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Thursday, 1 September 2016

Make university staff 'challenge champions' to tackle homophobia

Make university staff 'challenge champions' to tackle homophobia
 - Until institutions can identify LGBTQ students, they will remain unaware of inequalities and disparities between LGBTQ students and their ...

Why Some LGBT Seniors Are Pressured to Go Back in the Closet

Why Some LGBT Seniors Are Pressured to Go Back in the Closet
 - Unfortunately, because so many LGBTQ elders are not comfortable being out, aging service providers often do not realize that they are serving this ...

New organizations reach more students

New organizations reach more students
 - Student Government and the Lesbian Gay Transgender and Queer Center, or LGBTQ, both have visions of making the University of Cincinnati a ...

Province funds millions to school board fighting LGBTQ guidelines

Province funds millions to school board fighting LGBTQ guidelines
 - Why is four and a half million dollars going to a private school that is actively fighting a province that is trying to create safe spaces for LGBTQ youth," ...

I tripped up while reporting on gender and sexuality. Here's what I learned.

I tripped up while reporting on gender and sexuality. Here's what I learned.
 - Most of this, 'How LGBTQ romance is striving to give everyone a happily-ever-after,' is awesome,” the Tweet read on that unseasonably warm ...

Colton Haynes Breaks Down Into Tears While Accepting Human Rights Campaign Award

Colton Haynes Breaks Down Into Tears While Accepting Human Rights Campaign Award
 - He was given the award for all of the work he has done for and with the LGBTQ community and the Arrow actor spoke about his experiences as well as ...

Dallas young professionals go back to school to support LGBTQ youth

Dallas young professionals go back to school to support LGBTQ youth
 - Youth First is the only program in North Texas that addresses the challenges LGBTQ youth face with family members, peers, and fellow students.

Washington State New Democrat Delegation Joins Roundtable with LGBTQ Advocates

Washington State New Democrat Delegation Joins Roundtable with LGBTQ Advocates
 - Last week, HRC was honored to join the New Democrat Coalition for a roundtable discussion about LGBTQ policy issues. Staff and board volunteers ...

Why College Is a Risky Time for Students' Mental Health

Why College Is a Risky Time for Students' Mental Health
 - Dana hadn't had any prior experiences with mental illness when her son Oliver went away to school at Kenyon College, but just three weeks into his ...

Many 9/11 Responders Suffering from Mental Disorders

Many 9/11 Responders Suffering from Mental Disorders
 - Moreover, responders undergoing mental health testing through the Stony Brook University World Trade Center Wellness Program were exceptionally ...

Donald Trump is Suffering From a Severe Mental Disorder, But Which Politician Isn't?

Donald Trump is Suffering From a Severe Mental Disorder, But Which Politician Isn't?
 - As long as we continue to reward politicians by shinning a light on their mental illness and their desire to constantly be in the spotlight, we'll continue ...

Drop In Teen Pregnancies Is Due To More Contraceptives, Not Less Sex

Drop In Teen Pregnancies Is Due To More Contraceptives, Not Less Sex
 - But that wasn't because teens were shunning sex. The amount of sex being had by teenagers during that time period was largely unchanged, says the study, which was published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health. And it wasn't because they were having more abortions. Abortion has been declining among all age groups, and particularly among teenagers.

Medical marijuana changes how employees use sick time

Medical marijuana changes how employees use sick time
 - But there hasn't been a lot of research into the impact of licit marijuana use — particularly medical marijuana use — on the workplace. So Ullman ...

Mental Illness and Suicide

Mental Illness and Suicide
 - Mental disorders exist frequently throughout the United States. About one in five adults suffer from a diagnosable mental illness (disorder) in a given year. Learn more about some of the most common mental illnesses and how they may increase risk of suicide.

Parental psychiatric disorders increase risk for attempted suicide, violence

Parental psychiatric disorders increase risk for attempted suicide, violence
 - Children whose parents have psychiatric disorders have higher risk for attempted suicide and violent offending, particularly if parents have antisocial ...

UM scientists part of $15 million initiative to understand bipolar disorder and schizophrenia

UM scientists part of $15 million initiative to understand bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
 - Can stem cells help reveal the roots of mental illness, and open the door to better treatment?