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Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Two immigrants from Uganda have found themselves LGBT activists

Two immigrants from Uganda have found themselves LGBT activists
 - The two groupsasked Senabulya and Ssekabira to join a joint LGBTQ refugee speakers' bureau. They gave their first talk to an audience of more than ...

Transitional housing for LGBT homeless youth to open in Toronto

Transitional housing for LGBT homeless youth to open in Toronto
- The Egale Centre near Dundas and Sherbourne will be run by Egale Canada Human Rights Trust, a national charity promoting LGBTQ rights through ...

California anti-LGBT discrimination bills could block funding for Christian state colleges

California anti-LGBT discrimination bills could block funding for Christian state colleges
 - Two anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) discrimination bills passed in California could block funding for state Christian ...

New Documentary 'From Selma to Stonewall' Connects the Civil Rights and LGBTQ Equality

New Documentary 'From Selma to Stonewall' Connects the Civil Rights and LGBTQ Equality
 -  Civil Rights and LGBTQ equality movements; are the two similar, or are they fundamentally different? Do they have the same goals? Why are they ...

11 Reasons You Should Absolutely Go to Your LGBTQ Child's Wedding

11 Reasons You Should Absolutely Go to Your LGBTQ Child's Wedding
 - When I hear from parents that they refuse to attend their child's wedding, just because that child is part of the LGBTQ community, I am deeply ...


HRC Celebrates National LGBTQ Pride Month 2016

HRC Celebrates National LGBTQ Pride Month 2016
 - The riots marked the beginning of the LGBTQ rights movement in the U.S. Harassed by local police simply for congregating, LGBTQ patrons decided ...

Trinity Western University heads back to court over proposed law school

Trinity Western University heads back to court over proposed law school
 - We are not making a statement about LGBTQ people; we are making a statement about biblical marriage, which is sacred to us. The same covenant ...

Christian rocker Trey Pearson comes out in letter to fans

Christian rocker Trey Pearson comes out in letter to fans
 - He's sung Gospel rock on stage all across the country, but Trey Pearson has never told the truth about his sexuality – until now. Pearson revealed he ...


Psychiatrist angry at treatment of suicidal First Nations teen

Psychiatrist angry at treatment of suicidal First Nations teen
- An Ottawa psychiatrist says she is so angry at the poor treatment of a suicidal First Nations youth at an Ontario hospital that she felt she had to go public to talk about the case.

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Failure and America's Future: A Reflection on the 50 Year Anniversary of ...

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Failure and America's Future: A Reflection on the 50 Year Anniversary of ...
 - The campaigns in Montgomery, Selma, and Birmingham forced the nation to recognize that the social inequality experienced by Black Americans, ...

Unlocking Opportunity By Reinventing The War On Poverty

Unlocking Opportunity By Reinventing The War On Poverty
 - There has not been net progress in reducing America's poverty rate since the late 1960s. The poverty rate usually declined two or three percentage ...


How To Help Sick Kids Get Better When Insurance Isn't Enough

How To Help Sick Kids Get Better When Insurance Isn't Enough
 - Imagine this: You take your child to the doctor thinking she has an infection. You discover she has a life-altering condition and your health ...

The stigma of mental illness is under attack by sufferers, who are coming out publicly and defiantly

The stigma of mental illness is under attack by sufferers, who are coming out publicly and defiantly
 - For several years, she wrote about her bipolar disorder under a pseudonym. She described how she'd been hospitalized four times, twice since her ...

Schools should acknowledge lesser mental disorders

Schools should acknowledge lesser mental disorders
 - Students with so-called minor mental disorders or learning impairments like attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and ...

Denmark to declassify being transgender as mental disorder

Denmark to declassify being transgender as mental disorder
 - Denmark will next year declassify “being transgender” as a mental illness, lawmakers from the parliament health committee have announced.
Economics of Inequality and African America's Socialist Roots
 - With nearly 5 million people in the UK living in persistent poverty, we look at how trickledown economics is creating a downpour of inequality.