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Sunday, 28 May 2017

Terrorism-training suggested for Orlando police after Pulse attack

Terrorism-training suggested for Orlando police after Pulse attack
- As a law enforcement foundation reviews how the Orlando Police Department responded to a 2016 mass shooting at a gay nightclub, the ...

Ousting Trump Would Be Great For America, But Terrible For LGBTQ People

Ousting Trump Would Be Great For America, But Terrible For LGBTQ People
- One group, though, may not be celebrating alongside them: the LGBTQ community. While Trump has been no “friend” to queer and trans people, ...

United Nations official concerned over Indonesia's treatment of LGBT people

United Nations official concerned over Indonesia's treatment of LGBT people
- The United Nations' human rights office has raised concern about the way Indonesian authorities are treating LGBT people. In recent months there ...

LGBTQ Community Would Be 'Hard Hit' By Trump's 2018 Budget

LGBTQ Community Would Be 'Hard Hit' By Trump's 2018 Budget
- And because LGBT people face high rates of discrimination that fuels unemployment, poverty and uninsurance, they're going to be particularly hard ...

Police arrest 25 men attending a gay community group gathering in Bangladesh

Police arrest 25 men attending a gay community group gathering in Bangladesh
- Via Human Rights Watch, a local LGBT rights organisation – that has asked not to be named out of fear of reprisals -said officials were complicit in ...

Taiwan's landmark ruling on same-sex marriage widens political divide with China -Bloomberg

Taiwan's landmark ruling on same-sex marriage widens political divide with China -Bloomberg
- Participants hold a giant rainbow flag as they take part in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride parade in ...

Sheffield singer accused of 'blacking up' for Beyonce tribute act is axed from LGBT event

Sheffield singer accused of 'blacking up' for Beyonce tribute act is axed from LGBT event
- A Sheffield woman who has bee accused of 'blacking up' for her Beyonce tribute act has been axed from performing at Durham Pride. Leane Harper ...

New England Patriots to be first NFL team to sponsor LGBT flag football championship

New England Patriots to be first NFL team to sponsor LGBT flag football championship
- The New England Patriots will become the first team in the NFL to host LGBT Flag Football Championship. Since 2002 an annual national ...

The Heartbreaking Reality Of Breaking Up With Someone Who Has A Mental Illness

The Heartbreaking Reality Of Breaking Up With Someone Who Has A Mental Illness
- Being with someone who has a mental illness is a rollercoaster. Some days the inertia is good, smooth, and enjoyable. We will find ourselves laughing ...

Medical Marijuana can Reduce Severe Epilepsy

Medical Marijuana can Reduce Severe Epilepsy
- Backing up what some parents have been claiming for years, researchers are now hailing a compound in marijuana as a "game-changing medication" ...

Medical Marijuana Could Cost Big Pharma $4 Billion

Medical Marijuana Could Cost Big Pharma $4 Billion
- If medical marijuana were legal in all 50 states and if marijuana were used to treat just nine conditions for which it has shown to be effective, the ...

Streptococcal throat infection linked to mental disorders

Streptococcal throat infection linked to mental disorders
- Individuals with streptococcal throat infection have increased risks of mental disorders, especially obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) ...

What Is the Connection Between Personality and Mental Illness?

What Is the Connection Between Personality and Mental Illness?
- One of the cruel things about mental illness is how randomly it can strike. There's often no rhyme or reason to it: Some people endure almost ...

How the American Health Care Act Would Affect Mental-Health Coverage

How the American Health Care Act Would Affect Mental-Health Coverage
- Medicaid is the single largest source of funding for mental health and substance abuse treatment in the United States, and the Affordable Care Act's ...

Being diagnosed with a bipolar disorder is not a death sentence

Being diagnosed with a bipolar disorder is not a death sentence
- Bipolar is a mental disorder which is characterised by extreme shifts in mood. These mood shifts are accompanied by fluctuations in energy and ...

The biggest eating disorder you've never heard of

The biggest eating disorder you've never heard of
- It isn't currently recognised as a clinical condition in the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), but the US charity National ...