WebDesktop - Smartphones - Tablets   | Las Américas | Keeping up-to-date on social exclusion worldwide | REVISTAS DE PRENSA : Poverty | Afro-Americans | Latinoamérica | Inequality | Education | LGBT | NON-PROFIT initiative : Nuestra misión es proporcionar la mejor información sobre la exclusión social en todo el mundo || Raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion

Buscar este blog



Tags about global social exclusion | Las américas

jueves, 17 de septiembre de 2015

Nearly 15 percent of Americans living in poverty

Nearly 15 percent of Americans living in poverty
 - The number of Americans living below the poverty line showed no statistical difference from the previous year, according to ...

Report Highlights Higher Education Disparities Within Asian America

Report Highlights Higher Education Disparities Within Asian America
 - Nearly half of Asian Americans and 55 percent of Hawaiian Pacific Islanders ... The report also highlights poverty and limited English proficiency as ...

The face of childhood hunger is increasingly suburban

The face of childhood hunger is increasingly suburban
  - Nearly half of all students newly eligible for free or reduced-price school lunches lives in America's suburbs, according to a recently released report by national grassroots advocacy group Fair Share Education Fund.

America's Real Poverty Rate Is Around And About Zero

America's Real Poverty Rate Is Around And About Zero
- Yesterday Census gave us the updated poverty numbers for 2014 for the United States. The percentage of the population said to be in poverty, ...

23 LGBT tie-ins for the fall TV season

23 LGBT tie-ins for the fall TV season
 - This season brings a renewed commitment to LGBT actors and characters from the “Big Four” television networks, with two-thirds of the spots on this ...

LGBT People of Faith: Why Are They Staying?

LGBT People of Faith: Why Are They Staying?
 - Especially for LGBT people who greatly value marriage, family, and community, the legalization of marriage equality makes a major difference in their ...

Amnesty accuses Poland of ignoring LGBT hate crime victims

Amnesty accuses Poland of ignoring LGBT hate crime victims
 - Amnesty International has taken aim at Poland for “falling dangerously short” when it comes to protecting LGBT hate crime victims. The human rights ...

Britain's First Care Home For Elderly LGBT Could Open In Next Three Years

Britain's First Care Home For Elderly LGBT Could Open In Next Three Years
 - James Greenshields, director of Tonic Housing, told BuzzFeed News: "I was really taken aback that although there are organisations for older LGBT ...

LGBT Vegans Are Coming Out for Animal Rights

LGBT Vegans Are Coming Out for Animal Rights
 - A group of LGBT activists star in a new video from the non-profit group Our Hen House, talking about the similarities between coming out as queer and ...

8 Stunning Portraits Of LGBT People In Countries Where Being Gay Is Illegal

8 Stunning Portraits Of LGBT People In Countries Where Being Gay Is Illegal
 - Imagine living in a country where it is, literally, illegal to just be yourself. That's the situation for more than 2.8 billion people on this planet who live in ...


Doritos Goes Rainbow in Support of LGBT Youth

Doritos Goes Rainbow in Support of LGBT Youth
 - Ram Krishnan, the chief marketing officer of Frito-Lay, stated that the partnership reflected the brand's commitment toward LGBT equality.

Film festival serves up the best new independent LGBT cinema

Film festival serves up the best new independent LGBT cinema
 - One of the best LGBT film festivals is upon us as Cinema Diverse celebrates its eighth year this month. Hard to believe that this relatively new film ...

Latin America's Middle Class

Latin America's Middle Class
 - The first decade of the 21st century was a good one for Latin America. ... Whether countries are able or not to expand these ties, the coming decade ...

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

Leaders to Gather at OUT on the Hill Black LGBT Leadership Summit
 - Event organizers seek to “shift the conversation around African American holistic health by reshaping the dialogue to be inclusive of the black LGBT ...

Almost a Third of US Poor Are Hispanics

Almost a Third of US Poor Are Hispanics
 - Many Hispanics have sunk into poverty since the start of the financial crisis in 2008 and, despite the fact that a certain recovery has recently been ...

Hurricane Katrina's struggling Black gay community

Hurricane Katrina's struggling Black gay community
 - But the residents of the Lower Ninth Ward, the largest of 17 wards of New Orleans, and predominately African American, has not. The demographic ...

Racial 'broad brushing' is becoming America's greatest shame

Racial 'broad brushing' is becoming America's greatest shame
  - African-Americans broad brush whites as racists, whites broad-brush blacks as thugs, Hispanics as illegals and Muslims as terrorist. And Hispanics ...

Race Is Always the Issue

Race Is Always the Issue
 - Were the issue safety, public policy would protect black taxpayers from ... From academia to politics to media, Americans talk about race and racism ...

Genomic differences between breast cancers of African American and white women identified

Genomic differences between breast cancers of African American and white women identified
 - Currently African American women with breast cancer in the U.S. are 40 ... in African American women, but no previous study has examined racial ...

African-Americans experience worse heart health with popular hypertension drug

African-Americans experience worse heart health with popular hypertension drug
- The study reveals racial differences in cardiovascular outcomes and mortality between African-Americans with hypertension and Caucasians with the ...