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Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Is Theresa May the right Conservative leader for gay people?

Is Theresa May the right Conservative leader for gay people?
 - Gay supporters of Theresa May are worried her voting record on LGBT+ ... But after a marked increase in racist incidents across the UK since the ...

Labour should extend 'zero tolerance' anti-Semitism rules to homophobia and sexism

Labour should extend 'zero tolerance' anti-Semitism rules to homophobia and sexism
 - Shami Chakrabarti has recommended that the Labour Party expands 'zero tolerance' anti-racism rules in its code of conduct to cover homophobia and ...

Big Brother's Sam Giffen slammed after sexuality chat

Big Brother's Sam Giffen slammed after sexuality chat
 - The duo were discussing their earlier lives and the bullying they had received for being gay in childhood. But Sam soon turned the conversation away ...

Hillary Clinton “proud” of US military for lifting transgender ban

Hillary Clinton “proud” of US military for lifting transgender ban
 - Hillary continued: “Now we need to finally pass the federal Equality Act and end discrimination against LGBT Americans once and for all in ...

Young People Have a Right to Be Heard

Young People Have a Right to Be Heard
 - This week at Unicef UK we launched U-Report, a global messaging ... Unicef in the UK has the same duty to ensure that children can survive and ...

French HIV awareness group calls for safe sex and hopes to bring peace to Euro 2016 rivals in ...

French HIV awareness group calls for safe sex and hopes to bring peace to Euro 2016 rivals in ...
 - A campaign by French HIV and AIDS awareness group, AIDES, has released a new ad that calls for safe sex and hopes to bring peace to rival football ...

It's a disgrace' - union slams education cuts ahead of teachers' strike

It's a disgrace' - union slams education cuts ahead of teachers' strike
 - A Lincolnshire trade union group has urged parents to support teachers ahead of a national strike over cuts to education budgets. Teachers across ...

UK Schools to Close as Hundreds of Teachers Strike Over Poor Funding

UK Schools to Close as Hundreds of Teachers Strike Over Poor Funding
 - Teachers are demanding funding of schools and education be increased, the terms and conditions in ... UK school-teachers are striking again today.

Domestic violence by young parents is leading to more children at risk

Domestic violence by young parents is leading to more children at risk
 - A rising number of children are being taken into care to protect them from domestic violence by teenage and other young adult parents, research by a ...

Nigel Farage stands down as UKIP leader: 'I feel that I've done my bit'

Nigel Farage stands down as UKIP leader: 'I feel that I've done my bit'
 - During last year's election, Mr Farage caused outrage after he claimed that he had been “proven right” after calling for people with HIV to be banned ...

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 ...

Two-thirds of GP referrals for child mental health lead to no treatment

Two-thirds of GP referrals for child mental health lead to no treatment
 - Exclusive An increasing number of vulnerable children are being refused vital mental health treatment that is recommended by their GP, finds a major ...

Councillor wins unanimous support for student mental health task group proposal

Councillor wins unanimous support for student mental health task group proposal
 - A CROSS-PARTY task group to help tackle the mental health of students ... surge in the number of students presenting with mental health problems.

Antidepressant prescriptions double to 61 million in 10 years

Antidepressant prescriptions double to 61 million in 10 years
 - Commenting on the figures, Gillian Connor, head of policy at the charity Rethink Mental Illness, said: "The reasons for this increase in antidepressant ...

Suburban families are trapped in poverty as benefit claims rise and job opportunities dwindle

Suburban families are trapped in poverty as benefit claims rise and job opportunities dwindle
 - Suburban families who once chose to live on the outskirts of city centres in search of a better quality of life are finding themselves trapped in a cycle of ...

Ageist backlash in the wake of Brexit a disgrace...elderly have as much right to a vote as anyone else

Ageist backlash in the wake of Brexit a disgrace...elderly have as much right to a vote as anyone else
 - As Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland, I am appalled by suggestions that older people shouldn't be allowed to vote, or that there ...

The wright stuff causes homophobia debate with Chris Bryant

The wright stuff causes homophobia debate with Chris Bryant
 - It lead the panel to ask when is the appropriate age to teach children about same sex relationships and whether teachers need to be more strict when ...

Friend of gays' Donald Trump vetting anti-LGBT Governor to be Vice President

Friend of gays' Donald Trump vetting anti-LGBT Governor to be Vice President
 - Donald Trump is apparently vetting anti-gay governor Mike Pence to run to be his Vice President. Indiana's Governor Mike Pence stirred up ...

Scottish Free Church will 'resist' Sturgeon's plans for LGBT-inclusive education in schools

Scottish Free Church will 'resist' Sturgeon's plans for LGBT-inclusive education in schools
- Garry Otton of Secular Scotland responded: “David Robertson is obsessed with gay sex. “Hardly a day goes by when he is not making some ...

Stuart Milk on uncle Harvey Milk's legacy and Levi's Pride collection

Stuart Milk on uncle Harvey Milk's legacy and Levi's Pride collection
 - As one of the first openly gay politician to be elected to public office in the US, Harvey Milk's impact on the fight for LGBT rights is indescribable.

Stephen Crabb: Gay cure support “complete fabrication”

Stephen Crabb: Gay cure support “complete fabrication”
 - He was then absent for all other votes concerning the interests of LGBT people in the UK, including allowing Armed Forces based outside the UK the ...

Panti Bliss offers powerful words on equality after the Orlando Shooting

Panti Bliss offers powerful words on equality after the Orlando Shooting
 - She said that these have been a 'difficult and tumultuous few weeks' and that people at the time 'failed to understand why the LGBTI community ...

Adidas, Nike team up for gay and lesbian soccer world championship

Adidas, Nike team up for gay and lesbian soccer world championship
 - Both Nike and Adidas have earned praise from LGBTI supporters - and the ire of bigopts - for supporting LGBTI rights in recent years. Nike even has its ...

Colours of the Rainbow Not Allowed in 'Istanbul Pride'

Colours of the Rainbow Not Allowed in 'Istanbul Pride'
 - The organized LGBTI movement in Turkey has been growing and gaining more recognition. And due to that recognition as a progressive force, ...

I'm blocked from being UKIP leader because I challenged homophobia

I'm blocked from being UKIP leader because I challenged homophobia
 - Ms Evans, the former Deputy Chairman of the UK Independence Party, had been one of a few pro-LGBT voices within UKIP, and was briefly its interim ...

Whilst Scotland flies Rainbow flag with pride, English town denies LGBT recognition

Whilst Scotland flies Rainbow flag with pride, English town denies LGBT recognition
 - The Scottish parliament flew the internationally recognised symbol of LGBT pride outside its Parliament. Small English town votes it down. The Pride ...

Watch the first ever gay proposal on Big Brother UK

Watch the first ever gay proposal on Big Brother UK
 - Andy West, the gay journalist who was suspended by the BBC after speaking out against homophobic boxer Tyson Fury's inclusion on the BBC Sports ...

South African cardinal reveals tensions in hierarchy over Church's attitude to gay people

South African cardinal reveals tensions in hierarchy over Church's attitude to gay people
- South African Cardinal Wilfrid Napier has highlighted the tensions within the hierarchy over how to engage with gay people, in a response to ...

Big Brother's Sam Giffen criticised against for “stereotypical” gay comment

Big Brother's Sam Giffen criticised against for “stereotypical” gay comment
 - The housemate, Sam Giffen who is gay himself has attracted criticism on social media after having a heart to heart with fellow out housemate, Andy ...

Dolly Parton “proud” to see gay fans and drag queens at her concerts

Dolly Parton “proud” to see gay fans and drag queens at her concerts
- Dolly Parton says she's “proud” of her gay following and loves it when drag queens go to her shows. The queen of country is currently on a hectic ...

Gay senior MP Angela Eagle could take over UK's Labour party

Gay senior MP Angela Eagle could take over UK's Labour party
 - UK politician Angela Eagle, who is one of the country's most senior gay ... She says she has the support from MPs and party members across Britain to ...

SA's decision to abstain from UN elections on LGBT resolution criticised

SA's decision to abstain from UN elections on LGBT resolution criticised
 - A rainbow flag, representing equality for members of the LGBTI community. Picture: Stock.xchng. United Nations. United Nations.

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