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jueves, 27 de febrero de 2014

Costa Rica's protestant churches reach out to LGBT Ticos

Costa Rica's protestant churches reach out to LGBT Ticos
 - Bishop Héctor Monterroso of the Costa Rican Episcopal Church said the church is working to make the LGBT community feel welcome in his and other ...

LGBT troops and veterans deserve job protections

LGBT troops and veterans deserve job protections
 - The mid-1990s were a dark time for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, Americans. In 1993, Congress passed the so-called Don't Ask, ...

Young LGBT people need greater support on issues around sex and relationships ...

Young LGBT people need greater support on issues around sex and relationships ...
 - Meghan Lewis from the WiSE Project writes for PinkNews on how LGBT young people need greater support when it comes to making decisions about ...

LGBT health report: Inland Empire men fare better than women

LGBT health report: Inland Empire men fare better than women
 - In its eastern end sits Palm Springs, a community ranked third in the country with an openly gay mayor and a vibrant LGBT scene. The county ...

Most Worst-Polluting Countries Now Have Laws to Combat Climate Change

Most Worst-Polluting Countries Now Have Laws to Combat Climate Change
 - The analysis of 66 countries, including E.U. member states, accounting for the ... Latin American countries, including El Salvador, Ecuador, Bolivia and ...

Marijuana legalization complicates military efforts in Latin America

Marijuana legalization complicates military efforts in Latin America
 - Some Latin American countries have considered legalizing marijuana, or at least allowing traffickers to transport it without resistance, as the violence ...

What a Difference Ten Years Make

What a Difference Ten Years Make
 - And like today, conflict in Caracas (and now around the country) drew the attention of Washington and Latin America—condemnations of the coup ...




The Complex History of African Americans and the Academy Awards

The Complex History of African Americans and the Academy Awards
 - In July 2013, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, an American film marketing executive was named president of the Academy of Motion Pictures of Arts and ...

If You Are Black, Can You Be Latino?

If You Are Black, Can You Be Latino?
 - Like Davis, other Afro Latino Americans feel they straddle two communities, each with a distinct heritage and history celebrated in the U.S. eight ...

African-Americans among the Nation's Most Optimistic Consumers: Packaged Facts

African-Americans among the Nation's Most Optimistic Consumers: Packaged Facts
 - With a population of 44 million and buying power over $1 trillion in 2013, African-Americans are a key segment in a U.S. economy that is increasingly ...

The pioneering work of nine black designers

The pioneering work of nine black designers
 - Taking a moment to reflect on some of the historical achievements of African-American creative pioneers. The short biographies presented can in no ...

As Latinos make a home in Elkhart County, a new generation of leaders are ripe to emerge

As Latinos make a home in Elkhart County, a new generation of leaders are ripe to emerge
 - Going forward, as the Latino population in Goshen continues to nurture and solidify its ... Now in 2014, these are people that will be here for a while.

Activists criticize Ariz. Republican for Latino and Muslim jokes at roast of Joe Arpaio

Activists criticize Ariz. Republican for Latino and Muslim jokes at roast of Joe Arpaio
 - His jokes about Latinos, Asians and Muslims, not to mention his defense of SB 1062, reveal his disdain for people who aren't like him. In fact, he was ...

Hispanic National Bar Association Nixes Arizona Convention Because Of Anti-Gay Law

Hispanic National Bar Association Nixes Arizona Convention Because Of Anti-Gay Law
 - Last year, the Hispanic National Bar Association's convention drew about 2,000 people to Denver. Next year's convention is to be it's 40th annual ...




You Got What In The Mail? Home Test Boosts Colon Cancer Screening

You Got What In The Mail? Home Test Boosts Colon Cancer Screening
 - That's especially true in the Latino community, where about half of people are up to date on screening, compared to 66 percent of non-Latino whites

The going gets tougher

The going gets tougher
 - FOR Latin Americans, the past dozen years have been remarkable. ... The expansion in education, especially secondary schooling, has reduced the ...

This Black History Month, let's remember the entrepreneur who kicked out white tenants to create ...

This Black History Month, let's remember the entrepreneur who kicked out white tenants to create ...
 - Hers is nearly the first telling of how an African-American entrepreneur ... beset by racial violence, such as the Tenderloin District race riot of 1900.

Brazil Welcomes Education Innovation

Brazil Welcomes Education Innovation
 - Education systems across Latin America are taking steps towards allowing more innovation – some more, some less.

Cuba to Host International Event on Preschool Education

Cuba to Host International Event on Preschool Education
 - The director of the Latin American Reference Center on Preschool Education (Celep), Isabel Ríos, said that the importance of guaranteeing a safe ...

Anonymous $6.1M gift to Tulane boosts Latin American studies

Anonymous $6.1M gift to Tulane boosts Latin American studies
 - What would you do with $6.1 million? One person, a group, or organization decided they would donate it to education.

Most in US back gay marriage - survey

Most in US back gay marriage - survey
 - Support for gay marriage has surged in the United States in the decade ... Among Hispanic Protestants, 46 percent favor allowing gay and lesbian ...

The Need for HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information in the Latino American Community

The Need for HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information in the Latino American Community
 - The Black and Latino Gay average the highest number of HIV cases, and those rates continues to spike. While gay and bisexual Latino men comprise ...

Hispanic Support of Same Sex Marriage Up Since 2003

Hispanic Support of Same Sex Marriage Up Since 2003
 - Among Protestants, Hispanic support for gay marriage is 46 percent, ... is up from 35 percent in 2003, when Massachusetts legalized gay marriage, ...




Arizona's anti-gay bill shows why conservatives struggle to win over minorities

Arizona's anti-gay bill shows why conservatives struggle to win over minorities
 - Jan Brewer's veto of an anti-gay bill was a good start. ... Poll taxes and literacy tests didn't need to mention black people in the text of the bill to have ...

Ian McKellen Took 'X-Men' Role Because Of Gay Rights Parallel

Ian McKellen Took 'X-Men' Role Because Of Gay Rights Parallel
 - Marvel told him a large demographic of "X-Men" comic book readers consists of young Jewish people, young black people and young gay people who ...