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Monday, 25 July 2016

Discrimination in the workplace, get the facts

Discrimination in the workplace, get the facts
 - Recent research from Turbervilles Solicitors, conducted amongst more than 1000 employees across Britain, shows that discrimination is still rife at ...

Hillary Clinton selects pro-gay Senator Tim Kaine as running mate

Hillary Clinton selects pro-gay Senator Tim Kaine as running mate
 - According to Gay Star News, the 58-year-old senator from Virginia has been a long-time advocate for the LGBT community and was one of the first ...

As a teacher I saw homophobic bullying and even as a kid myself I was aware of that term 'you're ...

As a teacher I saw homophobic bullying and even as a kid myself I was aware of that term 'you're ...
- Shirley-Anne (40) is passionate about the rights of the LGBT people, ... A former English teacher at Shimna Integrated College in Newcastle, where ...

Gay Republican insists party is more LGBT friendly than ever

Gay Republican insists party is more LGBT friendly than ever
 - Rachel Hoff says the Republican party is “ready to move on” when it comes to LGBT rights. The first ever out person to be part of the Republican ...

With friends like Brussels, who needs enemies? EU to fine Greece for saving ship builders

With friends like Brussels, who needs enemies? EU to fine Greece for saving ship builders
 - The decision to pursue the case is likely to spark anger in a country which has been sacrificed into third-world poverty at the altar of German banks ...

Female students urged to apply for top graduate schemes

Female students urged to apply for top graduate schemes
 - Female students are less likely to aim for top graduate jobs but more likely to land them if they apply, says the Association of Graduate Recruiters.

SNP call to protect Erasmus student exchange programme from the Brexit axe

SNP call to protect Erasmus student exchange programme from the Brexit axe
 - Brexit has put the UK’s participation in the 30-year-old Erasmus programme in doubt, and Glasgow Cathcart MSP James Dornan has called for it to be protected so that students and universities can continue to benefit.

Why I started an LGBT club at my all-girls school

Why I started an LGBT club at my all-girls school
 - This is a problem that affects young people in schools across the UK, where sex education isn't compulsory. When such education is delivered, it is ...

Rise in domestic abuse offenders handed tagging punishments

Rise in domestic abuse offenders handed tagging punishments
 - The number of offenders electronically tagged after being convicted of domestic abuse has soared over the last five years, according to new figures.

Prince Harry Says It Isn't Weak To Suffer 'As Long As You Talk About It', In Mental Health Appeal

Prince Harry Says It Isn't Weak To Suffer 'As Long As You Talk About It', In Mental Health Appeal
 - The prince said it was “OK to suffer but as long as you talk about it” after a high-profile event designed to show that “unflappable” sports personalities and members of the Royal Family could suffer mental health issues.

Brexit's Biggest Threat Is to the Poorest - Here and Abroad

Brexit's Biggest Threat Is to the Poorest - Here and Abroad
 - While it's true that we have been net contributors to the EU budget, the Commission has funnelled money into less prosperous parts of the UK for over ...

Nealy a third of Welsh parents ready to skip a meal so their children don't go hungry

Nealy a third of Welsh parents ready to skip a meal so their children don't go hungry
- The statistics come as the UK poverty charity launches a national programme of holiday clubs to tackle summer-break pressures on parents.

Without a radical overhaul of transport, UK suburbs face poverty

Without a radical overhaul of transport, UK suburbs face poverty
 - We're seeing a lot of market town developments that are impossible to get to except by car. Cycling has not been designed in,' says Stephen Joseph ...

Jeremy Corbyn's campaign T-shirts made by poverty-stricken Bangladeshi workers

Jeremy Corbyn's campaign T-shirts made by poverty-stricken Bangladeshi workers
 - Jeremy Corbyn's leadership campaign group have cancelled orders of branded T-shirts after it was revealed they were made in sweatshops in ...

Effects of an ageing population on architectural design, and dealing with this in new builds

Effects of an ageing population on architectural design, and dealing with this in new builds
 - In the UK – and across Europe – governments are encouraging the ... Independence – it's key for older people to retain independence for as long as ...

Improving oral health in care homes

Improving oral health in care homes
 - The oral health of older people living in care homes needs to be given more priority, Michael Watson says. A couple of weeks ago, the National ...

Gay couple wins work permit appeal

Gay couple wins work permit appeal
 - Ruling in favor of a same-sex couple, the Immigration Appeals Tribunal granted Leonardo Raznovich’s application to be added to his spouse’s work permit as a dependent. The decision ends 14 months of applications and appeals to the Immigration Department.

Gay Republican insists party is more LGBT friendly than ever

Gay Republican insists party is more LGBT friendly than ever
- Rachel Hoff says the Republican party is “ready to move on” when it comes to LGBT rights. The first ever out person to be part of the Republican ...

Ollie Locke comes out as gay

Ollie Locke comes out as gay
 - during his time in Celebrity Big Brother 2014 that he was bisexual, but had not slept with any men has come out as gay in an interview with The Sun.

Olly Alexander says gay sex education should be taught in school

Olly Alexander says gay sex education should be taught in school
  - A UK parliamentary petition to introduce LGBT sex education as a compulsory part of the school curriculum amassed over 26,000 signatures earlier this year.


True pioneers in supporting the LGBTI community

True pioneers in supporting the LGBTI community
 - WHILE Australia's LGBTI community is still waiting to see if marriage equality will become a reality in the near future, one company is helping the ...

Denmark prepares to deport Ugandan lesbians

Denmark prepares to deport Ugandan lesbians
 - The Danish government has been criticised by LGBT Asylum who say that the situation in Uganda for LGBTI people is dangerous and that the ...

Eric Abetz Hates Prejudice Abroad, Unless It Helps Promote It At Home

Eric Abetz Hates Prejudice Abroad, Unless It Helps Promote It At Home
 - If it helps him argue against the expansion of LGBTI rights in Australia he's all for it. But when it can be used against Muslims, well, that's a different ...

The Case Against 'Dumbledoring': It's Time For Real LGBTIQ Representation

The Case Against 'Dumbledoring': It's Time For Real LGBTIQ Representation
 - A recent report by GLAAD indicated that representation of LGBTI people in Hollywood films has actually been decreasing in quality. In their 2016 ...

Tanzania bans lubricant in bid to 'curb homosexuality'

Tanzania bans lubricant in bid to 'curb homosexuality'
 - HRW also identified dozens of cases in which health workers turned away sex workers, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) ...


Scotland's gay politicians tell of suffering in school as they back LBGT teaching in classroom

Scotland's gay politicians tell of suffering in school as they back LBGT teaching in classroom
 - A GROUP of high-profile gay and lesbian Scottish politicians have stepped forward to back calls for LGBTI issues to be taught in all schools in order to ...

Gay Republican insists party is turning more LGBTI friendly

Gay Republican insists party is turning more LGBTI friendly
 - Rachel Hoff, the first out person to be part of the Republican National Convention's platform committee, sees a brighter future for her party when it ...

Terri Butler appointed as Labor's spokesperson for LGBTI affairs

Terri Butler appointed as Labor's spokesperson for LGBTI affairs
 - The appointment of Terri Butler as Labor's new spokesperson for LGBTI affairs is big step forward in ensuring LGBTI interests and issues are ...

Glasgow teacher nominated for top award for LGBT work in schools

Glasgow teacher nominated for top award for LGBT work in schools
- He will be in the running for the Positive Role Model for LGBT gong for his work addressing homophobia and LGBTI issues in the classroom.

Growing up gay: researchers want to talk to you!

Growing up gay: researchers want to talk to you!
 - The Queer Generations study will focus on the lived experiences of LGBTI people growing up in Australia, born during the 1970s and 1990s.

Franklin Graham blasts NBA for moving All-Star Game from North Carolina

Franklin Graham blasts NBA for moving All-Star Game from North Carolina
 - Passed earlier this year, HB2 diminishes workplace protections for LGBTI ... He has grown increasingly vocal in his anti-LGBTI views in recent years.

Clinton's VP pick Tim Kaine supportive of LGBTI equality in recent years

Clinton's VP pick Tim Kaine supportive of LGBTI equality in recent years
 - Kaine, 58, has a solid record supporting LGBTI equality during his years in the senate and as governor of Virginia, according to the Human Rights ...

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