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miércoles, 18 de diciembre de 2013

LGBT split in mayoral race a good thing

LGBT split in mayoral race a good thing - While it is much too early to know who will prevail, one thing is certain: the LGBT community will not overwhelmingly line up behind any one candidate.




46 Most Iconic LGBT Moments of 2013

46 Most Iconic LGBT Moments of 2013 - The year 2013 was simply amazing for the LGBT community. Of course, there's work left to be done, but we've come quite a long way toward LGBT ..




Obama Includes LGBT Athletes for Olympic Delegation

Obama Includes LGBT Athletes for Olympic Delegation - "Hopefully it sends a message to the Russian people and the rest of the world that the United States values the civil and human rights of LGBT people.

Tom Corbett Realizes LGBT People Can Vote, Decides Now They ...

Tom Corbett Realizes LGBT People Can Vote, Decides Now They ... -[Tom Corbett] announced Wednesday that he supports the long-stalled effort to instate nondiscrimination protections for LGBT Pennsylvanians.

Gay Russians are equal? One club asks Putin to take closer look.

Gay Russians are equal? One club asks Putin to take closer look. - They say LGBT Russians find themselves unable to rely on the full protection of the law, which ought to be enforced evenhandedly by police, and are ...

Alexandria Schools See Rising Poverty In the Classroom

Alexandria Schools See Rising Poverty In the Classroom - Some elected officials say the school system has no control over economic forces that shape poverty in America. And while school officials have a duty ...

Walk down aisle, skip away from poverty

Walk down aisle, skip away from poverty - Concerned Women for America is a public policy organization formed in the ... Poverty among married couple families shifted from 5.5 percent to 7.5 ...

Are we helping the poor?

Are we helping the poor? - The safety net, they say, has saved millions of Americans from falling into poverty over the past four decades. Why are we just learning about this now?

The Alliance of Students Against Poverty (ASAP)

The Alliance of Students Against Poverty (ASAP) - With the money we bought llamas in South America through Heifer International, and we also got a water irrigation pump for a village in Africa and ...

Rolling Stone's Camden profile just more 'urban porn'

Rolling Stone's Camden profile just more 'urban porn' - The sense that there is unequal justice in America, for rich and poor, ... keeping poverty and its attendant social pathologies concentrated in the city. >.

Veteran Black Journalists Cite Uneven, Insincere Media Coverage ...

Veteran Black Journalists Cite Uneven, Insincere Media Coverage ... - For American journalists of color who covered the African nation's liberation struggle—particularly, when Mandela was released from prison in 1990 ...

Investing in African-American Women Could Jump-Start Economy

Investing in African-American Women Could Jump-Start Economy - As the Center for American Progress's new report “The State of Women of Color in the United States” shows, this is good news for African-American ...

African-American Gun Club Works To Halt Youth Shootings

African-American Gun Club Works To Halt Youth Shootings - Though Brown has admitted that young members who have felonies are a challenge, another member believes that African-Americans must confront ...

While Data Is Not Destiny, Many Girls Are Falling Behind in America

While Data Is Not Destiny, Many Girls Are Falling Behind in America  - For example, the report finds that poverty rates among black/African American, Hispanic/Latina, and Native American girls ages 5 to 17 are more than ...




Invitation to a Dialogue: Children and Poverty

Invitation to a Dialogue: Children and Poverty - I share Mr. Ryan's frustration that almost one in four children in America lives in poverty today, almost the same percentage as when President Lyndon ...

In the War on Poverty, a Dogged Adversary

In the War on Poverty, a Dogged Adversary - When President Lyndon Johnson declared his war on poverty on Jan. 8, 1964, almost exactly 50 years ago, 19 percent of Americans were poor.




In Latin America, Chile is 'Making it Better' for LGBTQ Youth

In Latin America, Chile is 'Making it Better' for LGBTQ Youth - Within Latin America in particular, a recent study conducted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) found ...

Transit changes, new grocer could help people in Columbia's food ...

Transit changes, new grocer could help people in Columbia's food ... - Eduardo Crespi, left, founder of Centro Latino, cooks for a fundraiser ... an area where the majority of people below the poverty line live more than a 

Obamacare enrollment by Latinos hurt by immigration law concerns

Obamacare enrollment by Latinos hurt by immigration law concerns - In California, home to the largest Latino population in the country, only 13 ... The administration deported a record number of people during Obama's ...

Once Supportive Latinos Turning Backing on President and ...

Once Supportive Latinos Turning Backing on President and ... - A recent Gallup poll showed Obama's approval rating among Hispanic down ...Hispanic people ask questions, and we all are a little confused,” said ...

40% More People May Suffer From Absolute Water Scarcity due to ...

40% More People May Suffer From Absolute Water Scarcity due to ... - The study claims that currently between one and two people out of 100 on planet ... claims that an extra ten people in 100 will suffer absolute water scarcity. ... 2017 Forecast: 

Haiti Unveils Plan To Fight Extreme Poverty

Haiti Unveils Plan To Fight Extreme Poverty - The Haitian government will implement a plan to fight extreme anti-poverty that will benefit 50,000 ...

Op-Ed: How Jerusalem can help finance US Jewish day school ...

Op-Ed: How Jerusalem can help finance US Jewish day school ... - My Jewish education, bolstered by Young Judaea and other camps and ... generating enough funds to support Jewish education in North America.




Why Education is Failing Our Kids

Why Education is Failing Our Kids - Why Education is Failing Our Kids ... “lessons of these international rankings” that show America's educational lethargy if not demise.

The Miseducation of Education Reformers

The Miseducation of Education Reformers - Everyone knows that America's education system is broken. It's the one thing that Republicans and Democrats can agree on. Committees are ...