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Monday, 21 November 2016

What Will Come?': LGBT Community Questions Presidential Future

What Will Come?': LGBT Community Questions Presidential Future
- From marriage equality to women's rights and the immigration reform, the presidential election has only stirred up more ...

In Iran, treatment of transgender people is a double-edged sword

In Iran, treatment of transgender people is a double-edged sword
- Iran — an Islamic theocracy that criminalizes consensual same-sex relations, forces women to adhere to a strict and modest dress code in public, and ...

LGBTQ advocates search for solutions on a day of remembrance

LGBTQ advocates search for solutions on a day of remembrance
- Carleton was part of a group of LGBTQ advocates who met with Mayor Jean Stothert to talk about issues the community could use support with.

How to survive Thanksgiving as an LGBTQ person

How to survive Thanksgiving as an LGBTQ person
- Thanksgiving is not always a tryptophan-filled fantasia for the LGBTQ community. In fact, it can be an isolating time where the people who knew you in ...

Why are transgender Americans so worried about Donald Trump?

Why are transgender Americans so worried about Donald Trump?
- Anxiety is high among many transgender Americans after the sweeping Republican election victory. They fear stronger resistance to their push for ...

Dozens of protesters march to denounce Jerusalem's antigay chief rabbi

Dozens of protesters march to denounce Jerusalem's antigay chief rabbi
- Dozens of LGBT activists have protested in Jerusalem against comments reportedly made by the city's chief rabbi disparaging the gay community.

Organization helps young LGBT people navigate legal system, life

Organization helps young LGBT people navigate legal system, life
- When she got into a little trouble and landed in juvenile court, a caseworker referred her to the LGBTQ youth advocacy group BreakOUT! She walked ...

Texas Lawmaker Filed a Bill That Could Legally Require Teachers To Out Gay Students

Texas Lawmaker Filed a Bill That Could Legally Require Teachers To Out Gay Students
- in her state legislature last week that would effectively require school employees to out LGBTQ students to their parents, without student permission.

The dirt poor towns in America that voted in Donald Trump but have little chance of being great again

The dirt poor towns in America that voted in Donald Trump but have little chance of being great again
THEY are the poorest counties in America with almost half of their population living below the poverty line and a majority who just voted in Donald ...

Stop keeping your kids too clean for their own good!

Stop keeping your kids too clean for their own good!
- If you read about children's health, you've heard a lot of this before: Microbes, vilified because they cause infectious diseases, can be beneficial to a ...

Canada, The Kids Are Not Alright

Canada, The Kids Are Not Alright
- Governments across the country are beginning to make children's mental health a priority. The federal child-benefit and new regulations around ...

Reality and myths associated with vaccination

Reality and myths associated with vaccination
- Giving a children vaccinations is giving them a shot a healthier lives. ... Editor's note: In this weekly column addressing medical and health care issues, ...

Helping children: Stress of poverty, violence, pain can alter brains

Helping children: Stress of poverty, violence, pain can alter brains
Children who experience excessive stress face immediate and lifelong problems with learning, behavior, and physical and mental health. According to ...

Healthy children build healthy nations

Healthy children build healthy nations
- Our country is home to the largest child population in the world. A substantial 41 per cent, around 450 million, are children. But it is incongruent that for ...

Marijuana and mental illness: Low dopamine levels may play a role

Marijuana and mental illness: Low dopamine levels may play a role
- A new review offers further insight into how long-term marijuana use might have a negative impact on mental health, after finding "substantial ...

It's time to pay attention to mental illness when it comes to capital punishment

It's time to pay attention to mental illness when it comes to capital punishment
- No court ever considered the severity of his mental illness, and by the time he was properly diagnosed and medicated by the state prison system, there ...