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miércoles, 29 de noviembre de 2017

US agency to Congress: Pass law against LGBT workplace discrimination

US agency to Congress: Pass law against LGBT workplace discrimination
- An independent, bipartisan U.S. agency is set to deliver to President Trump on Wednesday a report calling on Congress to “immediately enact a federal law” against anti-LGBT workplace discrimination, although lawmakers are unlikely to act any time soon given the long history of stalling on the issue.

LGBT progress: be proud, but not satisfied

LGBT progress: be proud, but not satisfied
- Over the last 20 years of my career, I've been heartened by how workplace inclusion has progressed. But there is still so much more we must do. It's amazing to think that when Stonewall first began its workplace equality index, many of the firms who made the cut wanted to remain anonymous. And this ...

Hollywood films lack clarity, substance in their depiction of LGBT characters

Hollywood films lack clarity, substance in their depiction of LGBT characters
- A recent trend is evident in the film industry: A movie will announce an LGBT character, a pile of think pieces will come out over the implications of this act and everybody will praise the movie for being so progressive. Then, the movie is released, people watch it and are left wondering, “Wait, which ...

Trudeau Offers Apology, Tears And Money To LGBT Canadians

Trudeau Offers Apology, Tears And Money To LGBT Canadians
- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau repeatedly broke down in tears as he apologized to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Canadians Tuesday in a speech to the House of Commons. Trudeau decried years of “state-sponsored, systematic oppression and rejection.”.

LGBT people of color face greater discrimination

LGBT people of color face greater discrimination
- If you are an LGBT person of color, you are twice as likely to experience discrimination in the workplace and in police interaction than a white LGBT ...

Mississippi law endorses anti-LGBT bias, attorneys say in arguments to US Supreme Court

Mississippi law endorses anti-LGBT bias, attorneys say in arguments to US Supreme Court
- A Mississippi law unconstitutionally endorses specific religious beliefs that could lead to discrimination against people who support same-sex ...

LGBT Fans Warned That Russian World Cup Will Be "Dangerous"

LGBT Fans Warned That Russian World Cup Will Be "Dangerous"
LGBT fans travelling to next summer's World Cup have been warned to monitor their behaviour in public places should they travel to Russia for the ...

New survey shows Wisconsinites opposed to discrimination of LGBT individuals

New survey shows Wisconsinites opposed to discrimination of LGBT individuals
A new, first of its kind poll commissioned by the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce and conducted by Public Policy Polling shows that a strong majority of Wisconsinites are opposed to discrimination among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in Wisconsin. In the survey, conducted ...

The Wizards of Fake News

The Wizards of Fake News
When it comes to Trump's lies, there are the flat-out ones, like when Trump likened Mexican immigrants to “rapists,” or when he boasted that his ...

A year ago, Trump promised Carrier workers help. We're still waiting.

A year ago, Trump promised Carrier workers help. We're still waiting.
- At the Carrier plant on the west side of Indianapolis, we're coming up on a bitter anniversary. One year ago this week, Trump stood before hundreds of cheering workers and declared that he had saved our jobs from moving to Mexico. It was a symbolic moment that cemented Trump's ...

Five Must-Read Articles About The Future Of NAFTA

Five Must-Read Articles About The Future Of NAFTA
- Negotiatiors from the US are frustrated over the lack of serious progress but their counterparts from Mexico and Canada are still waiting for Trump's team to soften their stance on some controversial items. Moving forward as Mexico's 2018 presidential election approaches it's going to become even more ...

Border rancher says Trump's wall will destroy centuries of family's legacy

Border rancher says Trump's wall will destroy centuries of family's legacy
- The Vidaurri family owns about 1,300 acres of ranch land in Zapata County between the Texas-Mexico border and the main highway, a fast escape route. The property is uniquely placed in this section of the border where 18th-century ruins still stand. “[My father] passed it on to us so, it's now up to us,” ...

Trump's anti-Muslim and anti-media tweets demonstrate deep insecurity

Trump's anti-Muslim and anti-media tweets demonstrate deep insecurity
Trump's campaign was predicated on casting immigrants — from Mexico, from the Middle East — as central problems in the United States. Crime, drugs and terrorism are almost necessarily functions of immigrants, according to Trump over the course of his campaign and presidency. He's quick to ...

Trump retweets far-right group's videos

Trump retweets far-right group's videos
Trump has retweeted three inflammatory videos from a British far-right group. ... She responded enthusiastically to Trump sharing her tweets. ... The Muslim ban, the US-Mexico wall, increased deportations, the sharp reductions on refugee resettlement - it's all part of the president's "national ..

US remains at loggerheads with NAFTA partners

US remains at loggerheads with NAFTA partners
- The Trump administration has proposed raising to 85% from the current 62.5% the minimum amount of parts that must be made in one of the three partner countries in order for a vehicle to qualify for tariff-free treatment under NAFTA. Additionally, the Trump administration wants Canada and Mexico to ...

Trump shutdown threat puts Washington, economy on uncertain course

Trump shutdown threat puts Washington, economy on uncertain course
- His second shutdown threat came in August, when he said during a Phoenix speech that “If we have to close down our government, we're building that wall,” referring to his promise of constructing a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. Trump has demanded Congress appropriate $1.6 billion to begin ...

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