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lunes, 11 de diciembre de 2017

What Black People Need to Know about Masterpiece Cakeshop and ...

What Black People Need to Know about Masterpiece Cakeshop and ...
- Though some in the Black community may not immediately see how a case involving LGBT plaintiffs impacts them, any change to public accommodation laws could cause grave and immediate harm to the Black community. Public accommodation laws were passed after thousands of Black people ...

In the Cake Case, LGBT People of Color Have the Most to Lose

In the Cake Case, LGBT People of Color Have the Most to Lose
- As a black queer woman, my personal identities are constantly intersecting, which makes it utterly impossible to separate. Those of us who are LGBTQ people of color are subjected to multifaceted discrimination. How can I know why someone really chooses to deny me services if the court rules in favor ...

Why India is stuck with 157-yr-old LGBT laws

Why India is stuck with 157-yr-old LGBT laws
- Which was the first country to legalise sexual acts between people of same gender? How many countries allow it? In 1791, the constitutional monarchy formed after the French Revolution adopted a Penal Code that removed sodomy provisions to become the first modern country to decriminalise ...

Hate crimes against LGBT+ people in deprived areas ignored

Hate crimes against LGBT+ people in deprived areas ignored
- If you don't ask people on the basic monitoring form whether they are LGBT, then if somebody has an issue because their neighbour is shouting homophobic abuse at them, you're asking them to come out at the same time as telling you about the anti-social behaviour," he said. "Also if you don't have ..

Supreme Court refuses to hear LGBT workplace discrimination case

Supreme Court refuses to hear LGBT workplace discrimination case
- The Supreme Court refused Monday to hear a case challenging whether sex discrimination protections in employment extend to sexual orientation. The justices denied an appeal from a Georgia woman who claims she was harassed and forced from her job as a security officer at Georgia Regional ...

I am nonbinary – can I get a Gender X passport in the UK?

I am nonbinary – can I get a Gender X passport in the UK?
- The Government Equalities Office recently invited the public to complete a National LGBT survey, which has now closed. This survey had the intention of informing plans to improve LGBT equality. At this point, the Government is analysing the feedback and will publish its findings soon.

Justices Turn Down LGBT Workplace Discrimination Challenge

Justices Turn Down LGBT Workplace Discrimination Challenge
- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to decide whether the nation's workplace anti-bias law bars sexual orientation discrimination. The justices may soon have another opportunity to take up the closely watched question. The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit heard arguments Sept.

LGBT Issues Are Not Discussed Enough In The Mainstream Media - This Must Change

LGBT Issues Are Not Discussed Enough In The Mainstream Media - This Must Change
- Comedian Stephen Bailey believes that the media does not address or highlight LGBT issues enough. Here, in an exclusive vlog for HuffPost UK, he talks about how the Orlando terrorist attack did not receive enough coverage, how there are not enough gay couples on television and how - with the help ...

Trump's Jerusalem decision and the implications for NAFTA

Trump's Jerusalem decision and the implications for NAFTA
- On NAFTA too, Trump has been consistent. He routinely denounces it as “the worst deal ever,” saying it gives too much to Mexico and Canada. He says that if it isn't completely rewritten in America's favour he will cancel it. The Canadian government, which is desperate to keep NAFTA largely as is, has ..

Populist Plutocracy and the Future of America

Populist Plutocracy and the Future of America
- Manufacturers who fooled Trump into thinking they would keep production in the US have continued to transfer operations quietly to Mexico, China, and elsewhere. Moreover, international provisions in the pending tax legislation will give US multinationals an even greater incentive to invest, hire, and ..

How far will Trump go to keep his core supporters on his side?

How far will Trump go to keep his core supporters on his side?
- Manufacturers who fooled Trump into thinking they would keep production in the US have continued to transfer operations quietly to Mexico, China and elsewhere. Moreover, international provisions in the pending tax legislation will give US multinationals an even greater incentive to invest, hire and ...

Trump's Accusers Call on Congress to Investigate Their Claims

Trump's Accusers Call on Congress to Investigate Their Claims
- Brave New Films announced the surprise press conference late Sunday night, days after three senators separately suggested that Trump should resign and only a few hours after US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told Face the Nation that "women who accuse anyone should be heard," including ...

Trump Super PAC Gets 12-Year-Old Girl To Interview Roy Moore

Trump Super PAC Gets 12-Year-Old Girl To Interview Roy Moore
- A Trump-supporting super PAC arranged to have a 12-year-old girl interview Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore for a campaign video. ... her interview at Alabama GOP headquarters by asking Moore whether he'll support Trump in building a wall between the United States and Mexico.

How the original US-Mexico border markers led to decades of fear and antipathy

How the original US-Mexico border markers led to decades of fear and antipathy
- Taylor did this during an era of ever-growing militarisation as cartel-related violence soared and the US continued to ramp up its post-9/11 spending on border security, adding to political and cultural tensions mined by Trump, who continues to demand the construction of the border wall he ...

Trump's presidency, hurricanes, sexual harassment

Trump's presidency, hurricanes, sexual harassment
Trump's determination to wall off America's border with Mexico triggered a diplomatic clash and fresh fight over trade as the White House proposed a 20 per cent tax on imports from the key U.S. ally to fund the border wall and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto abruptly .

How close is Trump to an impeachment?

How close is Trump to an impeachment?
Trump has failed to make headway with his many promises during the 2016 campaign, like building a massive wall between the United States and Mexico to prevent Mexicans from migrating illegally to the US because, according to Trump during the campaign, Mexicans are undesirable people. Trump's ...