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lunes, 6 de abril de 2015

That Anti-Gay Indiana Pizzeria That Received $840000? This 'Pizza' Supports The LGBT Community.

That Anti-Gay Indiana Pizzeria That Received $840000? This 'Pizza' Supports The LGBT Community.
 - The program's "Virtual Pizza" fundraiser on CrowdRise is collecting money for homeless LGBT youth who have been displaced from their homes ...

Russia's Main Online Support Group For LGBT Teens May Soon Be Blocked

Russia's Main Online Support Group For LGBT Teens May Soon Be Blocked
 - A St. Petersburg court has ruled in favor of blocking Children-404, an online support group for LGBT Russian teens, the group's leader Elena Klimova ...

On LGBT rights, Utah gets to say, 'We're not Indiana'

On LGBT rights, Utah gets to say, 'We're not Indiana'
 - Instead, Williams said, Equality Utah and other LGBT folks reached a compromise with the Republicans who dominate the Utah Legislature to enact ...

I Am Enough' targets LGBTQ youth suicide

I Am Enough' targets LGBTQ youth suicide
 - There are nearly 8 million LGBT youth in the United States and they are disproportionately plagued with suicidal ideation and attempts, compared to ...

Teachers back call over lgbt rights

Teachers back call over lgbt rights
 - Figures from an NUT poll of LGBT teachers suggest that only 10% felt confident in disclosing their sexuality or gender to students and 18% felt that all ...


Democrats push governor for LGBT protections

Democrats push governor for LGBT protections
 - Testimony on SB2279, a sexual-orientation anti-discrimination bill, takes place last month in front of the House Human Services Committee at the state ...

Over 100 tech firms throw support behind LGBT rights

Over 100 tech firms throw support behind LGBT rights
 - The nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities continue to gain unprecedented support from the technology industry, as the ...

Arizona same-sex couple marries, Indiana LGBT battles

Arizona same-sex couple marries, Indiana LGBT battles
 - But those in the LGBT community say these days, the Grand Canyon state is beyond same-sex couple discrimination. More than a dozen local ...

America's priciest college seeks to shed that label

America's priciest college seeks to shed that label
 - In private higher education, where the norm lately at many schools has been annual increases of at least 3 to 4 percentage points, that is fairly unusual ...

Invest in America's future, not another war

Invest in America's future, not another war
 - In the meantime, our allies are free to invest significantly more in public education, in health care, in infrastructure, in research and development and in ...

The world goes to college

The world goes to college
 - America's early and lasting enthusiasm for higher education has given it the biggest and best-funded system in the world. It's hardly surprising, then, ...

The money behind higher education

The money behind higher education
 - America uses mixed funding, with individuals paying most of the costs of ... Since the social benefits of primary and secondary education are clearer ...

Reduce Out-of-Control College Costs By Ending Government Subsidies

Reduce Out-of-Control College Costs By Ending Government Subsidies
 - And one of my points, based on the very sobering chart below from one of my Cato colleagues, is that America's educational performance took a turn ...

So You Say You Want a Revolution?

So You Say You Want a Revolution?
 - I do know I would keep up the grassroots re-education work of the Mad in America Continuing Education Project because this kind of field work is ...

Is the world a 'plutonomy?'

Is the world a 'plutonomy?'
 - Looking at the causes of the Great Recession, the standard narrative is that American middle classes reacted to years of stagnant wages by over ...

Poverty, despair driving unwed pregnancy?

Poverty, despair driving unwed pregnancy?
 - The good news is that unwed motherhood among American teens has dropped around half in the past two decades. But the bad news is that single ...

Poverty in childhood can persist into adulthood

Poverty in childhood can persist into adulthood
 - Sixteen million children live in poverty in this country — 22 percent of America's children. How is poverty defined? An income of $23,550 for a family of ...

Chicago Mayoral Challenger Must Unite Blacks, Hispanics Against Rahm to Win

Chicago Mayoral Challenger Must Unite Blacks, Hispanics Against Rahm to Win
 - This racism, though, disgusts one of the African American leaders who endorsed Garcia. Chicago Congressman Danny Davis said that it “infuriates” ...

Southern Baptists discuss race at summit

Southern Baptists discuss race at summit
 - Speakers did not shy away from controversial topics like the recent killings of unarmed African-Americans by police that have propelled the “black lives ...

Obama family visits historic African American church in Northern Virginia

Obama family visits historic African American church in Northern Virginia
 - and the president's visit were significant because they show that the black church is not monolithic when it comes to social issues like gay marriage.

1469 Migrants rescued in recent hours off Italy's coasts

1469 Migrants rescued in recent hours off Italy's coasts
 - The navy and coast guard were tasked with rescuing the people on board the boats that were heading for the Italian coast on the weekend, part of a ...

Latinos Need to Fight 'Religious Freedom' Laws

Latinos Need to Fight 'Religious Freedom' Laws
 - These laws are products of political games that make pawns of groups like Latinos, undocumented people, and in this case, LGBT individuals.


George W Bush's brother 'claimed to be Hispanic' on voter form

George W Bush's brother 'claimed to be Hispanic' on voter form
  - Winning Latino support is key if Bush is to succeed in a likely run for the presidency. Some 11 million Hispanic people participated in the 2012 ...

Greenville entrepreneur speaks up for Hispanic community

Greenville entrepreneur speaks up for Hispanic community
 - I was interested in being involved because I knew the Hispanic community needed more people like us that would be open to help them out, that ...

Ferguson's ugly, racist emails released

Ferguson's ugly, racist emails released
 - The racist and offensive emails that resulted in three Ferguson, Missouri, city ... Ferguson is a town of 21,000 that is 67% African-American.