The Empire State’s law, which was reportedly written in 2015, says mental health is “an integral part of our overall health and should be an integral part of health education in New York schools.”
The removal of ‘gender identity disorders’ from their diagnostic manual marks a historic decision for the transgender social justice movement world wide.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has made history and removed transgender from its list of ‘mental disorders.’
The United Nations health agency announced on Monday the condition, also known as gender dysphoria, has been reclassified as a sexual health condition.
The plan will provide Medicaid coverage to approximately 90,000 undocumented residents between ages 19 and 25.
Family violence, mental health needs, and child poverty are all at the center of New Zealand’s new ‘wellbeing’ budget, with billions being newly allocated to causes that relate to the overall wellbeing of New Zealanders.
New Zealand’s Labour coalition government has unveiled its “world-first” well-being budget which offers billions for mental health services, child poverty, and family violence.
Maryland Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan, a Republican, signed the Youth Mental Health Protection Act into law on Tuesday, making the state the 11th to ban “gay conversion therapy” for minors.
Lawmakers voted in favor of a draft law on Wednesday which will no longer require transgender people to undergo sterilization or a mental health diagnosis in order for their preferred gender to be legally recognized.
Beyond passing common sense gun control laws, in my mind the best thing we can do is to see this as a masculinity issue – both to confront toxic masculinity but also examine all the ways our society fails our boys and men.
Americans don’t think much of atheists. According to a 2015 Gallup poll, 74% of Americans would vote for a qualified gay or lesbian for president. Only 58% would vote for an atheist. Forty percent would refuse to vote for an atheist.
Costa Rica has passed legislation creating a full ban on the import, marketing, and distribution of all Styrofoam, or polystyrene, containers. The law was approved by legislators on June 13. …
The UK government has committed to net zero carbon emissions by the year 2050, making it the first country with a major economy to create such a deadline.
In the landmark ruling, the southern African nation’s High Court rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison.
Humans are inextricably united with all other beings here on Earth. We are all natural. We are all nature.
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals are now adopted by 193 countries and represent a level of international collaboration unparalleled in human history.
If you were an alien observing humanity for the first time, would you deem this species an abysmal failure or a promising, remarkable work in progress?
There is more possibility to do bad now than ever. There is also more ability to do good now than ever. Which will we choose? How will our generation be remembered?
When you go slow, you go far.
How we consciously and intentionally use competition as a tool for a better world?
The only necessary ingredient of your mindfulness practice is you take yourself out of the need to be productive. Take yourself out of your thoughts.
What if not only are both compassion and consequences absolutely necessary for a functioning society, but they actually reinforce another?
Really, economics is about values. What ends are we aiming for? What goods and services are of most value?
Specifically, the framework follows the Social Progress Index in assessing how a community meets basic human needs for healthcare, sanitation and safety; provides foundations of wellbeing, including environmental quality; and offers opportunities, such as access to advanced education and personal choice.