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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...

Height Important In Matters Of Love
2014-02-11 04:38:22

[ Watch the Video: Height Is Definitely A Factor In Romance ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Height plays a big role in determining who is a potential partner for women, according to researchers at Rice University and the University of North Texas. Researchers looked at how height is a factor when determining who someone wants to fall in love with. The team used data from Yahoo! personal dating advertisements of 455 males and 470 females. They found that woman...

2014-02-10 12:25:20

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's first clitoral repair hospital for victims of female genital mutilation (FGM), located in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, will open on March 7, according to a statement released today by the U.S.-based, nonprofit organization Clitoraid. Chantal Compaore, First Lady of Burkina Faso, will preside at the ceremony. The hospital was built with donated funds and through the efforts of worldwide volunteers. "Having Chantal...

2014-02-03 23:03:24

Twenty-one percent of gay and bisexual boys compared to four percent of heterosexual boys used anabolic-androgenic steroids at least once in their lives. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 A new study published online in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, shows that gay and bisexual boys use anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) at rates much higher than their straight counterparts. Aaron Blashill, PhD, and Steven Safren, PhD, investigators at The...

2014-02-01 23:01:42

Study from Fenway Health shows Black MSM account for more than 20 percent of new HIV infections in the United States despite being a very small percentage of the overall population. Enhanced understanding of factors associated with undiagnosed infections can help inform programs needed to address this epidemic. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 An analysis of data from a six-city study of Black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM), and published January 31 in the...


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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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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.