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1. We'll get through the holidays. It's a straight world, straight holiday...we need to look helping LGBT youth. Fred will give stats on LGBT youth and foster care. Dave has stat on rise in LGBT youth homelessness AFTER marriage equality in NY was passed. Holidays are "coming out" season. Look. Assess your situation. Act in your best interest.
2. There are options to get away from tough situations, even if temporarily, from walks, to chatrooms, to creating a music concert on YouTube, watching LGBT movies on Hulu, Netflix, YouTube. Connect with friends on Facebook, Instagram, etc. Find a trusted relative or friend. Dave and Fred
3. Be good to yourself. Don't resort to alcohol/drugs. Short-term solution down a dark road
Why Are Openly Gay Positive Role Models Important for Children?
Because some children, from a very early age may be aware that they are LGBT. For a child or young person growing up heterosexual there are many positive role models available. Gay people traditionally have tended to shy away from acting as role models, for fear of judgement or discrimination, despite this there are countless LGBT people world wide who act as positive role models in a variety of jobs and situations.
For any child or young person who has LGBT family, friends or may be questioning themselves, it is vital that they see their own lives reflected positively in both the school and the wider community.
Save the Date: Sat. July 30. The Rocky Horror Outdoor Experience
Today on A Thousand Moms Talk: Rocky Horror, The Unconventional Convention. Join us as we kick off the event of the summer. That’s Rocky Horror Under the Stars for A Thousand Moms. Book the date: Saturday, July 30. Today we’ll talk with members of the Whip it Outskirts and A Thousand Moms staff about how we’ve come together and what this night means for lgbt/q youth. Today on A Thousand Moms talk.
Bread-winning moms and working mothers are ubiquitous and making contributions in families, communities, and the work force and in the world today. But how do we find inner beauty and peace, refuel ourselves and continue to show up time and time again as strong, loving, knowledgeable team players?
Join Chloé Taylor Brown, host of Bread-Winning Moms with Chloé and connect with Sharon V. Pellom, the eleventh child from a family of fourteen, wife, mother of three boys and author of He Lives: A living Testimony, a self-help inspirational memoir. Then connect with recurring contributor, Chantél Thompson, Director of Client Engagement for Sweet Job Spot, where job seekers, employers and opportunities meet.
Bread-Winning Moms with Chloé is a progressive lifestyle enhancement blog, radio show and podcast for working mothers and bread-winning moms. Chloé is a three time author, women and girl’s life coach, mentor, international lifestyle model, wife and mom of four children. Chloé’s books are available at Amazon.com. Connect with Chloé @ChloeTBrown
1. What percentage of Americans smoke on a daily basis? 20 percent, one in five.
2. What percentage of American high school students use tobacco? 20 percent, more than one in five, 5% of middle school students smoke.
3. How many adult Americans have used an illegal drug at some point in their lives?: a) 70,000 b) 700,000 c) 7,000,000 d) 70,000,000 Answer: d
4. Can drug use modify your brain? Yes.
5. True or false: Nicotine is NOT an addictive substance. False
6. How can alcohol abuse affect memory loss and dementia? Alcohol abuse can lead to or increase both.
EXAMPLES OF DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: 1. How do drugs give people pleasure? Drugs are rewarding because they directly or indirectly stimulate the brain’s natural reward system and cause dopamine to be released. Dr. Steven Hyman: “Drugs are much more reliable and potent than normal stimuli. Instead of running that marathon, or for a scientist, working for months and writing a good paper and getting it accepted—a lot of work for a little dopamine in the brain—people who use drugs find that they can literally short-circuit all of these natural processes.”
2. Why do some people fall quickly into addiction, while others can experi- ment and then walk away? Dr. Hyman: “You know, it’s hardly heroic that we use alcohol well. And there’s no special act of will. And this gets back to the issue of vulnerability. That is, people who will take drugs enough to potentially get addicted seem to seek them out and enjoy them. They seem to have fewer warning signs.” Dr. Alan Leshner: “It’s not true that you take a drug and you become addicted for the rest of your life. Some people do. Most people don’t. However, most people (who routinely use) ultimately will become addicted to an addicting substance.
Please join us in the LGBT Real Talk Radio Studio on April 28, 2015 as we introduce our newest hosts to our show. We have added Victor Leonard, Robert Bates and Tobii Chase to our lineup. Our show will be an open forum so please call in to (914) 205-5519 and Press 1 to speak to your hosts.
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Mark your calendars as you won't want to miss this show.
Join Eric Komoroff (www.communityofunity.org) and Dr. Jason Stein (iRyze.com) in a discussion about today's youth and helping them deal with peer pressure. From what they want to wear, which technology they ask permission to use, or what activities they want to be part of, our children's behavior is many times a reflection of the influences and pressures that come from their peer group. How to balance these with parental controls, which battles to choice, and when to draw the line are some of what will be discussed in this episode.
Many LGBT people — particularly youth and seniors — experience higher rates of rejection, bullying, harassment, general mistreatment and even violence from the people and institutions that should be protecting them. The enormous effort of … hiding in order to avoid rejection from their families, employers, churches, schools, friends and neighbors can create an even greater sense of anxiety, fear and isolation. The LGBT population also has a higher tendency for suicide and self-harm.
Please join us in the studio on March 24, 2015 at 8:30pm est as we talk about this very important topic.
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The LGBT Hero Awards launches their very own radio station with BlogTalkRadio: LGBT Hero Awards Talk Radio. The LGBT Hero Awards Talk Radio is a listener-funded progressive station that interviews guest from the world of entertainment, art and community, politics, public health, and business. The launch show will air live on Friday, March 13, 2015 from 8PM to 9PM (PST). Featured Musical Artist: La Voz De Oro and Giovanni Aguayo. Host: Xavier Mejia. Joined by: 2014 LGBT Youth Hero of the Year, Zoey Luna. Many special guest...
HIV and AIDS is an issue that the LGBT Community must address. HIV rates within Transgenders and gay males is especially alarming. LGBT Real Talk Radio will be talking about HIV within our community on our next show.
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Join Eric Komoroff (www.communityofunity.org) and Dr. Jason Stein (iRyze.com) in a discussion about today's youth and helping them form good habits. Habits can help or hinder success in school and in life. Forming positive habits will more likely result in getting more sleep, maintaining better health and weight, managing the obsessions with their devices, or finishing homework and studying for tests more successfully.
Be sure to tune into the LGBT Real Talk Radio Show on March 31, 2015 as we continue with our
"Get To Know Your Admin" episode. Our featured Admin will be Stacey L. English.
Spend some getting your questions ready for what will once again be an amazing show. There are no questions off limits.
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