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miércoles, 14 de febrero de 2018

MPs targeted with anti-LGBT leaflets warning of 'risks similar to smoking, adultery & violence'

MPs targeted with anti-LGBT leaflets warning of 'risks similar to smoking, adultery & violence'
- The pamphlets blasted an “oversexualized” society for promoting LGBT relationships among children in schools, something they branded “thoroughly bad.” The leaflets, fronted with a picture of a cigarette package, and which are understood to have been sent to MPs from various parties, debase trans ...

This storming queer rock anthem lays out why LGBT History Month is so vital

This storming queer rock anthem lays out why LGBT History Month is so vital
- As we mark LGBT History Month this February, Matt Fishel has created a rock anthem laying out why remembering generations before us who fought for equality is so vital. The storming queer rock-out – titled LGBTQIA (A New Generation) – includes the lyrics: “Raise a glass to the ones who came before ...

Ruling shows faith, LGBT rights don't have to be at odds

Ruling shows faith, LGBT rights don't have to be at odds
- A federal judge's landmark ruling, just made public, flips the script on LGBT rights, discrimination, and the workplace. Gayle Myrick was a magistrate in North Carolina for many years who was forced to resign because of her religious beliefs — until a judge just ruled forcing her to resign was, in fact, ...

Silence of apparently tolerant people is major barrier to LGBT inclusion'

Silence of apparently tolerant people is major barrier to LGBT inclusion'
- He is urging businesses to use LGBT History month - an annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements - to make their human resources department truly inclusive. He said: “There's a saying that goes, 'People will ...

Canadian Gold Medallist Eric Radford Proud That He Can Inspire LGBT Community

Canadian Gold Medallist Eric Radford Proud That He Can Inspire LGBT Community
- Canadian Gold Medallist Eric Radford Proud That He Can Inspire LGBT Community. Figure skater Eric Radford was the first openly gay athlete to win an Olympic gold medal. Lori Ewing Canadian 

LGBT Americans owe the Supreme Court for our happy Valentine's Days

LGBT Americans owe the Supreme Court for our happy Valentine's Days
- For years, Valentine's Day has been the target of the modern pessimist's wrath. It has become the focus of the cynic's ire, an unnecessary moment that foists obligation upon millions of consumers to prove their love with purchases of chocolates and flowers. But for millions of same-sex couples and LGBT ...

LGBT Group Protests Discrimination on Valentine's Day

LGBT Group Protests Discrimination on Valentine's Day
- Last week, Movilh presented a lawsuit against Eduardo Duran, representative of the Evangelical Cathedral, and Christian Nieto, the Director of Communications of the National Council of Evangelical Churches, for claiming the LGBT organization promotes pedophilia and child prostitution. According to ...

Napa's LGBT seniors band together for friendship and support

Napa's LGBT seniors band together for friendship and support
- After working with LGBT youth for many years, I realized you can feel vulnerable at any age,” director and facilitator Ian Stanley Posadas said. “We didn't want this to be just a sad support group; it's a place for LGBT seniors to come and share their experiences and have lively discussions in a welcoming ...

Ridicule of leaders, samba, skimpy garb at Brazil Carnival

Ridicule of leaders, samba, skimpy garb at Brazil Carnival
- But Brazil also has some of Latin America's highest rates of violence against gay and transgender people, and Beija-Flor was tackling intolerance against the LGBT community and others. “It will be a parade that highlights such an important theme ... because we see a lot of scenes of homophobia and ...

China and Latin America's New Era of Globalization

China and Latin America's New Era of Globalization
- Chinese President Xi Jinping has pushed to integrate Latin America into the Belt and Road Initiative, and governments across America have firmed up .... of hundreds of kilometers of new highways and phone lines to connect remote areas of the country, build up the economy and reduce poverty.

How Mexican directors came to dominate the Oscars

How Mexican directors came to dominate the Oscars
- There's an irresistible urge to discuss the movie world's warm embrace for Mexican artists in the context of the US administration's threat to erect a border wall between the two countries. It's as if the push from Trump to create a solid divide between the nations is being countered by the rich ...

Success for Harvard medical students in DACA could mean their parents are deported

Success for Harvard medical students in DACA could mean their parents are deported
- Life got a little easier under DACA and then again at Harvard Medical School, where university President Drew Faust publicly opposed Trump's decision last year ... For while she is resolute that she would go back to the Mexico she left as a young girl with her parents, she thinks a different path would be ...

Environmental Groups Sue Trump Over Allowing Oil Giants to Dump Waste in Gulf of Mexico

Environmental Groups Sue Trump Over Allowing Oil Giants to Dump Waste in Gulf of Mexico
- In October, the Trump administration announced plans to auction off over 76 million acres of Gulf of Mexico waters to the oil companies. The lease sale which would include federal waters off the coasts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida could vastly expand drilling and fracking in the ...

30 experts were asked how they'd fight the opioid crisis. None mentioned a border wall.

30 experts were asked how they'd fight the opioid crisis. None mentioned a border wall.
- If you ask Trump how he'll end the opioid crisis, his planned wall at the US-Mexico border is almost certain to come up. With his 2019 budget plan released this week, the Trump administration once again cited the wall as a key component: “[T]he Administration is seeking the total $18 ...

Trump threatens 'tax' on countries that exploit US trade

Trump threatens 'tax' on countries that exploit US trade
The president also addressed ongoing negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement and complained that Canada, which is a party to that trade pact along with Mexico and the US, doesn't treat the US well. He also complained about Mexico's treatment 

Second judge rules against Trump administration on ending DACA

Second judge rules against Trump administration on ending DACA
- The White House has sought increased funding for border security, including a wall across the U.S.-Mexico border, in exchange for providing a path to citizenship for 1.8 million immigrants. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., began the process with a proposal allowing Republicans to bring ...

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