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jueves, 4 de enero de 2018

If States Got LGBT-Friendlier, They Could Earn Billions

If States Got LGBT-Friendlier, They Could Earn Billions
- But according to data from the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law, that is effectively what Texas and other states are already doing by not creating a more supportive atmosphere for their LGBT citizens. As the state-level Williams Institute numbers start to add up nationwide, it's becoming clear ..

Chinese Court to Hear Challenge on LGBT Censorship

Chinese Court to Hear Challenge on LGBT Censorship
- But a Beijing court has agreed to hear a challenge from a 30-year-old Shanghai man on behalf of the estimated 70 million members of China's LGBT community demanding clarification on why homosexuality should be considered abnormal. A decision on the case is expected within six months.

Boris Johnson backs right-wing commentator - who regrets 'politically incorrect' comments - for top ...

Boris Johnson backs right-wing commentator - who regrets 'politically incorrect' comments - for top ...
- He claimed that he deleted so many because a “handful of things” had been “wrongly misconstrued” as showing he was opposed to LGBT rights and gender equality. He also admitted that some of his comments had been “politically incorrect”. These tweets include commenting on the size of TV ...

Former heart surgeon set to become next Mormon president

Former heart surgeon set to become next Mormon president
- Scholars don't expect Nelson to deviate from the church's current stance on LGBT issues. The faith has opposed gay marriage and homosexual activity amid widespread social acceptance while trying to foster an empathetic stance toward LGBT people. In a 2016 speech, Nelson defended the religion's ..

Trans Malaysians speak out against conversion therapy course

Trans Malaysians speak out against conversion therapy course
- The four-room flat outside of Kiev's city center, provided by Insight, an LGBT organization, has bunk beds, a kitchen, and a common area and temporarily houses up to eight people at a time. Residents can stay up to three months and, if needed, longer on an ad hoc basis. They also receive services, .

The dedication of these LGBT volunteers in Manchester will warm your heart

The dedication of these LGBT volunteers in Manchester will warm your heart
- We have one of the tightest-knit LGBT communities in the UK – and it's on the back of things like the Angels. We deal with people at such a varying pace. You get people, for example, asking for a selfie at one point, and then an hour later we had to intervene in this screaming argument between a mother .

Vice President Mike Pence had to meet the gay son of Democrat Senator Doug Jones

Vice President Mike Pence had to meet the gay son of Democrat Senator Doug Jones
- Jones was sworn in yesterday as a US Senator after a surprise defeat for anti-LGBT Republican Roy Moore in the election last month. . The new ... And that's how Carson Jones, a gay man from Alabama, got to meet Mike Pence, a lifelong opponent of LGBT rights who has supported gay cure therapy.

None of America's 100 Megachurches Welcome LGBT People

None of America's 100 Megachurches Welcome LGBT People
- A study by Church Clarity looked at the 100 largest churches in the United States to analyze how LGBT issues are handled. The study found that zero of the 100 churches have explicit LGBT affirming policies. Meanwhile 35 of these churches explicitly reject LGBT people. Over half (54) of the top ...

Can We Escape Trade Disaster In 2018?

Can We Escape Trade Disaster In 2018?
- And neither the U.S. nor Mexican political calendars would seem to allow quick passage, even if a deal were struck. In all likelihood, that leaves two possible outcomes for 2018: a) the talks go quiet and focus on technical issues until next year; b) Trump decides he has had enough and .

Ivanka Trump wants to be president and Jared Kushner is a minister?

Ivanka Trump wants to be president and Jared Kushner is a minister?
- Are Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump conflicted moderates straining to contain a bombastic president? Or are they ... Wolff writes that Kushner managed to set up a meeting between Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto — only to see Nieto cancel after Trump berated Mexico on Twitter.

Trump Steps Up Efforts to Check China Influence in Latin America

Trump Steps Up Efforts to Check China Influence in Latin America
- He cited the Asian nation's investments in telecommunications in the region, where for example Chinese funds in 2016 were behind a winning bid to build a new wireless network in Mexico. “Huge export credits are flowing in non-economic ways that distort markets and leave borrowers burdened with ...

Everything is in play': What happens to our auto industry if NAFTA fails

Everything is in play': What happens to our auto industry if NAFTA fails
- The sharp and narrowly felt pain in the U.S. automotive and farm sectors means that this battle will be fought within the United States, between U.S. stakeholders, Congress and the White House, as much if not more than between Canada and Mexico and the Trump administration,” the C.D. Howe report ...

Mexico's Peso Is Expected to Make a Big Comeback

Mexico's Peso Is Expected to Make a Big Comeback
- capping a four-month decline fueled by worries Trump will pull out of the trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, and that Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador could win election in July. The peso lost a third of its value during the past four years, when it was the worst performer among the .

Trump White House Staff and Guests Banned From Using Personal Phones in West Wing

Trump White House Staff and Guests Banned From Using Personal Phones in West Wing
- White House workers and guests will be banned from using their personal cell phones in the West Wing as of Friday, officials said, in a move cited as a security concern. "The security and integrity of the technology systems at the White House is a top priority for the Trump administration and therefore ...

Trump to Propose Opening Almost All US Coastal Waters to Oil Drilling

Trump to Propose Opening Almost All US Coastal Waters to Oil Drilling 
- A proposal set to be released Thursday will go far beyond Trump's April order directing the Interior Department to consider auctioning oil and gas leases in the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans as well as the Gulf of Mexico, said people familiar with the draft who asked not to be identified ...

Trump abandons voter fraud commission

Trump abandons voter fraud commission
- The commission was itself a fraud, which grew out of Trump's ludicrous lie that massive voter fraud had cost him the popular vote. ... The Republican Secretary of State from Mississippi responded, "My reply would be: They can go jump in the Gulf of Mexico, and Mississippi is a great state to launch from.

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