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Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Anderson Cooper isn't voting for either Hillary or Bernie. Here's why.

Anderson Cooper isn't voting for either Hillary or Bernie. Here's why.
 - same reason he neglected to come out for so many years — so that he could keep his discussions about LGBTQ issues impartial.

Poll reveals who's getting the gay vote

Poll reveals who's getting the gay vote
 - Gay hookup app Scruff conducted a wholly informal survey this past weekend that strongly suggests New York State voters support Hillary Clinton ...

Despite Marriage Victory, Fear of Backlash Looms Large for LGBTQ Americans

Despite Marriage Victory, Fear of Backlash Looms Large for LGBTQ Americans
 - When the Supreme Court legalized marriage equality in June 2015, LGBTQ people across the country celebrated a monumental achievement, gained ...

A transgender college student is fighting against a law that would force him to use the women's ...

A transgender college student is fighting against a law that would force him to use the women's ...
 - Payton McGarry is a transgender college student at University of North Carolina Greensboro. He's suing the state of North Carolina over its anti-LGBT ...

How to Find an Accepting Therapist

How to Find an Accepting Therapist
 - But how do we find the right therapist for us or for a loved one… especially if we're in search of an LGBTQ Affirmative Psychotherapist? As lesbian, gay ...

Why are pro-equality companies donating to the political party pushing discrimination?

Why are pro-equality companies donating to the political party pushing discrimination?
 - During the convention, the party's platform is decided and passed – and it always includes anti-LGBTQ planks from religious exemptions to ...

Tallahassee LGBT students invited to inclusive prom

Tallahassee LGBT students invited to inclusive prom
 - For many LGBTQ high-schoolers, prom season brings a series of rituals, decades-old and new, that may shun or disregard their diversity. But this year ...

Belinda Carlisle Says Governor Is Making It 'Hell On Earth' For Mississippians

Belinda Carlisle Says Governor Is Making It 'Hell On Earth' For Mississippians
 - Especially the transgender folks and LGBTQ people of color who will be most directly impacted by these attacks.” Carlisle joins a growing list of ...

There's "No Difference" Between Children of Same-Sex and Opposite-Sex Parents

There's "No Difference" Between Children of Same-Sex and Opposite-Sex Parents
 - The study matched 95 same-sex female parent households to 95 different-sex parent from National Survey of Children's Health using characteristics ...

Why America's Schools Have A Money Problem

Why America's Schools Have A Money Problem
 - It's the story of America's schools in two numbers. ..... She says many of her students come from poverty, and she's got to stretch the money she gets to ...

50 Largest US Corporations Hide $1.4 Trillion In Tax Havens Overseas

50 Largest US Corporations Hide $1.4 Trillion In Tax Havens Overseas
 - The Oxfam report reveals that the 50 largest U.S. corporations stashed a staggering $1.4 trillion dollars in tax havens outside the American border. This means a loss by the government of an estimated $111 billion in yearly tax revenue that “could have helped lift 60 percent of poor kids in the U.S. out of poverty and created an additional 620,000 jobs rebuilding America’s crumbling infrastructure”.

High School Teacher Addresses “Touchy Subject” After Several Recent Teen Suicides

High School Teacher Addresses “Touchy Subject” After Several Recent Teen Suicides
 - A Waukee High School teacher is addressing an issue many feel uncomfortable talking about – mental health and teen suicide ...

Social Media Usage and Mental Health Issues

Social Media Usage and Mental Health Issues
 - Many students have developed a dependency on social media; a dependency that can have negative effects over time, even mental health related ...

California's mental health stigma-reducing effort to generate significant economic benefits

California's mental health stigma-reducing effort to generate significant economic benefits
 - A California-funded social marketing campaign designed to ease stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness may bring positive economic ...

NHS mental health care letting down 8 out of 10 troubled children is slammed by campaigners

NHS mental health care letting down 8 out of 10 troubled children is slammed by campaigners
 - Samantha's poll, conducted with expert advice, found that 78 per cent of people felt “let down” by their NHS child and adolescent mental health service ...

Child psychiatrist writes children's book to help with fears

Child psychiatrist writes children's book to help with fears
 - The Washington University child psychiatrist, who directs a mental health clinic for preschoolers, said most kids automatically think “shots” when ...