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Thursday, 3 November 2016

LGBTIQ advocates reveal how they were treated while campaigning for gay marriage vote

LGBTIQ advocates reveal how they were treated while campaigning for gay marriage vote
- The Irish gay and lesbian community have revealed the pain they suffered during nation's same-sex marriage referendum - and urged Australians not ...

Texas Republican says gay people are “termites” sent by Russia

Texas Republican says gay people are “termites” sent by Russia
- Speaking at evangelical conference Stand 4 Truth in Houston over the weekend, President of the Conservative Republicans of Texas Steven Hotze ...

My advice to gay footballers: don't come out of the closet

My advice to gay footballers: don't come out of the closet
- As a young gay man, I went through a lot of mental torture in my life, fighting my ... I heard recently we have now got a gay rugby team in Liverpool. ... Tritons are one of the handful of teams that have formed in the last year in the UK.

Anna Kendrick On Being A Gay Icon: 'I'm Such A Straight, Cis, Boringface McGee Over Here'

Anna Kendrick On Being A Gay Icon: 'I'm Such A Straight, Cis, Boringface McGee Over Here'
- Admitting that her 10 closest male and female friends are gay, she says: 'Gay people have just always been in my life. I remember my parents having ...

UK approaches Brexit with strongest graduate jobs market since the recession: New report

UK approaches Brexit with strongest graduate jobs market since the recession: New report
- Charlie Ball, head of higher education intelligence at Prospects said: “This year's graduates can be reassured that we are approaching Brexit with a ...

Wake Up, Theresa May: International Students Are Not Economic Migrants

Wake Up, Theresa May: International Students Are Not Economic Migrants
- International students also contribute hugely to the UK's soft power: 55 current heads of state across the world were educated in the UK, furthering vital ...

Brexit And Uk Higher Education

Brexit And Uk Higher Education
- This seminar by Honorary Fellow Professor Simon Marginson will discuss the likely impacts of the 23 June 2016 referendum on the UK's universities, ...

UK urged to continue funding global education initiatives

UK urged to continue funding global education initiatives
- The UK has been urged to continue to tackle the crises in global education through international forums and institutions like the G7 and the World ...

We are proud to support domestic violence refuge, says MP

We are proud to support domestic violence refuge, says MP
Domestic violence is a dreadful form of abuse that affects people of all ages and ... The current refuge, which has been open since 2012, is the biggest facility of its kind in the UK and is currently housing 20 women and 58 children.



Six shocking facts about the state of elderly care in the UK

Six shocking facts about the state of elderly care in the UK
- In total, 44 per cent of people in the UK believe the standard of care for elderly people is “poor” or “very poor”, research by SuperCarers has found.

Football's fight against homophobia might have reached a tipping point

Football's fight against homophobia might have reached a tipping point
- Recent data on football's homophobia problem was met with both optimism and ... Graeme Le Saux, a straight player who was subjected to homophobic ... Estimates of the proportion of LGB people in the British population vary from ...

North West workers among most stressed in the UK

North West workers among most stressed in the UK
- have taken time off work with stress but blamed it on a physical illness. ... stigma around stress and mental health problems is being reduced - a third ...

A quarter of UK employees are ashamed to cite stress for missing work

A quarter of UK employees are ashamed to cite stress for missing work
- I hope events such as National Stress Awareness Day can encourage more of us to talk about mental health issues instead of keeping it a secret.”.

Seven out of 10 musicians report mental health problems

Seven out of 10 musicians report mental health problems
 Despite the large proportion of musicians highlighting mental health issues to ... Responding to the survey's results, Help Musicians UK chief executive ...

Newcastle among most stressed cities in the UK

Newcastle among most stressed cities in the UK
- The most recent government figures say that 15 million working days a year are being lost because of stress and mental illness so this is clearly ...

Can we solve UK poverty?

Can we solve UK poverty?
- Some organisations have begun to make the bold suggestion that we could do far more than simply alleviating poverty in the UK and actually set out ...

Gay men say Ugandan police use torturous anal exams to 'prove' homosexuality

Gay men say Ugandan police use torturous anal exams to 'prove' homosexuality
- The humiliating, painful and totally unacceptable use of anal exams have been brought to light once again in Uganda, after a gay men revealed the ...

LGBTI people say the sh*t Donald Trump says

LGBTI people say the sh*t Donald Trump says
- It's been all over the airwaves for months and months and parodied brilliantly on Saturday Night Live by Alec Baldwin in recent weeks as the US ...

Irish gay marriage campaigners warn of abuse in same-sex marriage vote

Irish gay marriage campaigners warn of abuse in same-sex marriage vote
- Verbal abuse and hatred were some of the reactions the Irish LGBTI community faced during their Yes campaign in 2015.

Same-sex couples can now adopt in Queensland

Same-sex couples can now adopt in Queensland
- Fentiman said Queensland had been barring the LGBTI community from meeting the needs of a child through adoption for too long. “Earlier this year I ...

Australian Psychological Society says no to plebiscite

Australian Psychological Society says no to plebiscite
- APS President, Anthony Cichello, says a public campaign against marriage equality would place significant stress on the LGBTI community and ...

Rice reflects on eight years of progress for LGBT rights

Rice reflects on eight years of progress for LGBT rights
- any other spouse and protections are in place; and the U.S. has the first-ever special envoy for the human rights of LGBTI persons, to name a few.

Fertility clinics still a battleground for queer people

Fertility clinics still a battleground for queer people
- A new study has been launched by La Trobe University and Swinburne University to explore the choices made by LGBTI Australians around fertility ...

Australian Psychological Society opposes marriage plebiscite

Australian Psychological Society opposes marriage plebiscite
- The APS said LGBTI minorities display increases in psychiatric illness and feel negative, depressed, lonely, disenfranchised and powerless when ...

UK Court Rules Against Christian Bakers

UK Court Rules Against Christian Bakers
- In 2014, gay activist Gareth Lee of QueerSpace asked Belfast-based Ashers Baking Co., a Christian-run business, to make him a cake decorated with ...

The LGBT Community: A Possible Target Market?

The LGBT Community: A Possible Target Market?
- It's estimated that in the UK alone the 'pink pound' purchasing power is ... The number of people who identify as LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual or ...

Here is what Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will actually do on LGBT rights

Here is what Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will actually do on LGBT rights
- Ahead of next week's election, PinkNews takes a look at the specific policy agenda set out by each Presidential ticket, and what it actually means for ...

Violent Homophobic Attacks Up In The North East

Violent Homophobic Attacks Up In The North East
- Stuart Hatton, from South Shields, is Mr Gay UK – he wants more done to tackle this abuse after learning of Heart's findings.

Sam Fox admits she terrified to say she was gay over fears she'd lose fans

Sam Fox admits she terrified to say she was gay over fears she'd lose fans
- Asked if she finds it hard to say 'I am gay', she added: 'A little bit, because it is a label isn't it. I always believe in love, you can't help who you fall in love ...

Coronation Street star Daniel Brocklebank says he received death threats over gay kissing scenes

Coronation Street star Daniel Brocklebank says he received death threats over gay kissing scenes
-  Coronation Street actor Daniel Brocklebank has spoken out about the shocking barrage of abuse he was subjected to on social media following gay ...

Bad news in Russia, Afghanistan; good news elsewhere

Bad news in Russia, Afghanistan; good news elsewhere
- A mix of good news and bad news from around the world, assembled with help from UNAIDS's Equal Eyes recap of the world's LGBTI news.

No 'exemption' under new USAID contractor rule

No 'exemption' under new USAID contractor rule
- Larson, who worked at the U.N. from 1990-2010, traveled to Jamaica with Special U.S. Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry in ...

Gay comedy webseries goes global

Gay comedy webseries goes global
- We have a large US and UK following, with the series having been mentioned on a variety of LGBTI sites and UK's gay FM radio channel, Gaydio, ...

Mississippi's governor still fighting for anti-LGBTI law struck down by court

Mississippi's governor still fighting for anti-LGBTI law struck down by court
- The law would have effectively given license to anyone to discriminate against LGBTI people including organizations and businesses based on ...

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