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martes, 27 de marzo de 2018

Health dept. issues groundbreaking report on LGBT youth, adults

Health dept. issues groundbreaking report on LGBT youth, adults
- The report, according to Chicago Department of Public Health Deputy Commissioner Brian Richardson, "is the first time that we have data on LGBT health issues across the spectrum." Among the data highlights of the report is an estimation of the total LGBT population of the city: about 146,000 persons, ...

Trouble in Paradise: LGBT Rights Divide Costa Rica

Trouble in Paradise: LGBT Rights Divide Costa Rica
- The idea of Costa Rica as an oasis for gay and transgender people in Central America vanished in one day. The perception that Costa Rica was a LGBT friendly and progressive society came to an end when extremely conservative presidential candidate, Fabricio Alvarado, who also happens to be an ...

Sexual Identity Forum gives LGBT students a place on campus

Sexual Identity Forum gives LGBT students a place on campus
- The Sexual Identity Forum (SIF) was created on 2011 as a place for LGBT students at Baylor to find community and meet like-minded individuals. Dallas sophomore and President of SIF, Alexander Patterson said many LGBT students often feel like they are alone, but that this couldn't be further from the ...

Politician says 'rampant' LGBT people are destroying Indonesia

Politician says 'rampant' LGBT people are destroying Indonesia
- A top politician in Indonesia has stirred controversy for claiming that 'rampant' LGBT+ people are destroying Indonesia. Speaking about the threats of “globalisation” and “modernisation”, Zulkifli Hasan said that licentious behaviours from Westernised countries are encouraging the 'unstoppable' ...

Cunard faces boycott after canceling gay weddings

Cunard faces boycott after canceling gay weddings
- If P&O is not prepared to do something progressive about it, then it is as bad as the Bermudan government,” said Nick Harding-McKay, director of Travel Designers, one of the biggest LGBT travel agencies. “A boycott may be the way to go forward because companies do listen to money.” Some US gay ...

Argentine government mocked over heterosexuality tweet

Argentine government mocked over heterosexuality tweet
- While Argentina was the first country in Latin America to legalise same-sex marriage in 2010, rights activists say it still has a long way to go to guarantee the rights and safety of the LGBT community. They say that both same-sex marriage and groundbreaking legislation which allowed for gender to be ...

AARP Survey Addresses LGBT Elders

AARP Survey Addresses LGBT Elders
- A new AARP survey delivers alarming statistics about the LGBT aging experience. According to the survey entitled “Maintaining Dignity: Understanding & Responding to the Challenges Facing Older LGBT Americans” half (52%) of LGBT adults said they fear discrimination in health care as they age.

Parkland Hospital in Dallas gets perfect score for LGBT health care

Parkland Hospital in Dallas gets perfect score for LGBT health care
- Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas has received a perfect score for its health care options for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Texans, according to an annual survey by LGBT rights organization the Human Rights Campaign. The 11th annual Healthcare Equality Index ranked 1,600 health care ...

Where are the Mexicans?

Where are the Mexicans?
- The truth is, the majority of those rushing to America are those who have come to intimately know the toughest parts of the Mexican experience: those fleeing from poverty, violence and oppression. And these people are building, with their bodies, the fabric that is Los Angeles and that is America.

How Ignoring The Racial Wealth Divide Leads To A Misunderstanding Of Racial Inequality

How Ignoring The Racial Wealth Divide Leads To A Misunderstanding Of Racial Inequality
- I also think a review and an incorporation of Mariko Chang's work on women and the racial wealth divide would change the narrative that racial economic inequality was primarily a black male thing. In fact, African American men and women are remarkably equitable in terms of income and wealth, as are ...

Trump has played his supporters for suckers

Trump has played his supporters for suckers
- The vaunted “big, beautiful wall” he pledges to build along the 2,000-mile border with Mexico? Trump got 25 miles' worth of new wall, along with 8 miles of new fencing. And the bill specifies that none of this tiny increment can be built using any of the prototype designs Trump so ostentatiously showed off ...

Is Trump's Tough Tariff Talk His Art Of The Trade Deal?

Is Trump's Tough Tariff Talk His Art Of The Trade Deal?
- Meanwhile, closer to home, tough talk on NAFTA is getting Mexico and Canada to take Trump's threats seriously. This is especially worrisome for Mexico, which counts the U.S. as roughly 80% of its exports. The renegotiation of the NAFTA agreement made important and positive progress last week.

What the end of NAFTA would mean for farmers and ranchers

What the end of NAFTA would mean for farmers and ranchers
Trump's efforts to change the terms of NAFTA have divided farmers and ranchers, who depend, in different ways, on global trade. Special correspondent Grant Gerlock of NET traveled around the state to hear their perspective on the ways the trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and ...

Why killing the Iran deal makes Trump's North Korea talks much, much harder

Why killing the Iran deal makes Trump's North Korea talks much, much harder
- The problem is it's unclear what Trump will and will not do at the possible summit. Throughout his presidency, he has shown again and again how little he cares about the details of international relations. Remember: This is the same guy who firmly believed Mexico would pay for a border wall. Also ...

The Only People Trump Screws Repeatedly Are His Voters

The Only People Trump Screws Repeatedly Are His Voters
- Right-wing firebrand Ann Coulter, who was an early and vocal supporter of Trump, took a swipe at him on Monday, joking ... Trump has been frustrated that Congress has not turned over funding to make good on his campaign promise to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trudeau Works to Shut Backdoor on Steel Ahead of Trump Deadline

Trudeau Works to Shut Backdoor on Steel Ahead of Trump Deadline
- The prime minister unveiled the measures Tuesday after speaking the night before with Trump. ... Canada and Mexico initially won indefinite exemptions from new U.S. tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, on the condition they do more to stop transshipment.

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