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Why a Gay Gene isn’t Important to the Gay Rights Fight  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Last week there came news that researchers may now be one step closer to finding the genetic basis for homosexuality in men, but something about this attempt needs clearing up: namely, that it should not be something on which we hinge the gay rights fight. The study, by researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois, found two possible […] ...
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Posted:  11/26 6:30am
Gay Rights Are Fine But Gay Kisses Are Not?  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
A new survey shows that the American public supports gay rights, but doesn’t necessarily want to see same-sex couples making public displays of affection. The research, conducted by sociologists from the University of Indiana and published in December’s edition of American Sociological Review, shows that in a nationally representative sample of 1,000 people from across the United States, a […] ...
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Posted:  11/26 3:30am
What Could a Google Break-Up Mean for Users?  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
European lawmakers have suggested that they may vote to endorse Google separating its search engine from its other services. Why is this happening, what could it mean for Internet companies, and how will this affect search engine users? European legislators will vote on Thursday whether they will recommend that Google should break up its services and allow […] ...
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Posted:  11/26 12:30am
How to Deal With Annoying Anti-Vegan Comments This Holiday Season  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
While Thanksgiving isn’t really considered an appropriate time for discussing the ethical position behind veganism, if you have that one annoying relative or friend who cannot help but needle you with questions and comments about your veganism, it may be that this year it’s time to fight back. Here are a few of the various things […] ...
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Posted:  11/25 6:00pm
If We Want to Stop Domestic Abuse, We Have to Fight Homophobia, Too  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
A new study of thousands of domestic abuse cases from across the USA shows a startling fact: that abuse is statistically probably more likely to occur among same-sex couples than the average. For some time now, we’ve known that same-sex couples suffer domestic abuse rates that are at least as high as the general population, […] ...
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Posted:  11/24 11:00pm
Murder in Nairn - 10 years on and still no resolution  »  Bill's Comment Page
Later this week, on 28th November 2014, will mark the the 10 year anniversary of the murder of banker Alistair Wilson on his doorstep in Nairn; to date the murder remains unsolved and, at least publicly, there is no information about what the motive may have been, far less who may have committed the murder.Police Scotland, according to this BBC News report, are expected to make a further appeal for information from anyone who may be able to provide it, with a view to making material progress in apprehending the murderer.You can visit the page for this unsolved ...
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Posted:  11/24 5:34pm
Have Our Fish Studies Given Marine Predators an Easy Meal?  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Scientists often tag fish with acoustic trackers to check fish stock numbers and trace where groups of fish go throughout the year, but could this well-meaning conservation and scientific practice actually be giving marine predators an easy meal? A new study, published this month in the Royal Society of Publishing and conducted by researchers at St Andrew’s University in Scotland, […] ...
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Posted:  11/24 5:00pm
How to Stay Mentally Strong this Busy Holiday Season  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
The holiday season can be a stressful time, especially if you are also dealing with mental health issues. Here are a handful of tips you can use to try make this holiday season as manageable as possible. 1. Be Prepared  Many people who are prone to anxiety are natural planners, anyway. While other people might say your […] ...
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Posted:  11/24 12:30am
Post-holiday blues  »  Cornish Dreamer
I've been on holiday. Not a long holiday, just a week. It doesn't explain my absence, I know. My first thoughts this morning as I stepped into my cold, dark office, was that I didn't know what I was doing here. The feeling weighed down in my stomach like I'd swallowed some rocks. This isn't me right now. 'Me' is someone else - somewhere else - tasting life and doing things that are fascinating and, quite frankly, cool. Work does not make me feel alive and buzzing like my holiday in Sicily made me feel. Instead, I feel like I've hugged ...
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Posted:  11/24 9:00am
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Posted:  11/24 12:45am
LGBT Rights Wrap: Simpsons Creator Helps Save a Gay Bull and More!  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
This week has been a diverse one in terms of LGBT rights, with plenty of positives but a particular worrying story out of Uganda. Here’s what you need to know about the LGBT-interest stories that have developed over the past seven days. Simpsons Co-Creator Saves Benji the ‘Gay’ Bull Last week, we brought you news of […] ...
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Posted:  11/22 11:00pm
Gambia is Waging a New War on Gay People  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Concern about the human rights situation in Gambia is growing after a top human rights group said it has received reports of people being hounded by Gambia’s government, imprisoned, abused and made to implicate other LGBT people. Amnesty International has warned that since November 7, Gambia’s National Intelligence Agency has begun a crackdown on suspected […] ...
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Posted:  11/21 9:30pm
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Posted:  11/21 8:45am
What You Need to Know About the Latest ‘Gay Gene’ Study  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Scientists, in the largest ever study of its kind, believe they have identified two separate regions in our genes that may be responsible for male homosexuality. Here’s what you need to know about this very important piece of research. 1. What did the research involve? J. Michael Bailey, a psychologist at Northwestern University in Evanston, […] ...
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Posted:  11/20 8:00pm