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martes, 16 de enero de 2018

Latin America countries urged to abide by landmark LGBT rights ruling

Latin America countries urged to abide by landmark LGBT rights ruling
- Panama's Supreme Court in 2017 heard oral arguments in a case in which the plaintiffs are seeking marriage rights in the country. The Panamanian government has yet to publicly say whether it will abide by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights' landmark ruling in support of LGBT rights that it ...

Washington state weighs LGBTQ training for long-term care workers

Washington state weighs LGBTQ training for long-term care workers
- The legislation would require state nursing home workers and other long-term service providers to be trained in the needs of patients who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning. The move in Washington is part of a growing effort among advocates to ensure LGBT resident rights.

Why LGBT Activists Can't See What's Wrong With A 9-Year-Old Drag Queen

Why LGBT Activists Can't See What's Wrong With A 9-Year-Old Drag Queen
- Hilton messaged me on Twitter after I challenged him to explain why he would encourage the sexualization of a child as an LGBT activist. Although his tweets seem to celebrate children engaging in these adult activities, he seemed profoundly disturbed by the accusations. He believed the outrage came ...

University of Louisville School of Medicine aims to make medical education more LGBT-friendly

University of Louisville School of Medicine aims to make medical education more LGBT-friendly
- Stacie Steinbock, director of the LGBT satellite center at the University of Louisville's Health Sciences Center campus, told FierceHealthcare that her office is often the first line of contact for both LGBT students and Louisville residents, and it quickly became clear that there was a demand for physicians ...

Popular 'Kojien' dictionary rapped for definition of 'LGBT' in latest version

Popular 'Kojien' dictionary rapped for definition of 'LGBT' in latest version
Major publisher Iwanami Shoten is considering whether to make a revision to its best-selling "Kojien" dictionary after calls that the definition of the term "LGBT" in its latest edition is wrong. In the seventh edition of Kojien, which was released on Jan. 12 as the first update to the popular dictionary in 10 ...

Timothée Chalamet donates salary from Woody Allen film to LGBT charity, Time's Up

Timothée Chalamet donates salary from Woody Allen film to LGBT charity, Time's Up
- But what I can say is this: I don't want to profit from my work on the film, and to that end, I am going to donate my entire salary to three charities: TIME'S UP, The LGBT Center in New York, and RAINN [Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network]. I want to be worthy of standing shoulder to shoulder with the ...

Ghana's first transgender female revealed, TV presenter slammed

Ghana's first transgender female revealed, TV presenter slammed
LGBT Ghanaians should have the same protection from the government as everyone else,” said Wendy Isaack, LGBT rights researcher at HRW. “And the government should work to address the stigma that subjects people to violence in their own homes, the place where they should feel safest.”

Scottsdale calls on Arizona to handle LGBT non-discrimination protections

Scottsdale calls on Arizona to handle LGBT non-discrimination protections
- Scottsdale has rejected a city LGBT non-discrimination ordinance in the past, but city politicians recently voted to send a letter to ask Arizona lawmakers to handle it at the state level. Arizona is one of more than 25 states that offer no protections for sexual orientation and gender identity that would clearly ...

Almost 50 years on from his death, here's how the US has changed

Almost 50 years on from his death, here's how the US has changed
Race is still one of the biggest issues in the US today. Racially motivated police brutality, a disproportionately high number of African Americans in jail, white supremacist marches, and  Trump's recent reported comments towards African nations; the struggle for racial equality seems ...

Why black voter turnout fell in 2016

Why black voter turnout fell in 2016
- Democratic partisanship has become significantly tied to black identity in the United States. The historical and continued racial segregation of black communities has produced spaces in which in-group members can leverage social sanctions against other group members to ensure compliance with ...

Trump's America: 'Dreamers must make deal with devil'

Trump's America: 'Dreamers must make deal with devil'
- The Trump administration announced in September that the programme, which protects 800,000 individuals, would be phased out by March, unless Democrats could agree with Republicans to an increase in immigration enforcement, including a US-Mexico border wall. Judge William Alsup wrote in his ...

Conan O'Brien is taking his show to Haiti after 'Donald Trump's very negative Yelp review'.

Conan O'Brien is taking his show to Haiti after 'Donald Trump's very negative Yelp review'.
- The comic has previously denied that his foreign trips are meant to be political, but the Mexico episode tackled the subject of Trump head-on. He spoke to Vicente Fox, the previous Mexican President, who wore 'no f***ing wall' boots and spoke directly to the camera several times, as if addressing Trump.

Trump's first year of diplomacy finds friends and foes

Trump's first year of diplomacy finds friends and foes
- Though they later met for the first time in Germany around the G-20, the so-far-unfunded wall along the border has dominated the US-Mexico relationship and threatens to do so throughout Trump's second year in office. It has also left Peña Nieto damaged, with little goodwill back home and a approval ...

Fiat Chrysler CEO warns consumers could 'pay the price' if NAFTA unravels

Fiat Chrysler CEO warns consumers could 'pay the price' if NAFTA unravels
- Last week, Fiat Chrysler announced the company would shift production of heavy-duty pickup trucks from Mexico to the U.S. by 2020. That decision should go some way to alleviating some of Trump's concerns about the dislocation of production capacity out of the country, ...

Trump Tweets Ridiculous Lies in Insane Tweetstorm

Trump Tweets Ridiculous Lies in Insane Tweetstorm
- Since the early days of his presidential campaign Donald Trump has been calling for a massive wall to be built on America's border with Mexico. He also promised countless times that Mexico would pay for his wall. There was never any reason to believe that would happen, but Trump's cult of supporters ...

How a Nafta Breakdown Could Blow Back Into Shale Patch

How a Nafta Breakdown Could Blow Back Into Shale Patch
- Long before the Trump Administration called for "energy dominance", the pre-election Trump campaign derided the North American Free Trade .... First, if the resulting dislocation in Mexico's trade and foreign direct investment slowed economic growth, that could have a knock-on effect in energy demand ...