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lunes, 18 de noviembre de 2013

Contextualizing Domestic Violence

Contextualizing Domestic Violence - One significant misconception I've encountered in my work is that LGBT individuals do not experience much intimate partner violence. Why would they?

The schools and teens now embracing LGBTI students

The schools and teens now embracing LGBTI students - We talked about homophobia, coming out, faith and sexuality, hate crime and LGBT role models. The students had lots of questions and the discussion covered ...

Fighting Queer Culture's Greatest Enemies: AIDS and Assimilation

Fighting Queer Culture's Greatest Enemies: AIDS and Assimilation - With LGBT lives increasingly represented in mainstream media—from the women of Orange Is the New Black to Cyrus and James on Scandal to Lisa Kron and ...

For same sex couples, it's not as simple as saying, 'I do'

For same sex couples, it's not as simple as saying, 'I do' - For same-sex couples, the decision to marry is not as simple as saying, “I do.” Complex issues due to recent court and legislative actions, which affect couples in ...

London protests Ugandan witch-hunts and show trials of LGBT people

London protests Ugandan witch-hunts and show trials of LGBT people - These charges and court cases are the latest examples of a sustained campaign of state-sponsored harassment of LGBT people and activists in Uganda.

UK Schools Will “Go Pink” In Support of LGBT Students and ...

UK Schools Will “Go Pink” In Support of LGBT Students and ... - It banned the “promotion” and “publication” of anything supporting a LGBT “pretend lifestyle.” The law essentially prevented teachers from talking with students ...

How Hate Happens

How Hate Happens - That same day in San Francisco, the LGBT-friendly mecca of the country, a teenager lay in a hospital bed, legs covered in second- and third-degree burns.

LGBT investors embrace optimism, UBS finds

LGBT investors embrace optimism, UBS finds - Investors in the LGBT community are more optimistic about the economic outlook and their personal finances than other Americans, according to a special ...

Gunmen Open Fire Outside Moscow's Most Popular Gay Club

Gunmen Open Fire Outside Moscow's Most Popular Gay Club - No injuries were reported following the attack at Central Station — the latest of many anti-LGBT “provocations,” the club owners told Russia's Lifenews. posted ...

Will We Act to Save All Our Children and Our Nation's Future? We ...

Will We Act to Save All Our Children and Our Nation's Future? We ... - The introduction this week of the Strong Start for America's Children Act by ... for school and building a public education system that prepares all children and our ...

Video Editor for Upcoming Theater Release Partners With Poverty ...

Video Editor for Upcoming Theater Release Partners With Poverty ... - They aim to educate others in order to increase awareness of global poverty and to also inspire people to take action. In Haiti, they provide sustainable solutions ...

Letter: Sirota right on when it comes to education, poverty

Letter: Sirota right on when it comes to education, poverty - I strongly agree with David Sirota's column about poverty as a significant source ... is the story of Paul Farmer's work to bring medical care to the poorest in Haiti.

African American LGBT Issues Examined In "The New Black"

African American LGBT Issues Examined In "The New Black" - "We are really excited to have The New Black screened here as it opens a different dialogue concerning LGBT-related issues and the African American ...

Grocery Story: Organizations expect higher demand after SNAP cuts

Grocery Story: Organizations expect higher demand after SNAP cuts - The “Poverty in America: Living Wage Calculator,” a website created by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, provides data on the hourly rate an individual ...




Giving All Americans a Basic Income Would End Poverty

Giving All Americans a Basic Income Would End Poverty - The Census Bureau reported in September that the 15 percent of Americans (46.5 million) live below the poverty line. Government benefits like food stamps and ...

Can Wealth Bring Equality In Latin America?

Can Wealth Bring Equality In Latin America? - SANTIAGO — Sibele and Odair dos Santos live and work in Porto Seguro on Brazil's Northern Atlantic coast, and together earn about $590 a month. A decade ...

Three Million More in Poverty than Previously Estimated

Three Million More in Poverty than Previously Estimated - Noor: So we have this new official number of nearly 50 million, 3 million more than previously reported, people living in poverty in America today. But talk about ...

Washington by the numbers: Wages, commutes, kids in poverty

Washington by the numbers: Wages, commutes, kids in poverty - Washington by the numbers: Wages, commutes, kids in poverty ..... 2010 and 2012, the Census Bureau released an updated socioeconomic life in America.

Income Inequality Smaller in Nonmetro

Income Inequality Smaller in Nonmetro - The income gap between rural America's richest and poorest residents has expanded ... correlation between the poverty rate and household income inequality.

Pittsburgh suburbs suffering poverty at high rate

Pittsburgh suburbs suffering poverty at high rate - Poverty is growing at a faster rate in the suburbs than in the cities, and the Pittsburgh area is ... D.C., and co-author of "Confronting Suburban Poverty in America.

Tech That May Help These Students Graduate

Tech That May Help These Students Graduate - Increasingly America's community colleges, where 44 percent of students are nonwhite, are turning to technology to improve completion rates—and their ...

'Continue Your Education After High School'

'Continue Your Education After High School' - Stepping forward to boost the president's education efforts, Michelle Obama urged sophomores at Bell Multicultural High School in Washington to increase the ...

Garner promotes early education

Garner promotes early education - The Strong Start for America's Children Act's goal is to expand and improve early education programs for kids up to age 5. It seeks to accelerate the growth of ...

A Lesson From Cuba on Race

A Lesson From Cuba on Race - He urged readers to look “past the outrage on race” provoked by the Trayvon ... on race, published in October of 1960 in the newspaper The Afro-American.

Many Americans 'Disrespect' Obama Because He's Black - Oprah

Many Americans 'Disrespect' Obama Because He's Black - Oprah - Oprah Winfrey spoke out about race and discrimination during an interview with ... be due to the fact that he's African-American, Winfrey answered affirmatively.