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martes, 28 de noviembre de 2017

Ukraine's LGBTQ soldiers hope their service will change hearts and minds

Ukraine's LGBTQ soldiers hope their service will change hearts and minds
- The Ukrainian military is not known to be particularly welcoming to LGBTQ people, but it needed bodies in early 2014 to confront Russian forces that had entered Ukrainian territory on their way to annexing Crimea. That Ukraine was woefully unprepared for battle was obvious in several ways: outdated ...

New Generation Of Transgender Americans Wants To Change Laws, Not Just Minds

New Generation Of Transgender Americans Wants To Change Laws, Not Just Minds
More than half of LGBTQ Americans older than 50 say the larger problem is discrimination from individuals. Younger generations say biased laws share the blame. The poll results resonate with Rivera. When she does go out, Rivera does not try to convince strangers or her Puerto Rican family members ...

Call Me by Your Name is a gorgeous romance — and a tender story of parenthood

Call Me by Your Name is a gorgeous romance — and a tender story of parenthood
- Stuhlbarg, alongside his co-star Amira Casar as Elio's mother Annella (we never learn Mr. Perlman's first name), plays a character we rarely see in LGBTQ stories. They have a frictionless relationship with Elio, allowing their son to explore his feelings and remaining unambiguously accepting of his ...

Terrorized at home,' LGBTQ people in Central America flee for their lives

Terrorized at home,' LGBTQ people in Central America flee for their lives
- Killings and violence against LGBTQ 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 to leave El Salvador, ...

Here Are 7 LGBTQ Charities You Can Help Today

Here Are 7 LGBTQ Charities You Can Help Today
- In honor of Giving Tuesday, we rounded-up seven deserving LGBTQ charities that are doing great work for our community. From an organization helping LGBTQ elders to organizations working to end LGBTQ youth homelessness, our list explains the work these charities are doing and why they need ...

We Need To Talk About LGBTQ People Of Color & Double Discrimination

We Need To Talk About LGBTQ People Of Color & Double Discrimination
- Every once in a while, a study comes out that only confirms something many of us already know. Take, for instance, a new survey from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health that has "found" that LGBTQ+ people of color face more discrimination ...

Trudeau Drops $100 Million To Make Up For Alleged LGBTQ Discrimination

Trudeau Drops $100 Million To Make Up For Alleged LGBTQ Discrimination
- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that his government will give $100 million to LGBTQ persons who have allegedly been slighted or disenfranchised in the past due to their sexual orientation. Trudeau delivered his apology in the House of Commons Monday, and is set to donate the ...

Praries most against LGBTQ apology: Mainstreet poll

Praries most against LGBTQ apology: Mainstreet poll
- While a majority of Canadians approve of Ottawa's apology to members of the LGBTQ community, the sentiment isn't shared across the country and religion is a major part of that. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is apologizing to members of the community who faced government-sanctioned discrimination ...

Native American leaders, NM politicians react to Trump's 'Pocahontas' comments

Native American leaders, NM politicians react to Trump's 'Pocahontas' comments
- It is not up to Trump to determine who is Native, and who isn't. When it comes to people of color, his disdain and disrespect has been loud ...

Trump Puts Corporate America First

Trump Puts Corporate America First
Trump made a mistake by prioritizing a Nafta renegotiation. The jobs lost to Mexico will almost certainly never come back. Automation ensures that manufacturing employment will continue to be a small percentage of the labor force. Moreover, trade barriers would be disruptive to employment in ...

Trump's trade deficit obsession could hurt leading American industries

Trump's trade deficit obsession could hurt leading American industries
- But the NAFTA talks are snagged on Trump's demands for concessions from Mexico and Canada involving traditional industries such as automobiles, raising the prospect of an impasse that could leave US companies without the new digital trade rules they seek. Trump has repeatedly threatened to quit ...

Families of Navajo Code Talkers decry Trump's 'Pocahontas' jab

Families of Navajo Code Talkers decry Trump's 'Pocahontas' jab
Trump's Pocahontas comment is the latest in a long list of remarks Trump has made about people from specific ethnic and racial groups. In announcing a run for the presidency in 2015, Trump said many Mexican immigrants are rapists. He's sought to ban immigrants from certain Muslim majority nations.

The NFL is 'weak and out of control'

The NFL is 'weak and out of control'
- Protests at NFL games picked up slightly during Sunday's games after Trump tweeted criticism of Los Angeles Raiders' running back Marshawn Lynch for standing during the Mexican anthem but sitting during the US anthem during a game the week before in Mexico City. “Marshawn Lynch of the NFL's ...

Prototypes of Trump's wall offer chilling lesson in the power of architecture

Prototypes of Trump's wall offer chilling lesson in the power of architecture
- Border towns always bring out the worst in a country,” says Charlton Heston. He is talking to his wife, Janet Leigh, his voice shaking with the tetchy conviction of an embarrassed patriot. “This,” he goes on, “isn't the real Mexico,” and we understand at once that here is a man who knows whereof he ...

Why Trump has US car companies worried about NAFTA

Why Trump has US car companies worried about NAFTA
- American car companies have a message for Trump: Pump the brakes. Trump's trade negotiators are proposing a major change to NAFTA, the trade pact between the U.S., Canada and Mexico, that worries U.S. car companies. Trump considers NAFTA the worst ...

What You Need to Know About Alex Azar, Trump's HHS Nominee

What You Need to Know About Alex Azar, Trump's HHS Nominee
- During his decade at Lilly, the company tripled the price of its insulin and was fined for colluding to keep its prices high in Mexico. Democrats say that the issue will likely dominate Azar's confirmation hearing Wednesday before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee.

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