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Monday, 29 August 2016

Maryland tries to strengthen foster care for gay and transgender youths

Maryland tries to strengthen foster care for gay and transgender youths
 - There's no data on how many LGBTQ youths (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) are in Maryland's foster-care system. Nationally ...

Fate of marriage equality in Australia grows uncertain

Fate of marriage equality in Australia grows uncertain
 - The government's plan to hold a popular vote on whether Australia should allow same-sex marriage suffered a setback ...

See which Michigan colleges named 'Worst Campuses for LGBTQ Youth'

See which Michigan colleges named 'Worst Campuses for LGBTQ Youth'
 - Campus Pride, a national online community and resource network dedicated to LGBTQ-friendly college awareness, has released this year's list of the ...

These Are The Fearless LGBTQ Youth Who Live In Jamaica's Sewers

These Are The Fearless LGBTQ Youth Who Live In Jamaica's Sewers
 - For me, what brought me to the gully [is that] people started finding out that I'm gay in my community,” Daggering, the subject of a 2014 Vice ...

The Need For Shareholders To Advocate For Global LGBTQ Rights To Be Underscored At Major ...

The Need For Shareholders To Advocate For Global LGBTQ Rights To Be Underscored At Major ...
 - While major advances have been achieved in the United States to protect the rights of the LGBTQ individuals ...

Golden Girls' star Bea Arthur funds LGBT homeless shelter

Golden Girls' star Bea Arthur funds LGBT homeless shelter
 - Nearly 4,000 homeless teenagers live on the NYC streets, and according to a 2008 Census survey, up to 40% are LGBTQ. Learn more about the Bea ...

Here are the worst colleges if you're an LGBTQ student

Here are the worst colleges if you're an LGBTQ student
 - Students all over the country are looking forward to heading back to school — but for some LGBTQ students, their campuses are unwelcome, unsafe, ...

Patrick Brown's Flip-Flopping on the Sex-Ed Curriculum is Detrimental to Youth

Patrick Brown's Flip-Flopping on the Sex-Ed Curriculum is Detrimental to Youth
 - It's not the first time Brown has changed his tune on LGBTQ issues. In June, he announced his support for Ontario's new sex-ed curriculum, which ...

Exercise can help people with psychological problems

Exercise can help people with psychological problems
 - The study also demonstrated that psychotic-like symptoms without a diagnosis of serious mental disorders do not appear to be associated with ...

The mysterious epidemic of mental or psychiatric illnesses

The mysterious epidemic of mental or psychiatric illnesses
 - The world of mental health and wellbeing has been rocked to its core by a bizarre global outbreak of inexplicable nervous breakdowns. Researchers ...

Most teens vaping fruity flavours, not nicotine

Most teens vaping fruity flavours, not nicotine
 - U.S. health officials warn that electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices are poisoning kids with nicotine. But new research ...

An Integrated Approach Could Solve Our Teen Obesity Crisis

An Integrated Approach Could Solve Our Teen Obesity Crisis
 - Historically, health guidance has encouraged doctors and parents of obese teenagers to focus on calorie intake and BMI. On the surface this makes ...

What are teens vaping? Some experts are surprised

What are teens vaping? Some experts are surprised
Health officials warn that electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices are poisoning kids with nicotine. But new research suggests that most teens ...

Baby simulator programs 'increase teen pregnancy risk, not reduce it'

Baby simulator programs 'increase teen pregnancy risk, not reduce it'
 - Baby simulator programs are designed to help prevent teenage pregnancy, but a ... Researchers found teenage girls who participated in the Virtual Infant ... in either the VIP program or standard health education 

Never Say 'Lose Weight' When Discussing Health With Teens

Never Say 'Lose Weight' When Discussing Health With Teens
 - When discussing health topics with your teens, the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that you never say they need to lose weight. A recent ...

When Police Deal With People Who Have Mental Health Issues

When Police Deal With People Who Have Mental Health Issues
 - What has gone largely unmentioned, however, is the report's detailed review of how encounters between police and people with mental illnesses ...