• U.S. Suicide Rates Are The Highest They’ve Been Since World War II, According to Federal Data

U.S. Suicide Rates Are The Highest They’ve Been Since World War II, According to Federal Data

U.S. Suicide Rates Are The Highest They’ve Been Since World War II, According to Federal Data

by Jamie Ducharme
June 20, 2019

U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data—and the opioid crisis, widespread social media use and high rates of stress may be among the myriad contributing factors.

….It’s even more difficult to assign causes to the uptick, Harkavy-Friedman says, because it’s happening across diverse demographic groups.

Men have historically died by suicide more frequently than women, and that’s still true: As of 2017, the male suicide rate was more than three times higher than the female rate.

But female suicide rates are rising more quickly—by 53% since 1999, compared to 26% for men—and the gap is narrowing.

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• Man Who Won $30 Million Lottery While in Middle of Divorce Ordered to Share Winnings With His Ex-Wife

Man Who Won $30 Million Lottery While in Middle of Divorce Ordered to Share Winnings With His Ex-Wife

Man Who Won $30 Million Lottery While in Middle of Divorced Ordered to Share Winnings

June 2019

PONTIAC, Mich. — A suburban Detroit man who was in the middle of a divorce when he won more than $30 million must share the lottery windfall with his ex-wife.

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• Blocked From Using My Daisy Twitter Account (June 2019)

Well, this is annoying

Twitter locked me out of my Twitter account about two days ago.

Without warning I was just quickly locked out, and taken to a page that says, “We have detected unusual activity on your account, so we are locking it down.”

I think their page said this is a temporary situation?

I was using my account as I always do – just RTing interesting articles, I commented on someone else’s Tweets.

Shortly before I was booted off, I did send two links to internet sexist Matt Walsh – maybe he reported me for harassment, and that is what got me blocked?

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• Captain Marvel Earns More Than One Billion At the Box Office World Wide, to the Chagrin of Complementarians and Sexists

It seems almost every time a movie featuring a female lead – or set of them – is released within the past five years that sexist and complementarian social media goes insane with vitriol and condemns these films, or says they are an attack on white men.

I have no idea why men (and it’s usually men) get so upset over female-led movies such as the 2016 Ghostbusters, Captain Marvel, The Force Awakens, or any movie that does not feature a young, male, white lead.

(The same guys were also disturbed by the mostly black-cast film Black Panther and tried to sabotage it – and failed. See: Alt-right group tries to sabotage ‘Black Panther’ reviews).

Before Black Panther, there was Wesley Snipes in the Blade trilogy. In these movies, which were released around the late 1990s or early 2000s, you have a black guy who is half-vampire hunting and killing vampires who were feeding on humans. It’s not as though Black Panther was the first black male superhero on screen.

Before Brie Larson in Captain Marvel and Melissa McCarthy in Ghostbusters, there was Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia, Linda Hamilton as Sarah Conner, Sigourney Weaver as Ripley in the Alien franchise, and on TV, we had Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman and Lucy Lawless as Xena: Warrior Princess. The vast majority of hero characters were male for a long time (and white), but there were the occasional women hero characters.

But I don’t recall the complementarians and sexist ass-hats having conniption fits over those women characters in the past.

Some of these sexist knuckle-draggers even tried to sabotage Captain Marvel before it opened, by down-voting it on Rotten Tomatoes.

Between The Trolls & A Bug On The Site, Captain Marvel Can’t Catch A Break On Rotten Tomatoes

‘Captain Marvel’ Sandbagged on Rotten Tomatoes Within a Few Hours of Opening

Despite the site’s attempts to subvert the trolls, 58,000 reviews were counted (with thousands of them later expunged).

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• Therapists Too Quick to Assume Someone Has a Personality Disorder by Keir Harding

Therapists Too Quick to Assume Someone Has a Personality Disorder by Keir Harding

Keir Harding says those who have lived through trauma deserve better, and Ash Charlton says it is a myth that one of the biggest predictors for an adult becoming an abuser is if they have been abused themselves

[Article discusses a conference about mental health that is to be held in the UK]

…We are moving away from “what is wrong with you?” and looking closer at “what happened to you?”.

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• Grief Can Hurt – In More Ways Than One by Harvard Health Publishing

Grief Can Hurt – In More Ways Than One by Harvard Health Publishing

Grief Can Hurt – In More Ways Than One by Harvard Health Publishing

From the first half of the article:

February 2019

Stress and depression may lead to new health issues or intensify the symptoms of existing conditions.

We tend to think of grieving as an emotional experience, and it is — fraught with intense sadness, profound loss, and psychological pain.

But grief has a physical side that sets us up for a number of health risks.

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• NECRON48 is a Paranoid, Sexist Loon Who Acts Like a Temper Tantrum Throwing Toddler

NECRON48 is a Paranoid, Sexist Loon Who Acts Like a Temper Tantrum Throwing Toddler

This post updated below, March 15, 2019 and June 2019

June 15, 2019: This individual has signed up to follow my blog under the name “feministdestroyer,” so I have blocked that name on this blog

There’s this guy who I came across while posting to the SSB blog earlier today (March 14, 2019, Thursday). I don’t remember running into him online before.

He goes by the screen name NECRON48, which I end up mis-typing often as NECRON53 or Necron40 or whatever other numerical combination.

I did some googling and found that Necron48 not only has his own blog, but he also posted to the “Sigma Frame” blog, which appears to be a Christianized misogynic Red Pill / MGTOW / MRAs / Incel type of blog – a blog that even references “Red Pill Men” in one of the blog post tag lines there (i.e., “Readership: Red Pilled Christian Men”).

Necron48 posted to a thread on that Sigma Frame blog called,
Why do Christian women have the reputation of being whores?

Hunh. Are the men who post at that blog whores? Why do so many Christian men have the reputation of being whores or child molesters, such as these guys?

This guy keeps accusing me of lying, though he is the one who keeps lying. First he lied about me deleting one of his posts, now he’s lying about saying he never said that in the first place – but he did, proof below, complete with links and screenshots of his very own words.

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