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Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Why Overwatch's Gay Characters Are So Important

Why Overwatch's Gay Characters Are So Important
- It's exceedingly rare for a video game protagonist to be a member of the LGBTQ community, with only a handful of gay characters (like Ellie from The ...

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Signs Executive Order Protecting LGBTQ State Employees

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Signs Executive Order Protecting LGBTQ State Employees
- Today, by continuing these crucial non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ state employees, Governor DeWine did the right thing, and we hope his ...

Family Guy to 'phase out' jokes about the LGBTQ community

Family Guy to 'phase out' jokes about the LGBTQ community
- The creators of Family Guy have revealed they are trying to phase out jokes about the LGBTQ community. Yesterday's episode of the animated Fox ...

Evan Low Keeps LGBTQ Rights a High Priority in California

Evan Low Keeps LGBTQ Rights a High Priority in California
- California has enacted a raft of LGBTQ-supportive legislation over the past few years – and that makes the state a leader in the defiance to the ...

New details emerge about what one source calls an anti-LGBTQ 'genocide' LGBTQ community ...

New details emerge about what one source calls an anti-LGBTQ 'genocide' LGBTQ community ...
- Meduza has received information from the Russian LGBT Network as well as named and anonymous sources within the Russian LGBTQ community ...

College Ranking and Review Aggregator Publishes List of the Most LGBTQ Friendly Colleges

College Ranking and Review Aggregator Publishes List of the Most LGBTQ Friendly Colleges
- That has, historically, been particularly true of LGBTQ youth, who could go from unsupportive homes and communities to find a place where they are ...

2 dead, 40 detained since December in alleged LGBTQ purge in Chechnya

2 dead, 40 detained since December in alleged LGBTQ purge in Chechnya
- LGBT activists said Monday that at least two people have died and about 40 people have been detained in what has been described as a new ...

Gabbard worked for anti-LGBTQ group run by her father: report

Gabbard worked for anti-LGBTQ group run by her father: report
- report notes that Gabbard continued to oppose the expansion of LGBTQ rights during her time in the state legislature. She testified in opposition to ...

Being closer to nature can reduce distress, behavioural problems in kids

Being closer to nature can reduce distress, behavioural problems in kids
- Does your child often feel stressed and depressed? A walk in ... and 'child-nature disconnectedness' in order to improve children's health.

Younger kindergarteners more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD

Younger kindergarteners more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD
- In a class of kindergarteners, a child born in August is about 30% more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and ...

All migrant children transferred from controversial Texas tent camp

All migrant children transferred from controversial Texas tent camp
- All minors at a massive tent camp for migrant children in Tornillo, ... the facility for the Department of Health and Human Services said Friday.

Shortage of mental health care in Georgia is called a crisis

Shortage of mental health care in Georgia is called a crisis
- There is a rising number of children and adolescents who are diagnosed with mental health disorders, but some Georgia parents are finding that ...

Protect young children with flu vaccination, say local health officials

Protect young children with flu vaccination, say local health officials
- Parents and carers are being told it's not too late to vaccinate young children aged 2-3 years against flu as the virus circulates in Rochdale borough.

Taking better health personally

Taking better health personally
- They are actively recruiting the schools and child-care centers that will benefit from this new round of funding. They expect it will be five schools and ...

How Enriching the 1% Widens the Racial Wealth Divide

How Enriching the 1% Widens the Racial Wealth Divide
- Examining the concentration of wealth and ongoing deep racial wealth inequality in light of Dr. King's 90th birthday reminds us of the reality King ...

China Poised to Overtake US Economy in 2020

China Poised to Overtake US Economy in 2020
- By 2030, the U.S. will also fall behind India, according to MarketWatch. ... extent, India, has been booming while wealth inequality worsens in America.