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Thursday, 24 July 2014

Susan Sarandon Lends Her Voice to HRC's Americans for Marriage Equality

Susan Sarandon Lends Her Voice to HRC's Americans for Marriage Equality
 - bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, released a video ad featuring actress Susan Sarandon for HRC's Americans for Marriage ...




Medical Education: Capitalism's Next Frontier?

Medical Education: Capitalism's Next Frontier?
 - Conventional wisdom holds that America faces a growing physician ... on university-based medical education that succeeded by driving a multitude of ...

Time to shed taboo around mental health'

Time to shed taboo around mental health'
 - Familial and societal acceptance of individuals afflicted by mental illnesses is of utmost importance and has to be addressed, pointed out ...

Nearly one quarter of US children in poverty

Nearly one quarter of US children in poverty
 - A total of 16.3 million children live in poverty, and 45 percent of children in ... For almost the entire American South, the share of children in poverty is ...

A guaranteed income for every American would eliminate poverty — and it wouldn't destroy the ...

A guaranteed income for every American would eliminate poverty — and it wouldn't destroy the ...
 - Eliminating poverty seems like an impossibly utopian goal, but it's actually pretty easy: we can just give people enough money that they're above the ...

25 years of counting kids: Income, race and inequality

25 years of counting kids: Income, race and inequality
 - Although rarely noted, the achievement gap between African-American and ... As both poverty and wealth have become more concentrated residentially, ... Nearly half the black children in Minnesota live in poverty, compared to ...

Shift US priorities closer to home

Shift US priorities closer to home
 - finally place a higher priority on Latin America? The results of the unbridled violence and poverty south of our border have long spilled onto our soil.

Poll shows Americans' views on poverty

Poll shows Americans' views on poverty
 - Even as thousands of new illegal immigrants flood over the border, more Americans than ever doubt whether it is possible for most people in this ...

America's First World Inequality Problem

America's First World Inequality Problem
 - The National Basketball Association has an income inequality problem. The highest-paid players make upwards of $20 million per season, while the ...

Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds

Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds
 - The results are based on a small number of boys, mostly black and all recruited from an urban health clinic that serves low-income teens. But Bell said ...

Annual report shows Minnesota's minority kids are being left behind

Annual report shows Minnesota's minority kids are being left behind
 - Minnesota continues to rank among the nation's top states for child well-being, ... Minnesota has improved on most measures of child health, with the ...

Mothers of children with autism benefit from peer-led intervention: study

Mothers of children with autism benefit from peer-led intervention: study
 - Participants in both groups experienced improvements in mental health, ... life satisfaction and showed less dysfunctional parent-child interactions.

Iowa leads nation in child health

 Iowa leads nation in child health
 - That's just one piece of good news for the state from the nationwide 2014 Kids Count report, which the Annie E. Casey Foundation released Tuesday.

An investment in a child's healthy future

An investment in a child's healthy future
 - There is another type of banking that invests in the future health of your children - cord banking. Debbie Leeth is the Vice President of Finance and ...

Many parents think their obese kids are "very healthy"

Many parents think their obese kids are "very healthy"
 - Parents of obese children often perceive their offspring as healthy, even if the child's weight requires medical intervention, according to a ...

Children health: unexplained fevers need more attention

Children health: unexplained fevers need more attention
 - Improvements are needed in the care of children with unexplained fever, health experts have said. Two-fifths of youngsters are taken to a doctor ...

5 Ways Teacher-Powered Schools Are Transforming American Public Education

5 Ways Teacher-Powered Schools Are Transforming American Public Education
 - The growing number of these schools raises the question: Can teacher-powered schools transform American public education? My colleagues and I ...

Openly gay detective shares his story as Fort Worth seeks LGBT recruits

Openly gay detective shares his story as Fort Worth seeks LGBT recruits
 - Police in Fort Worth are reaching out to the LGBT community as part of their effort to diversify their department. In a video shared on ...

Asia: Lgbt people face common issues

Asia: Lgbt people face common issues
 - LGBT people across Asia are hard hit by similar issues of a lack of legal protections and health care, violence, discrimination and social stigma, says a ...

Final Fantasy Gamers Hold Gay Pride Parade (VIDEO)

Final Fantasy Gamers Hold Gay Pride Parade (VIDEO)
 - What is reported as the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) gaming guild, Rough Trade Gaming Community, recently came ...




The LGBT Guide to Comic-Con 2014

The LGBT Guide to Comic-Con 2014
 - And if you think that Comic-Con might leave the LGBT community out, think .... the Business of Geek Fashion, and How to Get a Job in Video Games.

Cuomo announces statewide LGBT data collection initiative

 - Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an initiative Wednesday that aims to get a better picture of the state's LGBT community. The multiagency effort will ...

Study to look at aging in LGBT communities

 - LGBT seniors are, statistically, less connected with their families of origin, Aine Humble says. They are also less likely to have children or may be ...

Good News For LGBT Students At Michigan Universities

Good News For LGBT Students At Michigan Universities
 - Further LGBT progress has come to some Michigan universities this week. AP reports that an anonymous gift of $1 million will expand programs at ...

Sexuality in school: LGBT issues are not the exclusive concern of LGBT students.

Sexuality in school: LGBT issues are not the exclusive concern of LGBT students.
 - It is only under the blandest of covers that LGBT sexuality is smuggled into schools. Anti-bullying programs have made space for LGBT students but ...