Indonesian YouTuber Ferdian Paleka and two of his cohorts now face up to 12 years in prison for a video prank in which they gave boxes filled with “noodles” to a group of transgender women in the city of Bandung. The boxes were actually filled with rotten vegetables and bits of stone and concrete.
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – The United States, the new epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic, deported 61 Haitian migrants on Tuesday despite fears of further spreading the deadly disease in the poorest country in the Americas.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The lockdown affecting large segments of the American public to try to curb the spread of the coronavirus is likely to last 10 to 12 weeks, or until early June, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Sunday.
Starting at 5pm Saturday, March 21, 2020 Illinois will be under a shelter in place order. You can grocery shop, get gas, go to the pharmacy or the doctor. Everything else will be closed.
Led by WTA Chairman and CEO Steve Simon, who released an official statement in reaction to former World No.1 Maria Sharapova’s decision to retire, the tennis world reacted to the news on social media.
We, the former staff of the National Center for Transgender Equality, are devastated. Over the last few months, many of us have made the difficult decision of stepping away from the organization where we’ve dedicated so much of our daily lives. As the rare trans-led organization in the nation’s capital, NCTE gave us the opportunity to work on issues important and personal to us all. Each of us is dedicated to improving the lives of transgender people nationwide through a lens of racial and economic justice, yet we stepped away after it became clear the leadership of NCTE did not share that dedication.
Last week, a new organisation held its first meeting in London. Named “LGB Alliance”, it claims to aim to refocus rights onto an LGB movement, by decidedly dropping the “T”.