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martes, 7 de enero de 2014

'We Made This Family': End-of-Life Care in the LGBT Community

'We Made This Family': End-of-Life Care in the LGBT Community - As LGBT individuals age and eventually need end-of-life care, we must make sure a renewed fear of discrimination does not drive them back into the ...

Religious Homphobia Is Still Homophobia

Religious Homphobia Is Still Homophobia - Around the entire LGBT conversation, whether it's marriage or politics, the main contention point is religion. It's the root of the opposition and it is where ...

Dallas councilmembers call for equal treatment for gays in policies ...

Dallas councilmembers call for equal treatment for gays in policies ... - Several Dallas councilmembers called for a list of internal issues to be addressed where LGBT city employees are not treated equality compared to ..

Utah's Gay Marriage Ban Is Back, Leaving LGBT Couples in Legal ...

Utah's Gay Marriage Ban Is Back, Leaving LGBT Couples in Legal ... - But the U.S. Supreme Court put those marriages on hold in Utah on Monday as a federal appeals court ponders the issue—and the LGBT community ...

Gay-Rights Advocates Prepare for the Sochi Olympics

Gay-Rights Advocates Prepare for the Sochi Olympics - International human-rights and L.G.B.T. activists, however, are focussed on raising awareness of Russia's new anti-gay law—which makes it a crime to ...

Chicago scores high marks with LGBT community

Chicago scores high marks with LGBT community - While it's difficult to estimate the size of the LGBT community, research by the Williams Institute, a think tank affiliated with the University of California at ...

The Butterfly Effect: Connecting LGBT and Immigrant Rights

The Butterfly Effect: Connecting LGBT and Immigrant Rights - I've always been intrigued by the element of chaos theory known as the butterfly effect. It is the idea that everything is connected, and a small change ...

Why Glenn Beck's Argument For Marriage Equality is the Best One Yet

Why Glenn Beck's Argument For Marriage Equality is the Best One Yet - One of the most powerful conservative voices in America is speaking out against the Russian government's unjust treatment of LGBT individuals.

'Against The Order Of Nature,' Lee Price Project, To Document LGBT ...

'Against The Order Of Nature,' Lee Price Project, To Document LGBT ... - Widely understood to be one of the most homophobic places in the world, Uganda is a dangerous place to be openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

Janet Napolitano Discusses LGBT Rights on 'Meet the Press'

Janet Napolitano Discusses LGBT Rights on 'Meet the Press' - The former Department of Homeland Security secretary and current Olympic delegate discussed security and LGBT rights ahead of the Winter Games ...

No Label Is No Community

No Label Is No Community - Because, seriously, that's where LGBT stuff belongs, fashion and style. I mean, sure, we're fashionable and stylish, so any coverage of us has to be in ...

Is the US the Last Country Still Fighting the Drug War?

Is the US the Last Country Still Fighting the Drug War? - It's especially surprising given that it's right in America's historical geopolitical backyard; it is also the case that, until recently, most elected Latin ...

2013 in Latin American Tech: Less Talk, More Results

2013 in Latin American Tech: Less Talk, More Results - There's no doubt about it, the mood in Latin America's startup scene has ... When it comes to e-commerce, this means that some countries are way ...

No person of the year for Latin America

No person of the year for Latin America - Since the death of Hugo Chávez, left leaning presidents in Latin America have ... But given the small size of his country and its relatively high level of ...




1-in-3 People Experienced Spell of Poverty From 2009 to 2011

1-in-3 People Experienced Spell of Poverty From 2009 to 2011 - Americans often see poverty in stark terms — you're either poor, and likely to remain so, or you're not. But the latest government numbers show how ...

A Higher Minimum Wage Could Lift Millions Out of Poverty

A Higher Minimum Wage Could Lift Millions Out of Poverty - The relationship between poverty, the minimum wage, and inequality is ... in poverty would be proportionately larger among African-Americans and ...

America's real problem: Too much bipartisanship

America's real problem: Too much bipartisanship - The poverty rate fell from 19% in 1964 to 11.2% in 1974. ... living in poverty in the suburbs in 2012, more than the 13.4 million poor in America's cities.

Three Ways to Make a Difference For Public Education in 2014

Three Ways to Make a Difference For Public Education in 2014 - It's not our imagination; inequality in America really is growing wider. In fact, the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality recently reported that the ...

The War on Poverty at 50

The War on Poverty at 50 - With the 50th anniversary of the war on poverty at hand, the New York ... Of America at the time of the Kennedy assassination, he writes: “Marriage was ...

GOP declares war on 'war on poverty'

GOP declares war on 'war on poverty' - “After 50 years isn't it time to declare big government's war on poverty a ... need to lift themselves out of poverty and to pursue the American dream.”.

Why 'war on poverty' not over

Why 'war on poverty' not over - As of 1963, 20% of Americans living below the poverty line had never been examined by a physician; by 1970 this was true of only 8%. Between 1965 ..

Why Aren't We Winning the War on Poverty?

Why Aren't We Winning the War on Poverty? - Half a century after LBJ's famous declaration, the poverty rate remains ... works and the other doesn't (another 36 million Americans) the poverty rate is ...

NEPC Report Examines Teach For America

NEPC Report Examines Teach For America - Teach For America (TFA) is almost a quarter-century old. ... National Education Policy Center, challenges the simplistic but widespread belief that TFA ...

Gloria Romero: School Choice Week puts spotlight on options

Gloria Romero: School Choice Week puts spotlight on options - America's education system long has lacked robust choices for parents. Consequently, we face an unprecedented crisis in educational quality.

The First Latino 'Bachelor' Makes His Debut

The First Latino 'Bachelor' Makes His Debut - But regardless, he says, Latinos should be a part of it. ... It's not hyperbole to say that people of color have been completely sidelined on both The ...