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miércoles, 27 de agosto de 2014

Healthcare Disadvantages and Discrepencies for LGBT Adults

Healthcare Disadvantages and Discrepencies for LGBT Adults
 - health-insurance-img LGBT adults are more likely than their non-LGBT counterparts to lack health insurance coverage (17.6% v. 13.2%, respectively).

Gay youths more likely to report trouble in foster care, study finds

Gay youths more likely to report trouble in foster care, study finds
 - The Los Angeles LGBT Center has conducted training for social workers and foster parents about how to work with gay youths, Jean said. Some have ...

In Europe LGBT tourism evolves and expands

In Europe LGBT tourism evolves and expands
 - Insight Attitudes throughout Europe toward the LGBT travel market are evolving, with established gay-friendly destinations ramping up their consumer ...

LGBT Women Are Less Healthy and Poorer Than Other Americans

LGBT Women Are Less Healthy and Poorer Than Other Americans
 - The saying goes "the greatest wealth is health," but there is one group that is lacking in both areas: the women of the LGBT community. Lesbians ...

Education groups join calls for LGBT rights in Michigan

Education groups join calls for LGBT rights in Michigan
 - The list of groups calling on state lawmakers to pass protections for LGBT people is growing. Organizations representing Michigan college, university, ...

Church Embraces Lesbian Couple and Shares their Story

Church Embraces Lesbian Couple and Shares their Story
 - Church This week, New Way Ministries reported on a Jesuit church in New York that has not only embraced its LGBT congregants, but has shared that ...

Ugandan Activists Doubt Claims of Death by Stoning

Ugandan Activists Doubt Claims of Death by Stoning
 - Mainline LGBT activists doubt the claims and worry that false reports will provide ammunition for homophobic forces looking to rally others against ...

5 Ways to Make Your Classroom LGBT Inclusive

5 Ways to Make Your Classroom LGBT Inclusive
 - The LGBT kid already feels different. The constant pressure of dating amongst high school students is immense. Adults tend to make it worse.

Inequality is stagnating in Latin America: should we do nothing?

Inequality is stagnating in Latin America: should we do nothing?
 - After years of narrowing, the inequality trend in Latin America is slowing and stagnating in some countries

If Britain were a US state, it would be the second-poorest, behind Alabama and before Mississippi

If Britain were a US state, it would be the second-poorest, behind Alabama and before Mississippi
 - Nelson argues that income inequality and racial tension in the United ... that the rest of the world looks on, and joins in lamenting America's problems.

If You Want to See Inequality in the US at Its Worst, Visit an Impound Lot

If You Want to See Inequality in the US at Its Worst, Visit an Impound Lot
 - Some cases of injustice in America are reported far and wide, such as the horrific shooting of Michael Brown, the unarmed man in Ferguson, Missouri, ...

The Reality of Raising African-American Boys in America

The Reality of Raising African-American Boys in America
 - This summer, as accounts from Ferguson, Missouri and other encounters between young African-American men with law enforcement come to the ...

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 Research Center/USA Today ...

Growth In Latin America's Laboratory Equipment Market Signals Opportunity, Propels Outreach

Growth In Latin America's Laboratory Equipment Market Signals Opportunity, Propels Outreach
 - Certain areas of Latin America are expected to see a six-percent increase in the ... “Latin America's growing marketing for laboratory products has set the ... for professionals worldwide in the laboratory, medical, education, industrial, ...

Inequality is stagnating in Latin America: should we do nothing?

Inequality is stagnating in Latin America: should we do nothing?
 - After years of narrowing, the inequality trend in Latin America is slowing ... This is a “race between education and technology,” rather than a race to ...

Tech Companies Creating An Underclass Of Latino, Black Service Workers In Silicon Valley

Tech Companies Creating An Underclass Of Latino, Black Service Workers In Silicon Valley
 - The lack of diversity in the technology field was once again put on display as a new report released this week stated that Silicon Valley is creating an underclass of low-wage, mostly Latino and African-American service laborers working at some of the most profitable companies in the world. Just weeks after internal reports released by tech giants like Apple and Facebook found that these companies rely primarily on white and Asian men for their top-paying jobs




Poverty down in Latin America and the Caribbean

Poverty down in Latin America and the Caribbean
 - More than 56 million people have been lifted out of poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean in recent years, according to the United Nations ...

Gay Jokes Encouraged

Gay Jokes Encouraged
 - There was no such thing as gay comedy, or a gay comic," said Weitzmann, an openly gay .... We got black people, we got white people, gay, straight.

Soup or Salad: Afro-American cultural erasure in the US and Mexico

Soup or Salad: Afro-American cultural erasure in the US and Mexico
 - Soup or Salad: Afro-American cultural erasure in the U.S. and Mexico .... In this so called “post-racial” American since Obama's second term began it ...

3 African-Americans on 12-person grand jury weighing Ferguson shooting case

3 African-Americans on 12-person grand jury weighing Ferguson shooting case
 - Ever since it happened, race has been front-and-center in the vigorous debate over the fatal shooting of ...

Ferguson shows racial harmony still just a dream six years after America elected its first black ...

Ferguson shows racial harmony still just a dream six years after America elected its first black ...
 - It wasn't supposed to be like this. Six years ago when Barack Obama became America's first black president — one who incidentally had a Caucasian ...

Fired Black Editor Sues People Magazine for Discrimination

Fired Black Editor Sues People Magazine for Discrimination
 - Robertson, who is African-American, moved over to People magazine from fellow ... During her time there, she was the only African-American editor, and ... In back up her claims of a racial bias in her firing, Robertson's suit states that ...




Other writers, on black on black crime, Congress and race relations

Other writers, on black on black crime, Congress and race relations
 - Jason Riley, an African-American editorial writer for The Wall Street Journal, criticized the Rev. Al Sharpton's appearance in Ferguson, Missouri.

Ferguson riots put US racial divide under spotlight

Ferguson riots put US racial divide under spotlight
 - As riots sparked by the shooting death of black teenager Michael Brown subside, attention is persistently focused ...

Ferguson teen shooting: What it says about race relations among immigrants

Ferguson teen shooting: What it says about race relations among immigrants
 - There is no racial conflict between blacks and Indians or other South ... African Americans resented many immigrants and white women for taking ...