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Thursday, 15 September 2016

Gay men 'could have babies together', new study reveals

Gay men 'could have babies together', new study reveals
Gay men may one day be able to have a baby together without the need of a female egg, a new study has revealed. The research conducted by ...

Spain's first openly gay referee receives death threats after returning to football

Spain's first openly gay referee receives death threats after returning to football
- 21-year-old Jesús Tomillero is now under police protection after being threatened online and abused on the pitch.

School sets maths question claiming 'god intended' people to be straight

School sets maths question claiming 'god intended' people to be straight
- Students at Royal Grammar School in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire were shocked to see casual homophobia about same-sex marriage slipped ...

They don't like drugs or gay marriage, and they HATE tattoos: Is 'Generation Z' the most ...

They don't like drugs or gay marriage, and they HATE tattoos: Is 'Generation Z' the most ...
- The youngsters surveyed had more conservative views on gay marriage, transgender rights and drugs than Baby Boomers, Generation X or Millennials. The questioned were more prudent than Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers but not quite as cash-savvy as those born in 1945 or before. 



International students save up to one-fifth after Brexit

International students save up to one-fifth after Brexit
Overseas students enrolling in higher education for the first time this year will also benefit, with international tuition fees for the UK's key markets ...

The 50 people with most influence over UK universities

The 50 people with most influence over UK universities
- The prime minister, Theresa May, tops the list of 50 most powerful people in UK higher education this year. Published by Wonkhe – a thinktank for ...

Significance of grammar schools 'dramatically overplayed'

Significance of grammar schools 'dramatically overplayed'
- The expert said bright students in the UK did not always have the education opportunities they deserved and that many were probably not reaching ...

Brexit cloud looms over sunny Liverpool

Brexit cloud looms over sunny Liverpool
- But a dark cloud was still hanging over many of the 4,000 or so visitors to this year’s European Association for International Education annual conference, despite the blue skies on Merseyside yesterday.

New York City pulls plug on Wi-Fi street kiosks after complaints homeless use them to watch porn

New York City pulls plug on Wi-Fi street kiosks after complaints homeless use them to watch porn
- New York City officials are about to disconnect the Internet-browsing feature of its new string of public Wi-Fi kiosks due to complaints that the homeless ...

CSP speaks out on post Brexit workers' rights and the link between poverty and ...

CSP speaks out on post Brexit workers' rights and the link between poverty and ...
- Deborah Russell, a CSP regional steward, highlighted the link between poverty and obesity. She told delegates: 'Obesity rates in the UK have been ...

Rent controls are not the answer, warns institute

Rent controls are not the answer, warns institute
- A think tank has warned rent controls are not the answer to the UK's ... crisis has become the single most important driver of poverty in the UK and so it ...

Elderly are bearing the brunt of social care costs, new report finds

Elderly are bearing the brunt of social care costs, new report finds
Britain's elderly are bearing the brunt of cuts in social care funding, according to a new report. Government funded care in England is becoming ...

Linking terrorism with mental illness fuels stigma and impedes prevention efforts, warn psychiatry ...

Linking terrorism with mental illness fuels stigma and impedes prevention efforts, warn psychiatry ...
- An 'automatic assumption' to link terrorist acts with mental illness unfairly stigmatises the millions of people with mental health problems and impedes ...

Is Documenting The Self Worsening Mental Health?

Is Documenting The Self Worsening Mental Health?
- Last month, the Department for Education unleashed an avalanche of media reports when they released a report linking worsening teenage mental ...

We Must Do More To Halt The Worrying Rise In Women's Suicide

We Must Do More To Halt The Worrying Rise In Women's Suicide
- Men aged 20-49 in the UK are more likely to die by suicide than any other ... Women are more likely than men to experience mental health problems ...

Fix mental health problem to solve resort's drug crisis', ex-addict says

Fix mental health problem to solve resort's drug crisis', ex-addict says
- Solving Blackpool's mental health crisis could help fix the resort's drugs ... problems, but the vast majority of those also have mental health problems.

Making diversity the new normal

Making diversity the new normal
- A Stonewall survey [in the UK] in 2013 revealed that 3% of gay men had attempted to take their own life. That compared with 0.4% of men in general.

School sets maths question claiming 'god intended' people to be straight

School sets maths question claiming 'god intended' people to be straight
LGBT charity Stonewall said it was “encouraging” to see the school deal with the matter so swiftly, but commented on the importance of ensuring LGBT ...

16-year-old figure skater gave anti-gay commentators the best comeback ever

16-year-old figure skater gave anti-gay commentators the best comeback ever
- His performance to the song ‘Hasta Que te Conoci’ was good enough to earn him a spot in the ISU World Junior Figure Skating Championships and saw praise come from many back in his homeland of Mexico.

Sherlock's Mark Gatiss and husband Ian Hallard star in The Boys in the Band

Sherlock's Mark Gatiss and husband Ian Hallard star in The Boys in the Band
- The Boys in the Band was the first Broadway play to feature an entire cast of gay characters. Mark Gatiss and Ian Hallard talk about reviving the ...

Finding freedom after living in forced suppression

Finding freedom after living in forced suppression
- LGBT : While the UK has got wonderful laws and guidelines that fight discrimination and encourage equal opportunities for all, there are still visible pockets of ...

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce opposes 'unnecessary' marriage equality plebiscite

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce opposes 'unnecessary' marriage equality plebiscite
- In an opinion piece for Guardian Australia published on Thursday, Joyce said the “expensive and unnecessary” plebiscite was both harmful for LGBTI ...

Victoria promises LGBTI funding boost in event of plebiscite

Victoria promises LGBTI funding boost in event of plebiscite
- The Victorian Government has said it will increase funding for LGBTI mental health and support services if a plebiscite goes ahead.

Botswana LGBTI community calls on govt to ban homophobic US pastor

Botswana LGBTI community calls on govt to ban homophobic US pastor
- Representatives of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community in Botswana will on Thursday meet Labour and Home ...

UK grammar school squeezes in bizarre homophobic question into a students' maths quiz

UK grammar school squeezes in bizarre homophobic question into a students' maths quiz
- A grammar school in the UK has sneaked a bizarrely homophobic question into a maths quiz for the students. The teacher at Royal Grammar School, ...

Spain's first openly gay football referee is getting death threats

Spain's first openly gay football referee is getting death threats
- Jesús Tomillero, who publicly came out as gay last year, quit the game in May after reporting that he had faced an onslaught of insults and threats by ...

Bianca Del Rio on RuPaul's Emmy win: 'Gay people make everything happen'

Bianca Del Rio on RuPaul's Emmy win: 'Gay people make everything happen'
- RuPaul's Drag Race season six champion and soon to be film star Bianca Del Rio isn't one for mincing her words, whether she's reading you to filth or ...

TV diversity includes gender identity but not religion'

TV diversity includes gender identity but not religion'
- He highlighted figures from the Office for National Statistics showing that just 1.5 per cent of the UK population is lesbian, gay or bisexual. With around ...

France more accepting of gay marriage

France more accepting of gay marriage
- A recent survey conducted on behalf of the Association of LGBT families has revealed that as many as 62 per cent of people in the country would ...

Pastor Who Wished Cancer On Obama Banned From South Africa

Pastor Who Wished Cancer On Obama Banned From South Africa
- We have a duty to prevent harm and hatred in all forms against LGBTI, as any other person in a democratic state,” Gigaba said of his decision to ban ...

Botswana LGBTI activists push to keep 'kill the gays' pastor out of their country

Botswana LGBTI activists push to keep 'kill the gays' pastor out of their country
- We have made significant gains in raising awareness among the general society, MPs, community leaders and religious leaders in highlighting LGBTI ...

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