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lunes, 24 de agosto de 2015

Planned Parenthood and Taking on Income Inequality, but Not ...

Planned Parenthood and Taking on Income Inequality, but Not ...
 - 52 percent of Floridians said the federal government should "pursue policies that try to reduce the gap between wealthy and less well-off Americans," ...

How New Orleans Proved Urban Education Reform Can Work

How New Orleans Proved Urban Education Reform Can Work
 - Obviously, charter schools have not solved the problem of entrenched poverty in America. What they have demonstrated is the ability to develop the ...


This Map Shows How Many More Students Are Living In Poverty Than 9 Years Ago

This Map Shows How Many More Students Are Living In Poverty Than 9 Years Ago
 - In 2006, 31 percent of America's students attended schools in “high-poverty” districts, meaning that 20 percent or more of the district's students lived ...

It's time for a more nuanced view of childhood poverty

It's time for a more nuanced view of childhood poverty
 - The Census Bureau's one-size-fits all measure of poverty has not kept up with the increased diversity of groups in America experiencing poverty.

The end of LGBT? It's time to put the 'T' first, transgender groups say

The end of LGBT? It's time to put the 'T' first, transgender groups say
 - They're last in the LGBT acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and they were nearly last in this year's St. Louis Pride Parade. Now the ...

I'm an LGBT person, and I don't support Bersih

I'm an LGBT person, and I don't support Bersih
 - As an LGBT Malaysian, I was delighted. My patriotic feelings swelled. I had dreams of social justice. So I made the decision to leave New Zealand and ...

Ted Cruz Promotes Christians Who Oppose Gay Marriage

Ted Cruz Promotes Christians Who Oppose Gay Marriage
 - Texas Senator Ted Cruz, who is vying for the Republican presidential nomination, on Sunday released a video profiling Christians who oppose LGBT ...

John Oliver Takes 31 States to Task Over Lack of LGBT Anti-Discrimination Laws

John Oliver Takes 31 States to Task Over Lack of LGBT Anti-Discrimination Laws
 - Oliver then pointed out that LGBT people are at risk of being fired, refused service, or evicted in 31 states that do not have anti-discrimination laws.


Homophobia remains rife in construction industry

Homophobia remains rife in construction industry
 - Rich added: 'In particular, the difficulties experienced by LGBT colleagues when visiting construction sites shows the importance of the whole industry ...

LGBT South Asian Americans Remain 'Hidden' Post-Supreme Court Ruling

LGBT South Asian Americans Remain 'Hidden' Post-Supreme Court Ruling
- In the late 1980s, eleven members of the newly-established South Asian LGBT group, Trikone, marched during San Francisco's Pride Parade in ...

Are faith-based colleges ready for LGBT students?

Are faith-based colleges ready for LGBT students?
 - As faith-based colleges and universities start up again, many LGBT students are wondering to what extent they'll be accepted. Most schools have ...

Pope Francis embraces gays, lesbians, but church remains divided over LGBT issues

Pope Francis embraces gays, lesbians, but church remains divided over LGBT issues
 - Although he has expressed compassion and openness toward the LGBT community, Pope Francis continues to send mixed signals, at times affirming ...

Different interest rates for different racial groups?

Different interest rates for different racial groups?
 - There was a reason to believe that they should be treated the same because other studies suggest that (African-American) borrowers tend to have ...

Racial Identity of Activist Questioned but Does It Matter?

Racial Identity of Activist Questioned but Does It Matter?
 - Questions about the racial identity of a well-known activist in the "Black ... notion that one drop of black blood defines a person as African-American.

New study shows partial genetic basis underlying racial differences in slow-wave sleep

New study shows partial genetic basis underlying racial differences in slow-wave sleep
 - Led by Hall and lead author Indrani Halder, the research team analyzed data from a community-based sample of 70 African-American adults and 101 ...

Confronting our nation's racial discord? It's not brain surgery

Confronting our nation's racial discord? It's not brain surgery
 - I was asked by an NPR reporter once why don't I talk about race that often. ... As the only African-American from either party in the race for the White ...

Let's Give Black Voters Five-Thirds of a Vote??

Let's Give Black Voters Five-Thirds of a Vote??
 - Allowing black votes to count for 167 percent of everyone else's would mean that 30 million African American votes would count as 50 million, ...

Trump campaign condemns anti-immigrant violence

Trump campaign condemns anti-immigrant violence
 - "Nobody's condoning violence," Lewandowski said on CNN's "State of the ... A Hispanic man was beaten by men professing their support of Trump ...

All over the world, states inflict appalling suffering on gay people

All over the world, states inflict appalling suffering on gay people
 - Black and Asian Britons rightly fight for respect, for race and religious equality but do not always extend those rights and respect to gay people.

On Black LGBT Love

On Black LGBT Love
 - Their voices are constantly drowned out by the pervading idea that there is no room for Black LGBT people within our own communities,” said Milan.