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martes, 29 de abril de 2014

Latin America's Social Gains Must Be Protected

Latin America's Social Gains Must Be Protected
 - Over a third of the Latin American population are considered to be middle class and extreme poverty in the region has fallen by half since 2003.

New Chief Promises LGBT Community She Will Rebuild Trust in Police

New Chief Promises LGBT Community She Will Rebuild Trust in Police
 - New San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman told the LGBT community that while some officers made a “terrible decision to discredit our badge,” ...

Designers boycott The Dorchester over LGBT rights

Designers boycott The Dorchester over LGBT rights
 - Show season is the most exciting time in fashion. With four a year – two for women, two for men – they provide businesses in New York, London, Milan ...

Housing association to ensure equality for gay people

Housing association to ensure equality for gay people
 - A HOUSING association in York has launched a new initiative to ensure equality for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

How corporate America became the LGBT community's most powerful ally

How corporate America became the LGBT community's most powerful ally
 - Mozzila's executive chairwoman, Mitchell Baker, also weighed in, stating that the company's commitment to inclusiveness for the LGBT community and ...

HuffPost Live Discusses Being Gay Or Trans In Brazil

HuffPost Live Discusses Being Gay Or Trans In Brazil
 - Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) identity is still highly stigmatized in Brazil, particularly for individuals who identify as transgender.

Courtney Act And Our Lady J Discuss LGBT Language Controversy (VIDEO)

Courtney Act And Our Lady J Discuss LGBT Language Controversy (VIDEO)
 - Over the past several weeks, discussions surrounding the use of certain words and whether they should be considered anti-transgender slurs reached ...




5 Things That Pissed Us Off This Week: Stubborn American Inequality

5 Things That Pissed Us Off This Week: Stubborn American Inequality
 - Welcome back to our weekly round-up of the most infuriating bits of anti-LGBT rhetoric to grace our news feeds in the past seven days. This week ...

New Department of Education Guidance Offers Clear Protections to Transgender Students

New Department of Education Guidance Offers Clear Protections to Transgender Students
 - In a guidance document released today, the Office for Civil Rights in the Department of Education has, for the first time, explicitly ...

Paul Ryan's much-needed history lesson: What he really needs to learn about urban poverty

Paul Ryan's much-needed history lesson: What he really needs to learn about urban poverty
 - This was an era when inner cities were dominated by European immigrants, not African-Americans, yet still faced the same poverty and strife of today.

Students learn about poverty, health impact of mountaintop removal in Appalachia

Students learn about poverty, health impact of mountaintop removal in Appalachia
 - The terms "poverty" and "America" did not seem to fit together for Philippine native Mar-Rex Lindawan, a nursing student at Mercy College of Health ...

Mona Charen: Democrats own rules of poverty

Mona Charen: Democrats own rules of poverty
 - So there are more Americans living in poverty under Obama than under his predecessor. If he were a Republican, this reality would be widely ...

The Unequal Burden of Crime and Incarceration on America's Poor

The Unequal Burden of Crime and Incarceration on America's Poor
 - Poverty is an unfortunate reality for more than one out of five children, or approximately 16 million children, in this country. And all too often, that means ...

What the Right Should Learn About Inequality

What the Right Should Learn About Inequality
 - And when it comes to measuring the health of America's economy, the truth is that income inequality is simply not a significant problem. Several recent ...

The cost of income inequality

The cost of income inequality
 - Americans have a built-in reluctance to talk about income inequality. Maybe that's because we believe so fervently in fair play - that if you do your best ...

Education spending skyrockets year after year, but student achievement stays stagnant

Education spending skyrockets year after year, but student achievement stays stagnant
 - Since the early 1970s, the federal government has tracked the academic achievement of American 17-year-olds. The results have been essentially flat ...

Michael Gerson: Education challenge for GOP

Michael Gerson: Education challenge for GOP
 - A steady rise in the percentage of people who graduate from high school is one of the (rare) success stories in American education. The graduation ...

New Jersey high school graduation high

New Jersey high school graduation high
 - But a national study released Monday by America's Promise and other education groups finds the state's low-income students are graduating at a ...

Why Piketty's Book Is a Bigger Deal in America Than in France

Why Piketty's Book Is a Bigger Deal in America Than in France
 - The American response to Thomas Piketty's new book on inequality has been rapturous, with reviews comparing the author, a French economist, ...

Homeland Security Secretary Says Immigration Enforcement Changes Will Be Announced 'Pretty ...

Homeland Security Secretary Says Immigration Enforcement Changes Will Be Announced 'Pretty ...
 - Frustration among people who want more lenient immigration policies ... Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, who met in recent weeks ...

Black People Report To A Donald Sterling Every Day, So It's Nothing New For Us

Black People Report To A Donald Sterling Every Day, So It's Nothing New For Us
 - White people, however, tend not to be categorized so harshly. ... For example, in New York City, Black and Latino men can be stopped and frisked for ...

Alumni serve displaced Hispanics in Chicago

Alumni serve displaced Hispanics in Chicago
 - Alumni serve displaced Hispanics in Chicago ... a Chicago shelter that serves Hispanic women and children who are victims of domestic violence.

Recycling Helps Clean up Haiti, Create New Income

Recycling Helps Clean up Haiti, Create New Income
 - But now, several entrepreneurial firms have stepped in to combat both blight and poverty as Haitians learn how to recycle throwaways for cash, ...

Garda helps build a new future for Haitian children

Garda helps build a new future for Haitian children
 - A BIG-HEARTED garda is helping poverty-stricken kids in Haiti which was hit by a devastating earthquake more than three years ago. Garda James ...