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martes, 29 de septiembre de 2015

How to fix inequality? It's time for research universities to step up

How to fix inequality? It's time for research universities to step up
 - How to fix inequality? ... any parent who hopes to send a child to college someday—and to anybody who worries about growing inequality in America.

Can't fix inequality with higher taxes, study says

Can't fix inequality with higher taxes, study says
 - If you care about rising income inequality in America and you think it needs fixing, don't look to taxes as your prime tools for change, says a new study.

In America, the Poorer You Are, the Poorer Your Children Will Be

In America, the Poorer You Are, the Poorer Your Children Will Be
 - So poor parents struggling just to cover basic food and shelter face both massive income inequality in their day-to-day lives, plus a seven-fold gap in ...

The Real Reason for the Growing Gap Between Rich and Poor

The Real Reason for the Growing Gap Between Rich and Poor
 - Inequality has widened due to the increasing concentration of political ... Ultimately, the trend toward widening inequality in America, as elsewhere, ...


Women's Rising Earnings Have Reduced Inequality, New CAP Analysis Finds

Women's Rising Earnings Have Reduced Inequality, New CAP Analysis Finds
 - In other words, America's currently unacceptable levels of income inequality would be even more unacceptable if not for women's growing earnings.

Clinton campaign appoints new LGBT liaison

Clinton campaign appoints new LGBT liaison
 - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has appointed a new staffer to serve as LGBT liaison for her bid for the White House, the campaign ...

Banned Russian LGBT youth group then returns with more members than ever

Banned Russian LGBT youth group then returns with more members than ever
 - Last week Russian media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, banned a number of LGBT groups registered on the country's most popular social network ...

Young, LGBT and Homeless in Age of Broken Windows

Young, LGBT and Homeless in Age of Broken Windows
 - Some LGBT youths in New York City engage in “survival sex” due to homelessness. Some of them have many punitive interactions with police, ...

The 11 LGBT films everyone should see

The 11 LGBT films everyone should see
-  The Iris Prize Festival has become one of the world's biggest celebrations of LGBT film but there really is something for everyone. Now in its ninth year, ...

Pride Center To Build First Equality LGBT Playground

Pride Center To Build First Equality LGBT Playground
 - The Pride Center at Equality Park in Wilton Manors will be building a unique playground to accommodate the growing ...

Kerry Washington Offers Empowering Message To LGBT Youth

Kerry Washington Offers Empowering Message To LGBT Youth
 - Actress Kerry Washington dropped in for AOL Build last week to discuss a number of topics, including winning GLAAD's Vanguard Award earlier this ...

GLAAD releases new video on anti-LGBT bullying

GLAAD releases new video on anti-LGBT bullying
 - GLAAD have released a new video on LGBT bullying and this year's Spirit Day pledge. The powerful video shows what bullying can feel like for LGBT ...


LGBT priorities forum identifies gaps in media coverage

LGBT priorities forum identifies gaps in media coverage
 - As an impediment to full equality for LGBT communities, marriage rights have of course been important, but there are perhaps more critical issues that ...

The piercing cry of child poverty in America

The piercing cry of child poverty in America
 - The Black extreme child poverty rate increased 13 percent with nearly one in five Black children living in extreme poverty. Although the Hispanic child ...

Eva Longoria Unveils 'The Firsts' Campaign Celebrating the Achievements of Latino Families

Eva Longoria Unveils 'The Firsts' Campaign Celebrating the Achievements of Latino Families
 - The 40-year-old actress' campaign "focuses on celebrating Latinos who were ... their stories of being the first in their family on the Latino Victory website. ... the considerable contributions that the people in our community make every ...

Racism has long-term health impacts on Blacks, study concludes

Racism has long-term health impacts on Blacks, study concludes
 - There’s sometimes a tendency to say, ‘Oh, they are just kids—they will get over it,’” developmental psychologist and head researcher Emma Adam told Mother Jones. “But it turns out there can be lasting impact.”

Challenging racial injustices

Challenging racial injustices
 - A large headline in capital letters across the bottom read, “Support the strong, give courage to the timid, remind the indifferent, and warn the opposed.”

Racial Justice Activist DeRay Mckesson Reflects on HIV and the Black Lives Matter Movement

Racial Justice Activist DeRay Mckesson Reflects on HIV and the Black Lives Matter Movement
 - However, Mckesson also talked about how these numbers -- no matter how jarring -- tell only part of the story of what it means to be black in America.

Still need to face racist legacy

Still need to face racist legacy
 - But most of the adverse parts disproportionately affected African American students, the victims of “separate but equal”. White students were to be ...

Mass General breast cancer study seeks answers on higher African American death rates

Mass General breast cancer study seeks answers on higher African American death rates
 - This is a step toward understanding why African-American women are ... studies that look at certain ethnic groups to see if they correlate with higher ...

Examining Latin American Economies

Examining Latin American Economies
 - Only educated people can make educated decisions about who should represent them,” said Roett. “The low levels of education in Latin America tells ...