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lunes, 10 de noviembre de 2014

According to the Religious Right, You're Probably 'Anti-Life'

According to the Religious Right, You're Probably 'Anti-Life'
 - What about LGBT rights? If you answered yes to supporting any of these, then the Religious Right has a label they'd like to slap on you: you're ...

Student-created board game includes LGBT characters

Student-created board game includes LGBT characters
 - Graduate business student Richard Bellamy thinks creating a popular board game with LGBT characters will create more inclusivity for people who do ...


How to tackle the backlash against gay rights?

How to tackle the backlash against gay rights?
 - It's important to note that the fight for LGBT rights is not a Western phenomenon; many of the governments at the forefront of the defence of LGBT rights ...

Why We're Telling The U.N. That Conversion Therapy Is Torture

Why We're Telling The U.N. That Conversion Therapy Is Torture
 - According to a 2009 report by the American Psychological Association, other techniques used to associate being LGBT with pain include inducing ...

6 Ways We Can Support Young LGBTs This Holiday Season

6 Ways We Can Support Young LGBTs This Holiday Season
 - With the holiday season fast approaching, some LGBT youth may be feeling extra pressure of having to deal with possibly hostile family members ...

22 Movies That Changed The Way We Felt About Ourselves As LGBT People

22 Movies That Changed The Way We Felt About Ourselves As LGBT People
 - The significance can even be more profound when you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT), given that representation of the ...

60% in Hong Kong Back LGBT Protections

60% in Hong Kong Back LGBT Protections
 - The paper, published by the Centre for Comparative and Public Law at the University of Hong Kong (HKU), comes two weeks after a three-month public consultation on the city's anti-discrimination laws. 'Our survey found that a majority of Hong Kong people hold generally favorable views of gays and lesbians, and a majority support enacting legislation to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation. Only 20% of the public said that they disagree with such legislation,' the report said.

Out & Equal's summit highlights Bank of America's long journey for LGBT advancement

Out & Equal's summit highlights Bank of America's long journey for LGBT advancement
 - Charlotte-based Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), which is the second-largest bank in Central Florida, was eager to tout that its LGBT Pride employee ...

Cross Scotland call to tackle school homophobia

Cross Scotland call to tackle school homophobia
 - Mhairi McMillan, Policy Director, LGBT Youth Scotland also stressed the need for organisations to work together and build on existing strategies.

Is Food Insecurity Really on the Decline?

Is Food Insecurity Really on the Decline?
 - Hunger is not a distinct poverty versus middle class problem—there's a continuum,” he says. As for where the trends on hunger in America are ...

No big change in poverty rate

No big change in poverty rate
 - The poverty rate for Asian Americans was lowest, 10.5 percent. It was highest for blacks, 27.5 percent. The second highest rate was found among the ...

Inequality Is The No.1 Economic Trend To Watch In 2015

Inequality Is The No.1 Economic Trend To Watch In 2015
 - However, the survey respondents don't think that North America will be the most affected by deepening inequality over the next year. That honor goes ...

Economic inequality in the US reaches levels not seen since Great Depression

Economic inequality in the US reaches levels not seen since Great Depression
 - In the late 1920s, the top 10 percent of Americans possessed 84 percent of the country's wealth. Since then, wealth inequality in America has followed ...

Why Income Inequality Is a Growing Threat

Why Income Inequality Is a Growing Threat
  - Income inequality is the top threat facing the world in 2015, according to ... Numbers from the U.S. Federal Reserve show that America's richest 10% ...

Wealth inequality in US not seen since Great Depression - study

Wealth inequality in US not seen since Great Depression - study
 - A new study has revealed that 0.01 percent of the population holds more and more of America's wealth. The share of wealth in the hands of middle ...

Can You Gentrify America's Poorest, Most Dangerous City?

Can You Gentrify America's Poorest, Most Dangerous City?
 - Camden is indeed one of America's poorest and most violent cities. Its poverty rate is high and stagnant, hovering around 40 percent year after year.

America's worst corporate ogre: How Big Coal is shamelessly plotting to stay alive

America's worst corporate ogre: How Big Coal is shamelessly plotting to stay alive
 - Just as it once helped Marlboro cigarettes push into Asia at the end of the last millennium, public relations giant Burson-Marsteller is helping Peabody Energy, the world’s largest private coal company, become the dominant supplier to the world’s most ravenous coal market, a role worth billions to Big Coal that could lock in decades of dangerously high carbon emissions.


One black Congresswoman is not enough

One black Congresswoman is not enough
 - The Mormon church needs to offer a very public apology for its perpetuation of racism all of these years, not just quietly “accept” African-Americans as ...

that is more prevalent than ever.

that is more prevalent than ever.
 - Racist violence against black people has seldom been implemented ... It still divides the country, even within African American communities, on the ...

Latin America: Who Gets Hurt, Helped By Lower Oil Prices

Latin America: Who Gets Hurt, Helped By Lower Oil Prices
 - The slump in oil prices has the potential to help some Latin American countries–and cause pain for others. HSBC's Andre Loes and team explain why ...

Study Shows State's Latino Children Face Obstacles to Health

Study Shows State's Latino Children Face Obstacles to Health
 - But the proportion of Latino children is projected to pull even with that of ... Poverty and its associated stressors have significant impacts on a child's ...

LA Archdiocese is steps ahead of Catholic debate over homosexuality

LA Archdiocese is steps ahead of Catholic debate over homosexuality
 - But while U.S. and western European Catholics have become more tolerant of gays, church officials in Africa, Asia and Latin America remain hostile, ...

The challenge of Latin America

The challenge of Latin America
 - Earlier this week Advent International closed the largest-ever buyout fund for deals in Latin America, collecting $2.1 billion from investors for ...

Day of the Dead event celebrates all cultures

Day of the Dead event celebrates all cultures
 - Castanos said she wanted everyone present to feel the familial warmth of the Latino Alliance where people can feel comfortable and connect.

Ku Klux Klan Opens its Doors to Hispanic, Blacks, Jews and Gays

Ku Klux Klan Opens its Doors to Hispanic, Blacks, Jews and Gays
 - White supremacist organisation, the Ku Klux Klan is rebranding as the "new Klan" by trying to increase membership to Jews, black people, gays and ...