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martes, 13 de mayo de 2014

UK ranked top in Europe for LGBT rights for third year in a row

UK ranked top in Europe for LGBT rights for third year in a row
 - The UK has been ranked number one in Europe for LGBT rights by a leading European network of LGBT organisations. The 2014 'Rainbow Europe'




Ex-Corrie producer debates LGBT media characters

Ex-Corrie producer debates LGBT media characters
 - Has there been a positive shift in the portrayal of LGBT people on television in the UK in line with national changes in equality for LGBT people, such ...

Birmingham Pride 2014: New trust set up to distribute funds raised

Birmingham Pride 2014: New trust set up to distribute funds raised
 - Birmingham Pride brings in big money for local LGBT charities, with the 2013 event raising more than £75,000. The festival - which in 2014 takes ...




Promise Place School: Initiative for Homeless LGBT Youth

Promise Place School: Initiative for Homeless LGBT Youth
 - Their first residential school facility on is planned to open on Cape Cod in 2014 to serve the needs of homeless LGBT youth within the Commonwealth ..

Equality or immorality? A weekend's LGBT moments

Equality or immorality? A weekend's LGBT moments
 - I know it appears as if LGBT rights have been moving swiftly, but it is not an overnight success sort of story. No civil rights movement is." "I don't see ...

Tenfold Spike in Anti-LGBT Attacks in Uganda Since Antigay Law's Passage

Tenfold Spike in Anti-LGBT Attacks in Uganda Since Antigay Law's Passage
 - Two LGBT Ugandans accused of 'carnal knowledge against the order of nature' come before a local judge. One of the few surviving advocacy groups ...

Michael Sam Puts Spotlight on Missouri's LGBT Laws

Michael Sam Puts Spotlight on Missouri's LGBT Laws
 - The state's current nondiscrimination act currently does not include protections for LGBT workers, according to the statewide equality organization, ...




Dr. Ben Carson Was My Hero

Dr. Ben Carson Was My Hero
 - We have had an ex-gay presenter call LGBT people demon possessed, presentations in which "licensed therapists" assert that homosexuality is ..

Why We Still Need LGBT Bookstores

Why We Still Need LGBT Bookstores
 - When news broke in late April that Giovanni's Room in Philadelphia, said to be the oldest LGBT bookstore in the country, will close its doors, many in ...

Anti-LGBT Activists Had a Very Bad Weekend

Anti-LGBT Activists Had a Very Bad Weekend
 - Granted, Russia's anti-LGBT activists (including some top lawmakers there) are exponentially angrier about this one than Americans are, given that ...

Educating Parents Can Cut Number of Students Living in Poverty

Educating Parents Can Cut Number of Students Living in Poverty
 - Providing educational programs to enhance the skill level of parents who live at or below extreme poverty can increase America's workforce and ...

Philadelphia's poverty...of ideas

Philadelphia's poverty...of ideas
 - If you like, you can choose an easier way to understand poverty. ... (which runs tomorrow) pointed out, being poor in America is actually hard work!

Stepping out of poverty brings women into sex work

Stepping out of poverty brings women into sex work
 - But poverty is the real force that drives a person to seek opportunities in desperation. The U.S. 'American Dream' of money, fame and fortune is ...

Is America becoming a Russian-style oligarchy?

Is America becoming a Russian-style oligarchy?
 - Economic inequality has emerged as the central political challenge of the 21st ... For most Americans, good-paying jobs are scarce, and many feel ...

Starving for help; Stop revolving door of mentally ill in prisons

Starving for help; Stop revolving door of mentally ill in prisons
 - As a mental-health advocate and mother of a son with serious mental illness, I am outraged that an inmate starved to death in the Kentucky State ...

Fore' mental health awareness

Fore' mental health awareness
 - Elio, a St. Catharines native, took his own life in April 2013 at age 50, after suffering from mental illness for years. He had schizoaffective disorder, ...

Universities Doing Real Damage To America Following Soviet Model

Universities Doing Real Damage To America Following Soviet Model
 - Recently while in Moscow, I heard a report on the radio stating that the Ministry of Education is putting together educational packets to help Russian ...

Study finds US, students lag behind those in other industrialized countries

Study finds US, students lag behind those in other industrialized countries
 - To the extent there is any problem, they attribute flagging standards of American education to the rising numbers of children from immigrant and other ...

Inequality's a Loser for Democrats

Inequality's a Loser for Democrats
 - The rich of America's affluent urban areas tend to be the beneficiaries, one way or another, of a global tournament economy in which markets are often ...

Latin America's illegal alcohol market worth $2bn

Latin America's illegal alcohol market worth $2bn
 - Latin America's illicit alcohol trade is worth US$2.4 billion, accounting for over a quarter of the region's alcohol market, according to a new report by ...

Caribbean says no to 'one-size-fits-all' agri strategy

Caribbean says no to 'one-size-fits-all' agri strategy
 - The FAO has noted that while Latin America and Caribbean countries have increased their agricultural, forestry and fishery production at rates above ...

Chile Heads Ranking of Alcohol Consumption in Latin America

Chile Heads Ranking of Alcohol Consumption in Latin America
 - Chile leads the list of Latin American countries with increased consumption of ...

Contrite, defiant Sterling only fuels further outrage

Contrite, defiant Sterling only fuels further outrage
 - Sterling denied that he was a racist and said that a quarter of the team's fans were African American and that he appreciated them. He said he only ...

Uruguay President Visits White House And Says US Must 'Become A Bilingual Country'

Murder Rate for Hispanics Is Twice the Murder Rate for Whites

Murder Rate for Hispanics Is Twice the Murder Rate for Whites
 - America's gun violence epidemic has a destructive impact on Hispanic communities. New research shows the murder rate for Hispanics is more than ...