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lunes, 5 de febrero de 2018

Are we close to a tipping point?

Are we close to a tipping point?
- This pressure to conceal sexuality and gender could explain why just under a third of all LGBT+ survey respondents said working in construction had a negative impact on their mental health. Gowling WLG senior associate Sarah Rock, who is also co-chair of LGBT network Offsite, points out keeping ...

"Malicious misinformation" on gender recognition is impacting on trans young people, says charity

"Malicious misinformation" on gender recognition is impacting on trans young people, says charity
- NATIONAL CHARITIES LGBT Youth Scotland and Scottish Trans Alliance, along with the national youth commission on gender recognition, say that the proposed changes to the Gender Recognition Act could be vital for young people, but that misconceptions are impairing the debate. Speaking to ...

How Gay-Friendly Is South Korea?

How Gay-Friendly Is South Korea?
- As the social movement for the LGBT community becomes more visible, the movement of disgusting forces is also becoming more intense,” says Candy Yun of the ... Certain neighborhoods in Seoul, like Itaewon and Hongdae, have gay and LGBT-friendly clubs and Hill says she generally feels safe.

Runaways, Black Lightning, and a new kind of LGBT representation

Runaways, Black Lightning, and a new kind of LGBT representation
- What we've been sorely missing are depictions not of people struggling with their sexuality, but of people who are simply living their lives out in the open, not afraid nor embattled - whose lives and stories are about who they are, not who they sleep with. Maybe Black Lightning and Runaways represent ...

Who First Showed Us That Black Lives Matter?

Who First Showed Us That Black Lives Matter?
- Most often, that navigation takes place between the canonical Western philosophy stretching back to Ancient Greece and the more recent intellectual output and contributions of previously excluded groups, including women, L.G.B.T people and African-American thinkers. This last tradition — the history ...

Campus inclusion of African American LGBT Community members to see improvement

Campus inclusion of African American LGBT Community members to see improvement
- According to the LGBT Mental Health Syllabus, a website created by the LGBT Issues Committee of the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, or GAP, “LGBT individuals who are black, Latino, Asian, Pacific Islander or Native American are members of a double minority.” According to the committee, ...

Why it's not 'LGBTK': What the word 'LGBT' means

Why it's not 'LGBTK': What the word 'LGBT' means
- I'm a Hispanic gay man, but I don't think that being Hispanic is what makes me a part of the LGBT population. “LGBTH” wouldn't make sense. So a man who is denied visitation to his and his ex-wife's children because he's into BDSM is being discriminated against, but he's not facing discrimination ...

Openly gay man among those in exhibit featuring Black, disabled artists

Openly gay man among those in exhibit featuring Black, disabled artists
- Growing up as a minority, there are parallels and commonalities between what I have experienced, and what the African American population endures," said Bautista. "I believe there can always be more done to mitigate the negative perceptions of the South Side of Chicago. Most recently, I partook in a ...

The DEA denies that Trump's wall would be a solution for drug trafficking

The DEA denies that Trump's wall would be a solution for drug trafficking
- "We are going to build the wall," Trump said throughout his presidential campaign, "and Mexico will pay for it." The constant argument of the then-candidate and now president, has been that a border wall with Mexico would actually stop the flow of drugs while reducing the force of gangs, drug trafficking ...

Texas capital “blackballs” firms that work on Trump's wall

Texas capital “blackballs” firms that work on Trump's wall
- The city council of Austin, Texas has voted to bar from municipal contracts any construction companies that bid to work on President Trump's Mexican border wall. Council members voted 10 to one in favour of the motion on Thursday last week. The ban extends to parent companies and subsidiaries of ...

Trump says no deal on DACA without a wall

Trump says no deal on DACA without a wall
The proposed legislation also would strengthen border security, but stops short of explicitly providing money for a wall along the boundary with Mexico. Trump appeared to be responding to the legislation from Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons when he tweeted: "Any deal ...

Central American countries “are not our friends”

Central American countries “are not our friends”
- Speaking at the Customs and Border Protection National Training Center in Virginia last week, Trump threatened to cut off aid to countries that he believes have been sending drugs to the United States, and proclaimed that several Spanish-speaking countries "are not our friends."

Trump Wants a Border Wall. See What's in Place Already.

Trump Wants a Border Wall. See What's in Place Already.
- The 2,000-mile United States border with Mexico is defined by rugged terrain and the Rio Grande, which act as natural barriers. Most U.S. border land east of El Paso, Tex., is privately owned. To the west, most of the land is owned by the federal government. The government has built nearly 700 miles of ...

Mexico's Sweet And Sour History With Arizona

Mexico's Sweet And Sour History With Arizona
Mexico was just 25 years old back then, unstable internally while fighting continuous invasions from overseas. The United States was consolidating itself as a world superpower. Gutiérrez thinks most people in Mexico will never forget the invasion — and especially nowadays, under the Trump ...

Democratic senator says President Trump complicating immigration talks

Democratic senator says President Trump complicating immigration talks
- It also takes steps to strengthen border security without specifically financing the wall with Mexico that Trump wants. Trump wants Congress to also restrict legal immigration to the U.S. by limiting relatives immigrants can sponsor and eliminating a visa lottery. Coons says Trump has made a broader bill ...

What 'The Beverly Hillbillies' Could Teach Trump About Economics

What 'The Beverly Hillbillies' Could Teach Trump About Economics
- Why shouldn't Mexico and Canada be trembling over the Trump Administration's threats to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)? The answer should be obvious to anyone who has seen an old episode of The Beverly Hillbillies entitled “The Badgers”. It illustrates the fact that you ...

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