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Friday, 4 November 2016

Number of gay characters on network TV hits record high - but more than 25 lesbian characters ...

Number of gay characters on network TV hits record high - but more than 25 lesbian characters ...
- It's part of a decade-long pattern in which gay or transgender characters are killed to further a straight character's story line, GLAAD said, sending what ...

Mistrust of insurers creates gap for UK's LGBT community

Mistrust of insurers creates gap for UK's LGBT community
- More than half of the LGBT community in the UK (57%) do not take ... Almost one in four (24%) gay men feel insurers offer services which take no ...

Taiwan looks to legalise gay marriage

Taiwan looks to legalise gay marriage
- Politicians in the small island nation have proposed a bill which would make marriage available to all couples. The ruling Democratic Progressive ...

Theresa May humiliated as High Court rules MPs MUST vote on Brexit before Article 50 is triggered

Theresa May humiliated as High Court rules MPs MUST vote on Brexit before Article 50 is triggered
- The historic court case came as the author of Article 50 has said the UK could .... Sir Terence Etherton is the first openly gay Lord Justice of Appeal.

The battle against sexual violence on campus

The battle against sexual violence on campus
- However, if the NUS and Universities UK findings are to be believed, the ... Can Warwick, and the UK higher education sector as a whole, learn from ...

Invest to secure the skills post-Brexit Britain needs

Invest to secure the skills post-Brexit Britain needs
- If the prime minister needs further proof of how further education can deliver ... The ability of the UK to attract inward investment outside the common ...

What Now For The Unaccompanied Calais 'Jungle' Children Arriving In The UK?

What Now For The Unaccompanied Calais 'Jungle' Children Arriving In The UK?
- Local Authorities have a statutory duty to promote the educational achievement of 'looked after' children. All children residing in the UK have a human ...

Pension crisis awaits for debt-laden millenials saddled with soaring education and housing costs

Pension crisis awaits for debt-laden millenials saddled with soaring education and housing costs
- With the cost of education soaring and many forced to wait until later in life to get on the property ladder, nearly half of under-40s not setting anything ...

Lower benefit cap will hit 11000 children, says charity

Lower benefit cap will hit 11000 children, says charity
- from £26,000 to £20,000 everywhere in Britain, outside London, on 7 November. ... The cap applies to a range of benefits, including child benefit, income ... A DWP spokesman said work was the "best route out of poverty" and that ...

Meet the barbers fighting male depression

Meet the barbers fighting male depression
- Did you know that 78% of suicides in the UK are committed by men? ... Although a dialogue about mental health is finally creeping on to the agenda, ...

Nearly half of employees with mental health problems have felt suicidal at work

Nearly half of employees with mental health problems have felt suicidal at work
- Almost half (49 per cent) of employees who have experienced mental health problems in the last five years have gone to work while experiencing ...

British Businesses Have A Reason To Be Concerned About Mental Health In The Workplace - But ...

British Businesses Have A Reason To Be Concerned About Mental Health In The Workplace - But ...
- For this report, Oxford Economics estimated that people living with mental health problems contributed £226 billion gross value to UK GDP in 2015 ...

Giving ex-prisoners drugs may help stop them re-offending: Mental health medication could cut ...

Giving ex-prisoners drugs may help stop them re-offending: Mental health medication could cut ...
- Giving ex-prisoners the drugs they need to treat mental health conditions ... is similar between Swedish, UK and the US,' explained Professor Fazel.

Football tournament raises awareness of mental health

Football tournament raises awareness of mental health
- A football tournament to raise awareness of World Mental Health Day took place in Lancing, and included local Brighton clubs the Kemptown Rangers ...

Cycle Boom study concludes UK infrastructure discouraging older cyclists

Cycle Boom study concludes UK infrastructure discouraging older cyclists
- A new study by the Oxford Brookes University has concluded that the UK is failing in prolonging cycle use into old age. With an ageing population, ...

Most Older People Have Bought Products Online

Most Older People Have Bought Products Online
- Eight out of 10 Koreans said they have bought products online, ahead of 78 percent in Norway, 76 percent in Brazil and 75 percent in the U.K..

LGBTI ally Ben Cohen devastated after sex tape is leaked

LGBTI ally Ben Cohen devastated after sex tape is leaked
- Hunky retired rugby star Ben Cohen has never been shy about showing off his buff body. But the staunch LGBTI ally has been left feeling devastated ...

LGBTIQ advocates launch new campaign to remove Equal Opportunity Act exemptions

LGBTIQ advocates launch new campaign to remove Equal Opportunity Act exemptions
- LGBTIQ community advocacy group Just.equal have launched a campaign to remove anti-LGBTI exemptions from the state Equal Opportunity Act.

Roadshow to improve lives

Roadshow to improve lives
- The Victorian Government's first statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex (LGBTI) equality roadshow started this week with visits to Swan ...

A conspiracy theory about sex and gender is being peddled around the world by the far right

A conspiracy theory about sex and gender is being peddled around the world by the far right
- Even among today's alleged promoters of “gender ideology”—the governments and LGBTI activists at odds with conservative policies—there is no ...

LGBTI groups unite to raise money for 'no trivial matter'

LGBTI groups unite to raise money for 'no trivial matter'
- COMMUNITY organisations and groups in Sydney's LGBTI community will unite this month to help raise money as part of the annual No Trivial Matter ...

Cyndi Lauper and Debra Messing are going on a gay bar crawl for Hillary

Cyndi Lauper and Debra Messing are going on a gay bar crawl for Hillary
- Pop music legend Cyndi Lauper and Will & Grace star Debra Messing are leading a Philadelphia gaybourhood bar crawl in support of Hillary Clinton.

Australian Psychological Society slams public vote on marriage equality

Australian Psychological Society slams public vote on marriage equality
- Experts say a plebiscite would present significant risks to the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people, given the stress of a public campaign.

Standing Strong With LGBTI Persons Abroad

Standing Strong With LGBTI Persons Abroad
- At USAID, we've succeeded in making LGBTI inclusive development part of our DNA. In recent years, we've launched and run ground-breaking ...

The three judges who 'blocked Brexit'

The three judges who 'blocked Brexit'
- The unelected trio, three of the most experienced members of the British judiciary, were today accused of 'striking down the will of the people to set in ...

Uganda tells UN it does not 'tolerate' anti-gay conduct

Uganda tells UN it does not 'tolerate' anti-gay conduct
- In a 2014 BBC interview conducted by British comedian and gay rights activist ... was not responsible for legislation criminalising homosexual conduct.

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 ...

Minister urges FA to support gay footballers

Minister urges FA to support gay footballers
- SNP MP Hannah Bardell, speaking on Thursday in the Commons, said: "When the chairman of the English FA said it was not the time for gay ...

Coronation Street star got death threats over Todd and Billy gay kiss scene

Coronation Street star got death threats over Todd and Billy gay kiss scene
- Popular Coronation Street actor Daniel Brocklebank has admitted that he received death threats following scenes which saw his character Billy ...

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 ...



Student disowned by his family for coming out as gay needs your support

Student disowned by his family for coming out as gay needs your support
- His family found out he was gay and disowned him and cut off all his financial support, leaving him homeless without any income or money to support ...

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