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jueves, 19 de febrero de 2015

LGBT student leader takes pride in Illinois State

LGBT student leader takes pride in Illinois State
 - Now, four years later, Rillie was part of the team that brought the nation's largest LGBT college conference to Illinois State. That conference, called ...

Nine Times the Duggar Family Stood Against LGBT Equality

Nine Times the Duggar Family Stood Against LGBT Equality
 - There was only one thing missing from last night's season nine premiere of “19 Kids and Counting”: the family's avid stance against the LGBT ...

Stanford study shows many LGBT med students stay in the closet

Stanford study shows many LGBT med students stay in the closet
 - doctor by rainbow flag Fears of discrimination from faculty, peers and patients continue to pressure many in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...

LGBT History Month: what would be added to The Celluloid Closet?

LGBT History Month: what would be added to The Celluloid Closet?
 - The Celluloid Closet was released in 1995 and showed us the history of how film, especially Hollywood, had portrayed LGBT characters over the ...


Many LGBT Medical Students Don't Reveal Sexual Identity

Many LGBT Medical Students Don't Reveal Sexual Identity
 - Fear of discrimination is a major reason why about one-third of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) medical ...

To the Filipino LGBT Youth

To the Filipino LGBT Youth
 - Congratulations, you're gay! You're one of the 10 percent of the entire human race destined to be a little different from everyone else. So be thankful.

The new frontier in the fight over LGBT rights

The new frontier in the fight over LGBT rights
 - The same-sex marriage battle is inching closer and closer to a victorious conclusion for LGBT advocates: it's now legal for same-sex couples to marry ...

Feinberg study shows 'It gets better' for LGBT youth

Feinberg study shows 'It gets better' for LGBT youth
 - For struggling LGBT adolescents, activist and writer Dan Savage and a host of celebrities have promised, “It gets better.” The idea was supported by a ...

Why is it so surprising that I care about LGBT history if I'm straight?

Why is it so surprising that I care about LGBT history if I'm straight?
 - I never planned for my sexual orientation to enter into the conversation about my book. But we are so much more than the labels we're assigned.

Reports document anti-trans poverty, violence

Reports document anti-trans poverty, violence
 - our advocacy groups on Feb. 18 released reports that highlight the disproportionate rates of poverty and violence among transgender people.  

Baltimore Ranked One of the Poorest Cities in America

Baltimore Ranked One of the Poorest Cities in America
 - U.S. Census Bureau data found the 50 largest American cities that had ... residents who were once getting by economically, to fall below the poverty ...

Time to end worker poverty

Time to end worker poverty
 - This was part of the social contract America made with its people eighty years ago in the New Deal: Workers will receive a minimum wage. It may not ...

Business should declare war on income inequality

Business should declare war on income inequality
 - It is a critical business problem. The business community needs to declare war on economic inequality. Americans endure unequal outcomes as long ...

The Bizarre Idea That Union Membership Reduced Inequality

The Bizarre Idea That Union Membership Reduced Inequality
 - So much so that Kristof has now come around to the idea that unions were the thing that reduced inequality in mid-20th century America. Further, that ...

The racial wealth gap we hardly talk about: What happens in retirement

The racial wealth gap we hardly talk about: What happens in retirement
 - Hispanic families, according to an analysis done by the Urban Institute, which released a series of charts illustrating wealth inequality in America.

Is inequality responsible for America's innovation gap?

Is inequality responsible for America's innovation gap?
 - This is one of the biggest mysteries facing students of the economy. In his 2011 book The Great Stagnation, Tyler Cowan theorized that Western ...

Daily catch-up: old London, America not so unequal after all, and the schrödinbug

Daily catch-up: old London, America not so unequal after all, and the schrödinbug
 - One of the common confusions is with America, where inequality has increased continuously since around 1980. Even there, care is needed.

The Cost of a Decline in Unions

The Cost of a Decline in Unions
 - Most studies suggest that about one-fifth of the increase in economic inequality in America among men in recent decades is the result of the decline in ...

Little relief in Central America's food crisis

Little relief in Central America's food crisis
 - The United Nations, World Food Program, Oxfam Nicaragua and Save the Children have all requested emergency ... Ricardo Rapallo, FAO food security officer at the regional office for Latin America and the Caribbean, told Devex.

A deadly political scandal could test democracy in Argentina

A deadly political scandal could test democracy in Argentina
 - However, in Argentina, as in many other Latin American countries, politicians are rarely prosecuted. Former President Carlos Menem, who was ...

Why is the Pasco shooting becoming a race issue?

Why is the Pasco shooting becoming a race issue?
 - Either Latinos aren't running or Latinos aren't voting for the Latino candidates. That's not the white guy's fault. Should white people not run in majority ...

It's hard to get a job in Hollywood if you are Latino

It's hard to get a job in Hollywood if you are Latino
 - It's tough even when guys like Inarritu make it; good luck finding Latino ... It's taken a lot of work for me to prove to people that you don't have to just ...

Rackspace targeting Latin America for latest expansion

Rackspace targeting Latin America for latest expansion
 - We've been building our Latin American business for the past 24 months, and ... military, finance, regulatory issues as well as nonprofits/education.

Latino Families Embrace Digital Tools, But Have Less Online Access

Latino Families Embrace Digital Tools, But Have Less Online Access
 - Soon, in the long tradition of Latino immigrants in this country, the family ... by migrants to 17 Latin American nations as a group, including Mexico.

Cape Town Pride doesn't represent the black LGBT community' say activists

Cape Town Pride doesn't represent the black LGBT community' say activists
 - An LGBTI rights group in Capetown has pulled out of Pride because they say it doesn't represent black people. Free Gender, an LGBTI rights group, ...