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jueves, 4 de junio de 2015

Addressing poverty is a priority

Addressing poverty is a priority
 - Addressing poverty is a priority ... a role to play in ensuring that people in poverty are not permanently excluded from accessing the American Dream.

Taboo stifles LGBT teens

Taboo stifles LGBT teens
 - TSRAK's Juri pointed out that this was not the first time LGBT teens had ... "In fact, LGBT teens have never received education concerning our sexual ...

Where America's Day Begins and LGBT Equality is Moving Forward

Where America's Day Begins and LGBT Equality is Moving Forward
 - HRC has been organizing LGBT equality supporters on the island of Guam--Where America's Day Begins. HRC has hundreds of members and ...

LGBT homelessness crisis

LGBT homelessness crisis
 - This is an extremely important cause, as LGBT youth are over-represented in the homeless population. We need to raise awareness so that coming ...

Chronicling the Struggles of LGBT People Around the World

Chronicling the Struggles of LGBT People Around the World
 - It's important to note that the fight for LGBT rights is not a Western phenomenon; many of the governments at the forefront of the defence of LGBT ...


Berlin hosts major European LGBT diversity conference and careers fair

Berlin hosts major European LGBT diversity conference and careers fair
 - Final preparations are underway for 24/7 Unicorn: Germany's leading conference on LGBT diversity in the workplace. The one-day event – now in its ...

New Footwear Releases To Celebrate Nike's LGBT-Friendly "Be True" Collection

New Footwear Releases To Celebrate Nike's LGBT-Friendly "Be True" Collection
 - The Nike BETRUE Collection will arrive online on June 5th, 2015 and features a number of new footwear releases in an effort to support the LGBT ...

Christians win campaign against LGBT Pride march in South Korea

Christians win campaign against LGBT Pride march in South Korea
 - Police in Seoul have banned an LGBT pride march due to take place later this month in the South Korean capital following protests from Christian ...

Is everybody laughing when racially-charged comedy is viewed with multiple-race audiences?

Is everybody laughing when racially-charged comedy is viewed with multiple-race audiences?
 - If we've moved past race as an issue in the U.S., can we watch this kind of ... "African Americans, because of their position in society, are much more ...

Racial disparity in vehicle stops worsens

Racial disparity in vehicle stops worsens
 - African-American drivers in Missouri were 75 percent – or 1.75 times – more likely than whites to be stopped for traffic violations, according to the 2014 ...

How old-style ground game, new racial politics drove historic 2015 Chicago mayoral ...

How old-style ground game, new racial politics drove historic 2015 Chicago mayoral ...
 - As for the other candidates, Wilson – an African-American businessman, ... These two wards remain largely (but not entirely) White ethnic wards that ...

Study finds news media may influence racial bias

Study finds news media may influence racial bias
 - The study found viewers who watch more local TV news demonstrate more unconscious negative attitudes toward African Americans. The Study's ...

Fifty years after LBJ challenged the nation, the rights of African-Americans remain unfulfilled

Fifty years after LBJ challenged the nation, the rights of African-Americans remain unfulfilled
 - The speech, however, was anything but celebratory. Johnson was brutally candid about America's enduring racism, and how African-Americans had ...

Teachers, Students March in Chile against Education Bill

Teachers, Students March in Chile against Education Bill
 - Tens of thousands of people took part in rallies Wednesday organized by the country's largest teachers' union, which earlier this week ...

Latin American Students Optimistic About Their Education and Their Future: Report

Latin American Students Optimistic About Their Education and Their Future: Report
- Worldwide, students are optimistic about their education; this is particularly true of students in the developing world. There, students are confident in ...


Learning Latin has big benefits for children

Learning Latin has big benefits for children
 - A Latin dictionary. 'John Cregan's description of Latin as “a waste of time” is contradicted by the recent growth of its use in state primary schools,' ...

Haiti artisans embrace ethical fashion

Haiti artisans embrace ethical fashion
 - "But they know only that it is a country with extreme poverty. The Haiti that I know has given the world a large quantity of art and history. People need to ...

The Racial Wage Gap in Retail Is Atrocious

The Racial Wage Gap in Retail Is Atrocious
 - As a result, black and Latino retail workers are also closer to (or further beneath) the poverty line than white workers with similar jobs. Overall, 9 ...

I'm a Gay, African-American Teacher, and Proud of It

I'm a Gay, African-American Teacher, and Proud of It
 - I am a gay, African-American male. After teaching for nearly 10 years, I have decided to come out to my students and colleagues. Let me tell you why ...

AHF's L.O.U.D. to Host June 6th Film Screening of Gay Latino LA in Hollywood

AHF's L.O.U.D. to Host June 6th Film Screening of Gay Latino LA in Hollywood
 - AHF's Latino Outreach and Understanding Division (L.O.U.D.) will host an exclusive red carpet film screening of ...

Why the LGBT Movement Should Support BlackLivesMatter

Why the LGBT Movement Should Support BlackLivesMatter
 - Far from being two separate issues, the fights to make Black Lives Matter and win social justice and equality for LGBTQ people are interconnected.

Being gay 'a behavior, a not civil right'

Being gay 'a behavior, a not civil right'
 - A new anti-gay marriage billboard along US-131 near 36th ... And a choice is different than the civil rights that black people fought dearly ...

'Gender-bender' scholar talks activism, her arrest and race

Gender-bender' scholar talks activism, her arrest and race
 - "I'm gay and genderqueer," said Vest. "I have ... "I talked about the fact that LGBTQ Black people have a lot more encounters and abuse by the police.

The #1 Enemy of the LGBT Movement

The #1 Enemy of the LGBT Movement
 - And on at least one pivotal issue – whether LGBT rights were too novel and hence ... Many likely pro-gay votes on the Court are petrified at the prospect of ... where police violence and mass incarceration against Black people are at ...

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America
 - Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America fell in 2014, down 16 ... to bring benefits to the broader economy in terms of technology, education, ...