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Friday, 5 August 2016

Violence against lone child refugees is escalating – because we ignore it

Violence against lone child refugees is escalating – because we ignore it
 - Earlier this year, the bar human rights committee of England and Wales sent a small team of barristers and researchers to the camps at Calais and Grande-Synthe, near Dunkirk. Sadly, their report highlights a failure to meet minimum
 

Could acupuncture stave off dementia? Needle treatment may help elderly people retain their ...

Could acupuncture stave off dementia? Needle treatment may help elderly people retain their ...
 - Therefore, rigorous clinical studies in Western settings should be considered before extrapolating the results to other populations.' British experts last ...

Stormont plans new strategy to tackle homelessness in NI

Stormont plans new strategy to tackle homelessness in NI
 - A new strategy to tackle homelessness is planned at Stormont following five deaths on the streets of Belfast in recent months

What is it like to be homeless in Manchester?

What is it like to be homeless in Manchester?
- A filmmaker was attacked, spat on and threatened after spending time living 'homeless' on the streets of Manchester as part of a new documentary.

The UK games industry can thrive in a post-Brexit world

The UK games industry can thrive in a post-Brexit world
 - Irrespective of how we voted, we must strive to ensure that the UK survives, ... UK higher education is a success story with 46 out of Europe's top 200 ...

Could acupuncture stave off dementia? Needle treatment may help elderly people retain their ...

Could acupuncture stave off dementia? Needle treatment may help elderly people retain their ...
 - 'Although one trial was published in English, all the random control trials were conducted in ... British experts last night cast doubt on the findings.

Terrorism and mental illness aren't mutually exclusive

Terrorism and mental illness aren't mutually exclusive
 - But when white men commit mass murder in the USA, UK or Europe, after ... Problems are kept hidden or shared with unqualified, often conservative ...

Britain must stop failing refugee children

Britain must stop failing refugee children
 - It is a collective stain on all our consciences that children are suffering in this ... persecution, war and extreme poverty, are condemned to ongoing suffering. ... Despite being one of the richest countries in the world, the UK hosts less ...

Gay people are still treated like second class citizens

Gay people are still treated like second class citizens
 - Alan Cumming: Gay people are still treated like second class citizens ... Bisexual actor Alan Cumming has said gay and bisexual people are treated like ... Grant Shaffer back in 2007 in the UK, then legally married in January 2012.

Psychologists backing same-sex marriage

Psychologists backing same-sex marriage
 - Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK or Ireland where same-sex ... rather than reinforce stigmatising attitudes surrounding the LGBT community.” ...

Despite Pope's Comments, a Good Week for Trans Rights in Latin America

Despite Pope's Comments, a Good Week for Trans Rights in Latin America
 - Speaking with AQ, Diane Rodríguez, president of the Ecuadorian Federation of LGBTI organizations and coordinator of the Trans Revolution Platform, ...

Caitlyn Jenner hasn't supported Trump - wants to help Republicans on 'LBGT' issues

Caitlyn Jenner hasn't supported Trump - wants to help Republicans on 'LBGT' issues
 - But the former Olympian remains staunchly Republican even after her political party adopted the most anti-LGBTI platform in its history last month.

Gays urged to form organisations

Gays urged to form organisations
- Some LGBTI members who were part of the session drank alcohol outside the marquee while Dlamini delivered her speech. An official from the ...

We need to stand up and be counted

We need to stand up and be counted
 - There has never been a more important time for members of the Australian LGBTI community to stand up and have their voices heard. With some ...

Scottish clubs welcome LGBTI supporters for season curtain opener

Scottish clubs welcome LGBTI supporters for season curtain opener
 - Scottish football clubs will extend a welcome to LGBTI supporters on the opening day of the season as part of a drive to make the game more inclusive ...

Ugandan police raid LGBT fashion show

Ugandan police raid LGBT fashion show
  - Watchdog groups say LGBTI Ugandans routinely face violence, discrimination and extortion. “Tonight's outrageous and unlawful government raid on a ...

As a gay man, I want to donate blood” – Ethan Spibey from FreedomToDonate

As a gay man, I want to donate blood” – Ethan Spibey from FreedomToDonate
 - Since then, the campaign has gone from strength to strength and worked with some of the biggest and best LGBT charities and groups in the UK, ...

Pope Francis Ends His Run As The Coolest Pope Ever By Condemning Transgender People...

Pope Francis Ends His Run As The Coolest Pope Ever By Condemning Transgender People...
 - Do U think the Pope can ever redeem himself in the eyes of the LGBT ... Oh, and this completely naked spread for Esquire UK's September issue!

Same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland backed by leading psychologists' society

Same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland backed by leading psychologists' society
 - Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK or Ireland where same-sex ... and 1960s, behavioural therapy was used to try to "cure" gay men in the UK.

Headless, mutilated body of gay Syrian refugee discovered in Istanbul

Headless, mutilated body of gay Syrian refugee discovered in Istanbul
 - The body of a Syrian homosexual man, Muhammed Wisam Sankari, decapitated and mutilated beyond identification, has been discovered in the ...

Jared Leto thinks Hollywood still discriminates against gay actors

Jared Leto thinks Hollywood still discriminates against gay actors
 - Jared, who has stepped into Heath Ledger's shoes to play The Joker, said Hollywood studios limit the opportunities available to gay men, especially ...

British Gay Couple Beaten Unconscious In Brutal Attack on Greek Island of Mykonos

British Gay Couple Beaten Unconscious In Brutal Attack on Greek Island of Mykonos
 - Identified only as Tristan and Vestal, the London-based couple were set upon when they left a gay bar on the island of Mykonos. They were attacked ...

Check out Adam Lambert as Eddie from the Rocky Horror reboot

Check out Adam Lambert as Eddie from the Rocky Horror reboot
 - We're only a few short months away from the FOX reboot of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and if you haven't seen the trailer yet… What are you ...

Rio Olympics Will Have the Most Openly LGBT Athletes of All Time

Rio Olympics Will Have the Most Openly LGBT Athletes of All Time
 - According to OutSports.com, a record number of 43 openly LGBTI athletes are competing in this year's Olympics. That doesn't count the three coaches ...

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