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jueves, 8 de mayo de 2014

Uruguay says legal marijuana to be good and cheap

Uruguay says legal marijuana to be good and cheap
 - A sleepy agricultural country of 3.3 million people, Uruguay has come ... It has since become one of Latin America's most liberal countries and has ...

More violence, not more crime'

More violence, not more crime'
 - drop in crime rates,” quoting a report by the United Nations that says Argentina, Uruguay and Cuba are among the safest countries in Latin America.

Majority of LGBT students victimized by bullying in school, survey shows

Majority of LGBT students victimized by bullying in school, survey shows
 - Over two-thirds of people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) in Japan say they have faced some form of bullying in school.

LGBT bullying rife in schools: survey

LGBT bullying rife in schools: survey
 - About 70 percent of sexual minorities have experienced bullying in school and 30 percent have thought about committing suicide, according to a ...

LGBT people are more likely than straight people to go to jail

LGBT people are more likely than straight people to go to jail
 - It's not just marriage. LGBT individuals, along with people living with HIV, face serious legal disparities that go far beyond the right to tie the knot.

Charlatans in our community

Charlatans in our community
 - We all know that the majority of the LGBT community supports a progressive agenda. It is kind of hard not to when in some cases your life and ...

Approved Gay Event in Russia's Far East Set to Test Tolerance

Approved Gay Event in Russia's Far East Set to Test Tolerance
 - Gay rights activist Alexander Yermoshkin said Thursday that local authorities had approved his request to hold a public event against LGBT ...

Prominent American author believes UK is more welcoming than US of LGBT characters

Prominent American author believes UK is more welcoming than US of LGBT characters
 - The US is less likely to accept LGBT characters in their books, according to author Cassandra Clare. Ms Clare, an American national who was born in ...

29 More Portraits Challenging The Definition of What It Means to Be LGBT

29 More Portraits Challenging The Definition of What It Means to Be LGBT
 - A few months ago, San Francisco-based photographer Sarah Deragon decided to start taking pictures of the LGBT community in her area. Deragon ...




Speed Read: 53% in work closet

Speed Read: 53% in work closet
 - 53 PERCENT CLOSETED ON THE JOB: A report released Wednesday by the Human Rights Campaign’s educational arm says that 53 percent of LGBT people keep their sexual orientation secret at their places of employment. According to the report, only 17 states and Washington, D.C., have laws that prohibit ...

Time to take skin cancer seriously

Time to take skin cancer seriously
 - For many LGBT people – especially the guys – sun worshipping at Black's Beach is as much a part of the Hillcrest scene as dancing at a club. But May ...

Oxfam: Growth in Africa Undermined by Rapidly Increasing Inequality

Oxfam: Growth in Africa Undermined by Rapidly Increasing Inequality
 - The case of Latin America gives us hope that the global trend of rising inequality can be reversed. Brazil has had significant success in reducing ...

Indians form second largest group of international students in US

Indians form second largest group of international students in US
 - currently enrolled in various US universities and educational institutions, accounting for second largest number of international students in America, ...

A Call for Greater Foreign Language Education in the US

A Call for Greater Foreign Language Education in the US
 - If you ever truly want to immerse yourself in a foreign culture, avoid the 'American' prices at the local markets, and dodge being stereotyped as an ...

American Students Perform Worse As They Reach Higher Grades

American Students Perform Worse As They Reach Higher Grades
 - High school test scores released by the federal government Wednesday provide fresh evidence of a troubling theme in American education: Students ...

How to get the most out of the hours spent in school

How to get the most out of the hours spent in school
 - Khan Academy is at the forefront of a digital revolution in American education. What started as an innovative way for founder Salman Khan to tutor his ..

US schools face federal sex assault probes

US schools face federal sex assault probes
 - 55 schools across America are facing federal investigation for the way they ... For the first time, the Education Department revealed its list of colleges ...

Social safety net catching fewer of America's neediest, study finds

Social safety net catching fewer of America's neediest, study finds
  - Social safety net catching fewer of America's neediest, study finds ... has shot up in the last three decades, it is helping fewer of America's poorest citizens ... the country earning 50 percent below the poverty line – dropped 35 percent.

What does modern poverty look like in the United States?

What does modern poverty look like in the United States?
 - Last week, Rep. Paul Ryan held another hearing on the status of poverty in America, entitled "Lessons from the Front lines." But when calling together ...

Poverty in America More Hopeless and More Comfortable Than Ever

Poverty in America More Hopeless and More Comfortable Than Ever
 - What does it mean in America to be poor? Annie Lowrey of the New York Times has an insightful new article that takes ...

Reel in a Good Time at Toronto's Gay and Lesbian Film and Video Festival

Reel in a Good Time at Toronto's Gay and Lesbian Film and Video Festival
 - Since 1991, Inside Out has brought LGBT film to Canada with the Toronto Lesbian and Gay Film and Video Festival. They grew out of a “small ...

Bollywood star promotes LGBT rights

Bollywood star promotes LGBT rights
 - Jaitly, who is a former Miss India, noted she has been an LGBT rights advocate in India for a decade — speaking out against Section 377 of the Indian ...

They Also made Brown Happen

They Also made Brown Happen
 - Along with it comes the names of history makers synonymous with the case like Thurgood Marshall and Linda Brown, but the AFRO American ...

If Anyone Can Make Indie Games, Then Where Are The Black And Latino People?

If Anyone Can Make Indie Games, Then Where Are The Black And Latino People?
 - Developer Shawn Allen — one of the relative few people of colour independently spearheading the creation of their own games — gave a talk at New ...

John Leguizamo Explains Why People Need To Reach Out To Latinos (VIDEO)

John Leguizamo Explains Why People Need To Reach Out To Latinos (VIDEO)
 - In one scene, Martin also gives Carl a hand connecting with some Latino workers by breaking out some Spanish. The “Ghetto Klown” star explained ...