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Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Education imperative, sexual orientation and gender identity

Education imperative, sexual orientation and gender identity
- In the process ignorance is widespread and the religious right dominates to the point where our young LGBTQ people are tossed aside and the older ...

Chapstick' Will Quench Your Thirst For An LGBTQ Comedy Series

Chapstick' Will Quench Your Thirst For An LGBTQ Comedy Series
- Proudly based in the comedy Mecca of the world, Chicago, Chaptstick's goal is to normalize LGBTQ characters, while still staying true to their rainbow ...

We want to ensure that every child is recognized'

We want to ensure that every child is recognized'
- In Canada, there seems to be a broad recognition that LGBTQ students are more vulnerable to bullying behaviours and our schools have developed ...

China's gay rights charade

China's gay rights charade
- Her case comes as other Chinese activists head to court to try to change the country's handing of LGBTQ issues. In April, in the first Chinese case to ...

The Powerful Reason This Boy Stood Up Against Anti-LGBTQ Protesters

The Powerful Reason This Boy Stood Up Against Anti-LGBTQ Protesters
- When over 11,000 people took to the streets in Mexico to protest the legalisation of same-sex marriage, a solitary boy chose to take a ...

New Research Seeks to Dispel Myth of 'African Homophobia'

New Research Seeks to Dispel Myth of 'African Homophobia'
- Sutherland saw the need for such a survey while working for the Ford Foundation in East Africa, when the Ugandan LGBTQ movement was beginning ...

Proud mom of lesbians has carried this sign at almost every NYC Pride Parade

Proud mom of lesbians has carried this sign at almost every NYC Pride Parade
- Goldin is often asked by LGBTQ paradegoers to speak to their own mothers, BuzzFeed reported. “Everybody would come running up to her and cry, ...

Navy secretary defends decision to name ships for civil rights icons

Navy secretary defends decision to name ships for civil rights icons
- Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has raised a few eyebrows with some of the names he has picked for naval ships. Why, critics questioned, would he name ...

Time to raise the bar on child health

Time to raise the bar on child health
 - More than 70 percent of Chinese people believe children and adolescents should have annual physical checkups at professional hospitals, rather ...

What to say (or not to say) to your overweight child

What to say (or not to say) to your overweight child
- As a parent, you care about your child's health. Given the public-health focus on childhood obesity, it would be hard to not be concerned if your child is ...

Rise in prisoners moved to mental health hospitals

60 million Nigerians suffering from mental disorder - expert

60 million Nigerians suffering from mental disorder - expert
- More than 60 million Nigerians have various degrees of mental disorder, the Ogun state commissioner for Health, Dr Babatunde Ipaye has revealed.

Income up. Inequality down. But what of rural folk?

What liberals don't understand about income inequality

What liberals don't understand about income inequality
- Blaming the success of America's 1% for the slow growth of middle- and working-class incomes leads to policies that slow an already slow-growing ...

A 'cautionary note' on egalitarian Denmark when it comes to kids and education

A 'cautionary note' on egalitarian Denmark when it comes to kids and education
- I believe the above analysis is saying that higher US inequality and the college premium encourage kids to go to college vs. Denmark. In other words ...

The Power Of Understanding Your Body

The Power Of Understanding Your Body
- On July 23, 2016, I flew from Alaska to Washington, D.C. for the first ever “Lift As We Climb” Teen Council Summit hosted by the Peer Education Institute and Planned Parenthood Generation Action. I decided to join Teen Council, a Planned Parenthood–run peer sex education program, because of my own need for sexual health information. Growing up, I learned very little about my body — I had not even known