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Sunday, 31 July 2016

World Health Organization considers major change to transgender status

World Health Organization considers major change to transgender status
 - The World Health Organization is considering changing the way it classifies transgender identity following calls from researchers and advocates to ...

California bill would prevent LGBT discrimination at religious schools

California bill would prevent LGBT discrimination at religious schools
- Members of Biolans' Equal Ground demonstrate against Biola University's Title IX exemption in February. Biolans' Equal Ground via Facebook.

Ellen DeGeneres: LGBTQ and other diversity in Hollywood is 'overdue'

Ellen DeGeneres: LGBTQ and other diversity in Hollywood is 'overdue'
-  The actress and comedienne who famously came out both in and out of character before many LGBTQ people were in the public eye adds that there's ...

The Navy Will Be Naming A Ship After LGBTQ Rights Activist Harvey Milk

The Navy Will Be Naming A Ship After LGBTQ Rights Activist Harvey Milk
 - Until 2011, LGBTQ individuals were banned from the armed forces and could not serve openly facing a dishonorable discharge if they did.

Transgender - the T in LGBTQ - stakes its claim at PrideFest

Transgender - the T in LGBTQ - stakes its claim at PrideFest
 - This year, members of the transgender community staked their claim to the "T' in LGBTQ and their place in the annual celebration of rights for the ...

Norman Lear on Racial Inequality: 'It Amazes Me That We Haven't Moved Faster'

Norman Lear on Racial Inequality: 'It Amazes Me That We Haven't Moved Faster'
 - The current “America Divided” correspondent contrasted the pace of that ongoing issue to the one of LGBTQ progress, which he said, “just moved so ...

All about inclusion

All about inclusion
 - lead to emotional stress for someone just because s/he is from the LGBTQ community?" Parmesh Shahani, who founded the Godrej India Culture Lab, ...


'I'm not gay:' Tyler Posey apologizes for 'coming out' on social media

'I'm not gay:' Tyler Posey apologizes for 'coming out' on social media
 - While LGBTQ fans can be quick to interpret a vague comment as meaning a celebrity is part of the community, Posey's comments left little room for ...



Could Alzheimer's be Treated Partially with Medical Marijuana

Could Alzheimer's be Treated Partially with Medical Marijuana
 - After a national medical study suggesting that this in fact could be the case, Press democrat reported that Several doctors locally have been harping ...

Rural America confronts a new class divide

Rural America confronts a new class divide
 - The most striking thing about rural America's inequality is what you don't see. Wealth is not marked by gated communities or mansions. Fashion plates ...

6 Mental Health Issues That Are More Common Than You Realize

6 Mental Health Issues That Are More Common Than You Realize
 - Mental illnesses may be more widely discussed than they used to be, but even common mental health issues remain stigmatized in many ways.

Why Does Schizophrenia Start In Adolescence? An Inside Look At The Teen Brain

Why Does Schizophrenia Start In Adolescence? An Inside Look At The Teen Brain
 - The precise link between mental health and adolescence was unclear, but a new study on brain changes that occur in teenagers helps explain why ...

Soon, the World Health Organization Will Say Being Trans Isn't a Mental Disorder

Soon, the World Health Organization Will Say Being Trans Isn't a Mental Disorder
 - It doesn't take much searching to find horror stories of what transgender people have to deal with when they seek medical care, ranging from everyday ...

From ketamine to cupboard therapy: the future of mental health treatment

From ketamine to cupboard therapy: the future of mental health treatment
 - Once upon a time, the future of mental health treatment was drugs. The advent of Prozac and whole class of similar medication in the 1990s gave ...

Transgender ID Not Mental Disorder: Study

Transgender ID Not Mental Disorder: Study
 - Transgender identity should no longer be classified as a mental disorder in a World Health Organization list of diseases, according to a study ...

Tips for helping your kids develop a healthy relationship with food

Tips for helping your kids develop a healthy relationship with food
 - In a scenario that is familiar to many parents, you go out of your way to provide healthy meals and encourage your kids to eat their leafy greens. But all ...