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domingo, 13 de octubre de 2013

Death of Matthew Shepard Explored Through Alums' Book and Film

Death of Matthew Shepard Explored Through Alums' Book and Film - Loffreda had just become a faculty advisor to the student LGBT club, despite the fact that she's straight. Fifteen years ago there was only one openly gay faculty ...

March on Springfield Rally Set for Illinois Marriage Equality on 10/22

March on Springfield Rally Set for Illinois Marriage Equality on 10/22 - LGBT organizations, families and faith leaders will be joined at the podium by national and regional coalition partners for the 90 minute rally. They include:.

We Are Family'

We Are Family' - It's impossible for me to talk about the fight for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality without talking about Black people and without talking ...

Here's What I Say to My Fellow Black, Gay Men

Here's What I Say to My Fellow Black, Gay Men - First, this essay is based on my lived experience, the experiences of other black gay men that I know well, and factual information. Nevertheless, any opinions ...

15 Years After Matthew Shepard's Death, Latino Gays Continue To ...

15 Years After Matthew Shepard's Death, Latino Gays Continue To ... - “There are so many cases in the Hispanic community,” said Andres Duque, an openly gay Latino blogger on gay issues. “But none really rise to the national ...

Election 2013: Charlotte mayoral candidates speak on gay marriage ...

Election 2013: Charlotte mayoral candidates speak on gay marriage ... - Cannon will rely on heavy support from African-American voters. Heberlig said that could pose a problem for Cannon if he expressed full support for gay ...

New Supreme Court session may include LGBT cases

New Supreme Court session may include LGBT cases - Crystal Dixon, an African-American, wrote about her distaste for comparisons between civil rights struggles of gay people and those of African-Americans.

Lee Daniels Wants To Make A Gay, Interracial Action Movie Starring ...

Lee Daniels Wants To Make A Gay, Interracial Action Movie Starring ... - The Butler's Lee Daniels is a gay, African-American filmmaker, however his films so far, such as Precious and The Paperboy, haven't really explored his gay side ...

Meet LGBT History Month icon Mandy Carter

Meet LGBT History Month icon Mandy Carter - Mandy Carter describes herself as an “out, southern, black, lesbian, social justice ... immigrants, people with disabilities and working class members of the LGBT ...

Hispanic Heritage Month: Jaime Escalante

Hispanic Heritage Month: Jaime Escalante - The school was riddled with drugs and violence, and many said his students, who were mostly Hispanic, were unteachable. He challenged his students anyhow.

Living on $5000 a year, on purpose: Meet America's 'intentional poor'

Living on $5000 a year, on purpose: Meet America's 'intentional poor' - Corey's young charges aren't stuck in high-crime neighborhoods with subpar schools and services like most of America's poor. And people who choose poverty ...

Pushing health care in USA's poorest big city

Pushing health care in USA's poorest big city - Those behind the neighborhood doors and at a fall festival at Malcolm X Park are the residents of a hardscrabble area of the poorest large city in America...

Pushing health care in USA's poorest big city

Pushing health care in USA's poorest big city - PHILADELPHIA — Christian Hayden, all dreadlocks and do-gooderism, hesitates before knocking on yet another paint-chipped door in the Grays Ferry ...

The future of inequality

The future of inequality - For Sasha Abramsky, author of The American Way of Poverty, this imbalance shows the failure of the US to complete the New Deal and Great Society projects, ...

Let's have a Tea Party

Let's have a Tea Party - The Governor has already seen to it that we will not expand Medicaid to reach out to those in poverty in Alabama. First time in the history of America that we have ...

Global Wealth Rises as Gap Between Rich and Poor Grows

Global Wealth Rises as Gap Between Rich and Poor Grows - A recent Wall Street Journal analysis of the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey found America's poverty rate has stabilized, but that those who are poor ...

Parker: Budget crisis has its roots in erosion of values

Parker: Budget crisis has its roots in erosion of values - Each side believes America would be better off if it were run according to their ... We all agree that we want to get as many people out of poverty as possible.

World poverty declines as inequality deepens

World poverty declines as inequality deepens - There are still 1.2 billion people still living in extreme poverty in most of the world's poorer nations in Africa, Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Beauty versus poverty project

Beauty versus poverty project - According to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), 62 percent of Haitians live below the international poverty line of US$1.25 per day and 350,000 of ...

Haiti and the culture of poverty

Haiti and the culture of poverty - Indeed the culture of poverty, along with the lack of a culture of appurtenance is the major stumbling block towards Haiti's recovery and incremental progress ...

Latin American bishops launch a website to help refugees and ...

Latin American bishops launch a website to help refugees and ... - The Latin American Episcopal Conference has launched a website with useful information for people who have left their native land and also for the ones who ...

What is middle class America thinking?

What is middle class America thinking? - The ability to obtain a college education was the American dream criteria for 68 percent of Americans in 1968 but that has now dropped to 52 percent in today's ...

Education system concerns remain unanswered

Education system concerns remain unanswered - Thus, the education system in America is in a crisis. A critical problem within America's education system is that most students of urban environments and ...

For Aid Insuring Latinos, Groups Look Close to Home

For Aid Insuring Latinos, Groups Look Close to Home - Mr. Rodriguez said there are two daunting aspects of the federal marketplace for Latinos. He said it was difficult for Latinos, as with many people, to address the ...

Young Hispanics Join Wave of Tech Entrepreneurs

Young Hispanics Join Wave of Tech Entrepreneurs - ... two 20-something Latinos to found online businesses that are examples of the push young people are making in a world of challenges and constant change.