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martes, 21 de noviembre de 2017

Rabbi Is 'Blessed to Say LGBT Lives Matter'

Rabbi Is 'Blessed to Say LGBT Lives Matter'
- Last month LGBT Americans observed National Coming Out Day, which serves as a call to be out and proud and a recognition that showcasing your identity is an empowering act that can also help change anti-LGBT attitudes. But one's religious beliefs can sometimes complicate coming out.

Here It Goes': Coming Out To Your Doctor In Rural America

Here It Goes': Coming Out To Your Doctor In Rural America
- He had just moved from the Bay Area to the town of Visalia, about an hour south of Fresno, where he leads a LGBT center, called The Source. He says he had to educate his new physician about how to treat a gay man. That led the 40-year-old to want to help others find doctors and get prescriptions for ...

California is first US state to use LGBT-inclusive textbooks

California is first US state to use LGBT-inclusive textbooks
- California is to become the first state in America to use LGBT-inclusive textbooks within primary schools. Former state senator Mark Leno has written a bill on the matter and reports claim it states "history and social sciences curriculum" must include lessons on "accomplishments of queer people and ...

How Janet Jackson changed the conversation on LGBT rights 20 years ago

How Janet Jackson changed the conversation on LGBT rights 20 years ago
- I'm sorry if this makes you feel old, but it was 20 years ago last month that Jackson released Velvet Rope, an album about intractable longing that showed the singer was still in control — not only of her voice and her brand, but of what was right and wrong. Just as 1993's janet. advanced the national ...

Latest Starbucks holiday cups may or may not depict LGBT couple

Latest Starbucks holiday cups may or may not depict LGBT couple
- Earlier this month, Starbucks released a video to introduce the cups. It featured a variety of customers, including an animation of two women shown holding hands around a Starbucks drink. Though their relationship wasn't specified, some people saw it as a nod toward LGBTQ customers.

This totally-not-gay guy just opened a hate group's anti-LGBT conference with a flag dance

This totally-not-gay guy just opened a hate group's anti-LGBT conference with a flag dance
- But when they opened their Teens4Truth conference, they had no idea what to expect – literally. “I don't know what he's doing actually,” says the man introducing him. If they had, it's doubtful that organizers would have allowed the young man, dressed in the traditional conservative Christian garb of a ...

Schools Ban Textbooks That Don't Promote LGBT

Schools Ban Textbooks That Don't Promote LGBT
- In fact, history textbooks that refuse to push the party line on the so-called LGBT agenda will be banned from government schools in the state.

8 Times The Supreme Court Ruled On LGBT Rights

8 Times The Supreme Court Ruled On LGBT Rights
- The case could have serious implications for both anti-discrimination statutes and so-called religious freedom laws that enshrine anti-LGBT discrimination. But it's far from the first time our rights have come before the Supreme Court. Below, we look at the high court's history with the LGBT community.

Does the LGBTQ+ community have a race problem?

Does the LGBTQ+ community have a race problem?
- Moreover the incident reminded people of a long-existing debate around ... this year found that 7 in 10 black gay men have experienced racism in the LGBT ... In it he notes that people will openly advertise "not into Black or Asian" or ...

Twenty-Five Percent of HBCU's Student Body Is Non-Black: Is This the End of Majority Black ...

Twenty-Five Percent of HBCU's Student Body Is Non-Black: Is This the End of Majority Black ...
- When the HBCUs were founded, there were little choices of where African-Americans could go to school. However, Brown vs. Board of Education and the desegregation of education on the basis of race in America made it possible for Black students to choose any educational institution they qualify for to ...

Income inequality is bad enough, then add the race factor

Income inequality is bad enough, then add the race factor
- But through the lens of race, these statistics reveal another dimension of the story. Only seven of the 400 wealthiest Americans are black or Latino ...

Trump's NAFTA trade war may derail some small-business manufacturers

Trump's NAFTA trade war may derail some small-business manufacturers
- The Trump administration's effort to win NAFTA concessions from Canada and Mexico is nearing its March deadline. Some small-business manufacturers fear their concerns will be neglected, including supply-chain disruptions for dealers and distributors, price increases they can't pass on to customers, ...

Nafta Talks Sputter as Parties Reject US Hard Line

Nafta Talks Sputter as Parties Reject US Hard Line
- The U.S. is frustrated with the reluctance of Canada and Mexico to present counter-proposals on key issues such as regional content rules for cars, which could make or break a deal. Mexico and Canada continue to portray key U.S. demands as unworkable, and are holding out hope the Trump ...

Under Trump, US Companies Face a Rough Road on Trade

Under Trump, US Companies Face a Rough Road on Trade
- As the U.S. continues its effort to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico this week, the Trump Administration is now facing its own version of the biologics challenge, multiplied wildly. The U.S. negotiators have demanded a slew of concessions they say are ...

Marshawn Lynch's mom has the perfect response to Trump's tweet

Marshawn Lynch's mom has the perfect response to Trump's tweet
- The Oakland Raiders played the New England Patriots in Mexico last Sunday. As he has before every game this season, Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch remained seated for the national anthem. Because the game was in Mexico, the Mexican national anthem was also played, and Lynch stood ..

Texas Businesses Tell Congress They Want to Keep Nafta Largely Intact

Texas Businesses Tell Congress They Want to Keep Nafta Largely Intact
- At the border of Mexico, heads of Texas industries ranging from energy to farming ... USTR Robert Lighthizer, who is leading Nafta talks for the Trump ...

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