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lunes, 9 de abril de 2018

Prominent LGBT Leader Endorses Pat Miles for Attorney General

Prominent LGBT Leader Endorses Pat Miles for Attorney General
- Calling him steady, thoughtful and smart, Equality Michigan Executive Director Stephanie White officially endorsed Pat Miles and his run to become Michigan's next Attorney General. “As an LGBT activist, I am proud to support Pat Miles as our next Attorney General,” White said. “It will take ...

Sex Education and LGBT Groups 'Rape the Minds of Children' Says Activist Mommy Elizabeth ...

Sex Education and LGBT Groups 'Rape the Minds of Children' Says Activist Mommy Elizabeth ...
LGBT and sexual health groups are “sneaking into schools” to “rape the minds of children,” according to a campaigner organizing an anti-comprehensive sex education protest in the U.S. and abroad. "Activist Mommy" Elizabeth Johnston, whose page has over 500,000 'likes' on Facebook, is urging ...

Can Democrats heal after bitter fight over attorney general race

Can Democrats heal after bitter fight over attorney general race
- Also last week, Miles filed a 68-page campaign finance complaint against Nessel, as well as announcing the endorsement of a prominent leader of the LGBT rights group Equality Michigan. That came after Nessel's team went to union leaders and pointed out the fact that Miles' law career included ...

How romance can protect gay and lesbian youths from emotional distress

How romance can protect gay and lesbian youths from emotional distress
- But the study of LGBT youth also showed romance — defined as an ongoing relationship with a lover, boyfriend, girlfriend or someone a person feels very close to — can make bisexual youth feel worse. Too few transgender youth were included in the study to determine the effects of romance on this ...

USA Film Festival announces lineup including lots of LGBT content

USA Film Festival announces lineup including lots of LGBT content
- The USA Film Festival — at 48 editions, the oldest film fest in Dallas — announced the lineup of programming for its upcoming festival, which includes about one-third films featuring gay content and/or LGBT filmmakers. Among the highlights will be a special tribute to former heartthrob and out screen ...

Miss Transgender UK launches new foundation to support LGBT people in the community

Miss Transgender UK launches new foundation to support LGBT people in the community
- A transgender woman from Scunthorpe has launched a new foundation called Bea Yourself to help support LGBT people in the community. After searching through beauty pageants stating that all participants must be naturally born females, Bea Wood came across the Miss Transgender UK pageant.

Atlanta Police to Hold LGBT Citizens Police Academy

Atlanta Police to Hold LGBT Citizens Police Academy
- The Atlanta Police Department is starting a new program to build trust with the LGBT community. The LGBT Citizens Police Academy is a two-day program that will be held by the department on April 17 and 18, according to Gay Star News. The program will focus on police-related topics and .

Transgender women to run Boston Marathon for first time

Transgender women to run Boston Marathon for first time
- “We take people at their word. We register people as they specify themselves to be,” said Tom Grilk, chief of the Boston Athletic Association, the group behind the race, the Boston Herald reported. “Members of the LGBT community have had a lot to deal with over the years, and we'd rather not add to that ...

How a new CoolShop in Missouri is making the outdoors more inclusive

How a new CoolShop in Missouri is making the outdoors more inclusive
- In an effort to foster more diversity, the store has teamed up with Outdoor Afro, a national non-profit organization that connects African Americans with outdoor experiences. Together, they'll host inclusive hikes near the store. The Grays plan to reach out to low-income families to offer classes and guided ...

Chauvinism, Poverty, Loneliness Lead to Child Abuse in Soccer Schools

Chauvinism, Poverty, Loneliness Lead to Child Abuse in Soccer Schools
- Machismo, poverty and loneliness make child soccer players more vulnerable to sexual abuse, experts told EFE on Sunday in the wake ... academies – each of which houses and trains around 50 kids ages 11-18 – is a contributing factor to child abuse, along with poverty and neglect.

Don't Invade My Language, Too

Don't Invade My Language, Too
- The word found new usage in English-speaking Americans in order to maintain the racial imaginary — an argument for another day — that somehow people of Latin American descent were inherently different from them. We were labeled as 'Hispanics' for a while in the 20th century. But that word ...

The gun control debate can be complicated for Latinos, too

The gun control debate can be complicated for Latinos, too
- Like whites, however, Latinos have mixed feelings about gun control. For instance, a poll by Latino Decisions in 2016 showed that while 95 percent of Hispanics thought people should be required to pass a background check in order to buy a gun, far fewer, about 60 percent, felt that Congress should ...

Borderland a focus in Mexican presidential race

Borderland a focus in Mexican presidential race
- Much like El Paso, Juárez lies far from the centers of power in Mexico, and it's unusual for a leading candidate to choose the city of 2.7 million to launch his campaign. But Mexico's northern neighbor and its president, along with the border, corruption and Mexican economy, have become ...

The real reason Trump is sending troops to the Mexican border

The real reason Trump is sending troops to the Mexican border
- Attempts to cross the U.S. illegally or without proper documentation are up more than 200 percent in March compared to the same month last year, though only to more normal levels. But that's not driving Trump's decision to send in the National Guard. The White House is bracing for electoral .

Gov. Scott Walker commits to send Wisconsin National Guard to Mexican border if Trump asks

Gov. Scott Walker commits to send Wisconsin National Guard to Mexican border if Trump asks
- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker committed to sending troops from the state's National Guard to the Mexican border if asked by President Donald Trump's administration. "Absolutely. Not only would I do it, I would take it a step further," Walker said on WISN radio. The GOP governor said he would ...

80 per cent chance of new NAFTA deal announced within a month

 80 per cent chance of new NAFTA deal announced within a month
- That's according to the Mexican minister leading the file. Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo tells the Mexican network Televisa that he believes a deal is probable soon. He says it won't happen within days, nor — as some had hoped — by the end of this week in time for Donald Trump, Justin ...

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