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Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Latino LGBTQ Leaders: 'We Are Orlando'

Latino LGBTQ Leaders: 'We Are Orlando'
 - Esquivel, who founded one of the first national Latino LGBTQ groups — LLEGO — is mourning the deaths of the victims in the Orlando, Fla. shooting.

The Gay 9/11': In NYC, LGBTQ Latinos, Community Rally for Orlando

The Gay 9/11': In NYC, LGBTQ Latinos, Community Rally for Orlando
 - A young woman surveyed the scene in front of the Stonewall Inn in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. A makeshift altar of flowers, U.S. ...

Organizers hope outpouring of support for LGBTQ community continues during Pride

Organizers hope outpouring of support for LGBTQ community continues during Pride
 - Hundreds came out to the vigil Sunday night — many not part of the LGBTQ community — but who felt compelled to stand in solidarity — something ...

How Should Parents Talk to LGBTQ About Orlando?

How Should Parents Talk to LGBTQ About Orlando?
 - She joined the organization four years ago when her daughter came out as gay, wanting to meet parents of other children who identify as LGBTQ.

Muslim and LGBTQ leaders unite in Montgomery County

Muslim and LGBTQ leaders unite in Montgomery County
- It was a packed event in Montgomery Village, Maryland as the Muslim and LGBTQ communities condemned violence and bigotry after the shooting in ...

How Twitter Is Supporting LGBTQ Community In The Aftermath Of Orlando And Beyond

How Twitter Is Supporting LGBTQ Community In The Aftermath Of Orlando And Beyond
 - But in recent years, Twitter — both as a service and as an employer — has made strides in its support of the LGBTQ community and was honored for ...

Local LGBTQ bars and clubs increase security following deadliest mass shooting in American history

Local LGBTQ bars and clubs increase security following deadliest mass shooting in American history
 - After the deadliest mass shooting in American history, local LGBTQ bars and clubs are working with police to increase security.

New survey first to assess LGBTQ community needs in Waterloo region

New survey first to assess LGBTQ community needs in Waterloo region
 - For the first time ever, a Waterloo group is conducting a comprehensive needs survey to assess the well-being of Waterloo Region's LGBTQ ...

Air Pollution Could Increase Mental Illness Risk In Children

Air Pollution Could Increase Mental Illness Risk In Children
 - Air pollution could increase children's risk of developing mental illness, ... "The severe impact of child and adolescent mental health problems on ...

Teen vaping leads to cigarette use

Teen vaping leads to cigarette use
 - Researchers studied 11th and 12th graders in California as a part of the California Health Study. They followed them prospectively from initial ...

When Poverty and Homelessness Are Criminalized

When Poverty and Homelessness Are Criminalized
 - A report from the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty that surveyed 187 cities in 2014 shows that although most cities do not provide shelter for the homeless, 53 percent criminalize sitting or lying down in certain public places; 43 percent ban sleeping in a vehicle; and 9 percent even make it a crime to share food with homeless people.

Poisoning America's Children

Poisoning America's Children
 - America's poverty rate for kids under the age of 6 hovers around 22 percent,” I'll blurt out. A pause ensues, a moment of awkward silence. “Really?

Is your child getting enough sleep for their age? New guidelines reveal optimum number of hours ...

Is your child getting enough sleep for their age? New guidelines reveal optimum number of hours ...
- The paper revealed the detrimental consequences of children not getting enough sleep, showing how sleep patterns impact on both babies ' health ...

6 nutrition tips for healthy, active kids

6 nutrition tips for healthy, active kids
 - 6 nutrition tips for healthy, active kids. Kids are full of seemingly endless energy, but it can be difficult for a parent to know what foods their child should ...

Personalized medicine for child health is a distraction

Personalized medicine for child health is a distraction
 - Personalized medicine for child health is a distraction. Let's save the hype for what helps families now: evidence-based social and community support.

Gay Arab celebrities condole with victims of PulseNightClubShooting

Gay Arab celebrities condole with victims of PulseNightClubShooting
 - The LGBT world and its allies joined in mourning on Saturday night when a bigoted act of violence claimed the lives of club goers in Orlando, Florida.