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miércoles, 22 de abril de 2015

Doctors trained in LGBT health issues are hard to find

Doctors trained in LGBT health issues are hard to find
 - Now a study is suggesting that when LGBT patients do go to the doctor, the physician they see isn't often trained to meet his or her needs. According to ...

Parents forcing gay sons into marriage is criminal: LGBT activists

Parents forcing gay sons into marriage is criminal: LGBT activists
 - LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) rights activists say that the incident should serve as a lesson for ill-educated parents who force their ...

Teachers go to jail while dysfunctional charter schools get a pass

Teachers go to jail while dysfunctional charter schools get a pass
 - So you'd think plenty of people would be pleased to hear that educators in Atlanta, on trial for cheating on standardized tests, were found guilty of ...

Why Workers Without Much Education Are Being Hammered

Why Workers Without Much Education Are Being Hammered
 - The last couple of decades have been terrible for American workers without much education. New research calculates just how bad, and offers some ...

Lack of Competent Providers Leaves Many LGBTs Uninsured & Untreated

Lack of Competent Providers Leaves Many LGBTs Uninsured & Untreated
 - Many LGBT people are either uninsured or delay seeking medical treatment, and the reason is simple: a lack of LGBT-friendly health care providers.

What parents should know about teaching LGBT tolerance in school

What parents should know about teaching LGBT tolerance in school
 - A conversation is unlikely to turn a child to consider an LGBT identity or heterosexual orientation. Many organizations, including the American Medical ...

A Better Campaign Theme Than Inequality

A Better Campaign Theme Than Inequality
 - Recent opinion surveys show inequality well down the list of public concerns. ... It is a distinctively American phenomenon, linked to the fact that unlike ...

The Republican Recipe for Widening Inequality

The Republican Recipe for Widening Inequality
 - Repeal would benefit the 5,500 wealthiest families in America each year and would do nothing for everyone else, because the estate tax applies only ...

Understanding the drivers of prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean

Understanding the drivers of prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean
 - A new World Bank Group report, “Shared Prosperity and Poverty Eradication in Latin America and the Caribbean”, explores the performance of eight ...

Historians say Southern Baptist women paved way in improving race relations

Historians say Southern Baptist women paved way in improving race relations
 - At the meeting the two groups established a jointly funded project to fund two African-American missionaries to work in the American South. The two ...

Church, like society, has work to do on race issues, bishop says

Church, like society, has work to do on race issues, bishop says
 - As he did in his January pastoral letter, “The Racial Divide in the United ... He then recited a lengthy list of recent cases in which African-Americans ...

You Can Learn a Lot About Racism in America Just by Looking at Your State Legislature

You Can Learn a Lot About Racism in America Just by Looking at Your State Legislature
 - There's a sudden nationwide flood of racially charged invectives from, ... of a state's population that is African American,” the Urban Institute's Heather ...

Racial differences seen among fitness levels in married men

Racial differences seen among fitness levels in married men
 - African American married men have lower odds of meeting federal physical activity guidelines than white married men, according to ...

A need to look race in the face in America

A need to look race in the face in America
 - All assumed it was a racist act meant to intimidate African-Americans. Almost immediately, President Richard H. Brodhead and Provost Sally Kornbluth ...


Rick Sanchez: What Patricia Velasquez found out about herself

Rick Sanchez: What Patricia Velasquez found out about herself
 - Forty percent of the homeless are gay and 26 percent of them are Latino,” says Velasquez. “I don't want for them to pass through the same confusion ...

Mother Earth Is the Ultimate Diva

Mother Earth Is the Ultimate Diva
 - I am a Latino man, a gay man, and a tireless advocate for the environment. ... Fifty-five percent of LGBT people care greatly about the environment, ...


Why Aren't More Latino Authors Being Published?

Why Aren't More Latino Authors Being Published?
 - This is indeed bad news for the people running HuffPost Voces, as apparently, none of your Hispanic readers are literate enough to even comprehend ...

Different Diabetes Illness Perceptions Exist Among Adult Populations at Increased Risk for Disease

Different Diabetes Illness Perceptions Exist Among Adult Populations at Increased Risk for Disease
 - The results also revealed the same trend of differences according to Latino ethnicity. Compared to people with a non-Latino background, people with ...

Patricia Velasquez admits sexual identity problems

Patricia Velasquez admits sexual identity problems
 - So, she added, one of the aims of her book is "to encourage Hispanic ... of the poverty in which the Wayuu people in Venezuela and Colombia live, ...

Book explores intellectual history of black women

Book explores intellectual history of black women
 - Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women,” a new book co-edited by Barbara D. Savage, the Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social ...

Church, like society, has work to do on race issues, bishop says

Church, like society, has work to do on race issues, bishop says
 - Imagine that in those churches, he added, the reputation was of a “black ... He then recited a lengthy list of recent cases in which African-Americans ...

Why it's legal to fire someone for being gay in 28 states

Why it's legal to fire someone for being gay in 28 states
 - Surveys show that Stone's experience isn't the norm among LGBT ... "The whole point was to say that black people ought to be able to drive to ...

Bullying affects LGBT students more than most, study says

Bullying affects LGBT students more than most, study says
  - Within the African-American community LGBT issues can be much more difficult than others. I definitely feel like there can be more prejudice in the ...

Inclusive ministry battles spread of LGBT hatred in Africa

Inclusive ministry battles spread of LGBT hatred in Africa
 - Anti-LGBT laws have since spread to countries such as Nigeria and Gambia. .... "There is a crisis in the United States that relates to African-American ...

After Indiana Debacle, States Are Showing Off Their LGBT-Friendliness

After Indiana Debacle, States Are Showing Off Their LGBT-Friendliness
 - Atlantic City Beckons LGBT Tourists," read a headline in the Press of ... including the Black Out, a gay African-American event lured away from New ...