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lunes, 9 de noviembre de 2015

Unevenly distributed future: America's online education system

Unevenly distributed future: America's online education system
 - It's the kind of one-two punch that makes the causes (and remedies) for poverty systemic, rather than individual. America leads the world in college ...

Climate impacts threaten to expand poverty worldwide

Climate impacts threaten to expand poverty worldwide
 - Climate impacts threaten to expand poverty worldwide ... Heather Coleman, climate change manager for Oxfam America, said the report highlights ...

A dark shadow over America

A dark shadow over America
 - Is rising mortality a consequence of rising inequality and the hollowing out of the ... But it's a shock to see it, even in an attenuated form, in America.

Why income inequality grows as people age

Why income inequality grows as people age
 - Here's another example of how complicated it is to combat America's rising income inequality. Economists know that inequality is much lower for ...

Demonstrators say Hong Kong is "very far behind" on LGBT Rights

Demonstrators say Hong Kong is "very far behind" on LGBT Rights
 - LGBT issues have once again come into the spotlight following comments from the city's Catholic bishop that infuriated members of the LGBT ...

LGBT Center workers talk gender identity, gender expression

LGBT Center workers talk gender identity, gender expression
 - Though gender nonconformity has often been an identifying factor for the LGBT community, it is not something that is exclusive to our population.

Gay former priest says Church is "making life hell" for LGBT people

Gay former priest says Church is "making life hell" for LGBT people
 - Asked whether he would like to marry his partner, Monsignor Charamsa said, "I see no difficulty in a priest to be married, and that's regardless of their ...

LGBT groups welcome legal challenge to Northern Ireland's gay marriage ban

LGBT groups welcome legal challenge to Northern Ireland's gay marriage ban
 - A legal challenge to Northern Ireland's ban on same-sex marriage has been welcomed by LGBT groups. Today, The Rainbow Project, the largest ...

OU alumni given award for work for LGBT progress

OU alumni given award for work for LGBT progress
 - Joe Sangirardi, a former student government president, was awarded The Horizon Award by Freedom Oklahoma, an LGBT advocacy organization.

Gay Man Explains His Petition To Drop The T In LGBT

Gay Man Explains His Petition To Drop The T In LGBT
 - LGBT and trans advocates called for a boycott of the movie “Stonewall,” complaining that trans women and people of color were the true heroes of ...

Kansas Teacher Suspended For Showing LGBT Anti-Bullying Video Returns To Class

Kansas Teacher Suspended For Showing LGBT Anti-Bullying Video Returns To Class
 - Kansas Teacher Suspended For Showing LGBT Anti-Bullying Video Returns To Class. “This is a moment where a small town is going to be known for ...



Outrageous and destructive' petition asking LGBT groups to 'Drop the T' finds little support

Outrageous and destructive' petition asking LGBT groups to 'Drop the T' finds little support
 - A petition surfaced on Charge.org last week asking that LGBT-oriented organizations and media outlets “drop the T”—or, drop transgender ...

Reiser's nieces carry on legacy, relief to Haiti

Reiser's nieces carry on legacy, relief to Haiti
 - The Rev. Bernard Reiser established Reiser Relief efforts in Haiti after he witnessed the poverty and devastation and longed to provide relief, hope ...

Almost 3 million at risk in Latin America and the Caribbean

Almost 3 million at risk in Latin America and the Caribbean
 - Climate change is already preventing people from escaping poverty, and without rapid, inclusive and climate-smart development, together with ...

Black Student Activists Stand Against Racist Cultures on Campus

Black Student Activists Stand Against Racist Cultures on Campus
 - The University of Missouri in Columbia, already galvanized by the waves of activism inspired by the unrest in nearby Ferguson since Michael Brown’s 2014 shooting death, has become ground zero for black students challenging white supremacy and institutional racism. Remarkably, for 2015, they’ve been joined by members of the university’s football team, who have vowed to go on strike until the school’s president, Tim Wolfe, resigns.

How the U.S. Census Defines Race

How the U.S. Census Defines Race
 - In 1850, the census introduced the terms "black" and "mulatto." Though this reflects a growing number of multiracial Americans, it also shows the ...

University of Missouri Pres. Tim Wolfe resigns amid racism protests, BYU expected to play

University of Missouri Pres. Tim Wolfe resigns amid racism protests, BYU expected to play
 - Black student leaders have complained of students openly using racial ... The group's name refers to the date African-American students were first ...

Could a Drop in Medical Racism Account For Why the Life Expectancy Gap Has Narrowed?

Could a Drop in Medical Racism Account For Why the Life Expectancy Gap Has Narrowed?
 - Good news for African-Americans. The racial life expectancy gap is narrowing. Whites in the United States have historically lived longer than Blacks, ...

Racial disparities exist in end-of-life care for dialysis patients

Racial disparities exist in end-of-life care for dialysis patients
 - African American, Native American, and Asian dialysis patients were 43 ... substantial, unexplained racial disparities exist among dialysis patients.


Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson on being gay

Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson on being gay
 - Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson took the stage at a San ... The founders have been explicit about including black LGBT people in their ...