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martes, 10 de marzo de 2015

Study analyzes colorism, relationship to other people, world

Study analyzes colorism, relationship to other people, world
 - A study analyzed by news organization Vox found that black and Latino people with lighter skin are viewed as more intelligent than ...


15 Women Who Stood Up for LGBT People

15 Women Who Stood Up for LGBT People
 - Since March is Women's History Month, we decided to take a look at some of the great women, both LGBT and straight, who helped make history for ...

How San Francisco Catholics Are Fighting For LGBT Rights And Testing The Limits Of Pope ...

How San Francisco Catholics Are Fighting For LGBT Rights And Testing The Limits Of Pope ...
 - When Gino Gresh, high school senior at Sacred Heart Cathedral Catholic school in San Francisco, California, returned home from a religious retreat in ...

LGBT older people with dementia risk being forced back into the closet

LGBT older people with dementia risk being forced back into the closet
 - Given LGBT older people may be estranged from their relatives and lack family support, formal care is likely to be even more important than it is for ...

Discounted, Miscounted and Uncounted: HIV and Women in the LGBT Community

Discounted, Miscounted and Uncounted: HIV and Women in the LGBT Community
 - Take, for example, advocacy around HIV and the LGBT community. When women enter the discussion, they are our doctors and nurses, our ...

LGBT activist: right wing 'totally irresponsible'

LGBT activist: right wing 'totally irresponsible'
 - A gay and lesbian rights activist tells The Local the right-wing parties in Germany's ruling 'grand coalition' have a “totally irresponsible attitude” to gay ...

The South May Get Its First LGBT School

The South May Get Its First LGBT School
 - In the latest move to protect LGBT students and families, an Atlanta educator is trying to start an LGBT-inclusive school in the city. What are the benefits ...

LGBT Life Where Do LGBT People Meet?

LGBT Life Where Do LGBT People Meet?
 - ut the LGBT community has since organized, branched out and utilized social media to connect with like-minded people. According to a brief issued ...


LGBT Civil Rights anniversary exhibit to open this summer

LGBT Civil Rights anniversary exhibit to open this summer
 - Philadelphia will celebrate 50 years of LGBT civil rights activism this summer with an exhibit at the National Constitution Center and citywide ...

Christian university shuts down bake sale benefitting homeless LGBT youth

Christian university shuts down bake sale benefitting homeless LGBT youth
 - A Christian university in Michigan has told students that they are forbidden from raising money for a group that benefits homeless LGBT youth because ...

The irrelevance of Cuba

The irrelevance of Cuba
 - The US obsession with singling out authoritarian Cuba over its absence of democracy was justifiably criticized in some Latin American countries with ...

How to do business in... Latin America

How to do business in... Latin America
 - In fact, it's hard to pin it down at all - depending on who you ask, between 20 to 30 countries make up Latin America, so planning to do business there ...

Brazil passes femicide law to tackle rise in gender killings

Brazil passes femicide law to tackle rise in gender killings
 - Brazil joins 15 other Latin American countries which have brought in laws against femicide ... Femicide is a widespread problem across Latin America.

Income inequality harms economy for everyone

Income inequality harms economy for everyone
 - Income inequality will always be an issue, no matter what side of the fence you ... America deserves an economy where opportunity and prosperity are ...

Extreme poverty killing children in Colombia

Extreme poverty killing children in Colombia
 - The Colombian region of Chocó is rich in natural resources, but citizens living in this northwestern province have been neglected for centuries.

50th anniversary of Blood Sunday in Selma puts spotlight on deep poverty

50th anniversary of Blood Sunday in Selma puts spotlight on deep poverty
 - With the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday this weekend, America was reminded how this small city helped bring sweeping change to ...

Black America

Black America
 - Four in five residents are African-American and more than four in ten live in poverty. Savvy families living in the nearby Carver projects across from the ...

Obama To Announce Student Loan Reforms As Education Department Stalls

Obama To Announce Student Loan Reforms As Education Department Stalls
 - The Education Department's cozy relationship with its loan contractors may be among White House targets for a shakeup. ... for instance, have found that young Americans with student loans are retreating from the housing market.

Latin lessons for teenagers as Government gives green light for new free school

Latin lessons for teenagers as Government gives green light for new free school
 - The site is currently under threat as an adult education college due to ... new school will specialise in both enterprise and languages including Latin.

ECLAC estimates 28% of Latin America's population live in poverty

ECLAC estimates 28% of Latin America's population live in poverty
 - 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 ...


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 ...

Why I Oppose the United States? Special Envoy for LGBT Human Rights

Why I Oppose the United States? Special Envoy for LGBT Human Rights
 - The envoy could run the risk of looking like (and being) a white person trying to save brown and black LGBT people from their brown and black ...

Gay Black Lives Matter: TV's Sudden About-Face in LGBT Racial Diversity

Gay Black Lives Matter: TV's Sudden About-Face in LGBT Racial Diversity
 - Created by Patrik-Ian Polk, Noah's Arc chronicled the lives and loves of four black gay friends living in Los Angeles. No doubt sensing the unique ...

Charles Stephens: Building bridges between black fathers and their gay sons

Charles Stephens: Building bridges between black fathers and their gay sons
 - My parents were pragmatic Southern working-class black people who had more affinity for ... Growing up, my father never called me any anti-gay slurs.

Chronic poverty affects 130 million LatAm residents

Chronic poverty affects 130 million LatAm residents
 - Chronic poverty affects 130 million residents of Latin America and the Caribbean, who live on less than $4 per day, despite the economic growth ...