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jueves, 29 de mayo de 2014

Austin named 7th most LGBT-friendly city in US

Austin named 7th most LGBT-friendly city in US
 - In honor of Pride Month, NerdWallet crunched the numbers to find the most LGBT-friendly cities in the U.S., and the website put Austin at number ...

Lisa Howe on boosting Nashville's LGBT Chamber of Commerce into a political and economic force

Lisa Howe on boosting Nashville's LGBT Chamber of Commerce into a political and economic force
 - Lisa Howe is the executive director of the Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce, a position she took after she herself was the victim of discrimination.

Gov. Snyder says he wants Legislature to add LGBT protections to civil rights law

Gov. Snyder says he wants Legislature to add LGBT protections to civil rights law
 - Governor Rick Snyder says he'd like the Legislature to amend Michigan's civil rights law to add protections for gays, lesbians and transgendered ...

Texas Restaurant Bans Gay Couple Because 'We Do Not Like Fags'

Texas Restaurant Bans Gay Couple Because 'We Do Not Like Fags'
 - Houston became the latest Texas city to enact legal protections for LGBT citizens on Wednesday, joining Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, and San Antonio.

UB launches online LGBT archive

UB launches online LGBT archive
 - The flier, as well as other materials in the UB Libraries latest online archive, “LGBT at UB,” documents lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history ...

Porsha Stewart Explains Controversial Sermon And Slams Miss Lawrence!

Porsha Stewart Explains Controversial Sermon And Slams Miss Lawrence!
 - But if you want to hold true to your beliefs, don't come over to the LGBT community or gay girls and want us to help you with your hair or want to use ...

These Are Our LGBT Faces

These Are Our LGBT Faces
 - Artist iO Tillett Wright said she realized one of the biggest hurdles that LGBT people faced in gaining rights was visibility. So she decided to help ...




Healing Ageism in the LGBT Community

Healing Ageism in the LGBT Community
 - The idea for "Ask the Elders" came when a colleague told me about a women's retreat she attended through her spiritual center. One evening, the ...

WNBA to market to LGBT fans

WNBA to market to LGBT fans
 - With the launch of the campaign Wednesday, it marks the first pro league to specifically recruit LGBT fans to games. The initiative will include a ...

For Black Kids in America, a Degree Is No Guarantee

For Black Kids in America, a Degree Is No Guarantee
 - A new study shows that African-American college graduates face unemployment rates nearly twice as high as others with the same education.

America's 'It' School? Look West, Harvard

America's 'It' School? Look West, Harvard
 - But, for now at least, there is reason to doubt the long-held wisdom that the consensus gold standard in American higher education is Harvard, ...

Education changes could cost more, says union leader

Education changes could cost more, says union leader
 - She is also critical of the decision to allow more privately-funded colleges into the higher education system, saying the "American dream" has become ..




Former NYC school leader urges focus on teaching, technology

Former NYC school leader urges focus on teaching, technology
 - Five years from now, we will see a radical reimagining of the education system. Our challenge is, will the American dream become the American ...

College Is a Poor Solution to Income Inequality

College Is a Poor Solution to Income Inequality
 - At the same time, the growth of America's college-educated population ... In the end, you're essentially talking about an approach to inequality that ...

Can Rafael Correa deliver his citizens' revolution for Ecuador?

Can Rafael Correa deliver his citizens' revolution for Ecuador?
 - Leftwing Latin American intellectuals have made two mistakes in their ... Since 1998, the year of Hugo Chávez's rise to power, the Latin American left ... of the media – which, as in other South American countries, serves capital and ...

Record foreign investment in Latin America, Caribbean

Record foreign investment in Latin America, Caribbean
 - Nearly $185 billion dollars poured into Latin America and the Caribbean in ... In some major countries, inflows of foreign direct investment were off ...

Not Just America: The Whole World is Getting Fatter

Not Just America: The Whole World is Getting Fatter
 - The survey of 188 countries shows that nearly 30 percent of the global ... food, says Yach, while in parts of Latin America it's snacks and sugary drinks.

Latin American football: the antidote to politics

Latin American football: the antidote to politics
 - Where Latin American history is so much the story of disappointment – the ... The triumph of the undiscovered team from a hitherto unnoticed country ...




Venezuela implicates US envoy in opposition plot

Venezuela implicates US envoy in opposition plot
 - adding to tensions between the two countries as the U.S. House approved a measure calling for sanctions on officials in the South American nation ...

Arizona Charter Schools Often Ignore Latino Students and English-Language Learners

Arizona Charter Schools Often Ignore Latino Students and English-Language Learners
 - He said that women are supposed to stay at home, and the men could go and study. He wouldn't let me go." Diaz helped her mom tend to the house ...

Sterling: Look at all the Blacks I Hired

Sterling: Look at all the Blacks I Hired
 - As the longest-tenured owners in the NBA, the Sterlings have employed five African American coaches, scores of African American players, an African ...

Controlling the Money

Controlling the Money
 - Jim Clingman, founder of the Greater Cincinnati African American Chamber of Commerce, is the nation's most prolific writer on economic ..

Chemical-free black hair is not simply a trend

Chemical-free black hair is not simply a trend
 - The slumping sales of hair relaxers among African-American women tell the story: More women are opting to forgo chemicals and go natural. But it's ...

Private Prisons Are Losing

Private Prisons Are Losing
 - Over the past 20 years, the number of people locked up for-profit has ... younger and healthier people who are disproportionately Black and Latino due ...

Latino community should rejoice for monument

Latino community should rejoice for monument
 - The Latino community in New Mexico has worked for years with a broad ... one that honors our country's diverse people and cultures and celebrates ...