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martes, 23 de enero de 2018

Why does the church hate gay people?' Boston bishop seeks to listen to young people

Why does the church hate gay people?' Boston bishop seeks to listen to young people
- Attitudes about L.G.B.T. issues among Catholics in the United States have changed in recent years. Catholics as a cohort are accepting of same-sex marriage and believe that businesses should not be allowed to discriminate against L.G.B.T. people in the marketplace. But officially, the church still bans ...

Apache helicopter pilots become first active-duty same-sex couple to marry at West Point

Apache helicopter pilots become first active-duty same-sex couple to marry at West Point
- Two army captains have made history after exchanging vows at West Point in New York, becoming the first active-duty same-sex couple to get married at the esteemed United States military academy. Daniel Hall, 30, and Vincent Franchino, 26, declared their love for each other in front of family and ...

Are LGBT Lives at Risk in Azerbaijan?

Are LGBT Lives at Risk in Azerbaijan?
- For a country seeking to raise its profile on the national stage, it remains unclear if Azerbaijan is a welcoming country for LGBT people. Reports of raids targeting LGBT people surfaced in September raising concerns in Washington. In a letter, a bipartisan group of Senators are urging the U.S. State ...

White supremacist' planned machete attack on LGBT event, court hears

White supremacist' planned machete attack on LGBT event, court hears
- Stables was foiled after he told members of a Facebook group about his plot to attack the LGBT pride event last summer and a member phoned the police and posted a warning on Twitter. The defendant was arrested close to the pub on the evening of the event on a final reconnaissance visit, planning to ...

Filmmaker Says His LGBT Documentary Is Aimed At 'Conflicted' Mormons

Filmmaker Says His LGBT Documentary Is Aimed At 'Conflicted' Mormons
- A documentary making noise at the Sundance Film Festival this year is called "Believer," a look into the plight of LGBT Mormons in light of a recent uptick in suicide among Utah teenagers. While the topic is controversial, the film isn't meant to be an angry critique as much as a plea from one practicing ..

An LGBT Person Is Murdered In Brazil More Than Once A Day

An LGBT Person Is Murdered In Brazil More Than Once A Day
- with marriage equality, legal recognition for trans people and the world-famous Sao Paulo Pride celebration. But LGBT people in the country are also victims of gruesome violence—shootings, decapitations, strangulations, stonings. More than 40% of all anti-LGBT violence in the world occurs in Brazil.

Get Ready, Youth Group Leaders: Teens Twice as Likely to Identify as Atheist or LGBT

Get Ready, Youth Group Leaders: Teens Twice as Likely to Identify as Atheist or LGBT
- While the latest Gallup poll reported only 4.1 percent of Americans—and 7.3 percent of millennials—identify as LGBT, Barna found that 12 percent of Gen Z teens described their sexual orientation as something other than heterosexual, with 7 percent identifying as bisexual. This generation is more ...

Anti-LGBT Murders Reached An All-Time High In 2017

Anti-LGBT Murders Reached An All-Time High In 2017
- In all, 52 LGBT people are known to have lost their lives because of who they were or who they loved. While there are many others whose deaths have not been recorded, that's already the highest number recorded in the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Projects' 20 years of tracking hate crimes.

LGBT People Saw Huge Increase in Hate Crime Homicides Last Year

LGBT People Saw Huge Increase in Hate Crime Homicides Last Year
- Trump's first year saw a massive increase in anti-LGBT hate crime homicides, according to a just-released report by the Anti-Violence Project. ... Seven out of ten (71%) "of the victims were people of color: 31 (60%) of the victims were Black, 4 (8%) were Latinx, 2 (4%) were Asian, and 1 (2%) ...

Persistent inequality: disputing the legacy of the pink tide in Latin America

Persistent inequality: disputing the legacy of the pink tide in Latin America
- It is true that inequalities and poverty have decreased more in the countries that, in recent years, were or continue to be governed by leftist forces, and particularly Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela, than in the Latin American countries ...

From stereotypes to superheroes: The changing face of African American actors in Hollywood

From stereotypes to superheroes: The changing face of African American actors in Hollywood
- To borrow Simone de Beauvoir's idea from The Second Sex, the white man occupied the role of the self, or subject; the black man was the object, the other — who existed mostly to explore racial themes. In defining black people exclusively as Other, white people effectively denied them their humanity in ...

More voters blamed Trump and GOP for shutdown than Democrats

More voters blamed Trump and GOP for shutdown than Democrats
- On the other hand, significantly fewer voters say it's worth shutting down the government to secure funding for Trump's main immigration priority: a wall along the Mexican border. Fewer than three-in-10 voters, 29 percent, say a border wall is worth shutting down the government over, while 57 percent ...

Even with shutdown deal, Trump ad still shows xenophobia

Even with shutdown deal, Trump ad still shows xenophobia
- Even by the Trump's administration's xenophobic standards, this ad is extreme. It starts off bombastically, by showing Luis Bracamontes in a profane and threatening outburst in court. Bracamontes, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, is currently on trial for allegedly killing two Northern California ...

Mexico blasts Trump's solar panel tariff

Mexico blasts Trump's solar panel tariff
Trump's decision on Monday to impose stiff tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines has stirred concerns around the world, including North America. Mexico says it regrets the U.S. decision not to exclude it from these new tariffs. And it's vowing to take action to halt Mr.

Trump imposes tariffs on solar panels, washing machines imported by US

Trump imposes tariffs on solar panels, washing machines imported by US
Mexico said Trump's decision not to exclude it from the measures was "regrettable." "Mexico will use all available legal resources in response to the U.S. decision to apply protections on Mexican washing machines and solar panels," its Economy Department said in a statement. The U.S. solar industry ...

Did Trump just start a trade war with China?

Did Trump just start a trade war with China?
- The U.S. is entering a critical phase in talks with Mexico and Canada to renegotiate NAFTA, the free trade deal that links the three nations. The negotiations resume Tuesday. Trump is also scheduled to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, a gathering in the Swiss mountains that brings together ...

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