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miércoles, 6 de diciembre de 2017

$5M grant from the city will fund affordable housing at new LGBT Center campus

$5M grant from the city will fund affordable housing at new LGBT Center campus
- Work's already started on the Los Angeles LGBT Center's new Anita May Rosenstein Campus in Hollywood, but a $4.9 million grant approved by the LA City Council Tuesday should help keep the project on schedule. Those funds will go toward the construction of 100 units of affordable housing for ...

Glass Network founder: visibility is key to LGBT equality in the legal profession

Glass Network founder: visibility is key to LGBT equality in the legal profession
- “If we can prove that The Glass Network is successful and useful then hopefully people will come out of the closet and we can highlight the achievements of the LGBT professionals [and their impact on] the profession and the Scottish economy. “Hopefully we'll have more role models coming out, but that ...

Arsenal's Gay Gooners among English LGBT soccer fan groups pushing for inclusion

Arsenal's Gay Gooners among English LGBT soccer fan groups pushing for inclusion
- That's something the growing number of LGBT supporters' groups across the English leagues are hoping to change. "People are always saying, 'when is a player going to come out?' " says Dave Raval, a former professional soccer referee who's now chairman of Arsenal FC's Gay Gooners. "We thought ...

Trump OK With Businesses Hanging Antigay Signs

Trump OK With Businesses Hanging Antigay Signs
- The press secretary said the president's devotion to so-called religious liberties extends to businesses hanging signs about refusing service to LGBT ... press secretary said her boss would have no problem with businesses hanging antigay signs that explicitly state they don't serve LGBT customers.

The Gay Wage Gap Is Both Real and Invisible

The Gay Wage Gap Is Both Real and Invisible
- If you're LGBT, you might be especially focused on your finances lately. ... But while Carpenter's study could be an initial indication that one segment of the LGBT community—gay men—may be closing an income gap, experts behind both studies warn that it's too early to draw any firm conclusions.

Trump official tells Supreme Court: Businesses should be free to put up 'no gay couples' signs

Trump official tells Supreme Court: Businesses should be free to put up 'no gay couples' signs
LGBT campaigners say that if the court sides with Mr Phillips, the case threatens to blow a hole in decades of civil rights laws and anti-discrimination protections across the US. As the Supreme Court heard the case, Solicitor General of the United States Noel Francisco delivered oral arguments as part of ...

All three LGBT candidates lose Atlanta area runoffs

All three LGBT candidates lose Atlanta area runoffs
- On Tuesday, voters could have elected LGBT candidates to two of the most high-profile officers in metro Atlanta – Waites as Fulton County Commission chair and Wan as Atlanta City Council President. In both races, a win would have elected the first-ever LGBT person to the office. Pickett would have ...

RNC chair praises Log Cabin Republicans

RNC chair praises Log Cabin Republicans
- In what LGBT Republicans consider to be a first-of-its-kind development, the chair of the Republican National Committee last week issued an official letter commemorating Log Cabin Republicans on its 40th anniversary and praising the group for advocating for LGBT rights. “As the nation's original and ...

No, the US doesn't have a $17B trade deficit with Canada

No, the US doesn't have a $17B trade deficit with Canada
- As for the Mexican numbers, according to the U.S. trade office, the U.S. trade deficit with Mexico is $55.6 billion, which is around $16 billion dollars less than what Trump said. The rhetoric is common for Trump who has been bemoaning the U.S.'s trade deficits since he started on the campaign trail.

Trump's Withdrawal From Migration Summit Shows his Nationalist Colors

Trump's Withdrawal From Migration Summit Shows his Nationalist Colors
- On Friday, Trump decided that the United States would boycott this week's United Nations conference on migration in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. That meeting is intended to advance a global compact for migration, a set of principles to ensure more humane treatment for the world's swelling ...

Trump's foreign policy is getting 'criticized by everybody'

Trump's foreign policy is getting 'criticized by everybody'
- A top Democrat has said Congress is taking a more active role in addressing foreign policy in North Korea, where Trump has mocked leader Kim Jong Un. Trump last week drew criticism after feuding with British Prime Minister Theresa May after he shared anti-Muslim videos from a far-right British leader ...

The Black Donald Trump vs. The Racist in Chief

The Black Donald Trump vs. The Racist in Chief
- When Marshawn Lynch of the Oakland Raiders stood during the Mexican national anthem and sat during “The Star-Spangled Banner” at a game in Mexico City on Nov. 19, Trump called for his suspension. “Marshawn Lynch of the NFL's Oakland Raiders stands for the Mexican Anthem and sits down to ...

If NAFTA dies, what happens to Canada's trade with Mexico?

If NAFTA dies, what happens to Canada's trade with Mexico?
Trump has put Mexico's key role in the North American supply chain in peril, tossing difficult new conditions into NAFTA negotiations and threatening to scrap the deal altogether. Not surprisingly, Canadian investors can't help but wonder whether Mexico is still a land of opportunity .

Time's 2017 Person of the Year is the "Silence Breakers." Trump is runner-up.

Time's 2017 Person of the Year is the "Silence Breakers." Trump is runner-up.
- “Isabel Pascual” is a pseudonym for a woman from Mexico who works picking strawberries and was harassed, and was one of the 700,000 female farm workers who marched in ... The runner-up for this year's Person of the Year was President Donald Trump, who was Time's Person of the Year in 2016.

Mexico sees EU trade deal by end of month

Mexico sees EU trade deal by end of month
- That progress stands in contrast with the bumpy negotiations between the United States, Mexico and Canada on updating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Uncertainty over the future of that 1994 deal – which US President Donald Trump has made a ritual of attacking – is weighing ...

Trump's first year in office marked by controversy, protests

Trump's first year in office marked by controversy, protests
- I was only allowed to photograph Trump during the last five minutes of the interview. The time was very tight so I had to move fast as I had pictures in mind that I wanted to shoot. I walked into the Oval Office and saw that the President had printed maps of the country showing areas in red where he won.

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