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Sunday, 20 August 2017

Montreal mayor and police chief apologize for past anti-LGBTQ raids and arrests

Montreal mayor and police chief apologize for past anti-LGBTQ raids and arrests
One of the most infamous occurred in 1990 at the Sex Garage loft party, which is considered to be a turning point in the history of the city's LGBTQ ...

3 Ways That the Confederate and Rainbow Flags Are Completely Ideologically Different

3 Ways That the Confederate and Rainbow Flags Are Completely Ideologically Different
- In the nearly 10 years that I've worked in LGBTQ media, I've never heard of any gay activist trying to get the rainbow flag flown in a government ...

Here Is A Brilliant Way To Talk To Kids About Privilege And Class

Here Is A Brilliant Way To Talk To Kids About Privilege And Class
- Our favorite LGBTQ web series for kids, “Queer Kid Stuff,” is currently producing a collection of episodes focused on helping kids understand privilege ...

Even If Trump Is Impeached, LGBTQ Community Faces Uphill Battle

Even If Trump Is Impeached, LGBTQ Community Faces Uphill Battle
- Despite conversion therapy's detrimental impact on LGBTQ youth, only 9 states (plus Washington, D.C.) have laws banning it for minors. This leaves ...

Anthony Scaramucci Signs With Hollywood PR Firm

Anthony Scaramucci Signs With Hollywood PR Firm
 He is heavily involved with the LGBTQ and Jewish community. Bragman also repped Steven Slater, the Jet Blue flight attendant who in 2010, ...

Being sexist today is like 'being gay in the 1950s'

Being sexist today is like 'being gay in the 1950s'
- Two weeks ago, an engineer at Google distributed a 3000-word memo that argued that women are less represented in technology jobs because of ...

Why I Gave Up on My Rule of Not Dating a Cigarette Smoker

Why I Gave Up on My Rule of Not Dating a Cigarette Smoker
- In the past decade, the number of individuals who smoke cigarettes in the U.S. has dropped from 21% to 15%, but for LGBTQ individuals, the rate is ...

Here's What Your Fave Disney Characters Might Look Like If They Were Transgender

Here's What Your Fave Disney Characters Might Look Like If They Were Transgender
- Furthermore, they added, “Some of the patterns and plot elements can be read as a metaphor for the LGBTQ community. For example, I'm thinking of ...

The statues that haunt America

The statues that haunt America
- Most of these monuments were erected in the early 20th century, when segregation laws institutionalised racial inequality and oppression of African ...

Believe in something bigger than the hate

Believe in something bigger than the hate
- So did income inequality. Nevertheless, the mission to save democracy enabled America to look past those difference because those differences ...

Lady Gaga's world tour includes classes in 'mental health first aid.' Here's why.

Lady Gaga's world tour includes classes in 'mental health first aid.' Here's why.
- The eight-hour training, often described as "CPR for the mind," helps people identify signs of mental illness and addiction in order to offer appropriate ...

New Bill Would Require Donald Trump To Undergo Mental Health Evaluation

New Bill Would Require Donald Trump To Undergo Mental Health Evaluation
- A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives would require Trump to undergo a physical and mental health exam to ...

Schizophrenia: Common amino acid could hold key, study finds

Schizophrenia: Common amino acid could hold key, study finds
- Schizophrenia is a chronic mental disorder characterized by delusions, auditory hallucinations, and paranoid thoughts. Its symptoms can be classified ...

James Damore Apologized For Saying Women Have More 'Neuroticism.' Except, He Really Didn't.

James Damore Apologized For Saying Women Have More 'Neuroticism.' Except, He Really Didn't.
- The diagnosis of hysteria as applied to women was declassified as a mental disorder by the American Psychiatric Association in 1952, but that has not ...

School exclusion 'linked to long-term mental health problems' – study

School exclusion 'linked to long-term mental health problems' – study
- Excluding children from school may lead to long-term psychiatric problems and psychological distress, a major new study has shown. The research by ..

Are Racists Mentally Ill? Some Psychiatrists Say Yes

Are Racists Mentally Ill? Some Psychiatrists Say Yes
- But others—namely, some psychiatrists—see these individuals as mentally ill. Which leads to a disturbing question: Are we seeing the emergence of a ...