Kids Health

We Love This High School's Pronoun Badges Idea & Hope It Spreads

A high school in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, is taking a decidedly progressive step to ensure LGBTQ+ inclusion and trans and nonbinary visibility within the school. Members of Redcliffe State High School‘s LGBTQ+ group started a trial run of pronoun badges that allow students to display their preferred pronouns, according to reporting by the Daily Mail. […]

Health News

Meet the all-female circus troupe flipping gender expectations

The circus might conjure up images of burly strong men, ringmasters in top hats and dainty acrobats in frilly outfits. But this all-female circus troupe is bringing something entirely different to the table. YUCK Circus is subverting gender norms through flips, tricks and frank conversations in their electrifying modern take on the classic art form. […]

Health Problems

Dementia’s gender differences revealed

Dementia is one of the leading causes of death in Australia, but University of Queensland research has found the disease affects men and women differently. UQ health biostatistician Dr. Michael Waller said the collaborative study with the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health examined 1.1 million Australian death certificates for any mention of dementia. […]

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Gender Nonconformity Linked to Students’ Mental Distress

MONDAY, Sept. 24, 2018 — Gender nonconformity (GNC) is associated with mental distress for female and male students, according to a study published online Sept. 24 in JAMA Pediatrics. Richard Lowry, M.D., from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and colleagues used data from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey conducted in […]