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martes, 6 de enero de 2015

Shattering the glass closet: how social landlords can be better LGBT employers

Shattering the glass closet: how social landlords can be better LGBT employers
 - You can also train managers about the law and challenge any assumptions they may have about the kind of work LGBT staff might or might not be ...

The Midterms Were Worse Than You Think

The Midterms Were Worse Than You Think
 - If there's one thing the 2014 midterms demonstrated, it's that the LGBT movement is in political trouble. No, not simply because Republicans swept the ...

Ugandan Activists Defy Laws to Publish New LGBT Magazine

Ugandan Activists Defy Laws to Publish New LGBT Magazine
  - Gay rights activists in Uganda are flying in the face of the country's anti-gay laws by publishing Bombastic, a new LGBT magazine which will be ...

Empire' sends a powerful LGBT message

Empire' sends a powerful LGBT message
 - LGBT story lines and characters on network prime time aren't new, but for a show steeped in a genre that has a history of homophobia, "Empire" feels ...


Minimizing Health Disparities Among LGBT Patients

Minimizing Health Disparities Among LGBT Patients
 - The report, which identifies 30 competencies physicians should master, lists a number of health disparities between LGBT individuals and those who ...

Out for freedom - socialists and the fight for LGBT liberation

Out for freedom - socialists and the fight for LGBT liberation
 - To resist homophobia and transphobia, LGBT people must reclaim our history—and our history of resistance. But we also need to be armed with a ...


LGBT-Owned Businesses Get Diversity Boost

LGBT-Owned Businesses Get Diversity Boost
  -As a Mexican-American woman who started her own consulting firm in Los Angeles, accountant Sonia Luna has taken advantage of programs aimed at helping minority- and women-owned businesses compete for government and corporate contracts. But increasingly, the fact that Luna also is a lesbian entrepreneur hasn't hurt either.

Students launch lecture series on gay rights

Students launch lecture series on gay rights
 - Misogyny and homophobia: What is the Cayman Islands doing to promote gender and LGBT equality?”, the first of three lectures, will be held in the ...

Swimmer Lauren Neidigh Invites Other LGBT Athletes to Come Out and Be Their First-String Selves

Swimmer Lauren Neidigh Invites Other LGBT Athletes to Come Out and Be Their First-String Selves
 - College swimmer Lauren Neidigh, who plays for the University of Arizona, recently wrote an op-ed in which she asks other LGBT athletes to come out ...

TLC Show 'My Husband's Not Gay' Draws Criticism and Petition For Cancellation

TLC Show 'My Husband's Not Gay' Draws Criticism and Petition For Cancellation
 - One concerned citizen in the LGBT community has started a petition to cancel TLC's upcoming series "My Husband's Not Gay," a show about four ...

15 Education Predictions for 2015

15 Education Predictions for 2015
 - In 2014 we've covered education as the world-changing story it is and you've been ... One thing American schools traditionally have is staying power.

A hand out is a hand up

A hand out is a hand up
 - Growing up in poverty increases the chances that an American will continue to live in poverty as an adult. That's of course bad for the people directly ...

Let this be year we attack issues of racial inequality

Let this be year we attack issues of racial inequality
 - Demonstrations across America about police brutality show a vast difference of opinion regarding law enforcement and are deeply saddening. Behind ...

The new American dream: high school-educated millennials pursue individualism rather than ...

The new American dream: high school-educated millennials pursue individualism rather than ...
 - Cherlin spoke to the Guardian about his new book and explained the surprising cultural shift matching America's increasing inequality and how he ...

New evidence that the legal immigration system discriminates against Latin Americans

New evidence that the legal immigration system discriminates against Latin Americans
 - What they found was that, in the standard approval process, Latin American ... an immigrant who's (almost always) already in the country on a temporary visa — like a work ... But only 66.8 percent of Latin American immigrants were.

Commodity boom extracting increasingly heavy toll on Amazon forests

Commodity boom extracting increasingly heavy toll on Amazon forests
 - More than 80 million Latin Americans were lifted out of poverty in the past ... In several South American nations, the export bonanza has enabled ...

Optimistic forecast for Latin America: 2.2% growth in 2015, up from 1.3% in 2014

Optimistic forecast for Latin America: 2.2% growth in 2015, up from 1.3% in 2014
 - Latin America and the Caribbean's economic growth might recover ... which represents the IDB's 48 member countries, Moreno noted that in a ...

Kidnappers Murder Journalist and Her Husband in Mexico

Kidnappers Murder Journalist and Her Husband in Mexico
  - first two involving attacks on the press this year in Mexico, which is considered one of the most dangerous countries in Latin America for journalists.

Latin American immigrant applications get approved less often

Latin American immigrant applications get approved less often
 - Latin American immigrant applications get approved less often ... "We don't see differences in that regard based on individuals' countries of citizenship ...

Latin American nations struggle to weather crude price declines, raise output

Latin American nations struggle to weather crude price declines, raise output
  - The new year finds Latin American oil producing nations strapped for cash at a time when a cache of important new finds require significant capital ...

In fight against drugs, Cuba and US on same team

In fight against drugs, Cuba and US on same team
 - Cuba is surrounded by countries used as cartel way stations. ... At a time when other Latin American nations have increasingly questioned the human ...

The Police Were Created to Control Working Class and Poor People, Not 'Serve and Protect'

The Police Were Created to Control Working Class and Poor People, Not 'Serve and Protect'
 - Poor people in general are more likely to be the victims of crime than ... black and Latino people are the main threat, rather than immigrant workers.

The rising economic power of Latinos in the US

The rising economic power of Latinos in the US
  - Calling it a “Latino baby boom,” Cartagena, a seasoned journalist and ... Already, 29 percent of people in the Hispanic population are Millennials, ...

People's Choice Awards 2015 Latino Watch: 15 Categories We Are Rooting For Our 'Gente' To Win!

People's Choice Awards 2015 Latino Watch: 15 Categories We Are Rooting For Our 'Gente' To Win!
 - It's a brand new year and award season is hear kicking off with the People's Choice Awards 2015. Fans of pop culture honor their winners across ...

Meet 2015's three most notable gay Georgians

Meet 2015's three most notable gay Georgians
 - Gonzalez got a lot of local news play during the election on the ever-growing Hispanic vote, and he previously bridged the gay divide on Georgia's ...