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Tuesday, 19 February 2019

This trans activist was there at the start of the modern LGBTQ movement

This trans activist was there at the start of the modern LGBTQ movement
- That was three nights of terror, ” is how Miss Major Griffin-Gracy describes the Stonewall riots. She should know. After all, she was there. ”I'm nothing ...

Hillsong Church views homosexuality as a 'lifestyle,' and frankly, that's all we need to know

Hillsong Church views homosexuality as a 'lifestyle,' and frankly, that's all we need to know
- It has recently been suggested that I belong to a church which 'hates a certain group of people' and is 'infamously anti-LGBTQ,'” the Jurassic World ...

LGBTQ+ activist speaks on sexual liberation, intersectionality

LGBTQ+ activist speaks on sexual liberation, intersectionality
- On Monday evening, around 50 students gathered in the School of Social Work to hear LGBTQ activist Ignacio Rivera speak as part of the Spectrum ...

These Six Newly Elected Democratic Governors Are Already Moving to Enact Their Agenda

These Six Newly Elected Democratic Governors Are Already Moving to Enact Their Agenda
- Democratic governors in Illinois, Maine, Kansas, Wisconsin, Michigan, and California are seeking to expand health-care access and LGBTQ ...

Church rally draws more than 200 after LGBTQ sign vandalized

Church rally draws more than 200 after LGBTQ sign vandalized
- Baltimore County executive has agreed to meet with a coalition of community activists and people of faith in the next 30 days to ...

NBA All-Star Game brings gay people, conversation to North Carolina

NBA All-Star Game brings gay people, conversation to North Carolina
- When the NBA announced it was going to reward North Carolina for having a state law that mandated discrimination against LGBTQ people, virtually ...

All lives matter including the LGBTQ community

All lives matter including the LGBTQ community
- I'm a membership of the LGBTQ community and was married and have a home in Mercer County, W.Va. I'm writing about the hate for LGBTQ people ...

Ian McKellen says his 'greatest regret' is not coming out to his parents

Ian McKellen says his 'greatest regret' is not coming out to his parents
- McKellen, who co-founded gay rights group Stonewall in 1989, spoke about the rapid pace of change on the issue in the past 30 years.

Are you ignoring signs of deteriorating mental health of your child?

Are you ignoring signs of deteriorating mental health of your child?
- Now that people are finally opening up about their mental health, the taboo around the same is breaking. While it is a reason to celebrate, another ...

Depression reversed in male mice by activating gene that helps excite neurons

Depression reversed in male mice by activating gene that helps excite neurons
- Major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, affecting nearly 7 percent of adults, according to the National ...

Climate Change Isn't Just Frying the Planet—It's Fraying Our Nerves

Climate Change Isn't Just Frying the Planet—It's Fraying Our Nerves
- And that's not the only way global warming causes psychological problems: A recent report from the American Psychological Association and ...

Role of infectious disease in mental illness development

Role of infectious disease in mental illness development
- The etiology of mental illness has long been a question answered by many theories, but now researchers in Denmark have found a connection ...

The Undue Alarmism over America's Wealth Inequality 'Crisis'

The Undue Alarmism over America's Wealth Inequality 'Crisis'
- At least the fantastical Green New Deal attempts to address an actual problem: climate change. That's less obviously the case with various new tax ...

Revolt Against the Rich

Revolt Against the Rich
- I have a visceral, emotion reaction to inequality, I replied. It sickens me that some Americans have billions while others barely have enough to eat.

This is America: Be happy, be grateful

This is America: Be happy, be grateful
- Shall some trans-Atlantic military giant step the earth and crush us at a blow? ... Today in America, poverty is unrecognizable when compared to past ...

What's 'Immoral' About Caring for America's Poor First?

What's 'Immoral' About Caring for America's Poor First?
- This nation has 40 million in poverty, 1 out of every 8 people and 1 out of every 6 ... Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted Trump's proposal as “un-American.