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lunes, 5 de enero de 2015

New California law gives LGBT-owned businesses a boost

New California law gives LGBT-owned businesses a boost
 - A company can be certified as being LGBT-owned if it is at least 51 percent owned by a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender person or persons.

Partner of victim in Atlanta anti-gay hate crime is head of statewide political organization

Partner of victim in Atlanta anti-gay hate crime is head of statewide political organization
 - Only one arrest has been made in the 12 cases, and the Atlanta Police Department's LGBT liaision unit was notified in only half of the incidents.

Transgender tragedies hit home

Transgender tragedies hit home
 - In an annual ranking assessing the level of pro-LGBT laws and policies in municipalities nationwide, Toledo continued to lag behind other Ohio cities ...

Homophobic, transphobic parents make abusive homes. Let's help LGBT kids get out

Homophobic, transphobic parents make abusive homes. Let's help LGBT kids get out
 - For a young LGBT person, living with a rampantly homophobic or transphobic guardian – with people who deny, hate or try to change a child's gender ...

LGBTQ Senior Citizens Face Unique Challenges In Older Age

LGBTQ Senior Citizens Face Unique Challenges In Older Age
 - The LGBT senior citizens don't fit into the category of the vibrant, young gay community, yet they aren't comfortable in many of the social circles of their ...

Saskatoon gay couple 1st to be married in Mennonite church

Saskatoon gay couple 1st to be married in Mennonite church
 - Friesen and Wiens are hopeful other LGBT Mennonites will learn from their example that they don't have to choose between their faith and their ...

Stripped naked and paraded on camera"

Stripped naked and paraded on camera"
 - but typical of an intensifying and troubling government clampdown on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community in Egypt," New ...

The Year of Pro-LGBT Businesses

The Year of Pro-LGBT Businesses
 - As we begin a new year, we know that now, more than ever, America's largest employers are embracing LGBT-inclusion as a best business practice.

With Florida, 70 percent of Americans live in marriage equality states

With Florida, 70 percent of Americans live in marriage equality states
 - A federal judge's stay on a ruling overturning Florida's ban on marriage equality expires at the end of the day today, making the Sunshine State the ...

High Cost of American Inequality

High Cost of American Inequality
 - In the closing days of 2013, President Obama gave a speech in which he declared that the growing gap in income and opportunity in America is ...

Does Income Inequality Even Matter?

Does Income Inequality Even Matter?
 - So what real problems does the income gap propose for American citizens and the country's future, why is it such a major issue, and what can be done ...

America's 10 Most Unequal Cities

America's 10 Most Unequal Cities
  - As the conversation about income inequality rises in America, it's worth taking a look at where the gap is the biggest…and the smallest.

Race relations in Kansas better, but equity is still far off

Race relations in Kansas better, but equity is still far off
 - The head of the Kansas African-American Affairs Commission said she agrees in part with President Barack Obama, who recently said race ...

New Report Shows Black Males Live 5 Years Less Than White Males

New Report Shows Black Males Live 5 Years Less Than White Males
 - The average African-American male lives five years less than the average white American male. Health is also far from post-racial. While America has ...

Racial Discrimination Is A Scourge That Will Be Difficult To Erase

Racial Discrimination Is A Scourge That Will Be Difficult To Erase
  - Apparently racial discrimination is like dust — it's everywhere and it's ... keep African Americans at a distinct advantage in every sector of American life.

New service targeting Latino market puts twist on cyber shout-outs

New service targeting Latino market puts twist on cyber shout-outs
 - While social media makes it easier to reach people, the fact is our personal online networks contribute to segregating the overall social media ...

Three big calls for Latin America in 2015

Three big calls for Latin America in 2015
 - But not every Latin American country fears the drop. It's great news for oil importers like Chile, which are finally seeing a silver lining to the bear market ...

Organized crime in Latin America: What to expect in 2015

Organized crime in Latin America: 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 the Insight Crime believes are the most ...


LatAm commodity boom takes toll on Amazon

LatAm commodity boom takes toll on Amazon
 - More than 80 million Latin Americans were lifted out of poverty in the past decade, according to the World Bank, which reports that as of 2011, “for the ...

A glimpse at the economic outlook for South Florida

A glimpse at the economic outlook for South Florida
 - As the U.S. economy extends its recovery from the 2007-2009 recession, economic growth in many Latin American countries has declined along with ...

A Year for Balance in the Americas???

A Year for Balance in the Americas???
 - In one of the most watched countries in Latin America -- Cuba -- as the Old Year was coming to a close, the government decided to show everyone ...

Pope names 20 cardinals, emphasising non-Europeans

Pope names 20 cardinals, emphasising non-Europeans
 - Pope Francis on Sunday named 20 new cardinals, a majority of them from Africa, Asia and Latin America, increasingly key areas ...

Santa Ana leaders encourage young Latino activists to speak, by ballot

Santa Ana leaders encourage young Latino activists to speak, by ballot
 - The city of about 350,000 elected its first all-Latino council a few years ago, and ... "You have a group of people who are coming into their own and ...

Reflection on US 'racial divide' is personal for Illinois bishop

Reflection on US 'racial divide' is personal for Illinois bishop
 - Reflection on U.S. 'racial divide' is personal for Illinois bishop ... Bishop Edward K. Braxton of Belleville, who is African-American, said he twice had ...

Investing in school readiness can lift families out of poverty

Investing in school readiness can lift families out of poverty
 - Statistics show our African-American and Latino children are likely to start school behind their peers and never catch up. Yet our neighborhoods are ...