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lunes, 8 de septiembre de 2014

7 arrested after viral Egyptian gay wedding video

7 arrested after viral Egyptian gay wedding video
 - The minute-long video, which we have chosen not to show for the safety of those involved, shows the alleged grooms hugging, kissing and ...

Why Are Gay People More Likely to Have Mental Health Problems?

Why Are Gay People More Likely to Have Mental Health Problems?
 - Stigma and discrimination surrounding LGBT identity is certainly one factor here. Depression in turn carries a number of risk factors for other unhealthy ...

Latin American, Caribbean officials 'can't be neutral' on LGBT rights

Latin American, Caribbean officials 'can't be neutral' on LGBT rights
 - Tracy Robinson, chair of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, second from right, sits on a panel at a meeting of LGBT rights advocates ...

Lives of Ontario LGBT cops revealed in new study

Lives of Ontario LGBT cops revealed in new study
 - They are among 21 LGBT police officers interviewed in a landmark new study highlighting the struggles of queer police in Ontario. It is the first piece of ...

Teen Wolf Cast Weighs In on LGBT Inclusion

Teen Wolf Cast Weighs In on LGBT Inclusion
 - Teen Wolf cast members Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Tyler Hoechlin, Holland Roden, and more weigh in on the LGBT characters who run with the wolf ...

Accommodating LGBT patients in dental, medical offices

Accommodating LGBT patients in dental, medical offices
 - Members of the LGBT community are at higher risk for certain conditions that directly impact their health, said Greenberg, citing data from the Centers ...

Peter Tatchell: Gays in rural areas are still vulnerable to homophobic attacks

Peter Tatchell: Gays in rural areas are still vulnerable to homophobic attacks
 - “In rural communities the LGBT population is much smaller and there are fewer venues and support agencies – this often makes coming out harder ...

Gay Panic" Defense to Be Banned in California

Gay Panic" Defense to Be Banned in California
 - If approved, it will be a win for the National LGBT Bar Association, which has been petitioning to reduce the use of the defense for a decade, according ...

Congressman Says Everyone Should Be Free To Smoke And Fire Gay People

Congressman Says Everyone Should Be Free To Smoke And Fire Gay People
 - Though North Carolina is one of 29 states where bosses can still fire someone for being LGBT or merely perceived as such, Pittenger asserted: “I ...

Seeing aging as positive may improve mental health

Seeing aging as positive may improve mental health
 - A new nationally representative study of older military veterans finds that poor mental health is linked to negative age stereotypes, and those who view ...

Top Health Concerns in Your 20s: Mental Health

Top Health Concerns in Your 20s: Mental Health
 - Some 26% of Americans ages 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. Behavior disorders and certain anxiety disorders can emerge ...

Investment in children's health will improve economy

Investment in children's health will improve economy
 - The New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine (NZCPHM) is urging the new Government to develop a national cross-sector child poverty ...

One in five child deaths in England is preventable, study finds

One in five child deaths in England is preventable, study finds
 - Among high-income countries, the five with the worst child death rates – the US ... Our children and young people's mental health services are in crisis, ...

Unequal societies are an uncharted economic threat

Unequal societies are an uncharted economic threat
 - What is also evident is that inequality has grown in the past few decades in America and many other rich countries. The issue is not simply that wealth ...

What Wealth Inequality Is Doing To America

What Wealth Inequality Is Doing To America
 - But I clearly came to the wrong place because wealth inequality in America is a clear and present danger not just to our economy, but also our ...

Latin America Has Highest Rate Of Homicides Among Children: UNICEF

Latin America Has Highest Rate Of Homicides Among Children: UNICEF
 - Homicide is the leading cause of death among males between the ages of 10 and 19 in several countries in Central and South America, including ...

Dominican Republic Says Tourism Rose 12.8% in August

Dominican Republic Says Tourism Rose 12.8% in August
 - SANTO DOMINGO – The Dominican Republic on Sunday announced a 12.8 percent rise in foreign tourist arrivals during August, compared with the same month last year, an achievement that local authorities say is a new record for the sector.

Religions in the Americas

Religions in the Americas
 - Latin America and the Caribbean consists of 24 percent of the world's ... “Since the mid-20th century certain countries have really exploded in their ...

Report Finds Alarming Violence Towards Children in Latin America and Caribbean

Report Finds Alarming Violence Towards Children in Latin America and Caribbean
 - At least 27 children and teenagers are killed for every 100,000 people in El Salvador, making it the most violent country for children in the world ...




Post-racial America still a long way off

Post-racial America still a long way off
 - I never thought I would live to see an African-American elected president of the United States. The only way it could happen was if white Americans ...

Robb's critique of poverty, racism misinformed

Robb's critique of poverty, racism misinformed
 - While he concedes that law-abiding Blacks and Latinos may be subject to a ... Or that poverty is a condition that can be escaped or avoided through ...

Novel that uses a transgender lens to explore our attitude to race

Novel that uses a transgender lens to explore our attitude to race
 - But by exploring how a variety of racial identities – African American, Korean, Chinese – might describe ideal bodies, Row does justice to a more ...

Upcoming youth workshop tackles racial stereotypes through film

Upcoming youth workshop tackles racial stereotypes through film
 - In response to the Ferguson tragedy, many are taking to social media to protest the media's use of racial stereotypes in villainizing African-American ...

Costa Rica among top 3 most competitive economies in Latin America, says report

Costa Rica among top 3 most competitive economies in Latin America, says report
 - Costa Rica among top 3 most competitive economies in Latin America, says report ... Vice President and Finance Minister Helio Fallas listed increases in infrastructure and education spending in the president's budget proposal at ...

World Bank Acknowledges Advances of Cuban Education

World Bank Acknowledges Advances of Cuban Education
 - How to improve learning in Latin America and the Caribbean, the text states that despite the progress experienced by some countries in the region in ...