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Thursday, 28 July 2016

Feeling caught between the black and gay communities

Feeling caught between the black and gay communities
 - For years Spenser Clark has felt stuck between homophobia in the black community and racism in the gay community. He's just now finding his place ...


Nigerian man transitions into woman in the UK

Nigerian man transitions into woman in the UK
 - Nigerian man transitions into woman in the UK ... graduated from the University of Lagos and is currently working as an LGBT rights activist in the UK.

Department for Education increases funds to support LGBT adopters

Department for Education increases funds to support LGBT adopters
 - The Department for Education has announced it will give a total of £100,000 to the UK's only LGBT adoption and fostering charity, New Family Social, ...

Why Kristen Stewart's Coming Out Is Still So Important

Why Kristen Stewart's Coming Out Is Still So Important
 - Sure, we live in a time when the LGBT community is accepted like no other ... Stewart says in Elle U.K. that when she was dating a guy (she doesn't ...

Edinburgh is the UK's most expensive city for students

Edinburgh is the UK's most expensive city for students
 - Edinburgh is the most expensive city in the UK for students to live and work in, according to a Royal Bank of Scotland survey. Above average rent ...

We must ensure Brexit doesn't affect the quality of British design

We must ensure Brexit doesn't affect the quality of British design
 - It is too early to know how architectural education will be affected by Brexit, as the sense of uncertainty surrounding the timing and extent of separation ...

When should we send our children to private school?

When should we send our children to private school?
 - Investing in education for your children is money well spent, at any age. However, there are superlative state schools throughout the UK and it's about ...

What makes UK students study in India

What makes UK students study in India
 - UK students are showing interest in getting education from India. British Council started an initiative, 'Generation UK-India programme' to bridge the ...

Health worker who tested Prince Harry for HIV speaks about 'anxious moment' waiting for result

Health worker who tested Prince Harry for HIV speaks about 'anxious moment' waiting for result
 - Two weeks ago, Britain's Prince Harry made headlines when he took an instant HIV test and allowed it to be broadcast live via Facebook Live.

Army secretary touts importance of mental health

Army secretary touts importance of mental health
 - Army Secretary Eric Fanning says the Army is paying more attention to behavioral health and making sure anyone who's injured ...

How children across the UK could be helped, thanks to this Yorkshire project

How children across the UK could be helped, thanks to this Yorkshire project
 - How children across the UK could be helped, thanks to this Yorkshire ... communications therapists, mental health support and supportive police input.

We need to rethink the relationship between mental health and political violence

We need to rethink the relationship between mental health and political violence
 - In the UK, a diagnosis of mental illness is often regarded as a 'weak' verdict, a dishonest avoidance of punishment. In the case of political violence, ...
UK workers see 10.4 per cent wage drop – the biggest in OECD besides Greece
 - UK workers see 10.4 per cent wage drop – the biggest in OECD besides ... Poverty has also remained steady in the UK, with two thirds of children in ...

What Can We Lean From What Is Happening in the US?

What Can We Lean From What Is Happening in the US?
 - Well, the poverty I saw there begat a desperation, and in some cases ... When the chief of New York police, Bill Bratton came to the UK in 2012 to ...

Loneliness can destroy your health, whatever your age - it should be a public health priority

Loneliness can destroy your health, whatever your age - it should be a public health priority
 - Loneliness has become a major issue for us all, whatever our age. ... currently experienced by over a million older people up and down the UK, ...

Are you making these 7 common online dating mistakes?

Are you making these 7 common online dating mistakes?
 - Psychologist Madeleine Mason, founder of dating and relationship counselling service PassionSmiths, reveals the biggest mistakes older people ...

Most Canadians believe a gay prime minister is likely within 10 years

Most Canadians believe a gay prime minister is likely within 10 years
 - The majority of Canadians believe it's likely a gay prime minister will be ... 56% said it was “likely” a gay PM would be elected within a decade, while ...

UK artists remake 'Cheers' theme song with an LGBT twist

UK artists remake 'Cheers' theme song with an LGBT twist
- There are not that many old photos out there of people in gay bars (unless they are rioting out the front!), and especially few from the UK,” he said.

New awards a chance to recognise Australian LGBTI champions

New awards a chance to recognise Australian LGBTI champions
 - Politician of the year is a harder one, it's a small list and shows where LGBTI people are looking to their leaders. We've had people like Victorian ...

QLife Volunteers Awarded For Their Suicide Prevention Work

QLife Volunteers Awarded For Their Suicide Prevention Work
 - Volunteers at national LGBTI suicide prevention service QLife have been recognised with an award for their tireless work. Suicide Prevention Australia ...

Mexican trans beauty queen burned to death

Mexican trans beauty queen burned to death
 - During the first half of this year, anti-LGBT forces have created an "extremely hostile atmosphere for LGBTI people throughout Romania," he wrote.

Praise for PCN & call for LGBTI specific research

Praise for PCN & call for LGBTI specific research
 - An organisation of young people pushing for change in the criminal justice system say they are excited to hear about the new Prisoner ...

Dad plans to walk 100 miles to battle homophobia after his gay son told him he was afraid to come ...

Dad plans to walk 100 miles to battle homophobia after his gay son told him he was afraid to come ...
 - TIE is calling for LGBTI issues to be taught in all Scottish schools in an effort to tackle high rates of mental health, self harm and suicide among LGBTI ...

Russia ejects American pastor after police say he was planning to conduct same-sex wedding

Russia ejects American pastor after police say he was planning to conduct same-sex wedding
 - Rev. Jim Mulcahy, of Metropolitan Community Church, denies allegation and says he was just invited by an LGBTI group to take part in a discussion.

Orlando victim's mother moves audience to tears with powerful DNC speech

Orlando victim's mother moves audience to tears with powerful DNC speech
 - With her powerful speech, the mother of Christopher Leinonen, who died in June's terrorist attack on LGBTI nightclub Pulse, moved the audience to ...

The Romanian Parents Protesting the Fact a Same-Sex British Couple Adopted Their Children

The Romanian Parents Protesting the Fact a Same-Sex British Couple Adopted Their Children
 - They were taken away and last June, the boy and the girl were adopted by a British same-sex couple. The news hasn't gone down well in Romania; ...

LGBT Services Are Facing Meltdown, Disproportionately

LGBT Services Are Facing Meltdown, Disproportionately
 - It may seem that there has never been a better time to identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT). Same-sex marriage is now legal, ...

US opens door to a change in blood donation policy for gay men

US opens door to a change in blood donation policy for gay men
 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration opened the door on Tuesday to a change in its blood donor deferral recommendations, which currently ...

The Importance Of Creating A Strong Online Community Of LGBT Professionals

The Importance Of Creating A Strong Online Community Of LGBT Professionals
- Orlando led to mass mobilizations within the LGBT community, raising once ... In the UK, Student Pride has been successfully organizing a graduate ...

Prince William's Staff Cried At Stories Of LGBT Bullying

Prince William's Staff Cried At Stories Of LGBT Bullying
 - Matthew Todd revealed what the historic meeting with Prince William was like, as 9 LGBTI people spoke to the Prince about their stories.

United Reformed Church approves same-sex 'marriages' in churches in UK

United Reformed Church approves same-sex 'marriages' in churches in UK
 - The denomination has roughly 1,500 churches across the UK from Orkney to Cornwall, according to its website. LGBT activists celebrated the decision ...

FDA to reconsider its gay blood ban

FDA to reconsider its gay blood ban
 - After years of protest, political pressure and controversy surrounding gay men donating blood, the United States' FDA has announced an official ...

Department for Education increases funding for LGBT adopters

Department for Education increases funding for LGBT adopters
 - The DfE has given £100,000 to the UK's only LGBT adoption and fostering charity to help improve assessments, matching and ongoing support for ...

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