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lunes, 8 de enero de 2018

Here's The Inside Story On That Devastating "Star Trek" Death

Here's The Inside Story On That Devastating "Star Trek" Death
- Culber's death may appear to be the latest in a long and unhappy trend of TV shows killing off their LGBT characters — a creative tic that approached epidemic levels in 2016, popularizing the trope "bury your gays" and sparking major fan outcry. "I understand why people are upset," said Cruz, who spent ...

Despite Death Threats, Tunisian Online Station Persists

Despite Death Threats, Tunisian Online Station Persists
- Tunisia's LGBT internet radio station Shams Rad has only been online since December 19. But in that short time, this North African station has “received more than five thousand death threats, plus threats to burn our radio headquarters,” said Mounir Baatour. He is President of ...

LGBT advocates are making paid leave more fair for everyone

LGBT advocates are making paid leave more fair for everyone
- Later this year, a new law will go into effect in New York City, allowing workers to use paid family leave to care for anyone they personally define as family, regardless of whether that relationship falls into neat biological categories. The city will join only a handful of places in the US that apply a similarly ..

India's gay prince turns his palace into LGBT community centre

India's gay prince turns his palace into LGBT community centre
- Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, the first Indian royal to come out as a gay, is turning his palace into an LGBT community centre. The four-bedroom building will accommodate people from the LGBT community and their allies from across the country. The prince will be running the centre in association with ...

Discovery star opens up about shocking death scene — and promises to be back

Discovery star opens up about shocking death scene — and promises to be back
- I'm nervous because we are all aware of this trope throughout television which we continue to see LGBT characters, characters of color, and women killed off in very dismissive ways, and I want people to know that this is not that,” he says. “This is a chapter of this epic love story of these two characters.

Supreme court to LGBT people: Mississippi businesses can refuse to serve you

Supreme court to LGBT people: Mississippi businesses can refuse to serve you
- Businesses in Mississippi are free to refuse service to gay and transgender people on religious grounds — for now. The U.S. Supreme Court left the state's controversial religious freedom law in place Monday by denying two appeals from state residents and LGBTQ rights groups. The decision could ...

'Cult-like' Evangelical Christian group condemned after video claiming gay people ...

 'Cult-like' Evangelical Christian group condemned after video claiming gay people ...
- An Evangelical Christian charity has been accused of "cult-like fundamentalism" after it released a viral video which claimed that gay people can change their sexual orientation if they pray hard enough. Anchored North circulated the video through Facebook and YouTube, disguising it as a pro-LGBT+ ...

Alan Cumming is set to play gay lead character in new crime show

Alan Cumming is set to play gay lead character in new crime show
- Speaking at the show's TCA Winter Press Tour Panel, Cumming noted how it was incredibly courageous of CBS to make Instinct at a time where the American president is condoning violence and persecution against the LGBT community with his silence on the issue. Having been awarded an OBE in ...

Trump Still Claiming Mexico Will Pay for Wall

Trump Still Claiming Mexico Will Pay for Wall
- Some delusions last longer than others, which is to say that some people will continue to shamelessly push a ridiculous claim long after any rational person knows it will never happen. Such is the case with Trump, who wants $18 billion for his border wall and is still insisting that Mexico will pay for it.

Mexico's Trumpian populist could mean trouble for Trump

Mexico's Trumpian populist could mean trouble for Trump
- I do not want to see President [López] Obrador take office next year,” McCaul said, adding he fears the Trump administration could increase those chances if it mishandles talks on revamping the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada. McCaul and others fret that ...

Eric Trump mocked for his sombrero birthday party with Fudgie the Whale cake: 'Is Mexico paying?'

Eric Trump mocked for his sombrero birthday party with Fudgie the Whale cake: 'Is Mexico paying?'
- A video of the US president's second son, Eric Trump, wearing a sombrero at a Mexican-themed birthday party has prompted online ridicule. Trump was caught on camera celebrating his 34th birthday at a Mexican restaurant in West Chester, New York, with his wife Lara, brother Donald Jr and a group ...

Trump: The New Ugly American?

Trump: The New Ugly American?
Trump speaks to the press after holding meetings at Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland, where he met with staff, members of his Cabinet and Republican members of Congress to ... In contrast, only 5% in Mexico and 7% in Spain have confidence in Trump.

How Trump's wall pledge is complicating a DACA bill for 'Dreamers'

How Trump's wall pledge is complicating a DACA bill for 'Dreamers'
- Congress' push to find a resolution for 2 million "Dreamers" potentially facing deportation is running up against President Trump's promise to erect a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump is demanding that money for the wall be part of any deal to protect from deportation the young ...

Steve Bannon's apology reportedly too late to mend fences with Trump

Steve Bannon's apology reportedly too late to mend fences with Trump
- The implications for Trump's agenda are stark: at a moment when he needs maximum coordination to push through infrastructure, welfare reform and funding for the U.S.-Mexico border wall, he's at war with the leader of the party's activist base -- the very voters who propelled Trump to the White House in ...

White House Aides “Infuriated” as Trump Bulldozes His Own Infrastructure Plan

White House Aides “Infuriated” as Trump Bulldozes His Own Infrastructure Plan
- As a candidate, Trump repeatedly railed against America's “crumbling roads and bridges,” “dilapidated airports,” and “factories moving overseas to Mexico,” adding that such problems “[could] all be fixed . . . only by me.” Yet after he was inexplicably elected, instead of designing a plan that could ...

Seth Meyers Takes Aim at Trump, Kevin Spacey, Harvey Weinstein, and Woody Allen in His ...

Seth Meyers Takes Aim at Trump, Kevin Spacey, Harvey Weinstein, and Woody Allen in His ...
- Meyers then remarked that the Golden Globes are Trump's worst nightmare, combining his least favorite things on earth: the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Quoth Meyers: “The only name that could make him angrier is the Hillary Mexico Salad Association.” Meyers then brought up the names of ...

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