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martes, 8 de abril de 2014

Fighting for family: Dreamers, gays seek end to deportations

Fighting for family: Dreamers, gays seek end to deportations
 - Immigration Equality, a national LGBT group, also is participating in the day of action. A report from the Williams Institute at UCLA estimates that of the ...

Attack after same-sex marriage shines light on Michigan hate crime law

Attack after same-sex marriage shines light on Michigan hate crime law
 - People on the other side of this issue tend to think of it as the LGBT community looking for a special right," said Yvonne Siferd, director of victim ...

The rich are running Latin America

The rich are running Latin America
 - Although working-class jobs (manual labor and service industry jobs) make up the vast majority of the labor force in every Latin American country, only ...

Latin America stuck in slow gear: IMF

Latin America stuck in slow gear: IMF
 - Depressed commodity prices and the challenge of tougher capital market conditions will keep economic growth across Latin America ...

Strikes in Latin American ports affect performance

Strikes in Latin American ports affect performance
 - An analysis by The United Nation Economic Commission on Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) paints an "alarming" picture of strikes in the ...

University of Kentucky Survey Asks LGBT Students if They'd Rather be Straight

University of Kentucky Survey Asks LGBT Students if They'd Rather be Straight
 - The survey, picked up by Campus Reform, was supposedly intended to help the university to understand LGBT students' medical requirements.

3 Key Challenges in Combating the Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States

3 Key Challenges in Combating the Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States
 - One group of young people that is particularly vulnerable to sex trafficking are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, youth. LGBT youth




51 percent support marriage equality in Wisconsin

51 percent support marriage equality in Wisconsin
 - The survey was conducted in March by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner and released by Fair Wisconsin, the state's largest LGBT civil rights group.

Beyonce Covers OUT Magazine, Talks LGBT Equality: 'We Are All The Same'

Beyonce Covers OUT Magazine, Talks LGBT Equality: 'We Are All The Same'
 - In an email interview with OUT editor-in-chief Aaron Hicklin, Beyonce discusses the way in which the LGBT community has identified with the lyrics of ...

New executive orders underscore need for provision protecting LGBT Americans

New executive orders underscore need for provision protecting LGBT Americans
 - The exact same logic applies to the executive order that would afford protections to the LGBT workers of federal contractors. By the stroke of his pen, ...

Neptune Beach passes resolution fighting LGBT discrimination

Neptune Beach passes resolution fighting LGBT discrimination
 - Neptune Beach City Council has narrowly passed a resolution supporting the Florida Legislature passing laws that prohibit ...

Obama's epic fail on equal pay: LGBT need not apply?

Obama's epic fail on equal pay: LGBT need not apply?
 - Not unless you're comfortable with a definition of "all" that means "LGBT need not apply". "This executive order only protects me if I walk into the office ...

Elizabeth Warren schools Paul Ryan on poverty in 80 seconds

Elizabeth Warren schools Paul Ryan on poverty in 80 seconds
 - Humphrey-Mondale Dinner, quoting Ryan's remarks on poverty in American during a conservative radio program last month. Ryan had said: “We ...

Poverty 'ages' genes of young children, study shows

Poverty 'ages' genes of young children, study shows
 - Researchers examined the DNA of a small group of 9-year-old African-American boys who had experienced chronic stress as a result of growing up in ...

Sleeping masses let the rich buy power

Sleeping masses let the rich buy power
 - From the web "Who Rules America," we learn numbers about inequality. Wealth is income less tax. It can accumulate or be inherited. Inequality in ...

Will schools' “career readiness” focus make future Americans worse citizens?

Will schools' “career readiness” focus make future Americans worse citizens?
 - Career readiness is the latest vogue educational concept. It's brought to public schools through the Common Core standards, PARCC (Partnership for ...

Delivering clean water to a place where 'the poverty is unbelievable'

Delivering clean water to a place where 'the poverty is unbelievable'
 - In Haiti, Clyde White walked into a world filled with poverty, struggle and the lack of simple luxuries like clean water. During a recent mission trip with ...

Chicago preacher James Meeks dumps Dems, backs GOP gubernatorial candidate

Chicago preacher James Meeks dumps Dems, backs GOP gubernatorial candidate
 - The Democratic party just assume always that 97 percent of the African-American vote will go to the Democratic party. If that assumption is true, they ...

Six Books That Shaped 'Afro-Vegan' Author Bryant Terry

Six Books That Shaped 'Afro-Vegan' Author Bryant Terry
 - This time around Terry was inspired by African-American artist Romare Bearden, whose collage work incorporates print, magazine clippings, old ...

Last-Minute Push Boosted Latino Enrollment

Last-Minute Push Boosted Latino Enrollment
 - In the meantime, New York officials say they signed up more than 900,000 people -- with slightly more than half enrolling in Medicaid.

Downtown group seeks input from Hazleton's Latino business owners

Downtown group seeks input from Hazleton's Latino business owners
 - Hispanic business people were invited to a Monday meeting to learn more about the alliance and its goal to make Hazleton a vibrant place to live, ...

Gazette article racial percentages off

Gazette article racial percentages off
 - First, the racial statistics were incomplete; none added up to 100 percent. Only percentages of white and African-American students were shown; ...

Are Speech Patterns Becoming More, Like, Nuanced?

Are Speech Patterns Becoming More, Like, Nuanced?
 - I didn't believe in rigid enforcement of some of those ridiculous, Latin-based rules which grammar books love to dwell on. And I rarely criticized student ...

Drought threatens population in the northwest of Haiti

Drought threatens population in the northwest of Haiti
 - A lack of rain in recent months has killed crops in Haiti's poorest region, and left people struggling to survive. ... "In rural areas, almost 90 percent live below the poverty level and basic social services are practically nonexistent." Haiti ...

LatAm countries to jointly fight hunger, poverty

LatAm countries to jointly fight hunger, poverty
 - Founded by Venezuela and Cuba in 2004, ALBA has been aimed at promoting social, political and economic integration of the countries of Latin ...