Parenthood Denied by the Law

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What happens after a Same-Sex Couple’s Breakup, a Custody Battle…..
The Marriage Equality Act, which New York State passed in June 2011, allowed Jann Paczkowski to marry her partner, Jamie, with the assurance that “the marriages of same-sex and different-sex couples” would “be treated equally in all respects under the law.” But when the couple separated and Ms. Paczkowski sought joint custody of the 2-year-old boy they were raising together, she discovered the limits ……

Click here to read more http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/14/nyregion/after-a-same-sex-couples-breakup-a-custody-battle.html?emc=edit_th_20140914&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=66231626&_r=0

September 21, 2014 at 8:46 am Leave a comment

If Lesbians Said The Stuff Straight People Say

September 20, 2014 at 4:28 pm Leave a comment

Black Comic Makes History on SNL

Michael-CheComic Michael Che will make history during Saturday Night Live’s upcoming 40th season by becoming the first Black man to anchor “Weekend Update.”
click here to read more http://www.diversityinc.com/news/black-comic-makes-history-snl/

September 20, 2014 at 8:38 am Leave a comment

The Bedrooms Of Children Around The World

https://screen.yahoo.com/videos-for-you/bedrooms-children-around-world-013422726.html

September 19, 2014 at 6:13 pm Leave a comment

Penn State earns second Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

indexUNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Today (Sept. 16) Penn State received its second consecutive national Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The University will be recognized for the honor in the magazine’s November issue.

click here to read the entire story http://news.psu.edu/story/326179/2014/09/16/impact/penn-state-earns-second-higher-education-excellence-diversity-award?utm_source=newswire&utm

September 19, 2014 at 4:37 pm Leave a comment

11 facts for National Hispanic Heritage Month

hispanic-heritage-monthNational Hispanic Heritage Month began this week to celebrate Latinos and their culture and history. Started as Hispanic Heritage Week in 1968 by President Lyndon Johnson, it was expanded to a month by President Ronald Reagan and enacted into law in 1988. Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica celebrated their independence days Monday followed by Mexico today and Chile on Thursday.

Click here to read more http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/09/16/11-facts-for-national-hispanic-heritage-month/

September 18, 2014 at 6:27 pm Leave a comment

Scottish independence: Voting under way in referendum

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People in Scotland are voting on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.

Voters will answer “Yes” or “No” to the referendum question: “Should Scotland be an independent country?”

click here to read more http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-29238890

September 18, 2014 at 1:55 pm Leave a comment

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