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martes, 7 de febrero de 2017

LGBT community says Trump executive order would legalize discrimination

LGBT community says Trump executive order would legalize discrimination
- Trump in a surprise move announced last week that he would keep an Obama administration order protecting federally contracted LGBT employees.

Mr. President, Personnel Is Policy

Mr. President, Personnel Is Policy
- Now it appears that LGBT people are up next on his chopping block, despite claims he made just days ago that he would protect LGBT rights.

Pope says Christians should apologise to LGBT community

Pope says Christians should apologise to LGBT community
- In what is being hailed as a landmark moment for the Catholic Church, the Pope has suggested Christians should apologise for their treatment of the ...

Vermont is leading state for LGBT self-identification

Vermont is leading state for LGBT self-identification
- A 2016 LGBT Pride parade in San Francisco. A new Gallup, Inc. survey shows Vermont is the leading state in percentage of residents identifying ...

Ex-Rangers footballer Derek Ferguson calls for LGBT education in schools

Ex-Rangers footballer Derek Ferguson calls for LGBT education in schools
- Derek Ferguson, who played for Rangers, Hearts and Scotland, has endorsed the Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) campaign for LGBT inclusive ...

Once-conservative Malta leaps ahead on LGBT rights

Once-conservative Malta leaps ahead on LGBT rights
- At age 24, Alex Mangion became Malta's first transgender politician when he won a local office on the conservative Nationalists' ticket, a striking ...

Supporting LGBT People in the Workplace

Supporting LGBT People in the Workplace
- Whilst good employers will have measures in place to support LGBT people in the workplace, more can be done to overcome barriers and reduce ...

Trump Reportedly Scraps Anti-LGBT Executive Order, But Vows to Give Churches More Political ...

Trump Reportedly Scraps Anti-LGBT Executive Order, But Vows to Give Churches More Political ...
- Investigative Fund reporter with The Nation Institute. Her most recent piece published in The Nation is titled "Leaked Draft of Trump's Religious ...

Remembering Important African-American Figures Who Advocated For Religious Freedom

Remembering Important African-American Figures Who Advocated For Religious Freedom
- When the U.S. Constitution was written, the rights prescribed applied to white men, while African-Americans, women and other marginalized groups ...

Human 'wall' shields parishioners from fear of racist taunts

Human 'wall' shields parishioners from fear of racist taunts
- and that Portland's Mexican and Latino community was seeking assistance from people who would place their body "between violent bigots and ...

Latin America resilience tested by recession, disasters and Trump

Latin America resilience tested by recession, disasters and Trump
Latin America resilience tested by recession, disasters and Trump ... Alongside clinging onto gains in lifting people out of poverty as some ...

A Lifetime Approach To Preventing Violence In Latin America

A Lifetime Approach To Preventing Violence In Latin America
- And yet, despite unprecedented levels of economic growth and poverty reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean over the last decade, the region ...

Ambiguous and ambivalent: what does race mean when you're misidentified in the US?

Ambiguous and ambivalent: what does race mean when you're misidentified in the US?
- Upon noticing her long, braided hair and dark skin, one might make the assumption that Weinberg freshman Demi Oluyemi is African-American even ...

We need Black History Month now more than ever

We need Black History Month now more than ever
- In the age of Trump, Black History Month provides ballast against the ... By allowing the voices of Black women and men, icons and ordinary people, ... to the idea of African-American citizenship and racial equality — denies this ...

Young Latino Activist Comes Home To Change His State

Young Latino Activist Comes Home To Change His State
- Everything I saw was Latino. going to school most of the students there are Latino, so I felt like I was always going to school with people that looked ...

Latino Fear from Trump's Bluster

Latino Fear from Trump's Bluster
- President Trump's harsh rhetoric toward undocumented immigrants is spreading fear in immigrant communities, even among people who are in the ...