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2014-03-04 13:07:46

In academic circles at least, women tend to cooperate with same-sex individuals of higher or lower rank less often than men do. So say researchers who report evidence on March 3 in the Cell Press journal Current Biology. The findings are based on a study of the publication records of professors working at 50 North American universities. "People are often upset to hear evidence of sex differences in behavior," says Joyce Benenson of Harvard University. "But the more we know, the more easily...

2014-03-03 12:25:52

Acquisition Elevates MWW as National Leader in LGBT Marketing; Adds Major Clients to Roster Including Here Media (OUT Magazine and The Advocate) LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top five independent public relations firms, today announced that it has acquired Macias Media Group LLC (MMG), a full-service marketing, public relations and corporate communications firm focused on connecting clients with the coveted LGBT consumer space. As part of...

2014-02-26 08:28:34

According to "Out in the South" A Special Report by Funders for LGBTQ Issues NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) has been identified by Funders for LGBTQ Issues as the largest funder of programs for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals throughout the southern United States, according to their recent special report Out in the South. "We are immensely proud to be recognized by Funders for LGBTQ Issues for...

2014-02-25 23:22:45

Two Generations Into the Early Feminist Movement, 64% of Women Studied Feel Satisfied with Career Accomplishments with Significant Compromises Made Along the Way Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 SheByShe™, a new women’s opinion site dedicated to giving women a voice, today announced the results of its “Wonder Woman: Work-Life Balance” survey, finding that the over 700 women studied mostly feel satisfied with career progress but that it comes at a significant cost. Of the...

2014-02-25 23:03:34

Equaldex, a collaborative LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) rights website launched today, aimed at crowdsourcing every LGBT-related law around the world. The site provides users an accurate and comprehensive global view of LGBT rights, with the use of maps, timelines, statistics, and historical data in each country and region. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Equaldex, a collaborative LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) rights website launched today, aimed at...

Calico Cats Inspire Research Into X Chromosome Inactivation
2014-02-19 04:31:40

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Calico cats are renowned and beloved for their funky orange and black patchwork or "tortoiseshell" fur. Cat Breeds Encyclopedia reports that these felines — considered to be good luck in several countries — are 90 percent female, suggesting that the color pattern is related to the gender of the animal. New research from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), has further linked this unique color pattern to X chromosome...

2014-02-18 23:31:23

Medicine in Motion Joins Healthcare and Wellness Professionals in Offering Free Screenings, Giveaways and More for the Austin Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Community at the Second Annual Pride in Health Event Austin, Texas (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Austin-area healthcare and wellness professionals will join together on Sunday, February 23, 2014, to show their support as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) allies for the second annual Pride in Health fair—a...

2014-02-17 23:02:54

Hear how two Christian, gay authors came to different conclusions as they found faith and wrestled with their sexuality. Loveland, Colorado (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Lifetree Cafés from coast to coast will have open conversations on the topic of homosexuality during the week of February 23rd. The program, titled “God and Gays: An Hour of Civil Conversation,” features the filmed stories of Jeff Chu, author of Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of...

2014-02-14 12:24:11

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent days, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) kids from the streets of Russia to communities around the world have seen a country arresting its own citizens for being gay and witnessed a father of a talented NFL draft pick express his disapproval when Michael Sam Jr. came out as gay. Safe Harbor Coach to the LGBT Community Susan Berland says this is not the message we want to send to our LGBT young people on Valentine's Day or any...

2014-02-13 12:25:11

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late gay activist Harry Hay said history knew more about gay people than it knew it knew. "That's So Gay: Outing Early America," running through October 17, at the Library Company, proves the point. Benjamin Franklin's library, with its extensive collections of books, prints, ephemera, and photographs covering more than three centuries of early American history, contains stories about all kinds of loves and gender...


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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
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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