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martes, 18 de febrero de 2014

How can the Church of England be 'welcoming' when it bans priests from marrying gay people?

How can the Church of England be 'welcoming' when it bans priests from marrying gay people?
 - A Church of England decision to reiterate its ban on clergy from marrying same-sex couples has angered LGBT Christian campaigners. The House of ...

The coming out story and why LGBT books need new life

The coming out story and why LGBT books need new life
 - However, sometimes as I pick up the latest entrant in the ever-growing LGBT book market, I cannot help but feel as though things are a bit too stale.

Politics don't belong in the Olympic games

Politics don't belong in the Olympic games
 - With problems varying from the shooting of stray dogs to the LGBT controversy to the missing fifth Olympic ring during the opening ceremony, political ...

Marketing and the LGBT community: when will it be normal to have gay couples in campaigns?

Marketing and the LGBT community: when will it be normal to have gay couples in campaigns?
 - Brands are being pulled up on their attitude towards the LGBT community constantly, but recently it has come to a head. As a marketer, where do your ...

Discrimination is Alive and Well and Living in America

Discrimination is Alive and Well and Living in America
 - They also rank second only to LGBT adults as the group most perceived as ... Roughly eight in ten LGBT adults feel that LGBT Americans are ...

LGBT senior citizens find welcoming home in Philadelphia

LGBT senior citizens find welcoming home in Philadelphia
   - Philadelphia's new LGBT-friendly housing is giving some for low income senior citizens more than just an affordable new home. Michael Palumbaro ...




Here's Why LGBT People Should Be Talking About Net Neutrality

Here's Why LGBT People Should Be Talking About Net Neutrality
 - It's possible that you've seen the words “net neutrality” around before and not been totally sure what they've referred to; it's possible that's happened ...

Chelsea Clinton: Progress on LGBT Issues Is Not 'Success'

Chelsea Clinton: Progress on LGBT Issues Is Not 'Success'
 - LGBT issues are “unfinished business” from the 21st century, Chelsea Clinton said Sunday, adding that this needs to be at the forefront of discussion ...

LGBT Bill Dies, Cited As Discrimination

LGBT Bill Dies, Cited As Discrimination
  - It also protects employers who choose to not hire LGBT individuals. Those in favor call the measure an effort to protect free speech and freedom of ...

LGBT rights: The patchwork states of America

LGBT rights: The patchwork states of America
 - It's a maze out there. A complicated, fragmented hodgepodge of laws in each state that dictate the lives of gays, lesbians and ...

Teach for America: Who does it benefit?

Teach for America: Who does it benefit?
 - Many of those without will be placed through Teach For America (TFA), an organization that has some troubling implications for the education system.

Countries rethink pot laws in wake of US, Uruguay legalization experiments

Countries rethink pot laws in wake of US, Uruguay legalization experiments
 - In Latin America and the Caribbean, where countries including Mexico and Chile have decriminalized possession of small amounts of drugs, there is ...

Why Latin America is a fertile ground for green tech industries

Why Latin America is a fertile ground for green tech industries
 - Latin America is becoming a global arena for green innovation as foreign companies head ... "Green tech industries are growing fast in Latin America. ... are flocking to Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and other countries to launch projects.

Hike, demonstrations set at Poverty Point

Hike, demonstrations set at Poverty Point
 - A hike though the home site of one of the earliest civilizations in North America is set for Saturday, and the following week visitors will get a chance to ...

Census survey on income and poverty to take place less frequently

Census survey on income and poverty to take place less frequently
 - A census survey that researchers use to assess anti-poverty programs will be ... Most Americans don't know what the acronym SIPP stands for, but it's ...

Toward a made-in-Toronto poverty strategy

Toward a made-in-Toronto poverty strategy
 - Income inequality is an issue facing cities in North America and around the world. What we need is a made-in-Toronto poverty reduction strategy.

The poverty that Paul Ryan ignores

The poverty that Paul Ryan ignores
 - What I see now before me is the invisible place that Michael Harrington wrote about in his book “The Other America,” which began the War on Poverty.

The Boots of Poverty Are Strapless

The Boots of Poverty Are Strapless
 - This is certainly a lofty aim and one consistent with American individualism. But more often than not, boots don't come with poverty, especially not ...

University vandals put noose on statue of African-American activist

University vandals put noose on statue of African-American activist
 - If you did this to intimidate or even if intimidation was perceived from people that saw it, and certainly our African-American students would perceive it ...

The EBONY Fashion Fair, Making and Changing History

The EBONY Fashion Fair, Making and Changing History
 - The Johnson Publishing Company, and its flagship publication, Ebony Magazine, helped to fashion the Black middle-class in America for five decades ...

Military backslides on ethnic diversity

Military backslides on ethnic diversity
 - She joins five other African-American four-star commanders — the highest possible rank — already serving in the Army, Air Force and Navy. "It is very ...

American Roots Music band rocks the Kingdom

American Roots Music band rocks the Kingdom
 - Early reggae music was also inspired by Afro-American music,” said Curtis, who grew up in Jamaica where his parents ran a reggae club. “Reggae ...

Hearts for Haiti

Hearts for Haiti
 - In 2010, Haiti, a naturally beautiful paradise nestled amongst the irony of extreme squalor and abject poverty, was hit by a devastating earthquake.

Haiti's farmers savour sweet taste of success with ice-cream venture

Haiti's farmers savour sweet taste of success with ice-cream venture
 - A pair of US entrepreneurs have joined forces with smallholder farmers in Haiti to help propel them out of poverty and into the delicious world of ...

Ugandans Defend Criminalizing Gay People and Tell Obama to Back Off

Ugandans Defend Criminalizing Gay People and Tell Obama to Back Off
 - As the president threatens to cut off aid in the face of Uganda's anti-gay ... I distinctly remember the stigma that black people placed on gay men and ...