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jueves, 26 de junio de 2014

LGBT people in Rio more likely to live in poverty

LGBT people in Rio more likely to live in poverty
 - A new report shows that LGBT people in Rio de Janeiro are more likely to be poor than their heterosexual peers. Campaigners say a lack of social and ...

Faith Group Leaders to Obama: Protect Religious Freedom in LGBT Workplace Discrimination Order

Faith Group Leaders to Obama: Protect Religious Freedom in LGBT Workplace Discrimination Order
 - U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Democratic National Committee's (DNC) annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) gala in ...

Controversy ahead of LGBT rights event in Singapore

Controversy ahead of LGBT rights event in Singapore
 - A wave of controversy has been seen in Singapore ahead of an upcoming rights movement in support of lesbian, ...

Sinn Féin to Launch LGBT rights policy document

Sinn Féin to Launch LGBT rights policy document
 - Sinn Féin will launch it's LGBT rights policy document later this morning. The party will outline ten key proposals aimed at achieving equality.

6 Smaller Cities for LGBT Travel

6 Smaller Cities for LGBT Travel
 - This got us in the office thinking about outside of the usual Miami, NY, and San Francisco, what are some of the best smaller cities to visit for the LGBT ...

How American Public Schools Hurt LGBT Students: Cevin Soling Speaks Out

How American Public Schools Hurt LGBT Students: Cevin Soling Speaks Out
 - He discussed the unsettling truths he found out about LGBT youth in the American public school system, what adults can do about the bullying ...

Exclusive: LGBT Singer/Songwriter Eli Lieb Talks "Safe Holding Hands"

Exclusive: LGBT Singer/Songwriter Eli Lieb Talks "Safe Holding Hands"
 - LGBT singer/songwriter and activist Eli Lieb is participating in Pride events this weekend and he wrote a beautiful and powerful song called "Safe ...

Earnest won't rule out religious exemption in LGBT exec order

Earnest won't rule out religious exemption in LGBT exec order
 - White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest won't rule out the possibility of a religious exemption being included in a planned LGBT non-discrimination ...

LGBT music groups help Russian youths with 'Beautiful' project

LGBT music groups help Russian youths with 'Beautiful' project
 - A U.S. State Department warning to LGBTQ travelers in Russia reads: "Violence against the LGBT community has increased sharply since the law was ...

LGBT: End 'Medicalisation of Homosexuality' by Declassifying Sexual Orientation-Related Disorders

LGBT: End 'Medicalisation of Homosexuality' by Declassifying Sexual Orientation-Related Disorders
 - According to the report, the move will improve healthcare in the LGBT community. The World Health organisation is currently revising the 10th edition ...

The three biggest right-wing lies about poverty

The three biggest right-wing lies about poverty
 - Meanwhile, the share of Americans in poverty remains around 15 percent. ... America is one of only three advanced countries that spend less on the ...

Biden and Clinton should not feign poverty

Growing inequality shrinks the middle class

Growing inequality shrinks the middle class
 - Today, America faces another crisis — the widening gap between the rich and ... Growing inequality is shrinking the middle class and limiting upward ...

Report belittling student debt woes misses the point, experts counter

Report belittling student debt woes misses the point, experts counter
 - The Brookings report said that the average lifetime incomes of college-educated Americans have “more than kept pace” with increases in student loan ...

New Accountability Framework Raises the Bar for State Special Education Programs

New Accountability Framework Raises the Bar for State Special Education Programs
 - To improve the educational outcomes of America's 6.5 million children and youth with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Education ...

The Populist Uprising Against Common Core Is Libertarian and It's Winning

The Populist Uprising Against Common Core Is Libertarian and It's Winning
 - Though a confluence of pushy and powerful interest groups have promised that they invented the solution to the American education crisis, people just ...

The Education Establishment's Success

The Education Establishment's Success
 - Many view America's education as a failure, but in at least one important way, it's been a success — a success in dumbing down the nation so that we ...

America's 20 most stressed out cities

America's 20 most stressed out cities
 - CNNMoney looked at commute times, hours worked, crime, unemployment, poverty and more to rank the most stressed out cities in the United States.

Ten most stressed out cities in America

Ten most stressed out cities in America
 - From sky-high rents and gridlocked traffic to widespread poverty and unemployment, residents in these cities have a lot to stress about.

Inequality in the Netherlands

Inequality in the Netherlands
 - IF THERE is one country that is proud of its efforts to fight inequality, it is the ... That is short of America's 75%, but it is hardly egalitarian 

America's real business leaders want to save capitalism

America's real business leaders want to save capitalism
 -  He wanted to talk about the causes and consequences of widening inequality and the shrinking middle class, and what to do about it. I asked him why ...

The Myth of Americas Golden Age

The Myth of Americas Golden Age
  - Nearly half a century later, the problem of inequality has reached crisis ... Here are America's five most unequal counties, according to the U.S. Census ...

Congressional report on gun violence in US

Congressional report on gun violence in US
 - African-American men aged 15-24 are 16 times more likely to die of gunshot wounds than non-Hispanic whites. While only 20 percent of gunshot ...

Black Power in Brazil Means Natural Hair

Black Power in Brazil Means Natural Hair
 - The pride in blackness that migrated from African Americans in the U.S. brought big Afros and a natural style that has become a movement in Brazil.

Latino Alliance for Literacy Advancement en New Mexico Encourages Reading, Civic Engagement

Latino Alliance for Literacy Advancement en New Mexico Encourages Reading, Civic Engagement
 - Adult literacy is key, because not only does it decrease the likelihood that young people will become familiar with the prison system, but “literacy skills ...