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martes, 15 de julio de 2014

Zachary Quinto joins James Franco in the upcoming biopic 'Michael'

Zachary Quinto joins James Franco in the upcoming biopic 'Michael'
 - Zachary Quinto has signed on to play the former boyfriend of James Franco’s character, Michael Glatze, in the upcoming biopic drama “Michael.” The film is about an anti-gay pastor who was “cured” of his homosexuality. In an exclusive report by Variety on Monday, actress Emma Roberts will also be joining Quinto and Franco in the film.

Sexual orientation doesn't need to be cured

Sexual orientation doesn't need to be cured
 - While most of the country moves forward on legal protections for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender persons (LGBT), Republicans in ...

Budget Funding For LGBT Youth

Budget Funding For LGBT Youth
 - The budget also includes $300,000 for the LGBT Youth Commission an independent body that investigates how public & private resources support ...




Why We Deserve More Bisexual Characters On Television

Why We Deserve More Bisexual Characters On Television
 - interesting and 2) simply reproduces the kinds of diversity white-washing that queer and LGBT (and POC and female) genre fans complain about.

Former Oakland Athletics Player Glenn Burke Was LGBT Pioneer In Major League Baseball

Former Oakland Athletics Player Glenn Burke Was LGBT Pioneer In Major League Baseball
 - Burke is still an LGBT MLB pioneer with no peer. This year, during the All-Star break, MLB is trying to make right by honoring him and his surviving ...

Stockholm's LGBT Attractions

 Stockholm's LGBT Attractions
 - For LGBT families, a trip to Stockholm might include a ferry ride to the island Djurgarden to visit the ABBA museum, Skansen, Junibacken, or Vasa Museum. Junibacken, the children's museum pays homage to Astrid Lindgren, the creator of Pippi Longstocking, whose books have been translated into 64 languages. The museum was opened by the Swedish royal family in 1996 and contains the largest ...




Moving forward with USAID's LGBT vision for action

Moving forward with USAID's LGBT vision for action
 - USAID's vision is a world in which the basic and universal human rights of LGBT persons are respected and they are able to live with dignity, free from ...

Film hopes to challenge the portrayal of LGBT people on film

Film hopes to challenge the portrayal of LGBT people on film
 - The description on the trailer for the film reads: “Ever wondered what it might look like if a science fiction film presented LGBT people the way it should ...

Hollyoaks' Kieron Richardson attacked by homophobic football fans & Stephanie Davis almost quit!

Hollyoaks' Kieron Richardson attacked by homophobic football fans & Stephanie Davis almost quit!
 - a role model and popular spokesperson for the LGBT community, even presenting a radio show on number one LGBT radio station, Gaydio.




Prayer, peace and poverty

Prayer, peace and poverty
 - In contrast to this world there was the so-called developed world like the United States of America and some European countries called the First World.

When Teachers Romanticize Their Students' Poverty

When Teachers Romanticize Their Students' Poverty
-  There was nothing beautiful about their poverty. ... When I arrived in Helena after college for a job with Teach for America, my head was filled with ...

Poverty, violence fuel exodus of youths from Honduras to U.S.

Poverty, violence fuel exodus of youths from Honduras to U.S.
 - The city is haunted by remnants of the Central American wars of the 1980s, which experts describe as the root cause of the current crisis.

Latin American Role Model?

Latin American Role Model?
- DW's Jenny Pérez Schmidt quizzes Uruguay's president José Mujica on his fight against poverty, the legalization of marijuana and Latin America's ...

GOP leader calls for migrant children 'warehouses' in Central America

GOP leader calls for migrant children 'warehouses' in Central America
 - Most of the unaccompanied children are fleeing violence and poverty in Central American nations, and must pass through dangerous stretches of ...

Education reform is dumb

Education reform is dumb
 - Even though unions represent only 38% of America's teachers, many say unions are ruining education. Even though charter schools are not ...

Income Gap Isn't Due To Greed But To Poor Education

Income Gap Isn't Due To Greed But To Poor Education
 - The widening gap between rich and poor irks many Americans. The crusade for greater equality found an intellectual champion this year in French ...

Child immigrants flee violence and poverty in Central America

Child immigrants flee violence and poverty in Central America
 - A slew of reports and commentaries in recent months document the catastrophic social conditions affecting millions of Central Americans. While the Obama administration seeks nearly double the initial budget proposal to further militarize the border, the empty politicking between Republicans and Democrats serves the purpose of concealing the real causes of the massive influx of unaccompanied minors and families fleeing violence and poverty in Central America.

Bolivia's president to seek third term to expand social reforms

Bolivia's president to seek third term to expand social reforms
 - Historically one of South America's most unstable countries, Bolivia has enjoyed relative prosperity and calm since Morales came to power.

The 'Border children' controversy: Fascism in Central America & USA

The 'Border children' controversy: Fascism in Central America & USA
 - He was bringing Honduras closer to Venezuela, Bolivia, and other countries in the growing Bolivarian movement of Latin American countries. Zelaya ...

Emerging BRIC nations to launch bank, tighten Latin America ties

Emerging BRIC nations to launch bank, tighten Latin America ties
 - The BRICS group of emerging powers will launch its own development bank at a summit next week, using its growing influence to establish a ...

Little Progress for African-American Men Since 1970

 Little Progress for African-American Men Since 1970
 - Little Progress for African-American Men Since 1970 ... considered pivotal in making the U.S. a better place for African Americans. But despite a ...

Living conditions continue to improve in Port-au-Prince

Living conditions continue to improve in Port-au-Prince
 - But the World Bank said in rural areas extreme poverty rates have remained largely the same for 12 years. "So, while things are improving in Haiti's ...

Child immigrants flee violence and poverty in Central America

Child immigrants flee violence and poverty in Central America
 - Citing World Bank figures, the Pew Research Center reported that “Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador are among the poorest nations in Latin ...

Paraguay must deal with challenges posed by young population

Paraguay must deal with challenges posed by young population
 - Paraguay has one of the youngest populations in Latin America, ... but only if it can invest more in education and healthcare to fully benefit from its ...

Young Latin Americans Face Spiral of Unemployment, Poverty

Young Latin Americans Face Spiral of Unemployment, Poverty
 - In Latin America, young people are the main link in the chain of poverty leading from one generation to the next. ... the connection between education today and decent employment tomorrow.