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Thursday, 26 May 2016

Next census could ask: Are you gay or transsexual?

Next census could ask: Are you gay or transsexual?
 - Previously it has been shown that 1.6 per cent of people in the UK are lesbian, gay or bisexual, while under 4,000 people have obtained a gender ...

Bernie Sanders releases pro-LGBT rights campaign video

Bernie Sanders releases pro-LGBT rights campaign video
 - Was the gentleman referring to the many thousands and thousands of gay people who have put their lives on the line in countless wars? You have ...


Week one of The Legend of Tarzan workout challenge

 Week one of The Legend of Tarzan workout challenge
 - Surviving in Tarzan's jungle takes skill and stamina, so we've got six weeks of workouts to help you get into Skarsgårdian shape. The Legend of ...

The Torchwood trio are back for a new miniseries

The Torchwood trio are back for a new miniseries
 - We love Torchwood. Try and name another show that could get away with featuring a blowfish driving a sports car and a gas that kills people by ...

Chinese student market: can the West weather a perfect storm?

Chinese student market: can the West weather a perfect storm?
 - In a report published last year, the Higher Education Funding Council for England revealed that there are almost as many Chinese as UK students ...

Children's education will suffer if parents take term time holidays say mums opposed to petition

Children's education will suffer if parents take term time holidays say mums opposed to petition
 - I agree that travel, within the UK and abroad, is so expensive during school ... This is because of the impact it can have on a child's education.

Role of Scottish councils in delivering education set to change, says minister

Role of Scottish councils in delivering education set to change, says minister
 - Scotland's Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has suggested that the role Scotland's 32 councils play in delivering education is set to change. Speaking ...

As Students, We Must Stand With Them

As Students, We Must Stand With Them
 - Students and staff should be collaborative scholars, partners working together to shape education and search for truth - instead, senior managers are ...

Tackling the stigma of mental health issues

Tackling the stigma of mental health issues
 - Tackling the stigma of mental health issues ... Tackling the stigma around mental health is a barrier we need to overcome in order to deal ... With child poverty on the increase in the UK as a whole, more needs to be done to ...

Anti-gay countries block LGBT organizations from AIDS discussions

Anti-gay countries block LGBT organizations from AIDS discussions
 - The meeting that will address fast-tracking measures to end the HIV/AIDS ... Alimi is currently living in the U.K. and is the founder of the Bisi Alimi ...

Brexit would put pensions at risk David Cameron warns older voters

Brexit would put pensions at risk David Cameron warns older voters
 - Mr Cameron warned pensions would be damaged by the “economic shock” of Brexit and elderly care would be at risk if the UK were to opt out of the ...

The best UK smaller company shares for investors today

The best UK smaller company shares for investors today
 - Mike Prentis, manager of the high-performing BlackRock UK Smaller ... The company builds specialised apartments for the elderly, the company has a ...
Tory benefit sanctions driving vulnerable claimants to crime & poverty
 - Tory benefit sanctions driving vulnerable claimants to crime & poverty – ... with dependent children and individuals whose first language is not English.

Bringing Social Purpose to the Digital Revolution

Bringing Social Purpose to the Digital Revolution
 - Oxfam's UK Poverty team, which is using data to understand the causes of food insecurity in families and creating a new service to help alleviate this ...

Isn't it puke-inducing being lectured about poverty by millionaire comics?

Isn't it puke-inducing being lectured about poverty by millionaire comics?
 - is a BBC comedy about the continuing adventures of Kim Wilde, the fat, cynical but lovable nurse character played by former nurse Jo Brand. Now she has quit the NHS and is working in the private sector for a company called Buccaneer 2000 — which is, of course, exactly what a

Minimum Wage, Maximum Poverty?

Minimum Wage, Maximum Poverty?
 - We examine the economic conundrum of the minimum wage. There are big protests this week outside McDonald's HQ in the US where poor workers ...

LGBTI are kids now protected from conversion therapy in Vermont

LGBTI are kids now protected from conversion therapy in Vermont
 - Senate Bill 132 protects LGBTI youth from mental health providers attempting to change their sexual orientation or gender identity through practices ...

Uniting still one of Australia's most LGBTI-friendly employers

Uniting still one of Australia's most LGBTI-friendly employers
 - For the second year in a row aged care provider Uniting has been named as one of Australia's Top LGBTI-friendly employers, and the best ...

Why Christian and Muslim fundamentalists actually aren't enemies

Why Christian and Muslim fundamentalists actually aren't enemies
 - While the OIC did not give a reason, Samantha Power, the US ambassador to the UN, complained that they had been blocked for their LGBTI ...

The Francophone LGBTI Advocates Initiative

The Francophone LGBTI Advocates Initiative
 - A strong, pluralistic civil society is needed to respond in these contexts, yet LGBTI organizations and activists often lack the necessary capacity to do ...

Captain America Chris Evans Needs A Boyfriend?

Captain America Chris Evans Needs A Boyfriend?
 - This is not the first time Disney has been called out to be fair to the LGBTI community. When the GIveElsaAGirlfriend campaign caught on, Frozen star ...

Anti-gay countries block LGBT organizations from AIDS discussions

Anti-gay countries block LGBT organizations from AIDS discussions
 - The [non-governmental organizations] that have been singled out for exclusion appear to have been chosen for their involvement in LGBTI, ...

Gays angry at Bonang Matheba

Gays angry at Bonang Matheba
 - Bonang, who often jets off to other African countries for gigs and events, has been on the receiving end of backlash from the LGBTI community ...

Mpho Tutu-Van Furth on gay marriage after calling it quits with Anglican Church

Mpho Tutu-Van Furth on gay marriage after calling it quits with Anglican Church
 - Mpho Tutu-Van Furth has had to give up her priesthood and leave the South African Anglican Church over a difference of opinion on gay marriage.

UK law banning BDSM and bondage porn is directly 'targeting and exposing gay men'

UK law banning BDSM and bondage porn is directly 'targeting and exposing gay men'
 - The UK law that bans bondage, BDSM and fetish porn is being used to ... 'We have seen the law used, in particular, to target and expose gay men.

UK actor Ian McKellen: 'India needs to grow up' about gays

UK actor Ian McKellen: 'India needs to grow up' about gays
 - British actor Ian McKellen has criticized India's use of a British colonial law to crack down on homosexuals, saying in an ...

Secretary of the US Army thanks boyfriend and quotes Beyoncé

Secretary of the US Army thanks boyfriend and quotes Beyoncé
 - Eric Fanning thanked his boyfriend and quoted Beyoncé as he was appointed the first openly gay US Army leader. Eric, 47, was confirmed as ...

Gay man says incident with homophobic Uber driver left him 'fearing for his safety'

Gay man says incident with homophobic Uber driver left him 'fearing for his safety'
 - Lewis Peters has shared his story following a string of incidents involving LGBT people and the app-based transport service.

The Red Arrows flyover at Pride is cause for celebration – it shows just how tolerant Britain has ...

The Red Arrows flyover at Pride is cause for celebration – it shows just how tolerant Britain has ...
 - Last night, lesbian and gay activists gathered outside City Hall to protest. It wasn't to confront homophobia or transphobia, or pray for the gay men ...

UK parliament asked if sanction on Bangladesh applicable

UK parliament asked if sanction on Bangladesh applicable
 - In response, Hugo Swire said he, like all those in House, was absolutely appalled by the senseless murders of the LGBT activists Xulhaz Mannan and ...

Gay people are being unfairly targeted by porn ban claims new report

Gay people are being unfairly targeted by porn ban claims new report
 - Gay people and sexual minorities are being unfairly targeted by the UK government's extreme porn ban, according to leading think tank the Adam ...

Gay SA Radio comes out online to highlight LGBTI realities

Gay SA Radio comes out online to highlight LGBTI realities
 - A new online radio station will officially launch in October this year, dedicated specifically to the continent's LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, ...

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