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domingo, 28 de enero de 2018

Gay Mormon Who Proclaimed He Was Happily Wed to a Woman Is Divorcing

Gay Mormon Who Proclaimed He Was Happily Wed to a Woman Is Divorcing
- The broad strokes of why they split include that they began interacting with more LGBT people and developed a love for them, Josh came to the realization that he needed to love himself as he is, and he was moved by the death of his mother to live more authentically. Following their instant notoriety in ...

Here are just some of the most memorable Grammy Award moments.

Here are just some of the most memorable Grammy Award moments.
- That came when Queen Latifah interrupted the performance to announce that members of the audience were in fact same-sex couples who were about to be married on live television. After the declaration of the marriages none other than LGBT icon Madonna appeared on stage and performed her hit ...

For Openly Gay Clergy, the Goal Is To Keep the Momentum

For Openly Gay Clergy, the Goal Is To Keep the Momentum
- Those are signs of the welcome reality that many religious communities are getting used to having LGBT clergy. But the Rev. Brian Ellison, a gay pastor who spent years in the closet as pastor of Parkville Presbyterian Church, says the efforts of gay clergy to be accepted are far from over. “The political ...

Northern Ireland has changed so the DUP will have to

Northern Ireland has changed so the DUP will have to
- I don't really think anyone in position to change the law there has quite grasped the hurt, the anger and the frustration felt by so many LGBT people in the north, where they are still treated as second class citizens. Where they are patronizingly told to wait for equality. Or bluntly told that day will never ...

A different standard': Disappearances of men of colour not taken seriously enough, LGBT leader ...

A different standard': Disappearances of men of colour not taken seriously enough, LGBT leader ...
- Years before he disappeared from Toronto's Church and Wellesley neighbourhood, Abdulbasir Faizi brought up the possibility with a childhood friend while living in Iran that he might be gay. It was a conversation his family wouldn't learn about until after the 44-year-old went missing in 2010, according ...

Tory MP David Davies condemned for 'transphobic' and 'abhorrent' views by party's official LGBT ...

Tory MP David Davies condemned for 'transphobic' and 'abhorrent' views by party's official LGBT ...
- Conservative MP David Davies has been publicly criticised by the party's own official LGBT group for holding “abhorrent” views and being a “transphobe”. The MP for Monmouth, Wales, waded into a Twitter debate on Saturday about whether trans women should be able to enter female-only elections.

Multi-issue LGBT protest targets Trump Hotel, DC City Hall

Multi-issue LGBT protest targets Trump Hotel, DC City Hall
- Hundreds of LGBT activists attending the National LGBTQ Task Force's annual Creating Change conference in D.C. this week rallied and marched from the Trump International Hotel to the John A. Wilson City Hall building Saturday afternoon in a multi-issue protest that included a call to decriminalize ...

NC faith leaders take public stand for vandalized LGBTQ-friendly Charlotte church

NC faith leaders take public stand for vandalized LGBTQ-friendly Charlotte church
- The LGBT political group Deplorable Pride has offered a $500 reward to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest of the person or persons who caused the vandalism. “We will defend our brothers and sisters in their right to worship freely in the LGBT community and help send a message ...

Trump Hurting Solar Power Industry Growth? Company Puts Job Expansion on Hold After Tariff ...

Trump Hurting Solar Power Industry Growth? Company Puts Job Expansion on Hold After Tariff ...
- Officials for the U.S. based company are demanding an exception from the 30 percent tariff imposed this week so they can continue to grow the company in California and Texas while relying on manufacturing locations in the Philippines and Mexico. The Trump administration move comes as part of an ...

Trump's high-risk reversal of 70 years of trade progress

Trump's high-risk reversal of 70 years of trade progress
Mexico is only the US' third-biggest export market, and China our fourth, so why worry? Trump is scarcely the first president to resort to tariffs. Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama regrettably succumbed - but muted their overall effect by simultaneously pursuing trade pacts. Reagan talked free ...

Trump's Racist Immigration Policy Faces Criticism, Legal Action

Trump's Racist Immigration Policy Faces Criticism, Legal Action
- immigration reform proposes a 12-year pathway to citizenship for approximately 800,000 "Dreamers" – young, undocumented immigrants taken to the United States as children by their parents – in exchange for US$30 billion to build a wall along the border with Mexico and strengthen border control.

Trump ignorance means Canadians should be worried about NAFTA: David Frum

Trump ignorance means Canadians should be worried about NAFTA: David Frum
Trump has repeatedly threatened to tear up NAFTA and accused Canada and Mexico of taking advantage of the United States through the deal, alleging it gave better benefits to those countries than it does to Americans. His comments prompted Bruce Heyman, the American ambassador to Canada ...

Schumer 'never made a real offer' for Trump's border wall

Schumer 'never made a real offer' for Trump's border wall
- Schumer formally withdrew an offer last week to fund construction of Trump's long-promised wall between the U.S. and Mexico as lawmakers scramble to legislate protections for young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children, commonly referred to as "Dreamers." The Democratic leader ...

Why Trump won't be doing a State of the Union roadshow

Why Trump won't be doing a State of the Union roadshow
- As a candidate, Trump famously promised that Mexico would pay for his border wall. But now his latest immigration plan includes $25 billion for border enforcement -- money not coming from Mexico. As McClatchy's Franco Ordoñez explains, some members of Congress have a different idea. "A group of ...

NAFTA talks that were supposed to end last year might continue into 2019

NAFTA talks that were supposed to end last year might continue into 2019
- The delay means that the contentious three-way bargaining -- involving lucrative markets and issues of national sovereignty -- may collide with elections later this year in both Mexico and the United States. It also raises the prospect that President Donald Trump could complete his first two years in the ...

Pelosi's 'make America white again' dig at Trump draws rebuke from fellow Democrat

Pelosi's 'make America white again' dig at Trump draws rebuke from fellow Democrat
- The proposal also would curb some legal immigration programs and build a border wall with Mexico. It asks for a $25bn “trust fund” to fund such measures. The White House described the Dreamers offer as a major concession to Democrats, but the plan was quickly dismissed by leading party figures.

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