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miércoles, 19 de noviembre de 2014

Report Studied School Harassment Among LGBT Students

Report Studied School Harassment Among LGBT Students
 - High school can be a tough time for many young people, but especially so for students who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. A new survey ...

Watchdog to Bring Charges Against Russian LGBT Teens Support Group

Watchdog to Bring Charges Against Russian LGBT Teens Support Group
 - Russia's media watchdog has said it will bring charges against a journalist who runs an online support group for LGBT teenagers under a law that ...

Florida Congresswoman's Transgender Son Changes Her Views On LGBT Community

Florida Congresswoman's Transgender Son Changes Her Views On LGBT Community
 - disclosed in an interview with CBS Miami last night that her views have changed on LGBT people after coming to terms with her transgender son's ...

Virginia LGBT Tourism Task Force

Virginia LGBT Tourism Task Force
 - The task force will focus on showcasing Virginia as LGBT-friendly tourism destination. It will include LGBT community members and business leaders.

Transgender activist emphasizes community in promoting LGBT acceptance

Transgender activist emphasizes community in promoting LGBT acceptance
 - A transgender activist chose to speak on Tuesday evening about one platform that is often silenced for LGBT individuals — violence. Luna Merbruja ...

Human Rights Campaign says Barilla has turned around its policies on LGBT

Human Rights Campaign says Barilla has turned around its policies on LGBT
 - Not long ago, pasta-maker Barilla was just one more major company that had run afoul of the gay rights movement, a distinction it earned last year ...

LGBT Iraqis face 'imminent risk of death' under Islamic State

LGBT Iraqis face 'imminent risk of death' under Islamic State
 - IGLHRC and MADRE interviewed eight LGBT Iraqis. Their report notes that 10 additional people who identified themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual ...

What Doctors Don' t Know About LGBT Health

What Doctors Don' t Know About LGBT Health
 - Terminology is obviously a sensitive issue. For example, the guidelines note that some people may prefer to use the term “intersex” when they have ...

College grad turned author seeks to save lives in LGBT community

College grad turned author seeks to save lives in LGBT community
 - LGBT youth are twice as likely to commit suicide and this is why Bakari wants to reach as many youth as possible, stating that, “If I could prevent at ...

Will Pope Address LGBT Concerns at World Meeting of Families?

Will Pope Address LGBT Concerns at World Meeting of Families?
 - LGBT 'pilgrims,' representing different types of families, will attend the event next year in Philadelphia and hope for an audience with the pontiff.

California's 'high-poverty' high schools shortchange kids on learning time

California's 'high-poverty' high schools shortchange kids on learning time
 - California students who attend high-poverty high schools lose nearly a month of learning each school year due to in large part to “institutional ...

Child homelessness surges in the US

Child homelessness surges in the US
  - says that nearly 2.5 million American children were homeless at some point in 2013. The rights organisation blames the country's high poverty rate, ...

America's Awful College Dropout Rates, in Four Charts

America's Awful College Dropout Rates, in Four Charts
 - America's nagging problem with college dropouts managed to get the ... Much like American health care, American higher education continues to set a ...

Where Do Poverty and Inequality in the US Overlap?

Where Do Poverty and Inequality in the US Overlap?
 - Poverty and income inequality are two of America's biggest problems. So where are both present in great quantities? A new study by demographers ...

Commission to Study Inequality in Missouri City Where Teen Was Shot

Commission to Study Inequality in Missouri City Where Teen Was Shot
 - The incident sparked a debate over racial profiling and police brutality in the St. Louis suburb and in America. Protesters, the majority of them peaceful, ...

Covered California Hopes To Enroll More Latinos, But There's A Problem

Covered California Hopes To Enroll More Latinos, But There's A Problem
 - A new grant program has allowed more than 220 organizations to reach out to people in the Latino community and other ethnic groups including in ...

Latinos embrace caring for their families, more positive about long-term care

Latinos embrace caring for their families, more positive about long-term care
 - There's something to be said about the Hispanic culture that embraces ... By 2050, there will be 83.7 million people in the U.S. age 65 and older, ...

Illegal Immigration Within Latin America – Analysis

Illegal Immigration Within Latin America – Analysis
- The number of illegal migrants in Latin America exceeds two million. ... Access to education and health services has meant that these immigrant ...

Is The World Running Out Of Chocolate? Cocoa Might Be Extinct By 2020 And Latin America May ...

Is The World Running Out Of Chocolate? Cocoa Might Be Extinct By 2020 And Latin America May ...
 - And the solution may be waiting patiently in Latin America, the native habitat to cocoa. Earlier this year, Bloomberg that Ecuador is slated to be the ...

Spanish-speaking victims of domestic violence and sexual assault are special-need cases

Spanish-speaking victims of domestic violence and sexual assault are special-need cases
 - The call arrived late afternoon: A 15-year-old Latina in Toledo had been brutally, sexually assaulted. She was suffering from severe trauma and to ...

Missions 'just got personal' for pastor Tony Mathews

Missions 'just got personal' for pastor Tony Mathews
 - When Mathews returned from Africa, he made it his mission to enlist other African-American pastors in missions trips, knowing from personal ...

What is wrong with the Church in Latin America?

What is wrong with the Church in Latin America?
 - What are we going to do about the single biggest challenge Latin Americans face, namely poverty? Likewise the “prosperity gospel” is not the right ...

Anti-government demonstration in Haiti turns violent

Anti-government demonstration in Haiti turns violent
 - An anti-government protest has turned violent in Haiti's capital after three ... According to figures by the World Bank, Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, with about 80 percent of its rural population living in poverty.

In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life

In Russia, early African American migrants found the good life
 - Growing up in the Soviet Union, Emilia Tynes-Mensah did the same things other children did. She read the classics of literary master Alexander ...

Transgender activist emphasizes community in promoting LGBT acceptance

Transgender activist emphasizes community in promoting LGBT acceptance
 - She said there are many sorts of violence that transgender people, women of color and queers face in relationships, the workplace and their families, ...