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jueves, 7 de diciembre de 2017

Obama: LGBT people should 'take hope' from spread of acceptance

Obama: LGBT people should 'take hope' from spread of acceptance
- Speaking during a Town Hall in Delhi, India, former US president Barack Obama has suggested that the LGBT community in India should take hope from the progression of LGBT rights in other parts of the world. Video: The Obama Foundation ...

What's it like being LGBT in Russia? Share your stories

What's it like being LGBT in Russia? Share your stories
- The number of hate crimes against LGBT people in Russia has doubled in five years, according to new research. The Center for Independent Social Research found that the number of sentences for crimes against LGBT people increased to 65 in 2015 from 18 in 2010. Murders accounted for almost 200 ...

Jamaica Insists Gay Tourists Welcome, Despite Horrific Anti-LGBT Violence

Jamaica Insists Gay Tourists Welcome, Despite Horrific Anti-LGBT Violence
- But Bartlett's sunny statement contradicts a history of rampant homophobia in the former British colony, where consensual homosexual sex is still a crime and anti-LGBT violence is endemic: Gay men have been beaten, shot and stoned to death because of their orientation. Just this year, LGBT activist ...

5 Big-Name LGBT-Friendly Businesses to Support During the Holidays...

5 Big-Name LGBT-Friendly Businesses to Support During the Holidays...
- Last year, SFGN covered five LGBT-friendly stores to support while doing your holiday shopping. This year, we're bringing five more into the spotlight so you can feel twice as good about your purchase knowing you're promoting an inclusive business. Big-name companies can make a real difference in ...

Does God Love Gays?

Does God Love Gays?
LGBT Americans are far less likely to identify with any religious group than the public as a whole. Nearly half (46 percent) of Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender are religiously unaffiliated. This is roughly twice the number of Americans overall (24 percent) who are religiously ...

What the gay wedding cake case means for Philly laws protecting LGBT people

What the gay wedding cake case means for Philly laws protecting LGBT people
- This would be a blow to the LGBT community. It means a business can object to serving a same-sex couple, even if that objection isn't rooted in religious beliefs. On the flip side, the court could rule that commercial businesses are in the public realm and must serve any customer, regardless of an owner's ...

Wrapping Up the Year with Real LGBT Sexual Liberation

Wrapping Up the Year with Real LGBT Sexual Liberation
- Tis' the season for year-end wrap ups of the news highlights before we ring in the New Year. There will be the usual array of most spectacular spectacles in the worlds of entertainment, sports, science, technology, and politics cast against the not so categorical incidents of tragedies and inspiring stories ..

As Egypt Arrests and Tortures Gay People, It Enlists the Help of Pro-LGBTQ PR Firm in Washington

As Egypt Arrests and Tortures Gay People, It Enlists the Help of Pro-LGBTQ PR Firm in Washington
- Scott Long, an activist who launched Human Rights Watch's first program on LGBT rights in 2004, said that abuse is part of Sisi's own cynical public relations strategy. The police round up homosexuals and then contact friendly journalists to place a positive story in the press. “The police got a great deal ...

Sorry, ACLU, Gay is Not the New Black

Sorry, ACLU, Gay is Not the New Black
- No matter how many times the leftist ACLU wants to compare LGBT activism to the blood-bought civil rights of black Americans, there is no comparison. Gay is not the new black. Jack Phillips, a Christian cake artist who owns Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado, has run his business for years ...

Trump's Jerusalem move is a campaign promise that may have left him biting off more than he can ...

Trump's Jerusalem move is a campaign promise that may have left him biting off more than he can ...
- but to Mr Trump that seems to matter little. Two of the things the President built his run to the White House on are being different from the political status quo, and the number of definitive promises he made to his base. Some of those, such as the border wall with Mexico and the repeal of Obamacare .

Trump's refugees: Fleeing a xenophobic America

Trump's refugees: Fleeing a xenophobic America
- In San Diego, prototypes for a new border wall stand 30 feet tall, and Trump has said that one of them will be selected for construction along the 3,000-kilometre border that separates America from Mexico. Meanwhile, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents are conducting nationwide ...

Trump gains "antipathy and rejection" in Latin America one year after election: Cuban ...

Trump gains "antipathy and rejection" in Latin America one year after election: Cuban ...
- "Trump is a perfect creator of enemies in Latin America," said the expert. Sanchez said that even governments that feel a close ideological affinity with the United States, such as Mexico, have had to face Trump's tough immigration enforcement. In August, Trump said he was mulling a range of scenarios ...

Isn't Trump sick of all the losing?

Isn't Trump sick of all the losing?
- We are losing in trade as imports from China and Mexico hit records. We are losing with longtime allies that condemn us. We are losing with our secretary of state, undercut by his own boss. We are losing with our former national security adviser, now a felon. I say to Trump: "I am so tired of ...

Trump says government shutdown possible, blames Democrats

Trump says government shutdown possible, blames Democrats
Democrats have opposed Trump's plan to build a wall along the border with Mexico but have expressed a willingness to fund other border security measures. Democrats also oppose Trump's effort to stop allowing legal immigrants to apply to bring their relatives to the U.S.. Trump also ...

With border arrests down, some question Trump administration's push for more agents

With border arrests down, some question Trump administration's push for more agents
- That has Democrats and immigrant rights groups asking whether or not Trump's order to hire thousands of more agents should be reconsidered. “These numbers show that Border Patrol agents are stopping, on average, one or two people per month along the U.S.-Mexico border,” said Adam ...

Ford Now Plans to Move Production of Electric SUVs From Michigan to Mexico

Ford Now Plans to Move Production of Electric SUVs From Michigan to Mexico
- Sending the electric vehicle to Mexico, where labor costs are lower, will help the business case for the costly model. It also risks raising the ire of President Donald Trump, who had been sharply critical of an earlier plan by Ford to build a small car factory in Mexico that the company ultimately canceled.

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