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Tuesday, 25 November 2014

First Gay Hug: A Homophobic Experiment' Is Fake: LGBT Advocate, Viral Video Actress April Lee

First Gay Hug: A Homophobic Experiment' Is Fake: LGBT Advocate, Viral Video Actress April Lee
 - April Lee told Fox News the "real homophobic people" in the viral video were actors who received direction to create characters and improvise scenes ...

Health Insider: Smoker's age tied to severity of cramps

Health Insider: Smoker's age tied to severity of cramps
 - The researchers analyzed data from 9,000 women taking part in a long-term study of women's health in Australia. About 14% of the women had ...

Awareness key to preventing teen suicide

Awareness key to preventing teen suicide
 - Suicide is now the third-leading cause of death among teenagers in ... "The goal was not to make teachers into mental-health counselors, but to make ...

Canada sees 'significant rise' in inequality – and it's getting worse

Canada sees 'significant rise' in inequality – and it's getting worse
 - In a new report that looks at rising income inequality, TD Economics ... declining wages and loss of upward mobility that have hit America's middle ...

Pulling together to extend the lives of people with serious mental illness

Pulling together to extend the lives of people with serious mental illness
 - The clozapine clinic can refer patients to the Pleasley Vale Outdoor Activity Centre, where they can take part in activities such as canoeing and ...

Early intervention can help control mental illness

Early intervention can help control mental illness
 - When psychiatrists read about tragedies like the Ottawa shooting, we scan the newspapers, bracing for the mental health warning signals that all too ...

Permanent stress may lead to mental disorders

Permanent stress may lead to mental disorders
 - Permanent stress can activate immune cells that can cause changes in the brain, leading to mental disorders such as schizophrenia, shows ...

Career Women More Likely To Have Obese Children

Career Women More Likely To Have Obese Children
 - Recent findings published in the journal Sleep Medicine show that mothers who work longer hours are more likely to have obese children. The study ...

Obese Children Burdened by More than Weight

Obese Children Burdened by More than Weight
 - High blood pressure and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are two emerging health problems related to the epidemic of childhood obesity.

Anti-HIV Medications May Harm The Heart Of Your Future Child

Anti-HIV Medications May Harm The Heart Of Your Future Child
 - For the study, they compared the heart health of 428 HIV-negative children born to HIV-positive mothers, along with children who were not born to ...

Richland County deputies search for missing teen girl with health issues

Richland County deputies search for missing teen girl with health issues
 - Lott said Albert has health issued that could put her in danger. Albery is 5 foot 6 and weighs around 110 pounds. She last was seen wearing a black ...

Some soda won't hurt an active teen

Some soda won't hurt an active teen
 - New research suggests that a moderate amount of soda won't have much of an impact on an active teenager's metabolic health. Sugar-sweetened ...

Teens punished for prank on autistic classmate

Teens punished for prank on autistic classmate
 - Three teens who admitted to dumping urine, tobacco and spit on a 15-year-old autistic classmate during an ice bucket prank were ...

Teens Are Less Lonely, New Study Says

Teens Are Less Lonely, New Study Says
 - Do parents and society in general have a wrong idea about present-day teens? According to a new study, contrary to what many people think, teens ...

Reservation schools face decayed buildings, poverty

Reservation schools face decayed buildings, poverty
 - Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction ...

A look at poverty in America, from the inside

A look at poverty in America, from the inside
 - One little-recognized reality of poverty in America is how closely it lurks beneath the surface of even a successful professional life. A bad career turn, ...

Like it or not, there's a link between child poverty and marriage

Like it or not, there's a link between child poverty and marriage
 - Saying we're “attacking” child poverty is misleading; what we're really ... the author calculated, America's child poverty rate would drop by 20 per cent.

Hollywood Chick-Fil-A Holds Fundraiser For LGBT Youth

Hollywood Chick-Fil-A Holds Fundraiser For LGBT Youth
 - The initiative reportedly benefited Campus Pride, one of the leading national LGBT nonprofits committed to making college campuses safe for LGBT ...

Celebrating Our Wins, Organizing for Our Future: LGBTQ Immigrants in Times of Executive Action

Celebrating Our Wins, Organizing for Our Future: LGBTQ Immigrants in Times of Executive Action
 - On Thursday night, hundreds of thousands gathered across the country in living rooms, over laptops and in front of televisions waiting for and ...

Majority of Wyoming residents support marriage equality

Majority of Wyoming residents support marriage equality
 - Just weeks after same-sex couples in Wyoming gained the the right to marry, a new survey finds the majority of the state's residents ...

Education in Action' summit unites youth leaders, GSA advisors

Education in Action' summit unites youth leaders, GSA advisors
 - Lawrence Carter, The Alliance's LGBTQ youth engagement manager and Andre Perez, Trans Oral History Project co-founder, provided words of ...

Durham school board wants feedback from LGBTQ students, parents

Durham school board wants feedback from LGBTQ students, parents
 - The Durham District School Board is working with PFLAG Durham Region on a new "LGBTQ Families Engaged" forum to get feedback ...

Charlotte to consider adding protections for LGBT community

Charlotte to consider adding protections for LGBT community
 -  The Charlotte, N.C., city council will move forward with further considerations on LGBT-inclusive protections in public ...

Westchester's LGBTQ Youth, Front And Center At Center Lane

Westchester's LGBTQ Youth, Front And Center At Center Lane
 - Center Lane takes its name, according to its website, from its goal to lead LGBTQ youth “from the margins of society into the Center Lane.”.

Exploring Ways to Open the Tent to LGBTQ Jews

Exploring Ways to Open the Tent to LGBTQ Jews
 - Generations of LGBTQ people learned it was safest, even life-preserving, to hide in clear view. Hidden sexuality may become a confusing, dark secret.