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lunes, 15 de enero de 2018

Shameless deconstructs faith-based homophobia with piercing precision

Shameless deconstructs faith-based homophobia with piercing precision
- But aside from Frank capitalizing on his son's religious fame, Ian's taking down an oppressive and regressive system of faith-based homophobia like we haven't seen on the small screen. The conversations about religion in Season 8 of Shameless began with Ian battling with Fiona for the rights to an ...

Three of the NFL's Final Four have demonstrated LGBT inclusivity

Three of the NFL's Final Four have demonstrated LGBT inclusivity
- It's not that the Jaguars have been anti-LGBT. We can't find any record of any of the players, coaches or owner saying or doing anything that is straight-up homophobic or transphobic. Yet with the other three teams making clear welcoming gestures to the LGBT community, the Jags are alone with no ...

We need to talk about our parents

We need to talk about our parents
- OVER and over again, I keep hearing LGBT people in Malaysia sharing about how our parents are controlling us, how we are so afraid of displeasing our parents, to such a degree that we are paralysed. In fact, many of us would rather hurt ourselves than our parents. We have confined ourselves to ...

Are you dating a bisexual- seven signs that your girl swings both ways

Are you dating a bisexual- seven signs that your girl swings both ways
- Although there has been so much tide against this kind of relationships, people are slowly beginning to realise the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community is big and fighting that is going to require many resources. While most countries are open to having their people openly admit to ...

LGBT Elders Could Be Hurt By Religious Exemption Laws

LGBT Elders Could Be Hurt By Religious Exemption Laws
- In 2012, a baker in Colorado refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because it violated his religious beliefs. The case went to the U.S. Supreme Court last month. "That case - it sounds like it's about a cake, but in reality, particular for LGBT older adults, this is about much more important ...

Host faces criticism after interview with Ghana's 'first' openly transgender female

Host faces criticism after interview with Ghana's 'first' openly transgender female
LGBT Ghanaians should have the same protection from the government as everyone else,” said Wendy Isaack, LGBT rights researcher at HRW. “And the government should work to address the stigma that subjects people to violence in their own homes, the place where they should feel safest.”.

India's Supreme Court Will Reconsider the Nation's Gay Ban

India's Supreme Court Will Reconsider the Nation's Gay Ban
- India's Supreme Court has announced it will once again review Section 377 of the penal code that bans same-gender relationships, but will this finally spell the end for this colonial-era law? The decision comes after LGBT rights campaigners petitioned the court to reexamine the issue, claiming that the ...

83% of Russian people consider gay sex 'reprehensible,' according to new poll

83% of Russian people consider gay sex 'reprehensible,' according to new poll
- In Russia's urban and rural areas, just 8% of the 1,600 people surveyed did not object to gay sex. “Our reports confirms the fact the level of homophobia and level of violence against LGBT people is growing in Russia,” a spokesperson for the Russian LGBT Network told GSN. “I do not believe that the ...

How do we address racism to today's youth?

How do we address racism to today's youth?
Racism is truly showing its ugly face on just about every level in our society. We are seeing modern-day slave trading going on in Libya. The president of the United States is making racist comments toward African-Americans, Hispanics, Muslims and people from what he literally calls “shithole” countries.

Trump's words inflame nation's racial tensions

Trump's words inflame nation's racial tensions
- Shah cited record-low unemployment among African-Americans, as well as policies intended to reduce crime and drugs and promote school choice in inner cities. Trump's aides and allies expressed frustration that his comments were being interpreted through a racial prism. They have long said that he ...

How African-American and Jewish communities are uniting on MLK Day

How African-American and Jewish communities are uniting on MLK Day
- The documentary traces the history of "Strange Fruit," a poem written by Jewish teacher Abel Meeropol to protest American racism and African-American lynchings. Meeropol, a poet and social activist, was inspired to write the song after witnessing a photograph of a lynching. The photograph was taken ...

Trump—a Racist, White Supremacist in the White House?

Trump—a Racist, White Supremacist in the White House?
- But all this may be a thing of the past, considering who currently occupies the Oval Office— Trump—who has gone out of his way to prove that he is a racist, a white supremacist and one who simply does not like people of color, especially the people of Africa, Asia, Latin America and the ...

Trump insists 'I am the least racist person' as outrage over remarks continues

Trump insists 'I am the least racist person' as outrage over remarks continues
- DeJuana Thompson, a former African American engagement director at the Democratic National Committee, on Monday described Trump's reported outburst as “a slap in the face” to the legacy of King and others who worked for social justice. Asked if she accepted Trump's claim that he is not a racist, ..

White racial resentment has been gaining political power for decades

White racial resentment has been gaining political power for decades
- The ANES is a nationally representative probability sample survey of Americans' political attitudes conducted every presidential election year. Our analysis focuses on the racial attitudes of whites only, since the questions were designed to elicit white orientations toward blacks. We measured racial ...

Two Senators Propose Simple Solution for Racial Healing in America

Two Senators Propose Simple Solution for Racial Healing in America
- Scott, who is the first Republican African-American senator elected in South Carolina, told CBN News. "A lot of folks would respond, 'I have friends of a different color' – but in your house the answer very seldom was yes." "I have had the same conversation in South Carolina for a number of years, and the .

Leader of Britain's UKIP party ends relationship over girlfriend's racist comments about Meghan ...

Leader of Britain's UKIP party ends relationship over girlfriend's racist comments about Meghan ...
- It came after Marney, 25, described American actress Markle, who is biracial, as a “dumb little commoner” and said “her seed with (sic) taint our royal ... that ethnic minorities were “pushing their way to the top slowly slowly. Next will be a Muslim PM. And a black king.” She also called black people “ugly.”

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