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jueves, 28 de marzo de 2019

Chick-fil-A requests dialogue after city votes to ban restaurant from airport over 'anti-LGBT behavior'

Chick-fil-A requests dialogue after city votes to ban restaurant from airport over 'anti-LGBT behavior'
- Chick-fil-A has reached out to the San Antonio leadership after the Texas city's council narrowly voted to ban the popular chicken sandwich chain from ...

Amazon, Google, Facebook pen letter opposing Texas bills 'that allow for the exclusion of LGBTQ ...

Amazon, Google, Facebook pen letter opposing Texas bills 'that allow for the exclusion of LGBTQ ...
- Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, denies that his bill would affect local LGBT nondiscrimination ordinances. Sen. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, said his ...

LGBT rights group suspends Google from its corporate rankings

LGBT rights group suspends Google from its corporate rankings
- year's Corporate Equality Index after the company failed to pull a controversial app that the LGBT rights group says equates to conversion therapy

First LGBT-inclusive textbooks for elementary schools in Japan

First LGBT-inclusive textbooks for elementary schools in Japan
- Publishers of elementary school textbooks in Japan have included LGBT information in the latest editions of their books. Two out of five ...

Brunei Shariah law applies death sentence for homosexuality

Brunei Shariah law applies death sentence for homosexuality
- The laws do not only target the LGBT community. The laws go much wider than that. But certainly some of the penalties contained within the laws will ...

Piers Morgan challenges Muslim journalist who says being gay is a 'choice' during debate on ...

Piers Morgan challenges Muslim journalist who says being gay is a 'choice' during debate on ...
- Piers Morgan today challenged a Muslim journalist who said being gay was a 'choice' during a debate on parents removing their children from LGBT ...

Primary children to be taught about LGBT issues after historic vote

Primary children to be taught about LGBT issues after historic vote
- Primary school pupils are set to learn about LGBT relationships after an overwhelming majority of MPs voted in support of it. In what has been hailed ...

Chick-fil-A is still donating to anti-LGBT groups. Why are people still eating there?

Chick-fil-A is still donating to anti-LGBT groups. Why are people still eating there?
- Chick-fil-A is back under fire for its notorious anti-LGBT stances. Last week, ThinkProgress reported that the corporation's charitable leg, the Chick-fil-A ...

Can Latin America become a world leader in the medical cannabis market?

Can Latin America become a world leader in the medical cannabis market?
- The medical cannabis market in Latin America is expected to be worth ... building and labour costs are a lot lower in Latin American countries, also.

Digital economy will represent over half of Latin America's GDP by 2022

Digital economy will represent over half of Latin America's GDP by 2022
- According to IDC Latin America, IT spending in Latin America between 2019 ... "digital native" IT environments in order to thrive in the digital economy.

America for the Americans, or the paradox of international diversity at Columbia

America for the Americans, or the paradox of international diversity at Columbia
- As a Latin American and Caribbean studies major, I've been thinking about my ... connote a preparation for North American postsecondary education?

Scottish bishops reject proposed hate crime laws, fear criminalization of religion

Scottish bishops reject proposed hate crime laws, fear criminalization of religion
- A working group tackling the issue of hate crimes in Scotland is seeking to change current legislation in a way that may cause new problems, the ...

Prosecutors drop all charges against Jussie Smollett

Prosecutors drop all charges against Jussie Smollett
- February, Empire actor Jussie Smollett was arrested for allegedly filing a false police report in what authorities said was a hate crime hoax. But in an ...

Most Americans continue to oppose religious service refusals to LGBT people

Most Americans continue to oppose religious service refusals to LGBT people
- The survey by the Public Religion Research Institute follows up on findings released last week that show strong majorities within all religious groups ...

New Landmark Survey of 50 States Finds Broad Support for LGBT Rights

New Landmark Survey of 50 States Finds Broad Support for LGBT Rights
- "The broad support for laws to protect LGBT people from discrimination ... Fully seven in 10 Mormons ( 70 percent ), along with 65 percent of black ...

More Americans say gov't spends too little helping blacks

More Americans say gov't spends too little helping blacks
- A growing percentage of Americans now attribute black-white inequality to ... The shift in attitudes crosses racial and political lines, the poll showed, ...