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jueves, 9 de octubre de 2014

Rabbi of prominent D.C. synagogue tells congregation: 'I am a gay man'

Rabbi of prominent D.C. synagogue tells congregation: 'I am a gay man'
 - The rabbi of a prominent synagogue in Washington D.C. is telling his congregants that he's gay, and that he and his wife of 20 years ...

Poet refuses to mask gender inequality

Poet refuses to mask gender inequality
 - These are the words of the new principal to the girls of the school: “In the West, in that superficial, artificial, morally-corrupt country called America, ...

How Sweden fights inequality: not by taxing the rich

How Sweden fights inequality: not by taxing the rich
 - There seems to be an obvious solution to rising inequality: higher taxes. But there's ... In fact, America's tax system is already unusually progressive by ...

Anti-Gay Laws Promote Poverty

 Anti-Gay Laws Promote Poverty
 - The right to marry is but a small piece of LGBT equality, and new research is now illuminating just how rampant inequality is causing major hurdles to ...

Two Irish in top 100 list of LGBT business leaders

Two Irish in top 100 list of LGBT business leaders
 - Two Irish business people have made it into OUTStanding's top 100 list of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) business leaders.

Michigan Election 2014: Locals lead the way on marijuana, road funding and LGBT initiatives

Michigan Election 2014: Locals lead the way on marijuana, road funding and LGBT initiatives
 - A statewide roads fix has stalled in the legislature, but locals in some communities will have a chance to vote on local proposals regarding road ...

Top 100 LGBT business leaders features 11 lawyers

Top 100 LGBT business leaders features 11 lawyers
 - The network released its list today, ranking prominent LGBT professionals on visibility and inclusivity. The 11 lawyers did not include any women or ...

10 Shocking Facts About the Anti-LGBT American Family Association

10 Shocking Facts About the Anti-LGBT American Family Association
 - AFA's Bryan Fischer blames the Holocaust on LGBT people, stating, “Homosexuality gave us Adolph Hitler, and homosexuals in the military gave us ...

HRC scorecard for Congress: Record gains for LGBT equality

HRC scorecard for Congress: Record gains for LGBT equality
 - The Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender ( LGBT ) civil rights organization, ...

SAFE cupcakes bring color to LGBT adversity

SAFE cupcakes bring color to LGBT adversity
 - Six bands of confectionary were vibrant in the bright sunlight as Shippensburg University's students advocating for equality (SAFE) gave away free ...

Five Erroneous Assumptions We All Make About the Poor

Five Erroneous Assumptions We All Make About the Poor
 - There are more myths than facts about poverty and the poor in America. We all need to start thinking and acting differently by seeing the poor as the ...




Mississippi and Alabama found to be among states with worst quality of life

Mississippi and Alabama found to be among states with worst quality of life
 - America is known as having one of the strongest economies in the world but .... Also 19 per cent of their population lived in poverty last year above the ...

Litchfield High School Ranks in Newsweek's 2014 Top Schools List

Litchfield High School Ranks in Newsweek's 2014 Top Schools List
 - It had a 92.67 college readiness score, college bound students in the 79.2 percentile, graduation rate in the 60.76 percentile and poverty at only 4.41 ...

No One Who Works 40 Hours a Week Should Live in Poverty

No One Who Works 40 Hours a Week Should Live in Poverty
 - in poverty. But with the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, that's the experience of many hard-working Americans across the country.

World Bank: end of boom doesn't have to mean a bust for the poor in Latin America

World Bank: end of boom doesn't have to mean a bust for the poor in Latin America
 - During the recent commodity boom, Latin America and the Caribbean ... During those golden years the region was able to cut extreme poverty by half ...




Voter ID laws reduce turnout more among African American and younger voters

Voter ID laws reduce turnout more among African American and younger voters
 - a ballot impact have a greater impact on African Americans and younger voters than on other racial and age groups, according to a new analysis.

Protesters Rally to Bring Attention to Racial Discrepancies in School Suspensions

Protesters Rally to Bring Attention to Racial Discrepancies in School Suspensions
 - The number is even more alarming when it's African-American males or even worse, African-American males who happen to be students with ...

Dear White People' tackles post-racial America

Dear White People' tackles post-racial America
 - Then called “Two Percent,” a title referencing the percentage of African American students at both Chapman and the fictional Ivy League Winchester ...

Boston Police Show Racial Bias in Stops and Searches, Report Finds

Boston Police Show Racial Bias in Stops and Searches, Report Finds
 - About 63% of the Boston Police Department's encounters with civilians between 2007 and 2010 targeted African-Americans, according to the ACLU's ...

Activists denounce "aggressive tactics" against undocumented foreigners

Activists denounce "aggressive tactics" against undocumented foreigners
 - "The president (Barack Obama) is asking us for patience and for us to wait, but ICE is out of control and persecutes undocumented people with ...

HRW denounces Mexico's response to forced disappearances

HRW denounces Mexico's response to forced disappearances
 - The Mexican government confirmed in February 2013 the existence of a list containing more than 27,523 names of people whose whereabouts had ...

The best bloc for a 21st-century education system?

The best bloc for a 21st-century education system?
 - I was there to give a keynote lecture on the role of youth education in ... His latest books are Education and Social Change in Latin America and ...

Study Finds Teachers Have Lower Expectations For Latino Students

Study Finds Teachers Have Lower Expectations For Latino Students
 - A study from the National Education Association (NEA) has found that of the 3.3 million public school teachers in America, 82 percent are white, ...

Tyrant Jean-Claude Duvalier dead, but his legacy survives

Tyrant Jean-Claude Duvalier dead, but his legacy survives
 - Tyrant Jean-Claude Duvalier dead, but his legacy survives .... Quigley writes in the introduction that the pervasive state of poverty in Haiti and the ...

Dustin Lance Black talks marriage rights, traveling and London

Dustin Lance Black talks marriage rights, traveling and London
 - There are some people in the LGBT community who feel that we're devoting too much energy to marriage equality and not enough to other ...