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jueves, 30 de noviembre de 2017

Teaching LGBT history complicated by historical figures who didn't 'out' themselves

Teaching LGBT history complicated by historical figures who didn't 'out' themselves
- As education officials debated the content of the books, LGBT advocates clashed with some publishers about how to describe the sexual orientation of people who in the past did not “out” themselves. With the adoption of the books, California set a precedent, one historical researchers continue to ...

Metro Atlanta's LGBT voters flex muscle, see power grow in new ways

Metro Atlanta's LGBT voters flex muscle, see power grow in new ways
- Metro Atlanta's LGBT voters have long been a force in local politics, but the gay community is marshaling its growing political clout in new ways ahead of Tuesday's runoffs to decide Atlanta's next mayor and other big-ticket contests. City Council president candidate Alex Wan and Fulton County ...

LGBT people, one of Albania's most victimized in access to justice

LGBT people, one of Albania's most victimized in access to justice
- In a nationwide survey with more than 1,700 people, 37 percent of respondents believe employers should fire gay people if they make them feel uncomfortable. The gap is wider when it comes to sexual orientation at work with about three-quarters of the respondents saying that gay people shouldn't be ...

Moore says LGBT people 'want to change our culture'

Moore says LGBT people 'want to change our culture'
- Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Alabama, said in a speech on Nov. 29 in Theodore, Ala., that LGBT people “want to change ...

LGBT-inclusive textbooks to be implemented in California classrooms

LGBT-inclusive textbooks to be implemented in California classrooms
- Earlier this month, California became the first state in the nation to approve of LGBT-inclusive instructional materials for students at the elementary and ...

Roy Moore blames LGBT community for trying to ruin his campaign, new poll shows him in lead

Roy Moore blames LGBT community for trying to ruin his campaign, new poll shows him in lead
- Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore — who's been accused of sexual misconduct by numerous women, some of whom were underage at the time — continued on the campaign trail Wednesday night, delivering a sermon-style speech at Alabama's Magnolia Springs Baptist Church in which he not ...

Gay indies ruled 2017—now it's time for LGBT cinema to go mainstream

Gay indies ruled 2017—now it's time for LGBT cinema to go mainstream
- It's been an incredible year for LGBT cinema, from Moonlight's dramatic Best Picture win at February's Academy Awards to Call Me By Your Name's more recent critical acclaim and commercial success. And there's been plenty more in between. A new film, scheduled for release in spring 2018, is set to ...

Transgender Awareness Month events bring light to LGBT

Transgender Awareness Month events bring light to LGBT
- Throughout November, the Office of LGBT Programming hosted several events on campus in observation of Transgender Awareness Month. The goal of the events was to provide visibility and support for the local trans community, as well as to educate others in the community on trans issues, according ...

Impact of Racial Differences in Alzheimer Biomarkers

Impact of Racial Differences in Alzheimer Biomarkers
- Cognitive impairment in older African Americans is associated with smaller changes in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) tau biomarkers but greater impact from white matter hyperintensity (WMH) burden compared with impairment in older white Americans, according to a study from Emory University in Atlanta, ...

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 ...

No one's sure what's next for Trump after tax reform

No one's sure what's next for Trump after tax reform
- It may also cost Trump personally once the 2020 re-election campaign ... over Trump's long-promised wall between Mexico and the United States.

Britain should demand an apology from Trump and cancel his state visit

Britain should demand an apology from Trump and cancel his state visit
- This week he is seeking to rev up support for his wall-building plan on the US-Mexico border. Trump has recklessly made funding for the wall a condition for a budget deal with Congress. He is under pressure to deliver a victory to his far-right supporters, not least because he has so far failed to abolish ...

I'm not going to name names...': Trump targets Ireland in tax reform speech

I'm not going to name names...': Trump targets Ireland in tax reform speech
- A number of Asian countries and Mexico were also mentioned throughout his speech. “We're going to bring back jobs and what we've had is a massive giveaway to foreign countries which encourage businesses to relocate offshore,” he said. Trump was speaking ahead of a vote in the Senate today on ...

Borders Can't Protect Us

Borders Can't Protect Us
- Latinos, particularly Mexicans, have been the main targets of Trump's constant racial attacks. According to Trump, we are guilty of all sorts of criminal acts. We have been called rapists, drug traffickers and thieves who steal American jobs. He has demanded that we pay for a wall to be built ...

Border Patrol Agent's Death Is a Mystery, Despite Trump's 'Premature' Tweet

Border Patrol Agent's Death Is a Mystery, Despite Trump's 'Premature' Tweet
- Within hours of Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez's death, President Donald Trump vowed to take action and renewed his call to build a barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border. “Border Patrol Officer killed at Southern Border, another badly hurt. We will seek out and bring to justice those responsible.

Trump slump: International travellers visiting US down 4 per cent

Trump slump: International travellers visiting US down 4 per cent
- Has the Trump slump that the travel industry warned about finally hit? ... Visitors from Mexico in June dropped 16 per cent compared with the previous ...

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