Costa Rica launches Pride Connection network

first_imgVIDEO: Will Costa Rica recognize this same-sex marriage? Among the speakers who addressed the importance of Pride Connection, especially the launching of its online platform, were Sergio Montealegre, program development manager from NGO Hivos; Marianela Núñez, associate dean of academic affairs at ULACIT; Trey Pettibone, Director of Procter & Gamble in Costa Rica; and former Costa Rican Vice President Ana Helena Chacón. Sergio Montealegre, Program Development Manager at NGO Hivos. Courtesy of TactikThe event also featured panel discussion with activists Nathan Romero, Michelle Jones, Manuel Abarca, Keyra Martínez, and Emma Chacón. Inter-American Court endorses same-sex marriage; Costa Rica reacts Facebook Commentscenter_img As Costa Ricacontinues to grapple with the disagreements about marriage equality and gender identity that dominated the second round of its recent presidential campaign, a new initiative seeks to ensure that human rights are protected.Pride Connection is an alliance between the public and private sectors to provide people with online training regarding the LGBTQ population and the topics that affect it. The platform also seeks to promote strategies for LGBTQ rights advocacy.The initiative’s official launch took place on May 17, the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, with representatives from public and private entities alongside activists. The group gathered at the Gold Museum in downtown San José. Former vice president Ana Helena Chacón. Courtesy of TactikThe activity was organized by the Entrepreneurial Alliance for Development (AED), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Embassies of the Netherlands and of Canada, the National Training Institute (INA), Costa Rica’s Civil Service, the NGO Hivos, Procter & Gamble and the Latin American University for Science and Technology (ULACIT). Related posts:Gay wedding planned in Costa Rica following court ruling for marriage equality Gay marriage postponed in Costa Rica due to legal impediment VIDEO: Will Costa Rica recognize this same-sex marriage? Inside Costa Rica’s Pridelast_img read more

On Saturday February 4 the Pro Football Hall of

first_imgOn Saturday, February 4, the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee will decide on who will make up its class of 2017.Kurt Warner is among 18 finalists who are up for enshrinement, and we here at Arizona Sports wanted to take a look back at his storybook career as well as the impact he had on the Arizona Cardinals.In the second installment of “Kurt: A Retrospective Video Series,” we talk about our favorite moment of his Cardinals tenure. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Comments   Share   – / 29 The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelocenter_img Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more