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jueves, 1 de enero de 2015

Atlanta Police Department appoints new LGBT liaison

Atlanta Police Department appoints new LGBT liaison
 - I'm looking forward to this new opportunity to serve the LGBT community in the City of Atlanta as well as within APD,” Murphy said in a press release.


Gay Man to Lead California's Largest Civil Rights Agency

Gay Man to Lead California's Largest Civil Rights Agency
 - After an amazing 2014 full of gains in LGBT rights, 2015 kicks it off with another on day one: California Governor Jerry Brown names Kevin Kish, an out ...

LGBT immigrants open up about their experience

LGBT immigrants open up about their experience
 - LGBT immigrants are often further isolated within their U.S.-based families and immigrant communities, when those support groups not open to ...

Seven reasons 2015 is better for LGBT people than Back to the Future II could have imagined

Seven reasons 2015 is better for LGBT people than Back to the Future II could have imagined
  - The world of 2015 may be far from that depicted in the film Back to the Future II, but there are quite a few reasons why it is probably better for LGBT ...


Local vigil for U.S. teen to draw attention to transphobia

Local vigil for U.S. teen to draw attention to transphobia
 - A Winnipeg high school's LGBT group is planning a vigil for a transgender teen who died early Sunday in what police in Ohio are investigating as a ...

Missing the Point in Ferguson

Missing the Point in Ferguson
 - An indifferent attitude is particularly offensive when it comes from white LGBT people who purport to be interested in furthering human rights, but only ...

Vatican Art in a Gay Light

Vatican Art in a Gay Light
 - This opening is affecting a lot of L.G.B.T. tourism to Rome, the capital of a country that still has not been able to produce a law that protects unmarried ...

New laws to take effect

New laws to take effect
 - The LGBT lobbying group Equality California was another sponsor of the bill. Also last year, Brown signed Assembly Bill 2501, which was authored by ...

Beyond gay marriage, LGBT activists face challenges on anti-bias laws, transgender rights

Beyond gay marriage, LGBT activists face challenges on anti-bias laws, transgender rights
 - Even as same-sex marriage edges closer to becoming legal nationwide, gay rights advocates face other challenges in 2015 that ...

SF slow to enact LGBT senior report

SF slow to enact LGBT senior report
 - Eight months after it received a detailed report on the needs of the city's LGBT seniors, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has yet to enact any ...

UNC identifies employees facing dismissal over athletics, academics scandals

UNC identifies employees facing dismissal over athletics, academics scandals
 - Timothy J. McMillan, a senior lecturer in what was formerly known as the Department of African and Afro-American Studies, where the fake classes ...

The Health Consequences of Economic Isolation

The Health Consequences of Economic Isolation
 - Association visited Cuba to better understand the health effects of the long-standing U.S. trade embargo on Latin America's biggest island country.

Latin America Organized Crime: What to Expect in 2015

Latin America Organized Crime: What to Expect in 2015
 - Latin America is the most dangerous region in the world in terms of ... Below we list seven of the nations we believe are the most vulnerable to ...

With colored undies and potatoes, Latin Americans prepare for 2015

With colored undies and potatoes, Latin Americans prepare for 2015
 - and customs in Latin Americans' unique style. In many countries, revelers ring in the new year by walking around the neighborhood with a suitcase, ...

Price of oil will benefit the US, but Latin America will suffer

Price of oil will benefit the US, but Latin America will suffer
 - But none of these headlines will affect the region as much as the sharp decline in oil prices. Latin America's petro-populist countries have suddenly ...

Bolivia Starts 2015 With Latin America's Strongest Growth

Bolivia Starts 2015 With Latin America's Strongest Growth
 - Arce pointed to Bolivia's successes despite slowdown in the world economy. While this has had a knock-on effect in some Latin American countries, ...

The Top 2014 LGBT Stories From Latin America

The Top 2014 LGBT Stories From Latin America
 - Latin America made world headlines in 2013 when Uruguay and Brazil, ... No other Latin American country has had this degree of coming out, ...

US resettles five Guantánamo prisoners in Kazakhstan

US resettles five Guantánamo prisoners in Kazakhstan
  - Finding countries to accept detainees cleared for release remains an obstacle. With the exception of Uruguay, other Latin American nations have said ...

The growing political instability threatening the sustainability of social progress

The growing political instability threatening the sustainability of social progress
 - Haiti published its first diagnostic on poverty in more than 10 years. The good news for the country is that extreme poverty has dropped, mainly in the ...

A reminder of the lasting power of racial politics in America

A reminder of the lasting power of racial politics in America
  - The year was marked by racial tensions, growing out of a series of killings of unarmed African Americans by police officer in different cities that brought ...

These 16 LGBT Artists Shattered Stereotypes in 2014

These 16 LGBT Artists Shattered Stereotypes in 2014
 - It's about a guy and that's what I wanted people to know." He is also ... "Ask a gay question, here's a black answer," he raps on his 2014 EP Hey.


Gang-on-gang violence caused increase in Fresno homicides

Gang-on-gang violence caused increase in Fresno homicides
 - Gang-on-gang violence fueled a 20% increase in murders in the city of ... Some of the 2014 disputes involved Asian gangs against Hispanic gangs, ...

Economic growth tied to education

Economic growth tied to education
 - For Latin America, 2014 did not turn out as well as we envisioned. We expected that a Latin American nation would win the World Cup, bringing the ...

Let's make teachers superstars

Let's make teachers superstars
 - That is one of the key findings of this year's groundbreaking World Bank report 'Great Teachers: How to Raise Student Learning in Latin America and ...

Thanking Our 'Honorary' Hispanics

Thanking Our 'Honorary' Hispanics
 - Civil rights progress for Latinos has been moved forward, in part, thanks to contributions made by people who are not Latino. Democratic Rep.