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Friday, 11 November 2016

Stressful times: Survey aims to study farmers and anxiety

Stressful times: Survey aims to study farmers and anxiety
- One in four people in Scotland will suffer from poor mental health at some point in their life. And we know with the pressures that are currently facing ...

Don't burn out: One founder on how he's battling depression

Don't burn out: One founder on how he's battling depression
- In the UK, suicide is the biggest cause of death for men under 35. In fact, 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem every year.

Being a scout or guide 'can help improve mental health in later life'

Being a scout or guide 'can help improve mental health in later life'
- JOINING the Scouts or Guides appears to help lower the risk of mental illness in later life, according to a study ... The findings were drawn from a lifelong study of almost 10,000 people from across the UK who were born in November ...

This beautiful music video takes on Jamaica's homophobia and transphobia head on

This beautiful music video takes on Jamaica's homophobia and transphobia head on
- A new music video by singer Ray BLK features a number of Jamaican trans women, and takes on cultures of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia ...


Over 16000 children living in poverty in the borough

Over 16000 children living in poverty in the borough
- The End Child Poverty coalition has published a 'child poverty map' which reveals 10,527 children are living in poverty in the Rochdale constituency ...

Professor Green lands two new documentaries investigating the cannabis trade and child poverty

Professor Green lands two new documentaries investigating the cannabis trade and child poverty
- He explained: “Child poverty is a huge problem in this country and with the UK potentially following in the footsteps of the many places in the world ...

Child poverty most prevalent in cities

Child poverty most prevalent in cities
- from the Government to address child poverty, after new figures released this week suggest that in some parts of the UK up to 47 per cent of children ...

Shock child poverty figures highlight scale of problem in Highlands

Shock child poverty figures highlight scale of problem in Highlands
- Shock child poverty figures highlight scale of problem in Highlands ... Highland MP Drew Hendry called it a result of "ravaging cuts" by the UK ...

Should I tell my colleagues I'm gay?

Should I tell my colleagues I'm gay?
- According to Gay in Britain (2013) a quarter (26 per cent) of LGBT workers are still in the closet at work and nearly half (42 per cent) of trans people are ...

JK Rowling hints that Dumbledore will have a gay relationship in Fantastic Beasts sequel

JK Rowling hints that Dumbledore will have a gay relationship in Fantastic Beasts sequel
- And author JK Rowling has hinted that the rumours about a sequel featuring a gay relationship between the character Grindelwald and a young ...

Christian Ashers Bakery Looks To Supreme Court Over 'Gay Cake' Case

Christian Ashers Bakery Looks To Supreme Court Over 'Gay Cake' Case
- The Christian bakery at the heart of the "gay cake" case wants to take their case to the UK's highest court. Ashers Baking Co. were found to have ...

Black gay journalist breaks down in tears on air over President Trump

Black gay journalist breaks down in tears on air over President Trump
- A gay African-American journalist summed up how a lot of people are feeling during a TV interview. Channel 4 News host Jon Snow was interviewing ...

1 in 4 UK tourists less likely to visit US after election result

1 in 4 UK tourists less likely to visit US after election result
- A quarter of UK travelers are less likely to visit the US since this week's ... I've always wanted to visit America but my fiancé is black, gay & a woman so ...

Investing in Research for LGBTI Inclusion

Investing in Research for LGBTI Inclusion
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in these countries have led global efforts to raise awareness of their experience of ...

Ugandan activists travel to US seeking trial of anti-gay pastor

Ugandan activists travel to US seeking trial of anti-gay pastor
- Lively worked to erase LGBTI Ugandans from civil and political life,” said Rutgers University law professor Jeena Shah, one of the activists' lawyers ...

Singer Steve Grand reaches out to LGBTI fans after Trump's victory

Singer Steve Grand reaches out to LGBTI fans after Trump's victory
- Openly gay singer Steve Grand is reaching out to young fans in the wake of Donald Trump's unexpected win in the election for president of the United ...


New Vice President Mike Pence supported 'gay cure' therapy, and other terrifying beliefs

New Vice President Mike Pence supported 'gay cure' therapy, and other terrifying beliefs
- As Vice President-elect Mike Pence prepares to become the most homophobic politician to enter the White House in recent history, we take a look at ...

How will President Trump affect women's rights?

How will President Trump affect women's rights?
- He denied the sexual assault allegations but "publicly shamed" his alleged victims, says Marie Claire, and he has said that if his daughter was sexually harassed "he would encourage her to find another career or find another company" rather than take action against her harasser. 

Should LGBT workers be concerned about Brexit?

Should LGBT workers be concerned about Brexit?
- Over the past decade, workplace rights for LGBT workers in the UK have come ... The UK's decision to leave the EU has created a great deal of uncertainty ... One question gay employees might find themselves asking is what's going ...

Are gay rights at risk now that Donald Trump is President?

Are gay rights at risk now that Donald Trump is President?
Gay rights, such as same-sex marriage could be under threat now that Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States. It all depends ...

A UK Christian school offered 'exorcism' to save gay pupil from the Devil

A UK Christian school offered 'exorcism' to save gay pupil from the Devil
- A fundamentalist Christian school in the UK offered to help perform an exorcism-style ritual for a gay pupil, an investigation has alleged. Dozens of ...

Australia's LGBTI leaders call for free vote on marriage equality in this term of parliament

Australia's LGBTI leaders call for free vote on marriage equality in this term of parliament
- More than ninety LGBTI organisations and leaders have written a joint statement calling on the government for a free vote in parliament.

National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce reacts to Trump victory

National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce reacts to Trump victory
- During Barack Obama's time as President the US has seen significant advances in LGBTI rights in the workplace: some of which advocates fear may ...

Fighting anti-LGBT bias with foreign money? Ghana protests

Fighting anti-LGBT bias with foreign money? Ghana protests
- Consider the case of Ghana, which is troubled about a $918-million IMF loan that comes with a requirement of preventing discrimination against LGBT patients and the health care workers who serve them.

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