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martes, 14 de octubre de 2014

First LGBT film festival to be held in the country's largest city

First LGBT film festival to be held in the country's largest city
 - Burma's first LGBT film festival is to be held next month in the former capital city of Rangoon. According to Irrawaddy, the &Proud LGBT Film Festival ...

Why You Should Help Me Get LGBT People Out of Detention

Why You Should Help Me Get LGBT People Out of Detention
 - The stories of his LGBT friends motivate Raúl Alcaraz Ochoa to work as an activist for ending detentions and deportations.




Alexandr Dolgopolov insults LGBT community on social media

Alexandr Dolgopolov insults LGBT community on social media
 - World number 24 Alexandr Dolgopolov has faced accusations of insulting the LGBT community after posting a Picture of his Instagram account of ...

Key Insights From the First China LGBT Community Survey

Key Insights From the First China LGBT Community Survey
 - Community Marketing and Insights has released their results of the 1st China LGBT Community Survey. The survey tacked demographics, the concept ...

World Bank criticized for 'ignoring' LGBT issues

World Bank criticized for 'ignoring' LGBT issues
 - Discrimination and exclusion are likely to lead to increased poverty in the LGBT community in India and elsewhere,” reads the report. “Lack of access ...

LGBT group told it cannot use 'gay' domain after failing 'gay test'

LGBT group told it cannot use 'gay' domain after failing 'gay test'
 - Dotgay LLC has been campaigning for years to be allowed to establish an online gay community using the domain and has the backing of 200 LGBT ...

Next fight for gay marriage advocates: religious exemptions

Next fight for gay marriage advocates: religious exemptions
 - But winning sweeping carve-outs for faith-affiliated adoption agencies or individual wedding vendors will be an uphill battle. Public attitudes against exceptions have hardened, and efforts by faith groups in states where courts, not lawmakers, recognized same-sex unions have had little success.

U.S. Embassy denounces plans to adopt anti-gay law in Kyrgyzstan

U.S. Embassy denounces plans to adopt anti-gay law in Kyrgyzstan
 - The United States is condemning plans in Kyrgyzstan to adopt an anti-gay propaganda law, a measure that is similar to ...

Protesters demand Philippine custody of Marine suspected in alleged hate crime

Protesters demand Philippine custody of Marine suspected in alleged hate crime
 - Protesters burn a mock U.S. flag during a rally at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines, to protest the killing of a Filipino transgender with the ...

Respect and Dignity for Women Lacking in Latin America

Respect and Dignity for Women Lacking in Latin America
 - A median of 35% of adults across 22 Latin American countries said their women are treated this way -- about half as high as percentages in any other ...

Why Latin America

Why Latin America
 - ndependent India has always punched above its weight diplomatically. The economic reforms of the 1990s provided the much needed economic weight to our stature. Bold diplomatic outreach, like the Look East policy, added substance to our status of emerging power. New Missions and Consulates, in Africa and elsewhere; enhanced relations with important countries such as China, Saudi Arabia, a resurgent Russia and others provided added momentum

Irresponsible 'education'

Irresponsible 'education'
 - Irresponsible 'education' ... A scholar who spent years studying Latin America said that what is defined as poverty in the United States today is upper ...

People Live On Less Than $1.25 A Day In These 10 Nations

People Live On Less Than $1.25 A Day In These 10 Nations
 - 62 percent of Haiti and Nigeria are under poverty. Haiti has a population of 1 crore whereas Nigeria has population of over 16 crores. Poverty in these ...

Ensuring the Voices of Government Reflect the People They Represent

Ensuring the Voices of Government Reflect the People They Represent
 - In many cities, discriminatory, abusive, and unconstitutional policing threaten the lives and dignity of black and Latino people. Our families and loved ...

Independence on hold: Spain's Catalonia suspends secession vote

Independence on hold: Spain's Catalonia suspends secession vote
 - Separatists in northeastern Catalonia, which has 7.5 million people, have been trying for several years to hold a breakaway vote from Spain to carve ...




Drop in Latino turnout feared

Drop in Latino turnout feared
 - The rise in the state's and region's Latino population will continue to ... of people in the country illegally – along with traditionally lower Latino turnout in ...

What's in a name pronunciation? For Latinos, plenty

What's in a name pronunciation? For Latinos, plenty
 - Sarcasm aside, I am one of those people who switch languages when they cross into the privacy of their home. I also pronounce my name the way my ...

The 2014 Elections: What's at stake for African Americans

The 2014 Elections: What's at stake for African Americans
 - But for African Americans in particular, the outcome of the midterm elections next ... Further, last June, the U.S. Supreme Court eliminated section 4 of the ... The ripple effect would mean more federal rulings adversely affecting racial ...

Not Black, But a 'White American Studies' Course

Not Black, But a 'White American Studies' Course
 - Instead of the traditional African and African-American Studies programs ... she wasn't a racial minority, her unique appearance made her a minority.

My baby will be mixed race. So why did I automatically think of him as 'black'?

My baby will be mixed race. So why did I automatically think of him as 'black'?
 - A child is black, a child is white, together they grow to see the light. ... of our race, the assumed colorism of older African Americans is more often a ...

Race to the finish line: tension in the US of A

Race to the finish line: tension in the US of A
 - Some basic statistics illustrate how much more difficult life is for African Americans compared to white Americans. In 2009, African Americans ...

A Church of Many Colors? The Most Segregated Hour in America Gets Less So

A Church of Many Colors? The Most Segregated Hour in America Gets Less So
 - African-Americans, meanwhile, say white members of their church don't understand their ... Mrs. Edwards said she explained ways race affects her life.

Lessons in computer coding 'teach logic in the same way as Latin'

Lessons in computer coding 'teach logic in the same way as Latin'
 - Children can learn logic and discipline by studying computer programming, in the same way they do by learning Latin, a London headteacher said.

Parlatino to Discuss on Poverty reduction, Dispute Resolution

Parlatino to Discuss on Poverty reduction, Dispute Resolution
 - Latin American parliamentarians and experts from the WTO will also assess how trade contributes to the economic growth in the countries and to the ...

LGBT History Month: Gladys Bentley's Harlem

LGBT History Month: Gladys Bentley's Harlem
 - Growing up, African-American blues singer and pianist Gladys Bentley knew she was “different” from other girls. Her preference for masculine clothing ...