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Friday, 23 December 2016

Brexit means Brexit, Your Majesty: Queen 'disappointed' at Theresa May's lack of detail

Brexit means Brexit, Your Majesty: Queen 'disappointed' at Theresa May's lack of detail
- Visiting Her Majesty's highland bolthole in September, Mrs May stood fast on her ' Brexit means Brexit' line, declining to give even private briefings on her objectives. While the two-day stay in the Queen's Scottish holiday home was just a few months after the referendum, the Head of State reportedly hoped for a little more insight from her new Prime Minister.

Dementia could be 'as manageable as HIV' in the future

Dementia could be 'as manageable as HIV' in the future
- Dementia could be as manageable as HIV and AIDS by 2025 thanks to advances in medication, according to the newly appointed director of the UK ...

Frustrated by bureaucracy, activists led grassroots effort to get drugs to curb HIV infections

Frustrated by bureaucracy, activists led grassroots effort to get drugs to curb HIV infections
- Although these pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drugs could be found elsewhere, in the UK, the brand-name and generic versions of Truvada were ...

Millennials are 'more lonely' than older generations

Millennials are 'more lonely' than older generations
- Loneliness during the holidays is often associated with older people, but new ... no one to spend Christmas with, compared with one in 20 older people. ... the UK found that half hide their feelings at Christmas to keep others happy.

Hundreds of young people are being cared for in old folks homes

Hundreds of young people are being cared for in old folks homes
- Hundreds of younger adults with neurological conditions are living in old people's homes because there is no other suitable place for them, according ...

Overwhelming' support for plans to cut Scottish child poverty to 10% or less

Overwhelming' support for plans to cut Scottish child poverty to 10% or less
- There is "overwhelming" support for the Scottish Government's plan to cut the number of children in poverty to 10% or less by 2030. The Government ...

As head of Oxfam, I believe aid waste short-changes both UK citizens and the world's poorest

As head of Oxfam, I believe aid waste short-changes both UK citizens and the world's poorest
- This year I have seen the impact of British aid on people suffering from conflict or living in poverty in countries as different as Syria, Ethiopia, Iraq and ...

Gay couple booted off flight for 'harassing' Ivanka Trump

Gay couple booted off flight for 'harassing' Ivanka Trump
- A gay couple have been bombarded with homophobic abuse, after they were kicked off a flight for “harassing” Ivanka Trump about her father's ...

UK 'living on Fantasy Island' over EU divorce demands

UK 'living on Fantasy Island' over EU divorce demands
Britain is "living on Fantasy Island" over its EU divorce demands, a group of experts have said. The academics, working on the UK in a Changing ...

London's leading sexual health clinic reports 40% drop in HIV diagnoses in one year

London's leading sexual health clinic reports 40% drop in HIV diagnoses in one year
- It is also the biggest recruiter in the UK to the PROUD study, which is ... Currently, if people in the UK want PreP, they have to pay for it at a premium price ... to drive down HIV infections: encouraging gay men to get tested and getting ...

Will Mr Lee Be Able To Have His 'Gay Cake' And Eat It?

Will Mr Lee Be Able To Have His 'Gay Cake' And Eat It?
- The 'gay cake' saga continues. The Northern Irish Court ... They can go directly to the UK Supreme Court for permission to appeal. It is now confirmed ...

Joey Essex got the meaning of homophobia spectacularly wrong on What You Sleighing?

Joey Essex got the meaning of homophobia spectacularly wrong on What You Sleighing?
- It's up for debate whether Joey Essex is playing it up when it comes to how, erm, intelligent he is but one thing's for sure – his comments can be ...

Muslim University of Maryland students demand prayer rooms in every major building

Muslim University of Maryland students demand prayer rooms in every major building
- Converting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Studies program into a department in order to provide curricular autonomy. 38.

No safe refuge in the UK for LGBT people

No safe refuge in the UK for LGBT people
- No Safe Refuge, LGBT asylum seekers in UK detention, Stonewall, UKLGIG LGBT claimants have said they are treated like criminals when seeking ...

North Carolina's NAACP president is calling for an economic boycott of his state

North Carolina's NAACP president is calling for an economic boycott of his state
- Lawmakers convened for nine hours on Wednesday to erase House Bill 2, which restricts local governments' ability to protect against LGBT ...

Anti-LGBT trolls are sending horrific abuse to a 9-year-old girl

Anti-LGBT trolls are sending horrific abuse to a 9-year-old girl
- Vile internet trolls are targeting a 9-year-old and her mum with shocking abuse, after she appeared on the cover of National Geographic. 9-year-old ...

You need to read the UK's Foreign Office's new advice to LGBTIs using dating and hook-up apps ...

You need to read the UK's Foreign Office's new advice to LGBTIs using dating and hook-up apps ...
- The UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office has updated its online information portal for LGBTI ... Particularly in countries where it's illegal to be gay.

Transgender woman shares graphic videos of her facial feminisation surgery

Transgender woman shares graphic videos of her facial feminisation surgery
- Stef Sanjati is a successful YouTuber with nearly 400,000 followers. Like many of her peers, the 20-year-old Canadian shares beauty tips and details ...

9 ridiculous times the Daily Mail got upset about gay people in 2016

9 ridiculous times the Daily Mail got upset about gay people in 2016
- Rather than celebrate the win, the Mail questioned why British divers hug ... The “openly gay ex-Olympic fencer” in the headline refers to Sir Terence ...

North Carolina Republicans claim LGBT rights supporters have 'blood on their hands'

North Carolina Republicans claim LGBT rights supporters have 'blood on their hands'
- The North Carolina Republican Party has claimed state Democrats have “blood on their hands” for standing up for LGBT rights, after a compromise ...

Vice President-elect Mike Pence named homophobe of the year

Vice President-elect Mike Pence named homophobe of the year
- 52% of the 30,000 votes cast in a poll by LGBT rights organisation All Out were for Mike Pence, whose LGBT rights record leaves much to be desired.

The LGBT stories that shaped the world in 2016

The LGBT stories that shaped the world in 2016
- It's been a year to remember: In seismic political shocks, Donald Trump won the US presidential election, and the UK voted to leave the EU. There was ...

Ted Cruz will push anti-LGBT laws through Congress now Obama can't stop him

Ted Cruz will push anti-LGBT laws through Congress now Obama can't stop him
- Republican Senator Ted Cruz is throwing his weight behind a fresh assault on LGBT rights, once President Obama is out of office.

Troye Sivan couldn't relate to George Michael or Ricky Martin because they were “so much older”

Troye Sivan couldn't relate to George Michael or Ricky Martin because they were “so much older”
- Troye Sivan has fast become one of the most outspoken LGBT stars around right, using his platform to encourage young LGBT people to come out ...


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