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132 Flips | 9 Magazines | 2 Following | 68 Followers | @DoyleCenter | The mission of the Patricia A. Doyle Center for Gender and Sexuality is to provide a supportive, equitable, and safe environment for all persons on campus in relation to gender and sexuality.  The Doyle Center offers resources, information, and programming on issues and challenges facing women and the LGBTQ community.

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The Modern Period: Menstruation and the History of Sexuality

“Having sex on your period is absolutely safe,” reassures OB-GYN and talk-show regular Dr. Laura Berman. Like most sex experts in the past …

Menstruation

General Election 2015: What exactly has the 'Minister for Women' done?

In a matter of days, we could have a new Minister for Women. But in the 18 years since the role was created, what exactly has the post achieved? Radhika Sanghani reports<p>The UK has a Minister for Women, and we have done for 18 years.<p>Didn’t know that? Don’t worry, you’re not alone.<p>Ian Dunt, editor of</b> …

How Iran Solved Its Gay Marriage Problem

They say that the dead don’t talk.<p>We could add that neither do they marry.<p>And in this simple calculation is the answer to how the brutal government …

LGBTQI

Mx flagged as possible title for transgender and other gender neutral people, according to Oxford English Dictionary

There may soon be an officially recognised title for gender neutral people, an alternative to Ms and Mr, and there has been a positive reaction to …

Jessica Raine speaks out against violence against women on TV

Jessica Raine criticises TV bosses for their penchant for violence against women in crime dramas<p>Former Call The Midwife star Jessica Raine has criticised television bosses for the number of shows which feature the abuse of women.<p>The actress recently appeared as Jane Rochford in historical drama …

The New York Times Launched A Series Of Editorials On Transgender Rights

Advocates for LGBT rights said it's a step toward acceptance and legal protections.<p>The New York Times on Monday launched a major editorial series about transgender rights, a campaign welcomed by readers and advocates as "transformative" and a "tipping point."<p>The feature filled the entire envelope …

LGBTQI

Op-ed: 5 Reasons Men's Health Needs a Trans Man On The Cover

<i>Men's Health</i> could make history, and change lives, if it puts Aydian Dowling on the cover as the 'Ultimate Guy.'read more

Men's Health

Watch these Russian LGBT activists win a rare victory against Russia’s most prominent anti-gay campaigner

It ain’t easy being gay in Russia. The law isn’t exactly on your side.<p>That’s why some were surprised to see Russia’s most prominent anti-gay rights …

LGBTQI

The Quest for Transgender Equality

The New York Times editorial board has launched a new series calling for transgender rights.<p>As part of the series, The Times editorial board is …

Marriage Equality Could Worsen Bisexual Erasure

Necessary But Dangerous: Even if the Supreme Court rules in our favor, bisexuals are still likely to face an uphill battle for public recognition of …

Same-sex Marriage

California initiative would bar transgender people from bathrooms

A group that tried unsuccessfully to repeal California's transgender students rights act now has proposed a ballot measure to restrict the restrooms that transgender people can use.<p>Called the Personal Privacy Protection Act, it would require people to "use facilities in accordance with their …

LGBTQI

Mental Health, Drug Treatment Will Be "A Big Part" Of Clinton's Campaign

Hillary Clinton calls for "concentrated policy" on local, state, and national levels. "This is not something we can just brush under the rug and wish it would go away."<p>KEENE, New Hampshire — In the last week, Hillary Clinton has outlined her presidential campaign the same way at just about every …

Mental Health

Inside Amy Schumer season three review:

The third season of <i>Inside Amy Schumer</i> opens with a musical number. “Milk, Milk, Lemonade” is a spoof of booty anthems starring Amy Schumer herself, …

Former US judges sue over gay marriage requirements

Two former magistrates in North Carolina, who resigned after being required to conduct same-sex marriages, have filed a lawsuit arguing they should …

LGBTQI

Stand up and be counted: a message to young female voters

Hannah Vincent is super-excited about this election. Words tumble out giddily as she explains how important it is for young women like her to vote. Those arguments are punctuated by enthusiastic exclamations like “dude!” She talks the way politicians wish they could speak when talking to young …

Elections

Time to Shout About Mental Health

<i>Beyond The Ballot is The Huffington Post UK's alternative take on the General Election, taking on the issues too awkward for Westminster. It focuses</i> …

Anxiety is the big issue for Ireland’s young people

Image: anxiety via Shutterstock<p>Image: anxiety via Shutterstock<p>ANXIETY IS ONE of the main issues facing young adults and teenagers who are seeking …

The More a Society Coerces Its People, the Greater the Chance of Mental Illness

/ Apr 20, 2015<p>Throughout history, societies have existed with far less coercion than ours. While these societies have had far fewer consumer goods …

Mental Health

America Hears a Hoosier at the Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference

It’s 2:30 on a Friday afternoon, and I'm driving along a desolate stretch of land somewhere in Indiana. There are mounds of snow lining the freeway, …

LGBTQI

Nigel Short: 'Girls just don’t have the brains to play chess’

British grandmaster infuriates women by claiming that they are not "hard-wired" to play the game well<p>When Nigel Short, one of UK’s greatest ever <b>chess</b> players, challenged Garry Kasparov for the world title in 1993, the pair met as bitter rivals.<p>But it appears the British grandmaster has finally …

'Gotcha' question? GOP candidates soften stance as gay marriage debate turns personal

It doesn’t look like same-sex marriage will be much of an issue in 2016, based on what the presidential candidates are being asked—and how they’re answering.<p>The latest round of questions amounts to nibbling at the edges of the debate that was once so divisive in American politics, given that George …

Gay Army veteran: Discuss prejudices

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. -- Rob Smith, an openly gay Iraq War veteran, thinks the military is changing, although it took the federal government to force …

LGBTQI

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568,000 With Serious Mental Illnesses in States Without Expanded Medicaid

An inmate takes a plate from a prisoner in lockdown, as a deputy watches in the Dane County Jail in Madison, Wisconsin. Wisconsin had nearly 17,000 …

Mental Health

Can Omega-3 Fish Oils Prevent or Delay Development of Psychosis?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>In 1999, Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Andrew Stoll published a study showing that omega-3 fats improved the course of illness in people …

Australia's biggest companies hand out colouring books to staff to foster mental health

The book is not the only adult colouring book on the market. <i>Secret Garden</i> is now the best-selling book in the US, according to …

Mental Health

Follow This Transgender Teen’s Transition to Match His Identity Before Adulthood

When Nathan* was a fourteen-year-old, he was like a lot of boys his age. He loved rocking out, riding his bike and sports of all kinds. But there’s …