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jueves, 21 de noviembre de 2013

New Pope, New Hope for LGBT Activists?

New Pope, New Hope for LGBT Activists? - Our letter to the Pope on 16 October hoped to convince him to publicly condemn violence against LGBT people, to call for decriminalisation of consensual, ...




European Fund's priority is LGBT

European Fund's priority is LGBT - The European Parliament adopted a regulation aiming at defining the priorities of the European Social Fund for the ...




Task force says city should not hold a public vote on LGBT rights ...

Task force says city should not hold a public vote on LGBT rights ... - A Springfield, Mo., task force recommends the city not hold a public vote on any ordinance regarding discrimination based on sexual ...

Military LGBT group weighs in on Rosebush

Military LGBT group weighs in on Rosebush - We just received this news release from a national group representing LGBT military spouses and families, which also is up in arms over Rosebush, about whom ...

Bolivia's leader decrees special Christmas bonus

Bolivia's leader decrees special Christmas bonus - ... by the country's good economic times and said the benefit should also apply in ... more equally distribute the wealth in one of South America's poorest nations.

SABMiller Earnings Growth Tops Estimates on Emerging Markets

SABMiller Earnings Growth Tops Estimates on Emerging Markets - The brewer generates most of its profit from countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia, giving it a greater exposure to faster-growing emerging markets than ...

World Toilet Day 2013: In Latin America, 120 Million People Do Not ...

World Toilet Day 2013: In Latin America, 120 Million People Do Not ... - One-third of Latin Americans who live in rural areas dispose of their waste in the ... but in rural areas, the situation is similar to the poorest countries in the world,” ...

Confidence in Latin America fading fast; time to buy?

Confidence in Latin America fading fast; time to buy? - ... polling company, shows economic and financial forecasters have changed their view on GDP growth in 2014 in six Latin American countries during the course ...

Study: Gender wage gap worse for African-American and Hispanic ...

Study: Gender wage gap worse for African-American and Hispanic ... - “African-American and Hispanic women are more likely than white men to work in jobs that pay at or below minimum wage, and they have also experienced ...

New York Police Chief: Young Men In Harlem Love Me, Minority ...

New York Police Chief: Young Men In Harlem Love Me, Minority ... - ... controversial stop-and-frisk policy, which a federal judge recently deemed partially unconstitutional due to disproportionate targeting of black and Latino men.

Wage Gap for Women of Color Persists, Fuels Poverty, New Study ...

Wage Gap for Women of Color Persists, Fuels Poverty, New Study ... - One is a rise in poverty rates because of unequal wages faced by women of color ... The same was true for an African-American woman working full time, year ...

An Economic Cancer: The Top 1% Earns More Than the Bottom 50%

An Economic Cancer: The Top 1% Earns More Than the Bottom 50% - Poverty among seniors is growing. Over 9 percent of seniors lived in poverty in 2012, higher than in 2009. More American seniors were living in poverty last year ...

Inequality is (Literally) Killing America

Inequality is (Literally) Killing America - With 22 percent of American children living in poverty, several witnesses pointed to the expansion of early childhood education as policy that would have a ...

Paul Ryan, Poverty Fighter?

Paul Ryan, Poverty Fighter? - "Paul Ryan, GOP's Budget Architect, Sets His Sights on Fighting Poverty and ... out an anti-poverty plan to rival his budgetary Roadmap for America's Future in ...

Transgender Workers Are At A High Risk Of Unemployment And ...

Transgender Workers Are At A High Risk Of Unemployment And ... - Recent Center for American Progress polling shows that 73 percent of voters ... workers face higher rates of unemployment and are at greater risk of poverty.

Hispanics in Philanthropy Proves That It's HIP to Help

Hispanics in Philanthropy Proves That It's HIP to Help - Latino American men and boys face unique challenges in the United States. ... as well as tribulations regarding health, poverty, education and well-being.

Latinas More Susceptible to Heart Problems at a Younger Age

Latinas More Susceptible to Heart Problems at a Younger Age - The study found that younger Hispanic women were one-and-a-half times more likely to experience an in-hospital death from a heart attack than white men.




School in Big Apple rolls out red carpet for Spain's queen

School in Big Apple rolls out red carpet for Spain's queen - Now resurgent, the Bronx is the only New York borough with a Latino majority. Diaz emphasized that the cooperation of schools with the Spanish Education ...

At the OAS, Kerry Urges Region to Strengthen Democracies, Invest ...

At the OAS, Kerry Urges Region to Strengthen Democracies, Invest ... - In his address, entitled "The United States and Latin America: The Power of ... In terms of education, Secretary Kerry argued that investment in the area must be a ...

Actor seeking class-action lawsuit for racial profiling

Actor seeking class-action lawsuit for racial profiling - Business owners in North Carolina might be interested in this story of racial profiling in New York. Last June, an African-American actor on the HBO series ...

Oprah Winfrey Plays The Race Card

Oprah Winfrey Plays The Race Card - In a recent interview with the BBC, Oprah Winfrey made a racist comment about ... that all was awarded to her because she is of the African American race.

10 Most Disrespectful Moments For Michelle and Barack Obama

10 Most Disrespectful Moments For Michelle and Barack Obama - Some political commentators have characterized these various claims as a racist reaction to Obama's status as the first African-American president. While there's ...

Texas rejects death penalty appeal that argued racial bias

Texas rejects death penalty appeal that argued racial bias - Texas rejects death penalty appeal that argued racial bias ... penalty against African American defendants, than against similarly-situated white defendants.".




Seattle education activists arrested for trespassing

Seattle education activists arrested for trespassing - Their aim with respect to Horace Mann is to provide quality education that addresses the history and culture of African-American students who are in the public ...

Campaign seeks to recruit new teachers

Campaign seeks to recruit new teachers - The Education Department is teaming with teachers' unions and other groups to ... the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association.