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jueves, 22 de marzo de 2018

Fighting for LGBT rights abroad starts by taking on the Canadians exporting homophobia

Fighting for LGBT rights abroad starts by taking on the Canadians exporting homophobia
- As the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting approaches next month, expect to hear more from advocates about how Canada should be aggressively pushing the many countries that still criminalize LGBT people. And as long as Canada can avoid high-handed lecturing that prompts a backlash ...

LGBT communities brace for criminalization

LGBT communities brace for criminalization
- The Indonesian parliament is expected to vote in favor of proposed Criminal Code amendments that will criminalize consensual same-sex behavior and sex outside of marriage (extramarital and premarital). This vote will disproportionately impact lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people ...

LGBT activists carry out in-your-face attack on Dutch Christians protesting erotic ads

LGBT activists carry out in-your-face attack on Dutch Christians protesting erotic ads
- While police and politicians looked on, several LGBT activists darted across the few feet that divided them from the pro-family demonstrators to hit them or throw glitter in their eyes. The young men of Stichting Civitas Christiana held signs reading “Stop Suitsupply” and “God's marriage=1 man + 1 ...

Where is the "B" in LGBT parenting? A call for research on bisexual parenting.

Where is the "B" in LGBT parenting? A call for research on bisexual parenting.
- In the context of a growing body of scholarship examining LGBT parenting and families, astonishingly little research has focused on the specific experiences of bisexual-identified parents. In her landmark book on lesbian and gay parenting, Goldberg (2010) notes that bisexual parenting experiences and ...

First LGBT Woman Sworn in to Take Top Post of California Senate

First LGBT Woman Sworn in to Take Top Post of California Senate
- California Democrat Toni Atkins made history Wednesday, becoming both the first woman and LGBT community member to ascend to the top of the state Senate. The San Diego first-term Senator is also the first lawmaker to serve as both Assembly speaker and Senate president ...

Some institutions becoming accepting of LGBT status

Some institutions becoming accepting of LGBT status
- While federal courts continue to discuss interpretation of the law, critics have said the fact that schools are allowed exemptions leaves the door open for discrimination against LGBT students. According to the U.S. Department of Education, Title IX does not apply to an educational institution that is ...

Global Business Travel Can Still Present a Vexing Challenge for LGBT Travelers

Global Business Travel Can Still Present a Vexing Challenge for LGBT Travelers
- Companies are providing more information to help employees make educated decisions about business travel to countries that criminalize same-sex relationships. Travel managers must make such guidance available to everyone — and companies should have an advocate or employee resource ...

South Korea's conservative Christians are at odds with a growing LGBT movement

South Korea's conservative Christians are at odds with a growing LGBT movement
- a novelist and poet who also writes columns for the newspaper Christian Today — has over 4,700 members in his Christian, anti-LGBT Facebook group and more than 3,629 followers on his personal page. The Anti-Homosexuality Christian Solidarity office is a brick-lined basement donned with ...

Could Trump's tariffs affect the price tag for his border wall?

Could Trump's tariffs affect the price tag for his border wall?
- Earlier this month, surrounded by steel and aluminum workers, Trump signed proclamations imposing a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports, with temporary exemptions for Canada and MexicoTrump has requested at least $25 billion for his border ...



Congress's massive new spending bill completely whiffed on Trump's demands for 'the wall'

Congress's massive new spending bill completely whiffed on Trump's demands for 'the wall'
Trump said Wednesday that the administration secured a big win as part of Congress' massive new funding bill: money to start building the wall along the US-Mexico border. "Got $1.6 Billion to start Wall on Southern Border, rest will be forthcoming," Trump tweeted. But in reality, there's ...

US Congress scrambles to pass funding bill before Friday deadline

US Congress scrambles to pass funding bill before Friday deadline
- Earlier on Wednesday, the White House signaled that Trump would sign the legislation if Congress sends it to him. Trump at one point wanted $25 billion included in the bill to fully fund construction of his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall, but negotiations with Democrats to make that happen fell apart ...

Trump Linked Cambridge Analytica Worked in Colombia, Argentina, Mexico

Trump Linked Cambridge Analytica Worked in Colombia, Argentina, Mexico
- Cambridge Analytica, the controversial firm that helped Donald Trump become the President of the United States, has also done work in Colombia, Argentina, Mexico and is in the process of "moving into Brazil" reports from British broadcaster Channel 4 and Bloomberg have revealed. The Political ...

Entrepreneurialism Versus Poverty – Freedom Philosophy

Entrepreneurialism Versus Poverty – Freedom Philosophy
- In China, the poverty rate fell from 41% in 1976 to 5% by 2001, when they abandoned the horrors of Maoism. The Indian economic reforms of 1990 caused a reduction from 50% of their population in extreme poverty to 22% today. Latin America saw their poverty decline from 41% to complete the ...

Ending the Poverty to Prison Pipeline

Ending the Poverty to Prison Pipeline
- In 2018, we must face the stark reality that being Black or Latino in America drastically increases the chances that you or someone you know will be incarcerated—and that being low-income and Black or Latino makes this possibility far more likely than not. The factors that connect incarceration, poverty, ...

Utah jury says man violated black family's housing rights in a hate crime

Utah jury says man violated black family's housing rights in a hate crime
- When Mark Olic Porter yelled a racial slur at a 7-year-old African-American boy and zapped the child's father with a stun device, he was sending a message ... The 12-member panel returned a guilty verdict in Porter's trial on a hate crime charge of interfering with the family's housing rights based on race.

Addressing Racial Disparities in Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Addressing Racial Disparities in Bipolar Disorder Treatment
- Investigators first identified potential racial biases in the diagnostic criteria used to characterize bipolar disorder. According to a medical record review performed in 1983, a greater proportion of African American and Hispanic individuals with bipolar disorder were previously misdiagnosed with ...

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