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Monday, 15 January 2018

Oregon Parents Panic After Teen Hangs "A Gay Flag" In Class

Oregon Parents Panic After Teen Hangs "A Gay Flag" In Class
- There are a lot of LGBTQ youth in Banks, which most people don't know about," Munda told the Oregonian, "because they are scared that they're going to get bullied or they aren't going to be accepted and they're going to be treated different. And so, having put up the flag, it was a way to say that Banks ...

LGBTQ Teen Girls Are Not Receiving Proper Sex Education, Study Finds

LGBTQ Teen Girls Are Not Receiving Proper Sex Education, Study Finds
- A new study reports that LGBTQ girls are not receiving the proper education needed in order to practice safe sex. As noted by Bustle, the study was conducted by the Center for Innovative Public Health Research (CiPHR) along with professors from the University of British Columbia (UBC), and the City ...

USA's oldest Catholic university approves LGBTQ student housing

USA's oldest Catholic university approves LGBTQ student housing
- Students will now begin to have a unique residential space dedicated to exploring and understanding themselves and others in relation to gender and sexuality.” Georgetown University has accepted the proposal for a new Living Learning Community (LLC) for LGBTQ students, for those who wish to ...

New British Army advert encourages LGBTQ people to join

New British Army advert encourages LGBTQ people to join
- The British Army has launched a brand new advertisement to recruit soldiers, and it encourages women, muslims, people of colour and LGBTQ people to join. Throughout the animated clip, various soldiers answer questions such as “Can I be a woman in the army?”, “Can I be gay in the army?”, “Can I ...

Delegate Mark Levine Wants To Outlaw Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination In Virginia

Delegate Mark Levine Wants To Outlaw Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination In Virginia
- Anti-LGBTQ discrimination has been a major subject in Virginia's political arena for quite a while now. Over the weekend, we saw newly inaugurated Governor Ralph Northam sign an Executive Order prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity within state employment ...

Illinois Office of Tourism and Gay Star News announce second year of pioneering partnership

Illinois Office of Tourism and Gay Star News announce second year of pioneering partnership
- Today, Gay Star News (GSN) and Illinois Office of Tourism announce the renewal of their partnership, now in its second year, delivering a campaign that is designed to welcome LGBTQ tourists to the state. Illinois and GSN's campaign will take a pioneering new direction in having a dedicated page ..

83% of Russian people consider gay sex 'reprehensible,' according to new poll

83% of Russian people consider gay sex 'reprehensible,' according to new poll
- A new survey has shown that 83% of Russians consider gay sex 'reprehensible'. The poll – which was conducted in December – exposed a massive spike in anti-LGBTQ attitudes in the country, with little distinction between generations when it comes to views on same-sex relationships.

Chelsea Manning is running for Senate. Could she win?

Chelsea Manning is running for Senate. Could she win?
- Manning is known for her views on LGBTQ equality, state violence, and civil liberties. Running on LGBTQ equality would not be a good strategy for Manning – why should LGBTQ people in Maryland give up a two-term Senator who serves on several power committees who basically agrees with them on ...

Anxiety, depression in young people could be early symptoms of bipolar disorder

Anxiety, depression in young people could be early symptoms of bipolar disorder
- A study has recently found that early anxiety and disorders of attention or behaviour are two patterns of psychiatric symptoms that may help to identify young people at increased risk of developing bipolar disorder (BD). According to researchers, early signs of BD can fall into a relatively characteristic ...

Strongest Families coaches over smartphones

Strongest Families coaches over smartphones
- Later this month, the club is bringing Dr. Patricia Pottie to Penticton to talk about Strongest Families, a program developed by Dr. Patrick McGrath of Dalhousie University, over a 20-year period of investigating effective ways to treat mental illness in youth. “Strongest Families is intriguing because, once ...

Space invaders: our addiction to smartphones

Space invaders: our addiction to smartphones
- There are undoubtedly young people – predominantly men – whose lives have been shattered by addiction to games, but some question whether gaming causes those mental problems, or if gaming is merely indulged in because of an existing condition. However, with “internet gaming disorder” also set ...

How Trump presidency is weakening US against China; speeding America's retreat from Asia

How Trump presidency is weakening US against China; speeding America's retreat from Asia
- Trump may be more of a symptom than a cause of America's problems. A stagnant median income, growing inequality and dwindling social safety net have led to most Americans missing out on the benefits of an open and innovative economy. Some of these structural problems will get worse before they ...

Ending the Curse of Poverty

Ending the Curse of Poverty
- Martin Luther King Jr. recognized this issue when he advocated for a "Poor People's Campaign" to supplement civil rights efforts for low-income African-Americans. Since that time, as economic inequality in the United States has worsened, the movement to address class inequality has only grown.

50 Years Later, It Feels Familiar: How America Fractured in 1968

50 Years Later, It Feels Familiar: How America Fractured in 1968
- From January to December, people demonstrated against racial injustice and economic inequality. Abroad, the United States military slogged through a seemingly interminable war. And after two terms with a Democrat in the White House, a Republican presidential candidate campaigned on a promise ...

Dr. King believed America was 'sick.' Trump's America is deathly ill.

Dr. King believed America was 'sick.' Trump's America is deathly ill.
- Many Democrats, on the other hand, seem to think that Trumpism can be countered by an economic message that doesn't address the deep connections between our historical inequality and the rise of white supremacy. If King was right, America faces a challenge today more fundamental and more ...

Heed MLK's call with a pro-democracy movement

Heed MLK's call with a pro-democracy movement
- But he was sadly mistaken -- these two issues are inextricably linked. In the more than half century since Dr. King battled these two issues, the need to address poverty and income inequality through a pro-democracy campaign that eliminates voter suppression remains critical. In 2018, many Americans ...