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jueves, 24 de julio de 2014

LGBT studies director takes over as executive director of College Park Scholars

LGBT studies director takes over as executive director of College Park Scholars
 - Marilee Lindemann, former English professor and founding director of this university's first formal LGBT studies program, took over as the executive ...

State agencies launch LGBT data-collection effort

State agencies launch LGBT data-collection effort
 - Eight state agencies will soon begin collecting the self-reported, voluntary data on LGBT people who use their services. The agencies are: the ...

5 Things Obama's LGBT Employment Rights Orders Won't Do

5 Things Obama's LGBT Employment Rights Orders Won't Do
 - The LGBT Executive Order Doesn't Grant Special Rights. The Right is claiming that the order grants LGBTs special workplace rights. It doesn't.

Dungeons & Dragons embraces LGBT characters: 'Think outside binary notions'

Dungeons & Dragons embraces LGBT characters: 'Think outside binary notions'
 - Dana Rudolph, an experienced Dungeon Master and founder of the LGBT parenting site Mombian.com, says that this is one of the reasons the fantasy ...

New Study: LGBT Youth More Likely Than Heterosexual Youth To Attempt Suicide

New Study: LGBT Youth More Likely Than Heterosexual Youth To Attempt Suicide
 - According to a new study authored by several contributing experts published in the American Journal of Public Health, sexual ...

Hollywood criticised for negative portrayal of LGBT characters

Hollywood criticised for negative portrayal of LGBT characters
 - A study by the US gay rights campaigning organisation Glaad has found that only 17 of the 102 movies from major studios in 2013 featured lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters and, of those 17, the majority were offensive and defamatory portrayals.




LGBT communities divided on Israeli-Palestine conflict

LGBT communities divided on Israeli-Palestine conflict
 - As U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry flies to the Middle East in an attempt to broker an Israeli-Palestine cease-fire, the tensions of this conflict have ...

upporting LGBT Homeless Youth

upporting LGBT Homeless Youth
 - Laura E. Durso The Center for American Progress Director of LGBT Research & Communications Project stated, “For the first time, the Runaway ...




Russia Declares St. Petersburg LGBT Group 'Foreign Agent'

Russia Declares St. Petersburg LGBT Group 'Foreign Agent'
 - A Russian court has ruled that Coming Out Russia, an LGBT educational and advocacy organization based in St. Petersburg, must registere as a ...




Hobby Lobby ruling fuels drive for stronger LGBT rights bill

Hobby Lobby ruling fuels drive for stronger LGBT rights bill
 - President Barack Obama on July 21 signed an executive order aimed at protecting LGBT workers employed by the federal government and by federal ...

Are America's wealthy too rich?

Are America's wealthy too rich?
- Should we do anything at all? Turns out America's faith traditions have much to say about financial inequality, and not all of its comments are kind.

An Idiot's Guide to Inequality

An Idiot's Guide to Inequality
 - Second, inequality in America is destabilizing. Some inequality is essential to create incentives, but we seem to have reached the point where ...

Hey Look, Obama Has Reduced Income Inequality (Sort Of)

Hey Look, Obama Has Reduced Income Inequality (Sort Of)
 - When liberals talk about inequality, they usually look at America's income distribution before the IRS takes its cut. Through that lens, one-percenters ...

The Most Expensive Private Colleges in America

The Most Expensive Private Colleges in America
 - New data from the Department of Education ranks the most and least costly institutions of higher education, and when it comes to four-year, private ...

Ties with Latin America not a rebuke to US

Ties with Latin America not a rebuke to US
 - Chinese President Xi Jinping's trip to Latin America has been a remarkable ... It is easier to form strategic partnerships with more distant countries.

HIV-AIDS Numbers in Latin America Slowly on the Decline

HIV-AIDS Numbers in Latin America Slowly on the Decline
 - The number of HIV infections and AIDS in Latin America descends but does it to a lesser extent than in other regions ...

Latin America's dismal highway safety doubly deadly

Latin America's dismal highway safety doubly deadly
 - The mortality rate for the nine Latin American countries studied was 16 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2013, it found. That is twice the number of highway ...

Hispanic Americans need tailored heart care: report

Hispanic Americans need tailored heart care: report
 - Hispanic Americans make up the fastest ... certain Caribbean and Latin American countries, the researchers point out ...

Big hearts toward Central America's child migrants

Big hearts toward Central America's child migrants
 - Twice in recent decades, the US has generously worked with two Latin American countries in need of help. Since 1994, the US has aided Mexico with ...

Tata Motors gears up for South American drive with first car plant in Venezuela

Tata Motors gears up for South American drive with first car plant in Venezuela
 - Gaurav Vangaal, analyst for light vehicle forecasting at his, said, “There are many India-made vehicles available in Latin American countries today and ...

Globally, 1 in 12 MSM have been arrested for same-sex behaviour

Globally, 1 in 12 MSM have been arrested for same-sex behaviour
 - Laws which criminalise homosexual behaviour – such as those recently ... In Latin America, 9.7% of men had been arrested or convicted, as had ...

You can't blame immigrants for gun violence

You can't blame immigrants for gun violence
 - While the United States still confronts serious gun violence, its parameters have changed dramatically. Twenty years ago, young Latino men were ...

Afro-American Highlights

Afro-American Highlights
 - The vibe that I got from the “colored” souls who had approached me, overwhelmingly, seemed to agree that African-American youth don't read much ...

Rand Paul Veers Off Party Line on Sentencing, Voting Rights

Rand Paul Veers Off Party Line on Sentencing, Voting Rights
 - But Mr. Paul is also challenging his own party by increasingly embracing issues dear to the African-American voters who have overwhelmingly ...

Latin American countries outpacing Costa Rica's Human Development Index, despite improvements

Latin American countries outpacing Costa Rica's Human Development Index, despite improvements
 - Latin American countries outpacing Costa Rica's Human Development ... Inequality and access to education are Costa Rica's most pressing issues, ...