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jueves, 18 de enero de 2018

Anti-LGBT activists renew fight for 'religious freedom' bill in Georgia

Anti-LGBT activists renew fight for 'religious freedom' bill in Georgia
- The event on Tuesday included several prominent supporters of "religious freedom" legislation and other anti-LGBT efforts, including Virginia Galloway (top photo), a regional director for the Faith & Freedom Coalition; Mike Griffin, a lobbyist for the Georgia Baptist Mission Board; conservative cheerleader ...

Indonesia's IT Ministry asking Google to block Blued and other LGBT networking apps

Indonesia's IT Ministry asking Google to block Blued and other LGBT networking apps
- Indonesia's IT Ministry says it has filed a request to Google to block around 70 LGBT social networking apps from being available to download in the country through the Google Play Store. IT Minister Rudiantara confirmed today that the ministry is unable to block the apps themselves as they are all ...

Trump tells gay Republicans he supports them right before he guts LGBT civil rights

Trump tells gay Republicans he supports them right before he guts LGBT civil rights
- The Log Cabin Republicans have breathlessly announced that President Donald Trump sent them a note to congratulate them on their 40th anniversary. In the letter, Trump claims he supports LGBT rights, but within days his administration was making further assaults on LGBT rights. “We are a Nation ...

Missouri Bill Would Protect LGBT Minors from Forced 'Conversion Therapy'

Missouri Bill Would Protect LGBT Minors from Forced 'Conversion Therapy'
- In the past ten years, the insistence that one can, by sheer force of spiritual will, change one's sexual orientation has fallen by the wayside of bad ideas. Medical associations condemned it. States banned it. In 2013, the largest religious organization advocating "gay conversion therapy" shuttered, with its ...

Is it time to drop the B from LGBT?

Is it time to drop the B from LGBT?
- When looking for ways to bring about equality and improve the lives of minorities we must be bold enough to call time on a bad idea and come up with a new solution. This, it could be argued, is true in the case of bisexuals and tethering their equality to the LGBT movement. LGBT groups have long ...

Offset Apologizes for Homophobic Lyrics, Denies He Wrote the Line About LGBT Community

Offset Apologizes for Homophobic Lyrics, Denies He Wrote the Line About LGBT Community
- After fans have been expressing their anger over the derogatory line, the Migos member says that he didn't write the line about gay people, nor does he have an issue with the LGBT community in general. His recent Instagram post shows the literal definition of the word, "queer," with a caption of Offset ...

Saudi preacher shot dead in Guinea after religious sermon angered villagers

Saudi preacher shot dead in Guinea after religious sermon angered villagers
- In Tunisia, where homosexuality is still punishable by up to three years in prison as depicted by Article 230 of the penal code, change has paved the way for progress. In recent years, Tunisians have made it a point to ensure fair laws, safety, and most importantly, inclusion for the LGBT community in the ...

Trump Administration Protects Your Right to Discriminate Against Women and LGBT People

Trump Administration Protects Your Right to Discriminate Against Women and LGBT People
- That same playbook has been used against LGBT people in the last ten years. With every advance in LGBT equality, the Christian Right has sought religious exemptions to the new legal protections. Now, not only can churches and religious leaders refuse to perform a same-sex marriage (which has ...

Trump says terminating NAFTA would yield the 'best deal' in renegotiations

Trump says terminating NAFTA would yield the 'best deal' in renegotiations
Trump's comments come less than a week before trade negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico meet in Montreal for the sixth of seven scheduled rounds of negotiations to update NAFTA. The talks are viewed as pivotal for the success of the NAFTA renegotiation effort because major ...



'I've lost all trust in Durbin'

 'I've lost all trust in Durbin'
- The deal would have been “horrible” for security, Trump said, according to the wire service, and would not have allowed enough funding for construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Trump also said the Durbin-Graham proposal would have been weak in terms of curbing visas for immigrants' extended ...

Trump denies changing position on border wall with Mexico

Trump denies changing position on border wall with Mexico
Trump is pushing back against his own chief of staff over the border wall with Mexico. Trump tweets that “The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it.” Some Democrats who met with Trump aide John Kelly on Wednesday ...

Trump Has Ruined Mexico's Perception of the United States: Poll

Trump Has Ruined Mexico's Perception of the United States: Poll
- Decades of goodwill between the United States and Mexico have flipped in just the last two years, with the majority of Mexicans now viewing the U.S. unfavorably, according to a new poll. In 2015, 66 percent of Mexicans had a favorable view of the U.S. while just 29 percent held an unfavorable view.

Mexico repeats won't pay for US border wall after Trump barbs

Mexico repeats won't pay for US border wall after Trump barbs
Mexico's foreign ministry reiterated on Thursday that the country will not pay for the construction of a wall along the U.S. southern border under any circumstances, following a series of posts on Twitter by Trump. The ministry also pushed back against ...

Mexico rejects Trump claim it world's most dangerous country

Mexico rejects Trump claim it world's most dangerous country
Mexico on Thursday dismissed a claim by Trump that it was the most dangerous country in the world and reiterated it would not fund the construction of a wall along the U.S. southern border. In a series of Twitter posts touching on NAFTA trade .

Trump Rebukes John Kelly, Claims Mexico Will Pay for the Wall

Trump Rebukes John Kelly, Claims Mexico Will Pay for the Wall
Trump tweeted Thursday that some of the wall will be “see through,” and he wrote that the wall was never supposed to be built where there are natural barriers. He added that it “will be paid for, directly or indirectly, or through longer term reimbursement, by Mexico, which has a ridiculous $71 billion dollar ...

Killing NAFTA would cost 300000 American jobs, analysis says

Killing NAFTA would cost 300000 American jobs, analysis says
- About 14 million American jobs depend on trade with Mexico and Canada, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. If Trump decides to pull out, he has to give six months' notice. Oxford assumes the job losses won't come until 2019. Negotiators from all sides meet next week in Canada to resume ...