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lunes, 22 de septiembre de 2014

Wealth and income inequalities bad for America

Wealth and income inequalities bad for America
 - Amid stagnant wages, nagging underemployment and unemployment, many families continue to struggle with their finances. Some may ...

Clementi family become advocates after suicide

Clementi family become advocates after suicide
 - The Clementi foundation raises awareness of bullying and cyber-bullying, particularly in the LGBT community. Its initiatives include building support ...

Allied in Pride looks to emphasize diversity within the LGBT community

Allied in Pride looks to emphasize diversity within the LGBT community
 - Allied in Pride is planning to hold more social events this year to reinforce the idea that LGBT issues aren't confined to its members. President Robert ...

Long after DADT, LGBT military families face challenges

Long after DADT, LGBT military families face challenges
 - Recently, AMPA submitted a list of the numerous challenges that continue to remain for LGBT military spouses and their families after repeal of DADT ...

Will South Africa Become a Roadblock To International LGBT Rights?

Will South Africa Become a Roadblock To International LGBT Rights?
  -South Africa, which was once an essential nation to advancing LGBTI rights in international diplomacy, has since become a potential roadblock, ...

LGBT sexual assault victims can feel more isolated

LGBT sexual assault victims can feel more isolated
 - The President made the comments in a press conference announcing the launch of the 'It's On Us' campaign, which will raise awareness of sexual ...

Gay European Tourism Association launches LGBT travel advice

Gay European Tourism Association launches LGBT travel advice
 - The Gay European Tourism Association (GETA) has teamed up with the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office to offer travel advice to LGBT ...

Metro Vancouver's LGBTQ seniors fear bias as health declines

Metro Vancouver's LGBTQ seniors fear bias as health declines
 - People forced to hide their sexual identity for most of their lives shouldn't be pushed back into the closet as they age, concludes a report released ...

Poll suggests Americans' support for marriage equality may be leveling off

Poll suggests Americans' support for marriage equality may be leveling off
 - A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dramatic growth in acceptance of equal rights for gays and lesbians. The study’s authors caution it’s too soon to draw any definitive conclusions. But the new released Monday found a 5 percentage point drop since February, from 54 percent to 49 percent, in Americans who want legal recognition for same-sex relationships.




Tyler Clementi's legacy: A family fighting on behalf of bullied LGBT youth

Tyler Clementi's legacy: A family fighting on behalf of bullied LGBT youth
 - Joseph and Jane Clementi in their home in Ridgewood, N.J. Their son, Tyler, jumped off the George Washington Bridge in 2010 after learning that his ...

Are you really a middle-class American?

Are you really a middle-class American?
 - From Hillary Clinton to Americans living in poverty, everyone wants to be middle class, but more and more consider themselves 'lower-middle class'.

The Real Housewives Of Miss America

The Real Housewives Of Miss America
 - But don't tell the audience that, "The Miss America Organization's mission is empowerment through education" (mentioned later in the evening) when ...

The Most Educated Towns in America

The Most Educated Towns in America
 - Chevy Chase, Md., takes the crown as the most educated town in America, and Business Insider has determined the most educated town in every ...

The True Story of Public Education in America

The True Story of Public Education in America
 - You've heard their mantra: Our public schools are failing because teachers don't care and policymakers are spending too much money to prop up a ...

Indigenous population surges in Latin America

Indigenous population surges in Latin America
 - The population of indigenous peoples in Latin America surged in the first decade of the 21st century due in part to improved health, education and ...

Unconscious Racial Bias: From Ferguson To The NBA To You

Unconscious Racial Bias: From Ferguson To The NBA To You
 - Race has been in the news recently, as it should be more than it is. ... documents is a dehumanizing association between African Americans and apes.

The Racial Crisis in American Society

The Racial Crisis in American Society
 - This is America, today,” said Sims. “And if we don't deal with the root cause in terms of widespread racial discrimination against black people, this will ...

Crime alerts: racism or reality?

Crime alerts: racism or reality?
 - The Ferguson riots are testaments as to how race tensions between African-Americans and predominantly white police departments are still relevant ...

A third of Argentina's population 'vulnerable' to falling back into poverty, says World Bank

A third of Argentina's population 'vulnerable' to falling back into poverty, says World Bank
 - The UNDP recently warned that up to one-third of Latin America is at risk of being clawed back in to poverty as the region's economies face slowing ...

They're Hispanic, and They've Changed This World

They're Hispanic, and They've Changed This World
 - Indeed, the diversity within the Latino population is striking. ... Reporters will continue to incorrectly refer to me as 'him,' and people will not always ...

Latinos underrepresented in Utah police forces

Latinos underrepresented in Utah police forces
 - Latino officers say their ethnicity doesn't greatly affect their job; others say ... "There are times when I am approached by Hispanic people, and they ...

Chicago Latinos optimistic about new archbishop

Chicago Latinos optimistic about new archbishop
 - Chicago Latinos optimistic about new archbishop ... several people at largely Latino parishes in the Pilsen neighborhood said they were encouraged ...

Understanding black America and the spanking debate

Understanding black America and the spanking debate
 - I heard this message everywhere - at family gatherings, in black churches, hair ... America is a nation where 90% of all parents across racial and ethnic ...

Afro-Latinos Seek Recognition, And Accurate Census Count

Afro-Latinos Seek Recognition, And Accurate Census Count
 - working with the U.S. Census Bureau to help make it easier for mixed-race ... “When you speak of African-American history, you must look at Latin ...

Mexico Looks to Quadruple Number of Migrants in US Basic Education Programs

Mexico Looks to Quadruple Number of Migrants in US Basic Education Programs
 - Officials with Mexico's Public Education Secretariat and National Institute for Adult Education, or INEA, ... from the Latin American Herald Tribune: ...