Sunday, October 22, 2017
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If #straight #couples #treated #like #gay #on #vacation?

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2017/10/straight-couples-got-treated-like-gay-people-went-vacation/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=Sendible&utm_campaign=RSS   t’s a world many could not fathom, one where straight couples are questioned, harassed, and discriminated against while trying to relax together on vacation. That reality is one that all too many gay couples face, a new study from Virgin Holidays shows. One of its depressing findings: Only five percent of LGBTQ couples

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#Dove #Soap #Commercial #Thoughtless #Racism

https://youtu.be/oB7MDR83bJ4 http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/dove-facebook-advert-racist-many-beauty-brands-accused-unilever-black-woman-white-nivea-tarte-a7991016.html Dove have come under fire for releasing an advert on Facebook featuring a black woman turning into a white woman after supposedly using the beauty brand’s body lotion. Critics were quick to accuse the brand of aligning use of their body cleansing product with a racial transformation, which inadvertently presents the

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#Terrorism

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/03/25/west-europe-is-safer-now-than-in-the-1970s-and-safer-than-almost/ The rise of urban terrorism is not a departure from recent European history but a return to the norm. The exceptional period was the late 1990s, when there was relative peace in our cities. But before then, various political groups regarded the slaughter of innocent civilians as a legitimate political

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#Woman #bipolar #denied #travel #insurance

Woman with bipolar denied travel insurance amid outrage at industry's unwillingness to cover mental health sufferers. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw5IDenTY http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/bupa-travel-insurance-mental-health-coverage-bipolar-woman-denied-coverage-a7981226.html Ms Watson told The Independent she had initially decided to use Bupa because she had been physically unwell as she suffered from acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome. Neither had anything to do with

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The Telegraph: #Scottish #church #vote #allow #same-sex #marriage

The Telegraph: Scottish church faces 'consequences' over vote to allow same-sex marriage. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw1IPdkzY http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/27/scottish-church-faces-consequences-vote-allow-same-sex-marriage/ The compromise narrowly avoided a full schism in the global Anglican group, which has been divided over the issue of sexuality since the American church ordained an openly gay bishop, Gene Robinson of New Hampshire, in 2003. Discussions over

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#Australians #reject #marriage #equality

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/sep/25/australian-voters-support-for-marriage-equality-falling-poll-shows Support for same-sex marriage has fallen during the national survey on the issue, according to Newspoll. The proportion of voters who support same-sex marriage now stands at 57%, compared to 63% in August and 62% in September last year. The no vote has lifted to 34%, from 30% in August and 32%

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#Idiots #With #Bad #Hair #Threaten #Global #War

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/north-korea-trump-war-latest-declaration-options-military-pentagon-a7966721.html Mr Ri was responding to comments from Mr Trump, in which the President claimed North Korean leaders "won't be around much longer" if they continued their threats. A senior administration official denied that the President was advocating regime change. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders called the Foreign Minister's comments

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#Bill #English #evidence #E-therapy #claims

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1709/S00394/bill-english-asked-to-show-evidence-for-e-therapy-claims.htm “The prime minister was premature in suggesting e-therapy works as well as face-to-face in the leaders’ debate. The evidence is minimal and contradictory and so far confined to treating depression with one modality only (CBT)” says Sean Manning, Dunedin psychotherapist. “It is foolhardy in the extreme to suggest that the internet

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