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martes, 30 de diciembre de 2014

Looking back at 2014, from an LGBT perspective

Looking back at 2014, from an LGBT perspective
  - For 2015: “I hope that we can have a more global impact on the persecution of LGBT people around the world and help support activists from Russia ...


LGBT community pushes statewide nondiscrimination bill

LGBT community pushes statewide nondiscrimination bill
 - However, Abbott said, just because same-sex couples can get married in Montana doesn't mean LGBT people are afforded the same rights and ...

Pro-Israel Activists Spark Outrage For Perceived 'Pinkwashing' Ad in The New York Times

Pro-Israel Activists Spark Outrage For Perceived 'Pinkwashing' Ad in The New York Times
 - Using the LGBT community in this way is patronizing and despicable. ... only nation in the Middle East that treats its LGBT citizens with respect does ...

Threats push LGBT parties back into the closet

Threats push LGBT parties back into the closet
 - One of the two New Year parties in the city is being organised by Namrata Bajaj, who has been freelancing as an LGBT party planner for more than 5 ...

25-Year-Old Trans Woman Is Latest Target Of Egyptian LGBT Crackdown

25-Year-Old Trans Woman Is Latest Target Of Egyptian LGBT Crackdown
 - The arrest of the 25-year-old trans woman is the latest in a crackdown on LGBT rights in Egypt that has landed more than 100 people behind bars.

Gay Teen Drama "Subject To Change" Making Its Way To Australian TV: WATCH

Gay Teen Drama "Subject To Change" Making Its Way To Australian TV: WATCH
 - Subject to Change isn't your typical TV show: The half-hour dramedy follows Australian high school students who face a less-than-accepting ...

The 14 Best LGBT Commercials Of 2014

The 14 Best LGBT Commercials Of 2014
 - Even in 2014, visibility is one of the most powerful tools in the LGBT community's arsenal. So representation in advertising still matters—especially ...


Why 2014 Was a Breakthrough Year for Country's LGBT Community

Why 2014 Was a Breakthrough Year for Country's LGBT Community
 - Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves and Brandy Clark pose with their CMA Song of the Year trophies for "Follow Your Arrow," one of the biggest LGBT ...

Same-sex weddings to begin in Scotland this week

Same-sex weddings to begin in Scotland this week
 - Marriage equality will finally come to the entirety of the isle of Great Britain when same-sex marriages begin in Scotland this coming Wednesday.

Back in the Shadows: The Perils of Being LGBT in India

Back in the Shadows: The Perils of Being LGBT in India
  - Indeed, part of the problem facing LGBT people in India is that the country's colonial legacy continues to loom large. In overturning the 2009 law, ...


New Study Finds More Evidence of Poverty Traps in the Welfare System

New Study Finds More Evidence of Poverty Traps in the Welfare System
 - America's complex welfare system can too often create these perverse ... In these poverty traps, lost benefits and increased taxes outweigh any ...

Canadians satisfied with life – if they have enough money

Canadians satisfied with life – if they have enough money
 - In Latin American countries, where incomes aren't as high and economies aren't as strong, people lead happier lives than we do, according to the ...

Ending the other blockade against Cuba

Ending the other blockade against Cuba
 - Precisely because the US will no longer apply a heavy-handed and Cold-War-inspired approach to the Cuban government, Latin American countries ...

An Economic Boom Recedes, but South America Might Avert the Bust

An Economic Boom Recedes, but South America Might Avert the Bust
 - Yet there are signs, he said, that many countries in the region are better ... “Latin America has less debt and more reserves, less liabilities and more ...

Let's make teachers superstars

Let's make teachers superstars
 - For Latin America, 2014 did not turn out as well as we envisioned. ... Finland used to have an education labor market very similar to Latin America with ...

Cuba Invests More in Education than Any Other Country: Survey

Cuba Invests More in Education than Any Other Country: Survey
  - Cuba Invests More in Education than Any Other Country: Survey ... are the Latin-America countries with the second highest investments in education.

California: What will Our Latino Future Look Like?

California: What will Our Latino Future Look Like?
 - 1 million people – 85 percent of them from either Mexico or Central America. ... Perhaps most alarming, few among California's Latino politicians have a ... Rising Latino figures, such as newly elected Senate President Pro Tem ...

Latino distrust of law enforcement runs high in national survey

Latino distrust of law enforcement runs high in national survey
 - But he does worry about excessive force by police against Latinos in ... "We saw that in Ferguson, and I think it's true with Latino young people in ...

Florida's Pam Bondi awarded 'Loser of the Year' accolade

Florida's Pam Bondi awarded 'Loser of the Year' accolade
 - Antagonizing Florida's gay voters over same-sex marriage and Hispanic voters over immigration reform ensures Bondi has a bright political future ...

Gay Rights Groups Should Support Black Lives Matter

Gay Rights Groups Should Support Black Lives Matter
 - Some black LGBT faith leaders have also spoken out. ... Gay people also tend be disproportionately low-income, according to the survey. These same ...

Why 2014 Was a Breakthrough Year for Country's LGBT Community

Why 2014 Was a Breakthrough Year for Country's LGBT Community
 - Was country music finally embracing LGBT fans and musicians? .... "I don't write songs for straight people or gay people or black people or white ...