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Thursday, 10 January 2019

Anti-LGBTQ pastor who called Pulse nightclub victims 'scum' resigns, admits paying for sex

Anti-LGBTQ pastor who called Pulse nightclub victims 'scum' resigns, admits paying for sex
- Donnie Romero — a pastor who gained national attention after his views on the Pulse nightclub shooting inspired a protest from LGBTQ advocates ...

Restoring LGBTQ rights' first priority of Governor-elect

Restoring LGBTQ rights' first priority of Governor-elect
- Kansas Governor-elect Laura Kelly and her transition team are busy preparing for the upcoming inauguration. But, Kelly says ...

Many LGBTQ students feel unsafe in Illinois schools

Many LGBTQ students feel unsafe in Illinois schools
According to a report by the Gay and Lesbian Support Network, most LGBTQ students in Illinois have said they ...

Officials give preliminary approval to add LGBTQ protections

Officials give preliminary approval to add LGBTQ protections
- Another West Virginia city has given preliminary approval for an ordinance that would include "sexual orientation" and ...

Exhibition on LGBTQ gaming history opens in Berlin

Exhibition on LGBTQ gaming history opens in Berlin
- The Schwules Museum in Berlin has opened a new exhibition exploring the game industry's queer history. Co-curated by museum curator Jan ...

Largest exhibition of LGBTQ art in Asia to open in November

Largest exhibition of LGBTQ art in Asia to open in November
- Sunpride Foundation and the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) will present Asia's second and largest ever exhibition devoted to LGBTQ art.

Many Florida LGBTQ youth say they don't feel safe or supported in school, new climate survey ...

Many Florida LGBTQ youth say they don't feel safe or supported in school, new climate survey ...
- At the end of the day, we just want our students to be educated, regardless of how they identify themselves,' says Gregg Coldiron of GLSEN-Tampa ...

New Group Aims To Address Isolation Among LGBTQ Older Adults

New Group Aims To Address Isolation Among LGBTQ Older Adults
- New preliminary survey research from the University of Kentucky shows that many older LGBTQ adults feel isolated and aren't tapped into senior ...

Utah ranked 17th best state to raise a family

Utah ranked 17th best state to raise a family
- factors between the state in order to determine the results. These factors included metrics like family fun, health and safety, education and child care, ...

Harmful effects of screen time in children “overstated”

Harmful effects of screen time in children “overstated”
- The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has highlighted that the harmful effects of screen time in children is often “overstated.”.

Most babies born to teen mothers unregistered

Most babies born to teen mothers unregistered
- Most of the children born to teen mothers are not registered by the state, ... “Service providers, help us, encourage the pregnant teens to visit health ...

Could Smartphone Apps Help Curb Teen Depression?

Could Smartphone Apps Help Curb Teen Depression?
- Experts in adolescent mental health generally advise parents to limit their kids' social media use, monitor their online activity, and model good habits ...

Will this model solve income inequality?

Will this model solve income inequality?
- This model can help level the economic playing field in a country like America, which is suffering from staggering income inequality. While Schneider's ...

As cancer mortality declines, gap between rich and poor emerges

As cancer mortality declines, gap between rich and poor emerges
American deaths from cancer dropped 27% overall from 1991 to 2016, and racial disparities are slowly narrowing, according to a major new report ...

American towns survive by fining poor people, and use debtors' prisons to make them pay

American towns survive by fining poor people, and use debtors' prisons to make them pay
- Fines levied on poor people are now a major source of revenue in thousands of small American cities and towns, and since poor people don't have ...

Food stamps, housing subsidies and more for America's poor at risk as shutdown drags on

Food stamps, housing subsidies and more for America's poor at risk as shutdown drags on
- The waterlogged ceiling of Betty Gay's rural Kentucky home sags so low that she hits her head on the light fixture. She's only 5 foot 1. When it rains, the ...