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Monday, 19 September 2016

Gay' traffic lights brought in for London Pride are here to stay

Gay' traffic lights brought in for London Pride are here to stay
- The Green Man and his boyfriend are not breaking up – in fact, they're ready to make their relationship more permanent. 'Gay' traffic light filters, ...

Queen's cousin is first royal to come out as gay

Queen's cousin is first royal to come out as gay
- The Queen's cousin, Lord Ivar Mountbatten, has become the first member of the royal family to come out as gay. The divorced father of three revealed ...


Gay Pride goes ahead in face of violence

Gay Pride goes ahead in face of violence
- HUNDREDS of people waved banners and flags in the Serbian capital Belgrade yesterday to celebrate gay pride after a heavy police presence ...

This 71 year-old father's response to an anti-gay Australian politician is amazing

This 71 year-old father's response to an anti-gay Australian politician is amazing
- I have a GAY SON who I am so proud of what he has achieved in his life.” Australian Conservative MP George Christensen was absolutely enraged ...

Tuition fees at UK universities costing international students up to 20% less after Brexit

Tuition fees at UK universities costing international students up to 20% less after Brexit
- While many in the UK's higher education sector were unhappy with the result of the European Union (EU) referendum in June, which saw the votes fall ...

Universities fear UK's global reputation in jeopardy due to Brexit

Universities fear UK's global reputation in jeopardy due to Brexit
 - University vice-chancellors fear the UK's global reputation for higher education and research is already at risk after the vote to leave the EU, with more ...

Universities, knowledge and innovation vital for 'Northern Powerhouse'

Universities, knowledge and innovation vital for 'Northern Powerhouse'
- Much has been said and written about the need to rebalance the economy of the UK. The economic landscape across the nation is shifting rapidly, ...

Gordon Brown reveals why education for all could end child labour, extremism and gives the young ...

Gordon Brown reveals why education for all could end child labour, extremism and gives the young ...
- Bloodied bodies in ambulances. The faces of kidnapped schoolgirls. Little lifejackets washed up on the shore. Tiny hands taught to hold weapons.

It's never too soon to talk to children about drugs

It's never too soon to talk to children about drugs
- A quarter of UK children aged between 11 and 15 have been offered substances, which can be a worry for many parents. Starting discussions early ...

From asylums to social media anxiety: Wellcome Collection exhibition explores mental health

From asylums to social media anxiety: Wellcome Collection exhibition explores mental health
- A new exhibition exploring mental health aims to shed light on the experiences of patients and doctors who inhabited the famous Bethlem Royal ...

Suicide survivor Steve is mental health champion

Suicide survivor Steve is mental health champion
- Steve hosts regular evenings at Revelation that look at the thorny issues of mental health such as suicide. The events are a platform for understanding and shared experience, attracting eminent authorities and those of faith and no faith. Steve has also talked about his experiences with 60 junior doctors as part of a training seminar and recently trained as a peer tutor with the Recovery College - part of the Norfolk and Suffolk Mental Health Trust.


I'm Young, Homeless And On The Streets. I'm Feeling Suicidal And Need Mental Health Care ...

I'm Young, Homeless And On The Streets. I'm Feeling Suicidal And Need Mental Health Care ...
- I first met Luke, a young man in his twenties, in the spring of 2015. He wasn't homeless at this point. He was encouraged to visit our Suicide Crisis ...

Ruth Davidson referred to as 'dyke' at Scottish independence rally in Glasgow

Ruth Davidson referred to as 'dyke' at Scottish independence rally in Glasgow
- A Scottish independence rally attended by senior SNP MPs has faced accusations of homophobia after featuring a rap that referred to Ruth Davidson ...

Carer dances with elderly mum to cheer her up - video sparks family reunion after 70 years

Carer dances with elderly mum to cheer her up - video sparks family reunion after 70 years
- A video of a carer dancing with his elderly patient to cheer her up has ... daughter Leah Jordana set about tracking down her dad's family in the UK, ...

Why we need everyone to back Share Your Lunch and end food poverty

Why we need everyone to back Share Your Lunch and end food poverty
- Over the past 12 months, over 1 million people in the UK accessed a ... So the definition of food poverty that we work to is – 'not having access to ...

Children's cafeterias' combat poverty, neglect in Japan

Children's cafeterias' combat poverty, neglect in Japan
- The mostly grassroots efforts seek to address a range of child-related issues, from poverty to ensuring that those with late-working parents get a proper ...

China activists fight 'conversion therapy'

China activists fight 'conversion therapy'
- Telling his wife he was gay was never going to be easy. But Yu Hu never thought it would see him committed to a mental hospital and fed a cocktail of ...

I wrote this piece while getting chemotherapy, because people have started using cancer patients ...

I wrote this piece while getting chemotherapy, because people have started using cancer patients ...
- Queer men and ethnic minorities are disproportionately affected by HIV in the UK; the introduction of PrEP would reduce transmission rates and, thus, ...

Christians on both sides of the debate criticise new bishops' group on LGBT issues

Christians on both sides of the debate criticise new bishops' group on LGBT issues
- Conservatives and liberals within the Anglican Church have slammed a new Bishops' group created to discuss the issue of homosexuality in the ...

Scottish film festival leads the way when it comes to LGBT cinema

Scottish film festival leads the way when it comes to LGBT cinema
- From homoerotic horror movies to thought-provoking dramas and documentaries, next week Glasgow will play host to one of the most important film ...

'I'm the NY bomber': police probe LGBTI link to New York bombing

'I'm the NY bomber': police probe LGBTI link to New York bombing
- Officials found what they eventually confirmed to be explosive device just four blocks away from the blast late Saturday night, however, and FI spokesman addressing media on Sunday declined to comment on the LGBTI link to the bombing.

Online manifesto takes responsibility for Chelsea bombing

Online manifesto takes responsibility for Chelsea bombing
- ‘I don’t know exactly how I feel about taking human lives,’ the writer said. ‘However, what I do know is that If I don’t do what needs to be done nobody will pay attention. LGBTQ+ people are much more likely to commit suicide than straight cisgendered people. It seems that nobody cares, however what if people from the LGBTQ+ community started lashing out in response to the

Officers marched loudly and proudly at the Brisbane Pride Festival

Officers marched loudly and proudly at the Brisbane Pride Festival
LGBTI liaison officer Sergeant Ben Bjarnesen said there was a high level of excitement and buzz in the lead up to the event and on the day.

Aussie Christian lobbyists cancel meeting against same-sex marriage after safety threats

Aussie Christian lobbyists cancel meeting against same-sex marriage after safety threats
- Holding an event by a group that directly targets trans children and other LGBTI children, repeatedly compromising their safety in attempts to ...

New report finds LGBT community faces higher economic barriers

New report finds LGBT community faces higher economic barriers
- Two new reports reveal the shocking economic barriers to LGBTI people in the US, including higher rates of poverty, lower wages, economic insecurity ...

Two openly gay men are running for parliament in Russia

Two openly gay men are running for parliament in Russia
- Two men who are openly gay are standing in the Russian elections in a ... Both outspoken gay rights activists, the men strongly object to the gay ...

North Carolina considers repealing anti-LGBTI law

North Carolina considers repealing anti-LGBTI law
- The anti-LGBTI law in North Carolina that sparked outrage at the start of this year may be repealed, if a pro-LGBT law in the North Carolina city of ...

Room for improvement in Scotland's schools and colleges

Room for improvement in Scotland's schools and colleges
- The article on homophobia in schools seems to suggest that all will be well if only teachers talked about LGBTI issues (Revealed: The culture of ...

Coalition can negotiate with Labor on same-sex marriage plebiscite

Coalition can negotiate with Labor on same-sex marriage plebiscite
- But Labor has set out many other objections including its effect on vulnerable LGBTI people, that it treats LGBTI rights differently to other issues ...

Explosion in LGBTI friendly New York City neighborhood

Explosion in LGBTI friendly New York City neighborhood
- Authorities held a press conference approximately 3 hours after the incident occurred, which was approximately 8:30 PM (EST). New York Police Department Commissioner James O’Neill said the explosion happened at 131 West 23rd Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues. The explosion was witnessed by officers; 29 people were injured, 24 transported to hospital. The majority of the injuries are not life threatening, but one is serious.

LGBTI family law focus!

LGBTI family law focus!
- Family Law, Leading mid-tier firm seeks a talented senior lawyer with a client base to join their family law practice. LGBTI family law focus. Collegiate ...

Teachers, social workers, syllabi: How the school system alienates gay teens in Hong Kong

Teachers, social workers, syllabi: How the school system alienates gay teens in Hong Kong
- Fourteen per cent of the respondents in the interview said they completely agree that there should be legal protection for the LGBTI community, and ...

Bigotry on the Left exposes marriage hypocrisy

Bigotry on the Left exposes marriage hypocrisy
- However, it also demonstrates what many of us have long believed — that marriage equality has never been the end-game for the militant LGBTI ...

New W. African interfaith group fights anti-LGBTI bias

New W. African interfaith group fights anti-LGBTI bias
- Anglo-Nigeria LGBTI activist Davis Mac-Iyalla, founder of the Interfaith Diversity Network of West Africa, discusses the harsh conditions in Nigeria and ...

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