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domingo, 4 de mayo de 2014

Crimea adopts Russian “gay propaganda” laws

Crimea adopts Russian “gay propaganda” laws
 - The European Parliament's Intergroup on LGBT Rights, a forum for European politicians, says Russia's so-called 'gay propaganda' laws are now in ...

For LGBTs, Becoming a Refugee Doesn't Mean They're Safe

For LGBTs, Becoming a Refugee Doesn't Mean They're Safe
 - However, for LGBT individuals forced to migrate, situations can go from bad to worse the moment they are recognized or spotted as 'different.

The rise of the third set: The LGBT community is by no means returning to the closet

The rise of the third set: The LGBT community is by no means returning to the closet
 - For his part, Justice Singhvi had said there had been “hardly more than 200 prosecutions over the last century” before dismissing the whole LGBT ...

LGBT citizens face invisibility in the NC legislature: Democrats have the power to change it

LGBT citizens face invisibility in the NC legislature: Democrats have the power to change it
 - On everything from education and integration to women's rights, voting rights and LGBT equality, Tar Heel Dems had said they are the leaders ...

Methodist Church Considers Liberalization on LGBT Issues

Methodist Church Considers Liberalization on LGBT Issues
 - A rules committee in the Methodist Church is drafting legislation that, if accepted by the church's governing body, would change its stance on ...

Latin America's growing press freedom troubles

Latin America's growing press freedom troubles
 - A new report on press freedoms worldwide contains a chilling figure: Only 2 percent of Latin Americans live in countries with a free press. But I wonder ...

Maternal deaths in childbirth rise in the US

Maternal deaths in childbirth rise in the US
 - The United States is one of just eight countries to see a rise in maternal ... decreases, including many in east Asia and Latin America, the report said.

Mexico's Garcia Bernal, Luna bring documentary project to US

Mexico's Garcia Bernal, Luna bring documentary project to US
 - Documentaries for the Latino community are completely transforming ... because of the language or because the people look like us ..., people feel ...

Public warned about scam involving fake federal agents demanding cash from Latinos

Public warned about scam involving fake federal agents demanding cash from Latinos
  - Mark Pocan, D-Madison, warned the public in a news release about apparently fake agents who had approached Latino people at a Wal-Mart in ...

Which is it, Hispanic or Latino?

Which is it, Hispanic or Latino?
 - Because of the confusion surrounding what to call people whose ethnic background is from Latin American and Spanish-speaking countries.




Down with poverty's deadliest foe

Down with poverty's deadliest foe
 - A couple of days ago, the Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, whose 1971 book The Open Veins of Latin America greatly influenced several ...

Haitian native's long road leads to college degree — and beyond

Haitian native's long road leads to college degree — and beyond
 - The commute — slow as it can be — is the latest step in a remarkable journey that has brought the Haitian-born Chadic from deep poverty to college ...

Taiwan donated 2400 tonnes of rice

Taiwan donated 2400 tonnes of rice
 - As part of the improvement of living conditions for the poorest in Haiti, the ... Government and Food For The Poor - Haiti to fight against poverty.

Discrimination associated with mental health woes in black teens

Discrimination associated with mental health woes in black teens
 - The vast majority of African-American and Afro-Caribbean youth face racial discrimination, and these experiences are associated with an increased ...

Peru poverty rate falls to 23.9pc, still long way from goal

Peru poverty rate falls to 23.9pc, still long way from goal
 - Peru's poverty rate fell just under two percentage points to 23.9 ... said Javier Escobal from the United Nations' economic body for Latin America.