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lunes, 24 de febrero de 2014

Gay Atlanta puts LGBT scholarships on Point

Gay Atlanta puts LGBT scholarships on Point
 - Gays out to make a difference in the lives of LGBT students applied their cocktailing, mingling and fundraising skills to work at an Atlanta soiree for ...

Business can't afford inequality: CEO

Business can't afford inequality: CEO
 - For me, a particularly impactful discussion concerned business leadership and engagement on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights, ...

How Jason Collins Will Force Sports Into A Leadership Role On LGBT Issues

How Jason Collins Will Force Sports Into A Leadership Role On LGBT Issues
 - The NFL last year announced a partnership with the You Can Play Project to help LGBT youth outside of sports. The NHL has worked with You Can ...




Low-Income LGBT Senior Housing Opens In Center City Philadelphia

Low-Income LGBT Senior Housing Opens In Center City Philadelphia
 - The first housing development designed specifically for low-income seniors in the LGBT community had its “official” opening ...

McCain, Flake call for veto of Arizona's anti-LGBT bill

McCain, Flake call for veto of Arizona's anti-LGBT bill
 - While supporters of the bill argue it would expand religious freedom and protections, opponents — and in particular LGBT-rights groups — have said ...

Dutch armed forces second in the world for LGBT inclusion

Dutch armed forces second in the world for LGBT inclusion
 - The LGBT Military Index ranks over 100 countries in a comparable overview of policies and best practices, which is designed to help those interested ...

Can public education survive the challenges of reduced state funding and school choice?

Can public education survive the challenges of reduced state funding and school choice?
 - Public education has always been the bedrock of our American democracy. Public education in the past has been the vehicle that has perpetuated ...

One way to help solve America's major curriculum problem

One way to help solve America's major curriculum problem
 - That's probably not going to happen, so I'm not optimistic about the future of American education. We're a society that's never been particularly ...

School choice — Good for students, good for America

School choice — Good for students, good for America
 - The idea that parents have no control over where their children go to school sounds unthinkable, but America's public education system is exactly that.

The Equality Revolution: City-Led

The Equality Revolution: City-Led
 - My colleague Alan Berube recently authored a short paper that discusses income inequality and poverty in America's 50 largest cities. While President ...

Welcome to 'Downton Abbey America'

Welcome to 'Downton Abbey America'
 - of privilege and poverty, aristocrats and servants, “upstairs” and “down.” ... The richest take home a higher share of national income America today ...

Ending poverty through economic opportunity

Ending poverty through economic opportunity
 - Inspired by President Johnson's call to keep the American bargain for a ... the number of people living in poverty was more than halved from around 19 ...

Is AIDS in Black America about behavior or institutional factors?

Is AIDS in Black America about behavior or institutional factors?
 - There is no secret that African Americans are the ... PovertyPoverty fuels the HIV epidemic due to its impact on all aspects of life ...

Santiago third best city in South America for foreign professionals

Santiago third best city in South America for foreign professionals
 - Chilean capital scores well on education and political stability but poorly on environmental conditions in study which draws ire from some locals.

Study Of Hispanic/Latino Health Presents Initial Findings

Study Of Hispanic/Latino Health Presents Initial Findings
 - One in every six people in the U.S. is Hispanic/Latino and as a group they live longer than ...

The Latin American revolution will not be televised

The Latin American revolution will not be televised
 - Over the next few days, the country went back to work but the protests ... Have we simply come to expect conflict in Latin American countries, and so, ...

US Backing the Destabilization of Venezuela

US Backing the Destabilization of Venezuela
 - He has worked in the United States and Latin America on a variety of ... protests and pro-government and opposition protests rocking the country.

Black History Month: Landmark moments in film

Black History Month: Landmark moments in film
 - Hattie McDaniel becomes the first African-American to win an acting Oscar. Despite being forced to sit in the back, she takes the best supporting ...

UNC retains attorney for investigation of Department of African and Afro-American Studies

UNC retains attorney for investigation of Department of African and Afro-American Studies
 - UNC Chancellor Carol Folt announced Friday that the University has retained an outside attorney who will conduct another investigation into ...

Heathcote: What 'Black History Month' means

Heathcote: What 'Black History Month' means
 - History has not always been kind to African Americans and, as with other minority groups, has left out important contributions by its members.

Multilingual MOOCs expand reach of U.S. idea

Multilingual MOOCs expand reach of U.S. idea
 - The Latin American initiative at Coursera, funded by Mexican Billionaire Carlos ... in reaching an educationally underserved population in Latin America. ... Slim Foundation's existing Casa Telmex network of 13 education spaces in ...

Cardinals bring 'voice of poor' to Vatican

Cardinals bring 'voice of poor' to Vatican
 - Haiti – to have cardinals from those countries, ... “We don't have any divorce, but what separates families is poverty.

African-American studies professor encourages unity among

African-American studies professor encourages unity among
 - As a black woman who identifies as a lesbian, yes, I appreciate seeing black people verbally identifying as LGBT, so I'm not saying that's bad,” she ...

Activist shares story of being a black member of LGBT community

Activist shares story of being a black member of LGBT community
 - How you're born black and you're born being gay and you don't have to hide being black but people try hide being gay; it's so simple to think about ...

LGBT couple launches new 'Politini' series with theGrio: Meet Aisha and Danielle Moodie-Mills

LGBT couple launches new 'Politini' series with theGrio: Meet Aisha and Danielle Moodie-Mills
 - Their wedding blazed trails as the first lesbian wedding profiled by ... stereotypes about black LGBT people, while also unapologetically breaking ...