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miércoles, 14 de marzo de 2018

These People Are Fighting Laws That Punish LGBT People For Having Sex

These People Are Fighting Laws That Punish LGBT People For Having Sex
- Three groups have petitioned Kenya's high court to end what they say is a legal contradiction that has been used to discriminate and justify violence against LGBT people for years. And the stakes could not be higher; other African countries will likely cite Kenya's decision in their own LGBT court battles.

It may seem like LGBT rights aren't important to Putin – but if you look closer, you'll see they're ...

It may seem like LGBT rights aren't important to Putin – but if you look closer, you'll see they're ...
- A quick search recently for LGBT news on Yandex – the largest Russian search engine – threw up a very depressing list: “Users are outraged by the new LGBT-friendly ad for iPhone”, “Russian actor gets kicked out after supporting LGBT people”, “Berlinale-2018: perverts and russophobes are occupying ...

Documentary tells story of LGBTQ refugees' trek to Ottawa

Documentary tells story of LGBTQ refugees' trek to Ottawa
- A new documentary set to be screened Wednesday at the University of Ottawa tells the story of three Gambian refugees who came to Canada because it's potentially dangerous to be LGBTQ in their country. Radamis Zaky, a PhD student at the school, directed the documentary Rainbow Haven: ..

Dean Trantalis is Fort Lauderdale's new mayor

Dean Trantalis is Fort Lauderdale's new mayor
Trantalis will be the city's first openly gay mayor, following mayors who at times clashed with LGBT groups and residents. Mayor Seiler generally enjoyed a good relationship with the LGBT community, but he faced heat in 2014 when he voted against a symbolic resolution supporting gay marriage and ...

Analysis of youth LGBT activism in Indonesia

Analysis of youth LGBT activism in Indonesia
- Young Indonesian LGBT people are currently mobilising against a wave of conservatism and violence in an increasingly anti-LGBT context. Young LGBT people are showing remarkable courage and strategic thinking and mobilising in a range of ways. These include grassroot peer support, advocacy, ...

Secretary of State Pick Mike Pompeo Brings Anti-LGBT Record With Him

Secretary of State Pick Mike Pompeo Brings Anti-LGBT Record With Him
- Pompeo, who was named secretary-designate today by Donald Trump after the president fired Rex Tillerson, has a long and strong anti-LGBT record. Pompeo, previously the Trump administration's CIA director, was beginning his fourth term as a U.S. House member from Kansas when he assumed that ..

What it's like being Muslim and LGBTQ

What it's like being Muslim and LGBTQ
- Australia's LGBTQ community is a vibrant and diverse part of the wider, global fabric of uncompromising gay liberation advocacy, but the media's characterisation of it exists almost entirely through the lens of what is ferociously visible. Mainstream coverage of LGBTQ events, including this month's Mardi ...

LGBTQ equal rights bill advances in Alaska House, marking a first for the state

LGBTQ equal rights bill advances in Alaska House, marking a first for the state
LGBTQ equal rights bill advances in Alaska House, marking a first for the state. No Legislative committee has ever approved a similar bill ... The bill, an antidiscrimination act intended to protect LGBTQ Alaskans, never advanced to a vote. Five years later, Casort is among the Alaskans cheering as the ...

Blacks in the military: We must defend those who defend us

Blacks in the military: We must defend those who defend us
- It is a point of pride among African Americans that black soldiers have served in the military since the American Revolution and the War of 1812 – long ... In the end, Colonel Young died 26 years before President Harry Truman issued an executive order officially ending racial segregation in the military.

Truth is truth, regardless of racial divides

Truth is truth, regardless of racial divides
- Inquiring minds want to know why the column revealed that a young African-American man who rooted for Trenton, hurled a soda can that hit a Caucasian teenager in the head. ... African-American detractors apparently believe racial solidarity should trump reality and cold hard facts. This idea that if a ...

A debate over how government should identify our ethnicity

A debate over how government should identify our ethnicity
- The Department of Education uses the following eight categories, in compliance with federal requirements: American Indian or Alaska Native; Asian; Black or African American; Hispanic/Latino of any race; Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; Two or More Races; White; and not reported.

Trump: 'Great relationship' with Mexico's leader

Trump: 'Great relationship' with Mexico's leader
Trump says he has a "great relationship" with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Trump calls Pena Nieto a "wonderful guy" and says they're trying to work things out ...

Our first line of defence' Trump hails US-Mexico border wall in immigration crackdown

Our first line of defence' Trump hails US-Mexico border wall in immigration crackdown 
Standing by the prototypes for the controversial wall, Mr Trump told reporters: “The border will is truly our first line of defence.” The Republican president is on his first visit the majority-Democrat state of California, where a lot of the resistance to his policies is based. While standing next to the prototypes ...

Despite heated rhetoric, little change on US-Mexico border

Despite heated rhetoric, little change on US-Mexico border
Trump is visiting the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday, where little has changed in the past year despite heated rhetoric. On Tuesday, Trump will inspect 30-foot-high prototypes for a future border wall that were built in San Diego last fall. The wall was a centerpiece of his ...

Trump's 'big, beautiful border wall' is stuck at prototype stage

Trump's 'big, beautiful border wall' is stuck at prototype stage
- In a patch of scrub outside San Diego, by a stretch of wall separating the United States from Mexico, Trump restated his faith in barriers. “If you didn't have walls over here, you wouldn't even have a country,” he said. Behind him loomed eight 30ft prototypes erected last year to test designs for ...

Trump's visit to Mexico border marred by demonstrators protesting his plans for 'big ...

Trump's visit to Mexico border marred by demonstrators protesting his plans for 'big ...
- Rows of police kept apart supporters and opponents of the Trump administration along the avenue where his motorcade drove down. Each side booed, cheered and waved both Mexican and American flags as the president's convoy sped past them. Among the crowd, a man wearing a "Make America ...

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