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jueves, 19 de marzo de 2015

Democratic candidates pitch for LGBT support

Democratic candidates pitch for LGBT support
 - Philadelphia City Council and judicial candidates touted progressive ideas and support of the LGBT community Wednesday night in a forum held by ...

Chinese businesses eye purchasing power of LGBT community

Chinese businesses eye purchasing power of LGBT community
 - Chinese businesses are starting to show interest in the purchasing power of the LGBT consumer market — often referred ...

City Church San Francisco cans celibacy ban for LGBT parishioners

City Church San Francisco cans celibacy ban for LGBT parishioners
 - City Church San Francisco has voted to lift its requirement that LGBT parishioners must be celibate. The congregation ...

The UK's top 20 LGBT-friendly law firms are celebrated in London

The UK's top 20 LGBT-friendly law firms are celebrated in London
 - At the time the WEI was announced, Partner Harry Small, Chair of the Firm's Global LGBT Initiative said about the firm's high ranking: 'Baker ...

Bill Banning Conversion Therapy For LGBT Youth

Bill Banning Conversion Therapy For LGBT Youth
 - She used her personal story as testimony because she says it proves that conversion therapy is a very real threat to LGBT youth in Oregon today.

Fatwas, gay sex tourism and the Indonesian LGBT underground

Fatwas, gay sex tourism and the Indonesian LGBT underground
 - Even before the Indonesian Ulema Council's (MUI) recent fatwa on “crimes of homosexuality,” the archipelago's LGBT community has rarely been able ...

Gordon College trustees extend president's contract amid LGBT controversy

Gordon College trustees extend president's contract amid LGBT controversy
 - After eight months of controversy that has split the Gordon College community and thrust it into the national spotlight, the college's board of trustees ...

Why Utah Is No Utopia for LGBT Equality Despite Progress

Why Utah Is No Utopia for LGBT Equality Despite Progress
 - In spite of demands for much broader exemptions in Utah, the bill that passed last week treats LGBT discrimination the same as other forms of ...

Despite Small Steps Towards Progress, Black America Still Facing a Serious Inequality 'Crisis'

Despite Small Steps Towards Progress, Black America Still Facing a Serious Inequality 'Crisis'
 - crisis of Black America Over the past year, media and politicians have attempted to tout a very optimistic view of progress in the Black community.

Poverty And Inequality Are Not The Same Thing So Let's Try Not To Confuse Them

Poverty And Inequality Are Not The Same Thing So Let's Try Not To Confuse Them
 - It's disappointing that Michael Gerson joins the crowd of confused people who mistake inequality for poverty (“The effects of inequality on America's ...

Racial inequality has sucked trillions from the economy, new report says

Racial inequality has sucked trillions from the economy, new report says
 - But as the nation grows more diverse, so too does the inequality between whites and non-whites. On Thursday, the Center for American Progress ...

What Industrial Hog Operations and Inequality Have in Common

What Industrial Hog Operations and Inequality Have in Common
 - American agriculture is not one story, but many. Millions of animals living in confined spaces as part of large scale, market-directed production—industrial agribusiness—is one of the more horrific ones. For people that live near industrial hog operations, where hundreds or thousands of hogs are raised in a confined space, with open pits of urine and feces and regular disposal these wastes near their homes, it becomes a story about health and quality of life

Inequality Keeps Creeping Higher in America's Largest Cities

Inequality Keeps Creeping Higher in America's Largest Cities
 - Economic inequality across America's large, coastal cities continues to deepen, according to a new study released this week by the Brookings ...

Miami Has Fourth Highest Income Inequality in America

Miami Has Fourth Highest Income Inequality in America
 - The report looked at America's 50 largest cities and focused on the inequality between those earning more than 95 percent of all other households in ...

Economic inequality and America's working families

Economic inequality and America's working families
 - The financial stability of America's working families is increasingly by divided race and ethnicity, says a study released this week by The Working Poor ...

Gay police OK if they hide their homosexuality: Venezuela official

Gay police OK if they hide their homosexuality: Venezuela official
 - he country which has lagged behind others in Latin America that have introduced gay marriage or civil unions for same-sex couples, or which allow ...

US youth voice views on China

US youth voice views on China
 - In "Bryce Bell on China," an Afro-American student from California Polytechnic State University shared his two-week visit to China, where he and his ...

Teachers of Venezuela go on National Strike

Teachers of Venezuela go on National Strike
 - These education professionals called on a strike in all schools nationwide. ... because Venezuelan teachers are the lowest paid in all Latin America.

Why Every Latina Should Care About Reproductive Rights

Why Every Latina Should Care About Reproductive Rights
 - As the director of Latino Leadership and Engagement at Planned ... worked a few jobs — and I really started to feel like I was with my people. It's also ...

The Rich History of Latino Contributions to Hip-Hop Are Detailed in a New Audio Documentary ...

The Rich History of Latino Contributions to Hip-Hop Are Detailed in a New Audio Documentary ...
 - NPR's Latino USA has put together a two-part audio documentary called ... which explores the oft-overlooked critical role played particularly by people of ... The documentary chronicles the stories of key Latino players in breakin', ...


Blacks, Latinos Face "Crisis" On Wealth, Jobs: New Report

Blacks, Latinos Face "Crisis" On Wealth, Jobs: New Report
 - has shown similar wealth disparities between white and Latino families. ... "People always told me I got a golden ticket," Lee says in the film.

Economist peppers cover a mistake

Economist peppers cover a mistake
 - And the people most upset with the crack about Spanish were the same people who often don't speak it well — assimilated U.S.-born Latinos.

Study Finds Immigration Status Not a Risk Factor for Child Maltreatment

Study Finds Immigration Status Not a Risk Factor for Child Maltreatment
 - Immigration status does not increase the risk that Latino children will be ... However, despite higher rates of poverty, Latino immigrant parents also ...

FSU Student raises money for books in Haiti

FSU Student raises money for books in Haiti
 - But what wasn't recorded on Instagram was the poverty and illiteracy rates ... According to the non-profit organization Haiti Partners, 37.2 percent of ...

Defining The Perfect Economy, Lessons From Latin America

Defining The Perfect Economy, Lessons From Latin America
 - Defining The Perfect Economy, Lessons From Latin America ... as they seek to flee the poverty and violence that afflict them in their home countries.