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Do Women Need To ‘Man Up’ For Male-dominated Fields?
2014-08-11 03:20:54

Michigan State University Women applying for a job in male-dominated fields should consider playing up their masculine qualities, indicates new research by Michigan State University scholars that’s part of a series of studies on bias in the hiring process. In a laboratory experiment, women who described themselves using masculine-like traits (assertive, independent, achievement oriented) were evaluated as more fitting for the job than those who emphasized female-like traits (warmth,...

2014-08-05 23:12:24

NOVA Pride (http://www.novapride.org), the premiere nonprofit organization dedicated to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) community of Northern Virginia, is proud to announce they are teaming up with IOTA Club & Café (http://www.iotaclubandcafe.com), at 2832 Wilson Blvd., in Clarendon for a weekly LGBTQ & Friends Night – every Tuesday, beginning August 5th! Patrons 21 and over, regardless of how or whom they love, are encouraged to come...

2014-07-31 08:31:36

Author/Educator couple aims to protect kids, discourage bullying with new LGBT picture book series. TORONTO, July 31, 2014 /CNW/ - School board educator j wallace and award-winning author S. Bear Bergman have teamed up with Canadian artists and writers to publish a series of six picture books featuring LGBT kids and families. The books will feature positive, celebratory storylines. "It's tempting to think of this as a 'gay issue'." says wallace, whose day job is with the...

2014-07-24 12:29:19

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MyDoorSign.com redesigned its all-gender sign collection after receiving criticism for the old graphics. The new designs feature simple iconography and a clear "all-gender restroom" descriptor. The innovative look grew from social justice advocate, Sam Killermann and his blog, It's Pronounced Metrosexual. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129966 MyDoorSign.com previously worked to create a safe bathroom space for those who do not...

2014-07-17 08:26:28

Show Provides A Behind the Scenes Look into Controversial Multi-Billion Dollar Industry DENVER, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A trailer for Broke Straight Boys' new reality show leaked two weeks ago by a model for the site garnered over 100,000 views on YouTube and was disseminated across the web. In response, the official trailer for the upcoming reality show was released today ahead of schedule. The show focuses on straight men that create explicit gay films and the multi-million...

social interaction stereotypes
2014-07-17 07:56:10

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Throughout the years, we have all had to deal with the unfair notion that women talk more than men. Women deal with the stereotype that not only do they talk more, but that their talk also tends to be gossip, while chatty men have to deal with name calling and unfair stigmas. In fact, because of the stereotype that women talk more than men, we all have to deal with unfair stigmas. But is there any truth to this idea of the more...

2014-07-16 23:00:17

Report finds that transgender-related discrimination harms health. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Nearly two-thirds of transgender Massachusetts residents have experienced discrimination in a public accommodation setting in the past 12 months and those experiencing this discrimination were nearly twice as likely to report adverse physical and mental health outcomes, according to a study released today by The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) and The Fenway Institute...

LGBT Poll CDC
2014-07-16 11:56:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that on average – gay men, lesbians and bisexuals (LGBT) are more likely than straight people to smoke and binge drink, a major health concern for the gay community. The survey, which found that 2.3 percent of Americans admit to not being heterosexual, indicated that gays and bisexuals are just as likely to exercise as straight people, while more...

2014-07-15 08:24:38

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenn-Air is teaming up with PFLAG National to host HOT! on Wednesday, July 23(rd) from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Founded in 1972 with the simple act of a mother publicly supporting her gay son, PFLAG National is the largest organization of families, friends, and allies - united with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) - to move equality forward....

2014-07-08 08:27:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now available on Amazon, "Total Male: Save Your Life by Taking Charge of Your Sexual Health" is a clarion call to men who have, for one reason or another, been reluctant to visit the doctor. "Total Male" brings together all the latest knowledge on men's sexual health and presents an actionable plan to "look better, feel better, love better and live longer." The book is also available online from Barnes & Noble....


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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
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.