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Monday, 26 December 2016

He inspired many to keep 'faith' – RIP, George Michael

He inspired many to keep 'faith' – RIP, George Michael
- He came out of the closet in an era when openly gay celebrities were rare and the LGBTQ movement was still in its relatively nascent stages.

14 Of Our Favorite Queer Heroes Of 2016

14 Of Our Favorite Queer Heroes Of 2016
- From the Pulse nightclub massacre to the election of anti-LGBTQ extremist Mike Pence and a complete lack of LGBTQ support in President-elect ...

Meet Emma, a transgender woman who voted for Trump

Meet Emma, a transgender woman who voted for Trump
- I've read comments on our own site that say how “Anyone who is LGBTQ and voted for Trump is an idiot and should be ashamed.” How do you react to ...

RNC appears to compare Trump with Christ then denies it and blames the media

RNC appears to compare Trump with Christ then denies it and blames the media
- Over two millennia ago, a new hope was born into the world, a Savior who would offer the promise of salvation to all mankind. Just as the three wise men did on that night, this Christmas heralds a time to celebrate the good news of a new King,” the offending section of the statement read. Progressives erupted with disgust and shock that the Republican Party would seemingly compare Donald “if you’re famous you can sexually assault women” Trump to Christ, on Christmas no less.

These Guys Sang Mariah Carey's Christmas Smash For A Great Reason

These Guys Sang Mariah Carey's Christmas Smash For A Great Reason
Since then, they've produced other music videos, including an LGBTQ-positive rendition of RedOne's hit, “Don't You Need Somebody.” This time ...

California Lawmaker Is More Than Just A Proud Grandpa Of Transchild: He's Fighting For Her

California Lawmaker Is More Than Just A Proud Grandpa Of Transchild: He's Fighting For Her
- the California Democratic Congressmember talks about supporting his trans granddaughter, his pride in her, and his efforts to protect LGBTQ people ...

George Michael quietly donated millions of pounds to numerous charities during his lifetime

George Michael quietly donated millions of pounds to numerous charities during his lifetime
- Singer Billy Bragg also praised George Michael for his support for the LGBTQ community, sharing a newspaper article that revealed he would be ...

When 'Home For The Holidays' Doesn't Involve Going Home.

When 'Home For The Holidays' Doesn't Involve Going Home.
- Ever since we posted Kentucky Man Helps LGBTQ Students Have Thanksgiving Dinner Away From Home, it has been a thought rolling around in our ...

Body image problems in teen girls tied to alcohol use

Body image problems in teen girls tied to alcohol use
- We know that using alcohol as an adolescent is associated with an increased risk for experiencing multiple problems, including school problems, social problems, legal problems, hangovers, illness, risky sexual behaviour, disrupted growth and development, physical and sexual assault, alcohol-related motor vehicle accidents, unintentional injury, memory problems, drug misuse, and death," said lead study author Anna Schlissel of the University of Chicago.

Colton Haynes Releases Diary Entries About His Mental Health

Colton Haynes Releases Diary Entries About His Mental Health
- In the diary entries, Colton talks about his mental health, revealing an all too familiar struggle with what seems like depression and anxiety. With one ...

Ending Violence against Women Worldwide

Ending Violence against Women Worldwide
- At the Center on Gender Equity and Health, we envision a world where all ... gender-based violence and on reproductive, maternal and child health ...

Better than prison: life inside the UK's secure hospitals

Better than prison: life inside the UK's secure hospitals
- He’s ended up on the gear, shoplifting,” Gavin says. “I was like, ‘See you later mate.’ I felt guilty, tight, leaving him, but I thought: ‘What would happen if I’m with him and he gets pulled over and I’m in the hospital?’ I’d be in a lot of trouble, wouldn’t I? I gave him a couple of quid to buy himself a couple of pies, a cup of tea, and he wandered off … I sat there and thought: ‘If I’d not been in here, it’d be me doing that.’”

What Are The Mental Health Effects Of Abortion? A 5-Year-Study Analyzes The Impact Of Having ...

What Are The Mental Health Effects Of Abortion? A 5-Year-Study Analyzes The Impact Of Having ...
- To justify government restrictions on bodily autonomy, anti-abortion advocates have emphasized the traumatic psychological effects of abortion.

Cures Act may aid families dealing with mental illness

Cures Act may aid families dealing with mental illness
- Folded neatly into this act is a salve for families who struggle in caring for loved ones with serious mental illness. It is a godsend, and it is surgical in its ...

How Teens Can Make More Informed Decisions About Their Skin Care Products

How Teens Can Make More Informed Decisions About Their Skin Care Products
Teenage years are always attached to the stigma of acne and oily skin, and that is something we need to break free from. Healthy and happy skin is ...

Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Steeply Declines Following Legalization

Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Steeply Declines Following Legalization
- As data reporter Christopher Ingraham explains at the Washington Post, “The state-level data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health ...