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Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Chilean soldier reports homophobic insults, harassment in army

Chilean soldier reports homophobic insults, harassment in army
- The gay enlisted man said he brought the homophobic insults to his commanding officers' attention, but his complaints were judged insubordination, ...

You Know I'm Just Joking by Ayomide Tayo: If Bobrisky isn't gay then I am not straight

You Know I'm Just Joking by Ayomide Tayo: If Bobrisky isn't gay then I am not straight
- It is also homophobic. We are righteous on things that don't matter and turn a blind eye on things that do- corruption, manipulative men of God and ...

The Devil of Hell's Kitchen: Social constructions in the best of us

The Devil of Hell's Kitchen: Social constructions in the best of us
- White people cannot be the target of racism, heterosexuals do not have to live with homophobia as part of their daily lives and a man cannot fathom ...

Homophobic mob pepper-sprays two gay men at Folsom Street Fair

Homophobic mob pepper-sprays two gay men at Folsom Street Fair
- A homophobic mob has pepper-sprayed two gay friends attending San Francisco's Folsom Street Fair at the weekend. Neil Frias and Jeff White left the ...

Will Brexit affect my UK college plans next year?

Will Brexit affect my UK college plans next year?
- I recently attended the Irish Times Higher Options event in the RDS, with the intension of clarifying the option of studying in the UK next year.

Government policy offers UK universities' competitors a rosy future

Government policy offers UK universities' competitors a rosy future
- Prior to email, how did you get in touch with a colleague at another university? You phoned the general switchboard and the operator would put you ...

What students have to pay to go to university will be made clearer today

What students have to pay to go to university will be made clearer today
- in Wales pay around £3,500 a year for their studies wherever in the UK they ... Education Secretary Kirsty Williams, the Assembly's sole Welsh Liberal ... Ms Williams said Wales “needs a higher education funding settlement that ...

Global map of higher education access could reshape rankings

Global map of higher education access could reshape rankings
- Graeme Atherton, one of the report's authors and the director of the UK's National Education Opportunities Network, said that the research revealed ...

Fragmented system is failing older people, say experts

Fragmented system is failing older people, say experts
Older people are being let down by the current health and social care ... more complex needs, and inadequate resources meant the UK's health and ...

Brexit could trigger crisis in care for older and disabled people

Brexit could trigger crisis in care for older and disabled people
- Social services for older and disabled people face crisis because post-Brexit ... The 1.4-million-strong UK care sector's reliance on European migrant ...

Is the Philippines' "war on drugs" fuelling an HIV epidemic?

Is the Philippines' "war on drugs" fuelling an HIV epidemic?
- Rosita is a pregnant, HIV-infected injecting drug user - and Jose is a social worker. Amidst Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs - in ...

Mental Health Care Is In Crisis And The Consequences Will Be Fatal

Mental Health Care Is In Crisis And The Consequences Will Be Fatal
Mental health care in England and beyond Is hitting a real point of Crisis. Over the last few decades and in particular the last decade we have seen an ...

The way we deal with mental health at university has to change, and quickly

The way we deal with mental health at university has to change, and quickly
- Chances are, they know someone who has been failed by their university's support system. Mental health at British universities has grown into an ...

Mental health trust failed to protect patients at risk of suicide, report finds

Mental health trust failed to protect patients at risk of suicide, report finds
- In the report, Dr Paul Lelliott, deputy chief inspector of hospitals and CQC lead for mental health, said there were many areas where Nelft needed to ...

Young People's Mental Health: Telling a Different Story

Young People's Mental Health: Telling a Different Story
- In our Conservative led, austerity Britain, young people's social needs simply aren't recognised or prioritised. Our education system has become ...

Even planned abortion can cause depression

Even planned abortion can cause depression
- According to experts, everyone is prone to suffer from mental disorders. In developed nations such as the United States, United Kingdom and Canada, ...

Accenture named No1 employer for LGBT people in Ireland

Accenture named No1 employer for LGBT people in Ireland
- GLEN have announced the Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality in Ireland ... magazine and developed the launch of the UK's first Inter-Retail LGBT ...

No Racism, No Sexism, No Homophobia' - Why Afropunk Festival Is So Important

No Racism, No Sexism, No Homophobia' - Why Afropunk Festival Is So Important
- Last weekend Afropunk held its first event in the UK, and if you've not heard of ... At a time when sexism, racism, homophobia and assault are all too ...

Christopher Biggins' bisexual comments to be investigated by Ofcom

Christopher Biggins' bisexual comments to be investigated by Ofcom
- bisexuals, including his belief that they were the “worst type” and that bisexuals were people who were those not “wanting to admit they're gay”.

Four Mexican priests outed by country's LGBTI activists

Four Mexican priests outed by country's LGBTI activists
- Four Mexican priests were outed by LGBTI activists last Friday – with claims of them being in gay relationships. This came a day before thousands of ...

Pink Dot Hong Kong celebrates diversity for the 3rd time since 2014

Pink Dot Hong Kong celebrates diversity for the 3rd time since 2014
- Over 10,000 people turned up in pink at Pink Dot Hong Kong, the city's LGBTI festival and largest diversity event, to celebrate diversity and love ...

Hillary Clinton still a more popular choice with LGBTI Americans

Hillary Clinton still a more popular choice with LGBTI Americans
- If any LGBTI American felt terrible after watching the live telecast of the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and her Republican ...

Suicide prevention aimed at LGBTI youth is now the law in California

Suicide prevention aimed at LGBTI youth is now the law in California
- California became the first state in the country on Monday (26 September) to require middle and high school policies on suicide prevention for LGBTI ...

To plebiscite or not to plebiscite?

To plebiscite or not to plebiscite?
- The LGBTI community has already faced a lot of hate during the debate on marriage equality and the plebiscite hasn't even been confirmed. Should ...

Stepping out of the closet and into the office – should you come out at work?

Stepping out of the closet and into the office – should you come out at work?
- Being openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender in the workplace is one of the most personal – and toughest – decisions that only you can make.

Mayor of London to reform gender options to recognise trans and intersex people

Mayor of London to reform gender options to recognise trans and intersex people
- although they aren't currently offered any legal recognition in the UK. It's not the first time Sadiq has supported the LGBT community – he led Pride in ...

Pope Francis backs gay marriage protests in Mexico

Pope Francis backs gay marriage protests in Mexico
- The Pope has voiced his support for Mexicans campaigning against the government's push to legalise same-sex marriage. Speaking at his blessing ...

Andy West strips off for revealing interview with The Naked Magicians

Andy West strips off for revealing interview with The Naked Magicians
- The former BBC journalist and Big Brother UK contestant was left blushing after he was persuaded to strip completely naked during an interview with ...

UK heading for 'hard Brexit', warns Scottish minister

UK heading for 'hard Brexit', warns Scottish minister
- The UK appears to be heading for a so-called hard Brexit with links to Brussels limited to trade agreements, according to a Scottish minister.

Stop this hate speech

Stop this hate speech
 - We are told it is an issue of equality for the 5 per cent or so of LGBTI Australians and if we don't agree we are homophobic, Christian bigots, weirdos or ...

Zimbabwe's prominent HIV/AIDS activist

Zimbabwe's prominent HIV/AIDS activist
- In Zimbabwe, sex workers and members of LGBTI community are often marginalized in sexual and reproductive health programs. But Tholanah says ...

Racism in the LGBTQ community

Racism in the LGBTQ community
- Recently, my grandmother and I were having a conversation about LGBTQ rights. As a Christian reverend, in her mind, it was always someone's ...

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