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martes, 8 de julio de 2014

Al Jazeera America Reports on LGBT Muslims in the US

Al Jazeera America Reports on LGBT Muslims in the US
 - Al Jazeera America aired a special report last week on the lives of LGBT Muslims living in the US, looking at the challenges when faith intersects with ...

Stress, discrimination makes LGBT community more vulnerable to health problems, suicide

Stress, discrimination makes LGBT community more vulnerable to health problems, suicide
 - Researchers say chronic stress associated with harassment and discrimination is making sexual and gender minorities much more vulnerable to ...

Roy Harrison: 'Religious freedom' issue being used to protect discrimination

Roy Harrison: 'Religious freedom' issue being used to protect discrimination
 - It was argued that to be gay was sinful, to protect lesbians was the extension of "special rights" and to invite all in the LGBT community to contribute to ...

Governor signs Leno Bill recognizing the freedom to marry

Governor signs Leno Bill recognizing the freedom to marry
 - While we have achieved many milestones in the journey towards full equality for LGBT people – including the freedom to marry for same-sex couples ...

Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival returns for its 29th year

Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival returns for its 29th year
 - Summerfest may have just ended, but there is happy festival-related news to report. This morning, the LGBT Film/Video Festival officially announced ...

HBO Returns as Outfest Presenting Sponsor for 32nd Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival

HBO Returns as Outfest Presenting Sponsor for 32nd Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival
 - HBO, a significant presence at the Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival for nearly two decades, will return for its 14th consecutive year as ...

Uganda On Their Anti-Gay Legislation: It Was All For The Children

Uganda On Their Anti-Gay Legislation: It Was All For The Children
 - The law essentially outlaws any type of pro-LGBT advocacy and is a major blow to Russia's LGBT community who already face heinous amounts of ...

Asian Parents Come Out to Show Pride

Asian Parents Come Out to Show Pride
 - A new series of videos features parents of Asian Americans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, coming out to their communities in ...

In Maine, A Gay Candidate With An Uneven Record On LGBT Rights

Rural students deserve a 21st century education

Rural students deserve a 21st century education
 - Rural students deserve a 21st century education ... the Sunflower State receive the same educational opportunities as students anywhere in America.

America's cities are increasingly segregated by education, Stanford economist says

America's cities are increasingly segregated by education, Stanford economist says
 - This education and wage inequality reflects diverging economic growth – a nationwide "gentrification effect" – across America's urban landscape.

Lack of languages stifles Brits and Americans

Lack of languages stifles Brits and Americans
 - In America, academics produced a report last year, Across the Atlantic, ... president of the American Councils for International Education, said the US ...

The trouble with military occupations: lessons from Latin America

The trouble with military occupations: lessons from Latin America
 - US occupations of small Latin American countries a century ago taught a similar lesson. What was most irksome for those who saw the US marines ...

UN pushes for migrants to be called refugees

UN pushes for migrants to be called refugees
 - United Nations officials are pushing for many of the Central Americans fleeing to the U.S. to be treated as refugees displaced by armed conflict, ...

Immigrants From Latin America and Africa Squeezed as Banks Curtail International Money Transfers

Immigrants From Latin America and Africa Squeezed as Banks Curtail International Money Transfers
 - in 2012 ended up in that country — the banks' broad retreat over the last year is affecting other countries in Latin America and parts of Africa as well.

Latin American, Caribbean unlikely to meet UN anti-poverty goals

Latin American, Caribbean unlikely to meet UN anti-poverty goals
 - Latin American and Caribbean nations have collectively reached several anti-poverty goals set by U.N. members more than a ...

Emerging markets showing 'new signs of life'

Emerging markets showing 'new signs of life'
 - The HSBC Emerging Markets Index (EMI), a monthly indicator derived from the PMI surveys of 17 countries across Asia, Latin America, Europe, Africa ...

Dozens of shootings in Chicago over holiday weekend

Dozens of shootings in Chicago over holiday weekend
 - The long Fourth of July weekend in Chicago was riven by violence, with ... Nearly all of the people shot and killed were black or Hispanic men, the ...

Latin American, Caribbean unlikely to meet UN anti-poverty goals

Latin American, Caribbean unlikely to meet UN anti-poverty goals
Latin American and Caribbean nations have collectively reached several anti-poverty goals set by United Nations members more ...

Should homeownership still be the American Dream?

Should homeownership still be the American Dream?
 - And the barriers to homeownership are especially high in neighborhoods like Bronzeville, the African-American enclave on the South side of Chicago ...