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lunes, 5 de marzo de 2018

Toronto police make grisly discovery of 7th set of human remains in Bruce McArthur's planters

Toronto police make grisly discovery of 7th set of human remains in Bruce McArthur's planters
- Segments of the LGBT community have also questioned why police didn't do more to probe the cases of the missing before the high-profile disappearance of Kinsman, well-known in the LGBT community for his decades of volunteer work with the Toronto HIV/AIDS Network. The Alliance of the South ...

For this young LGBT man, the DACA fight means coming out of two closets

For this young LGBT man, the DACA fight means coming out of two closets
- He's one of a small group of LGBT people who grew up as unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. He is a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient. Now that safety net allowing many children of immigrants to stay in the U.S. may be taken away. Where once it was hard for him to come out in the ...

Nigerian writer launches LGBT visibility campaign

Nigerian writer launches LGBT visibility campaign
- It's an idea I got from GLAAD [the U.S.-based LGBT organization founded by LGBT people in the media]. I saw Instagram posts where they had LGBT celebrities talk about how they resist Donald Trump's government and I realized we should be saying the same thing about life in general,” he said.

LGBT representation strong at 90th annual Academy Awards

LGBT representation strong at 90th annual Academy Awards
- Despite a bloated presentation that clocked in at almost four hours, the telecast of the 90th Academy Awards had some spectacular moments, especially for LGBT movie fans. The big moment came when “A Fantastic Woman” won the award for Best Foreign Language Film, the first Oscar win for he ...

Mississippi town will reconsider rejection of LGBT pride parade following federal lawsuit

Mississippi town will reconsider rejection of LGBT pride parade following federal lawsuit
- Mississippi town will reconsider rejection of LGBT pride parade following federal lawsuit A Mississippi town will reconsider its denial of an LGBT group's request to hold a Pride Parade later this month following a federal lawsuit and outcry over the previous decision.

What did Frances McDormand mean by an 'inclusion rider'?

What did Frances McDormand mean by an 'inclusion rider'?
- at the University of Southern California, has put it, it's the idea that A-list actors have the ability to stipulate in their contracts that diversity be reflected both onscreen and in “below the line” positions, where women, people of color, and members of LGBT communities are traditionally underrepresented.

Washington Legislature Approves 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Ban

Washington Legislature Approves 'Ex-Gay' Therapy Ban
- The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest LGBT rights advocate, called on Inslee to sign the bill into law. “Children across the Evergreen State deserve to live their lives authentically and should never be subjected to the abusive practice of so-called conversion therapy,” HRC Senior Vice ...

Britain's first LGBT museum to complete 'nation's family photo album'

Britain's first LGBT museum to complete 'nation's family photo album'
- Galliano said he wanted to build on the momentum that marked the 50-year anniversary of homosexual acts being decriminalized in England in 1967. Other cities with LGBT museums include New York and San Francisco in the United States, and Berlin and Amsterdam in Europe. There are also LGBT ...

Why Almost Half of Americans Don't Think Trump is a Racist

Why Almost Half of Americans Don't Think Trump is a Racist
- It's tough to get a handle on what is racism, and who can be called a racist because of the fuzzy, often misunderstood definition of what constitutes racism. It's not just verbally or physically assaulting Blacks or Hispanics, racial baiting and name calling, or even the more nuanced denial of loans, and ...

Black Women In Hollywood: Lena Waithe Urges Her LGBT Peers To "Come Out" And ...

Black Women In Hollywood: Lena Waithe Urges Her LGBT Peers To "Come Out" And ...
- Lena Waithe's presence in Hollywood has represented many things for many people, but for Black women, it has yet again reminded us of the unique beauty in our ability to embrace our authenticity and stand firm in our magic without apology or fear. Taking to the stage as an honoree at this year's 2018 ...

The Crusading Capitalist Who Outwitted New York's Racist Landlords

The Crusading Capitalist Who Outwitted New York's Racist Landlords
- Payton understood that he could exploit this market reality to buy buildings at a discount, and to sway even bigoted landlords to rent to blacks to maximize their incomes. In a racist society, with fewer options open to them in the housing market, blacks tended to pay higher rents for equivalent properties.

Mexico says drug battle a shared role after Trump criticism

Mexico says drug battle a shared role after Trump criticism
Mexico's foreign minister said on Monday that dealing with drug trafficking was a shared responsibility between the United States and Mexico after criticism by Trump. Soldiers stand outside a safe house, where five people were shot dead during an operation on Friday ...

Trump sends mixed signals on steel tariffs, Canada, Mexico and NAFTA

Trump sends mixed signals on steel tariffs, Canada, Mexico and NAFTA
Trump suggested Monday he may end steel tariffs on Mexico and Canada if they give him better trade terms while ... Trump did not provide many details in a pair of tweets, except to say that Canada "must treat our farmers much better," while Mexico "must do much more on ...

Mexico had great night at the Oscars. Trump still tweeted smear

Mexico had great night at the Oscars. Trump still tweeted smear
- America's southern neighbor regularly slammed by America's president, nevertheless got some love from Oscar Sunday night. Again. And early Monday, President Trump issued a negative tweet against Mexico. Again. The most prominent winner Sunday night was Mexican filmmaker Guillermo ...

Trump ties tariffs for Mexico, Canada to NAFTA in tweet storm

Trump ties tariffs for Mexico, Canada to NAFTA in tweet storm
Trump on Monday appeared to suggest that Canada and Mexico could win exemptions to his planned sweeping tariffs on steel and aluminum if the two countries sign a new NAFTA trade deal and take other steps. "We have large trade deficits with Mexico and ...

Don't react': trade officials look past Trump noise at NAFTA talks

Don't react': trade officials look past Trump noise at NAFTA talks
Trump may be president of the United States but his words do not necessarily carry the weight of the U.S. government at the biggest trade shake-up he is pushing. Sometimes, it is better to block them out and carry on, officials say. Negotiations between the United States ...

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