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lunes, 13 de febrero de 2017

Who are 2017's LGBT heroes? Tell us about the activists creating change

Who are 2017's LGBT heroes? Tell us about the activists creating change
- Across much of the world, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people continue to live in fear of persecution. 72 countries still have laws ...

Sexual orientation can be changed, Jakim says in new LGBT video

Sexual orientation can be changed, Jakim says in new LGBT video
- Jakim said to change one's sexual orientation, one must intend to do so for God's sake instead of being forced and repent one's homosexuality, ...

We're About To See If Employers Can Protect LGBT Workers When The Government Won't

We're About To See If Employers Can Protect LGBT Workers When The Government Won't
- But it was a clear signal that Trump and his allies considered compromising LGBT Americans' civil rights, and still might do so, despite overwhelming ...

University's commitment to workplace equality praised

University's commitment to workplace equality praised
- The leading LGBT charity Stonewall has acknowledged the University's commitment to gender equality, diversity and inclusion in the Workplace ...

No gay conservatives, I won't accept your 'coming out' as Trump supporters

No gay conservatives, I won't accept your 'coming out' as Trump supporters
- It was met with swift condemnation from within the community, with dozens of prominent LGBT journalists signing an open letter condemning the ...

Trump limits trangender rights despite claims he's pro-LGBT

Trump limits trangender rights despite claims he's pro-LGBT
- In a big step against the LGBT community, the Trump administration has made a move that keeps the current injunction prohibiting guidance on ...

Texas Governor mocks threats to move future Super Bowl over anti-LGBT laws

Texas Governor mocks threats to move future Super Bowl over anti-LGBT laws
- The Governor of Texas has dismissed threats to move the Super Bowl out of Texas if he signs an anti-LGBT law. Republican lawmaker Greg Abbott ...

Trump administration signals change in legal approach to LGBT rights ...

Trump administration signals change in legal approach to LGBT rights ...
- Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals – In two different cases, the Trump administration issued differing filings regarding cases involving LGBT rights. In Texas ...

How Can We Resist Donald Trump? Buy "Made In Latin America"

How Can We Resist Donald Trump? Buy "Made In Latin America"
- If Trump wants to seal off U.S. borders, Latin Americans can respond by ... We need to strengthen alliances between Latin American countries and ...

Latin American economies and currencies to watch in 2017

Latin American economies and currencies to watch in 2017
- Many countries in Latin America are considered to be emerging economies, and some may even show greater economic growth in the decades to ...

The 'Shock Doctrine' Returns To Latin America

The 'Shock Doctrine' Returns To Latin America
- This is the new reality that Brazil has faced following the impeachment and ouster of the democratically-elected Dilma Rousseff in August of 2016 on charges of corruption and her replacement by vice-president Michel Temer, a favorite of Washington. This is also a new reality that has been met by widespread disapproval, occasional large-scale protests, and a new economic uncertainty for a country which, just a few years ago, was seen as an up-and-coming economic powerhouse, along with the rest of the BRICS, the bloc composed of emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. This optimism has been quickly supplanted by an increasingly volatile social situation in Brazil and great pessimism for the future.

Trump's protectionism “opportunity” for LatAm to diversify trade ties — Venezuelan economist

Trump's protectionism “opportunity” for LatAm to diversify trade ties — Venezuelan economist
- By giving us this opportunity…, countries like Mexico can redirect their exports away from the North American market and toward the Latin American ...

Trump Effect Crosses Equator as Argentina Discusses Border Wall

Trump Effect Crosses Equator as Argentina Discusses Border Wall
- During the last 100 years, the southern most Latin American country was a magnet for people from all over the world, much like the U.S. and Canada ...

Most Religious Americans Support Gay Marriage, Poll Finds

Most Religious Americans Support Gay Marriage, Poll Finds
Hispanic Protestants are more likely to oppose a right to same sex marriage, as 46 percent of them said they oppose and 41 percent of said they ...

African-American Hospitals Were the Pride of an Excluded Community

African-American Hospitals Were the Pride of an Excluded Community
- In the African-American community, those institutions are still sometimes ... Some say that America's racial divide persists and black hospitals are ...

World Bank recommends new approach to violence in Latin America

World Bank recommends new approach to violence in Latin America
- In order to be successful, the region needs to build a more inclusive social fabric with more equal opportunities, as well as implement prevention policies that have worked to reduce violence, such as reducing dropout rates and increasing quality youth employment,” Jorge Familiar, World Bank vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean, said during a livestream from the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.

Ivanka Is Not Going to Save You

Ivanka Is Not Going to Save You
- This is wide of the mark. The only things stopping Trump from feeding LGBT rights to the homophobic cravings of the religious right are the last shards ...