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martes, 2 de enero de 2018

The LGBT Economy Is America's Future

The LGBT Economy Is America's Future
- Money talks. And now, more than ever, the private sector is listening to the collective voice of the LGBT community. In many ways, our dollar is as strong as our votes at the ballot box. We have fought hard to secure our rights in the name of equality, but our true equity and ability to bring about change for ...

There are just eight safe house spaces for LGBT people in Ukraine

There are just eight safe house spaces for LGBT people in Ukraine
- It may be legal to be gay in Ukraine, but the country still needs to take significant strides in accepting its LGBT citizens. While queer Ukrainians are only protected by a thin veil of legislation, they also still face the grave threat of discrimination, with several LGBT people ostracised from their families and ...

Powerlifting championship announces category for trans and intersex athletes

Powerlifting championship announces category for trans and intersex athletes
- A powerlifting championship has announced the introduction of a category for trans and intersex athletes. The LGBT International Powerlifting Championships will be optional for those who identify as trans, non-binary and intersex. It's been announced to encourage trans, non-binary and intersex ...

Mike Pence's Aspen Neighbors Hang 'Make America Gay Again' Banner Outside His Home

Mike Pence's Aspen Neighbors Hang 'Make America Gay Again' Banner Outside His Home
- He made national headlines in 2015 when he signed a bill into law that opponents said would allow business owners to refuse to serve members of the LGBT community based on their religious beliefs. Then-Governor Pence at first defended his decision to sign the bill, but a growing backlash pushed .

Russia's mixed 2017 record on LGBT rights

Russia's mixed 2017 record on LGBT rights
- A miracle happened': 300 rally for LGBT rights in St. Petersburg. Police in St. Petersburg, Russia, gave LGBT demonstrators a pleasant surprise: In contrast to previous years' harassment, police on May 17 protected 300 LGBT people and allies at a rally celebrating the International Day against ...

Gov. Cuomo Appoints Presiding Justices Including First Openly LGBTQ Presiding Justice in NY

Gov. Cuomo Appoints Presiding Justices Including First Openly LGBTQ Presiding Justice in NY
- Today, Governor Cuomo has once again demonstrated his firm commitment to moving the LGBT community even further along the path to full opportunity and inclusion in New York,” said Eric Lesh, the incoming executive director of The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York. The appointment ...

Progress and Persecution For LGBT People

Progress and Persecution For LGBT People
- Journalist Masha Gessen dubbed 2017 “the year Russian LGBT persecution defied belief.” Pink News called 2017 “the year of the homophobic purge” featuring “brutal crackdowns across the world.” The Daily Xtra's year-end recap focused more on the good news, saying that “LGBT movements around

Egypt court releases two people arrested for raising rainbow flag at concert

Egypt court releases two people arrested for raising rainbow flag at concert
- The Human Rights Campaign and Amnesty International have said dozens of LGBT Egyptians have been arrested since the concert, with many of them undergoing so-called anal tests to determine whether they engaged in same-sex sexual activity. Egyptian lawmakers in October introduced a bill that ...

We declare war against public enemy Trump

We declare war against public enemy Trump
- A year ago, Trump claimed he would save jobs in America and create more opportunities. He praised Ford Motor Company for cancelling plans to build a new plant in Mexico. Before the year was out, Ford decided to build it in China. He claimed he personally intervened and saved jobs in Indiana, home ...

5 Things to Fear in a Strong Global Economy

5 Things to Fear in a Strong Global Economy
- Will Trump be provoked? For all the talk about populism and the anti-trade mood in the U.S., Mexico's presidential election may represent as much risk to the North American Free Trade Agreement as White House swings between hostility and ambivalence. The leftist front-runner in Mexico's 2018 ...

Trump's Year of Living Dangerously

Trump's Year of Living Dangerously
- When Trump sat down for dinner on September 18 in New York with leaders of four Latin American countries on the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly, anxieties were already running high. There was the matter of Mexico and his promise to build that “big, ...

In a politically perilous move, Trump will demand funding for the wall in exchange for DACA

In a politically perilous move, Trump will demand funding for the wall in exchange for DACA
Trump looks set to demand funding for the border wall between the United States and Mexico in exchange for codifying the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program into law. This could be a politically perilous move, which could tank any potential deal to shield undocumented ...

Trump accuses US Justice Department of being 'deep state'

Trump accuses US Justice Department of being 'deep state'
Trump's mention of sailor pictures likely refers to the Navy sailor who was convicted of taking photos of classified areas inside a submarine, the AP said. The tweet was one in a string of at least seven he's sent out so far Tuesday morning. One contained another of his calls for a border wall with Mexico, ...

Dem senator hits Trump over DACA: His 'only dream' is his 'empty one of a border wall'

Dem senator hits Trump over DACA: His 'only dream' is his 'empty one of a border wall'
- The tweet comes after Trump on Tuesday went after Democrats over DACA and a border wall with Mexico. “Democrats are doing nothing for DACA – just interested in politics. DACA activists and Hispanics will go hard against Dems, will start 'falling in love' with Republicans and their President!”

Hispanics will start 'falling in love' with me

Hispanics will start 'falling in love' with me
- Although Hispanic voters largely opposed Trump's immigration proposals — including his promise of a massive wall along the U.S.-Mexico border — they listed the economy as the most important issue facing the nation, according to Pew. In the aftermath of the election,

In a 30-minute interview, Trump makes 24 false or misleading claims

In a 30-minute interview, Trump makes 24 false or misleading claims
Trump gave an impromptu half-hour interview with The New York Times on Thursday (Friday NZ Time). We combed through the transcript and here's a quick round-up of the false, misleading or dubious claims that he made, at rate of one claim every 75 seconds. (Some ...

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