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Friday, 21 October 2016

New powers must be used to blitz child poverty

New powers must be used to blitz child poverty
- New powers must be used to blitz child poverty ... trajectory from the rest of the UK, which is facing a projected 50% rise in child poverty by 2020.

We must act on this cycle of poverty

We must act on this cycle of poverty
- Coinciding with the Concentrix scandal, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation have recently released an in-depth study 'UK Poverty: Causes, Costs and ...

Age UK Cheshire East signs up to LGBT scheme for staff and service users

Age UK Cheshire East signs up to LGBT scheme for staff and service users
- A LEADING charity for older residents in Wilmslow has become one of the first to sign up to a diversity programme for its staff and service users. Age ...

University sex abuse report fails to tackle staff attacks on UK students

University sex abuse report fails to tackle staff attacks on UK students
- Campaigners said the report, by the higher education representative body Universities UK (UUK), failed to tackle staff-student harassment adequately, ...

9 Education Technology Trends and How They Will Change Learning

9 Education Technology Trends and How They Will Change Learning
Education is universally seen as the bedrock of a civil and advanced society. In recent years, thanks to a rising number of education technology trends, ...

Homophobia In The British Asian Community Is Rising

Homophobia In The British Asian Community Is Rising
- Of the homophobic nonsense I have incurred in Britain over the years, all has been perpetrated by British-born Asian men. This particular fool was no ...

Trump attacks Clinton over homophobia in the Middle East

Trump attacks Clinton over homophobia in the Middle East
- Republican candidate Donald Trump used last night's third and final presidential debate to once again question Hillary Clinton's links to the Middle ...

Time to take our kids off the internet

Time to take our kids off the internet
- Society—an annual study of the wellbeing of children in the UK—shows increasing numbers of children are suffering from mental health problems, ...

Double standard for LGBT people in North, say activists

Double standard for LGBT people in North, say activists
Indeed, we have seen this further move by the British government to ensure posthumous pardons in England and Wales, while once again LGBT ...

Turing law' to pardon thousands of gay men convicted under former UK law

Turing law' to pardon thousands of gay men convicted under former UK law
- In a rare and sweeping gesture, Britain announced on Thursday that it plans to posthumously pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men who were ...

Fear Of Hate Crime Among LGBT Students Doubles In A Year Amid Post-Brexit Vote Tensions

Fear Of Hate Crime Among LGBT Students Doubles In A Year Amid Post-Brexit Vote Tensions
The research found that 37% of LGBT students are now worried about ... YouGov's research was carried out on behalf of LGBT Leaders, the UK's ...

Put down your rainbow flag and do something - Why allies' actions speak louder than ...

Put down your rainbow flag and do something - Why allies' actions speak louder than ...
- As a Liberal Party veteran in a rural Queensland electorate, Warren Entsch has risked a lot with his long-term support of the LGBTI community.

Corrections hopes to employ LGBTI prison officers

Corrections hopes to employ LGBTI prison officers
- Corrections has launched a major recruitment campaign to coincide with an increase in the prison population, and is seeking interest from the LGBTI ...

LGBTI rights in the South Pacific: creating momentum for change

LGBTI rights in the South Pacific: creating momentum for change
- Harmful religious and socio-cultural norms continue to stigmatise LGBTI people and inhibit their access to vital health care and other support services.

Populism in Europe stoking violence, say gay activists

Populism in Europe stoking violence, say gay activists
- ILGA-Europe, an umbrella group for LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and intersex) rights campaigners, said hate speech is fuelling ...

GLAAD leads millions in united stand against bullying for Spirit Day

GLAAD leads millions in united stand against bullying for Spirit Day
- Organizations participating include Amazin LeThi Foundation, Australian LGBTI Media Centre, Beijing LGBT Center (China), Beijing Gender Health ...

Calm down dear': how bishops talk down to gay people – by leading bishop

Calm down dear': how bishops talk down to gay people – by leading bishop
- Bishop Bayes, who has spoken recently about reassessing his own views on homosexuality, urged non-heterosexual people to “bear with” the ...

Hillary Clinton: “It is important that we not reverse marriage equality”

Hillary Clinton: “It is important that we not reverse marriage equality”
- that he would “strongly consider” appointing justices who had the intention of overruling the decision to legalise same-sex marriage across the US.

From gay sex being illegal to teachers hitting you: Seven things you'll be glad you didn't live through

From gay sex being illegal to teachers hitting you: Seven things you'll be glad you didn't live through
Gay people in the UK can still face extreme prejudice and violence in 2016, but they are free to love who they want and are protected by law.

Gay people in Northern Ireland treated with 'double standard'

Gay people in Northern Ireland treated with 'double standard'
- The UK government has announced posthumous pardons for thousands of gay and bisexual men in England and Wales convicted over consensual ...

Prime Minister and president of Romania clash over rights for same-sex couples

Prime Minister and president of Romania clash over rights for same-sex couples
- However, his comments don't go as far as we want, as Iohannis did not specify that he is referring to the LGBTI community, he avoided using a direct ...

Doctrine causes great harm

Doctrine causes great harm
- Anti-gay religious conservative doctrine can quickly legitimise hate speech and incite violence and exclusion against LGBTI people from local ...

Only One In Three People Support Same-Sex Marriage Worldwide, New Survey Finds

Only One In Three People Support Same-Sex Marriage Worldwide, New Survey Finds
- There is a vast lack of documentation about LGBTI people and attitudes towards them — this is an innovative technology that is trying to address that, ...

Indonesia's president finally defends the LGBTI community

Indonesia's president finally defends the LGBTI community
- Jokowi qualified his statement in support of LGBTI rights by stating that 'in Indonesia, beliefs [generally] do not allow [LGBTI], Islam does not allow it.'.

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