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lunes, 19 de marzo de 2018

Mike Pence welcomed to town with sea of rainbow flags

Mike Pence welcomed to town with sea of rainbow flags
LGBT activists made sure to give Vice President a nice hospitable Southern welcome on his trip to Savannah, Georgia this week – with a sea of rainbow flags. The Veep, who has the worst record on LGBT rights of any US leader in US history, was in town for a visit and to take part in the annual St ...

Troye Sivan Recites “Call Me By Your Name” Song Lyrics As Poetry

Troye Sivan Recites “Call Me By Your Name” Song Lyrics As Poetry
- At last year's GLAAD Media Awards, Sivan, who came out publicly on YouTube at the age of 14, became the youngest recipient of the Stephen F. Kolzak Award, presented to LGBT media professionals who promote equality and acceptance in their work and life. He honored trailblazing LGBT activists ...

LGBT students at BYU speak out about lack of inclusion

LGBT students at BYU speak out about lack of inclusion
- Four LGBT students at Mormon-owned Brigham Young University spoke to about 600 students about what it's like to reconcile their religious beliefs with sexual identities that don't fit within the religion's belief system. Addison Jenkins, who spoke at the first LGBT campus forum last ...

Is 'Queer' Offensive? LGBT Community Reacts To Twitter Limiting User Accounts

Is 'Queer' Offensive? LGBT Community Reacts To Twitter Limiting User Accounts
- Members of the LGBT community expressed their outrage on Sunday after they discovered that the word “queer” was banned by Twitter. User “@theb00kwitch” posted a screenshot that showed Twitter had limited her social media account because she had used the word “queer” in a reply to a tweet.

Catholic Social Services Refuses to Change LGBT Adoption Policy After Philadelphia Halts Program

Catholic Social Services Refuses to Change LGBT Adoption Policy After Philadelphia Halts Program
- The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia said that it will not change its policy to place children with same-sex couples as its foster care program is investigated by the city. After the city of Philadelphia announced last week that it would stop Catholic Social Services from placing foster children due ...

Aiming for a future in which LGBT support initiatives are no longer needed

Aiming for a future in which LGBT support initiatives are no longer needed
- It is wonderful to see so many housing organisations leading the way, and it was particularly pleasing to see them feature heavily in Stonewall's recent list of LGBT-friendly employers. But it's really important that we are clear about what we are aiming to achieve in the long term – and that is a future in ...

Christian Adoption Agencies Caught Refusing Same-Sex Parents – and Now Taxpayer Funds Are ...

Christian Adoption Agencies Caught Refusing Same-Sex Parents – and Now Taxpayer Funds Are ...
- Two Christian adoption agencies in Philadelphia are under attack – and under review – after being caught with policies refusing same-sex couples and LGBT people from adopting children in their care. In the last year alone the City of Philadelphia has paid them a total of $3 million to care for the ...

People Power: hundreds hit Philippines' streets to fight for LGBTI equality

People Power: hundreds hit Philippines' streets to fight for LGBTI equality
- We chose] the People Power Monument, because this is a struggle of everyone LGBT and non LGBT,' one of the rally organizers, Tacing Marasigan told Gay Star News. 'People power includes the the marginalized sectors such as the LGBT.' The Lagablab Network of around 25 LGBTI organizations ...

Trump's wall is a 12th-century solution to 21st-century problem

Trump's wall is a 12th-century solution to 21st-century problem
Trump only spent about three hours in America's Finest City last week. It was barely enough time to get a cup of coffee. Or — since San Diego was founded by the Spanish in 1769, and today hums along due in large part to the productivity of Mexicans and ...

The desert, divided: The Borderlands under Trump

The desert, divided: The Borderlands under Trump
Trump campaigned on a promise to “build a wall,” and his administration has begun projects in Texas, New Mexico and California, invoking post-9/11 legislation to waive more than 30 federal regulations and fast track border construction. The state of California and environmental organizations have ...

The Unintended Consequences Of Starting A Trade War With Mexico

The Unintended Consequences Of Starting A Trade War With Mexico
- Canada and Mexico have escaped the new global tariff on steel and aluminum, for now. That's if President Trump gets “a good deal” on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Threatening to pull out of NAFTA might be a negotiating tactic, or it might even seem like a way to address the ...

Trump Doubts McCabe Memos, Claims Political Bias in Russia Probe

Trump Doubts McCabe Memos, Claims Political Bias in Russia Probe
Trump is questioning the impartiality of Robert Mueller's investigation and says the probe is groundless, while raising doubts about whether a fired top FBI official kept personal memos outlining his interactions with Trump. Trump on Sunday elevated his simmering grievances to a boil ...

Japan's automakers warn of higher vehicle prices

Japan's automakers warn of higher vehicle prices
Trump temporarily exempted Canadian and Mexican-made product, pending a successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. At the time, Trump said other countries would be able to apply for exemptions based on their contributions to U.S. national security and how much they ...

Trump to call for death penalty for some opioid dealers, but White House won't say how it would be ...

Trump to call for death penalty for some opioid dealers, but White House won't say how it would be ...
- Some in the state were offended last year when Trump described the state as a “drug-infested den.” That characterization emerged in news reports about a conversation the president had with Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto last August, in which Trump complained vociferously about illicit drugs ...

Dozens of US Business Groups Warn Trump Against China Tariffs

Dozens of US Business Groups Warn Trump Against China Tariffs
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer signals to a truck entering from Mexico at the Otay Mesa Cargo Port of Entry in San Diego, California. ... The business groups wrote a letter to Trump on Sunday acknowledging “serious concerns” regarding what they described as China's theft of trade secrets ...

Kansas political leaders to Trump: Don't scrap NAFTA

Kansas political leaders to Trump: Don't scrap NAFTA
Political and industrial trade group leaders in Kansas are urging Trump not to scrap the North American Free Trade ... The Trump administration has been in talks with Canada and Mexico to renegotiate NAFTA, a deal Trump once called "the worst trade deal maybe ever signed ...

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