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martes, 6 de febrero de 2018

San Diego LGBT Community Center To Host Transgender Legal Clinic

San Diego LGBT Community Center To Host Transgender Legal Clinic
- Law students from the University of San Diego are starting a free legal clinic Tuesday to help transgender people change their names and gender markers on official documents. The San Diego LGBT Community Center will be hosting the clinic at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 6, and the first Tuesday of every ...

LGBT group finds America doesn't like its radical identity politics anymore, panics

LGBT group finds America doesn't like its radical identity politics anymore, panics
- Acceptance of “LGBT” people – which had experienced a dramatic upswing in recent years – has peaked and begun to decline according to a report unveiled by the LGBT media advocacy group GLAAD. The GLAAD report, based on a Harris Poll, set off loud alarm ...

Teach LGBT issues in Maths, Science and Geography'

Teach LGBT issues in Maths, Science and Geography'
- Secondary schools across the country are being urged to discuss gay sex in science lessons and promote LGBT issues across the curriculum. 'Creating an LGBT-Inclusive Curriculum' offers advice for twelve subjects including English, Maths, Science, Geography and PE. The Christian Institute warned ...

I Don't Go Out During the Day': Inside Senegal's LGBT Crackdown

I Don't Go Out During the Day': Inside Senegal's LGBT Crackdown
- Fifteen years later and darkness is still Marie's only refuge from a society that remains deeply averse to LGBT rights. As is the case in 33 countries across Africa, gay sex is illegal in Senegal, and attacks and arrests of queer people are common. “LGBT people operate in a very hostile environment,” ...

Anti-LGBT world leaders to be depicted as household pests on Mardi Gras float

Anti-LGBT world leaders to be depicted as household pests on Mardi Gras float
- Anti-LGBT world leaders including Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and US President Donald Trump will be depicted as household pests on a Sydney Mardi Gras float this year. Ten political figureheads from across the globe that have marginalised the LGBTQ community in some way will be ...

The Advocates Podcast: The Importance of LGBT Stories

The Advocates Podcast: The Importance of LGBT Stories
- Hosts Jessie Earl and Tracy E. Gilchrist sit down with Kevin Gerdes, the creator of the LGBT Stories podcast, to discuss intersectionality within the queer community and the importance of sharing queer stories. Tracy and Jessie also talk about Rose McGowan, gay Dumbledore, the Super Bowl, and Carol.

Did the last Labour government really do more for LGBT rights than any other?

Did the last Labour government really do more for LGBT rights than any other?
- The last Labour government undoubtedly made significant steps to promoting LGBT rights and equality. But Labour themselves couldn't provide evidence to back up the claim that their record is better than all other UK governments before and since. All three main parties can claim significant victories for ...

Latin America Could Lead the Way for LGBT Rights in 2018

Latin America Could Lead the Way for LGBT Rights in 2018
- In a moment when some countries have stepped back on LGBT rights, a January 9th decision by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights has opened a window of opportunity for Latin America to lead the way. In a landmark advisory opinion, the court affirmed that the American Convention on Human ...

Judge slammed by Trump for having Mexican heritage may decide fate of border wall

Judge slammed by Trump for having Mexican heritage may decide fate of border wall
- Trump said he would not get a fair hearing from the Indiana-born judge because he was "Mexican". Trump then doubled down on his comments, saying Curiel had "an inherent conflict of interest" in the case because his Mexican heritage put him in opposition to the border wall. "He is a member of a club ...

Trump wades into illegal immigration row over killing of Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson

Trump wades into illegal immigration row over killing of Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson
- Edwin Jackson, 26, a linebacker with the Indianapolis Colts, was killed along with Uber driver Jeffrey Monroe, after they were involved in a collision with a car being driven by Manuel Orrego-Savala, a 37-year-old Guatemalan citizen who is in the US illegally and who reportedly had a blood alcohol limit ...

Donald Trump uses NFL player's death for latest border security push

Donald Trump uses NFL player's death for latest border security push
- In exchange for concessions on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme, Republicans have asked Democrats for billions of dollars to go toward increased border security. Trump has said he will not sign anything that does not include funds for a wall along the southern border with Mexico.

Trump's push for new offshore drilling is likely to run aground in California

Trump's push for new offshore drilling is likely to run aground in California
- The first offshore oil wells were drilled in 1896 from wooden piers in Summerland, California. By 1906, some 400 wells had been drilled. The first true open-water well was drilled in 1938 in the Gulf of Mexico. In that same year, California created the State Lands Commission to better regulate leasing and ...

White House Chief of Staff: Trump not expected to extend DACA deadline

White House Chief of Staff: Trump not expected to extend DACA deadline
- The new legislation, which was also introduced in the House last month, orders DHS to craft a comprehensive U.S.-Mexico border strategy but stops short of authorizing the billions of dollars that Trump and conservative Republicans want for border security construction projects. The bill also does not ...

Hey, President Trump: You Don't Get US Auto Production, Or You're Just Putting Us On?

Hey, President Trump: You Don't Get US Auto Production, Or You're Just Putting Us On?
- Maybe he believes that his jawboning worked to influence Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. to bring manufacture of heavy-duty Ram pickup trucks from Mexico back to the U.S. That's unlikely. Automakers -- particularly in North America -- constantly shuffle production among their plants and across the ...

Trade 'disaster' worsens under Trump

Trade 'disaster' worsens under Trump
- The bilateral trade deficit with China rose to a record $375 billion in 2017, and trade gaps with Mexico, Canada and Japan also increased. During the 2016 campaign, Trump repeatedly zeroed in on the trade deficit, hammering it as a cause of U.S. economic decline and placing the blame on U.S. ...

Mexican Judge Disparaged by Trump Gets Important Border Wall Case

Mexican Judge Disparaged by Trump Gets Important Border Wall Case
- Federal Judge Gonzalo Curiel, once disparaged by Trump his ethnicity, will preside over a critical border wall case that could stunt the president's plans to build the wall, McClatchy reported. Curiel will hear lawsuits brought against the Department of Homeland Security, accusing ...

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