries surveyed agree with church .

Investing in Latin America.

Investing in Latin America.
 - For decades, Latin American countries have been a promising venue for global companies seeking to leverage the region's rich natural resources, ...

The lesson from Latin America: we need to rethink the drugs war

The lesson from Latin America: we need to rethink the drugs war
 - Last week, Nick Clegg was in Colombia, which is altering in the way that it tackles the drugs problem. Here, he explains why this country must follow ..

Will Mexico Surpass Brazil As Latin America's Largest Economy? Steadier Growth And Credit

Will Mexico Surpass Brazil As Latin America's Largest Economy? Steadier Growth And Credit
 -  The country has joined the list of the “Fragile Five,” together with South ... be better, though, as the IMF projects a 3.1 percent growth for Latin America.




Black History Month: A side of couscous with your comedy

Black History Month: A side of couscous with your comedy
 - Abolitionists, through a network of routes, were able to move tens of thousands of Afro-American slaves in the late 19th century from the U.S. South to .

Hometown Notes: Adopt-A-Trail, African-American History Month and more...

Hometown Notes: Adopt-A-Trail, African-American History Month and more...
  - The city's Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee is looking for sponsors for its Adopt-a-Trail program to help maintain ...

South Bend police celebrate holiday with Latino community

South Bend police celebrate holiday with Latino community
 - I get many people from the Latino community calling me on my line at the police station to report crimes or things that have been happening because ...

EU to expand educational links with Latin America

EU to expand educational links with Latin America
 - The European Union has announced plans to expand its 'Erasmus' study-abroad programme in Latin America, giving thousands of students and ...

Embracing Nigerian-American Musical Roots

Embracing Nigerian-American Musical Roots
 - The self-titled debut album by Nigerian-American vocalist Offiong Bassey embraces African-American and African musical roots. Gifted with a great ...

Gun violence decried at Trayvon Martin remembrance

Gun violence decried at Trayvon Martin remembrance
 - 26, 2012, by George Zimmerman, an Hispanic man who pleaded self-defense. Zimmerman was later acquitted, but the shooting and the not guilty ...