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Sunday, 10 January 2016

So far, ISIS has killed at least 25 'gay' men

So far, ISIS has killed at least 25 'gay' men
 - In an unsettling reminder of how dangerous it is to be gay in some parts of the world, a monitoring group has revealed to The Independent that at least 25 men have been murdered by ISIS for being gay in Syria.

LGBTQ Services for Youth

LGBTQ Services for Youth
 - Even though health services are installed within institutions (e.g. colleges), the LGBTQ subject area is not “obvious” and therefore provides a miss the ...

Santa Clara County First Nationwide to Open Office of LGBTQ Affairs

Santa Clara County First Nationwide to Open Office of LGBTQ Affairs
 - Santa Clara County has become the first county in the nation to establish a dedicated office of LGBTQ affairs. (Photo by Ludovic Bertron, via Wikimedia ...

A surprising number of heterosexual men have had gay sex

 A surprising number of heterosexual men have had gay sex
 - Researchers interviewed more than 9,000 men and women ages 18 to 44 years between 2011 and 2013. Respondents were asked about the types of sexual experiences they’ve had, whether they’re attracted to the same or opposite sex, and how they label their sexual orientations.


Why are more people identifying themselves as bisexual?

Why are more people identifying themselves as bisexual?
 - Greater acceptance of causes affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities within the past few years is also evident in the ...

Chloë Grace Moretz: 'People shouldn't have to come out'

Chloë Grace Moretz: 'People shouldn't have to come out'
 - Definitely in the beginning it was a confusion on my part as to why anyone even cared. That was kind of my big thing as a kid, i was kind of like, ‘well why do they even care who they find is cute’

School For LGBTQ Students to Open in Georgia

School For LGBTQ Students to Open in Georgia
 - High school is already tough for more kids, but when you're queer, or gender non-conforming, the experience is especially difficult. Now, students in ...

Young Queer Church aims to unite LGBTQ Christians

Young Queer Church aims to unite LGBTQ Christians
 - The plan is to offer LGBTQ Christians a reliable safe haven “to radically embrace who they are, how they identify, and their faith in God.” ...

The Real Reason Study Drugs Are a Bad Idea

The Real Reason Study Drugs Are a Bad Idea
 - Amelia A. Arria, the director of the Center on Young Adult Health and Development at the University of Maryland School of Public Health, interviewed ...

For the mental and physical health of students

For the mental and physical health of students
 - Half of the group was engaged in the COPE (Creating Opportunities for Personal Empowerment) Healthy Lifestyles TEEN (Thinking, Emotions, ...

Teen birth rate drops 57 percent in New Mexico

Teen birth rate drops 57 percent in New Mexico
 - New Mexico's teen birth rate has declined by more than 50 percent over a 14-year period, according to the New Mexico Department of Health.

Who will rate the Psychiatric Hospital once it is completed?

Who will rate the Psychiatric Hospital once it is completed?
 - A true mental illness, not a personality disorder, or situational anxiety, etc, is similar to any other chronic physical illness. Since a true mental illness is ...

Virtual Reality Therapy: Treating The Global Mental Health Crisis

Virtual Reality Therapy: Treating The Global Mental Health Crisis
 - Most of us experience some level of stress and anxiety in our lives. It can be relatively mild or extremely severe and debilitating — or anywhere along the spectrum. Some examples include general stress at work, relationship issues, fears and phobias, depression and other anxiety disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Bipolar Disorder: Changes In Connectivity Protect Against Development Of Illness

Bipolar Disorder: Changes In Connectivity Protect Against Development Of Illness
 - Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes extreme fluctuations in mood, energy, activity levels and can greatly inhibit the ability of those suffering ...

Prisons Have Become Warehouses for the Mentally Ill

Prisons Have Become Warehouses for the Mentally Ill
 - A 2007 prison survey revealed that about 1 in 12 inmates with a mental disorder reported at least one incident of sexual victimization by another ...

Mental Health Is Your Issue Too

Mental Health Is Your Issue Too
 - Mental Health II “Okay class, it's time to talk about mental health. For this unit, we'll be discussing major depressive disorder, general anxiety disorder, ...