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Friday, 7 October 2016

Britain's most remote inhabited island – in pictures

Britain's most remote inhabited island – in pictures
- With an image of some grazing ponies, an apparently derelict house and a definitely derelict tractor. The state of university education in UK today?


Exactly how valuable is a PhD?

Exactly how valuable is a PhD?
- Currently, UK higher education is undergoing changes, and recent evidence suggests that change is extending to the career paths that some PhD ...

I was so traumatised': accounts of sexual harassment in UK universities

I was so traumatised': accounts of sexual harassment in UK universities
- Their stories, which span a period of decades, describe how victims of sexual harassment by senior male academics have been failed by UK ...

Brexit: What are the Home Office's immigration plans?

Brexit: What are the Home Office's immigration plans?
- A hard Brexit, where the UK no longer has single market access or automatic trade deals with the European Union, could see Scotland lose 80,000 jobs and cost £2,000 per head, according to research carried out by the Fraser of Allander Institute, an economics think-tank.

9% of older people in Causeway Coast and Glens council area experiencing financial abuse

9% of older people in Causeway Coast and Glens council area experiencing financial abuse
- New research from the Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland, Eddie Lynch, reveals that 21% of older people in Northern Ireland are ...

Housing policy's grey area must be explored

Housing policy's grey area must be explored
- Yet there are more than 11m people aged 65 or over in the UK, most of ... older people from stamp duty would benefit them and the housing market.

Anti-fracking campaigners warn their mental health is at risk

Anti-fracking campaigners warn their mental health is at risk
- Anti-fracking campaigners claim their mental health is at risk as the Government pushes ahead with the shale gas industry. Yesterday, in a land mark ...

Why are we still apologising for our mental health issues?

Why are we still apologising for our mental health issues?
- This week, rapper Kid Cudi AKA Scott Mescudi wrote an open letter to his fans, advising them that he was checking himself into rehab for 'depression ...

Islamic extremist who said gay men's heads should be chopped off in vile video set to teach kids as ...

Islamic extremist who said gay men's heads should be chopped off in vile video set to teach kids as ...
- American-born radical Shaykh Hamza Sodagar is in London this week to give a series of lectures at the Islamic Republic of Iran School.

Opposition to decriminalisation of homosexuality likely in Tonga

Opposition to decriminalisation of homosexuality likely in Tonga
- Tonga's acting attorney general believes there will be strong opposition to calls from Tonga's LGBTI community to revise the country's Criminal ...

Hillary Clinton on threat Donald Trump poses to LGBTI community

Hillary Clinton on threat Donald Trump poses to LGBTI community
- Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is not mincing words when it comes to her opponent Donald Trump and LGBTI equality. 'Donald ...

Tim Kaine blames moderator for Mike Pence not being grilled on anti-LGBTI record

Tim Kaine blames moderator for Mike Pence not being grilled on anti-LGBTI record
- Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine isn't accepting the blame for not taking Indiana Governor Mike Pence to task on the issue of LGBTI ...

Brandis urges community to accept plebiscite, as LGBTI advocates call for free vote now!

Brandis urges community to accept plebiscite, as LGBTI advocates call for free vote now!
- Attorney General George Brandis is urging the LGBTI community to get on board with the plebiscite suggesting it is the best way to achieve marriage ...

More Young People Are Coming Out Than Ever Before

More Young People Are Coming Out Than Ever Before
- UK LGBTI rights charity Stonewall credited the visibility of bisexual role models like singer Miley Cyrus and model/actress Cara Delevigne as a ...

Thailand hosts global LGBT conference

Thailand hosts global LGBT conference
- The PNUD [United Nations Development Program] has been working in Asia Pacific for the encouragement of activism in LGBTI issues,” Tamara ...

Zanele Muholi Reflects On 10 Years Documenting LGBTI South Africa

Zanele Muholi Reflects On 10 Years Documenting LGBTI South Africa
- It was in this heated moment that LGBTI activist and photographer Zanele Muholi began an ongoing project called “Faces and Phases,” that aims to ...

Bristol region has the third biggest gay community in the country

Bristol region has the third biggest gay community in the country
- The Bristol region has the third highest number nationally of people who identify themselves as being gay, lesbian or bi-sexual. Only London and the ...

How I Met: Boy George And Marilyn

How I Met: Boy George And Marilyn
- In the late 70s, before they became household names and still just teenagers, two pioneers of 80's queer culture met in a Swiss Cottage flatshare.

One in three LGBT travellers have experienced discrimination on holiday

One in three LGBT travellers have experienced discrimination on holiday
- Virgin Holidays will join forces with LGBT charity Stonewall to ensure that proper advice and support is given and that lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

Barcelona support gay Spanish referee, plan anti-LGBT events

Barcelona support gay Spanish referee, plan anti-LGBT events
- According to recent research from the UK's leading LGBT equality charity Stonewall, nearly 75 percent of British football fans have heard anti-gay ...

The rise of bisexual Britain has exposed the gay community's dirty little secret

The rise of bisexual Britain has exposed the gay community's dirty little secret
- For the first time, more young people in Britain describe themselves as bisexual than gay or lesbian combined, the figures from the Office for National ...

Stars who promised not to wed until gay marriage is legal

Stars who promised not to wed until gay marriage is legal
- As Kylie and her British fiance Joshua Sasse vow not to tie the knot until same-sex marriage becomes legal in Australia, we look at other stars who ...

Did an Anti-LGBT Panic Help Defeat Colombia's Peace Deal?

Did an Anti-LGBT Panic Help Defeat Colombia's Peace Deal?
- Articles and blogs surfaced arguing that the historic inclusion of gender and LGBTI status in the peace deal's provisions was proof of this ulterior ...

Does Britain still need Pride?

Does Britain still need Pride?
- There were 70 LGBTI Pride events in the UK this year. And every one of the organizers has been asked one question: What's the point of Pride?

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