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lunes, 12 de enero de 2015

Six percent of employees must be LGBT

Six percent of employees must be LGBT
 - The broadcaster wants 6% of staff to identify as LGBT by the year 2020 – up from 2.4% – with targets for 6% staff with disabilities and 20% black, Asian ...

Egypt acquits all 26 gay men in recent boathouse raid

Egypt acquits all 26 gay men in recent boathouse raid
 - While many see a shift in relations between the law and the LGBT community, others fear that the court may have inadvertently provoked a public ...

5 Misconceptions About Coming Out We Need to Clear Up

5 Misconceptions About Coming Out We Need to Clear Up
 - Coming out is often thought of as a watershed moment in an LGBT person's life, and in some ways that's true. However, while it may be an important ...

Cost to business of staying in the closet

Cost to business of staying in the closet
 - More than 80% of those polled in a study of 200 senior lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) business figures by LGBT network ...


Gay football fans 'attacked after being lured to hoax meeting with fellow supporters'

Gay football fans 'attacked after being lured to hoax meeting with fellow supporters'
 - A GROUP of LGBT football fans have claimed they were attacked after being lured to a meeting with a fake like-minded group. Police have launched ...

Goa plans to 'treat' LGBTs

Goa plans to 'treat' LGBTs
  - The government will set up special centres for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) youth, Goa Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Ramesh ...

A history of LGBT activism at UNL

A history of LGBT activism at UNL
 - For 28 years, CGLBTC has advocated for social justice for the LGBT community within the university. Last semester, the committee collaborated with ...

HRC Now Accepts Religious Liberty Bigotry

HRC Now Accepts Religious Liberty Bigotry
 - The bill that would have given any individual the ability to discriminate against LGBT people had it not been vetoed in the 11th hour by then Governor ...

LGBT seniors will soon have a place to gather in the Bronx

LGBT seniors will soon have a place to gather in the Bronx
 - Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders — better known as SAGE — is moving on up to the Bronx. The national organization, which offers provides ...

Big Wins For LGBT at the Golden Globes

Big Wins For LGBT at the Golden Globes
 - The best thing about the night might have been the LGBT visibility. Matt Bomer won a best supporting actor award for The Normal Heart- a bit of ...

Most of America's rich think the poor have it easy

Most of America's rich think the poor have it easy
 - Most of America's richest think poor people have it easy in this country, ... feels that the leading reason for inequality in America is that the poor don't ...

Children's right to a good education must be protected

Children's right to a good education must be protected
 - As the number of parents home schooling their children continues to grow across North America, many are looking to British Columbia as a model.

America is secretly number one internationally in education

America is secretly number one internationally in education
 - A new study may change the perception of American public education's shortcoming ... Namely, our “education” problem is really a problem of poverty.

A Different Approach to Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

A Different Approach to Breaking the Cycle of Poverty
 - Similarly, the Perry Project in the 1960s randomly selected African American children born into poverty for high-quality pre-school and followed those ...

Upcoming exhibit at CWU explores addiction and homelessness

Upcoming exhibit at CWU explores addiction and homelessness
 - A new exhibition, Righteous Dopefiend: Homelessness, Poverty and Addiction in Urban America, opens January 14 in CWU's Museum of Culture and ...


Despite the Statistics, We Haven't Lost the War on Poverty

Despite the Statistics, We Haven't Lost the War on Poverty
- It's been more than a half-century since President Johnson officially launched the War on Poverty, in his State of the Union address delivered on this ...

US ponders inequality amid economic rebound

US ponders inequality amid economic rebound
 - America's resurgence is real,” Mr Obama said in Knoxville, Tennessee last week. But tepid wage growth and a historically low labour participation ...

Racial justice in America: Alternative universes

Racial justice in America: Alternative universes
 - As such, the poverty rate for blacks (27.2 percent) is nearly triple that of whites (9.7 percent). Though America's overall poverty rate is 15 percent, more ...

Despite progress, two Americas still persist

Despite progress, two Americas still persist
 - King explained: “Most of the poverty-stricken people of America are persons who are working every day and they end up getting part-time wages for ...

First gay marriage in Baja California halted after couple deemed 'too insane to wed'

First gay marriage in Baja California halted after couple deemed 'too insane to wed'
 - Mexico City became the first jurisdiction in Latin America to legalise same-sex marriage in 2009. The Mexican states of Quintana Roo and Baja ...


Neoliberalism's Latin America Struggle

Neoliberalism's Latin America Struggle
  - Neoliberalism has been an “occupying force in Latin America” for over three decades while it has stripped the nation/state(s) of the functionality of a ...

In Latin America, new urgency to educate stirs up outdated system

In Latin America, new urgency to educate stirs up outdated system
 - Seeking better schools, Latin America – the world's most unequal region – is trying models like Teach for America.

Zuckerberg could face gritty questions at Facebook townhall in Colombia

Zuckerberg could face gritty questions at Facebook townhall in Colombia
  - Facebook users in Latin America will have a chance to pepper Mark Zuckerberg ... wanted to know how Facebook can help with technology education.

Committee explores ways to better address African American student issues

Committee explores ways to better address African American student issues
 - African American parents, because many of the district's students who identify as African American come from multi-ethnic or bi-racial families.

5 Years Later, Haiti Is Embracing Its Potential

5 Years Later, Haiti Is Embracing Its Potential
 - As Haitians and their many international donors consider how best to advance gains made since 2010, it is appropriate to reflect on why Haiti is poor ...