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Thursday, 25 August 2016

Irish church orders investigation after priests found using gay dating apps

Irish church orders investigation after priests found using gay dating apps
 - St Patrick's College in Maynooth, Ireland hit headlines earlier this month when it emerged that a number of trainee priests were using gay dating apps ...

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Scene racism stops Asian, black and Brazilian gays from going out
 - Alimi became famous after appearing on TV as openly gay in Nigeria – which has some of the toughest anti-gay laws in the world. Eventually he had to seek asylum in Britain. You can listen to the whole podcast below, but here are some highlights from the interview, which includes a hint that Alimi is planning a project with Caitlyn Jenner. - Read more at: http://scl.io/WM_-wg84#gs.w2c0tks

Which Lord is about to rejoin EastEnders?

Which Lord is about to rejoin EastEnders?
 - a huge impact after being involved in one of the programme's most discussed stories at the time which saw the first gay kiss on a British soap opera.

Man who poured boiling water on gay couple given 40 years in prison

Man who poured boiling water on gay couple given 40 years in prison
 - A man who left a gay couple with severe burns has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Martin Blackwell, who poured boiling water over his ...

What parents really mean about exam results

What parents really mean about exam results
 - There is something about exam results that brings out an irresistible need for parents to give advice to their teenage children. They can't stop ...

More schools must adopt the IB - students shouldn't be forced to narrow their options so early

More schools must adopt the IB - students shouldn't be forced to narrow their options so early
 - The IB is already widely available in the private education sector in the UK, but far less so in state schools. It offers six subjects – three at standard ...

Northern Ireland students outperform rest of UK

Northern Ireland students outperform rest of UK
 - Females continue to perform better than males in GCSE examinations, with 82.9% of all female entries gaining the A* - C grades (up 0.7 percentage points on last year). Male entries achieving A*- C grades also improved to 75.3%, up 0.2 percentage points on 2015. The gap between Female and Male performance at A*- C has widened by 0.5 percentage points.


British passport applications from EU nationals rose 14% in run-up to Brexit

British passport applications from EU nationals rose 14% in run-up to Brexit
 - Home Office figures show the largest falls were in numbers coming to study in further education colleges and English language schools but there was ...

Minor childhood head injury increases chance of mental health problems, early death - research

Minor childhood head injury increases chance of mental health problems, early death - research
 - Mild childhood brain injuries could lead to mental illness, poor school attainment, unemployment and premature death, according to new research by ...

Jonny Wilkinson talks mental health, depression and life after retirement

Jonny Wilkinson talks mental health, depression and life after retirement
 - into the inner workings of one of the most complex minds in British sport. .... If you're feeling like you need advice around mental health, Mind Charity ...

Meet the victims of post-natal depression

Meet the victims of post-natal depression
 - Yet new NHS figures show that in almost half of the UK, pregnant women and new mothers do not have access to specialist perinatal mental health ...

Is social media to blame for the worsening mental health of teenage girls?

Is social media to blame for the worsening mental health of teenage girls?
 - New research by the Department of Education has found that the mental well-being of teenage girls in the UK is worsening. The survey, which took the ...

Africa's children to account for 40 percent of world's poorest people by 2...

Africa's children to account for 40 percent of world's poorest people by 2...
 - to improve education and healthcare, a UK-based thinktank said on Thursday. One in five children in sub-Saharan Africa, or nearly 148 million, will be living ... "This prospect of 40 percent plus of world poverty in 2030 being African ...

UK net migration remains close to record levels

UK net migration remains close to record levels
 - Part of the reason for this is that migrants are more likely to be working-age adults rather than children or older people. Alongside their increasing ...

Nearly three in 10 babies are delivered by women from outside UK - and in parts of London the ...

Nearly three in 10 babies are delivered by women from outside UK - and in parts of London the ...
 - Part of the reason for this is that migrants are more likely to be working-age adults rather than children or older people. 'Alongside their increasing ...

The Church must stop turning its back on older people who have religious vocations

The Church must stop turning its back on older people who have religious vocations
 - A religious profession in today's Church is always a wonderful and fairly rare event to celebrate. Against the backdrop of years of falling numbers of ...

LGBTI representation in TV dramas is "underwhelming"

LGBTI representation in TV dramas is "underwhelming"
 - Research by Screen Australia into the amount of LGBTI characters represented in local dramas has found a lot to be desired. While up to 11% of ...

Vandals set off explosive device in LGBTI newspaper box

Vandals set off explosive device in LGBTI newspaper box
 - Police in Salem, Massachusetts are looking for seven people who placed an unknown explosive device in The Rainbow Times news box early ...

WikiLeaks publishes name of Saudi man arrested for homosexuality

WikiLeaks publishes name of Saudi man arrested for homosexuality
 - We remain concerned about violence and discrimination targeting LGBTI persons in all regions, including Saudi Arabia,” a State Department official ...

LGBTI Relationships Aren't Free From Domestic Violence. In Fact, They're Often More Difficult To

LGBTI Relationships Aren't Free From Domestic Violence. In Fact, They're Often More Difficult To 
 - Kai Noonan, the coordinator of the first LGBTI-focused Domestic and Family Violence Project, said abuse in LGBTI relationships can be incredibly ...

LGBTI community leader diagnosed with cancer

LGBTI community leader diagnosed with cancer
 - Friends and family of prominent LGBTI community leader Daniel Chorley are reaching out to the community for support after he was recently ...

Wear it Purple to support LGBTI youth!

Wear it Purple to support LGBTI youth!
 - It's that time of year again, when wearing a purple-coloured item to your school, tertiary institution or work helps show support for queer youth across ...

Zanele Muholi's best photograph: out and proud in South Africa

Zanele Muholi's best photograph: out and proud in South Africa
 - The attitude of politicians towards LGBTI people fluctuates a lot. When one of us has been killed – or there are elections – you find a lot of support, and ...


Why Wickes wants you to 'Do it your way'

Why Wickes wants you to 'Do it your way'
 - He says that when he head that Wickes was going to start promoting its LGBTI inclusivity, he immediately wanted to get involved, 'to support any ...

You Are What Your Record Says You Are

You Are What Your Record Says You Are
 - Racism, misogyny, homophobia, transphobia, fixed gender roles, and any other form of prejudice and bigotry have no place in Paganism and they are ...

When Berlin Found Its Gay Anthem

When Berlin Found Its Gay Anthem
 - 3 in the U.K. and Germany, and the top 10 in no fewer than five other ... Marc Almond and more were laying down markers for being unrepentantly gay.

Heroes needed – saving the lives of people with blood cancer

Heroes needed – saving the lives of people with blood cancer
 - When word spread among my friends that I had donated bone marrow I was stunned to find that lots of gay men assumed they couldn't donate due to ...


These Christmas Queens are bringing Drag Race magic to the UK

These Christmas Queens are bringing Drag Race magic to the UK
 - Michelle Visage and the stars of RuPaul's Drag Race will be jingling their bells across the UK this December with a sickening live show in support of ...

WikiLeaks publish information on gay men in Saudi Arabia

WikiLeaks publish information on gay men in Saudi Arabia
 - The revelation of such information has put many gay men living in Saudi Arabia at risk of being socially ostracised, attacked and even killed for being ...

Cher: 'I'm scared for the gay community if Trump wins'

Cher: 'I'm scared for the gay community if Trump wins'
 - The Believe hit maker also spoke of Trump's running mate Mike Pence and his previous opposition to lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and transgender ...

The Past is a Tattooed Sailor

The Past is a Tattooed Sailor
 - Themes of gay history and class combine in this superbly written and amusing autobiographical play, based on writer's Simon Blow's friendship with ...

Church orders inquiry into priests using gay dating apps

Church orders inquiry into priests using gay dating apps
 - Dr Martin said allegations included "a gay culture, that students have been using an app called Grindr" which he said "would be fostering promiscuous ...

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