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miércoles, 15 de abril de 2015

Texas businesses band together against LGBT discrimination

Texas businesses band together against LGBT discrimination
 - Texas lawmakers have filed a number of bills that business groups say would open the door to discrimination against LGBT people in the marketplace.

New technology hopes to improve LGBT access to healthcare

New technology hopes to improve LGBT access to healthcare
 - Mr Thomas said by making friendly services more visible to the LGBT community there was a chance more people would access primary healthcare ...

Movies Are Way Behind TV When it Comes to LGBT Characters

Movies Are Way Behind TV When it Comes to LGBT Characters
 - The group's annual Studio Responsibility Index tracks the "quantity, quality, and diversity" of LGBT representation in movies released by major studios.

Hollywood depiction of LGBT characters improving: GLAAD

Hollywood depiction of LGBT characters improving: GLAAD
 - Of the 114 films studied by the media advocacy group, fewer featured overtly defamatory depictions of LGBT people. However, half of the 20 major ...

Excerpt: LGBT Money Lessons for Tax Day

Excerpt: LGBT Money Lessons for Tax Day
 - Similarly, legally married LGBT spouses now receive equal protection in the area of rolling over their deceased spouse's IRAs. This means that they ...

Matthew Shepard's mother promotes LGBT equality in Hoboken

Matthew Shepard's mother promotes LGBT equality in Hoboken
 - There's no such thing as "closure - ever," according to Matthew Shepard's mother, Judy Shepard. The pain is still real more than 16 years ...

Movie studios lag severely behind TV in lebian, gay and bisexual representation, GLAAD study finds

Movie studios lag severely behind TV in lebian, gay and bisexual representation, GLAAD study finds
 - As television and streaming services continue to produce a remarkable breadth of diverse LGBT representations, we still struggle to find depictions ...

The Plight of America's Poor Kids

The Plight of America's Poor Kids
 - What happens over the next decade will determine many of their fates and to a certain extent that of the American dream. Income inequality has been ...

I Wish Everyone in America Would Read This

I Wish Everyone in America Would Read This
 - The President has vowed to fight “income inequality”. Is this really about income differences or about buying votes? One party promises that if you vote ...

Using Legos to Explain Taxes and Economic Inequality

Using Legos to Explain Taxes and Economic Inequality
 - But just how much do federal taxes alone alleviate inequality? ... tax rates for the richest Americans (and their corporations) has contributed America's ...


Report shows Oakland police discretionary stops target African Americans

Report shows Oakland police discretionary stops target African Americans
 - The police department has been making efforts to address racial and ... So we do know that we stop a disparate number of African Americans," said ...

5 Reasons The American Dream Is Eluding Black People

5 Reasons The American Dream Is Eluding Black People
 - Higher unemployment rates, particularly among younger African-Americans, perpetuate the racial earnings gap. Further, the median income of ...

Union County's Population Has Shifted to "Majority Minority" Since 2000

Union County's Population Has Shifted to "Majority Minority" Since 2000
 - The current racial makeup is 77.43% white, 11.08% African American, 7.65%. Hispanics of any race comprised 6.73% of the population.

Report and web forums detail lives of African-American girls

Report and web forums detail lives of African-American girls
 - Rachel Gilmer is the associate director of the African American Policy ... institutional level is that Black men and boys are the primary targets of racial ...

Latino Role Models Day welcomes high school students

Latino Role Models Day welcomes high school students
 - Costello said the event brings in successful Latino role models from the professional world, such as people in medicine, law, nonprofits and for-profits.


Looking to the Future, Organized Labor Is Banking on a New Civil Rights Movement

Looking to the Future, Organized Labor Is Banking on a New Civil Rights Movement
 - The people fighting are primarily African American and Latino and Asian. They are in the same neighborhoods and communities have given ...

Chinese business delegation seeks investment opportunities in Puerto Rico

Chinese business delegation seeks investment opportunities in Puerto Rico
 - We are looking for investment opportunities to strengthen links, and one should not forget that China is a country with more than 1.3 billion people.".

Being American is something that you work for'

Being American is something that you work for'
 - I think there are many Latino people engaged, but we all should unite our forces in this conversation. Immigrants are doing the best that they can, ...

Brazilian military ignoring requests for "intervention," defense chief says

Brazilian military ignoring requests for "intervention," defense chief says
 - The largest protests against Rousseff and against corruption came on March 15, when about two million people turned out in dozens of cities around ...

Should African Americans endorse Whites over Blacks?

Should African Americans endorse Whites over Blacks?
 - So far, Edwards is the only African American in the race and faces the prospect of joining California Attorney General Kamala Harris, an announced ...

Can Latin America and the United States Overcome the Past?

Can Latin America and the United States Overcome the Past?
 - Latin America has long sought to engage the United States on a more ... regional cooperation on educational exchange, are important steps forward.

Queen Letizia Defends Inclusive Education for Children with Rare Diseases

Queen Letizia Defends Inclusive Education for Children with Rare Diseases
 - Spain's Queen Letizia defended the need of full inclusive education for children with rare diseases and “the use of all the necessary ...

Same-Sex Unions Recognized In Chile After Michelle Bachelet Signs Law: Activists Say Marriage ...

Same-Sex Unions Recognized In Chile After Michelle Bachelet Signs Law: Activists Say Marriage ... 
  - A wave of LGBT-friendly bills and judicial rulings has swept across South America in recent decades, overcoming opposition from Church and family ...

London's historic gay pub The Black Cap in Camden closed by owners a week after being ...

London's historic gay pub The Black Cap in Camden closed by owners a week after being ...
 - The Black Cap plays the role of a community centre for the local LGBT people in the absence of such a dedicated facility.” It added that the venue ...

California economy hinges on fixing math misplacement of minorities

California economy hinges on fixing math misplacement of minorities
 - from math's super-highway to careers makes it more difficult to break the cycle of poverty that affects many Latino and African-American families.