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Monday, 16 October 2017

How did 'gay' come to mean 'homosexual'?

How did 'gay' come to mean 'homosexual'?
- Like so many other things, it's not gay people or homosexuality or LGBTQ culture that's to blame, it's homophobia. But I don't expect people like my ...

Christian printer refuses services to LGBTQ activist, says he doesn't want to 'make pressure worse'

Christian printer refuses services to LGBTQ activist, says he doesn't want to 'make pressure worse'
- A Christian printer in Britain reportedly refused to print business cards for a transgender diversity expert, claiming taking up the order would go against ...

Donald Trump, Jr.'s speaking fees are astronomical

Donald Trump, Jr.'s speaking fees are astronomical
- But Donald Trump, Jr. spent half an hour talking smack about minorities and the LGBTQ community and liberals and got paid $100,000 for it.

How Incarceration Impacts LGBTQ Youth's Mental Health

How Incarceration Impacts LGBTQ Youth's Mental Health
- One of the surveys the report referenced did not include the "Q" in LGBTQ, which is why it is omitted here. Already at risk for mental illness, sexual ...

Satellite Citi Fights Enemies of the LGBTQ Community in 'Undead' Video

Satellite Citi Fights Enemies of the LGBTQ Community in 'Undead' Video
- It's a dose of pixel therapy in Satellite Citi's new video for “Undead,” which finds a LGBTQ teen struggling after they've been kicked out of their house.

Gay Geeks': An Online Utopia for LGBTQ Gamers, Comic Fans and Trekkies

Gay Geeks': An Online Utopia for LGBTQ Gamers, Comic Fans and Trekkies
- What started out as a small group of "gay geeks" in Seattle has turned into a worldwide community of 50,000 people

Trump reportedly made a joke about how Mike Pence wants to hang gay people

Trump reportedly made a joke about how Mike Pence wants to hang gay people
- For queer people in America who are still fighting for equality, Vice President Mike Pence's dismal record on LGBTQ rights is no laughing matter.

Jeff Sessions to prosecute trans teen's murder—but LGBTQ activists are skeptical

Jeff Sessions to prosecute trans teen's murder—but LGBTQ activists are skeptical
- Keeping with an earlier promise—and surprising the LGBTQ community— Attorney General Jeff Sessions will carry out legal proceedings against ...

Young people's unhealthy lifestyles — including smoking and poor diet — means the NHS faces a ...

Young people's unhealthy lifestyles — including smoking and poor diet — means the NHS faces a ...
- But the health service is not set up to deal with them or the burden they will pose in the future. Child health expert Dr Rakhee Shah, who worked on the ...

Two North Texas suburbs rank among America's best cities to live in, study says

Two North Texas suburbs rank among America's best cities to live in, study says
- At only 4.2%, the poverty rate in Atascocita, Texas is one of the lowest of any U.S. city. Adults with a college education are less likely than those with ...

Pope canonises first New World martyrs, calls Amazon synod for 2019

Pope canonises first New World martyrs, calls Amazon synod for 2019
- Francis, an Argentine and the first Latin American pope, has often linked his calls for social justice, particularly for indigenous people, to those for ...

Social Media Is Fueling a Scary Trend for Teen Anxiety

Social Media Is Fueling a Scary Trend for Teen Anxiety
- Experts in teenage mental health say social media is a significant factor in a rising tide of anxiety among teenagers and adolescents. Some victims are ...

How Las Vegas is mobilizing to heal a wounded community

How Las Vegas is mobilizing to heal a wounded community
Mental health professionals met them there and shared information, offered blankets, charged their phones, held their hands and simply listened to ...

Trump makes the world more dangerous — what do we do about it?

Trump makes the world more dangerous — what do we do about it?
- The issue that we are raising is not whether Trump is mentally ill. It is whether he is dangerous. Dangerousness is not a psychiatric diagnosis.

We must be willing to acknowledge our double standards

We must be willing to acknowledge our double standards
American society shuns black people when they draw attention to the systemic inequality that they experience every day, yet cheer on a white man as ...

As America grows more diverse, schools are becoming more segregated

As America grows more diverse, schools are becoming more segregated
- Board of Education decision put an end to legal school segregation, recent data suggests racial and socio-economic inequality continues to be a ...