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Thursday, 19 May 2016

HIV rates alarmingly high for gay and bisexual men in southern US States

HIV rates alarmingly high for gay and bisexual men in southern US States
 - By breaking down the rates of HIV transmission in the US by geography, a new study by Emory University in Atlanta discovered the particularly ...

Wake up with Louis Smith's extraordinary shirtless morning routine

Wake up with Louis Smith's extraordinary shirtless morning routine
 - The video might not be NSFW, but these moves are definitely not safe to try at home. Team GB athlete Louis Smith shows off his extraordinary morning ...

Ross Adams on getting engaged and his British Soap Award nomination

Ross Adams on getting engaged and his British Soap Award nomination
 - I know a lot of shows have gay actors or gay characters, but Hollyoaks has the most. We reflect modern day Britain. The thing I love about the show, ...

Why Britain leaving the EU would be bad for LGBTI workers

Why Britain leaving the EU would be bad for LGBTI workers
 - In 2000, it gave lesbian, gay and bisexual citizens a legal right to equal treatment at work, a right which hadn't previously existed in the UK. It ensured ...

UK prison reform will do little to solve the jail problem

UK prison reform will do little to solve the jail problem
 - UK prison reform will do little to solve the jail problem ... They will be able to decide which rehabilitation and education services to use and what work ...

Plans to give prison governors control welcomed

Plans to give prison governors control welcomed
 - The prime minister first outlined plans to give prison governors "complete control" over their prisons in February. The education plans follow an ...

EU students: how would Brexit affect you studying in the UK?

EU students: how would Brexit affect you studying in the UK?
 - a non-UK university student from the EU, we would like to know your views on what impact the EU referendum will have for you and your education.

US and UK have the world's strongest higher education systems, say QS rankings

US and UK have the world's strongest higher education systems, say QS rankings
 - America and the UK have the world's strongest higher education systems as Continenal Europe catches up in this year's Higher Education System .

Abortion rates show regional variations

Abortion rates show regional variations
 - The Department of Health said the total number of abortions was "fairly constant" at 185,824 in 2015, a rise of 0.7% on the year before. In some areas, almost half of all cases were "repeat" abortions.

Psychiatric patients encouraged to vote in Brexit referendum

Psychiatric patients encouraged to vote in Brexit referendum
 - UK trusts and charities have launched initiatives to encourage mental health patients and people with learning disabilities to vote in the upcoming ...

Why I'd recommend counselling to everyone

 Why I'd recommend counselling to everyone
 - It took me a long time to open up about my mental health problems. It's not something that I want to define me, and I'd got used to bottling it up and ...

Impoverished background affects cancer risk later in life

Impoverished background affects cancer risk later in life
 - Researchers found that poor living conditions as a child were linked to a ... Around 1.2 million children in the UK live in poverty in households where ...

Could this Salford project be the key to ending our homeless crisis?

Could this Salford project be the key to ending our homeless crisis?
 - A scheme which sees homeless people living and working together in Pendlelton is changing lives. The MEN went down to meet those involved.

Many older people staying at work 'because they want to'

Many older people staying at work 'because they want to'
 - More people are working beyond retirement age than ever before, mainly because they enjoy it, according to a new study. Research by insurance ...

Home Sharing Provides an Innovative Way to Combat Loneliness Among the Elderly

Home Sharing Provides an Innovative Way to Combat Loneliness Among the Elderly
 - It also tackles the increasingly appreciated problem of solitude amongst the elderly. Indeed, a recent study from Age UK found that around half of over ...

Number of carers aged 80+ rises by over a third and most do a 35 hour week

Number of carers aged 80+ rises by over a third and most do a 35 hour week
 - The majority of these older people are looking after their partner, while a ... Emily Holzhausen director of policy at Carers UK, said: "Our ageing ...

How the world feels about LGBT people

How the world feels about LGBT people
 - stories of committed same-sex couples might change those figures; as the report's authors wrote, “These results seem to show that LGBTI (lesbian, ...

Will you still 'like' me? LGBTI teens come out of digital closet

Will you still 'like' me? LGBTI teens come out of digital closet
 - A new app and website lets young LGBTI people anonymously ask their friends through Facebook (or email or text) if they would support them coming ...

More people than ever now believe it should be legal to be LGBTI

More people than ever now believe it should be legal to be LGBTI
 - Produced by ILGA-RIWI in partnership with Logo the results show 53% of people feel simply being LGBTI should not be a crime, a previous study by ...

Scotland's biggest Pride event backs campaign to tackle homophobic bullying

Scotland's biggest Pride event backs campaign to tackle homophobic bullying
 - "Inclusive education is an issue that will tug on the heart strings of every LGBTI person, allowing individuals time for reflection about their experiences ...

It's time to vote forBrisbane's best LGBTIachievers

It's time to vote forBrisbane's best LGBTIachievers
 - This year sees a wide variety of people nominated for what is one of the longest running LGBTI events in the world. Every year the Queen's Birthday ...

Fearing Discrimination, Most LGBTI Individuals Remain in Closet, Report Concludes

Fearing Discrimination, Most LGBTI Individuals Remain in Closet, Report Concludes
 - The majority of LGBTI people continue to face discrimination in many aspects of their lives, most importantly within the family, where the deepest forms ...

Radical' Pride campaigners lift drag ban in preparation for next rival LGBT festival

Radical' Pride campaigners lift drag ban in preparation for next rival LGBT festival
 - funded project that will allow us to further develop the LGBTI community in Glasgow, beginning with a national gathering taking place later this year, ...

Seychelles votes to legalise same-sex relationships

Seychelles votes to legalise same-sex relationships
 - Ronny Arnephy, Vice-Chair of LGBTI-Sey, told HRC: “I am over the moon that we have finally won this long struggle. Now that the bill has passed, ...
Ricardo Morán joins campaign against homophobia
 - According to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Peru they have registered 13 LGBTI deaths from April 2014 to March 2015 and that ...


Integrating LGBTI People into Global Development

Integrating LGBTI People into Global Development
 - Despite recent advances, stigmatization and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity remain rampant. When people are ...

Would you be accepted? Find out before you come out

Would you be accepted? Find out before you come out
 - Here's a new way to discover how much support is out there for you before you come out as LGBTI. The crew at youth network Minus18 have launched ...


Statement on the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia

Statement on the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia
 - The 20th anniversary review and appraisal of implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action revealed some advances for the LGBTI community but ...

See pictures from Uganda's largest ever rally for LGBTI rights

See pictures from Uganda's largest ever rally for LGBTI rights
 - The event, scheduled to coincide with International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, saw around 300 Ugandan LGBTI celebrate ...

Muslim nations ban LGBT groups from UN meeting on AIDS

Muslim nations ban LGBT groups from UN meeting on AIDS
 - the US ambassador to the UN, said the vetoed NGOs "appear to have been chosen for their involvement in LGBTI, transgender or youth advocacy".

Workshops on LGBTI migration in Central America by IOM

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

U.N. Report Says 75% of Employed LGBTIs in China Surveyed Still in the Closet

U.N. Report Says 75% of Employed LGBTIs in China Surveyed Still in the Closet
 - China Daily reported that a U.N. survey found that only one in 20 LGBTI Chinese is open to society about their different sexuality. Of the 18,000 young ...

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