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Newswise: U.S. protections for constitutional rights falling behind global peers
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U.S. protections for constitutional rights falling behind global peers

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

New research from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health (WORLD) shows that the United States is falling behind its global peers when it comes to guarantees for key constitutional rights. Researchers identified key gaps in the U.S. including guarantees of the right to health, gender equality, and rights for persons with disabilities.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Gender Issues, Government/Law, LGBTQ Issues, Media and Journalism, Public Health, Race and Ethnicity, Religion, U.S. Politics, U.S. Supreme Court,

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8-Jan-2020 9:00 PM EST
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27-Dec-2019 12:50 PM EST
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Newswise: Progressive Gender Beliefs in Teen Boys May Be Protective Against Violence

Progressive Gender Beliefs in Teen Boys May Be Protective Against Violence

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Teenage boys who witness their peers abusing women and girls are much more likely to bully and fight with others, as well as behave abusively toward their dates, compared to teenage boys who don’t witness such behaviors, according to a new study.

Channels: Bullying, Gender Issues, Guns and Violence, Sexual Harassment and #MeToo, All Journal News, Grant Funded News, LGBTQ Issues, Staff Picks,

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27-Dec-2019 12:15 AM EST
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Discrimination impacts health of LGBT people, analysis finds

Cornell University

In a review of thousands of peer-reviewed studies, the What We Know Project, an initiative of Cornell’s Center for the Study of Inequality, has found a strong link between anti-LGBT discrimination and harms to the health and well-being of LGBT people.

Channels: Bullying, LGBTQ Issues, All Journal News,

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20-Dec-2019 9:25 AM EST
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Nursing Leaders Convene at Columbia Nursing for First National LGBTQ Health Summit

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

The first National Nursing LGBTQ Health Summit was a first step toward creating a national health action plan to raise awareness of and improve LGBTQ health.

Channels: Healthcare, LGBTQ Issues, Nursing, Public Health,

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19-Dec-2019 6:00 AM EST
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This World AIDS Day Finds Us at a Crossroads

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)

This World AIDS Day marks a promising and unprecedented point in a quest begun nearly four decades ago to end the global public health threat of HIV through science and solidarity. Increasingly, effective and essential technologies, medicines and measures to effectively treat the virus and prevent transmissions are finding their way to where they are needed most and are demonstrating that we have what is needed to end this pandemic. For the first time, the United States has developed a plan aiming to end the American epidemic. And in keeping with hard-earned knowledge as well as with the theme of this World AIDS Day, communities are at the center of ambitious responses. Still, this World AIDS Day finds progress stalled by policies and politics that threaten the momentum we have gathered.

Channels: AIDS and HIV, All Journal News, Government/Law, Healthcare, LGBTQ Issues,

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2-Dec-2019 12:40 PM EST
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Law and Public Policy

Study reframes the history of LGBT mental health care

Cornell University

New research reveals that community-based clinics and clinicians play an essential role in reshaping both mental health care for LGBT people and broader attitudes about sexuality and gender.

Channels: All Journal News, Gender Issues, Healthcare, LGBTQ Issues, Mental Health, Psychology and Psychiatry,

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25-Nov-2019 3:35 PM EST
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LGBTQ beauty vloggers draw on queer culture to stand out

Cornell University

New Cornell research explores how a racially diverse group of LGBTQ beauty vloggers navigates seemingly contradictory roles: masculine and feminine; authentic and heavily made up. The vloggers often provide unpaid content to YouTube, but have the potential to enrich themselves; they’re vulnerable to harassment, but they also promote the visibility of marginalized people.

Channels: All Journal News, Behavioral Science, LGBTQ Issues, Race and Ethnicity, Social Media,

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20-Nov-2019 3:50 PM EST
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