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jueves, 26 de marzo de 2015

Black Americans' quality of life starkly inequal: study

Black Americans' quality of life starkly inequal: study
 - The state of black America is one of crisis, according to a detailed new ... The figures were a “stunning reminder” of America's racial inequality, said the ..

How income inequality benefits everybody

How income inequality benefits everybody
 - Every day the Chinese go to work, Americans get a raise: Chinese workers, many earning each day about what Americans spend on a Starbucks latte, ...

SF set to adopt LGBT seniors bill

SF set to adopt LGBT seniors bill
 - The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is set to adopt on Tuesday first-in-the-nation legislation that protects the rights of LGBT seniors living in ...

How most states discriminate against LGBT people

How most states discriminate against LGBT people
 - 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 ...

LGBT artist to stage latest protest in Seoul

LGBT artist to stage latest protest in Seoul
 - Seoul-based artist Heezy Yang, 26, will hold his latest performance in support of LGBT rights this weekend in his home city. Having staged events at ...

LGBT activists express disappointment over India's anti-gay rights stand at UN

LGBT activists express disappointment over India's anti-gay rights stand at UN
 - India was one of the 43 nations, including Iran and Saudi Arabia, to support a Russian bid to stop the United Nations in providing benefits to its same ...

Religious freedom' bill supporters don't believe denying services to LGBT people is discrimination

Religious freedom' bill supporters don't believe denying services to LGBT people is discrimination
 - For too many of our neighbors here in Georgia, ensuring there are barriers in place to keep LGBT people away isn't discrimination; it's “living out one's ...

Just How Effective Are Bans Against LGBT 'Conversion Therapy'?

Just How Effective Are Bans Against LGBT 'Conversion Therapy'?
 - Being raised very Christian, conservative, my only thought about the LGBT community was they were weird, wrong, gross—because of who they were ...


Anti-gay campaigner says LGBT activists are recruiting like Hitler

Anti-gay campaigner says LGBT activists are recruiting like Hitler
 - Anti-gay campaigner Peter LaBarbera has compared the work of LGBT activists to recruiting children like Hitler. Speaking on Christian network Voice ...

Replacing the World Bank?

Replacing the World Bank?
 - With the initiative of socialist Venezuela to create a Bank of the South, backed by major Latin American countries and former World Bank economist ...

Cleaning up Latin American democracy

Cleaning up Latin American democracy
 - The rightists were shouted down. Their isolation served to underline how routine democracy has become in many Latin American countries in the third ...


Why Education Gaps Are at the Root of Latinos' Absence from Silicon Valley Tech Jobs

Why Education Gaps Are at the Root of Latinos' Absence from Silicon Valley Tech Jobs
 - Experts say that education levels are to blame for Latino's absence from Silicon Valley. Also, the lack of Latinos' presence in the tech industry can ...

Latin America's middle-income trap

Latin America's middle-income trap
 - In 2014, GDP growth in Latin America slowed to less than 1%. ... climbing the economic ladder in Latin America are education, skills, and innovation.


Around 130m people in Latin America never know anything but poverty

Around 130m people in Latin America never know anything but poverty
 - Around 130 million people in Latin America have never known anything but poverty, subsisting on less than US$4-a-day throughout their ...

Poverty, fertility and health among Hispanics in America's new immigrant destinations

Poverty, fertility and health among Hispanics in America's new immigrant destinations
 - Poverty rates are highest for the fastest-growing Hispanic groups, especially Mexicans. Today, over 5.4 million U.S. Latino children live in poverty.

Republicans launch all out social media campaign to woo Latino voters

Republicans launch all out social media campaign to woo Latino voters
 - President Barack Obama swept up 71 percent of the Latino vote, and his GOP ... “The reality is people are going to make their selection based on what ...

Despite Outreach, 1 in 4 Latinos Hasn't Heard of Obamacare Exchanges

Despite Outreach, 1 in 4 Latinos Hasn't Heard of Obamacare Exchanges
 - More than 11 million people picked a plan or automatically re-enrolled in a new one. It is unclear where the gap is for the Latino population, but the ...

Alabama Chief Justice Moore Rallies with African-American Pastors against Same-Sex Marriage

Alabama Chief Justice Moore Rallies with African-American Pastors against Same-Sex Marriage
 - Bill Owens, president of the Coalition of African-American Pastors (CAAP), ... LGBT rights group Equality Texas lobbied state lawmakers inside the ...

Williams also gets some LGBT love

Williams also gets some LGBT love
 - Nearly two weeks after several LGBT leaders stood around the William Way ... “There's no African American vote, Latino vote, LGBT community vote.”.

Indiana Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Businesses To Refuse Service To LGBT Citizens

Indiana Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Businesses To Refuse Service To LGBT Citizens
 - Signs Bill Allowing Businesses To Refuse Service To LGBT Citizens ... If your religion said that you could not serve black people, this bill would not ...

Harlem's Only Black LGBT Church Searches for a...

Harlem's Only Black LGBT Church Searches for a...
 - As is the first black church in Harlem to declare itself as "radically inclusive and ... the majority of its congregation, along with its entire ministry, is LGBT. ... adding that she sometimes sends people on her behalf to search for space.

Compassion goes global

Compassion goes global
 - She's helping children living in extreme poverty and sharing her ... of 2012, Pederson's family began sponsoring Bethchaida, a little girl in Haiti. Shortly ...

Is Bolstered by Moral Deprivation

 Is Bolstered by Moral Deprivation
 - The Census Bureau also reports that 37.9 percent of black children and 33.8 of Latino children are living poverty, while the percentage of children ...

Sheryl Lee Ralph Presents the Black LGBT 'Truth Awards'

Sheryl Lee Ralph Presents the Black LGBT 'Truth Awards'
 - Sheryl Lee Ralph Presents the Black LGBT 'Truth Awards'. What is the ... I remember clearly thirty years ago, people told me to shut up. They told me ...

Venezuela: Does an increase in poverty signal threat to government?

Venezuela: Does an increase in poverty signal threat to government?
 - But with oil prices plummeting and poverty on the rise, this core base of ... This compares with an average Latin American poverty rate of 28 percent.