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domingo, 17 de diciembre de 2017

Hate crimes in Brent up 54% in just five years, Metropolitan Police figures reveal

Hate crimes in Brent up 54% in just five years, Metropolitan Police figures reveal
- Hates crimes against the LGBT community have risen from 32 in 2012 to 52 from January to October 2017. While hate crimes against the disabled were the type of hate crime least committed, although there has still been an increase. In 2012 there were five hate crimes against disabled people in the ...

CDC Now Has Seven Words They Can't Say in Budget Reports

CDC Now Has Seven Words They Can't Say in Budget Reports
- HHS has dropped information about LGBT Americans from its website, and in two surveys involving elderly people, the agency dropped questions involving gender identity and sexual orientation. The CDC meeting in Atlanta about the banned words was lead by Office of Financial Services senior leader ...

Masturbation, sharing beds lead to homosexuality, according to leaked Mormon teachings

Masturbation, sharing beds lead to homosexuality, according to leaked Mormon teachings
- The guidebook, wrote PinkNews, a British website that covers the LGBT community, “reveals some of the bizarre Freudian assumptions at the heart of the church's teachings.” The document also refers to masturbation as a “problem.” “Early masturbation experiences introduce the individual to sexual ...

Politically correct loo-nacy! LGBT campaigners push for gender-neutral toilets in ALL public and ...

Politically correct loo-nacy! LGBT campaigners push for gender-neutral toilets in ALL public and ...
LGBT campaigners push for gender-neutral toilets in ALL public and commercial buildings nationwide. The LGBT community wants to introduce gender-neutral toilets everywhere; The community are pushing for uni-sex toilets to be installed in all buildings; A proposal for change has been submitted to ...

Wishing Ed Buck Was in Prison'

Wishing Ed Buck Was in Prison'
- However, members of the California's Democratic Party's African American Caucus and its LGBT Caucus have spoken out. Darren Parker, chair of the African-American Caucus, said he will push for the party to return donations from Buck. Evan Murphy, Northern California chair of the LGBT Caucus, has ..

CDC banned words include 'diversity', 'transgender' and 'fetus' – report

CDC banned words include 'diversity', 'transgender' and 'fetus' – report
- Quoting an unnamed analyst present at the meeting, the Post said analysts were given alternatives. Instead of “science-based”, for example, CDC staff were told to use “science in consideration with community standards and wishes”. Women's rights groups and LGBT activists said the report reflected the ...

Judge who refused to hear adoption cases for LGBT couples refused to appear at his disciplinary ...

Judge who refused to hear adoption cases for LGBT couples refused to appear at his disciplinary ...
- A judge in southern Kentucky skipped his Friday disciplinary hearing examining allegations that Judge W. Mitchell Nance refused to hear adoption cases involving gay, lesbian or bisexual adults. Judge Nance, family court judge for Barren and Metcalfe counties, was absent at his disciplinary hearing ...

First Openly Gay Indian Prince Will Open LGBT Center in India

First Openly Gay Indian Prince Will Open LGBT Center in India
- In 2006, Indian Crown Prince of Rajpipla Manvendra Singh Gohil came out publicly, shattering global news as the world's first out prince. This news caused his family to disown him because of the humiliation they felt from his public display of self-affirmation. Since then, Manvendra has used his removal ...

Black Mayor Of Segregated Georgia Town Can't Get Keys To His Own Office

Black Mayor Of Segregated Georgia Town Can't Get Keys To His Own Office
- Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka officially rendered racial segregation in public schools unconstitutional in 1954, but more than 60 years later, other forms of segregation hold firm in the United States. Just ask Camilla, Georgia, mayor Rufus Davis, who is protesting his own city for what could be ...

Chile is a Latin American success story, so why are voters so unhappy?

Chile is a Latin American success story, so why are voters so unhappy?
- In Chile, official statistics put the poverty rate at 11.7 percent, or 2 million of the country's 18 million people, with 3 percent of the population suffering extreme poverty. But critics say that the numbers are based on a shopping basket from the 1980s and that the true poverty rate is much higher.

Ways to be racist

Ways to be racist
- In the 17th and 18th century, racists relied on theological and climate justification. Kendi cites early preachers who drew from the Bible, particularly Genesis, which claims that black people were the children of Ham, the son of Noah, who were turned black by Noah's curse on their depraved behavior.

California steps up its role as voice of 'Trump resistance'

California steps up its role as voice of 'Trump resistance'
- With the U.S Mexican border in the background, California State Attorney General Xavier Becerra talks to members of the media after he announced that he'd be filing a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the building of a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, during a news conference at Border ...

Harry Sterling: Instability increases around the world

Harry Sterling: Instability increases around the world
- Some point to the divisive and unsettling policies of Trump as major factors undermining stability in the U.S., even causing negative fallout for other countries. Both Canada and Mexico are keenly aware their economic futures could suffer if NAFTA is terminated due to Trump's threat to withdraw from the .

Rising pessimism has Mexico exploring world of post-NAFTA possibilities

Rising pessimism has Mexico exploring world of post-NAFTA possibilities
- There is no need for a Plan B," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in June, when asked what Canada would do if NAFTA renegotiations failed. Canada, Trudeau told the New York Times, was confident the free trade deal could be salvaged. That is Mexico's preferred option as well, but fears the Trump ...

Don't let Trump ruin NAFTA for Wisconsin

Don't let Trump ruin NAFTA for Wisconsin
- Their goods account for 84 percent of Wisconsin exports and almost half to Canada and Mexico. In addition, consumers would have to pay more because free trade lowers prices on both sides of the U.S. borders. Yet Trump continues to behave erratically, suggesting NAFTA must be renegotiated on ..

America still hasn't reckoned with the election of a reckless con man as president

America still hasn't reckoned with the election of a reckless con man as president
- I'm tired of hearing about how Russia intervened in the recent U.S. election and tired of the talk about collusion, and I'm especially fed up with the speculation that all this will doom the Trump presidency. My weariness is not due to a lack of indignation at how a foreign country covertly helped a reckless ...

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