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domingo, 12 de enero de 2014

Study Shows Alarming Number of LGBT Youths Considered Suicide

Study Shows Alarming Number of LGBT Youths Considered Suicide - According to a recent major report, more than half of young LGBT people in England have suffered mental health issues, and 40 per cent have ...

That's So Gay! Board game puts positive spin on homophobic phrase

That's So Gay! Board game puts positive spin on homophobic phrase - With over 2,400 questions on LGBT affairs past and present, That's So Gay! A Game of LGBTQ Discovery teaches players about gay history and ...




Sochi gay club owner: 'I'm against gay clubs'

Sochi gay club owner: 'I'm against gay clubs' - Sochi-based Andrei Tanichev sees the positive side of the discussion about LGBT rights sparked by the recent anti-gay "propaganda" law, and hopes




Hong Kong appeal court upholds gay activist's "right to dance" at ...

Hong Kong appeal court upholds gay activist's "right to dance" at ... - ... bar him and more than 100 participants from dancing during a 2011 street demonstration for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights.




PSA Campaign Raises Awareness of LGBT Injustice in ...

PSA Campaign Raises Awareness of LGBT Injustice in ... - The Fair Games Project is raising funds for a PSA that seeks to galvanize the LGBT rights movement in Russia and beyond.

Members of Quebec's LGBT community voice disapproval of Bill 60

Members of Quebec's LGBT community voice disapproval of Bill 60 - Prominent members of Quebec's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community came out strongly against the Parti ...

The Gay Bar As Church

The Gay Bar As Church - Long before the LGBT community reaped the benefits of the Stonewall revolution, there was one place and one place only they could go: the bar.




Minimum wage as a poverty reduction policy tool

Minimum wage as a poverty reduction policy tool - Some even question whether the minimum wage should be a poverty ... behind the war on poverty was Michael Harrington's book, The Other America.

Millions of women at risk of financial ruin: Study

Millions of women at risk of financial ruin: Study - All the while, some 40 percent of all American households with children ... President Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty 50 years ago, which ...




Latino unemployment rate drops to 8.3 percent

Latino unemployment rate drops to 8.3 percent - The Latino unemployment rate has dropped in the last few months. ... An estimated 917,000 people were deemed discouraged workers, meaning they ...

Half of Black Men Arrested by Age 23

Half of Black Men Arrested by Age 23 - Nearly half of all African-American males are arrested by age 23, outpacing their White counterparts, according to a new study published Jan. 6 in the ...




Pictures of Men, Friends or Lovers

Pictures of Men, Friends or Lovers - Trent Kelley wondered how he could study the history of African-American gay men when so many of them had lived their lives in relative secrecy.

Spanish Speakers Frustrated By Federal Health Care Website

Spanish Speakers Frustrated By Federal Health Care Website - People who have tried to sign up for insurance on the Spanish version of the ... Such stories have frustrated Latino advocates, especially since the ...

Why are Latinos not using palliative and hospice care?

Why are Latinos not using palliative and hospice care? - Menos del 10 por ciento de los latinos han informado o escrito sus ...People think that 'Latinos don't talk about these issues,' or that 'they take care of ...

Cleveland Schools Will Work to Invite More Latinos into STEM ...

Cleveland Schools Will Work to Invite More Latinos into STEM ... - ... of Education, which has pinpointed the lower number of STEM education options in heavily Latino Cleveland neighborhoods as part of the problem, ..

Physicians for Haiti help quake-devastated nation mend medical ...

Physicians for Haiti help quake-devastated nation mend medical ... - Poverty and disease ruled, and the number of medical practitioners was in short supply. Then, when the 7.0-magnitude quake crushed Haiti on Jan.




Western Pa. humanitarians say Haiti's needs outlive disaster

Western Pa. humanitarians say Haiti's needs outlive disaster - McMutrie and her sister, Jamie, founded the nonprofit to help families overwhelmed by poverty keep and care for their children at home. The women ...

The man who challenged poverty

The man who challenged poverty - But few know how he came to take his 'social business' to Haiti, the Caribbean island with poverty and corruption levels as high as his native ...




Finnish schools have lessons for Virginia

Finnish schools have lessons for Virginia - America's education system — as judged by student performance on standardized tests given in 70 countries — has been declining for about 40 years ...

Towards the Privatization of Public Education in America. Imposing ...

Towards the Privatization of Public Education in America. Imposing ... - Obama's contribution to the privatization campaign has centered for the most part on education. But before we can evaluate its impact, it is necessary ...




America's farmers grow rural education

America's farmers grow rural education - Now in its third year, the America's Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, is gearing up to help ...

America's farmers grow rural education

America's farmers grow rural education - Now in its third year, the America's Farmers Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, is gearing up to help ...

January is month to become a Big Brother, Big Sister

January is month to become a Big Brother, Big Sister - Leftwich also volunteers on the African American Recruitment Board for Big Brothers Big Sisters, because he is committed to finding more African ...

Cuba: Afro American Scientific Social and Cultural Workshop

Cuba: Afro American Scientific Social and Cultural Workshop - The sessions of the 18th Afro American Scientific Social and Cultural Workshop continued here Thursday, with a roundtable ...

Robin Roberts loosens the grip of black homophobia

Robin Roberts loosens the grip of black homophobia - Black homophobia still has a deadly hold on African American life. And while I would like to say its oppressive grip only impacts LGBT people of ...