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miércoles, 13 de agosto de 2014

Young conservatives increasingly declaring: 'I support same-sex marriage'

Young conservatives increasingly declaring: 'I support same-sex marriage'
 - If the numbers are to be believed, younger members of the Republican Party, those under 30, are helping to tip the scales in favor of same-sex ...

Manning not being provided approved hormone therapy

Manning not being provided approved hormone therapy
 - Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning isn't receiving medical treatment for her gender identity condition as ...

Silent No More: Helping Parents Speak Up and Out for Their LGBT+ Children

Silent No More: Helping Parents Speak Up and Out for Their LGBT+ Children
 - You see them walking down the street day and night, rummaging through trash cans, begging for spare change, dirty, hungry and alone. Homeless LGBT+ youth are in nearly every town, city and community in this nation. Most of these children are on the streets, estranged from their families.

Two LGBT orgs announce partnership

Two LGBT orgs announce partnership
 - The Baltimore Center for Black Equity and FreeState Legal Project, Inc. announced a strategic partnership to engage Black LGBTQ individuals in the ...

Wife of anti-gay Texas Values president left him for another woman

Wife of anti-gay Texas Values president left him for another woman
 - Just months before becoming president of the anti-gay group Texas Values, Jonathan Saenz' wife left him for another woman, according to divorce ...

NJ court recognizes non-biological parents' rights in same-sex custody case

NJ court recognizes non-biological parents' rights in same-sex custody case
 - An appellate court in New Jersey has ruled that a parent with no biological or legal ties to a child may still be entitled to custodial rights as a ...




Gay coach who came out in blog post will keep job at SD Catholic high school

Gay coach who came out in blog post will keep job at SD Catholic high school
 - A volleyball coach at St. Mary High School in Dell Rapids who has publicly announced he's gay says he's being allowed to ...

Affinity conference takes on post-marriage equality issues

Affinity conference takes on post-marriage equality issues
 - Romero-Perez cited a recent study from the Williams Institute at UCLA that estimated the number of LGBTQ immigrants in the United States to be close ...

Columnist: Disney is 'indoctrinating' children with 'pro-gay agenda'

Columnist: Disney is 'indoctrinating' children with 'pro-gay agenda'
 - A conservative columnist for the Tampa Tribune criticized the Walt Disney Co. for allegedly pushing a “pro-gay agenda,” asserting that the company is ...

Calif. man sues doctor for listing homosexuality as a 'chronic condition'

Calif. man sues doctor for listing homosexuality as a 'chronic condition'
 - A California man las filed a lawsuit against his doctor and a Southern California healthcare network, saying they ignored his ...

The underachieving education business

The underachieving education business
 - In the United States, for-profit universities have a six-year graduation rate of 22 percent, far below the 60 percent achieved by not-for-profit institutions. The former spend 23 percent of their revenue on recruiting new students, compared with a mere 1 percent spent by non-profit institutions. At the primary and secondary levels, charter schools (publicly funded independent schools) run by for-profit companies are 20 percent less likely than non-profit institutions to meet proficiency standards, with some of the weakest results coming from the largest for-profit institutions.

White Americans want harsh laws to fight 'black crime'

White Americans want harsh laws to fight 'black crime'
 - Although African Americans constitute only 12 percent of America's ... were told about these racial disparities, they reported being more afraid of crime ...

African-Americans need to make their own movies: Column

African-Americans need to make their own movies: Column
 - Again Hollywood has attempted to give insight into the African-American experience, which is welcome, but again it didn't go far enough. The film's ...

A Letter to America

A Letter to America
 - As an African-American male, the last few days have been filled with deep thought. Every day I watch the images of Ferguson, Missouri and I struggle ...

US Painter: "In my Soul I am Cuban"

US Painter: "In my Soul I am Cuban"
 - Visiting Cuba to inaugurate a collective exhibition of abstract paintings of nine Afro-American artists, the outstanding painter Ben Jones talked ...

Exercise associated with reduced risk of breast cancer in African American women

Exercise associated with reduced risk of breast cancer in African American women
 - Regular exercise, including brisk walking, is associated with a decrease in the incidence of breast cancer in African American women.

Mental health issues rapidly growing among older African American adults

Mental health issues rapidly growing among older African American adults
 - A new, revealing literature review suggests that older African American adults are more likely to be diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and dementia.

Can Baseball Win Back the African-American Community?

Can Baseball Win Back the African-American Community?
 - African-Americans made up just 8.2 percent of MLB Opening Day rosters this season, according to Richard Lapchick's diversity report, about half what ...

How anti-Latino racism hurts the Irish

How anti-Latino racism hurts the Irish
 - It's amazing how few people will point this out. You might think that such a self-evident truth would have encouraged the creation of a cross community ...

Middle schoolers get a taste of college living

Middle schoolers get a taste of college living
 - We Latino people are getting better and going to college so we can have a better life," she said. "I keep to the American culture at school and speak ...

Arizona police chief: Aim of SB1070 was scaring immigrants

Arizona police chief: Aim of SB1070 was scaring immigrants
 - According to the TPD, 43.1 percent of the people whose immigration status was verified under SB1070 were of Hispanic origin, which, according to ...

Gay illegal immigrants demand deportation protection

Gay illegal immigrants demand deportation protection
 - Hispanic and immigrant rights groups want Mr. Obama to broaden his 2012 ... Meanwhile, limiting any policy only to parents could exclude most gay ...

New Front In Fight Against Same Sex Marriage? US Evangelical Leaders Turn To Latin America

New Front In Fight Against Same Sex Marriage? US Evangelical Leaders Turn To Latin America
 - This merger is a win-win for both NHCLC and Conela, and we are thrilled to join together to better serve Hispanic Evangelicals worldwide,” said ...




Helping Hispanic Women Speak out About Domestic Violence

Helping Hispanic Women Speak out About Domestic Violence
 - Domestic violence is a hidden horror in the hispanic community, one that hit home early for Luisa Diaz. She was only five years old when she witnessed her grandmother’s struggle to care for 15 children after escaping her grandfather’s abuse. “My grandmother is my hero because she left with no education, and struggled to take care of us,”said Diaz. “If more people in the hispanic community shared their stories, they would realize they’re not alone.”

Zambia Poorest in 2014, Behind Zimbabwe, Gaza & Haiti

Zambia Poorest in 2014, Behind Zimbabwe, Gaza & Haiti
 - Zambia Poor1 Zambia has been ranked as the poorest country in the world in 2014 with an alarming poverty rate of 86 percent coming behind ...