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Monday, 20 June 2016

Orlando adds poignancy to gay film fest

Orlando adds poignancy to gay film fest
 - Pride is the story of British gay activists supporting the 1984 miners' strike in the UK. “As we enter Pride season, it's important to remember the ...


LGBT pastor says Christians can be gay

LGBT pastor says Christians can be gay
 - The pastor of a church that serves the LGBT community says much work remains to convince those who aren't gay, as well as those who are, that a ...

Was Anton Yelchin Gay?

Was Anton Yelchin Gay?
 - Openly gay actor Zachary Quinto was one of the first Star Trek cast to pay tribute to the actor saying, One of the most open and intellectually curious people I have ever had the pleasure to know. So enormously talented and generous of heart. Wise beyond his years. And gone before his time. All love and strength to his family at this impossible time of grief

Kenya's 'gay tests' ruled legal

Kenya's 'gay tests' ruled legal
 - Two men, who say Kenyan police forced them to undergo the procedure to prove they had had gay sex, launched the case, calling for the tests to be ...

Lesbian woman sues Chinese education ministry over claim homosexuality is a 'mental disorder'

Lesbian woman sues Chinese education ministry over claim homosexuality is a 'mental disorder'
 - A Chinese woman has sued the Chinese Ministry of Education for using textbooks which state homosexuality is a 'psychological disorder.' Qiu Bai ...

Jo Cox: MP's last message warned against immigration 'spin' in EU debate

Jo Cox: MP's last message warned against immigration 'spin' in EU debate
 - £20 billion more to our economy than they've taken out in benefits" and that this money should be better directed to education and health services.


The heroes going out in style

The heroes going out in style
 - Standards of education weren't rising and the United Kingdom was being ... So by last year there were fewer than 150 middle schools left in the UK ...

Why students don't want to Brexit

Why students don't want to Brexit
 - Many British students take a year or a semester abroad as part of their ... The reputation of the British education system and high university rankings of ...

Feeling anxious or struggling to sleep? We reveal the 7 breathing techniques that help ANY

Feeling anxious or struggling to sleep? We reveal the 7 breathing techniques that help ANY
 -  Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders in the UK. In 2013, there were over eight million anxiety cases in the UK, with women ...

Teenagers are most at risk of domestic abuse in Furness, according to new figures

Teenagers are most at risk of domestic abuse in Furness, according to new figures
 - SHOCKING new evidence shows teenagers are the age group most at risk of domestic violence across Barrow and Furness. Medics within Barrow's ...

Is there still a problem with homophobia in this country?

Is there still a problem with homophobia in this country?
 - The senseless murder of 49 people in an Orlando gay club has raised questions over the continued existence of homophobia. Matt Simpson looks into ...

High school pupils treat their elders to coffee morning

High school pupils treat their elders to coffee morning
 - Later in the day, the pupils, along with Age UK Mid Mersey volunteers, ... weekday, with the aim of reducing loneliness and isolation in older people.

UK Mourns Jo Cox as Group Says Suspect Had Far-Right Ties

UK Mourns Jo Cox as Group Says Suspect Had Far-Right Ties
 - Campaigning in Britain's European Union membership referendum remained suspended Friday as the country absorbed the daylight slaying of ...

Why the UK needs a stronger legal framework for aid spending

Why the UK needs a stronger legal framework for aid spending
 - To silence aid sceptics, the UK needs to strengthen legislation to meet a ... The UK's commitment to poverty reduction could be trumped by other ...

Brexit could see energy bills soar, one of Britain's biggest unions has warned

Brexit could see energy bills soar, one of Britain's biggest unions has warned
 - likely to go through the roof if we leave the EU. "This would force many families into even greater fuel poverty and prompt UK firms to lay off workers.”.

Nurses warn public services funding cuts risk people's health

Nurses warn public services funding cuts risk people's health
 - A major poll of more than 10,000 nurses and healthcare assistants around the UK also found that 21% have seen patients affected by a lack of heating ...

London's crossing signs go LGBT for Pride

London's crossing signs go LGBT for Pride
 - Pedestrian crossing lights are getting the LGBT treatment for Pride this year, with their 'walk' images being replaced with images promoting diversity.

Christians preach love and compassion but do not demonstrate it

Christians preach love and compassion but do not demonstrate it
 - I really wish that was where he had stopped with his letter. While he did, in the remainder of his letter encourage the reader to take care to show mercy and care with their words and actions, it was also peppered with sentences which betray that classic Christian attitude - loving the sinner but not the sin.

We are stronger together: In the wake of Orlando, now is the time for solidarity

We are stronger together: In the wake of Orlando, now is the time for solidarity
 - LGBTI people were particularly shaken. As Obama rightly said, it was “an especially heartbreaking day for our friends who are lesbian, gay, bisexual ...

Pride in Diversity: NSW Police kicking goals

Pride in Diversity: NSW Police kicking goals
 - ACON's PID program is a national not-for-profit employer program for the inclusion of LGBTI people in the workplace. Despite having been a member ...

A Struggle Ignored? The Multiple Oppressions of LGBT Refugees

A Struggle Ignored? The Multiple Oppressions of LGBT Refugees
 - Earlier in June, a groundbreaking report by the International Detention Coalition released a paper titled: “LGBTI Persons in Immigration Detention," ...

Can you be Gay and a Liberal?

Can you be Gay and a Liberal?
 - This fact may blow the minds of armchair critics, but there has been an unprecedented increase of openly gay LGBTI candidates in the 2016 election ...

LGBTI-friendly clubs are a safe haven for community

LGBTI-friendly clubs are a safe haven for community
 - HOT FM presenter Ben Norris spoke to those gathered about creating and protecting safe spaces for the LGBTI community, saying the tragedy had hit ...

Turkish police attack LGBTI demonstrators

Turkish police attack LGBTI demonstrators
 - Dozens of LGBTI demonstrators assembled off Istiklal Street on Sunday, some brandishing the community's rainbow flag. Police called on them to ...

10 LGBT Coming of Age Books to Fill You with Pride

10 LGBT Coming of Age Books to Fill You with Pride
 - I think the first thing that has to be said here is that it’s impossible to encompass all of LGBT literature into one list. Previously we have had a poll on good LGBT books recommended by you, and to celebrate the fact that June is Pride Month, I’ve put together my own list of what I think are the best LGBT Coming of Age Books.

LGBT YouTuber's come together to make a powerful video to tell the world they're not afraid

LGBT YouTuber's come together to make a powerful video to tell the world they're not afraid
 - In the wake of the Orlando shooting that left 49 dead, a group of LGBT have come together to create a powerful YouTube video to show the world ...


Gunmen killed five in a Mexico gay bar three weeks before Orlando shootings

Gunmen killed five in a Mexico gay bar three weeks before Orlando shootings
 - No Eiffel Towers are being lit up for our Mexican LGBTI brothers and sisters shot to death in a mass shooting, no flowers are being laid outside ...

We will exercise our constitutional right

We will exercise our constitutional right
 - While religious groups and various groups can freely issue their press statement on İstiklal street, it is discrimination to prohibit LGBTI parade.

Rainbow team to Sleepout for homeless youth

Rainbow team to Sleepout for homeless youth
 - At Rainbow Youth we see or hear stories of young LGBTI people who are homeless most weeks," says Rainbow Youth General Manager Duncan ...

Safe schools: supporting LGBTI students

Safe schools: supporting LGBTI students
 - Only one in five LGBTI students attend a school where they feel supported[2]. LGBTI young Australians are six times more likely to die from suicide, ...

For making workspace more inclusive | Hyderabad NYOOOZ

For making workspace more inclusive | Hyderabad NYOOOZ
 - Fighting discrimination:Arijit Sarkar, Director-Indian Operation, Google, LGBTI activist Vyajayanti Vasanta Mogli and others at a panel discussion at ...

28 Foreign Missions Come Together For Showing Support To LGBTI, Will Hold Pride Events In Delhi

28 Foreign Missions Come Together For Showing Support To LGBTI, Will Hold Pride Events In Delhi
 - A group of foreign missions in New Delhi will celebrate LGBTI pride events over the next few weeks, as the world reaffirms its solidarity with the ...

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