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jueves, 13 de febrero de 2014

Poverty in the LGBT community

 Poverty in the LGBT community
 - This week, the Blade kicks off a special yearlong focus on poverty in the LGBT community. The occasional series will examine the ...




Why Love Is So Important to LGBT Equality

Why Love Is So Important to LGBT Equality
 - Marriage equality continues to be recognized in more states and countries and increased visibility of the unique disparities that the LGBT community ...

GLAAD Global Voices Program to recognize international LGBT advocates at 25th annual GLAAD ...

GLAAD Global Voices Program to recognize international LGBT advocates at 25th annual GLAAD ...
 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today acknowledged ...

NYC Mayor's Budget Funds Homeless Services, LGBT Youth Programs

NYC Mayor's Budget Funds Homeless Services, LGBT Youth Programs
 - He also promised increased funding for homeless services including LGBT runaways, and rent offsets for people living with AIDS (PLWAs).

Transgender woman wins LGBT activist prize

Transgender woman wins LGBT activist prize
 - A transgender activist will receive an award this weekend to praise her efforts for campaigning for LGBT rights in Cambodia. Sou Southeavy will ...

Baton Rouge LGBT advocate: Resources better spent on housing, workplace discrimination than ...

Baton Rouge LGBT advocate: Resources better spent on housing, workplace discrimination than ...
 - Bruce Parker with the Capitol City Alliance and Equality Louisiana, two LGBT advocacy groups, said equal rights efforts could be better spent on ...

Growing Rural Education

Growing Rural Education
 - Launched in 2012 the America's Farmers Grow Rural Education program has awarded more than $5 million in grant money and helped more than ...

Minimum Wage Destroys Education for the Poor

Minimum Wage Destroys Education for the Poor
 - But perhaps the cruelest consequence of minimum-wage law is the fact that it denies poor Americans access to a truly affordable education.

The educated poor: adjunct professors

The educated poor: adjunct professors
 - The sorry secret of higher education – from community colleges to ... Overall, more than half of America's higher-ed faculty members today are “adjunct ...

Private Online School District Battles America's High School Dropout Crisis and Offers a Solution to ...

Private Online School District Battles America's High School Dropout Crisis and Offers a Solution to ...
 - Students who have been failed by the traditional education system are finding success in an alternative online career-based program with student ...

Record number of educated women are 'marrying down'

Record number of educated women are 'marrying down'
 - A record number of American women are “marrying down,” tying the knot with a husband who is less educated than they are, according to a new study ...

Printing documents in Spanish hurts Latinos

Printing documents in Spanish hurts Latinos
 - At one point in my life I was general manager of a company that employed some one hundred people most of whom were Latinos. Very few spoke ...

Study finds thousands of Mo. Latinos have new health insurance options

Study finds thousands of Mo. Latinos have new health insurance options
 - He said Latino people might be more hesitant to come in and get help with insurance because of language barrier issues. Swaney said that there is ...

Speedskater Shani Davis Falls Short of Olympic Gold 'Three-Peat'

Speedskater Shani Davis Falls Short of Olympic Gold 'Three-Peat'
 - Davis, the first African-American to win an individual Winter Olympic gold medal when he claimed gold in the 1,000-meter speedskating event during ...

Archiving Culture in Underrepresented Communities'

Archiving Culture in Underrepresented Communities'
 - The Distinguished Archival Alumni Award will be presented to Dr. Joni Jones, executive director of the Maryland Commission on African American ...

Black History Month 2014: “Civil Rights in America”

Black History Month 2014: “Civil Rights in America
 - Congressman Elijah Cummings represents Maryland's 7th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. 

Additional AIDS Outreach Needed in African-American Communities

Additional AIDS Outreach Needed in African-American Communities
 - HIV has disproportionately affected Black Americans since the beginning of the epidemic, a disparity which continues now. There are currently more ...

Speech: "For socially responsible higher education: the EU perspective"

Speech: "For socially responsible higher education: the EU perspective"
 - I would like to thank the Ministry of Higher Education and the universities of Cuba ... Dewey often described education as a mechanism for social change .... includes the more specific interactions between the EU and Latin America.

Domestic-violence killings in Santa Clara County increase

Domestic-violence killings in Santa Clara County increase
 - The number of domestic violence deaths in Santa Clara County increased by ... One other area of concern is the prevalence of Latino victims and ..

Colombia's teen mums seek escape from poverty

Colombia's teen mums seek escape from poverty
 - Colombia has one of the highest rates of teen pregnancy in Latin America. ... Breaking the cycle of poverty that grips many teenage mothers and ...

Twenty Years after NAFTA, Mexico Has Experienced Lagging Growth, Persistent Poverty And ...

Twenty Years after NAFTA, Mexico Has Experienced Lagging Growth, Persistent Poverty And ...
 - Mexico ranks 18th out of 20 Latin American countries in growth of real GDP per person, the most basic economic measure of living standards.

The world of underground gay house balls

The world of underground gay house balls
 - For gay and transgender black and Hispanic people often marginalised by their families or communities, the late-night pageants known as House ...

Latino Americans More Accepting and Supportive of LGBT Issues, Yet LGBT Latino Youth Still Feel ...

Latino Americans More Accepting and Supportive of LGBT Issues, Yet LGBT Latino Youth Still Feel ...
 - The survey, published in 2012, discloses that 54% of the Hispanic population supports gay marriage, making them one percent more supportive than ...

Nationwide Study To Examine Why Black Gay And Bisexual Men Face Increased Risk Of HIV

Nationwide Study To Examine Why Black Gay And Bisexual Men Face Increased Risk Of HIV
 - The public health community has long attributed the increased risk of HIV infection among Black men who have sex with men to high-risk behavior.

Keli Goff: Gay football star could change black America

Keli Goff: Gay football star could change black America
 - Jackie Robinson, Nat King Cole and Sammy Davis Jr. – the mainstream black celebrities who helped alter perceptions about black people in a way ...