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lunes, 31 de agosto de 2015

The Happiest Countries in the World Are All in Latin America

The Happiest Countries in the World Are All in Latin America
 - Surprisingly, the leading countries in terms of positive emotions were all in Latin America, from Paraguay to Nicaragua, according to Quartz.


It's About Time to End Female Genital Mutilation in the Only Latin American Country Where It Still ...

It's About Time to End Female Genital Mutilation in the Only Latin American Country Where It Still ...
 - In Colombia, there are indigenous communities that still practice female genital mutilation, also known as female circumcision. This makes Colombia the only country in Latin America where this custom is still in practice, according to some organizations.

Medical Marijuana for Autism Is Denied In Michigan

Medical Marijuana for Autism Is Denied In Michigan
 - On July 31, a panel of mostly doctors voted to add autism to the list of conditions qualifying one to use medical marijuana in Michigan. They weighed ...

Problems in Finland and with the P-Tech Education Miracle

Problems in Finland and with the P-Tech Education Miracle
 - Is Finland the way to the future for American education? It's time to take another look! Finland is a small northern European country with a niche ...

Cyndi Lauper plans 'TrueColours' residence for LGBTyouth

Cyndi Lauper plans 'TrueColours' residence for LGBTyouth
 - The True Colours Residence, named after her 1986 hit single “True Colours,” the first permanent housing facility of its kind in the city, was conceived by the singer, her manager and the West End Intergenerational Residence, a non-profit focused on providing housing for homeless families and the elderly.



Read one gay dad's scathing letter to anti-LGBT Kentucky clerk Kim Davis: 'Do your job'

Read one gay dad's scathing letter to anti-LGBT Kentucky clerk Kim Davis: 'Do your job'
 - A gay dad who runs a parenting resource center for LGBT families wrote a scathing letter to Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue ...

Pride at Work Tells Human Rights Campaign: 'Enough Is Enough'

Pride at Work Tells Human Rights Campaign: 'Enough Is Enough'
 - The LGBT workers' organization this weekend approved a scathing resolution that calls on member organizations to stop funding the Human Rights ...

We Still Need Full Equality for LGBT Families

We Still Need Full Equality for LGBT Families
 - The National Center for Lesbian Rights says parental recognition for LGBT people is murky at best — horribly unfair at worst.

The Gay Refugees ISIS Hunted Tell Their Chilling Stories to the UN

The Gay Refugees ISIS Hunted Tell Their Chilling Stories to the UN
 - This has included stoning people to death, beheading them and throwing people off tall buildings. In fact, reports say that at least nine more LGBT ...

New national survey shows majority of Americans support open transgender military service

New national survey shows majority of Americans support open transgender military service
 - Friday, the American Military Partner Association (AMPA), the nation’s largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) military families, responded to the results of a new national survey that show a majority of Americans support open service by transgender people in the U.S. military.  The results were released by University of Illinois Springfield Survey
 

Hearing for Md. LGBT youth scheduled

Hearing for Md. LGBT youth scheduled
 - The Joint Committee on Children, Youth and Families of the Maryland General Assembly will convene to address the needs of LGBT youth in ...

New Latino LGBT News Show to Being Streaming

New Latino LGBT News Show to Being Streaming
 - A new Spanish gay and lesbian news source called "Magayzine" launches in September and it focuses on the LGBT Spanish speaking population.

Obama has made inequality worse than ever

Obama has made inequality worse than ever
 - making America's rich richer, GOP presidential hopeful Chris Christie said Thursday. “The guy who claims to care about income inequality has made ...

Why I'm not afraid of China's slowdown affecting Latin America

Why I'm not afraid of China's slowdown affecting Latin America
 - Both Latin American countries and companies raised record amounts of dollar-denominated debt in the good times. Now the steep currency falls make ...

Trump's immigration plan would require every Latino to show their papers, please

Trump's immigration plan would require every Latino to show their papers, please
 - supporters even begin to distinguish between “the bad” Latin American immigrants and the millions ... same American power structure that now laments the loss of jobs to other countries and the death ... America must be protected.

Latin America's integration: its dynamics and politics

Latin America's integration: its dynamics and politics
- Since its rather humble beginnings, Latin America’s regional integration has made substantial progress towards establishing Simon Bolivar’s dream of La Patria Grande in the contemporary context. Its first tentative steps were meetings between Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro in Havana that began in
 

As drone usage soars in Latin America, so do concerns

As drone usage soars in Latin America, so do concerns
 - Across Latin America, the sale of drones to civilians is taking off. .... “The governments of each country (in Latin America) are rushing to create their ...

Small business revenue goals on track, but optimism lags

Small business revenue goals on track, but optimism lags
 - Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are expected to see their economy grow only 0.5 percent this year, with the recession in South America ...

Teachers' strikes continue in Uruguay as salary negotiations stall

Teachers' strikes continue in Uruguay as salary negotiations stall
 - A Presidential decree outlawing education strikes sparked massive protests calling for education reform in the South American nation this week.

Plutocracy, Gentrification and Racial Violence

Plutocracy, Gentrification and Racial Violence
 - The poor have proven to be easy to ignore or degrade but when the poor are also black, racism, the haunting nightmare of the American mass psyche, ...