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Thursday, 8 December 2016

A Watershed Moment for Equality

A Watershed Moment for Equality
- McCrory's defeat and Cooper's victory is a watershed moment in the movement for LGBTQ equality. North Carolina voters had the final say and ...

Public schools are actively hostile to LGBT students

Public schools are actively hostile to LGBT students
- Many public schools are still hostile environments for LGBT students, an international human rights organization ...

New Documentary To Focus On LGBTQ 'Safe Spaces' In The South

New Documentary To Focus On LGBTQ 'Safe Spaces' In The South
- A Canadian filmmaker is hoping to explore the plight of the LGBTQ community in the southern U.S. as part of a new documentary. In 2017, director ...

Major survey of transgender Americans reveals pervasive bias, abuse and fear

Major survey of transgender Americans reveals pervasive bias, abuse and fear
- The largest-ever survey of transgender Americans paints a grim picture of pervasive discrimination and harassment, to the point that many of them ...

What Gay Conversion Therapy Is

What Gay Conversion Therapy Is
- Now, LGBTQ youth across the nation are terrified that Vice President-elect Mike Pence's restrictive views on queer rights and conversion therapy may ...

Planned Attack on LGBTQ Rights Would Be 'Devastating' for Texas Economy

Planned Attack on LGBTQ Rights Would Be 'Devastating' for Texas Economy
- North Carolina's governor was just voted out of office because of his support for a discriminatory law that took an immediate and devastating toll on ...

A Veteran LGBTQ Activist On Resistance And Key Lessons Of Political Backlash

A Veteran LGBTQ Activist On Resistance And Key Lessons Of Political Backlash
- If you're a millennial, as I am, you likely haven't personally experienced full-blown political backlash against LGBTQ rights in your lifetime.

Megan Mullally: 'Very good chance' Will & Grace revival is happening

Megan Mullally: 'Very good chance' Will & Grace revival is happening
- If the election-edition reunion whetted your appetite for new episodes of “Will & Grace,” there is fabulous news to report. Series star Megan Mullally ...

Improving child-teacher interactions can reduce preschoolers' stress levels

Improving child-teacher interactions can reduce preschoolers' stress levels
- The intervention was designed for teachers of preschool-aged children and focused on fostering close teacher-child relationships through one-on-one play. Children who participated in the intervention showed reduced levels of the hormone cortisol, an indicator of stress, said Bridget Hatfield, an assistant professor in Oregon State University's College of Public Health and Human Sciences and lead author of the study.

Children more likely to use cannabis if their mother smoked while pregnant

Children more likely to use cannabis if their mother smoked while pregnant
- It's widely known that smoking during pregnancy can have detrimental effects on the health of an unborn child. While one cigarette a day may not ...

Income inequality helped elect Donald Trump — and would grow wider under his policies

Income inequality helped elect Donald Trump — and would grow wider under his policies
- Some of the world's top researchers on income inequality — who presented a new paper on the topic Tuesday — say American economic anxiety and ...

We Are Losing the War on Inequality and It's Not Even Close

We Are Losing the War on Inequality and It's Not Even Close
- This decade has been the one in which the American mainstream finally realized we have a profound economic inequality problem. It is only now ...

How the US Army Personalized Its Mental Health Care

How the US Army Personalized Its Mental Health Care
- Yet in attempts to bring patient-centered, outcomes-based approaches to health care in recent years, mental health has taken a back seat to other ...

How can the business sector close the gap?

How can the business sector close the gap?
- Rising inequality is killing the hope in the U.S. and across the world – the hope that people can get ahead. While the private sector is part of this ...

Would a universal basic income fix US economic inequality? One group is spending $10 million to ...

Would a universal basic income fix US economic inequality? One group is spending $10 million to ...
- Universal basic income (UBI) is either a miracle cure for ailing capitalist economies or a dead end for a doomed, under-employed underclass. Nobody ...

American Dream collapsing for young adults, study says, as odds plunge that children will earn ...

American Dream collapsing for young adults, study says, as odds plunge that children will earn ...
- Rising income inequality has eroded the ability for American children to grow up to earn more than their parents, according to groundbreaking new ...