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martes, 13 de marzo de 2018

Anti-Defamation League honoring Palm Springs police for investigation into LGBT hate crime

Anti-Defamation League honoring Palm Springs police for investigation into LGBT hate crime
- Anti-Defamation League honoring Palm Springs police for investigation into LGBT hate crime. Colin Atagi, The ... An investigation into the 2015 attack of a prominent LGBT activist and his husband has earned the Palm Springs Police Department accolades from the Anti-Defamation League. It's being ...

Colombians Elected Two LGBT Lawmakers

Colombians Elected Two LGBT Lawmakers
- A total of 14 candidates who openly defined themselves as LGBT people were running for the elections last Sunday. According to some analysts, the legislative elections provide insight into the tendencies for upcoming presidential elections in Colombia. Left-wing candidate Gustavo Petro, who has ...

Tell the Supreme Court That Businesses Must Be 'Open to All'

Tell the Supreme Court That Businesses Must Be 'Open to All'
- In short, the stakes of this case couldn't be higher — not just for LGBT people but for people of color, members of minority faiths, people with disabilities, and women. That's why the Open to All coalition was created. More than 140 civil rights, racial justice, LGBT, labor, and allied organizations have ...

First Transvesticide Judged by a Buenos Aires' Court Opens

First Transvesticide Judged by a Buenos Aires' Court Opens
- Diana Sacayan was an LGBT leader who made a historical contribution to the progress of LGBT rights in the country, and who was murdered in Oct. 2015. An Argentine court opened Monday the trial of a “transvesticide” for the third time in the country's history, more than two years after prominent LGBT ...

ACLU Asks Federal Judge to Allow LGBT Support Groups to Join Lawsuit in Defense of LGBT ...

ACLU Asks Federal Judge to Allow LGBT Support Groups to Join Lawsuit in Defense of LGBT ...
- Today the American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Michigan filed a motion in federal court asking to intervene in a lawsuit that was filed against Williamston Community Schools for adopting policies that prohibit discrimination against students for their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender ...

Advice for Ford from strategists: stick to economics, don't poke the social conservative bear

Advice for Ford from strategists: stick to economics, don't poke the social conservative bear
- LGBTory fully supports the sex-ed curriculum, which includes components about tolerance, body positivity, and LGBT acceptance. "To actually repeal the entire thing is problematic," said Lorenzen. But he said his group will try to have an open mind. "Most of us don't support the party because of it's LGBT ...

Being LGBT in Indonesia, why attacks on the community are growing

Being LGBT in Indonesia, why attacks on the community are growing
- A number of incidents of violence against the LGBT community have taken place recently in Indonesia. Accompanied by locals, police officers in Aceh, an Indonesian province ruled by Sharia (Islamic canonical law) targeted 12 people thought to be transgender, or waria in Indonesian. During a raid on ...

Florida Gun Control Bill Gets Mixed Response From LGBT Activists

Florida Gun Control Bill Gets Mixed Response From LGBT Activists
- But LGBT activists who have lobbied for gun control in the wake of Pulse, Parkland, and a plethora of other tragedies offered mixed reviews of the legislation. Some celebrated passage of any reform in a state where the National Rifle Association enjoys remarkable influence, while others labeled the bill ...

Trump in California to view prototypes for his stalled Mexico border wall

Trump in California to view prototypes for his stalled Mexico border wall
- Rallies for and against Donald Trump's “big beautiful border wall” with Mexico are expected to mark his first visit to California as president amid growing tensions between his administration and the state over immigration enforcement. Trump will visit eight towering prototypes of his stalled ...

No, seriously, the Trump administration is building a wall

No, seriously, the Trump administration is building a wall
- To Trump's critics, the wall is a punchline — every so often, someone will tweet, “Hey, remember when Mexico was going to pay for the wall?” and people will laugh appreciatively. In fairness, they're taking cues from Trump himself, who — when he talks about the wall at all anymore — treats it with no ...

Europe's Poor Are Slipping Further Behind, Fueling Region's Populism

Europe's Poor Are Slipping Further Behind, Fueling Region's Populism
- Back in the mid-1990s, as a foreign correspondent in Latin America, I wrote a piece for Foreign Policy magazine warning that the growing gap between rich and poor in the region - in skills and wealth - threatened stability and democratic governments and institutions. That was before the Internet, before ...

Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany Plays a Queer Alcoholic in the Stellar Short Apart From Everything ...

Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany Plays a Queer Alcoholic in the Stellar Short Apart From Everything ...
- Maslany has also experienced the feeling of being an outsider. Growing up in Canada, she says she was very much the awkward, theater-kid type, and that otherness has always driven her to feel close to queer people. “Even though I'm not a member of the LGBT community,” she says, “I've always felt a ...

Why You Still Have To Be Perfect To Buy A House While Black

Why You Still Have To Be Perfect To Buy A House While Black
- Despite the economic, political and legal progress that's been made in recent decades, there's a reason to believe that racially-motivated segregation schemes are actually making a resurgence today. It shouldn't be particularly surprising why black Americans still have to endure this, either; after all, with ...

The Rise of the 1 Percent Negates Any Progress in the Racial Income Gap

The Rise of the 1 Percent Negates Any Progress in the Racial Income Gap
- Over the last 50 years in America, the gap between what the typical black household earns and what the typical white household earns has barely budged. According to a report published last month by the Economic Policy Institute, the median black family's household income in 1968 was 59 percent of ...

The surprising truth behind the racial dynamics of gentrification in Philly

The surprising truth behind the racial dynamics of gentrification in Philly
- She's a lifelong resident of Point Breeze, a historically low-income African-American neighborhood in South Philadelphia that's seen a lot of change lately. To hear longtime neighbors like Bell tell it, Point Breeze used to be about pride. It was mothers cooking collard greens. People pulling together to ...

In China, 'Black Panther' is a movie about America

In China, 'Black Panther' is a movie about America
- As a Chinese-American who has already seen — and fallen in love with — the film, I was anxious and a little curious as to how the movie, so steeped in the African-American experience, would translate to the almost completely racially homogenous country of my birth. I desperately wanted both cultures ...

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