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lunes, 18 de diciembre de 2017

Young Filmmaker Counters LGBT Stereotypes

Young Filmmaker Counters LGBT Stereotypes
- I kept it to myself to avoid mockery,” she said, referring to the most common reaction in Myanmar toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, whose image tends to be shaped by the stereotyped characters in comedy shows and movies. These days the 26-year-old uses documentary ...

Korean superstar Kim Jong-Hyun 'trolled by far-right conservatives' for supporting LGBT fans ...

Korean superstar Kim Jong-Hyun 'trolled by far-right conservatives' for supporting LGBT fans ...
- The 27-year-old lead singer of K-Pop group SHINee, who died in a suspected suicide today, came under attack in 2013 after publicly supporting a transgender student who had been posting handwritten messages around the grounds of Korea University criticising the social suppression of LGBT people.

Donut shop uses Salvation Army for Christmas donations, LGBT activists furious

Donut shop uses Salvation Army for Christmas donations, LGBT activists furious
- It seems that no good deed goes unpunished when LGBT social justice warriors (SJW) get involved, this time condemning a donut shop for using an organization they despise for helping the shop to locate a needy family for charitable giving at Christmastime.

Duterte dangles urban-poor commission post to LGBT

Duterte dangles urban-poor commission post to LGBT
- President Duterte has offered the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community a seat in the urban-poor commission, which he overhauled last week. The President last Sunday asked the LGBT community to choose their representative to be seated as commissioner of the Presidential ...

Churches Are Increasingly Divided On The Role of LGBT People In Congregations

Churches Are Increasingly Divided On The Role of LGBT People In Congregations
- The Supreme court is set to hear a case next June about a Colorado Baker who refused to bake a cake for a gay couple saying it violated his right to religious freedom. This is one of many cases of religious objections where the church has been seen as being at odds with the LGBT community.

Factors affecting the health of older sexual & gender minorities

Factors affecting the health of older sexual & gender minorities
- A special issue of LGBT Health includes the latest research, clinical practice innovations, and policy aimed at addressing disparities and enhancing healthcare for older LGBT populations. A collection of informative and insightful articles that contribute to the ...

LGBT youth more likely to be bullied

LGBT youth more likely to be bullied
- Some youths are more likely than others to be victims of bullying and cyberbullying. Researchers want to understand why this is happening and how to prevent it. The following results are from youths across the United States who completed the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Lesbian, gay, and bisexual ...

Do LGBT people need legal protection from job discrimination?

Do LGBT people need legal protection from job discrimination?
- Earlier this month the Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from a hospital security guard in Georgia who said she was harassed and forced out of her job because she is a lesbian. The decision was a setback for those who think federal protections against gender-based discrimination in ...

Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment

Black Farmers Are Sowing The Seeds Of Health And Empowerment
- In addition to farming, she runs a training program to teach black and Latino people basic farming skills. Demand is booming. She can train 120 people a year, and she has another 100 to 200 people on the waiting list for next year's program. And for the black farmers whom she knows, farming is not ...

Study finds racial differences in hospice care between African American and white patients

Study finds racial differences in hospice care between African American and white patients
- Researchers examined whether race played a factor in rates of hospitalization, ED visits, and disenrollment from hospice. Although previous studies have found that African American patients have higher rates of hospitalization after enrolling in hospice than white patients, it was unknown if racial ...

Jerry Richardson, Panthers Have Made Multiple Confidential Payouts for Workplace ...

Jerry Richardson, Panthers Have Made Multiple Confidential Payouts for Workplace ...
- During its own investigation in the weeks prior, SI learned that on multiple occasions when Richardson's conduct has triggered complaints—for sexual harassment against female employees and for directing a racial slur at an African American employee—he has taken a leaf from a playbook he's ...

Trump Campaign Mgrs Explain Where 'Make America Great Again' Slogan Really Started

Trump Campaign Mgrs Explain Where 'Make America Great Again' Slogan Really Started
Trump Campaign Mgrs Explain Where 'Make America Great Again' Slogan Really Started ... border security, he talked about immigration,” Bossie said, likening Trump's talking points to prototype versions of campaign promises such as the “big, beautiful wall” between the U.S. and Mexico.

New security strategy to call China 'strategic competitor,' lay out strategic aims

New security strategy to call China 'strategic competitor,' lay out strategic aims
Trump will unveil his administration's National Security Strategy on Monday, laying out its objectives and how it views various threats. ... has pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement and is renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada.

Remember Those Carrier Jobs Trump Saved? Neither Does He.

Remember Those Carrier Jobs Trump Saved? Neither Does He.
Trump didn't save any of the hundreds of jobs at a sister plant an hour's drive up the road in Huntington. Despite a Trump tweet promising otherwise, his public shaming didn't stop a ball-bearing plant around the corner – Rexnord – from leaving Indianapolis for Mexico in May. This exodus reveals a ...

Rising pessimism has Mexico exploring world of post-NAFTA potentialities

Rising pessimism has Mexico exploring world of post-NAFTA potentialities
- There is no need for a Plan B,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in June, when asked what Canada would do if NAFTA renegotiations failed. Canada, Trudeau told the New York Times, was confident the free trade deal could be salvaged. That is Mexico's preferred option as well, but fears the Trump ...

Anti-Immigration Fervor Is Different This Time

Anti-Immigration Fervor Is Different This Time
- The wave of anti-immigration sentiment that boosted the presidential campaign of Trump has eerie historical parallels. .... Immigration from Mexico, the main source of population inflow during the 1990s and early 2000s, has been in reverse for a decade, with more Mexicans going south than ...

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