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lunes, 27 de octubre de 2014

A survival guide for Christians who have been fighting against marriage equality

A survival guide for Christians who have been fighting against marriage equality
 - Christine Weick protests outside a federal courthouse on March 3, 2014, before a trial that could overturn Michigan's ban on gay marriage in Detroit.

Empowering Voices - When a Friend Confides in You About Being Abused

Empowering Voices - When a Friend Confides in You About Being Abused
 - According to a recent publication from Northwestern's Feinberg School of Medicine, researchers found that LGBTQ individuals are at similar, if not ...

Op-ed: No, the South Isn't a 'New Frontier' for LGBT Rights

Op-ed: No, the South Isn't a 'New Frontier' for LGBT Rights
 - Framing the South as a backward, dangerous place is not only wrong but also demeaning to the LGBT people who have lived and worked decades for ...

Fighting Back against LGBT Fascism: What You Can Do

Fighting Back against LGBT Fascism: What You Can Do
 - So if we are going to bust the LGBT racketeers, we have to set aside some of our political differences on other issues and focus on the values that ...

How Being LGBT Could Mean You Get Stuck in the Prison System

How Being LGBT Could Mean You Get Stuck in the Prison System
 - The suit further argues that anti-LGBT slurs were common place in the prison, and that inmates in the ALT were less likely to receive attention or be ...




What It's Like To Face The LGBT Inquisition

What It's Like To Face The LGBT Inquisition
 - Dare to question the new moral majority, and you will face an LGBT Inquisition. A bisexual son of lesbian parents speaks up.
 

Dolly Parton opens up about her LGBT fans & not passing judgment

Dolly Parton opens up about her LGBT fans & not passing judgment
 - At 68, Dolly Parton is showing no signs of slowing down. As the singer celebrates the 50th anniversary of when she first arrived to Nashville, she ...

3 Christian conferences, 3 approaches to LGBT issues

3 Christian conferences, 3 approaches to LGBT issues
 - David Gushee, a leading evangelical ethicist, plans to publicly announce his support of LGBT relationships at the event.) And in January, the Gay ...

Why We Shouldn't Lose Sight of Full Equality

Why We Shouldn't Lose Sight of Full Equality
 - This is all very good news, but GLSEN's annual school climate survey, also released last week, is a good reminder that - while LGBT Americans live in ...

Inequality in workplaces must change

Inequality in workplaces must change
 - African-American men are getting paid less than Caucasian men, African-American women are getting paid less than African-American men and ...

Intel to see strong shipment growth for Education Tablets in 2015

Intel to see strong shipment growth for Education Tablets in 2015
 - Digitimes Research expects countries that have procured Classmate PCs previously (over 80% located in Latin America) to turn to purchase the ...

The Latino Policy Forum hoped to share candidates' views with Illinois Latinos

The Latino Policy Forum hoped to share candidates' views with Illinois Latinos
 - The Latino Policy Forum is an organization that aims to encourage Latinos to get ... the political process and helped register thousands of people to vote this year. In September, the Latinto Policy Forum and the Illinois Latino Agenda ...

Group Works to get Latinos Registered to Vote

Group Works to get Latinos Registered to Vote
 - Jennifer Carrillo of the Illinois People's Action said, "I think that if we want Latino issues to be taken seriously, then people need to turn out to vote.

Guest Spot: Argument rife with hypocrisy, xenophobia

Guest Spot: Argument rife with hypocrisy, xenophobia
 - It's easy to wave the Stars and Stripes and make nasty comments about Latino people in the name of your alleged passion for our country. But ask ...

What's Behind the Falling Latino Dropout Rates?

What's Behind the Falling Latino Dropout Rates?
 - The Hispanic dropout rate, 14 percent, is the lowest it’s been in three decades and has been cut in half since 2000. About a fourth of the people who took the GED test in 2013 were Latino, the largest share since 2003. The graduation rate for Hispanics, different than the dropout rate, was up to 76 percent to 2012, a 15 percentage point increase from 2006.        




Dominican Republic rejects international court's discrimination ruling

Dominican Republic rejects international court's discrimination ruling
 - A Dominican court ruled last year that people born in the Dominican Republic to migrants living there illegally were not automatically entitled to ...

Eastern Islanders & Native Americans Shocking Connection Revealed

Eastern Islanders & Native Americans Shocking Connection Revealed
 - More remote than anybody else, people in these areas were said to have ... Whether the ancient civilization made connections with Latinos the other ...

Study focuses on suicide resilience and vulnerability

Study focuses on suicide resilience and vulnerability
 - Religious beliefs and practices may reduce thoughts of suicide among African-American adults in stressful life events induced by racial discrimination, ...

Media Ignores 400 African-Americans Marching to Stop Abortions on Black Babies

Media Ignores 400 African-Americans Marching to Stop Abortions on Black Babies
 - Though African American women make up 12% of the population, they ... which exposed the racial targeting of abortion on the Black community.

Anabaptists: peaceful force for racial justice?

Anabaptists: peaceful force for racial justice?
 - Hope for the Future” began in 2011 in response to the rapid growth of people of color in the church. Racial-ethnic leaders gather to discuss ways to help Mennonite Church USA make institutional changes to mirror its evolving racial and ethnic demographics. “Hope for the Future” participant Ewuare Osayande is responding to that call in his community. As anti-oppression coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee, Osayande has been visiting congregations with presentations about the impact of racism, gender and class discrimination.

Am I 'black enough'?

Am I 'black enough'?
 - that didn't quite jibe with whatever was expected from African-Americans. ... Black Enough extended beyond the parameters of the African-American ...

If UNC Doesn't Deserve The Death Penalty, Who Does?

If UNC Doesn't Deserve The Death Penalty, Who Does?
 - In simple terms, the scam involved steering black athletes toward courses in Afro-American studies. Whatever grade they needed to remain eligible ...

Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest

Outgoing president's party leads Uruguay contest
  - But critics say his government failed to deal with problems in education, ... Rising crime has raised security concerns among the South American ...

International Institute receives $6.3 million in federal funding

International Institute receives $6.3 million in federal funding
 - the Latin American Institute, the Center for Southeast Asian ... “These grants,” noted the Department of Education in a recent press ...

Plans to drop fees could lower quality

Plans to drop fees could lower quality
 - After becoming the first country in Latin America to introduce tuition fees, Chile's ... Over the last 25 years, Chile's tertiary education has experienced a ...