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lunes, 27 de noviembre de 2017

A Guide to Answering Religious Homophobes

A Guide to Answering Religious Homophobes
- If you're an LGBT American Muslim, you've probably struggled both to reconcile your faith with your sexual orientation and to explain the process to ...

LGBT Progress In Colombia? One Step Forward, Two Bigots Back

LGBT Progress In Colombia? One Step Forward, Two Bigots Back
- Very soon in Colombia, LGBT-friendly cafés, restaurants and shops will begin displaying rainbow-colored signs in their entrance, in an ...

Kentucky Baptists threaten to kick out churches that think it's OK to hire 'practicing homosexuals'

Kentucky Baptists threaten to kick out churches that think it's OK to hire 'practicing homosexuals'
- Some churches, such as St. Matthews Baptist Church, joined the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship but stayed affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention. The LGBT issue flared after the fellowship's leaders in Georgia offered prayers for the victims of a shooting massacre in Orlando, in which 49 people ...

Discrimination in China is high, but gays finally feel emboldened to combat homophobia

Discrimination in China is high, but gays finally feel emboldened to combat homophobia
Peng, founder of LGBT Rights Advocacy in this southern Chinese city, had gone undercover and sought out the bogus treatment to gather evidence that doctors were falsely advertising a “cure” for homosexuality on the Internet. His 2014 lawsuit alleged that health clinics had defrauded consumers, ...

UK Supreme Court sets date for Northern Ireland 'gay cake' case

UK Supreme Court sets date for Northern Ireland 'gay cake' case
- The bakery is supported by the Christian Institute, which is using it as a 'test case' to build support for undermining LGBT rights protections. After the bakery's loss at the Court of Appeal last year, the group directly called for equality laws to be re-written to permit religious discrimination. The Institute's ...

Study reveals 2017's most sinful cities

Study reveals 2017's most sinful cities
- The holidays are here. And one thing they're known for is encouraging indulgence, such as overeating and overspending, which can lead to unfortunate economic consequences. Americans are the fattest people in the world and every year sustain nearly $325 billion in losses as a result. Plus, we're on ...

'Terrorized at home', Central America's LGBT people to flee for their lives: report

'Terrorized at home', Central America's LGBT people to flee for their lives: report
- Killings and violence against LGBT people in Central America are driving hundreds to flee their homes each year, but they have no safe sanctuary to run to, Amnesty International said on Monday. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are being forced ...

4 Gay Wedding Magazines To Help Get You To The Big Day

4 Gay Wedding Magazines To Help Get You To The Big Day
- The wedding industry has broadened its horizons to embrace marriage equality—no surprise, as same-sex nuptials are adding more than $2 billion to the already lucrative field. Wedding magazines are becoming more inclusive, too: This year The Knot chose WNBA star Elena Delle Donne and her ...

Labour MP draws Trump comparison for claiming Ireland would pay for border

Labour MP draws Trump comparison for claiming Ireland would pay for border
- Irish having to pay for putting up the border between N and S Ireland if there is to be one, she sounds to me dangerously like Mr Trump and Mexico.".

Pope Francis Is Calling On Anti-Immigration Politicians To Stop “Sowing Violence & Racial ...

Pope Francis Is Calling On Anti-Immigration Politicians To Stop “Sowing Violence & Racial ...
- Though Francis did not mention Trump by name, he seemed to be referring to Trump's repeated assurances that Mexico would pay for said border ...

Ending NAFTA would hurt growth, competitiveness of United States, Canada: report

Ending NAFTA would hurt growth, competitiveness of United States, Canada: report
Trump has threatened to withdraw from NAFTA ... The United States, Mexico and Canada concluded a fifth round of talks to ...

Dee Snider 'Can't Be Friends' With Trump Anymore

Dee Snider 'Can't Be Friends' With Trump Anymore
- Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider said he can no longer maintain his friendship with Trump. He said since Trump became ... Snider identified Trump's promise to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and his anti-immigration stance as a key factor in his decision. “The United States is a country ...

Who runs consumer watchdog agency under Trump? It depends on whom you ask

Who runs consumer watchdog agency under Trump? It depends on whom you ask
Trump finds a tweet that actually praises his accomplishments thus far and, of course, he promptly retweets it. The problem, writes The Weekly Standard, is that the tweet links to a website that specializes in conspiracy theories and aligns itself with white nationalists. Mexico's plan to provide affordable ...

Mexico Just Created An Enormous Ocean Reserve To Protect Marine Wildlife

Mexico Just Created An Enormous Ocean Reserve To Protect Marine Wildlife
- In a move that will protect thousands of ocean creatures, the Mexican government has created the largest marine reserve in North America. At a time when Trump is considering downsizing two marine national monuments – the Pacific Remote Islands and Rose Atoll – this is welcome news.

Little progress in NAFTA talks, Texas business leader warns Texas could be hurt the most

Little progress in NAFTA talks, Texas business leader warns Texas could be hurt the most
- The U.S. position on a Sunset Clause, an added demand by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and the Trump Administration, has not faltered. Both Mexico and Canada have expressed strong opposition to the move that requires the trade agreement to be renegotiated every five years.

How a NAFTA repeal would affect Mexican business depends on who you ask

How a NAFTA repeal would affect Mexican business depends on who you ask
- As soon as Trump rolled along and started talking about repealing NAFTA, we started worrying,” says Morales, though he admits to being skeptical at first that anything significant would actually change. But he says, given the deadlock on NAFTA renegotiation, a repeal "seems maybe ...

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