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Monday, 22 May 2017

Threat of violence cancels party at Beirut Pride

Threat of violence cancels party at Beirut Pride
- Beirut Pride announced that a party that was scheduled to open the week's festivities last Sunday was cancelled due to a threat of violence.

State health board supports findings on adverse health effects to LGBTQ Alaskans

State health board supports findings on adverse health effects to LGBTQ Alaskans
- According to the Anchorage LGBTQ Discrimination Survey cited in the report, “Fifteen percent said that they had been (at least once) forced to move ...

Discriminatory Anti-Transgender Amendment Passes Texas House

Discriminatory Anti-Transgender Amendment Passes Texas House
- Research shows that anti-transgender legislation can lead to increased instances of bullying of LGBTQ students and even an uptick in suicide.

People Are Loving This Animated Short Film About A LGBTQ Boy's Heart Chasing His Dream Guy

People Are Loving This Animated Short Film About A LGBTQ Boy's Heart Chasing His Dream Guy
LGBTQ representation hasn't been a huge topic of conversation when it comes to animation and, subtext aside (Timon and Pumbaa much?) there ...

Resistance in the face of a regime crackdown

Resistance in the face of a regime crackdown
- Sherry Wolf, author of Sexuality and Socialism: History, Politics and Theory of LGBT Liberation, was invited to speak in Turkey at an LGBTQ ...

To Be a Trans Woman of Color and Disrupter in the Trump Era

To Be a Trans Woman of Color and Disrupter in the Trump Era
- Working and living at the intersection of two of the most vulnerable communities in our nation today has not been easy, both the LGBTQ and migrant ...

Come together as one for Utah Pride Week

Come together as one for Utah Pride Week
- Each time they appoint a cabinet member who is more anti-LGBTQ than the last, or pass legislation that threatens any one of us, we will stand strong.

On Harvey Milk Day, Here's How to Honor the LGBT Visionary and Rabble-Rouser

On Harvey Milk Day, Here's How to Honor the LGBT Visionary and Rabble-Rouser
- In the workplace, have a lunch presentation about Milk's legacy, or wear buttons or ribbons of LGBTQ solidarity. Of course, it's a perfect time to watch ...

Trump's new global gag rule will devastate healthcare in poor countries

Trump's new global gag rule will devastate healthcare in poor countries
- Healthcare providers overseas working in HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, malaria, global health security and other fields will be required to sign ...

Why has Ontario's health system abandoned our kids?

Why has Ontario's health system abandoned our kids?
- We quickly realized that mental illness had a devastating effect on our children and our families and that the Ontario health-care system did not offer ...

Parents Buy Kids Cereal On Colour Over Health Rating

 Parents Buy Kids Cereal On Colour Over Health Rating
- The study by marketing and health researchers from UTS also found reliance on star ratings was lower among parents of children with fussier eating ...

Donald Trump budget to include huge Medicaid healthcare cuts for America's poorest

Donald Trump budget to include huge Medicaid healthcare cuts for America's poorest
- President Donald Trump's first major budget proposal on Tuesday will include massive cuts to Medicaid and call for changes to anti-poverty ...

America's Cup restrictions make economic apartheid

America's Cup restrictions make economic apartheid
America's Cup restrictions make economic apartheid ... and spoke about the Two Bermudas: the economic divide, ongoing income inequality and the ...

Asian teen retreat for leadership development, sexual health and violence prevention

Asian teen retreat for leadership development, sexual health and violence prevention
- I'm With You: Empowering Young Asian American Women to Stop Sexual Violence” teen retreat, a project funded ...

Instagram Is Terrible For Your Mental Health, Study Finds

Instagram Is Terrible For Your Mental Health, Study Finds
- A new study has confirmed what you likely already know: Instagram and other social media apps take a major toll on your mental health. CNN reports ...

Drug use or drug abuse?

Drug use or drug abuse?
- There are Class A recreational drugs with a therapeutic potential for the most harrowing mental illnesses. My own brother has a prescription for what is ...