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Friday, 9 December 2016

Social Stigma Prevents Use Of HIV Prevention Medicines In The US And UK, Study Suggests

Social Stigma Prevents Use Of HIV Prevention Medicines In The US And UK, Study Suggests
- A recent survey suggests that the homosexual men and women population in the U.S. and the U.K. face social stigma and discrimination due to their ...

More than 650000 men said they suffered domestic abuse over the last year as gap between ...

More than 650000 men said they suffered domestic abuse over the last year as gap between ...
- Women are more likely to say they have experienced domestic violence but the difference between the number of male and female victims is at its ...

Can you spot 'emotional, psychological, sexual and financial' coercive control?

Can you spot 'emotional, psychological, sexual and financial' coercive control?
- More than 200 people heard of the devastating consequences of domestic violence at a summit to understand the new crime of coercive or controlling ...

Humberside has highest domestic abuse conviction rate in England and Wales

Humberside has highest domestic abuse conviction rate in England and Wales
- More of those charged with domestic abuse offences are convicted in Humberside than anywhere else in England and Wales, new data published by ...

Pets' unconditional love helps people with mental health problems

Pets' unconditional love helps people with mental health problems
- People with long-term mental health problems should be encouraged to get a pet because they play a therapeutic role for many patients, say ...

Housing crisis fuels workers' poverty

Housing crisis fuels workers' poverty
- One in eight workers in the UK is now living in poverty as a result of the high ... It reports that a record high of 55% of people in poverty are in working ...

The Brexit debate should not distract us from using the Global Goals to tackle hunger ...

The Brexit debate should not distract us from using the Global Goals to tackle hunger ...
- The UK is one of the most unequal countries in the developed world and the Institute for Fiscal Studies predicts that young people will be poorer than their parents at every stage of life. Almost 13 million people in the UK are living in poverty, and a growing number of those in poverty are now those in work.

The housing poverty trap means work doesn't pay

The housing poverty trap means work doesn't pay
- There are 3.8 million workers living in poverty in the UK today; it's the equivalent of 12% of all workers, and 1 million more than a decade ago.

Asian gay men's sexual health to be focus of community forum

Asian gay men's sexual health to be focus of community forum
- Findings from the survey will be presented at an upcoming community forum by ACON, NSW's LGBTI health organisation. Some of the key results from ...

Time to deal with crimes against LGBTI community

Time to deal with crimes against LGBTI community
- Time to deal with crimes against LGBTI community. Siyabonga Kalipa NEWS HATE crimes will continue to be perpetrated because men want to ...

Stripping down to underwear is the new way to date

Stripping down to underwear is the new way to date
- John a former Aboriginal health worker and primary school teacher's aide is very passionate about mental health in the LGBTI community and in ...

Building a Refuge Against Homophobia in Brazil

Building a Refuge Against Homophobia in Brazil
- More than two dozen LGBTI people have joined an ... seeking refuge from discrimination and hate crimes against LGBTI people.


25 LGBTI Aussies To Watch Next Year

25 LGBTI Aussies To Watch Next Year
- Between the draining plebiscite nightmare and Donald Trump's stunning election, 2016 has undoubtedly been a pretty shitty year. However, it's also ...

Trump urged to continue pro-LGBT US foreign policy

Trump urged to continue pro-LGBT US foreign policy
- Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry, former U.S. Ambassador to Romania Michael Guest and USAID Senior LGBT ...

How patriarchy and prejudice fuel queerphobia in South African communities

How patriarchy and prejudice fuel queerphobia in South African communities
- The tragic murder of LGBTI activist and lesbian Noluvo Swelindawo, during 16 Days of Activism, is disturbingly ironic. According to Sharon Cox, Health ...

Lady Gaga makes surprise visit to UK LGBTI youth homeless charity

Lady Gaga makes surprise visit to UK LGBTI youth homeless charity
- Lady Gaga has made it something of a habit to highlight the plight of LGBTI kids and homelessness. She recently made a visit to the Ali Forney Center ...

New guidelines for trainee priests anger LGBT Catholics

New guidelines for trainee priests anger LGBT Catholics
- But while the 91-page document primarily seeks to ensure that seminarians become mature pastors, it controversially reiterates a ban on ordaining gay men or “persons with homosexual tendencies”, first implemented in 2005 causing widespread offence to gay Catholics, including many gay priests.
It is also at odds with Pope Francis’ more compassionate “who am I to Judge?” response when he was asked about gay priests in 2013 - and the reiteration of the ban has already received a negative response from LGBT catholics.  

LGBT people drink and smoke more than straight people, study finds

LGBT people drink and smoke more than straight people, study finds
- A new study has found that LGBT people drink and smoke more than heterosexual counterparts, and are more likely to suffer with depression.

How British Film 'The Pass' is Tackling Homosexuality—and Homophobia—in Football

How British Film 'The Pass' is Tackling Homosexuality—and Homophobia—in Football
- In September, the LGBT rights charity Stonewall revealed sobering data that 72 percent of football fans have heard homophobic language while ...

Trump Says Obama Helped Him Choose His Cabinet Full Of Homophobes

Trump Says Obama Helped Him Choose His Cabinet Full Of Homophobes
- A shift has taken over President-elect Trump in the weeks since his astonishing election upset, predictable and irksome all at once. Remember that ...

Fidel Castro: The Homophobic Dictator and his Forced Labor Camps

Fidel Castro: The Homophobic Dictator and his Forced Labor Camps
- Fidel Castro's forced labor camps for gays are a dark stain on the nation's history. Fidel Castro's forced labor camps for gays are a dark stain on the ...

Top human rights lawyer Aamer Anwar urges Scottish Government to tackle homophobic bullying ...

Top human rights lawyer Aamer Anwar urges Scottish Government to tackle homophobic bullying ...
- Human rights lawyer Aamer Anwar has urged the Scottish Government to take steps to tackle homophobic bullying in schools, in order to “save the ...

University of North Carolina Students Respond to Homophobic, Transphobic Professor

University of North Carolina Students Respond to Homophobic, Transphobic Professor
- This is a school in the deep south, none of us have any illusions about where we live and the environment we're surrounded with, but we expect the ...

Gay Mexico City for Beginners

Gay Mexico City for Beginners
- it comes to visiting Mexico, many tourists opt first for its coastal resorts, with destinations such Puerto Vallarta known as being very LGBTI-friendly.

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