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martes, 19 de diciembre de 2017

Northern Ireland needs equal marriage and abortion rights – but no referendum

Northern Ireland needs equal marriage and abortion rights – but no referendum
- As in Ireland, the campaigns against same-sex marriage indulged homophobia and exploited homophobic tropes about LGBT people seeking to “recruit” young people. Some insinuated that homosexuality was a gateway to paedophilia. Others did much more than insinuate. In Melbourne, Stop The ...

Anti-LGBT groups are thrilled Trump banned the word 'transgender'

Anti-LGBT groups are thrilled Trump banned the word 'transgender'
- Anti-LGBT groups are thrilled with the news that the Trump administration banned some government agencies from using the word 'transgender'. It was alleged last week that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which is a federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services, ...

Parents asked for views on new sex education curriculum in schools

Parents asked for views on new sex education curriculum in schools
- Schools that teach LGBT-inclusive RSE are in the minority, leaving many LGBT young people without the information they need to make safe, informed decisions. "Just 13% of LGBT young people have learnt about healthy same-sex relationships. "In schools where pupils receive an inclusive education, ...

Ban schools teaching about gay couples and 'transgenderism'

Ban schools teaching about gay couples and 'transgenderism'
- But anti-LGBT campaigners from Christian Concern would apparently be happier if it reflected the 17th. Andrea Williams, Chief Executive of Christian Concern, put out a statement after the consultation was announced to call for a total ban on mentions of LGBT people in primary schools. The group also ...

Trump Administration's Banned Words Would Be Deadly For LGBT Americans, Just Like the Aids ...

Trump Administration's Banned Words Would Be Deadly For LGBT Americans, Just Like the Aids ...
- The Trump administration may be telling the nation's top public health agency to avoid terms such as "transgender." The last time a sitting U.S. president refused to communicate LGBT health risks, thousands died on his watch. An uproar followed a report in The Washington Post that claimed the .

We must stamp out homophobic chants, says gay player Jim Hearson

We must stamp out homophobic chants, says gay player Jim Hearson
- Hearson, a defender and communications officer at LGBT-friendly football club London Titans FC, told Sam Delaney footballers have "got so many fans that could potentially be hurling abuse at them." However he added that, "whilst it would be very useful for other professionals and amateur players ...

Civil partnership more feasible than same-sex marriage

Civil partnership more feasible than same-sex marriage
- We want to thank President Duterte for his support for the LGBT community. It only shows that he wants equality for all Filipinos,” neophyte Rep. Geraldine Roman of Bataan's first district said in a statement. However, as far as she is concerned, House Bill 6595, which legalizes civil unions and was filed ...

First female Bishop of London: God loves gay people too

First female Bishop of London: God loves gay people too
- The first female Bishop of London has weighed into the debate about the church embracing the LGBT community. Former midwife Sarah Mullally, 55, was yesterday appointed to serve as the Bishop of London – the third-ranking role within the Church of England, behind the Archbishops of Canterbury ..

Eminem Loses Himself Over Trump: 'He Makes My Blood Boil'

Eminem Loses Himself Over Trump: 'He Makes My Blood Boil'
- When Trump began “sniffing around politics,” Eminem said he was prepared to give him a chance. “I thought, 'We've tried everything else, why not him?'” But Trump's presidential candidacy speech about Mexico sending rapists and criminals to the U.S. was too much for Eminem: “I got this feeling of .

Trump's year of 'bluster and brinkmanship' puts world on edge

Trump's year of 'bluster and brinkmanship' puts world on edge
- And, having ditched the TPP trade pact that was meant to bind small east Asian neighbors under US influence to contain China, he is now threatening the NAFTA deal with Canada and Mexico. Last week, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned that Trump's abdication of US leadership “is ...

Big Oil's bet on Mexico underscores why Trump shouldn't shred NAFTA

Big Oil's bet on Mexico underscores why Trump shouldn't shred NAFTA
- For the first time in eight decades, retail gas stations in Mexico are getting competition from foreign firms — and a lot of it. It makes for a great illustration of the benefits of capitalism and, with NAFTA renegotiations languishing, for an especially timely lesson in how connected our economy is to that of our ...

Eminem continues blasting Donald Trump: 'I hope he gets impeached'

Eminem continues blasting Donald Trump: 'I hope he gets impeached'
- Then — and I was watching it live — he had that speech where he said Mexico is sending us rapists and criminals. I got this feeling of what the (expletive)? From that point on, I knew it was going to be bad with him. What he's doing putting people against each other is scary (expletive). His election was ...

Alan Savage: “If Trump put his inheritance in a high interest account he would be richer ...

Alan Savage: “If Trump put his inheritance in a high interest account he would be richer ...
Trump tweeted: “Why would Kim Jong Un insult me by calling me old, when I would never call him short and fat? “Oh well, I try so hard to be his friend and maybe someday that will happen.” Then there's Trump on Mexico: “I will build a great wall and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me and I ...

Costa Rica Will Host Prestigious Educational Program From Denmark

Costa Rica Will Host Prestigious Educational Program From Denmark
- For the first time, the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID) will teach its prestigious and innovative Summer School platform outside of Denmark. Costa Rica has the privilege to host its courses between April 9th-27th, 2018. The Summer School is focused on participants from both Latin ...

Diddy wants to be first black team owner

Diddy wants to be first black team owner
- With racial tensions casting a pall over American football, rap mogul Diddy wants to buy the Carolina Panthers and become the first African American owner of an NFL team. The New York rapper, estimated by Forbes magazine to be worth $820 million, voiced his interest as Panthers ..

In an increasingly mixed-race America, who decides what we call ourselves?

In an increasingly mixed-race America, who decides what we call ourselves?
- Before that, the debate was about Markle's mixed-race identity: Does her African American mother and white father make her white, black or biracial? After her engagement to Prince Harry, some women celebrated the notion of a “black princess” — although she'll actually be a duchess — while others ..

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