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jueves, 10 de abril de 2014

Making a Taxing Time Easier

Making a Taxing Time Easier
 - As we try to understand the changes to the tax code and the best path forward for LGBT families living in both states that recognize same sex couples ...

Even LGBT Historians Admit No One Is 'Born Gay'

Even LGBT Historians Admit No One Is 'Born Gay'
 - In an article in the Daily Caller, gay writer David Benkof presents the solid case of the historians—several of whom are also LGBT—who maintain that ...

University of Kentucky defends survey dealing with LGBT students' use of health services

University of Kentucky defends survey dealing with LGBT students' use of health services
 - A University of Kentucky health survey that was emailed to students last week has drawn attention from a conservative-leaning news website for ...

Speak up about issues that don't affect you

Speak up about issues that don't affect you
 - First they came for LGBT people, and I did not speak out – because I was not an LGBT person. Then they came for the unions, and I did not speak out ...

Man Skorts, Speedos, and Boys in Birkenstocks at Jeffrey Fashion Cares

Man Skorts, Speedos, and Boys in Birkenstocks at Jeffrey Fashion Cares
 - A lot of people want to be in this show,” he told ELLE.com last night before the 11th annual show, which benefits LGBT youth charities in the city.

Why are liberal cities bad for blacks'?

Why are liberal cities bad for blacks'?
 - Yet all four lurk in the bottom half of the 2014 National Urban League's State of Black America report on income inequality between blacks and whites.

The Growing Inequality In How America Saves For College

The Growing Inequality In How America Saves For College
 - A college education could be slipping beyond the grasp of low-income families, according to a survey revealing a growing inequality in how America ...

Raise the minimum wage to keep middle class strong

Raise the minimum wage to keep middle class strong
 - While not everyone benefitted during this period, the American dream was real ... Growing inequality in wages and other income sources were a major ...

Psychiatrist: McVay suffers from delusional mental disorder

Psychiatrist: McVay suffers from delusional mental disorder
 - Jurors in the capital sentencing trial of James McVay heard from the Minnesota psychiatrist who judged him competent to stand trial. McVay suffers ...

What we know about how poor neighborhoods become wealthier

What we know about how poor neighborhoods become wealthier
 - Over the last 30 years, the poorest neighborhoods in urban America have largely ... Places that had high poverty then still have high poverty now.

Ending extreme poverty in the world by 2030

Ending extreme poverty in the world by 2030
 - Based on current global growth, the number of people in extreme poverty is being reduced on an ongoing basis. But here in America, we are ..

A new strategy needed to win the war on poverty

A new strategy needed to win the war on poverty
 - Fifty years later, it can be written that the War on Poverty has underperformed against its founding vision. An estimated 46 million Americans currently ...

50 years and poverty still here

50 years and poverty still here
 - Southwest Michigan. The summit's theme is "The Poor Next Door: Poverty In America" and runs through Saturday with special programs each day.

Bill O'Reilly: Stephen Colbert Is Ruining America

Bill O'Reilly: Stephen Colbert Is Ruining America
 - Gun violence, poverty and economic inequality aren't what's ruining America. Rowdy college basketball celebrations and satirist Stephen Colbert are, ...

Getting the 'what' on Betty Who

Getting the 'what' on Betty Who
 - Her song "Somebody Loves You" was featured in a Home Depot wedding proposal video featuring gay couple Spencer Stout and Dustin Reeser; ...

White House news group honors black reporter it once barred

White House news group honors black reporter it once barred
 - And Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who'd opened the White House doors after entreaties from African-American publishers, greeted the reporter as he ...

Obama: Democrats lose in midterms because African Americans, Latinos, young people don't turn ...

Obama: Democrats lose in midterms because African Americans, Latinos, young people don't turn ...
 - President Obama said at a fundraiser Wednesday night that Democrats suffer in midterm elections in large part because black and Latino voters ...

Texas Hispanic Education Performance Improving-But Is It Enough?

Texas Hispanic Education Performance Improving-But Is It Enough?
 - educating the rapidly growing population of Latino young people, but he warned that cuts in public education funding may be imperiling those gains, ...

Conference: Be 'bolder than out' on Black LGBT issues

Conference: Be 'bolder than out' on Black LGBT issues
 - The whole issue around how we look at a broader perspective of African-American LGBT health, we have issues we need to put on the table and ...

Venezuela agrees to fund Grenada poverty eradication programmes

Venezuela agrees to fund Grenada poverty eradication programmes
 - Grenada is part of this initiative and we stand to benefit from this drive to eradicate hunger and poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean,” he added ...

Black LGBT seniors struggle with bias, housing

Black LGBT seniors struggle with bias, housing
 - In San Francisco African American LGBT seniors often face a double jeopardy ... "I have often told people that being old, black, and gay in America is ...

Conference: Be 'bolder than out' on Black LGBT issues

Conference: Be 'bolder than out' on Black LGBT issues
 - We're saying there's never too much for trying to meet people's needs." ... African-American LGBT SGL people to go deeper than party, to know more ...

Online media project shapes info on Black, LGBT youth

Online media project shapes info on Black, LGBT youth
 - During one of the first storytelling events since the project's February launch, more than 50 gathered with the Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus ...

Achievement Gap Grows Between Poverty Schools In Montgomery

Achievement Gap Grows Between Poverty Schools In Montgomery
 - The study found found that the schools are increasingly divided by income, race and ethnicity, with African American, Latino and low-income students ...

LGBT Latino Seniors Face Housing Crunch, Isolation in San Francisco

LGBT Latino Seniors Face Housing Crunch, Isolation in San Francisco
 - Latino elders who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) face additional challenges as they age, compounded by ...