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How Anxiety Kills Your Social Status

<b>Neuroscientists at EPFL identify a brain region that links anxious temperament to low social status. The researchers were able to tweak social</b> …

Powerful Photo Series Explores One Man's Battle With Depression, Anxiety And Insecurity

For those suffering from depression and anxiety, it can be difficult to put your feelings into words. That's why one photographer decided to turn the …

What We Can Learn From OCD and Anxiety in Pets

Tufts University researchers have been trying to track down the cause of compulsive tail chasing among bull terriers. But their findings have led …

Pets

Zoolander 2 trailer: Benedict Cumberbatch's 'cartoonish' transgender character leads to calls for boycott

Benedict Cumberbatch’s role in the upcoming <i>Zoolander 2</i> has come under fire for making a “cartoonish mockery” of “androgyne/trans/non-binary …

Movies

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Seasonal Depression

It's more than just the winter blues.<p>For some, the winter is hardly "the most wonderful time of the year."<p>Seasonal affective disorder is a condition that affects nearly 10 million American adults and can make a few months out of the year feel downright unbearable. It's common to feel bouts of the …

It’s official: ‘Homophobia’ now a mental disorder!

<b>By Paul Bremmer</b><p>If you think there might be something wrong with homosexuality, you most likely have a mental disorder, according to a recent study by …

Homicides of transgender women in US nearly double to 22

For a few transgender Americans, this has been a year of glamour and fame. For many others, 2015 has been fraught with danger, violence and mourning.<p>While Caitlyn Jenner made the cover of Vanity Fair and Laverne Cox prospered as a popular actress, other transgender women have become homicide …

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent: 'You Have to Be a Feminist'

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent likes new Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. A lot.<p>The chief of the beverage giant brought up the newly elected prime …

9 Inspirational Gay, Bisexual And Transgender Men Who Are Redefining Masculinity In 2015

Around the world, gay, bisexual and transgender men are redefining what it means to be a successful man in 2015.<p>As part of HuffPost UK's Building …

This Gender-Neutral Word Could Replace 'Mr.' and 'Ms.'

On Tuesday, Dictionary.com added a new batch of words ranging from the eyebrow-licious <i>on fleek</i> to the Apple-propelled <i>digital wallet</i>. Like every group …

I failed this test on racism and sexism—and so will you

It’s a Thursday afternoon and I am in a room full of people I just met this morning, admitting things to them that I have yet to fully admit to …

Transgenderism reveals men are more successful women

As far as hoisting feminists by their own flaming petard, one would have to look long and hard to find a better tool than the transgender movement. …

High Costs of Transgender Transition Can Have Dark Financial Legacy

NEW YORK — When Sara Davis Buechner began her transition from man to woman, she knew there were going to be emotional hurdles, like dealing with her family.<p>But there were financial costs, too. And she knew they were going to be forbidding.<p>Medical procedures like facial electrolysis cost $20,000. …

The devastating impact of China's one-child rule on human rights

For almost four decades, China enforced brutal family planning policies which, according to government data, led to more than 300 million abortions, …

Nondiscrimination ordinance puts Houston at the center of latest LGBT rights battle

Mayor Annise Parker won reelection here — twice — by taking on some of the city's most basic municipal problems: the water system, street repairs, homelessness.<p>But when Parker pushed aggressively for Houston to adopt nondiscrimination protections for gay and transgender people, the mayor's support …

LGBTQI

Cat People Have Some Distinct Personality Traits, Research Says

😻😻😻😻😻😻<p>Cats are unpredictable, but that's not entirely true of cat owners. So-called "cat people" tend to share a lot of the same personality traits, as studies have proven having a cat at home can say a lot about a person's character, health and dating life.<p>For example, Newsy reports in the …

Try the ‘Humane Burpee’ for a Ridiculously Good Workout

You’ll pack more work into 4 minutes than most people do in 30<p>One of my favorite exercises to do when I’m time crunched: the humane burpee. (Those are two words I bet you never thought you’d see together.)<p>Created by my good friend Dan Martin, a powerlifter and former firefighter, the exercise works …

Workouts

Ben Carson Will Decide If You Ladies Live or Die

This is your Republican Party, America, a party in which forcing girls to give birth to their rape and incest babies, but not necessarily to die in …

Hillary Clinton’s Sexism Attack On Bernie Sanders Isn’t ‘Pathetic,’ It’s Genius

Over the weekend, <b>Hillary Clinton</b> rolled out a delayed-reaction attack line over a remark that <b>Bernie Sanders</b> made during the first Democratic debate, …

How Drinking Coffee Might Actually Be The Key To Helping Your Anxiety

By 9:23 this morning, I'd consumed a copious <i></i>amount of coffee.<p>Immediately after opening my eyes this morning, I downed a cup of filtered coffee. Then …

The Biggest Issue Women Face Today, According To Gloria Steinem

"The most dangerous place for a woman in this country is her own home."<p>Feminist icon Gloria Steinem offered a powerful reminder in an interview on NPR's "Fresh Air" that one of the most basic goals of the women’s rights movement -- safety from violence -- is still far from achieved.<p>In an interview …

People Are Trying To Move A Transgender Woman From An All-Male Prison

Tara Hudson's mother said: "I just want to get my daughter into a safe, female environment where she belongs."<p>Hudson is a makeup artist who has had six years of gender reassignment surgery and has lived as a woman for her entire adult life.<p>She was sentenced to 12 weeks in the men's jail HM Bristol …

17 Things Only People With Mental Health Issues Know

It’s a flaw in your chemistry, not your character.<p>We've all heard someone use one of those terms to describe another person's behavior, or even said it ourselves. As harmless as the words seem, they carry a lot of weight, especially for people living with a mental health condition — around 1 in 5 …

Canada's New Prime Minister Is a Feminist

Justin Trudeau is pro-choice, wants to improve the lives of aboriginal girls and women, and calls himself a "proud feminist."<p>Canada has ended the 9.5-year reign of conservative Stephen Harper, a man whose greatest legacy, Stephen Marche wrote in a blistering <i>New York Times</i> op-ed this summer, is one …

Build confidence in writing: 21 motivating quotes

What are the major challenges aspiring writers face? This is something we’ve been asking you in a poll on the blog recently and your responses have …

After coming out as transgender, many things make me feel uncomfortable. A transgender man walking naked through Brighton is not one of them<p>When I saw the casting call for the new Will Young video, Brave Man, I walked into my bathroom and stripped to my waist and wondered if I could reasonably …

LGBTQI

ABC Reporter's Proposal To His Boyfriend In Paris Was Absolutely Magical

Gio Benitez popped the question to boyfriend Tommy DiDario near the Eiffel Tower.<p>It was a scene from a storybook this week when ABC News reporter Gio Benitez proposed to his boyfriend, Tommy DiDario.<p>Benitez, who appears on "Good Morning America," "Nightline" and "20/20," popped the question to …

10 Things Every Serious Entrepreneur Knows That You Don’t

Aspiring Entrepreneurs are popping up everywhere in hopes of following in the footsteps of the cashed up risk takers and uber successful they look up …

Entrepreneurship

I Am a Woman, Not a Man in a Dress

Well, it finally happened to me.<p>I really had thought that I was immune to being made to feel "less than human" by insensitive and/or rude remarks, but it finally happened to me last night.<p>I was invited to play guitar and sing at a local open mic night. I went and was warmly received both when I …