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Sunday, 18 February 2018

LGBTQ Women To Watch Out For In The 2018 Games

LGBTQ Women To Watch Out For In The 2018 Games
It's been a momentous year for LGBTQ representation, with a reported record number of 15 out LGBTQ athletes, according to Outsports. That's an accomplishment, after the 2014 Sochi Winter Games saw the arrests of 4 LGBTQ rights activists. "To put it mildly, the Russian government is not friendly to gay ...

The moment Olympic skier gabbed his boyfriend for an on-air kiss is being hailed as a pivotal ...

The moment Olympic skier gabbed his boyfriend for an on-air kiss is being hailed as a pivotal ...
- The moment Olympic skier gabbed his boyfriend for an on-air kiss is being hailed as a pivotal moment for the LGBTQ community. Gus Kenworthy shared a quick kiss on the slopes with partner Matthew Wilkas, shortly before a qualifying run on Sunday at the Pyeongchang, South Korea, Winter Games ...

Love and Hip Hop' Prince Black Twitter is Hurting LGBTQ Rappers

Love and Hip Hop' Prince Black Twitter is Hurting LGBTQ Rappers
- Christopher "Prince" Michael Harty from "Love and Hip Hop Miami" is going off on Black Twitter for going off on LGBTQ rappers. We got Prince at Avalon Saturday in Hollywood and he doubled down on what he told Bleu Magazine recently ... that the intolerance toward gays in hip hop has got to stop.

Gays, Mormons and 'Angels in America': The landmark play took more than 25 years to get to ...

Gays, Mormons and 'Angels in America': The landmark play took more than 25 years to get to ...
- It's just trying to provide a platform for voices that, in Utah County, don't often get heard, particularly LGBTQ ones. The company also aims to bring more diverse voices to the region, mandating that at least three plays in the eight-show season be written by women, at least two have LGBTQ themes or ...

There is now a Trump supporter dating site. It bans gays & bisexuals.

There is now a Trump supporter dating site. It bans gays & bisexuals.
- I would just rather they not use the Bible to bash LGBTQ people while they're having all the fun they want. Once into the site, I looked at a few profiles. The search function is very basic and doesn't tell you how many profiles matched what you were looking for. I searched for people from Indiana and got ...

World-class transgender athlete to talk diversity at BC forum

World-class transgender athlete to talk diversity at BC forum
- Chris Mosier, an award-winning athlete and trans rights advocate, will be speaking at Thompson Rivers University on Feb. 21 and 22 as part of a diversity in education forum and workshop. The forum will feature speakers who can share their stories of inclusion and diversity when it comes to LGBTQ ...

Homeless LGBTQ Youth Remain at Risk for HIV, and They Need Us

Homeless LGBTQ Youth Remain at Risk for HIV, and They Need Us
- I packed my belongings in black plastic Hefty bags and left, leaving the house key behind. My mother was not home, and she had made sure my two younger siblings would not be home either. She did not support my decision to attend a four-year university because Jehovah's Witnesses are supposed ...

Funny Or Die Brings LGBTQ-Oriented Shows Like 'Gay Of Thrones' To Queer Streaming Service ...

Funny Or Die Brings LGBTQ-Oriented Shows Like 'Gay Of Thrones' To Queer Streaming Service ...
- On Valentine's Day, two digital media companies teamed up to create a channel a press release refers to as a “lovechild.” Funny or Die has made a move to serve LGBTQ+ audiences by setting up shop on the queer streaming service Revry, where shows like Gay Of Thrones are now available. As part of ...



The sister of George Harrison who lives in poverty

The sister of George Harrison who lives in poverty
- The trip became a fabled piece of rock 'n' roll history as Beatlemania ignited British pop's US invasion. Yet fans would be shocked to learn that it was not the first time performing in America for one Beatle: George Harrison, who would have celebrated his 75th birthday on February 25. Just five months ...

Is America's mass-shooting problem rooted in a mental health crisis?

Is America's mass-shooting problem rooted in a mental health crisis?
- Trump spoke about the shooting the day after the attack, saying his administration would work to "help secure our schools, and tackle the difficult issue of mental health" while also "making our schools and our children safer. ... It is not enough to simply take actions that make us feel like ...

Selfie addiction 'may be a sign of mental illness'

Selfie addiction 'may be a sign of mental illness'
- Taking selfies and uploading on social media is very popular and there doesn't seem to be an issue with it. However, before you take that next selfie for the gram, two psychologists say selfies may be a sign of mental illness. In 2014, a news article used the word 'selfitis', saying that the American ...

Young people are helping each other with depression by leaving kind messages

Young people are helping each other with depression by leaving kind messages
Mental health is a tricky conversation starter at the best of times, but for young people, it can feel completely off-limits. Navigating puberty, trying to build skills and a respectable social life is difficult for any teenager but to have added anxiety and stress due to a mental disorder can make life even more ...

9 Black Health Disparities That You Should Definitely Know About

9 Black Health Disparities That You Should Definitely Know About
- Reluctance or an inability to seek mental health services, whether it's because of covert or outright racism, prejudice, discrimination, or unconscious bias. It can be hard to trust health care providers to provide compassionate care — and that's if you or your insurance can pay for it in the first place.

To longtime friend, school shooter Nikolas Cruz was lonely, volatile, ostracized

To longtime friend, school shooter Nikolas Cruz was lonely, volatile, ostracized
- The warning signs of a simmering danger brought on by his mental illness were documented by his school, his fellow students, his family, the police, child welfare agencies, the FBI and even by his own hand, on social media. Cruz's Valentine's Day rampage at Stoneman Douglas that ended 17 lives ...

Where Will Consumers Spend Their Tax Cut?

Where Will Consumers Spend Their Tax Cut?
- Tax cuts aren't about to make America's inequality problem go away. But with an assist from a tight ... Rising inequality is a decadeslong problem. As of 2016, the lowest-earning ... The tax package Trump signed into law in December is unlikely to reverse inequality. Estimates from both the Tax ...

Latin America Focuses on Attacking Pockets of Rural Poverty

Latin America Focuses on Attacking Pockets of Rural Poverty
- Identifying territories where rural poverty is most entrenched in Latin America and the Caribbean to apply new tools and ... “To eradicate hunger and extreme poverty, we have to deal with the problems of ethnic, gender, economic and territorial inequality and these are ...

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