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lunes, 9 de junio de 2014

Same-Sex Couples At Prom: The New School

Same-Sex Couples At Prom: The New School
 - Young LGBT people still face discrimination and alienation, but more and more of them are being accepted by their friends, classmates and ...

R. Kelly's daughter comes out as transgender boy

R. Kelly's daughter comes out as transgender boy
 - Another big name celebrity's child has come out as a LGBT. We saw it with Earvin “Magic” Johnson's eldest child, EJ Johnson, and soon thereafter ..

Texas GOP Adopts Anti-LGBT "Conversion Therapy" in Party Platform

Texas GOP Adopts Anti-LGBT "Conversion Therapy" in Party Platform
 - Texas Republicans have adopted LGBT "conversion" as an official party position. Around 7,000 delegates approved without debate a platform that ...

National parks given new mission to 'celebrate' gay history

National parks given new mission to 'celebrate' gay history
 - The effort could lead to the naming of new LGBT historical places, the installation of history-noting plaques and even park rangers telling the stories of ...

My two dads: does gender matter when raising children?

My two dads: does gender matter when raising children?
 - option to report themselves as married partners – 48 percent of LGBT women and 20 percent of gay men under 50 are raising a child under age 18.

Keeping the Faith: Churches and Religious Groups at LA Pride 2014

Keeping the Faith: Churches and Religious Groups at LA Pride 2014
 - Affirmation, a group for LGBT Mormons and their families and friends, in the ... Affirmation was just one of the faith groups showing support for LGBT ...

When I Call Myself Bisexual

When I Call Myself Bisexual
 - For me, their editor, one of the more surprising statistics they cite is the fact that no national LGBT organization has an openly bisexual board member.

Best Tweets from the Tony Awards

Best Tweets from the Tony Awards
 - The LGBT community won big at the Tony Awards and Gaysayer comedians lost their minds over it. Read the best tweets from an epic night.

A Q&A With The Designer of the First LGBT Computer Game

A Q&A With The Designer of the First LGBT Computer Game
 - Caper in the Castro is probably the first LGBT videogame ever made. I learned about Caper like a whisper. It was just some scarcely acknowledged ...

Equality Means Business: The link between LGBT-friendliness and business success

Equality Means Business: The link between LGBT-friendliness and business success
 - Businesses are realizing that their success is tied to diversity, and that includes addressing the needs and interests of LGBT employees and ...

The American dream is officially dead, thanks to income inequality

The American dream is officially dead, thanks to income inequality
 - That forces them to take minimum wage jobs that barely keep them above the poverty line, which for a family of 4 is currently $23,850 per year.

Child migrants driven to US by violence, poverty

Child migrants driven to US by violence, poverty
 - The children don't only travel because of poverty or reunification. ... Often, child migrants from Central America face the greatest dangers in Mexico, ...

Ending childhood poverty in Texas

Ending childhood poverty in Texas
 - Guest column Ending childhood poverty in Texas ... More than 70 million children live in America and about 7 million of them live here in Texas.

For poverty solutions, looking beyond Congress

For poverty solutions, looking beyond Congress
 - Just a few blocks from the capital, academics, activists and policymakers will gather for Inequality Begins at Birth: Child Poverty in America, where they ...

Obamacare Penalty to Hit One Million Low-Income Americans

Obamacare Penalty to Hit One Million Low-Income Americans
 - Roughly one million low-income Americans will pay a fine under ... 200,000 of those paying the penalty earn less than 100 percent of the poverty line.

Organization of American States adopts pro-LGBT resolution

Organization of American States adopts pro-LGBT resolution
 - Colombia is among the countries that co-sponsored the resolution that ... It also helps move Latin America towards the end to all other forms of state ...

Theft and Labour Disruption Main Risks to World Cup Host Cities, says IHS Country Risk Analysis

Theft and Labour Disruption Main Risks to World Cup Host Cities, says IHS Country Risk Analysis
 - The Latin America Country Risk team at IHS identified theft and disruption due to labour unrest as the two main risks for visitors. The study examined ...

Obama's low-key approach to Latin America

Obama's low-key approach to Latin America
 - When the United States pays close attention to Latin America, the results are ... President Ronald Reagan's insistence on Central America's importance ... “the countries continue to engage on issues such as trade, energy, security, ...

Colombia most attractive country in Latin America for petroleum investment: International oil ...

Colombia most attractive country in Latin America for petroleum investment: International oil ...
 - Colombia has emerged as Latin America's most attractive country for petroleum investment, according to an opinion survey of 95 international firms in ...

New report highlights global midwife shortage

New report highlights global midwife shortage
 - UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: A new report said there's a severe shortage of midwives in more than 70 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Church leaders urge governments to better protect migrating minors

Church leaders urge governments to better protect migrating minors
 - bishops, church workers and Catholic organizations from Latin America and the U.S. arrived at the same ... Church workers contend that poor social and economic conditions continue to force residents to flee their native countries.

Latin America's Forests Need Laws – and Much More

Latin America's Forests Need Laws – and Much More
 - Latin America's parliaments have failed to protect the forests and to ... despite the fact that a number of countries have laws on forests, legislators from ...

Sam Lacy: “He Made a Difference – Back on Task”

Sam Lacy: “He Made a Difference – Back on Task”
 - Sam Lacy, was a sports editor of The (Baltimore) Afro-American Newspaper and a key figure in the integration of major league baseball. (Courtesy ...

Taking aim at poverty

Taking aim at poverty
 - Marie travel to Haiti this summer. They'll help 52 female orphans at Foyer d'acceuil lusallien pour enfants in Port-de-Paix. It's a city of 250,000 in the ...

Haiti - Social : Intervention of the Minister Rose Anne Auguste to the United Nations

Haiti - Social : Intervention of the Minister Rose Anne Auguste to the United Nations
 - In his speech, the Minister Delegate emphasized on the the progress made in Haiti as part of the fight against HIV / AIDS and extreme poverty in the ...