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jueves, 21 de diciembre de 2017

Writing As Protest and Therapy: Writing Can Save Us and the World

Writing As Protest and Therapy: Writing Can Save Us and the World
- I have been studying and writing about how LGBTQ people need positive depictions of themselves in order to survive in their homophobic and transphobic societies; they need to view, read, and write their existences into history and reality; and writing allows LGBTQ people to express their true selves, ...

Who Gets to Identify as 'Femme'?

Who Gets to Identify as 'Femme'?
- According to a GLAAD report from earlier this year, while 20 percent of millennials openly identify as LGBTQ, they're less likely than older queer generations to align themselves with binary terms like “gay” and “lesbian.” Which figures. As lines between genders, sexualities and queer identities blur, ...

Queer solidarity should never be underestimated.”

Queer solidarity should never be underestimated.”
- The government asked the Australian public to judge the validity of LGBTQ relationships. They didn't need to. The politicians were empowered to make the decision. Instead they conducted a 120 million dollar postal survey – not a vote, not even a necessary mechanism of our parliament. The Australian .

The CDC Words Trump "Banned" Were Projected Onto His Hotel & The Photos Are Powerful

The CDC Words Trump "Banned" Were Projected Onto His Hotel & The Photos Are Powerful
- After reports that the Trump Administration apparently banned several words at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention late last week, a group of LGBTQ activists decided to take their concerns all the way to the president — or, at least, to one of his eponymous properties. On Tuesday, members ...

Black Transgender Cheers Judge's Ruling to Stop Military Ban

Black Transgender Cheers Judge's Ruling to Stop Military Ban
- Sarah McBride, the national press secretary for the District of Columbia-based Human Right Campaign, the country's leading advocacy organization on LGBTQ issues, said in a statement that the ruling “is a victory in the fight against Trump and Mike Pence's cruel and animus-fueled policy.”.

1 in 3 of Trump's Federal Judge Nominees Have Anti-LGBTQ Records

1 in 3 of Trump's Federal Judge Nominees Have Anti-LGBTQ Records
- Recent victories for LGBTQ rights have mostly come from the decisions of federal district and circuit courts. That may change under the Trump administration. According to an analysis by Lambda Legal, nearly one-third of Trump's nominees to open federal judicial posts have a record of anti-LGBTQ ...

Sore loser Roy Moore attacks minorities as his last hopes for becoming a senator fade

Sore loser Roy Moore attacks minorities as his last hopes for becoming a senator fade
- Given Moore's long history of virulently anti-gay remarks, including support for recriminalizing sodomy, sharing the article seemed an attempt to further demonize Jones. Though LGBTQ activists were quick to respond to Moore's post, many supporters clearly took the bait, as their comments indicate:.

LGBTQ group slams CDC ban on word 'transgender': Trump should be ashamed of himself

LGBTQ group slams CDC ban on word 'transgender': Trump should be ashamed of himself
- The National LGBTQ Task Force tore into the Trump administration for reportedly banning the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from using terms like “transgender” in official documents. The nonprofit's executive director Rea Carey ripped the report in a statement Saturday, saying that ...

Salinas on Trump: 'enormous ignorance'

Salinas on Trump: 'enormous ignorance'
- is a man that surprised the world and even the United State itself by winning the presidential election in his country and he has shown that he has an enormous ignorance about Mexico [and] on occasions even racist attitudes,” the ex-president said. Salinas himself is also a highly controversial .

The Internet Dubbed Disney's Trump Robot with His Own Audio

The Internet Dubbed Disney's Trump Robot with His Own Audio
- For better or for (probably) worse, 2017 has come with a robust amount of Internet content via Trump. So it seems only fitting that someone rounded out the year by taking some of the President's more questionable soundbites and dubbing them over footage of his animatronic self at Disney ...

Amazon Mexico is now the biggest online retailer there

Amazon Mexico is now the biggest online retailer there
- But it's clear that Mexico is a nascent market when it comes to selling online with only good times ahead. Assuming that wall Trump wants doesn't go ahead. And don't forget that if you're already selling on Amazon.com in the USA, and perhaps also usuing FBA over there, then you can also automatically ...

Survey Reveals How Arizonans View Mexico

Survey Reveals How Arizonans View Mexico
Trump's determination to build a new wall along the United States-Mexico border, or at least his commitment to talking about it, has increased the tension between the two countries. But, even though the president's supporters are advocating for the wall, a new survey indicates that a ...

PM calls UN 'House of Lies,” preemptively rejects vote on Jeruselm

PM calls UN 'House of Lies,” preemptively rejects vote on Jeruselm
- Key countries to watch in vote: eastern and central EU countries, non-Muslim African states, India and Mexico. Netanyahu thanks ... “I want to thank Trump and Ambassador [Nikki] Haley for their courageous and uncompromising stand with Israel and the truth,” Netanyahu said. “In the end the .

Young immigrants to wait until '18 to learn their fate in US

Young immigrants to wait until '18 to learn their fate in US
Flake, a frequent Trump critic, said he has been impressed by Trump's commitment to protect the young immigrants. ... Ryan has said any immigration solution must include border security measures, though he said a wall along the entire U.S.-Mexico border, which Trump has urged, doesn't make sense.

EU and Mexico say they are 'very close' to new free-trade deal

EU and Mexico say they are 'very close' to new free-trade deal
- They also want to how their embrace of open markets as the United States turns inwards under Trump. EU Trade Commissioner Malmstrom told reporters at the end of a round of talks this week that the two sides were edging towards a deal, with more work needed at the start of 2018.

Trump says he may soon visit Mexico border wall prototypes

Trump says he may soon visit Mexico border wall prototypes
- We want to be able to see through ... we have a lot of help from the Border Patrol and from the ICE agents," Trump said. "We're getting their input on the wall, because who knows better than them." Eight border wall types are currently on display. Trump noted at the meeting that there were six border wall ...