Posts Tagged ‘lgbtq’

LGBTQ students sue Yeshiva University for discrimination

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Long Island man indicted for crimes against Jews, LGBTQ people

A 36-year-old man from Long Island was indicted Friday following suspected harassment of gay and Jewish people, abc7 reported Saturday.  The indictment, filed against Christopher Keller, is in relation to hate crimes and multiple shootings. Keller was involved in a number of incidents including shooting into homes and cars, ABC7 reported. He is suspected of […]

Alan Turing, LGBTQ WWII Code Breaker, Honored On Britain’s 50-Pound Note

LONDON (AP) — The rainbow flag is flying proudly Thursday above the Bank of England in the heart of London’s financial district to commemorate World War II codebreaker Alan Turing, the new face of Britain’s 50-pound note. The design of the bank note was unveiled before it is set to be formally issued to the […]

Biden Administration Cynically Manipulates LGBTQ Rights Struggle To Advance Empire

Above photo: Protester in U.S. ally Poland in 2018 opposing the government’s attacks on LGBTQ rights. Klarqa/Wikimedia Commons. Perhaps feeling wind in his sails after an executive order reversing Trump-era anti-LGBTQ policies, US President Joe Biden is now seeking to make defense of LGBTQ rights abroad a part of US imperialist foreign policy. The hypocrisy of his […]

JBOD plenum: More changes needed for the LGBTQ+ community?

Browse > Home / News / JBOD plenum: More changes needed for the LGBTQ+ community? March 4, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article After the success of the marriage-equality vote in 2017, the movement for greater acceptance of LGBTQ+ people is growing. Jarod Rhine-Davis ( guest speaker from Melb. at the Mardi Gras […]

House Passes ‘LGBTQ’ Equality Act Despite Serious Concerns Over Its Constitutionality Relating to Religious Liberty

The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives passed the controversial Equality Act in a 224-206 vote on Thursday despite growing concerns over how the legislation would affect religious liberty, women’s sports, as well as other concerns. The bill now heads to the Senate for consideration. The Equality Act’s passage included the support of three Republicans, including Reps. […]

5.6% of Americans identify as LGBTQ+ in latest Gallup poll

Some 5.6% of Americans identified as LGBTQ+ in the most recent Gallup poll on the matter, more than one percentage point increase since the last update in 2017. The poll, released on Wednesday, also found that 86.7% of Americans identify as heterosexual or straight and 7.6% didn’t answer the question about their sexual orientation. The […]

Michael Farris Says Virginia’s LGBTQ Equality Law Creates ‘Constitutional Crisis,’ Urges Religious-Right Voters to ‘Turn it Around’

Michael Farris, who heads the religious-right legal giant Alliance Defending Freedom, told participants in a Family Research Council town hall Feb. 10 that Virginia is in a “constitutional crisis” because nondiscrimination protections that became law last year in that state accomplished “virtually everything” that would be done at the federal level if the Equality Act […]

Ari Gold, yeshiva student-turned-pop star and LGBTQ icon, dies of cancer at 47

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Ari Gold, yeshiva student-turned-pop star and LGBTQ icon, dies at 47

He was 47, and the cause was leukemia. Gold was born and raised in an Orthodox family in the Bronx, New York. NPR once reported that his musical talent was discovered while singing at his brother Steven’s bar mitzvah at age 5. He attended Ramaz, a prominent Modern Orthodox Jewish day school in New York, […]

Greece’s First Openly Gay Minister Hopes Role Will Ease Anti-LGBTQ Sentiment

Nicholas Yatromanolakis said he’d like his appointment to his nation’s conservative government to make it easier to tackle homophobia. Source 00 Hits: 6

Right Wing Bonus Tracks: Godfather of the LGBTQ Mafia

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Yeshiva University students to again hold an LGBTQ event on campus

Ten years after an event featuring gay students and graduates divided Yeshiva University, students at the Modern Orthodox school are planning another event on LGBTQ issues — with trepidation. The students who helped plan the event set for Sunday say they do not want their names associated with the panel out of concern that it […]

Hungarian Politician Known For Anti-LGBTQ Stance Resigns After ‘Orgy’ Bust

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A former European Parliament lawmaker from Hungary resigned from his country’s ruling party Wednesday after being swept up in a scandal involving what media reports called an orgy that police in Brussels broke up last week amid Belgium’s covornavirus lockdown. Jozsef Szajer, who on Sunday resigned his seat in the European […]

NASDAQ To Require One Woman And One Minority Or LGBTQ On Company Boards

By Tyler Durden Today in “affirmative action for public company boards” news… In a move that does little to help either diversity or equality, NASDAQ is now pushing for SEC approval of a rule that would require public companies on its exchange to have at least one woman director and one “diverse” director – meaning a […]

Liberal Norway Has Made It A Crime Punishable With Prison Time To Criticize The LGBTQ+ P For Pedophile Movement Even In Your Private Conversations

Wake Up To The Truth “LGBTQ+ ideology has been mainstreamed in every sphere of life imaginable. Still, radical gender activists will not be at rest until every private citizen repudiates biological truth and relinquishes his every doubt about their dogma.” Reuters noted that under the penal code, “people charged with violent crimes can receive harsher […]

Israel to give LGBTQ parents three more months to establish parental status

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In Israel, a terrible defeat for LGBTQ families seeking recognition

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Some LGBTQ Jews finding meaning in Orthodox laws of family purity

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Why LGBTQ groups are heading to anti-Bibi protests in droves

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Yeshiva University rejects LGBTQ club, saying it will support students in other ways

(JTA) — Yeshiva University rejected the formation of a campus group for queer students but said it was putting in place new policies to help LGBTQ students feel safe. The flagship Modern Orthodox college in New York sent a statement to students Thursday addressing a yearlong battle over whether the school would allow a queer […]

EATING THEIR OWN: University administrator slams LGBTQ center for being "too white"

(Natural News) The Assistant Director of “LGBTQIA Programs & Services” at the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC), Jonathan T. Pryor, has published a personal manifesto outlining all of the ways that humans who refuse to accept their natural biological dispositions are still being “triggered” by the everyday world around them. Two of these […]

UN Resolution Condemns Use Of Death Penalty To Target LGBTQ People

Above Photo: AP PHOTO/BEBETO MATTHEWS Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us breakthrough. So far, no explanation has been given. The United Nations approved a resolution Friday condemning the use of the death penalty in a discriminatory fashion, including its […]

US Rejects UN Resolution Condemning Use Of Death Penalty To Target LGBTQ People

Above Photo: AP PHOTO/BEBETO MATTHEWS So far, no explanation has been given. The United Nations approved a resolution Friday condemning the use of the death penalty in a discriminatory fashion, including its use to punish “apostasy, blasphemy, adultery, and consensual same-sex relations.” But the United States joined a minority of states who voted against it. ILGA, the International […]

How Tel Aviv LGBTQ film fest serves Israeli state propaganda

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 5 June 2017 Israel is having a hard time fighting activist call on artists to boycott Tel Aviv LGBTQ film festival. (via Pinkwatching Israel) Organizers of Israel’s premier LGBTQ film festival are reeling from a successful Palestinian-led boycott campaign and they are trying to fight back with misleading messages […]

Jewish students at Williams blast Hillel for booting LGBTQ group after it co-sponsored event with JVP

My sense is that Hill International, once-upon-a-time organized as a “Jewish” organization, has elected to recast itself as a “Mandatorily Zionist” (not to say “totalitarian”) organization (and thus, IMO, decidedly not “Jewish”). Accordingly, it seems to me, all students seeking membership in a “Jewish” organization — irrespective of their position on the political business of […]

Low-Wage Workers Propose A Good Work Code For Silicon Valley

Print Friendly Above Photo: Downtown San Jose, as seen from the Silicon Valley Capital Club. What do labor rights look like when workers can be hired and fired at the click of an app? (Photo: Peter Thoeny / Flickr) New Economy And Its Discontents By some estimates, as many as 53 million people living in the United […]

Hunger-striking Palestine journalist Muhammad Al-Qeeq goes into coma

The Palestinian journalist Muhammad Al-Qeeq has fallen into a coma, after entering his 48th day of hunger strike, family sources revealed. According to the Palestinian News Center (PIC), Al-Qeeq’s wife said that her husband had entered a very critical stage of his hunger strike that was started on Nov. 24, 2015. Emek Medical Center, the […]

Infographic: 7 ways the Palestinian Authority helps Israeli occupation

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 26 January 2016 The Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority works closely with the Israeli occupation. Earlier this month, for instance, Israeli officials praised the PA for “cracking down” on opposition and resistance to Israel’s occupation in the West Bank. The PA’s leader, Mahmoud Abbas, has previously called this so-called security coordination a […]

JOE BIDEN BANG DRUMS OF WAR FOR JEWS

US vp talks of military action in Syria if politics fails  smoloko note –  if the us were to send marine and army infantry units into Syria now under the pretext ‘of fighting isis’ they would undoubtedly be killed by unintended Russian airstrikes that are successfully targeting ISIS, the same ISIS the US and Israel created and […]

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