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miércoles, 3 de enero de 2018

The 'Sexiest Teacher Alive' Is a Huge LGBT Ally

The 'Sexiest Teacher Alive' Is a Huge LGBT Ally
- Nicholas Ferroni was named People Magazine's Sexiest Teacher Alive in 2014, a title the high school history teacher uses to promote his agenda of teaching the country's youth. Ferroni is an advocate not only for LGBTQ students but all students. He is on a mission to include LGBT history in classrooms ...

MS Law That Allows Businesses To Discriminate Against LGBT People Affects College Baseball

MS Law That Allows Businesses To Discriminate Against LGBT People Affects College Baseball
- Mississippi's Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act (HB 1523) allows government workers and businesses to refuse services to LGBT people based on their “sincerely held religious beliefs or moral convictions.” It also provides similar protections to individuals who ...

2018 Most Eligible LGBT Singles nominations

2018 Most Eligible LGBT Singles nominations
Are you or a friend looking to find a little love in 2018? We are looking for the Top 20 LGBT singles in the Washington, D.C. region. Nominate you or your friends until January 15th using the form below. The Top 20 will be announced online February 5th. Everyone will get a chance to meet the singles at ...

Will 'Call Me by Your Name' be the latest LGBT winner for Best Film?

Will 'Call Me by Your Name' be the latest LGBT winner for Best Film?
- The Golden Globes have awarded other films with strong LGBT themes, including “The Hours” (2002), which explored sexuality and identity across multiple generations of women; “Brokeback Mountain” (2005), the groundbreaking romance between two male sheepherders in Wyoming; and “Moonlight” ...

This Ally Helped Turn Atlanta Into a Black Gay Mecca

This Ally Helped Turn Atlanta Into a Black Gay Mecca
- Atlanta has long been a place — dare I say a spiritual place — for black LGBT artists, activists, and freethinkers. That is a story that desperately needs to be told. Yet alongside this tradition of black LGBT warriors are also our allies, imperfect though they may be. One ally in particular stands out: Mayor ...

UK Council Responds to Petition to Ban Franklin Graham for 'Hateful' LGBT, Islam Views

UK Council Responds to Petition to Ban Franklin Graham for 'Hateful' LGBT, Islam Views
- The city council of Blackpool in the U.K. has said that it's up to the country's authorities to determine whether evangelist Franklin Graham's conservative views on homosexuality ...

Malaysian state government funding so-called 'conversion therapy'

Malaysian state government funding so-called 'conversion therapy'
- The government of a state in Malaysia will allegedly use state-funded clinics offering the debunked practice of conversion therapy to target transgender women. Gay Times reported that Ghazali Taib – council member in Terengganu – told Agency France-Presse: “Transgender women are part of our ..

The Trans Women Turning to Firearms for Survival

The Trans Women Turning to Firearms for Survival
- Kayla Harris, an Oakland-based woman who started out with LGBT gun rights organization Pink Pistols before splitting away to form the Rouge Rifles with a colleague, has been a gun owner for a very long time. But it wasn't until the election that she started exploring the possibility of supporting fellow ...

Trump's trade priorities point to bust-up with China

Trump's trade priorities point to bust-up with China
Trump came to office a year ago breathing fire and brimstone on trade. China would be branded a currency manipulator, unilateral 20 and 30 per cent tariffs would be slapped on Chinese and Mexican imports, the US would pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and renegotiate the North ...

Trump's First Big Twitter Day of 2018: Analyzing Nuclear Buttons and the 'Corrupt Media'

Trump's First Big Twitter Day of 2018: Analyzing Nuclear Buttons and the 'Corrupt Media'
- Then, Trump praised the National Border Patrol Council for praising his administration. The Border Patrol Council, a union representing about 18,000 agents and agency employees, has long supported the president and his pledge to build a wall between the United States and Mexico. The union ...

America, where are we going?

America, where are we going?
- So, if Mexico is footing the bill as Trump promised, why is he asking Congress for the money? It should be coming from Mexico, right? Trump is preparing for DACA by tweeting to his base that Mexicans are criminals, all Haitians have AIDS, Africans all live in huts. That is bipartisanship a-la ...

Trump Didn't Want to Be President

Trump Didn't Want to Be President
- Ever since the transition, Jared had been negotiating to arrange a meeting at the White House with Enrique Peña Nieto, the Mexican president whom Trump had threatened and insulted throughout the campaign. On the Wednesday after the inauguration, a high-level Mexican delegation—the first visit by ...

President's demand for border wall marks divide with GOP lawmakers

President's demand for border wall marks divide with GOP lawmakers
Trump is emphasizing his vow to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and additional conditions for an immigration deal. ... GOP lawmakers have largely avoided talking about the border wall, a central Trump campaign promise, in negotiations with Democrats on legislation to provide ...

Is Trump, Wall-Builder-in-Chief, a Conceptual Artist?

Is Trump, Wall-Builder-in-Chief, a Conceptual Artist?
- That's the intriguing possibility put forth in an online petition Tuesday that seeks to have the group of eight prototypes for Trump's controversial Mexican border wall designated a national monument. The prototypes were built at a cost of $3.3 million in federal funds and unveiled last October along the ...

Trump insisting on border wall, but GOP is mum

Trump insisting on border wall, but GOP is mum
Trump is emphasizing his vow to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and additional conditions for an immigration deal, as congressional leaders and White House officials plan a meeting Wednesday that will set terms for a coming debate on the issue. GOP lawmakers have largely ...

Fact-checking Trump's post-New Year's tweets

Fact-checking Trump's post-New Year's tweets
Trump still has not secured funding from Congress for the wall he wants to build along the border with Mexico. During the campaign, of course, he had insisted that Mexico would pay for the wall. In fiscal 2017, the total number of apprehensions and people “deemed inadmissible” at the Southwest border

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