Latest Gender Stories

2013-10-13 23:03:36

As part of Union College's annual Minorities Day, a researcher will illustrate the effects of religious-based homophobia on individual lives. Barbourville, KY (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Growing up in the Bible Belt, a region known for strict adherence to biblical traditions and beliefs, presents unique challenges for gays and lesbians. A researcher will discuss these challenges in an upcoming lecture at Union College. Bernadette Barton, Ph.D., professor of sociology and women’s...

2013-10-09 23:28:47

Lori Welbourne, the Canadian media personality turned internet sensation, wants to appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show so she can set the record straight about her infamous topless video interview with Walter Gray, the Mayor of Kelowna. Kelowna, British Columbia (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 The viral video has had 3.25 million hits since it was released on YouTube six weeks ago, and has left Welbourne defending herself against a storm of controversy. She now wants to tell her entertaining...

2013-10-08 11:41:12

Modern ultrasound technology and economic pressure leads to female fetuses in the Ballabgarh area of northern India being aborted more often than male fetuses. Additionally, girls up to the age of five die more frequently than boys, which results in a gender imbalance in the area, according to Anand Krishnan, MD and doctoral candidate at Umeå University, who defends his thesis on 11 October. Anand Krishnan has completed work on the dissertation in an area called Ballabgarh Health and...

2013-10-02 23:01:59

LGBTQ youth champions The Trevor Project and Campus Pride partner with award-winning developer of online training simulations, Kognito Interactive to create a trio of online safety net programs to support pre-teens through college age youth. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 As schools focus on bullying prevention in October, The Trevor Project, Campus Pride and Kognito Interactive today launch three new online training simulations about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and...

2013-09-27 23:28:19

According to Google Analytics™, TheEliteCollection.net and its online marketing reached over 17 million viewers as of September 26, 2013, with in excess of 500,000 direct visits to the site. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 The LGBT marketplace is made up of savvy travelers and influencing them requires extensive experience, inspired insight, and detailed LGBT market knowledge. The Elite Collection of Hotels is a list of pedigree properties that have all achieved excellence as...

Social Media Posts Help Build Predictive Model Of Personality
2013-09-26 18:56:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online People don't have to read your profile to know you; new research indicates that you can find out quite a lot about someone through observing their online personality. Penn Researchers wrote in the journal PLOS ONE that they were able to use Facebook data to determine a user's age, gender and personality traits. The study involved 75,000 volunteers, who completed a common personality questionnaire through a Facebook application and...

2013-09-25 23:37:16

In response to an article published by Forbes, fishbat, a leading internet marketing company, discusses how brands can learn important marketing strategies from celebrities. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 fishbat, a leading internet marketing company, responds to an article published by Forbes, which details how big-name brands could take a page from the books of celebrities like Lady Gaga, whose authentic social media reputation has helped attract her huge fan base. According to...

2013-09-20 23:25:20

The Omidi brothers, through their non-profit, Civic Duty, are pleased to support The Trevor Project, America’s leading organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Civic Duty is pleased to announce its support of The Trevor Project, an organization dedicated to the prevention of suicide among adolescents in the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning...

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2005-09-07 20:47:43

The housefly (Musca domestica) is the most common fly occurring in homes and indeed one of the most widely distributed animals and the most familiar of all flies; it is a pest that can facilitate serious diseases. Physical description The adults are 5-8 mm long. Their thorax is grayish, with four dark longitudinal lines on the back. The underside of the abdomen is yellowish. The whole body is covered with hair. They have reddish compound eyes. The females are slightly larger than the...

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Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.