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Monday, 9 January 2017

Ex-congresswoman Michele Bachmann is calling on Trump to reverse the 'evil' gay agenda

Ex-congresswoman Michele Bachmann is calling on Trump to reverse the 'evil' gay agenda
- Former congresswoman Michele Bachmann has called on president-elect Donald Trump to reverse the 'evil' gay agenda. Talking to Tony Perkins' ...

One Nation party candidate dropped over anti-gay comments

One Nation party candidate dropped over anti-gay comments
- A candidate for the One Nation Party in Australia has been dumped by the party leader after she posted a series of anti-LGBT messages on social ...

Demands of 'snowflake' students pose threat to freedom of speech, universities warned

Demands of 'snowflake' students pose threat to freedom of speech, universities warned
- Recent years have seen high profile speakers including LGBT activist Peter Tatchell and feminist academic Germaine Greer effectively no-platformed ...

Church of Scotland minister urges LGBT issues to be taught in schools

Church of Scotland minister urges LGBT issues to be taught in schools
- A minister from the Church of Scotland has urged for LGBT issues to be taught in schools in order to tackle homophobia, according to the National ...

Economists as pessimistic as ever about Brexit Britain's prospects

Economists as pessimistic as ever about Brexit Britain's prospects
- The majority of economists are just as pessimistic about Brexit's likely effect on Britain's economic prospects as they were a year ago. They have not ...

Austerity is the problem for Britain not Brexit

Austerity is the problem for Britain not Brexit
- I know there might be longer term issues when they get onto working out the detail but I stand by my view – Brexit – if handled correctly by the British ...

Brexit backlash?

Brexit backlash?
- More than half of managers think their own business has a positive outlook for the next year, compared to only a quarter who think they will be negatively affected in the next 12 months, according to the survey of over 1,000 UK managers by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Many economists prior to the referendum had been predicting an immediate and significant impact on the UK economy and consumer confidence should the country vote to leave the EU. But so far these predictions have not come to pass.

Michael Gove says not leaving the single market would be 'fake Brexit'

Michael Gove says not leaving the single market would be 'fake Brexit'
- In an article published on Monday the Eeurosceptic former Education Secretary described alternative approaches to leaving the EU as a “fake Brexit” ...

The coming of age of digital education

The coming of age of digital education
- These changing expectations are finding their way into higher education ... Looking at the UK, our research shows that short online courses are now ...

Our economy depends on sizeable education system changes

Our economy depends on sizeable education system changes
- Far from giving schools a grade based on exam performance, the education system should have to show value by demonstrating student job success.

5 ways in which Brexit will affect teens

5 ways in which Brexit will affect teens
- The UK split with the EU, popularly known as the 'Brexit', has been ... in the interest of the older people; most of UK's youngsters were completely ...

We still have pockets of deprivation' – closure of child poverty unit sparks inequality concerns

We still have pockets of deprivation' – closure of child poverty unit sparks inequality concerns
- FEARS over tackling inequality in Warrington which has 'persisted for generations' have been raised following the closure of the UK's child poverty ...

Pope urges Europe to 'rediscover your roots'

Pope urges Europe to 'rediscover your roots'
- Pope Francis has urged Europe to rediscover its identity as it copes with waves of refugees, Britain's exit from the EU and the "homicidal madness" of ...

Au pairs for the elderly sought as live-in care booms

Au pairs for the elderly sought as live-in care booms
- It is a dilemma almost every family in the country will have to face one day, as more and more people live longer. But the choice between finding a ...

Autonomous Cars Most Helpful to Disabled, Poll Shows

Autonomous Cars Most Helpful to Disabled, Poll Shows
- The Nissan survey finds 56% of U.K. drivers see autonomous vehicles being ... self-driving cars would be most helpful to the disabled and the elderly.

Children's mental healthcare delays 'a scandal'

Children's mental healthcare delays 'a scandal'
- More than 300 vulnerable young people in Scotland have been forced to wait more than a year for mental health treatment, according to new figures.

California bans employees' work trips to 'anti-LGBT' states

California bans employees' work trips to 'anti-LGBT' states
- The bill covers 'anti-LGBT' laws that have cropped up since June 2015 and is sponsored by Equality California and the National Centre for Lesbian ...

Bollywood actors are calling for a more 'dignified' portrayal of gay characters

Bollywood actors are calling for a more 'dignified' portrayal of gay characters
- Actor and singer Meiyang Chang has called for a more dignified approach in portraying LGBT characters in Bollywood. Chang, who is set to play a ...

Theresa May still refuses to define Brexit

Theresa May still refuses to define Brexit
- She seemed to hint a bit more strongly that Britain will leave the Single Market, ... "What people want is for us to focus on the right outcome for the UK.

Several football players are in talks with the FA to come out publicly

Several football players are in talks with the FA to come out publicly
- There are currently no openly gay players at the top level of English football, and the last player to come out while still playing was Justin Fashanu ...

On surviving the Christmas holidays as a lesbian in Bulgaria

On surviving the Christmas holidays as a lesbian in Bulgaria
- Most LGBTI people in Bulgaria are forced to lead a double life, or migrate in order to express their sexual orientation “freely”. Although there are hardly ...

Conflicts between protecting rights for Hong Kong's LGBTI people and freedom of religion can be ...

Conflicts between protecting rights for Hong Kong's LGBTI people and freedom of religion can be ...
- Conflicts between protecting rights for Hong Kong's LGBTI people and ... gay, bisexual, transsexual and intersex (LGBTI) people in Hong Kong and the ...

LGBTI Twitter explodes over Meryl Streep's powerful Golden Globes speech

LGBTI Twitter explodes over Meryl Streep's powerful Golden Globes speech
- Violence incites violence. When the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose.' LGBTI celebrities immediately took to Twitter to applaud ...

IBM launches new rainbow brand logo in support of LGBT community

IBM launches new rainbow brand logo in support of LGBT community
- The tech giant also supported a pride walk in India, participated in a LGBT work fair in China, and came out condemning North Carolina's anti-LGBTI ...

Milo Yiannopoulos just got named as Person Of The Year by LGBTQ Nation

Milo Yiannopoulos just got named as Person Of The Year by LGBTQ Nation
- Milo Yiannopoulos has been named by LGBTQ Nation as “Person of The Year”, a vote which was decided by the publication's readers.


Theresa May says Donald Trump's lewd remarks about women

Theresa May says Donald Trump's lewd remarks about women
- Mrs May also said she believed the US remained "fully committed" to NATO, despite Mr Trump's criticism of the military alliance, which he has described as obsolete. Mr Trump faced an angry backlash during last year's presidential campaign after a 2005 recording emerged of him boasting about groping women and that he could "grab them by the pussy" because of his celebrity status.
Asked by Sophy Ridge about her response as a woman to the comments, Mrs May said: "I think that's unacceptable, but in fact Donald Trump himself has said that and has apologised for it.

New chemsex study examines the prevalence of drug-fueled sex

New chemsex study examines the prevalence of drug-fueled sex
- The Victorian AIDS Council (VAC) has recently called for greater awareness of the needs of LGBTI people within mainstream alcohol and other drug ...

Cabinet Exit Memos Reflect 8 Years of LGBTQ Progress in the Obama Administration

Cabinet Exit Memos Reflect 8 Years of LGBTQ Progress in the Obama Administration
- including the appointment of the first-ever Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons and the United States role in championing ...

Church of Scotland minister calls for LGBTI issues to be taught in schools to tackle homophobia

Church of Scotland minister calls for LGBTI issues to be taught in schools to tackle homophobia
- A Church of Scotland minister has called for LGBTI issues to be taught in schools ... In this sense the LGBTI community has led the way ahead of faith ...

Michele Bachmann looks to Trump to reverse 'evil' gay agenda

Michele Bachmann looks to Trump to reverse 'evil' gay agenda
- President-elect Donald Trump can easily make Michele Bachmann happy. All he has to do is reverse any pro-LGBTI policy put in place by the Obama ...

LGBTI Activist Held In Pre-Trial Detention

LGBTI Activist Held In Pre-Trial Detention
- On New Year’s Eve, fashion designer and LGBTI rights activist Barbaros Şansal posted a short video message on social media in which he criticized people for celebrating the New Year at a time of large scale detention of journalists, and widespread corruption and child abuse allegations, ending it with a wish for ‘Turkey to drown in its shit.’ On 2 January, he was extradited from the territory of northern Cyprus, where he had been over the New Year period. Barbaros Şansal’s lawyer told Amnesty International that the authorities in the territory of northern Cyprus had not provided a document attesting to a formal extradition decision.

First openly-gay uniformed police officer to march in London pride parade dies

First openly-gay uniformed police officer to march in London pride parade dies
- Heralded as a fierce LGBTI trailblazer, Barnes-Frank worked tirelessly as a police officer at the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) for over 30 years.

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