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Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Democrats urge an end to curbs on blood donations from gay men

Democrats urge an end to curbs on blood donations from gay men
 - Congressional Democrats on Monday urged the removal of U.S. restrictions on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, calling the policy ...

LGBT massacre was not about Islam

LGBT massacre was not about Islam
British gay rights campaigners were left saddened and angry as mainstream media showed more interest in shooter Omar Mateen's religious interests ...

Pride in London: Organisers urge 'vigilance' at LGBT festival after Orlando nightclub massacre

Pride in London: Organisers urge 'vigilance' at LGBT festival after Orlando nightclub massacre
 - The organisers of the Pride in London festival have urged attendees to be "vigilant" following the Orlando nightclub gun massacre. Concerns for the ...

Living with my lesbian partner where it's illegal to be gay

Living with my lesbian partner where it's illegal to be gay
 - After Sunday's attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, where 49 people were killed by a gunman, vigils in the US, UK and elsewhere have ...

Top universities are putting research before students and relying on 'designer label' reputation

Top universities are putting research before students and relying on 'designer label' reputation
 - The fact is however, Britain's top universities are relying on their reputation and 'designer label' to get undergraduates through the door, and not on the ...

Nearly 1 in 10 in the UK have never used the internet, according to report

Nearly 1 in 10 in the UK have never used the internet, according to report
 - The evidence is clear that the UK faces a digital skills crisis," states the report. The report shows that the digital skills gap is apparent in the education ...

Fewer children getting first choice of secondary school, figures show

Fewer children getting first choice of secondary school, figures show
- The latest Department for Education (DfE) statistics also show that 88.4 per cent of youngsters seeking primary school places were offered their first ...

UK schools allow boys to wear skirts as uniform

UK schools allow boys to wear skirts as uniform
 - Allens Croft is designated a 'best practice school' by the LGBT group Educate and Celebrate, which has £200,000 in government funding to give ...

Orlando shooting: LGBT community seeking help to come out, says mental health counsellor

Orlando shooting: LGBT community seeking help to come out, says mental health counsellor
 - A mourner attends a vigil for victims of a shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando in front of the United States embassy in Berlin.

Are We Really About To End World Poverty?

Are We Really About To End World Poverty?
 - More than half the people of the world are living in conditions approaching misery,” declared President Truman at his second inauguration. “For the ...

Brexit could leave Welsh rural communities in poverty, warns FUW President

Brexit could leave Welsh rural communities in poverty, warns FUW President
 - British exit from the European Union must bring a reversal of policies from the main parties to prevent a decimation of Welsh agriculture, Farmers' ...

How do you solve a problem like the UK's digital skills crisis?

How do you solve a problem like the UK's digital skills crisis?
 - Equally though, if many older people are indeed shaky with their online ... The bottom line is that the UK apparently needs another 745,000 workers ...

Billions boost to UK bottom line if more was done to help people keep working for longer

Billions boost to UK bottom line if more was done to help people keep working for longer
 - The UK could increase its GDP by billions if it could keep as many people in their ... EU country for making sure older people can keep working if they want to. ... "In comparison to other EU countries the UK performs relatively well, ...

We should ban old people from voting

We should ban old people from voting
 - When older people are deemed unfit to drive a car they have their licences taken away. Removing their right to vote is merely an extension of that ...

Middle-aged more likely to be diagnosed with advanced lung cancer Cancer Research UK

Middle-aged more likely to be diagnosed with advanced lung cancer Cancer Research UK
 - in the stage at which younger and older people are diagnosed with this disease. ... Dr Julie Sharp, Cancer Research UK's head of health and patient ...

Link between cholesterol and heart disease in older people called into question

Link between cholesterol and heart disease in older people called into question
 - Cholesterol has been questioned as a cause of heart disease in older people in a controversial new study. A review of 19 studies involving 68,094 ...

US embassy in New Delhi lights up in solidarity with LGBT community

US embassy in New Delhi lights up in solidarity with LGBT community
 - It is in this spirit, and in celebration of June's LGBTI Pride month, that the US embassy is lighting the Embassy building in the iconic colours of the ...

Where Being Gay Is Punished by Death

Where Being Gay Is Punished by Death
 - LGBTI Iraqis and Syrians have been persecuted by intolerance permeating all aspects of life. It was not only the State that abdicated responsibility: ...

Hongkongers gather to light candles for those killed in Orlando attack

Hongkongers gather to light candles for those killed in Orlando attack
 - Over 100 people lit candles and held rainbow signs in support of the LGBTI community. Guests included US Consulate General Clifford Hart, ...

LGBTI needs more than marriage this election

LGBTI needs more than marriage this election
 - Mention LGBTI issues in Australia and, understandably, people think marriage equality and Safe Schools Coalition. Those two issues have received ...

UN Acknowledges Human Rights Violation Against LGBT Community

UN Acknowledges Human Rights Violation Against LGBT Community
 - "We've tried to promote LGBTI rights at every turn - even brought the issue of ISIL attacks against LGBTI people to the Security Council for the first time, ...

Let's be clear: Orlando was an attack on gay people at a gay club because they were gay

Let's be clear: Orlando was an attack on gay people at a gay club because they were gay
 - That's one of the more common lines trotted out when it comes to the “tolerance” of LGBTI people in our society. It is for this reason that we constantly ...

Love never fails. *

Love never fails. *
 - We mourn the victims and our thoughts go out to their families and friends and we stand in solidarity next to global LGBTI community who are at the ...

Bendigo stands with Orlando

Bendigo stands with Orlando
 - After the initial shock, VACountry program coordinator Harry McAnulty said the LGBTI community was now banding together to grieve and stand in ...

Don't Have Any Religion Other Than Homophobia

Don't Have Any Religion Other Than Homophobia
 - The misogyny and homophobia of its leadership was well known to CIA Director William Casey and was (according to the authors of this history) not ...

Colgate puts a smile on our face with Mexico's first gay-inclusive ad

Colgate puts a smile on our face with Mexico's first gay-inclusive ad
 - Yes it's short, yes it's simple, but it shows a fantastic step forward for LGBT visibility Mexico, which is most sorely needs. Last week the president of the ...


6 ways to stand together with the LGBT community

6 ways to stand together with the LGBT community
 - The events at Pulse nightclub are not the first time an LGBT venue has been ... Trans laws are lagging woefully behind, both in the UK and abroad.


Out, proud and never afraid' LGBT community use hashtag ...

Out, proud and never afraid' LGBT community use hashtag ...
 - Out, proud and never afraid" was the message shared by thousands of LGBTQ people online who tweeted using #GaysBreakTheInternet following a ...

The Orlando shooting grew out of everyday homophobia – we cannot be complacent

The Orlando shooting grew out of everyday homophobia – we cannot be complacent
 - A man chose to pick up a gun, travel to Pulse, a nightclub for LGBT people ... The UK was named the third most inclusive place in Europe for LGBT ...

The Orlando Massacre Is About LGBT People No Matter What the UK Media Says

The Orlando Massacre Is About LGBT People No Matter What the UK Media Says
 - It took a considerable amount of time for the BBC to start showing reports of the biggest mass shooting in American history on television on Sunday; ...

Synonymous of Homophobic Bigotry We Must Overcome

Synonymous of Homophobic Bigotry We Must Overcome
 - Synonymous of Homophobic Bigotry We Must Overcome ... The wide majority of Muslims in the UK get on with their lives and worship piously and ...

Cleric who preached death for homosexual acts and toured Orlando visits Sydney

Cleric who preached death for homosexual acts and toured Orlando visits Sydney
 - Farrokh Sekaleshfar, a British-born doctor and senior Shia Muslim scholar, said in a 2013 lecture in Michigan that 'death is the sentence for ...

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