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martes, 27 de enero de 2015

Meet the LGBT Americans who oppose gay marriage

Meet the LGBT Americans who oppose gay marriage
 - If you thought everyone in the LGBT community wanted gay marriage, you would be wrong. It's much more nuanced than that. A new chart from Pew, ...

Local organization reaches out to LGBT prisoners nationwide through books

Local organization reaches out to LGBT prisoners nationwide through books
 - LGBT Book to Prisoners seeks to work against oppressive functions of the prison system and give some control back into prisoners' hands. The project ...

LGBT community forms group to battle 'hate' bills

LGBT community forms group to battle 'hate' bills
 - The LGBT community is under attack,” said Troy Stevenson, executive director of newly formed Freedom Oklahoma. “We are here to tell you that we ...

Mormon church backs LGBT rights -- with one condition

Mormon church backs LGBT rights -- with one condition
 - "It is one of today's great ironies that some people who have fought so hard for LGBT rights now try to deny the rights of others to disagree with their ...

Mormon church breaks silence to warn against intolerance of LGBT advocates

Mormon church breaks silence to warn against intolerance of LGBT advocates
 - Elder D Todd Christofferson of the Church of the Latter-Day Saints' Quorum of the Twelve Apostles speaks during a news conference in Salt Lake City ...

School cancels LGBT workshop last-minute because 'the other side had to be heard'

School cancels LGBT workshop last-minute because 'the other side had to be heard'
 - He said: “We're an organisation with the mission to make it easier to be LGBT in secondary schools. We do workshops for transition year students ...

Sweden Opens Swimming Pool Designed Specifically For LGBT Community

Sweden Opens Swimming Pool Designed Specifically For LGBT Community
 - Sundbyberg, a progressive suburb outside Stockholm, Sweden, is opening the first public pool designed specifically for the LGBT community.

Legal scholars come out against Teasley's “religious freedom” bill

Legal scholars come out against Teasley's “religious freedom” bill
 - to government's interactions with individuals, and that an unnamed representative from the LGBT community asked him to specify as such. Teasley ...

Matt Palmer, LGBT Musician, Releases 'Break-Up'

Matt Palmer, LGBT Musician, Releases 'Break-Up'
 - This one is going to get stuck in your head for sure. Matt Palmer is a pop/R&B musician whose EP "Stranger Than Fiction" served as his debut as an ...


Idaho Lawmakers Begin Listening to 'Add the Words' Testimony for LGBT Protections

Idaho Lawmakers Begin Listening to 'Add the Words' Testimony for LGBT Protections
 - Thousands of Idahoans have flocked to the Statehouse to testify in front of lawmakers concerning a bill that would include sexual orientation and ...

Millionaires Are Also Worried About Rising Income Inequality

Millionaires Are Also Worried About Rising Income Inequality
 - The growing income gap is one of the top economic concerns for American millionaires, topping terrorism and the budget deficit, according to a new ...

Missouri Among 16 States Where Middle-Class is Hurting

Missouri Among 16 States Where Middle-Class is Hurting
 - When it comes to income inequality in America, not all states are created equal.In some states, the top 1 percent of income earners have ...

Inequality Is Not Just About Wall Street: It's In All 50 States

Inequality Is Not Just About Wall Street: It's In All 50 States
  - For many Americans, the popular image of the top 1%–those Americans who are wealthier than the other 99%–is focused on Wall Street, the symbolic ...

Education can beat back economic inequality

Education can beat back economic inequality
 - The crumbling of the once-mighty American middle class has two unstoppable causes, globalization and automation, and one stoppable one, a poorly ...

You're probably richer than you think you are: How inequality screws with our perspective

You're probably richer than you think you are: How inequality screws with our perspective
 - The critics of the change are wrong, but what's more important is that the dust-up is indicative of a profound failure in America to understand class ...

Top 1 percent capture most of wealth gains

Top 1 percent capture most of wealth gains
 - The wealthiest 1 percent of those in Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama captured nearly half of the states' income gains over the past generation and ...

Report highlights income inequality in Pennsylvania

Report highlights income inequality in Pennsylvania
 - The result, the authors of the study argue, is pushing income inequality to ... “Either America must accept that the American Dream of widespread ...

Growing Number of Americans Demand School Choice, Thousands of Rallies Planned

Growing Number of Americans Demand School Choice, Thousands of Rallies Planned
 - Rees said charter schools have served as a critical public education option for students for more than 20 years with more than 2.7 million students ...

Latino voters: Who loves ya?

Latino voters: Who loves ya?
- Steve King was welcoming GOP 2016 presidential hopefuls to his Iowa Freedom Summit by likening "dreamers" to people "from the other planet," ...

Will A Black-Latino Alliance in Mississippi Change Politics in the Deep South?

Will A Black-Latino Alliance in Mississippi Change Politics in the Deep South?
 - We certainly have people on the margins who use inflammatory language, and it makes Hispanic voters think they are not welcome in the Republican ...


UN Highlights Tackling of Social Exclusion in Latin America

UN Highlights Tackling of Social Exclusion in Latin America
 - The latest report found that multidimensional poverty in the region decreased ... The UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean ...


Poverty reduction in Latin America stalls during 2014: totals 167 million

Poverty reduction in Latin America stalls during 2014: totals 167 million
 - Poverty affected 28% of Latin America's population in 2014, revealing that its decline has stalled at around that level since 2012, while indigence rose ...

OTR's Latin School for Boys raises the bar, demands high standards

OTR's Latin School for Boys raises the bar, demands high standards
 - Learning Latin at age 9 is certainly unique, and the benefits it provides are already being recognized, as the boys are able to make connections and ...

Reduction of poverty in Latin America at a standstill, Cepal says

Reduction of poverty in Latin America at a standstill, Cepal says
 - Poverty in 2014 affected 28.1 percent of the population of Latin America and the Caribbean, a figure that shows how improvement in that sector has ...

Marriage equality will be welcome news for Latinos

Marriage equality will be welcome news for Latinos
 - A survey by the Public Religion Research Institute found that Latino ... Why should a gay Latina couple in Austin, for example, not have the same legal ...