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martes, 5 de agosto de 2014

With Uncertainty, Schools Prepare for New Arrivals

With Uncertainty, Schools Prepare for New Arrivals
 - and care for tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America crossing the border into the United States. ... Though the first day of classes is only weeks away, education officials say Texas school districts have not ...

Here's the Amazing Response to Rainbow Flags Being Stolen From This LGBT-Friendly Church

Here's the Amazing Response to Rainbow Flags Being Stolen From This LGBT-Friendly Church
 - Established in 1731, the First Church congregation in Rochester decided in 2002 to be “open and approving” meaning they welcome LGBT members.

Stockholm's LGBT Pride Parade Was Bigger -- And Sexier -- Than Ever!

Stockholm's LGBT Pride Parade Was Bigger -- And Sexier -- Than Ever!
 - And for more on planning your very own trip to Sweden, head here and check out for lots of info on LGBT spots you won't want to miss in Stockholm.

Reinforcing LGBT rights at the US-Africa Leaders Summit

Reinforcing LGBT rights at the US-Africa Leaders Summit
 - But it also presents a precarious balancing act between incentivizing progress without inducing a backlash that could worsen the situation for LGBT ...

LGBT groups react with condemnation to proposed 'adoption discrimination' in US

LGBT groups react with condemnation to proposed 'adoption discrimination' in US
 - Although the bill does not specifically mention LGBT adoption, it notes that child welfare funding in some states, including Massachusetts, California ...

New 'religious freedom' adoption bill criticized as being anti-LGBT

New 'religious freedom' adoption bill criticized as being anti-LGBT
 - But LGBT groups pounced on the legislation as means to allow Hobby Lobby-like carve outs within the law, enabling faith-based adoption agencies to ...

We Are the Youth Captures Young LGBT America

We Are the Youth Captures Young LGBT America
 - Four years ago, award-winning journalist Diana Scholl and photographer Laurel Golio started with a simple idea: post images capturing the stories of ...




Life for LGBT Alabamians

Life for LGBT Alabamians
 - LGBT people in Alabama are just like their friends and family members – they work, volunteer, and go to church within their communities. However ...

Transgender Woman Says Immigration Detention Officials Told Her To Pretend Her Rape Was ...

Transgender Woman Says Immigration Detention Officials Told Her To Pretend Her Rape Was ...
 - A number of LGBT and immigrant rights groups are lifting up Gamino's story as an example of the many flaws in current immigration policy, as well as ...

Many LGBT Engineers Still Work In The Closet

Many LGBT Engineers Still Work In The Closet
 - To many LGBT Americans, the thought of living in the closet seems ridiculous. It's 2014: “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” is long gone, marriage equality is ...

Rich Hill and the American dream's shadow of poverty, drugs and shame

Rich Hill and the American dream's shadow of poverty, drugs and shame
 - It's not just Andrew's story, it's an American story of the often failed struggle to stay in the middle class and how money changes the dynamics of ...

Stop spying on American Muslims who dare to express their opinions

Stop spying on American Muslims who dare to express their opinions
 - to reverse the injustice of inequality and help more of our fellow citizens share in the promise of America.” Ironically, these statements came only one ...

S&P report proves higher wages and taxes worsen income inequality

S&P report proves higher wages and taxes worsen income inequality
 - This should reduce income inequality, they reason. ... inequality, while actually exacerbating the problem and hobbling America's economic growth.

Income inequality slowing US recovery, ratings agency says

Income inequality slowing US recovery, ratings agency says
 - Income inequality slowing U.S. recovery, ratings agency says ... Even Republicans are talking about America's growing wealth gap: Neil Macdonald ...

A defiant Argentina imperils its future

A defiant Argentina imperils its future
 - There, various Latin American leaders rallied to her side. At a summit meeting of the Mercosur common market of South American countries, Kirchner ...

Guggenheim Museum and Cinema Tropical Team up to Present 'Tropical Uncanny: Latin American ...

Guggenheim Museum and Cinema Tropical Team up to Present 'Tropical Uncanny: Latin American ...
 - 'Under the Same Sun' attempts to deconstruct notions of Latin America. ... interpretations of 40 artists and collectives representing 15 countries.

Reports Cast Wary Eye on Latin American Litigation Reform

Reports Cast Wary Eye on Latin American Litigation Reform
 - Companies doing business in Latin America face an enhanced risk of lawsuit abuse in the region under proposed changes to the countries' court ...

Filipino workers' group ask PH govt: Cancel diplomatic, military ties with Israel

Filipino workers' group ask PH govt: Cancel diplomatic, military ties with Israel
  - The call follows similar actions by some Latin American countries. In the past two weeks, Brazil, Ecuador, Chile, El Salvador, and Peru all recalled their ...

Mainstream finance is failing entrepreneurial Haitians

Mainstream finance is failing entrepreneurial Haitians
 - Without access to funds, Haitian immigrants to the US find it hard escape a cycle of poverty. NGOs are filling the gaps but it's not enough.

Haiti looks to welcome back tourists

Haiti looks to welcome back tourists
 - The Caribbean nation is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere -- with a history of grinding poverty, civil unrest and violence. Haiti is ...

Many blacks are unaware of a skin cancer that primarily affects dark-skinned people

Many blacks are unaware of a skin cancer that primarily affects dark-skinned people
 - To be sure, melanoma is many times more common in whites (1 in 50) than in African Americans (1 in 1,000) or Hispanics (1 in 200). But the danger ...

Hollywood fails to reflect real-life diversity of US population, study finds

Hollywood fails to reflect real-life diversity of US population, study finds
 - Hollywood is not keeping pace with the real world as far as diversity is concerned, a new study has revealed, with Hispanics and African-Americans ...

The Heartbreaking Reason Latinos in One Chicago Neighborhood Want White People to Play in ...

The Heartbreaking Reason Latinos in One Chicago Neighborhood Want White People to Play in ...
 - Racial and class segregation has reached a fever pitch in Chicago, so much so that residents in one majority-Latino and lower-income neighborhood ...

Keke Palmer to be Broadway's first African-American Cinderella

Keke Palmer to be Broadway's first African-American Cinderella
 - She will become the first African-American to play the part on the Great White Way. "It's honestly one of those things that I can't believe is really ...

George W. Collins, pioneering broadcaster

George W. Collins, pioneering broadcaster
 - George W. Collins, a pioneering WMAR-TV broadcaster who earlier had been editor-in-chief of the Afro-American newspaper and covered the civil ...