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jueves, 23 de noviembre de 2017

Sri Lanka to decriminalise homosexuality and protect LGBTQ citizens

Sri Lanka to decriminalise homosexuality and protect LGBTQ citizens
- The executive director of Equal Ground, Sir Lanka's leading LGBTQ organisation, Rosanna Flamer-Caldera also responded to the report, saying: “We commend our government's commitment to reforming the Penal Code and amending the Constitution to explicitly include sexual orientation and gender ..

Ways To Cope If You're LGBTQ And Stressing About The Holidays

Ways To Cope If You're LGBTQ And Stressing About The Holidays
- She said while some families do overtly antagonistic things (like using the wrong pronoun for trans folks, yelling, or refusing to let their LGBTQ family member bring a partner to holiday functions), what she hears about the most is simply being dismissive or ignoring the issue. A person might come out as ...

NYPD needs more LGBTQ interaction protocols in place

NYPD needs more LGBTQ interaction protocols in place
- A new report says the New York Police Department has not done enough to roll out protocols that govern interactions with the LGBTQ community. The report by the Department of Investigation's Inspector General for the NYPD found that not all officers have been instructed on the ...

Hollywood and the LGBT community: What the Russo Test tells us about award-winning films

Hollywood and the LGBT community: What the Russo Test tells us about award-winning films
- Movies have always enjoyed a central role in society since their introduction in mainstream media. They have been used as a medium to display creativity and spread the creator's vision. Starting from influencing fashion trends to the ideals and mannerisms of many, movies have a strong presence within ...

How De'Andre Pickett found his 'authentic self' in Georgia House race

How De'Andre Pickett found his 'authentic self' in Georgia House race
- About to embark on his third campaign, De'Andre Pickett faced a difficult decision: Run as his "authentic self" and embrace a campaign that could make LGBT history in Georgia. Or avoid the issue as he had in earlier races. He picked running as an out candidate for the first time and hasn't looked back.

Scouts call for LGBT issues to be taught in schools

Scouts call for LGBT issues to be taught in schools
- The group – which has more than 50,000 members – has endorsed the Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) campaign, which is calling for the ...

More LGBT couples and fewer heterosexual couples are applying to adopt children in the UK

More LGBT couples and fewer heterosexual couples are applying to adopt children in the UK
- More gay couples and fewer heterosexual couples are applying to adopt children in Britain, new figures show. Last year, one in seven adoption orders was made by a gay couple. Wilsons, a private law firm that analysed the figures, noted that the number of gay couples applying for adoption increased ...

The Queer Bible Is Your One-Stop Shop For LGBT Cultural Heroes

The Queer Bible Is Your One-Stop Shop For LGBT Cultural Heroes
- Learning about Queer history is a key component in moving forward successfully in the ongoing battle for LGBT rights. The same can be said for any cultural battle, be it sexism, racism or otherwise. Jack Guinness is one man who understands this notion, so much so that he has launched a beautiful ...

JPMorgan's Dimon says Trump likely to be a one-term president

JPMorgan's Dimon says Trump likely to be a one-term president
JPMorgan's Dimon says Trump likely to be a one-term president ... example, “We should never be rude to a neighbor like Mexico” and cautioning that ...

There's A Reason Powerful Americans Love To Attack Black Sports Figures

There's A Reason Powerful Americans Love To Attack Black Sports Figures
- Over the weekend, Trump returned to another hobbyhorse of his, blasting Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch for refusing to stand for the U.S. national anthem before a game in Mexico City on Sunday. Lynch, the president noted (while calling for Lynch's suspension), had stood for the ...

Trump's Family Came to the US Partially Because They Were Running From Climate ...

Trump's Family Came to the US Partially Because They Were Running From Climate ...
- Meanwhile, Politico reported last year that Trump wants to build a seawall to protect one of his golf courses from rising sea levels, which are expected to rise significantly as a result of climate change. RTS1KJGX U.S. Customs and Border patrol agents on all-terrain vehicles look over the Mexico-U.S. ...

Cuba Backs North Korea's Kim Jong Un in War On Trump: Havana Calls For 'Respect For Peoples ...

Cuba Backs North Korea's Kim Jong Un in War On Trump: Havana Calls For 'Respect For Peoples ...
- Cuba signaled support for North Korea in an escalating feud between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un over the country's nuclear ... Sudan announced last week that it would end trade and military ties with North Korea, while Egypt, Uganda, Philippines, Mexico, Peru, Kuwait and Spain ..

Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke agree on need for NAFTA, but only one likes Trump's border wall

Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke agree on need for NAFTA, but only one likes Trump's border wall
- To hear Donald Trump tell it, NAFTA is not just a “disaster” but probably the worst deal the United States ever made. In late April, on a day referred to as “black Wednesday” by trade insiders and in Ottawa and Mexico City, he had the paperwork on his desk and came close to killing the ...

'The enthusiasm in this country has never been higher'

'The enthusiasm in this country has never been higher'
- in this country has never been higher. We're very, very happy on this Thanksgiving Day,” he added. Trump's roughly four-minute video address followed a tweet earlier Thursday in which he touted his administration's accomplishments and vowed to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.

October Was Mexico's Deadliest Month On Record

October Was Mexico's Deadliest Month On Record
- A study published by the International Institute for Strategic Studies in May claimed Mexico's drug war was the second-deadliest conflict in 2016, following the Syrian civil war. Although widely disputed, the report was tweeted out by Trump, whose administration is working to ...

Some experts say Trump's tweets on LaVar Ball could be racially coded

Some experts say Trump's tweets on LaVar Ball could be racially coded
- Trump's continued lashing out at football and basketball athletes — sports with high percentages of black players — raises questions about the complicated nexus of race, sports and politics, some African American studies scholars say. Yesterday, Trump again attacked LaVar Ball, the ...