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lunes, 25 de agosto de 2014

Azerbaijan human rights group told: 'We will kill you all'

Azerbaijan human rights group told: 'We will kill you all'
  - An Azerbaijani LGBT rights group has had its website hacked, with the phrase 'There is no place in Azerbaijan for you! We will kill all of you' in front of ...

13th Mid-Missouri PrideFest brings LGBT community together

13th Mid-Missouri PrideFest brings LGBT community together
 - Columbia residents and out-of-town visitors came out to the Mid-Missouri Pridefest in Columbia on Sunday for the opportunity to celebrate the LGBT ...

Marchers call for equal protection for migrants, LGBT people under law

Marchers call for equal protection for migrants, LGBT people under law
 - Today the focus is on what this legislature, governor have done or have not done to undermine the rights of immigrants, the LGBT community, and ...

LGBT Americans Report Lower Well-Being

LGBT Americans Report Lower Well-Being
 - LGBT Americans have an average Well-Being Index score of 58, lower than non-LGBT adults' score of 62. Importantly, these differences hold true ...

Same-sex couples still fighting for equality with these three federal agencies

Same-sex couples still fighting for equality with these three federal agencies
 - said Congress must “press forward and pass the [Feinstein bill] in order to fully repeal this discriminatory law and ensure all married LGBT couples ...

We Need More Gay Sex on TV

We Need More Gay Sex on TV
 - There are a slew of Emmy nominations for three-dimensional LGBT characters with sex lives on premium cable, but how long before network ...




Community Pride set to bring splash of colour to town centre

Community Pride set to bring splash of colour to town centre
 - After face-painting and drumming workshops from 10.30am in mima, the festival really kicks off at midday when the local LGBT community unites for a ...

Same-Sex Couples In Ecuador To Receive National Benefits

Same-Sex Couples In Ecuador To Receive National Benefits
 - Ecuador was the first country in the Americas and one of the first in the world to make the LGBT community a protected class. The 2008 Constitution ...

After LGBT Victories, 'True Blood' Vampires Quit Fighting

After LGBT Victories, 'True Blood' Vampires Quit Fighting
 - The show has been interpreted as an allegory for the LGBT rights movement. Will the vampires enjoy the same rights as the mortals, at last? According ...

My Work Is Better Since Coming Out

My Work Is Better Since Coming Out
 - Richard Quest reflected on how coming out has impacted his professional life at Thursday's NLGJA gathering of LGBT media professionals in Chicago ...

Sex education for India's feminist mothers

Sex education for India's feminist mothers
 - The Indian state has had a checkered history with sex education. .... author's own and do not necessarily reflect Al Jazeera America's editorial policy.

Why Is Florida Ending Remedial Education for College Students?

Why Is Florida Ending Remedial Education for College Students?
  - Back when remedial education was popular in policy circles, it was seen as a way to help those students most at risk of dropping out of college. Instead of immediately finding themselves overwhelmed after arriving at college academically underprepared, students could get up to speed through remedial courses offered side-by-side with traditional college classes. In the last few years, however, critics have begun to question whether remedial classes solved any problems or instead

Urban Education is Fixable?

Urban Education is Fixable?
 - Our wide ranging discussion took us to public education, particularly in the ... There are jobs right now in America's economy that cannot be filled ...

Poverty Is Not Inevitable: What We Can Do Now to Turn Things Around

Poverty Is Not Inevitable: What We Can Do Now to Turn Things Around
 - Since the early 1980s, there has been a growing underclass in America. At the same time a much smaller class, now called the superrich, built its ...

Poverty: The poor, their thinking, and their needs

Poverty: The poor, their thinking, and their needs
 - The political class is embracing the long-time need to address growing economic disparity and poverty, but the war to save the American Dream and ...

More Than 1/3 of Americans in Households Receiving Federal Welfare

More Than 1/3 of Americans in Households Receiving Federal Welfare
 - Nearly half a century after President Lyndon B. Johnson declared "War on Poverty" to help the 25 percent of the nation he declared was living in ...

Impacts of Inequality: Economic Stagnation

Impacts of Inequality: Economic Stagnation
 - I find it totally implausible that economic inequality causes reduced economic growth through reduced consumer spending, here in America or ...

There will be more Fergusons unless we tackle racial inequality in America's suburban schools'

There will be more Fergusons unless we tackle racial inequality in America's suburban schools'
 - The shooting of a young black man by a white policeman in Ferguson, Missouri has transfixed America. For days, little else was covered in our news ...

Immigrants are not dangerous criminals [Letter]

Immigrants are not dangerous criminals [Letter]
 - immigrants from Latin America who have been in this country without legal papers ("Illegal immigrants will destroy America as we know it,

Ending impunity for femicide across Latin America

Ending impunity for femicide across Latin America
 - Increasing rates of violence against women have been reported across Latin America and the Survey says that of the 25 countries with the highest ...

Elite Soldiers Compete in a Special Forces Olympics

 Elite Soldiers Compete in a Special Forces Olympics
 - For nine days in July, the United States military sponsored dozens of elite Latin American soldiers and police from 17 countries for a "friendly ...

Native American Women Finally Seeing Protections They Need

Native American Women Finally Seeing Protections They Need
 - The reauthorized act extends tribal jurisdiction to non-Native Americans .... on analysis of data from Africa, the Asia-Pacific region and Latin America.

Blame poverty, not race, say Ferguson's white minority

Blame poverty, not race, say Ferguson's white minority
 - The tensions were not racial, he said, but economic. ... Many African Americans in the city say part of the problem is that no one is listening to them.

Obama behavior has widened the racial divide

Obama behavior has widened the racial divide
 - Like many other Americans, I assumed that electing an African-American president would improve race relations. Sadly, it has not worked out that way.

Being "Black-ish

Being "Black-ish

 - I do so because I continue to teach African American history at the university level when ... How do you explain racial difference to a kindergartner?