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domingo, 14 de enero de 2018

Workshop to be held on transgender issues in Pensacola

Workshop to be held on transgender issues in Pensacola
- Sunday's Child, a Pensacola-based non-profit organization dedicated to promoting equality and inclusivity, is hosting a free diversity workshop on Wednesday, Jan 31 in downtown Pensacola. At a community workshop entitled “Transgender Dynamics in the Workplace,” nationally-recognized LGBT ...

LGBTQ Sensitivity Training Could Be Required For Washington Care Workers

LGBTQ Sensitivity Training Could Be Required For Washington Care Workers
- When older adults who are LGBT fear or encounter discrimination,” McIntyre said. “Often they may receive sub-par treatment and they'll go back in the closet. They'll go back in the closet or they'll start to delay medical care. And that should be a concern to all of us.” The bill would require that long-term ...

Dave Chapelle stirs controversy, challenges free speech limits

Dave Chapelle stirs controversy, challenges free speech limits
- In his recent special, “Dave Chapelle: Equanimity,” Chappelle comments on his quarrel with the LGBT community caused by his satirical pieces about transgender people. A supporter of Chappelle may defend his right to use free speech to satirize these groups. However, the LGBT community is using .

Australia's finally equal? Bullsh*t'

Australia's finally equal? Bullsh*t'
- I've already seen countless comment pieces and op-eds in major papers, celebrating that today is the day the LGBT community is finally seen as equal, but quite frankly, for the T component of the umbrella, that's bullsh*t. I can't comment on those writing the pieces, they may well be from the gay and ...

Trans, gay, lesbian, straight, bi ... what Scotland makes of Celebrity Big Brother's big gender debate

Trans, gay, lesbian, straight, bi ... what Scotland makes of Celebrity Big Brother's big gender debate
- The celebrities have also tried to get to grips with pansexuality, polyamory, the history of the LGBT movement and the Weinstein scandal. So, rest assured it is not like any previous series you have ever seen. On Friday, Willoughby was kicked out of the house - primarily for being seen to make too big an ...

National LGBTQ Task Force calls out Trump's comments on African nations, Haiti, El Salvador

National LGBTQ Task Force calls out Trump's comments on African nations, Haiti, El Salvador
- Once again Trump has delivered a verbal slap in the faces of immigrants and people of color living in the U.S. and across the world – most recently in Africa, Haiti and El Salvador. His remarks also reaffirm his vehement disregard for those living in poverty at home and abroad. “We join voices ..

It Turns Out Homosexuality Is Quite Literally an 'Ancient Chinese Secret' — Dating Back to 600 BC

It Turns Out Homosexuality Is Quite Literally an 'Ancient Chinese Secret' — Dating Back to 600 BC
- Today the country continues to struggle under oppressive anti-LGBT laws. But there are signs of progress toward a more accepting society like that of the earlier centuries: China has a new LGBT film festival, and the island nation saw its top court rule in favor of marriage equality in May. Thanks to the ...

Is deep-red Texas ready for a gay Latina Democrat? Lupe Valdez thinks so

Is deep-red Texas ready for a gay Latina Democrat? Lupe Valdez thinks so
- The question was first posed in Dallas in 2004, when Valdez scored a surprise victory to become the nation's first openly gay female Hispanic sheriff on the same night that George W Bush secured a second term in the White House. She won re-election three times in Dallas county before announcing ...



Mexico could 'indirectly' pay for wall through NAFTA

Mexico could 'indirectly' pay for wall through NAFTA
Trump on Thursday said he may be open to using trade negotiations to force Mexico to pay for a wall along the Southwest border, a campaign promise he was accused of abandoning earlier this month after he requested $18 billion from Congress to fund the massive project. "I've always said ...

Trump is an 'enemy of mankind'

Trump is an 'enemy of mankind'
- Indeed, we can be unified not only with each other but with Africa, El Salvador, Haiti, Mexico, the Middle East and beyond if we recognize President Donald Trump is an enemy of Americans, Republicans, Democrats, Independents and every new child born. An enemy of mankind. He is indeed an ...

Trump's offshore oil drilling plan revives longtime battle over California coast

Trump's offshore oil drilling plan revives longtime battle over California coast
- Reviving a half-century battle over offshore oil drilling in California, the Trump administration's blanket approach to a bedrock environmental issue has ... lease sales — granting permanent rights to offshore energy development — to only 10 auctions in the Gulf of Mexico and one in Alaska's Cook Inlet.

Trump gets 'in-depth' China trade briefing

Trump gets 'in-depth' China trade briefing
Trump has received an “in-depth” briefing on trade with China and its economy. Trump met Saturday in Florida with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Spokeswoman Lindsay Walters says also discussed ongoing talks with Canada and Mexico ...

Democrats in California Governor's Race Say Trump is Racist

Democrats in California Governor's Race Say Trump is Racist
- deep partisan differences in a forum at the University of Southern California, with Democrats and Republicans breaking sharply on issues from President Donald Trump to health care. Cox said he supported building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, a proposal derided by California Democrats.

Trump's Dreamers decision is all about racism, not business

Trump's Dreamers decision is all about racism, not business
- The majority of them came from Mexico, but Dreamers also came from Central and South America and parts of Asia and Europe. We are very familiar with Dreamers in Maryland, of course. There are about 9,000 of them in the state. In 2012, voters approved a law that allows Dreamers, graduates of ...

White people are the only ones still surprised by Trump's racism

White people are the only ones still surprised by Trump's racism
- Even when compelling evidence showed that Trump's ideology was directly lifted from Eurocentric neo-nativist lobby that has been contaminating D.C. policy circles for years, the focus remained on how out-of-step Trump supposedly was and how "Mexico will pay for the wall" was such an impossible ...

Immigrants from 's---hole' countries make America great

Immigrants from 's---hole' countries make America great
- In case you didn't know, the color television system was invented by a Mexican, Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena (1917 to 1965). But Trump's policies would keep out Mexicans. Trump owes Gonzalez a thank you for creating the technology that launched his reality television and political career.

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