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martes, 25 de noviembre de 2014

Atlanta fire chief suspended for book with 'disturbing' LGBT sentiments

Atlanta fire chief suspended for book with 'disturbing' LGBT sentiments
 - comes after Cochran reportedly published a paperback book with what Mayor Kasim Reed calls "disturbing sentiments about the LGBT community.".

First Gay Hug: A Homophobic Experiment' Is Fake: LGBT Advocate, Viral Video Actress April Lee

First Gay Hug: A Homophobic Experiment' Is Fake: LGBT Advocate, Viral Video Actress April Lee
 - An advocate for the LGBT community for two decades, Lee agreed to play a pair of homophobic Catholic woman and daughter with her real-life ...


LGBT activist leader faces sex crimes charges involving teen

LGBT activist leader faces sex crimes charges involving teen
 - The organization has many corporate partners in its LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered) activism. It has lobbied businesses to push for ...

Not just LGBT issues: Why hundreds of congregations made final break with mainline denominations

Not just LGBT issues: Why hundreds of congregations made final break with mainline denominations
 - But the floodgates have lifted since then as decades-old tensions between liberals and conservatives have reached breaking points. After a 2011 ...

Hollywood Chick-Fil-A Franchise Holds LGBT Youth Fundraiser - VIDEO

Hollywood Chick-Fil-A Franchise Holds LGBT Youth Fundraiser - VIDEO
 - A Chick-Fil-A franchise in Hollywood, California held a fundraiser last weekend with the national gay youth group Campus Pride to help raise funds to ...

Cuba has 'come a long way' on LGBT rights

Cuba has 'come a long way' on LGBT rights
 - Mariela Castro Espín, right, daughter of Cuban President Raúl Castro, speaks with LGBT rights advocates attending the ILGA World Conference last ...

The unique plight of unauthorized LGBT immigrants

The unique plight of unauthorized LGBT immigrants
 - But the order leaves out 6 million immigrants — and for the LGBT population (estimated at 267,000) among the unprotected, the threat of deportation ...

Bill filed again to protect LGBT community in state law

Bill filed again to protect LGBT community in state law
-  It's already illegal to discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, physical handicap or marital status, the LGBT community isn't ...

Ferguson is a painful reminder of enduring racial tension in US

Ferguson is a painful reminder of enduring racial tension in US
 - Despite the growth of its African-American population over the past three decades, for example, 50 of its 53 police officers and five of its six city council ...

US argues as race divides a nation

US argues as race divides a nation
 - One of the more disturbing aspects of the grand jury decision in the shooting dead of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by Darren Wilson, ...

Census 2020: No consensus on how to count Hispanics, Arab-Americans

Census 2020: No consensus on how to count Hispanics, Arab-Americans
 - Those who check off that box are asked to identify what race they are among five — white, black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian or Native ...

Race and policing in America

Race and policing in America
 - Instead of immediately discounting the viewpoints of African-Americans in ... Racial profiling in policing such as "stop and frisk" must be challenged.

SOA Watch gathers for 25th vigil honoring Latin American martyrs

SOA Watch gathers for 25th vigil honoring Latin American martyrs
 - Members of the 25th annual SOA Watch vigil place white crosses bearing names of Latin American martyrs into the fence surrounding the Western ...

TalCual: The Extermination of Intelligence in Venezuela

TalCual: The Extermination of Intelligence in Venezuela
 - It will achieve some of its goals for sure, in spite of these higher education institutions standing up against it ... from the Latin American Herald Tribune:.

Hispanic or Latino, please

Hispanic or Latino, please
 - The juxtaposition of Hispanic and white as having opposite meanings, ... use Hispanic and Latino to refer to people from the Spanish-speaking Latin ...

Group continues search for missing students in southern Mexico

Group continues search for missing students in southern Mexico
 - The search team, headed by members of the missing students' families and the Union of Peoples and Organizations of Guerrero State, or UPOEG, ...

This is the most unified we have seen Latino public opinion'

This is the most unified we have seen Latino public opinion'
 - That's according to a new poll by Latino Decisions, for Presente.org and Mi Familia Vota, the first of Latino voters since ... to offer protection to millions of undocumented people who are terrified of seeing their families broken up.

Latino leaders express dismay over Ferguson violence, sadness over grand jury decision

Latino leaders express dismay over Ferguson violence, sadness over grand jury decision
 - In California, where there were also protests that turned violent at times, Latino civil rights groups – while not condoning the violence – said it was a ...

Rudy Giuliani defends himself against 'white supremacy' accusations

Rudy Giuliani defends himself against 'white supremacy' accusations
 - If it were Hispanic areas, police officers would be in Hispanic areas. ... Violent crime fell steeply in New York City during Giuliani's tenure as mayor ...

Violence Against Women in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Overview

Violence Against Women in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Overview
 - U.N. Women reports that 14 of the 25 countries with the worst femicide rates are in Latin America, and especially the Central American countries of ...

Latin America must modernize port legislation, experts say

Latin America must modernize port legislation, experts say
 - The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean must update and modernize legislation on ports to deal with the changes in the maritime ...

Latin America must modernize port legislation, experts say

Latin America must modernize port legislation, experts say
-  The countries of Latin America and the Caribbean must update and modernize legislation on ports to deal with the ...

Cost of Living Reality Check: The Most Expensive Locations in Latin America

Cost of Living Reality Check: The Most Expensive Locations in Latin America
 - In this sense, there's a pervasive myth in the way Latin American countries are perceived in the United States. Americans tend to believe that “down ...

Latin America Tops The Happiest Countries Of The World List In HPI's Latest Edition

Latin America Tops The Happiest Countries Of The World List In HPI's Latest Edition
 - While the data is somewhat subjective, it's interesting to Latin America occupy most spots on the top 25 'happiest countries of the world', especially ...

LGBT groups release statements in solidarity with Ferguson

LGBT groups release statements in solidarity with Ferguson
 - On Monday evening, a grand jury in Missouri failed to indict a police officer that shot and killed a black teenager in Ferguson sparking protests and ...