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miércoles, 31 de mayo de 2017

Do it harder”: The right-wing backlash behind the brutal lashing of gay men in Indonesia

Do it harder”: The right-wing backlash behind the brutal lashing of gay men in Indonesia
- After government leaders began demonizing and scapegoating the country's LGBT population last year, right-wing backlash forced queer and trans ...

Beyonce At The Center Of LGBT Black Face Horror

Beyonce At The Center Of LGBT Black Face Horror
- Members of the LGBT community refused to attend a Pride event over the weekend after learning it was to welcome a drag act named Beeyonce to its ...

Louisiana may give domestic abuse protection to LGBT couples

Louisiana may give domestic abuse protection to LGBT couples
-  Louisiana is closer to becoming the 49th state to allow same-sex couples to receive domestic abuse protections. With six ...

Is it OK for LGBT characters to be punchlines?

Is it OK for LGBT characters to be punchlines?
- Saying gay people shouldn't be the punchline is basically saying don't make people the punch line, which I think is ridiculous. The whole point of ...

Vancouver's Foundation of Hope to Strut in heels to fundraise for LGBT refugees

Vancouver's Foundation of Hope to Strut in heels to fundraise for LGBT refugees
- The harrowing plight of LGBT refugees garnered much attention when news about gay concentration camps in the Russian republic of Chechnya ...

Filmmakers pull out of Tel Aviv LGBT film festival citing BDS

Filmmakers pull out of Tel Aviv LGBT film festival citing BDS
- Several filmmakers scheduled to participate in an LGBT film festival in Tel Aviv have pulled out, citing pressure from the boycott, ...

Anti-LGBT posters stir debate at Eastern High

Anti-LGBT posters stir debate at Eastern High
- “Supporting LGBT ‘rights’ is supporting sin Remember what happened to Sodom and Gomorrah, This is the price for sin,” the posters said.
Jeremy Clevenger, a sophomore at Eastern who is openly gay and a member of the school’s Students United club, saw a photo of the poster Tuesday morning on Snapchat and went to Assistant Principal J. Ako Barnes to report it.
“I told him, ‘This is not OK. It’s ridiculous. It’s really unnecessary,’ and he told me it’s freedom of speech, so I asked him if we were allowed to go home, type up our own opinion and post it up without permission. … He said, ‘You need permission, and it can’t hurt or threaten anybody,’” Clevenger said.

Democrats Call For LGBTQ Protections

Democrats Call For LGBTQ Protections
- Lawmakers have tried for years to expand the state's Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include legal protections for LGBT people. Previous attempts ...

Even the good hombres are not safe': Federal judge slams Trump deportations

Even the good hombres are not safe': Federal judge slams Trump deportations
- He was working to obtain legal status when he was ordered under President Trump's new border security rules to be deported back to Mexico.

Kathy Griffin bloody Trump pic defended by photographer

Kathy Griffin bloody Trump pic defended by photographer
- The president's son Donald Trump Jr. called it “disgusting” in a tweet and others on the ... Where did you get the Trump bust at on such short notice? ... was, “We're gonna have to move to Mexico because they're gonna put me in jail.

Mexico willing to look at rules of origin, but won't talk border wall

Mexico willing to look at rules of origin, but won't talk border wall
Mexico's foreign minister says the country is “inevitably” set to ... Trump repeatedly promised voters during the campaign that Mexico would ...

Trump Tariffs Could Trigger Job Losses in Trump Country

Trump Tariffs Could Trigger Job Losses in Trump Country
- As he crisscrossed the country last fall, Donald Trump stoked populist passions of voters by vilifying other countries, especially Mexico and China, for ...

Boston Mayor Leads Effort To Tackle City's Quietly Roiling Racial Tensions

Boston Mayor Leads Effort To Tackle City's Quietly Roiling Racial Tensions
- By no means has Boston exploded into racial conflagrations like in Fergurson, Mo. or Baltimore, where in recent years mostly black protesters violently ...

The Whitest And Arguably Most Racist City In America

The Whitest And Arguably Most Racist City In America
- Portland has a deep history of racism, from 1859 legislation forbidding Blacks from living in the state of Oregon, to urban renewal plans that led to ...

The GOP is a racist organization

The GOP is a racist organization
- Do you ever wonder why there are not more African-American Republicans? It isn't because of Government giveaways. That is another racist ...

The Racial Segregation of American Cities Was Anything But Accidental

The Racial Segregation of American Cities Was Anything But Accidental
- Initially, it was primarily for white families in segregated white projects, but at some point, a few projects were built for African-Americans in segregated ...

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