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jueves, 8 de febrero de 2018

Amazon's good LGBTQ record should extend to other states

Amazon's good LGBTQ record should extend to other states
- But the tech leader has been missing in action in other states where discrimination against the LGBTQ community persists. As Amazon seeks an additional headquarters in the U.S., it's critical that the $135 billion-dollar digital brand should be fighting for inclusivity and diversity outside of just its own ...



UCO student group drops plans to host Christian creationist after LGBTQ group objects

UCO student group drops plans to host Christian creationist after LGBTQ group objects
- The University of Central Oklahoma Student Association rescinded its invitation to a well-known Christian creationist to speak on campus following pressure from an LGBTQ group. On Wednesday, Stockton Duvall, UCO's student body president, said student government leaders, .

His remarks got under Mike Pence's skin. So the VP asked to meet. It … didn't work out.

His remarks got under Mike Pence's skin. So the VP asked to meet. It … didn't work out.
- The vice president has been under fire from LGBTQ rights advocates for once supporting so-called "gay conversion therapy" — a dangerous practice that attempts to change a person's sexual orientation. Pence has denied ever endorsing the practice. Yet, his 2000 congressional campaign website read ...

LGBTQ History Month is an important opportunity for us to recognise our shared history

LGBTQ History Month is an important opportunity for us to recognise our shared history
- It emerged because LGBTQ people found themselves outsiders from the heterosexual, cisgender majority. At times, we have had to hide who we are, or pretend to be something we are not, just to fit in. We have had to face a majority that doesn't understand us or our way of life and, in some cases, wants ...

Judicial Attack On LGBTQ People

Judicial Attack On LGBTQ People
- The momentum against our LGBTQ community is this country has been increasing ever since the Trump administration came to be. The most discouraging has been Trump's agenda to pack federal courts with judges who have demonstrated hostility towards civil rights for LGBTQ people & other ...

Call Me By Your Name' Winner with LGBTQ Critics

Call Me By Your Name' Winner with LGBTQ Critics
- The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics announced the winners of their 2018 Dorian Awards last week and the gay love story “Call Me By Your Name” was a big winner. In addition to traditional awards for acting, creative and technical excellence in film and television, the 200-member ...

Unusual fashion photography, LGBTQ athletes, and other shows worth checking out

Unusual fashion photography, LGBTQ athletes, and other shows worth checking out
- And hey, it wasn't even horrible. We had some visitors -- not as many as they said there would be -- and life continued here in Minneapolis. In any case, now we can go back to doing our own thing, and on that note, we've got some ideas lined up for you arts lovers out there. Harmonic Convergence

Black folks pay price for LGBTQ Atlanta racism

Black folks pay price for LGBTQ Atlanta racism
- Black LGBTQ folks pay a psychic price to be in those spaces. It's Jim Crow: The Club Remix. Last month, Palmer Marsh, owner of the gay nightclub and drag bar Burkhart's Pub, came under fire after controversial Facebook posts surfaced of him making racially offensive remarks, including the use of a ...

Christoph Büchel relaunches petition to turn Trump's wall prototypes into a national monument

Christoph Büchel relaunches petition to turn Trump's wall prototypes into a national monument
- The Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel has relaunched his campaign to turn Donald Trump's US-Mexico border wall prototypes into a national monument on the White House's popular We the People petitions website. At the same time, a group of more than 20 artists, educators and curators have ...

What Trump gets wrong about Mexico

What Trump gets wrong about Mexico
Mexico has long been a good neighbor to the United States, and in more recent years a good ally – which is why it's more than a little absurd that a false narrative about our relationship with Mexico contributed to shutting down the federal government last month, and threatened to do so again this week.

After the 'Trump effect' slowed illegal immigration, numbers rise again as Central Americans fear ...

After the 'Trump effect' slowed illegal immigration, numbers rise again as Central Americans fear ...
- After the 'Trump effect' slowed illegal immigration, numbers rise again as Central Americans fear conditions at home ... Illegal crossings along the U.S.-Mexico border, after declining in early 2017, began an unexpected upturn last spring that only recently receded, according to new government figures.

George W Bush lashes out at Trump policies

George W Bush lashes out at Trump policies
- On immigration, where Trump has proposed banning entry to the US from some Muslim countries, Bush said: “The US has a history of assimilation, and ... Bush said the the North America Free Trade Agreement between the USA, Canada and Mexico, from which Trump is considering withdrawal, had ...

San Diego County feels the impact of the proposed US-Mexico border wall

San Diego County feels the impact of the proposed US-Mexico border wall
- While the debate is continuing to rage across the country over President Trump's proposed border wall, San Diegans are already feeling the financial impacts locally. The County said Thursday that it was concerned about large scale protests just like with the Keystone Pipeline last ...

Lawmakers call on Trump to preserve NAFTA

Lawmakers call on Trump to preserve NAFTA
- Several members of the Senate Finance Committee, who met with Trump at the White House, stressed the importance of the 24-year-old NAFTA pact with Mexico and Canada to the U.S. economy along with their concerns about the U.S.-China trading relationship. Senate Finance Committee Chairman ...

Despite Trump's tough talk, trade gap widens to 9-year high

Despite Trump's tough talk, trade gap widens to 9-year high
- The goods gap with Mexico climbed to $71.1 billion. "Trump's trade team has not been able to stem the flood of imports into the country yet," said Chris Rupkey, chief financial economist at MUFG Union Bank. The trade gap grew even though the U.S. dollar dropped nearly 7 per cent last year against the ...

The federal judge Trump once attacked for his Mexican heritage could help determine the fate of ...

The federal judge Trump once attacked for his Mexican heritage could help determine the fate of ...
- The judge that President Donald Trump previously accused of being biased and "a Mexican" is now overseeing a major lawsuit against the border wall. Judge Gonzalo Curiel will preside over a hearing on the case in US district court on Friday. The lawsuit is the main legal challenge to the border wall's ...

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