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jueves, 11 de junio de 2015

Ending Poverty in Native Communities

Ending Poverty in Native Communities
- Six of the eleven poorest counties in all of America are in South Dakota, and they are all on Indian reservations. The poverty in these communities is ...

LGBT flags flying at VA headquarters garner opposition

LGBT flags flying at VA headquarters garner opposition
 - The rainbow-colored pride flag for the LGBT community flying at Montana Veterans Affairs headquarters has sparked some ...

HIV And Homophobia: LGBT Living In Homophobic Countries Have Higher Risk For HIV/AIDS ...

HIV And Homophobia: LGBT Living In Homophobic Countries Have Higher Risk For HIV/AIDS ...
 - HIV And Homophobia: LGBT Living In Homophobic Countries Have Higher Risk For HIV/AIDS, Study Says. A new study suggests that the higher the ...

After marriage, what's next for LGBT movement?

After marriage, what's next for LGBT movement?
 - After a decades-long struggle, the U.S. Supreme Court may by the end of this month bring to a conclusion a major struggle of the LGBT rights ...

Even Religious People Don't Think 'Religious Liberty' Should Be Used To Exclude LGBT ...

Even Religious People Don't Think 'Religious Liberty' Should Be Used To Exclude LGBT ...
 - But according to a new poll, even religious Americans don't think “religious liberty” should be used as an excuse to discriminate against LGBT people, ...

For Erica Scherzer, supporting Nationals 'Night Out' event for LGBT fans is 'no-brainer'

For Erica Scherzer, supporting Nationals 'Night Out' event for LGBT fans is 'no-brainer'
 - The Nationals have hosted a “Night Out” for LGBT fans 11 years in a row; next Wednesday's event, like several of its predecessors, is expected to ...

Religious university under fire for preventing LGBT event on campus

Religious university under fire for preventing LGBT event on campus
 - Bar-Ilan Univeristy, which maintains a religious ethos, reportedly suggested that members of the school's LGBT chapter amend their original plans and ...

Alibaba Helps Chinese LGBT Couples Say 'We Do' in West Hollywood

Alibaba Helps Chinese LGBT Couples Say 'We Do' in West Hollywood
 -  It took a trip across the Pacific, but this week seven Chinese same-sex couples finally had the chance to say “I do” in West Hollywood.

Efforts to improve care for LGBT foster youth in Maryland expand

Efforts to improve care for LGBT foster youth in Maryland expand
 - Ann Marie Binsner, executive director of CASA in Prince George's County, provides training for families and other care providers around the state on ...

4 things you didn't (but should) know about economic inequality

4 things you didn't (but should) know about economic inequality
 - It's not surprising that the leaders of the Democratic Party have been making a big deal about rising income and wealth inequality in America, but ...

Cartier boss says rising inequality will spark class war

Cartier boss says rising inequality will spark class war
 - The billionaire chairman of one of the world's biggest luxury groups is losing a lot of sleep over rising inequality and the destruction of the middle class.

Tensions swell between police forces and black communities

Tensions swell between police forces and black communities
 - The movement was founded by three African-American activists and has ... Over the past several months, racial tensions in the United States have ...

Country music's next star is a young black woman. That's not as 'Crazy' as it sounds.

Country music's next star is a young black woman. That's not as 'Crazy' as it sounds.
 - Country music has had a complicated relationship with African Americans ... served up a clumsy and simplistic discussion of American racial politics.

Gina Rodriguez Says the Latino Community Is Too Busy "Fighting Each Other" to Be Heard

Gina Rodriguez Says the Latino Community Is Too Busy "Fighting Each Other" to Be Heard
 - And she dropped some real talk about how she thinks the Latino community could ... "Then you have the people who were born in the United States.

Two-Thirds of Latinos Consider Hispanic Their Race: Pew Report

Two-Thirds of Latinos Consider Hispanic Their Race: Pew Report
 - The Census started allowing people to describe themselves as multiracial in 2000 and in the decade since the number of white and black Americans ...

Weekly jobless claims rise by 2000 in US

Weekly jobless claims rise by 2000 in US
 - The number of people receiving unemployment benefits for more than six months in the week ending May 30 increased by 61,000 to 2.27 million.

At This Rate, Cops Will Kill 1K People This Year

At This Rate, Cops Will Kill 1K People This Year
 - and 17.1% Hispanic/Latino. And there's a definite imbalance among those who were unarmed: Per the paper's stats, 30.5% of black people were ...

10 Philly LGBT activists leading the post-marriage-equality fight

10 Philly LGBT activists leading the post-marriage-equality fight
 - Louie Ortiz-Fonseca, quite simply, wants people to know that Latinos can't be clumped into a "colored" category -- like a snowflake, they're as ...

EU, Latin American-Caribbean group seek common ground

EU, Latin American-Caribbean group seek common ground
 - CELAC and the EU should focus over the next five years on battling poverty and inequality, promoting education, science and technology, addressing ...

Rural Poverty and Hunger Keep Attention at FAO Conference

Rural Poverty and Hunger Keep Attention at FAO Conference
 - Breaking the rural poverty and hunger cycle by strengthening of rural areas, the social ...

Reported anti-LGBT homicides rose in 2014

Reported anti-LGBT homicides rose in 2014
 - Among those 20 LGBT murder victims, 16 were African-American or Latino, and 11 were transgender women, underscoring a troubling trend that the ...

Are Latino Teens Using Smartphones Too Much?

Are Latino Teens Using Smartphones Too Much?
 - Whether or not it leads to an education gap is a far larger story, especially when you consider how the tables can be turned by a generation wielding a ...

Chilean Students, Teachers Join Forces against Education Plan

Chilean Students, Teachers Join Forces against Education Plan
 - Some 200,000 students and teachers were on the streets of Santiago and other Chilean cities on Wednesday to protest the ...

GOP can't win black, Hispanic votes with social issues alone

GOP can't win black, Hispanic votes with social issues alone
 - The Pew Research Center's latest polling on gay marriage illustrates the limits of this ... GOP can't win black, Hispanic votes with social issues alone.

Meth Use on the Rise Among Gay and Bisexual Black and Hispanic Men in New York

Meth Use on the Rise Among Gay and Bisexual Black and Hispanic Men in New York
 - Methamphetamine is growing in popularity among gay and bisexual black and Hispanic men in New York, according to The New York Times.