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lunes, 19 de febrero de 2018

Trump Dating Site Bans Gays, Allows “Unhappily Married” Members

Trump Dating Site Bans Gays, Allows “Unhappily Married” Members
- Dating, which is owned by Friends Worldwide, Inc. which includes a portfolio of some 75 diverse dating sites based on personal interests “and unique lifestyle choices.” In the past, both eHarmony and ChristianMingle have sued into welcoming LGBT members. Dan Avery. Editor in Chief of NewNowNext.

Why Adam Rippon, Eric Radford's podium finish at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 is a win for ...

Why Adam Rippon, Eric Radford's podium finish at Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 is a win for ...
- Galindo is seen as an LGBT pioneer, and lauded for his unabashed attitude on the ice. When Rippon and Radford shared the podium at Pyeongchang, it was a historic and hopeful moment indeed — not just in the world of figure skating but also for the LGBTQ community. It proved, as Chris Schleicher ...

New Web System Blocks 70000 More Websites in Indonesia

New Web System Blocks 70000 More Websites in Indonesia
- Moreover, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community has also faced a crackdown and the ministry has requested Google to remove 73 LGBT-related apps from its play store in January. Rudiantara said the relationship with social media companies and tech giants was improving and put ...

Trump administration dismantles LGBT-friendly policies

Trump administration dismantles LGBT-friendly policies
- The nation's health department is taking steps to dismantle LGBT health initiatives, as political appointees have halted or rolled back regulations intended to protect LGBT workers and patients, removed LGBT-friendly language from documents and reassigned the senior adviser dedicated to LGBT health ...

Councillor blasts 'politically expedient' decision to raise LGBT flag and demands it be taken down ...

Councillor blasts 'politically expedient' decision to raise LGBT flag and demands it be taken down ...
- A HAVERING councillor has labelled the decision to raise the LGBT flag as 'politically expedient'- and called for its removal a day after campaigners plan to protest the council's initial refusal to raise it. Councillor David Durant, of the Independent Residents' Group, believes the Havering flag – which was ...

Adam Rippon Declines NBC Winter Olympics Correspondent Position

Adam Rippon Declines NBC Winter Olympics Correspondent Position
- Out figure skater Adam Rippon has reportedly declined an offer to become an NBC correspondent for the remainder of the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Rippon, who won a bronze medal, has maintained a high profile while competing in Pyeongchang. Rippon is one of two openly gay athletes on ...

US LGBT Workers Among Most Prepared for Retirement

US LGBT Workers Among Most Prepared for Retirement
- American LGBT workers are among the most prepared for retirement in the global LGBT community, finds a new study of 900 LGBT workers and retirees in nine countries. On a retirement readiness index, U.S. LGBT workers achieved the highest score of 7.2, the next closest country was Brazil with a ...

Presidential historian rips 'bully' Trump: He represents a 'dark underbelly of America'

Presidential historian rips 'bully' Trump: He represents a 'dark underbelly of America'
Trump represents kind of a dark underbelly of America," Brinkley said on C-SPAN. He said Trump had put together a coalition of people that "don't like otherness." Brinkley also addressed Trump's proposed border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and his views on immigration.

37 Artists Native to the Americas Weave Stories of Migration and Geography

37 Artists Native to the Americas Weave Stories of Migration and Geography
- Puleo has gathered works by 37 artists who are Native and Brown — her preferred terms for those of Native American and Latin American descent — and either come from or live in the monarch's migration path. Those are salient identity factors, but not necessarily enough of a foundation on which to ...

Human rights issues discussed in int'l congress of higher education in Cuba

Human rights issues discussed in int'l congress of higher education in Cuba
- Washington's recent actions against nations like Venezuela and Palestine, whose higher education ministers attended the event, were broadly discussed. ... Cuba has hosted this international congress since 1998 to promote dialogue on the most pressing issues facing higher education in Latin America ...

5 reasons why everyone should watch 'Queer Eye'

5 reasons why everyone should watch 'Queer Eye'
- Whether it's tackling acceptance people who are LGBT, being an black man in today's society or handling self-image problems, the show puts taboo topics at the forefront. Between the Fab Five and the men they are remodeling, there's dialogue that shows that a simple face-to-face conversation can ...

The Rise of the Latino Nones in America

The Rise of the Latino Nones in America
- Most major news outlets are still missing one of the most significant developments in religion among US Latinos/Latinas, who are otherwise known as Hispanics. Latinos now number about 57 million people and are the largest ethnic conglomerate in the nation. Their growth is changing everything from ...

Black, Latino and Asian workers pay a harmful 'emotional tax,' study says

Black, Latino and Asian workers pay a harmful 'emotional tax,' study says
- A majority of people of color pay an “emotional tax” in the workplace, a recent Catalyst report says, and report sleep problems and greater intent to leave their jobs. The researchers define emotional tax as “the combination of feeling different from peers at work because of gender, race, and/or ethnicity ...

Governor's race must tackle poverty

Governor's race must tackle poverty
- The rates are significantly worse for kids of color, with 47 percent of African-American kids and 30 percent of Latino kids living in poverty, compared to 15 percent for white kids in 2015,” the report stated. “Nearly 28 percent of children in rural counties live in poverty, 24 percent in midsize counties and 22 ...

It's time to expand our horizons — and borders — when it comes to reflecting on black history

It's time to expand our horizons — and borders — when it comes to reflecting on black history
- Dixon, who has lived in countries like Brazil, Ecuador and Nicaragua, teaches courses about Pan-Africanism at SU, and is preparing to publish a book called “Comparative Racial Politics of Latin America.” Dixon said studying black politics in different countries has broadened his understanding of human ...

The “Black National Anthem” May Be More Patriotic Than “The Star Spangled Banner”

The “Black National Anthem” May Be More Patriotic Than “The Star Spangled Banner”
- Support and opposition to the protests is largely split along racial lines. In an essay last November, I made the case for why that might be, exploring black Americans' different relationship to symbols of Americana through the history of a song known to few white Americans, “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”.

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