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lunes, 22 de enero de 2018

Why is no one talking about the Brexit threat to LGBT rights?

Why is no one talking about the Brexit threat to LGBT rights?
- The LGBT community in the UK remains vulnerable and marginalised. Some still despise us. In the past decade or so, exponentially our rights have been recognised in law. It's been extraordinary to witness, as well as experience. But as is well documented, meaningful equality eludes LGBT people.

The Top 5 LGBT Friendly Kids' Books

The Top 5 LGBT Friendly Kids' Books
- Not too long ago, it would have been nearly impossible to find children's books with gay themes. Fortunately, times are changing, and now there's a variety of quality children's literature on LGBT topics. Some have yet to make their way into the mainstream, and unfortunately many have been challenged ...

Anti-LGBT Homicides Nearly Double in 2017

Anti-LGBT Homicides Nearly Double in 2017
- There was a stunning spike in hate-related homicides of LGBT and HIV-affected people in the U.S. in 2017, with the number reaching 52, up 86 percent from 2016, according to a report released today by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs. It's also the highest number recorded by the ...

Alex Jones: LGBT People Have High Rates Of Suicide Because 'Gay People Are Really Mean'

Alex Jones: LGBT People Have High Rates Of Suicide Because 'Gay People Are Really Mean'
- Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones claimed on Friday that LGBT people have high rates of suicide because a lot of gay people are “meaner than hell to each other.” Jones made his comment on his The Alex Jones Show radio program. On Friday's program, Jones hosted anti-LGBT activist Elizabeth ...

Record number of 52 anti-LGBT homicides in 2017

Record number of 52 anti-LGBT homicides in 2017
- A new report from the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Project has found the number of anti-LGBT homicides in 2017 was 52 — making it the recorded worst year ever for murders of LGBT people. The report, published Monday, comes after a mid-year report in August signaling 2017 was the worst ...

LGBT Africans and Haitians Don't Need Trump's Insults, They Need Asylum

LGBT Africans and Haitians Don't Need Trump's Insults, They Need Asylum
- The president's ignorance of the world means he's completely unaware of what queer black people are going through.

Facebook's Trustworthiness Scores May Spell Disaster for LGBT News Media

Facebook's Trustworthiness Scores May Spell Disaster for LGBT News Media
- In case you haven't heard, social media giant Facebook has announced it will soon update its algorithm in ways that will alter how stories appear on the newsfeed of its users. The changes were recently made public in reaction to fierce criticism the company received in the run-up to the 2016 presidential ...

2017 Deadliest Year Ever for LGBT People in Brazil

2017 Deadliest Year Ever for LGBT People in Brazil
- For Brazil's LGBT community, 2017 proved to be even worse than the year before in terms of safety. There were 387 murders and 58 suicides in the South American country, which set a new record for deaths according to PinkNews. The previous high was a reported total of 327 in 2016, a 30 percent ...

Could Canada elect its own Donald Trump?

Could Canada elect its own Donald Trump?
- a Trump-like character in Canada than is the case in the United States and in many parts of Europe.” Adams uses thousands of recent social values surveys to argue we are trending toward being a country more open to diversity and less of the attitudes that created the conditions for Trump and Brexit.

Trump May Have Reneged On Border Wall Deal To Hold On To Campaign Issue

Trump May Have Reneged On Border Wall Deal To Hold On To Campaign Issue
- The New York Times reported Friday that Schumer tentatively agreed to consider fully funding Trump's $20 billion Mexican border wall. In exchange, the GOP would agree to protect the so-called Dreamers who came to the U.S. with their parents as children, according to the Times. Then both sides could ...

Government Shutdown Because Trump and Republicans Want to End Legal Immigration ...

Government Shutdown Because Trump and Republicans Want to End Legal Immigration ...
- On Saturday, Gutiérrez said Democrats were willing to fund a portion of Trump's wall along the U.S.-Mexico border in exchange for permanent protections for young immigrants brought into the country illegally as minors who benefit from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Trump's border wall stymies US special forces but unlikely to stop those willing to build a tunnel

Trump's border wall stymies US special forces but unlikely to stop those willing to build a tunnel
- Recent assaults by tactical teams on prototypes of Trump's proposed wall with Mexico indicate their imposing heights should stop border crossers, a U.S. official with direct knowledge of the rigorous assessment told The Associated Press. Military special forces based in Florida and ...

Trump's moment of truth on China has arrived

Trump's moment of truth on China has arrived
- And Trump told Reuters last Wednesday that he's planning to unveil some kind of action against China over trade during his State of the Union address at the ... of steel imports to the US — the US gets a majority of its steel today from countries it considers allies, like Canada, South Korea, and Mexico.

NAFTA, China, and the WTO: End of the Beginning, or Beginning of the End?

NAFTA, China, and the WTO: End of the Beginning, or Beginning of the End?
- On NAFTA, the Trump administration's approach so far has been brutally direct—demanding a series of changes to rules for auto trade, government procurement and settlement of disputes that are overtly designed to shift production from Canada and Mexico to the United States. As opening gambits, the ...

Trump is 'terrified of sharks' and 'hopes they all die', according to alleged porn star lover ...

Trump is 'terrified of sharks' and 'hopes they all die', according to alleged porn star lover ...
- Stormy, who claimed to have had a 2006 affair with Trump, told InTouch magazine he was fascinated by the Discovery Channel's annual Shark Week specials. “He is obsessed with sharks” she said. “Terrified of sharks. He was like, 'I donate to all these charities and I would never donate to any charity ...

NAFTA is close to falling apart with time running out

NAFTA is close to falling apart with time running out
- "It's going to be the decisive round," says Scott Sinclair, senior fellow at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Trump made NAFTA a core campaign issue. He argues that Mexico is taking jobs and billions of dollars in commerce away from the United States. He also believes a new deal will help ...

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