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Not suicidal, but one in four U.S. girls may want to harm themselves

Not suicidal, but one in four U.S. girls may want to harm themselves

Published 03/08/2018

(Reuters Health) - In any given year, roughly one in four girls in U.S. high schools and one in 10 boys try to harm themselves [more…]

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Hormones given to people to align their sex with their gender pose a significant risk of serious blood clots and stroke among [more…]

Elton John says Ireland abortion vote shows mindsets can change

Elton John says Ireland abortion vote shows mindsets can change

Published 28/05/2018

KIEV (Reuters) - Elton John, on a visit to Ukraine to raise awareness about AIDS, said Ireland’s vote to liberalize its abortion laws showed how [more…]

Kenyan filmmakers rise up against ‘archaic’ 1960s restrictions

Kenyan filmmakers rise up against ‘archaic’ 1960s restrictions

Published 28/05/2018

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan filmmakers have urged authorities to revamp a 1960s law that threatens them with jail if they do not pay for a [more…]

Pediatricians urged to warn vulnerable kids away from ’13 Reasons…

Pediatricians urged to warn vulnerable kids away from ’13 Reasons…

Published 18/05/2018

(Reuters Health) - A report in the journal Pediatrics warns that watching “13 Reasons Why,” a popular Netflix series about a teen girl’s suicide, may [more…]

Oklahoma passes adoption bill critics say is biased against gay…

Oklahoma passes adoption bill critics say is biased against gay…

Published 04/05/2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled Oklahoma legislature approved an adoption measure on Thursday that critics say discriminates against same-sex couples, non-Christians and single parents. [more…]

‘Black Panther’ knocks out ‘Infinity War’ in MTV movie nominations

‘Black Panther’ knocks out ‘Infinity War’ in MTV movie nominations

Published 03/05/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Superhero movie “Black Panther” scored a leading seven nominations on Thursday for the MTV Movie & TV awards, delivering a knockout [more…]

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

Transgender news anchor challenges barriers in conservative Pakistan

Published 16/04/2018

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Marvia Malik made headlines when she debuted last month on a private television channel in Pakistan, becoming the conservative country’s first [more…]

China’s Sina Weibo reverses gay content clean-up after outcry

China’s Sina Weibo reverses gay content clean-up after outcry

Published 16/04/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Sina Weibo on Monday reversed a decision to remove gay content after outcry among gay Chinese who say the company had [more…]

Factbox: Athletes to watch at the Commonwealth Games

Factbox: Athletes to watch at the Commonwealth Games

Published 02/04/2018

GOLD COAST, Australia (Reuters) - Athletes to watch at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games: NICOL DAVID (Squash, Malaysia) The eight-times world champion is facing unknown [more…]