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Sunday, 15 May 2016

Does this ad trivialize coming out?

Does this ad trivialize coming out?
 - “Look, this isn't easy for me, either,” the young man says, with knitted brow. “I'm sorry if you don't like it, but it just feels right.” “We didn't raise you this ...

Let's all be at Pink Dot for those who can't or won't

Let's all be at Pink Dot for those who can't or won't
 - Or they just can't imagine being surrounded by other LGBTQ persons and allies, as the shame and self-hatred they have internalised all their lives still ...

LGBT scholars aim to help all outsiders

LGBT scholars aim to help all outsiders
 - Bruni also created an ongoing series of LGBTQ creative writing workshops at the Hillcrest Youth Center. Humberto Castorena, Olympian High School.

The cultural climate of sexual confusion

The cultural climate of sexual confusion
 - By definition, again according to the LGBTQ community, that is 'an individual or institution that assumes that everyone should be heterosexual, and ...

Obama Administration Recognizes Mass for Transgender Student Policy

Obama Administration Recognizes Mass for Transgender Student Policy
 - “The Commission on LGBTQ Youth and our partner education agencies have been well ahead of the curve on promoting equity, fairness, and dignity ...

I'm Not a Boy, Nor a Girl – Where Do I Pee?” Asks a Transgender

I'm Not a Boy, Nor a Girl – Where Do I Pee?” Asks a Transgender
 - “Do you really think those who have faced and lived through violence and abuse all their lives would honestly have it in them to hurt you?

Building bridges in Pittsburgh's LGBTQ community

Building bridges in Pittsburgh's LGBTQ community
 - First-person stories from LGBTQ individuals living in Western Pennsylvania are circulated, or amplified, via Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents, the ...

Suspected Militant Arrested over Bangladesh Gay Activist Murders

Suspected Militant Arrested over Bangladesh Gay Activist Murders
 - Police in Bangladesh say they have arrested a suspected Muslim militant, Shariful Islam Shibab, a former member of a banned Islamic group Harkat-ul ...

What Teen Girls Should Eat to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

What Teen Girls Should Eat to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
 - Fruits and vegetables are staples in a healthy diet, and that includes one aimed at preventing cancer. Many studies have documented the lower risk of ...

Why children's mental health is important

Why children's mental health is important
 - When your child has a sore throat, you go to the doctor, who makes the diagnosis and prescribes treatment that returns him or her to school happy and ...

Children are diagnosed with autism at younger ages since push for universal

Children are diagnosed with autism at younger ages since push for universal
 -  Researchers compared two groups of children initially diagnosed with ... at the Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at Montefiore Health ...

Adults believe children's health worse now than when they grew up

Adults believe children's health worse now than when they grew up
 - A recent poll conducted by C.S. Mott Children's Hospital showed that 55 percent of adults perceive the mental/emotional health of children today is ...

Extra pregnancy pounds tied to obesity even for normal size babies

Extra pregnancy pounds tied to obesity even for normal size babies
 - "She can also feed her child healthy foods, and get nutritional advice about what to feed her baby, especially when it comes to starting on solid food, ...

Giving every child the best start in life

Giving every child the best start in life
 - Welcome to the fifth edition of PHE's Health Matters, a resource for public health professionals, which brings together important facts, figures and ...

Why America's middle class is disappearing from cities

Why America's middle class is disappearing from cities
 - As it shrinks nationwide, America's middle class is leaving the urban core. ... Wage inequality also rose in 2015, continuing a decades-long trend.

Decriminalizing Mental Illness

Decriminalizing Mental Illness
 - Over the last 30 years, the U. S. prison system has become home to more than 350,000 individuals living with a severe mental illness — that is 10 ...