Forbes Magazine Reports Youth Suicides Have Dropped as More LGBTQ Hate Crime Laws Are Enacted
A recent study by the American Psychological Association, cited by Forbes magazine, points out a slight decrease in suicide attempts among youth. The research indicates a possible link between the passing of hate crime laws protecting members of the LGBTQ community. The conclusions result from survey responses received from more than 697,000 students. While some may be unsure how necessary the creation of safe spaces truly is, studies have been conducted to verify their necessity. The results confirm that "lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) individuals experience both conscious and unconscious microaggressions from heterosexuals. The research also confirms that microaggressions negatively impact an individual's mental health. Microaggressions against members of the LGBT are further explored in the informative video below. [i]
What is Summer Solstice: Midsummer, the Year's Longest Day, Occurs Over Tropic of Cancer- Time to Reflect on Self
Tuesday, June 21st, is the summer solstice of the Northern Hemisphere and the longest day of the year. The summer solstice also marks the first day of summer. During this momentous day, we will experience the most daylight of the year. Derived from Latin words, solstice in its literal sense means 'sun to stand still' sol (sun) and 'sistere' (to stand still). [i]
Juneteenth explained in 2 minutes
I was at my local watering hole just now and someone mentioned that they had off this upcoming Monday to celebrate Juneteenth but she didn't know what it was. I gave my take but wasn't 100% sure either so here is my concise gatherings from a recent Today article entitled "What is Juneteenth? The History and Meaning Behind the Holiday" by Yi-Jin Yu. I have presented this in bullet format but the original author does go in to a bit more detail (his full article is linked at the end). LET'S GOOOO!!
June: Men’s Health Month. Are You Man Enough?
June: Men's Health MonthBevelX Labs Content Moderator. June is Men’s Health Month. Father's Day is also tucked in somewhere this month. It’s a month to remind men to get routine health checkups. Thankfully we have many reasons to celebrate our fathers and men among us. So, step aside ladies as we recognize these men among us for all the hard work they do, the headaches they cause, and all the other things about men that we put up with.
Triple Threat No Spoiler Film Review
A festival circuit win of Audience Choice Award, Best Feature, Best Director, Best Ensemble Cast, Triple Threat is a PRIDE month must-watch!. Triple Threat Official Movie PosterMelanie Márquez, Senior Publicist & Events Manager/M4PR.
What is the "Gayest" City in the United States?
We celebrate June as Pride Month because we are proud of all the people regardless of their sexual orientation. We also celebrate the freedom of love and the ability to love anyone we want. Pride is a big deal.
Why Do We Call June "The Pride Month"?
We all know that June is Pride Month in the United States and many other countries like Canada. But have you ever wondered why it is this way? Who selected this theme for June, and why do we call June the Pride Month and not something else?
How Many Americans are Gay?
June is the Prime Month, and it became that back in 2000. On June 2, 2000, President Bill Clinton issued a Presidential Proclamation that designated June the “Gay and Lesbian Pride Month.” We don't refer to it that way anymore since "Pride Month" sounds much better. But what's also important is this definition evolved since 2000: now we don't only recognize people who are gay and lesbian, but many others: bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirited, and others. June is no longer a "gay month," but the time we take PRIDE in recognizing people's rights to their sexual orientation.
Snow in June? A Husky's Dream
If you're a husky and it's the beginning of summer with the first heat wave upon you, what else would you think about?
Colts hire Cato June as assistant coach.
The Indianapolis Colts hired their former 2006 NFL Pro Bowl linebacker: Cato June as the new assistant linebackers coach. We discuss why he is a great hire for this position.