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miércoles, 28 de enero de 2015

LGBT people thinking about adoption urged to take part in webcast

LGBT people thinking about adoption urged to take part in webcast
 - The Government Equalities Office is urging prospective adoptive parents from the LGBT community to take part in a live webcast. On Wednesday 28 ...

Reaction to LDS Church announcement on LGBT, religious protections

Reaction to LDS Church announcement on LGBT, religious protections
 - I am confident that, as elected officials, we can work together with religious, business and civic leaders as well as the LGBT community to craft policies ...

We Can Reduce Child Poverty by 60 Percent Right Now

We Can Reduce Child Poverty by 60 Percent Right Now
 - Martin Luther King Jr. said, “America is going to hell if we don't use her vast resources to end poverty and make it possible for all God's children to ...

Latin America and Caribbean Unit Will Eradicate Poverty, Says Evo

Latin America and Caribbean Unit Will Eradicate Poverty, Says Evo
 - 'I am convinced that with the unity of Latin America and the Caribbean we will continue eradicating extreme poverty, it is the duty of governments and ...

For America's children, poverty can still make you sick

For America's children, poverty can still make you sick
 - In the late 1960s, the area's poverty and hunger, and its worm-infested ... And in 2012, 45 percent of America's children under 18 lived in low-income ...

LGBT mag claims a Super Bowl first

LGBT mag claims a Super Bowl first
 - A few years ago the NFL discovered female fans. Now, apparently, the league has discovered that gays also enjoy watching men in tight pants jump ...

Advocacy groups to launch LGBT-friendly business campaign

Advocacy groups to launch LGBT-friendly business campaign
 - Three statewide advocacy groups in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina this week will launch a campaign designed to highlight LGBT-friendly ...

Can Pennsylvania have a Selma-like moment this year for the LGBT community?

Can Pennsylvania have a Selma-like moment this year for the LGBT community?
 - U.S. District Judge John Jones gave the LGBT movement a push with his ruling overturning the state's same-sex marriage laws last year, Wolf noted, ...

Questioning prejudices against the LGBT community

Questioning prejudices against the LGBT community
 - Abhay Chaugule, 22, director of the film, said that the team has been researching about the prejudices people have against members of the LGBT ...

3 'Dangerous' Cities in Latin America You Should Visit

3 'Dangerous' Cities in Latin America You Should Visit
 - The grandeur of Latin America is also, unfortunately, juxtaposed with the largest inequality in the world. It is a land rich in natural resources, yet ...

Inequality should be at the forefront of a debate on the minimum wage

Inequality should be at the forefront of a debate on the minimum wage
 - Inequality should be at the forefront of a debate on the minimum wage .... When it is left on the sidelines, as America over the past 30 years shows, the ...

Meet DJ Raff, the Man Behind the 'Broad City' Theme, 'Latino & Proud'

Meet DJ Raff, the Man Behind the 'Broad City' Theme, 'Latino & Proud'
 - Can you talk a little bit about the making of the "Latino & Proud? ... I am floored that people like that song in so many different places and that anyone ...

Obama: We have "obligation" to fight "rising" anti-Semitism

Obama: We have "obligation" to fight "rising" anti-Semitism
 - It is estimated that more than 1 million people, mostly Jews, perished at the two camps - Auschwitz and Birkenau - from overwork, starvation, disease, ...

When Pope Francis rips 'proselytism,' who's he talking about?

When Pope Francis rips 'proselytism,' who's he talking about?
 - While some of that growth has cooled down, Latinobarometro, a Chile-based firm that conducts polls in 17 Latin American countries, nonetheless ...

Trying to beat the winter blues, more and more Americans moving to Latin America

Trying to beat the winter blues, more and more Americans moving to Latin America
 - Ecuador has also been generating more and more of a buzz among vacationers, and the South American country of fewer than 16 million people is ...

Putin Announces Plans to Sell More Guns to Africa, Asia and Latin America

Putin Announces Plans to Sell More Guns to Africa, Asia and Latin America
 - Today, new factors and threats necessitate many countries in the world to change their military doctrines ... “If Putin is looking to expand sales into Africa, Latin America and Asia then there is little reason n to think this will improve.

Disturbing decline in world freedom chronicled in new report

Disturbing decline in world freedom chronicled in new report
 - However, the U.S. remained among the best-ranked countries for freedom. In Latin America, Freedom House denounced Venezuela's mass arrests of anti-government protesters and an increase in the number of political prisoners.

Venezuela's woes bring Latin America poverty reduction to a halt

Venezuela's woes bring Latin America poverty reduction to a halt
 - After years of substantial improvements in Latin America's poverty rates, ... Poverty declined in the majority of the 12 countries with data available.

Poverty reduction stalls in most of LatAm

Poverty reduction stalls in most of LatAm
 - A majority of Latin American countries have stopped making headway in poverty reduction, a United Nations agency said Monday.

Poverty reduction in Latin America stalls during 2014: totals 167 million

Poverty reduction in Latin America stalls during 2014: totals 167 million
- Poverty affected 28% of Latin America's population in 2014, revealing that its decline has stalled at around that level since 2012, while indigence rose ...

Is 2015 the Year for India in Latin America?

Is 2015 the Year for India in Latin America?
 - Prime Minister Modi has only made one trip to Latin America and the ... service industry, and culture of education and innovation—from which Latin ...

U.N. report says poverty rises in Venezuela

U.N. report says poverty rises in Venezuela
 - The report by the United Nations' regional economic office in Chile says that in Venezuela poverty rose from 25 percent in 2012, to 32 percent in 2013.

Young People in Latin America Face Stigma and Inequality

Young People in Latin America Face Stigma and Inequality
 - Young people in Latin America now enjoy greater access to education. But in many cases their future is dim due to the lack of opportunities and the siren call of crime in a region where 167 million people are poor, and 71 million live in extreme poverty.

Reduction of Poverty in Latin America at a Standstill, Cepal Says

Reduction of Poverty in Latin America at a Standstill, Cepal Says
 - Poverty in 2014 affected 28.1 percent of the population of Latin America and the Caribbean, a figure that shows how improvement in that ...

Mormon Leaders Say They'll Support Gay Rights in Exchange for 'Religious Freedom': VIDEO

Mormon Leaders Say They'll Support Gay Rights in Exchange for 'Religious Freedom': VIDEO
 - To my LGBT brothers and sisters in Utah: Don't compromise with the ... Let us not forget 1978 when a Afro American had gone to court to become a ...