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martes, 2 de diciembre de 2014

South Bay LGBT Center to offer free, rapid HIV testing for first time in 25-year history

South Bay LGBT Center to offer free, rapid HIV testing for first time in 25-year history
 - When Alphonzo Hicks started volunteering at the South Bay LGBT Center two months ago, he was surprised that the Torrance-based organization ...

Abercrombie, Cardinal, Huntington, L Brands, Nationwide get high marks in LGBT ratings

Abercrombie, Cardinal, Huntington, L Brands, Nationwide get high marks in LGBT ratings
 - Several central Ohio companies received high marks in this year's Corporate Equality Index, a project of the Human Rights Campaign, a group ...

Liberal Judaism to host landmark Transgender project: Twilight people

Liberal Judaism to host landmark Transgender project: Twilight people
 - One of the UK's major strands of Judaism, Liberal Judaism, has announced that it will host Twilight People: Stories of ...


Northwestern Mutual recognized as one of the best work places for LGBT equality

Northwestern Mutual recognized as one of the best work places for LGBT equality
 - CEI is the premiere national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality. The CEI rates ...

EU Countries Banned From Requiring LGBT Asylum Seekers To Prove Their Sexuality

EU Countries Banned From Requiring LGBT Asylum Seekers To Prove Their Sexuality
 - The most sensitive portion of the ruling holds that member states cannot require asylum seekers to “prove” they are LGBT by answering detailed ...

Canadian Olympic Committee unveils LGBT initiatives, partnership with You Can Play

Canadian Olympic Committee unveils LGBT initiatives, partnership with You Can Play
  -The Canadian Olympic Committee today unveils a new initiative aimed at combating anti-LGBT bias in sport. The program is the deepest, most ...

Planting Peace Travels With Grace Phelps To Document Jamaican LGBT Homeless Youth

Planting Peace Travels With Grace Phelps To Document Jamaican LGBT Homeless Youth
 - The plight of LGBT Jamacians is dire and they not only experience extreme levels of violence but also discrimination in terms of housing and ...

LGBT Activist Files for Asylum in Germany

LGBT Activist Files for Asylum in Germany
 - Prominent local LGBT activist Kirill Kalugin announced last week that he had applied for political asylum in Germany, while an anti-gay crowd in St.

The puzzle of political asylum for LGBT people

The puzzle of political asylum for LGBT people
 - How can you prove persecution in your own country because of your sexual orientation? It's a thorny issue that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ...

Inequality in Canada is growing. Here are some fixes

Inequality in Canada is growing. Here are some fixes
 - America is willing to pay its high-skilled workers significant premiums, but at the expense of their low- and middle-skilled workers,” Alexander and ...

America doesn't have an education problem, it has a class problem

America doesn't have an education problem, it has a class problem
 - Since then American inequality has climbed sharply—so much so that the US is now a more unequal society than Europe was during the last days of ...

The State of Inequality in America

The State of Inequality in America
 - Inequality has become “the defining challenge of our time” – a set of issues potent enough to propel a thick economics tome to the New York Times' ...


Why conservatism can best address the real problems surrounding income inequality

Why conservatism can best address the real problems surrounding income inequality
  - Throughout the Obama era, the issue of income inequality has been a ... eight years, income inequality lies at the core of what is wrong with America.

What a housekeeper at Harvard's hotel tells us about inequality

What a housekeeper at Harvard's hotel tells us about inequality
 - can earn a wide range of wages — describes a labor market phenomenon that's deepening inequality in America. That trend has been the subject ...

Fewer homicides in New York City but most of the dead are black or Hispanic, crime stats show

Fewer homicides in New York City but most of the dead are black or Hispanic, crime stats show
- 23, the number of black and Hispanic victims killed were 88 percent of all ... with the job cops have to do to solve murders and other violent crimes.

Blacks Still Trail Whites and Latinos in Getting Treated for HIV

Blacks Still Trail Whites and Latinos in Getting Treated for HIV
 - Engaging and retaining people in HIV care has to be a top priority in our HIV response, said Jonathan Mermin, the director the National Center for HIV ...

New Latino Studies minor in effect

New Latino Studies minor in effect
 - After a few false starts, the University of Iowa's new Latino Studies minor ... “Often, those have been the initiative of one or a handful of people, and ...

How Can 2020 Census Measure Latino Race-Ethnicity?

How Can 2020 Census Measure Latino Race-Ethnicity?
 - Hispanic is considered an ethnicity and Hispanics or Latinos can be of any race. On the 2010 Census, Hispanics were allowed to choose between ...

Latino approval of Obama soars 14 points since executive amnesty, more than 20 points ...

Latino approval of Obama soars 14 points since executive amnesty, more than 20 points ...
 - His approval among Latinos was mostly flat too from February to the ... After the postponement, Latino support dropped below the 50 percent mark, almost ... less educated whites — the sort of people who'll feel a fresh new supply of ...

UN urges action to end AIDS epidemic by 2030

UN urges action to end AIDS epidemic by 2030
 - We have a short five-year window of opportunity to reach the people who are being left behind, people who have been denied their rights - young ...

Caribbean advances in reducing mother-to-child HIV transmission

Caribbean advances in reducing mother-to-child HIV transmission
 - By 2020, under the Melbourne program, 90 percent of those with HIV will be aware they are infected; 90 percent of those people will receive treatment; ...

Being a White Latina: A Reflection on Racial And Ethnic Identities

Being a White Latina: A Reflection on Racial And Ethnic Identities
 - We live in a country where race is a dichotomy and people are literally ... During and after my Latino New York class, I began to spend much time ...

Latin America Talent: Best & Worst Countries

Latin America Talent: Best & Worst Countries
  - Chile is the best country in Latin America when it comes to ability to develop, ... Of the ten worst countries worldwide, half are from Latin America. ... talent, reflecting a country's public investment in education and the quality of its ...

“Free” Education? Be Careful What You Wish For

“Free” Education? Be Careful What You Wish For
 - A number of countries already pay for universal education, from primary school to college, including Norway, Germany, and Sweden. In Latin America ...


Black, gay and shot dead in his own car: this is another Missouri killing we should talk about

Black, gay and shot dead in his own car: this is another Missouri killing we should talk about
 - It's a gap that reveals how a law enforcement system can fail not just black people, but black people who are also gay – simply because cops can't ...