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Monday, 7 January 2019

Trump Admin Considering Anti-Discrimination Rollback

Trump Admin Considering Anti-Discrimination Rollback
- These rules protect marginalized communities, including the LGBTQ community. Civil rights activists said this possible rollback could have huge ...

Pastor Who Praised Pulse Shooter Resigns After Hiring Prostitutes

Pastor Who Praised Pulse Shooter Resigns After Hiring Prostitutes
- Anti-LGBTQ pastor Donnie Romero has resigned from his leadership post after it was discovered he had been hiring prostitutes. Romero, who had ...

Here's a quick guide on Elizabeth Warren, the first of a slew of Dems who want to run against Trump

Here's a quick guide on Elizabeth Warren, the first of a slew of Dems who want to run against Trump
- We'll look at the pros and cons of the politicians candidacy, his or her record on LGBTQ issues and the odds of their campaign's success. Here's the ...

LGBTQ advocates see hope for non-discrimination ordinances

LGBTQ advocates see hope for non-discrimination ordinances
Advocates for LGBTQ Kansans say recent decisions by two Johnson County cities to pass anti-discrimination ordinances ...

1 in 3 Trump circuit court nominees has history of anti-LGBTQ bias

1 in 3 Trump circuit court nominees has history of anti-LGBTQ bias
- In addition, some Trump nominees to federal district courts who have not yet been confirmed have problematic views on LGBTQ rights, the report ...

NJ Will Have a Gender Neutral Option Coming Next Month

NJ Will Have a Gender Neutral Option Coming Next Month
- As a person who has lived in New Jersey his whole life, I am glad to see that my tiny home state is furthering LGBTQ rights for transgender, intersex, ...

This historian is trying to keep Calgary's LGBTQ past alive

This historian is trying to keep Calgary's LGBTQ past alive
- This historian is trying to keep Calgary's LGBTQ past alive ... set out on a mission to uncover the lost and forgotten stories of the city's LGBTQ history.

LGBTQ advocates see hope for non-discrimination ordinances

LGBTQ advocates see hope for non-discrimination ordinances
Advocates for LGBTQ Kansans say recent decisions by two Johnson County cities to pass anti-discrimination ordinances ...

Psychologist says Kippens man is on to something with plea for mental health guidance for Good ...

Psychologist says Kippens man is on to something with plea for mental health guidance for Good ...
- A psychologist with experience diagnosing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder says it's not practical to assess someone in the moments ...

Health advocates say schizophrenia should be reclassified as a brain disease

Health advocates say schizophrenia should be reclassified as a brain disease
- Health-care providers at sexual-health clinics in the Vancouver area are seeing a high number of requests for help with mental-health and ...

Sexual minorites would benefit if STI clinics offered mental-health services: study

Sexual minorites would benefit if STI clinics offered mental-health services: study
- Health-care providers at sexual-health clinics in the Vancouver area are seeing a high number of requests for help with mental-health and ...

Mental health stats not collected, researchers say

Mental health stats not collected, researchers say
- Important statistics which would help to understand the state of New Zealand's mental health services are not being collected, University of Otago ...

Is "Trump Derangement Syndrome" a Real Mental Condition?

Is "Trump Derangement Syndrome" a Real Mental Condition?
- Many clinicians, political commentators and members of the public have speculated upon the mental health of .... Indeed, over ...

The fight of my life': Elizabeth Warren kicks off 2020 bid in Iowa

The fight of my life': Elizabeth Warren kicks off 2020 bid in Iowa
- What's happening to working families in America? ... Today, a minimum wage job in America will not keep a momma and a baby out of poverty.

Inequality leads to disagreement, unrest

Inequality leads to disagreement, unrest
- Four key drivers of this widening domestic inequality are the decadeslong ... Today, the U.S. needs a new “New Deal” aimed at reducing inequality, ...

The pioneering work of journalist Jacob Riis

The pioneering work of journalist Jacob Riis
- Born in 1849 in Ribe, Denmark, Riis immigrated to America as a young man. ... He wasn't the first American journalist to submit photographs with his ... Given his history with homelessness and poverty, this was a story near to his ...