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domingo, 11 de febrero de 2018

Stop This South Dakota Bill to Ban Schools From Acknowledging Transgender Issues

Stop This South Dakota Bill to Ban Schools From Acknowledging Transgender Issues
- As the Associated Press points out, the states that have passed laws against allowing LGBT issues to be referenced in curriculum are also the most likely to have LGBT students who are physically and verbally bullied and feel unsupported by school staff. In refusing to acknowledge gender identities, the ...

Five LGBTI people reveal what it's like to be young and homeless

Five LGBTI people reveal what it's like to be young and homeless
- At the Homelessness panel at National Student Pride, many people told their harrowing stories today (10 February). It comes as it was revealed one in four young homeless people are LGBT. Around 8,000 people slept rough in 2016 across the UK.

Two Texas Colleges Among Top 20 Anti-LGBT Schools in the Country

Two Texas Colleges Among Top 20 Anti-LGBT Schools in the Country
- Two Texas colleges have made the list of the Top 20 homophobic schools for higher education in the nation. As reported by Advocate, The Princeton Review asked 137,000 students how much their agreed or disagreed with the statement, "Students treat all persons equally, regardless of their sexual ...

Teachers need proper sex education training, warn experts

Teachers need proper sex education training, warn experts
- Secondary schools should, he said, include lessons on gender identity and provide advice about health clinics and LGBT services. However, Sandra Teacher, an education consultant at the Board of Deputies of British Jews, said it was important that sex and relationships education is “age and religion ...

Skier takes unofficial role as LGBT flagbearer

Skier takes unofficial role as LGBT flagbearer
- American skier Gus Kenworthy is embracing an unofficial role at the Pyeongchang Winter Games — as flagbearer for the LGBT community. He hopes to help reach a point where being a gay athlete is no longer an issue. The 2014 slopestyle silver medalist is a still-rare example of an openly gay athlete, ...

Out athletes Gus Kenworthy and Adam Rippon show off their beautiful ...

Out athletes Gus Kenworthy and Adam Rippon show off their beautiful ...
- Two gay US athletes are getting a lot of attention online after striking up a high-profile friendship. Adam Rippon, a figure skater, and Gus Kenworthy, a skier, are the only two openly gay men on the US Winter Olympic squad for the games, which kicked off this week in PyeongChang, South Korea.

All you need to know about Margate Pride and what you can expect in 2018

All you need to know about Margate Pride and what you can expect in 2018
- February is marked in the UK as LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) History Month. LGBT activists use the month to mark the progress of the various equal and civil rights movements. 2018 marks 30 years since the passing of Section 28: a piece of legislation which prevented local authorities ...

Kenworthy doesn't want Pence 'distraction'

Kenworthy doesn't want Pence 'distraction'
The 26-year-old told Reuters on Sunday he was excited about representing the United States as well as the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community at the ongoing Games in South Korea. However, he said he had no intention of meeting Pence, who is often to the right of mainstream ...



Trump wall 'expensive and least effective' security plan

Trump wall 'expensive and least effective' security plan
- Although Trump has continued to press Congress for more than $25 billion over 10 years for a physical border wall, Hurd said the president “has evolved since the ... Hurd, whose multi-ethnic swing district includes 820 miles of rugged terrain along the border with Mexico, is the co-sponsor with Rep.

Trump's curious relationship with the US military

Trump's curious relationship with the US military
- on TV that the president did not really want a border wall with Mexico. President Trump at the Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris last July. According to reports, he enthused about the display of military pomp and ceremony on his way back to the US on Air Force One.

Tactical units spent weeks trying to breach and climb Trump's border wall prototypes — and they're ...

Tactical units spent weeks trying to breach and climb Trump's border wall prototypes — and they're ...
Constructions crews spent roughly a month erecting the prototypes, in the first major step the Trump administration has taken toward fulfilling a January executive order to "immediately plan, design and construct a physical wall along the southern border" which the president signed shortly after taking ...

Trump's core supporters won't reject him. It would mean rejecting their own values.

Trump's core supporters won't reject him. It would mean rejecting their own values.
- Even though Trump promised a wall for which Mexico would pay and coal jobs, among other broken promises, his supporters did not invest in his campaign to get those specific things. When Trump said he was going to build that wall, he was reflecting a shared value of opposition to immigration, ...

The road to building a border wall will be long and difficult, and go through the courts

The road to building a border wall will be long and difficult, and go through the courts
- He presided over the lawsuit against Trump University and was heavily criticized by then-candidate Trump, who questioned whether Curiel could act impartially in the case because he was "a member of a club or society very strongly pro-Mexican." Curiel, who is of Mexican descent, was born in ...

Trump and the truth, fiscal responsibility and health care

Trump and the truth, fiscal responsibility and health care
Trump wants to build a wall at a cost of $15 to $25 billion dollars. The problem is most drugs enter through the main check points. New evidence now shows many opioids are coming from China via express mail through the U.S. Postal Service system. By the way, Trump said Mexico would pay for it ...

Mexico's colourful Day of the Dead uniforms are haunting

Mexico's colourful Day of the Dead uniforms are haunting
- There are a lot of young guys in Colorado who could represent Mexico, so in a few years I hope there will be a big team and athletes capable of being really successful." That blurring of boundaries led Von Hohenlohe to write Austin, a protest song about Trump's stance on securing ...

Mulvaney Says Trump Budget Will Have Money for Wall

Mulvaney Says Trump Budget Will Have Money for Wall
Trump's budget director says the budget that the administration sends to Congress on Monday will seek to move some of the billions of dollars in extra spending that Congress approved last week to areas that will reflect the president's priorities. Budget Director Mick Mulvaney says the ...

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