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Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Study reveals link between genes for academic achievement and partner choices

Study reveals link between genes for academic achievement and partner choices
- Our findings show strong evidence for the presence of genetic assortative mating for education in the UK. The consequences of assortative mating on ...

Brexit far worse for science than Trump

Brexit far worse for science than Trump
- In the UK, a period of remarkable change and renewal happened when we were ... “When you have people who are under-educated and not able to ...

Universities need to be accountable—but to what standards?

Universities need to be accountable—but to what standards?
- The Higher Education and Research Bill, currently on its way through ... for the most significant transformation of UK higher education in 25 years.

Sexist Men More Likely To Have Poor Mental Health, Research Suggests

Sexist Men More Likely To Have Poor Mental Health, Research Suggests
- The study found that men who see themselves as “playboys” or as having power over women were more likely to have psychological problems than ...

Woman describes mental health battle after nervous breakdown

Woman describes mental health battle after nervous breakdown
- Social anxiety disorder is a persistent and overwhelming fear of social situation and is one of the most common anxiety disorders. It is described as an ...

One of the most pressing issues of our time

 One of the most pressing issues of our time
- More than 850,000 children and young people have been diagnosed with mental health problems in the UK, and how many more have had no formal ...

Mental health campaigns must go beyond hashtags Students must face the challenge of an ...

Mental health campaigns must go beyond hashtags Students must face the challenge of an ...
- The significant number of students attempting to access mental health services is something well noted at university. Media speculation over the cause ...

Concern over Isle of Wight mental health services

Concern over Isle of Wight mental health services
- Community mental health services on the Isle of Wight need to improve ... Dr Paul Lelliott, deputy chief inspector of hospitals (lead for mental health) said ... the Island, which was one of the four worst in the UK according to the CQC.

Ellen DeGeneres praised for gay rights influence by president Obama

Ellen DeGeneres praised for gay rights influence by president Obama
- Ellen was praised by the outgoing US president for her influence on the gay rights movement. He commented that it was easy to forget the risk she ...

Gay serial killer Stephen Port guilty of date rape drug murders of three young men

Gay serial killer Stephen Port guilty of date rape drug murders of three young men
- Gay serial killer Stephen Port has been found guilty of the murders of three young men using fatal doses of date rape drug GHB. The 41-year-old chef ...

1 in 4 LGBTI Otago Uni students report harrassment

1 in 4 LGBTI Otago Uni students report harrassment
- One in four LGBTI Otago University students experience harassment at the University, with at least five students reporting harassment in a campus ...

Video game reveals characters as LGBT+ after letting players get to know them 'without bias'

Video game reveals characters as LGBT+ after letting players get to know them 'without bias'
- “By having a visible LGBTI character in such a popular title, Blizzard is sending the gaming community a message that its ...

LGBTI people experiencing proliferation in hate speech, violence and discrimination: UN ...

LGBTI people experiencing proliferation in hate speech, violence and discrimination: UN ...
- At times, LGBTI communities are affected by common violations stemming from stereotyping and stigmatization; at other times each community is ...

Nigeria's lesbians to challenge Act that prohibits same-sex marriage

Nigeria's lesbians to challenge Act that prohibits same-sex marriage
- In addition to the organisation's work to inform more LGBTI people about their rights, particularly in rural areas, it also initiated a two-week football ...

Major shout-outs for gay youth and marriage equality at the ARIAs

Major shout-outs for gay youth and marriage equality at the ARIAs
- Angie Greene, an LGBTI and equality advocate and ambassador for The Equality Campaign, garnered applause for a fiery speech on marriage ...

Gay rights supporters win UN victory to keep UN LGBT expert

Gay rights supporters win UN victory to keep UN LGBT expert
- discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, told a meeting on LGBTI equality, organized by the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.

Why woman-bashing is a serious health threat

Why woman-bashing is a serious health threat
- Many people are familiar with the term homophobia – dislike of or prejudice against people who are homosexual. Some of us may even know the ...

Fans In Mexico Were Caught Making A Homophobic Chant During Monday Night Football

Fans In Mexico Were Caught Making A Homophobic Chant During Monday Night Football
- Fans in Mexico City seemed to enjoy the Raiders vs. Texans game on Monday Night Football, but it seems we couldn't get through the game without ...

Cristiano Ronaldo, the victim of homophobic insult, he released the claws

Cristiano Ronaldo, the victim of homophobic insult, he released the claws
- Sunday night on the lawn of the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo had an altercation with an opponent. He knew what to say.

Homophobia and sexism rife in sport, says ex-England rugby captain Sue Day

Homophobia and sexism rife in sport, says ex-England rugby captain Sue Day
- Former England women's rugby captain Sue Day believes it is impossible to detach sexism from homophobia in sport. In a recent survey of female ...

Option open for Ashers Gay Cake case to be heard by UK Supreme Court, says Belfast judge

Option open for Ashers Gay Cake case to be heard by UK Supreme Court, says Belfast judge
- Christian bakers found to have unlawfully refused to make a cake with a pro-gay marriage slogan may have a new route of appeal to the UK's highest ...

Ty Herndon: Country music star says coming out as gay was a 'beautiful day'

Ty Herndon: Country music star says coming out as gay was a 'beautiful day'
- At the age of 52, Herndon revealed truth about his sexuality and his brave step has brought him lots of new fans. Alicia Adejobi Senior Entertainment ...

Rising gay director Xavier Dolan opens up about family life and criticism of his latest film

Rising gay director Xavier Dolan opens up about family life and criticism of his latest film
- Xavier Dolan, the rising gay actor, writer and director who's been making waves in the film world over the last few years, is back with his latest movie, ...

LGBTI activists praise South Africa's UN vote to “fight discrimination everywhere”

LGBTI activists praise South Africa's UN vote to “fight discrimination everywhere”
- Mamabolo said that although South Africa's stance on the protection of the rights of LGBTI people was “a position disagreed with by many of our ...

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