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domingo, 7 de enero de 2018

States Are Losing Billions of Dollars by Discriminating Against LGBT People

States Are Losing Billions of Dollars by Discriminating Against LGBT People
- Discriminating against LGBT people is more than a social issue—according to research from The William Institute at the UCLA School of Law, it's also an economic issue that costs states billions of dollars every year. The Daily Beast, citing research from The William Institute, shows that refusing to grant ...

The LGBT and Same-Sex Marriage Issues in Philippine Context

The LGBT and Same-Sex Marriage Issues in Philippine Context
- Majority of the Filipino people have conflicted views on this sexuality and gender identity-based issue. This level of dysfunction has been agonizing as a result of the friendship and kinship that we have with the LGBT community on one hand versus our social and cultural mores and the moral conviction ...

America's Churches Are Anti-LGBT and Led By White Men

America's Churches Are Anti-LGBT and Led By White Men
- Just one of America's 100 largest churches has a female pastor, 93 percent of the churches are led by a white pastor, and none of them are LGBT-affirming.

India's gay prince opens his palace to LGBT people

India's gay prince opens his palace to LGBT people
- A gay Indian prince has opened up his 15-acre palace grounds to vulnerable LGBT people and is said to be constructing more buildings to house visitors. Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, who is the son and probable heir of the Maharaja of Rajpipla in Gujarat in western India, will run the centre with his ..

We Must 'Re-Horrify People About The Sin Of Homosexuality'

We Must 'Re-Horrify People About The Sin Of Homosexuality'
- Christian conservative Linda Harvey recently welcomed anti-LGBT activist Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) to her Mission America radio show, where they both lamented increasing support for LGBT rights. Harvey, president of the Columbus, Ohio-based Mission ...

HBO Greenlights Imagine Dragons' Frontman's Doc About LGBT Youth in Mormon Church

HBO Greenlights Imagine Dragons' Frontman's Doc About LGBT Youth in Mormon Church
- A documentary that centers around Grammy Award-winning Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds' quest to bring awareness about the relationship between the LGBT community and the Mormon Church has gotten the green light to appear on HBO next summer. The project is called "Believer," and ...

Alan Cumming condemns President Trump for silence on LGBT rights

Alan Cumming condemns President Trump for silence on LGBT rights
Home Alan Cumming condemns President Trump for silence on LGBT rights. 0. Alan Cumming condemns President Trump for silence on LGBT rights. Actor Alan Cumming has accused Trump of "condoning" violence against the LGBT community by remaining silent. Sunday ...

Transgender Woman Says Jail Awaits In Uzbekistan, Seeks Asylum In Belarus

Transgender Woman Says Jail Awaits In Uzbekistan, Seeks Asylum In Belarus
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Uzbekistan face deep-rooted homophobia, discrimination, and the threat of violence, activists and human rights defenders say. And so it was for K., as she identifies herself for security reasons, a transgender woman who says she indeed faced ..

In Clash Between California and Trump, It's One America Versus Another

In Clash Between California and Trump, It's One America Versus Another
- One evening this fall at dusk, Mr. Sturm and other activists, working from the Mexican side of the border, erected theater lights and used stencils to project images onto the prototypes — of a ladder, of the Statue of Liberty. “I felt kind of sick as a U.S. citizen,” he said, referring to Mr. Trump's immigration ...

Trump on pissing on Pyongyang, evolution and Genesis, and getting advice from Duterte

Trump on pissing on Pyongyang, evolution and Genesis, and getting advice from Duterte
- Well, I ask those bleeding heart liberals, what choice does Duterte have? We can ship Mexicans back to their country, then build a wall to keep them out. President Duterte can't ship those druggies to another country. All I can say is that those Mexicans should be grateful we still have Mexico to ...

We Want the Wall.' No DACA Deal Without Border Wall, Trump Warns

We Want the Wall.' No DACA Deal Without Border Wall, Trump Warns
Trump said he wants Congress enact a measure to provide legal status to young, undocumented immigrants — provided his other immigration proposals, including funding for the wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, are adopted. “We want the wall,” Trump said at a press conference ...

Trump prepares to ask Congress for $18bn to build 'beautiful' border wall with Mexico

Trump prepares to ask Congress for $18bn to build 'beautiful' border wall with Mexico
Trump is preparing to ask Congress for $18bn to build his "great wall" on the Southern border with Mexico. Building the wall was one of Trump's election campaign pledges and is expected to put pressure on Washington to back the plan after spending a working weekend with Republicans at ...

Trump Says Countries That Had Success Dealing With Drugs Chose To Be 'Very Harsh'

Trump Says Countries That Had Success Dealing With Drugs Chose To Be 'Very Harsh'
Trump Says Countries That Had Success Dealing With Drugs Chose To Be 'Very Harsh' ... On the flip side, the decade of the “war on drugs,” intended to be a hardline approach to rising drug use, increased violence in Mexico, and brought increased violence in Mexico, and brought thousands ...

Trump Says He Is "Absolutely" Up for Talking with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un

Trump Says He Is "Absolutely" Up for Talking with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un
Trump previously called Kim "short and fat" and "little rocket man," while Kim has called Trump a "mentally deranged dotard." Meanwhile, Trump also used the news conference to bring up that stupid wall between the U.S. and Mexico again, insisted that it's still happening. "The wall's gonna happen, ...

Trump's Move To Allow More Offshore Drilling Is Bad News For Sportsmen

Trump's Move To Allow More Offshore Drilling Is Bad News For Sportsmen
- At the highest risk for the construction of new oil rigs, according to the Times story, is the eastern part of the already imperiled Gulf of Mexico, because of the infrastructure already present in the region. That should send a shiver up the spine of all anglers, since that's home to the fish-rich Everglades and ...

Gary Cohn Won't Commit to More Than Five Days Working for Trump

Gary Cohn Won't Commit to More Than Five Days Working for Trump
- After a brief honeymoon period in which Trump showed Gary Cohn the sort of respect he tends to reserve for his children and dictators, the ... Mexico has continually refused to pony up the dough for Trump's border wall, but with President Art of the Deal in charge, it's surely only a matter of time.

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