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Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Sad Songs about Gay Life in Great Britain in the 1960s

Sad Songs about Gay Life in Great Britain in the 1960s
 - In the early 1960s, it was still a crime to be gay in Great Britain. The authorities put you in jail for it. Homosexuals sneaked around the country, shuffling ...

UK spy agency GCHQ offers apology to gay code breakers, including Alan Turing

UK spy agency GCHQ offers apology to gay code breakers, including Alan Turing
 - The UK's eavesdropping agency, GCHQ, has apologized for its ban on homosexuals, particularly in relation to legendary code breaker Alan Turing.


Gay student Angus McCormack told suit is 'inappropriate' for school event

Gay student Angus McCormack told suit is 'inappropriate' for school event
 - A gay student has spoken out about how he was turned away from an event at his former school because of his choice of clothing. Angus McCormack ...

Homophobia in the Commonwealth is a shameful legacy. Britain must do more

Homophobia in the Commonwealth is a shameful legacy. Britain must do more
 - Today is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. In other words, it is a day to raise awareness of the discrimination, which ...

First Minister told to raise starting age to SEVEN if she wants to truly transform Scottish education

First Minister told to raise starting age to SEVEN if she wants to truly transform Scottish education
 - Sturgeon as she sets out to transform education in this country. ... children to school aged four or five, and all of them have links to the British Empire.

Universities could be forced to cut fees or close if students receive poor tuition

Universities could be forced to cut fees or close if students receive poor tuition
 - Seven research councils will also be brought together to form the single UK Research & Innovation body, and there are suggestions that students ..

Brexit would put off international students, survey shows

Brexit would put off international students, survey shows
 - Applying the study's results to statistics from the Higher Education Statistics Agency of the origins of international students in the UK in 2014-15, the ...

UK Higher Education White Paper: The things you need to know

UK Higher Education White Paper: The things you need to know
 - The UK Government has launched a brand new Higher Education White Paper, receiving a mixture of appraisals and criticism from the region's sector ...

Surge in teenagers self-poisoning renews mental health concerns

Surge in teenagers self-poisoning renews mental health concerns
 - Almost two in three poisonings are intentional – a 50% rise in the past 20 years. There is particular concern that the number of 15- to 16-year-old girls harming their health by drinking to excess has doubled, medical research shows.


Working environment having a negative effect on employee mental health

Working environment having a negative effect on employee mental health
 - More than a third of UK employees say their working environment is having a negative effect on their mental state of mind, and one in two feel that their ...

Why relationships are important to your wellbeing

Why relationships are important to your wellbeing
 - A new survey released to mark Mental Health Awareness Week shows that we value our relationships almost above all else, so why do we neglect them? ... Nevertheless, 46 per cent of the 2,000 adults in the UK who took part in the ...

UK poverty: the charts that show the true state of low income Britain

UK poverty: the charts that show the true state of low income Britain
 - The IFS sees the overall rate rising by around 2 percentage points by 2020-21. Moreover, the child poverty rate is set to explode from around 17.5 per ...

Care home prosecuted after 91-year-old resident with dementia died of hypothermia with a ...

Care home prosecuted after 91-year-old resident with dementia died of hypothermia with a ...
 - Owners of a care home are to be prosecuted over the death of an elderly resident who died of hypothermia, it has been revealed. Annie Doreen Barritt ...

Elderly in poverty 'being betrayed', says Christian expert

Elderly in poverty 'being betrayed', says Christian expert
 - A Christian who specialises in issues affecting older people has said they're "being ... Age's report found 1 in 5 over-75s now lives in poverty in the UK.

Sex roulette parties where one person secretly has HIV are happening

Sex roulette parties where one person secretly has HIV are happening
 - It's the ultimate in extreme sex – parties where one person secretly has HIV, and everyone has unprotected sex without knowing who it is. Doctors in ...

Welsh older people's commissioner responds to poverty report

Welsh older people's commissioner responds to poverty report
 - Let's not forget that thousands of older people across the UK die every year simply because of the cold. “These issues must be addressed, particularly ...

New retreat for trans and gender diverse Aboriginal people

New retreat for trans and gender diverse Aboriginal people
 - I'm pleased that LGBTI Aboriginal people, especially Brotherboys and Sistergirls, will have this important opportunity to meet and talk together in a ...

Global survey on LGBT issues finds heteronormative views still the norm

Global survey on LGBT issues finds heteronormative views still the norm
 - ILGA found that 45% of respondents in Africa agreed “being LGBTI should be considered a crime” along with 34% of respondents in Asia, 17% in ...

Continuing the fight

Continuing the fight
 - LGBTI advocates used yesterday's International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia to celebrate the achievements of same-sex ...

What Is IDAHOT?

What Is IDAHOT?
 - It was created in 2004 to bring attention to discrimination, abuse and the experience of LGBTI people across the globe. The day is celebrated in 130 ...


International scorecard on LGBTI rights shows Australia lagging behind its peers

International scorecard on LGBTI rights shows Australia lagging behind its peers
 - We are lagging behind when it comes to equality for LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex) people in Australia. From national issues ...

On IDAHOT Day, Kyneton student calls for support groups in primary schools

On IDAHOT Day, Kyneton student calls for support groups in primary schools
 - A Kyneton Secondary College Pride Crew member, who was bullied at primary school for being gay, says there is a need for similar groups for ...

UNAIDS calls for full and complete access to quality health care, including mental health care, for ...

UNAIDS calls for full and complete access to quality health care, including mental health care, for ...
 - It is unacceptable that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people face violence and discrimination just because of who they are ...

IOM Organizes Workshops on LGBTI Migration in Central America

IOM Organizes Workshops on LGBTI Migration in Central America
 - The LGBTI migrant community in Central America is particularly vulnerable. Discrimination and persecution on grounds of sexual orientation and ...

Watch Emmerdale's Danny Miller smooch Coleen Nolan after comparing gay scenes to Loose ...

Watch Emmerdale's Danny Miller smooch Coleen Nolan after comparing gay scenes to Loose ...
 - The surprise embrace came after the Loose Women panel quizzed him on what it was like to play gay character Aaron Livesy on the long-running ITV ...

My Somewhere Over The Rainbow – The colours of suicide

My Somewhere Over The Rainbow – The colours of suicide
 - I'm probably one of very few gay men who openly admits hating 1939's The Wizard of Oz film. This hate comes from someone who once trained in ...

The 10 most spectacular Eurovision moments this year

The 10 most spectacular Eurovision moments this year
 - Europe has crowned Jamala as the Eurovision 2016 queen, and the most iconic song contest will be making its way to Ukraine in 2017. But it wasn't ...

Jonny Benjamin on suicide prevention and his IAmAMan campaign

Jonny Benjamin on suicide prevention and his IAmAMan campaign
- 76% of suicides are male and it is now the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK. ... There are many young LGBT people who don't feel comfortable with their ... We know that the LGBT community has a higher prevalence of mental ...

Bette Midler calls for Donald Trump to be thrown off Twitter after Azealia Banks was banned

Bette Midler calls for Donald Trump to be thrown off Twitter after Azealia Banks was banned
 - Bette Midler has called for Donald Trump to be banned from Twitter for his 'racist' and 'homophobic' comments. The singer and actress spoke out as ...

Are Gay Men Nothing But Meat?

Are Gay Men Nothing But Meat?
- Of all the stories I’ve written here, from celebrity interviews to provocative essays on Lyme disease, this response triggered the greatest reaction. I have a lot of mixed feelings about that; in my mind, I’ve written far more consequential content. So from the top I will concede that Mr. Wavey’s massive following, based — even he just admitted this — he show still feels like a reduction of queerness in a



International day against Homophobia, Biphobia and transphobia

International day against Homophobia, Biphobia and transphobia
 - The three NGOs work in different niches within the LGBTI community and said that they have joined forces for one purpose: creating unity within diversity. An official programme of events was presented during the press conference with different events catering for all.
 

This poster at a pro-LGBTI rally in Lebanon is the funniest thing you'll read in Arabic today

This poster at a pro-LGBTI rally in Lebanon is the funniest thing you'll read in Arabic today
 - Dozens of LGBTI activists risked arrest and attacks by staging a protest to demand the decriminalization of homosexuality in Lebanon yesterday (15 ...

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