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martes, 18 de abril de 2017

Trump's second nominee for Army chief draws ire of LGBT, Muslim groups

Trump's second nominee for Army chief draws ire of LGBT, Muslim groups
- President Donald Trump's first choice to lead the Army dropped out, citing business conflicts, and his second choice isn't faring much ...

Study reveals health benefits enjoyed by married LGBT couples

Study reveals health benefits enjoyed by married LGBT couples
- In 2014, 1,800 LGBT people over the age of 50 were surveyed in the 32 states of America where same-sex marriage was already legal at the time.

Do LGBT clients need specialist protection advisers?

Do LGBT clients need specialist protection advisers?
- He says: “The LGBT market is a niche market but there is huge potential for specialist firms and services. They will play a big role in bridging the ...

Oprah's Newest Reality Star Is An Anti-LGBT Bigot

Oprah's Newest Reality Star Is An Anti-LGBT Bigot
- Gray, an associate teaching pastor at Lakewood Church, has spoken openly about his disdain for the LGBT community on Twitter, where he's ...

LGBT people could be erased from anti-discrimination rules in Nebraska

LGBT people could be erased from anti-discrimination rules in Nebraska
- Anti-LGBT politics could make Nebraska the only state where sexual orientation isn't mention in anti-discrimination codes for licensed psychologists.

LGBT In The Time Of Trump

LGBT In The Time Of Trump
- But early in the Trump presidency it seemed as if LGBT advocates might not have had as much to fear as they expected about the candidates' harsh ...

Philly LGBTQ leader gets emotional telling story of cousin's 'hard life' as gay teen

Philly LGBTQ leader gets emotional telling story of cousin's 'hard life' as gay teen
- In an emotional anecdote, Philadelphia LGBTQ activist and journalist Mark Segal recently recounted the story of his cousin Norman, who was thrown ...

NCAA to award championship events to North Carolina

NCAA to award championship events to North Carolina
- HB 142 also says that local governments cannot pass ordinances protecting LGBT people — or anyone else — from discrimination in employment or ...

How Mexican wolves may halt Trump's border wall

How Mexican wolves may halt Trump's border wall
- The suit is being brought by Raúl Grijalva of Arizona and the Centre for Biological Diversity (CBD) in an Arizona district court. If successful it would require the government to undertake an environmental impact assessment along the entire length of the wall before beginning construction, paying particular attention to its impact on species.
The assessment would include the barrier as well as supplementary projects such as road construction, off-road vehicle patrols, tunnelling to install fibre-optic sensors, the installation of high-intensity lighting, and the construction of base camps and checkpoints.

Trump: 'So Many Towns and Cities Are Thanking Me' for Getting Rid of 'Burden' of Criminal Aliens

Trump: 'So Many Towns and Cities Are Thanking Me' for Getting Rid of 'Burden' of Criminal Aliens
- President Donald Trump said Monday that many people are thanking him for getting rid of the “burden” of criminal aliens. In an interview with “Fox & Friends” host Ainsley Earhardt, the president said his administration so far has “gotten tremendous criminals out of this country.” I’m talking about illegal immigrants that were here that caused tremendous crime, that have murdered people, raped people. Horrible things have happened,” Trump said. “They’re getting the hell out or they’re going to prison, and so many towns and cities are thanking me, because we’ve gotten rid of a burden that you would not believe.

The war on drugs is racist. Donald Trump is embracing it with open arms

The war on drugs is racist. Donald Trump is embracing it with open arms
- But the framing of an impetus to “bring back” the drug war is the same as Donald Trump’s fantasy of making America “great again” and must be understood for exactly what it is: a white power grab to control black and brown people couched in the restoration of past glory.
Drugs have long been used to scapegoat black and Latino people, even as study after study finds that white youth use drugs more than their non-white peers and white people are the more likely to have contraband on them when stopped by police. As Trump plans a “deportation force”, a war on drugs amped up on raids will help create darker-skinned scapegoats as he rips immigrant communities apart.


A Camping Tent That Uses Solar Energy Was Designed by Students

A Camping Tent That Uses Solar Energy Was Designed by Students
- or Pasadena, the homeless population had 26 percent white people, 27 percent Latino people and about 39 percent of African American people.

How America Ferrera's New Web Series Is Fighting For Better Latinx Representation

How America Ferrera's New Web Series Is Fighting For Better Latinx Representation
- I think what we're used to seeing is Latinos as gangsters, drug dealers, or people trying to cross the border, and while all those things may be true and ...

Andrew Sullivan's Perpetuation of Model-Minority and Black-Pathology Myths Is Pretty Boring at ...

Andrew Sullivan's Perpetuation of Model-Minority and Black-Pathology Myths Is Pretty Boring at ...
- And his argument, unstated but clear as the blue sky, is that black Americans have only themselves and their culture to blame for continued racial ...

African-Americans are grossly overrepresented on Florida's death row."

African-Americans are grossly overrepresented on Florida's death row."
African-Americans in Florida comprise about 17 percent of the population, ... There is a lot of research that shows racial disparities in sentencing for ...

What the Debate Around Black American and British Actors Gets Wrong

What the Debate Around Black American and British Actors Gets Wrong
- The conversation around the merit of British actors over American ones is not novel, and it typically transcends racial distinctions. This tense dynamic ...

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