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domingo, 4 de marzo de 2018

Fox News exec who complained about gay, black Olympians retires

Fox News exec who complained about gay, black Olympians retires
- Moody has been with Fox News since it started in 1996. In 2009 he left Fox to become CEO of News Corp's wire service, but went back to Fox when it was absorbed into Fox. Moody was the center of controversy last month when he complained that the U.S. Olympic Team this year was “Darker, Gayer, ...



The EU has voted to condemn gay 'cure' therapy, and urged member states to ban it

The EU has voted to condemn gay 'cure' therapy, and urged member states to ban it
- The report also condemned discrimination against LGBTQ people and called for “the inclusion in school curricula of education about the value of tolerance” to tackle anti-LGBTQ discrimination. Other sections of the report called for member states to guarantee the freedom of movement for same-sex ...

What To Do When Your Friend Comes Out As Non-Binary

What To Do When Your Friend Comes Out As Non-Binary
- Lindsay was immersed in queer culture much more than I was — they joined the LGBTQ club at our college and wrote and took photos for a student-run queer zine, and they also loved researching and discussing feminist issues. Given all that, I was surprised when, in our second year of college, they ...

Genderfluid LGBT Activist Crowdfunding For Stilettos To Wear On Oscars Red Carpet

Genderfluid LGBT Activist Crowdfunding For Stilettos To Wear On Oscars Red Carpet
- Each day I do all I can to save the lives of LGBTQ youth,” Brinton continues, “and on Sunday I absolutely dream of being that someone that a child sees on their television screen and knows that their gender is not only valid but celebrated. As one mentor said, 'these heels will save lives in their own ...

This reality TV star was put through conversion therapy when he was 10

This reality TV star was put through conversion therapy when he was 10
- Reality TV star and make-up artist Jonathan Fernandez has opened up about the conversion therapy camp he was sent to when he was ten-years-old. Fernandez, 33, is currently appearing on season eight of VH1's Love & Hip Hop and was on three seasons of K. Michelle on the same channel.

Why HelpUsAdopt.org Is The Most Inclusive Adoption Grant Program In America

Why HelpUsAdopt.org Is The Most Inclusive Adoption Grant Program In America
- The make-up of families Fawcett's organization has helped is as diverse as our community, including transgender, lesbian and gay people, interracial LGBTQ couples and inner-religious LGBTQ couples. Fawcett's mission is to connect parents with children, even if HelpUsAdopt.org can't grant an award.

The Oscar's LGBTQ Breakthrough

The Oscar's LGBTQ Breakthrough
- After years of snubs, Moonlight became the first LGBTQ themed film to take home the Academy Award for Best Picture (although their headlines were stolen by someone putting the wrong name in the envelope). This year, it seems there are more movies with LGBTQ characters than ever before, ...

Georgia Lawmakers Are Trying To Take Away The Right To Adopt For LGBTQ Families Like Mine

Georgia Lawmakers Are Trying To Take Away The Right To Adopt For LGBTQ Families Like Mine
- SB 375 is a bill, recently passed in the Georgia Senate, that would allow adoption agencies to refuse to work with LGBTQ couples. Those in support of the bill are of the mentality that it would allow faith-based organizations to take part in government programs. The bill is now slated to go to the Georgia ...

Trump's White House Is a Black Hole

Trump's White House Is a Black Hole
- Republicans once sought to strengthen relations with Mexico; today they delight in antagonizing our neighbor. Not long ago, Republicans made outreach to Hispanics a top priority; today the signals that the president and his party send are that Hispanics are alien, unwelcome, nothing but trouble.

Canada is 'very smooth' on trade? Trump doesn't know the half of it

Canada is 'very smooth' on trade? Trump doesn't know the half of it
Trump took time out from his myriad problems, domestic and distant, to kick a little sand north of the border this week. Unhappy with the North American Free Trade Agreement currently being renegotiated, Trump told a gathering of state governors that Canada has “a belief that it's ...

Trump threatens to tax European cars after EU leader calls planned US tariffs 'stupid'

Trump threatens to tax European cars after EU leader calls planned US tariffs 'stupid'
But business leaders in other countries, including Canada, Mexico, and Brazil, condemned Trump's announcement. “I feel Trump's decision is stupid,” Li Xinchuang, the vice chairman of the China Iron and Steel Association, told The New York Times. “It will only make the US steel industry, which is ...

Look beyond the threat of steel tariffs to the 1.8 million jobs that could vanish if Nafta goes

Look beyond the threat of steel tariffs to the 1.8 million jobs that could vanish if Nafta goes
- The seventh round of Nafta talks are under the shadow of Trump's plan to impose a 25% tariff on imported steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum. ... (MFN) tariffs are imposed for U.S. trade with Canada and Mexico, anet 1.8 million U.S. workers would immediately lose their jobs across all sectors.

Dreamers' deadline to come and go with no action by US Congress

Dreamers' deadline to come and go with no action by US Congress
- Dreamers' speak with relatives during the 'Keep Our Dream Alive' binational meeting at a new section of the border wall on the U.S.-Mexico border in ... Two federal judges ruled that the Trump administration cannot immediately begin deporting DACA recipients after March 5 while courts weigh legal ...

Houston's Freedmen's Town affirms the culture and beauty of African Americans

Houston's Freedmen's Town affirms the culture and beauty of African Americans
Black people transformed what had been a racially segregated part of greater Houston into its own thriving social, cultural and economic center of black life. This new community, however, also served as a homeplace, where solace, protection and community were fostered and sustained. Black feminist ...

African American Man Gets Klu Klux Klan Members To Quit

African American Man Gets Klu Klux Klan Members To Quit
- Davis discussed his childhood overseas, his oblivion to America's racism, his friendship with a head KKK member, and how he helped 45 KKK members quit. Being raised overseas at a young age, Davis did not know that America's racial relations in the 1960's were so cruel. He told the crowd about the ...

US schools fail to teach about slavery and America pays the price

US schools fail to teach about slavery and America pays the price
- Further, history curricula ignore the role of white supremacy that justified racial violence against African-Americans, and the connections between the past and the present. A survey of high school seniors, social studies teachers, state history curriculum standards and widely used textbooks tells the story.

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