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martes, 12 de noviembre de 2013

Care and housing researchers find LGBT people feel excluded and ...

Care and housing researchers find LGBT people feel excluded and ... - Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people represent a growing portion of the care market, according to new research from Housing 21.




Catholic Church yanks major YMCA grant over links to LGBT ...

Catholic Church yanks major YMCA grant over links to LGBT ... - The University YMCA in Champaign is facing a 10 percent budget shortfall after the Catholic Church pulled a major grant when the organization refused to cut ...




Poland: Giant rainbow set on fire by far-right thugs

Poland: Giant rainbow set on fire by far-right thugs - Eyewitnesses say it was attacked by nationalist gangs because it represented a symbol of the LGBT community – and it had already been damaged ahead of ...

Activists to gay conversion therapists: 'Don't try to fix us'

Activists to gay conversion therapists: 'Don't try to fix us' - Now, as an openly transgender male, he fights for acceptance for the rest of the LGBT community by advocating gay rights and protesting treatments like gay ...




Protecting all LGBT employees with ENDA

Protecting all LGBT employees with ENDA - The biggest problem with the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is that most Americans think it already exists. It is not getting nearly the attention it deserves.

'Before God: We Are All Family:' A Film About Latinos, the LGBT ...

'Before God: We Are All Family:' A Film About Latinos, the LGBT ... - The documentary conveys the transformation of the families, along with the stories about the unveiling of the LGBT family member. Individuals such as Joanna ...

Dutch foreign minister: Russia does not prosecute against gay ...

Dutch foreign minister: Russia does not prosecute against gay ... - The Dutch foreign minister Frans Timmermans has said he was “misquoted” in earlier report claiming LGBT Russians facing discrimination may apply for asylum ...

David Sirota: The connection between poverty and education

David Sirota: The connection between poverty and education - All of this leads to an obvious conclusion: If America was serious about fixing the ... We wouldn't only be looking to make sure that schools in high-poverty ...

Poverty trends across the nation staying put

Poverty trends across the nation staying put - Measuring poverty for this study is a new approach to identifying America's poor. For most of the nation's history, the government had no threshold to measure ...




America's Greatest Shame: Child Poverty Rises and Food Stamps ...

America's Greatest Shame: Child Poverty Rises and Food Stamps ... - There are 16.4 million American children living in poverty. That s nearly one quarter (22.6 percent) of all of our children. More alarming is that the percentage of ...

LGBT eyes political clout for 2014

LGBT eyes political clout for 2014 - It has helped drive the civil rights movements of women, African-Americans, Asian & Pacific Islanders (API) and Latinos. The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and ...

Was Incognito Wrong for How He Treated Martin?

Was Incognito Wrong for How He Treated Martin? - Now I think that's just plain silly to say a White man acts “more Black” than a man of African-American descent, but I get the point that was trying to be made.

Are Things Falling Apart In The African American Community!

Are Things Falling Apart In The African American Community! - There is a critical need for African Americans to take charge of their communities to speak out against the injustices of issues that threaten the destruction of ...

Genetic variation increases risk of kidney disease progression in ...

Genetic variation increases risk of kidney disease progression in ... - New research provides direct evidence that genetic variations in some African Americans with chronic kidney disease contribute to a more rapid decline in ...

Shirley Chisholm, First African American Female in Congress

Shirley Chisholm, First African American Female in Congress - In 1972, she became the first African American to mount a serious campaign for the Democratic Party's nomination for the U.S. presidency. She gained 152 first ...

A new path for growth

A new path for growth - Overall, these “shifts in the role of the state in Latin America have been ... noting the importance of both education and job opportunities — and observing that the ...

Teach for America promises bright graduate futures

Teach for America promises bright graduate futures - Teach for America, an affiliate of AmeriCorps, is always hoping to make a significant change on the American educational system and needs Brockport students ...

Students off to cheap US

Students off to cheap US - The so-called brain drain will be illustrated this week by figures from the Fulbright Commission, which promotes educational exchanges between America and ...

Egalitarian College Hopes, to a Degree

Egalitarian College Hopes, to a Degree - Americans see a class divide in higher education but don't necessarily believe that need-based aid is the way to address it, according to the latest College ...

Ingalls' apprentice program assists Mississippi in education ...

Ingalls' apprentice program assists Mississippi in education ... - Unfortunately, too many children are beginning their formal education late--already at a disadvantage that some will never overcome. As an American, I believe ...

Seven months of sequestration already eroding America's research ...

Seven months of sequestration already eroding America's research ... - "There is a clear and present danger that sequestration will damage America's pre-eminence in scientific research and higher education over the long-term," ...

Latino Celebrities React to Devastation in the Philippines

Latino Celebrities React to Devastation in the Philippines - Additionally, Pope Francis led tens of thousands of people at the Vatican in prayer for the victims. Several Latino celebrities expressed their condolences and ...

People's Choice Awards 2014: Demi Lovato Receives Four ...

People's Choice Awards 2014: Demi Lovato Receives Four ... - The People's Choice Awards full list of nominees was revealed and two of our favorite Latinas are included. While singer and actress Selena Gomez was ...

Justin A. Hinkley: Time for schools to talk race, not diversity

Justin A. Hinkley: Time for schools to talk race, not diversity - Poverty has so much more to do with it than race,” they tell me. ... Schools need to hire more black teachers and Latino teachers, who can understand the ...

Study: Uptick In Latin American Students Attending US Colleges ...

Study: Uptick In Latin American Students Attending US Colleges ... - All these Latin American countries made the top 25 U.S. list. ... said the authors of the study at the Institute of International Education and the State Department's ...