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lunes, 29 de septiembre de 2014

Tropical disease prevalence in Latin America presents opportunity for US, expert says

Tropical disease prevalence in Latin America presents opportunity for US, expert says
  - NTDs are commonly found wherever poverty is pervasive and the Latin American and Caribbean region's major NTDs—Chagas disease, cutaneous ...

In defence of allies

In defence of allies
 - The song fueled a lot of anger within the LGBT community, given the fact that Macklemore identifies as a heterosexual male. Some argue that ...

Beauty pageant with a difference

Beauty pageant with a difference
 - I want people's thinking of LGBT issues to change, so I project courtesy not just for myself, but because I am representing both Myanmar and LGBT ...

Coalition of Cincinnati groups plans to reduce LGBT youth homelessness

Coalition of Cincinnati groups plans to reduce LGBT youth homelessness
 - A plan for reducing homelessness among LGBT youth will be submitted for federal approval this week by a coalition of Cincinnati ...

South Africa's queer youth: The future of the LGBT movement?

South Africa's queer youth: The future of the LGBT movement?
  On 26 September in Johannesburg, South Africans celebrated their diversity on Heritage Day and used it to strengthen LGBT youth activism.

LGBT-Friendly Countries That Put USA To Shame—Some May Surprise You

LGBT-Friendly Countries That Put USA To Shame—Some May Surprise You
 - The USA is making progress when it comes to LGBT rights and equality, but the fact remains that nearly 50% of Americans still think gay relationships ...

Pride and prejudice: breaking down LGBT discrimination

Pride and prejudice: breaking down LGBT discrimination
 - The point of the campus-wide survey was to gauge the general attitude and climate of LGBT affairs at UNF of both students and faculty. Some of this ...

How many Americans are LGBT? And married?

How many Americans are LGBT? And married?
 - New national surveys suggest that as many as 9.5 million adults identify as LGBT Americans, and an estimated 124,000 ...

A gay Republican, finding his party is ruining his friendships, seeks help

A gay Republican, finding his party is ruining his friendships, seeks help
 - Brian Sims, the first out LGBT state legislator in Pennsylvania, who ... that a conservative ideology and support for LGBT equality are not mutually ...

Michigan must protect all from discrimination

Michigan must protect all from discrimination
 - Support for the expansion of Elliott-Larsen has been growing, and has the support of a wide political strata, from progressives and LGBT activists to ...

What's the top learning style in America? Hands-on wins hands down, survey says

What's the top learning style in America? Hands-on wins hands down, survey says
 - A majority of Americans say hands-on training is the hands-down winner when they want to learn something new in an educational environment, ...

Clandestine Religion in Public Education

Clandestine Religion in Public Education
 - For the past half century, public education has operated like a double-agent enemy mole that hides in plain sight while it sabotages society. When liberals began the pretense of patrolling the wall between church and state in the 1960s, they targeted the free exercise and influence of Christianity and Judaism. Apparently, however, enforcing the First Amendment was merely a ruse. 

It's the Inequality, Stupid

It's the Inequality, Stupid
 - President Barack Obama said last December that inequality is “the defining challenge of our time.” Americans agree. A Pew survey from June found ...

Why are America's rich 'invisible'?

Why are America's rich 'invisible'?
  - Pundits sometimes wonder why American voters don't care more about inequality; part of the answer is that they don't realize how extreme it is.

All Indians Ask Is For America To Honor Our Treaties

All Indians Ask Is For America To Honor Our Treaties
 - The poorest counties in America are still on the Indian reservations. ... the treaties to the letter of the law, there would be no poverty in Indian country.

Why the kids who most need arts education aren't getting it

Why the kids who most need arts education aren't getting it
 - Though the benefits of art education are very real (see here for a list of 10), ... Arts instruction in America's schools is something that almost everyone ...

Poverty now on Google Street View

Poverty now on Google Street View
 - Lake Providence, Louisiana, is the parish seat of the "most unequal place in America," meaning it has a higher rate of income inequality than any other ...

Why are America's rich 'invisible'?

Why are America's rich 'invisible'?
 - in The New Yorker titled "Our Invisible Poor" took on the then-prevalent myth that America was an affluent society with only a few "pockets of poverty.

African-American Minister: 'I'm Praying for Godly Fear to Grip Our Hearts'

African-American Minister: 'I'm Praying for Godly Fear to Grip Our Hearts'
 - To my surprise, I recently was invited to the White House African-American Faith Leaders Briefing by Ashley Allison, associate director of the White ...

How Oprah Went From Talk Show Host To First African-American Woman Billionaire

How Oprah Went From Talk Show Host To First African-American Woman Billionaire
 - Forbes launched an e-book on The Forbes 400 today. In it you'll find Forbes feature stories and profiles from 1982 to 2013, written ...

Ecuador's Economy Most Robust in Latin America

Ecuador's Economy Most Robust in Latin America
 - There's no economy in Latin America more robust than Ecuador's,” he said. ... ECLAC has also noted that extreme poverty rates have declined ...

Racism is so insidious, even black people underestimate it

Racism is so insidious, even black people underestimate it
 - For many white Americans, exemption from systemic racism renders it invisible, and the sheer enormity of America'srace problem” further stretches ...

Shining a spotlight on Delaware's racial history

Shining a spotlight on Delaware's racial history
 - The 19th annual African-American Family Festival in Wilmington, led by Harmon R. Carey, founder/president of the Afro-American Historical Society of ...

Most Americans' think nation is racist

Most Americans' think nation is racist
 - In his speech at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner, President Obama discussed race ...

Clothes don't make this young man, nor do racial stereotypes

Clothes don't make this young man, nor do racial stereotypes
 - We are meant to be treated equally, but in reality some people — especially African-American males — are intentionally put behind others.