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jueves, 15 de mayo de 2014

Philippines has tolerance, not acceptance for gay community says UN study

Philippines has tolerance, not acceptance for gay community says UN study
 - Cultural and social attitudes toward LGBT people are complex, with signs of acceptance, particularly among the young,” said the study funded by the ...

Chicagoan writes nationally from the T perspective

Chicagoan writes nationally from the T perspective
 - Even LGBT media outlets weren't immune to basic mistakes, confusing pronouns, names, and using outdated information on topics like trans ...

Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black talks Prop 8, Harvey Milk

Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black talks Prop 8, Harvey Milk
 - Along with his work for AFER, Black also served on the board of the Trevor Project for three years and was one of the organizers of the Oct. 2009 LGBT ...

A "Battle Cry" for LGBT equality across the globe

A "Battle Cry" for LGBT equality across the globe
 - Battle Cry," a powerful new video released Monday, features images that highlight the global work of the All Out community set to a new single by .




Equality or immorality? A weekend's LGBT moments

Equality or immorality? A weekend's LGBT moments
 - In this image taken from video, Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, left, gets a kiss at a draft party in San Diego, before he was selected in the ...

School Apologizes for Showing Video of Kids Giving Opinions on Gay Marriage

School Apologizes for Showing Video of Kids Giving Opinions on Gay Marriage
 - The Gay-Straight Alliance at Craig High School in Janesville, Wis., showed a gay marriage video on April 11, which is still reverberating controversy.




Daily Beast Decries 'Homophobic and Sexist Environments' in Video Game Industry

Daily Beast Decries 'Homophobic and Sexist Environments' in Video Game Industry
 - Tauriq Moosa slammed Nintendo in a Monday item for The Daily Beast for supposedly perpetuating "anti-gay bigotry." The writer singled out the ...

How a 1974 Supreme Court Decision Has Contributed to Our Inequality

How a 1974 Supreme Court Decision Has Contributed to Our Inequality
 - The growing income inequality in the United States since the 1970s is a source of great concern for many Americans. The historic notion that, ...

Black voters are not apathetic

Black voters are not apathetic
  - The 2014 election year should be a voting “payback” year for Black America. ... Too often we just moan and groan about what the forces of American racism ... to do to perpetuate racial discrimination, injustice, poverty and inequality.

Breaking Down Inequality

Breaking Down Inequality
 - Is inequality really the result of the rich taking money that belongs to the .... reports that even Americans who have health insurance and live healthy ...

Nintendo apologizes for inequality

Nintendo apologizes for inequality
 - Yet the issue does mark a cultural divide between Japan, where gay marriage is not legal, and North America and Europe, where gay marriage has .

Inequality arguments: The 1% vs. the 2% vs. the .01%

Inequality arguments: The 1% vs. the 2% vs. the .01%
 - So, in 2007, the top 1 percent of earners in America received 23.5 percent of ... But the inequality you experience most acutely is not inequality down, ...

Is Uruguay the Key to Improving US-Latin American Relations?

Is Uruguay the Key to Improving US-Latin American Relations?
 - Between his attempts to draw down American military involvement in the ... trade increased 27% -- ranked 18th among Latin American countries.".

Political exclusion lingers for women in Latin America

Political exclusion lingers for women in Latin America
 - Latin America has seen dramatic increases in women's presence in national politics over the past 25 years. Six Latin American countries have elected ...

49% of Argentines fear torture if detained

49% of Argentines fear torture if detained
 - Nearly half of all Argentines say they fear suffering torture if they were detained by authorities — a figure that represents slightly more than the global average — an Amnesty International survey has revealed. The results from a series of questions on the issue show Argentina as one of the societies most disapproving of torture among the 21 countries surveyed.

Hezbollah struggling to stay afloat as Iranian funding dries up

Hezbollah struggling to stay afloat as Iranian funding dries up
 - The U.S. and European countries have been keen on monitoring Hezbollah's funding sources in Latin America, Africa and other Asian countries, with ...

Around 24% of the country holds anti-semitic sentiments

Around 24% of the country holds anti-semitic sentiments
 - Within Latin America, according to the ADL, Brazil was the least anti-semitic of the Latin American countries, although figures were not available for ...

Lima, Peru is best city in Latin America for doing business

Lima, Peru is best city in Latin America for doing business
 - Peru's capital Lima stands out as the leading Latin American city to do business, due to the expansion of the country's economy and the ongoing ...

A first timer's guide to South America

A first timer's guide to South America
 - The city is sometimes referred to as the New York of South America. ... of common sense will see you safely through most countries in South America.




The lowest commercial loan spreads in Latin America

The lowest commercial loan spreads in Latin America
 - Chilean banking association Abif ranked countries with the highest ... analysis and business contacts focused on and produced in Latin America.

Clashes as Haiti president marks three years in power

Clashes as Haiti president marks three years in power
 - Clashes between protesters and police marked Haitian President Michel Martelly's ... perceived abuse and corruption in the poverty-stricken Caribbean country. ... Clashes also took place in Haiti's second city, Cap-Haitien, where ...

Performance art, researching homosexuality in Latin America

Performance art, researching homosexuality in Latin America
 - Larry La Fountain-Stokes is a leading international scholar, homosexual writer and performer who has found innovative ways to ...

Former DR President Declares It's Time to Get Serious

Former DR President Declares It's Time to Get Serious
 - There has been, and still there is a great debate in Latin America about how much we should invest in education and in some countries they talk ...

United Way's Stacey Stewart Challenges Lincoln Graduates to Give Back

United Way's Stacey Stewart Challenges Lincoln Graduates to Give Back
 - Dr. Alyn Waller of Enon Tabernacle Baptist – the largest African American church in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania – were also awarded ...

Writer details how gay black men are leading the way in sports

Writer details how gay black men are leading the way in sports
 - First, it sends a message to young Black gay men that they are not alone. Despite all of the negative language they've heard on the streets, on the field ...