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U.S. Taxpayers Fund $52K Study of
16 Schizophrenic LGBT Canadians

Washington Free Beacon, by Elizabeth Harrington

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/1/2014 5:04:36 AM

American taxpayers are paying over $52,000 to study 16 LGBT individuals who have schizophrenia in Toronto, Canada. The research project, “Defining Community for LGBT People with Schizophrenia,” will follow the lives of a handful of lesbian, gay, and transgender individuals for one year to study the societal “barriers” of this group. “Sexual and gender minority individuals with severe mental illness (SMI) are amongst the most marginalized individuals in North American society,” the grant, which was awarded last August, said. “They face multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination that compound the effects of having a major mental illness, hampering recovery and frustrating efforts

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: uno, 2/1/2014 5:11:32 AM     (No. 9714132)

Well at least they aren´t lonely, eh?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/1/2014 5:38:43 AM     (No. 9714139)

But...but...but...Peelousy says there isn´t a dollar anywhere in the budget that can be cut anymore. Loser.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 2/1/2014 6:55:42 AM     (No. 9714168)

Sounds like a reality show.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: goose, 2/1/2014 7:03:52 AM     (No. 9714174)

Don´t we have enough schizophrenic LGBT Americans to study?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 2/1/2014 7:54:54 AM     (No. 9714216)

She didn´t say which department shared the US funds, nor was the funding source mentioned anywhere but in the headline.

However, if there were only 16 Schizo/LGBTs, the study would be worth it. The outgo is like putting a load of sand into a torn sack (as would be the results). Hell, Michelle spends more than that on hors d´oeuvres at one party.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: franq, 2/1/2014 8:40:26 AM     (No. 9714256)

The Feds sure know the Constitution, don´t they?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/1/2014 9:37:49 AM     (No. 9714337)

They make it sound like it was difficult to decide which subjects to study. Isn´t everyone in that alphabet soup schizophrenic to some degree? Please send me $2000 for that study.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: faith_and_Reason, 2/1/2014 10:45:19 AM     (No. 9714447)

Schizophrenia involves a failure to recognize reality for what it is. Aren´t ALL members of the LGBT community included?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: FLCracker, 2/1/2014 11:01:02 AM     (No. 9714485)

FTA: “Sexual and gender minority individuals with severe mental illness (SMI) are amongst the most marginalized individuals in North American society,”

Hey, and "sexual and gender minority individuals with severe mental illness" who are physically handicapped are even more marginalized than the study group.

AND, I will even go out on a limb a state that the more severe the physical handicap, the more marginizalied the LGBT minority mentally ill phyically-handicapped person is socially marginalized.

Now, where is my $52,000?

(And I´ll bet my $52,000 that these people are socially marginalized in non-North American societies, too.)

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Reply 10 - Posted by: faith_and_Reason, 2/1/2014 11:15:59 AM     (No. 9714508)

#9, FLCracker, wrote:

"Hey, and "sexual and gender minority individuals with severe mental illness" who are physically handicapped are even more marginalized than the study group.

AND, I will even go out on a limb a state that the more severe the physical handicap, the more marginizalied the LGBT minority mentally ill phyically-handicapped person is socially marginalized.

Now, where is my $52,000?"

They took it.

To spend on Obama-favored "science," so you would have less money, and Obama-sponsored "scientists" would have more money.

The productive were already going to vote against Obama, so he spent your money where it would do the most "good." As, you point out, no actual science was produced.

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