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miércoles, 12 de marzo de 2014

Rising LGBT discrimination challenges Thailand's culture of tolerance

Rising LGBT discrimination challenges Thailand's culture of tolerance
 - But discrimination against LGBT groups still occurs regularly in the country, as TIME reported earlier this week. That article profiled a same-sex female ...

Survey reveals plight of LGBT elderly in care homes

Survey reveals plight of LGBT elderly in care homes
 - Despite changes in social attitudes, many older LGBT people feel unable to disclose their sexual orientation or gender identity to staff according to a ...

Eating disorders more likely to affect LGBTs

Eating disorders more likely to affect LGBTs
 - William Farrand, of the Center on Halsted's mental-health department, agreed, saying the media impact on the LGBT community and specifically on ...

VIEWS Trans roles in Hollywood

VIEWS Trans roles in Hollywood
 - She's a portrayal of an uncomfortable segment of the trans experience that a few LGBT folks would rather be erased and not discussed. I think many of ...

The A-Blast : LGBT Rights are Human Rights

The A-Blast : LGBT Rights are Human Rights
 - There are two widely-publicized cases of legislature targeting members of the LGBT community in the U.S. and several others across the world.

Human Rights Group Backs Calls For Lgbt Equality

Human Rights Group Backs Calls For Lgbt Equality
 - A HUMAN rights group has renewed calls for the government to amend the Bahamas Constitution therefore making it illegal to discriminate against a ...

SC House Approves Budget Cuts to Colleges With LGBT Curricula

SC House Approves Budget Cuts to Colleges With LGBT Curricula
 - After assigning LGBT-inclusive books on their freshman reading lists, two South Carolina universities could see their budgets slashed by close to ...




Pro-LGBT Chilean president takes office

Pro-LGBT Chilean president takes office
 - Bachelet backs efforts to strengthen Chile's LGBT-inclusive hate crimes and anti-discrimination law named in honor of Daniel Zamurio, a 23-year-old ...

Paul Ryan blames poverty on lack of work ethic in inner cities

Paul Ryan blames poverty on lack of work ethic in inner cities
 - In his latest remarks on poverty in America, Republican Rep. Paul Ryan accused residents of “inner cities” of having a “real culture problem” and lack ...

Mission to Bolivia

Mission to Bolivia
 - She said: “I travelled to South America last year but it was more of a ... to volunteer but having seen some of the places of poverty I wanted to help.

The Right's poverty plan: shame poor kids and the vaginas that birthed them

The Right's poverty plan: shame poor kids and the vaginas that birthed them
 - Blaming poverty on the moral failings of the poor and criticizing their sex ... Well, no, it's not fun at all, and poverty in America isn't disappearing – it's ...

Obama's Tax-Credit Boost Plan Refocuses Poverty Debate: Economy

Obama's Tax-Credit Boost Plan Refocuses Poverty Debate: Economy
 - The dynamics surrounding EITC are changing,” said Alex Brill, a researcher at the American Enterprise Institute, referring to the refundable tax credit ...

Gary Player joins with PHIT America as new celebrity ambassador

Gary Player joins with PHIT America as new celebrity ambassador
 - PHIT America - the non-profit education and advocacy organization designed to combat the nation's inactivity and obesity ...

Six Ways America Is Like a Third World Country

Six Ways America Is Like a Third World Country
 - By almost every measure, the U.S. tops out OECD countries in terms of income inequality, largely because America has the stingiest welfare state of ...

What's good for the 1 percent isn't good for America: Paul Krugman

What's good for the 1 percent isn't good for America: Paul Krugman
 - Taking action to reduce the extreme inequality of 21st-century America ... The first study looked at the historical relationship between inequality and ...

Paul Krugman: Easing income inequality need not hurt growth

Paul Krugman: Easing income inequality need not hurt growth
 - The standard answer in American politics is: “Not much.” Almost 40 years ago, Arthur Okun, chief economic adviser to president Lyndon Johnson, ...

How concerning is wealth inequality?

How concerning is wealth inequality?
 - There is a constant barrage of people across the news discussing how extreme income inequality is a problem in America, but how much should it ...

An Intelligent Soul

An Intelligent Soul
 - This bothered me because the young men were African-Americans, maybe all of fifteen-years-old, at my best judgements. Something in me told me to ...

program for black males on White House radar

program for black males on White House radar
 - In Oakland, the number of black males who were ready for college when ... The city of Oakland started focusing on the high rate of African American ...

Chile's Bachelet sworn in again as president

Chile's Bachelet sworn in again as president
 - The urgency of the educational crisis that we're living doesn't allow us to ... low unemployment and inflation have been the envy of Latin America.

Hispanics in Philanthropy Launch HIPGive, a Crowdfunding Site for Latino Organizations

Hispanics in Philanthropy Launch HIPGive, a Crowdfunding Site for Latino Organizations
 - A new Latino startup is on the scene, with the aim of taking the power of ... "From expanding effective education models in North Carolina and Puerto ...

Inequality Matters: Disparities in Education, health and Other Dimensions of Human Development ...

Inequality Matters: Disparities in Education, health and Other Dimensions of Human Development ...
 - Although Latin America and the Caribbean remains one of the regions with the highest levels of income inequality apart from Africa, the Gini coefficient ...

Changing Demographics A Factor In Rhode Island's Gubernatorial Race

Changing Demographics A Factor In Rhode Island's Gubernatorial Race
 - Namely, the makeshift studios of Latino Public Radio, which is housed in a ... Now that it's primary season, he jokes, people actually return his calls.

Robert Rodriguez creates TV channel for Latinos, in English

Robert Rodriguez creates TV channel for Latinos, in English
 - I thought it would be better to have a known title to help point people toward the network. I thought it was worth revisiting the film, especially having a ...

Private Prisons and the Creation of a Permanent Under Class

Private Prisons and the Creation of a Permanent Under Class
 - One in three African American men will spend time incarcerated, and one in seven Latino men. The massive public school closures occurring in urban ...