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lunes, 28 de diciembre de 2015

Obama Administration Continues Support of LGBT Community

Obama Administration Continues Support of LGBT Community
 - While President Obama has been a longtime ally of the LGBT community, 2015 marked another significant year for our 44th president and his ...

7 LGBT Rights Victories That Happened This Year in the US

7 LGBT Rights Victories That Happened This Year in the US
 - After years of protests, the Boy Scouts of America has finally ended its ban on openly gay scouts and, this summer, scout leaders. This change comes with a few caveats, for example troop authorities will be able to select scout leaders based on their own criteria meaning religious conservative communities

LGBT-themed Tiffany & Co. ad featuring Michigan man earns honors

LGBT-themed Tiffany & Co. ad featuring Michigan man earns honors
 - Ad Age, the trade publication that covers the industry, published its top 10 LGBT-themed ads of the year. While published in no particular order, at the ...

What type of shoe person are you?

What type of shoe person are you?
 - Then, there are the practically trendy. They seek comfort, style and affordability when shoe-shopping. Always within the realm of current trends, their choice of footwear can be fun and might garner a “Nice shoes” from a coworker or casual acquaintance. Still, they’re willing to compromise on looks or feel, but rarely price. Shoes have their place, and it’s not at a podium making a

Pastor Scott Lively on trial for: 'Crimes against humanity' and Ugandan LGBT rights

Pastor Scott Lively on trial for: 'Crimes against humanity' and Ugandan LGBT rights
 - The pastor and anti-gay campaigner Scott Lively has been accused of crimes against humanity, allegedly during his tour of Uganda. The case has ...

New York Times Fuels Myth of Gay Affluence

New York Times Fuels Myth of Gay Affluence
 - This week the conservative Family Research Council (FRC), took aim at the US policy of supporting LGBT groups abroad. The FRC's statement came ...


Carol' will be released in Russia albeit 'Gay Propaganda” law

Carol' will be released in Russia albeit 'Gay Propaganda” law
 - Arthouse had issues screening the LGBT British comedy film “Pride” earlier this year. Pride had to be rated 18–plus, Russia's most restrictive theatrical ...

Maybe a little 'capitalismo' is what Latin America really needs

Maybe a little 'capitalismo' is what Latin America really needs
 - Maybe a little 'capitalismo' is what Latin America really needs ... the world, poor countries and regions are characterized by the absence of capitalism, ...

10 major events of Latin America in 2015

10 major events of Latin America in 2015
 - Latin America is about to bid farewell to the eventful year of 2015. Following are the 10 most eye-catching events that influenced the political, economic and social landscape of the region this year.

The ebbing of Latin America's 'pink tide'

The ebbing of Latin America's 'pink tide'
 - In Venezuela, the ruling socialist party was thrashed in December congressional elections by voters fed-up with incompetence, economic crisis and rampant corruption. In Argentina, a new business-minded president, Mauricio Macri, is in office, leaving Cristina Fernández to retire to the province of Santa Cruz with the


Americans the least concerned about climate change

Americans the least concerned about climate change
 - At the top in the "global climate change concern index score," compiled in an online survey, were Latin American countries, with Brazil leading the way ...

A Christmas Gift To Latino Tech

A Christmas Gift To Latino Tech
 - When looking back on my year covering the evolution of Latino tech — one of my beats here at Forbes.com — it strikes me that the people who are ...

Why One Latino Group Is Chasing Excessive Schoolers Forward Of 2016

Why One Latino Group Is Chasing Excessive Schoolers Forward Of 2016
 - And I think a man who discriminates against people shouldn't be president.” Those feelings are something Mi Familia Vota taps into, albeit indirectly.

Environmentalists say deforestation worsens flooding in South America

Environmentalists say deforestation worsens flooding in South America
 - Deforestation is one of the main causes of the floods in South America that have left at least 140,000 people, 20,000 of them in Argentina alone, ...

Fewer Confederate flags, but still a tough year for racial progress

Fewer Confederate flags, but still a tough year for racial progress
 - Many Americans of a certain age, black and white and brown alike, doubted they'd live long enough to see an African-American elected president.

Obama set to round up and deport Hispanic families living illegally

Obama set to round up and deport Hispanic families living illegally
 - US President Barack Obama is planning an operation to round up and expel migrant families fleeing drought and violence in Central America.