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lunes, 30 de enero de 2017

The Muslim Ban Is Hurting LGBT People, Not Helping Them

The Muslim Ban Is Hurting LGBT People, Not Helping Them
- It’s a hard time to be part of our LGBTQ Asian Pacific Islander community. As queer and trans Asian Americans, South Asians, Southeast Asians, and Pacific Islanders, we are facing a moment of repression and rollbacks that we have not experienced since the Reagan years. In his first week in office, Donald Trump has already begun to implement the extremist campaign promises he ran on. We hold our Muslim members close as Trump enacts the promised Muslim ban. For 90 days, individuals from Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan, Iraq, and Iran will be barred from entering the U.S., simply because they live in a Muslim-majority country.

Bishop Vows To Continue Campaigning For Change On Gays In Church Of England

Bishop Vows To Continue Campaigning For Change On Gays In Church Of England
- Known for his pro-LGBT stance, Rt Rev Paul Bayes, described himself as a "bastard bishop" as he stood by a report published last week that refused ...

Trump White House could undo Obama's LGBT protective order

Trump White House could undo Obama's LGBT protective order
- Former Pres. Barack Obama's executive order protecting LGBT workers has an uncertain future under the Trump administration, reports NBC News.

Obama's LGBT Order More Likely to Be Amended Than Rescinded

Obama's LGBT Order More Likely to Be Amended Than Rescinded
- The fate of an executive order barring government contractors from discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender employees and applicants remains unclear. It may be more likely that President Donald Trump will broaden its religious exemption than outright rescind the order, observers told Bloomberg BNA. 

Bishop says colleagues refuse to be in the same room as him for supporting same-sex marriage

Bishop says colleagues refuse to be in the same room as him for supporting same-sex marriage
- Rev Bayes, who says meeting LGBT people changed his mind in favour of same-sex marriages, has called for change on the church's policy.

Thailand Considers Opening World's First LGBT-Only Prison

Thailand Considers Opening World's First LGBT-Only Prison
- The Associated Press reports that in many Thai prisons LGBT prisoners mix with other inmates by day but sleep in their own quarters.

All Evidence Points to Trump Having Zero Plans to Battle HIV

All Evidence Points to Trump Having Zero Plans to Battle HIV
- Donald Trump's first week as president has been the nightmare we've mostly been expecting, and LGBT people weren't left behind in his path of ...

Out of the closet: More Americans identifying as atheist, agnostic

Out of the closet: More Americans identifying as atheist, agnostic
- As an atheist lesbian transwoman, she also makes up the 56 percent of LGBT individuals who are religiously unaffiliated, according to a 2016 Gallup ...

Which Is the Poorest Country in the World?

Which Is the Poorest Country in the World?
Poverty is a problem that afflicts much of the world. ... Despite substantial exports of sugar, coffee, bananas, and mangoes, Haiti remains one of the ...

Latin America urges Great Wall to curb US sex touristm

Latin America urges Great Wall to curb US sex touristm
Countries across Latin America have agreed to explore possibilities of building a “great wall” on Mexico's border with the United States to curb the ...

Trump vs Mexico: Where does Peru stand?

Trump vs Mexico: Where does Peru stand?
- Formed in 2011, the Pacific Alliance is a trade bloc of Latin American countries that include Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. But in a time when an ...

The rise and fall of populism in Latin America

The rise and fall of populism in Latin America
- We have analysed the experience of Latin American countries over the last several years. We focused mainly on three countries that had embraced ...

Is there a credible Islamist threat in Latin America?

Is there a credible Islamist threat in Latin America?
- Individuals from Caribbean countries have left to join Islamic State (IS) in .... a troubling lack of interest in the main concerns of most Latin Americans.

The Latino Community Responds to President Trump's Promise

The Latino Community Responds to President Trump's Promise
- Some people talking about the decision to make people go back to their ... Amilcar Arroyo is the publisher of the Spanish language newspaper, ...

To The Afro American LGBT Community

To The Afro American LGBT Community
- The essence of who we are is rooted in a system of beliefs we hold dear. This is not to say that we live completely in accordance with them ...

Businesses should be allowed to boycott gay weddings: then we'll know who to avoid

Businesses should be allowed to boycott gay weddings: then we'll know who to avoid
- In Australia, where gays and lesbians remain unable to marry, a cross-party ... Imagine it: Weddings without gay influence; a plague of awful colour ...