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Tuesday, 19 July 2016

The 2016 Republican Platform Is The Worst Ever For LGBTQ Rights

The 2016 Republican Platform Is The Worst Ever For LGBTQ Rights
 - For LGBTQ rights, this year's platform could be the worst one ever, the Log Cabin Republicans said last Tuesday. In a fundraising email, the group's ...

Congressional Committee Focuses on LGBTQ Human Rights Abroad

Congressional Committee Focuses on LGBTQ Human Rights Abroad
- A number of Committee members used the hearing as a chance to focus attention on the human rights of LGBTQ people, including the chairman of the ...

The 2016 Winners of the Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival

The 2016 Winners of the Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival
 - In documentaries, Outfest raved about the "electric" Kiki "for highlighting the diverse array of issues facing black LGBTQ people today" and Major! for ...

4 Late LGBTQ Legends We'd Love Featured on an Out Cover

4 Late LGBTQ Legends We'd Love Featured on an Out Cover
 - This month, assistant editor and illustrator Hilton Dresden whips up Out cover designs featuring revolutionary LGBTQ icons who made their marks, but ...

This Is What Homophobia Sounds Like

This Is What Homophobia Sounds Like
 - But can heterosexuals truly align with the LGBTQ* community to honor those that have died by inventing a world where homophobic phrases are ...

Nickelodeon shatters animated ceiling with first gay cartoon couple

Nickelodeon shatters animated ceiling with first gay cartoon couple
 - Bert and Ernie, move over. Children's television now has Harold and Howard: the first-ever same-sex couple on TV's Nickelodeon, reported Gay Star ..

UA doctoral students named Point scholars

UA doctoral students named Point scholars
 - It's a huge honor to be chosen and it matters that there's recognition out there for those of us who are out in the LGBTQ community," Ellasante said.

Is point of GOP convention signs to make America white again?

Is point of GOP convention signs to make America white again?
 - What goes up, must go down, and in Cleveland signs that reportedly marked an elevator bank as “white” are coming down. A reporter for the Wall ...

Half of all New Zealand Pacific teenagers living in poverty, study claims

Half of all New Zealand Pacific teenagers living in poverty, study claims
- Half of all New Zealand Pacific teenagers living in poverty, study claims ... Published in the International Journal for Equity in Health, the study used ...

The Myth of Upward Mobility in America

The Myth of Upward Mobility in America
 - Soaring inequality in America has been accompanied by a plummet in upward mobility since the early 1980s, with those who earn modest incomes in ...

Thanks to Brexit, New Yorkers discovered 'the inequality thing'

Thanks to Brexit, New Yorkers discovered 'the inequality thing'
 - A few days before the vote on Brexit, a crowd of Democratic Party grandees gathered in one of Manhattan’s toniest venues. Old friends and allies happily greeted one another, and as liquor unlocked emotions, one of them turned nostalgic about his stint in the Clinton Administration — a happier time, when the party was unified around the cult of political pragmatism known as triangulation. ‘Yes,’ said a misty-eyed associate who also remembered those days fondly. ‘We didn’t have the inequality thing…. How did we miss it?’

African-american men living in poverty at risk of early death

African-american men living in poverty at risk of early death
 - 3,720 subjects were recruited, involving both: white and African-American men and women living below or above the federal poverty status.

New York City's exemplifying war on poverty

New York City's exemplifying war on poverty
 - Poverty rates in America's largest cities; such as Indianapolis, Charlotte, and Detroit; have risen in the last decade. New York City however, stands out ...

Pokemon Go is helping those with mental health issues

Pokemon Go is helping those with mental health issues
 - Pokemon Go is helping those with mental health issues ... "I was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder four months ago, and have suffered ...

Bipolar Disorder: Young Woman Describes Living With It

Bipolar Disorder: Young Woman Describes Living With It
 - Finding creative outlets for your mental health has helped so many people struggling with that lack of control that Yashi describes. Poetry, music ...

Most People with Common 'Mental Disorders' Get Better Without Treatment, Study Finds

Most People with Common 'Mental Disorders' Get Better Without Treatment, Study Finds
 - This study further supports the argument that meeting diagnostic criteria for a mental disorder does not necessarily indicate a need for mental health ...