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Thursday, 30 June 2016

How is Caitlyn Jenner so wrong about LGBTQ issues?

How is Caitlyn Jenner so wrong about LGBTQ issues?
  - While Trump did speak out against the North Carolina bathroom bills, he has been no champion for the LGBTQ community and certainly no champion ...

Transgender students more likely to be disciplined

Transgender students more likely to be disciplined
 - Percent of LGBTQ students said they were prevented from wearing clothing or items supporting LGBT issues. 17.8 — Percent reported being ...

LGBTQ and heterosexual weddings have a lot in common, survey finds

LGBTQ and heterosexual weddings have a lot in common, survey finds
 - According to a survey of 925 engaged and married LGBTQ couples, conducted by the Knot, 87 percent of men and 90 percent of women had a formal ...

Estimated population of transgender Americans doubles to 1.4 million

Estimated population of transgender Americans doubles to 1.4 million
 - Approximately 1.4 million adults in the United States identify as transgender, doubling previous estimates from leading researcher the Williams ...

Australia's first openly gay Imam talks Islamophobia and homophobia

Australia's first openly gay Imam talks Islamophobia and homophobia
- The Project suggests struggling LGBTQ Muslims reach out to the social group Marhaba. In the United States, the Muslim Alliance for Sexual and ...

The Benham Brothers can even make cooking homophobic

The Benham Brothers can even make cooking homophobic
 - For the fortunate few who have yet to see their blandly attractive faces spew chirpy chunks of hate hither and yon, the twisted twins think Satan is ...



How The U.N.'s New LGBT Expert Will Make the World Safer for LGBT People

How The U.N.'s New LGBT Expert Will Make the World Safer for LGBT People
 - This is a major victory for LGBTQ rights advocates who have long been pressing for the creation of this position. Independent experts, or special ...

LGBTQ and heterosexual weddings have a lot in common, survey finds

LGBTQ and heterosexual weddings have a lot in common, survey finds
 - Namely, LGBTQ weddings are looking more traditional than ever. Formal proposals are becoming more popular, as is asking a partner's parents for ...

Bullies and their victims show higher rates of teen suicide

Bullies and their victims show higher rates of teen suicide
 - A new study shows that bullying puts teens at greater risk of suicide. ... Health experts have identified a long list of risk factors for suicide attempts, ...

Study suggests Indigenous kids were healthy before they were sent to residential schools

Study suggests Indigenous kids were healthy before they were sent to residential schools
 - A study suggesting Indigenous children from Saskatchewan and Manitoba were healthy when they were sent to residential schools ...

The Problem Isn't Mental Illness, or Prejudice, or Even ISIS. It's Anger. And We Can Fix It.

The Problem Isn't Mental Illness, or Prejudice, or Even ISIS. It's Anger. And We Can Fix It.
 - There is always a kind of hope in these situations that mental illness will offer some explanation for this type of crime—surely, no one one sane could ...

Support for mental health is greatly needed

Support for mental health is greatly needed
- As a mental health advocate in Jacksonville, I applaud the Times-Union for sharing the story of the Marquis family and their son's struggle with mental ...

10 things I wish people understood about mental illness and stigma

10 things I wish people understood about mental illness and stigma
 - When it comes to mental illness, it can be hard to challenge the prejudice, ignorance and fear associated with it because everyone's so busy being ...

Being transgender isn't a mental illness. What's sick is a society that treats it that way

Being transgender isn't a mental illness. What's sick is a society that treats it that way
 - Forget science – a Kansas lawmaker thinks he knows what makes people transgender: mental illness. In a speech attacking the Obama ...

How mental illness factors into San Francisco's homeless population

How mental illness factors into San Francisco's homeless population
 - Michael Ornelas, 40, has lived with mental illness all of his adult life. Diagnosed with anxiety panic disorder and severe ...

Physical Health Neglected For Young People with Mental Illness

Physical Health Neglected For Young People with Mental Illness
 - A new report has revealed people with mental illness die up to 30 years earlier than the general population, amid claims their physical and sexual ...