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jueves, 19 de abril de 2018

Would a law banning LGBT discrimination be good for Ohio business?

Would a law banning LGBT discrimination be good for Ohio business?
- Advocates of LGBT rights in Ohio say a non-discrimination law would benefit business in Ohio — but opponents say such rights could hinder free speech and religious freedom. Both supporters and opponents of a bill that would create LGBT protections discussed anti-discrimination laws and their ...

LGBT rights group takes aim at Pence as (T) woes deepen

LGBT rights group takes aim at Pence as (T) woes deepen
- A leading progressive group is launching a campaign-style effort to paint Vice President Mike Pence as an extremist who wields unprecedented power in the White House – an early sign that as the vice president takes a lead role in midterm campaigning, he also risks making himself a target.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry: LGBT Issues Are "Basic Human Rights"

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry: LGBT Issues Are "Basic Human Rights"
- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are putting LGBT rights at the forefront of their royal agenda. Speaking at the Commonwealth Youth Forum in London Wednesday, the couple – due to marry next month – chatted to young people at an event in which speakers from around the world gathered to discuss ...

FIFA, for once, takes ethical stand to stop another anti-LGBT World Cup

FIFA, for once, takes ethical stand to stop another anti-LGBT World Cup
- International soccer has too often been marred with scandal, ranging from bribery to match-fixing to prejudice. The latter of those three is particularly ridiculous, considering that soccer is a game played by everyone. It is the beautiful game primarily for the wheel of color, variety of religions and different ...

Mike Pence Is 'One of the Greatest Threats to Equality,' LGBT Rights Group Says

Mike Pence Is 'One of the Greatest Threats to Equality,' LGBT Rights Group Says
- Vice President Mike Pence has come under fire from an LGBT rights group that has described him as “one of the greatest threats to equality” in a new campaign slamming the politician. The Republican has a dim record on LGBT rights. He opposes equal marriage and signed a religious freedom bill ...

New Campaign Puts a Spotlight on 31 States Where LGBT Discrimination Remains the Law

New Campaign Puts a Spotlight on 31 States Where LGBT Discrimination Remains the Law
- It's been three years since same-sex marriage became legal in all 50 states. The landmark Supreme Court decision was a resounding victory for the LGBT community, but advocates say there's still a long way to go. After the legalization of gay marriage, many incorrectly assumed that LGBT citizens have ...

CP+B Tackles Discrimination Against LGBT Community For Ad Council, Gill Foundation

CP+B Tackles Discrimination Against LGBT Community For Ad Council, Gill Foundation
- This June will mark three years since the landmark case declaring marriage legal for same-sex couples in all 50 states. But LGBT Americans are facing increased discrimination. In the last year, 55% of people reported being discriminated against because of their gender identity or sexual orientation (an ...

The Justice Department Wants To Make It Harder To Track Crimes Against LGBT Teens

The Justice Department Wants To Make It Harder To Track Crimes Against LGBT Teens
- But LGBT Americans, including LGBT youth, are subject to higher rates of hate crimes and violence: 44% of lesbians, for example, report being the victim of stalking, rape or physical violence, compared to 35% of heterosexual women. Erasing data on queer youth will limit our understanding of the ...

Where Is The Border Between North and South America?

Where Is The Border Between North and South America?
- The North and South America used to be the Costa Rican border back when Panama was a province of Colombia, but when Panama got its independence from Colombia in 1903, the border was changed. Panama is widely regarded as the only country to have changed continents. The Islands.

Pope Francis Urges World Bank to Promote the Lives of Planet's Poorest

Pope Francis Urges World Bank to Promote the Lives of Planet's Poorest
- Pope Francis urged on Wednesday global financial and economic leadership to focus on alleviating poverty. After his weekly general audience, Francis reminded the congregation present at the Vatican's Saint Paul's square that the World Bank is to convene in Washington DC for its ...

Internet trolls are spreading fake Starbucks coupons exclusively for black customers after the chain ...

Internet trolls are spreading fake Starbucks coupons exclusively for black customers after the chain ...
- Fake free Starbucks coupons for customers of "African-American heritage" are circulating on social media. Controversial website 4chan seems to be the source of the hoax, with coupons containing hidden racial slurs and white-supremacist messages. Starbucks told Business Insider that the coupons are ...

Can Target's Black Beauty Products Launch Help Spur Racial Diversity Among Its Workforce?

Can Target's Black Beauty Products Launch Help Spur Racial Diversity Among Its Workforce?
- Black buying power is so strong: African-American consumers spend nearly nine times more than other racial groups on hair and beauty products, according to Nielsen. However, the brand's endeavor has come on the heels of its recent $3.7 million settlement in a racial discrimination lawsuit

Starbucks is Trying to Fix Its Problem with Racism — Now It's the Police's Turn

Starbucks is Trying to Fix Its Problem with Racism — Now It's the Police's Turn
- Dr. Eugene Gu is a resident physician at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and president of the Ganogen Research Institute. He graduated from Stanford University with honors and holds an M.D. from the Duke University School of Medicine. The views expressed in this piece are solely ...

Starbucks “embarrassed” by accusations of racial profiling in US cafes

Starbucks “embarrassed” by accusations of racial profiling in US cafes
- Howard Schultz's comments came after Starbucks announced it will close US stores on 29 May for company-wide “racial bias training”. The initiative is in response to the arrest of two black men for trespassing at a Philadelphia Starbucks last week. The two men were waiting for a friend when the ...

Charlotte politician sees 'racial overtones' in criticism of her 9-11 conspiracy theory

Charlotte politician sees 'racial overtones' in criticism of her 9-11 conspiracy theory
- Mayfield says the critics who responded from around the nation to her post resorted to "name-calling, instant disenfranchisement and even some racial overtones of disgust," reported WSOC. "It seems far too often that we as African Americans or Black people are not to have an opinion and with that in ...

Fake Starbucks Offers of Free Coffee for Black Customers Are Spreading In the Wake of Racism ...

Fake Starbucks Offers of Free Coffee for Black Customers Are Spreading In the Wake of Racism ...
- Fake coupons offering free Starbucks coffee to black customers are spreading online after the company faced an angry backlash over a racism scandal. The coupons feature an image claiming that Starbucks values “all people of color” and inviting customers of African-American heritage to claim a free ...