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lunes, 13 de enero de 2014

Nigeria Just Criminalized Same-Sex Unions and LGBT Groups

Nigeria Just Criminalized Same-Sex Unions and LGBT Groups - LGBT individuals living in Nigeria face societally-sanctioned harassment, and often attempt to keep their identities private. In 2008, the local papers ...




Pride Agenda wants “conversion therapy” outlawed

Pride Agenda wants “conversion therapy” outlawed - A leading LGBT advocacy group has launched a campaign to push for a bill that would keep youths from mental-health professionals ...




Local MLK Day of Service to serve LGBT homeless youth

Local MLK Day of Service to serve LGBT homeless youth - A particularly vulnerable demographic, LGBT youth make up as much as 40 percent of homeless and at-risk youth. Volunteers are asked to help ...

Chozen's Bobby Moynihan on His Character's Sexuality: "It's Not ...

Chozen's Bobby Moynihan on His Character's Sexuality: "It's Not ... - "There's a couple lines in the second episode where he wanders into an LGBT meeting and they're asking him if he's gay or bisexual and he says, ...




Chris Christie Vetoes Bill Allowing Transgender People To Amend ...

Chris Christie Vetoes Bill Allowing Transgender People To Amend ... - Garden State Equality's Troy Stevenson condemned the veto as a “vindictive move to punish the LGBT community,” highlighting that the bill would ...

Vietnam veterans and gay groups campaign to march in South ...

Vietnam veterans and gay groups campaign to march in South ... - Scanlon hopes changing demographics in South Boston and a new mayor will allow the peace veterans contingent to march, along with openly LGBT ...

'It's not about the fame, it's what you do with it'

'It's not about the fame, it's what you do with it' - Most of you see me every day. You see me acting the part of straight Jacob, when I am in fact LGBT. Unlike millions of other LGBT teens who have had ...

Speak Your Piece: Owsley County Breakdown

Speak Your Piece: Owsley County Breakdown - When reporters want to cover rural poverty, they head to a former ... It's a natural place to go to illustrate the impact of poverty in rural America.




Welfare Is Great for Kids, and Always Has Been

Welfare Is Great for Kids, and Always Has Been - ... core focus of American social policy. And yet, while it's easy to see that poverty is bad for children, it's harder to know the extent to which anti-poverty ...




It's time for a new war on poverty

It's time for a new war on poverty - A half-century later it's time for America to declare a new war on poverty. Like the best presidential addresses, Johnson's “War on Poverty” speech was ...

An Assets Perspective to the War on Poverty: Health and Wealth

An Assets Perspective to the War on Poverty: Health and Wealth - Furthermore, asset poverty in old age leaves elderly people (and their ... Many Americans have racked up tens of thousands of dollars of credit card ...

Stanford research: Nation's record mixed on fighting poverty, inequality

Stanford research: Nation's record mixed on fighting poverty, inequality - A new Stanford report highlights the implications of rising poverty, job loss and greater inequality in America. The social safety net has performed ...

Employers must take personal responsibility for low wages

Employers must take personal responsibility for low wages - Right here, right under their noses, 48 million Americans are, as Sen. ... There are others that could make an impact on poverty in America just by ...

Yes, a minimum wage boost will reduce poverty. Here's the evidence.

Yes, a minimum wage boost will reduce poverty. Here's the evidence. - ... wage proposed by Harkin and Miller would immediately reduce the poverty rate among America's non-elderly population by 1.7 percentage points.

Blaming Poverty on Single Parents Is Win-Win for Republicans ...

Blaming Poverty on Single Parents Is Win-Win for Republicans ... - There's a policy, he said, that "decreases the probability of child poverty by 82 ... it also fulfills the mandate of the Concerned Women For America.

George Miller news release

George Miller news release - "I came to Congress to help children of all backgrounds in America get a healthy start in life, have opportunity to get a good education, and eventually ...

George Miller news release

George Miller news release - "I came to Congress to help children of all backgrounds in America get a healthy start in life, have opportunity to get a good education, and eventually ...

Transforming America One City at a Time

Transforming America One City at a Time - Replacing experienced teachers with fledgling 'Teach For America' or 'Education Pioneer' newbies who have had just a few weeks of training?

Latino Jew makes the case for workplace diversity

Latino Jew makes the case for workplace diversity - So now he presents himself to people as a man of multiple identities–among these, certainly, a Jew and a Latino. “As I have been able to draw on ...

Can emerging markets outdo developed markets by 2030?

Can emerging markets outdo developed markets by 2030? - Even in 1820, less than 200 years ago, Asia, Africa and Latin America still accounted for around three-fourths of world population and two-thirds of ...




Could eBay Be Growing Sensitive to Cross Border Challenges?

Could eBay Be Growing Sensitive to Cross Border Challenges? - In the announcement, eBay encouraged sellers to sell to Latin America - "countries like Argentina offer opportunities for eBay sellers to expand their ..




'The Washington consensus was deficient in its lack of concern for a ...

'The Washington consensus was deficient in its lack of concern for a ... - But I wouldn't say it's the country that we have the most meetings over—it doesn't occupy the highest position on the US agenda in Latin America.

24000 murders last year confirm Venezuela as one of the world's ...

24000 murders last year confirm Venezuela as one of the world's ... - Last year Venezuela was branded the most dangerous country in Latin America. A 2010 UN report places it among the top four most ..

Alaska: Hottest inbound tourism markets India and South America

Alaska: Hottest inbound tourism markets India and South America - India and South America, according to Alaska tourism officials. ... and economic issues have led to fluctuating numbers from South American countries.

Boosting savings among IDB 2014 priorities

Boosting savings among IDB 2014 priorities - In 2014, the growth forecast for the economies of Latin America and the ... between the region and the world's richest and most dynamic countries.

Perspectives: studying our legal system could benefit mainland

Perspectives: studying our legal system could benefit mainland - Chinese law schools find it hard to devise a coherent legal education ... The word educate comes from the Latin ducere, meaning to lead or to elicit.