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Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Gay refugee sponsored

Gay refugee sponsored
- Rainbow Refugee, a Vancouver-based group that sponsors those seeking refugee protection because of persecution based on sexual orientation and gender identity, reached out to the United Church of Canada refugee office and asked if any of their groups would be able to sponsor the man.

Right-Wing Media's Dishonest Attempt To Attack The Clinton Foundation's LGBT Advocacy

Right-Wing Media's Dishonest Attempt To Attack The Clinton Foundation's LGBT Advocacy
- Breitbart News published an article attacking Clinton and the Clinton Foundation on September 14 titled “Hillary’s Deplorables: 7 Foreign Dictators And Anti-LGBT Nations Hillary Bagged Billions From.” Author Jerome Hudson attempted to delegitimize the Clinton Foundation for accepting donations from countries with questionable LGBT rights records, such as Russia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Qatar

Explore South Africa With A New LGBT Children's Book

Explore South Africa With A New LGBT Children's Book
- Explore South Africa With A New LGBT Children's Book. Enjoy ancient caves, beautiful beaches, colorful markets and amazing safaris with Keesha ...

Trump on Andersoon Cooper – “He'll be very biased, very biased”

Trump on Andersoon Cooper – “He'll be very biased, very biased”
- That debate in question is hosted by CNN anchor Andersoon Cooper, who is currently set to become the first openly gay journalist to take on the role ...

No grammar schools, lots of play: the secrets of Europe's top education system

No grammar schools, lots of play: the secrets of Europe's top education system
- This may surprise UK parents, assailed as they are by the notion of education as a competitive race. In Finland, they are more relaxed: “We believe ...

Over half of UK workers do not use their degree in their working career

Over half of UK workers do not use their degree in their working career
- As the new University term is underway, new research reveals that the majority of workers do not use their degree education within their current ...

Hachette UK introduces financial education workshops for under 30s

Hachette UK introduces financial education workshops for under 30s
Publishing group Hachette UK has introduced targeted financial education workshops to address the financial issues of most concern to employees ...

University vice-chancellors say Brexit has already damaged Britain's reputation

University vice-chancellors say Brexit has already damaged Britain's reputation
- Eighty per cent of university vice-chancellors fear the UK's global reputation for higher education is already at risk following the vote to leave the EU.

Young women in Scotland 'have poorer mental health'

Young women in Scotland 'have poorer mental health'
- Women aged 16-24 have "significantly lower" levels of mental health ... the higher proportion of children at a healthy weight, Cancer Research UK said ...

NICE guidance to help children and families open up about domestic violence

NICE guidance to help children and families open up about domestic violence
- At a conference held in London, public health experts got together to discuss the latest evidence on the effects of domestic violence to families and ...

Drug resistance in people and animals may push millions into poverty

Drug resistance in people and animals may push millions into poverty
 - for promoting animal growth rather than treating sick animals, economist Jim O'Neill said in a report in May commissioned by the British government.

Youngsters to teach silver surfers about online safety

Youngsters to teach silver surfers about online safety
Older people are often the subject of online and telephone scams – an Age UK report last year found 53 per cent of people aged 65 and older had ...

Public opinion divided on advertising and sponsorship rules for alcohol brands

Public opinion divided on advertising and sponsorship rules for alcohol brands
- Again, older people are more likely to be in favor of a ban than younger people. ... The British Medical Association and the Alcohol Health Alliance UK ...

Older people at risk

Older people at risk
- Nearly eight million older people could be at risk from unsafe gas appliances in the UK as Gas Safe Register reveals that three quarters (79%) of ...

Sex crimes against the elderly - are they being ignored?

Sex crimes against the elderly - are they being ignored?
- William was one of three elderly, vulnerable and mentally impaired ... Some 80% of UK forces responded to the FoI request asking how many sexual ...

Gay actors can't come out in Hollywood

Gay actors can't come out in Hollywood
- When asked if Hollywood discriminated against people on the grounds of race, he said,”It’s pretty undeniable”, and then added that some actors were afraid to come out as gay because they could be typecast purely in gay roles.

Non-Emergency Housing Options for LGBT People Facing Hate Crime

Non-Emergency Housing Options for LGBT People Facing Hate Crime
- Experiencing hate crime may feel totally overwhelming. It can affect your confidence and ability to think clearly about what is best for you. This is particularly the case if the abuse has occurred in or near your home, where your private living space has been violated.  

I'm a gay man and I want to donate blood to save the lives of people like my grandfather

I'm a gay man and I want to donate blood to save the lives of people like my grandfather
- Fast forward 9 months and the campaign had gained the support of all major political parties, all the leading LGBT organisations in the UK, held an ...

Marriage equality petition in Northern Ireland signed by 20000

Marriage equality petition in Northern Ireland signed by 20000
- By ignoring the majority will and blocking the right of LGBT couples to marry, the DUP is subverting democracy,” commented activist Peter Tatchell.

Why global corporates should be leading the way when it comes to LGBT diversity

Why global corporates should be leading the way when it comes to LGBT diversity
- community and further strengthen our ranking in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index – a key UK benchmark on LGBT equality in the workplace.

European Parliament calls for further protection LGBTI people at work

European Parliament calls for further protection LGBTI people at work
- Ulrike Lunacek MEP, Co-President of the LGBTI Intergroup, reacted: “The EU LGBT survey found that two-thirds has experienced a negative attitude ...

Bold stories of older Australians

Bold stories of older Australians
- Author David Hardy has collected 56 stories from older LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) people for his new book, Bold.

Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs sounds alarm on rape and sexual assault at universities

Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs sounds alarm on rape and sexual assault at universities
- Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has raised concerns about an alarming number of young, international and LGBTI ...

Grindr partners with White House to run hackathon for LGBTI equality

Grindr partners with White House to run hackathon for LGBTI equality
- Gay geo-dating app Grindr has called upon those with tech experience to take part in its hack4equality initiative to find solutions for some of the ...

Man behind iconic photo of boy standing up to 11000 homophobes is receiving death threats

Man behind iconic photo of boy standing up to 11000 homophobes is receiving death threats
- The photographer behind the iconic photo of a 12-year-old boy standing up to 11,000 marching homophobes in Mexico is receiving death threats.

I will eliminate my targets' LGBT blogger in chilling New York bomb 'confession'

I will eliminate my targets' LGBT blogger in chilling New York bomb 'confession'
- AN LGBT blogger who claimed responsibility for a bomb which injured 29 people in New York on Saturday released a creepy “manifesto” about killing ...

New report finds LGBT community faces higher economic barriers

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, ...

Clerk claims she was discriminated against after refusing to process gay marriage licenses

Clerk claims she was discriminated against after refusing to process gay marriage licenses
- A former county clerk is suing her employer for 'discrimination' after she refused to due her job and process same-sex marriage licenses. Yanicka ...

Church gay marriage group has no LGBT allies

Church gay marriage group has no LGBT allies
- Supporters of gay marriage in the Church of England have criticised a new panel for its lack of pro-LGBT members. The ten-man Bishop's Reflection ...

Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs sounds alarm on rape and sexual assault at universities

Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs sounds alarm on rape and sexual assault at universities
- Human Rights Commissioner Gillian Triggs has raised concerns about an alarming number of young, international and LGBTI students reporting rape ...

Court to rule on limiting East Africa's anti-gay laws

Court to rule on limiting East Africa's anti-gay laws
- In its East African legal challenge to the Anti-Homosexuality Act, the Uganda-based Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF) argues that Uganda’s passage of that anti-gay law contravened the country’s obligations as a member of the East African Community. That regional organization, comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania, is founded on principles set forth in the East African Treaty, adopted one country at time from 1999 through 2007.

Australia's Messy Gay Marriage Fight Could Harm the LGBT Community

Australia's Messy Gay Marriage Fight Could Harm the LGBT Community
- This policy unfairly discriminates against LGBTI groups because religious institutions already enjoy tax-free status. Therefore, religious groups can ...

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