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Sunday, 26 March 2017

Let's Talk About Utah's Unacceptable Spike in LGBTQ Suicides

Let's Talk About Utah's Unacceptable Spike in LGBTQ Suicides
- Those numbers come from Mama Dragons, an organization that acts as a support group for LGBTQ-accepting Mormon mothers. What is causing this ...

Oklahoma Senate votes no to bill regarding LGBTQ community

Oklahoma Senate votes no to bill regarding LGBTQ community
- Breechen's bill would have stripped employment and public accommodation protections for the LGBTQ community from municipalities around the ...

Do LGBTQ youth have a place in Southern Utah schools?

Do LGBTQ youth have a place in Southern Utah schools?
- With a senate bill that was signed by Gov. Gary Herbert this week, LGBTQ rights activist groups are hopeful the Beehive State is moving in a direction ...

But of course Donald Trump is giving the commencement speech at a university that bans LGBTQ ...

But of course Donald Trump is giving the commencement speech at a university that bans LGBTQ ...
- Nobody respects the rights of LGBTQ people more than Donald J. Trump… which is precisely why he will be delivering the commencement speech at ...

An Intimate Look At The Realities And Dangers Of LGBTQ Life In Jamaica

An Intimate Look At The Realities And Dangers Of LGBTQ Life In Jamaica
- A powerful new video from LGBTQ television network Logo provides a portrait of queer people navigating life in what has previously been called the ...

Bill voted down that would have banned conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors

Bill voted down that would have banned conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors
- For the third year in a row lawmakers have voted down a bill that would have banned conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors in ...

It's been a pretty great week for LGBTQ rights in Japan

It's been a pretty great week for LGBTQ rights in Japan
- Sapporo looks set to become the first city to officially recognise same-sex partnerships between LGBTQ couples. The programme will begin in May, ...

Critics Say Kentucky's New 'Religious Freedom' Bill Targets LGBTQ Students

Critics Say Kentucky's New 'Religious Freedom' Bill Targets LGBTQ Students
- No student should fear being excluded from a school club or participating in a school activity because they are LGBTQ,” Sarah Warbelow, legal ...

Americans are now using more medical marijuana — for their pets

Americans are now using more medical marijuana — for their pets
- Canna Companion, a company based out of Washington state, manufactures a pill for pets that contains hemp extracts that produce some of the medical benefits of marijuana without the high. Veterinarian Sarah Brandon co-founded the company and said the product helps with a wide array of pet problems.
“Anxiety, it helps a lot there. Joint discomfort, neurological conditions, things like that,” Brandon told WCCO-TV in Minneapolis. The company’s website also boasts benefits like improving gastrointestinal tract health and boosting immune systems.

How the Disappearing Middle Class Threatens Our Democracy

How the Disappearing Middle Class Threatens Our Democracy
- Legal scholar Ganesh Sitaraman’s new book, The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution, is an important read in these times of increasing economic inequality. E.J. Dionnne tweeted: “To understand the stakes in the #Gorsuch confirmation battle and our larger judicial debate, read @GaneshSitaraman‘s brilliant new book.” Reviewing it for The New York Times, Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton wrote, “In his fine book, both history and call to arms, Ganesh Sitaraman argues that the contemporary explosion of inequality will destroy the American Constitution, which is and was premised on the existence of a large and thriving middle class.”


Stressed psychiatric nurses 'suffer anxiety disorder'

Stressed psychiatric nurses 'suffer anxiety disorder'
- Pioneering research carried out by psychologists at the University of Dundee has uncovered a direct link between anxiety disorder and a sense of not ...

End the death penalty for mentally ill criminals

End the death penalty for mentally ill criminals
- The overwhelming majority of people with severe mental illness are not violent; in fact, they are more likely to be victims than perpetrators of violent ...

But Why?: Living with Mental Illnesses Here and Today

But Why?: Living with Mental Illnesses Here and Today
- Depression and panic disorder runs in my family. My mother had an un-diagnosable mental disorder for almost two years, but looking back on it, we ...

Princess Diana and Winston Churchill's mental health experiences to be used to teach children ...

Princess Diana and Winston Churchill's mental health experiences to be used to teach children ...
- Princess Diana and Winston Churchill's mental health experiences are to be used to teach children how to avoid 'the black dog' of depression in ...

Medicaid cuts would hurt all children, and cost the rest of us

Medicaid cuts would hurt all children, and cost the rest of us
- Medicaid equals children's health. As a pediatrician, a board member of the N.C. Pediatric Society and associate medical director of the region's ...

Flawed policies, male dominance put women at risk of domestic violence in Pakistan'

Flawed policies, male dominance put women at risk of domestic violence in Pakistan'
- The seminar was organised by AKU's working group for women and the Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health in partnership with ...