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martes, 18 de noviembre de 2014

The state of LGBT equality in Africa

The state of LGBT equality in Africa
 - In October, Chad took up a sweeping bill that calls for 20-year prison sentences for those percieved to be LGBT. And that's just the tip of the iceberg ...

America's cities, not states, leading way to LGBT inclusion, says new report

America's cities, not states, leading way to LGBT inclusion, says new report
 - At a time when many states continue to drag their feet on fully inclusive lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) laws and policies, the nation's ...

LGBT high school students unsafe: report

LGBT high school students unsafe: report
 - GLSEN issued a school climate “state snapshot” for Maryland on Nov. 13 as part of a nationwide survey that found that many LGBT students in ...

Russia Levies Charges Against LGBT Internet Support Group For 'Gay Propaganda'

Russia Levies Charges Against LGBT Internet Support Group For 'Gay Propaganda'
 - Russia's persecution of LGBT citizens is spreading from the streets to cyberspace as the Russian government starts cracking down on LGBT affiliated ...

Obamacare Drastically Increased The Number Of LGBT Americans With Health Insurance

Obamacare Drastically Increased The Number Of LGBT Americans With Health Insurance
  - The implementation of the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, has had a huge impact on the LGBT community's ability to access health insurance.

What's next for the LGBT community?

What's next for the LGBT community?
 - Many are now wondering which issues LGBT organizations will use to continue to raise the funds they need to survive. Now that we have won the right ...

Jimmy Swaggart's son: LGBT activists would behead Christians if they could

Jimmy Swaggart's son: LGBT activists would behead Christians if they could
 - Pastor and Christian activists Donnie Swaggart said during a recent broadcast of the Houston, Texas talk show Frances and Friends that LGBT ...

Chrysler Group Earns Another Perfect Score for LGBT Workplace Policies and Benefits

Chrysler Group Earns Another Perfect Score for LGBT Workplace Policies and Benefits
 - The annual CEI report rates employers on their LGBT workplace policies and benefits. A perfect score indicates a company provides full parity for ...

Russian Government Sanctions LGBT Support Group for Suggesting Gay Youths Are Brave

Russian Government Sanctions LGBT Support Group for Suggesting Gay Youths Are Brave
 - The founder of “Children-404,” an online support network for LGBT teens in Russia similar to the “It Gets Better” campaign in the United States, now ...


Cultural barriers are obstacles to reporting domestic violence for many Latinos

Cultural barriers are obstacles to reporting domestic violence for many Latinos
 - Advocates say Latino victims of domestic violence are less ... Formaggia said people who immigrate to America illegally are often ...

Survey: Latinos "very optimistic" about finances

Survey: Latinos "very optimistic" about finances
 - Sylvia Manzano, principal with Latino Decisions, the firm which conducted ... She says one in two people surveyed say their personal finances have ...


Arizona woman has up to 90 orgasms in an hour, says condition is ruining her life

Arizona woman has up to 90 orgasms in an hour, says condition is ruining her life
 - That might sound great to a lot of people, but the 30-year-old Phoenix-area resident says, "It's not something I wish on anybody." It makes doing the ...

The official Latino Cultural District of San Francisco

The official Latino Cultural District of San Francisco
 - Every place has a history hidden that lives beneath what you can see on the surface. Just take the Mission District. The Bart Station at 24th street and Mission is called Plaza Sandino by some -- because in the 1980’s Pro-Sandanista protesters would rally there. Right down the street, Potrero del Sol Park is better known to those who grew up here as La Raza park -- back in the 70’s it was a major gathering spot for low rider cars. This neighborhood has also been called the birthplace of Latin Rock.


Finally, a Show That Ditches Lame Stereotypes for an Authentic Portrayal of a Latino Family

Finally, a Show That Ditches Lame Stereotypes for an Authentic Portrayal of a Latino Family
 - According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 17 percent of the American population is Hispanic or Latino. That's roughly 54 million people.

Qualified latinos must enroll in healthcare

Qualified latinos must enroll in healthcare
 - In 2013, the Keiser Family Foundation ranked Nevada second in the nation for uninsured people. Latinos encompassed a particularly large portion of ...

Immigration Law: What Difference Does It Make to the Hispanic Voter, and Why?

Immigration Law: What Difference Does It Make to the Hispanic Voter, and Why?
  - Let me observe as an important initial matter that I find nothing explicit on the website of Latino Decisions showing that the poll, of 4,200 people, was of ...


Jorge Ramos: Latinos Expecting at Least Five Million Illegals to Receive Exec Amnesty

Jorge Ramos: Latinos Expecting at Least Five Million Illegals to Receive Exec Amnesty
  - The Latino community will be disappointed if President Barack Obama does not grant executive amnesty to at least five million people and view those ...

16 Things That Happen When You Meet Latino Parents for the First Time

16 Things That Happen When You Meet Latino Parents for the First Time
 - OK, you know that dream you have where people are talking about you in another language? Well, this is real life and the language is Spanish. Kisses ...

Elena Poniatowska: “Mexico Is Becoming a Hell”

Elena Poniatowska: “Mexico Is Becoming a Hell”
 - provided her with a rigorous and sound education in Paris until she was 10 that she remembers with joy. ... from the Latin American Herald Tribune: ...

Cuba: Can Economic Reforms Succeed?

Cuba: Can Economic Reforms Succeed?
 - From 2007 to 2008, the cost of social services peaked at 55 percent of the budget and 37 percent of GDP, the highest in Latin America. Education and ...

Black & Latino Male Students Less Likely to Graduate Boston Schools; Rate Higher for Special ...

Black & Latino Male Students Less Likely to Graduate Boston Schools; Rate Higher for Special ...
 - Black and Latino male students are not faring well in the Boston school ... The Center for Collaborative Education, a Boston-based nonprofit, and the ...

Keep your politics away from our guns

Keep your politics away from our guns
 - No other instrument or object in American society is more vilified ... Its original intent was to keep firearms out of the hands of black people, ...

The Affordable Care Act moving the needle for LGBT communities

The Affordable Care Act moving the needle for LGBT communities
 - Neil, an African American gay man living in the South, lost his job—and his health coverage—in 2010. That same year, he was diagnosed with HIV.

As second open health enrollment begins, KC groups target the hard-to-reach

As second open health enrollment begins, KC groups target the hard-to-reach
 - In Kansas City, 20.9 percent of African Americans and 34.7 percent of ... programs aimed at African Americans and Latinos as well as the LGBT, ...

Democracy Works in Haiti

Democracy Works in Haiti
 - This at least partially explains why Haiti has been so maltreated, in a kind of historical vengeance. ... In 1804, the problem was that Haiti was really free… .... Paying an unconditional universal basic income above the poverty line ...