Western Skies http://krcc.org en Western Skies: July 2013, "Gender and Sexual Identity" http://krcc.org/post/western-skies-july-2013-gender-and-sexual-identity <p></p><p><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px; ">As the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, last month, in many ways, the gay rights movement seems to be pushing forward faster than many had anticipated. Some are already turning toward other complex issues, like gender. This month’s Western Skies brings a variety of community perspectives on an issue that can confuse even those who study it. Please note, some content may be considered unsuitable for sensitive listeners.</span></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:31:22 +0000 Andrea Chalfin & Noel Black & Craig Richardson 5279 at http://krcc.org Western Skies: July 2013, "Gender and Sexual Identity" Studying Suicide in the Military http://krcc.org/post/studying-suicide-military <p></p><p></p><p><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px; ">In 2012, the U.S. military&rsquo;s suicide rate surpassed combat deaths. Clinical Psychologist Craig Bryan has made suicide prevention his mission. This January, Dr. Bryan&rsquo;s research brought him to Colorado Springs&rsquo; Fort Carson, where he was conducting his second study on mental health treatments. KRCC&rsquo;s Andrea Chalfin sat down then to talk about his research&ndash;and how the very characteristics that make an effective soldier can also lead to increased suicide risk.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 13:33:00 +0000 Andrea Chalfin 4920 at http://krcc.org Studying Suicide in the Military