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jueves, 19 de enero de 2017

Saved by the polls? Social Security worker thinks so

Saved by the polls? Social Security worker thinks so
- David Hall, 42, of Tolono said he believes President-elect Donald Trump's win in November is partly why no punishment followed a two-day August suspension without pay for his continued refusal to watch the video, which he believes violates his religious beliefs.

Obama Says US Won't Go Backward on LGBT Issues

Obama Says US Won't Go Backward on LGBT Issues
- President Barack Obama says he doesn't think the expansion of LGBT rights in the U.S. is reversible. At his final press conference, Obama said that ...

Throw a Queer Dance Party Outside of Mike Pence's House

Throw a Queer Dance Party Outside of Mike Pence's House
- Around 200 people marched into the liberal enclave, where several homeowners had already hung up LGBT pride flags alongside their American flags. Residents set up the rainbow flags when they learned in December that Pence was moving into the neighborhood. As the music blasted it's way through the quiet neighborhood, residents pulled the curtains on their front windows and came out of their homes to join in on the protest. Some brought out their own signs, such as an older man who was carrying a young child, who was holding a "Trump Loves Hate" banner. 

John Kerry's startling apology marks an important shift in LGBT politics

John Kerry's startling apology marks an important shift in LGBT politics
- Unless you read the LGBT newspaper The Advocate or lurk about the State Department website, you may have missed it — but John F. Kerry ...

Driving LGBT workplace equality across multiple locations

Driving LGBT workplace equality across multiple locations
- and network groups to do more for LGBT staff right across their organisation. We invite you to join with us, and with EY, in working towards acceptance ...

LGBT Americans' inauguration gift to Trump: a wave of same-sex marriages

LGBT Americans' inauguration gift to Trump: a wave of same-sex marriages
- But the four and a half years of their relationship had been busy. Then Hillary Clinton lost the election. Verdier went to bed on 8 November heartbroken and awoke hours later, at 3am, in a state of panic. “All I could think was there was a possibility, with new supreme court nominees, we might lose our right to get married,” she said.


Does Donald Trump Think Dancing with Caitlyn Jenner Will Get L.G.B.T. People to Like Him?

Does Donald Trump Think Dancing with Caitlyn Jenner Will Get L.G.B.T. People to Like Him?
- Caitlyn Jenner, reality star and transgender activist, might get a moment in the spotlight with incoming president Donald Trump at his inauguration.

Caitlyn Jenner To Advise GOP On LGBT Issues? 'I Am Cait' Star To Attend Donald Trump's ...

Caitlyn Jenner To Advise GOP On LGBT Issues? 'I Am Cait' Star To Attend Donald Trump's ...
- Caitlyn Jenner announced last week that she will attend President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration in Washington, D.C., on Friday, and she may ...

New health study finds some in the Central Valley are dying younger

New health study finds some in the Central Valley are dying younger
- It's not just affecting poor people in the Latino community, poor people in the African American Community, all communities, and we need to address ...

It's about a lot of things': Trump team defends level of diversity in Cabinet

It's about a lot of things': Trump team defends level of diversity in Cabinet
- Hopes that Trump might select a Latino person for a Cabinet-level position were all ... Is he hiring people who are committed to enacting real change?

Trump Cabinet will be the first in decades without a Latino member

Trump Cabinet will be the first in decades without a Latino member
- Asked Wednesday about the dearth of Hispanics in the Cabinet, Trump spokesman Sean Spicer said it was more important to pick people who can do ...

Secret Service settles long-running race discrimination suit for $24 million

Secret Service settles long-running race discrimination suit for $24 million
- to settle a long-running discrimination case brought by a group of African-American Secret Service agents who alleged that they were systematically ...

Many possible factors led to racial discrimination case against Dept. of Corrections, advocate says

Many possible factors led to racial discrimination case against Dept. of Corrections, advocate says
- There are often wholesale differences between (the treatment of) African-Americans…versus black immigrants from another country,” Brantner told ...

Trump and Obama's Legacy of Racism

Trump and Obama's Legacy of Racism
- Trump and Obama's Legacy of Racism .... Over a third of African American students do not graduate from high school on time with a regular high ...

Obama's tenure leaves onus where it's always been – on black community

Obama's tenure leaves onus where it's always been – on black community
- In 2009, Census figures show, 25.8 percent of blacks were poor, compared to ... Even when he merely talked about race, as in the Trayvon Martin and ...

Our children can become president, too': Obama's presidency was a dream realized

Our children can become president, too': Obama's presidency was a dream realized
- As an African-American professor of psychology and Black Studies and a scholar on racial identity, I am particularly interested in this question.