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Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Britons' predictions for 2017: Brexit, economic concerns, and a Royal Engagement?

Britons' predictions for 2017: Brexit, economic concerns, and a Royal Engagement?
- And the British public clearly think that the political movement that saw the successful Brexit vote has spread beyond these shores and into other ...

Leaving EU customs union could create 400000 jobs in UK Pro-Brexit Change Britain group argue

Leaving EU customs union could create 400000 jobs in UK Pro-Brexit Change Britain group argue
- But the pro-Brexit Change Britain group said this would prevent the country from making its own free trade agreements with non-EU nations.

Britain must take control of its borders post-Brexit, says leadership candidate

Britain must take control of its borders post-Brexit, says leadership candidate
- Gerard Coyne said that the Government should "not even begin to negotiate" over immigration as it attempts to thrash out a Brexit settlement.

There must be “a fundamental rethink of immigration rules”

There must be “a fundamental rethink of immigration rules”
- Labour’s Shadow Brexit Secretary, Sir Keir Starmer, told The Sunday Times, “There should be a fundamental rethink of im­migration rules from start to finish. The rules on free movement have got to be changed – or the way the rules operate has got to change.” He insisted that, within the Labour Party, “There is a consensus that when we leave the EU the immigration regime will have to change…People, when you talk to them 

Care homes should house students to stop 'age apartheid' between old and young

Care homes should house students to stop 'age apartheid' between old and young
- Care homes should be opened up to students and nursery-age children, and more street parties held, to stop the “apartheid” between the old and the ...

The number of older people who may be victims of email scams

The number of older people who may be victims of email scams
- Rodney Prezeau, managing director of consumer platform at Aviva UK Life, urged action to protect older internet users. He said: “The Government is ...

Slavery trafficking victims crippled by fear in UK

Slavery trafficking victims crippled by fear in UK
- Over the two years, I was given accommodation, but often I wouldn't be paid at all and couldn't afford to eat," he recalls, unable to keep eye-contact or seemingly comprehend his experience. Originally from Lithuania, he is one of the thousands of victims of the modern-day slave trade who suffer from severe mental illness, including experiencing intense paranoia that his one-time tormentors will come and take him back.

10 Resolutions For People Dealing With Anxiety

10 Resolutions For People Dealing With Anxiety
- Never feel like you need to apologise for suffering from an anxiety disorder. There's an unfortunate, but very real, stigma around mental health issues.

Taiwanese President says gay marriage debate moved from 'conflict' to 'dialogue'

Taiwanese President says gay marriage debate moved from 'conflict' to 'dialogue'
- The President of Taiwan has said that the process to introduce same-sex marriage in the country has moved on from “conflict” into the “dialogue” ...

Gary Barlow Urges Critics To Ignore 'Let It Shine' Ratings

Gary Barlow Urges Critics To Ignore 'Let It Shine' Ratings
- The premise of this completely ridiculous show was that a group of American women were flown to the UK, where they competed for the affections of a ...

Cambodia to arrest people who photoshopped the King having gay sex

Cambodia to arrest people who photoshopped the King having gay sex
- Police in Cambodia have vowed to arrest the creators of a picture that shows the country's King having gay sex. The photoshopped picture, which ...

Gay Paralympian who said he's willing to go to prison for opposing anti-LGBT laws to be knighted

Gay Paralympian who said he's willing to go to prison for opposing anti-LGBT laws to be knighted
- He previously said he was prepared to go to prison for being openly gay at ... The decorated sportsman led the UK's Paralympians in the Maracana ...

Conference will be a first for the city

Conference will be a first for the city
- A GROUP which supports the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Newport will hold its first conference next month. The LGBT+ group ...

Boy George branded 'biphobic' following controversial tweet

Boy George branded 'biphobic' following controversial tweet
- The openly gay star has long been a supporter of the LGBT community - but for some his latest tweet was a step in the wrong direction. After he posted a comment about bisexuality he was met with a string of abuse, forcing him to clairfy that he wasn't disregarding the sexual preference.

Will & Grace looks set to return for a new series

Will & Grace looks set to return for a new series
- The comedy began in 1998 and starred Eric McCormack and Debra Messing as best friends Will, a gay lawyer, and Grace, a straight interior designer.

Gospel star criticised for anti-LGBT rant days before 'Ellen' appearance

Gospel star criticised for anti-LGBT rant days before 'Ellen' appearance
- Church leader and gospel singer Kim Burrell has come under fire from fellow entertainers after a sermon she delivered went viral. Burrell, who recently ...

20 advertisers that made 2016 gayer than ever

20 advertisers that made 2016 gayer than ever
- The business community's increasing embrace of all things LGBTQ, including diversity in marketing images, comes at an important time. With an ...


How a slain street vendor became a Brazilian hero for LGBTQ and homeless communities

How a slain street vendor became a Brazilian hero for LGBTQ and homeless communities
- Kiratiana Freelon is a Rio de Janeiro-based multimedia journalist whose work focuses on social issues, international news and sporting events.

Year's top news highlights a nation divided by race, class, sexuality

Year's top news highlights a nation divided by race, class, sexuality
- In a U.S. presidential campaign fueled by anger and insults, in Syria's brutal war and Venezuela's massive protests, in fights over LGBTQ rights and ...

Stop using other marginalised groups as an excuse to attack Muslims

Stop using other marginalised groups as an excuse to attack Muslims
- The cause of LGBT rights has found an unlikely champion in the form of the Sun newspaper. It has found no problem in arguably encouraging ...

Jeremy Corbyn under fire over knighthood for MP who opposed gay adoption

Jeremy Corbyn under fire over knighthood for MP who opposed gay adoption
- Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is under fire from party activists, over a knighthood for an MP who has consistently opposed LGBT equality. The New ...

North Carolina's new Governor sworn in after defeating anti-LGBT Republican

North Carolina's new Governor sworn in after defeating anti-LGBT Republican
- North Carolina's new Governor Roy Cooper has been sworn into office, after unseating incumbent Pat McCrory. North Carolina has lost a string of big ...

President Obama celebrates his LGBT legacy ahead of farewell address

President Obama celebrates his LGBT legacy ahead of farewell address
- Noting progress on LGBT rights, he said: “From realizing marriage equality to removing barriers to opportunity, we've made history in our work to ...

Around the World: Evil Mother Tries to Keep Trans Daughter from Transitioning, Malawi Holds ...

Around the World: Evil Mother Tries to Keep Trans Daughter from Transitioning, Malawi Holds ...
- In 2006 international human rights experts and UN representatives met in Yogyakarta, Indonesia to discuss violence against LGBTI people.

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