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Friday, 26 August 2016

The 13 most highly educated places in Britain

The 13 most highly educated places in Britain
 - The EU's data agency looked at what percentage of the population in each region, county, and municipality in Europe obtained a "tertiary education" ...

Lifelike baby dolls designed to deter teenage pregnancies actually have opposite effect, scientists ...

Lifelike baby dolls designed to deter teenage pregnancies actually have opposite effect, scientists ...
- The baby simulators form part of sex education classes across the world and are touted as a key weapon to discourage girls from having sex.

A story of Glasgow's Govanhill and its 1960s-style poverty

A story of Glasgow's Govanhill and its 1960s-style poverty
-  Govanhill has one of the largest concentrations of Roma people in the UK. ... "Poverty is the main problem in the area and has been for a long time.

The borders of rich and poor that divide America

The borders of rich and poor that divide America
- Differences in poverty rates along school district borders often run along racial lines, and perhaps nowhere is that better illustrated than along the ...

New Trump campaign CEO 'attacked his wife and said he would only marry her if the twins she was ...

New Trump campaign CEO 'attacked his wife and said he would only marry her if the twins she was ...
 - Her injuries were photographed by cops and he was charged with misdemeanor domestic violence, but the case collapsed when she failed to turn up ...

Young at heart over 50s feel 10 years younger than their age

Young at heart over 50s feel 10 years younger than their age
- However, our research reveals that older people aren't just spending money on themselves. The study found that older people in the UK are ...

Prisons face influx of older inmates, official projections suggest

Prisons face influx of older inmates, official projections suggest
 - UK prisons face an increase in elderly inmates - partly due to more ... the unit set up to investigate, including 302 people of "public prominence".

The gender pay gap means that more women will be in poverty later in life – but there is something ...

The gender pay gap means that more women will be in poverty later in life – but there is something ...
 - The gender pay gap is an important lens through which to understand the day to day incomes of women in the UK. It also represents another barrier to ...

How to respond to a 'homophobic homosexual'”

How to respond to a 'homophobic homosexual'”
 - The other day a colleague stopped me in the middle of a story to tell me that I don't have a gay voice. He thought he was complimenting me, and I ...

The Pursuit Of Happiness Is Gay

The Pursuit Of Happiness Is Gay
 - Theresa May even spoke to that when she declared she'd do more to allow every person in the UK to achieve their “God-given potential”. But when ...

Only 2 LGBTI-related Homeless submissions made

Only 2 LGBTI-related Homeless submissions made
 - The lack of submissions relating to the LGBTI community has been noted as something of a concern given the community’s vulnerability. RainbowYOUTH’s says 26% of LGBTI youth who come out to family becoming disowned and homeless. Overseas studies estimate 20 - 40% of the homeless youth population are LGBTI.

Australians Wear It Purple to support rainbow youth

Australians Wear It Purple to support rainbow youth
 - The sixth annual Wear it Purple Day has kicked off and Australians are getting dressed in various shades of purple to support LGBTI young people.

Taiwan International Queer Film Festival expands on screens and online

Taiwan International Queer Film Festival expands on screens and online
 - TIQFF will once again bring the best LGBTI films from around the world to movie screens and audiences in Taiwan, including several Teddy Award ...

Hate-preaching pastor having a hard time planning South African mission

Hate-preaching pastor having a hard time planning South African mission
 - He has been promised a meeting with Minister Malusi Gigaba and LGBTI representatives as well as the South African Human Rights Commission, but .

Rockhampton Police Support the LGBTI Community

Rockhampton Police Support the LGBTI Community
 - It's a small but public demonstration to the community that LGBTI persons have a far larger support base than they may have originally thought.

Human Rights Commissioner to address Victoria's LGBT community

Human Rights Commissioner to address Victoria's LGBT community
 - Mr Santow will speak to the community about key human rights issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) Australians in a ...

Female and LGBT students most likely to have a mental health...

Female and LGBT students most likely to have a mental health...
 - Surveying 1,000 students it suggested that 34 per cent of female students and 45 per cent of LGBT students in the UK are affected. The study looked at ...

Is this the year when anti-LGBT political campaigns reach a dead end?

Is this the year when anti-LGBT political campaigns reach a dead end?
 - Former UK Independence Party leader and lead Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage says he will appear tonight at Donald Trump's rally in Jackson, ...

Why Indonesia, the World's Biggest Muslim Democracy, Should Accept Its LGBT Citizens

Why Indonesia, the World's Biggest Muslim Democracy, Should Accept Its LGBT Citizens
 - Indonesia prides itself not only for being a country with the world’s biggest Muslim population, but also for its tolerant brand of Islam. Its two largest Muslim organizations, the traditional Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) and the modernist Muhammadiyah, which have a combined membership of some 80 million, are touted as examples of moderate Islam.

The Rise of LGBT Athletes in Sports

The Rise of LGBT Athletes in Sports
 - Back in late 2009 Welsh rugby player Gareth Thomas publicly admitted that he was gay. Whilst the rest of the country was taken aback by his revelation, both his team mates and family were supportive. Fast forward to 2013, when English diver Tom Daley announced on YouTube that he was in a relationship with a guy, both his friends, family and fellow diver Chris Mears were supportive. Only last year, English rugby player Keegan Hirst revealed, after years of struggling with his sexuality, that he was gay.

50s heartthrob Tab Hunter says his homosexuality was 'the worst kept secret in Hollywood'

50s heartthrob Tab Hunter says his homosexuality was 'the worst kept secret in Hollywood'
 - Talking about the first time the tabloids insinuated he was gay, he says: “I thought my career was over. Back then even a whisper of something like that ...

Australian opposition could block gay marriage vote

Australian opposition could block gay marriage vote
 - Members of the Australian Opposition could block the promised public vote on legalising gay marriage. A number of politicians have stated that they ...

Former West Brom midfielder banned for 'gay slur' towards Robbie Rogers

Former West Brom midfielder banned for 'gay slur' towards Robbie Rogers
 - Former West Brom midfielder Richard Chaplow has been banned for two matches after being found guilty of verbally abusing openly gay opponent ...

Is football really tackling homophobia?

Is football really tackling homophobia?
 - Delving into the issue, the fact is that no player in any of the top four divisions of the English football leagues has ever come out as gay while actively ...