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Thursday, 25 August 2016

New role models and leaders are creating safer and healthier environments for students

New role models and leaders are creating safer and healthier environments for students
- Education minister David Eggen recently took to Facebook and published an open letter to Alberta's students. The letter addresses the LGBTQ policy ...

LGBTQ Bars Reclaim Their Place as Community Hubs: After Orlando, Austin sees a resurgence in ...

LGBTQ Bars Reclaim Their Place as Community Hubs: After Orlando, Austin sees a resurgence in ...
 - But increased acceptance of the LGBTQ community hasn't exactly been good for business. The last decade has seen many of those once-cherished ...

Penn State Ranked Among Top LGBTQ-Friendly Universities

Penn State Ranked Among Top LGBTQ-Friendly Universities
 - Now more than ever, there are colleges that are recruiting LGBTQ youth – and they are investing in a campus that is fully supportive of LGBTQ students,” Executive Director of Campus Pride Shane Windmeyer said in a press release. “This Top 30 list showcases those ‘Top’ campuses leading the way.”

Could gay-straight alliances reduce school bullying?

Could gay-straight alliances reduce school bullying?
 - Gay-straight alliances are student-run organizations that provide a space for LGBTQ students and their straight allies to come together. Gay-straight ...

Homophobia goes global

Homophobia goes global
 - It's a contemporary version of Canada's two solitudes. Here and elsewhere in the West, the general assumption is that LGBTQ equality is advancing ...

New Nonpartisan Poll Shows LGBTQ Equality is a Winning Message

New Nonpartisan Poll Shows LGBTQ Equality is a Winning Message
 - Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, ...

LGBTQ Advocate Abstaining From Sex for a Year to Donate Blood

LGBTQ Advocate Abstaining From Sex for a Year to Donate Blood
 - Giving blood is something openly gay college senior Jay Franzone has always wanted to do. Under Food and Drug Administration recommendations, ...

Actress Bella Thorne comes out as bisexual

Actress Bella Thorne comes out as bisexual
 - Actress Bella Thorne came out as bisexual yesterday in a manner befitting an 18-year-old celebrity. Asked by a fan on Twitter whether she is bisexual, ...

America Should Make The Poor Richer By Abolishing Food Stamps

America Should Make The Poor Richer By Abolishing Food Stamps
 - It’s also true that this solution is well known. Census has even referred to it themselves when they looked at how to measure poverty, the discussions which led to the Official Poverty Measure (OPM) being added to with the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM). We can also see simple examples of the point in that SNAP benefits are sometimes exchanged for cash, illegally, at a discount:

American Students Are Still Segregated by Income, Race

American Students Are Still Segregated by Income, Race
 - A new report from education nonprofit EdBuild exposes the nation’s most segregating school borders, making clear that—even in 2016—class and race have a massive impact on how American children are educated.


Back to School: Tech Tool to Help Kids Develop Emotional Intelligence

Back to School: Tech Tool to Help Kids Develop Emotional Intelligence
 - Getting students to apply themselves in school isn’t always easy. As the summer ends and thoughts turn to a return to school and classes, some parents may be wondering how to help their children fall in love with learning from a young age.

Will homegrown medical marijuana survive legalization?

Will homegrown medical marijuana survive legalization?
 - Laurie MacEachern inspects some of her cannabis plants that grow at the rear of her home, about an hour outside Ottawa. She is a medical marijuana ...

It's time to stop using mental illness as a political insult

It's time to stop using mental illness as a political insult
 - For those of us living with mental illness, stigma and prejudice can all too often permeate every part of our everyday lives. When Owen Smith labelled ...

How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Diagnose Mental Disorders

How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Diagnose Mental Disorders
 - Rather than trying to help diagnose a mental disorder from a single sample, the AI would examine a patient's speech over time to track their progress.

What Every Parent Needs To Know About Childhood Obesity

What Every Parent Needs To Know About Childhood Obesity
 - Conventional wisdom has long implied that being overweight or obese can present challenges not just to physical health but to mental health and ...

Domestic violence significantly impacts on children's health outcomes, says new study

Domestic violence significantly impacts on children's health outcomes, says new study
 - Growing up in a family in which the mother is victim of domestic violence has negative effects on a child's health, according to a new study from ...