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Monday, 23 January 2017

Why the 2022 Gay Games should come to Hong Kong

Why the 2022 Gay Games should come to Hong Kong
- Yet, I could see his happiness and how proud he was to be part of a community of LGBTQ athletes. I realised how positive the experience was for him, ...

Family threatens son with 'corrective rape' after learning he is living with his boyfriend

Family threatens son with 'corrective rape' after learning he is living with his boyfriend
- Violence against the LGBTQ community is extremely common in India,” Koninika Roy, who works for the Humsafar Trust, an advocacy group for ...

The Radical Crusade of Mike Pence

The Radical Crusade of Mike Pence
- He's trampled on the rights of women, LGBTQ folks and the poor. Then there's the incompetence. Meet, quite possibly, the next president.

Ellen and Celebs Give a Big LGBT Thank You To Obama

Ellen and Celebs Give a Big LGBT Thank You To Obama
- Last week, Ellen released a video that was a montage of working with President Obama over the last 8 years. That video had me in tears! The latest ...

These are the states set for battles on anti-LGBT laws

These are the states set for battles on anti-LGBT laws
- HRC President Chad Griffin said: “Lawmakers seeking to target LGBTQ people would do well to heed the lessons learned in North Carolina, where ...

Trump's Inauguration Cake Bakers Donated the Profits to an LGBTQ Rights Organization

Trump's Inauguration Cake Bakers Donated the Profits to an LGBTQ Rights Organization
- The Buttercream Bakeshop, who baked Donald Trump's inauguration cake, reports that they have donated all the profits from the towering pastry to the ...

17 Loud and Proud LGBTQ Signs From the Women's Marches

17 Loud and Proud LGBTQ Signs From the Women's Marches
LGBTQ people and allies were part of those numbers, with signs celebrating the queer identity and reminding others that LGBTQ rights may be under ...

Pennsylvania Vows to Ban LGBTQ Conversion Therapy

Pennsylvania Vows to Ban LGBTQ Conversion Therapy
- Pennslyvania is the latest state where officials have promised to ban conversion therapy—the controversial "treatment" to turn LGBTQ people into ...

What is really in your child's lunchbox?

What is really in your child's lunchbox?
HEALTH shocks found in the average lunchbox have been highlighted by the Cancer Council, with parents preparing to pack the first of about 200 ...

We can't go back to dark ages of American health care

We can't go back to dark ages of American health care
- These patients often were forced to receive their basic primary care, including immunizations for children and prenatal care, in emergency rooms.

Eight poor children to get cochlear implant surgery

Eight poor children to get cochlear implant surgery
Healthcare services continue to be out of reach in terms of both access and affordability and many poor people often choose to endure pain or ...

The 'love drug' may be FDA-approved for psychotherapy by 2021

The 'love drug' may be FDA-approved for psychotherapy by 2021
Mental illness is highly prevalent among veterans, often triggered by their deployment. According to the American Department of Veteran's Affairs ...

Community-Based Programs Can Help Reduce Male Suicide

Community-Based Programs Can Help Reduce Male Suicide
- Evidence suggests that interventions, like the Man-Up Against Suicide project, work to facilitate conversations around men's mental health. Art creates ...

How do you know if you're obsessed with your health?

How do you know if you're obsessed with your health?
- But for some people, what starts as a normal health concern can tip over into a serious mental health problem you might know as hypochondria, health ...

Mental Illness Or Mental Skillness? The Case For Neurodiversity

Mental Illness Or Mental Skillness? The Case For Neurodiversity
- The language used around mental illness – and the stigma attached to it – needs serious review, writes Brooke Murphy. Recent media coverage of ...

How do we fix Philadelphia's poverty under President Trump?

How do we fix Philadelphia's poverty under President Trump?
- Take Philadelphia, for example. In 2007, the city's poverty rate was 23.8 percent. That was the highest poverty rate of any of America's 10 largest cities.