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jueves, 14 de agosto de 2014

Religion, LGBT rights and military regimes

Religion, LGBT rights and military regimes
 - The draconian anti-LGBT law has been passed but the battle continues. Advocacy and educating the masses are tools I use. Not being silenced by ...

In India, 'Sorry sir, not possible' is only the beginning of a conversation

In India, 'Sorry sir, not possible' is only the beginning of a conversation
 - Even today, LGBT programming in India is frequently devoted to solely one group: MSM, or “men who have sex with men”. This perhaps outdated ...

Being LGBT in Asia' China National Report Launched

Being LGBT in Asia' China National Report Launched
 - The China national report of a participatory review and analysis of the legal and social environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ...

New poll shows the role of religion in the LGBT community

New poll shows the role of religion in the LGBT community
 - There's an interesting new Galllup poll out on religion. The new numbers show members of the LGBT community are less likely to ...

LGBT homeless crisis as family issues bite

LGBT homeless crisis as family issues bite
 - An increasing number of young LGBT people are facing nights out sleeping rough because they have nowhere else to go, according to a report from ...

LGBT Senior Centers To Open In All Boroughs

LGBT Senior Centers To Open In All Boroughs
 - To help those in need, Councilman Ritchie Torres has secured $1.5 million in the city's budget to establish a LGBT senior center in each borough, ...

LGBT People Aren't As Liberal As You Think

LGBT People Aren't As Liberal As You Think
 - While LGBT Americans have become an obvious constituency of the Democratic coalition (as well as, arguably, its cause celebre), it's also known that ...

Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat

Looking Out: With Robin Williams' death, an LGBT icon falls to a familiar threat
  - Williams' death by suicide this week was no doubt more cutting for many in the LGBT community because of the support he'd shown for them and ...

Marriage Equality USA announces launch of new Website

Marriage Equality USA announces launch of new Website
 - Marriage Equality USA (MEUSA) has announced the launch of a its redesigned, state of the art Web site featuring new and expanded features for both ...

Korea or America, students need a vision

Korea or America, students need a vision
 - In both environments, it seems to me, what matters in education is the same: ... It is a widely held American idea that there should be time for fun and ...

America's top prep schools can cost $1 million per family

America's top prep schools can cost $1 million per family
 - Going to a top private school could cost an American family with two children nearly $1 ... “Education level, race, and ethnicity matter too,” Kolko says.

Can You Fight Poverty by Paying Kids to Go to School

Can You Fight Poverty by Paying Kids to Go to School
 - But these are different times, and a new kind of anti-poverty push, less a ... up in the innovation desert that is post-1996 welfare reform in America.

Falling in love with America, and catching its diseases

Falling in love with America, and catching its diseases
 - Israel admires America ungrudgingly and apes it accordingly. ... also adopted two of America's biggest social ills - high rates of poverty and inequality.

Despite dire poverty, few Nicaraguan child migrants head to US, unlike their neighbors

Despite dire poverty, few Nicaraguan child migrants head to US, unlike their neighbors
 - As the U.S. struggles with a flood of Central American migrants, especially unaccompanied children, one fact stands out: Few are from Nicaragua, the ...

Who Won the War on Poverty?

Who Won the War on Poverty?
 - Today, the Census Bureau reports that 49.7 million Americans are living in poverty. That's 15 percent of the nation, a poverty rate that has persisted ...

A Colorado county is ranked among 10 best in America

A Colorado county is ranked among 10 best in America
 - Douglas County ranks in second place on Movoto Real Estate's new list of the "10 Best Counties in America." "The lowest poverty on our list and the ...

The Long Road Toward Eradicating Child Labor in Latin America

The Long Road Toward Eradicating Child Labor in Latin America
 - All the Asian tigers made education a priority, and one finds very low levels of child labor in those countries.” Central and South American countries ...

Haiti, Dominican agents capture Haitian inmates

Haiti, Dominican agents capture Haitian inmates
 - Let's face it, we will NEVER eradicate poverty in the DR sincewe are ... that the reason why DR is saddled with poverty is because Haiti is nextdoor?

Nation's LGBT leaders stand in solidarity with Michael Brown

Nation's LGBT leaders stand in solidarity with Michael Brown
 - Although 30% of Ferguson's population is white, data released by the Ferguson police department reveals that African-Americans comprised 94% of ...

LGBT Groups Sign Letter of Support for Michael Brown's Family

LGBT Groups Sign Letter of Support for Michael Brown's Family
 - The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community cannot be silent at this moment, because LGBT people come from all races, creeds, ...

Between Ferguson's Police And Population, A Racial Divide

Between Ferguson's Police And Population, A Racial Divide
- Ferguson is home to just a little over 20,000 people, and about two thirds of the population is African-American. And for more on the tensions there ...

UN experts grill US on racial discrimination

UN experts grill US on racial discrimination
 - African Americans make up 13 percent of the U.S. population, but 50 ... disparities arise from factors such as subconscious racial bias in shootings, the ...

African-American homeownership increasingly less stable, more risky

African-American homeownership increasingly less stable, more risky
 - While historical barriers that excluded Black America from the homeowner market for ... types of racial inequality are making homeownership an increasingly risky ... During the next two decades, African-American homebuyers were ...

Windy City Times Affinity conference takes on post-marriage equality issues

Affinity conference takes on post-marriage equality issues
 - When Affinity was founded, I was on staff at a local university and I got a chance to play host to people addressing LGBT concerns for the Black ...

Iran's New Gay Executions

Iran's New Gay Executions
 - When Iran persecutes gay people, conservatives in the United States ... The black residents of Ferguson, Missouri are governed by white police and ...