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jueves, 3 de septiembre de 2015

The US and the Militarization of Latin America

The US and the Militarization of Latin America
  - In Central America, U.S. military forces have penetrated key countries under the pretext of counter-narcotics operations. In Honduras for example, the ...

Research on Women's Cancers Lacking in Poor and Middle-Income Countries

Research on Women's Cancers Lacking in Poor and Middle-Income Countries
  - We're talking about many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, Asia, Southeast Asia – in other words, most of the world,” said Timothy Dye, ...

Workers Reclaiming the American Dream

Workers Reclaiming the American Dream
 - There is much to celebrate this Labor Day for the millions of Americans who, ... Inequality in America has grown so great that 400 people—the richest ...

How This Rich Kid Plans to End Income Inequality for Everyone

How This Rich Kid Plans to End Income Inequality for Everyone
 - How This Rich Kid Plans to End Income Inequality for Everyone. by Gila ... “Their families had enough money to send them to America and to school.

Why brands need to get curious and ditch the LGBT sterotypes

Why brands need to get curious and ditch the LGBT sterotypes
 - Global brand strategist at Ogilvy & Mather London and Ogilvy Pride (O&M's LGBT and straight ally network) Amelia Priddis explores identity, and ...

Mission accomplished? GLAAD discontinues report on TV's LGBT characters

Mission accomplished? GLAAD discontinues report on TV's LGBT characters
 - Media charity GLAAD has announced it will no longer publish an annual report monitoring the quantity, quality, and diversity of LGBT representation ...


The LGBT tourist in Ireland is now worth €2.3 million per DAY

The LGBT tourist in Ireland is now worth €2.3 million per DAY
 - THE LGBT TOURISM sector may now be worth as much as 13% of our booming hospitality economy in the wake of the Yes vote in May's same-sex ...

Great New York State Fair Celebrates First-Ever LGBT Pride In Style

Great New York State Fair Celebrates First-Ever LGBT Pride In Style
 - Andrew Cuomo had designated the fair's first Friday, which had long been considered an informal gathering of LGBT visitors not unlike Walt Disney ...

Two-Thirds of American Catholics Are Pro-LGBT Families

Two-Thirds of American Catholics Are Pro-LGBT Families
 - A study released by Pew Research shows that the family values of American Catholics differ greatly from the Vatican.

GLAAD gives first 'excellent' score to major TV network

GLAAD gives first 'excellent' score to major TV network
 - As representations of LGBT people in the media continue to rise in number, pushing television networks to make those representations more diverse ...

ABC Family and Fox are the most LGBT-friendly networks on television

ABC Family and Fox are the most LGBT-friendly networks on television
 - When GLAAD launched its first Network Responsibility Index to evaluate the 2006-'07 television season, shows that included LGBT storylines were ...

Ellen Chambers honoured for work supporting LGBT youth

Ellen Chambers honoured for work supporting LGBT youth
 - A longtime local activist and educator has been recognized for her achievements, including efforts to make schools safer and more welcoming for ...

To diversify schools, expand charters: The model works

To diversify schools, expand charters: The model works
 - Right in between the two is Success Academy Cobble Hill, where the student body is 30% white, 33% black and 27% Latino, with a poverty rate of ...

The Latest Tragedy for Black Gays in New Orleans

The Latest Tragedy for Black Gays in New Orleans
 - A recent fire at a Crescent City nightclub symbolizes the shrinking presence of the city's queer African-American residents.

Minority firefighters speak out after racist post

Minority firefighters speak out after racist post
  - More fallout today after New Haven Fire Lieutenant Kevin Owens was suspended for a racial slur against African Americans that was ...

California Data Shows Racial Disparity in Arrests, Deaths

California Data Shows Racial Disparity in Arrests, Deaths
 - Just 6 percent of Californians are African American, yet they are involved in 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of ...


To cast Paula Deen on Dancing With the Stars is to condone her racism

To cast Paula Deen on Dancing With the Stars is to condone her racism
 - Deen being cast on Dancing With The Stars is a bold statement from those who drive American television that black lives do not, in fact, matter. And ...

Black marine says Black Lives Matter promotes racism, video goes viral

Black marine says Black Lives Matter promotes racism, video goes viral
 - The Black Lives Matter movement “promotes racism,” according to one African-American marine whose video on the topic has gone viral. Michael ...

College of Charleston announces series to address racial violence targeting African American ...

College of Charleston announces series to address racial violence targeting African American ...
 - and community partners will host events on September 14th and 15th to examine the history of racial violence targeting African American churches.

LGBT Elders of Color Come to the Forefront

LGBT Elders of Color Come to the Forefront
 - Nearly 40 percent of LGBT elders by this time will be Black, Latino, Asian and Pacific Islander, and American Indian and Alaska Native people.