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Friday, 6 January 2017

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May Better Make Her Brexit Stance Clear, And Soon

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May Better Make Her Brexit Stance Clear, And Soon
- Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, under intensifying pressure to clarify her country's Brexit negotiating stance, apparently plans to clear the air later ...

After its Brexit-Trump reversal, here's what the left must do

After its Brexit-Trump reversal, here's what the left must do
- In the UK, you could make the case that Brexit lies outside the traditional left-right axis; there is nothing intrinsically progressive about membership in a ...

Lack of UK negotiating experience could slow Brexit talks: Norway PM

Lack of UK negotiating experience could slow Brexit talks: Norway PM
- Some Britons favor a Norway-style close relationship with the EU after Brexit. Others argue for a “hard Brexit” that would take Britain out of both the ...

Is high unemployment pushing Irish citizens into the British Army?

Is high unemployment pushing Irish citizens into the British Army?
- Irish citizens are joining the British military in greater numbers, new figures indicate. While the Ministry of Defense (MoD) has framed the rise as a sign ...

Homelessness is about more than just poverty

Homelessness is about more than just poverty
- Around 3,500 people sleep rough every night in the UK, double the number in 2010. Behind the headline figures, many more people have lost their ...

Russia announces registry containing details of HIV-positive patients

Russia announces registry containing details of HIV-positive patients
- Russia has announced that it plans to suggest that anyone diagnosed with HIV to appear on a central registry. Despite being currently optional, many ...

Half a million people suffer from loneliness

Half a million people suffer from loneliness
- Half a million people suffer from loneliness ... Half a million older people spend every day alone, according to new research from Age UK.

Only half of people in mental health crisis get the help they need in Hull, survey shows

Only half of people in mental health crisis get the help they need in Hull, survey shows
- Just over half of people experiencing a mental health crisis in Hull and the East Riding said they received the help they needed, new figures show.

The terror and prejudice of the 1980s AIDs crisis remembered by a gay man who lived through it

The terror and prejudice of the 1980s AIDs crisis remembered by a gay man who lived through it
- Before Brian passed away, he and Michael’s calendar was filling up with more funerals than normal for two men in their late thirties. In the space of half a decade, 20 of Michael’s friends died. “Back in the day it was very worrying. I had many friends dropping like flies,” Michael, a retired east Londoner who now lives in Woodbridge, Suffolk, recalls to The Independent. “My partner and I lost friends and no one knew why the so many people were dying.”

Here's why you should be following actor Dominic Andersen on Instagram

Here's why you should be following actor Dominic Andersen on Instagram
- West End actor (and former GT Fitty) Dominic Andersen has been turning heads as part of the West End and UK touring production of Richard O’Briend’s smash-hit show, The Rocky Horror Show.
With such a role comes a rather glorious costume. So naturally, we thought it the perfect opportunity to explore his Instagram account to get to know the man in the golden hot pants a little better.
Here’s just a few reasons why Dominic Andersen’s Instagram account is totally something you should be following…

George Michael's visit to secretive clinic in last ditch bid to beat his demons a year before death

George Michael's visit to secretive clinic in last ditch bid to beat his demons a year before death
- George would have learned that the clinical director, UK therapist David Smallwood, specialised in “addiction, gay and lesbian and any childhood ...

How Being In Partnership Matters – Analysis

How Being In Partnership Matters – Analysis
- Previous studies on labour market discrimination based on sexual orientation have not revealed whether reported differences in earnings have been due to differences in the samples, populations, or outcomes, nor what the likely cause might be. Using a UK-wide dataset of sexual orientation and labour market earnings, this column shows that the overall difference in earnings for men who identify as gay is near zero irrespective of whether they are in a partnership or not, while women with a lesbian orientation have an earnings premium of about 5.5%. Specialisation explains earnings differences that depend on partnership status, though outside London there is some evidence of discrimination.

Farage to attend inauguration as guest of anti-gay governor

Farage to attend inauguration as guest of anti-gay governor
- The former Ukip leader was also the first British politician to meet the US president-elect after his victory in the contest, posing for photos with him in a golden elevator at Trump Tower in New York. Mr Trump and Mr Farage have both suggested that the latter should be employed as a go-between or ambassador between Mr Trump's administration and the British government.


Michelle Obama's 'amazing' impact on British schoolgirls

Michelle Obama's 'amazing' impact on British schoolgirls
- When you are with her you feel different, the vibe she gives off is amazing, she makes you smile for no reason.

Families of the four young men murdered by gay serial killer Stephen Port are planning to sue ...

Families of the four young men murdered by gay serial killer Stephen Port are planning to sue ...
- The families of the four young men murdered by gay serial killer Stephen Port are planning to sue police over the 'incompetent' handling of their sons' ...

Kim Burrell's radio show cancelled after calling gay people “perverted”

Kim Burrell's radio show cancelled after calling gay people “perverted”
- The pastor and gospel singer faced immense backlash this week when a video of one of her sermons went viral, in which she claimed that gay people ...

The Health Crisis We're Not Talking About

The Health Crisis We're Not Talking About
- The LGBT community is about 44% more likely than straight adults to smoke cigarettes, and those infected run 2.5 times the risk of getting oral cancer ...

Surgery gives backing to new health scheme for lesbian, gay, bisexual and gay community

Surgery gives backing to new health scheme for lesbian, gay, bisexual and gay community
- Pride in Practice is a new training scheme designed to help primary care providers strengthen relationships with the LGBT community across Greater ...

Coachella Parent Company's Owner Named Among 'Enemies of Equality' for LGBT Americans

Coachella Parent Company's Owner Named Among 'Enemies of Equality' for LGBT Americans
AEG owner Philip Anschutz is among a roster of deep-pocketed contributors to socially conservative causes listed in the Washington Post, which stems from research undertaken by Freedom for All Americans, a self-described “bipartisan campaign seeking nondiscrimination protections for LGBT people nationwide.” Tracking “more than 200 anti-LGBT bills pending in 34 states,” the group has identified a coordinated effort to push back against recent legislation enforcing equal rights and curb climate change.

Read More: Coachella Parent Company's Owner Named Among 'Enemies of Equality' for LGBT Americans | http://diffuser.fm/coachella-aeg-anti-lgbt/?trackback=tsmclip

Virginia governor's executive order prohibits discrimination by state contractors

Virginia governor's executive order prohibits discrimination by state contractors
- Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) has signed into law an executive order that prohibits discrimination against LGBT people by state contractors, ...

LGBT activists view Obama as staunch champion of their cause

LGBT activists view Obama as staunch champion of their cause
- In 2011, he directed government agencies to combat LGBT rights abuses internationally. By May 2012 -- soon after Vice-President Joe Biden set the ...

This Student Wore a Dress and Heels to His Graduation to Make a Statement Against ...

This Student Wore a Dress and Heels to His Graduation to Make a Statement Against ...
- The red t-shirt dress he wore had "ITA Aeronáutica and its traditions" written in glitter glue letters with bullet points that read: "homophobia, racism, ...

Christian activists want to ban Carrie Underwood because she supports gay marriage

Christian activists want to ban Carrie Underwood because she supports gay marriage
- Evangelical activists have been branded hypocrites, after suggesting the Christian movement should shun country singer Carrie Underwood because ...

UK publishers shy away from signing ultra-right wing gay journalist Milo Yiannopoulos' book

UK publishers shy away from signing ultra-right wing gay journalist Milo Yiannopoulos' book
- Simon & Schuster UK has confirmed it will not publish ultra-right wing journalist Milo Yiannopoulos' book. Last week, it became public the gay ...

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