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Monday, 24 April 2017

The Problem with Gay Conversion Anecdotes

The Problem with Gay Conversion Anecdotes
- In our LGBTQ Christian community, we have no shortage of ex-ex-gay friends (that is, gay people who once identified as ex-gay). Stories abound of ...

A new Atlanta theater sets the stage for more LGBTQ shows

A new Atlanta theater sets the stage for more LGBTQ shows
- When Paul Conroy's job as a public school performing arts teacher disappeared during the economic downturn, he decided—almost on a whim—to ...

Five lesbians brutally attacked by 15 men in shocking hate crime

Five lesbians brutally attacked by 15 men in shocking hate crime
- Five lesbian women were severely beaten in an attack by 15 men outside of a club this weekend. According to a report from the Portsmouth News, ...

John Oliver unleashes on Ivanka Trump & Jared Kushner

John Oliver unleashes on Ivanka Trump & Jared Kushner
- President Donald Trump has given his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner positions of power in his administration despite their lack of former experience in politics or the topics on which they advise the president. And while many like to think of Ivanka Trump and Kushner as moderating influences on the fiery president, offering a counterweight to far-right influences like Steve Bannon, with whom Kushner has battled, just how much do we really know about either of them?

Coachella accused of underpaying workers in Downtown Boys open letter

Coachella accused of underpaying workers in Downtown Boys open letter
- In response, the band will donate part of their Coachella fee “to organizations that fight for LGBTQ rights and freedoms”. Downtown Boys acknowledge ...

Are Some Democrats Going Soft On LGBTQ Rights In The Age Of Trump?

Are Some Democrats Going Soft On LGBTQ Rights In The Age Of Trump?
- Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people across the country were appalled and angered when Roy Cooper, the newly elected Democratic ...

Right-wing artist mocks Caitlyn Jenner as 'IT' with phony ads for TV interview

Right-wing artist mocks Caitlyn Jenner as 'IT' with phony ads for TV interview
- In an email, Sabo told LGBTQ Nation he considers himself an ally of “the gay community.” But apparently not the trans community, as he repeatedly ...

Chechnya gay camp cannot be tolerated in 2017

Chechnya gay camp cannot be tolerated in 2017
- These leaders must see that LGBTQ people do exist in Chechnya and are only making our world a more accepting, diverse and stronger place.

Absurdly Overblown Claims About American Poverty And The Disappearance Of The Middle Class

Absurdly Overblown Claims About American Poverty And The Disappearance Of The Middle Class
- Temin employs a well-known, simple model of a dual economy to examine the dynamics of the rich/poor divide in America, and outlines ways to work ...

Fate dealt a wicked hand': One police leader's triumph over trauma and depression

Fate dealt a wicked hand': One police leader's triumph over trauma and depression
- Whenever Alan Clarke stepped in to run a major police operation, a sense of calm accompanied him.
His thinking was always clear. He was composed when deciding how to make sure 1 million people celebrating New Year's Eve in the Sydney CBD would get home safely, even in the face of a growing terrorism threat. He was controlled and level-headed when trying to keep a lid on tensions that threatened to spark a repeat of the violent 2012 Hyde Park riot.

Stressful situations lead to adjustment disorder

Stressful situations lead to adjustment disorder
- Recent studies indicate that this disorder is seen in 13.77 per cent patients who ... With mental disorders not having any diagnostic criteria it has to be ...

Psychological disorders high in US army'

Psychological disorders high in US army'
- In Western countries, psychological problems are more as the people shifted from an agrarian society to one with industrial and modern technologies.

Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness

Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness
- Anorexia nervosa was first systematically described and named in 1873 by Sir William Gull, physician to Queen Victoria. It is a serious eating disorder, ...

New Survey Shows Bernie is Right: Young Americans Want to Reverse Runaway Inequality

New Survey Shows Bernie is Right: Young Americans Want to Reverse Runaway Inequality
- A new survey conducted by the Runawayinequality.org Educational Network shows that younger Americans (ages 18-40) overwhelmingly support bold proposals to reverse inequality―- Sanders-type policies such as Medicare for all, free higher education, ending mass incarceration, wealth taxes on multi-millionaires, financial speculation taxes on Wall Street, public banks, immigrants rights, worker rights, a guaranteed job at a living wage, campaign finance reform, and a sustainable environment.
Meanwhile, the Trump administration is accelerating inequality. The billionaire appointees, the Goldman Sachs economic advisors, the hollow healthcare and tax proposals all are designed to move more money into the hands of the few.

Young People Want Radical Change - Survey Blows the Lid off Right-Wing and Corporate ...

Young People Want Radical Change - Survey Blows the Lid off Right-Wing and Corporate ...
- The Trump administration is doing all it can to accelerate inequality -- here's what a random sampling of 200 Americans under 40 want economically.

In America's Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths

In America's Poorest Communities, a Greater Risk of Child Abuse Deaths
- In U.S. counties with the highest levels of poverty, rates of child abuse fatalities were more than three times greater than in counties with the lowest ...