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Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Why the LGBT community must stand shoulder to shoulder with immigrants”

Why the LGBT community must stand shoulder to shoulder with immigrants”
- While the battle for LGBT rights in the UK has by no means been definitively won, enormous leaps have been made, both ...

The Legacy Of The Queer Community Must Be Acknowledged

The Legacy Of The Queer Community Must Be Acknowledged
- However, Historic England has recently announced that six “historic LGBT venues” are being recognised for reflecting Britain's “queer history”.

Cradley Heath pupils back Stonewall charity's campaign to stop homophobic bullying

Cradley Heath pupils back Stonewall charity's campaign to stop homophobic bullying
- CRADLEY Heath students have teamed up with the charity Stonewall to show support for lesbian, gay, bi and trans people in sport. ... Principal Andrew Burns said: “We know sport has the power to unite communities across Britain.

World's Only Matchmaking LGBT Festival Attracts International Media

World's Only Matchmaking LGBT Festival Attracts International Media
- The group is made up of journalists from Canada, Germany, Holland, Belgium, France and the UK as well as Canadian TV crew with host Adamo ...

Scotland tops home nations life study

Scotland tops home nations life study
- The findings - based on data from 37 regions of the UK - considered factors such as health, safety, access to education and personal rights. Scotland ...

To Stop Child Marriage We Need to Stop Failing Girls at School

To Stop Child Marriage We Need to Stop Failing Girls at School
- The Girls' Education Forum hosted by the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) earlier this year was a good example of the sort of ...

EU student funding in UK to remain same in 2017 despite Brexit vote

EU student funding in UK to remain same in 2017 despite Brexit vote
- EU student funding in UK to remain same in 2017 despite Brexit vote ... the higher education sector grapples with the uncertainty triggered by the UK ...

Education policy is “economic madness” says creative industries body

Education policy is “economic madness” says creative industries body
- The Creative Industries Federation (CIF) has launched a swingeing attack on Government education policy, warning that its ambitions for Britain's ...

7 ways to look after your mental health

7 ways to look after your mental health
- Natasha Devon MBE has experienced mental health issues from a young age and has tirelessly campaigned for better mental health support ...

Helping Young People Access Mental Health Services Starts with Their Friends and Family

Helping Young People Access Mental Health Services Starts with Their Friends and Family
- YMCA's mental health services are changing lives. National programmes like Mental Health Champions and local schemes like Right Here, Talk-2-Us ...

Nearly half of UK workers know someone who quit work because of stress

Nearly half of UK workers know someone who quit work because of stress
- Only a third (33 per cent) of the 3,000 workers surveyed said they would feel comfortable talking to their employer if they had a mental health problem.

It's Time For Universities To Face Up To Our Student Mental Health Crisis

It's Time For Universities To Face Up To Our Student Mental Health Crisis
- As education embarks on yet another fundamental shake-up, students' mental health is in crisis. Universities have reported a 50% increase in suicides ...
More than 1300 elderly people go missing in China every day
 About 1,370 Chinese elderly go missing everyday, a new report said, amid growing concerns the country's ageing population is being neglected by ...

How clown craze escalating across Britain coincides with Hollywood remake of Stephen King's 'It'

How clown craze escalating across Britain coincides with Hollywood remake of Stephen King's 'It'
- How clown craze escalating across Britain coincides with Hollywood ... Meanwhile, in Norwich a 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of public ...

New data on poverty in the UK reveals mass pauperisation

New data on poverty in the UK reveals mass pauperisation
- A recently published book, along with several reports, highlights the increasing levels of poverty and inequality in the UK. All note that the growth of ...

New research into low wage poverty

New research into low wage poverty
- on a low wage is an increasing issue across the UK with some figures suggesting that as many as 13.2 million people are living in relative poverty.

VP candidate Tim Kaine learns how to say “yaaas” with Tyler Oakley

VP candidate Tim Kaine learns how to say “yaaas” with Tyler Oakley
- Meanwhile, Trump's running mate Mike Pence has demonstrated a number of anti-LGBT sentiments over the years, having shown support for gay ...

Why more and more women are identifying as bisexual

Why more and more women are identifying as bisexual
- And yet it's clear that identifying as lesbian, gay or bisexual carries less ... But in the UK at least, gay and lesbian identities have lost a good deal of the 

Coming Out On Film

Coming Out On Film
- It's National Coming Out Day and we have found a couple of new films to celebrate. The first, The G-Word, is a two and a half minute short comedy ...

Anti-gay sentiment seen threatening Indonesia's goal to end AIDS by 2030

Anti-gay sentiment seen threatening Indonesia's goal to end AIDS by 2030
- Growing anti-gay sentiment in Indonesia could hamper efforts to combat fast-rising HIV infections among ...

Homelessness Inquiry final report released

Homelessness Inquiry final report released
- With only two written submissions and one in-person submission made regarding LGBTI homelessness out of 450 submissions made, the report ...

The plebiscite is dead; Labor votes to block legislation

The plebiscite is dead; Labor votes to block legislation
- The news has been welcomed by LGBTI advocates who have been campaigning long and hard against a plebiscite, preferring a free vote in ...

Absurd' same-sex marriage laws would enshrine new discriminations, say opponents

Absurd' same-sex marriage laws would enshrine new discriminations, say opponents
- But long-time marriage equality advocate and spokesperson for LGBTI ... pain would not be over for the LGBTI community even if it were to be passed.

Protest against need for vote on Australian same-sex union

Protest against need for vote on Australian same-sex union
- What I found most disturbing is that younger LGBTI people are already vulnerable, and they were the ones reporting being most anxious and afraid in ...

Actor claims gay people will 'end humanity' following award win

Actor claims gay people will 'end humanity' following award win
- Lee Tien-chu celebrated winning a prestigious acting award in a peculiar fashion over the weekend – by claiming homosexuality is a “curse” that will ...


Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz refuses to say the word 'gay' in front of his homosexual staffer

Tasmanian Liberal Senator Eric Abetz refuses to say the word 'gay' in front of his homosexual staffer
- A seeming attempt to avoid using the word 'gay' in front of a staffer has led to Senator Eric Abetz being ridiculed. The awkward moment with the ...

Judge who tossed Kentucky's gay marriage ban honored at UK with new initiative

Judge who tossed Kentucky's gay marriage ban honored at UK with new initiative
- The Heyburn Initiative for Excellence in the Federal Judiciary will be centered between the UK College of Law and UK Libraries and will also feature a ...

New data shows sexual boundaries are changing – but what do we really know?

New data shows sexual boundaries are changing – but what do we really know?
- But in the UK at least, gay and lesbian identities have lost a good deal of the political charge they once carried. Once “peripheral”, these sexual ...

LGBTI liaison teams launched as force promises to 'eradicate all forms of hatred'

LGBTI liaison teams launched as force promises to 'eradicate all forms of hatred'
- The LGBTI liaison officers were trained by the charity Equality Network to support the public, and will also advise colleagues on LGBTI issues.

Career networking advice for introverts

Career networking advice for introverts
- How do you introduce yourself? What questions should you have in the back of your mind? We asked for advice from some LGBTI people with vast ...

I wasn't prepared for life after coming out, and my mental health paid the price

I wasn't prepared for life after coming out, and my mental health paid the price
- Not all gay men act the same way to each other or to the wider LGBTI community. But I found most of the stereotyping I faced was from other gay guys.

Multinational corporations can play a huge role in advancing LGBTI rights globally

Multinational corporations can play a huge role in advancing LGBTI rights globally
- Lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people face discrimination in every country around the world. Historically and even now this is often driven by states: ...

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