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jueves, 5 de abril de 2018

The workplace doesn't do enough for LGBT+ employees, but that could change

The workplace doesn't do enough for LGBT+ employees, but that could change
- The South African LGBT+ Management Forum will launch the first of its kind in Africa-Middle East region, a standard that South African companies can use to measure their levels of LGBT+ inclusivity. The South African Workplace Equality Index (SAWEI) will be launched on May 17 to coincide with ...



The World Cup in Russia – Football's step backwards for LGBT rights

The World Cup in Russia – Football's step backwards for LGBT rights
- The discrimination in Russia against LGBT rights is extreme in comparison to British society. FARE, football's world governing body for operating the anti-discrimination monitoring system, is producing a guide on how Black, Asian, minority ethnic groups and LGBT supporters should behave out in public ...

52 Straight People Who Nabbed Oscar Noms for LGBT Roles

52 Straight People Who Nabbed Oscar Noms for LGBT Roles
- Gay — and lesbian, bi, and trans — is gold! At least if you're talking about those statues handed out by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences every spring. Of course, this rule also does not apply to out actors, who, as Ian McKellen noted in 2016, have never taken home acting's top prize.

Police wanted to be in Pride parade to improve relations with LGBT community, says deputy chief

Police wanted to be in Pride parade to improve relations with LGBT community, says deputy chief
- Asked repeatedly whether police treat members of the city's LGBT community differently, McLean responded: "I can't answer that. I'm not on the front line." McLean said some people say they're satisfied with police. But, "I'm also hearing that sometimes it falls short," she said. "Those are the conversations ...

Gays will go to hell if they've don't 'repent,' Australian rugby star says

Gays will go to hell if they've don't 'repent,' Australian rugby star says
- Folau is called the best player on the Wallabies, Australia's national rugby team, whose one-time teammate David Pocock has been an outspoken advocate for LGBT rights. The two spoke after Folau came out against same-sex marriage last year, and I would love to listen in to their theological debate ...

Malaysian University Forum To 'Convert' LGBT Students, Draws Criticism

Malaysian University Forum To 'Convert' LGBT Students, Draws Criticism
- A Malaysian university has held a forum to "convert" lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students, media reported on ... The association confirmed that it held the forum in a post on its Facebook page last month, saying it wanted to stop the spread of "LGBT culture" in Malaysia, ...

LGBT campaigners slam Grindr over data breach

LGBT campaigners slam Grindr over data breach
LGBT campaigners have cautioned against using dating sites after it emerged Grindr shared data with two external companies. It was revealed this week the LGBT dating app had, among other things, provided information on HIV status, including date last tested. It has since stopped sharing the data.

Many LGBT Elders Fear Long Term Care Facilities

Many LGBT Elders Fear Long Term Care Facilities
- That's the ultimate fear. You could experience abandonment or judgement that you have no control over," said David Ragan who is with the Beatitudes Campus in Phoenix. Ragan said there aren't many long term care facilities in the Phoenix area that are openly LGBT friendly. LGBT people of color also ...

Cuomo has key LGBT support as Nixon launches primary challenge

Cuomo has key LGBT support as Nixon launches primary challenge
- Being visible and queer has been one of the great unexpected pleasures of my life,” Nixon said. “But right now we're at a critical moment for the LGBTQ community. Many of us are being left behind: Queer people who are black or Muslim or undocumented or trans or working class. While some part of ...

How MLK helped create Star Trek's black female gay icon who inspired a generation

How MLK helped create Star Trek's black female gay icon who inspired a generation
- future struggles for equality—including that of LGBTQ folks—deserves recognition. King may not have intended as much when he sat down with an actress-supporter back in 1967, but in doing so, he helped create an African-American gay icon who would inspire a generation. Join us on this journey…

The Rise of Chinese Startups in Latin America

The Rise of Chinese Startups in Latin America
- Ofo, the native Beijing bicycle sharing service, is scheduled to make its first appearance in Latin America, starting with Mexico. Smartphone manufacturer Transsion Holdings is expected to begin operations in Colombia while China Mobile Games & Entertainment Group is preparing to spread its mobile ...

Martin Luther King Jr.'s final, lesser-known campaign is more relevant than ever

Martin Luther King Jr.'s final, lesser-known campaign is more relevant than ever
- The Poor People's Campaign—King's coalition across racial groups, united in their fight to end poverty— aimed to recruit over 1 million people to occupy the National Mall. From Latino farmers' rights activists to white Appalachian coal miners, King's lesser-known dream sought to bring disparate ...

Trump's folly: 'Troops out of Syria! Troops to the Mexican border!'

Trump's folly: 'Troops out of Syria! Troops to the Mexican border!'
- On the border with Mexico, Trump would deploy the National Guard to intensify his crackdown on illegal immigration. That's the job of the U.S. Border Patrol, which says illegal immigrant crossings are at their lowest since 1971. But Trump's not fazed. “Until we can have a wall and proper security, we are ...

Trump risks opening a two-front trade war with China and Mexico just when we need them the most

Trump risks opening a two-front trade war with China and Mexico just when we need them the most
- In addition to the wrongheaded notion that all trade deficits are equal, and equally bad, the president opens a two-front trade war with China and Mexico just when we need them most. It is true that we have legitimate complaints about China's trade practices, including questions about the theft of ...

Trump is 'indulging his obsessions' over US-Mexico border

Trump is 'indulging his obsessions' over US-Mexico border
- This has been a week of Trump indulging his various obsessions, and one of those obsessions remains our border with Mexico,” Meyers said, referencing the president's stream of tweets regarding the southern border and Amazon. “He's been fuming about a caravan of immigrants headed here through ...

Mexican senators demand President Pena Nieto stops cooperation with US over Trump's repeated ...

Mexican senators demand President Pena Nieto stops cooperation with US over Trump's repeated ...
Mexican senators are calling on the nation's president, Enrique Pena Nieto, to stop cooperating with the US after Trump's repeated attacks on the country. A non-binding statement demanding a suspension of joint efforts to fight against organised crime until Mr Trump treats Mexico with respect ...

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