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Equality in the Workplace – Bridging the Gender Gap

Equality in the Workplace – Bridging the Gender Gap

May 27, 2016

Once upon a time no self-respecting woman would ever think of doing a ‘man’s job’ and so some jobs were traditionally filled by men. In today’s world this is usually not the case because women fought long and hard for equality in the workplace. From pay rates to the types of jobs women could qualify for, we’ve come a very long way indeed. If you are still...

5 Hot Topics Trending on Facebook

5 Hot Topics Trending on Facebook

May 24, 2016

There was a time when companies like Nielsen were looked upon as the gurus of market analysis but in recent years, marketing companies that can quickly pull data from social media are even more efficient in knowing exactly what is trending with consumers. According to the latest statistics as pulled from an assortment of research teams, the following topics are...

Making Long Distance Relationships Work…

Making Long Distance Relationships Work…

May 10, 2016

This infographic was created by Shawn Evans, Co-Owner at Can’t We Just Get Along Counselling. Take a look at his website for more info...

Love at First Click. Is Online Dating for You?

Love at First Click. Is Online Dating for You?

Sep 23, 2015

Online dating has become a fixed part of our reality in recent years. People used to laugh at it, but with millions using dating sites every day — and marriages sometimes resulting from them — why limit your options?  Here’s a cool bit of trivia for ya: 80% of gay men now meet their long-term partners online.  Interested now? Here’s a...

Diabetes, Skincare & the LGBTQ Community

Diabetes, Skincare & the LGBTQ Community

Oct 28, 2014

It’s no big news that diabetes is at epidemic levels in America these days, and due to unique factors  experienced by people in the LGBT community, the risk is of developing diabetes and its associated complications is even higher. For example, LGBT diabetes patients are more likely than heterosexuals to smoke cigarettes, use drugs and alcohol, and battle...

Review: Kathy Baldock’s “Walking the Bridgeless Canyon”

Review: Kathy Baldock’s “Walking the Bridgeless Canyon”

Oct 15, 2014

Author and LGBT ally Kathy Baldock takes a comprehensive look at the historical and cultural layers of misunderstanding about homosexuality and gender non-conformity — and why they need to be peeled back for good. Walking the Bridgeless Canyon: Repairing the Breach between the Church and the LGBT Community is grounded on author Kathy Baldock’s kindness...

Music Review: Shawn Thomas, “In Between the Shades of Gray”

Music Review: Shawn Thomas, “In Between the Shades of Gray”

Sep 23, 2014

Imagine going through life questioning who you are or who you’re supposed to be. What’s right, what’s wrong, always wondering if God is with you?  Looking for answers, questioning your faith, waiting for someone to help you find your way? Looking for signs of spiritual life, or looking for something to ground you to keep you from spiraling helplessly out of...

Review: “Mom, I’m Gay” by Susan Cottrell

Review: “Mom, I’m Gay” by Susan Cottrell

May 5, 2014

“Mom, I’m Gay”: Loving Your LGBTQ Child without Sacrificing Your Faith By Susan Cottrell FreedHearts (Sold by Amazon Digital Services, Inc.), 2014 Paperback, 83 Pages Reviewed by Virginia Ramey Mollenkott Susan Cottrell is a mother and an author who knows how to define her topic and her audience and then stick to both of them.  Her topic is how to love and...

Living With a Recovering Addict or Alcoholic

Living With a Recovering Addict or Alcoholic

Feb 6, 2014

Overcoming an addiction of any type takes a lot of effort and time. In addition, the addiction affected more than just the addict — it affected those around them during their addiction, especially those who loved them. Recovery also affects those who surround the recovering addict, even though they are often overlooked in the process. There are many ways...