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Sunday, 28 August 2016

The boom and bust of North Dakota's only gay bar

The boom and bust of North Dakota's only gay bar
 - Heartbreakers, however, illustrates the challenges of running a gay bar in a state where there are few resources for LGBTQ people, let alone gay clubs ...

LGBT Seniors Are Being Pushed Back Into the Closet

LGBT Seniors Are Being Pushed Back Into the Closet
 - A few years ago, Rabbi Sara Paasche-Orlow was spending time with, and comforting, a friend who was dying of cancer. Along with all of the usual difficulties and complexities of end-of-life care, there was an additional concern for the friend. Despite being married to her lesbian partner, she didn’t feel like she could be open about it with the hospice worker.


I joined a bunch of LGBT techies at the White House to help tackle some world-threatening problems

I joined a bunch of LGBT techies at the White House to help tackle some world-threatening problems
 - We not only brought together LGBTQ technologists, women, people of color, veterans, people living with a disability to solve some of America's ...

Why Are Straight Men Doing Gay Porn?

Why Are Straight Men Doing Gay Porn?
 - Or is it an example of how far acceptance and visibility for LGBTQ people have come? Is this the entertainment the gay porn audience wants or is it ...



California Christian colleges support bill that forces them to embrace LGBT agenda

California Christian colleges support bill that forces them to embrace LGBT agenda
 - California Bill 1146, which has been called "the most oppressive LGBTQ anti-religious proposal in the nation," failed to pass after it was first introduced ...

Here is the complete, heartwrenching, Orlando-themed Gaycation episode

Here is the complete, heartwrenching, Orlando-themed Gaycation episode
 - The result is a special episode of their series, Gaycation, which is anything but a fun-filled holiday. It is raw, and moving, and all at once both ...

Activists lying down in road to protest poor treatment of trans prisoners

Activists lying down in road to protest poor treatment of trans prisoners
 - It's outrageous that police officers, who collude in the oppression of LGBTQ people within prisons, are allowed to march at Manchester Pride,' she ...

Mariners apologize to LGBTQ community, plan to train staff

Mariners apologize to LGBTQ community, plan to train staff
 - The Seattle Mariners organization is apologizing to the LGBTQ community. That's after two incidents in which couples say they were humiliated by ...

Choosing The Right Sport For Your Child

Choosing The Right Sport For Your Child
 - Many kids become motivated to try a sport that they have watched on television, especially when they see a local athlete reach gold. Children involved in sports get to learn valuable life-long lessons.

5 Recent Children's Health Studies That You Should Read

5 Recent Children's Health Studies That You Should Read
 - Sometimes I think children's health studies should come with a disclaimer; "This study may cause feelings of crippling guilt and inadequacy in new ...

How to manage weight issues with your teenager when you're not meant to talk about weight

How to manage weight issues with your teenager when you're not meant to talk about weight
- While the guidelines recommend avoiding weight talk, that doesn't mean we shouldn't talk to our teens about their health. We just have to be careful ...

Pediatricians can help identify suicidal teens

Pediatricians can help identify suicidal teens
 - The American Academy of Pediatrics recently updated guidelines advising pediatricians how to identify and help teenagers at risk for suicide. The group wants pediatricians to screen patients for suicidal thoughts and risk factors for suicide, such as bullying. Dr. Kim Cass, chair of pediatrics at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health, said that at-risk teens regularly come to the emergency department, and she calls it a "serious epidemic for our youth."

How an Australian doctor discovered the first drug to treat mental illness

 How an Australian doctor discovered the first drug to treat mental illness
 - Lithium is the penicillin story of mental health. It was the first effective drug discovered for the treatment of a mental illness, and it is, without doubt, ...

Living with mental illness: Recognising and accepting the role..

Living with mental illness: Recognising and accepting the role..
 - Over the last 6 months or so, my attitude towards mental health and mental illness has shifted quite dramatically. It hasn't been an easy shift, or one ...

Can Blood Tests Detect Schizophrenia and Other Mental Illnesses?

Can Blood Tests Detect Schizophrenia and Other Mental Illnesses?
 - The problem is that mental health diagnosis has essentially remained unchanged for 100 years, relying on symptoms and clinical interviews. Mental ...

Harvard Psychiatrist: 50% of College Students Have Mental Disorder

Harvard Psychiatrist: 50% of College Students Have Mental Disorder
 - A Harvard psychiatrist who works at Mass General Hospital is claiming that half of all college students have some sort of mental disorder. While this ...