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miércoles, 19 de abril de 2017

Religious agencies could deny LGBT adoptions under bill

Religious agencies could deny LGBT adoptions under bill
- None of these people know LGBT folks on that side," she said, pointing to the Republican side of the Senate. "They make the assumption we'd all be ...

Ottawa must decide if it wants to help Chechnya's gay men

Ottawa must decide if it wants to help Chechnya's gay men
- The Conservative immigration critic described LGBT Chechens as “one of ... This situation could afford Canada's LGBT community an opportunity to ...

A Transgender Woman Is Suing Idaho For Refusing To Correct Her Birth Certificate

A Transgender Woman Is Suing Idaho For Refusing To Correct Her Birth Certificate
- It's the second lawsuit filed this month by a prominent LGBT group, Lambda Legal, to challenge a small handful states that still ban transgender people ...

Whos Egging LGBT People in Wilton Manors, Florida?

Whos Egging LGBT People in Wilton Manors, Florida?
- Mystery surrounds several egging incidents in Wilton Manors, the 'second gayest city in America.' The police fear LGBT locals are being singled out.

In LGBT Win, Court Says Gay Couple Had Common-Law Marriage

In LGBT Win, Court Says Gay Couple Had Common-Law Marriage
- A gay man has won legal recognition of his common-law marriage to his partner, who died two months before the U.S. Supreme Court expanded the ...

Families a frequently ignored resource in helping LGBTQ youth avoid suicide ...

 Families a frequently ignored resource in helping LGBTQ youth avoid suicide ...
LGBT youth are especially prone to suicide risk because of alienation, self-doubt and a host of other factors, and need as much ...

A Seattle Activist is Tried to Reach Seattle's LGBT Immigrants. It Wasn't Easy.

A Seattle Activist is Tried to Reach Seattle's LGBT Immigrants. It Wasn't Easy.
- Two years ago, Seattle Counseling Service, the nation's oldest LGBT-focused mental-health agency, wanted to provide more services to immigrants ...

LGBT community campaigns for marriage for homosexuals

LGBT community campaigns for marriage for homosexuals
- Five Czech NGOs on Tuesday launched a campaign promoting marriages for all in the country, including gays and lesbians, ...

Obama Vs. Trump: Who Has Deported More Immigrants?

Obama Vs. Trump: Who Has Deported More Immigrants?
- Under Trump, arrests are up by 33 percent, but deportations are down by 1.2 ... undocumented immigrants—most of whom were sent back to Mexico.

Trump's wall won't stop heroin from coming into the US

Trump's wall won't stop heroin from coming into the US
- It’s a scene out of TV shows like Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul: A truck transporting legal goods (like ice cream) goes through the US border, sneaking illicit drugs through security inspections by simply hiding them — whether among the other products, a secret compartment, or some other tricky spot.
Scenarios like this aren’t just the stuff of fiction; drug trafficking through a legal port of entry is how most illegal drugs make it into the US. And this kind of smuggling will be totally unaffected by a wall put in place to block illegal border crossings, showing that even the toughest border security measures may be next to worthless for dealing with illegal drugs.

Mexico's Asylum Application Numbers Are Up by 150% Since the US Election

Mexico's Asylum Application Numbers Are Up by 150% Since the US Election
- The number of asylum applications received by Mexico has spiked by ... Analysts suggest it's still too soon to determine if the Trump Administration's ...

Latin America spearheads the global privatisation of education

Latin America spearheads the global privatisation of education
- The new report Privatisation of Education in Latin America: Mapping policies, trends and trajectories reveals that in recent decades, Latin America has been the region with the steadiest growth in the privatisation of education. The region is notable not only for having the highest rate of enrolment in private primary education in the world, but also for showing the most consistent growth in private provision. This also applies at the secondary school level, for which Latin America is tied with Sub-Saharan Africa for the region with the highest private enrolment.

Venezuela braces for 'mother of all protests'

Venezuela braces for 'mother of all protests'
- We are at a crucial moment in the destiny of our nation. ... "We know of no other similar case in Latin America of a government arming urban militias," ...

Incarceration creates more mental health concerns for African-American men

Incarceration creates more mental health concerns for African-American men
African-American men who have spent time behind bars show worse mental health conditions compared with men of the same race with no history of ...

Strayer University Leadership Under Fire for Racial Discrimination and Abuse of Power

Strayer University Leadership Under Fire for Racial Discrimination and Abuse of Power
- Strayer's situation is particularly troubling because over 60% of their student body is African American. When contacted for comment, Mr. Taylor stated, ...

Does Florida's death row overrepresent African-Americans as state lawmaker says?

Does Florida's death row overrepresent African-Americans as state lawmaker says?
- The decision by Orlando-area prosecutor Aramis D. Ayala to no longer seek the death penalty in murder cases has injected a racial discussion about ...

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