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domingo, 3 de diciembre de 2017

Ultra-Orthodox rabbis call for boycott of Jewish arts centre over LGBT support

Ultra-Orthodox rabbis call for boycott of Jewish arts centre over LGBT support
- Last week, the rabbis repeated their call for a boycott in a second letter, believed to be prompted by an event to be held on Sunday by Imahot v'Avot, an organisation for LGBT Jewish families. The event is a celebration of the Jewish festival of Hanukkah, which begins on 12 December, with music and ...

SCOTUS To Hear Case With Potential Impact On Oregon LGBT Protections

SCOTUS To Hear Case With Potential Impact On Oregon LGBT Protections
- The nation's highest court will consider a case Tuesday that advocates say could have reverberations in Oregon's LGBT community. The Supreme Court will hear a case involving a Denver cake shop owner who refused to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple because of his religious beliefs. At issue is ...

Two women seen kissing in viral video face arrest in Tanzania

Two women seen kissing in viral video face arrest in Tanzania
- Homosexuality is illegal in Tanzania, where same-sex acts are punishable by life imprisonment and gay couples do not have legal recognition. According to the organisation LGBT Voice, which works to promote tolerance and acceptance of LGBTI people in Tanzania, the east African nation has some of ...

Some talk family values, but don't live them

Some talk family values, but don't live them
- Wes Goodman, an Ohio state legislator, married to a woman who is an assistant director of an annual anti-abortion rally, touted his Christian faith and expressed his anti-LGBT views. He was branded the “conscience of the conservative movement.” At 33 years old, he was someone to watch and had a ...

Children as young as three given books featuring teddy bears encouraging them to question their ...

Children as young as three given books featuring teddy bears encouraging them to question their ...
- The reading list has been provided by LGBT inclusion group Educate and Celebrate and also features a book called 'Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl?' By Holly ... They were put on primary and nursery school reading lists by LGBT inclusion group Educate and Celebrate, Sunday Times reports.

Nurseries 'to introduce LGBT-friendly books aimed at helping children question gender identity'

Nurseries 'to introduce LGBT-friendly books aimed at helping children question gender identity'
- Nurseries are encouraging pupils to question gender identity with books challenging male and female stereotypes, according to reports. The Department for Education has backed a move by LGBT inclusion group Educate and Celebrate to introduce tales involving characters who are questioning their ...

Doctor who said homosexuality is 'a disease' cleared in defamation lawsuit

Doctor who said homosexuality is 'a disease' cleared in defamation lawsuit
- Dr Silvana De Mari was sued by the LGBT group Torino Pride, which accused her of defamation by declaring that being gay is an illness. ... lawyer acting for Torino Pride, Nicolo Ferraris, has said that the words said by De Mari don't constitute opinion but rather hate speech towards the LGBT community.

Japan still forces sterilisation on trans people

Japan still forces sterilisation on trans people
- Japan is still forcing transgender people to undergo sterilisation in order to complete its gender recognition process. Despite strides forward in terms of LGBT equality in recent years, the Human Rights Watch says Japan still forces sterilisation on trans people to complete the process.  ...

Under Trump, US jobs are moving overseas even faster than before

Under Trump, US jobs are moving overseas even faster than before
- Carrier became famous shortly after the election when Trump loudly and personally intervened to “prevent” the company from outsourcing jobs to Mexico by offering it tax breaks. Since the spotlight has shifted along with Trump's limited atten

Embracing the far right, Trump stains a history of democratic ideals

Embracing the far right, Trump stains a history of democratic ideals
Trump insists he wants to put America First for all Americans, regardless of race or religion, but the president's opponents have accused him of using so-called "dog-whistle" politics to appeal to like-minded voters. The president opened his campaign for the White House by promising to wall off Mexico ...

5 things Trump's Cabinet did this week while everyone focused on taxes

5 things Trump's Cabinet did this week while everyone focused on taxes
- When Trump took office he put the first son-in-law, Jared Kushner, in charge of solving the half-century-old crisis between Israel and Palestine — in addition to the small tasks of solving the opioid crisis, handling diplomacy with China and Mexico, working on criminal justice reform and ...

Trump's Spin on Building 'The Wall' Still Just That

Trump's Spin on Building 'The Wall' Still Just That
- So, when I heard candidate Trump's oft-repeated campaign promise about building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border — and when I heard him declare, “That wall will go up so fast your head will spin.” — I figured we, the taxpayers, would have something tangible to look at within the first year of a ...

San Francisco defends sanctuary status as backlash mounts

San Francisco defends sanctuary status as backlash mounts
The attacks on San Francisco and other cities with similar immigration policies began moments after a jury acquitted a Mexican man of killing a woman on a popular pier, some calling for a boycott of the city that fiercely defends its reputation as a refuge for all. President Donald Trump called the verdict a ...

Trump has already built his wall ... and it is

Trump has already built his wall ... and it is
- In his 10-month term, Trump has launched a gigantic offensive against immigration. While many are waiting for wall to be built with Mexico, ir administration has erected a much stronger and more deterrent. A network of executive actions and legislative projects that is intended to empty ...

US Pulls out of UN Migrant Pact, Puts United States First

US Pulls out of UN Migrant Pact, Puts United States First
- will of world leaders to save lives, protect rights, and share responsibility on a global scale.” However, the open-armed policy sharply contrasts with current U.S. immigration policy and U.S. Trump's promise to increase deportations, build a wall on the border with Mexico and promote ...

The Rise of Trump: Kate Steinle tragedy changed history

The Rise of Trump: Kate Steinle tragedy changed history
- Illegal immigration was not a central part of Trump's announcement speech in New York. His brief remarks about Mexico "not sending their best" people, and characterizing some of the immigrants as criminals and rapists, received intense news coverage, but most of the speech was about trade.

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