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2011-09-02 12:05:22

Studies by psychologists at the University of Toronto reveal that when it comes to white men, being straight may make you more likable but in the case of black men, gays have a likability edge. In one study, 22 women and nine men viewed 104 photos of straight and gay black and white males and rated their likeability on a scale of one (not likable) to seven (extremely likable). Participants were not informed that some of the men pictured were gay. While overall, white straight men were...

2011-08-18 22:23:35

Mandatory sensitivity training should be an essential part of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" repeal, says TAU researcher As the U.S. military prepares for the repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" (DADT), policymakers are looking to other military bodies around the world that have successfully integrated gay, lesbian and bisexual (GLB) soldiers into military service. Now a new study from Tel Aviv University suggests that an integrated support and education dimension is essential to the successful...

2011-08-18 10:21:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action (FRC Action) has confirmed that GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann will speak at the Values Voter Summit this October 7-9 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. Congresswoman Bachmann, who won last week's Iowa straw poll, joins other Republican presidential candidates, including former Senator Rick Santorum and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, at the largest annual gathering of pro-family activists in...

2011-08-12 16:33:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) supported today's ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit striking down the core provision of President Obama's healthcare law, the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. That provision, known as the "individual mandate," would compel all Americans to buy health insurance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) FRC disagreed, however, with the Court's...

2011-08-03 11:41:00

Tim Pawlenty, Rick Santorum, U.S. Rep. Steve King to Join State-wide Bus Tour WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FRC Action's Faith Family Freedom Fund, the National Organization for Marriage and the Susan B. Anthony List today announced the "Values Voter Bus Tour" that next week will cover 1,305 miles in four days with events in 22 cities. The tour will pass through 47 of Iowa's 99 counties. Presidential candidates Tim Pawlenty and Rick Santorum will participate in the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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