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Monday, 11 April 2016

China hears first transgender employment discrimination case

China hears first transgender employment discrimination case
 - A Chinese arbitration panel held a hearing Monday in what is believed to be the country's first transgender employment ...

New York values don't support anti-LGBTQ legislation

New York values don't support anti-LGBTQ legislation
 - New York state — including members of the Syracuse University community — is making it clear that LGBTQ rights are human rights in response to the ...

Can LGBTQ people ever forgive Christian evangelicals for their sins?

Can LGBTQ people ever forgive Christian evangelicals for their sins?
 - I noticed with interest and, quite frankly, surprise an article headline on the front page of The New York Times dated Tuesday, June 8, 2015, which ...

Religious freedom' laws are like binge eating ice cream

Religious freedom' laws are like binge eating ice cream
 - Activist and author John Corvino gave what has to be the best description of the recent “religious freedom” laws sweeping through the country on ...

American Idol' runner-up doesn't 'agree' with LGBTQ lifestyles

American Idol' runner-up doesn't 'agree' with LGBTQ lifestyles
 - American Idol contestant La’Porsha Renae has taken to Twitter to reveal she doesn’t “agree” with LGBTQ “life choices.”22-year-old La’Porsha, who hails from Mississippi, has already received plenty of displeased reactions to her screed:

Norway's state church votes in favor of same-sex marriages

Norway's state church votes in favor of same-sex marriages
 - In a major ecclesiastical turnaround, a large majority of Norway's church synod have voted in favor of same-sex marriages. Of 115 synod ...

95 major Mississippi writers oppose anti-LGBT law

95 major Mississippi writers oppose anti-LGBT law
 - These provisions specifically target LGBTQ populations, and have not sat well with all Mississippians. The law is set to take effect July 1, but on ...

AIDS resource center changes name, expands focus

AIDS resource center changes name, expands focus
 - The new Equitas will aim to meet the broader healthcare needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning, also known as LGBTQ, ...

Own experiences open path to helping others

Own experiences open path to helping others
 - James Begley and Dianna Castleberry say those dealing with mental illness can learn to control their disorder instead of allowing it to control them.

5 Habits That Make Panic Disorder Worse

5 Habits That Make Panic Disorder Worse
 - Though the exact cause of panic disorder is unclear, it's presence can be explained by a variety of physical, mental, and environmental risk factors that ...

10 Beautiful Animated Short Films That Show Mental Disorders In The Most Subtle Way

10 Beautiful Animated Short Films That Show Mental Disorders In The Most Subtle Way
 - Mental disorders are detriments to one's personal progress and their interaction with society. Mental disorders manifest in various forms and hamper ...

Increased Risk of Substance Abuse in Adolescents With Mental Disorders

Increased Risk of Substance Abuse in Adolescents With Mental Disorders
 - Adolescents with prior mental disorders have a greater risk of transitioning to alcohol and illicit drug use, according to research from the US National ...

Spending less than $5 per person could save millions of maternal, child lives every year

Spending less than $5 per person could save millions of maternal, child lives every year
 - By spending less than $5 per person on essential health care services such as contraception, medication for serious illnesses and nutritional ...

Spacing pregnancies closely could increase autism risk in kids

Spacing pregnancies closely could increase autism risk in kids
 - Women, whose gap between pregnancies is less than two years, are more likely to give birth to a child with autism spectrum disorder, say scientists.

Life-Saving Health Care in Poor Nations Would Cost $5 Per Person: Study

Life-Saving Health Care in Poor Nations Would Cost $5 Per Person: Study
 - The cost of health care that could save the lives of millions of children and their mothers every year ...

Preventable maternal, child deaths could be gone in a generation: report

Preventable maternal, child deaths could be gone in a generation: report
 - More than four million child, newborn and maternal deaths in lower-income countries could be averted by rapidly expanding health packages for ...