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jueves, 31 de julio de 2014

Tony Hawk Joins Americans for Marriage Equality

Tony Hawk Joins Americans for Marriage Equality
 - the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, released a video ad featuring professional skateboarder ...

Two-spirited (LGBT) people still face struggles in aboriginal communities

Two-spirited (LGBT) people still face struggles in aboriginal communities
 - He also took the opportunity to speak about the ongoing struggles that aboriginal two-spirited (LGBT) people continue to face in their own communities ...




How 2 Gay Men Live in a Country Where Homosexuality Is Illegal

How 2 Gay Men Live in a Country Where Homosexuality Is Illegal
 - The report, which analyzed LGBT rights in 54 African countries in total, paints a picture of a continent in crisis. In Ghana, a country often regarded as ...

Kids who read Harry Potter have improved attitudes towards refugees and LGBT people

Kids who read Harry Potter have improved attitudes towards refugees and LGBT people
 - First he fought Voldemort, and now he's fighting bigotry. Harry Potter might just be the greatest hero of our time. A new paper, published in the Journal ...

GAZE International LGBT film festival: top 6 highlights

GAZE International LGBT film festival: top 6 highlights
 - This Russian film, directed by Michael Lucas, is a timely documentary charting the issue of LGBT discrimination in Russia, an issue only brought to the ...




A New Volunteer Program for LGBT Travelers

A New Volunteer Program for LGBT Travelers
 - Global Volunteers, a non-profit organization providing aid to communities around the world with the assistance of short-term vacationers, has ...

The Other Place: Not just another place in the community

The Other Place: Not just another place in the community
 - A FIRE on the roof of The Other Place, on Cork's South Main Street, has forced the folk who run the LGBT resource centre to call time on its 23-year ...




LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party

LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
 - The pollsters say non-LGBT Americans lean slightly Democratic, at 44 percent to 42 percent, with 13 percent saying they are independents who do not ...

5 ways the religious right is wrong again

5 ways the religious right is wrong again
 - President Obama delivered a big win for the LGBT community when he signed an executive order last week barring federal contractors from ...

HRC and Human Rights First produce report into LGBT rights across Africa, ahead of White House ...

HRC and Human Rights First produce report into LGBT rights across Africa, ahead of White House ...
 - The report, entitled 'The State of Human Rights for LGBT People in Africa', was compiled in preparation for the Africa Leaders Summit, which is being ...

Are the Americas more socially inclusive?

Are the Americas more socially inclusive?
 - This portrait of seventeen countries in the Americas depicts a dynamic ... Latin America still remains the murder capital of the planet, with 25 murders ...




Latin America needs term limits. But how strict should they be?

Latin America needs term limits. But how strict should they be?
 - In country after country in Latin America, term limits have been loosened over the past two decades. The latest to seek to abolish them altogether is ...

How US Compares to Latin America on Civil Rights

How US Compares to Latin America on Civil Rights
 - Some Latin American countries are outpacing the U.S. when it comes to civil rights and rights for women and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...

Economy teeters as Argentina defaults on its foreign loans

Economy teeters as Argentina defaults on its foreign loans
 - A US court ordered the Latin American country to make interest payments to hedge funds which bought up cheap debt after Argentina's major default ...

US imposes travel restrictions on Venezuelan officials over crackdown on protests

US imposes travel restrictions on Venezuelan officials over crackdown on protests
 - In imposing the sanctions – the strongest action yet by the U.S. against the South American country – the State Department jumped ahead of Congress ...

Israel Faces Latin American Backlash

Israel Faces Latin American Backlash
 - Latin American countries have stood out by coordinating a range of diplomatic measures, including recalling their ambassadors for consultations and ...

Mexico records highest trade deficit for finished steel in Latin America

Mexico records highest trade deficit for finished steel in Latin America
 - In its biannual report, the agency said that rolled steel imports exceed exports in all countries of Latin America, but the largest deficit was recorded in ...

Military Presence Growing in Latin America

Military Presence Growing in Latin America
 - With the renewed power of the military, such human rights abuses have a chance of returning, despite the democratic nature of Latin American nations ...

Bolivia to require visas for Israeli travelers

Bolivia to require visas for Israeli travelers
 - Other South American countries, including Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Peru, have recalled their ambassadors from Israel in protest over the fighting in ...

Latin American countries fight drug trafficking from the skies

Latin American countries fight drug trafficking from the skies
 - The Guatemalan, Brazilian and Bolivian governments are improving radar detection systems to prevent illegal flights from entering their national ...

Teenage artist inspired by mission trip to Haiti

Teenage artist inspired by mission trip to Haiti
 - really reminds you of Haiti," she said. Haiti is in her heart and in her art. A mission trip opened her eyes to the poverty and the need for help in Haiti.

Teachers of color leave classrooms

Teachers of color leave classrooms
 -  in public schools, despite the fact that the number of black and Latino students have increased.

Afro-American Artists to Present Works in Cuba

Afro-American Artists to Present Works in Cuba
 - Afro-American artists and abstraction is the title of the exhibition, which includes works of small format by Nanette Carter, Willie Cole, Jayne Cortez, ...

Almost Half Of Latinos Support Quick Deportation Of Central American Kids, Poll Shows

Almost Half Of Latinos Support Quick Deportation Of Central American Kids, Poll Shows
 - Nearly half of Hispanics responding to a survey about the influx of ... some of the children say they are generally fleeing violence and poverty. Others ...

Advocates Seek To Curb Domestic Violence Murders With Public Awareness

Advocates Seek To Curb Domestic Violence Murders With Public Awareness
 - CCADV recently received state funding to launch a statewide Hispanic domestic violence hotline, she said. Jarmoc said it is important for the group to ...