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lunes, 23 de febrero de 2015

The Hunting of Trans Americans

The Hunting of Trans Americans
 - Transgender people, some of the most vulnerable members of the LGBT community, are paying with discrimination for the victories of some of the ...

When AAP talks about minority rights, it needs to remember its promise about Section 377

When AAP talks about minority rights, it needs to remember its promise about Section 377
 - In the first of a two part essay, we call upon the AAP to proactively ensure that the LGBT community is not targeted under Section by way of a ...

LGBT Teens Who Come Out Early Have Less Depression as Young Adults

LGBT Teens Who Come Out Early Have Less Depression as Young Adults
 - Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) teens who disclose their orientation at school have higher self-esteem and lower levels of depression ...


Madrid Metro fires head of security for gay gaffe

Madrid Metro fires head of security for gay gaffe
 - In a show of remorse, representatives from Madrid Metro met with LGBT groups on Monday morning to explain to them in person that the Metro does ...

Gay-Bashers Targeting Victims In Ireland With Hook-Up Apps

Gay-Bashers Targeting Victims In Ireland With Hook-Up Apps
 - this month Louise O'Donnell warned of a group of young people carrying out organized violence against members of the city's LGBT community.

Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons

Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons
 - Defending and promoting the human rights of LGBT persons is at the core of our commitment to advancing human rights globally – the heart and ...

Congress Members Drop Out Of LGBT Caucus After Being Asked to Pay Dues

Congress Members Drop Out Of LGBT Caucus After Being Asked to Pay Dues
 - The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus lost nearly half of its membership since last year — apparently the result of new dues required for ...

HUD issues guidance on LGBT home loans and transgender access to homeless shelters

HUD issues guidance on LGBT home loans and transgender access to homeless shelters
 - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued guidance to better serve LGBT Americans seeking to obtain ...

Why are fringe groups allowed the same air-time as LGBT activists in the run-up to Ireland's ...

Why are fringe groups allowed the same air-time as LGBT activists in the run-up to Ireland's ...
 - As the vote approaches, a number of televised discussions involving politicians and LGBT activists sparring with representatives from religious groups ...

'Black America Is in a State of Emergency'

'Black America Is in a State of Emergency'
 - Butterfield noted that 1 in 4 black families — and 1 in 3 black children — live in poverty, while the unemployment rate for African-Americans is roughly ...

No, terror is not caused by poverty

No, terror is not caused by poverty
 - That's not to say that poverty isn't a big problem in the Middle East and Africa, ... But America's ability to address poverty there is very, very limited.

Nicaraguan president promises end to poverty in canal project

Nicaraguan president promises end to poverty in canal project
 - The Grand Canal has been Nicaragua's dream since the 19th century and now could potentially double the country's Gross Domestic Product.

As obesity surges experts try strong education

As obesity surges experts try strong education
 - February marked five years since the start of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign to try and stifle the obesity epidemic in the U.S. CCTV America’s Roza Kazan filed this report from Chicago.


A deeply unserious fantasy”: Paul Krugman debunks claim that education explains inequality

A deeply unserious fantasy”: Paul Krugman debunks claim that education explains inequality
 - Train workers for the jobs of tomorrow, the narrative goes, and you'll be well on your way to ameliorating America's inequality problem. But while ...

America's Most Economically Segregated Cities

America's Most Economically Segregated Cities
 - The geographical sorting of Americans by income, education and ... Inequality is increasingly baked into the economic geography of the United States.


Cleveland ranks No. 1 among "large US metros" in income segregation

Cleveland ranks No. 1 among "large US metros" in income segregation
 - 1 in income segregation among American metro areas with population of ... The report also states that the rising inequality evident in American cities ...

Is Social Security Hurt By Income Inequality?

Is Social Security Hurt By Income Inequality?
 - As America recovers from the recession, wealthy households are recovering faster than low-income ones, whose incomes have stagnated or declined ...

African nations face dilemma over digital switch

African nations face dilemma over digital switch
 - Only a few African countries seem prepared for the change. Even the largest ... But Latin America has planned the switchover for as late as 2020.

5 Reasons Sean Penn's Oscar Green Card Joke Is More of a Problem Than You Might Think

5 Reasons Sean Penn's Oscar Green Card Joke Is More of a Problem Than You Might Think
 - Every day, people from Latin American countries in the U.S. deal with the stigma of being "illegal" and have their citizenship status questioned.

World's diet worsening with globalisation, major study finds

World's diet worsening with globalisation, major study finds
 - Poor countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia are seeing the fastest ... Some countries in Latin America and Europe saw an increase in both healthy ...

Catholics are on the decline in Latin America as the population turns to Atheism

Catholics are on the decline in Latin America as the population turns to Atheism
 - Also of great concern to the growing number of atheists in Latin American countries like Chile and Peru that had separated church and state decades ...

Hispanic Politics in the Disunited State of Amigos”

Hispanic Politics in the Disunited State of Amigos”
 - Hispanic Politics and the Disunited State of Amigos by Javier Manjarres is an entertaining and eye-opening look at America's ...


Jennifer Lopez Marc Anthony Back Together? Only in Selfie

Jennifer Lopez Marc Anthony Back Together? Only in Selfie
 - There's still love there and I think that's a big statement for people to see," the pop star revealed in her HBO documentary in January, as quoted by ...

Medical Marijuana May Soon Get Kosher Stamp of Approval

Medical Marijuana May Soon Get Kosher Stamp of Approval
 - They argue that U.S. drug policy criminalizes otherwise law-abiding citizens and disproportionately affects black and Latino people, who comprise ...

In Latin America, strikes can help bring about increases in social security and welfare spending

In Latin America, strikes can help bring about increases in social security and welfare spending
 - Studies on social spending in Latin America show that democracy positively ... Since the transitions to democracy, governments in the region have steadily increase human capital spending (i.e., education and health expenditures), ...