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martes, 22 de julio de 2014

Michael Sam is not a distraction: Why Obama's executive order is so necessary

Michael Sam is not a distraction: Why Obama's executive order is so necessary
 - Though it was kind of apt that a story revealing the anti-LGBTQ sentiment that still animates people's hiring decisions ran on the same day that ...

Susan Sarandon joins 'Americans For Marriage Equality' campaign

Susan Sarandon joins 'Americans For Marriage Equality' campaign 
 - Susan Sarandon voices her support for marriage equality in the latest video from the Human Rights Campaign's “Americans For Marriage Equality” ...

Anna Paquin talks social perception of LGBTQ community

Anna Paquin talks social perception of LGBTQ community
 - Paquin spoke to HuffPost Live this week, highlighting her stance on LGBTQ issues. As for the best way to combat society's hesitation to accept people ...

Religious Freedom on My Mind

Religious Freedom on My Mind
 - Suddenly, those of us who have been fighting for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people realized that we have ...

Forum seeks to help gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning homeless youth

Forum seeks to help gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning homeless youth
 - But the region lacks systems and services designed specifically to meet the needs of those homeless LGBTQ youth, said Zachary Grady, a planning ...




Finland Archbishop Apologises to LGBT Community For 'Cruelty'

Finland Archbishop Apologises to LGBT Community For 'Cruelty'
 - Finland Archbishop Apologises to LGBT Community For 'Cruelty'. The top bishop in Finland's Lutheran Evangelical Church publicly apologised for the ...

LGBT Characters Missing in Action

LGBT Characters Missing in Action
 -  The lack of LGBT characters on the big screen in 2013 “was a depressing realization, particularly when one considers the cultural currency these films ...




Largest LGBT Guild Holds Virtual Parade in Final Fantasy XIV to Celebrate Same-Sex Marraiges

Largest LGBT Guild Holds Virtual Parade in Final Fantasy XIV to Celebrate Same-Sex Marraiges
 - The original decision of cutting back the same-sex marriages in Square Enix's Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game Final Fantasy XIV: A ...

LGBT programs and services to expand with $1 million gift

LGBT programs and services to expand with $1 million gift
 - Michigan State University's Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender Resource Center has been named the beneficiary of a $1 million bequest from the ...

Obama's LGBT Executive Order Undermines Pluralism and Religious Liberty

Obama's LGBT Executive Order Undermines Pluralism and Religious Liberty
 - Ryan T. Anderson researches and writes about marriage and religious liberty as the William E. Simon Fellow at The Heritage Foundation. He also ...

Raising living standards in emerging economies

 Raising living standards in emerging economies
 - It was the inspiration for South America, with Mercosur and the Union of South American Nations, and for Africa, with the African Union and the ...

The Church's take on immigration

The Church's take on immigration
 - It seems that the US would fall into the “more prosperous nations” category when compared with the Latin American countries in question. However ...

A Small Latin American Country's Battle Against Big Tobacco

A Small Latin American Country's Battle Against Big Tobacco
 - The small South American nation of Uruguay might be forced to pay a heavy price for trying to curb smoking and avert a public health disaster.

Apprenticeships in America

Apprenticeships in America
 - The insufficiency of our nation's education and training system is clear. ... educators have often encouraged young Americans to obtain a bachelor's ...

Higher education behind on Common Core

Higher education behind on Common Core
 - America's primary and secondary schools may be busy preparing for the onset of the Common Core standards, meant to better prepare students for ...




African-American homeownership increasingly less stable and more risky

African-American homeownership increasingly less stable and more risky
 - The study, "Emerging Forms of Racial Inequality in Homeownership Exit, ... During the next two decades, African-American homebuyers were ...

Old Forge native writes on income inequality

Old Forge native writes on income inequality
 - Dr. Blasi talked to BusinessWeekly recently about his book and income inequality in America. What follows is a summary of that discussion:.

Life Of Poverty More Common For Children Than Becoming Pregnant Or Dying, And Possibly A ...

Life Of Poverty More Common For Children Than Becoming Pregnant Or Dying, And Possibly A ...
 - There are now more children living in poverty than becoming pregnant or dying ... Being poor is a reality too many children face in America today.

Inequality and its impact on the resilience of societies

Inequality and its impact on the resilience of societies
 - Poverty rates in the Central American countries are exceeded only by Haiti; 70% of persons in the region's two poorest countries, Haiti and Honduras, ...

5 Things That Poverty & Wealth Have in Common

5 Things That Poverty & Wealth Have in Common
 - Within poverty and wealth narratives, the commonalities of the prince and ... North America operates on a caste system, despite not being formally ...

Anti-Homeless Laws In U.S. Cities Are On The Rise, Basically Outlawing Homelessness

Anti-Homeless Laws In U.S. Cities Are On The Rise, Basically Outlawing Homelessness
 - It's getting harder and harder to be homeless in America. ... Homelessness and Poverty (NLCHP), which shines some light on the increasingly frequent ...

Obama administration begins to speed deportations

Obama administration begins to speed deportations
 - As more Central American children flee violence and poverty and seek to reunite with their families already in the U.S., anti-immigrant ...

Child poverty rates on the increase

Child poverty rates on the increase
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Community Colleges for Latin America?

Community Colleges for Latin America?
 - Since the dawn of the information era, higher education has quickly ceased to be a luxury. In fact, in today's labor market, it is largely a necessity.

The Youth Unemployment Crisis Hits African-Americans Hardest

The Youth Unemployment Crisis Hits African-Americans Hardest
 - For young people between the ages of 16 and 24, unemployment is more than twice the national rate, at 14.2 percent. For African-Americans, that rate ...