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martes, 22 de diciembre de 2015

2015: Stories of American extremes

2015: Stories of American extremes
 - In 2015, CNN brought you tales of American extremes: From the town in ... He also offered four solutions for ending child poverty in America -- and ...


TECHO Works to Empower Latin Americans Who Live On Less Than $2.50 a Day

TECHO Works to Empower Latin Americans Who Live On Less Than $2.50 a Day
 - Extreme poverty is defined in Latin America as having less than $2.50 a day to live on. 26 percent of the region's people had ...

What's Marriage Got to Do With Poverty?

What's Marriage Got to Do With Poverty?
 - spectrum—released a joint report on poverty in America. The report, authored by an "ideologically balanced" working group of conservative, liberal, ...

America's stubborn poverty

America's stubborn poverty
 - Should we fight the “war on poverty” all over again? Well, yes. That's the recommendation of a group of liberal and conservative poverty scholars, who ...


University of Miami Hospital Named a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality in National Survey

University of Miami Hospital Named a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality in National Survey
 - University of Miami Hospital, the flagship hospital for UHealth-University of Miami Health System, has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT ...

This Kryptonite Argument Against Trans Rights Is Beating America's Top LGBT Group

This Kryptonite Argument Against Trans Rights Is Beating America's Top LGBT Group
 - It was critical, he said, for the largest LGBT organization in the country to represent the interests of ... But it's kryptonite to LGBT nondiscrimination laws.

Milk' writer Dustin Lance Black unveils LGBT rights TV series

Milk' writer Dustin Lance Black unveils LGBT rights TV series
 - Oscar-winning 'Milk' writer Dustin Lance Black is reuniting with the film's director for a new LGBT rights miniseries. The Hollywood screenwriter picked ...

State Department defends LGBT rights efforts in Africa

State Department defends LGBT rights efforts in Africa
 - President Obama has spoken out in support of LGBT rights in Africa during trips to the continent in July and in 2013. The State Department on Dec.

Mormons Building Bridges offering safe family Christmas parties for young LGBT people

Mormons Building Bridges offering safe family Christmas parties for young LGBT people
 - She has collaborated with Equality Utah and the ACLU on social justice work specific to LGBT rights and is working with Operation Shine America ...

Adele Makes Subtle, Powerful Statement About LGBT Acceptance

Adele Makes Subtle, Powerful Statement About LGBT Acceptance
 - Adele's son Angelo was born in 2012 and many songs on her blockbuster 25 reflect the changes that motherhood has made to her life. Becoming a ...

10 People Who Really Made A Difference In A Landmark Year For LGBT Rights

10 People Who Really Made A Difference In A Landmark Year For LGBT Rights
 - Earlier we reported on the disappointing list of 6 people The Independent published as having made 2015 a landmark year for LGBT rights worldwide.

Advocates for LGBT rights celebrate the gains of 2015 but see a tough slog for new advances in 2016

Advocates for LGBT rights celebrate the gains of 2015 but see a tough slog for new advances in 2016
 - Philip Elliott at Time magazine notes that 2015 marked big gains for LGBT rights in the United States. Topping it off, of course, was the Supreme ...


Hillary Clinton Calls for End to Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors

Hillary Clinton Calls for End to Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors
 - Gay conversion therapy, also known as reparative therapy or ex-gay .... associate director of the Hispanic Organization for Latino Actors, told Mic.

With The Hateful Eight, Quentin Tarantino stirs the race relations pot... again

With The Hateful Eight, Quentin Tarantino stirs the race relations pot... again
 - Spike Lee, who's never approved of Tarantino's cinematic spin on black culture — especially his liberal use of the N-word — tweeted, “American ...

What we talk about when we talk about race

What we talk about when we talk about race
 - The issue of race took center stage in 2015 in old and new ways -- from ... The group of 13- and 14-year-olds, most of them African-American, included ...

N-word ruled ok with right intentions, if everyone else is doing it

N-word ruled ok with right intentions, if everyone else is doing it
- The Press Council's report acknowledges that the n-word was a "well-known racial slur on African-Americans, a word so offensive that any reference ...

A glorious year for African-American writers

A glorious year for African-American writers
 - It was a terrible year for race relations in America. ... boundary-breaching fiction and nonfiction by black writers rivaling waves of similar breadth ...

Sara Lee Will Pay $4 Million To Settle Racial Discrimination Suit

Sara Lee Will Pay $4 Million To Settle Racial Discrimination Suit
 - Sara Lee Will Pay $4 Million To Settle Racial Discrimination Suit. Workers ... in Dallas found African-American workers there were subject to a racially ...

Has Your Brown Skin Ever Made You Sad?: A Grandmother's Response to a Heartbreaking Question

Has Your Brown Skin Ever Made You Sad?: A Grandmother's Response to a Heartbreaking Question
 - Without a solid understanding of the history of African Americans, nothing about the so-called 'racial tension' today makes any sense at ...

2015: The year black artistry led the way for inclusion

2015: The year black artistry led the way for inclusion
 - But to claim that African-Americans are no better off today than the Jim ... It's a never-ending narrative, continuing the conversations of race, poverty ...