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jueves, 25 de septiembre de 2014

Shari'a Law Is Threatening LGBT Rights Across Muslim-Majority Southeast Asia

Shari'a Law Is Threatening LGBT Rights Across Muslim-Majority Southeast Asia
 - According to Faisal Riza, an activist for the Violet Grey LGBT advocacy group, who hails from Aceh but is now based in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, ...

Jobs lost over LGBT issues on the rise

Jobs lost over LGBT issues on the rise
 - At least 17 U.S. church employees have been fired, resigned, refused to renew restrictive contracts, or had job offers rescinded over LGBT-related ...

New parenting group launched for gay professionals

New parenting group launched for gay professionals
 - P3 aims to provide support to LGBT parents, and parents of LGBT children, who work in the professional services industry. The name, P3, comes from ...

How doctors can get LGBT teens to open up

How doctors can get LGBT teens to open up
 - When doctors talk to teens about sex, only about three percent of them do so in a way that encourages LGBT teens to discuss their sexuality, a new ...

Domestic Violence in the LGBT

Domestic Violence in the LGBT
 - We must end the violence inside the LGBT before we can effectively unify to combat the violence from the outside. By maintaining silence when a ...

TEP Program Focuses on Making East Tennessee Schools Safer for LGBT Students

TEP Program Focuses on Making East Tennessee Schools Safer for LGBT Students
 - But TEP and the TEP Foundation has a much broader scope, with a vision for transforming attitudes about LGBT issues across the spectrum.

LGBT Teens Not Getting Proper Attention At Doctor's Office: Strategies To Build Comfort

LGBT Teens Not Getting Proper Attention At Doctor's Office: Strategies To Build Comfort
 - But more than that, when they do discuss LGBT concerns, it's seldom with the language and tone conducive to building an environment safe enough ...

World Bank: poverty could reach 44%

World Bank: poverty could reach 44%
 - The UNDP recently warned that that up to one-third of Latin America is at risk of being clawed back in to poverty as the region's economies face ...

These Are the Poorest Big Cities in America

These Are the Poorest Big Cities in America
 - But most American families are still barely surviving, especially those living in ... With high poverty and high rents, Los Angeles is the least-affordable ...

Phila's deep poverty rate highest of nation's 10 most populous cities

Phila's deep poverty rate highest of nation's 10 most populous cities
 - Already the poorest big city in America, Philadelphia also has the highest rate of deep poverty - people with incomes below half of the poverty line - of ...

Here's Another Effect of Capitalism On The American Worker

Here's Another Effect of Capitalism On The American Worker
 - Economists with Morgan Stanley say that “income inequality is stifling U.S. economic growth because low-income Americans aren't able to spend ...

The Middle-Class Squeeze

The Middle-Class Squeeze
 - America's middle class is being squeezed by stagnant—and in many cases ... In reality, however, being middle class in America is at its core about ... we know that areas with larger middle classes and less inequality also have more ...

Exploding Inequality Is Threatening Our Democracy

Exploding Inequality Is Threatening Our Democracy
 - So how is democracy faring in America as we approach the fall mid-term elections? The answer is shocking. Soaring inequality has not only given ...

Black children are beloved and beaten

Black children are beloved and beaten
 - Every Black parent in the South is going to be in jail under those ... While Black people don't have a monopoly on beating children, we do have unique ...

ObamaCare cut Latino uninsured rate

ObamaCare cut Latino uninsured rate
 - According to federal enrollment data, Latinos accounted for 10.7 percent of people who signed up on the federal exchanges and reported their ...

How Latinos are transforming American politics

How Latinos are transforming American politics
 - Few people have studied this phenomenon as closely as political scientist Matt Barreto, who co-founded the influential polling firm Latino Decisions ...




Microsoft to offer programming courses to 1 mn young people in Latin America

Microsoft to offer programming courses to 1 mn young people in Latin America
 - Microsoft has launched its "I Can Program" initiative to teach computer programming to more than 1 million young people in Latin America via an "easy ...

New report underscores racial inequities in St. Louis region

New report underscores racial inequities in St. Louis region
 - When you have a huge part of our population — the black community, African-Americans and other people of color — who are not doing as well as ...

Why more black Americans should run for elected office

Why more black Americans should run for elected office
 - Further, descriptive representation — when the race of the candidate is the same as the race of the voter — "affects which African-Americans' interests ...

African-American Girls Face Obstacles In Our Schools

African-American Girls Face Obstacles In Our Schools
 - A new report highlights the obstacles that limit African American girls' ... girls often encounter deeply embedded stereotypes that reinforce racial and ...




Filmmaker discusses race and prison in America

Filmmaker discusses race and prison in America
 - Schools were racially segregated. In one state, if a textbook had first been used in an African-American school, it could not be used in a white school.

Obama acknowledges US 'racial tensions'

Obama acknowledges US 'racial tensions'
 - US President Barack Obama on Wednesday ... Some African-Americans feel they are victims of unfair racial profiling by law ...

Leaders form Latin America, Caribbean region urge action to erase inequality, spur development

Leaders form Latin America, Caribbean region urge action to erase inequality, spur development
 - “I come from Latin America, a region of middle-income countries that have ... vote will count” and a system that provides free quality education for all.

Learning from Latin America's Social Movements

Learning from Latin America's Social Movements
  - A wave of change rolled through Latin America at the turn of the twenty-first century, sweeping away neoliberal two-party governments, bringing calls ...

The poverty among us in Alabama

The poverty among us in Alabama
 - Poverty has plagued Alabama for most of the state's existence, and still we ... and 33.7 percent of Latino or Hispanic households live in poverty.