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Monday, 22 August 2016

More hard times for Indonesian LGBT people

More hard times for Indonesian LGBT people
- It's not an illness -- Members of the Indonesian LGBT community display a ... STIs and HIV are not limited to gay sex, but are also transmitted through ... the UK's psychological professions, including the British Psychological Society, ...

What's it like being LGBT in Turkey?

What's it like being LGBT in Turkey?
 - Protests over the murder of a transgender woman took place in Turkey this weekend. We'd like to know what it's like being LGBT in the countryProtests ...

KZN preacher saddened by Scottish ban

KZN preacher saddened by Scottish ban
 - KwaZulu-Natal preacher Angus Buchan, who is on a tour of the UK, says he was disappointed by the call from a Scottish lesbian, gay, ...

Two men have a baby in the UK's first ever openly gay play

Two men have a baby in the UK's first ever openly gay play
 - After taking London’s LGBT theatre scene by storm with the wildly popular F*cking Men and the acclaimed chemsex exposé 5 Guys Chillin’, the King’s Head Theatre are swinging back to the sixties this August with the first ever revival of the UK’s first ever openly gay play, Spitting Image.

Dramatic moment police remove suicide belt from terrified child in Iraq

Dramatic moment police remove suicide belt from terrified child in Iraq
 - The distressed youngster, aged about 12 or 13, was stripped of his clothing to reveal an explosive belt about to be detonated. Video footage shows security officers holding the boy still by his arms as they painstakingly remove the explosives from around his waist.


UK Universities Risk Losing Foreign Students Post-Brexit

UK Universities Risk Losing Foreign Students Post-Brexit
 - The higher education sector in the UK is well known globally for its quality and ability to attract brilliant students from all over the world.

The Top 50 Global Fashion Schools in 2016

The Top 50 Global Fashion Schools in 2016
 - Amidst a shifting international fashion education landscape, Central Saint ... creating growing uncertainty in the fashion education sector in the UK.

Why more isn't always better when it comes to education

Why more isn't always better when it comes to education
 - At the latest count, the UK government's spending on education exceeded £80bn a year, or 11pc of the total. In addition, many parents pay out a huge ...

Britain's most dangerous extremists to be locked up in 'prisons within prisons' to prevent ...

Britain's most dangerous extremists to be locked up in 'prisons within prisons' to prevent ...
 - The new units will be built inside some of the UK's highest security jails and house only the most extreme inmates who promote terror and violence.

JK Rowling shuts down homophobic abuse thrown at Tom Daley

JK Rowling shuts down homophobic abuse thrown at Tom Daley
 - Sadly Tom Daley failed to make it to the 10m finals which lead to lots of people using it to bash him for being gay. Yesterday Tom Daley unfortunately ...

UK firms upbeat over Chinese healthcare boom

UK firms upbeat over Chinese healthcare boom
 - As for elderly care services, he said that the sector draws expertise from a lot of related industries and the UK is willing to pass on its experience to ...

Forget friends, family is the key to a long and happy life according to a study that found having ...

Forget friends, family is the key to a long and happy life according to a study that found having ...
 - It seems for older adults, having more or closer family members in one's ... Most of the people taking part were married, in good physical health, and ...

The retirement plan for people who never retire

The retirement plan for people who never retire
 - By 2024, 1 in 4 U.S. workers will likely be 55 or older, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The growth rate of older workers in the labor force is ...

63% of employers say managing employee stress and mental health is top priority

63% of employers say managing employee stress and mental health is top priority
 - Nearly two-thirds (63%) of UK respondents say managing employee stress and mental health issues is their top priority, according to research by Aon ...

Depression or anxiety strikes one in three teenage girls: Number with a mental health issue rises ...

Depression or anxiety strikes one in three teenage girls: Number with a mental health issue rises ...
 - A study of 30,000 pupils found the number of girls with poor mental health rose by 10 per cent in the past decade – and they were twice as likely as ...

Payouts to forces veterans for mental health disorders reach record levels

Payouts to forces veterans for mental health disorders reach record levels
 - The claims are not broken down by type of mental disorder or whether a claimant saw .... The NHS needs to ring fence funds for veterans' mental health.” The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme, administered by Veterans UK on ...

Over a third of all out LGBTI athletes won medals at Rio Olympics

Over a third of all out LGBTI athletes won medals at Rio Olympics
- Rio has seen double the amount of out LGBTI athletes than in London, which in 2012 had double the amount of those that competed in Athens 2004.

Turkey transgender murder prompts Istanbul protest

Turkey transgender murder prompts Istanbul protest
 - will not stop until we find those responsible for Hande Kader's murder," said Ebru Kiranci, spokeswoman for Istanbul's LGBTI Solidarity Association,.

Thousands brave the elements to join Glasgow Pride weekend and push for mandatory teaching of ...

Thousands brave the elements to join Glasgow Pride weekend and push for mandatory teaching of ...
 - Campaigners want the SNP Government to introduce mandatory teaching of LGBTI issues in Scotland's schools. They believe the move is needed to ...

Israeli Film Festival: Who's Gonna Love Me Now

Israeli Film Festival: Who's Gonna Love Me Now
 - There's a strong LGBTI audience at the Israeli Film Festival and I knew it was a good film. I know Barak and Tomer (directors) and I respect what they ...

LGBT Victories at Olympics, Struggles in Brazil; Catholic Bishops Organizing Anti-Marriage ...

LGBT Victories at Olympics, Struggles in Brazil; Catholic Bishops Organizing Anti-Marriage ...
- After the Anti-Homosexuality Act was passed (and before it was quashed), the number of cases of violence against LGBTI people increased, Jjuuko ...

LGBT Burmese Missed the Revolution

LGBT Burmese Missed the Revolution
 - “I remember someone described LGBTI [lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex] people as 'walking cash machines' when it comes to police ...

Fears homophobic footy flyers tip of the iceberg ahead of 'nasty' same-sex marriage plebiscite

Fears homophobic footy flyers tip of the iceberg ahead of 'nasty' same-sex marriage plebiscite
 - Homophobic flyers targeting footy fans are just the start of what the LGBTI community faces ahead of next year's divisive marriage plebiscite, according ...

Review of anti-gay laws welcome but...

Review of anti-gay laws welcome but...
 - As many would know criminalisation of LGBTI groups and prisons situations in Botswana have always been a hot potato that need to be tackled head ...

Hong Kong running group going the distance for the city's sexual minorities

Hong Kong running group going the distance for the city's sexual minorities
 - Despite the efforts of LGBTI organisations in promoting inclusion in the city, not all professional environments are inclusive towards sexual minorities, ...

Gay athletes inspire as homophobic violence continues in Rio

Gay athletes inspire as homophobic violence continues in Rio
 - With over 40 openly gay athletes, the 2016 Games have been a victory for Rio's LGBTI community, where some say homophobic violence is rife.

Visiting Brighton Pride - the UK's biggest LGBTI party

Visiting Brighton Pride - the UK's biggest LGBTI party
 - Of course, London Pride is a massive celebration of queer culture each summer, but it's actually the southern beachside centre of Brighton which ...

A Transgender Woman Was Raped And Set On Fire And People Are Demanding Justice

A Transgender Woman Was Raped And Set On Fire And People Are Demanding Justice
 - Later that day, the Istanbul LGBTI network and Pride Week Committee released a public statement “demanding justice” for Kader and others who have ...

Scottish Catholic Church denies supporting 'mandatory' LGBT activist school program

Scottish Catholic Church denies supporting 'mandatory' LGBT activist school program
 - Last month Herald Scotland published a piece showcasing what it called a “radical new school curriculum which will put LGBTI issues at the centre of ...

UN condemns discrimination against LGBT

UN condemns discrimination against LGBT
 - The committee highlighted issues such as torture and ill treatment of prison inmates to violation of LGBTI rights.

Scotland urged to join LGBT youth at Pride Glasgow

Scotland urged to join LGBT youth at Pride Glasgow
 - LGBT Youth Scotland, a leading charity that campaigns for equal rights and diversity for young LGBTI people, said that while there are many things to ...

LGBTI advocates denounce court ruling backing funeral home that fired transgender embalmer

LGBTI advocates denounce court ruling backing funeral home that fired transgender embalmer
 - LGBTI legal experts and advocates have voiced their disappointment at a federal court ruling that backed a Detroit-based funeral home that fired a ...

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