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miércoles, 28 de marzo de 2018

How This Hong Kong Heiress Became An Unexpected LGBTQ Icon

How This Hong Kong Heiress Became An Unexpected LGBTQ Icon
- The charity Big Love Alliance - of which Chao is a founding member - organises an annual Pink Dot gathering to campaign for LGBT rights and it has attracted sponsorship from embassies and investment banks. Chao also works with the United Nations on LGBT rights and became the first Asian to be ...

LGBT adults worry about abuse, neglect in senior living as they age: survey

LGBT adults worry about abuse, neglect in senior living as they age: survey
- The survey also found high demand among respondents for long-term care providers who actively welcome the LGBT community and demonstrate awareness and knowledge of the specific needs of LGBT adults as they age, according to AARP. More than 80% of survey respondents said they would feel ...

UKIP's new Families and Children spokesman has claimed gay parenting 'damages ...

UKIP's new Families and Children spokesman has claimed gay parenting 'damages ...
- UKIP has appointed a controversial activist, who claims same-sex parents “damage” children and describes LGBT-inclusive education as “child abuse”, to serve as the party's Spokesman on Children and Families. Alan Craig was appointed this week to serve as Families and Children spokesman for the ...

Why black lesbians marry — Cal State Fullerton researcher finds new answers

Why black lesbians marry — Cal State Fullerton researcher finds new answers
- In her previous research, Brooks has explored the intersections of sexuality, race, gender, class and mental health among LGBT, urban-identified black women. She received her doctorate in sociology from New School University and is the author of “Unequal Desires: Race and Erotic Capital in the ...

Milwaukee Bans 'Ex-Gay' Therapy To Minors

Milwaukee Bans 'Ex-Gay' Therapy To Minors
- The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest LGBT rights advocate, cheered the vote. “No child should be subjected to the abusive practice of so-called conversion therapy, which has been rejected by every major medical and mental health organization,” HRC Wisconsin State Manager ...

Christian Colleges Are Tangled In Their Own LGBT Policies

Christian Colleges Are Tangled In Their Own LGBT Policies
- Upon taking office, the Trump administration rescinded the Obama directive, but some leaders at Christian schools still fear the cultural and legal trends are in favor of expanded LGBT rights on their campuses, which could mean their policies on sexual behavior could face serious challenges.

Trump isn't homophobic, supports her views 'quite well'

Trump isn't homophobic, supports her views 'quite well'
- When the reporter argued that he hasn't come out in full support of LGBT rights, Barr snapped back arguing that he isn't homophobic and in fact, supports same-sex marriage. “He does. Yes, he does. He has said it several times, you know, that he's not homophobic at all,” she argued. The sitcom was ...

Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board Responds to Shooting of Gay Man, Insist City Is Safe

Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board Responds to Shooting of Gay Man, Insist City Is Safe
- As President of the LGBT Business & Tourism Association of Puerto Vallarta (Act LGBT A.C.) and on behalf of the board, our members and the LGBT community of Puerto Vallarta we deeply regret what Carl Blea and Marc Lange's experienced this weekend and we hope for a speedy recovery.

Campaign on ideas, not racial stereotypes

Campaign on ideas, not racial stereotypes
- I also hope to challenge some commonly held stereotypes and, through the use of history, help all Americans to come to common positions and begin to tear down racial divides. “I think they really feel that because he's African-American, somehow they're going to pull us in, but we know we're much ...

The Easter 1960 shopping boycott that led Dryades Street businesses to hire African-Americans

The Easter 1960 shopping boycott that led Dryades Street businesses to hire African-Americans
- In the spring of 1960, the Consumers' League of Greater New Orleans—an African-American organization fighting racial hiring discrimination—sponsored a boycott of merchants on the Dryades Street corridor that coincided with the Easter shopping rush. At the time, the street was a primary shopping ...

Audit Finds Portland's Gang Patrol Officers Disproportionately Target African Americans

Audit Finds Portland's Gang Patrol Officers Disproportionately Target African Americans
- It's likely that members of Portland's Gang Enforcement Team (GET) are racially profiling people they pull over for committing traffic violations—under the assumption they're involved in a gang. But, because the Portland Police Bureau hasn't kept any reliable data to confirm nor deny this assumption, the ...

Mexico won't pay. Congress won't pay. Now Trump wants US military to pay for border wall

Mexico won't pay. Congress won't pay. Now Trump wants US military to pay for border wall
Trump, who repeatedly insisted during the 2016 campaign that Mexico would pay for a wall along the southern border, is privately pushing the US military to fund construction of his signature project. Trump has told advisers that he was spurned in a large spending bill last week ...

He always said Mexico would pay, but now Trump is privately pushing the US military to fund his ...

He always said Mexico would pay, but now Trump is privately pushing the US military to fund his ...
Trump, who repeatedly insisted during the 2016 campaign that Mexico would pay for a wall along the southern border, is privately pushing the U.S. military to fund construction of his signature project. Trump has told advisers that he was spurned in a large .

Trump trade war may boost Mexico, Central America makers

Trump trade war may boost Mexico, Central America makers
- Apparel makers in Mexico and Central America could benefit from the US's $50bn of proposed tariff hikes on Chinese imports if retailers boost sourcing south of the border, industry experts say. "If Chinese imports become more expensive for American retailers they could buy more from us," says Arturo ...

Trump needs Congress's approval to have Pentagon pay for Mexico wall

Trump needs Congress's approval to have Pentagon pay for Mexico wall
- Still angry about the budget deal he signed last week, Trump has floated the idea of using the Pentagon budget to pay for his long-promised border wall with Mexico, despite the fact that such spending would likely require approval from Congress. Trump raised the funding plan with ...

Jared Kushner is still in the driver's seat on US-Mexico relations, but a deeper problem persists

Jared Kushner is still in the driver's seat on US-Mexico relations, but a deeper problem persists
- US-Mexico relations under Trump have been characterized by disruption, but Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, has reportedly been working diligently to mend the frays. Kushner has lobbied Trump to stop insisting Mexico pay for the border wall he promised ...

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