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lunes, 7 de julio de 2014

Chilling Implications? Largest US Bank Asks Workers if They Support Homosexuality

Chilling Implications? Largest US Bank Asks Workers if They Support Homosexuality
 - Now, JPMorgan Chase has taken their LGBT support even further, reportedly ... “With the way things are going and the fact that LGBT rights are being ...

Coalition gathers signatures to fight pro-homosexual ordinance

Coalition gathers signatures to fight pro-homosexual ordinance
 - gathered enough valid signatures on their referendum petitions to repeal the controversial LGBT ordinance or have it put on November's ballot.

A gay Latino couple finally able to say "I do!"

A gay Latino couple finally able to say "I do!"
 - June is officially recognized as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride month and this weekend there are plenty of activities, ...

Does the Constitution even matter anymore?

Does the Constitution even matter anymore?
 - In states where same-sex marriage remains illegal, LGBT rights activists claim that the Equal Protections Clause is being ignored, thus creating a ...

Rick Warren Joins Leaders Seeking Religious Exemption on LGBT Order

Rick Warren Joins Leaders Seeking Religious Exemption on LGBT Order
 - The pastor who gave the invocation at President Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration has joined with other church leaders asking that Obama make a ...

Surprise, Study Confirms Hiring Discrimination Against LGBT People Is Real

United Nations To Expand LGBT Marriage Benefits

United Nations To Expand LGBT Marriage Benefits
 - In a blog post he wrote in May, Ban said he had been hearing from LGBT staff members at the U.N. who were frustrated with the inequality they still ...

EPIX Explores LGBT Human Rights Journey as Seen Through Athletes' Experience

EPIX Explores LGBT Human Rights Journey as Seen Through Athletes' Experience
 - To Russia with Love examines human rights through the lens of LGBT athletes, with iconoclastic athlete and commentator Johnny Weir serving as the ...

Opponents of Houston equal rights law submit signatures for public vote

Opponents of Houston equal rights law submit signatures for public vote
 - Opponents of Houston's new LGBT-inclusive equal rights ordinance on Thursday delivered what they say are thousands of voters' ...

Mississippi's Modern 'Jim Crow' Law Now In Effect

Mississippi's Modern 'Jim Crow' Law Now In Effect
 - Mississippi's Religious Freedom Restoration Act now allows businessowners to turn away LGBT customers if they claim their existence conflicts with ...

The Politics and Economics of Inequality: A Lecture to the Top One-Tenth of 1 Percent (VIDEO)

The Politics and Economics of Inequality: A Lecture to the Top One-Tenth of 1 Percent (VIDEO)
 - The irony of talking about inequality with an audience composed almost ... It's crucial that America's most powerful and privileged understand what's ...




This May Be The Biggest Problem With America's 'Common Core' Education Standards

This May Be The Biggest Problem With America's 'Common Core' Education Standards
 - The Common Core — a set of education standards adopted by nearly every U.S. state — was built on the idea that students should be able to think ...




Microsoft, foundation seek to fight poverty with job training, tech skills

Microsoft, foundation seek to fight poverty with job training, tech skills
 - Award-winning and trusted the world over, Business News Americas is the only English and Spanish business intelligence resource for project , news ...

Homeless numbers down, but poverty high

Homeless numbers down, but poverty high
 - recently released its annual report, “The State of Homelessness in America 2014.” ... In Texas, 17.9 percent of the population lives in poverty.

Manuel Pastor raises awareness of local poverty levels

Manuel Pastor raises awareness of local poverty levels
 - The goal of the talk show host's four-year Ending Poverty: America's Silent Spaces tour is to spark a public dialogue about poverty by engaging the ...

Bolivia congress allows child labor from age 10

Bolivia congress allows child labor from age 10
 - By reducing the legal limit, lawmakers hope to help eradicate extreme poverty from the South American country by 2025, said bill co-sponsor Deputy ...

More Central Americans risk perilous trek to US to flee poverty and violence

More Central Americans risk perilous trek to US to flee poverty and violence
 - Pregnant and with a young child in her arms, Andy Lizette Navarro has dreams of America. The 17-year-old says she has lost hope for the future in her ...

Chicago Students Enroll As Boys, And Graduate As College-Bound Men

Chicago Students Enroll As Boys, And Graduate As College-Bound Men
 - This story is part of All Things Considered's "Men in America" series. In America, nearly 40 percent of black boys live in poverty, and barely half will .

Will a World Cup win be worth it for Brazil?

Will a World Cup win be worth it for Brazil?
 - Despite having the strongest economy in South America, Brazil still struggles with poverty, sanitation (50 percent of the rural population doesn't have ...

Jaded Nation in Noisy 'Denial' of Real Problems

Jaded Nation in Noisy 'Denial' of Real Problems
 - We Americans have learned to look away from some of our hardest problems, such as inequality and climate change, and, when confronted with ...

American income inequality undermines world order

American income inequality undermines world order
 - President Obama has been taking a lot of flak lately for his reluctance to get more involved militarily in conflicts in Syria and Ukraine. But his attitude ...

Kenya, 60 persone arrestate in un bar gay

Kenya, 60 persone arrestate in un bar gay
 - Sabato notte, la polizia ha fatto un sopralluogo all'interno del Club Envy, una discoteca Lgbt di Nairobi e ha fermato una sessantina di persone.

Radical Geometry, Royal Academy - exhibition review

Radical Geometry, Royal Academy - exhibition review
 - razil was perhaps the most consistently inventive of all the Latin American countries in the period, first through its own concrete artists, such as ...

Latin America - return to the 'lost' continent for British business

Latin America - return to the 'lost' continent for British business
 - Latin America remains the least known of the strongly emerging regions of the ... This masks stellar performances by countries such as Paraguay 13%, ...

Northeastern to help expand study abroad in the Americas

Northeastern to help expand study abroad in the Americas
 - Northeastern is one of nine higher education institutions in the United States and Latin America to receive $25,000 grants from Santander Universities ...