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lunes, 12 de septiembre de 2016

90% of LGBT pupils suffer abuse at school says new Tie campaign report

90% of LGBT pupils suffer abuse at school says new Tie campaign report
- 90 PER CENT of LGBT respondents reported that they had experienced homophobia while at school, according to a new report by the Time for ...

How to Save LGBT Lives During National Suicide Prevention Month

How to Save LGBT Lives During National Suicide Prevention Month
- A few months ago, my family marched in the Trevor Project's contingent at Los Angeles Pride. My daughter, Kira Kosarin, marched alongside me as ...

Tim Kaine Tries to Reconcile Christian Faith With LGBT Support; Believes Catholic Church May ...

Tim Kaine Tries to Reconcile Christian Faith With LGBT Support; Believes Catholic Church May ...
- Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine has tried to explain in a recent speech how he reconciles his Christian faith with his support for LGBT ...

Openly Gay Candidates Push Back In Russia's Duma Elections

Openly Gay Candidates Push Back In Russia's Duma Elections
- Barantayev, by his own admission, won't be representing Novosibirsk from the liberal Parnas coalition because he is one of the first openly gay men to run for the Duma in modern Russian history.


LGBT marchers rally in Mexico for same-sex marriage

LGBT marchers rally in Mexico for same-sex marriage
- The LGBT community and their supporters descended upon the steps of Mexico City's Metropolitan Cathedral in support of gay ...

Federal employee says he's prepared to be fired rather than watch LGBT diversity video

Federal employee says he's prepared to be fired rather than watch LGBT diversity video
- It's not uncommon for US employees to undergo some form of diversity training. However, a demand that he watch an awareness video on LGBT ...

Hate Group Unveils Anti-LGBT Agenda for First 100 Days of a Trump Administration

Hate Group Unveils Anti-LGBT Agenda for First 100 Days of a Trump Administration
- An official with the anti-LGBT hate group Family Research Council (FRC) gave Christian conservatives a look at the first 100 days of a Trump ...

Actress and LGBT activist Alexis Arquette dies at 47

Actress and LGBT activist Alexis Arquette dies at 47
- Alexis Arquette, best known for playing Boy George impersonator in the 1998 musical romance The Wedding Singer, has passed away. She was 47.

Is the decline of the Latino community bad news for the US?

Is the decline of the Latino community bad news for the US?
- The research shows the annual average growth rate for Latinos from 2007 to 2014 was 2.8% down from 4.4% between 2000 to 2007 and a dramatic decrease from the 1990's when it was at 5.8%.  Experts say economic opportunities elsewhere - including Mexico - are a factor.

Penn State Ranked Top-Ten In Teach For America Contributors

Penn State Ranked Top-Ten In Teach For America Contributors
- According to statistics on Teach For America's website, children living in poverty are half as likely to graduate high school and one-tenth as likely to ...

How America became a 1% society

How America became a 1% society
- I have no doubt about what the United States of America was meant to be. ..... The editors concluded back then that, with income inequality in the US ...

Latin American journalistic projects put the focus on inequality

Latin American journalistic projects put the focus on inequality
- The main goal is to make inequality visible in a country with 55 million people living below the poverty line” but where inequality seldom makes the ...

More black American footballers join inequality protest

More black American footballers join inequality protest
- he gesture on Sunday by Peters, 23, who is African-American, recalled the raised fist demonstration by black athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos during their medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City.
 

For Black America, Absolute Love of Country Is Impossible

For Black America, Absolute Love of Country Is Impossible
- As a backup quarterback, Colin Kaepernick likely will be sitting on the bench for the San Francisco 49ers’ opening game of the NFL season on Monday night. But there will be more eyes on him—at least before kickoff—than the starting quarterback, whom most Americans couldn’t pick out of a lineup. Kaepernick
 

No Martin Luther King artifacts will be at new African-American museum. Here's why.

No Martin Luther King artifacts will be at new African-American museum. Here's why.
- They had something they knew the National Museum of African American History and Culture wanted. So in January, curator Rex Ellis headed to Atlanta, slipped on a pair of white gloves, and carefully turned the pages of King's traveling Bible. The public last saw it during President Barack Obama's second inauguration when it was borrowed from the family.

We Need a Concrete Jobs Agenda to Reduce Chronic Black Poverty

We Need a Concrete Jobs Agenda to Reduce Chronic Black Poverty
- For example, in 2013, UNICEF ranked the U.S. child poverty rate 33rd out of 41 rich countries. We have a child poverty rate twice that of Australia, three times that of Ireland, four times that of Denmark, and more than five times that of Finland—the country with the lowest ranking. It is shameful that a country as rich as ours performs so poorly. And, of course, the black poverty rate in the U.S. is much worse than the overall average used for the UNICEF ranking.