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domingo, 27 de octubre de 2013

Cindy McCain Signs Petition Supporting ENDA

Cindy McCain Signs Petition Supporting ENDA - The wife of Senator John McCain has given her full support in passing legislation which would protect LGBT people from discrimination in the workplace based ...

UFC Joins LGBT Organization For New HIV Awareness Campaign

UFC Joins LGBT Organization For New HIV Awareness Campaign - UFC and LGBT org The Center have partnered to spread awareness of HIV among young people with a new campaign, 'Protect Yourself at All Times'.

Top 100 LGBT Facebook Pages

Top 100 LGBT Facebook Pages - I know that I have trouble finding the best LGBT pages on Facebook when looking for news or information. Its frustrating to say the least. Thankfully ...

The lesbian journey to get pregnant

The lesbian journey to get pregnant - Family planning has a totally different meaning for LGBT couples. While accidents and unwanted pregnancies happen on a daily basis, gays and lesbians ...

New Philadelphia law requires buildings to have gender-neutral ...

New Philadelphia law requires buildings to have gender-neutral ... - The bill, signed into law on Thursday (24 October) which affords equal rights to Philadelphia's LGBT population, requires that new or renovated city-owned ...

Under pressure, American universities look to raise standards

Under pressure, American universities look to raise standards - Of all the competing claims on America's education dollar — more technology, smaller classes, universal prekindergarten, school choice — the one option that ...

Andres Oppenheimer: US school 'revolution' spreads to Latin America

Andres Oppenheimer: US school 'revolution' spreads to Latin America - An educational revolution that is well underway in the United States may soon start making inroads in Latin America. It's focused on “flipped classrooms,” in ...

America Needs 6-Year High Schools

America Needs 6-Year High Schools - There are some fundamental aspects that America's public school education needs to return to. The focus needs to shift from politics and management to ...

Obama: If we can afford shutdown, we can afford to fund education

Obama: If we can afford shutdown, we can afford to fund education - "Don't tell me we can afford to shut down the government, which cost billions of dollars, but we can't afford to invest in America's education systems," the ...

Puerto Rico Doctors Ask Obama To Decontaminate Islands Used By ...

Puerto Rico Doctors Ask Obama To Decontaminate Islands Used By ... - This will "be the best substantiation of your many times expressed concern for the wellbeing of all the Latino people living in the United States," Eduardo Ibarra, ...

The Challenges of Representing “We the People”

The Challenges of Representing “We the People - Rupert's 42 percent Hispanic population is one of the highest proportions in south-central Idaho. For a town with barely 5,500 people, not having a Hispanic ...

Obama administration in a tight spot

Obama administration in a tight spot - Brazil, which is fastest growing economy in Latin America, has become so angry that ... This is a blow to growing relations between the two countries since Dilma ...

Chile offers duty-free benefit for all products

Chile offers duty-free benefit for all products - “Latin American countries like Chile, Brazil and Mexico are very promising export destinations for Bangladesh,” he said. Ahmed had led a business team in ...

Paraguay says can be launch pad for Israeli technology in Latin ...

Paraguay says can be launch pad for Israeli technology in Latin ... - In comparison to other South American countries, Paraguay is very stable and has a “competitive tax system” of about 10 percent tax, which represents about a ...

America Solidaria: Volunteer and Be the Change

America Solidaria: Volunteer and Be the Change - The US isn't exempt from this reality either, although to a lesser extent, 46.5 million Americans live in poverty – 15% of its population. America Solidaria ...

Method used to measure poverty in US may be flawed

Method used to measure poverty in US may be flawed - Organizations like the Annie E. Casey Foundation and National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) put a lot of effort into measuring poverty in America...

Poverty in America: US Food Stamp Assistance to be Slashed ...

Poverty in America: US Food Stamp Assistance to be Slashed ... - Benefit payments from the US government's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), better known as food stamps, will be slashed drastically on ...

Billionaires' row and welfare lines

Billionaires' row and welfare lines - Measure of America, a project of the Social Science Research Council, recently released a study finding ... Nearly one in four American children live in poverty.

Saving America: Homeless and Poverty, On the Rise Again

Saving America: Homeless and Poverty, On the Rise Again - In America homeless people have been around for a long time, not counting the free willed people and purposeful hobo we have had little homeless. It wasn't ...

Poverty in America: US Food Stamp Assistance to be Slashed

Poverty in America: US Food Stamp Assistance to be Slashed - Benefit payments from the US government's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), better known as food stamps, will be slashed drastically on ...

Indian tribal leaders promote Affordable Care Act on reservations

Indian tribal leaders promote Affordable Care Act on reservations - Native Americans are no strangers to poverty and health issues like diabetes, hypertension, mental illness and addiction. And although the community receives ...

Tavis Smiley Launches Four-Year Long Anti-Poverty Initiative

Tavis Smiley Launches Four-Year Long Anti-Poverty Initiative - Media personality and activist Tavis Smiley has been an outspoken and persistent advocate of ending poverty in America, culminating in the radio host and his ...

“We must be diligent in protecting all people”

“We must be diligent in protecting all people - It gave me great pleasure to be the first elected official to attend Baltimore Black Gay Pride. It's important for the LGBT community to know that they have the ...

Andres Oppenheimer: US school 'revolution' spreads to Latin America

Andres Oppenheimer: US school 'revolution' spreads to Latin America - An educational revolution that is well underway in the United States may soon start making inroads in Latin America. It's focused on “flipped classrooms,” in ...

LGBT History Month profile: Historian and playwright Martin Duberman

LGBT History Month profile: Historian and playwright Martin Duberman - Martin Duberman is a historian, a playwright, an LGBT activist and the ... and playwright, Duberman is known for literature on African-American history and ...