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jueves, 15 de febrero de 2018

Rudy Galindo, figure skating's Latino, LGBT pioneer

Rudy Galindo, figure skating's Latino, LGBT pioneer
- As a young man, he medaled in national and world championships, becoming America's most decorated Latino figure skater and a pioneer for LGBT athletes. Now with the eyes of the world on the skating events at the Pyeongchang Olympics, Galindo is still making his mark on the sport he loves, ...

Inside The World Of An LGBT Olympic Gold Medalist: An Interview with Kate Richardson-Walsh

Inside The World Of An LGBT Olympic Gold Medalist: An Interview with Kate Richardson-Walsh
- Tragically, many LGBT members are unable to be as easily accepted as Kate and Helen were. "We feel it is important to share our experience and talk about it, because lots of LGBT people are not in our situation. Helen and I have been lucky enough, to always feel comfortable in our own skin", Kate ...

LGBT Journalist Escapes Russian Courts, Arrives in Germany

LGBT Journalist Escapes Russian Courts, Arrives in Germany
- Khudoberdi Nurmatov, a journalist and LGBT activist who was detained by Russian authorities last year for violating migration laws, was granted court permission to go to Germany after he faced deportation back to his native Uzbekistan. The court's decision last weekend successfully overturned ...

This schoolteacher says he was fired for promoting LGBT rights

This schoolteacher says he was fired for promoting LGBT rights
- A Massachusetts teacher has allegedly been fired for vocally supporting LGBT students, including removing gender signage from school bathrooms for a non-gender conforming pupil, and giving rainbow pin badges to others. Cory Grant – who taught for three years at the private Harborlight Montessori ...

Romantic relationships buffer gay and lesbian youth from psychological distress

Romantic relationships buffer gay and lesbian youth from psychological distress
- There are lot of questions about if and how we should help LGBT teens form romantic relationships so that they can have the same experiences of dating and learning about relationships as their heterosexual peers," said Sarah Whitton, first author and associate professor of psychology at the University ...

Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy on coming out and his new role as a symbol for LGBTQ rights

Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy on coming out and his new role as a symbol for LGBTQ rights
- He masters the delicate balance of precision, technique and control effortlessly. The 26-year-old, British-born, Colorado-bred star learned to ski shortly after learning to walk. Today, the extreme athlete is embracing his role off the mountain, as an advocate for the LGBT community. "When I was a kid, my ...

Calling Out "LGBT" Agenda: Hate or Hope?

Calling Out "LGBT" Agenda: Hate or Hope?
- Even though "Reverend Joanna" studied at an evangelical seminary, she apparently detoured around an authentic biblical faith. Where is her humane concern for impressionable children? Are liberal pastors unaware that "LGBT" propagandists are deliberately desecrating America's youth? Horrifically ...

Gay US Olympic skier says he would not go to the White House if invited

Gay US Olympic skier says he would not go to the White House if invited
- Would you go to the White House if invited?"No...when we have people elected into office that believe in conversion therapy and are trying to strip trans rights in the military and do these things that are directly attacking the LGBT community, I have no patience," -- Kenworthy 

Local woman uses technology to combat racism

Local woman uses technology to combat racism
-  Jessica Yamoah is using social media platforms created by white tech-bros to counter anti-black racism. Yamoah is with the group Innovate Inclusion — a nonprofit that is trying to diversify the tech sector by promoting careers and economic opportunities among communities not ...

Blackface at Brazil Carnival parade sparks debate

Blackface at Brazil Carnival parade sparks debate
- Many took to Twitter to express shock that the school relied on a trope that has historically been used to depict black people in demeaning ways. White performers in minstrel shows in the United States used black face paint in racist caricatures of black people through much of the 19th and early 20th ...

Building Diplomacy, Not Just Walls: US Starts Work on New Mexico Embassy

Building Diplomacy, Not Just Walls: US Starts Work on New Mexico Embassy
- Officials gathered for a ceremony to mark the start of construction for the sprawling embassy, which is nestled close to the headquarters of Mexico's ... The work on the new diplomatic headquarters in Mexico City comes in the wake of Trump cancelling a trip to London to open a new embassy there.

Americans Overwhelmingly Support President Trump's Commonsense Immigration Reforms

Americans Overwhelmingly Support President Trump's Commonsense Immigration Reforms
- a congressional deal that gives undocumented immigrants brought here by their parents work permits and a path to citizenship in exchange for increasing merit preference over preference for relatives, eliminating the visa lottery, and funding barrier security on the United States-Mexico border.

Golden State Warriors coach attacks Trump and US politicians for ...

Golden State Warriors coach attacks Trump and US politicians for ...
- Steve Kerr, coach of NBA side Golden State Warriors, has launched an attack on US politicians, the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the Donald Trump's plans to build a wall between America and Mexico hours after another fatal mass shooting. Kerr said “nothing has been done” when asked about ...

We asked three feng shui masters for Donald Trump's forecast on the year of the dog

We asked three feng shui masters for Donald Trump's forecast on the year of the dog
Trump, who was born 72 years ago during a “fire dog” year, is expected to see his share of challenges in the coming year of the dog, ... These are reasons Yeo says the Democrats will surely win the midterm elections, and Trump's policies, such as the Mexico border wall, will fail to pass.

Peña Nieto to meet with Trump soon

Peña Nieto to meet with Trump soon
Trump will meet with Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto in the “coming weeks,” the Mexican foreign ministry announced on Wednesday. As a prelude to that visit, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray Caso was in Washington this week to meet with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, ...

Senate faces showdown over immigration and 'Dreamers'

Senate faces showdown over immigration and 'Dreamers'
Trump administration remained insistent on hardline immigration measures on Thursday as the U.S. Senate ... It also includes a $25 billion fund to strengthen border security and possibly even construct segments of Trump's long-promised border wall with Mexico.

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