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miércoles, 27 de noviembre de 2013

Dan Savage controversy; Clementi's family visits suicide site

Dan Savage controversy; Clementi's family visits suicide site - Catholic League President Bill Donohue demanded that HBO cancel the show Real Time with Bill Maher after the late-night comedian invited gay columnist Dan ...

'AIDS diva' Lewis-Thornton on her life and activismWORLD AIDS ...

'AIDS diva' Lewis-Thornton on her life and activismWORLD AIDS ... - Rae Lewis-Thornton, a self-described "diva living with AIDS," was diagnosed with HIV in 1986 during a routine blood drive and since then has become an ...

Study: Anti-LGBT Family Policies Affect Mental Health

Study: Anti-LGBT Family Policies Affect Mental Health - Study: Anti-LGBT Family Policies Affect Mental Health. New findings indicate that gay and bisexual men living in states where adoption and marriage rights are ...

Salvation Army attempts to 'debunk' gay bias

Salvation Army attempts to 'debunk' gay bias - The Salvation Army has a new campaign where it attempts to "debunk the myth of LGBT discrimination," according to a press release from the organization Truth ...

Stand Up, Write Back

Stand Up, Write Back - In a country like Belarus, where non-governmental organizations (NGO) are required to be registered with authorities, LGBT activists face discrimination, threats ...

First Students of Caracas Latin American Medical School Graduate ...

First Students of Caracas Latin American Medical School Graduate ... - It aims to train people from around Latin America as “humanist” doctors. Priority is given to countries and students who have problems accessing higher ...

Venezuela's Maduro Rejects US “Intervention” in Honduras

Venezuela's Maduro Rejects US “Intervention” in Honduras - ... Yesterday Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro criticised US “intervention” in the internal affairs of Latin American countries, and in the Honduran elections.

Implantable slimming aid

Implantable slimming aid - Humankind has a weight problem – and not only in the industrialised nations, either: the growing prosperity in many Asian or Latin American countries goes ...

Money for Nothing: Switzerland Eyes a Basic Income Guarantee

Money for Nothing: Switzerland Eyes a Basic Income Guarantee - Such a law, proponents argue, would eliminate poverty at the stroke of a pen. It would simplify America's social safety net, eliminating housing assistance ...

Latin America: Private Investment in Education

Latin America: Private Investment in Education - But it is still small change compared with the immense challenges that education systems face in emerging markets, and especially in Latin America. Other areas ...

Ruben Navarrette: Race has to be part of education debate

Ruben Navarrette: Race has to be part of education debate - The intersection of race and education is a sensitive subject. People know that as recently as 60 years ago, many of the public schools in America were racially ...

Profiting off your student debt misery?: America's little-discussed ...

Profiting off your student debt misery?: America's little-discussed ... - Earlier this month, the Department of Education rolled out two major initiatives designed to help the millions of young Americans who have defaulted on their ...




Navarrette: Arne Duncan's moment of truth

Navarrette: Arne Duncan's moment of truth - When we talk about improving public education in America, should we mention race and ethnicity? Here's a better question: If we're honest about one of the ...

Pittsburgh school board agrees to contract with Teach for America .

Pittsburgh school board agrees to contract with Teach for America . - In a highly competitive process, Teach for America recruits and screens college graduates, typically without education training, and gives them five weeks of ...

Nashville man pleads guilty to making racist threats against coach

Nashville man pleads guilty to making racist threats against coach - A Nashville man has pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime for making racially motivated threats to an African-American assistant football coach at a high school.

Was the Reaction to Kanye's Harvard Architecture Speech Racist?

Was the Reaction to Kanye's Harvard Architecture Speech Racist? - As Rolling Stone explains, the event was put together by the school's African-American Student Union, after the group was intrigued by reading some of West's ...

African-American Superior Court Judge Files Complaint Against ...

African-American Superior Court Judge Files Complaint Against ... - After a series of instances of racial discrimination including retailers profiling African-American customers and police misconduct, the latest incident involves a ...

Five Obamacare tax changes Latino small businesses need to know

Five Obamacare tax changes Latino small businesses need to know - In the United States, 90 percent of small businesses employ fewer than 20 people. Over 3 million are Latino-owned enterprises. The Obamacare law benefits ...

Latino Leadership Follows A New Model

Latino Leadership Follows A New Model - Does this mean Latinos are void of the very leadership we need to move forward as a people? ¡Jamas! Nothing could be further from the truth! The gains Latinos ...

Gallery profile: Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center

Gallery profile: Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center - “People come here from all over the world, and we needed a place where we could show people what we're about, show people art and give Latinos a place to ...

Pope Francis Is A Global Star, But He Hasn't Yet Led Americans To ...

Pope Francis Is A Global Star, But He Hasn't Yet Led Americans To ... - In his first eight months at the Catholic Church's new pontiff, Pope Francis has drawn ubiquitous praise from almost all sectors of the church and beyond.

Latin America: Private Investment in Education

Latin America: Private Investment in Education - But it is still small change compared with the immense challenges that education systems face in emerging markets, and especially in Latin America. Other areas ...

The Other America: Three stories of struggle

The Other America: Three stories of struggle - America Tonight wanted to hear the real stories of poverty in America: the people working hard everyday, every year, but who end up standing still, or slipping ...

Poverty Costs Us All, But Children of Color Pay the Highest Price

Poverty Costs Us All, But Children of Color Pay the Highest Price - Yet this poverty makes all America suffer -- if not for moral reasons, then as a more practical torment, as poor students of color fall further behind in the classroom ...

Economic Blueprint for Black America unveiled at workshop in Eutaw

Economic Blueprint for Black America unveiled at workshop in Eutaw - Arzo X Abrams of the Nation of Islam unveiled the organization's “Economic Blueprint for Ending Poverty and Want in Black America”. The plan calls for 16 ...