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miércoles, 19 de agosto de 2015

Latin America smartphone users to increase 22% in 2015

Latin America smartphone users to increase 22% in 2015
 - Outside the countries tracked individually by eMarketer in Latin America, there will be 25 million smartphone users in 2015, with Venezuela ...

Teen fighting for her life after doctors mistake rare cancer for a pulled muscle

Teen fighting for her life after doctors mistake rare cancer for a pulled muscle
 - Sixteen-year-old Melissa Sutton had always been an athletic teenager. ... According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Ewing Sarcoma is a type ...

Neglecting teen health may lead to bigger problems as adults

Neglecting teen health may lead to bigger problems as adults
 - Nearly one in five teens has specific health care needs that are not receiving attention, and this may set them up for poorer ...

Is South America on the brink of revolution?

Is South America on the brink of revolution?
 - The people of South America have long suffered from sharp income inequality and limited upward mobility, which has long made the region ripe for ...

Donald Trump Hints At Supporting LGBT Workplace Protections

Donald Trump Hints At Supporting LGBT Workplace Protections
 - Donald Trump continues to be an outspoken opponent of same-sex marriage, but he has no problem with gay employees in the workplace. Todd did ...

Philadelphia archdiocese cancels LGBT program ahead of pope visit

Philadelphia archdiocese cancels LGBT program ahead of pope visit
 - Pope Francis will attend a summit on families being held in the city, and LGBT Catholic groups have asked for an official presence at the gatherings to ...

Transgender employees biggest victims over LGBT failures of big UK companies

Transgender employees biggest victims over LGBT failures of big UK companies
 - The figures from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) network OUTstanding also found that just under half of big companies fail to include ...

A long march to LGBT equality: Employment, housing next stop in campaign to end discrimination

A long march to LGBT equality: Employment, housing next stop in campaign to end discrimination
 - So much more needs to be done,” U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, whose work on LGBT issues began with the HIV/AIDS crisis when ...

A short history of Alaska LGBT rights

A short history of Alaska LGBT rights
 - Alaskans voted in 1998 to define marriage in the state constitution as only between a man and a woman. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ...

LGBT cheer: White House hires first transgender 'woman of colour'

LGBT cheer: White House hires first transgender 'woman of colour'
 - Raffi Freedman-Gurspan, the first transgender official to be hired by the White House. Freedman-Gurspan's was appointed as an outreach and ...

FTSE 100 companies' LGBT diversity failure

FTSE 100 companies' LGBT diversity failure
 - The summer began with a massive boon for the LGBT rights movement, with the legalisation of same-sex marriage in the United States. We still have a ...

Can LGBT Businesses Win the Fight To Be Considered 'Traditional Minorities?'

Can LGBT Businesses Win the Fight To Be Considered 'Traditional Minorities?'
 - In areas of workplace discrimination, fair housing, fair credit, and supplier diversity, LGBT people and business owners don't receive equal rights.

I Have a Dream -- That Latinos Are Seen Beyond the Prism of Immigration

I Have a Dream -- That Latinos Are Seen Beyond the Prism of Immigration
 - I like how Latino experts (I'm not going to put it in quotation marks) are upset ... We have to keep fighting for our undocumented people and I say it's as ...

"The New Black" on Netflix examines LGBT rights in African American culture

"The New Black" on Netflix examines LGBT rights in African American culture
 - Netflix is now streaming “The New Black.” This documentary focuses on how the African-American culture is dealing with same-sex issues from all ...

Racism alive and well in a silenced America

Racism alive and well in a silenced America
 - The recent death of Sandra Bland is one of many examples of excessive police brutality used on African-Americans. A simple traffic stop has somehow ...

What Does Integration Look Like?

What Does Integration Look Like?
 - This ultimately contributed to the perpetuation of racist and inaccurate depictions of African American identity in the form of archetypes such as the ...

Race-based empowerment sidelines majority - undermines Constitution

Race-based empowerment sidelines majority - undermines Constitution
 - But these interventions help only a relatively small black elite, rather than the great ... Using race as a proxy for disadvantage is also unnecessary when ... an African-American member of the University of California's board of regents, ...

Race and Music in Baltimore: Baltimore musicians of color talk about race in the music scene

Race and Music in Baltimore: Baltimore musicians of color talk about race in the music scene
 - Along with Chinese-American director Lee Mun Wah, the discussion .... of "racial equality" seems almost dangerous to me as an African-American, ...

If African Americans Are Refugees In America, Where Should We Go?

If African Americans Are Refugees In America, Where Should We Go?
 - What if, next, he told me he was from America? Black people in the United States face such racial violence that they could qualify as refugees if they ...

Alzheimer's Disease: It's Different for African-Americans

Alzheimer's Disease: It's Different for African-Americans
 - There is a great deal of racial and gender bias in scientific research. ... African-Americans have a higher incidence of Alzheimer's than whites – at a ...