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Thursday, 23 November 2017

Religious Freedom” Proponent Jeff Mateer Is the Most Dangerous of Trump's Judicial Nominees

Religious Freedom” Proponent Jeff Mateer Is the Most Dangerous of Trump's Judicial Nominees
- Located in Plano, Texas, the law firm routinely attacks laws protecting reproductive health and LGBTQ people. Plano is within the Eastern District, and Mateer would not be required to recuse himself from suits brought by First Liberty. Quite the opposite: He would be in an excellent position to work with ...

Parents' group sends thousands of holiday cards to LGBTQ youth

Parents' group sends thousands of holiday cards to LGBTQ youth
- She wanted to reach the thousands of LGBTQ youth whose parents don't accept them. Her letter, now adapted into a video on her site, quickly went ...

Down Under recruit lands sweet gig at world's biggest queer film festival

Down Under recruit lands sweet gig at world's biggest queer film festival
- The world's biggest and longest-running LGBTQ film festival and queer media exhibition has a new recruit and he's planning to shake things up.

Russia's 'gay propaganda' law has led to a huge rise in anti-LGBT attacks

Russia's 'gay propaganda' law has led to a huge rise in anti-LGBT attacks
- Hate crimes against LGBT people have doubled since Russia created a law banning gay “propaganda”. The 2013 legislation, which prohibits “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relationships” towards minors, has been condemned by the European Court of Human Rights. The European judges found ...

The Queer Bible Is A Beautiful New Website About LGBT Heroes

The Queer Bible Is A Beautiful New Website About LGBT Heroes
- Thanks to the likes of LGBT History Month and charities such as Stonewall, we now have a greater awareness of how far the LGBTQ+ community has ...

Please watch this anti-gay interpretive dance which is indisputably, extremely gay

Please watch this anti-gay interpretive dance which is indisputably, extremely gay
- and "how LGBT activists are influencing your children" with an interpretive dance that is honestly one of the gayest things I have ever laid eyes on?

Kate Richardson-Walsh says Rainbow Laces campaign can make real difference

Kate Richardson-Walsh says Rainbow Laces campaign can make real difference
- Kate Richardson-Walsh believes the Rainbow Laces campaign can help more people from the LGBT community get into sport. The former England ...

We're about bringing people together'

We're about bringing people together'
- “There was a big community meeting in 2009 around the idea of Pride where a lot of people were saying that was the only focus for LGBT community ...

Study suggests tweets indicative of mental health

Study suggests tweets indicative of mental health
- The language we use on Twitter may reveal whether or not we have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a linguistic analysis of 1.3 million tweets carried out by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania. The study captured the tweets of 1,399 individuals with self-reported ...

The number of disabled children seeking counselling for bullying and mental health issues has ...

The number of disabled children seeking counselling for bullying and mental health issues has ...
- The disabilities or conditions most commonly recorded by Childline included autism, those with learning difficulties, a physical disability or mobility issues, and those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or attention deficit disorder (ADD). The sobering figures emphasise the need to support ...

How poetry saved a young man's life

How poetry saved a young man's life
- Struggling with his mental health, at his worst Limavady poet Paul Butterfield Jnr was overcome with feelings of depression, anxiety and ev

Hollywood Spotlights Racial Tensions in America

Hollywood Spotlights Racial Tensions in America
America's history of racial inequality and civil rights activism are prevalent themes in Hollywood films this season. Using gritty cinematography and ...

America needs a fair living wage

America needs a fair living wage
- We need to do a lot more if we want to start getting serious about fighting inequality. Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour sounds great, but for ...

Latin America Is World's Most Violent Region For Women, Says United Nations

Latin America Is World's Most Violent Region For Women, Says United Nations
- Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for ... "The issue of violence against women in Latin America is critical. ... cultural norms that maintain gender inequality needed to be addressed.

American taxes are unusually progressive. Government spending is not

American taxes are unusually progressive. Government spending is not
- Asked to rank, on a scale of one to ten, how important it is for democracies to reduce inequality, they say only six; Europeans say eight. Yet the country is hardly indifferent to who gets which slice of the economic pie. Three in five Americans say that income and wealth should be spread around more.

Wealth inequality has been widening for millennia

Wealth inequality has been widening for millennia
- THE one-percenters are now gobbling up more of the pie in America—that much is well known. This trend, though disconcerting, is not unique to the modern era. A new study, by Timothy Kohler of Washington State University and 17 others, finds that inequality may well have been rising for several .