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jueves, 3 de abril de 2014

Mississippi Lawmakers Advance Anti-Abortion, Anti-LGBT Bills

Mississippi Lawmakers Advance Anti-Abortion, Anti-LGBT Bills
 - Mississippi lawmakers have also passed a so-called religious freedom bill which critics say would legalize discrimination against LGBT people.

Chicago's Chick-fil-A alternative offers free condoms and backs LGBT rights

Chicago's Chick-fil-A alternative offers free condoms and backs LGBT rights
 - Unlike Chick-fil-A, the fast-casual restaurant also serves food on Sundays, donates 2 percent of its profits to organizations that promote LGBT rights, ...

Johnson: FM Gay Men's Chorus continues legacy of Harvey Milk

Johnson: FM Gay Men's Chorus continues legacy of Harvey Milk
 - It's a fitting first concert for the local men that will connect Fargo-Moorhead's LGBT community to the first days of the gay men's chorus movement that ...

County launches LGBT employee group

County launches LGBT employee group
 - Thursday was a big day for Supervisor Dave Roberts and his staff as the County of San Diego celebrated the launch of the “LGBT and ...

A New Gay Epidemic -- And What You Can Do to End It

A New Gay Epidemic -- And What You Can Do to End It
 - Last week was LGBT Health Awareness Week, so this is good time to bring up a LGBT health crisis that many ignore or minimize. According to the ...

Federal Judge: Sexual Orientation Can Be Protected Under Existing Sex Nondiscrimination Law

Federal Judge: Sexual Orientation Can Be Protected Under Existing Sex Nondiscrimination Law
 - A federal judge has ruled that an individual who has experienced discrimination based on his sexual orientation could find relief under the protections ...

Same-Sex Spouses Now Recognized for Medicare Eligibility and Enrollment

Same-Sex Spouses Now Recognized for Medicare Eligibility and Enrollment
 - of their state. Read the full Medicare announcement here. Andrew Cray is a Policy Analyst for LGBT Progress at the Center for American Progress.) ...

Report Finds Hispanics Faring Better Than Blacks

Report Finds Hispanics Faring Better Than Blacks
 - Hispanics generally fare better than blacks in rankings of inequality in American life, according to a new report by the National Urban League to be ...

Report Finds Hispanics Faring Better Than Blacks

Report Finds Hispanics Faring Better Than Blacks
 - Hispanics generally fare better than blacks in rankings of inequality in American life, according to a new report by the National Urban League to be ...

40 Years of Chicago's Rising Inequality, in One GIF

40 Years of Chicago's Rising Inequality, in One GIF
 - There are many ways to contextualize America's growing economic and racial inequality: through the growth of new tech hubs in old industrial cities, ...

Why the Wealthiest 1 Percent Are So Much Richer Than You (Op-Ed)

Why the Wealthiest 1 Percent Are So Much Richer Than You (Op-Ed)
 - Economic inequality between the wealthiest 1 percent of Americans and the rest of society has deepened since the 1970s, and government, since that ...




How private businesses can assist state-run education

How private businesses can assist state-run education
 - An educated population is vital for any country, but especially one that relies heavily on technology, health care, and advanced industry like America ...

Photos of Slave Descendants Donated to Smithsonian

Photos of Slave Descendants Donated to Smithsonian
 - Between 1977 and 1981, Moutoussamy-Ashe, a celebrated African-American photographer, documented the Gullah/Geechee people who lived in ...




Healthy cities in Latin America: investing in mobility for all

Healthy cities in Latin America: investing in mobility for all
 - Latin American cities may be diverse but they hold one similarity: the speed ... Distinct from developed countries, where urbanisation has historically ...

LatAm seeks place in oil's new world order

LatAm seeks place in oil's new world order
 - Many Latin American countries have turned to China to finance huge capital investments required to expand export infrastructure. But investments ...

New era for Asia-Latin America cooperation

New era for Asia-Latin America cooperation
 - This, according to the predictions, would exert negative impacts on countries like Brazil, Chile and Peru, and bring shocks to more Latin American ...

Latin American leaders call for social inclusion through economic growth

Latin American leaders call for social inclusion through economic growth
 - The government is now working to universalize pre-kindergarten education. Trinidad ... The programme of the World Economic Forum on Latin America focuses on the region's efforts to maintain economic growth, boost economic ...

State of Black America: Growing Income Inequality

State of Black America: Growing Income Inequality
 - The wealth gap between African Americans and Whites has expanded in recent years and is not likely to narrow without significant reductions in Black ...

Urban League: Underemployment worse for blacks than whites, Hispanics

Urban League: Underemployment worse for blacks than whites, Hispanics
 - While unemployment has been a major impediment to African Americans' economic progress, underemployment is a bigger obstacle for them than it ...

Group files discrimination complaint

Group files discrimination complaint
 - The town has for many years chosen to do selective annexations to exclude the Afro American community,” the letter sent to the Civil Right Division of ...

Literary festival will celebrate Latino writers in SF

Literary festival will celebrate Latino writers in SF
 - When I went to school for theater I was the only Latino in the entire ... But when she does it at las Lunadas, with a roomful of people who grew up ...

Latin American leaders call for social inclusion through economic growth

Latin American leaders call for social inclusion through economic growth
 - Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, told participants that the focal point for development is education: “Education is the ...

Taste of Latin America returns to WKU

Taste of Latin America returns to WKU
 - This Saturday, the Hispanic Organization for the Promotion of Education (HOPE) and the Hilltoppers Organization for Latin America Students (HOLAS) ...

Group intervening in Fla. gay marriage lawsuits

Group intervening in Fla. gay marriage lawsuits
 - A coalition of black and Hispanic civil rights groups and pastors is also ... in which gay couples seek Florida recognition of gay marriages that are legal ...

State of Black America: Growing Income Inequality

State of Black America: Growing Income Inequality
 - The wealth gap between African Americans and Whites has expanded in ... that contributed to the widening racial wealth disparities,” Shapiro wrote.