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domingo, 8 de abril de 2018

A bisexual state delegate wants to ban conversion therapy on minors. Her state senator father ...

A bisexual state delegate wants to ban conversion therapy on minors. Her state senator father ...
- Among LGBT adults under 60, the study found that close to 700,000 had undergone some form of conversion therapy, about half of them as adolescents. The institute predicted that, among LGBT youth currently in their teens, another 20,000 will be subjected to it before they turn 18. “If this bill keeps even ...

Ukraine's 'gay propaganda' petition that said gay people are 'a terrible influence' stopped in its tracks

Ukraine's 'gay propaganda' petition that said gay people are 'a terrible influence' stopped in its tracks
- The likelihood of a “gay propaganda” law coming to fruition in Ukraine has been temporarily quashed by the country's anti-discrimination Ombudsman. Aksana Filipishyna – who is the Human Rights, non-discrimination and gender equality Ombusdman in the country – has demanded the removal of a ...

Feeling disenfranchised by Phoenix Pride, undocumented LGBT people find their own way to ...

Feeling disenfranchised by Phoenix Pride, undocumented LGBT people find their own way to ...
- With the Phoenix Pride Festival and Parade now just one day away, organizers and members of Trans Queer Pueblo, a community organization providing political, economic, and social services to undocumented LGBT people of color, have wrapped up a week of action leading up to

New head of the Armed Forces threatens to block promotions unless officers improve the ...

New head of the Armed Forces threatens to block promotions unless officers improve the ...
- Last year, LGBT charity Stonewall named the Army in its Top 100 employers for equality. One infantry officer said: 'Though well meaning, the scheme is damn well patronising to men and women who have fought together on the front line and been to hell and back. 'We don't give a stuff whether someone ...

Bob Dylan Records A Song For The LGBT Community

Bob Dylan Records A Song For The LGBT Community
- Bob Dylan Records A Song For The LGBT Community. by Paul Cashmere on April 8, 2018. in News. Bob Dylan has released a song for the LGBT community. 'He's Funny That Way' was recorded as part of the six-track EP 'Universal Love'.

Global protesters demand an investigation into the Chechnya purge

Global protesters demand an investigation into the Chechnya purge
- In a report to mark the anniversary of the purge, Russian LGBT+ rights group The LGBT Foundation reported that in the summer of 2017, at least 200 gay people were held in secret prisons throughout the region. At least 26 were killed during that time, the report said. “We have ensured the safety of ...

Amber Roman: Dallas Police Department's new LGBT liaison

Amber Roman: Dallas Police Department's new LGBT liaison
- People assume under the blanket of LGBT, everyone's all together and loving and happy. That's just not the case,” she said. “There are many secular groups in the LGBT community.” It's those same divisions that exist in the city of Dallas, particularly North and South Dallas, that Roman aims to address ...

Atlanta police department to hold LGBT citizen academy

Atlanta police department to hold LGBT citizen academy
- It will be facilitated by the Atlanta police department's LGBT Liaison Unit. 'I commend the Atlanta Police Department for prioritizing a culture of respect with Atlanta's LGBTQ community,' Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said in a statement. 'Atlanta must remain a community where all people live their ...

On My Block' hits race, poverty with teen humor

On My Block' hits race, poverty with teen humor
Set in a fictional working-class Latino and black Southern California neighborhood, the series follows a group of quick-witted teens as they work through typical issues of love and acceptance while doing their best to avoid (and ignore) the gang violence and constant police presence around them.

King is a hero for all Americans

King is a hero for all Americans
- The anniversary on April 4 has prompted African Americans,whites, and all Americans to reflect on what has changed in race relations and conditions, and what has not, over the last half century. The Herald-Press invited the Rev. Roy Duncan, pastor of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church in Palestine, ...

Roseanne reboot under fire for joke about 'black and Asian families'

Roseanne reboot under fire for joke about 'black and Asian families'
- It comes after the show's lead star and creator, Roseanne Barr, has faced criticism for several allegedly racist and homophobic remarks in the past, and ... Black-ish is an American sitcom centered around an upper-middle-class African-American family, and FOB is a sitcom about a Taiwanese immigrant ...

50 Years Since the Days Following the Assassination of MLK

50 Years Since the Days Following the Assassination of MLK
- He was accused even by some prominent African American spokespersons of abandoning the racial struggle and damaging the realization of equality in ... a mass demonstration to support the predominately African American sanitation workers seeking recognition as the American Federation of State, ...

Trump and truth: Another difficult week

Trump and truth: Another difficult week
Trump, however, cannot let go. On Thursday, he found his way back to the issue during a rambling discussion of illegal immigration, border security and his plan to send the National Guard to police the U.S. border with Mexico. He argued that Democrats have a vested interest in the current immigration ...

On the Mexico border, feelings about Trump, immigrants and the wall aren't as simple as some think

On the Mexico border, feelings about Trump, immigrants and the wall aren't as simple as some think
- The border has long been the epicenter for policies of hatred, nativism," said historian David Dorado Romo, author of Ringside to a Revolution. "This is where the country's contradictions are carried out." Last week, Trump said he planned to use U.S. troops to police the border with Mexico until he gets ...

Trump adviser says 'alarming' 200 percent increase in attempted US-Mexico border crossings ...

Trump adviser says 'alarming' 200 percent increase in attempted US-Mexico border crossings ...
- A White House adviser said an "alarming" increase of more than 200 percent in apprehensions in March of people trying to cross into the U.S. from Mexico helped to prompt President Donald Trump's decision deploy National Guard troops at the border. “It's alarming. It's an over 200 percent increase and ...

Alec Baldwin's Trump congratulates Putin, worries about 'Mad Maxicans' in SNL skit

Alec Baldwin's Trump congratulates Putin, worries about 'Mad Maxicans' in SNL skit
- A reporter then asks a question about whether the Stormy Daniels non-disclosure agreement is no longer binding, in the wake of Trump's recent comment that he ... Baldwin's Trump asks the Latvian president. ... But the reporter asks him why he's sending National Guard troops to the Mexican border.

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