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La Administración Wolf condena la regulación de la Administración Trump que elimina los derechos de los estadounidenses a la atención médica con base en la orientación sexual y la identidad de género
La Administración Wolf condena la regulación de la Administración Trump que elimina los derechos de los estadounidenses a la atención médica con base en la orientación sexual y la identidad de género Equality, Español, Press Release El Gobernador Tom Wolf y los miembros del gabinete de sus organismos de salud y servicios humanos condenaron hoy la regulación final de la Administración Trump que quita a los estadounidenses su derecho a recibir atención médica debido a su orientación sexual e identidad de género que anteriormente estaba garantizado por la Ley de Protección al Paciente y Ley de Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio (ACA, por sus siglas en inglés).“Esta regulación va en contra de cada política y protección que mi administración ha implementado”, dijo el Gobernador Wolf. “Cambiar una regulación de la Ley de Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio que incluye disposiciones para la no discriminación con base en el sexo para incluir solo los géneros masculino y femenino es otro intento de desmantelar la ACA y poner el bienestar de nuestra comunidad LGBTQ en mayor riesgo al tratar de deslegitimar a esta población vulnerable. Es atroz firmar una regulación que podría negar la atención médica a las personas en medio de una pandemia y en el aniversario del tiroteo masivo en el club nocturno, Pulse”.“En un momento en que nuestra nación y el mundo enfrentan una pandemia sin precedentes, es inconcebible que la Administración Trump haga cambios tan importantes en nuestro sistema sanitario que pongan en riesgo la vida de cientos de miles de estadounidenses”, dijo la Secretaria de Salud, Dra. Rachel Levine. “Estas medidas no solo ponen en riesgo a la comunidad LGBTQ sino que ponen en peligro a todo nuestro sistema sanitario. Estos continuos ataques a los derechos de los estadounidenses transgénero deben detenerse. El Gobernador Wolf ha demostrado que proteger los derechos de todos los residentes de Pennsylvania es esencial para que nuestro éxito y prosperidad sean constantes: el gobierno federal debería hacer lo mismo”.“Los intentos permanentes de la Administración Trump de socavar la ACA perjudican el bienestar de todos los estadounidenses, independientemente de su edad, raza, género, orientación sexual, identidad de género o cualquier otro factor”, dijo la Comisionada Jessica Altman. “Publicar esta regulación el mismo día del aniversario de las muertes en el club nocturno Pulse, durante el Mes del Orgullo, hace que su decisión de deshacer las protecciones para la comunidad LGTBQ sea aún más condenable. En un momento en que este país está tan desesperado por lograr la unidad, esta decisión solo siembra más división. Yo, junto con toda la Administración Wolf, continuaré rechazando la discriminación y defendiendo los derechos de todos los residentes de Pennsylvania, sin importar quiénes son o a quiénes aman”.“Al poner fin a los requisitos específicos de no discriminación para los servicios médicos, la Administración Trump permite que los profesionales médicos nieguen servicios vitales que salvan vidas que podría generar una atención médica ineficaz o inapropiada para la comunidad LGBTQ y otras personas vulnerables”. Esto solo exacerbará los problemas de salud para la comunidad LGBTQ y otras comunidades”, dijo la Secretaria Teresa Miller. “A medida que nuestra nación sufre una pandemia que afecta a personas de todas las edades, razas y procedencias socioeconómicas, no podemos crear más obstáculos y el acceso desigual a la atención médica. Es nuestra responsabilidad como servidores públicos liderar de una manera que levante y busque corregir las desigualdades entre las personas marginadas y desatendidas. Estos ataques a los derechos humanos dirigidos a las personas transgénero son inaceptables y crueles, y debemos ser mejores”.“Como miembro del Grupo de Trabajo LGBT del Gobernador Wolf, y en colaboración con nuestros numerosos socios LGBTQ, proveedores de servicios para la tercera edad y partes interesadas, el Departamento de Envejecimiento ha hecho de su compromiso con la diversidad, el aumento de la competencia cultural y la inclusión una prioridad”, dijo el Secretario del Departamento de Envejecimiento, Robert Torres. “Esta regulación es un intento vergonzoso de excluir a una comunidad que ya enfrenta retos únicos y merece un acceso igualitario a la atención médica. Nuestro departamento se enorgullece de apoyar a las personas de la tercera edad LGBTQ y a toda la comunidad LGBTQ y abogar por las protecciones que merecen legítimamente”.View this information in English. June 14, 2020 SHARE Email Facebook Twitter
Premier League stars are being briefed on detailed proposals for a return to action with a hotel lockdown plan. Mirror Sport understands a number of clubs are now discussing the different ideas on the table with their players who believe they are gearing up to try and get games underway again. They believe the most likely is the hotel plan revealed in Mirror Sport last month where players are put into lockdown in nominated hotels for up to six weeks while the fixture list is finished. The home team will occupy one half of the hotel, the away team will then check in to play their game and that section of the hotel will be deep cleaned after they check out. They have been working towards using their Premier League stadiums but playing games at club training grounds and nominated training centres – like St George’s Park – is also an option. Most teams have got nine Premier League games left, four have ten games and it would mean squeezing them into a short space of time, organising hotel and stadium lockdown. England’s St George’s Park base could be used for matches But players believe the clubs are gearing up towards a return to training next month and Arsenal indicated that could be the case after revealing plans for first team stars to return under strict guidelines from Monday. It is also understood that clubs are expecting a further update from the Premier League this week from the Government who have begun detailed planning under their “Project Restart” programme. They are looking at plans across all sports about how they can return and football is firmly on the agenda even though at this stage it remains a discussion about how rather than when because no-one can be sure of any date amid the coronavirus crisis. Loading… Promoted ContentThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The WorldThe Most Stunning Wedding Looks From Around The World14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemPortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D GraffitiThe Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her GrandsonCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreTarantino’s Latest Effort Will Probably Be His Best To DateFrom Enemies To Friends: 10 TV Characters Who Became Close17 Rare Churches Underground That Still Exist5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks However, the Premier League’s best case scenario is to restart formal training on May 18, games then resuming from June 8 and the season completed in six weeks. UEFA want domestic seasons completed by mid-August to clear the way for the Champions League final to be played on August 29 after a mini tournament from the semi final and possibly quarter finals onwards. There is a Premier League meeting on Friday which will involve all 20 clubs and the hope is the Government will provide some further advice before then to allow them to step up planning. Premier League teams will be involved in another meeting with PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor next week They believe players will need at least three weeks’ training – as a mini pre-season – before they can return to games so they are still hoping that will be in May but even if it was in June they could still start in July and finish in August under the hotel lockdown plan. Clubs are also telling players that they must be ready to return to training within 48 hours’ notice as it was revealed last week many have gone abroad to be with their families but then may face difficulties in getting back to England. Arsenal are the first Premier League team to allow their players to return to training Read Also: Arsenal to miss CL spot as UEFA opt for points system if season cut short The lockdown plan would see games played almost every day which the authorities recognise would go a long way to keeping football fans happy, it would help with the lockdown and the Government have made it clear they want games free-to-air. That is unlikely to be an easy process as showing most games for free would cause serious issues for Sky and BT Sport as many armchair viewers have postponed or cancelled packages and may therefore be reluctant to return if they suddenly do not have to pay. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享
STATEWIDE – The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) will host a live webinar for those impacted by the coronavirus crisis at 3 p.m. Wednesday. The half-hour program will cover unemployment eligibility requirements, the formula and amounts determined by Indiana State Statute for benefit amounts, frequently asked questions — and how to apply for benefits.Anyone interested in participating in the webinar must register here. Those who register will be able to watch the recorded program if they miss the live webinar.
The 24-year-old midfielder has put pen to paper on a four-and-a-half-year deal and is Sunderland’s fifth signing during the current transfer window. “Wahbi is a quick, dynamic attacking player,” manager Sam Allardyce told the club’s official website. “He has many attributes, not least his delivery from wide areas and set pieces and of course his ability to score goals. “His versatility will certainly complement our existing forward options and I’m delighted to welcome him to the club.” Khazri started out at Bastia and in 2014 moved on to French rivals Bordeaux, for whom he made over 50 appearances. He has scored six goals in 13 appearances for Tunisia since making his debut in 2013 and has featured in both the African Nations Cup and World Cup qualifiers. Khazri could make his debut in Tuesday night’s home league game against Manchester City and joins goalkeeper Steve Harper, defenders Lamine Kone and Jan Kirchhoff and striker Dame N’Doye as new Sunderland signings. Press Association Sunderland have signed Tunisia international Wahbi Khazri from French club Bordeaux for an undisclosed fee.
Earlier this week, Michael Sam Sr., the father of gay NFL prospect Michael Sam, aired his concerns to the national media that his son would be incapable of providing his future grandchildren with a traditional family environment to grow up in.After Sam Sr. received a text message from his son simply stating, “Dad, I’m gay,” he reportedly had a hard time digesting the news.“I couldn’t eat no more, so I went to Applebee’s to have drinks,” Sam Sr. told The New York Times. “I don’t want my grandkids raised in that kind of environment.”Oh, the irony.That’s right — the man who aired a deeply controversial reaction to his son’s sexual orientation to the most-read newspaper in the world is concerned about someone else’s ability to provide a loving family environment.He even went as far to say that late Hall of Fame defensive lineman Deacon Jones is “turning over in his grave.”As a journalist, I am usually thankful when people give non-cookie cutter quotes — but I would never wish something like this upon anyone.People have mostly had one of two reactions to Sam Sr.’s feelings — one camp is shocked that these emotions were disclosed to the press, the other is sympathetic to Sam Sr.’s reaction due to the seemingly casual manner in which he was informed of his son’s sexual orientation.I must admit, at first I was surprised at Sam’s decision to inform his father of his orientation through a text message. But the more I thought about it, the more it made sense. Sam has known his father far longer than any of the bloggers questioning that fateful text message. He probably had an inkling of what his father’s reaction would be (losing his appetite and going to get drunk), and didn’t want to hear it with his own ears. I can hardly blame him for waiting to tell his father long after his friends, waiting until the last possible moment before his personal life became international news. It might not have been the right decision, if he didn’t want his father to express his knee-jerk reaction to The New York Times. But who could ever anticipate a parents doing that?Sam Sr. has since told the Galveston County Daily News that he was radically misquoted by the Times, saying, “[Sam] has made a great statement in coming out, and he should be able to play in the NFL. I love him unconditionally.”I would honestly love to believe that Sam Sr. was indeed drastically misquoted, and I am certainly not writing this to argue that he doesn’t love his son. But Sam’s relationship with his father obviously isn’t as simple as we’d all like it to be — Sam Jr. also told the Times that he stays with his friends rather than his family when he returns home to Hitchcock, Tex.Everyone has had to admit things to their parents that they’d rather not. But it’s shocking to see the disparity between Sam’s seemingly nonchalant demeanor in interviews with ESPN and the Times, in which he said coming out to the world was “nothing” compared to the hardships he endured as a child and the far less direct approach he took in disclosing his orientation to his father.The tragedies the Sam family has endured makes Sam Sr.’s reaction even more cringe-worthy. Considering that according to the Times two of his children are dead, two more are in jail and another went missing as a child, shouldn’t he be more accepting of his remaining son?Many have speculated that Sam chose to text his father because he was nervous about what he’d hear on the other end of the line. But maybe that’s not it at all.Maybe he felt his father only deserved a text. Maybe he wanted to keep him at an arm’s length. Maybe that’s why he forgoes staying with him on trips back to his hometown. Maybe he wanted to keep him informed on a need-to-know basis before the word got to him through the media.From now on, Sam Sr. might not even deserve that courtesy. Will Laws is a senior majoring in print and digital journalism. He is also the associate managing editor of the Daily Trojan. His column, “Laying Down the Laws,” runs every other Friday.
Wong and fellow alumna Erika Chang-Sing realized they had many friends at USC who were also passionate about skating, so the duo started the club to encourage their peers to keep up with skating in a fun, low-stakes environment. “To me, [the message] was ‘USC is here, and we’re strong, and we’re not going to go anywhere anytime soon,’” said Nicole Wong, a USC alumna who co-founded the club in 2016 and served as club president for the 2018-19 school year. “You’re teaching them how to be a part of a community, you’re teaching each other how to be friends and just everything about the culture of the sport is what you’re learning in addition to the technique,” she said. “For me, stopping competing was really hard, and I didn’t want to quit skating cold turkey,” Perez said. “This just seemed like a really low-pressure way to keep the sport in my life.” Cai admitted to falling time and time again as she learned to skate, leading her to pick up a new injury seemingly every day. It’s been important for the club to keep the energy light despite any mistakes on the ice, as it takes a lot of resiliency to become a skilled skater. It was a pivotal moment for the club — it had finally established itself as the legitimate figure skating presence that it has been ever since. Wong said the club’s first L.A. Live show in 2018 was the moment she realized she had achieved her goal of bringing together a diverse and supportive group with a passion for skating. Wong, who has been skating since she was 4 years old, agreed that skating isn’t always pretty. With skating’s status as a niche sport comes numerous other stereotypes as to what it means to be a skater. While the long hours, early mornings and tough falls that skaters endure tend to be viewed as overly intense by outsiders, USCFSC works to counterbalance the individual pressures of the sport by creating a collaborative, enjoyable environment. The club aims to make members feel as though they are on the same team even though they often compete against each other in competitions. “I just remember the whole team coming together and having this massive hug in the middle of the ice when it was over,” Wong said. “Seeing people who were there to support the skaters was so heartwarming because it was the moment when I felt like we had support within our own team and we had support from others.” Unlike some student organizations at USC, USCFSC welcomes undergraduate and graduate students, allowing for members to get to know people they might not otherwise meet. The club has a booth each semester at the Involvement Fair, where interested students can sign up to skate. Cai tuned into the 2018 Winter Olympics and was fascinated by the figure skating events, so when she decided to pick up a sport in her free time, she knew she wanted that sport to be skating. The aspiring skater spent five hours a day at her local rink, learning basic techniques before attempting spins and jumps. “My first competition in San Diego, I was doing two elements in a team event and I kind of screwed up one of them, but my teammates were super supportive,” Cai said. “They were still cheering when I messed up and made me feel super safe and loved … It felt like I [was] with family which is really comforting for me.” “I joined the club because I thought I might be able to learn from the other people in the club who have been skating for a much longer time,” she said. “[I like] having people to skate with … and just being able to wear my skating apparel everywhere and be like, ‘My fun fact is I figure skate.’” At first, Wong, Chang-Sing and their friends were the only four skaters at the Pasadena Ice Skating Center each week. Since its inaugural semester, USCFSC has grown to 27 members and has attracted experienced and beginner skaters alike to join its ranks. “I wanted to keep it up and have a way to stay active during grad school doing things that I enjoy,” Dennler said. “It’s also really nice being on a team of people, too, to keep me motivated.” “I feel like figure skating is especially one of those things that people look at and they see the dresses and the makeup and the glamor that people associate with figure skating,” Wong said. “It takes a lot more than looking pretty to accomplish things in this sport and train and practice and build the character that you do as a figure skater.” Although many members have skated previously, some are relatively new to the ice. Hannah Nowak, a senior studying arts, technology and the business of innovation, joined the club this semester to try something new on campus. An Ohio native, Nowak skated as a child but lost the majority of her skills during her long hiatus from the ice. However, she said she still felt at home in the club despite lacking the decade-long experience of some of her peers. Members of the USC Figure Skating Club huddled together on the ice to chant the “SoCal Spell Out” in front of skaters from across the country. It was February 2019 and the club was celebrating a new feat: It had sent a team to compete at every level in the 2019 Ride the Tide event in San Diego. Nathan Dennler, a graduate student studying computer science, brings competitive experience from his high school and undergraduate years to the team. “I have not met a more welcoming group of people to just be like ‘We don’t care that you suck because you’re great and we want to be your friend,’” Nowak said. “I’m a perfectionist, so not being at their level was a really hard concept for me to get over, but the minute I was there, [I realized] these are nice people who are talented.” Even for those who skated every morning in high school, balancing skating with the demands of college can prove difficult. USCFSC president Zoe Perez, a senior studying history, joined the club in her freshman year to continue the sport she had devoted so much time to in a less competitive environment. Even though many members choose to take part in these competitions, the club’s environment is not always so serious. Seasoned skaters carve out time on the ice to help beginners, and the less experienced skaters aren’t afraid to laugh at their mistakes. (James Wolfe | Daily Trojan) Cai decided to continue learning by joining USCFSC during her first semester as a Trojan in 2018. The low-pressure atmosphere of the club also attracts those who followed an unconventional path to competitive skating. Willow Cai, a sophomore majoring in cinema and media studies, had a semester off from high school and taught herself to skate using YouTube videos. “There was this time on the ice where I was trying to record what I was doing and I fell so hard, like I just tripped over myself, and it caused this ripple chain reaction of everyone else behind me,” Nowak said. “They started falling in the middle of their jumps and I caught it all on video and it was hilarious.” Along with their annual showcase, the skaters take part in several competitions each year. In February, the club sent skaters to the Golden Bears Skate in Oakland, Calif., and the Pioneer Open in Denver. Three Trojans medaled at the Golden Bears Skate, while Lillian Zeng, a sophomore majoring in arts, technology and the business of innovation, took silver at the Pioneer Open. “Because it’s college, everyone’s super supportive and it’s not as cutthroat as maybe skating is perceived in the media,” Perez said. “We all hang out together, anyone can come to our competitions and shows, so I think it’s fostered a really good environment.” Wong said some of the club’s most important lessons apply to life off the ice. Members drag themselves out of bed every Wednesday around 4 a.m. to make the 5-6 a.m. time slot at the rink. During this practice, members learn or refine their skills and rehearse programs for upcoming shows and competitions. The community, united by a love for skating, has provided its members a home away from home at USC. Cai, an international student from China, said her skating family has been instrumental in helping her feel at home at USC. The club hosts an annual December showcase at L.A. Live that includes solo and group performances by members across myriad backgrounds and skill sets. Soloists have the opportunity to craft their own routines and select their music. Even if a skater chooses not to perform a solo, they come out on the ice to take a bow as an announcer reads their biography aloud.
Chief Executive Officer(CEO) Aduana Stars, Albert Commey has exclusively told Joy sports he has no intentions of deserting the club as widely been speculated in the media.There are reports that the former Hearts of Oak official will bow out if the team fails to stay in the top flight as they are currently battling relegation.But Albert Commey insists he has never regretted joining Aduana and will not quit the club any time soon.“No I have never thought about leaving the club and is something that I will not even think off because if you don’t have the ability to hold pressure then you need to get off the game,” he told Joy sports“It is an experience that I have had, the people here are wonderful and very supportive and that’s what I need and I believe we will survive and the issue about regretting does not come to mind at all.“I love them and I want to remain with them and let me assure you that I don’t have any plans of joining any other club aside Aduana.” Aduana Stars who have a game in hand are currently on 16th position having secured 26 points with six games to end the season
Hearts of Oak have modified their training techniques with the introduction of a new Polar training equipment.This new technology will help Japanese American coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi view the heart rates of his players in real-time using Polar Team2 System via Bluetooth communication.The Polar Heart Rate Monitor Team System will also be used to monitor heart rate during matches.The device continuously records data that can be downloaded and further analyzed to better manage recovery among athletes.In an era where data usage is crucial in modern football, this technology will come in handy for Kenichi Yatsuhashi who has set sights on revolutionizing Hearts of Oak.The device will be the first ever of its kind to be used by a Premier League club in the country. – Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySports
NFL suspends Malik McDowell after he was caught on tape wrestling cop, report says Raiders’ Richie Incognito gets 2-game suspension for funeral home incident last August Chargers’ Melvin Gordon will ‘sit as long as he has to,’ agent says However, NFLPA executive DeMaurice Smith doesn’t see this benefiting the players. “I don’t see an 18-game schedule — under any circumstance — being in the best interest of our players,” Smith told ESPN on Friday. “If somebody wants to make an 18-game proposal, we’ll look at it. I haven’t seen anything that makes me think that it would be good for the players.” Related News Smith did confirm a Wall Street Journal report stating the league brought the idea to early negotiations. But, he doubled down on his stance and doesn’t see it happening.”Fans and media discuss what would happen to ratings and revenue or whether (18 games) is a good idea or bad idea. For us, it comes down to who players are as men and is it good for us,” Smith said. “If a coal miner is willing to spend more time in the hole, does it likely result in more money? Yeah. Is that a good thing for him as a person? Probably not. That’s the question nobody confronts. It’s easy to say it’s more money. But is it good for us? The answer is no.” While league executives may be on board for expanding the season, it will take a lot to sway the NFL Players Association.There has been talk of adding two more games to push the current 16-game NFL season to 18. A number of the league’s 32 owners are in favor of revisiting the idea, or considering an expanded playoff field, as the NFL and NFLPA begin to ramp up negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement. The current collective bargaining agreement will end after the 2020 season and the expanded schedule is just one of the topics both parties will discuss. Owners also appear willing to make adjustments to the union on the commissioner’s disciplinary authority and the league’s marijuana policy.
Diana PageDiana Page, 68, died on January 9, 2016 after a prolonged battle with a sudden illness. She was fortunate to be in the presence of her beloved family at her passing.Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church in Wellington. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Shelley Family Funeral Home in Wellington. A memorial has been established with Safe Homes and contributions may be left with Shelley Family Funeral Home. For further information please visit www.shelleyfamilyfh.com.Diana was born on December 21, 1947, to Richard and Christina Abbott. She graduated from Augusta High School in 1965. She married Steven Page on December 5, 1969 and together they raised three children. Dianaâ€™s successful career in the financial industry culminated in a 19 year partnership with Edward Jones that she cherished.Her natural ability to light up a room and make you feel comfortable with a glowing smile or warm hug made every day with her a blessing.Â More than anything Diana loved family time. She also enjoyed traveling, entertaining, shopping and cooking. Diana was a selfless soul who will be missed greatly but we take solace knowing she will be walking with her father Richard in the Lords Garden.Diana is survived by her loving husband Steven Page; her mother Christina (Wichita, KS); two siblings Richard Abbott (Nashville, TN) and Karen Herdt (Hutchinson, KS); Children: Darren and wife Donna (Wellington, KS), Jeremy and wife Tracey (Wichita, KS), Monica and husband Mark (Spartanburg, SC) and was the loving Nana to Mariah, Lakin, Emily, Gabriel, Ashlyn, Brendan, Kaitlyne, Sebastian and Nadia.She is preceded in death by her father Richard Abbott.