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lunes, 8 de junio de 2015

LGBT People Are Fleeing for Kenya to Avoid Rampant Discrimination

LGBT People Are Fleeing for Kenya to Avoid Rampant Discrimination
 - A growing number of LGBT Ugandans are fleeing to neighboring Kenya to escape violence and persecution, a Ugandan Catholic priest says.

America still waiting for same sex ruling

America still waiting for same sex ruling
 - Through two decades of debate on whether America's gays and lesbians ... Where education and income levels are lower, it's often a different story ...

Oh, those education priorities

Oh, those education priorities
 - I suppose it's possible former Penn State President Rodney Erickson, the highest-paid college president in America for 2013-14, was the best college ...

Cholesterol Awareness Initiative Makes Its Move Across America

Cholesterol Awareness Initiative Makes Its Move Across America
 - Earlier this year, the company launched the "Make Your Move Across America" campaign, an educational initiative offering free lipid screenings and ...

How family fragmentation impacts poverty in America

How family fragmentation impacts poverty in America
 - In the last 50 years, family structures have changed dramatically. Just half a century ago, 75 percent of children lived in a home with two married ...

1 in 5 students are living in poverty, according to report

1 in 5 students are living in poverty, according to report
 - The agency's annual report last week on the status of education in America corroborated the results of ... In 2000, 1 in 7 children were living in poverty.


Nearly 16 pct Americans struggle to afford food: poll

Nearly 16 pct Americans struggle to afford food: poll
 - African-Americans have long been disproportionately affected by poverty and food insecurity. According to Feeding America, a U.S. organization ...

The Anti-Poverty Experiment

The Anti-Poverty Experiment
 - In 1966, shortly after President Lyndon B. Johnson declared war on poverty, 14.7% of Americans were poor, under the official definition of the U.S. ...

Watch a history in LGBT comic book characters at DC

Watch a history in LGBT comic book characters at DC
 - For LGBT pride month, DC Entertainment, which owns DC comics, has released a video featuring a short history of gay characters in its comics.

300 Ukrainian LGBT activists march and defy far-right's threats

300 Ukrainian LGBT activists march and defy far-right's threats
 - 300 LGBT activists and their supporters took part in a March for Equality in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev last Saturday (6th June) despite threats by the ...

Why I won't be participating in Tel Aviv's Pride Parade

Why I won't be participating in Tel Aviv's Pride Parade
 - Israeli security forces exploit Palestinians' sexual orientation to blackmail them into becoming collaborators. The Israeli LGBT mainstream's silence ...

State Department warns about travel to Philippines

State Department warns about travel to Philippines
 - Ireland's voters last month approved gay marriage, and now the country is promoting itself as a destination for LGBT weddings with an ad campaign ..

Lavender Class of 2015 faces workplace discrimination

Lavender Class of 2015 faces workplace discrimination
 - LGBT graduates from the University of Texas face legal employment discrimination in most of their state — the exceptions being cities such as Austin ...

Blacks need to join economy discussion

Blacks need to join economy discussion
 - Its 2015 report, State of Black America – “Save Our Cities: Education, Jobs + Justice,” that documented the facts that economic inequality between ...

United Against Inequality

United Against Inequality
 - The American Spring is a widespread, multi-faceted movement against inequality. The goal of the American Spring is political and economic ...

Inequality & Student Loan Debt: 5 Troubling Stats

Inequality & Student Loan Debt: 5 Troubling Stats
 - The rising cost of attending college has had a serious impact on the finances of most students and their families, but the burden has been distributed unequally. Various studies point to the negative, long-term effects of taking on education debt

America should be more like Alaska when it comes to sharing the public wealth

America should be more like Alaska when it comes to sharing the public wealth
 - Since the Great Recession, American productivity and corporate profits have increased, ... Moreover, economic inequality is growing at a historic rate.

Obama said he's not giving up immigration fight: 'We are being as aggressive' as possible

Obama said he's not giving up immigration fight: 'We are being as aggressive' as possible
 - One of the key provisions for me was to let undocumented people get legal status after background checks. That requires an administrative apparatus ...

Peru to grow 3.6% this year, Latin America 1%

Peru to grow 3.6% this year, Latin America 1%
 - Peru to grow 3.6% this year, Latin America 1% ... recognized Peru's and Latin America's successful lifting of millions of people out of poverty.

Mexico to restate support for education reform

Mexico to restate support for education reform
 - Mexico's government will in the coming days reaffirm its commitment to carrying out a key part of its education reform which was suspended in the ...

HIV risk among gays tied to societal issues

HIV risk among gays tied to societal issues
 - For young gay and bisexual men, the risk of HIV infection is linked with ... “What we're starting to say here, if you're black and Hispanic you're more ...

Jimmy Carter Thinks Americans Still Have 'Racist Tendencies.' But Check Out His Own Words From...

Jimmy Carter Thinks Americans Still Have 'Racist Tendencies.' But Check Out His Own Words From...
 - Many Americans still have racist tendencies or feelings of superiority to people of color.” ... I came home looking upon African-Americans as equals.”.

President Obama Delivers Emotional Eulogy For Joe Biden's Son Beau

President Obama Delivers Emotional Eulogy For Joe Biden's Son Beau
 - Overall, 44 percent perceive negative media bias [toward] Hispanic/Latino boys and young men. .... So many people don't know our story. It's not all ...

Orange is the New Black' actresses add star power to Brazilian gay pride parade

Orange is the New Black' actresses add star power to Brazilian gay pride parade
- Orange is the New Black' actresses add star power to Brazilian gay pride parade ... Three actresses who play lesbian inmates in the show and at least two ... the discrimination lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people still face.


Zanele Muholi documents love, loss and identity in South Africa's LGBT community

Zanele Muholi documents love, loss and identity in South Africa's LGBT community
 - The show opens with 60 black-and-white portraits from which gaze lesbian, ... Her photos, she adds, make “it even easier for people who have been ...