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lunes, 3 de febrero de 2014

5 LGBT Authors From Around The World

5 LGBT Authors From Around The World
 - To that end, we'd like to take a moment to focus on a few LGBT authors from around the world, to highlight their lives and love stories, and the works ...

Katy Perry and Madonna Stand Up for LGBT Russians With ...

Katy Perry and Madonna Stand Up for LGBT Russians With ...
 - Katy Perry and Madonna have released a series of haunting videos highlighting the violence and discrimination LGBT people in Russia are facing.




A New Hero for Transgender Rights

A New Hero for Transgender Rights
 - The ACLU of Maine and the national ACLU LGBT Project filed an amicus brief in the case, arguing for the importance of protecting transgender people ...

Anti-gay police abuse rampant in Kyrgyzstan

Anti-gay police abuse rampant in Kyrgyzstan
 - They also suggested that others, in dealing with the Republic, “make LGBT rights issues an integral part of bilateral and multilateral dialogues with the ...

The Crisis in How We Fund Higher Education

The Crisis in How We Fund Higher Education
 - A survey of the state of American higher education in 2014 presents a distressing picture. Enrollments are off --in some cases seriously -- translating to ...

Indian-Americans save most for children's college education

Indian-Americans save most for children's college education
 - WASHINGTON: Indian-Americans, who have the highest income among America's multicultural groups, save much of their higher household income ...

Cuba Leads Education in Latin America, Says Unesco Report

Cuba Leads Education in Latin America, Says Unesco Report
 - Cuba is the country in Latin America and the Caribbean with the largest index in the Development of Education (IDE), says Unesco World Report ...

Cancer director urges more focus on prevention, particularly in ...

Cancer director urges more focus on prevention, particularly in ...
 - You're citing African, Asian, Central and South American countries where up to 70 percent of the world's cancer deaths are accounted for. Yes.

The Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean in 2014

The Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean in 2014
 - But for some Caribbean countries, as in Central America, elevated public debt poses risks. In South America, the picture is more mixed. For the large ...

America is losing race on same-sex marriage

America is losing race on same-sex marriage
 - I thought South American countries have a reputation for being traditional and religious, most notably Catholic. After doing research, I successfully ...

Good News On Latin America and the Caribbean

Good News On Latin America and the Caribbean
 - Latin American and Caribbean countries registered an average global deficit of 2.4% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ...

Clegg eyes new Latin American links

Clegg eyes new Latin American links
  - Clegg eyes new Latin American links ... to forge stronger trade links with the two countries, after saying the UK "took its eye off the Latin American ball".

Gobal Companies Address Latin America Risk

Gobal Companies Address Latin America Risk
 - In recent years, Latin America has at times rivaled Asia as a source of ... of course, and global companies still tend to regard many of its countries as ...

Majority Of U.S. Kids Under Age 2 Are Children Of Color, One In ...

Majority Of U.S. Kids Under Age 2 Are Children Of Color, One In ...
 - For the first time in history, American children under age 2 are primarily children of color, and one and three of them live in poverty, according to a ...




Low minimum wage is bad for business

Low minimum wage is bad for business
 - - I know firsthand, you don't need to pay poverty wages to succeed. ... of the “Top 50” Female-Led Businesses in North America for three years running ...

Lack of opportunities creates income inequality

Lack of opportunities creates income inequality
 - Without safety net programs 29 percent of Americans would be in poverty today. While any number above zero is too high, a 45 percent reduction is a ...

Opportunity vs. help as we know it

Opportunity vs. help as we know it
 - Our country faces a poverty rate of 15 percent as 46.5 million Americans live in poverty. Those numbers represent significant increases from 2008, ...

Jerry Brown's austerity kick unpopular with advocates for poor

Jerry Brown's austerity kick unpopular with advocates for poor
 - His detractors say his tightfistedness hampers the state's ability to address basic, life-sustaining needs of the 9 million Californians living in poverty ...

8 surprising ways poverty is absurdly expensive

8 surprising ways poverty is absurdly expensive
 - According to the US Census Bureau, half of Americans are poor, or just on the edge. Fifteen percent (46.5 million) are in poverty, while “half of ...




Interview With Teresa Baker, Creator of African American National ...

Interview With Teresa Baker, Creator of African American National ...
 - One of the most inspiring people I met with Outdoor Afro is Teresa Baker. Ms. Baker organized last year's African American National Parks Event.

Russell Wilson Becomes Second Black QB to Start and Win Super ...

Russell Wilson Becomes Second Black QB to Start and Win Super ...
 - Russell Wilson made history becoming just the second African-American quarterback to win a Super Bowl as he led the Seattle Seahawks to a ...

America is losing race on same-sex marriage

America is losing race on same-sex marriage
 - Gay marriage: The debate is ongoing and getting stronger than ever. ... Latin American countries have been updating their constitutions to comply with ...




Durham group meeting the needs of Hispanic population ...

Durham group meeting the needs of Hispanic population ...
 - The Latino population in Durham County is growing rapidly, increasing ... Now the organization serves 11,000 people in a building on Main Street.

Latin America News Roundup: 31st January 2014

Latin America News Roundup: 31st January 2014
 - Chief of Cabinet Gleisi Hoffmann will be replaced by current Education Minister Aloizio Mercadante, as she will take the Senate seat she won in 2010.

How Coursera is bringing online education to Latin America

How Coursera is bringing online education to Latin America
 - Through online education, Coursera is making courses available to millions of people, instead of only to a small number of students. Job markets ...