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martes, 3 de diciembre de 2013

Gay artifacts subject of new museum collection

Gay artifacts subject of new museum collection - Wilson came out to his class, and later started the national LGBT History Month. A black bejeweled dress belonged to a drag queen who called himself Lady ...

Suicide rates highest among LGBT youth

Suicide rates highest among LGBT youth - LGBT youth have correspondingly higher rates of substance abuse, mental and physical health problems, homelessness and a commensurate failure in the ...

How we can help LGBT people in Belarus

How we can help LGBT people in Belarus - In a country like Belarus, where non-governmental organizations are required to register with authorities, LGBT activists face discrimination, threats and other ...

HIV AIDS is like any other disease Experts

HIV AIDS is like any other disease Experts - "The first time you get to know that you are HIV positive, you think that your life is ... people should educate themselves about HIV-AIDS, know what the disease, ...

Women, LGBTs have reason to wonder: do vast oil ...

Women, LGBTs have reason to wonder: do vast oil ... - Of course, heterosexual-male oppression of women and LGBT people is de rigueur in most Middle Eastern countries, where murder, torture and servitude is ...

Arizona Technology Council to lobby for LGBT discrimination ...

Arizona Technology Council to lobby for LGBT discrimination ... - One of Arizona's leading business groups — and the state's most influential high-tech organization — is adding discrimination protections for LGBT workers to its ...

'The Young Hot and Gay Tour' fundraiser at Martinis Above Fourth ...

'The Young Hot and Gay Tour' fundraiser at Martinis Above Fourth ... - In thirty-days and in twelve different cities, The Young Hot and Gay Tour, plans to not only bring the laughs, but also to partake in outreach events at LGBT ...

AGLA Announces Recipients of 2013 Equality Awards

AGLA Announces Recipients of 2013 Equality Awards - “A pioneer for the LGBT community, Mr. Fisher is being honored for his lengthy service as a commissioner on the Arlington Human Rights Commission, as well ...

What Finland can teach America about education

What Finland can teach America about education - Sadly, secondary education is not one of them. The most recent rankings for the Program for International Student Assessment has American 15 year-olds ...

US teens lag in global education rankings as Asian countries rise to ...

US teens lag in global education rankings as Asian countries rise to ... - The scores are likely to reopen a long-simmering political debate about the state of education in America as economically ascendant nations like China eclipse ...




Community colleges are on the front lines of battling inequality

Community colleges are on the front lines of battling inequality - Completing a college education is essential to competing in today's knowledge economy. America's community colleges are doing their part to provide access to ...

Cognizant Announces Three-Year Pledge Supporting STEM ...

Cognizant Announces Three-Year Pledge Supporting STEM ... - "At Cognizant, we understand the critical role STEM education plays in preparing students to emerge as leaders in America's innovation economy, and we are ...

An International Student's Education: What I Learned About Myself ...

An International Student's Education: What I Learned About Myself ... - An International Student's Education: What I Learned About Myself, America and ... In the two decades since then, much has changed in global higher education...

Liberals' version of the Hunger Games

Liberals' version of the Hunger Games - Now a third-quarter U.S. Census report, “Income, Poverty and Health Insurance in the United States: 2012” reveals Americans' real median income has ...

Racism Not a Problem Anymore? Don't Be Ridiculous, It's Still a Big ...

Racism Not a Problem Anymore? Don't Be Ridiculous, It's Still a Big ... - To wit, just a few hours after the RNC's ill-considered tweet, a news station in Rochester, New York noted the arrest and detainment of three African American ...

A New Case for African American Reparations: A Simple Three-Part ...

A New Case for African American Reparations: A Simple Three-Part ... - The idea of reparations is not new. Yet, in today's presumed colorblind and post-racial society, many white Americans are convinced that the enduring legacy of ...

African-American instructor speaks out after white students ...

African-American instructor speaks out after white students ... - An instructor at a Minnesota community college has been reprimanded for highlighting white privilege in class. English teacher Shannon Gibney has spoken out ...

In Malcolm Lee's Movies, 'African Americans Are Just People'

In Malcolm Lee's Movies, 'African Americans Are Just People' - In fact, race qua race was brought up only once in The Best Man Holiday, ... You know, it was an opportunity for people to see African-Americans as just people.

Helping those less heard have a voice in the community

Helping those less heard have a voice in the community - She was involved with the development of a non-profit organization called Pueblos Unidos (United People) aimed at empowering new Latino leaders and ...

10 Reasons Women Are Funnier Than Men

10 Reasons Women Are Funnier Than Men - In other words, the reason that black, Latino, Jewish and LGBT people have a rich history in comedy. Oppression's not funny, but we've learned to find humor in ...

Why are so few Spanish speakers signing up for Obamacare?

Why are so few Spanish speakers signing up for Obamacare? - Mendez says that attitude is common among young, single Latino men like Ramirez. Genevieve Filmardirossian, the clinic's associate director, sees the ...

President Obama Vows to Help Latino-Americans, Others Battle HIV ...

President Obama Vows to Help Latino-Americans, Others Battle HIV ... - CDC highlights other statistics: "In 2009, Latino men accounted for 79 percent of new infections among all Latinos. The rate of new infections among Latino men ...

For immigrant women, domestic violence creates a double shadow

For immigrant women, domestic violence creates a double shadow - Around her sat a dozen other Hispanic women who had gathered at La Clinica del Pueblo in the District. All are victims of domestic violence in their home ...

Young Latino parents living in poverty under less stress compared to ...

Young Latino parents living in poverty under less stress compared to ... - Chronic stress, the kind related to concerns regarding everything from discrimination to parenting, disproportionately affects individuals living in poverty...

Bahamas returns Haitian migrants; solution to deaths at sea remains ...

Bahamas returns Haitian migrants; solution to deaths at sea remains ... - The group also includes 56 stranded Haitians who were rescued off a small cay ... the government of Haiti can allow the people of Haiti to rise up from poverty,” ...