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martes, 19 de agosto de 2014

LGBT Movement Forces Child Welfare Services, Run By Churches, To Close

LGBT Movement Forces Child Welfare Services, Run By Churches, To Close
 - Interestingly enough, LGBT adoption agencies exist all across the nation; and this bill does nothing to discriminate against their clients or services.

Omar Sharif Jr. Carries Weight of Arab World

Omar Sharif Jr. Carries Weight of Arab World
 - The Fighters: Grandson of two famous actors, Omar Sharif Jr. follows in their footsteps on screen, but also works to improve lives of LGBT people in the ...

Filmmaker Fan Popo Screens Hope for LGBTs in China

Filmmaker Fan Popo Screens Hope for LGBTs in China
 - The Fighters: Meet Fan Popo, an activist filmmaker and director of the Beijing Queer Film Festival, an underground film event that is pushing for LGBT ...




Edmonton group wants to ensure LGBT seniors don't go back in the closet

Edmonton group wants to ensure LGBT seniors don't go back in the closet
 - The group is now asking people in Edmonton's aging LGBT community to fill out a survey to better understand any of the issues they face when ...

UO makes Top 50 list for LGBT-friendly universities

UO makes Top 50 list for LGBT-friendly universities
 - The Top 50 list recognizes institutions of higher education that are actively working to improve safety and academic life for lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

Jack Andraka Shows LGBT Youth Being a Gay Scientist Isn't Just a Theory

Jack Andraka Shows LGBT Youth Being a Gay Scientist Isn't Just a Theory
 - Looking around in the lab, Jack Andraka seemed to be the only LGBT person, but the brainy teen says he came out so he wouldn't be ...

Mariela Castro breaks tradition in fight for greater LGBT, HIV protections

Mariela Castro breaks tradition in fight for greater LGBT, HIV protections
 - Yet another revolutionary tradition has been broken in Cuba: A lawmaker voted “no” in parliament.
And it wasn’t just any lawmaker. Mariela Castro, the daughter of President Raul Castro and niece of Fidel Castro, gave the thumbs-down to a workers’ rights bill that she felt didn’t go far enough to prevent discrimination against people with HIV or with unconventional gender identities.




Six Tips for Avoiding Transgender Discrimination in the Workplace

Six Tips for Avoiding Transgender Discrimination in the Workplace
 - Protecting LGBT employees from discrimination and harassment is important. The laws of 18 states and the District of Columbia currently protect LGBT ...

Twenty amazing HIV-positive gay men

Twenty amazing HIV-positive gay men
 - From Greg Louganis to Keith Haring, there have been thousands of impressive gay men who have lived with HIV. With National ...

1 in 5 women sexually assaulted while in college

1 in 5 women sexually assaulted while in college
 - As a new academic year begins, the White House has announced that Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, will be part of a pilot program to gauge the extent of sexual assaults on campuses across the country. The plan includes the implementation of prevention programs and helping schools respond more effectively to sexual assault cases. Rutgers’ Center on Violence against Women and Children will conduct an online survey of all undergraduate and graduate students in the spring semester. It will then host focus groups for more in-depth student feedback.

Increasing College Diversity

Increasing College Diversity
 - America must maintain a broad, decentralized higher education system based on access and choice. But it cannot afford to stumble thereby creating ...

America's Racial Divide, Charted

America's Racial Divide, Charted
 - America's racial divide is older than the republic itself, a central fault line that has shaped the nation's history. This month it has manifested itself in ...

Turkey, Latin America seen as main winners from Russia's food import bans

Turkey, Latin America seen as main winners from Russia's food import bans
 - Turkey and Latin American countries such as Brazil look likely to emerge as key winners from Russia's decision to ...

The Crisis of Small-Scale Fishing in Latin America

The Crisis of Small-Scale Fishing in Latin America
 - The Crisis of Small-Scale Fishing in Latin America ... After six years of dispute between these two countries over their maritime boundaries, the ICJ ...

Cuba's Health Care System: a Model for the World

Cuba's Health Care System: a Model for the World
 - Similarly, Cuba trains young physicians worldwide in its Latin American ... Cuba can be proud of its health care system, a model for many countries ...

Mexican billionaire offers advice for Latinos

Mexican billionaire offers advice for Latinos
 - He told a crowd of about 200 people that in a time of recent economic crises, countries need to focus on strengthening the middle class as well as ...

Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection
 - I don't think people really had the opportunity to have that before, and it ... Curators are collecting materials from LGBT political, sports and cultural ...

Latin America swaps its populists for apparatchiks

Latin America swaps its populists for apparatchiks
 - Resource rich but relatively small, most of Latin America's far left nations lack the agricultural and manufacturing clout – and the cultural values – to ...

Latin America Scores Lowest on Security

Latin America Scores Lowest on Security
 - Eight out of 10 countries with the highest homicide rates are located in Latin America and the Caribbean, with the region accounting for 36% of the ...

Central American Kids Go to School in US While Their Deportation Is Decided

Central American Kids Go to School in US While Their Deportation Is Decided
 - Other school districts in the country have also seen an increase in the number of immigrant youths, ... from the Latin American Herald Tribune: ...

Chris Christie Defends Cops: 'Not Right' to Generalize Race Problem

Chris Christie Defends Cops: 'Not Right' to Generalize Race Problem
 - Given the racial disparities in our criminal justice system, it is impossible for African-Americans not to feel like their government is particularly targeting ...

America's racial tensions are on show for the world to see in Ferguson

America's racial tensions are on show for the world to see in Ferguson
 - The problems began on Saturday 9th August when Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African American, was shot by white police officer Darren Wilson.

Guilty of being young and black in America

Guilty of being young and black in America
 - His concerns focus on feeling safe, racial profiling and not becoming the ... effects of racial profiling and the lack of due process that black Americans ...

Race is still America's struggle

Race is still America's struggle
 - Why do so many black Americans distrust the police? When I was a young reporter in Detroit, the city's then-police commissioner, Ray Girardin, told ...

History Confuses When Told in Non-Sequential Order

History Confuses When Told in Non-Sequential Order
 - Similarly, the poverty, corruption and dysfunction plaguing Haiti and most of Africa, which the international community utilizes to justify its paternalism, ...