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lunes, 14 de abril de 2014

An LGBT first in Britain: Lesbian couple weds in church

An LGBT first in Britain: Lesbian couple weds in church
 - There are a lot of firsts happening in Britain these days after same-sex marriage became legal last month in England and Wales. Today, I toast the first ...

How Can ENDA Protect LGBT People in the Workplace When the Religious Exemption Is So Broad?

How Can ENDA Protect LGBT People in the Workplace When the Religious Exemption Is So Broad?
 - Just last month, a federal district judge, in yet another LGBT employment discrimination case against the Library of Congress, ruled that a gay man ...

A Plea to Pope Francis on Behalf of LGBT Youth

A Plea to Pope Francis on Behalf of LGBT Youth
 - I write on behalf of the homeless LGBT youths I serve. I ask you to take urgent action to protect them from the devastating consequences of religious ...

Principal to unveil video in support of LGBT youth

Principal to unveil video in support of LGBT youth
 - Principal is unveiling a video that features employees who will share personal stories to reinforce that things get better for LGBT youth to contribute to ...

Russia's Anti-Gay Law: Fueling an AIDS Crisis

Russia's Anti-Gay Law: Fueling an AIDS Crisis
 - The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi Russia ignited a conflict-ridden and violent discussion about the status of LGBT rights in the country. News of hate ...

With 1,39,56010 enslaved citizens, why is slavery not an agenda for Lok Sabha elections?

With 1,39,56010 enslaved citizens, why is slavery not an agenda for Lok Sabha elections?
 - From LGBT reforms to women empowerment, and even issues of water management, have all become major talking points for India's politicos.

Gay and lesbian old people's home planned in Spain

Gay and lesbian old people's home planned in Spain
 - Federico Armenteros, president of the 26 December Foundation, which is behind the scheme, said that as far as society was concerned "elderly LGBT ...

GLCCB organizing 'Orioles Outings' for LGBT baseball fans this summer

GLCCB organizing 'Orioles Outings' for LGBT baseball fans this summer
 - The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore is organizing to bring LGBT baseball fans together at Oriole Park at ...

23 States Force LGBT Couples to Be Single During Tax Season

23 States Force LGBT Couples to Be Single During Tax Season
 - Tax season can already be stressful enough, but it's all the more complicated for LGBT couples because of regressive marital laws in many states.




Why we must get to the heart of poverty and race questions

Why we must get to the heart of poverty and race questions
 - Poverty and race are the two explosive topics that people in search of ... America insists that blacks overcome poverty while isolated by that same ...

It's time for the poor to pull their own weight

It's time for the poor to pull their own weight
 - The solution to poverty in America is not to take from the “have's” and give to the “have not's.” The real solution is to encourage Americans to work.

How To Liberate America From The Poverty Trap That Is Enslaving Us

How To Liberate America From The Poverty Trap That Is Enslaving Us
 - That is just further confirmation that President Obama has misled America into the worst recovery from a recession since the Great Depression. And ...

Grapes Of Wrath' Is 75, But Its Depictions Of Poverty Are Timeless

Grapes Of Wrath' Is 75, But Its Depictions Of Poverty Are Timeless
 - Part of the shock, initially, was resistance to believing that there was that kind of poverty in America," she says. "Other people thought that Steinbeck ...

America's least healthy cities

America's least healthy cities
 - There's no doubt that great strides have been made in Americans' health ... Poverty and financial instability can make it very difficult to stay healthy.

What New York City Can Teach America about Fighting Poverty

What New York City Can Teach America about Fighting Poverty
 - It may seem odd, given the generally liberal politics of the workers there (not to mention the city itself), but for the past 20 years, the employees of New ...

Faculty senate unanimously votes to create African American Studies department / UCLA Newsroom

Faculty senate unanimously votes to create African American Studies department / UCLA Newsroom
 - Faculty representatives voted to disestablish the Interdepartmental Program (IDP) in Afro-American Studies, approve the bylaws of the new ...

Black women have a hard time in every arena

Black women have a hard time in every arena
 - The multi-faceted assessment of the overall conditions of African-American women shows that while significant progress has been made over the past ...

Man who harassed disabled kids for more than a decade ordered by judge to wear 'I am a bully ...

Man who harassed disabled kids for more than a decade ordered by judge to wear 'I am a bully ...
 - An Ohio man who called his neighbor 'Monkey Mama' as she held her adopted, disabled African-American children, and has smeared dog feces on ...

Civil Rights Conference leaders say Americans growing complacent in fight to end discrimination

Civil Rights Conference leaders say Americans growing complacent in fight to end discrimination
 - That energy was evident with the election of Barack Obama as the first African-American president. But Ogletree and Shabazz, said that the ...

Faculty senate unanimously votes to create African American Studies department

Faculty senate unanimously votes to create African American Studies department
 - Faculty representatives voted to disestablish the Interdepartmental Program (IDP) in Afro-American Studies, approve the bylaws of the new ...

Ignoring Latino Community May Have Cost Kathleen Sebelius Her Job

Ignoring Latino Community May Have Cost Kathleen Sebelius Her Job
 - Latino advocates point to a shortage of in-person navigators and translators to guide consumers, as well as a resistance in mixed-status families – in ...

Pope Francis and a moral argument for immigration reform

Pope Francis and a moral argument for immigration reform
 - These two men who broke barriers, the first Latin American pope and the first African- American president, met for the first time recently in Rome.

State Board of Education in Texas to Offer State-Approved Mexican-American Studies Curriculum ...

State Board of Education in Texas to Offer State-Approved Mexican-American Studies Curriculum ...
 - Guacamole, Chili, and Salsa (the music and the food); Nevada, Texas and California; and "Buckaroo" "Ranch" and "Rodeo": the Hispanic/Latino ...

Brazil's poverty solution? Give money to women

Brazil's poverty solution? Give money to women
 - The Paraisopolis slum is shown in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in this July 28, 2011, photo. Brazil has an anti-poverty program that is catching on in Latin ...




Group aids Haitian orphans

Group aids Haitian orphans
 - While on a medical mission trip in the Dominican Republic, Cortney Shepard saw malnourished children, famished adults and poverty-stricken ...