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jueves, 11 de septiembre de 2014

Malaysian religious police raid hotel, arrest two women for sharing room

Malaysian religious police raid hotel, arrest two women for sharing room
 - The government's attitude toward the LGBT community is shaped by Islam, the official religion in Malaysia. Muslims make up over 60 percent of ...

Teen's Suicide Highlights Struggle of LGBT Colombians

Teen's Suicide Highlights Struggle of LGBT Colombians
 - Sergio Urrego, 16, is dead after he was allegedly harassed by administrators at his Colombian Catholic school, where the principal accused him of ...

Wake Forest college football games air on radio stations with anti-gay programming

Wake Forest college football games air on radio stations with anti-gay programming
 - He also welcomed LGBT listeners, adding: "The whole point of the station is to reach people with the good news of Jesus Christ. Whether they ...

Richmond, Virginia Comes Out of the Closet

Richmond, Virginia Comes Out of the Closet
 - For many LGBT people, coming out letters are the way they communicate their identity to friends and loved ones. We thought coming out letters would ...

Big rise in number of unions reaching out to LGBT workers

Big rise in number of unions reaching out to LGBT workers
 - Half of all Trades Union Congress (TUC) affiliated unions are running targeted recruitment campaigns at LGBT workers, an increase from 38 per cent ...

MY Consent Day Empowers Michigan Youth, LGBT Survivors Of Assault

MY Consent Day Empowers Michigan Youth, LGBT Survivors Of Assault
 - The Michigan Organization on Adolescent Sexual Health (MOASH) will celebrate the launch of Michigan Youth (MY) Consent Day, ...

Criminalization of LGBT People and Those Living With HIV Threatens Global Progress Against AIDS

Criminalization of LGBT People and Those Living With HIV Threatens Global Progress Against AIDS
 - When Uganda President Yoweri Museveni visited the White House during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit last month, a high court had just overturned ...

The death of America's suburban dream

The death of America's suburban dream
 - The suburbs represented the American ideals of homeownership, education, low crime and complete autonomy. They represented, in other words, ...

Does High Point reflect America? Report offers insight

Does High Point reflect America? Report offers insight
 - One reason the area ranks so much like the country overall is that High Point and Greensboro most reflect America when educational standards are ...

Why Asian Education Is Better, and Why It Is Not

Why Asian Education Is Better, and Why It Is Not
 - Everywhere I go these days it seems I'm faced with the same question: what is wrong with America's education system? The query is usually followed ...

America's suburban schools facing new pressures

America's suburban schools facing new pressures
 - Wells leads the Center for Understanding Race and Education at Teachers College, ... Indeed, American suburbs are in the midst of an identity crisis.

Native American history education lacking

Native American history education lacking
 - When do you recall studying the influential Native American leaders or the adversity they faced at the voting booth or in the education system?

Why corporate America should make the feds pony up for a minimum wage increase

Why corporate America should make the feds pony up for a minimum wage increase
 - Some of this training should begin in elementary school, the report suggests, even though it has been repeatedly shown that the "education" solution ...

Latin America's Anti-drug Policies Feed on the Poor

Latin America's Anti-drug Policies Feed on the Poor
 - attendants and drivers who were drawn into drug smuggling by poverty. ... and the rest of Latin America fuels the criminalisation of poverty,” he said.

These Are the Worst (and Best) States to Raise Girls in America

These Are the Worst (and Best) States to Raise Girls in America
 - Poverty, high obesity rates, and a lag in education make Mississippi the worst place in the nation for young women.

Why co-ops are the future of the American economy

Why co-ops are the future of the American economy
 - When American politicians and commentators discuss inequality and poverty, they do so almost exclusively in ways that do little to empower workers.

Can a Guaranteed Income for *Everyone* Fix Inequality and Poverty?

Can a Guaranteed Income for *Everyone* Fix Inequality and Poverty?
 - Surprising political alliances have formed around the idea of a basic income, which would guarantee every adult and family in America, regardless of ...

Anti-racist internationalism

Anti-racist internationalism
 - WHILE THE Workers Party began to campaign against racism targeting African Americans between 1924 and 1927, it simultaneously organized ...

Report shows racial disparity in Wisconsin

Report shows racial disparity in Wisconsin
 - The "Race for Results" report analyzed 12 indicators that measure children's ... "African American kids in our state are doing worse than Alabama, ...

Only a racist would tell a black man to know his place...

Only a racist would tell a black man to know his place...
 - And so Riley, as a successful black man who refuses to be a racial cliche, needed to be lectured on how an American black man should behave.

This weekend's Latino Gay Pride Festival has a message — and Jujubee

This weekend's Latino Gay Pride Festival has a message — and Jujubee
 - Last year, as the fifth annual Latino Gay Pride Festival was winding down in Hyde Park, the event's founder and organizer, Mario Canedo, stepped on ...

José Galvez's series disaggregates Latino identity

José Galvez's series disaggregates Latino identity
 - José Galvez's series disaggregates Latino identity ... Galvez highlights diverse sectors of Latin American life in the U.S. They are taken ... The photos seek to both empower and reveal underlying truths about these people's lives.

Breaking the poverty trap – the power of cash grants

Breaking the poverty trap – the power of cash grants
 - Handing out cash rather than food or other basic survival supplies to the needy is a fairly recent phenomenon that began in several Latin American ...

Latin American families challenged by poverty, violence, social norms

Latin American families challenged by poverty, violence, social norms
 - In a document published in June, the Vatican said that among those issues, poverty posed a challenge to regions like Latin America, where "the family ...