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jueves, 5 de junio de 2014

Ethnicity and LGBT issues: When homophobia and transphobia are linked to race

Ethnicity and LGBT issues: When homophobia and transphobia are linked to race
 - This issue has repeatedly arisen with protests against LGBT initiatives from people who appear to be of Chinese descent. It's also a common issue ...

Principal comes out as gay during school LGBT event: "I'm tired of hiding"

Principal comes out as gay during school LGBT event: "I'm tired of hiding"
 - Principal comes out as gay during school LGBT event: "I'm tired of hiding" ... Gray has been a longtime supporter of the district's LGBT community.

LGBT leaders take sabbaticals

LGBT leaders take sabbaticals
 - Leaders of two of San Francisco's best-known LGBT-related nonprofits are on sabbatical, and a recently released report suggests that's a good idea.

Domestic abuse services are failing LGBT victims

Domestic abuse services are failing LGBT victims
 - But NatCen's new research on LGBT people's access to domestic and sexual violence services, published today by the Welsh government, ...

How Marriot's owner put aside his Mormon beliefs to cash in on the LGBT travel market

How Marriot's owner put aside his Mormon beliefs to cash in on the LGBT travel market
 - This is just the latest pro-LGBT move by Marriott's executive director, Bill Marriott, a visible, lifelong Mormon who has professed faith in his church's ...

New Nike collection supports LGBT community

New Nike collection supports LGBT community
 - Nike is unveiling a clothing line that will raise up to $500,000 for the LGBT Sports Coalition that's working to end discrimination in ...

Parents of transgender child share their story with documentary film on YouTube

Parents of transgender child share their story with documentary film on YouTube
 - The situation of members of the LGBT community, although much better in recent years, is still not where it should be. In an attempt to destroy the ...

Seattle named the most gay-friendly city in America

Seattle named the most gay-friendly city in America
 - First, they unanimously raised their minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour. Now, it's been declared the most LGBT-friendly city in America. Seattle ...

Delaware high school grappling with LGBT issues

Delaware high school grappling with LGBT issues
 - They say instances of bias are decreasing but more work is needed to improve conditions for LGBT students and many teachers and administrators ...

How to Fight Economic Inequality—Right Now

How to Fight Economic Inequality—Right Now
 - What can be done to reverse rising economic inequality in America—not just for future generations, but right now? Raise wages. That's the conclusion ...

Income Inequality Among America's Seniors Means It's Not Time to Cut the Safety Net

Income Inequality Among America's Seniors Means It's Not Time to Cut the Safety Net
 - While income inequality in America is not news, few are paying attention to how income inequality impacts America's older adults. A recent report from ...

Nations with the Biggest Disparity Between Rich And Poor

Nations with the Biggest Disparity Between Rich And Poor
 - A recent report indicates that the ongoing issue of inequality is continuing to keep America's poor vastly separated from the more financially fortunate.

The Blue-State Path to Inequality

The Blue-State Path to Inequality
 - For those in Washington obsessed with reducing income inequality, the ... If only America took a more "progressive" approach, the thinking goes, ...

Too many Americans don't know or care about their history

Too many Americans don't know or care about their history
 - Given the numerous studies revealing how American education lags behind instruction in other countries in disciplines once thought to be essential, ..

Textbook scenario for poor education

Textbook scenario for poor education
 - Board of Education ruling paved the way for integration and was a major ... A 2013 study published in the American Educational Research Journal, ...

Georgia receives $1 million grant to lead an education initiative!

Georgia receives $1 million grant to lead an education initiative!
 - Deal stated, “College completion is not only a higher education issue. ... Complete College America conducted a study that showed students and ...

Union of Concerned Scientists Report Deforestation Success Stories

Union of Concerned Scientists Report Deforestation Success Stories
 - economic development in 17 countries across Africa, Latin America and south and southeast Asia. While some countries highlighted in the report, ...

Windows Phone More Popular Than iPhone in 24 countries,

Windows Phone More Popular Than iPhone in 24 countries,
 -  If you are interested in exposing your app to emerging markets in Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe, Africa & Asia and your app is not available on Windows Phone, you may be missing the boat. In 2013 Windows Phone was more popular than the iPhone in 24 countries across the world, including India and Nigeria, where a huge number of people are purchasing smartphones for the first time (think more than a billion budding future customers).

Is slow growth Latin America's new normal?

Is slow growth Latin America's new normal?
 - Latin America has reached the end of a “golden decade” marked by ... out how to sell cheap hydro power to neighboring countries in Paraguay.

LA's Black Cat, Where the Fight for Gay Rights Got Its Start

LA's Black Cat, Where the Fight for Gay Rights Got Its Start
 - This Pride weekend, people who walk into the Black Cat on Sunset ... A plaque acknowledging the Black Cat's role in LGBT history was unveiled ...

Burwell's highest priority: get more Latinos insured

Burwell's highest priority: get more Latinos insured
 - That is very helpful to us because we shift resources and people into those ... “Specifically for Latinos, we do see that the in-person assistance, the ...

Carlos Santana wants to save the world through music

Carlos Santana wants to save the world through music
 - Carlos Santana is planning a concert next year aimed at encouraging and motivating the development of young black and Latino men.

Maya Angelou: “An Unparalleled Afro-American Woman”

Maya Angelou: “An Unparalleled Afro-American Woman”
 - Those sentiments and more were shared with me by some Afro-Americans who I had the privilege of interviewing last week for their opinions about ...

Long Beach's new mayor makes history by being young, Hispanic and gay

Rich Getting Richer as the Poor Crawl Slowly Out of Poverty

Rich Getting Richer as the Poor Crawl Slowly Out of Poverty
 - In the poverty-stricken Middle Ages, the inequality was terrible. ... In Latin America, poverty was reduced from 48.4 percent in 1990 to 27.9 percent in ...