Society

1 in 3 American Adults Owns a Gun, claims Survey

A new survey has found that one in three Americans possesses a gun. What is worse is that the ‘social gun culture’ is prevalent among the hunters and gun club members across the country.

In the survey published online on June 29 in the journal Injury Prevention, researchers surveyed 4,000... read more

PRIDE Study Aims to Create Database after Studying Health Issues of LGBT Community

In a bid to gather greater insight into the health issues of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) category of individuals, researchers from the University of California, San Francisco have launched a landmark study.

For the study, almost 600 participants have pre-... read more

Survey Reveals Vulnerability of Children Nationwide to Violence from Weapons

A report published in Pediatrics discloses that more than one-quarter of all children nationwide have been exposed to violence involving a weapon. The telephonic survey was conducted by researchers of University of New Hampshire.

The estimates have been taken from a telephone survey in... read more

Ireland becomes First Nation in World to vote for Gay Marriage

Ireland voted for gay marriage on Saturday. The nation has become the first country in the world to conduct voting on the issue. There was a high turnaround for the voting and a strong lead for ‘Yes’ votes.

Both sides of the issue’s referendum announced victory for ‘Yes’ campaigners. “... read more

More educated women want to have children: Study

The Pew Research Center has found that motherhood and postgraduate education have been clashing less among women, and that it has lead to a drop in highly educated women who remain childless in their mid-40s.

Presently, 22% of women between the ages of 40 and 44 don't have children, which... read more

12th Relay for Life Celebrations at UCLA to Monetize Cancer Research

Relay for Life, a 24-hour event, where teams take turns to walk around a track to raise money for cancer research, began at noon on Saturday at UCLA. The event honours the cancer victims as well as the cancer survivors.

This was the 12th Relay for Life at UCLA. The event is organized by... read more

New measure deletes ‘husband’, ‘Wife’ terms from Calif.’s marriage law

California Gov. Jerry Brown has finally signed the SB1306 Bill into law, striking down the definition of marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

The measure has deleted the terms "husband" and "wife" from the state's marriage law, and replaced the terms with the term "spouse" all... read more

North Carolina mom opposes Facebook's censoring of her daughter’s "bum photo"

CBS Charlotte affiliate WBTV, a North Carolina mother and professional photographer Jill White is opposing social network Facebook's temporary ban of her two-year-old daughter's "bum photo."

According to the information shared by White with the news station, the in-question photo of her... read more

AARP ranks California among top 10 for long-term care

California ranks among the top 10 states in the U.S. in providing long-term support services and systems for older and disabled adults, according to a recently released AARP report.

The report says that more than four million Californians assist their aging parents, spouses or other... read more

More needs to be done to promote tolerance of gays & lesbians: Toni Atkins

There is a need to do more to promote tolerance of gays and lesbians, particularly in rural regions of the United States, California's new Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins said.

Atkins, the first lesbian to lead a house of the state legislature, said that the "most profound" way to advance... read more

Leftist leaders ask Catholic Archbishop not to participate in ‘March for Marriage’

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone should reconsider his decision of participating in the upcoming "March for Marriage" in Washington D. C. as it would create division and hatred, gay advocacy leaders Ed Lee and Gavin Newsom have warned.

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and... read more

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