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Friday, 1 July 2016

40 people arrested in north-east after domestic violence crackdown

40 people arrested in north-east after domestic violence crackdown
 - More than 40 north-east residents have been detained by police carrying out a blitz on domestic violence. The arrests were made during a targeted, ...

Number living in relative poverty rises for first time in nearly ten years

Number living in relative poverty rises for first time in nearly ten years
 - The number of people in the UK living in relative poverty has risen for the ... It's a tragedy that we are now talking about rises in child poverty not falls.

Don't let Brexit distract

Don't let Brexit distract
 - A huge 66% of those children live in working families – up from 56% in 2013/14. Across the UK child poverty has risen by 200,000. Behind these ...

Lifeline unit for vulnerable young people with mental health issues opens in Leeds

Lifeline unit for vulnerable young people with mental health issues opens in Leeds
 - The new Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) space is situated in the old joint unit, which has been refurbished and dedicated to ...

Deaths linked to alcohol on the rise

Deaths linked to alcohol on the rise
 - Men accounted for nearly two-thirds of admissions. ... The report found that 28.9 million people in the UK reported drinking in the previous week - 58% ...

More than a MILLION people were admitted to hospital last year due to alcohol

More than a MILLION people were admitted to hospital last year due to alcohol
 - The report found 28.9 million people in the UK reported drinking in the ... 'Despite drinking comparatively little, older people consume alcohol far more ...

Love 'exaggerating mental illness to avoid extradition', court hears

Love 'exaggerating mental illness to avoid extradition', court hears
 - Lauri Love is exaggerating his mental illness – namely Asperger's ... would be allowed to return to the UK to serve out his sentence in a timely manner.

How can universities prepare for a post-Brexit world?

How can universities prepare for a post-Brexit world?
 - The lack of any vision (from any quarter) for post-Brexit Britain is all too apparent. But the uncertainty for the higher education sector goes beyond ...

Watch How These Commuters React To Public Acts Of Homophobia

Watch How These Commuters React To Public Acts Of Homophobia
 - In a crowded subway train during rush hour, how many passengers would dare to stand up to a homophobic aggressor? That's what Julius Dien ...

This short film about gay love and homophobia will break your heart

This short film about gay love and homophobia will break your heart
 - As Madrid Pride week begins, Spanish-language LGBT news service Shangay has creative a powerful short film with director David Velduque called ...


Queers in the Holy Land: Choking on Blue and White Glitter on Gay Birthright

Queers in the Holy Land: Choking on Blue and White Glitter on Gay Birthright
 - It has also successfully pitched itself as a the only safe place for gays in the Middle East—or, “civilization's front line in the battle against barbarism” of ...

What to read this summer about the Middle East

What to read this summer about the Middle East
 - Moving into fiction, Saleem Haddad's novel “Guapa” tells the riveting story of a young gay Arab man in an unnamed country grappling with his ...

At gay rugby club, South African 'fairies' tackle prejudice

At gay rugby club, South African 'fairies' tackle prejudice
 - On a poster to recruit new players to Africa's first tournament-playing gay rugby club, the team's large, bearded prop Larry Viljoen ...

African cardinal rebukes Cardinal Marx's call for apology to homosexuals

African cardinal rebukes Cardinal Marx's call for apology to homosexuals
 - In a pithy tweet on Saturday, a prominent South African cardinal rebuked German Cardinal Reinhard Marx's claim that ...

The UN Votes To Create Its First LGBT Rights Watchdog

The UN Votes To Create Its First LGBT Rights Watchdog
 - South Africa had sponsored the first LGBT rights resolution in the Human Rights Council, and for years its leadership was considered essential ...

Australian Sex Party stands strong on LGBTI issues

Australian Sex Party stands strong on LGBTI issues
 - The Australian Sex Party has continued its mandate of support for the LGBTI community by announcing a slew of policies defending the rights of the ...

Gay singer smashes Queen's Somebody to Love on America's Got Talent

Gay singer smashes Queen's Somebody to Love on America's Got Talent
 - A singer who revealed he was “bullied for being gay” got a standing ovation on America's Got Talent this week. 28-year-old Brian Justin Crum gave ...

Team GB's diving team make a splash with their new kit

Team GB's diving team make a splash with their new kit
 - Team GB's hunky divers don't leave much to the imagination in their new Olympic swimwear. Stella McCartney and adidas have joined forces once ...


Straight Jacket: How to Be Gay and Happy by Matthew Todd

Straight Jacket: How to Be Gay and Happy by Matthew Todd
 - In 2016 LGBTQ people in Britain continue to suffer disproportionately high ... Not so long ago being gay could not only get you beaten up in Britain, ...

TV presenters Jan Versteegh and Tim Hofman in gay kiss for l'homo magazine

TV presenters Jan Versteegh and Tim Hofman in gay kiss for l'homo magazine
 - They look like any other loving gay couple, but there's actually much more to this picture than it first appears. These two men are not in a relationship, ...

Indian Supreme Court refuses to change anti-gay law

Indian Supreme Court refuses to change anti-gay law
 - India is in a lot of relationships with other countries where LGBTI issues are very openly discussed. If Indians have been denied their rights, how can ...

LGBTI people reacting to homophobic comments will show you how much work there is still left to do

LGBTI people reacting to homophobic comments will show you how much work there is still left to do
 - 'If you were my child and you turned out gay, I'd burn you alive.' LGBTI people reacting to homophobic comments will show you how much work there ...

A US Embassy outed six men. Then they were beaten and forced to flee.

A US Embassy outed six men. Then they were beaten and forced to flee.
  - The photo carried the caption: "LGBTI community signing the condolence book." Shortly after the photos began circulating on the Internet, two of the ...

Gay man takes reins of Jewish group

Gay man takes reins of Jewish group
 - He also hopes to work with Randy Berry, the State Department's special envoy for the human rights of LGBTI persons, on ways to work together to ...

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