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lunes, 12 de mayo de 2014

NYC Pride Harmful to Bisexuals

NYC Pride Harmful to Bisexuals
 - Though bisexual people make up half of the LGBT population, they're still told they're not enough to honor at pride festivals.

70% of LGBT people bullied in school

70% of LGBT people bullied in school
 - About 30 percent of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, or LGBT, people have thought about committing suicide, the survey showed.

Alabama becoming new home for LGBT equality

Alabama becoming new home for LGBT equality
 - The South made me who I am. To me, growing up here will always be high school and Christmas, church and Thanksgiving, it's the place where my ...

Philippine gays tolerated, but abuses continue

Philippine gays tolerated, but abuses continue
 - Cultural and social attitudes toward LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people are complex, with signs of acceptance, particularly among ...

Archbishop Of Canterbury Meets With School Teacher For Anti-Homophobic Campaign

Archbishop Of Canterbury Meets With School Teacher For Anti-Homophobic Campaign
 - In 2013 Mr Dellenty was invited to meet with LGBT students at Trinity School to discuss their own experiences by Father Mike Todd, Chaplain and ...

PH tolerates gays but abuses continue: study

PH tolerates gays but abuses continue: study
 - Cultural and social attitudes towards LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people are complex, with signs of acceptance, particularly ...

Annise Parker isn't afraid to mess With Texas

Annise Parker isn't afraid to mess With Texas
 - Now married to Kathy Hubbard, Parker looks forward to a time when the LGBT community can stop checking off “first time” milestones for LGBT ...

New research reveals high levels of homo/trans phobia on University campuses

New research reveals high levels of homo/trans phobia on University campuses
 - NUS' LGBT Officers Sky Yarlett and Finn McGoldrick said: 'This research confirms our fears about the impact that isolation, discrimination and coming ...

We 'Reinvent' Education Often, But Not Realistically

We 'Reinvent' Education Often, But Not Realistically
 - Once upon a time, America didn't beg people to act in their own best interests. It was considered natural. Thomas Jefferson made clear government ...

America's high schools lacking in math, reading

America's high schools lacking in math, reading
 - John Easton, Director of the Institute of Education Sciences and Acting Commissioner of the National Center for Education Statistics, speaks during a

The terrible truth about income inequality

The terrible truth about income inequality
 - economic inequality, at the Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus in Washington. The president said the income gap between America's rich ...

Trauma May Boost ADHD Risk

Trauma May Boost ADHD Risk
 - New research reveals that many kids with the mental disorder are also exposed to hardships like poverty, divorce, neighborhood violence and drug ...

Respecting mental illness

Respecting mental illness
 - I've been hearing a lot of talk about mental illnesses lately, and after hearing some of the ridiculous things some people are saying, it's occurred to me ...

Hip-Hop's First Billionaire Highlights Growing Inequality Within Black America

Hip-Hop's First Billionaire Highlights Growing Inequality Within Black America
 - Travis Gosa, an expert on race relations, African American history and professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at ...

Interdean Highlights List of Best High Schools in the United States

Interdean Highlights List of Best High Schools in the United States
 - With 248,000 public high schools there is a lot of competition for the top spots on this list, and whilst public education in America is frequently highly ...

Chicago Teachers Union Joins War on Common Core

Chicago Teachers Union Joins War on Common Core
 - In both cases, though, Americans are largely united in their belief that education should produce critical thinking skills — something that more than a ...

America's education receives a failing grade

America's education receives a failing grade
 - America's education receives a failing grade ... Diane Ravitch, an education historian who was invited by the national assessment's governing board ...

Pop culture sheds different view on inequality debate

Pop culture sheds different view on inequality debate
 - Pop culture sheds different view on inequality debate ... Americans believe that we should all be equal before the law, and we are offended when ...

What's so funny about poverty and inequality?

What's so funny about poverty and inequality?
 - By the time I joined Oxfam at age 36, I had what I thought of as a well-rounded, slightly acerbic, often—ok—inappropriate but sophisticated sense of humor. It didn’t take long for me to learn that not everyone in a humanitarian organization finds jokes about our work particularly funny—after all, given the nature of our work and mission, who has time for gallows humor? Still, I found a few colleagues who shared my wry outlook and saw humor as a motivator, and I learned to edit myself in mixed company. No harm done.

America's dangerous education myth: Why it isn't the best anti-poverty program

America's dangerous education myth: Why it isn't the best anti-poverty program
 - If ever there was an opportunity to show that education can fix inequality and poverty, Finland is it. The children come into its education system with the ...

Latin American Illegal Alcohol Market Valued at US $2.4 Billion Dollars

Latin American Illegal Alcohol Market Valued at US $2.4 Billion Dollars
 - Market Research Company Euromonitor International released today a special report on the illegal alcohol market for six countries in Latin America, ...

The revival of executive education

The revival of executive education
 - But the 10 schools in Latin America that participated in the FT rankings in 2014 had an increase in revenues of more than 17 per cent in 2013, on top ...

Boston gets a call to close a racial gap

Boston gets a call to close a racial gap
 - Blacks and Latinos make up almost two-thirds of Boston's young men 19 and under, a population that is often impoverished and faces numerous ...

Michael Sam: What He Means to Young Gay Black Men

Michael Sam: What He Means to Young Gay Black Men
 - For every gay black boy on a playground, basketball court or football field across the country, who is derided by his peers as a faggot or ...