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domingo, 10 de diciembre de 2017

Automakers earn top ratings in how they embrace LGBT employees

Automakers earn top ratings in how they embrace LGBT employees
- The evaluation, administered annually by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, is considered a benchmark analysis of corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality. “In the highly competitive automotive industry, employers know that ...

Racism, anti-Semitism and anti-LGBT hate: Desperate Roy Moore campaign pulls out all the stops

Racism, anti-Semitism and anti-LGBT hate: Desperate Roy Moore campaign pulls out all the stops
- Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore is falling back on a litany of right-wing bogeymen to scare Alabama voters into voting for him as Democratic challenger Doug Jones remains neck-and-neck in the polls, said Politico on Saturday

As Judge Prepares To Decide On Transgender Recruits, Pro-LGBT Lawyers Argue Against Delays

As Judge Prepares To Decide On Transgender Recruits, Pro-LGBT Lawyers Argue Against Delays
- Pro-LGBT lawyers are arguing that a federal judge should throw out the government's attempt to request a delay on transgender recruits joining the military. In a new filing on Friday, pro-LGBT lawyers made the case that the federal government's motion to stay the order to accept transgender recruits into ...

Time for society to stop judgment of LGBT citizens

Time for society to stop judgment of LGBT citizens
- Thank you so much for publishing the heart-breaking story of “Accepting Sam.” His family's courage and bravery during this tragic time are to be commended. I send my deepest sympathy to Sam's family. It is time to stop the judgment about LGBT people and accept gender fluidity. This type of ...

Education key to end gay stigma'

Education key to end gay stigma'
- A lack of education in terms of the LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender] community, as well as poor living conditions, could feed into the ignorance that surrounds the LGBT community.” The report stated that while 800 000 South Africans identified as members of the LGBT community, the ...

When You're a Transgender Refugee in Trump's America

When You're a Transgender Refugee in Trump's America
- “I believe that LGBT people in the Somali community need help,” she said. “I didn't get support, and I want to give it.” There's a definite need for it in the Somali American community and in minority communities across America. Minnesota's 40,000 Somali Americans are a politically active group, ...

Sexual orientation should be private

Sexual orientation should be private
- I just can't make sense of last week's article “Pros and Cons” of same sex wedding cakes. I suppose the same principles apply to all cakes. Just what exactly are they putting on these cakes? I've ordered cakes before; I usually go to my baker and ask for a cake that says: Happy Birthday, Happy ...

City Council considers banning conversion therapy

City Council considers banning conversion therapy
Two area LGBT leaders are looking for Reading to help lead the charge against conversion therapy and expose a gap in the oversight of licensed therapists.Jocelyn Young, president of the LGBT Center of Greater Reading, and Adrian Shanker, executive director of the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT ...

Trump Says If No Wall Is Built, Many Will Be Unhappy and So Will He

Trump Says If No Wall Is Built, Many Will Be Unhappy and So Will He
Trump said once more this Friday that his government will build a wall on the border with Mexico, but if it doesn't, ... “This is a very special occasion because this is an issue I ran on,” Trump said in reference to the fundamental work of the Department of Homeland ..

Trump slams Democrats for 'putting national security at risk' over government spending bill

Trump slams Democrats for 'putting national security at risk' over government spending bill
- A jury found Zarate, who is from Mexico, not guilty or murder, a decision Trump called a “final injustice.” The president also said his acquittal is “yet one more reason Americans are so upset by sanctuary cities and open border politicians who shield criminal aliens from federal law enforcement.”.

At Pensacola rally, Trump says 'get out and vote for Roy Moore'

At Pensacola rally, Trump says 'get out and vote for Roy Moore'
That sounds familiar,” Trump said. “Turns out I was right about that one, wasn't I?” Trump also reiterated his promise to build a US-Mexico border wall. “Any Hispanics here, any Hispanics?” Trump said near the beginning of his speech. “Remember they weren't going to vote for me, because I'm going to ...

Trump says he and Trudeau disagree on trade deficit. US stats seem to be on the PM's side

Trump says he and Trudeau disagree on trade deficit. US stats seem to be on the PM's side
Trump's figure on Mexico was also off by almost one-third: The USTR site says the deficit with Mexico last year was about $15 billion smaller than what Trump said, or $55.6 billion in 2016. David MacNaughton, Canada's ambassador to the U.S., shot back on Saturday, citing the USTR stats in a tweet ...

Trump blasts sanctuary cities in weekly address

Trump blasts sanctuary cities in weekly address
Trump juxtaposed a high-profile murder case involving an illegal immigrant from Mexico with efforts in Congress to ... Trump juxtaposed a high-profile murder case involving an illegal immigrant from Mexico with efforts in Congress to protect undocumented ...

Trump Should Worry About US Unskilled Labor And Stop Blaming Mexico for Job Losses, Official ...

Trump Should Worry About US Unskilled Labor And Stop Blaming Mexico for Job Losses, Official ...
Trump has repeatedly lambasted the North American Free Trade Agreement—and he did so again during a Florida rally on Friday evening, calling the trade bloc "disastrous." But Mexico's Secretary of Tourism Enrique de la Madrid Cordero does not share the president's views. He said ...

Trump's oil export plans will hurt Americans

Trump's oil export plans will hurt Americans
- Also, in February 2017, the Wall Street Journal reported on a gas pipeline (Pemex project) that will transport U.S. natural gas to Mexico. The list goes on. The Trump administration, and the oil lobby, are selling our natural resources out from under our feet and turning America into an export colony for the ...

Gap widens despite strong exports to China, Mexico

Gap widens despite strong exports to China, Mexico
Trump has blamed the trade deficit for the massive loss of US manufacturing jobs as well as moderate economic growth. Trump has ordered the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which was signed in 1994 by the US, Canada and Mexico.

STANDING UP | Weekend briefing



STANDING UP | Weekend briefing