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miércoles, 24 de enero de 2018

Catholic bishops denounce LGBT diversity law

Catholic bishops denounce LGBT diversity law
- The Church has condemned a new LGBT rights law which requires media and educational establishments, including Catholic schools, to promote “respect for sexual diversity”. “We urge all society, and especially Christian people, not to remain passive before the danger posed by this law's postulates,” ...

British police stop neo-Nazi who planned to 'slaughter' LGBT people at pride event

British police stop neo-Nazi who planned to 'slaughter' LGBT people at pride event
- Ethan Stables, a 20 year-old British neo-Nazi, was foiled in his attempt to “slaughter” LGBT people at a pub in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. Police arrested Stables near the pub performing reconnaissance before attacking. Stables spent seven months researching weapons, including how to ...

In Conservative Missouri, Activists Are Standing Up for Equality

In Conservative Missouri, Activists Are Standing Up for Equality
- Karis's work focuses on health access for LGBT people since queer communities often face barriers in health care access. They say that LGBT advocacy groups nationwide are modeling their strategies on what PROMO is doing here. “I train health care providers how to talk with LGBT patients. In medical ...

We Have More Queer Lawyers Than Ever, But They're Practicing In The Wrong States

We Have More Queer Lawyers Than Ever, But They're Practicing In The Wrong States
- As a native Southerner and a Mississippi law student, I am shocked that, despite the desperate need for new LGBT legislation, there are hardly any openly LGBT lawyers or legal professionals. While there are more LGBT lawyers than ever, 56% of LGBT lawyers work in only four cities: New York, ...

Blind Date LGBT episode sees Mr Gay England compete with Paul O'Grady for Mr Right

Blind Date LGBT episode sees Mr Gay England compete with Paul O'Grady for Mr Right
- This week's Blind Date sees a new batch of contestants take their search for love under the spotlight, including a former Mr. Gay England. Following the show's first ever LGBT hopefuls last year to tie with London Pride, 28-year-old nightclub host Joni from Newcastle is looking for Mr Right after being sick ...

For LGBT Rights, 2018 Will Be the Year of the Courts

For LGBT Rights, 2018 Will Be the Year of the Courts
After everything that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people experienced in 2017 — from roundups and torture in Chechnya to antigay witch hunts in Egypt and Indonesia, closure of queer-friendly health facilities in Tanzania, and a concerted effort by the Trump administration to roll back ...

Today's teens at least twice as likely as American adults to identify as LGBT or atheist, study says

Today's teens at least twice as likely as American adults to identify as LGBT or atheist, study says
- Today's teenagers are at least twice as likely as American adults to identify as LGBT or atheist, Christianity Today reported. The magazine cited a new Barna study on Generation Z — the 70 million kids born between 1999 and 2015 — which found that 12 percent of Gen Z teens described their sexual ...

Bishop Urges Church to Find "New Language" and "New Ways"

Bishop Urges Church to Find "New Language" and "New Ways"
- An auxiliary bishop in Boston has said that the Church must find new language on LGBT issues to address the concerns of Catholics, especially youth and young adults, and that bishops must do more listening about these topics. In a recent interview with America magazine's Michael O'Loughlin, Bishop ...

Trump's African “Shithole” is commonplace in America

Trump's African “Shithole” is commonplace in America
- The apartheid-supporting Ronald Reagan vetoed sanctions against the racist South African government in 1986 that required a two-thirds Congressional majority to overturn. Domestically, the former Hollywood actor also infamously stereotyped black women on social benefits, resulting in media ...

Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!
- Trump has repeatedly attacked African-American NFL players who take the knee during the national anthem before games to protest racial injustice and police brutality. And Trump has endorsed and campaigned for the racist, xenophobic, homophobic Alabama Republican Senate candidate, the ...

It's Hard Being a Black Conservative

It's Hard Being a Black Conservative
- Sadly, many falsely equate racism, which has existed in our nation's history, with conservatism. They seem to imply almost that racism and conservatism are one and the same. If one were to hold that view, then it would only make sense that he would see conservative African-Americans as being ...

This is what America must do to end its problem with race, Bishop Braxton says

This is what America must do to end its problem with race, Bishop Braxton says
- Of the 48,000 religious sisters, there are fewer than 400 who are African-American. “These numbers make it clear why it is many members of the Catholic Church in the United States and in Southern Illinois have only infrequent and somewhat superficial context with Catholics of different racial ...

Provocative Trump Campaign Ad Gives Wrong Impression On Immigrant Crime

Provocative Trump Campaign Ad Gives Wrong Impression On Immigrant Crime
Trump kicked off his presidential campaign in 2015 disparaging immigrants from Mexico, saying "When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best. They're not sending you. They're not sending you. They're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with ...

Trump's Border Wall May Fade as Obstacle in Immigration Debate

Trump's Border Wall May Fade as Obstacle in Immigration Debate
- They say that as long as it's not a concrete wall spanning the entire U.S.-Mexico border -- which no one sees as feasible -- it's not a deal-breaker. The lawmakers and activists would prefer to make concessions on border security than on cutting legal immigration or stepping-up interior enforcement.

Put Trump in his place': nationalism awakens in Mexican presidential race

Put Trump in his place': nationalism awakens in Mexican presidential race
Trump's habit of slapping down Mexico is feeding nationalist sentiment in the country's presidential election campaign, prompting contenders to defy him and strengthening the hand of the frontrunner, who is courting the anti-establishment vote. In the past week, the three top ...

Trudeau goes on NAFTA offensive with key US executives in Davos

Trudeau goes on NAFTA offensive with key US executives in Davos
- Many of the executives with major investments in Canada and Mexico almost certainly share Mr. Trudeau's view that NAFTA is too important to be torn up as the President has threatened to do, he said. "It is going to be hard to find somebody in Davos who thinks that Donald Trump is on the right track in ...

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