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Thursday, 4 February 2016

New Marvel game lets you play as gay superheroes

New Marvel game lets you play as gay superheroes
 - Lego Marvel Avengers. Marvel's new video game Lego Marvel's Avengers lets players play ...

Devereux Foster Care Seeks LGBTQ Parents

Devereux Foster Care Seeks LGBTQ Parents
 - A: Some of our clients do identify as LGBTQ. At times it can be challenging to find appropriate matches for them. The foster children/youth that come ...

LGBTQ Couples Share the Secrets to Loving Relationships

LGBTQ Couples Share the Secrets to Loving Relationships
 - As Valentine's Day approaches, The Rainbow Times reminds readers that love is in the air. Nelson Roman and his partner Manny Hernandez; John ...

What's it like to be asexual?

What's it like to be asexual?
 - The people interviewed in the below video talk about the unique frustrations they face, particularly when they find themselves interested in someone — but not sexually attracted.

You can't opt out on basic human rights for vulnerable students

You can't opt out on basic human rights for vulnerable students
- Recent research shows that 64 per cent of LGBTQ students in Canada don't feel safe at school, and 70 per cent of all students say they hear anti-gay ...

This flier claims homosexuals are responsible for the Holocaust

This flier claims homosexuals are responsible for the Holocaust
 - The Rainbow Project, an LGBTQ rights group based in Northern Ireland, said the leaflets were being handed out by a local man who managed to later ...

In NYC, meth use is once again on the rise among gay men

In NYC, meth use is once again on the rise among gay men
 - The CDC‘s National HIV Behavioral Surveillance consistently surveys gay and bisexual men about meth use, which is determined via a study among gay and bi men done every 3-4 years in cities with high rates of HIV/AIDS, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York.


The Welcoming Committee's New Project Supports Inclusivity, Respect for LGBTQs

The Welcoming Committee's New Project Supports Inclusivity, Respect for LGBTQs
 - The premise of GQB gatherings was simple: on a Friday night, LGBTQ people would “take over” a bar typically known for catering to straight people.

A New Book Retrospectively Diagnoses Famous People With Mental Disorders

A New Book Retrospectively Diagnoses Famous People With Mental Disorders
 - In it, Kalb explores the mental states of some of history's most memorable figures, by researching old journals and interviewing mental-health experts ...

It's no mental disorder: petitioners

It's no mental disorder: petitioners
 - The petitioners have contended that homosexuality was not a mental disorder, but a normal and natural variant of human sexuality. Even the ...

My Biggest Pet Peeves About Living With Mental Illness

My Biggest Pet Peeves About Living With Mental Illness
 - Living with mental illness can be exhausting: remembering your medications, monitoring your symptoms, going to doctor's appointments. It can also be ...

Schizophrenia, The Stigmatized Mental Illness: Psychologist Argues Could Be Better To View ...

Schizophrenia, The Stigmatized Mental Illness: Psychologist Argues Could Be Better To View ...
  - A prominent Dutch researcher makes the case for reconsidering schizophrenia as part of a "psychosis susceptibility syndrome," rather than a distinct ...

Cancer Is Just An Excuse' – Insensitive Things People Say About Mental Illness, Translated

Cancer Is Just An Excuse' – Insensitive Things People Say About Mental Illness, Translated
 - But anyone who suffers from a mental illness or disorder might argue just the opposite: In casual conversation and online, insensitive remarks about ...

Barring refugees causes children to suffer with preventable health problems

Barring refugees causes children to suffer with preventable health problems
 - We must support health programs in refugee camps and welcome those who need it into more fortunate countries.
 

CDC Tells Young Women to Avoid Alcohol Unless on Birth Control: 'Alcohol Can Permanently ...

CDC Tells Young Women to Avoid Alcohol Unless on Birth Control: 'Alcohol Can Permanently ...
 - Drinking before and during pregnancy can lead to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder which covers a range of lifelong physical, behavioral and mental ...

Rate of Mental Disorders Among Smokers is Rising: Study

Rate of Mental Disorders Among Smokers is Rising: Study
 - The rate of mental disorders among smokers is increasing, a new study concludes. More recent smokers have the highest risk, HealthDay reports.