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Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Out in the Cold: 1 in 5 homeless youth are LGBTQ

Out in the Cold: 1 in 5 homeless youth are LGBTQ
 - “I was obligated to live this double life,” says Colon Castro, who grew up in Puerto Rico. “Whenever I was with my parents, I was supposed to act like I was straight and when I was in school or with my friends I could be myself around everybody. And one day we got into an argument because [my mom] went through my phone and she saw a conversation with my boyfriend and she saw some pictures …”

Jehovah's Witness cartoon teaches how to bully children of gay parents

Jehovah's Witness cartoon teaches how to bully children of gay parents
 - A new cartoon from the Jehovah's Witnesses teaches kids how to bully classmates with gay or lesbian parents. The outrageous spot tells young ...


The well-being of our kids should not be put to a vote

The well-being of our kids should not be put to a vote
- However, the study gives reason for hope, noting that “Protective factors against depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts (for LGBTQ youth) ...

Chicago public schools issue updated guidelines for trans students

Chicago public schools issue updated guidelines for trans students
-  This is a great step toward a truly equal and inclusive public school system for transgender students in Chicago,” Christopher Clark, LGBTQ Youth ...

Ted Cruz drops out – what does that mean for his anti-LGBTQ message?

Ted Cruz drops out – what does that mean for his anti-LGBTQ message?
- He called the pro-LGBTQ movement a “jihad” against biblical beliefs, saying religious values “built this country,” and this election needs to be about ...

Here's What Some Black LGBTQ People Are Doing to Survive in the Age of HIV

Here's What Some Black LGBTQ People Are Doing to Survive in the Age of HIV
 - The first time I got an HIV test, I was racked with fear. I grew up black and gay in the '90s. There were no quick and easy rapid tests available then.


GLAAD Fails Disney in Representation, Wants LGBTQ Characters in 'Star Wars'

GLAAD Fails Disney in Representation, Wants LGBTQ Characters in 'Star Wars'
 - Every year GLAAD, as the most notable organization for LGBTQ rights, releases something of an entertainment report card. The organization ...

Kenya: 2 men challenge constitutionality of anal probe

Kenya: 2 men challenge constitutionality of anal probe
 - A lawyer says she has submitted the arguments during the first day of a hearing where two men are seeking a Kenyan court ruling ...

Good cop/bad cop parenting is bad for children's health, says study

Good cop/bad cop parenting is bad for children's health, says study
 - But when it comes to 'good cop/bad cop' parenting, could their child's health be at stake? That could well be the case, according to a new study ...

Never smoke indoors for the sake of your child

Never smoke indoors for the sake of your child
 - The US team analysed 2011-2012 data from the National Survey on Children's Health and looked at newborn to 17-years-old children, living with ...

Is the American Dream Dying?

Is the American Dream Dying?
 - Five Easy Theses Income and wealth inequality has worsened considerably, and the idea behind the American dream that ”able and hard-working ...

Here's Why We Need Mental Health Action — Not Mental Health Awareness

Here's Why We Need Mental Health Action — Not Mental Health Awareness
 - At 15 years old, Natalia Nodiff ended up in isolation at a Massachusetts psychiatric ward — the mental health equivalent of solitary confinement — for ...

Your mental health can affect your heart health

 Your mental health can affect your heart health
 - Many psychiatric medications — and especially the older, more affordable ones — are associated with weight gain. We often see our mental health as ...

May is all about Mental Health Awareness

May is all about Mental Health Awareness
 - May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Southwest Regional Mental Health Board is inviting the Fairfield County community to attend to one of ...

Report Reveals America's Childhood Poverty Is a Global Embarrassment

Report Reveals America's Childhood Poverty Is a Global Embarrassment
 - For context, the U.S. ranks No. 1 in total wealth. The study took a comprehensive approach, comparing the gap between children at the very bottom to ...

Obama's Visit to Poisoned Flint Spotlights Economic Inequality

Obama's Visit to Poisoned Flint Spotlights Economic Inequality
 - poisoned Flint, Michigan, provides both a balm for residents still fearful of their water supply and an illustration of enduring U.S. economic inequality ...