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Thursday, 7 July 2016

The 'gay cure' experiments that were written out of scientific history are revealed

The 'gay cure' experiments that were written out of scientific history are revealed
 - Robert Heath transplanted electrodes in nine separate regions of patient B-19's brain, in order to 'expel' the man's homosexual tendencies' the new ...

How pro-LGBT+ is the tech industry?

How pro-LGBT+ is the tech industry?
 - VP and head of public sector and transport for Fujitsu UK & Ireland, Steven Cox ... Our LGBT staff feel supported and influential at every level within the ...

Heather Peace on Pride: “Bring a smile, positivity, and some sort of waterproof!”

Heather Peace on Pride: “Bring a smile, positivity, and some sort of waterproof!”
- Actress, musician, and LGBT activist Heather Peace chats to GT about Pride, ... but she's also been busy producing her own music and touring the UK – her ... The actor-slash-musician is also a strong campaigner for LGBT rights, ...

Hey, Disney – We Want More LGBT+ Characters!

Hey, Disney – We Want More LGBT+ Characters!
 - This isn't the first time the public has spoken out about introducing more gay characters to Disney films. As the potential for a gay Star Wars character, ...

Does Brexit affect how universities should be teaching journalism?

Does Brexit affect how universities should be teaching journalism?
- How does journalism education encourage independent thinking? ... Katie Stewart of the University of Sheffield – one of the UK's top universities ...

Academy trusts 'no better than councils'

Academy trusts 'no better than councils'
- Academy trusts are no better than local authorities at raising school standards, researchers have found. The Education Policy Institute think tank has ...

We must reduce Brexit's continental aftershocks

We must reduce Brexit's continental aftershocks
 - This reflects the exceptional strength of the UK higher education system and the significant contribution of UK institutions to the overall performance of ...

Academy trust schools among the worst at raising pupil performance, new research shows

Academy trust schools among the worst at raising pupil performance, new research shows
 - Research by the Education Policy Institute ranked local authority schools and academy trust schools alongside each other. The ranking found that ...
The Brexit effect on ​mental health – cartoon
 - The Brexit effect on ​mental health – cartoon. Across the country, therapists are reporting a negative impact on people's well-being from the EU ...


Would Online Therapy Help Us Cope With the Current Mental Health Crisis

The Forgotten Generation

The Forgotten Generation
 - In the UK we have seen this very clearly in the Brexit outcome: the ... and that mental health, alcohol and other drug-related problems are now ...

What Is Anxiety And How To Get Help

What Is Anxiety And How To Get Help
 - It's important to break taboos and stigma around mental health so that ... MTV got in contact with YoungMinds, the UK's leading mental health charity ...

One in 10 older people take handouts from their family and friends to get by, finds LV

One in 10 older people take handouts from their family and friends to get by, finds LV
- This is based on an estimate from the Pensions Policy Institute that there are currently 12.3million people at retirement age or older in the UK.

Tackling Poverty Can Heal the UK and Protect Our Standing in a Post-Brexit World

Tackling Poverty Can Heal the UK and Protect Our Standing in a Post-Brexit World
- Whoever succeeds David Cameron one statement the defeated PM made to Parliament last week will continue to resonate. “Britain is leaving the ...

New research highlights UK food charities struggling to serve people in need

New research highlights UK food charities struggling to serve people in need
 - The results reveal the striking challenges that confront these charities and provide an insight into the problems of tackling food poverty in the UK today.

Beyond foodbanks: a fairer solution

Beyond foodbanks: a fairer solution
- Last week the Independent Working Group on Food Poverty submitted its report to the Scottish Government. As the chair of the group, I know that it ...

Tom Daley strips off and get his Olympic speedos fitted in latest vlog

Tom Daley strips off and get his Olympic speedos fitted in latest vlog
 - In the meantime, Tom and boyfriend Dustin Lance Black are currently enjoying some quality time together, after Dustin finished filming his latest LGBT ...

Kim Davis facing another lawsuit because she wouldn't let a man marry his laptop

Kim Davis facing another lawsuit because she wouldn't let a man marry his laptop
- But the clerk is facing new action this week, from an anti-LGBT activist who wants to get married to his laptop. Chris Sevier, an anti-LGBT lawyer who ...

Japan election manifestos free LGBT rights from political closet

Japan election manifestos free LGBT rights from political closet
 - TOKYO When openly gay independent candidate Wataru Ishizaka campaigned for a 2007 Tokyo local election, people snickered at his speeches, but ...

Big Brother: Were Ryan and Hughie homophobic? Andy West's gay marriage rant sparks a HUGE ...

Big Brother: Were Ryan and Hughie homophobic? Andy West's gay marriage rant sparks a HUGE ...
- You'd never think Big Brother would tackle the big questions in life like the systematic oppression of gay people but here we are, at the end of Andy ...

This touching Filipino advert shows how difficult coming out can be

This touching Filipino advert shows how difficult coming out can be
 - The advert comes as a bold show of support for the LGBT community, as a large majority of the Philippines' population are Roman Catholic with ...


Will Pastor Scott Lively Pay for 'Crimes Against Humanity' for Calling Homosexuality a Sin?

Will Pastor Scott Lively Pay for 'Crimes Against Humanity' for Calling Homosexuality a Sin?
 - The evidence shows that Lively, in a country where homosexuality has been illegal for decades, urged treatment of LGBTI people with respect and ...

African/US appeal for Cameroon's girls, LGBTI youths

African/US appeal for Cameroon's girls, LGBTI youths
 - Discrimination against LGBTI youth is apparent in the criminal justice system, especially due to Cameroon's laws criminalizing LGBTI people and its ...

Where's the gay Pride in Fife?' asks video blogger

Where's the gay Pride in Fife?' asks video blogger
 - A former Fife College student is winning thousands of followers for his online series looking at the LGBTI scene in Fife – or, more exactly, the lack of ...

Cases of syphilis rocket by 76 per cent in just four years

Cases of syphilis rocket by 76 per cent in just four years
-  Overall in 2015, gonorrhoea saw a 21 per cent rise in cases among gay men ... Genevieve Edwards, director of policy at Marie Stopes UK said: 'These ...

No room at the inn for any shade of prejudice

No room at the inn for any shade of prejudice
 - Before the 2013 Act legalising same-sex marriage in the UK, such a policy ruled out all gay couples. After 2013, many guesthouses changed their ...

80s legend and Eurovision icon Sonia gets set to return to Newcastle Pride

80s legend and Eurovision icon Sonia gets set to return to Newcastle Pride
 - The UK Eurovision entrant for 1993 has got a huge gay following, which makes her busy summer, which will see her perform at events all over Europe, ...

Celebrities lend their voices for UK's first ever National Stand Up To Bullying Day

Celebrities lend their voices for UK's first ever National Stand Up To Bullying Day
-  Celebrities lend their voices for UK's first ever National Stand Up To Bullying Day. YouTube. Gay actor Kieron Richardson urges people to make a ...


Sexually transmitted infections increase 10% among gay men

Sexually transmitted infections increase 10% among gay men
 - About 12% (54,275) of these were in gay, bisexual or other men who have sex with men. This is a 10% increase on 2014, when rates of infection had ...

Surrogate Unrelated to Baby Wins Custody Over Gay Couple

Surrogate Unrelated to Baby Wins Custody Over Gay Couple
 - A UK gay couple recently lost their baby to their surrogate mother in court, according to the Daily Mail. Justice Russell described the couple's treatment ...

Evan Williams tells us about playing one half of the gay power couple at the centre of Versailles

Evan Williams tells us about playing one half of the gay power couple at the centre of Versailles
 - Sit yourself down in front of an episode of BBC2's latest historical drama Versailles and you'll quickly be able to tick off a lot of the familiar tropes of the ...

This Teenager Came Out To Her Family While Riding 'Splash Mountain' And It's So Good

This Teenager Came Out To Her Family While Riding 'Splash Mountain' And It's So Good
 - A teenager has come out to her family in the best possible way - while on a water ride at Disneyland. Gina, originally from California, was visiting “the ...

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