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Wednesday, 9 January 2019

House Democrats Pass LGBTQ Protections for Staff

House Democrats Pass LGBTQ Protections for Staff
- This historic addition to the House rules will provide crucial job security for LGBTQ staff in the House of Representatives,” the statement said.

LGBTQ Asian-Americans Shatter Hollywood's Glass Closet

LGBTQ Asian-Americans Shatter Hollywood's Glass Closet
- asked readers on social media to name their LGBTQ Asian-American icons and leaders, and got 150 names within minutes. So, we honored 100 of ...

Rainbow Arcade museum exhibition celebrates LGBTQ culture in gaming

Rainbow Arcade museum exhibition celebrates LGBTQ culture in gaming
- A new exhibition has been installed in the Schwules Museum in Berlin, Germany to celebrate LGBTQ culture and history in video games.

Despite the Efforts of Anti-LGBTQ Extremists, 'Drag Queen Story Time' Will Go On

Despite the Efforts of Anti-LGBTQ Extremists, 'Drag Queen Story Time' Will Go On
- This was welcome news for our clients, the LGBTQ community, and everyone in Lafayette who will once again be able to use library space without ...

LGBTQ Community Invests In Themselves Via 1st LGBTQ Streaming Network, Revry

LGBTQ Community Invests In Themselves Via 1st LGBTQ Streaming Network, Revry
- More than a simple content platform for a niche audience, Revry is a community - a lifestyle brand, with a mission not just to distribute LGBTQ-themed ...

What Did LGBTQ Entertainment Critics Choose as the Film of 2018?

What Did LGBTQ Entertainment Critics Choose as the Film of 2018?
- The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics has announced the recipients of its tenth annual Dorian Awards – recognizing excellence in the ...

City of Beckley's LGBTQ ordinance moves forward

City of Beckley's LGBTQ ordinance moves forward
- Andrew Schneider, executive director of the state's leading LGBTQ advocacy group Fairness West Virginia, said he believes the ordinance only asks ...

Kevin Hart Apologizes "Once Again" to the LGBTQ Community

Kevin Hart Apologizes "Once Again" to the LGBTQ Community
- Kevin Hart is apologizing to the LGBTQ community for his past homophobic tweets. The comedian issued the apology on Monday's episode of his ...

Study finds link between opiate use, mental illness

Study finds link between opiate use, mental illness
- Every single youth showed symptoms of mental illness, for example. So did about three-quarters of the adults. “And a lot of these women have trauma ...

Why are so many students struggling with their mental health?

Why are so many students struggling with their mental health?
- This is the question I am often asked by faculty, staff and parents when I talk about my work as a psychiatrist with students confronting mental health ...

Infections are associated with increased risk of subsequent mental disorders in children and ...

Infections are associated with increased risk of subsequent mental disorders in children and ...
- Infections during childhood are linked to an elevated risks for mental disorders, according to research published in JAMA Psychiatry. “The etiology of ...

Smoking is at a record low in the US, but the benefits aren't shared equally

Smoking is at a record low in the US, but the benefits aren't shared equally
- Smoking is at a record low in the US, but the benefits aren't shared equally ... Health experts make a distinction between inequalities and inequities.

Border apprehensions increased in 2018 – especially for migrant families

Border apprehensions increased in 2018 – especially for migrant families
- There were nearly 416,000 apprehensions at the U.S.-Mexico border in the ... Poverty represents another motivating force for migration from Central ...

Devastated by trade war, US soy growers look for new buyers

Devastated by trade war, US soy growers look for new buyers
America's soybean industry is scrambling to find new international trading partners after the trade war with China ...

Cancer in America Is Way Down, For the Wealthy Anyway

Cancer in America Is Way Down, For the Wealthy Anyway
- Mortality rates declined each year from 1991 through 2016, averting 2.6 million deaths. But for those in poor and rural areas, the news isn't so good.

Tucker Carlson Is Right About America's Elites And Working Class

Tucker Carlson Is Right About America's Elites And Working Class
- As marriage rates plummeted among America's poor, the institution has remained resilient among America's upper-middle and upper class, who still ...