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Monday, 23 May 2016

68% of Northern Ireland public back gay marriage introduction

68% of Northern Ireland public back gay marriage introduction
 - Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK or Ireland where a ban on same-sex marriage is still in place. Efforts to lift the prohibition have been ...

Gay teenager's tweet goes viral after he admits he was forced to take his boyfriend to their prom in ...

Gay teenager's tweet goes viral after he admits he was forced to take his boyfriend to their prom in ...
 - A same-sex teenage couple have received a deluge of support on Twitter after they revealed they had to attend their prom together in secret due to ...

Women are better educated but get screwed over as soon as they enter the workforce

Women are better educated but get screwed over as soon as they enter the workforce
 - Women are generally better educated than men in the world's most advanced economies but are severely under-represented in senior positions ...

School 'bans whistles because they are too aggressive'

School 'bans whistles because they are too aggressive'
 - A school has reportedly banned whistles from being blown at the end of playtime over fears the sound they make is "too aggressive". Staff at the ...

Chinese billionaire launches world's biggest education prize

Chinese billionaire launches world's biggest education prize
 - The results ranked the UK 10th out of 25 countries in terms of its predicted spending on education by 2030 behind the likes of France, Norway and ...

Research shows poor housing costs the UK billions every year

Research shows poor housing costs the UK billions every year
 - The authors reckon that the knock-on cost of poor housing to wider society, including lost education and employment opportunities, is £18.6bn a year.

Should it be easier for students to switch university mid degree?

Should it be easier for students to switch university mid degree?
 - In 1993, the Flowers Report saw an attempt to introduce into UK higher education a longer undergraduate year, flexibility and accelerated degrees.

British humorist writes guide for men seeking masculinity

British humorist writes guide for men seeking masculinity
 - who made it to the top of the UK charts and whose existence is credited with giving renewed life to a group of older people, who had all but given up ...

Survey suggests majority of Britons think Islam is not compatible with British values

Survey suggests majority of Britons think Islam is not compatible with British values
 - The majority of Britons believe Islam is not compatible with British values, ... people have a better understanding of faith, compared to older people.

San Diego Padres accused of homophobia after national anthem mistake

San Diego Padres accused of homophobia after national anthem mistake
 - The San Diego Padres have been accused of homophobia after the recorded voice of a woman singing the national anthem was played when it ...

Children Living In Poverty Have Higher Risk Of Developing Cancer Later In Life

Children Living In Poverty Have Higher Risk Of Developing Cancer Later In Life
 - The chances of developing bowel cancer are high in children that are brought up in poor conditions with fathers from low income group. Children living in poverty are likely to be affected by the bacteria Helicobactor pylori, which is responsible for stomach ulcers in human. As a matter of fact, stomach ulcer is one of the main factors that increase the risk of stomach cancer worldwide,


New mental health training programme for people working with children

New mental health training programme for people working with children
 - Supporting the mental health and emotional needs of children and young people is the focus of a new training programme for people across West ...

Breaking the mental health taboo

Breaking the mental health taboo
 - She got that opportunity when she came to the UK in 2002 and joined the army ... Finally, in 2012 she was assigned a mental health nurse and Hall says that ... The initiative has seen the organisation hold mental health awareness ...

Brexit would be 'very dangerous' for NHS, warns top executive

Brexit would be 'very dangerous' for NHS, warns top executive
 - Crucial NHS services including cancer care, mental health provision and GP's surgeries are likely to suffer if the UK decides to leave the EU and the ...

Overcoming my crippling anxiety was a fine art

Overcoming my crippling anxiety was a fine art
 - PAINTER Scarlett Raven has been battling mental health issues for more than ... In 2013 there were 8.2 million cases of anxiety in the UK and it affects ...

Children's rights in Wales come under UN spotlight

Children's rights in Wales come under UN spotlight
 - Children's Commissioners from across the UK have previously flagged up concerns about state of mental health services and “safeguarding” issues.

LGBTI orgs blocked from UN AIDS conference

LGBTI orgs blocked from UN AIDS conference
 - The blacklisted organisations, with a focus is on LGBTI rights, are from Egypt, Estonia, Guyana, Jamaica, Kenya, Peru, Thailand, Ukraine, Africa and ...

Labor's LGBTI plan won't end discrimination

Labor's LGBTI plan won't end discrimination
 - While Labor's plan to appoint a LGBTI discrimination commissioner would certainly be a welcome focus on advancing LGBTI rights, we still don't have ...

The truth about child custody for LGBTI parents

The truth about child custody for LGBTI parents
 - THE families of gay and lesbian families are increasingly entering the family law minefield. As technology and the ingenuity of people who wish to be ...

Ministry slammed for leaving out bisexual community

Ministry slammed for leaving out bisexual community
 - Last weeks release, originally titled “Including gay, lesbian and transgender students” has now been changed to reflect more of the LGBTI community.

Expert Reports in Crimes Against Humanity Case of Christian Extremist Scott Lively

Expert Reports in Crimes Against Humanity Case of Christian Extremist Scott Lively
 - In March 2012, SMUG filed a lawsuit against Scott Lively for his role in the persecution of the LGBTI community in Uganda. SMUG, represented by the ...

Spike in youths coming out after Irish referendum

Spike in youths coming out after Irish referendum
 - Almost 40 per cent of LGBTI respondents said they had felt confident to speak to another person about their sexuality for the first time since the historic ...

Christian pastor wants people to wear white to rally against LGBTI pride in Singapore

Christian pastor wants people to wear white to rally against LGBTI pride in Singapore
 - A prominent church pastor in Singapore is calling people to wear white to rally against Singapore's annual LGBTI pride festival, Pink Dot.

Sydney must share the shame of gay-hate crimes

Sydney must share the shame of gay-hate crimes
 - Importantly, Superintendent Tony Crandell, the police force's LGBTI spokesperson, has said he wants any evidence the original investigators did not ...

Tim Ramsey: Going back to school to say 'I'm gay' was terrifying

Tim Ramsey: Going back to school to say 'I'm gay' was terrifying
 - Tim Ramsey: Going back to school to say 'I'm gay' was terrifying .... My hope in five years is to be operating in every UK University where ...


Watch the gay South African advert that's been angering homophobes

Watch the gay South African advert that's been angering homophobes
 - The Elton John Aids Foundation partnered with Anova Health Institute to release a video for their gay sexual health campaign, 'We The Brave'.

Syphilis rates in men surging across Europe with 50% increase in UK, France and Germany

Syphilis rates in men surging across Europe with 50% increase in UK, France and Germany
 - The authors also noted important differences depending on age. The majority of syphilis cases were indeed reported in people older than 25. Younger ...

Texas Republican party inadvertently suggests most Texans are gay

Texas Republican party inadvertently suggests most Texans are gay
 - The Republican party of Texas has, through its inattention to grammar, inadvertently implied that most Texans are gay.

Scottish church voted to allow ministers to be in same-sex marriage

Scottish church voted to allow ministers to be in same-sex marriage
 - Any wider consideration of the theological understanding of same-sex marriage will not take place until the Theological Forum presents its report to ...

Tom Daley's Junk Must Stay In Place During Diving

Tom Daley's Junk Must Stay In Place During Diving
 - During an interview on Graham Norton's show, diver Tom Daley revealed why his trucks are so darn small. “They have to be small because everything ...

Yale promotes gender neutral bathrooms

Yale promotes gender neutral bathrooms
 - Transgender woman refused access to women's toilet in UK pub Play! ... "Yale's programs policies and practices are very much what LGBT inclusion ...

What I Learned from LGBT People's Stories of Coming Out in Ireland

What I Learned from LGBT People's Stories of Coming Out in Ireland
 - Enda's own brother was gay so they were open and receptive. ... In the UK the Tories had to introduce it, in the US the Supreme Court ruled it through, ...

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