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martes, 13 de febrero de 2018

LGBT and social inclusion in Indonesia: what the surveys say?

LGBT and social inclusion in Indonesia: what the surveys say?
- The onslaught against LGBT people in Indonesia is rising again these days, repeating the heated debate that took place in 2016. This was triggered in December last year by the that calls to outlaw premarital sex and same-sex behaviour. The effort to outlaw these sexual ...

Gus Kenworthy Champions LGBT Athletes at 2018 Winter Olympics: 'There's a Lot More of Us'

Gus Kenworthy Champions LGBT Athletes at 2018 Winter Olympics: 'There's a Lot More of Us'
- The 2018 Winter Olympics kicked off just a few days ago, but Gus Kenworthy has already become a champion for the LGBT community during his time in PyeongChang, South Korea. Meet Team USA's Hottest Hunks. After the opening ceremony on Friday, February 9, the 26-year-old freestyle skier ...

Government made improvements for LGBT children but needs to address child ...

Government made improvements for LGBT children but needs to address child ...
- The Government has made improvements in support for LGBT children - but needs to do more on issues like child homelessness. That is according to the Children's Rights Alliance, which will issue its annual report card this morning. The card will rate the government on how well it has ...

Los Angeles LGBT Center Responds to US Education Department's Refusal to Protect ...

Los Angeles LGBT Center Responds to US Education Department's Refusal to Protect ...
- In response to the Department of Education's admission that they will not investigate discrimination against transgender students who are banned from using restrooms that align with their gender identities, Los Angeles LGBT Center's Director of Policy and Community Building Dave Garcia issued the ...

The 8 Best LGBT-Friendly Bars in Tokyo

The 8 Best LGBT-Friendly Bars in Tokyo
- There's a vibrant and diverse queer community in Tokyo, and the best way to discover it is to go out and get involved – here's a guide on where to go.

Radio documentary to share heart-warming story of love to mark LGBT History Month

Radio documentary to share heart-warming story of love to mark LGBT History Month
- A MOVING story of love and devotion, triumph and tragedy will be broadcast over the airwaves tomorrow. Popular radio host Dave Woods, of Swindon 105.5, produced a special documentary entitled Finding Love: Against All Odds to mark LGBT History Month 2018, which lasts throughout February.

Amazon would only make North Carolina more pro-LGBT, Christian lobbyist fears

Amazon would only make North Carolina more pro-LGBT, Christian lobbyist fears
- Christian Action League published a story on its website about a pro-LGBT group's nogaynoway campaign which urged Amazon not to establish its HQ2 in states that do not promote or safeguard gay rights. Christian Action League's executive director, Rev. Mark Creech, said North Carolina would ...

US skater Rippon: I don't want my Olympics to be about Mike Pence

US skater Rippon: I don't want my Olympics to be about Mike Pence
- Speaking at a press conference in Pyeongchang, South Korea Tuesday, Rippon said he stood by his recent criticism of Pence's position on LGBT rights. "I have no problem ... He later signed an amendment that prevented the law from being used to discriminate against LGBT customers. Rippon turned ...

Shitholes and figleaves: how Donald Trump is making racist language OK again

Shitholes and figleaves: how Donald Trump is making racist language OK again
- of the US speaks of “shithole countries” and calls Mexicans rapists. How did this happen? Have all the prohibitions on racism evaporated? Is it now perfectly acceptable to be openly racist? It isn't. I think a key reason that Trump has been so successful is that he makes use of what I call a “racial figleaf”.

Trump budget cuts US domestic programs

Trump budget cuts US domestic programs
Trump has proposed a budget that calls for cuts in domestic spending and social programs such as Medicare and seeks a sharp increase in military spending and funding for a wall on the Mexican border. While running for president in 2016, Trump pledged to leave popular benefit ...

Trump pushes immigration deal, says 'last chance' to pass

Trump pushes immigration deal, says 'last chance' to pass
- In addition to protections for “Dreamers,” Trump also wants $25 billion for a border wall with Mexico and other security measures, as well as curbs on legal immigration. Many Democrats consider some of the proposals, including limiting the relatives that legal immigrants can bring to the U.S., to be ...

Some racial/ethnic groups have greater chance of developing high blood pressure

Some racial/ethnic groups have greater chance of developing high blood pressure
- "This research shines new light on how pervasive the racial/ethnic disparities are in hypertension, and that the prevalence of hypertension among American Indians, native Hawaiians and Asians is nearly as high as that of African-Americans," said the study's lead author, Deborah Rohm Young, PhD, ...

California science fair project trying race, IQ sparks outcry

California science fair project trying race, IQ sparks outcry
- A Northern California school district is investigating how a science project correlating low intelligence with racial groups was on full display at a ... They include a dozen African-American students, 80 Latino students and about 100 Asian-American students, according to data provided by the district.

Why a racist school science project questioning intelligence is not surprising

Why a racist school science project questioning intelligence is not surprising
- In this case, the McClatchy kid was justifying terrible diversity numbers in the school's celebrated specialty program of “elite” kids by arguing that African Americans, Southeast Asians and Latinos are dumber than other kids like him. “Therefore, the racial disproportionality of (the Humanities and ...

Applebee's Fires Three Employees After African-American Women Claim They Were Racially ...

Applebee's Fires Three Employees After African-American Women Claim They Were Racially ...
- This is what black people have to deal with,” Brison said in the video. An Applebee's employee in the video can be heard positively identifying the two women. However, the women say the server's description of the dine-and-dashers was vague. Brison pointed out in her post that their accuser could not ...

Pence calls African American museum 'hallowed ground' that reminds us of 'difficult past'

Pence calls African American museum 'hallowed ground' that reminds us of 'difficult past'
- Pence on Tuesday cast the National Museum of African American History and Culture as "hallowed ground," calling it a reminder of the country's "difficult past" with racial inequality and a tribute to "our progress towards a more perfect union." "This has been a payment of a debt of gratitude ...

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