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Monday, 26 September 2016

Queer religious groups extend outreach to LGBTQ students in wake of homophobic protest on ...

Queer religious groups extend outreach to LGBTQ students in wake of homophobic protest on ...
- In light of what happened, it is important for religious groups to be more outspoken about their acceptance of LGBTQ students, they said. President of ...

NCAA's anti-discrimination policy still has a ways to go

 NCAA's anti-discrimination policy still has a ways to go
- Even LGBTQ groups supportive of the NCAA's measure, like Athlete Ally, who called the policy “a wonderful step in the right direction,” still call into ...

Ten years of Queer Orientation

Ten years of Queer Orientation
- U of T's 10th annual Queer Orientation began last week on all three campuses with events and activities related to the LGBTQ communities.

Nonsexual Queer Spaces Needed in NYC

Nonsexual Queer Spaces Needed in NYC
- Though LGBTQ people have gained ground in their fight for equal rights in recent years, there is still much to be done. These individuals are often ...

From reserve to Calgary: two-spirit citizens open up about prejudice, ideas for change

From reserve to Calgary: two-spirit citizens open up about prejudice, ideas for change
- Sweetgrass considers herself one of the luckier indigenous LGBTQ and two-spirit people in Calgary, as many move to the city in hopes of a better life, ..

Straight head of gay festival says she was harrassed over her sexuality

Straight head of gay festival says she was harrassed over her sexuality
- She is also heterosexual. But when word got out that she wasn't actually a member of the LGBTQ community, she says, people became “vicious.”.

Helping parents of LGBTQ kids get to acceptance

Helping parents of LGBTQ kids get to acceptance
- Author hopes her book, "My Son Wears Heels: One Mom's Journey — From Clueless to Kickass," serves as a resource and comfort for parents as they ...

Cream City Foundation supports LGBTQ community that needs it most

Cream City Foundation supports LGBTQ community that needs it most
- The Cream City Foundation was established in 1982 by a small group of individuals working to help serve and support lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

NIH study links morning sickness to lower risk of pregnancy loss

NIH study links morning sickness to lower risk of pregnancy loss
- The study, appearing in JAMA Internal Medicine, was conducted by researchers at NIH's Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health ...

Bullying can lead a child to suicide

Bullying can lead a child to suicide
- Approximately, 15 to 20 per cent of middle school children are bullied. ... A school environment that promotes health and encourages students to reach ...

Questions and answers about gender identity

Questions and answers about gender identity
- There is no established time frame for treatments unless the condition is harmful to a child's health. Most people who are born with an intersex ...

Study links internet addiction to mental health problems

Study links internet addiction to mental health problems
- A new study suggests that 42 per cent of 18 year old students are addicted to the internet and they have more mental health problems than those who ...

The Senate must act on mental health reform

The Senate must act on mental health reform
- Elise's story is not an anomaly for people with severe mental illness, but many other families experience a different type of tragedy when their loved ...

End teen hunger in America

End teen hunger in America
- Among the key findings is the fact that teen food insecurity is widespread. ... If we want teens to grow into healthy, productive adults, we must expand ...

Is your preteen, teen suicidal? Some hard facts about kids and mental health

Is your preteen, teen suicidal? Some hard facts about kids and mental health
- One in five kids ages 13-18 in the U.S. experiences a mental health condition in any given year; only 50 percent of them actually receive services.

Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult

Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult
Teens who eat right may gain less weight later on, ... Jacobs is a professor of epidemiology and community health.