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lunes, 3 de noviembre de 2014

5 reasons you should really be “spooked” by inequality

5 reasons you should really be “spooked” by inequality
 - While this affects everyone, violence and crime have a disproportionate impact on those living in poverty, who receive little protection from the police ...

Kickstarting a New Golden Age of LGBT Film: Kit Williamson Interviews Casper Andreas

Kickstarting a New Golden Age of LGBT Film: Kit Williamson Interviews Casper Andreas
 - Gone are the days where you can credibly expect your micro budget LGBT film to easily turn a profit, so how do you attract investors? Increasingly ...

Elle Fanning cast as trans boy in new film

Elle Fanning cast as trans boy in new film
 - Pink News reports that the 16-year-old actress – sister to Dakota Fanning – has been cast alongside Susan Sarandon and Naomi Watts in the indie ...

Donors to Gay Causes Consider Their Next Steps

Donors to Gay Causes Consider Their Next Steps
 - In 2003, one year before Massachusetts became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage, LGBT issues received $32.1-million from U.S. ...

Majority of Adults Say Employers Shouldn't Discriminate Against LGBT Workers on Religious ...

Majority of Adults Say Employers Shouldn't Discriminate Against LGBT Workers on Religious ...
 - According to Harris Interactive, a Nielsen-owned rolling research firm, the bulk of American adults feel as if LGBT workers should not be discriminated ...

Baker's Anti LGBT Running Mate

Baker's Anti LGBT Running Mate
 - If Baker wins this election it will be a giant strep backwards for LGBT equality in this state. When Baker's running mate State Representative Karyn ...

Oxford student union to run consent classes for LGBTQ students and couples

Oxford student union to run consent classes for LGBTQ students and couples
 - The University of Oxford’s student union is to roll out sexual consent workshops aimed specifically at LGBTQ students, as well as classes aimed at couples. The workshops, piloted on a small scale in Oxford last year, are the first of their kind to be introduced at a UK university. The student union will run them at colleges across the university from February.
 

Islamic youth centre urges boycott of LGBT fundraiser

Islamic youth centre urges boycott of LGBT fundraiser
 - An Islamic youth centre in Aarhus has urged its members and other Muslims to not participate in a fundraiser for LGBT rights in Kenya. Muslimsk ...

First LGBT gold charter mark presented to chief

First LGBT gold charter mark presented to chief
 - The region's Interim Director of Public Health, Michele McCoy was received the award on behalf of the Public Health team from LGBT Youth Scotland ...

The Way He Looks' depicts sentimental LGBT coming-of-age story

The Way He Looks' depicts sentimental LGBT coming-of-age story
 - With his debut feature-length, he creates a disarmingly sentimental LGBT coming-of-age film with winsomely affable protagonists and an earnestness ...

Living in the Last Days

Living in the Last Days
 - There are 10 million American children in poverty, whereas 39 percent of Black children under 18 years of age live in poverty, and 32 percent of ...

The Ultimate Global Antipoverty Program

The Ultimate Global Antipoverty Program
 - The reduction in world poverty has attracted little attention because it runs ... More to the point, what would life in America be like had we followed ...

Argentina NGO works to prevent senseless deaths

Argentina NGO works to prevent senseless deaths
 - Many of these deaths are a result of poverty and lack of medical knowledge. The size and remote nature of some of Argentina's regions also makes it ...




US surpassed in graduation rates

US surpassed in graduation rates
 - America, once the best-educated society, is now surpassed by 10 other nations with higher college graduation rates. Political science professor Dr.

New math + whole language + union teachers = clueless students

New math + whole language + union teachers = clueless students
 - The greatest obstacles to public education reform are the unions, the National Education Association and American Federation of Teachers.

Could education provide the antidote to voter cynicism?

Could education provide the antidote to voter cynicism?
 - Education represents our best hope for expanding the middle class, ... Show America that the public interest can still outweigh political calculus and ...

The Hysteria Surrounding the Ebola “Issue” is the Perfect Lens to Look at BOTH Secular and ...

The Hysteria Surrounding the Ebola “Issue” is the Perfect Lens to Look at BOTH Secular and ...
 - America is a proudly ignorant country. In fact the very kind of general knowledge education that could mitigate the impact of something like our Ebola ...

Cathedral City family torn apart by gun violence

Cathedral City family torn apart by gun violence
 - A study released by the Violence Policy Center shows that homicide is the second leading cause of death for Hispanics ages 15 to 24.

Business school turns to India, Latin America and Middle East to recruit grad students

Business school turns to India, Latin America and Middle East to recruit grad students
 - The GW School of Business dean is looking to recruit graduate students from what she called untapped regions in higher education: India, Latin ...

Poverty: The Need for a Relational Approach

Poverty: The Need for a Relational Approach
 - In Latin America –the World Bank tells us– the size of the middle class doubled in the past ten years, as personal incomes increase and poverty gets ...




Ben Stein Thinks Obama Is “the Most Racist President” in American History

Ben Stein Thinks Obama Is “the Most Racist President” in American History
 - What the White House is trying to do is racialize all politics and they're especially trying to tell the African-American voter that the G.O.P. is against ...

Racial Talk At Work? Beware Of Reverse Discrimination.

Racial Talk At Work? Beware Of Reverse Discrimination.
 - Mr. Burlington and Mr. Hecht are both white, and both lost their jobs for making racial comments that were offensive to at least some African-American ...

Wait, who says people of color don't care about the climate?

Wait, who says people of color don't care about the climate?
 - African American voters are much more concerned with unemployment, lack of ... to ascertain from these surveys, especially when it comes to race.

In Alabama, race again at heart of voting- rights debate — but with twist

In Alabama, race again at heart of voting- rights debate — but with twist
 - But the essence of the allegation is not that Republicans made it too hard for African American candidates to be elected. It's that they made it too easy.

Majority of Adults Say Employers Shouldn't Discriminate Against LGBT Workers on Religious ...

Majority of Adults Say Employers Shouldn't Discriminate Against LGBT Workers on Religious ...
 - What I would be interested to know is whether people feel any different ... Should employers be able to not hire black people on religious grounds?