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lunes, 11 de enero de 2016

Peru: Poverty reduced to 22.7% between 2004 and 2014

Peru: Poverty reduced to 22.7% between 2004 and 2014
 - The document indicated that poverty rate was reduced by 5 percentage points during the 2011-2014 period; whereas, Latin American and the ...

Latin America 2016: Another difficult year

Latin America 2016: Another difficult year
 - The Latin American agenda is replete with elections and crucial political ... In only eight years the 18 countries in the Latin American region will have ..

5 tips for launching your startup in Latin America

5 tips for launching your startup in Latin America
 - It is sometimes harder to do business between Latin American countries ... When Google launched in Latin America it alienated a lot of agencies by ...

Latin America is in the throws of a solar power revolution and Chile is leading the way

Latin America is in the throws of a solar power revolution and Chile is leading the way
 - Yet, especially in the case of Uruguay, these Latin American countries are increasingly investing in other renewable energy sources such as solar, ...

CHOP recognized as LGBT Healthcare Equality Leader for second year in a row

CHOP recognized as LGBT Healthcare Equality Leader for second year in a row
 - For the second year in a row, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has been recognized as an LGBT Healthcare Equality Leader by the ...

Best and Worst Arizona Cities for LGBT Rights

Best and Worst Arizona Cities for LGBT Rights
 - The nonprofit advocacy group, which puts out an annual index rating cities' LGBT policies on a scale of 0 to 100, gave the three cities a perfect score.

Transforming Life as We Age

Transforming Life as We Age
 - Yet more than 2.4 million of U.S. adults age 50 and older self-identify as LGBT, which will more than double by 2030. LGBT older adults share many of ...


David Bowie: How the glam rock artist became an LGBT icon

David Bowie: How the glam rock artist became an LGBT icon
 - As well as being remembered for his musical talents, the legendary singer will also be remembered for redefining sexuality for an entire generation. When David Bowie stepped onto the stage as Ziggy Stardust in 1969, one of the world’s greatest gay icons was born and the rulebooks were forever rewritten.

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Named Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human ...

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Named Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human ...
 - The Healthcare Equality Leaders were selected based on an annual survey, the Healthcare Equality Index, which identifies healthcare institutions that are leading the way in providing equal care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients.

Golden Globes: Big Wins for Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, and LGBT Allies

Golden Globes: Big Wins for Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, and LGBT Allies
 - Although the stars of Carol, The Danish Girl, Transparent and Orange Is The New Black went home empty-handed, it was a great night for LGBT allies.

Ballot proposal expanding rights for LGBT faces turmoil

Ballot proposal expanding rights for LGBT faces turmoil
 - And the Fair Michigan proposal is already facing turmoil among activists in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, even before ...

America to face storm of anti-LGBT legislation

America to face storm of anti-LGBT legislation
 - Following on from a landmark year for LGBT equality in the US, a storm of anti-LGBT legislation is expected in the coming year. A report by the Human ...

Obamacare Enrollment Initiative Targets Latinos

Obamacare Enrollment Initiative Targets Latinos
 - More than 15 national organizations are hosting local and online events this week to educate consumers and provide resources to help them sign up for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Stop Complaining, Racism Is Not The Problem…

Stop Complaining, Racism Is Not The Problem…
 - American racism is brutal but subtle, demanding that those of African ancestry conform to Eurocentric tenets of society for acceptance. One of the criteria for conformity is an unprecedented disdain for one’s African heritage and natural features. Women are expected to process their hair to reflect the European standard of beauty. Men must perfect the King’s English while wearing the latest European fashions. African Americans who have managed to receive collegiate indoctrination and gainful employment are severed souls torn between two worlds of the oppressed and the oppressor.

Black Law Students Association at Ohio State University need "discovery period" on racism and ...

Black Law Students Association at Ohio State University need "discovery period" on racism and ...
 - In the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, "Our primary reason for bringing an end to racial discrimination in America must not be the communist challenge ...

Politicians play the race card. This is what helps neutralize it.

Politicians play the race card. This is what helps neutralize it.
 - For example, when the editorial argued that the ad was racially coded, it said ... handouts to undeserving members of the African American community.

A Show of African American Artists Resonates in Racially Divided Detroit

A Show of African American Artists Resonates in Racially Divided Detroit
 - Can an exhibition be informed by the place it visits? 30 Americans, a survey of works by African American artists in the Rubell Family ...


Ferguson's School Board May Be Diluting Voting Power Of African-Americans

Ferguson's School Board May Be Diluting Voting Power Of African-Americans
 - Further scrutiny uncovered deep racial divides in everything from housing to education. On Monday, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ...

Unverified' documentary challenges UNC academic-athletic scandal narratives

Unverified' documentary challenges UNC academic-athletic scandal narratives
 - “AFAM was given a kind of pass because no one wanted to be seen as dealing harshly with the African, the African-American studies department ...

For black officers, police controversies hit close to home

For black officers, police controversies hit close to home
 - African-American officers have been dealing with racism on the job for decades, says Kenneth Bolton, a professor of criminal justice at Southeastern ...