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jueves, 7 de agosto de 2014

TEA of Utah acquires new programs, expands.

TEA of Utah acquires new programs, expands.
 - Today the Transgender Education Advocates of Utah (TEA of Utah) announced that it has acquired two transgender support organizations, ...

Activists Protest Jamaican Homophobia

Activists Protest Jamaican Homophobia
 - My organization is outraged about the increasing acts of terror directed against LGBT Jamaicans. A nation that does not respect the life and dignity of ...

Life for LGBT Mississippians

 Life for LGBT Mississippians
 - LGBT people in Mississippi are just like their friends and family members – they work, volunteer, and go to church within their communities. However ...

The wild inside story of “The Dog”: How one failed bank robber shaped LGBT history

The wild inside story of “The Dog”: How one failed bank robber shaped LGBT history
 - This was 1971, and same-sex marriage, on the LGBT front-burner today, was a minor novelty back then. Many in G.A.A. (especially perpetual firebrand ...

LGBT Immigrants Come to the US to Escape Discrimination

LGBT Immigrants Come to the US to Escape Discrimination
 - According to a March 2013 report by the Williams Institute at UCLA, approximately 904,000 LGBT adult immigrants live in the United States today.

How Much Do These 11 LGBT TV Stars Make?

How Much Do These 11 LGBT TV Stars Make?
 - Jim Parsons is now the highest-paid LGBT actor on television. ... But how does that compare to some of the other LGBT TV stars in recent history?

Jim Parsons raises the ceiling for LGBT actors with new contract

Jim Parsons raises the ceiling for LGBT actors with new contract
 - Parsons' deal tops all other LGBT actors currently in a major or recurring role on network and cable television. That list includes Neil Patrick Harris, ...

Film has a lot to learn from TV when it comes to LGBT representation

Film has a lot to learn from TV when it comes to LGBT representation
 - The recent publication of a study measuring the quantity and quality of LGBT representation in mainstream Hollywood cinema has left the industry ...

The Government encourages artistic creation

The Government encourages artistic creation
 - Over a period of three years, this plan will allow to reduce poverty and to achieve a society that promotes inclusive economic growth, with equal rights ...

Why America's two neighbours don't get along

Why America's two neighbours don't get along
 - Mexico feels demeaned: it used to enjoy visa-free status in Canada, which is rare for a Latin American country. “President Peña would not subject ...

Wooing Hispanic Voters at Home, Republicans Turn to Latin America

Wooing Hispanic Voters at Home, Republicans Turn to Latin America
 - Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey will journey to Mexico next month to meet with the country’s new president, court its corporate titans and mingle with its cultural leaders. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky is about to set off for Guatemala, where he will put his ophthalmology training to use by treating local patients with eye disorders.

Putin hits back with ban on food from sanction nations

Putin hits back with ban on food from sanction nations
 - The agency's head also intends to meet the ambassadors of four Latin American countries on Thursday to discuss new deliveries that could help ...

San Francisco getting closer to opening LatinSF office

San Francisco getting closer to opening LatinSF office
 - He noted San Francisco's long cultural connections to Mexico, Brazil and many other Central American countries. It is not yet known which Latin ...

Sowing the future: Food security in Latin America's growing cities

Sowing the future: Food security in Latin America's growing cities

Sowing the future: Food security in Latin America's growing cities
  - Voices of the Americas is a space for Americas Project fellows to share their insights into events unfolding in their home countries and in the region as ...

Why Can't Obama Talk To Black Americans Like That?

Why Can't Obama Talk To Black Americans Like That?
 - Last week, President Obama addressed a crowd of 500 young sub-Saharan Africans, fellows of his administration's Young African Leaders Initiative.

Book series taps powerful details of African-American life

Book series taps powerful details of African-American life
 - When Phyllistine Mosley visited the plantation in Amelia County where her great-grandfather was born into slavery, she could imagine the way he ...

Almost 10 million Americans changed race

Almost 10 million Americans changed race
 - The census identifies races as white; black or African American; American Indian or Alaska Native; Asian; Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; ...

Racial makeup of private prisons shows disparities, new study finds

Racial makeup of private prisons shows disparities, new study finds
 - Burkhardt's study is the latest in a growing body of research on racial disparities in the criminal justice system. African-Americans and Hispanics are ...

Study shows low uptake of colorectal cancer screening by African Americans in a Veterans Affairs ...

Study shows low uptake of colorectal cancer screening by African Americans in a Veterans Affairs ...
 - lthough CRC affects all racial and ethnic groups, African Americans carry an excessive burden of disease with the highest overall incidence, highest ...

Why Is Haiti Poor?

Why Is Haiti Poor?
 - There is lots of good stuff there, but consider this article: Why Is Haiti So Poor? ... What is the standard Western reaction to poverty in a place like Haiti?

Anti-hunger champion to inspire more action

Anti-hunger champion to inspire more action
 - Picture an African American with an afro, platform shoes, leather shoulder bag and bright dashiki walking around the Texas Capitol. He caused quite a ...

Blacks, Latino educators struggle in profession

Blacks, Latino educators struggle in profession
 - Minorities are significantly underrepresented in public schools, despite the fact that the number of Black and Latino students have increased. A new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) in Northwest — “The Leaky Pipeline for Teachers of Color: Getting More Teachers of Color into the Classroom”




African-American plea to summit: Shun anti-gay bigotry

African-American plea to summit: Shun anti-gay bigotry
 - In an open letter to the African leaders at this week's summit in Washington, D.C., the Rev. Gilbert H. Caldwell, an African-American former Civil Rights ...

Gay Game 9 inspires some Christian leaders to call for a re-examination of treatment of gays

Gay Game 9 inspires some Christian leaders to call for a re-examination of treatment of gays
 - Janet Black, the Minister of Deacons at Emmanuel Fellowship Church ... “We have to help people understand that members of [the LGBT] community are our ... The Gay Games allow people in the gay community be who they are.