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Wednesday, 24 August 2016

White House LGBTQ Tech and Innovation Briefing addresses national issues

White House LGBTQ Tech and Innovation Briefing addresses national issues
 - The country faces a plethora of issues that affect millions of people every day. Although there has been some progress as a society around pro-LGBTQ ...

Massachusetts gay couple finds support from neighbours after their home is vandalised

Massachusetts gay couple finds support from neighbours after their home is vandalised
 - Cari and Lauri Ryding first raised the flag on their porch in the wake of the mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando that claimed the lives of 49 ...

As a Person of Faith, I Fully Accept & Affirm LGBTQ

As a Person of Faith, I Fully Accept & Affirm LGBTQ
 - You're a Christian! How can you support LGBTQ people and gay marriage? Don't you realize you are condoning sin? You are leading people into ...

Some helpful tips for LGBTQ dating in college

Some helpful tips for LGBTQ dating in college
 - If you're gay, lesbian, trans, queer, or anything else that falls under the colorful rainbow that is the LGBTQ spectrum, college might be the first time and ...

LGBT Agenda Puts the Squeeze on California Christian Schools

LGBT Agenda Puts the Squeeze on California Christian Schools
 - California Senate Bill 1146, called “the most oppressive LGBTQ anti-religious proposal in the nation,” has yet to pass the state legislature, which is in ...

The 30 Most LGBTQ-Friendly College Campuses

The 30 Most LGBTQ-Friendly College Campuses
 - Shane Windmeyer, executive director of Campus Pride and creator of the Campus Pride Index, said in a statement that “there is a lot to find for LGBTQ ...

Cher Says 'My People Won't Believe' Donald Trump's Pro-LGBTQ Rhetoric

Cher Says 'My People Won't Believe' Donald Trump's Pro-LGBTQ Rhetoric
 - The singer and gay icon couldn't hold in her laughter on Tuesday when MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell asked her to comment on Trump's promise to ...

This Meta PSA About LGBTQ Suicide Ends Much More Happily Than You Expect

This Meta PSA About LGBTQ Suicide Ends Much More Happily Than You Expect
 - LGBTQ youth are four times more likely to attempt suicide than their straight peers, but a creative outlet can help stem the tide while time does its work.

Study Says Teenage Depression In Girls Is Worse Than Ever

Study Says Teenage Depression In Girls Is Worse Than Ever
 - Though this is a British study, mental health is also a point of concern for teen girls in America. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health ...

Science-Proven Way to Reduce Teen Drinking

Science-Proven Way to Reduce Teen Drinking
 - The researchers found that the teenagers whose parents had clear rules ... It can also lead to binge drinking, which is linked with a host of health ...

Want Your Teen To Have A Healthy Weight? Science Says Shut Up

Want Your Teen To Have A Healthy Weight? Science Says Shut Up
 - Experts agree that talking about the need to diet and lose weight is one of the most unhealthy, counterproductive things a parent can do for a teen who ...

New strategy holds promise for detecting bacterial infections in newborns

New strategy holds promise for detecting bacterial infections in newborns
 - The study, funded in part by NIH's Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), appears in the Aug.

State succeeds with lower teen pregnancy rate

State succeeds with lower teen pregnancy rate
 - Although we live in a culture of negativity that leads many to believe that things are worse than ever, the data often show otherwise. Crime, for example, is lower than it was a quarter-century ago, though you’d never know it from watching the local news. Access to higher education has never been greater. And the value of the country’s manufacturing output is near an all-time high, having tripled since 1980.
Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/op-ed/article97218417.html#storylink=cpy

Teenagers are suffering from depression 'epidemic'

Teenagers are suffering from depression 'epidemic'
 - Now, a recent government study into the mental wellbeing of 30,000 teens shows that the number of ... In the news: are pushy parents a health risk?

Teen student-athletes often unfit, overweight

Teen student-athletes often unfit, overweight
 - Student-athletes may be more popular than teens who don't play sports, ... The American Academy of Pediatrics has more on teen health.

Study has found a new approach to prevent teen obesity, eating disorders

Study has found a new approach to prevent teen obesity, eating disorders
 - Focusing on healthy, balanced lifestyle instead of dieting and weight-loss can prevent both obesity and eating disorders in teenagers says, research.