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miércoles, 11 de junio de 2014

Cuban LGBT Activist Remains Imprisoned

Cuban LGBT Activist Remains Imprisoned
 - Cuban LGBT advocate arrested for 'peaceful protest' A Cuban LGBT rights advocate with HIV remains in jail more than two weeks after authorities ...

LGBT issues: Canada spurns transgender people

LGBT issues: Canada spurns transgender people
 - I spend much of my time here talking about the stone-age mentality of Third World countries, but I am reminded today that Canada is not entirely ...

Myrtle Beach passes far-reaching LGBT protections

Myrtle Beach passes far-reaching LGBT protections
 - The group said it had received multiple reports of anti-LGBT discrimination in the city and reached out to the Myrtle Beach Human Rights Commission ...

Weapons, Amy Ray, Vampire bring gay pride to Chicago

Weapons, Amy Ray, Vampire bring gay pride to Chicago
 - Gay Pride started early in Chicago with a virtual parade of lgbt favorites and performers hitting the city for what may turn out to be the queerest ...

Report Outlines Problems in LGBT/HIV Criminalization

Report Outlines Problems in LGBT/HIV Criminalization
 - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, people and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs) face sweeping discrimination at all stages of the ...

NFL kicks off LGBT diversity effort with Falcons

NFL kicks off LGBT diversity effort with Falcons
 - A new NFL workplace conduct program emphasizing "LGBT diversity” and barring homophobic slurs kicked off to a big turnout with a session for ...

Oklahoma Republican congressional candidate says LGBT community is 'worthy of death'

Oklahoma Republican congressional candidate says LGBT community is 'worthy of death'
 - In addition to endorsing the execution of homosexuals, Oklahoma Republican congressional candidate Scott Esk lives in fear that the military is being ...

Momentum builds for world's first LGBT-led sport, recreation and community hub in Toronto

Momentum builds for world's first LGBT-led sport, recreation and community hub in Toronto
 - The issue of LGBT inclusion and acceptance in sport became a global conversation during the Sochi Olympics earlier this year. This month, video ...

LGBT Alliance Welcomes Out Airmen

LGBT Alliance Welcomes Out Airmen
 - California's Travis Air Force Base is home to the military's first officially sanctioned private organization for LGBT service members.

Atlanta leads nation in LGBT-friendly businesses

Atlanta leads nation in LGBT-friendly businesses
 - In addition to high marks for LGBT-friendly businesses, Atlanta gets a nod for high numbers for media engagement, a substantial singles scene, pride ...

Two Views On Solving Income Inequality In America

Two Views On Solving Income Inequality In America
 - Many experts have come to agree that economic inequality is a problem that needs to be addressed. But partisanship often gets in the way of finding a ...

America's New Wealthy Have so Little to Offer Society

America's New Wealthy Have so Little to Offer Society
 - America's New Wealthy Have so Little to Offer Society .... Economic inequality perpetuates itself through political inequality, which breeds cronyism.

Jamelle Bouie: What Morgan Freeman doesn't understand about race

Jamelle Bouie: What Morgan Freeman doesn't understand about race
 - And, it turns out, he's a person with dubious views on income inequality. ... “The opportunity gap in America is now as much about class as it is about ...

Heritage economist: Have-nots have it worse in 'blue' states

Heritage economist: Have-nots have it worse in 'blue' states
 - According to Stephen Moore, chief economist for The Heritage Foundation, income inequality has always existed in America. For instance, he says, ...

Why Racism in America Is Not the Healthy Choice in Medicine or Education

Why Racism in America Is Not the Healthy Choice in Medicine or Education
 - A well-respected physician colleague told me recently that he did not understand why my research focused on racial and ethnic disparities in health ...

Obama in Worcester to uphold school as model

Obama in Worcester to uphold school as model
 - He will reiterate his commitment to reforming America's education system, as well as his challenge to redesign America's high schools and connect ...

Higher Education And Student Debt

Higher Education And Student Debt
 - The event comes as part of the President's weeklong focus on steps he is taking to offer relief to Americans who are working hard to pay back their ...

Education in America

Education in America
 - America's fragmented education system also "stifled innovation", according to Gene Wilhoit, director of a national group of state school chiefs, and ...

Gene May Boost Chances of Type 2 Diabetes for Latinos

Gene May Boost Chances of Type 2 Diabetes for Latinos
 - In Mexico, for instance, an estimated 14 percent of adults had type 2 diabetes in 2006. The condition is also common among Latino people worldwide.

Is Baltimore the nation's gayest black city?

Is Baltimore the nation's gayest black city?
 - In a city that, according to one study, has more African-American-led same-sex households, per capita, than any other city in the United States, they ...

Southern Baptists Meet to Elect New President

Southern Baptists Meet to Elect New President
 - Fred Luter Jr., who became the denomination's first African-American president in 2012. Contenders include the Rev. Dennis Kim, pastor of a Korean ...

Religious Right Lawyer: Discrimination Against Blacks, Jews 'Fundamentally Different' From Gays

Religious Right Lawyer: Discrimination Against Blacks, Jews 'Fundamentally Different' From Gays
 - If “my religious belief is that I don't want black people or Jewish people or gay people in my restaurant — and certainly not a gay couple holding hands ...

Advocacy Group LULAC Sues Texas Over Inadequate Instruction For English Learners

Advocacy Group LULAC Sues Texas Over Inadequate Instruction For English Learners
 - The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund filed a ... of the League of United Latin American Citizens in the Eastern District of Texas.

English Language Literacy in Immigrant Parents Is Important for Early Childhood Education, Report ...

English Language Literacy in Immigrant Parents Is Important for Early Childhood Education, Report ...
 - The education of parent and child will benefit the entire family. As Latino parents increase their literacy in Spanish and English, it trickles down to their ...

Cuba To Host 12th World Meeting On Special Education

Cuba To Host 12th World Meeting On Special Education
 - The purpose is to improve the area of special education based on inclusion and acknowledge of diversity, according to head of the Latin American ...