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Thursday, 29 September 2016

Almost 14% of those arrested under India's anti-gay law last year were minors

Almost 14% of those arrested under India's anti-gay law last year were minors
- Almost 14% of those arrested in 2015 under India's anti-gay law Section ... India needs to realise that it doesn't need to follow British laws anymore.”.

Cameroon asylum row man 'told to prove he is gay'

Cameroon asylum row man 'told to prove he is gay'
- A charity volunteer claims he faces deportation because he has not done enough to prove he is gay. Valerie Ediage arrived in the UK six years ago ...

I love other men, therefore I am

I love other men, therefore I am
- Gay men are more masculine than straight men,” he tells Sir Patrick ... given his track record of co-founding Stonewall, a UK LGBT rights charity.

Politicians urged to pledge support for tackling homophobia in Scottish schools

Politicians urged to pledge support for tackling homophobia in Scottish schools
- Scottish politicians are being urged to pledge their support for a campaign's proposals to introduce LGBT education into Scottish schools. The Time for ...

Teachers Need To Be Smart About Smartphones

Teachers Need To Be Smart About Smartphones
- As it currently stands, there is a skills gap from leaving the education system and being able to function in the workplace. Could a contributory factor to ...

How the UK is Changing the Way They Find New Business Leaders

How the UK is Changing the Way They Find New Business Leaders
- In the UK the days of free education are over and a degree can now cost anywhere north of £9,000 a year. Unfortunately, this will scare off some of the ...

Why should we teach music in schools?

Why should we teach music in schools?
- In an educational environment where everything is justified by results and quantified by league tables, music has to some extent become the weakest ...

Students forced to share single rooms as university cashes in on pre-Brexit EU influx

Students forced to share single rooms as university cashes in on pre-Brexit EU influx
- We expected the number of non-British EU students to fall after the referendum,” he said, “but what actually happened was the number of ...

Bullying Can Leave Children With Mental Health Scars For Life - We Need To Take It Seriously

Bullying Can Leave Children With Mental Health Scars For Life - We Need To Take It Seriously
- The latest research looking at the effects of bullying on children's mental health makes for grim reading: at least half of child suicides in Britain are ...

Why Pakistan's poor seek mental health cure at shrine

Why Pakistan's poor seek mental health cure at shrine
- Secrecy and silence surrounds the issue of mental health in Pakistan. Those with money can afford treatment but families in rural areas often fall back ...

Young women 'high mental health risk'

Young women 'high mental health risk'
- Young women have emerged as a high risk group for mental health ... The data showed people who were white British, female, or aged 35 to 54 were ...

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 ... and inadequate resources meant the UK's health and social care system was ...

Most people's hearts are older than their years, study reveals

Most people's hearts are older than their years, study reveals
People can still use the online tool and be given an estimate without ... Cardiovascular disease causes more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK ...

There are now 14500 people over 100 living in the UK, up 65 per cent in 10 years

There are now 14500 people over 100 living in the UK, up 65 per cent in 10 years
- The UK is now home to more than 14,500 people aged 100 or older - a rise of 65% in the past decade. Figures from the Office for National Statistics ...

Middle class Southerners CAUSED Brexit, not working class Northerners, poll reveals

Middle class Southerners CAUSED Brexit, not working class Northerners, poll reveals
- BREXIT was not caused by an army of "poor, working class, old voters" ... Elderly people were also criticised by bitter Remainers in the wake of the ...

Liberty-depriving applications reach highest level ever

Liberty-depriving applications reach highest level ever
- DoLS applications are more likely to be in older age groups, with 44% for people aged 85 or over. Many of these older people suffer from dementia.

A lot of Americans have evolved on gay rights

A lot of Americans have evolved on gay rights
- A large number of Americans have echoed President Barack Obama's notorious 'evolution' on LGBT rights, according to polling. While Democratic ...

Nigerian homosexual, Bisi Alimi says he was gay from mother's womb

Nigerian homosexual, Bisi Alimi says he was gay from mother's womb
- Alimi, a Mushin-born University of Lagos, UNILAG, graduate who reportedly moved to the UK a few years ago, revealed that he became gay by the first ...


Gay Star News teams up with myGwork to help LGBTI people find their next job

Gay Star News teams up with myGwork to help LGBTI people find their next job
LGBTI recruitment website myGwork has announced a new partnership with Gay Star News. The organizations are uniting with the aim of creating the ...

Kenya's most notorious anti-LGBTI official to be hosted by Google

Kenya's most notorious anti-LGBTI official to be hosted by Google
- Kenya's most notorious anti-LGBTI official will be hosted by Google at its summit on digital literacy and safety. Via his Facebook post, the head of ...

Adelaide: A city that has everything to offer

Adelaide: A city that has everything to offer
- ADELAIDE's premiere LGBTI event, Feast Festival, is almost upon us and along with taking in the great activities during the festival, the city has many ...

Huge Number Of LGBTIQ Australians Aren't Out At Work, Report Says

Huge Number Of LGBTIQ Australians Aren't Out At Work, Report Says
- Research shows that when LGBTI staff are 'openly out' to all, businesses see a 15 to 30 per cent increase in productivity and retention rates improve ...

Nearly half of LGBTI Australians hide who they are at work

Nearly half of LGBTI Australians hide who they are at work
- Around 45 per cent of LGBTI Australians hide their sexuality or gender diversity at work because they fear it may impact their career, according to a ...

House of Rainbow celebrates 10 years of worship and activism

House of Rainbow celebrates 10 years of worship and activism
- In 2015, Jide Macauley led a campaign that blocked the work of Doya Dundu, an anti-LGBTI criminal in Ghana who used social media to entrap and ...

Suicidal transgender boy hospitalised for depression 'repeatedly called a girl by staff'

Suicidal transgender boy hospitalised for depression 'repeatedly called a girl by staff'
- The lawsuit comes amid a raging debate in the US about the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Heartbroken Mrs ...

Why Are There So Few Resources for Gay Muslims Online?

Why Are There So Few Resources for Gay Muslims Online?
- I was surprised by how many people reached out after the video was posted, relating to what I felt was a wholly unique—almost isolating—experience. But what struck me most were two specific emails I received from viewers: one from a closeted Palestinian-American who said my video was the first time he heard the words "gay", "Muslim", and "Palestinian" from the same mouth, and another from a gay Middle Eastern man who called me "a role model for gay people from Muslim backgrounds."


Arnold Schwarzenegger says his father beat him because he thought he was gay

Arnold Schwarzenegger says his father beat him because he thought he was gay
- I don't know if mum thought I was gay, or if she just thought there was ... While Arnold's support for LGBT rights was mixed during his time in office, ...

California limits travel to North Carolina over LGBT law

California limits travel to North Carolina over LGBT law
- The state of California has joined the list of those taking action against North Carolina for its law that limits LGBT ...

Hillary Clinton slams “mean-spirited” anti-LGBT law in North Carolina

Hillary Clinton slams “mean-spirited” anti-LGBT law in North Carolina
- During a political rally in the state's capital city of Raleigh, the presidential hopeful slammed the anti-LGBT law for the harm it has caused not only to ...

myGwork and Gay Star News create worldwide hub for LGBTI professionals

myGwork and Gay Star News create worldwide hub for LGBTI professionals
- Business social network myGwork has partnered with publisher Gay Star ... partners with prides around the world, including Student Pride in the UK.

New study showing homophobia still rampant in sport prompts renewed calls for action

New study showing homophobia still rampant in sport prompts renewed calls for action
- A new study which found gay slurs is still regularly heard at live sporting ... The research, conducted by UK's LGBTI equality organisation Stonewall, ...

Half of Australia's LGBTI community afraid to 'come out of the closet' at work

Half of Australia's LGBTI community afraid to 'come out of the closet' at work
- A new reports shows Australia as a 'poster child' for the LGBTI community at work despite these figures which are high compared to other countries ...

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