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Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Brexit: realities of a more uncertain UK set in

Brexit: realities of a more uncertain UK set in
- It goes without saying that Brexit will have implications on the future of education as a whole in the UK, specifically entrepreneurs who may now ...

Damaging effects of higher education bill merit greater scrutiny

Damaging effects of higher education bill merit greater scrutiny
- Sir, Whether or not the intentions behind the higher education and research bill ... The other, UK Research and Innovation, incorporates nine existing ...

We need a new type of internationalisation in education

We need a new type of internationalisation in education
- About half of the 5,000 delegates came from other European countries and the outcome might have undermined the UK's formerly strong international ...

Post hospital care reduces readmittance rates, study finds

Post hospital care reduces readmittance rates, study finds
- A survey of almost 800 older people found that 70% felt they had improved their level of social contact, 52% said they had improved their confidence ...

The Growing Number Of Older People Being Treated For Alcohol Dependence Is All Over Us Like ...

The Growing Number Of Older People Being Treated For Alcohol Dependence Is All Over Us Like ...
- In this case, it is that older people of the 'Baby Boomer' Generation continue with hedonistic lifestyles into their later years well beyond that seen with ...

Green exercise' a massive boost for adult population

Green exercise' a massive boost for adult population
So-called "green exercise" provides health benefits worth £2.2 billion a year to adults in England, according to research. Researchers analysed data

The arguments against scrapping Wales' flagship anti-poverty programme

The arguments against scrapping Wales' flagship anti-poverty programme
- Politicians and charity workers have urged the Welsh Government not to scrap its anti-poverty initiative Communities First . More than £300m has been ...

Closing Romania's communist-era orphanages

Closing Romania's communist-era orphanages
- She was one of the luckier children who grew up in Romania's orphanages ... "Children go into institutions because of poverty mainly," says Stefan ...

Three quarters of football fans have heard homophobic slurs at matches

Three quarters of football fans have heard homophobic slurs at matches
- Stonewall found, as part of its Rainbow Laces campaign to tackle anti-LGBTI attitudes in sport, concerning results in a survey carried out last month.

LGBTI People Alcohol and Drugs, and Mental Health

LGBTI People Alcohol and Drugs, and Mental Health
LGBTI people have specific experiences when it comes to alcohol and drug use and mental health. This webinar will discuss the prevalence of alcohol ...

Cartoonist Bill Leak portrays LGBTI lobby as Nazi soldiers

Cartoonist Bill Leak portrays LGBTI lobby as Nazi soldiers
- Controversial cartoonist Bill Leak has taken aim at the LGBTIQ community with a portrayal of the Australia's queer community as Nazi soldiers.

Poll shows most Aussies want marriage equality resolved in Parliament

Poll shows most Aussies want marriage equality resolved in Parliament
- The Poll revealed that almost half of Australian people are concerned about the possibility of a public campaign that has negative impact on LGBTI ...

Would church leaders support a populist vote on euthanasia or abortion?

Would church leaders support a populist vote on euthanasia or abortion?
- Marriage equality advocates raise concerns that a plebiscite will prompt a debate that will be harmful to the health and mental wellbeing of LGBTI ...

Victorian AIDS Council meets with Bill Shorten, condemns plebiscite

Victorian AIDS Council meets with Bill Shorten, condemns plebiscite
- As an organisation at the “coalface of mental health in LGBTI communities”, VAC revealed it has met with Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to provide ...

Australia: 'many sex assaults' on overseas and LGBT students

Australia: 'many sex assaults' on overseas and LGBT students
- "I have been shocked by the relatively high number of young international students and a disproportionately high number of LGBTI students who have ...

Romania delays decision on whether to legalize same-sex marriage

Romania delays decision on whether to legalize same-sex marriage
- Vlad Viski, the president of Romanian LGBTI rights organization MozaiQ, told Gay Star News: 'Postponing the decision concerning gay marriage in ...

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, ...

Mackenzie Claude, RuPaul's marine queen.

Mackenzie Claude, RuPaul's marine queen.
- With Don't Ask, Don't Tell, if the wrong person found out that you were gay, or suspected you of being homosexual, they could present that to the chain ...

This London Undergound map lists stations by the number of LGBT venues nearby

This London Undergound map lists stations by the number of LGBT venues nearby
- It seems that you can't go more than a few weeks without a story about another of London's LGBT venues closing down, but a handy new Tube map ...

Emmys confirm new wave of lesbian visibility: 'Everyone is reveling in it'

Emmys confirm new wave of lesbian visibility: 'Everyone is reveling in it'
- Sarah Paulson, Jill Soloway and Kate McKinnon: 'You can feel the culture shifting,' said Soloway's collaborator Sarah Gubbins. Composite: Getty ...

Gay man's war veteran dad shuts down Australian MP over 'homophobia'

Gay man's war veteran dad shuts down Australian MP over 'homophobia'
- George Christensen, a conservative MP for the north Queensland electorate of Dawson, had posted a story about the Queensland Government ...

Broadway star Andy Mientus speaks out against bi erasure and stigma

Broadway star Andy Mientus speaks out against bi erasure and stigma
- I've definitely felt the pressure to just accept being lumped in as gay when I meet new people- correcting them feels super political and unnecessary ...

Who is the controversial priest banned from UK, Botwsana and South Africa?

Who is the controversial priest banned from UK, Botwsana and South Africa?
- The government of Botswana has confirmed it will deport a controversial US priest who has sparked outrage for his views on homosexuality. Steven ...

Gay hook-up app reportedly bans the word 'party' in an attempt to curb chemsex

Gay hook-up app reportedly bans the word 'party' in an attempt to curb chemsex
Gay hookup app Scruff are attempting to curb the prevalence of chemsex by banning the word “party” in its users bios. Chemsex is the phenomenon ...

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