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martes, 17 de junio de 2014

Top 10 Reasons LGBT New Yorkers Should Be Proud This Pride Season

Top 10 Reasons LGBT New Yorkers Should Be Proud This Pride Season
 - Pride season is upon us, and there's much to be proud of! While the fight for equal rights is nowhere near over, we've seen tremendous progress in ...

Writer David Levithan on LGBT books for the young

Writer David Levithan on LGBT books for the young
 - So much of the pain that LGBT kids go through is because they feel distanced from all of the narratives they've been given. They've been told that ...

LGBT undocumented people are "among the most invisible"

LGBT undocumented people are "among the most invisible"
 - Among the most invisible in our country are LGBT undocumented people. Unfortunately, the progress made in legislation is not shared with ...

Obama's new pro-LGBT executive order: 9 things you should know

Obama's new pro-LGBT executive order: 9 things you should know
  - It's a consolation prize. Since 2012, the administration has shied away from executive action to protect LGBT workers, saying it preferred for Congress ...

LGBT activist promotes respect in Parisian schools

LGBT activist promotes respect in Parisian schools
 - When Gary Roustan visits school classes in Paris, he's the first gay person some of the students have met. As the president of an LGBT organization, ...

New Orleans' LGBT community adapts and evolves

New Orleans' LGBT community adapts and evolves
 - Brisset has been involved in the LGBT community since the 1970s, when, while making mischief in the French Quarter as an adolescent, she first ...

Despite bipartisan backing, LGBT protections stall in Pa.

Despite bipartisan backing, LGBT protections stall in Pa.
 - Mary Wilson is the state capitol reporter for Pennsylvania's public radio stations, including WITF in Harrisburg, WHYY in Philadelphia and WESA in ...

President Obama to Sign Executive Order For LGBT Protections

President Obama to Sign Executive Order For LGBT Protections
 - By issuing an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT people, the president will not only create fairer ...

LGBT Organizer Pens Open Letter To President Obama — About His Deported Dad

LGBT Organizer Pens Open Letter To President Obama — About His Deported Dad
 - An LGBT activist lauds the President's actions on LGBT workplace protections for federal workers but says, “it's time to extend administrative relief to ...

Is LGBT Pride Month Outdated?

Is LGBT Pride Month Outdated?
 - LGBT Pride Month is celebrated every June. But advances in marriage equality and transgender acceptance are making us wonder: Do we still need a ...

You Can Blame Student Debt for America's Inequality and Shrinking Middle Class

You Can Blame Student Debt for America's Inequality and Shrinking Middle Class
 - Education, and especially college education is a pathway to the middle class, and most Americans think it is more important than ever. But as society ...

The Unfulfilled Promise of Educational Technology

The Unfulfilled Promise of Educational Technology
 - With 50 million public school students in America, technology holds much ... Despite a doubling in funds devoted to education over the last three ...

Want Better Schools, America? Make It Harder to Become a Teacher.

Want Better Schools, America? Make It Harder to Become a Teacher.
 - So far this month in education news, a California court has decimated rigid job protections for teachers, and Oklahoma's governor has abolished the ...

100 Black Men of America Conference 2014 in South Florida (photos)

100 Black Men of America Conference 2014 in South Florida (photos)
 - The concept of empowerment through education has always been inextricably interwoven through the very organizational fabric ...

U.S. Soccer Fans Biggest Buyers Of World Cup Tickets Outside Brazil

U.S. Soccer Fans Biggest Buyers Of World Cup Tickets Outside Brazil
 - Latin American countries dominated the list of ticket buyers for matches during FIFA's 2014 World Cup in Brazil, but U.S. fans snatched up the biggest ...

People Want To Buy Green In Asia And Africa, More Than In The U.S., Study Shows

People Want To Buy Green In Asia And Africa, More Than In The U.S., Study Shows
 - In Latin America, countries like Mexico and Peru have Internet penetration of just 37% and the survey didn't look at poorer countries like Nicaragua ...

Mahindra mulling Brazil manufacturing plant to get around new tax barriers

Mahindra mulling Brazil manufacturing plant to get around new tax barriers
 - vehicle maker, is considering building a manufacturing plant in Brazil to get around tariff barriers recently introduced by the South American country, ...

Smith College Executive Education and Fundacao Dom Cabral Partner on First Women's-Only ...

Smith College Executive Education and Fundacao Dom Cabral Partner on First Women's-Only ...
 - Moving from mere tolerance to a place of acceptance in the workplace, more and more women in Latin America are stepping outside of the ...

Trip to Spanish East Harlem teaches students about the power of community

Trip to Spanish East Harlem teaches students about the power of community
 - Students studying race and ethnicity and revolutionary education in Latin America had learned a lot about the impact of gentrification and political ...

Poverty and high fashion form catwalk alliance

Poverty and high fashion form catwalk alliance
 - Poverty and high fashion on the catwalk: it's not a paradox for Geneva's ... fabrics from Burkina-Faso, clutch bags from Mali and jewellery from Haiti.