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Thursday, 21 July 2016

Rob Thomas takes stand for LGBTQ youth, but keeps his Carolina date with Crows

Rob Thomas takes stand for LGBTQ youth, but keeps his Carolina date with Crows
 - Instead, he and Duritz decided to donate money to LGBTQ causes and spread awareness of what Thomas describes as “this idea of centralized hate.


Breaking the silence with LGBT teens

Breaking the silence with LGBT teens
 - Whether LGBTQ youth experience acceptance or rejection can make all of the difference. A 2014 survey of more than 7,000 LGBTQ youth found that ...

Why Sulu's husband is Asian in 'Star Trek Beyond'

Why Sulu's husband is Asian in 'Star Trek Beyond'
 - In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Zoe Saldana, left, as Uhura and John Cho as Sulu appear in a scene from, "Star Trek Beyond.

How Many LGBTQ Athletes Are In The 2016 Summer Olympics? Rio's Games Feature A Record ...

How Many LGBTQ Athletes Are In The 2016 Summer Olympics? Rio's Games Feature A Record ...
- An athlete's sexuality or gender identity is their own business, and unless they're publicly out, there's no way to tell exactly how many LGBTQ athletes ...

Office of Minority Health Releases Report on LGB Older Adults

Office of Minority Health Releases Report on LGB Older Adults
 - For example, some LGBTQ older adults go “back into the closet” as they age, especially when their caregivers may not accept their sexual orientation ...

LGBTQ magazine publishes in Arabic, not without opposition

LGBTQ magazine publishes in Arabic, not without opposition
- The Jordan-based online LGBTQ magazine My.Kali has introduced an Arabic edition, which provoked a strong negative response from anti-gay ...


Gay man set ablaze in horrifying homophobic attack in British park

Gay man set ablaze in horrifying homophobic attack in British park
 - Police in the English town of Cleveland are investigating what they are labeling a homophobic hate crime that left a gay man with burns to his calves ...

Caitlyn Jenner Says Coming Out as Trans Easier Than Coming Out as Repu

Caitlyn Jenner Says Coming Out as Trans Easier Than Coming Out as Repu
 - In an interview at the RNC hosted by the American Unity Fund, a republican nonprofit that wants to build support for the LGBTQ community, the ...

Make America Straight Again? A Debate on What Could Be the Most Anti-LGBT Republican

Make America Straight Again? A Debate on What Could Be the Most Anti-LGBT Republican
 -  And this has been really disappointing to see the platform just be very hostile to the LGBTQ community. As you said, it implies that conversion therapy ...

The Future of Philanthropy

The Future of Philanthropy
 - Can philanthropy do enough to redress these inequalities—or is there .... Those policies created the inequality that is plaguing America today.

When The Ex Remarries, How Do I Protect My Kids?

When The Ex Remarries, How Do I Protect My Kids?
 - The thought of your child spending time with this person you feel so ... Of course, if you think your child's health or safety is compromised, you must ...

Emojis Being Used in NYC to Teach Sex Education

Emojis Being Used in NYC to Teach Sex Education
 - NYC Health & Hospitals is using emojis to draw young people to their ... NYC Health & Hospitals, told the New York Times teens responded well to the ...

High anxiety, distress levels in teens counter 'prime of life' image

High anxiety, distress levels in teens counter 'prime of life' image
 - But the number experiencing moderate to serious psychological distress — defined as symptoms of depression and anxiety on a standard screening tool — in the past month jumped to 34 per cent in 2015 from 24 per cent in 2013, said Robert Mann, senior scientist at CAMH and co-lead investigator of the Ontario Student Drug Use and Health Survey.

A Woman Was Put In Jail For Breaking Down While Testifying Against Her Rapist

A Woman Was Put In Jail For Breaking Down While Testifying Against Her Rapist
 - The twentysomething woman, who is identified only as Jenny, was a key witness in the trial of her attacker, a man convicted of violently raping her and several other women over a period of time. During testimony, the woman, who also suffers from bipolar disorder, broke down and was unable to continue. Instead, she ran from the court building and was found standing in traffic outside. She was taken to a medical center for treatment.

Misrepresentation of Mental Illness in Pop Culture

Misrepresentation of Mental Illness in Pop Culture
 - De-stigmatisation of mental illness is still on a long journey but that doesn't seem to be the only problem we are faced with. In attempts to de-stigmatise ...

The agony and the ecstasy: Luminous cast bring play about mental illness hauntingly to life

The agony and the ecstasy: Luminous cast bring play about mental illness hauntingly to life
 - We can try to search for deeper traction as to why Foot has chosen to focus on bipolar disorder and addiction. It is a mental affliction that has driven ...

5 Mental Illnesses That Are More Common Among Women

5 Mental Illnesses That Are More Common Among Women
 - Although the stigma about mental illness is slowly being broken down, plenty of people still view their mental health struggles as a source of shame ...