Researchers aim to reduce LGBTQ youth suicide with novel intervention

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth and young adults, behind unintentional injury, with suicide attempts much higher among LGBTQ youth (23% to 45%) than their heterosexual and cisgender peers (5%). Despite this considerable disparity, few empirically supported suicide prevention programs exist for this highly vulnerable group. San Diego State University researchers…

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What to Do At Home This Week

Here are a few of events happening this week and how to tune in (all times are Eastern). Monday Dr. Perri Klass, a professor of journalism and pediatrics at New York University and a contributor to The New York Times, will answer parents’ questions about daily life during the pandemic. She joins Tara Parker-Pope, the…

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Will Protests Set Off a Second Viral Wave?

The spontaneous outpouring of protests are occurring as many states have warily begun reopening after weeks of stay-at-home orders with millions of American unemployed. Restaurants, schools, beaches and parks are under scrutiny as the public tentatively practices new forms of social distancing. In Los Angeles, where demonstrations led to the closing of virus testing sites…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Protests Set Off Fears of New Outbreaks

Here’s what you need to know: ImageDemonstrators gathered in Atlanta during a protest on Saturday. Atlanta’s mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, said she was concerned that the protests could increase infections in communities of color.Credit…Dustin Chambers/Reuters As protesters flood streets across the country, officials worry that they could be spreading the virus. Mass protests over police…

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How to Sing a Digital Duet

People love singing together at the best of times, and perhaps even more at the worst of times. For example, currently gaining traction on Instagram are the trans-Atlantic Lockdown Duets videos that pair Broadway and West End performers. The series was hatched by Alistair Brammer, who played the G.I. Chris in the recent revival of…

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