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martes, 20 de febrero de 2018

Toronto's LGBT comedians of colour carve out space with The Ethnic Rainbow

Toronto's LGBT comedians of colour carve out space with The Ethnic Rainbow
- I'm an LGBT person of colour. And I noticed that I wasn't getting booked on the gay shows and I wasn't getting booked on the person-of-colour shows. I've kind of experienced racism from the white, gay shows and I've experienced homophobia from the person-of-colour shows," he says. The Ethnic ...

Dolly Pawton talks life and the importance of social media

Dolly Pawton talks life and the importance of social media
- Why do you think LGBT history month is so important, and what role do you think social media should have in spreading its awareness? LBGT History Month is integral to every LGBT+ member, in my opinion. It is needed education to all. Understanding how life was before our selves, how far we have ...

Under Trump, HHS rolls back policies aimed at protecting LGBT rights

Under Trump, HHS rolls back policies aimed at protecting LGBT rights
- Though Trump promised to support LGBT causes during the 2016 campaign, under his watch the Department of Health and Human Services had rolled back several initiatives aimed at protecting the rights of that population. Once in power, the administration moved quickly last year to ...

Ex-gay Christian speaker 'threatened' LGBT students

Ex-gay Christian speaker 'threatened' LGBT students
- An appearance at Harvard university by a noted ex-gay Christian activist caused one student writer to decry the “homophobic” presentation, claiming that the speaker was “dangerous” and “threatened the emotional and physical safety of LGBT people.” Last week, the student group Harvard College Faith ...

Fort Worth lesbian couple sues Trump after told they can't foster refugee kids because they don't ...

Fort Worth lesbian couple sues Trump after told they can't foster refugee kids because they don't ...
- Shocked by Springer's response, Fatma then asked about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender ("LGBT") children in CCFW's care, because LGBT youth may qualify for asylum," the lawsuit states. "Springer responded that none of the approximately 700 children that CCFW serves is a member of the ...

Jeremy Hunt responds to anti-LGBT group that wants to ban transgender teen treatments

Jeremy Hunt responds to anti-LGBT group that wants to ban transgender teen treatments
- Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has responded to an Christian anti-LGBT campaign group that is attempting to ban treatment for transgender teens. The anti-trans campaign was run by Voice for Justice UK, a Christian group that has also called for a ban on teaching children about homosexuality, and has ...

The gay hijab: Muslim fashion house unveils LGBT-inspired headscarves

The gay hijab: Muslim fashion house unveils LGBT-inspired headscarves
- An Australian-based Muslim fashion brand has created the first-ever Pride headscarf to support the LGBTQ+ community. MOGA first began selling the rainbow-coloured shawls and scarves last year, ahead of the Australian referendum on same-sex marriage, and saw them sell out within six days.

Discriminatory Anti-LGBT Adoption Bill Advances to Full Senate, LGBTQ Lobby Day March 1st!

Discriminatory Anti-LGBT Adoption Bill Advances to Full Senate, LGBTQ Lobby Day March 1st!
- SB 375, an anti-LGBT “License to Discriminate” bill Georgia Equality legislative issues that would allow taxpayer-funded adoption agencies to turn away same-sex couples, advanced out of the Senate Judiciary Committee earlier this morning. The bill could come before the full Senate as early as ...

Trump shooting Kim Jong-un out of a cannon and other highlights from Carnival 2018

Trump shooting Kim Jong-un out of a cannon and other highlights from Carnival 2018
- Crowds dressed in bright colours danced down the streets in Mexico, while in Haiti one reveler draped himself in snakes. Carnival capital Rio saw one of the biggest parties, with huge floats and scantily-clad dancers entertaining attendees late into the night. Float designers took aim at world leaders in ...

Former Mexican President Fox endorses legalization of all drugs, defends Dreamers

Former Mexican President Fox endorses legalization of all drugs, defends Dreamers
- Last year, Fox even launched a spoof candidacy for president of U.S. in 2020, saying if the U.S. could elect Trump than it could elect a Mexican. But Fox clearly remains angry that as a candidate in 2015, Trump said Mexico was “not sending their best” to the U.S. Trump said they're “bringing drugs.

San Diego cops got $50K to prep for protests of the prototypes for Trump's wall — they bought ...

San Diego cops got $50K to prep for protests of the prototypes for Trump's wall — they bought ...
- Prototypes are being erected on the southern California border with Mexico so President Donald Trump can decide which “wall” he wants to stand as the all encompassing solution to drugs, crime and undocumented immigrants. Fearing protests and retribution from activists, the city was given $50,000 to ...

Tax Cuts Are One Thing, But What Else Affects The 'Trump Economy'?

Tax Cuts Are One Thing, But What Else Affects The 'Trump Economy'?
Trump has also contemplated withdrawing from the North American Free Trade Agreement because he claims it's destroyed U.S. jobs. But even business groups say that would be a disaster, leading to $2 billion in lost economic output just in Colorado. The state is a major exporter of beef to Mexico and ...

Trump still at war with state over earthquake early warning system

Trump still at war with state over earthquake early warning system
- The Trump administration's budget proposal released last week again zeroed out funding for the earthquake early warning program administered by the U.S. Geological Survey. This comes despite success just this month with a similar system in Taiwan and Mexico, where residents got precious seconds ...

Trump Has Endorsed Mitt Romney. But Romney Once Called Trump a 'Fraud' and Trump Said ...

Trump Has Endorsed Mitt Romney. But Romney Once Called Trump a 'Fraud' and Trump Said ...
- After Trump announced he would run for president, Romney criticized Trump's remarks on Mexico and undocumented immigrants — saying that the comments hurt the Republican Party. “I think he made a severe error in saying what he did about Mexican-Americans,” Romney said, according to CNN.

Marine Le Pen's niece to join Trump and Farage at right-wing US rally

Marine Le Pen's niece to join Trump and Farage at right-wing US rally
Trump is due to speak at the convention on Friday. Other senior members of his administration are also scheduled to appear, along with Republican lawmakers, conservative media figures and veterans. Brexit champion Nigel Farage will also be there, after receiving a warm welcome ...

Trump's budget proposal includes big cuts to EPA, Interior Department

Trump's budget proposal includes big cuts to EPA, Interior Department
Trump is absolutely right to call for a robust infrastructure plan that rebuilds our national parks, refuges, and Indian schools, and I look forward ... along the U.S.-Mexico border and partnerships to monitor and restore water quality in the Gulf of Mexico, Puget Sound and other large water bodies.

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