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Monday, 19 December 2016

Gay youngsters being forced from the family home in 'dramatically increasing' numbers, charities ...

Gay youngsters being forced from the family home in 'dramatically increasing' numbers, charities ...
- Growing numbers of young gay people are being forced from their homes ... Some young LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people are being ... one of the most disenfranchised and marginalised groups within the UK.”.

9 things every gay man needs in his bedside draw

9 things every gay man needs in his bedside draw
- What's in your bedside draw? Is it full of random stuff? You know, the kind of stuff that you just don't know what to do with? Clear it all out and make ...

The first openly gay British rabbi and Radio 4 presenter dead at 86

The first openly gay British rabbi and Radio 4 presenter dead at 86
- He was well known for his liberal teachings and supporting other gay ... He was the first British rabbi to publicly affirm his sexual orientation and ...

Dozens gather at gay pride in conservative Montenegro

Dozens gather at gay pride in conservative Montenegro
- Dozens of people have participated in a gay pride event in highly conservative Montenegro where authorities are ...

UK jobs market to defy Brexit gloom in 2017, says CBI

UK jobs market to defy Brexit gloom in 2017, says CBI
- Britain's science and technology industries are expected to lead another leap in hiring next year, in another vote of confidence in the economy ...

Fundamental rights not a bargaining chip for Brexit, says Committee

Fundamental rights not a bargaining chip for Brexit, says Committee
- While many fundamental rights are underpinned by EU law, the Committee says that it is not clear whether the Government intends to remove any rights which UK citizens currently possess under EU law - and, if so, which rights are under threat. It demands that any future legislation should include safeguards and Parliament should have the opportunity to debate, amend and vote on any proposed changes to fundamental rights.

Does he have no shame? Alex Salmond boasts of ganging up with Juncker over Brexit

Does he have no shame? Alex Salmond boasts of ganging up with Juncker over Brexit
- The pro-EU SNP politician laughed as he told Sky News about his conversations with Jean-Claude Juncker and how “useful” it had been for Scotland. The Scottish government will set out its strategy for Brexit on Tuesday. It will include calls for new powers for Holyrood which could pave the way for a stand-alone Scottish deal on single market membership.

The UK is cutting its residency application waiting time from months to weeks to deal with a backlog ...

The UK is cutting its residency application waiting time from months to weeks to deal with a backlog ...
- The faster application process is a response to the rapid increase in European nationals applying for UK residency in the wake of the Brexit vote in ...

Charities warn of increasing number of young people thrown out for being gay

Charities warn of increasing number of young people thrown out for being gay
- It comes despite recent progress in equality for gay people in the UK, ... Centrepoint is the UK's leading charity for homeless young people, helping ...

UK HIV diagnosis rates twice as high as western Europe

UK HIV diagnosis rates twice as high as western Europe
- Rates of diagnosis of new cases of HIV infection in the UK are almost twice the average rate of other western European countries, according to official ...

Billions of pounds of British aid money is being 'dumped' to hit government's spending target

Billions of pounds of British aid money is being 'dumped' to hit government's spending target
- Billions of pounds of British aid money is being dumped into World Bank ... About £9billion of UK aid has been sent over the past five years of which ... 'The World Bank has the reach and expertise to reduce poverty around the world ...

Thousands of older people missing out on a carer's allowance

Thousands of older people missing out on a carer's allowance
- Age UK Bury's research demonstrates that by getting this entitlement, it has helped many older people to live independently, and to stay out of hospital ...

Suicide rates in UK 'unacceptable', say MPs

Suicide rates in UK 'unacceptable', say MPs
- Total suicides in England have risen from 4,202 in 2010 to 4,820 last year, and it remains the biggest killer of men under 49 and those aged between 15 and 24. Experts estimate each such death costs the British economy around £1.67m, but the most lasting impact on the families of those left behind is often emotional.

Mental health stigma makes Christmas 'toughest time of year'

Mental health stigma makes Christmas 'toughest time of year'
- Suicide rates spike during the festive period, while mental health problems triggered by loneliness and social isolation hit home hardest during the ...

Are you suffering from 'hangxiety'? Top tips for overcoming the post-party blues this Christmas ...

Are you suffering from 'hangxiety'? Top tips for overcoming the post-party blues this Christmas ...
- states that 8% of British people will be diagnosed with mixed anxiety and depression, making it the most common mental health problem in the UK.

Child abuse 'affects health decades later'

Child abuse 'affects health decades later'
- People who were maltreated as children are more likely to have poor health and living standards decades later, a study suggests. The researchers ...

For us, the future is a terrifying place' - LGBTI couple on challenge of early-stage Alzheimers

For us, the future is a terrifying place' - LGBTI couple on challenge of early-stage Alzheimers
- With the first generation of 'out' individuals now ageing into retirement, issues around care-giving and nursing homes for Ireland's LGBTI community ...

The great divide: polyamory, 'throuples' and the LGBTI community

The great divide: polyamory, 'throuples' and the LGBTI community
- But as time passed, “queerphobic” heterosexual members joined, and the push towards marriage equality meant more and more LGBTI felt ...

Redefine 'family' to include LGBTI people in disaster relief

Redefine 'family' to include LGBTI people in disaster relief
- The words “community” and “family” should be redefined within legislation to explicitly reference LGBTI people and challenge “heteronormative ...

Russia forces UN to remove LGBTI tribute for departing Secretary-General

Russia forces UN to remove LGBTI tribute for departing Secretary-General
- Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon will be stepping down from his position at the end of this month, so the Security Council wanted ...

ALHR slams Family First's stance on LGBTI medical services

For Gay Men in Zambia, Where Homosexuality Is Banned, Suicide is a Common End

For Gay Men in Zambia, Where Homosexuality Is Banned, Suicide is a Common End
- You have to start by talking about other marginalized communities like women and children, then slowly bring in the LGBTI communities," Khati says.

5 perfect Swedish experiences for 2017

5 perfect Swedish experiences for 2017
- Truly, Sweden offers so much to LGBTI travellers. Being gay, lesbian or anything in between in this Scandinavian nation has been legal since 1944.

Students tricked with Christmas cards, really anti-LGBT pamphlets

Students tricked with Christmas cards, really anti-LGBT pamphlets
- Safe Schools encourages raising LGBTI issues in every subject. One alarmed parent pulled her children out of school after her 14-year-old son was ...

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