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martes, 15 de septiembre de 2015

College Rankings Should Tell You More Than a School's Wealth

College Rankings Should Tell You More Than a School's Wealth
 - And because these institutions have educated such a high proportion of America's wealthy elite, that elite looks with particular favor on graduates of ...

Climate Change, Droughts May Increase Central America Migration, Reports Suggest

Climate Change, Droughts May Increase Central America Migration, Reports Suggest
 - Worsening drought associated with the El Niño weather phenomenon has severely reduced crop output in several Central American countries this fall for the second year in a row, according to the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization Monday.
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South sees biggest drop in poverty nationwide since 1960

South sees biggest drop in poverty nationwide since 1960
 - In other regions, the poverty rate fell by single digits from 1960 to 2010. America's overall poverty rate during that time dropped from 22 percent to 15 ...

Just Deserts

Just Deserts
Americans do not like inequality, but their dislike has not increased. This spring, 63 percent of Gallup Poll respondents agreed that “money and wealth ...

Employers are getting better at LGBT inclusion in workplace

Employers are getting better at LGBT inclusion in workplace
 - There is no federal or Pennsylvania state statute that broadly prohibits LGBT discrimination, but there is a trend of LGBT inclusion in public and private ...

Russia's LGBT victimised by 'gay propaganda' law

Russia's LGBT victimised by 'gay propaganda' law
 - Punishable by jail in the Soviet Union, homosexuality was decriminalised in 1993, yet much of the LGBT community remains underground, and ...

Will Columbus be the 5th Indiana city to ban LGBT discrimination?

Will Columbus be the 5th Indiana city to ban LGBT discrimination?
 - Carmel's City Council will discuss an LGBT protection law at a finance committee meeting on Thursday - it is supported by six of its seven council ...

Ellen Page: Freeheld can be an 'empathy machine' to drive LGBT acceptance

Ellen Page: Freeheld can be an 'empathy machine' to drive LGBT acceptance
 - Freeheld can be an 'empathy machine' to drive LGBT acceptance. Julianne Moore and Ellen Page, who co-star in Freeheld, say it can be ...

When Being LGBT Can Cost You Your Life

When Being LGBT Can Cost You Your Life
 - The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community experiences myriad inequalities all across the globe. There are more than 70 ...

LGBT media group expands in California

LGBT media group expands in California
 - A Fort Lauderdale LGBT media group has acquired California-based New Frontiers Media Holding, LLC, the company publishing gay lifestyle ...

Leaders to Gather at OUT on the Hill Black LGBT Leadership Summit

Leaders to Gather at OUT on the Hill Black LGBT Leadership Summit
 - Black LGBT activists and thought leaders will gather with elected officials, faith leaders, and young professionals in Washington, D.C. for the 6th ...

LGBT website defends questioning Tom Hardy's sexuality

LGBT website defends questioning Tom Hardy's sexuality
 - The publication has since received criticism from some fellow LGBT news sources, with Hardy receiving praise for responding so strongly to such a ...

Why are Conservative Latin American Countries Leaders in Enacting Same-Sex Rights?

Why are Conservative Latin American Countries Leaders in Enacting Same-Sex Rights?
 - Latin America has been a traditionally Catholic and conservative region. So how have countries there become leaders in enacting legislation permitting gay marriage

Costa Rican diet includes too much salt, processed food, experts say

Costa Rican diet includes too much salt, processed food, experts say
 - Of Latin American countries, Chile followed Mexico in consumption of ultra-processed foods, ranking 7th in the overall list. Argentina had the third ...

Latin America's anti-corruption crusade

Latin America's anti-corruption crusade
 - Even as much of Latin America engages in almost hyperbolic celebrations over the ... Many other Latin American countries are in similar situations.

Tech Industry Push for Diversity Should Focus on Racism

Tech Industry Push for Diversity Should Focus on Racism
 - In schools that are 81-100% Black and Latino, over three-quarters of the ... enrolled in schools where more than 70% of the students live in poverty.

African-American men at increased risk of dying of prostate cancer than Caucasian men

African-American men at increased risk of dying of prostate cancer than Caucasian men
 - African-American men are more than twice as likely to die of prostate ... And of course the race risk factor means that African American men have a ...

Houston bar responds to allegations of racial discrimination

Houston bar responds to allegations of racial discrimination
- A Houston bar has responded to claims of racial discrimination after African-American customers say that they were told they would have to pay $20 to ...

Therapy gap for depressed Black seniors

Therapy gap for depressed Black seniors
 - If African Americans prefer psychotherapy over drugs, then accessing ... The investigation focused on whether there are racial/ethnic differences in ...

Why Bernie Sanders Must Tout His Stellar LGBT Rights Record If He Wants To Win

Why Bernie Sanders Must Tout His Stellar LGBT Rights Record If He Wants To Win
 - He didn't seem to get that people wanted to know, based on his past record, ... Sanders should learn from what happened with Black Lives Matter.