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Monday, 9 May 2016

Stop demanding an artist be all things for all of her fans

Stop demanding an artist be all things for all of her fans
 - Although portions of that bill were amended, the state has not repealed provisions that force trans people to use the restroom that corresponds to the sex they were assigned at birth. In fact, North Carolina’s lawmakers have been defiant in the face of criticism from the Department of Justice, which

Alan Cumming to Star in New LGBT Film, After Louie, Which Is Looking For Your Help

Alan Cumming to Star in New LGBT Film, After Louie, Which Is Looking For Your Help
 - It's been announced that bisexual actor and Tony winner Alan Cumming is attached to star in a new LGBT-themed movie from lifelong activist and ...

Hollywood has gotten even worse at portraying LGBT characters, study says

Hollywood has gotten even worse at portraying LGBT characters, study says
 - In support of the HollywoodMustDoBetter campaign, they also released this video in 2015 that details how pervasive the mistreatment of LGBT ...

Fear stalks kids who are different

Fear stalks kids who are different
 - Ellefson, a former elementary teacher working as an educational consultant, said she lives in an excellent school district but without LGBTQ policies in ...

ISIS extremists execute another man accused of being 'gay'

ISIS extremists execute another man accused of being 'gay'
 - On Saturday, another young man accused of “sodomy” by the Islamic State (ISIS) was thrown from a building's rooftop. The incident occurred in the city ...

Gays and lesbians should have their own elderly homes, says volunteer

Gays and lesbians should have their own elderly homes, says volunteer
 - Jimmy Sham, spokesperson for Rainbow Action, an LGBTQ activist group, also told the Legislative Council on the same day that some elderly gay and ...

Thousands march to support LGBTQ visibility in Japan

Thousands march to support LGBTQ visibility in Japan
 - A colourful procession of rainbow flag-waving supporters marched in downtown Tokyo on Sunday during one of its annual LGBTQ pride parades.

Director, founders reflect on 20 years of LGBT Campus Resource Center

Director, founders reflect on 20 years of LGBT Campus Resource Center
 - Shepard said he wrote a proposal for a resource center while serving on the board of the National LGBTQ Task Force, but progress toward funding ...

Margaret Trudeau speaks her mind about mental health

Margaret Trudeau speaks her mind about mental health
 - The death of Margaret Trudeau's youngest son nearly broke her, but her grandchildren have helped her piece her life together. After Michel died in ...

How To Teach Children That Failure Is The Secret To Success

How To Teach Children That Failure Is The Secret To Success
 - Is failure a positive opportunity to learn and grow, or is it a negative experience that hinders success? How parents answer that question has a big ...

What not to say to a child with mental health issues

What not to say to a child with mental health issues
 - Parents can now turn to a new resource to help them navigate through what they should and shouldn't say if their kids are depressed or are faced with ...

Gaining more than 2st while pregnant can make a child fat up to age of 10

Gaining more than 2st while pregnant can make a child fat up to age of 10
 - But the latest study shows babies born at healthy weights can develop into overweight children if their mothers had high blood pressure in pregnancy.

Weight gain, blood sugar in pregnancy linked to child obesity

Weight gain, blood sugar in pregnancy linked to child obesity
 - Studies have started to show obesity can be passed from parent to child, either genetically or through parental health condition — both from the ...

'You don't want to mess around with kids' health'

'You don't want to mess around with kids' health'
 - But if we don't want to mess around with kids' health, why do we allow them to ride in school buses that are not equipped with seat belts?

Obama: US in 'better place' than when he graduated

Obama: US in 'better place' than when he graduated
 - Obama: U.S. in 'better place' than when he graduated ... He cited income inequality, an issue in the presidential campaign to choose his successor in ...

Middle classes in Latin America (6). Between political instability and authoritarianism in Bolivia

Middle classes in Latin America (6). Between political instability and authoritarianism in Bolivia
 - A context of economic crisis could send many people back to poverty in Bolivia, fueling a situation of discontent that could bring back the climate of ...