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Thursday, 9 June 2016

LGBTQ Inclusive Greeting Cards

LGBTQ Inclusive Greeting Cards
 - They say there's a card for every occasion, and while that's true, not all greeting cards are created equal. Now a modest Kickstarter campaign is ...

Whitney Houston was bisexual

Whitney Houston was bisexual
 - For many years there's been a longstanding rumor that Whitney Houston and her best friend and personal assistant Robyn Crawford were ...

HRC Honoree from Gambia Granted Asylum

HRC Honoree from Gambia Granted Asylum
 - Alagie Jammeh, a distant nephew of vehemently anti-LGBTQ Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, has been granted political asylum in the United ...

A flashback and a look to the future

A flashback and a look to the future
 - San Francisco's iconic LGBTQ film festival, which is preparing for its 40th birthday, has humble origins in the most unlikely of places. “What is now ...

Gay 'behavior' is as bad as smoking, soda, sugar

Gay 'behavior' is as bad as smoking, soda, sugar
 - A funny thing happened in the break room at the American Family Association headquarters in Tupelo, Miss., when Tim Wildmon, the hate group's ...

13 LGBT Reality Series That Changed Queer Life

13 LGBT Reality Series That Changed Queer Life
 - With the highest LGBTQ murder rate in the world, do you know queer life in Rio de Janeiro? How about Japan? Out actress Ellen Page and out ...

The Saviors of Queer Women's Nightife

The Saviors of Queer Women's Nightife
 - The LGBTQ nightlife scene has not been immune to this new trend. LGBTQ brick and mortar venues, as well as pop-up dance parties, have been ...

Why LGBT Youth Are Susceptible to Sexual Abuse

Why LGBT Youth Are Susceptible to Sexual Abuse
 - And so do countless corporations, media outlets, and politicians bringing an increased amount of attention to the LGBTQ community this time of year.

African Americans remain 'locked-out'

African Americans remain 'locked-out'
- In its 2016 report on the “State of Black America,” the National Urban League, ... With this standard, 18 percent of [U.S. residents] are below the poverty ...

Eating disorders are a mental illness — not a choice

Eating disorders are a mental illness — not a choice
 - Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness," says author Jenni Schaefer, a recovered anorexic and national recovery advocate for ...

How to tell a victim of demonic possession apart from someone with a mental disorder

How to tell a victim of demonic possession apart from someone with a mental disorder
 - It used to be said that photos never lie, back in those simpler, innocent days before Photoshop and Facetune made liars of us all. But as this week's ...

How Donald Trump Gets It Wrong On Mental Illness Every Time

How Donald Trump Gets It Wrong On Mental Illness Every Time
 - When it comes to mental health disorders, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has everything backwards. His rhetoric isn't just ...

Teen Depression Treatment Is an Increasingly Thorny Issue

Teen Depression Treatment Is an Increasingly Thorny Issue
 - Leading health organizations, including American Psychological Association and expert groups in the U.K., recommend that doctors advise children ...

Low health literacy among parents linked to child TV watching, at-risk behaviors

Low health literacy among parents linked to child TV watching, at-risk behaviors
 - Low parental health literacy is independently and significantly associated with parent depression, child television watching, and various at-risk family ...

Economic inequality is making us sick

Economic inequality is making us sick
 - Economic inequality has an even higher cost than many people realize. Beyond lowering living standards for working Americans, a treasure trove of ...

Study reveals how America's wealthiest — and poorest — spend their money

Study reveals how America's wealthiest — and poorest — spend their money
 - The notion of growing income inequality in the US has dominated the Democratic primary, and a new study provides insight into spending patterns of ...