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lunes, 3 de agosto de 2015

Why Obama blundered by speaking out on gay rights in Kenya

Why Obama blundered by speaking out on gay rights in Kenya
 - In a BBC interview, on the eve of his departure for Kenya, the President reaffirmed his intent to address LGBTQ rights, which he did during his joint ...

Homophobic couple wants to erect 1000 billboards decrying gay marriage

Homophobic couple wants to erect 1000 billboards decrying gay marriage
 - This billboard is funded 100% by your generous donations,” the Odgaards typed into the Facebook page of their new tax-exempt charity, God's ...

Homeless in America: Lack of Jobs and Low Incomes Are Forcing American Families Into Poverty

Homeless in America: Lack of Jobs and Low Incomes Are Forcing American Families Into Poverty
 - This is the daily routine nationwide for around 3-and-a-half million Americans forced to sleep in parks, under bridges, in shelters or cars.

Is there an inequality of income?

Is there an inequality of income?
 - America will rue the day Reagan became the spokesman for the future oligarchy. Yes, supply-side extremism creates greater wealth inequality every ...

Can We Adapt Sex Ed For The New LGBT-Inclusive America?

Can We Adapt Sex Ed For The New LGBT-Inclusive America?
 - LGBT youth are more likely to attempt suicide than heterosexual teens, but even small things like signs of support at a school can mitigate issues such ...

Does Marvel have a problem with LGBT superheroes?

Does Marvel have a problem with LGBT superheroes?
 - However, their attempts to promote diversity and include LGBT characters have often been slammed by fans and critics alike, who claim the company ...

Founder of Russian LGBT Youth Site Fined Under 'Propaganda' Law

Founder of Russian LGBT Youth Site Fined Under 'Propaganda' Law
 - The founder of a Russian LGBT youth website and community was fined 50,000 roubles ($850 USD) under the country's controversial "homosexual ...

Report Describes Intense Homophobia in Kazakhstan Before Olympics Vote

Report Describes Intense Homophobia in Kazakhstan Before Olympics Vote
 - This infamous law, modeled on Russia's repressive “anti-LGBT propaganda” law, called for a wide-ranging ban on sharing information about LGBT ...

LGBT Groups Also Don't Want Planned Parenthood Defunded

LGBT Groups Also Don't Want Planned Parenthood Defunded
 - So it should be no surprise that LGBT groups are teaming up with Planned Parenthood to push back against radical right-wing measures to defund the ...

RNC gearing up for anti-gay resolutions at upcoming meeting

RNC gearing up for anti-gay resolutions at upcoming meeting
 - The Republican National Committee is set to vote during its summer meeting on resolutions against same-sex marriage and in favor of anti-gay sex ...

How Schools Can Reduce Energy Costs and Promote a Sustainable Future

How Schools Can Reduce Energy Costs and Promote a Sustainable Future
 - The incorporation of PBL into school curricula represents a major shift in America's education system, a system that has not significantly changed ...

Loudoun is the happiest county in America

 Loudoun is the happiest county in America
 - Loudoun's 3.6 percent poverty rate, life expectancy of 82.6 years and 62.3 percent marriage rate helped the county of 350,000-plus residents secure ...

It's Not Easy to Be Black, Beautiful in America

It's Not Easy to Be Black, Beautiful in America
 - If America was truly multiracial in its habits and outlook, in its history and politics, the race question need not detain us anymore. 

Black Skin Privilege: To Be Above the Law

Black Skin Privilege: To Be Above the Law
 - This preferential race-based treatment of African-Americans fuels violence and social media-driven reigns of terror. It encourages today's race-baiting ...

Obama's election was supposed to usher in a new post-racial era. Why has racist expression

Obama's election was supposed to usher in a new post-racial era. Why has racist expression
 -  Sandra Bland, an African-American woman, was stopped in Texas by a white policeman for a minor traffic violation. She was forcefully arrested ...

Writing a new chapter on race in America

Writing a new chapter on race in America
 - And unless current policies change, one in three black babies born today will be ... As the history of racism and inequality continues to infect society, ...

Cash transfers are one way to alleviate poverty in developing countries

Cash transfers are one way to alleviate poverty in developing countries
 - Worldwide, over 1 billion people live in extreme poverty. ... Conditional transfers are widely implemented in Latin America and are mainly managed by ...

Arrow" Casts First-Ever African American Gay Superhero

Arrow" Casts First-Ever African American Gay Superhero
- Proving that even superheros are savvy to the times, Arrow has cast Echo Kellum (Ben and Kate) in the role of Curtis Holt/Mr. Terrific, the show's first ...