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miércoles, 21 de diciembre de 2016

Burkina Faso-led African bloc fails second challenge against UN investigator of LGBT discrimination

Burkina Faso-led African bloc fails second challenge against UN investigator of LGBT discrimination
- A group of African countries has failed in their second attempt to block a United Nations (UN) expert from working on gender based and LGBT violence ...

LGBT employees left out of Lee County anti-discrimination policy, activist says

LGBT employees left out of Lee County anti-discrimination policy, activist says
- Only then can LGBT county employees be defended from unfair treatment at all ranks of Lee County government, Goldberg said. “We're just regular ...

Woman's 'sweet' reaction to proposal gives hope to the LGBT community

Woman's 'sweet' reaction to proposal gives hope to the LGBT community
A woman's reaction to a proposal between two women at the Art Insititute of Chicago has reverberated within the LGBT community and on social ...

The 11 Best LGBT Documentaries of 2016

The 11 Best LGBT Documentaries of 2016
- Political Animals shows how this remarkable group of pioneering women helped advance LGBT rights in an era rife with opposition to queer people.

The "Possibilities Are Pretty Open" For An LGBT Disney Princess

The "Possibilities Are Pretty Open" For An LGBT Disney Princess
- Here's the thing: LGBT people exist, and they aren't going to go away, no matter how hard you close your eyes and will them to disappear. This isn't ...

Trump urged not to cut overseas LGBT aid

Trump urged not to cut overseas LGBT aid
- Clifton Cortez, who is the World Bank's first LGBT and intersex advisor, noted Vice President-elect Pence is “one of the most anti-LGBT politicians that ...

LGBT In Video Games: 'Overwatch's' Tracer Confirmed

LGBT In Video Games: 'Overwatch's' Tracer Confirmed
- This includes sexuality, but until recently, there was very little support in the way of LGBT in video games. Overwatch's Tracer is changing all of that.

LGBT Politicians Fighting The Good Fight

LGBT Politicians Fighting The Good Fight
- The only upside in all of this is, we have some incredible LGBT women fighting the good fight in Washington. I'm beyond humbled by their work and ...

The United States of Inequality

The United States of Inequality
- While the economists’ earlier studies made substantial advances in documenting inequality in the United States, the most unequal developed country in the world, this is the first survey claiming to “capture 100 percent of national income,” including the impact of taxation, social programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, and income from capital gains.

Uber looks to dominate in Brazil while taxis push to ban app

Uber looks to dominate in Brazil while taxis push to ban app
Introduced in Brazil just over two years ago, use of the app has increased so quickly here that the South American giant now represents Uber's third largest business worldwide, after the United States and India. The rocketing growth, however, is also a race against time: local governments are moving toward regulating and taxing the company in ways that may hurt its competitive advantage while taxi unions are pushing to ban it entirely.


Embracing opportunities, overlooking challenges

Embracing opportunities, overlooking challenges
- Amongst the various Latin America countries, Mexico is expected to be one of the strongest countries in the coming years as it will be helped by the ...

Illegal gold mining has supplanted cocaine trafficking as Latin America's criminal endeavor of choice

Illegal gold mining has supplanted cocaine trafficking as Latin America's criminal endeavor of choice
- For decades, the dominant image of organized crime in Latin America has been the ... in the country were illegal and that armed groups dominated many of the mines. ... But in Latin America, it's mostly artisanal, small-scale mining.

Trump's negative Latin American agenda will help China

Trump's negative Latin American agenda will help China
- So far, Xi has visited 10 Latin American countries since he took office three years ago, almost as many as the 11 made by President Barack Obama ...

How to Buy American When The Label Does Not Say “Made in the USA”

How to Buy American When The Label Does Not Say “Made in the USA”
- The American textile supply chain exports more than $10 billion in yarns and fabrics to Mexico and other Latin American countries. When consumers ...

My Latino, Christian Parents Voted for Trump

My Latino, Christian Parents Voted for Trump
- My loving and church-going parents voted for this terrible man who seems hell bent on getting rid of people like us, and I blame the colonizer's ...

Are Brazilians Latinos? What their identity struggle tells us about race in America

Are Brazilians Latinos? What their identity struggle tells us about race in America
- I'd argue that “Latino” or “Hispanic” signifies a subordinated racial group ... “The first day I came to the office, an African-American coworker told me, ...