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lunes, 9 de marzo de 2015

Conservative club labeled 'cancer,' 'hate group' for requesting to opt out of LGBT training

Conservative club labeled 'cancer,' 'hate group' for requesting to opt out of LGBT training
 - George Washington University's student government is considering a bill that would mandate LGBT trainings for student groups.

Billionaire entrepreneur joins fight to end LGBT discrimination in Texas

Billionaire entrepreneur joins fight to end LGBT discrimination in Texas
 - All it took was one email invitation to prompt Mark Cuban to join a new campaign to combat LGBT discrimination in Texas. “It was a no-brainer,” says ...

Emma Watson Says Feminism Supports The LGBTQ Community — Here's Why She's Right, But ...

Emma Watson Says Feminism Supports The LGBTQ Community — Here's Why She's Right, But ...
 - I hope the LGBT community does feel included, and that this is their movement. It definitely is.” Watson's “He For She” campaign was announced in ...

Lily Tomlin, Lena Hall, Norm Lewis, Charles Busch and More Tell LGBT Stories in Song at ...

Lily Tomlin, Lena Hall, Norm Lewis, Charles Busch and More Tell LGBT Stories in Song at ...
 - Broadway Backwards, the gender-bending night where classic and contemporary Broadway songs are re-imagined for the LGBT community, returns ...

LGBT Homeless Youth Fundraiser

LGBT Homeless Youth Fundraiser
 - There will be a fundraiser for New Alternatives a safe place for homeless LGBT youth on Thursday March 12th at the historic Stonewall Inn in NYC ...


Using lavani to draw attention to issues of LGBT community

Using lavani to draw attention to issues of LGBT community
 - Nikhil Ghume, a lavani dancer, says that while using the dance form to raise awareness about LGBT issues is not an easy task, he enjoys it. Anagha ...

Queer Fashion Week announces designers

Queer Fashion Week announces designers
 - More than 25 designers will be unveiling their latest creations featuring up to 20 different looks on the runway during the first-ever ...

There is no closet that I've ever been in': Empire star Jussie Smollet comes out as a proud gay man ...

There is no closet that I've ever been in': Empire star Jussie Smollet comes out as a proud gay man ...
 - What you've done within the LGBT community is very much, in my opinion, kind of like what Michael Jackson did with the Black community,' the ...


How A Transgender Woman Was Villainized For Going To The Gym And Hanging Up Her Coat

How A Transgender Woman Was Villainized For Going To The Gym And Hanging Up Her Coat
 - Gary Glenn (R), who represents the Midland area and has a notorious history of opposing LGBT equality. He told MLive that Planet Fitness has an ...

Star Wars gets its first official LGBT character

Star Wars gets its first official LGBT character
 - I'm surprised that the galaxy far, far away that's known for a variety of different species and all walks of life doesn't have an LGBT character. Now we ...

Recession still depressing local incomes

Recession still depressing local incomes
 - According to U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the poverty rate in 2,199 American counties showed “no statistical change” for school-age children ...

NY's Homeless Population Hits Record High as Poverty Explodes in America

NY's Homeless Population Hits Record High as Poverty Explodes in America
 - The homeless population in the nation's largest city has exploded to an all-time high, forcing officials to provide shelter to desperate families in ...

50 years after America began its criticism of single-parent households, data show the complaints ...

50 years after America began its criticism of single-parent households, data show the complaints ...
 - Yet poverty rates, as measured by the government's Supplemental Poverty Measure (“SPM”), which includes government benefits, have also been ...

Latin America's poorest need new programs: World Bank

Latin America's poorest need new programs: World Bank
 - The report, "Left Behind," for the first time studies those caught in chronic poverty from 2004 to 2012 in Latin America, separating them from ...

What America must reckon with today

What America must reckon with today
 - While this weekend America paused to commemorate the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” where civil rights protesters and Alabama police confronted each other at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma Alabama,
 

How ideology distorts Americans' perceptions of social mobility

How ideology distorts Americans' perceptions of social mobility
 - Survey data continue to suggest that Americans have grown increasingly ... as well as their acceptance of current social hierarchies and inequality.


A rising Silicon Valley doesn't lift all boats

A rising Silicon Valley doesn't lift all boats
 - Last month, the Capital and Main website released a series of articles on inequality in California. The state “…is the home to more super rich than ...

Richer and Poorer

Richer and Poorer
 - The United States Census Bureau has been using Gini's measurement to calculate income inequality in America since 1947. Between 1947 and 1968 ...

Racial Inequality: Doors of opportunity still closed for many

Racial Inequality: Doors of opportunity still closed for many
 - The disparity underscores how America's first black president has overseen an ... that bypassed many poor black people, deepening racial inequality.

Renewable Energies in Latin America Weather Low Oil Prices

Renewable Energies in Latin America Weather Low Oil Prices
 - Most Latin American countries have set medium and long-term targets for alternative energy supply and consumption and these projects are being ...

How does the rich-poor learning gap vary across countries?

How does the rich-poor learning gap vary across countries?
 - Most of us place great value on education as a potential tool for improving social outcomes: increasing earnings, raising productivity, empowering women, and improving health outcomes. But one of the great tragedies in development is that educational outcomes for the affluent exceed those for the poor—everywhere.

7000 Latin American Children to Be Deported Without Court Appearance

7000 Latin American Children to Be Deported Without Court Appearance
 - Minors from Central America crossed the U.S. border without documentation in 2013 to escape home countries plagued with gang violence and ...

Beatrice Rangel: Of Upcoming Dynasties and Exhausted Ideas in Latin America

Beatrice Rangel: Of Upcoming Dynasties and Exhausted Ideas in Latin America
 - Latin American nations while rejecting in their rhetoric the opprobrious political systems of the Spanish Crown kept its institutional framework intact ...

Helping Young People Discover the 'Truths' In Life

Helping Young People Discover the 'Truths' In Life
 - Recently I had the pleasure, along with a teenage Latina friend of mine, of talking to an assembly of young people, most of them Latino, in Chula Vista, ...

Latinos to Become the Majority in Arizona by 2030, Leaders Emphasize Education in the Hispanic ...

Latinos to Become the Majority in Arizona by 2030, Leaders Emphasize Education in the Hispanic ...
 - Statistics also show that many Latino students enroll in community colleges. As a result, leaders at an education conference held in Phoenix on ...