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jueves, 16 de octubre de 2014

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal to hear teen's allegations of homophobia at Catholic school

Ontario Human Rights Tribunal to hear teen's allegations of homophobia at Catholic school
 - I think it's really important to recognize that they did not acknowledge the affect they've had on the LGBTQ community and they haven't acknowledged ...

LGBT youth share stories with GLAAD about being bullied

LGBT youth share stories with GLAAD about being bullied
 - LGBT youth shared their personal stories about being bullied with GLAAD.




Testing Overload in America's Schools

Testing Overload in America's Schools
 - In addition, we interviewed several district and state education officials to better understand why they require certain assessments and the efforts ...

Latin American countries painting the best macroeconomic picture

Latin American countries painting the best macroeconomic picture
 - Colombia and Panama will have the best macroeconomic performance in Latin America this year, while Venezuela and Argentina will have the worst, ...

The sun is shining for renewables in Latin America

The sun is shining for renewables in Latin America
 - Latin America is experiencing a revolution. ... In fact, 19 out of 26 countries in the region have public programs to electrify rural areas with clean energy ...

What's Driving Homophobia in Africa?

What's Driving Homophobia in Africa?
 - Recent court and political victories have given the LGBT rights movement unexpected momentum in the United States, but the picture is not so bright ...

US Jews helping gay Russian asylum seekers feel at home

US Jews helping gay Russian asylum seekers feel at home
 - Since the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the world media has ramped down its reporting on the persecution of Russia's LGBT community. The Kremlin's ...

LGBT youth study finds parents key to healthy sexual behaviors

LGBT youth study finds parents key to healthy sexual behaviors
 - Despite ongoing efforts by HIV prevention specialists, young gay and bisexual men are engaging in unprotected anal sex all too frequently, according ...

The Toll of Our Christian Theology on the LGBT Community

The Toll of Our Christian Theology on the LGBT Community
 - This is the cost of our religion to the LGBT community. More accurately, it's the cost of our religion to LGBT human beings. This is the painful collateral ...

Spirit Day: LGBT Students Reveal The Impact Of Being Bullied

Spirit Day: LGBT Students Reveal The Impact Of Being Bullied
 - Today is Spirit Day, when millions of people don purple to take a stand against bullying and show support and solidarity with LGBT youth. GLAAD ...

Food inequality: could diverging diets signal a coming wave of healthy eating?

Food inequality: could diverging diets signal a coming wave of healthy eating?
 - The idea that richer Americans eat healthier than poorer Americans isn't ... Angus Deaton talks about inequality as a positive phenomenon in his ...

Women workers join America's top 1%

Women workers join America's top 1%
 - Everyone knows that economic inequality has increased dramatically since the 1970s, and this has created a new cottage industry: ...

Inequality and speaking up for LGBT youth

Inequality and speaking up for LGBT youth
 - Inequality is a cancer that our country and the world has fought against from ... Though some may disagree in part, the United States of America was ...

85 Million Children Receive School Meals in Latin America and the Caribbean

85 Million Children Receive School Meals in Latin America and the Caribbean
 - equality because it allows girls and boys to access education," said WFP Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Miguel Barreto.

Why the U.S. Should Worry About the Global Education Problem

Why the U.S. Should Worry About the Global Education Problem
 - I just finished Gabriel Zinny's Educación 3.0, which covers the changing landscape of education both in the United States and in Latin America.

Victor Davis Hanson commentary: In a racially blended America, why do some benefit?

Victor Davis Hanson commentary: In a racially blended America, why do some benefit?
 - But The Times would not dare dub the president, who had a white mother and African father, a “ white African-American.” In short, not only are racial ...

Praise for New Rules on Racial Disparities in Schools

Praise for New Rules on Racial Disparities in Schools
 - Praise for New Rules on Racial Disparities in Schools ... Although they are African American, their training often doesn't have the same kind of cultural ...

Racial aggression is becoming more prominent

Racial aggression is becoming more prominent
 - From Trayvon Martin to Ferguson, I have to wonder if it’s just a racial aggression toward the police, or if it's toward anyone who does not take the side of any black person. If someone dares to challenge these sociological confines then they run the risk of being accused of racism, and if they refuse to acknowledge this paradigm and do not take a side then they immediately are called ignorant.

The anachronism of ethnic aristocracies

The anachronism of ethnic aristocracies
 - After all, Mr. Zimmerman is as Hispanic as Barack Obama is African-American. However, The New York Times would not dare dub the president, who ...

Americans Are More Politically Biased Than Racist

Americans Are More Politically Biased Than Racist
 - Documents included racial cues such as “president of the African American Student Association” and others featured politically-tinged prompts such ...

This Columnist Has No Idea What A Hispanic Is

This Columnist Has No Idea What A Hispanic Is
 - The term refers to people of European descent who identify ethnically as Hispanic. There are white people in Latin America just like there are white ...

Latin festival celebrates diverse culture, rich Hispanic roots

Latin festival celebrates diverse culture, rich Hispanic roots
 - "I enjoy seeing all the Hispanic people gathering here together and everybody else coming here to celebrate our culture," said Staff Sgt. Andres ...

Appeals court strikes down Arizona law denying bail to undocumented immigrants accused of ...

Appeals court strikes down Arizona law denying bail to undocumented immigrants accused of ...
 - Proponents of the 2006 law said the statute prevents people who aren't authorized to be in the country and skip out on their bail from committing future ...

Director Dustin Lance Black wants to take equality in a new direction

Director Dustin Lance Black wants to take equality in a new direction
 - For Black, it's a topic informed both by his achievements as an out, gay ... “Families are important to me and a lot of young people growing up in the ...

A Look at President Obama's Record on Blacks, Hispanics and Gays at Year Six

A Look at President Obama's Record on Blacks, Hispanics and Gays at Year Six
 - Obstruction by congressional Republicans has been a major obstacle for President Obama for four of his six years in office. But the fact is, specific ...

Why do we celebrate Columbus Day?

Why do we celebrate Columbus Day?
 - Columbus Day is also considered to be a day that Italian-Americans ... South Dakota celebrates Native American Day, and Discoverer's Day is ...

Seattle Swaps Columbus Day For 'Indigenous Peoples' Day'

Seattle Swaps Columbus Day For 'Indigenous Peoples' Day'
 - South Dakota celebrates Native American Day in "remembrance of the great Native American leaders who contributed so much to the history of our ...

Social ties, self-esteem vital to low-income black, latino boys

Social ties, self-esteem vital to low-income black, latino boys
 - In our study, the personal strengths of black and Latino male teens living in urban poverty were associated with engagement in pro-social activities ...