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lunes, 6 de octubre de 2014

LGBT-friendly senior housing opening across US cities

LGBT-friendly senior housing opening across US cities
 - He's among the charter residents moving into the newly opened Town Hall development in Chicago, one of the first affordable, LGBT-friendly housing ...

Boy Scouts Rescind Employment Offer To Openly Lesbian Woman

Boy Scouts Rescind Employment Offer To Openly Lesbian Woman
 - To circumvent state non-discrimination laws, the organization requires that employees also be registered members — which effectively prevents LGBT ...

The ?Hunted? Gays of Putin?s Russia: Vicious Vigilantes and State Bigotry Close Up

The ?Hunted? Gays of Putin?s Russia: Vicious Vigilantes and State Bigotry Close Up
 - This harrowing film, narrated by Matt Bomer, takes the viewer into modern-day Russia and the state of siege its LGBT citizens exist under. Sanctioned ...




Philadelphia apartments for LGBT seniors seen as model for other projects

Philadelphia apartments for LGBT seniors seen as model for other projects
 - He lives in the John C Anderson apartments, a six-storey building that opened recently in Center City, Philadelphia, and caters to low-income LGBT ...

Catalonia passes historic anti-homophobia law

Catalonia passes historic anti-homophobia law
 - The European Commission, for its part, has been reluctant to formulate an EU-wide policy to combat homophobia and to protect the rights of the LGBT ...

LGBT housing coming to Bronx with help from pop star Cyndi Lauper

LGBT housing coming to Bronx with help from pop star Cyndi Lauper
 - A supportive housing complex for LGBT youth is coming to Jerome Ave. — and, yes, the site is named after the Cyndi Lauper song because the pop ...

LGBT rights a civil rights issue, not a moral one

LGBT rights a civil rights issue, not a moral one
  - Our PM's reply to LGBT rights—that the public would ultimately decide—is tantamount to a diplomatic and guarded response to a sensitive issue.

Anglican clergy sign 'love letter to gay bishops'

Anglican clergy sign 'love letter to gay bishops'
  - The letter, organised through Facebook among members of Changing Attitude, a lobby working for the full inclusion of LGBT people in the Church of ...

Health Ministry warns against LGBT conversion therapies

Health Ministry warns against LGBT conversion therapies
 - Kamoha, an Orthodox-LGBT organization, said Sunday that the Health Ministry's adoption of the Israel Psychological Association paper was ...

This isn't a natural disaster, this is the terrorism of poverty”

This isn't a natural disaster, this is the terrorism of poverty
 - Africa's Ebola problem is now America's Ebola problem. The best way for the United States to free itself of the terror of this virus is to ensure that it is ...

White poverty exists, ignored

White poverty exists, ignored
 - Granted, America seldom discusses poverty of any hue, except insofar as conservative pundits and politicians use it as a not-subtle proxy for racial ...

Faith community leads fight against poverty

Faith community leads fight against poverty
 - Fox Valley religious leaders say the pervasiveness of poverty in Wisconsin and its underlying causes cannot be ignored. Members of the faith community recently came together for a Poverty Summit to learn more about what poverty looks like in the state and why it's their moral duty to step up.

Is inequality the enemy of growth?

Is inequality the enemy of growth?
 - In fact, the incomes of all Americans fell in this period, except for the richest 10% - whose ... Why might widening inequalities make most of us poorer?

Income Inequality and Rising Health-Care Costs

Income Inequality and Rising Health-Care Costs
 - The real story is even more dramatic: Government data show that health costs are the biggest driver of income inequality in America today.

When bullying is based on race

When bullying is based on race
 - The Cheerios commercial that featured a Caucasian mom, an African-American dad, and their biracial daughter generated strong racist reactions on ...

Police urge domestic violence victims to report crimes

Police urge domestic violence victims to report crimes
 - NNADV reports Hispanics are the minority group with the highest domestic violence rate in the state. In the first three months of the year, there were ...

Race and the Cure

Race and the Cure
 - This alarming trend of higher mortality in the African American community, the likely result of compounding social, cultural, financial and geography ...

Relatives of missing Mexican students call for nationwide march

Relatives of missing Mexican students call for nationwide march
 - In a gathering with the media at the teacher training college in the rural community of Ayotzinapa where those young people were studying, the ...

Here Are 18 Of The Most Influential Latino Rappers In Hip-Hop

Here Are 18 Of The Most Influential Latino Rappers In Hip-Hop
 - Now, people from all walks of life participate in hip-hop, and since we're in the middle of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we'd like to look at the ...

Latino unemployment rate drops to 6.9 percent in September, lowest since May 2008

Latino unemployment rate drops to 6.9 percent in September, lowest since May 2008
 - The unemployment rate for Latinos fell from 7.5 percent in August. ... For example, there were 7.1 million people working part-time jobs last month ...

Some Hispanic groups call for November election boycott

Some Hispanic groups call for November election boycott
 - Early voting is in the next week, but we may see some people avoiding the ballots on purpose. Some in the Hispanic community are calling for a ...

Afro-Latinos: Fighting for a box in the 2020 census

Afro-Latinos: Fighting for a box in the 2020 census
 - Afro-Latino is a term defined as a “Latin American person of native Sub-Saharan African ancestry” and may also refer to “historical or cultural elements ...

7 Veggies with Different Names in Britain and America

7 Veggies with Different Names in Britain and America
 - All members of the Cucurbita pepo family (better known as “squash” to you and me) are native to Central and South America where they were ...

One Woman's Horrifying Story Shows What Happens Without Proper Contraceptive Education

One Woman's Horrifying Story Shows What Happens Without Proper Contraceptive Education
 - A report by the United Nations Population Fund found that the rate of teen pregnancy in the South American country is one of the highest in Latin ...

September in Latin America: All the tech news you shouldn't miss from the past month

September in Latin America: All the tech news you shouldn't miss from the past month
 - Latin America's tech scene saw its first share of pivots and new launches last .... Open online education provider Coursera is expanding into Brazil in ...