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miércoles, 17 de diciembre de 2014

There's Nothing like a Good Prod…

There's Nothing like a Good Prod…
  - Many of us had it rough as LGBT people and managed to succeed despite the odds. But, now it's that time again when we get that gentle prod, the ...


Turning the Page: Anti-LGBT violence in Russia on the rise, report says

Turning the Page: Anti-LGBT violence in Russia on the rise, report says
 - I doubt it, because the news was pretty predictable after the passage of the federal anti-LGBT “propaganda” law in June 2013, which Human Rights ...

Know Your Healthcare Rights!

Know Your Healthcare Rights!
 - Visiting the doctor or hospital has a different meaning for the LGBT community than it does for others. Not only are we afraid that we will not be given ...

US should act against Gambia's dictatorship

US should act against Gambia's dictatorship
  - Far from being an isolated campaign, his assault on LGBT rights is part of a wave of human rights abuses prevailing in the country. Jammeh, who ...

Plans to tackle under-reporting of LGBT hate crime

Plans to tackle under-reporting of LGBT hate crime
 - The Commission plans to work with LGBT organisations and criminal justice agencies to create new ways for people to report homophobic and ...

Op-ed: Homeless for the Holidays

Op-ed: Homeless for the Holidays
 - I hate many things about the epidemic of LGBT youth being driven from unaccepting homes and made to endure homelessness in the streets.

LGBT equality take a massive step forward

LGBT equality take a massive step forward
 - When the ball dropped at midnight on Jan. 1, 2014, there were 18 states where gay and lesbian couples could legally wed. Today, at 35 states, plus the District of Columbia, that number has nearly doubled – for the second year in a row – and now spans more than half the country.


Life might be getting better for LGBT steelworkers

Life might be getting better for LGBT steelworkers
 - She said the proximity to the steel mills as well as a background in blue-collar work led to her searching out LGBT steelworkers to find out what their ...

Top world LGBT stories of 2014

Top world LGBT stories of 2014
  - President Obama finally signed a long-sought executive order protecting LGBT people who work for federal contractors. And an openly gay college ...

Jim Bob Duggar Gloats About '19 Kids And Counting' Success After Anti-Gay Actions

Jim Bob Duggar Gloats About '19 Kids And Counting' Success After Anti-Gay Actions
 - The “small group” causing the fuss included thousands of LGBT people and their supporters. After learning that Jim Bob Duggar and his family ...

Governing vs. Giving

Governing vs. Giving
  - For the first time in our history, it's possible to conquer poverty." I believed him. But then I watched government poverty programs fail. America spent ...

The 10 Poorest States In America

The 10 Poorest States In America
 - Despite steady economic growth since 2009, the US' poverty rate remains fairly high due to the concentration of wealth at the top of the economic ...


A tremendous number of school children in America still live in poverty

A tremendous number of school children in America still live in poverty
 - Earlier this fall, the Census Bureau reported that child poverty in America is finally declining for the first time in more than a decade. But while the ...

In 2013, 2300 babies were born with HIV in the region, down from 10700 in 2001

In 2013, 2300 babies were born with HIV in the region, down from 10700 in 2001
 - The countries and territories of Latin America and the Caribbean have set the collective goal of reducing that proportion to less than 2% by 2015.

Child labor: Number of children involved is shrinking every year

Child labor: Number of children involved is shrinking every year
 - n October, 25 Latin American and Caribbean countries signed on to a regional initiative to end all forms of child labor within their boundaries by 2020.

Latin America Is Worst Region for Gun Crime, UN Says

Latin America Is Worst Region for Gun Crime, UN Says
 - The head of the Firearms Team of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, or UNODC, said Tuesday in Quito that Latin America is the region that ...

Latin American Babies Born With HIV Decline By 78%, Says WHO

Latin American Babies Born With HIV Decline By 78%, Says WHO
 - Latin American countries are on track to the collective goal of reducing this figure to less than two percent, which most of the Caribbean islands have ...

People power central to solving Latin America's air pollution crisis

People power central to solving Latin America's air pollution crisis
 - The United Nations talks on climate change ended last Sunday in Lima after two intense weeks of negotiations. The messy process of delivering a ...

From Guantanamo to Montevideo and on to Havana

From Guantanamo to Montevideo and on to Havana
  - Uruguay is the second Latin American country to accept Guantanamo detainees; the first one was El Salvador, which welcomed two Chinese ...

US to begin talks with Cuba on overhaul of relations, Obama says

US to begin talks with Cuba on overhaul of relations, Obama says
 - Cuba has been invited to the summit, at the insistence of a number of Latin American nations, and Obama would. Though the administration has ...

Latinos May be Majority in US by 2044

Latinos May be Majority in US by 2044
 - According to the projection results, Latino, Asian, and multiracial ... In the 2010 US Census, nine million people checked multiple identification boxes, ...

Study: Downtown Santa Ana Not Cashing in On Its 'Latino Identity'

Study: Downtown Santa Ana Not Cashing in On Its 'Latino Identity'
 - People travel all over Latin America and Spain for a Latin experience, OK?” he said. “For Santa Ana to move forward, you need to own Latino.”.

Tolerance of child sex crimes in Latin America thwarts convictions: Rights group

Tolerance of child sex crimes in Latin America thwarts convictions: Rights group
 - Latin America must tackle a social tolerance of children being sold ... Experts say poverty fuels prostitution and makes children vulnerable to ...

Argentina outspends LatAm in education

Argentina outspends LatAm in education
  - Argentina is one of the biggest investors in education throughout Latin America, according to an Organization for Economic Cooperation and ...

Costa Rica Forum Seeks Greater Education, Work Programs for Prisoners in Latin America

Costa Rica Forum Seeks Greater Education, Work Programs for Prisoners in Latin America
 - Latin America needs to implement more educational and employment programs to achieve a more effective social reintegration of ...