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miércoles, 23 de diciembre de 2015

The State of Rural America in 2015

The State of Rural America in 2015
 - The phrase “rural America” might conjure up bucolic scenes of small town ... A big indicator of childhood poverty is the educational level attained by ...


How American education fosters innovation, creativity

How American education fosters innovation, creativity
 - In his book "Ungifted," Yale-educated cognitive psychology professor Scott Barry Kaufman states that we should all strive to be knowledge producers, ...

Change Needed to Solve Inequality in DC

Change Needed to Solve Inequality in DC
 - Many African-Americans in the District of Columbia, and around the country for that matter, have been systematically denied the kinds of educational, ...

Caribbean and Latin American women face serious workplace inequalities, says UNDP

Caribbean and Latin American women face serious workplace inequalities, says UNDP
 - A recent United Nations (UN) report reveals that many women still face staggering inequalities in the workplace and it is slowing down progress in the ...

Inequality is destroying American democracy

Inequality is destroying American democracy
 - But as shocking as their findings were, new evidence suggests that the superrich may have even more divergent opinions from average Americans’ and that these gaps may help explain the rise of reactionary politicians such as Donald Trump.

This Scholarship Is Sending A Message Of Acceptance To Rural LGBT Students

This Scholarship Is Sending A Message Of Acceptance To Rural LGBT Students
 - The scholarship was made for students who have shown they will advance the lives of LGBT people and other groups that have faced discrimination.

LGBT trailblazer among US troops killed in Afghanistan attack

LGBT trailblazer among US troops killed in Afghanistan attack
 - When the government repealed the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy in 2010, Major Adrianna Vorderbruggen married her longtime partner, becoming one of the first openly gay women in the Air Force.


Cambodian Government urges media to 'stop mocking LGBT community'

Cambodian Government urges media to 'stop mocking LGBT community'
 - The Ministry of Information sent a letter on Monday suggesting that entertainers and presenters had been making “jokes” about the LGBT community in ...

Christians take a page from the LGBT model

Christians take a page from the LGBT model
- The firm's ratings — inspired by the success of similar efforts by LGBT groups and others — are designed to drive Christian consumers to companies ...

Latest Anti-LGBT 'Religious Freedom' Bill Filed In New Mexico

Latest Anti-LGBT 'Religious Freedom' Bill Filed In New Mexico
 - State legislatures have not officially convened for their 2016 sessions, but anti-LGBT bills are already piling up for consideration. The latest such bill ...

Baltimore earns perfect score for LGBT equality from Human Rights Campaign

Baltimore earns perfect score for LGBT equality from Human Rights Campaign
 - Baltimore earned high marks for the rights and inclusion of its lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual residents from the Human Rights Campaign in ...

The Best & Worst Cities To Live In For LGBT People According To The Human Rights Campaign ...

The Best & Worst Cities To Live In For LGBT People According To The Human Rights Campaign ...
 - As 2015 draws to a close, the Human Rights Campaign has released its annual ranking of the best and worst cities to live in for LGBT individuals.

MN cities score above average on LGBT equality study

MN cities score above average on LGBT equality study
 - Minneapolis and St. Paul missed a few points by not having services targeting LGBT youth, LGBT homeless, and LGBT elderly, and for not having any ...

11 Examples of Light Skin Privilege in the Latino Community

11 Examples of Light Skin Privilege in the Latino Community
 - While terms like “Latino” and “Hispanic” aim to lump people of Latin American and Spanish Caribbean descent together, many of us are of different ...

New York City Will Offer Trans People the Same Protections as Everyone Else

New York City Will Offer Trans People the Same Protections as Everyone Else
 - He is a queer Latino New Yorker who enjoys female rappers, Buffy the ... In her Emmy acceptance speech, Viola Davis said people of color can't be ...

Hillary Clinton's Campaign Wants You to Know She's Like Latina Grandmothers Everywhere

Hillary Clinton's Campaign Wants You to Know She's Like Latina Grandmothers Everywhere
 - For those who don't know, the word "abuela" is Spanish for "grandmother." The article outlined the way that Clinton, a white grandmother, is just like the abuelas who raise and care for Latino children. 

Homeless in New York City plan lawsuit after police allegedly threw out their IDs

Homeless in New York City plan lawsuit after police allegedly threw out their IDs
 - As members of the city's new homeless outreach team fanned out Monday in a campaign to persuade people to leave the streets, ...

US deported the fewest number of people since 2006, border arrests dropped 30%

US deported the fewest number of people since 2006, border arrests dropped 30%
 - The Obama administration formally disclosed Tuesday that it deported the fewest immigrants since 2006. In the last fiscal year, ...

Trump becomes poster boy to spur 2016 Latino voters to the polls

Trump becomes poster boy to spur 2016 Latino voters to the polls
 - For Democrats and Republicans, convincing unregistered Latino voters ... “Those things that Donald Trump said, that just upsets people,” she said.

10 People Who Tried to Bring Latinos Down in 2015

10 People Who Tried to Bring Latinos Down in 2015
 - Latinos were the political punching bag of 2015. But the anti-Latino racism and xenophobia this year didn’t just come from the presidential campaign trail or local and state politicians – far from it.

Gay Groups Are Not Shutting Down, They Are Clearing the Way for the New LGBT Agenda

Gay Groups Are Not Shutting Down, They Are Clearing the Way for the New LGBT Agenda
 - Last week the Empire State Pride Agenda, one of the nation's largest LGBT ... We know form the experience of the African-American and Women's ...