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jueves, 18 de diciembre de 2014

For many youth, a homeless holiday

For many youth, a homeless holiday
  - The problem of LGBT youth homelessness, which is particularly acute this time of year, is one that Sassafras Lowrey knows all too well. As a teenager ...

Exchanging practices on support for young LGBT people in Lithuania and Norway

Exchanging practices on support for young LGBT people in Lithuania and Norway
 - A Lithuanian LGBT organisation was recently in Oslo to learn more from their Norwegian counterpartner on what kind of services they offer for young ...

Activists welcome normalized relations between US, Cuba

Activists welcome normalized relations between US, Cuba
 - Cuban LGBT rights advocates on Wednesday welcomed President Obama’s announcement that the U.S. will seek to normalize relations with their country. Yosvanys Fonseca Aguilar of the Network of Young People for Health and Sexual Rights,, a group that is part of the National Center for Sexual Education (CENESEX), which Mariela Castro Espín, daughter of Cuban President Raúl Castro, directs, told the ...

Yosvanys Fonseca Aguilar of the Network of Young People for Health and Sexual Rights,, a group that is part of the National Center for Sexual Education (CENESEX), which Mariela Castro
- See more at: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2014/12/17/cuban-activists-welcome-normalized-relations-u-s-cuba/#sthash.f3AKbwqO.dpuf


Survey reveals less than 3% of US adults belong to LGBT community

Survey reveals less than 3% of US adults belong to LGBT community
  - A new survey has revealed that less than 3% of the adult US population is a sexual minority, as they belong to LGBT community. According to federal ...


Favorite Moments of 2014: Favorite Teens for LGBT Equality

Favorite Moments of 2014: Favorite Teens for LGBT Equality
  - The dynamic young people are Jazz Jennings, Christian Ross, Jeydon Loredo, Joey Kemmerling, Giovanni Blair McKenzie, Laila Al-Shamma, Val ...

10 Things You Should Know About the Rabidly Anti-LGBT Liberty Counsel

10 Things You Should Know About the Rabidly Anti-LGBT Liberty Counsel
  - But a primary focus of the organization over the years has been preventing and attacking the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ...

Watch now in its entirety: Emmy-winning LGBT-rights film 'The Day It Snowed In Miami'

Watch now in its entirety: Emmy-winning LGBT-rights film 'The Day It Snowed In Miami'
  - The Day It Snowed In Miami, an Emmy-winning documentary that showcases South Florida's role in the LGBT-rights movement, can now be viewed ...

LGBT Americans face greater social, economic disparities in South, Midwest, Mountain states

LGBT Americans face greater social, economic disparities in South, Midwest, Mountain states
  - LGBT Americans face greater social and economic disparities in the South, Midwest, and Mountain states, according to a new Williams Institute report ...

New estimate of the size of the US LGBT population

New estimate of the size of the US LGBT population
 - Gary Gates of the UCLA Williams Institute estimated that between 5.2 million and 9.5 million people identify as LGBT. The Gates analysis looked at ...

5 LGBT winter travel picks for 2015

5 LGBT winter travel picks for 2015
  - Winter travel can often be hectic with the potential for weather delays. But with so many great options awaiting, it's worth taking the risk (and maybe ...

Help the poor? Get government out of the way

Help the poor? Get government out of the way
  - 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 ...

Mapping How Chronic Poverty Has Exploded in American Cities Over the Last 40 Years

Mapping How Chronic Poverty Has Exploded in American Cities Over the Last 40 Years
  - In February, Spike Lee let out an anti-gentrification rant that got a lot of attention. Lecturing at the Pratt Institute in the Bedford-Stuyvesant ...

The faces of senior poverty are likely women of color

The faces of senior poverty are likely women of color
- It should therefore come as no surprise that 1 in 5 women over age 65 who lives alone in America is living in poverty. Yet it isn't even on the political or ...  

Venezuela sanctions highlight US hypocrisy on human rights

Venezuela sanctions highlight US hypocrisy on human rights
 - It appears, however, to be premised more on Washington's resentment of the leftward shift of some Latin American countries and growing regional ...

Cultural perspectives in Latin America

Cultural perspectives in Latin America
 - A company anthem and wearing company wristbands, for example, were popular in Colombia and other Latin American countries, but not in Brazil.


US fails in its striving to isolate Cuba — Russian expert

US fails in its striving to isolate Cuba — Russian expert
  - It took the US fifty years to understand that it failed to isolate Cuba in spite of the pressures it put on the countries of the Latin American region,” Dr.

US-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain

US-Cuba deal: What the two sides get out of the bargain
 - How believable could Washington's commitment to multilateralism and regional partnership be when all 32 Latin American and Caribbean nations ...

Cuba-US diplomatic thaw pits new and old guard on the streets of Little Havana, Miami

Cuba-US diplomatic thaw pits new and old guard on the streets of Little Havana, Miami
  - It is going to help people in Cuba. “After more than 50 years of Cold War tactics, it's time to try something new.” Peter Hernandez, a 44-year-old man of ...

No group was happier with President Obama in 2014 than Latinos

No group was happier with President Obama in 2014 than Latinos
 - Men and people aged 50 to 64 saw support drop a bit; women, people in the Midwest, and people aged 30 to 49 saw an increase. But Hispanic voters!

Hoping (against hope) for the end of oppression

Hoping (against hope) for the end of oppression
  - Will economic freedom filter down to them and offer them a chance at dignified work? Cuba is full of people who have never known hope, and it is long ...

California whooping cough infections run high among Latino babies

California whooping cough infections run high among Latino babies
  - California whooping cough infections run high among Latino babies ... "That's the primary reason why people are not getting the preventive care that ...

A new paradigm for Cuba/America?

A new paradigm for Cuba/America?
 - Images of desperate people clinging to rafts and inner tubes floating 90 miles to Florida from Cuba might be too emotional, too biased; so they would ...


Hispanics In America: Latinos' Optimism About Racism Tied To History, Could Change In Future

Hispanics In America: Latinos' Optimism About Racism Tied To History, Could Change In Future
 - Hispanics are consistently positive about race relations in the United States because of their inherent optimism and personal experiences, but that could change. Academic experts predict a younger generation of Hispanics will grow ambivalent as they see and experience discrimination firsthand.

Black LGBT Faith Leaders on Why Black Lives Matter

Black LGBT Faith Leaders on Why Black Lives Matter
 - Many black LGBT church members joined in Black Lives Matter Sunday ... “I am grateful to know the number of people across the country who really ...


Black christianity is not inherently homophobic

Black christianity is not inherently homophobic
 - While it is tempting to some – and advantageous to others – to paint black ... “Having the opportunity to get to know [gay and lesbian people] made a ...