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Sunday, 27 November 2016

Bill That Outs LGBTQ Kids Isn't About "Sexuality and Gender"

Bill That Outs LGBTQ Kids Isn't About "Sexuality and Gender"
LGBTQ advocates are outraged by the bill, and say it's dangerous for kids with less-than-accepting parents. "Until kids are not kicked out of their house ...

Christian activists say Trump views on LGBTQ folks more dangerous than Clinton

Christian activists say Trump views on LGBTQ folks more dangerous than Clinton
- Bryan Fischer invited fellow Christian activist Peter LaBarbera on his “American Family Radio” program on Tuesday, where the pair fretted over ...

Students Acknowledge Sexuality Differences on Campus

Students Acknowledge Sexuality Differences on Campus
- Amber Johnson has been a part of the LGBTQ community for as long as she can remember. “People of the LGBTQ community want nothing more than ...

Maine official promises review following transgender teenager's suicide

Maine official promises review following transgender teenager's suicide
- Maine's corrections commissioner says state and federal experts will review policies and procedures following the suicide of a 16-year-old ...

Texas legislator pummeled by LGBT lobby for 'parents right to know' bill

Texas legislator pummeled by LGBT lobby for 'parents right to know' bill
- SB 242's stated intent would force the outing of LGBTQ students. ... in schools by powerful LGBTQ organizations — undermining parents' right to know ...

It's Time for 'Fantastic Beasts' and the Harry Potter Universe to Become More Inclusive

It's Time for 'Fantastic Beasts' and the Harry Potter Universe to Become More Inclusive
- The film leans heavily on recognizable LGBTQ themes as well. Credence is born with magical powers, but belongs to a family of anti-magic fanatics.

Liberals Have to Talk to Trump Voters. But Some Bear More Responsibility Than Others.

Liberals Have to Talk to Trump Voters. But Some Bear More Responsibility Than Others.
- The high rate of homelessness among LGBTQ youth is an extreme example of how toxic and violent some households are for LGBTQ people, but for ...

LGBTQ People Aren't Safe, No Matter What Trump Says About Marriage Equality

LGBTQ People Aren't Safe, No Matter What Trump Says About Marriage Equality
- I've seen some sentiment in the queer community that Donald Trump's presidency will somehow not be “so bad." That's wrong for a host of reasons.
The Damage Done explores the mental health of North America's poor
 - And right now, the mental health of North America's poor is one of the most appropriate topics to explore on stage. The question of The Damage Done ...

For black Americans, era since civil rights movement brought success and vulnerability

For black Americans, era since civil rights movement brought success and vulnerability
- And Dr. King would say, my God, we must have solved poverty, the problem of ... So, part of the reason I did this series was to remind those of us who ...

The war against poverty is being won

The war against poverty is being won
- We often think the poor will always be with us. But that may not be so. Today, there is less poverty and hunger in the world than there was just 25 years ...

As boys, we are told to be brave': men on masculinity and mental health

As boys, we are told to be brave': men on masculinity and mental health
- New analysis found links between so-called masculine traits and depression and substance use. We asked men about gender stereotypes and mental ...

5 Ways Employers Can Promote The Mental Health Of Employees

5 Ways Employers Can Promote The Mental Health Of Employees
- Moreover, work itself can play a significant role in the development of mental health issues. Many Americans work more hours without an associated ...

I Have Bipolar Disorder, But My In-Laws Would Prefer for Me to Be a Drug Addict

I Have Bipolar Disorder, But My In-Laws Would Prefer for Me to Be a Drug Addict
- They refer to people with mental illness in derogatory terms, but talk about prison, trafficking drugs, and raucous behavior with no stigma. It's amazing ...

Depression may affect stomach, and anxiety the skin

Depression may affect stomach, and anxiety the skin
- The findings suggest that mental disorders are antecedent risk factors of certain physical diseases in early life, but also vice versa, according to the ...

Could celebrities' stories destigmatize mental illness for the masses?

Could celebrities' stories destigmatize mental illness for the masses?
- Michael Jackson, Amanda Bynes, Britney Spears — speculating about celebrity mental health sagas is nothing new. The latest newsmaker is rapper ...