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Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Louisiana's governor and attorney general square off on LGBT employment protections

Louisiana's governor and attorney general square off on LGBT employment protections
- Louisiana's governor just sued its attorney general over whether lawyers the state hires should be allowed to discriminate against LGBT people.

California Rejects 'Religious Liberty'

California Rejects 'Religious Liberty'
- The two core principles of the bill—disclosure that a university is exempt from Title IX protections and data collection—give potential and current LGBT ...

Is the Right winning over Jewish, LGBT & other minority voters?

Is the Right winning over Jewish, LGBT & other minority voters?
- Another group co-opted by the Left is the LGBT community. Yet nothing proved that the Left couldn't care less about that community than the way it ...

Trump speaks out against transgender and female soldiers in 'PC military'

Trump speaks out against transgender and female soldiers in 'PC military'
- This is yet another example of the grave threat that Donald Trump and Mike Pence pose to LGBTQ Americans,” said HRC Communications Director ...

Get your cheer on with flashy clothes and pride

Get your cheer on with flashy clothes and pride
LGBT Pride is the occasion when LGBT people 'celebrate' their identities in public. ... More importantly, there is no law against being LGBT in India.

When YouTube Pranks are Just Homophobia

When YouTube Pranks are Just Homophobia
- There's two types of gay dudes, OK?” Yerv sagely explains at the start of the viral video, which was posted on his popular NoBiggieTV channel.

David Bowie designated as 'icon' for 2016 LGBT History Month

David Bowie designated as 'icon' for 2016 LGBT History Month
- Each day in October, a new LGBT Icon is featured with a video, bio, bibliography, downloadable images and other resources,” explains the group on ...

Who Is Mike Pence?

Who Is Mike Pence?
- Pence's history with LGBT issues goes back to tenure in Congress, when he advocated for a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. In terms of the ...

Birth Control Pill Linked to Depression Treatment

Birth Control Pill Linked to Depression Treatment
- Dr. Kate Holloway, MD, with the Institute for Women's Health, told Teen Vogue that while today's birth control pills have a lower dose of hormones than ...

Latin America Could Cut Its Murder Rate By 50 Percent. Here's How.

Latin America Could Cut Its Murder Rate By 50 Percent. Here's How.
- Although poverty and inequality have dropped in most of Latin America, the decline in inequality has not been comparable. In fact, 10 of the top 15 ...

Bruce Springsteen's depression revelation is heartening—but people of color need mental health ...

Bruce Springsteen's depression revelation is heartening—but people of color need mental health ...
- I know he's also rich and famous and many other things I'm not, but race is an important part of how I've approached my mental health. My parents are ...

Every one of us has a role in destigmatizing mental illness

Every one of us has a role in destigmatizing mental illness
- Corrigan referenced a recent New York Times series on mental health and acknowledged tales of people in recovery, “on the way up,” are not nearly ...

Scientists reveal 'overlooked' GENETIC link to schizophrenia and depression

Scientists reveal 'overlooked' GENETIC link to schizophrenia and depression
- NEW evidence strengthening the link between a gene and major mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and autism has ...

When Mental Illness is Hereditary

When Mental Illness is Hereditary
- when mental illness is heriditary As a child I remember my mom constantly saying “my nerves are bad.” I didn't know that my nerves were bad, along ...

Check your privilege, upper middle class

Check your privilege, upper middle class
- His book, “Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is ... Inequality in America is not about the gap between the bottom and the middle ...
Address income inequality by raising the minimum wage
- You cannot fix the giant economic inequality with bold strokes to the tax ... Fix economic inequality with a stimulus for the middle class by raising the ... tax credit in lieu of a fair rate of pay has the stench of corporate America all over it.