Tagged: gay

Drug use can have social benefits, and acknowledging this could improve rehabilitation - Guest Work

Guest Author Apr 04, 2018

Jennifer Power, La Trobe University This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Illicit drug use is often framed in terms of risk and antisocial or criminal behaviour. But drug use is often a highly social activity. For many people, the pleasure of using drugs is about social connection as much … Read More

Anti-Gay "Therapies" to be Banned in California - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Oct 02, 2012

A ban on the use of anti-gay “conversion” therapies on minors will come into effect in California, as of the 1st of January 2013. In signing the bill, California Governor Jerry Brown said he was supporting the bill as it ” bans non-scientific therapies that have driven young people to depression and suicide.” Bravo. For those who aren’t familiar with … Read More

Stupid Arguments against Same-Sex Marriage - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Mar 18, 2012

While a number of countries around the world allow same-sex marriages, there are many others where gay and lesbian couples are fighting for the right to have their relationships recognised in the same way as heterosexual couples. Opposing this, are many right wing and/or religious groups who repeatedly make some of the most absurd arguments against gay marriage including: 1)   … Read More

What Geeks can Learn from Gays - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jun 01, 2011

I’ve just received a copy of the June 2011 edition of People & Science, a fascinating publication produced four times a year by the British Science Association. It contains some really fascinating articles on science and science communication. The March edition is currently available on line. One of the articles that caught my attention is “What Geeks can learn from Gays” … Read More

Attitudes will change. Life will get better - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 14, 2010

This video needs to be seen by everyone. It’s important Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns reaches out to GLBT teens with a personal story and a message of hope. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ax96cghOnY4&feat…, posted with vodpod Thanks to PZ Myers: You can’t … Continue reading → … Read More