Saturday, November 18, 2017

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#Australia #Catches #Up #With #NZ

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/nov/15/australian-pm-wants-marriage-equality-by-christmas-after-overwhelming-vote The Australian parliament must commit to deliver marriage equality by Christmas, the prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has said after an “unequivocal, overwhelming” vote of 61.6% in favour of same-sex marriage in an unprecedented national postal survey. As nationwide celebrations heralded a result that will give enormous momentum to a final push

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#Political #Power #Sexual #Abuse

https://youtu.be/8iAOtfNzjS4 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graham_Capill On 23 March 2005 Capill appeared in the Christchurch District Court charged with indecently assaulting a girl aged under 12. On leaving the court he was assaulted ("punched and left whimpering on the ground") by local sickness beneficiary Daniel McNally, a former boxer.[3] The media referred to Capill, who was

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#Aristotle #tend to #love #three #different #things

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/happy-together/201711/one-question-may-determine-whether-your-love-will-last In the Nicomachean Ethics, the classic tome on what constitutes the good life, Aristotle says we tend to love three different kinds of things: those that are useful, those that are pleasurable, and those that are good. And he claims that there is a type of friendship that corresponds to

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#Easing #refugees #trauma #psychotherapy

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-10/bu-ert102717.php To deliver therapy to people in crisis zones, Neuner together with colleagues from the University of Konstanz and further supporters founded the aid organisation 'Vivo'. It is training lay therapists in countries such as Sri Lanka, Ruanda, Uganda, and the Congo. Unlike Germany, the health systems of these countries do

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#Deserter #suffered from #PTSD #schizotypal #personality #disorder

https://www.stripes.com/news/psychiatrist-bergdahl-likely-suffered-from-ptsd-and-other-disorders-before-his-capture-1.495640 He’s bright, but he’s also naive,” Morgan said. “He has a unique world view. He’s very curious, he’s slightly suspicious, and he’s odd.” The doctor said Bergdahl was suffering from schizotypal personality disorder in June 2008 and has likely suffered with the condition most of his life. Morgan said the disorder

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#NewZealand #ranks #top #ten #gender #equality

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2017/11/new-zealand-ranks-among-top-ten-nations-on-gender-equality-report.html New Zealand is among the top ten nations in the world when it comes to gender equality, according to a new global report. New Zealand was ranked ninth in the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap report for 2017. The report measures nations on their progress for women in terms of the

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Conference set to help male victims of sex abuse

http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/news/christchurch/conference-set-to-help-male-victims-of-sex-abuse/ Former FBI profiler and writer for the hit show Criminal Minds Jim Clemente will be speaking at the conference. He said kids are at less risk of sexual abuse today than they were 50 years ago and increased dialogue is helping to stop the behaviour. "The more dialogue we have the more

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I lost that fearless confidence I once had

http://variety.com/2017/biz/news/sexual-abuse-survivors-james-toback-harvey-weinstein-1202602953/ Even now, Nguyen, 44, continues to second-guess her actions of that night. In a two-hour meeting with Variety last week at a West Hollywood park, she vacillated between holding Toback responsible and scrutinizing her own decisions to overlook the red flags leading up to that encounter. “I’m haunted and terrorized by

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