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martes, 9 de enero de 2018

New children's book aims to erase stigma of LGBTQ education

New children's book aims to erase stigma of LGBTQ education
- A doctoral candidate in Ohio State's Department of Women's, Gender and Sexualiy Studies, Branfman has created a simple and accessible way for parents to introduce children to gender and sexual identity in hopes of decreasing stigmas associated with the LGBTQ community. “It was really a result of ...

The internet went insane for Oprah's Golden Globe speech about metoo

The internet went insane for Oprah's Golden Globe speech about metoo
- Oprah Winfrey was honored at the Golden Globes with the Cecil B. DeMille Award for “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.” Her acceptance speech focused on the “women who have endured years of abuse and assault because they, like my mother, had children to feed and bills to ...

Why shouldn't the LGBT community celebrate and flaunt their sexuality?

Why shouldn't the LGBT community celebrate and flaunt their sexuality?
- As the apex court tries to rewrite its wrong by giving the case of decriminalising section 377 to a larger bench, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy who stands strongly against the community strikes back. His comments have attracted a serious backlash from the people on social media. Watch the video on ...

Ghana's anti-gay law is making life tough for LGBT people

Ghana's anti-gay law is making life tough for LGBT people
- The 'No Choice but to Deny Who I Am': Violence and Discrimination against LGBT People in Ghana' report showed that the ongoing prohibition and punishment of 'unnatural carnal knowledge', coupled with the failure to actively address violence and discrimination, relegated 'LGBT Ghanaians to ...

In A Glorious Move, India's Gay Prince Has Opened His Palace In Support Of The LGBT Community

In A Glorious Move, India's Gay Prince Has Opened His Palace In Support Of The LGBT Community
- As a nation, India is thriving hard to steer fast into becoming a super economy but when you realise that there are issues of debate that surprises one to no end, you wonder are we really developing? While, the nation continues debating Section 377 and the whole idea of how we perceive homosexuality ...

Long Beach's LGBT Chorus To Sing Life Of Gay Civil Rights Activist

Long Beach's LGBT Chorus To Sing Life Of Gay Civil Rights Activist
- Long Beach's LGBT chorus, the South Coast Chorale, will sing a multi-movement piece on the life and work of openly gay civil rights activist Bayard Rustin in January. For bass singer Anthony Stokes, the performance is special. "I became interested in him (Rustin) in college," Stokes said. "I wrote my ...

The Best of LGBT Pop Culture in 2017

The Best of LGBT Pop Culture in 2017
- The newest episode of the brand-new podcast The Advocates is now available! Jessie and Tracy sit down with The Advocate's social media editor, Daniel Reynolds, to dissect the Golden Globes, their favorite pop culture moments of 2017, and what they're looking forward to in 2018.

Northern Ireland needs alternative visions of progressive, LGBTQ-inclusive peace

Northern Ireland needs alternative visions of progressive, LGBTQ-inclusive peace
- I spent six months interviewing LGBTQ individuals in Northern Ireland, as part of a broader Arts and Humanities Council-funded research collaboration with Catherine Gander (Maynooth University) and Stefanie Lehner (Queens University Belfast). On cold, dark, autumn and winter evenings, I spoke to .

GOP anxious with Trump on trade

GOP anxious with Trump on trade
- I delivered the message that farmers and ranchers need to grow export markets and maintain our status as a reliable supplier, more especially with Canada and Mexico in NAFTA renegotiations,” Roberts said in a statement after meeting with Trump and Pence. Trump has vowed to renegotiate the ...

Why Steve Bannon's olive branch may be too late for an angry Trump

Why Steve Bannon's olive branch may be too late for an angry 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 ...

Trump Looks to Open Up Continental Shelf to Oil Exploration

Trump Looks to Open Up Continental Shelf to Oil Exploration
- According to The New York Times, Interior officials said they intended to hold 47 lease sales between 2019 and 2024, including 19 off the coast of Alaska and 12 in the Gulf of Mexico. Seven areas offered for new drilling would be in Pacific waters off California, where drilling has been off limits since a ...

Trump loves farmers but keeps them guessing on NAFTA strategy

Trump loves farmers but keeps them guessing on NAFTA strategy
- agriculture — whether Trump intends to blow up the North American Free Trade Agreement. Farm leaders have lobbied the administration and pleaded with the president to tread carefully in the ongoing renegotiation of the free-trade agreement with Canada and Mexico because the agricultural sector ...

When Deportation Is a Death Sentence

When Deportation Is a Death Sentence
- She had an ex-husband across the border, in Reynosa, Mexico, who had promised to kill her if she returned. “I can't be sent back to ... When Donald Trump announced his bid for the Presidency, he made anxieties about whiteness under siege a signature part of his platform. On the campaign trail, ...

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue seeks to ease farmers' anxiety over NAFTA

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue seeks to ease farmers' anxiety over NAFTA
- In addition, Perdue outlined portions of Trump's plan to strengthen rural America and discussed the results of the rural task force the president ..... “Obviously NAFTA has been generally good for American agriculture, as well as Canada and Mexico, and farmers understand that," Perdue said on the show.

For $18 billion, you could build 318 miles of border wall — out of dollar bills

For $18 billion, you could build 318 miles of border wall — out of dollar bills
- It's hard to overstate the extent to which Trump's campaign-trail mentions of building a wall on the border with Mexico was more applause line than policy proposal. Beyond the ludicrous argument that Mexico would pay for its construction — an argument that has been revealed as empty so often ...

The Battle Over DACA Reaches a Fever Pitch

The Battle Over DACA Reaches a Fever Pitch
- the border through a combination of hiring more and better-trained patrol officers, building more roads and guard towers, enhancing existing fencing, and bolstering the use of new technology—basically anything except the hulking, 2,000-mile wall that Trump had promised would be paid for by Mexico ...

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