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miércoles, 7 de enero de 2015

Arielle Scarcella, Vlogger, Launches LGBT History YouTube Campaign

Arielle Scarcella, Vlogger, Launches LGBT History YouTube Campaign
 - Scarcella is currently engaged in a Kickstarter campaign to fund a team to research and write this series of LGBT history YouTube videos that she will ...


Don't blame me, I voted…

Don't blame me, I voted…
 - Despite our improved economy and LGBT advances, last November's election handed the Senate to the Republicans. Locally, among other electoral ...

LGBT' stands for more than most people assume

LGBT' stands for more than most people assume
 - LGBT is an acronym that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. Most people simply associate the acronym with the word 'gay,' but it is ...


Nepal to issue passports with third gender for LGBT community

Nepal to issue passports with third gender for LGBT community
 - The Himalayan nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are identified as either male or female in passports, despite a 2007 ...

Alaska lawmakers to reintroduce bills prohibiting anti-LGBT discrimination

Alaska lawmakers to reintroduce bills prohibiting anti-LGBT discrimination
 - Two Alaska state representatives plan to reintroduce separate bills that would make it illegal to discriminate based on sexual ...

Equality In The Workplace For LGBT Americans

Equality In The Workplace For LGBT Americans
 - Despite new gay marriage equality rights nationwide, there remains no federal workplace discrimination protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and ...

Ready for Hillary' 2016 draft movement plans LGBT-focused NYC fundraiser

Ready for Hillary' 2016 draft movement plans LGBT-focused NYC fundraiser
 - I know how much [Clinton] did as secretary of state to broaden inclusion and benefits for LGBT State Department employees," said Tanya Domi, ...

One Million Americans Could Be Dropped From Food Stamps Next Year

One Million Americans Could Be Dropped From Food Stamps Next Year
 - to limit nutrition assistance for a significant number of Americans. ... “Jobs are the best solution to hunger and poverty, and we support efforts to ...

Why won't Obama do more for African Americans?

Why won't Obama do more for African Americans?
 - The issue of poverty is rarely mentioned by the president or any members of his cabinet. Currently, more than 45 million people – 1 in 7 Americans ...

Central American Children Will Continue to Attempt to Enter US

Central American Children Will Continue to Attempt to Enter US
 - With increasing rates of poverty and lack of job opportunities, Central Americans will continue to attempt the arduous trek to the United States in search ...

America Has a Weight Problem, But We're Working on it

America Has a Weight Problem, But We're Working on it
 - The fattest states in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control ... pretty staggering,” said Jeffrey Levi, executive director of of Trust for America's ... the fifth largest city in the United States but has the highest rates of poverty.

If inequality is our problem, military service is the answer

If inequality is our problem, military service is the answer
 - Social and economic inequality in America has risen to heights not seen in almost a century. Economic gains are largely captured by the wealthy, ...

End of Anti-Americanism?

End of Anti-Americanism?
 - But the war of 1898 united the countries of Hispanic America against the ... And it was then that the liberals of Latin America began to converge with ...

First China-LatAm ministerial forum to usher in new era of ties

First China-LatAm ministerial forum to usher in new era of ties
 - Via this brand-new platform, China and Latin American countries could better explore cooperation potentials, enhance economic collaboration and ...

5 little ways Jeb Bush just let us know he wants to win minority voters

5 little ways Jeb Bush just let us know he wants to win minority voters
 - And someone on Bush's team decided to feature black and Latino people for ... Black and Latino Americans are disproportionately represented among ...

Dr. Manny: Obama may lose support from the Latino community over Cuba

Dr. Manny: Obama may lose support from the Latino community over Cuba
 - Many felt that Cuba's issues, specifically with human rights and all of the people that have been jailed fighting for those rights, were swept under the ...

An Untamed State by Roxane Gay review – 'an unflinching portrayal of sexual and spiritual violence'

An Untamed State by Roxane Gay review – 'an unflinching portrayal of sexual and spiritual violence'
- It was at the height of the Haitian refugee exodus of the early 1980s, when tens of thousands fled blistering poverty and political tyranny for the relative ...

What now for Cuba?

What now for Cuba?
 - But don't bet on wholesale changes either: Cubans on both sides of the Florida straits are a proud people and don't like being told what to do. It would ...

Expert fears Spanish language's extinction in US Southwest

Expert fears Spanish language's extinction in US Southwest
 - Those who promote English-only policies say that people who speak only English have better chances to succeed," Jenkins said. "But that's not the ...

Paraguayan officials meet with crucified protesters over wage dispute

Paraguayan officials meet with crucified protesters over wage dispute
 - Organizers say at least 20 other people are prepared to be nailed to crosses if they are not given what they want. González said some 9,000 workers ...

A Sawant challenger? LGBT activist Rod Hearne to run for council

A Sawant challenger? LGBT activist Rod Hearne to run for council
 - While Chicago was a racially divided city, Seattle was in the process of electing an African-American mayor, Norm Rice, with large multiracial ...

Marc and Craig Kielburger: Finding hope in Haiti

Marc and Craig Kielburger: Finding hope in Haiti
 - Haiti has suffered through centuries of strife and poverty — not to mention the earthquake in 2010 — and it will likely take decades to build the kind of ...


Exhibition focusing on hope and resilience of Haiti comes to Wirral

Exhibition focusing on hope and resilience of Haiti comes to Wirral
 - AN inspirational exhibition featuring photos and artwork from Haiti is ... Terrible images of the earthquake's destruction and poverty it left behind hit the ...

For Latinos, Mario Cuomo's 'Tale of Two Cities' Critique Remains Timely

For Latinos, Mario Cuomo's 'Tale of Two Cities' Critique Remains Timely
 - Census data from 2013 shows that one-in-six Americans live in poverty. And for Latinos, things get worse - one-in-four Latinos are counted as poor, ...

In With the New: Meet Congress' Latino Newcomers

In With the New: Meet Congress' Latino Newcomers
 - The total number of Latinos in Congress rose by one, to 29, after the ... He told NBC News that the high poverty in San Bernadino, second behind ...