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lunes, 15 de diciembre de 2014

Ireland Launches Nationwide 'Stop LGBT Hate Crime' Campaign - LISTEN

Ireland Launches Nationwide 'Stop LGBT Hate Crime' Campaign - LISTEN
  - Ireland's Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) has launched the “Stop LGBT Hate Crime” campaign which encourages people to report LGBT ...

Cyndi Lauper Praises 50 Cent for 'Evolving' On LGBT Issues - VIDEO

Cyndi Lauper Praises 50 Cent for 'Evolving' On LGBT Issues - VIDEO
  - The rapper - real name Curtis Jackson - tweeted at the time “If you a man and your over 25 and you don't eat pu**y just kill yourself damn it. The world ...


Holidays can be a time of stress

Holidays can be a time of stress
 - For LGBT people there's the stress around family acceptance of sexual ... LGBT seniors often find the holidays difficult because the emphasis is so ...

LGBT Americans still face inequality

LGBT Americans still face inequality
 - According to a new publication released today, LGBT Americans live in a two-tier system where they must navigate vastly differing state laws coupled ...

Opponent calls controversial 'ex-gay therapy' billboard legalized hate crime

Opponent calls controversial 'ex-gay therapy' billboard legalized hate crime
  - Prentiss stands proud today happy and comfortable in her skin, alongside dozens of others in the LGBT community with smiles on their faces for a ...

Laude murder case a test for court system taking on LGBT case—groups

Laude murder case a test for court system taking on LGBT case—groups
 - The murder case of transgender woman Jeffrey "Jennifer" Laude is a case test on how the Philippine justice system would respond to crimes against ...

South Korean LGBT Activists Declare Victory After Seoul Mayor Agrees To Address Discrimination ...

South Korean LGBT Activists Declare Victory After Seoul Mayor Agrees To Address Discrimination ...
 - The mayor of Seoul, South Korea, has apologized for failing to proclaim a new civil rights charter that includes LGBT protections, and agreed to ...

LGBT charities still need help

LGBT charities still need help
 - Those are the kinds of uplifting words that come to mind when we think of the work LGBT charities do, but less lofty words like “money” and “funding” ...

Bridgeport, Stamford top America's 10 most unequal metropolitan areas

Bridgeport, Stamford top America's 10 most unequal metropolitan areas
  - These are great American cities with rich cultural histories. But they also have the unfortunate distinction of being three of the most unequal places in America. The gap between the rich and the poor is vast.

Equality doesn't always limit economic growth

Equality doesn't always limit economic growth
  - For example, in high-inequality societies, where poor households are ... Latin America is the only world region where inequality has declined since the ...

Can Technology Help Fight Income Inequality?

Can Technology Help Fight Income Inequality?
 - Cowen said a final of set of forces to reverse inequality could come from ... “Perhaps we are living in a temporary intermediate period when America ...

Change is coming to American Higher Education

Change is coming to American Higher Education
 - The changes emerging nationally, some of which are listed below, have the potential to transform the economics of American higher education.


Teachers describe the terrible state of American education

Teachers describe the terrible state of American education
  - Teachers from across America (including a Philly elementary school with a $160 annual budget for 400 students!) wrote to Gawker to explain what the ...

Thousands take to street in Nicaragua to protest China canal deal

Thousands take to street in Nicaragua to protest China canal deal
  - It will be 278 kilometers in length and pass through Central America's ... the poverty level and is currently the second poorest country in Latin America.

Inequality and the American child

Inequality and the American child
 - About 14.5% of the American population as a whole is poor, but 19.9% of children – some 15mn individuals – live in poverty. Among developed ...

Tolerance of child sex crimes in Latin America thwarts convictions - rights group

Tolerance of child sex crimes in Latin America thwarts convictions - rights group
 - Latin America must tackle a social tolerance of children being sold for sex work and the growing online sex trade to boost low conviction rates for child sex trafficking, a rights group said.

American cities have bigger things to worry about than gentrification

American cities have bigger things to worry about than gentrification
 - Journalists cover the news, and what's new is not that cities have lost the middle class to the suburbs and been left with high poverty rates. It's news ...

Teach For America could miss recruitment mark by more than 25 percent

Teach For America could miss recruitment mark by more than 25 percent
  - Growing criticism about Teach For America and a polarized education reform debate is affecting recruitment of new corps members and the ...

America Must Invest In Early Childhood Education

America Must Invest In Early Childhood Education
 - It is about the need for early childhood education. This week, the White House took up the challenge of investing in early childhood education.

Italian-American group urges schools to promote a more positive image of Italians

Italian-American group urges schools to promote a more positive image of Italians
  - New Jersey's deep connections with Italy -- from the rush of immigrants more than a century ago to its original namesake, "Nova Caesarea" -- are being explored in depth by a little-known commission that has created a curriculum for the state's public schools.


Argentine gov't defends emphasis on human rights

Argentine gov't defends emphasis on human rights
 - The insistence on justice for victims of the junta, which killed an estimated 30,000 people and brutalized tens of thousands of others, has been a pillar ...

Who does it best for Christmas, Americans or Latinos?

Who does it best for Christmas, Americans or Latinos?
 - So many American and Latino traditions to embrace with family and friends, but ... Some people dislike to these Chrismas loafs, and often re-gift them.

New mentor program offered to Latino students

New mentor program offered to Latino students
 - Their parents maybe know a few people. I feel like me being a mentor I can help them build some relationships with other people in the community.".

With slower growth, 3 new piorities for aid programs in Latin America

With slower growth, 3 new piorities for aid programs in Latin America
 - Though most Latin American economies have risen from low to ... with food aid programs or complementing aid for education that was subsidized by ...

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter
 - We are focusing on Black lives right now, because they are the ones getting killed in huge numbers. LGBT people, women, and people with ...