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Monday, 17 October 2016

Loss haunts the gay Arab San Franciscan at the heart of Rabih Alameddine's new novel, 'Angel of ...

Loss haunts the gay Arab San Franciscan at the heart of Rabih Alameddine's new novel, 'Angel of ...
- In San Francisco, years later, he's an Arab male and a homosexual and one of the last of his kind — everyone else felled either by the great calamity of ...

Germany sets up safe shelters for gay migrants

Germany sets up safe shelters for gay migrants
- Welcome to Germany's first shelter for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transvestite and ... Many people from the Middle East are very homophobic — people get ...

The Man Providing Trump's Alibi Has A Long History In UK Political Sex Scandals

The Man Providing Trump's Alibi Has A Long History In UK Political Sex Scandals
- The British man who has provided an alleged alibi for Donald Trump over ... case during the 1980s over claims he was “promiscuously homosexual.”.

Just because you're gay doesn't mean you aren't a homophobe

Just because you're gay doesn't mean you aren't a homophobe
- If you keep up to date with the news, you may have seen the article about homophobic attacks in the UK rising by 147% since the Brexit vote. While I'd ...

Experts fear that Brexit will push EU academics out of the UK

Experts fear that Brexit will push EU academics out of the UK
- However, scientists who voted for Brexit, speaking to The Telegraph, believe that “Brexit simply offers a far brighter future for research and education.

The social capital of a private education

The social capital of a private education
- The role of private schooling has been controversial in England for many decades. Despite being a relatively small part of the school sector (about 7 per cent of pupils), private schools have an important symbolic role in UK society, with the perception that there is much social and economic advantage to be had from a private education.

EU student funding pledged for 2017

EU student funding pledged for 2017
- Scottish Education Secretary John Swinney with First Minister Nicola ... to stay in the UK during their studies, and to reintroduce a post-study work visa.

How technology can solve the financial education gap

How technology can solve the financial education gap
- How technology can solve the financial education gap ... We have something of a revolution going on in UK workplaces at the moment with the ...

GPs need better training to help children affected by domestic violence

GPs need better training to help children affected by domestic violence
- About one in five children in the UK are exposed to domestic violence, according to the NSPCC. Although there is considerable research-based ...

Call for action to end Glasgow's poverty shame

Call for action to end Glasgow's poverty shame
- GLASGOW still has one of the worst child poverty records in the UK. As Challenge Poverty Week begins today, statistics show the city has by far the ...

Poverty in Australia 2016 report reveals 730k Australian children live in squalor

Poverty in Australia 2016 report reveals 730k Australian children live in squalor
Child poverty in Australia has increased over the past decade, with nearly three million people - including 731,000 children - now living below the ...

Hero resident at Old Colwyn mental health care home rescues elderly lady with dementia

Hero resident at Old Colwyn mental health care home rescues elderly lady with dementia
- A hero may have saved an elderly woman's life after spotting her walking around in the early hours of the morning seeming confused and in her ...

Let children be children!

Let children be children!
- In the UK, a quarter of a million children are receiving specialist care for mental distress. Disorders range from depression to eating disorders.

Prisons to help ex-soldiers with mental health issues

Prisons to help ex-soldiers with mental health issues
- find themselves in prison battling mental health issues was announced today. ... The number of veterans in UK jails, either awaiting trial or after conviction, ... nurses to identify and offer support to those with mental health issues.

I wanted to speak out about mental health but anxiety stopped me

I wanted to speak out about mental health but anxiety stopped me
Mental health week came and went and I stayed silent. That's the thing about mental illness – often we can't talk about it when the world wants us to.

Around 300 allegations of abuse and neglect involving people aged over 65 in ...

Around 300 allegations of abuse and neglect involving people aged over 65 in ...
- HUNDREDS of elderly people in Dorset are feared to be at risk from abuse and neglect, according to shock figures. ... Di Lawrence, chief officer at Age UK Dorchester, said it's an issue of high priority amongst those who work with the ...

Hate crime 'everyday experience' for some Irish communities

Hate crime 'everyday experience' for some Irish communities
- On records of incidents said to be motivated by gender, transphobia or homophobia, there were 26 in the first six months of this year compared to 25 ...

Thousands of protesters take to the streets in French anti-gay marriage demonstration

Thousands of protesters take to the streets in French anti-gay marriage demonstration
- anti-gay protest Paris Ludovine de La Rochere, president of the anti-gay marriage movement La Manif Pour Tous takes part in the "La Manif Pour ...

X Factor's Simon Cowell apologises to Rylan Clark-Neal for crude gay joke

X Factor's Simon Cowell apologises to Rylan Clark-Neal for crude gay joke
- The 57-year-old music mogul was participating in a Q&A session on Xtra Factor, a spin-off show of The X Factor in the UK, when he made the joke to ...

Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp addresses whether his character Will is gay

Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp addresses whether his character Will is gay
- A good book, or a good show leaves a lot of unanswered questions but makes you think. 'Which is what you are all doing. For me, Will being gay or ...

How music came out: Rock 'n' roll would be nowhere without its gay heritage

How music came out: Rock 'n' roll would be nowhere without its gay heritage
- It's easy to forget that homosexuality was illegal in the UK until 1967, and it took the Stonewall riot of 1969 in New York's Greenwich Village to launch ...

Pentecostal church leaves network over LGBT issues

Pentecostal church leaves network over LGBT issues
- But rather it was about allowing those who identify as LGBTI full participation in church the same as everyone else. The ACC responded to Activate ...

Dialogue launched on LGBTI rights

Dialogue launched on LGBTI rights
- “We are committed in particular to stepping up our efforts in the Indo‐Pacific region to combat discrimination and violence against LGBTI people, ...

What's changed in NZ churches for gays?

What's changed in NZ churches for gays?
- We've had marriage equality. And this year is the anniversary of Homosexual Law Reform, so what's changed for LGBTI Christians in New Zealand?

Teachers 'not prepared' for pupils' poor mental health

Teachers 'not prepared' for pupils' poor mental health
- Tony Fenwick, chief executive of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) campaign group Schools OUT, called for initial teacher training to include a ...

Liverpool's gay arts and culture festival is back

Liverpool's gay arts and culture festival is back
- Celebrating the LGBT community and spreading the message of acceptance, the festival that has attracted the likes of Boy George and Hollywood ...

New Film Explores Impact of Homophobia in Zimbabwe

New Film Explores Impact of Homophobia in Zimbabwe
- As the country's leadership continues to share homophobic rhetoric, many LGBT Zimbabweans have to seek refuge internationally including the UK.".

This YouTuber is teaching kids about the LGBT community

This YouTuber is teaching kids about the LGBT community
- Lindsay Amer has recently started a YouTube channel called Queer Kid Stuff which aims to teach children about the LGBT community in a way that ...

Trump support sticker shows confederate flag beating up LGBT flag

Trump support sticker shows confederate flag beating up LGBT flag
- In a photo shared online, a stick figure is shown colored as the confederate flag and beating up an LGBTI stick figure. The text underneath it reads: ...


Vicar raises new LGBTI flags on roof of church targeted by vandals

Vicar raises new LGBTI flags on roof of church targeted by vandals
NEW rainbow and transgender flags are flying above a church in West Hampstead again as a campaigning vicar said his support for the LGBTI ...

Protecting Human Rights for LGBTI People

Protecting Human Rights for LGBTI People
- The Mark Palmer Forum for the Advancement of Democracy presents "Moving Beyond Emergency Response: Protecting Human Rights for LGBTI ...

LGBTI ally Dolly Parton has a question for anti-gay Christians

LGBTI ally Dolly Parton has a question for anti-gay Christians
- King asked Parton if she has had any pushback from faith–based organizations or Christian fans because of her embrace of LGBTI people. 'Absolutely ...

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