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jueves, 29 de marzo de 2018

Fight for queer rights is a fight for human rights

Fight for queer rights is a fight for human rights
- Because the fight for black rights and the fight for queer rights are both ultimately fights for human rights, there can be accepted no ideology that places one person's race or love or gender over that of another. Because queer people have fought for their place in this society for so long, we cannot accept ...



As Nigerians, We Need To Stop Giving People A Platform To Spread Ignorance

As Nigerians, We Need To Stop Giving People A Platform To Spread Ignorance
- In a society that works as (best) as it should, you'd hardly find a group of straight people gathering to discuss how THEY feel about LGBT issues, nor should people who live in a homogenous society try and define what racism is for black people around the world. These are really sensitive topics that are ...

Gay rights and Barbados politics

Gay rights and Barbados politics
- Barbados government minister Steve Blackett has lashed out against LGBT members complaining that thye are 'badgering' the administration, and affirmed his stance against legalizing same sex marriages while rejecting urgings for the island to change course. The Social Care and Community ...

LGBT Drama 'The Wound' Back In South African Court To Battle Controversial Porn Classification

LGBT Drama 'The Wound' Back In South African Court To Battle Controversial Porn Classification
- Three days after scooping six prizes at the South African Film And Television Awards, the backers of Oscar short-listed festival hit The Wound were back in court yesterday to argue against the film's controversial adult rating. Related · Busy Sundance Producer Rachel Song Launches China Production ...

Repeal your old anti-LGBT laws

Repeal your old anti-LGBT laws
- Petition seeks repeal of anti-LGBT laws in effect in 37 Commonwealth countries. The total of 53 member countries in the Commonwealth are shown on this map. The time has come for the leaders of former British colonies to discuss the repeal of anti-LGBT laws left over from their days as subjects of the ...

UKIP's LGBT officials resign in protest after anti-gay 'Gaystapo' campaigner named Families chief

UKIP's LGBT officials resign in protest after anti-gay 'Gaystapo' campaigner named Families chief
- After PinkNews reported his appointment, the party has faced mass resignations from LGBT* in UKIP – a small group of activists who have long campaigned for the party to take a more tolerant stance on LGBT rights. The group's chair Flo Lewis and deputy Dan Channing both announced they would be ...

Christian Colleges Increasingly Facing Division over LGBT Issues

Christian Colleges Increasingly Facing Division over LGBT Issues
- Conservative Christian colleges are more and more facing divisions over issues, such as LGBT rights and other social issues. Many schools ask that faculty and students agree to a “faith statement,” which outlines the college's views on those social issues. The statements typically prohibit homosexual ...

Pro-LGBT priest at LA Archdioceses religious education event says Catholic Church invented sin

Pro-LGBT priest at LA Archdioceses religious education event says Catholic Church invented sin
- The Archdiocese of Los Angeles' recent large-scale religious education gathering (LA REC) continued to feature in this year's event a number of outspoken dissident Catholic leaders who championed the LGBT agenda. One pro-LGBT priest ...

Why People Should Visit Black Churches and Black People Should Welcome Them

Why People Should Visit Black Churches and Black People Should Welcome Them
- Nearly 87 percent of Christian churches in the U.S. are either made up of only white, or only African-American parishioners. When we worship in the comfortable bubble of segregation, we miss the opportunity for racial reconciliation, as mandated by Jesus: "A new command I give you: Love one another.

Local Africans, African-Americans consider how to respond to questions about origins

Local Africans, African-Americans consider how to respond to questions about origins
- I'm African American, but I'm heavily European as well, but I feel odd putting mixed race. I think because colorism in our society, it's just the burden on me,” she said. “But just myself consciously putting mixed race and being African American for so long and not even knowing the African side. I'm torn ...

Trump Tweeted Pictures Claiming "The Start" Of His Border Wall, But It Was Actually An Old Project

Trump Tweeted Pictures Claiming "The Start" Of His Border Wall, But It Was Actually An Old Project
- Building a wall along the southern border has been a key promise from Trump, one which he has assured would be paid for by Mexico. However, the Department of Homeland Security is still evaluating prototypes for construction of that wall and no new sections have been built, said Carlos Diaz, ...

Trump tweets misleading pictures of border wall

Trump tweets misleading pictures of border wall
- The images that Trump included in a tweet about being briefed on the start of his signature wall were actually of cranes replacing a barrier fence along the Mexican border, according to reports. “Great briefing this afternoon on the start of our Southern Border WALL!” the president tweeted ...

Trump's Visitor From Outer Space

Trump's Visitor From Outer Space
- The Department of Defense seems about as enthusiastic about paying for the wall as Mexico is. So, what next? Well, the military is going to give Trump that parade he wants. On Veterans Day. It's billed as a no-tanks-invited celebration of the contributions of veterans from the Revolutionary War to the ...

The art of dealing with Donald Trump's tariffs

The art of dealing with Donald Trump's tariffs
- South Korea may have bought itself a permanent exemption from the current set of steel and aluminium tariffs, but there is no guarantee Trump will not simply come back in a few months' time with a fresh excuse and new restrictions. It would be very short-sighted for Canada and Mexico to give in to ...

Trump's risky gambles in hunt for foreign policy win

Trump's risky gambles in hunt for foreign policy win
- It matches his threat to tear up the Iran nuclear deal if European allies do not agree to tougher measures against Tehran and his vow to tear up NAFTA if Canada and Mexico do not make trade concessions. Trump's supporters point to the fact that America's allies have engaged with US negotiators to find ...

In Trumpland, bad news doesn't seem to hurt

In Trumpland, bad news doesn't seem to hurt
- No one made a count of how many times in the election campaign Trump said he was going to build a wall and that Mexico was going to pay for it. But it was surely in the hundreds. And he was defiant about it. And his supporters loved it. They were gaga. But last week, the wall got a big no from ...

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