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domingo, 26 de noviembre de 2017

At Hong Kong pride 2017, many in LGBT community look to Taiwan

At Hong Kong pride 2017, many in LGBT community look to Taiwan
- Several Hong Kong legislators were also in attendance to show their support for the LGBT community in Hong Kong. This year the pride event was held against a back drop of a discussion in government about the status of transgender and intersex people in Hong Kong, and the issue changing one's ...

How a Colorado cake shop could erode civil rights for LGBTQ Americans

How a Colorado cake shop could erode civil rights for LGBTQ Americans
- Under Colorado law, those protections extend to the LGBT community as well. But cakeshop owner Jack Phillips wants to see that change, saying serving a gay couple would violate his Christian beliefs. And though it might seem like a religious freedom case, the legal underpinning of Phillip's argument ...

Istanbul district bans gay film festival

Istanbul district bans gay film festival
An Istanbul district authority has banned a one-day festival that had been set to showcase short films on gay issues today, claiming the event posed a threat to public order. The ban came after a similar decision on all LGBT cultural events in Ankara province. The Istanbul event ...

We're massive fans of LGBT-rights Barbie and you should be too

We're massive fans of LGBT-rights Barbie and you should be too
- The Barbie doll has been around since the 1950s, and her and her boyfriend Ken have been subverted as LGBT icons almost as long. Earlier this year a doll designer in Australia created a same-sex Barbie family, to try and boost support for equal marriage. An artist in the US put an incredible twist on ...

Legalizing homosexuality not a pressing social issue in Ghana – Akufo-Addo

Legalizing homosexuality not a pressing social issue in Ghana – Akufo-Addo
- Despite Ghana's standing as a beacon of democracy on the African continent, the country's decision not to succumb to advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights, has been questioned by some sections of the international community and even met by indirect threats.

This video of a man proposing to his boyfriend at Little Mix concert will make your day

This video of a man proposing to his boyfriend at Little Mix concert will make your day
- Secret Love Song was the perfect moment for the proposal, as it's become an anthem for the LGBT community, after some fans noticed that the lyrics could easily be interpreted as being about an LGBT relationship. Why can't you hold me in the street? Why can't I kiss you on the dance floor? I wish that it ...

Football fans colour-in police car to support LGBT rights

Football fans colour-in police car to support LGBT rights
- But Hampshire Police allowed football fans in Southampton the rare chance to draw on its gay pride car today. Grandmother made homeless after bedside lamp fire destroys home. The Ford Cougar has hundreds of quirky designs, allowing people to colour between the lines in all shades of the rainbow.

More Than 10000 People “Turn The Tide, Walk With Pride” In Hong Kong

More Than 10000 People “Turn The Tide, Walk With Pride” In Hong Kong
- More than 10,000 revelers, including diplomats from more than a dozen countries, flooded the streets of Hong Kong Saturday for the city's ninth annual LGBT Pride parade, Hong Kong Free Press reports. “Turn the Tide, Walk With Pride—Discrimination Says Goodbye” was the official theme for this year's ...

How Trump is really changing things

How Trump is really changing things
- It has been a long and unproductive year for Trump. Repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act cratered. The wall on the U.S.-Mexico border hasn't been built or even funded. Tax reform, though moving forward, is still well short of a Rose Garden signing ceremony. Despite unified ...

Why we can't stop watching Trump

Why we can't stop watching Trump
Trump moved to end DACA -- undocumented Mexican immigrants make up nearly 80% of the program's current enrollees -- imposed travel bans on refugees coming from Muslim countries, proposed a military ban on transgender troops and moved to end temporary protected status for Haitians. He has ...

Time magazine says Trump's got it wrong

Time magazine says Trump's got it wrong
Trump earlier on Twitter had used the attack as an opportunity to reaffirm his support for a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico and to restrict people ...

Forget 'bad deals,' it's the GOP tax plan that'll make the trade deficit even worse

Forget 'bad deals,' it's the GOP tax plan that'll make the trade deficit even worse
- U.S. automakers, which have factories in both Canada and Mexico, have warned that withdrawing from NAFTA would cause chaos. Tariffs on Chinese imports — Trump has mentioned numbers has high as 45% — would lead to retaliatory measures against American farmers who export to Asia.

US, Mexican bishops call for 'people's voice' in NAFTA negotiations

US, Mexican bishops call for 'people's voice' in NAFTA negotiations
- In July 2017, Trump initiated talks to renegotiate the agreement, criticizing the impact of the agreement on the American labor market. Talks stalled this week after five rounds, as the Mexican and Canadian government have shown little interest in proposals for revision suggested by the ...

Natural Disasters Hinder Mexico's Economic Growth This Year

Natural Disasters Hinder Mexico's Economic Growth This Year
- Earlier this week, Mexico, Canada and the U.S. failed to settle their differences during the fifth round of talks to rework the trade deal, Reuters reported. Both Canada and Mexico have rejected Trump's proposals regarding curbs on Mexican and Canadian agricultural products and ...

Utilizing Indigenous Thought to Cope in the Age of Trump

Utilizing Indigenous Thought to Cope in the Age of Trump
- Indigenous people from the Tohono O'odham ethnic group dance and sing to protest against Trump's intention to build a new wall in the border between Mexico and United States, on March 25, 2017, in the Altar desert, in Sonora, in the border with Arizona, northern Mexico. (Photo: ...

Congressman Calls Trump 'An Idiot' For Using Egypt Mosque Attack To Promote Border Wall

Congressman Calls Trump 'An Idiot' For Using Egypt Mosque Attack To Promote Border Wall
- Congressman Calls Trump 'An Idiot' For Using Egypt Mosque Attack To Promote Border Wall ... Filemon Vela (D-Texas) lashed out at Trump for using Friday's deadly mass shooting at an Egyptian mosque to keep up his push for construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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