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Monday, 4 July 2016

India abstains as UN creates post on sexual orientation

India abstains as UN creates post on sexual orientation
 - "The issue of LGBT rights in India is a matter being considered by the Supreme Court (SC) under a batch of curative petitions filed by various ...

Straight Muslim Allies Must Stand Tall Against Bullies

Straight Muslim Allies Must Stand Tall Against Bullies
 - The aftermath of the dastardly Orlando gay bar shooting brought many LGBT Muslim voices to the forefront in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Halifax, and in various places across the United States. Equally significant were the voices of straight Muslim allies. While such developments


A Gay Man Writes About Living In The Closet And Why He'd Like To Stay There A While ...

 A Gay Man Writes About Living In The Closet And Why He'd Like To Stay There A While ...
 - I sit down to write about my struggles of being a closeted homosexual. Nothing happens. I struggle for two days. Only fragments form, no real words ...


Gays Against Guns

Gays Against Guns
- Our goal was to show the NRA and their paid-off puppets in Congress that the LGBTQ community has already organized in the wake of the ...

Justin Trudeau Makes History By Marching In Toronto Pride Parade

Justin Trudeau Makes History By Marching In Toronto Pride Parade
- In a march that was laden with memories of the brutal killings at the LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Justin Trudeau stood out as a vocal ...

Freedom to Marry documentary shows just how love won

Freedom to Marry documentary shows just how love won
 - A little over a year age, love won as we LGBTQ people across the nation celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage.

How are you celebrating this Fourth of July?

How are you celebrating this Fourth of July?
- The past year has seen historic wins and losses for the LGBTQ community, but we continue forward in our fight for freedom, self-determination, and ...

The working life of a drag queen, after Orlando

The working life of a drag queen, after Orlando
 - Juice Boxx emphasizes the responsibility she feels to the LGBTQ community: “You're given a platform, you're on a stage, there are lights on you, if you ...

How to Treat Binge Eating Disorder

How to Treat Binge Eating Disorder
- The disorder, which received an official diagnosis in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, is characterized by ...

This Woman Is Documenting The Reality Of Life With Schizophrenia

This Woman Is Documenting The Reality Of Life With Schizophrenia
- Those without Schizophrenia may never completely grasp what it's like to struggle with the mental disorder, but one woman is giving us the chance to ...

Community-Based Care Can Reduce The Stigma Of Mental Illness

Community-Based Care Can Reduce The Stigma Of Mental Illness
Mental illness has been part of human society throughout recorded history, but how we care for people with mental disorders has changed radically, ...

Income inequality today may be the highest since the nation's founding

Income inequality today may be the highest since the nation's founding
- A few years ago, economists Peter Lindert and Jeffrey Williamson uncovered a startling fact about the origins of inequality in America. We know, of ...

Parents' duty to protect kids' health

Parents' duty to protect kids' health
 - MEASURES must be taken by the relevant authorities and individuals to stop the spread of measles and other infectious diseases in the country.

World's Poorest, Richest Children Are Dramatically Inequal: UNICEF

World's Poorest, Richest Children Are Dramatically Inequal: UNICEF
 - Millions of poor children will die of preventable disease by 2030 if nothing is done to eliminate global poverty, a new report released by UNICEF has ...

Securing health of tomorrow's India

Securing health of tomorrow's India
- Human development starts in child's earliest years that are first 1000 days of life that begin with a women's pregnancy followed by first two years of ...
Teen girls less likely to get pregnant if a friend has a baby
 - Girls whose friends have experienced teen childbirth are less likely to get pregnant themselves, a new study suggests.

To tackle scourge of mental illness, end silence

To tackle scourge of mental illness, end silence
 - Fearing social stigmatization and discrimination, patients and families often hide mental illness and addiction. But that only makes the problems worse.