LGBTQ http://nhpr.org en 7.16.14: Kinder Surgeons, Infection Detecting Dogs, And The Coming Out Simulation http://nhpr.org/post/71614-kinder-surgeons-infection-detecting-dogs-and-coming-out-simulation <p>Surgery requires <em>years</em> of education, steady hands, extreme confidence, and…kindness? Today we ask: when it comes to being a good surgeon, does bedside manner matter? Then, we head into the OR to find out what some surgeons listen to while their patients are under the knife. Plus, how some European hospitals are harnessing beagles’ sense of smell to detect superbugs. And, one game designer has come up with a simulator which allows players to experience what it’s like coming out to your parents.</p><p>Listen to the full show and&nbsp;<strong>Read more</strong>&nbsp;for individual segments.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:33:22 +0000 Word of Mouth 52041 at http://nhpr.org 7.16.14: Kinder Surgeons, Infection Detecting Dogs, And The Coming Out Simulation The Pope 'Didn't Say Anything New.' Blogger Behind 'Joe. My. God.' Weighs In http://nhpr.org/post/pope-didnt-say-anything-new-blogger-behind-joe-my-god-weighs <p>Yesterday, Pope Francis gave a spontaneous and startling frank press conference on a plane ride following his week-long trip to Brazil. In response to a question about gay priests, he said: “If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?”</p><p>This stands in stark contrast to the views of his predecessor, Pope Benedict, who publicly and repeatedly stated that gay relationships were “evil” and “contrary to natural order.”</p><p>Here to talk about what might some are saying is a monumental shift for the LGBT community and the Catholic Church is Joe Jervis, the blogger behind “Joe. My. God.”, which covers LGBT issues, the media, and politics.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 16:29:28 +0000 Virginia Prescott 32203 at http://nhpr.org The Pope 'Didn't Say Anything New.' Blogger Behind 'Joe. My. God.' Weighs In LGBT in the United States: A New Breakdown http://nhpr.org/post/lgbt-united-states-new-breakdown <p></p><p></p><p>Recently, the Williams Institute published the <a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwilliamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu%2Fresearch%2Fcensus-lgbt-demographics-studies%2Fgallup-special-report-18oct-2012%2F&amp;sa=D&amp;sntz=1&amp;usg=AFQjCNFNZvAGub55gGEB2tY41WQ1LM8Cyw">largest single study</a> investigating the U.S. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer population.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 16:00:36 +0000 Virginia Prescott 15912 at http://nhpr.org LGBT in the United States: A New Breakdown