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Why Bees Probably Can’t Avoid Pesticides Even if They Wanted To  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Pesticides such as as neonicotinoids are already under close scrutiny because research appears to show that, certainly for honey bees at least, they may interrupt the insect’s normal behaviors and they are suspected to play a part in colony collapse disorder. One of the ways in which the pesticide industry has fought back against those claims […] ...
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Posted:  4/27 7:30pm
The FDA Warns Supplement Companies Over Amphetamine-Like Stimulants  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
A few weeks ago news broke that scientists had found a potentially dangerous amphetamine-like stimulant in several sports supplements. Now, the FDA has issued a firm rebuke to those companies, but is it enough? Earlier this month it emerged that researchers had found BMPEA, a substance that is forbidden in competitive sports because of its amphetamine-like effects, […] ...
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Posted:  4/27 9:00pm
Or Maybe Not  »  Depressed Single Mother
I'm starting to get worried now. Maybe I shouldn't go to this group. There's the lesbian mother's group, and they meet on a Saturday afternoon, which I can't do because I've no babysitter. But there's another one called Rainbow Families that I could do, because it's for the children rather than the adults. They go on outings and such. So I'd be taking The Boy with me.I know it'd be good for The Boy. I know I'm a bad mother for even considering not going. But I feel ill. I can't stop shaking! I want to hide away. I think ...
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Posted:  4/27 5:45am
5 Things You Need to Know About the Coming Gay Marriage Supreme Court Hearing  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
On April 28 the Supreme Court will finally take up the issue of gay marriage once again, with the hearing expected to eventually produce a definitive ruling on whether there exists a constitutional right to sames-sex marriage. Here’s what you need to know before that important day. 1. What Is the Central Argument in This Case? […] ...
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Posted:  4/26 4:00pm
The trouble with web sites like tripadvisor.com  »  Things I can't tell boyfriend number 1
This morning, I'm discussing with boyfriend K what hotel we're going to stay in on our next holiday."I've actually been there before :-)," I tell boyfriend K, pausing slightly, "because I went there with boyfriend T in 2009!"Although boyfriend K never met boyfriend T, for some reason he's never comfortable when I mention his name. But on this occasion he doesn't react."So …" I continue, pointing to an area on the google map on my computer screen, "this is definitely the best area to stay in.""But how can you say that?" complains boyfriend K."Because I've been there before ...
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Posted:  4/26 12:15pm
Is the Humble Sweet Potato a Natural GMO?  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
When we talk about genetically modified organisms, we might think that this is an entirely artificial process. However, a group of scientists say they’ve found evidence that the humble sweet potato hides a secret: it may have essentially genetically modified itself. The study, which was conducted by researchers from Ghent University in Belgium, tells that when researchers analyzed […] ...
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Posted:  4/24 7:30pm
When it Comes to Vitamins and Our Health, Less Really is More  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
A diet rich in fruits and vegetables has long been known to help protect us from heart disease and even some cancers. Many of us have supposed that, when for whatever reason we can’t eat enough fruit and vegetables, vitamin replacements should do the job just as well, but news reports are citing research that says […] ...
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Posted:  4/24 4:00pm
Uganda’s New NGO Law Could Be a Human Rights Nightmare  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
While Uganda is still considering a revised version of its Anti-Homosexuality law, a new proposal to give the government sweeping powers to block the vital work of non-government agencies is shaping up to be a potential nightmare for LGBT rights outreach and all efforts at advancing human rights and sexual health care in the country. The […] ...
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Posted:  4/23 6:00pm
Would You Forgive Your School Bully?  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Many of us experienced bullying when we were at school, but what if the person that bullied you reached adulthood, realized the error of their ways and wanted to make amends? That’s precisely what one man just did, and his story about the person he bullied has now gone viral. A Reddit user named James recently wrote […] ...
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Posted:  4/22 9:00pm
A new start... a new website  »  Cornish Dreamer
If any readers still check this blog, I am sorry to have abandoned the site for some time. I have been working on many things: work, life, the usual things that have distracted me from blogging.I have started a new leaf, with new ideas and a clear goal to aim for. A totally new direction. I wondered if you would care to join me for the journey? If so, pop on over to www.livelifeexplore.co.uk and let me know what you think.All the best,Claire ...
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Posted:  4/22 9:00pm
Malawi’s Anti-Child Marriage Law Hides an Awful Attack on LGBT Rights  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Malawi has been praised for its legislative efforts against the awful practice of child marriage, but Malawi’s new reforms contain a few added extras that, human rights groups warn, could cause further harm to Malawi’s LGBT citizens. The new law, called the Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations Law, does something very important in that it raises the minimum age of […] ...
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Posted:  4/22 5:00pm
How Categorizing Obesity Gives Us Meaningful Insight Into Treatment  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Obesity is often called a modern scourge, but new research as seen a group of scientists offer that people dealing with obesity can be grouped into six distinct categories, a process it is hoped could lead to better target treatments that in turn could help people deal with their condition more effectively. Researchers from the University of Sheffield’s […] ...
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Posted:  4/22 12:00am
What You Need to Know About the ‘Turbocharge’ Cancer Treatment  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
The mainstream media is very excited about a newly found protein that scientists say could eventually play a part in destroying cancers and fighting infections in the human body, but how much of this story is hype, and how close are we to this potential cure being a reality? The study, which involved researchers at Imperial […] ...
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Posted:  4/21 4:00pm