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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....

2014-06-25 12:29:16

Johnson & Johnson's Anti-Bullying Campaign Enters Third Year with Additional Partners NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson's corporate-wide anti-bullying and LGBT equality initiative is expanding as it kicks off its third year in June. Since 2012, donations raised through CARE WITH PRIDE(TM) have supported PFLAG's anti-bullying efforts and this year, The Trevor Project and Family Equality Council are newly added beneficiaries. By the end of 2014,...

2014-06-23 16:24:10

77% of lesbian women are confident with a flat pack compared to 58% of heterosexual men NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to YouGov's LGBT Omnibus research results LGBT responders find the media overly represented by beautiful, rich people. Four in ten (40%) heterosexual Americans think there are too many gay men and lesbian women (34%) in the media. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140623/120546 As well as comparing attitudes to media representation,...

2014-06-23 08:26:18

Grammy award-winning artist joins internationally recognized lineup of singers, comics and chefs SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olivia Travel, the world's largest travel company offering chartered cruise, resort, adventure and luxury vacations specifically for the lesbian community, has announced Grammy award-winning artist, Bonnie Raitt, will headline the group's upcoming Thanksgiving Caribbean Cruise, scheduled to take place November 23-30, 2014 on Holland America's...

Study Shows Digital Outreach Efforts May Help Prevent HIV
2014-06-23 03:07:33

Columbia University Medical Center Columbia Nursing study reviews eHealth outreach for men who have sex with men While many HIV prevention interventions have traditionally been delivered face-to-face, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing suggests that digital outreach efforts delivered via text messages, interactive games, chat rooms, and social networks may be an effective way to reach at-risk younger men. The research review, published in the Journal of Medical Internet...

2014-06-16 08:26:17

Durex to sponsor NYC Pride Ride during Pride Month NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Durex, the number one condom brand in the world and sexual well-being leader, announced today that it will sponsor the NYC Pride Ride on June 22. NYC Pride Ride is a nationally recognized cycling event organized by OutCycling, a leading LGBT cycling club in New York City, to raise money for the promotion of a healthy and active lifestyle for the LGBT community. Durex's mission is for everyone...


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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
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'