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jueves, 22 de octubre de 2015

Could your family live on two dollars, per person, a day? Over one million American households do.

Could your family live on two dollars, per person, a day? Over one million American households do.
 - Professors Kathryn Edin and Luke Shaefer were startled to recently find a trend in American poverty that they hadn't seen since the mid-1990s: the ...

Are we No. 1? It depends.

Are we No. 1? It depends.
 - About 20 percent of American children live in poverty, which — as defined by the OECD — is to grow up in households with less than half the median ...

Oxfam's crystal ball confirmed: The top 1 % now own over half of the world's wealth

Oxfam's crystal ball confirmed: The top 1 % now own over half of the world's wealth
 - The world is experiencing an immense problem with wealth inequality, and it's not just a problem of economics, it's a problem of power. This blog was ...

Gates, Slim target maternal, newborn health in Central America

Gates, Slim target maternal, newborn health in Central America
 - Inequality across Latin America is much deeper than in many parts of the world, and unprecedented surveys by Salud Mesoamerica revealed that ...

Troye Sivan Tackles LGBT Youth Suicide In Heartbreaking End To Video Series

Troye Sivan Tackles LGBT Youth Suicide In Heartbreaking End To Video Series
 - If you didn't catch it, the musical angel known as Troye Sivan has been tackling coming out / coming of age ~ feels ~ in a music video trilogy called the ...


Please take a moment to support LGBT veterans

Please take a moment to support LGBT veterans
 - ongress is finally acting to remedy this horrible discriminatory policy. The "Restore Honor to Service Members Act" was recently introduced by a bi-partisan group of legislators to help veterans who were removed from the armed forces for their
 

There is an LGBT community in Pakistan that fights for its survival every day

There is an LGBT community in Pakistan that fights for its survival every day
 - BBC Three is a channel that aims to challenge the defined gender roles and change people's perception regarding them. One recent contribution in ...

Nearly 40% of homeless youths are LGBT, and I'm currently one of them

Nearly 40% of homeless youths are LGBT, and I'm currently one of them
 - Nearly 40% of homeless youth in America identify as LGBT, and we are resourceful, connected and do our best to blend into the crowd so we are not ...

LGBT Service Members Are Turning to Drugs and Need Help

LGBT Service Members Are Turning to Drugs and Need Help
 - in which active members of the military who also happen to be LGBT are on their own. The United States Department of Defense, hardly a progressive ...

Ed Miliband dedicates PinkNews Award to 'LGBT campaigners who made real change happen'

Ed Miliband dedicates PinkNews Award to 'LGBT campaigners who made real change happen'
 - Mr Miliband, who stepped down as leader in May, was given the Special Award at the third annual PinkNews Awards this evening at the Foreign and ...

LGBT students face higher rates of sexual harassment, study reveals

LGBT students face higher rates of sexual harassment, study reveals
 - 75.2 percent of LGBT undergraduate students surveyed reported sexual harassment. 11.7 percent of LGBT students surveyed said they experienced ...

Sam Smith Talks LGBT Rights: It's a 'Big Thing' to Sell Records 'Where Gay Men Get Killed'

Sam Smith Talks LGBT Rights: It's a 'Big Thing' to Sell Records 'Where Gay Men Get Killed'
 - In a recent interview, Sam Smith stated that he is not only now ready to "be a spokesperson for gay men," but also believes it's a "big thing" that he ...

Study Finds Celiac Disease in Native South American Toba People

Study Finds Celiac Disease in Native South American Toba People
 - Latin America features a the population with European ancestry, along with native communities sharing a diverse degree of mix with European ...

What Kind of Country Would California Be? Very Unequal

What Kind of Country Would California Be? Very Unequal
 - High levels of inequality and child poverty are bound to affect educational ... California shares a long history and many ties with Latin America.

The Democratic debate and race – room for improvement

The Democratic debate and race – room for improvement
 - The fact that Bernie Sanders mentioned institutional racism is significant. While as many as three-quarters of African Americans vote for Democrats, ...

How Teach for America threatens Black lives

How Teach for America threatens Black lives
 - Members of the Caucus of Working Educators Racial Justice Committee in the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers have addressed an open letter to ...

Addressing racial disparity in autism treatment

Addressing racial disparity in autism treatment
 - The prevalence of autism does not vary by race. But until five years ago, there was only one African-American family represented in the national ...

Racist Comments Flood App Used by American University Students

Racist Comments Flood App Used by American University Students
 - There is growing pressure for American University to take action after ... Some African-American students say the comments are a reflection of more ...

Cosby Show dreams and African American financial realities”

Cosby Show dreams and African American financial realities”
 - Still, considering that nearly all its performers are African American and that racism still befouls life in the United States, the mission of THE COSBY ...

A New Report Shows How Horrible Life Behind Bars Is for LGBT People

A New Report Shows How Horrible Life Behind Bars Is for LGBT People
 - On Friday, the prison pen pal organization Black & Pink released the results of what is being billing as the largest-ever survey of LGBT people behind ...