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Monday, 28 July 2014

Russia Designates LGBT Rights Group As A 'Foreign Agent'

Russia Designates LGBT Rights Group As A 'Foreign Agent'
 - The label 'foreign agent' on all the public materials of the organization would be a sign for wider society that the idea of protecting the rights of LGBT ...

A World View of Inequality

A World View of Inequality
 - What's missing in his analysis, however, is the obvious moral and political question: Must America become less equal for the world to become more ...

Rice and Cornell study shows African-American homeownership is on rocky ground

Rice and Cornell study shows African-American homeownership is on rocky ground
 - The study, “Emerging Forms of Racial Inequality in Homeownership Exit, ... During the next two decades, African-American homebuyers were ...

Washington state stands alone on US education law

Washington state stands alone on US education law
 - Education Secretary Arne Duncan's plan to give schools a break from student-testing mandates in the federal No Child Left Behind ...

Why World War I gets short shrift in US schools

Why World War I gets short shrift in US schools
 - He is quick to note that he received a “top-notch” education at Shady Side ... “We declared war on Germany in April 1917, American Expeditionary ...

Mother calls neglect report wrongful

Mother calls neglect report wrongful
 - A Boston health official has filed a complaint alleging that a Boston police sergeant wrongfully reported her for possible child neglect after she ...

Start your kids off with healthy habits, such as drinking water

Start your kids off with healthy habits, such as drinking water
 - If there was one habit you could give your children that could last a lifetime, save money and keep them healthy, wouldn't you? It may come as a ...

Attack causes of poverty, not the impoverished themselves

Attack causes of poverty, not the impoverished themselves
 - Reagan tacitly suggested that Taylor's scam was not an anomaly but proof that American poverty itself was a massive hoax designed to bilk taxpayers ...

Medicalizing Poverty

Medicalizing Poverty
 - Another troubling aspect of this intersection between poverty and public ... pathologizing poverty may conveniently serve purveyors of the American ...

Paul Ryan: Obama's Approach to Poverty Perpetuates the Problem

Paul Ryan: Obama's Approach to Poverty Perpetuates the Problem
 - Ryan continued his poverty-themed media blitz with an appearance on ... didn't sound like he had much “sympathy” for impoverished Americans.

What is happening to the mental health of young people caught up in Gaza conflict?

Is Psychiatry the Tea Party of Medical Science?

Is Psychiatry the Tea Party of Medical Science?
 - Ever since the father of modern psychiatry Emil Kraeplin claimed that there is a biological cause for mental illness psychiatry as a medical science has ...

Speak Your Mind Texas' Campaign sparks discussion about help for mental illness

Speak Your Mind Texas' Campaign sparks discussion about help for mental illness
 - McKenzie pleaded with a room full of 60 mental health facilitators, school administrators and state officials to find help for parents who are “stuck in the ...

Teens speak more openly with doctors in private

Teens speak more openly with doctors in private
 - Teenagers are more likely to discuss topics like sexual health and drug use with their doctors if their parents are out of the room for at least part of their ...

Survey finds HGH use doubles among teens

Gay children's home worker fired for 'lifestyle choices'

Gay children's home worker fired for 'lifestyle choices'
 - A Texas man has been fired from his job at the Children's Home of Lubbock for his “lifestyle choices” after introducing kids to his ...

Spain: LGBT people disproportionally affected by hate crime

Spain: LGBT people disproportionally affected by hate crime
 - This was out of a total of 550 hate crimes, which meant that anti-LGBT crime accounted for approximately 40 per cent of hate crime between January ...

Obama signs off on LGBT job discrimination

Obama signs off on LGBT job discrimination
 - US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender ...

First LGBTQ Spiritual Summit to be held Saturday at The Center

First LGBTQ Spiritual Summit to be held Saturday at The Center
 - gathering of local LGBT ministers of multiple denominations along with others whose churches are welcoming to LGBT members will converge at ...

Stonewall chief Ruth Hunt: we will do more to promote transgender rights

Stonewall chief Ruth Hunt: we will do more to promote transgender rights
 - leading members of the UK's transgender community to see how the organisation can best promote rights for all members of the LGBT community.

Sweden resumes aid to Uganda after suspending it over anti-gay law

Sweden resumes aid to Uganda after suspending it over anti-gay law
 - It is important that LGBT people and others do not become scapegoats because of changes in Swedish aid." LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual ...

LGBT job fair tweaks registration process to prevent 'offensive' straight kids from attending

LGBT job fair tweaks registration process to prevent 'offensive' straight kids from attending
 - Kidd told Bloomberg Businessweek that the conference wasn't trying to exclude LGBT-allies and also recognized that several conference attendees ...




Toronto man charged after online post offered beer if food thrown at Rob Ford

Toronto man charged after online post offered beer if food thrown at Rob Ford
 - Rob Ford supporters jeer as a LGBT-rights supporter speaks to a police officer after claiming he was assaulted at Ford Fest in Toronto on Friday, July ...

US Catholic Bishops' Partnership with Feds on Immigration Belies Deeper Conflicts

US Catholic Bishops' Partnership with Feds on Immigration Belies Deeper Conflicts
 - This religious exemption was denounced several weeks ago by LGBT rights groups such as the ACLU, GLAD, and Lambda who clearly wanted faith ...

Texas Children's Home Fires Employee Just For Being Gay

Texas Children's Home Fires Employee Just For Being Gay
 - The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would create LGBT workplace protections at the federal level but is currently stalled in ...