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2010-03-04 06:45:00

LOS ANGELES, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new fictional memoir "Year of My Sticky: A Novel" (published by iUniverse), debut author Sebastian Long traces his arduous trek through hip milestones of self-annihilation and stardom played out on international film sets, photography studios, first-class hotel suites, sex clubs and even hospital birthing suites. Twenty-eight-year-old Sebastian Long has been called the best actor of his generation. Discovered while he was performing in cheap...

2010-02-07 07:29:02

Same-sex sexual attraction and behavior less critical than self-identity Mental health professionals have long-known that gay, lesbian and bisexual (GLB) teens face significantly elevated risks of mental health problems, including suicidal thoughts and suicidal attempts. However, a group of McGill University researchers in Montreal has now come to the conclusion that self-identity is the crucial risk-factor, rather than actual sexual behaviours. Their results were published in February in the...

2010-02-05 13:28:43

Cites large body of scientific research The American Psychological Association urged both the Pentagon and Congress today to move swiftly to end the restrictions on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military, noting that there are decades of scientific research demonstrating no threat to military readiness or morale. "While we were heartened by the congressional testimony of Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Admiral Mike Mullen, we believe that a year to study the matter and another...

2009-10-26 16:15:00

Influential civil rights activist and religious leader adds depth to PFLAG's outreach to faith communities and ethnically diverse groups WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PFLAG National--Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays--is pleased to announce that the Reverend Gilbert H. Caldwell of Asbury Park, N.J., has been elected to its national Board of Directors. Caldwell, a straight, African-American minister (retired) in the United Methodist Church, will focus his...

2009-08-10 07:03:00

WEST BEND, Wis., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite public opposition, the West Bend Community Memorial Library continues to stock gay books for children and teens while neglecting books by ex-gay authors. Many of the gay books promote homosexual behavior to youth and are the subject of protests by concerned parents, whose request to have the books moved to the adult section were denied. "Our requests that the Library balance some of its homosexual material for children with...

2009-07-27 23:13:59

Asian-American homosexuals often face unyielding family and cultural social stresses that affect their ethnic and sexual identities, U.S. researchers said. Hyeouk Chris Hahm of the Boston University School of Social Work said the process of homosexual identify formation among Asian and Pacific Islanders youth is affected by central societal stresses including the role of family life, personal sacrifice for family tranquility and generational clashes, as well as external factors such as...

2009-07-16 09:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) National extended heartfelt congratulations to multiple award-winning actress Sigourney Weaver on her Emmy Award nomination for her role in the TV movie Prayers for Bobby in which she portrayed the mother of a gay son who -- following tragedy -- embarks on a life-changing journey of acceptance. The film has also received an Emmy nomination for Best TV Movie. "PFLAG is thrilled to see...

2009-07-14 10:55:00

Unlike young western gays and lesbians, their Asian-American counterparts often face unyielding family and cultural social stresses that affect their ethnic and sexual identitiesYoung American-raised Asian and Pacific Islanders (API), who are in the sexual minority, face psychological and social stresses in dealing with their families' values and ancestral cultures that significantly impact the development of their ethnic and sexual identities.API teens and young adults identified as gay,...

2009-06-25 14:12:00

PFLAG to play key role in improving the lives of LGBT people WASHINGTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) National, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and a collaboration of other expert organizations today announced the New Beginning Initiative, designed to push for concrete federal administration policy and regulatory changes directly benefiting the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and...

2009-06-15 07:25:00

LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Gospel singer and an out lesbian member of clergy in the Gospel Truth Music Ministry (http://www.rizigospel.com), the Rev. Rizi Nasele Timane' is unveiling her new album "Come Out," a collection of original songs that call for full human rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. As part of the album's promotion, Timane' is touring the United States during the summer of 2009. The album's title song challenges the fundamentalist...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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