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Monday, 4 July 2016

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte tells people to 'go ahead and kill' drug addicts

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte tells people to 'go ahead and kill' drug addicts
 - The strongman president of the Philippines has told people to “go ahead and kill” drug addicts. Former lawyer Rodrigo Duterte was only sworn in at ...

Muslim law trainee wins case against the state of Bavaria after being banned from wearing a ...

Muslim law trainee wins case against the state of Bavaria after being banned from wearing a ...
-  A 25-year-old trainee lawyer took the German state of Bavaria to court, and won, after she was told she could not wear her hijab at work.

Church petitions court to reveal the identities of teenage sexual abuse victims who sued them

Church petitions court to reveal the identities of teenage sexual abuse victims who sued them
 - A Kansas church is asking a court to punish two young girls who sued them over sexual abuse by a former Bible school volunteer by forcing them to ..

Owner of dating site ChristianMingle agrees to open doors to gay singles in judge-approved ...

Owner of dating site ChristianMingle agrees to open doors to gay singles in judge-approved ...
 - Gay Christians will soon be able to look for love on dating site ChristianMingle for the first time after being ordered to remove restrictions limiting users ...

Strikes are 'futile' and harm children's education, teachers told

Strikes are 'futile' and harm children's education, teachers told
 - A teachers' strike is a 'futile and politically motivated gesture' that harms pupils' education and portrays educators as 'militant hardliners', the head of a ...

Kenya seeks tech alternatives to break taboo over sex education in schools

Kenya seeks tech alternatives to break taboo over sex education in schools
 - All girls, all boys must have comprehensive sexuality education," said Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA executive director. "That's really when they can ...

Not on the same page': Brexit poses threat to British universities

Not on the same page': Brexit poses threat to British universities
 - There are 125,000 students from the EU in higher education in Britain, about 5.5 percent of the total, and the proportion is much higher at some ...

Brexit uncertainty may hit university pensions

Brexit uncertainty may hit university pensions
 - UK board meeting held immediately after the emergence of the referendum result, Times Higher Education understands. The combined deficit of UK ...

Children battling mental health problems refused treatments due to NHS cuts

Children battling mental health problems refused treatments due to NHS cuts
 - Vulnerable children are being refused NHS mental health treatment after referrals by their GPs due to budget cuts. A study out reveals 60% of cases ...

We can blame old people for Brexit, but we shouldn't take away their votes

We can blame old people for Brexit, but we shouldn't take away their votes
 - The UK's old decided for the young in the Brexit vote,” TIME magazine recently declared. Young voters largely wanted to remain in the European ...

Over 60% of people say the EU is more important to Ireland than the UK

Over 60% of people say the EU is more important to Ireland than the UK
 - Similar to the UK, there is a notable difference in attitudes between younger and older people - with 18-24 year olds more pro-European than those ...

Concern at big rise in skin cancer cases

Concern at big rise in skin cancer cases
 - THE “sun, sea and sangria” generation of older people is being diagnosed with ... Melanoma is the fifth most common type of cancer in the UK.

Brexit voters are not thick, not racist: just poor

Brexit voters are not thick, not racist: just poor
 - They tried to convince the British people to allow them to control us and .... It occurs to me that the poor, as well as older voters, are less likely to be ...

Letting the people decide can bring nasty surprises

Letting the people decide can bring nasty surprises
 - She had little sympathy for this view, pointing out that fewer young people than old people exercised their right to vote — voting in the UK is not ...

Scrap t-junctions because elderly motorists struggle with them, report says

Scrap t-junctions because elderly motorists struggle with them, report says
 - Roads should be redesigned to be more accessible for older drivers, ... According to the report, there are 4.7 million people in the UK over the age of ...

Free lunches plan at playschemes in Buckley amid poverty concerns

Free lunches plan at playschemes in Buckley amid poverty concerns
 - FREE packed lunches look likely to be distributed at a playgroup amid concerns over the impact of poverty on children. Members of Buckley Town ...

Christian dating site ordered to stop blocking same-sex couples

Christian dating site ordered to stop blocking same-sex couples
 - Following a lawsuit, the dating site was ordered to allow same-sex matches in a 'judge-approved settlement' based on discrimination claims.

Oxford Uni ditches paintings of white men for portraits of women, gay and black people

Oxford Uni ditches paintings of white men for portraits of women, gay and black people
- ICONIC paintings of white men are being taken down and replaced with images of gay, female and black people as Oxford University tries to transform ...

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau makes history marching at Pride Toronto

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau makes history marching at Pride Toronto
 - itself was dedicated to the lives who were taken too soon, and the first float leading the parade bore the names of those killed in the gay nightclub.

Big Brother house, standby for a proposal… Please do not swear

Big Brother house, standby for a proposal… Please do not swear
 - Among Fury's more insulting comments included the views that homosexuality and paedophilia would bring about the apocalypse and were in some ...

Abingdon-on-Thames Council refuses to fly rainbow flag at Oxford Pride

Abingdon-on-Thames Council refuses to fly rainbow flag at Oxford Pride
 - The LGBT community called the move 'discriminatory' after councillors voted 7 to 6 not to fly the colourful emblem for next year's Oxford Pride.

South African artist Chris Chameleon dedicates new video to Orlando victims

South African artist Chris Chameleon dedicates new video to Orlando victims
 - 'I can only hope that the LGBTI community will be brave and not feel threatened. We can't let this sort of violence succeed in it's objective, to silence us.


LGBTI Pride March in Quito, Ecuador

LGBTI Pride March in Quito, Ecuador
 - hundreds of people met in the centre of Quito to celebrate the LGBTI Pride March. Men and women of all ages ...


Is Trump considering a 'religious liberty' supporter for VP?

Is Trump considering a 'religious liberty' supporter for VP?
 - Earlier this year, at a a town hall meeting, Pence could not give a 'yes' or 'no' answer when asked if he thought LGBTI citizens should be fired from ...

Judge blocks Mississippi law allowing denial of services to LGBTI people

Judge blocks Mississippi law allowing denial of services to LGBTI people
 - While Safe Schools and same-sex marriage have grabbed headlines, there are many other important issues for LGBTI people that need to be ...

4 super chill post-Pride boltholes in the UK you'll want to unwind in

4 super chill post-Pride boltholes in the UK you'll want to unwind in
 - Now, we can't wait for rest of the UK's blockbuster LGBTI fests coming up this summer, but we're already dreading the mornings-after! Brighton ...

Are straight people feeling left out by the success of Pride?

Are straight people feeling left out by the success of Pride?
 - Straight allies and supporters are welcome at LGBTI Pride. Certainly, in London, now that an increasing number of businesses take part in the Pride ...

LGBTI people invited to end of Ramadan Muslim meal

LGBTI people invited to end of Ramadan Muslim meal
 - Following the mass shooting in Orlando that killed 49 people Dr Al-Qadri said he stands with the LGBTI community. “I stand with the LGBT community ...

Edinburgh's Pride Festival pays tribute to Orlando shooting victims

Edinburgh's Pride Festival pays tribute to Orlando shooting victims
 - THE annual lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) event included a march down the Royal Mile and a tribute to the victims of last ...

I didn't report my attack. I didn't feel there was any point' - teenage victim of homophobic assault

I didn't report my attack. I didn't feel there was any point' - teenage victim of homophobic assault
- What we found (in our research) was confirmed in the referendum - most people made the move to fully support LGBTI people, but it means that the ...

Scotland backs LGBTI organisations and groups

Scotland backs LGBTI organisations and groups
 - Pink Saltire The Scottish Government has committed nearly £5 million towards services that support LGBTI organisations since 2011, it has been ...

Election shows majority support same-sex marriage, LGBTI groups claim

Election shows majority support same-sex marriage, LGBTI groups claim
LGBTI groups have declared the election a win for marriage equality, with at least seven opponents of same-sex marriage voted out and two new ...

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