Tarah Demant: About the horrific violence in Orlando, there is a lot we don't know. What we do know is that LGBTI people and people who others think are LGBTI-identified face horrific violence and targeted violence worldwide. This is a growing problem, unfortunately. We have seen this in our own country where trans men of color, in particular, are under threat. We see this globally in terms of laws that criminalize consensual same-sex behavior, and create a hostile environment not only for LGBTI people in their communities, but with the police.
"Calorie labeling appears to be effective in an online environment where consumers have fewer distractions, and the simpler traffic-light labeling seems as effective as standard calorie numbers," Eric VanEpps, the lead author of the study, said in a press release. "The similar effects of traffic-light and numeric labeling suggests to us that consumers are making decisions based more on which choices seem healthier than on absolute calorie numbers."