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lunes, 24 de noviembre de 2014

More Than Numbers: Adoption, Foster Care, and the LGBT Community

More Than Numbers: Adoption, Foster Care, and the LGBT Community
 - The Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Youth Well-Being Project's Youth Ambassadors represent the HRC Foundation and help to raise ...


Homophobic 'Ass Hunter' app removed by Google

Homophobic 'Ass Hunter' app removed by Google
 - has been subsequently taken down due to complaints in the app review section by the LGBT and broader community, as well as a media backlash.

US Concerned by Passage of Discriminatory Law, Arrests of LGBT Individuals

US Concerned by Passage of Discriminatory Law, Arrests of LGBT Individuals
 - We are dismayed by President Jammeh's decision to sign into law legislation that further restricts the rights of LGBT individuals and are deeply ...

Program trains Latinos in LGBT issues

Program trains Latinos in LGBT issues
 - Accepting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is a “huge problem” in the Latino community, she said, and many LGBT people don't know ...

For Most Gays, The Golden Years Are Looking Something Less Than Golden: VIDEO

For Most Gays, The Golden Years Are Looking Something Less Than Golden: VIDEO
 - Although both figures are alarming, this means the golden years are looking less than golden for more than six out of every seven LGBT people.

Tax filings reveal funding for anti-LGBT NOM has dropped by over 50%

Tax filings reveal funding for anti-LGBT NOM has dropped by over 50%
 - The rapid advancement of marriage equality from 19 states to 35 in a matter of weeks has not translated into financial success for an ...

Eight questions with Melissa Etheridge in advance of Atlanta tour stop

Eight questions with Melissa Etheridge in advance of Atlanta tour stop
 - This led to a stinging rebuke from Liz Margolies, executive director of the National LGBT Cancer Network, in an op-ed in the Huffington Post. Etheridge ...

Gay military group salutes Defense Secretary Hagel, who resigned today

Gay military group salutes Defense Secretary Hagel, who resigned today
 - While there is certainly still a tremendous amount of work to be done for full LGBT equality in the military, Secretary Hagel's leadership has made a ...

Public support for LGBT rights up in last three decades

Public support for LGBT rights up in last three decades
 - Public support for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ( LGBT ) people in the United States has increased ...

Equality NC fetes marriage, awards leaders and Charlotte youth org

Equality NC fetes marriage, awards leaders and Charlotte youth org
 - A statewide LGBT advocacy and education group attracted a record number of attendees at their annual fundraising dinner ...

What It's Like to Be a Latino Entrepreneur in Silicon Valley

What It's Like to Be a Latino Entrepreneur in Silicon Valley
 - With the help of Manos Accelerator, Latino startups try to break into the tech world's 'white boys club. ... "Many people thought I was crazy," says Avila.

Program trains Latinos in LGBT issues

Program trains Latinos in LGBT issues
 - Accepting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is a “huge problem” in the Latino community, she said, and many LGBT people don't know ...

It's not news if it's good

It's not news if it's good
 - But the nine countries of Latin America and the Caribbean that came together in 2004 as the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (Alba) ...

Costa Rica has the highest percentage of migrant population in Latin America, study finds

Costa Rica has the highest percentage of migrant population in Latin America, study finds
 - Costa Rica is the Latin American country with the highest percentage of immigrants living in its territory, making up 9 percent of the total population, ...

No One Expected Latin America To Slow Down Like This

No One Expected Latin America To Slow Down Like This
 - In a golden period from 2003 to 2010 Latin America's economies grew at an ... Worst off are those countries with populist governments that squandered the ... Latin American companies are issuing bonds at an accelerating rate.

Linking birth rates and economic well-being

Linking birth rates and economic well-being
 - The new demographic reality for the United States, Europe, and many countries in Asia and Latin America, is an aging population. Governments will ...

Self Evidence: Jose Antonio Vargas on immigration and the American Dream

Self Evidence: Jose Antonio Vargas on immigration and the American Dream
 - Immigration is at the central core of what this country is,” he told us. ... and Latin Americans and Asian countries that have remade what America looks ...

Different destinations for US Hispanics, Latin Americans who leave Catholic Church

Different destinations for US Hispanics, Latin Americans who leave Catholic Church
 - In most Latin American countries surveyed, significantly fewer former Catholics have left organized religion altogether. The share of the unaffiliated ...

Who Is in Charge of Development: The Elite or the Majorities? (2/2)

Who Is in Charge of Development: The Elite or the Majorities? (2/2)
 - He has worked at the United Nations in both New York and Geneva. ... the advanced industrial countries, I think many Latin American countries have ...

An economist explains what the heck is happening to the global economy

An economist explains what the heck is happening to the global economy
 - Countries all over the world liberalized their economies and joined the .... Many Latin American countries that seemed to have become democratic ...

Immigration Reform Is a Black Thing, Too

Immigration Reform Is a Black Thing, Too
  - Black immigrants, African Americans and other communities of color are closely intertwined. Historically and currently, we win when fighting side by ...

US colleges seeing more Latin Americans

US colleges seeing more Latin Americans
 - even if the number of Latin American students in U.S. higher education institutions remains way behind those of China, India, South Korea and even ...

No One Expected Latin America To Slow Down Like This

No One Expected Latin America To Slow Down Like This
  - In a golden period from 2003 to 2010 Latin America's economies grew at an ... Latin American companies are issuing bonds at an accelerating rate. ... One is that the region's poor education and skills shortage have caught up with it.

Haiti's isle of ill-content

Haiti's isle of ill-content
 - Months after Haiti's government launched an emergency intervention on Île de la Tortue, their promises have not tempered the desperation that has ...

World Bank: ending poverty might become impossible because of climate change

World Bank: ending poverty might become impossible because of climate change
 - Ending poverty, increasing global prosperity and reducing global inequality, ... Climate change is already being felt across Latin America and the ...