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lunes, 11 de mayo de 2015

This Is What Poverty in America Looks Like

This Is What Poverty in America Looks Like
 - A Census Bureau report in October 2014 said that more than 48 million Americans live below the poverty line, and while Issa seems to think that's not ...


Colombia suspending use of anti-coca herbicide

Colombia suspending use of anti-coca herbicide
 - The decision to end fumigation program could have a side effect of somewhat easing ongoing peace talks with the country's main rebel group, the ...

Cuban and U.S. youth activists discuss pressing issues

Cuban and U.S. youth activists discuss pressing issues
 - Cuban youth about the history of their country and its present direction. ... insistence of Latin American countries, embarrassing the U.S. government ...


Argentina, Venezuela and Brazil Headed for Major Economic Policy Changes

Argentina, Venezuela and Brazil Headed for Major Economic Policy Changes
 - Some of Latin America's countries may be on the verge of major changes, according to policy-makers, industry leaders and ...

New tool unpacks homicide distribution, dimensions and dynamics around globe

New tool unpacks homicide distribution, dimensions and dynamics around globe
 - The Homicide Monitor also includes subnational data for more than 40 countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, the most violent ...

Latin America Closes the Gap on Economic Gender Inequality

Latin America Closes the Gap on Economic Gender Inequality
 - A U.N. Women study has found that Latin America is the global region showing the most progress in empowering women through progressive labor ...

On poverty, faith groups have been 'missing in action.' Obama and others are trying to change that.

On poverty, faith groups have been 'missing in action.' Obama and others are trying to change that.
 - and political equality in America, but as I noted in [my 2010 book] “American Grace,” somewhat surprisingly even though inequality has been rapidly ...

Majority of US metro areas experiencing falling home ownership rates, new research shows

Majority of US metro areas experiencing falling home ownership rates, new research shows
 - NAR's study examined intensifying or lessoning inequality by measuring ... economy and is currently leading to a more unequal America,' said Yun.

This New Young Adult Book Tells Teens the LGBTQ Rights Story They Need to Hear

This New Young Adult Book Tells Teens the LGBTQ Rights Story They Need to Hear
 - Yet one civil rights battle remains woefully absent from most educational plans: the fight for LGBTQ rights. Films like Milk have made Harvey Milk's ...

A safe space for LBGTQ youth

A safe space for LBGTQ youth
 - which serves as a guardian body for marginalised youth to prevent suicide and discrimination centred on youth as it regards to LGBTQ issues.

New Video Featuring HRC Foundation's All Children – All Families Project

New Video Featuring HRC Foundation's All Children – All Families Project
 - The project works with foster and adoption agencies – both public and private -- across the country to improve services for LGBTQ youth and families.

Op-ed: Here's How to Ensure LGBT Organizations Don't Die

Op-ed: Here's How to Ensure LGBT Organizations Don't Die
 - Funding for LGBTQ causes has never been stronger. A recent report from Funders of LGBT Issues revealed that foundations and corporations donated ...


LGBTQ Students At Higher Eating Disorder Risk

LGBTQ Students At Higher Eating Disorder Risk
 - A new study has come out which is published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, and it showed that transgender lesbian, gay, and bisexuals in ...

Define Yourself: Identity Project Heads To Austin

Define Yourself: Identity Project Heads To Austin
 - Finding the answer(s) to that seemingly simple yet hugely profound question is the cornerstone of Sarah Deragon's LGBTQ portrait series, The Identity ...

Civil rights leader David Mixner brings stage work to LA and San Francisco in June

Civil rights leader David Mixner brings stage work to LA and San Francisco in June
 - “I hope this show will inspire people to discover more about the history and the contributions of the LGBTQ community,” said David Mixner. “People ...

Guggenheim museum accused of racism after banning mostly-black high school for life for being ...

Guggenheim museum accused of racism after banning mostly-black high school for life for being ...
 - Addressing the school's 500 mostly African-American graduates, she spoke of the issue of racial discrimination, mentioning the discord in Baltimore ...

Michelle Obama 'felt the sting' of racial inequality

Michelle Obama 'felt the sting' of racial inequality
 - Directing her remarks directly toward her African American audience, Obama spoke from her own experience on how racial inequality impacts ...

Black Girls Should Matter, Too

Black Girls Should Matter, Too
 - A mounting body of evidence suggests that black students across the ... African American Policy Forum, a gender and racial-justice think tank based in ...

Boston University condemns prof's racist tweets after Terrier alums bark

Boston University condemns prof's racist tweets after Terrier alums bark
 - I'm not surprised that Boston University is hiring a racist to teach African-American Studies," David Horowitz, author of “Reforming our Univerisities,” ...

Is America Doomed to be Racist Nation?

Is America Doomed to be Racist Nation?
 - Whereas in 1960, the majority of African-American children were being raised in two-parent households, just a few decades later, he continues, most ...


More Women in U.S. Having Children, But Latino Family Size Still Dropping - Pew

More Women in U.S. Having Children, But Latino Family Size Still Dropping - Pew
 - Yet, there have been increases in large families among highly educated ... a decrease in the number of large families within the Latino population.

Latin America's Social Policies Have Given Women a Boost

Latin America's Social Policies Have Given Women a Boost
 - As a result of the various cash transfer programmes, “there is no doubt that extreme poverty was reduced throughout Latin America,” she said.

Latin America braces for higher US rates

Latin America braces for higher US rates
 - The days of Latin American economies basking in the glow of high ... perennial Latin American problems such as poverty and unequal education.

How Is "Liberation Theology" Still a Thing?

How Is "Liberation Theology" Still a Thing?
 - dependence, and especially how Latin America poverty was all the fault of capitalism emanating from the United States and western Europe.

Dustin Lance Black on the Interconnectiveness of LGBT & Black Civil Rights Movements

Dustin Lance Black on the Interconnectiveness of LGBT & Black Civil Rights Movements
 - In a recent blog post, Dustin Lance Black, the Oscar award-winning ... that many, primarily white, LGBT people were so quick to condemn the violence.