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Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Bob Mould on How the LGBTQ Scene In Berlin Compares to San Francisco

Bob Mould on How the LGBTQ Scene In Berlin Compares to San Francisco
- He points out that the transition of the Castro from a working-class Irish neighborhood to an LGBTQ haven happened in the late 1960s during the ...

These LGBTQ Politicians Are Fighting for Queer Lives Under Brazil's New Bigoted President

These LGBTQ Politicians Are Fighting for Queer Lives Under Brazil's New Bigoted President
- The administration began attacking the LGBTQ community and other minority groups on day one, removing concerns of the LGBTQ community from ...

LGBTQ youths have poorer outcomes in child welfare system

LGBTQ youths have poorer outcomes in child welfare system
- But researchers found that more than 30 percent of the youths surveyed who were living in foster care identified as LGBTQ. More than 25 percent of ...

Proposed Illinois Bill Would Make LGBTQ Curriculum Mandatory in Public Schools

Proposed Illinois Bill Would Make LGBTQ Curriculum Mandatory in Public Schools
- Moeller says the bill is important to bring school code up-to-date with the Illinois Human Rights Act, which protects against LGBTQ discrimination.

Report says Kansas is failing when it comes to protections for LGBTQ community

Report says Kansas is failing when it comes to protections for LGBTQ community
- Nolin Christensen spends most of his time working at The Center, a safe space for Wichita's LGBTQ. When he heard the Human Rights Campaign ...

Ellen Page Was Right to Say Chris Pratt Belongs to an Anti-LGBTQ Church

Ellen Page Was Right to Say Chris Pratt Belongs to an Anti-LGBTQ Church
- Keep that in mind when you see how Pratt responded to the allegation his church was anti-LGBTQ. He said his church “opens their doors to absolutely ...

GOP delegate defends himself after calling LGBTQ groups 'modern-day' KKK

GOP delegate defends himself after calling LGBTQ groups 'modern-day' KKK
- Eric Porterfield, a Republican delegate in the West Virginia legislature, is being denounced by his own party and is ...

St. Louis-Area Organizations Work To Help LGBTQ Students Apply To Colleges And Succeed

St. Louis-Area Organizations Work To Help LGBTQ Students Apply To Colleges And Succeed
- St. Louis-area organizations are working to remove some of the barriers that prevent LGBTQ students from applying to and staying in college. LGBTQ ...

How can training help anxiety, depression, addiction and other ...

How can training help anxiety, depression, addiction and other ...
- With one in four Londoners suffering from a mental health problem every year, mental health first aiders are perhaps more needed than ever to make ...

Self diagnosis trivialises severe mental disorders'

Self diagnosis trivialises severe mental disorders'
- New mental health lessons are being designed to teach secondary school pupils about the "prevalence and character of common conditions".

Could talking to a bot help you feel better?

Could talking to a bot help you feel better?
- The technology arrives amid a growing mental health crisis, especially among the young. Twenty-five percent of U.S. college students were treated for ...

It is high time we end the mental health stigma

It is high time we end the mental health stigma
- the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) recently released report on suicide prevention, suicide was deemed one of the top 10 causes of ...

Book provides a new framework for making sense of mental illness

Book provides a new framework for making sense of mental illness
- Despite evidence of mental illness tending to run in families, and billions of dollars to fuel the research efforts of many smart scientists to probe deep ...

Nearly 1 in 7 US kids and teens have a mental health condition -- half go untreated, study says

Nearly 1 in 7 US kids and teens have a mental health condition -- half go untreated, study says
- Half of children with a mental health condition in the United States go without treatment, according to a new study published Monday in the ...

Sen. Bennet, Worth Millions, Says Income Inequality Most Pressing Issue in America

Sen. Bennet, Worth Millions, Says Income Inequality Most Pressing Issue in America
- Colorado senator Michael Bennet, estimated as having a net worth of $16 million, said on Sunday income inequality is the most pressing concern in ...

Wealth Inequality Is Way Worse Than You Think, And Tax Havens Play A Big Role

Wealth Inequality Is Way Worse Than You Think, And Tax Havens Play A Big Role
- Wealth concentration would probably be even higher if Latin America, Africa, and the rest of Asia were included in the analysis, as most people in ...