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martes, 26 de agosto de 2014

One year later, family, friends seek justice for transgender woman's murder

One year later, family, friends seek justice for transgender woman's murder
 - One year since the murder Islan Nettles, a group of advocates and supporters gathered at the site where the transgender woman was ...

Here Are Your 7 LGBT Actors Emmy-Nominated for LGBT Characters

Here Are Your 7 LGBT Actors Emmy-Nominated for LGBT Characters
 - Representation matters, and the Emmys, if compared to other award shows (especially the Oscars), have been pretty proactive about identifying LGBT representation. And this year, there is a quite respectable group of seven LGBT actors nominated for playing LGBT characters.
 

Gay Bathhouses Struggle To Stay Afloat As LGBT Lifestyle Becomes More Accepted

Gay Bathhouses Struggle To Stay Afloat As LGBT Lifestyle Becomes More Accepted
 - Over the last two years, the LGBT movement has taken strides never before reported within our nation. Formerly a country where being homosexual ...

Who Cares If Burger King Is Pro-Gay When It's Hurting Every One of Us?

Who Cares If Burger King Is Pro-Gay When It's Hurting Every One of Us?
 - I'm really getting tired of companies, politicians, donors and other entities using their support of LGBT rights -- something much easier to do these days ...

At the intersection of LGBT and immigrant

At the intersection of LGBT and immigrant
 - Far too many people believe that because we have won marriage equality and passed a trans anti-discrimination law, our work for LGBT equality is ...

The rise of pride marketing and the curse of 'pink washing'

The rise of pride marketing and the curse of 'pink washing'
 - Celebrating LGBT rights is a fashionable topic in marketing land. Long gone are the days where marketers may have only coyly targeted the LGBT ...

Gender-blind family sees rainbow of colours

Gender-blind family sees rainbow of colours
 - Morgan's dads, Jeremy Nadon and Stephen Frech, said an LGBT family doesn't require special treatment. “We are no different from any other family.”.

Syracuse University named top campus for LGBT students

Syracuse University named top campus for LGBT students
 - It's hard for campus officials who work with the LGBT community to tell if more students today are coming to campus already out. "I think they're maybe ...

Poor Americans Need Hope, Not Stigma

Poor Americans Need Hope, Not Stigma
 - Recently, Daniel Payne argued that welfare “stigma” is invaluable and warrants a robust defense. This quixotic understanding of poverty in America ...

How Poor Are America's Poorest? US $2 A Day Poverty In A Global Context

How Poor Are America's Poorest? US $2 A Day Poverty In A Global Context
 - Of the 46.5 million Americans living in poverty, 20.4 million live under half the poverty line. This begs the question of just how poor America's poorest ...

The Poverty of Relentless Disappointment: Rich Hill and a Vanishing American Dream

The Poverty of Relentless Disappointment: Rich Hill and a Vanishing American Dream
 - A still from the documentary Rich Hill. Harley, 15, lives with his grandma and eight other members of his extended family, because his mom is in prison ...

Back to School, and to Widening Inequality

Back to School, and to Widening Inequality
 - American kids are getting ready to head back to school. But the schools they're heading back to differ dramatically by family income. Which helps explain the growing achievement gap between lower- and higher-income children. Thirty years ago, the average gap on SAT-type tests between children




Nearly 500000 Cubans are self-employed

Nearly 500000 Cubans are self-employed
 - The number of workers in Cuba's private sector continues to rise, so by the end of July there were 471,085 people working for themselves, according ...

Ferguson: America is still racist

Ferguson: America is still racist
 - Because yes, it is true: America is still racist. ... Many of today's poverty-stricken African-American areas used to be populated by predominately white, ...

African Americans Think Race Relations Have Gotten Worse Since 2009

African Americans Think Race Relations Have Gotten Worse Since 2009
 - Fewer African Americans say blacks and whites get along well today than felt that way in 2009, according to a new Pew

US buries Brown, racial divide lives on

US buries Brown, racial divide lives on
- WASHINGTON: The father of an 18-year old black youth who was shot dead by a white police officer called for a "day of silence" as he buried his son ...

What African American Youth Learned From the Looting of Ferguson

What African American Youth Learned From the Looting of Ferguson
 - In the aftermath of the robbery, assault, and then police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, I can offer some advice: Be sure not to forget ...

Researchers call for new African-American mothers, grandmas for breastfeeding study

Researchers call for new African-American mothers, grandmas for breastfeeding study
 - University of Kentucky researchers are seeking African American mothers and grandmothers who have given birth or had a grandchild born within the ...




2014 Emmys: Will Orange is the New Black laugh last?

2014 Emmys: Will Orange is the New Black laugh last?
 - Scandal star Kerry Washington would be in a class by herself if she receives the best drama series actress award, becoming the first African-American ...

When youthful mistakes turn deadly

When youthful mistakes turn deadly
 - To be young, male and black in America means not being allowed to make mistakes. Forgetting this, as we've seen so many times, can be fatal.

Police Killing of African American Youth Galvanized the Struggle Against Racism in the US

Police Killing of African American Youth Galvanized the Struggle Against Racism in the US
 - Despite this investigation, the killing of African Americans and other ... In nearby St. Louis, an African American man, Kajieme Powell, was gunned ...

Why Is Ferguson's City Leadership Not Racially Representative?

Why Is Ferguson's City Leadership Not Racially Representative?
- Protests in Ferguson, Mo., over the killing of an unarmed African-American teenager by police have highlighted a powerful political dynamic in the ...

Explore cloud computing in education market that is expected to be worth $12.38 billion by 2019

Explore cloud computing in education market that is expected to be worth $12.38 billion by 2019
 - Clouding computing is revolutionizing the education sector by saving ... and Latin America (LA); by educational software: academic software and ...

At the intersection of LGBT and immigrant

At the intersection of LGBT and immigrant
 - Thus, we will work on issues regarding being both LGBT and immigrant, LGBT and disabled, LGBT and African American, LGBT and living in a rural ...