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lunes, 30 de marzo de 2015

U.S. criminal justice system needs urgent reform

U.S. criminal justice system needs urgent reform
 - Every day and every hour Black America is negatively impacted by the criminal ... of poverty in the U.S. There is no question that in the Black American ...

Income inequality: poverty falling faster than ever but the 1% are racing ahead

Income inequality: poverty falling faster than ever but the 1% are racing ahead
 - Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, one of several South American countries where falling income inequality is lifting millions out of poverty.

The Very Best LGBT Books You Need To Read Right Now

The Very Best LGBT Books You Need To Read Right Now
 - Gorgeous, epic, heartbreaking and also full of a lot of farming. Seriously, you could start a smallholding of your own once you've read this. Harry Cane ...

Atlantic City beckons LGBT tourists

Atlantic City beckons LGBT tourists
- Atlantic City's expanding outreach to the LGBT market includes a recent partnership with internationally known drag queen Miss Richfield 1981 to ...

Premature predictions of evangelical concessions on LGBT

Premature predictions of evangelical concessions on LGBT
 - Jonathan MerrittEvangelicals are among the most stalwart opponents to LGBT marriage, but a number of evangelical congregations have shifted their ...

Connecticut to boycott Indiana over anti-LGBT religious freedom law

Connecticut to boycott Indiana over anti-LGBT religious freedom law
 - Connecticut will become the first state to boycott Indiana after the signing of a religious freedom bill last week that opens to the door to discrimination ...

Gay rights activist Larry Kramer talks homophobia, film and a cure for AIDS

Gay rights activist Larry Kramer talks homophobia, film and a cure for AIDS
 - The Penn LGBTQ Center for QPenn brought gay-rights and AIDS activist, playwright and author Larry Kramer to Penn on Thursday night. Kramer is the ...

Methodology for mapping the decline of east London's gay bars and pubs

Methodology for mapping the decline of east London's gay bars and pubs
 - This means that the bar was welcoming to all and attracted a mixed clientele of straight and LGBTQ people. “Gay-friendly” venues are not listed.

Anti-LGBTQ Violence is Still a Real Thing

Anti-LGBTQ Violence is Still a Real Thing
 - From California to Indiana, there has been a rash of high-profile political measures targeting the LGBTQ community. Everything is building toward a ...

Candidates and Wealthy Are Aligned on Inequality

Candidates and Wealthy Are Aligned on Inequality
 - According to a Pew Research Center poll from January 2014, which surveyed about 1,500 adults, Americans not only consider inequality a problem, ...

There Are No Candidates For the Middle Class

There Are No Candidates For the Middle Class
  - The American oligarchy is still in perfect working order. ... America's economic inequality problem will not go away unless acted upon with force.

Will He Be African American or Something Else?'

Will He Be African American or Something Else?'
 - What will he be?" My mother-in-law's question on the banks of the Hillsborough River was shrouded in innocence like the Spanish moss hanging ...


Black Church Group Splits With Presbyterians Over Gay Marriage

Black Church Group Splits With Presbyterians Over Gay Marriage
 - A group representing religiously conservative African American clergy has broken away from the Presbyterian Church USA over its embrace of ...

Students encourage Latino blood donors

Students encourage Latino blood donors
 - This way we can spread and build a culture in Hispanic people and in ... to connect people and develop a common culture of regular blood donations.

Prostitutes in Colombia? Everybody knows that

Prostitutes in Colombia? Everybody knows that
 - People think it is outrageous that members of the DEA are caught yet again in what appears to be such unprofessional, "shameful," or even possibly ...

Latino students fight to show students on campus the accomplishments for Cesar Chavez Day

Latino students fight to show students on campus the accomplishments for Cesar Chavez Day
 - Migrant workers came from Latin American countries, and he tried to help ... “There are some negative stereotypes about the Latino and Hispanic ...

Cuba - poor but rich

Cuba - poor but rich
 - Cuba's Latin American School of Medicine, based in Havana, provides free education to students from over 100 countries.

Close US-South America rift

Close US-South America rift
 - But what about Brazil and other South American nations that make up the bulk of Latin America's economy? So far, no group or individual meetings ...

Venezuela has changed, and so should US policy

Venezuela has changed, and so should US policy
 - Venezuela was chosen by Latin American and Caribbean nations to represent the region as a non-permanent member of the U.N. Security Council ...

Dying for women's right to choose: Abortion still illegal in Brazil

Dying for women's right to choose: Abortion still illegal in Brazil
 - The Latin American and Caribbean Committee for the Defense of Women's Rights (CLADEM) said countries like Brazil were behind the rest of the ...

Drawing cartoons, defying the government

Drawing cartoons, defying the government
 - In Latin America, cartooning against the government in certain countries can carry heavy consequences. According to Freedom House, Ecuador was ...

Allocation of ultra high frequency spectrum in the Americas

Allocation of ultra high frequency spectrum in the Americas
 - Research published in 2009 by George Mason University found that, “on average, Latin American countries allocate only 100 MHz … compared with a ...

What DEA 'sex party' report means for US credibility in Latin America

What DEA 'sex party' report means for US credibility in Latin America
 - These are all agencies that, to some degree, are present in countries across Latin America in order to train up and professionalize local security ...

Latin American Economy Slows with Global Trend: 2015 Growth Predicted Below 2 Percent -- Report

Latin American Economy Slows with Global Trend: 2015 Growth Predicted Below 2 Percent -- Report
 - Ruiz insisted on the need for structural reforms, particularly in the area of education, saying, "Latin America is growing slowly, not because it's creating ...

Change is Possible: Sexual Conversions and Imperial Aspirations in the Americas

Change is Possible: Sexual Conversions and Imperial Aspirations in the Americas
 - Exodus Global Alliance is helping to spread the “ex-gay” movement across Latin America, but not without resistance from activists and lawmakers.