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miércoles, 3 de septiembre de 2014

Coming out: Students discuss transition to college, LGBT community

Coming out: Students discuss transition to college, LGBT community
 - That's why there's always going to be problems with [the] LGBT community until ... Emma Molls, librarian and member of the LGBT Faculty and Staff ...

Lesbian and gay groups face funding crisis

Lesbian and gay groups face funding crisis
 - According to its authors "the LGBT voluntary and community sector organisations … had taken a real and significant hit between 2009-10 and 2013".

Scotland: Equality lawyer criticises 'flawed' and 'misleading' pro-independence LGBT paper

Scotland: Equality lawyer criticises 'flawed' and 'misleading' pro-independence LGBT paper
 - A Scottish equality lawyer has criticised the 'Rainbow Paper', which was released by Yes Scotland's LGBT wing, saying it is “misleading”, and that the ...

LGBT groups suffer as government funding cuts bite

LGBT groups suffer as government funding cuts bite
 - LGBT groups are suffering disproportionately as the government continues to tighten spending and further reduces charity funding, according to a ...




Colleges see gay students as a new market

Colleges see gay students as a new market
 - A growing number of campuses are launching programs to attract and hold onto LGBT students, including college fairs aimed at LGBT applicants, ...

In Azerbaijan, 'Family Is the First Fear' of LGBT Community

In Azerbaijan, 'Family Is the First Fear' of LGBT Community
 - However, the level of disapproval that exists in this tightly knit society is high, and that places a heavy burden on LGBT Azerbaijanis, some say.

Glaring Typos Pointed Out In SF's New Rainbow Walk Honoring LGBT Advocates

Glaring Typos Pointed Out In SF's New Rainbow Walk Honoring LGBT Advocates
 -Twenty bronze plaques commemorating those who have made significant contributions to LGBT advancement are ... 

15 TV Shows with LGBT Characters That You Should Be Watching

15 TV Shows with LGBT Characters That You Should Be Watching
 - There were no LGBT characters among the central group of survivors in AMC's post-apocalyptic horror drama until midway through season four until ...

America's schools may not be so bad after all

America's schools may not be so bad after all
 - My column's loyal following (and thank you, sir or madam) may remember that I recently took our education system to task. “We don't respect ...

Cost of educating new class of illegal immigrant minors estimated at over $760M

Cost of educating new class of illegal immigrant minors estimated at over $760M
 - The estimate comes from the Federation for American Immigration Reform ... Education funding is always a battle, and the recession took a toll on ...

Could Teach for America Lead the Way on Student Diversity?

Could Teach for America Lead the Way on Student Diversity?
 - Unfortunately, education reformers—including Teach for America—have been slower to embrace the goal of diverse, integrated student bodies.

America's growing food inequality problem

America's growing food inequality problem
 - suggesting that Americans are likely responding to recent nutrition education efforts. That's consistent with a number of macroeconomic food trends, ...

Puerto Rico promoting medical tourism

Puerto Rico promoting medical tourism
 - Baco acknowledged that Puerto Rico cannot compete in price with other places in Latin America, but he noted that people who travel to receive ...

Mexican state of Coahuila approves same-sex marriage

Mexican state of Coahuila approves same-sex marriage
 - Coahuila's congress approved changes to the civil code which give same-sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples, including adoption.

Latin American, Caribbean LGBT advocates to attend Peru meeting

Latin American, Caribbean LGBT advocates to attend Peru meeting
 - LGBT rights advocates from across Latin America and the Caribbean will gather in ... for two LGBT advocacy groups in the South American country.

Businessman caught in Colombia is China's first economic fugitive extradited from Latin America

Businessman caught in Colombia is China's first economic fugitive extradited from Latin America
 - The case is the first time the mainland has extradited an economic fugitive from a Latin American country, China News Service reported.

Just say 'No' to the War on Drugs: Seeking a Latin American solution

Just say 'No' to the War on Drugs: Seeking a Latin American solution
 - Several other current and recent presidents of Latin American countries are calling the war on drugs a failure. These leaders may offer a path to Latin ...

Emerging Economies Are Exporting Education

Emerging Economies Are Exporting Education
 - And across a number of Latin American countries, universities are expanding their exchange programs. The chance to study abroad, if only for one or ...

Brazil More Competitive Than Mexico

Brazil More Competitive Than Mexico
 - Brazil has again passed Mexico in terms of overall competitiveness, according to the latest Global Competitiveness Report from the Swiss-based World Economic Forum.
Brazil now ranks in 57th place globally, ahead of Mexico at 61st place. In Latin America, Brazil now ranks in 4th place versus 5th place for Mexico. ... 

Why Now Is A Great Time To Invest In Colombia

Why Now Is A Great Time To Invest In Colombia
 - Latin America can be a mad place to invest, but one country can bring some sanity – and great returns – to investors.

Clown fired from Tennessee fair after taunting black family with racist comments

Clown fired from Tennessee fair after taunting black family with racist comments
 - A clown at the Memphis Delta Fair lost his job after allegedly taunting an African-American family from Atoka, Tenn., with racial epithets on Labor Day.

Ferguson reveals America's racial divide

Ferguson reveals America's racial divide
 - Brown's death is tragic and an example of police brutality towards African-Americans, but there needs to be some recognition that unjustified murders ..

Parents sue Northwest Local Schools, Colerain police over high school students' rap video ...

Parents sue Northwest Local Schools, Colerain police over high school students' rap video ...
 - "It's racial stereotyping to presume that young African-American kids at school who engage in these types of expressions are members of a gang," ...

Black LGBT Activist Arrested For Distributing Voting Rights Information

Black LGBT Activist Arrested For Distributing Voting Rights Information
 - Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, arrested a black LGBT activist and former state Senate candidate Monday, saying that he violated a city ordinance ...

Faith Evans shows love to LGBT fans at Atlanta Black Gay Pride

Faith Evans shows love to LGBT fans at Atlanta Black Gay Pride
 - Thousands of people packed Piedmont Park to celebrate Black Gay Pride for the third annual festival that included many corporate sponsors, food ...