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miércoles, 12 de noviembre de 2014

Can the law catch up to LGBT struggles?

Can the law catch up to LGBT struggles?
 - In his column for Inside Higher Ed, Scott McLemee discusses a new book that charts how the law has shifted in response to the fight for gay rights.

Cincinnati recognized as inclusive in LGBT community

Cincinnati recognized as inclusive in LGBT community
 - The Human Rights Campaign for LGBT will announce the findings from its national 2014 Municipal Equality Index (MEI) in Cincinnati for the city's ...

Zachary Quinto: 'Tremendous Sense of Complacency' in LGBT Community Over HIV

Zachary Quinto: 'Tremendous Sense of Complacency' in LGBT Community Over HIV
 - I think there's a tremendous sense of complacency in the LGBT community. AIDS has lost the edge of horror it possessed when it swept through the ...


Report released on LGBT equality in U.S.

Report released on LGBT equality in U.S.
 - Its Municipal Equality Index, which looks at LGBT inclusion in municipal law and policy, shows Toledo scoring 58 out of 100 points while the national ...

More than 50% of LGBT community claim abuse

More than 50% of LGBT community claim abuse
 - As many as 50 percent of gay and lesbian Taiwanese have suffered abuse at the hands of their partners, and nearly 10 percent of the people affected ...

AmBank colluding with US firm to push LGBT rights among Muslims, Malay group claims

AmBank colluding with US firm to push LGBT rights among Muslims, Malay group claims
 - MetLife is an insurance company which has brazenly promoted and supported the LGBT lifestyle and which is stated in AmLife's news bulletin ...

Colin MacFarlane: We've got to tack LGBT bullying in Scotland

Colin MacFarlane: We've got to tack LGBT bullying in Scotland
 - The report make pressing reading: only 16 percent of Primary School teachers in Scotland have been trained to tacked LGBT bully while 88 percent of ...

Training The Next Generation Of Doctors To Get LGBT Health Right

Training The Next Generation Of Doctors To Get LGBT Health Right
 - If you're gay or lesbian or bisexual or transgender, odds are that you've had a doctor flinch or flounder through an appointment. The next generation of ...

United Nations' Committee Against Torture Questions U.S. Use of LGBT 'Conversion Therapies'

United Nations' Committee Against Torture Questions U.S. Use of LGBT 'Conversion Therapies'
 - A United Nations body aimed at ending torture around the world on Wednesday questioned practices in the United States known broadly as ...

The Doctor's Wife" Author Luis Jaramillo Discusses His Inspiration, Family and Inevitable Latino ...

The Doctor's Wife" Author Luis Jaramillo Discusses His Inspiration, Family and Inevitable Latino ...
 - Director of the graduate writing program at The New School by day, and routine attendee of readings and publishing events by night, exhausted author Luis Jaramillo fashioned his personal and elegant collection, "The Doctor's Wife," during the wee hours of dusk .

Though More Latinos Are Insured, Many Still Unfamiliar With Health Law

Though More Latinos Are Insured, Many Still Unfamiliar With Health Law
- 12 percent of non-Latino whites, said Jessica McCarron, a spokeswoman for Enroll America, a Obama-affiliated group that has worked to get people ...

Brazilian police have killed six people a day for the last 5 years, study finds

Brazilian police have killed six people a day for the last 5 years, study finds
 - Brazilian police killed more than 11,000 people between 2009 and 2013 for an average of six killings a day, a public safety NGO ...

Latinos Concerned About Economy, Doing Better Financially

Latinos Concerned About Economy, Doing Better Financially
 - The Latino population is made up of a complexity of people with varying degrees of separation from other countries and with roots in various cultures.


Immigration is second-biggest concern for Latinos in the US, survey finds

Immigration is second-biggest concern for Latinos in the US, survey finds
 - Indeed, 57 percent of Latinos polled nationwide were either “not at all satisfied” or ... “There's a lot of people waiting on pins and needles with regard to ...

While noting cops' role to protect, many Latinos also fear brutality

While noting cops' role to protect, many Latinos also fear brutality
 - Generally, you feel like if you are a Latino, you're marked," Varela said. ... "We recognize people come from countries where when it comes to the ...

Latinos say health care options have improved, but challenges remain

Latinos say health care options have improved, but challenges remain
 - According to the U.S. Department of Health Human Services, one out of every four uninsured people in the country is Latino, but about 2.6 million ...

Some Kansas Democrats question state party's strategy with Latino voters

Some Kansas Democrats question state party's strategy with Latino voters
 - Sam Brownback received support from 47 percent of Latino voters ... “For the first time it would have actually put some people out in southwest Kansas ...

Bill introduced in Argentine Congress would compensate jailed transsexuals

Bill introduced in Argentine Congress would compensate jailed transsexuals
 - It also means making it up to people who were physically tormented for ... people will benefit from the law if it is passed by the Argentine Congress.

Black basketball player on college promotions deemed racist

Black basketball player on college promotions deemed racist
 - Forty-two percent of the Harcum student body is African-American. ... The ads feature both men and women of different racial backgrounds, sans ...

MOSES takes on racial disparities in incarceration

MOSES takes on racial disparities in incarceration
 - Amy Pooler, a leader in MOSES, said, “Dane County has the worst racial disparities in incarceration rates of African American rates in the country, and ...

Henrico County schools suspension rate down; no change in racial disparity

Henrico County schools suspension rate down; no change in racial disparity
 - But, there is still a problem with how many African American students and students with disabilities are being punished. The 2014 Discipline Update ...

Machismo Culture Could be Used to Cure Attitudes Facing Latino LGBTQ Youth

Machismo Culture Could be Used to Cure Attitudes Facing Latino LGBTQ Youth
 - We have to go beyond the traditional teachings of the Catholic Church relative to same-sex marriage and gay and lesbian communities in Latino ...


UTSA professor explores dating violence among Mexican American teens

UTSA professor explores dating violence among Mexican American teens
 - Jealousy was often the motivating factor that led to physically violent ... equipped to provide Hispanic teenagers at risk for teen dating violence with the ...

For Haiti PM prestigious award is source for even more motivation

For Haiti PM prestigious award is source for even more motivation
 - For Haiti PM prestigious award is source for even more motivation ... improving living conditions and fighting poverty in Haiti, is very rewarding," ...

New KKK organization open to people of color, Jews, LGBT

New KKK organization open to people of color, Jews, LGBT
 - New KKK organization open to people of color, Jews, LGBT ... Some black people have already expressed an interest in joining, after John Abarr ...