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martes, 16 de septiembre de 2014

New study shows minority populations in US optimistic for financial future

New study shows minority populations in US optimistic for financial future
 - In the company’s “Elements of Success Study”, 80 percent of respondents in four population segments — Asian American, Hispanic American, African American and LGBT — agree with the statement: “The outcome of my life is determined by my own actions.” This overarching agreement superseded factors of employment, education, financial circumstances and other differences among respondents.

Lack of LGBT employment protection is a human rights violation

 Lack of LGBT employment protection is a human rights violation
  - In its last review, the United States accepted recommendations to address discrimination against LGBT people in order to comply with international ...

Gallup survey: LGBT adults report lower well-being

Gallup survey: LGBT adults report lower well-being
 - According to a Gallup poll, LGBT respondents to a survey that asked people to rate several aspects of their lives on a scale from zero to 100 ...




What LGBT Students Need in Schools: Teachers, It's Up to You

What LGBT Students Need in Schools: Teachers, It's Up to You
 - However, in the three years that I have identified as a radical intersectional feminist and socialist, I have learned more about the LGBT community both ...

US grants asylum to prominent Ugandan LGBT rights advocate

US grants asylum to prominent Ugandan LGBT rights advocate
 - I am overwhelmed,” said Wambere in a press release from Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders, a Boston-based LGBT legal advocacy group ...

Gay Actors 'Discriminated Against In Hollywood', Says Report

Gay Actors 'Discriminated Against In Hollywood', Says Report
 - Over 50% said that they had heard either directors or producers making derogatory, anti-gay comments, with 53% of LGBT respondents believing that ...

Scottish independence: LGBT voters backing Yes

Scottish independence: LGBT voters backing Yes
 - The online poll of 2,163 Scottish readers of Europe's largest LGBT news service PinkNews found that 54 per cent plan to vote Yes in Thursday's ...

Recognizing LGBT workplace rights: Is your business prepared?

Recognizing LGBT workplace rights: Is your business prepared?
 - Everywhere you look lately, LGBT rights are making headlines. States as diverse as Wisconsin, Texas, Kentucky, Arizona and Kansas have been in ...

Helping Children in Hidden Rural Poverty

Helping Children in Hidden Rural Poverty
 - When many people hear child poverty in America the first stereotype is of an inner city child and discussions about solutions to poverty often focus on ...

Who Can Really Afford to Eat Healthy in the U.S.?

Who Can Really Afford to Eat Healthy in the U.S.?
 - Indeed, according to a 2014 report by Feeding America, the nation currently has the largest number of people living in poverty since statistics on ...

Unaccompanied children escape Central America to uncertain future in US

Unaccompanied children escape Central America to uncertain future in US
 - Since October, nearly 63,000 children like Sarita have crossed the U.S-Mexico border without their parents to escape violence and poverty in Central ...

Harvard Business School's Role in Widening Inequality

Harvard Business School's Role in Widening Inequality
 - No institution is more responsible for educating the CEOs of American corporations than Harvard Business School -- inculcating in them a set of ideas ...

World hunger falls, but number of undernourished remains 'unacceptably high' – joint UN report

World hunger falls, but number of undernourished remains 'unacceptably high' – joint UN report
 - Access to food has also improved in Southern Asia and Latin America, but mainly in countries with adequate safety nets and other forms of social ...

Chile bombings shake Latin America's model nation

Chile bombings shake Latin America's model nation
 - Chile's achievements are enviable for Latin America, but Chileans no longer ... Chile is right to be proud of its hybrid education system, which turned over ... But the seething in September is an unsettling reminder for Latin America's ...

Dustin Lance Black's Newest Play Shows Us LGBT Life in Russia

Dustin Lance Black's Newest Play Shows Us LGBT Life in Russia
 - Oscar-winning Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black wrote a play about the situation of LGBT people in Russia — being performed tonight in New York ...

The racial parenting divide: What Adrian Peterson reveals about black vs. white child-rearing

The racial parenting divide: What Adrian Peterson reveals about black vs. white child-rearing
 - I think of the centuries of imminent fear that have shaped and contoured African-American working-class cultures of discipline, the sternness of our ...

Florida pastors discuss state of race relations in churches

Florida pastors discuss state of race relations in churches
 - Said Allen: “We've allowed the world to set the tone in race relations, and then ... Cummings also serves as secretary for the National African-American ...

Six migrants in custody after coming ashore on Highland Beach

Six migrants in custody after coming ashore on Highland Beach
 - In Haiti, poverty and disease are often a motivating factor. In addition to 58.7 percent of the country living in poverty, according to the latest World Bank ...

Study: Domestic violence a widespread scourge among Latino families

Study: Domestic violence a widespread scourge among Latino families
 - Domestic violence is extremely widespread among Hispanic families, according to a study released Monday by the Allstate Foundation. Sixty-four ...

New study shows minority populations in US optimistic for financial future

New study shows minority populations in US optimistic for financial future
 - In the company’s “Elements of Success Study”, 80 percent of respondents in four population segments — Asian American, Hispanic American, African American and LGBT — agree with the statement: “The outcome of my life is determined by my own actions.” This overarching agreement superseded factors of employment, education, financial circumstances and other differences among respondents.

Latin America and the US Techno-Empire

Latin America and the US Techno-Empire
 - Take US-Latin American international relations, for example: they are ... infrastructure, factories, communication, education, healthcare, jails, waste, ...

Why Anthony Muñoz is the most influential Latino in NFL history

Why Anthony Muñoz is the most influential Latino in NFL history
 - This man set the standard for Hispanics in the sport, he also paved the way for modern day Latino players, and he changed the way people perceive ...

How to boost Latino vote influence

How to boost Latino vote influence
 - They were there when Latina author Carmen Boullosa spoke at the ... of Latino organizations are going where the people are to sign up new voters.

The C-Word with the Latino Joker

The C-Word with the Latino Joker
 - Latino Joker: I love the creativity that people put into their costume. Plus it's also fun! It's rewarding when people compliment your costume and how ...

Surprise! Hispanic American Voters Are People Too

Surprise! Hispanic American Voters Are People Too
 - Political observers in Washington constantly call immigration reform essential to the future of the Republican Party, especially in districts like Coffman's ...