WebDesktop - Smartphones - Tablets  | United Kingdom | Keeping up-to-date on social exclusion worldwide | UK PRESS REVIEW about social exclusion : Poverty | Health | Elderly | Children | Education | LGBT | NON-PROFIT initiative : Our mission is to provide the best information on social exclusion worldwide || Raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion

STIGMABASE | Search

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

The Brexit resistance: 'It's getting bigger all the time'

The Brexit resistance: 'It's getting bigger all the time'
- Chris Hoffman is a 44-year-old freelance translator who lives in south Birmingham. She is originally from Stuttgart and first came to the UK thanks to the European Union’s Erasmus student exchange programme. Later on, her husband started academic research in Birmingham, which then turned into a full-time job – and a little more than a decade ago, they settled in the city. They have an eight-year-old son. “He might not have a British passport,” she tells me, “but he was born here, and he feels British.”


UK prime minister reminds everyone that Brexit is actually happening and that's hitting the pound

UK prime minister reminds everyone that Brexit is actually happening and that's hitting the pound
- U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May reminded markets Brexit could be a hard hit on the U.K., and it's in the EU's interest to make sure that's the case, ...

Hard Brexit threatens global financial system, City chiefs tell MPs

Hard Brexit threatens global financial system, City chiefs tell MPs
Brexit poses a risk to the global financial system and could spark more than 230,000 job losses, senior City figures have told MPs as they called for ...

Help for young people with mental health problems

Help for young people with mental health problems
- Now a new project called MyPlace has been launched at Brockholes Nature Reserve in Preston to help 13 to 25 year olds. It's a joint initiative ...

Theresa May and mental health - first do no harm

Theresa May and mental health - first do no harm
- Theresa May could quite easily stop her own government making life much harder for people who have mental health problems. When Disability ...

Better Mental Health Is Everyone's Business

Better Mental Health Is Everyone's Business
- As with most health concerns, the earlier mental health issues are identified and ... While appropriate work is good for mental health, those on sickness ... But upcoming research from IPPR will show that the UK's current system of in ...

The key to wealth and happiness? Living together

The key to wealth and happiness? Living together
- Where are the UK's happiest people, and what are they spending their ... People who live alone, meanwhile, have more than half the average ... older people, or whether at a certain age, moving in with someone else and ...

Have baby boomers stolen the family silver?

Have baby boomers stolen the family silver?
- Baby boomers, people born between 1946 and 1965, will on average earn ... to promote fairness between the generations, believes that older people are hogging ... "In the UK we have a huge number of pensioners who are wealthy, ...

Scheme tackles chronic loneliness in older people

Scheme tackles chronic loneliness in older people
- A new trial aimed at tackling widespread loneliness among older people is successfully reducing isolation ... The scheme explored new ways to tackle the isolation plaguing 1.2 million "chronically lonely" older people in the UK.

Britain's only gay semi-professional footballer says first Premier League player to come out will feel ...

Britain's only gay semi-professional footballer says first Premier League player to come out will feel ...
- That is the view of the country's only openly homosexual semi-professional ... “Also by doing it as a group it'll almost feel as though it's some big gay ...

4 South African photographers making it big on the international front

4 South African photographers making it big on the international front
LGBTI activist and artist Zanele Muholi (pictured) says artists have a 'responsibility to respond to the lack of black content in different galleries'.

President Obama includes LGBTI gains in farewell address

President Obama includes LGBTI gains in farewell address
- Obama, the first president in history to publicly support same-sex marriage, mentioned LGBTI gains and equality several times during his speech.

AG nominee Jeff Sessions dances around past opposition to LGBTI hate crime laws

AG nominee Jeff Sessions dances around past opposition to LGBTI hate crime laws
- Other Sessions anti-LGBTI votes as a senator include one against the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) and one against repealing Don't ...

Advocates push for more LGBTI voices in marriage equality debate

Advocates push for more LGBTI voices in marriage equality debate
- In response, advocacy groups just.equal and PFLAG recently released a national survey asking LGBTI Australians to express their views on the bill.

Ministers urged to make schools give lessons on LGBTI

Ministers urged to make schools give lessons on LGBTI
- SNP ministers are facing growing pressure from their own backbenchers to introduce laws forcing schools to embrace the rollout of lesbian, gay, ...

How Donald Trump, Orlando shooting affected Guy Pearce's LGBTI show, 'When We Rise'

How Donald Trump, Orlando shooting affected Guy Pearce's LGBTI show, 'When We Rise'
- Guy Pearce as LGBTI activist Cleve Jones in the upcoming miniseries. During filming he felt how tenuous civil rights for minority groups remain.

One Nation candidate who upset LGBTI community puts pressure on LNP preference deal

One Nation candidate who upset LGBTI community puts pressure on LNP preference deal
- "LGBTI is out to destroy families as we know [them] and have lived for generations producing babies/growing a family produced by a mother & father ...

One At A Time' Netflix: Series Represents Women, Latinos, LGBT Community Thanks To Writers ...

One At A Time' Netflix: Series Represents Women, Latinos, LGBT Community Thanks To Writers ...
- The new version of the American sitcom from 1975 "One At A Time" is getting famous on Netflix and the reboot really represents the LGBT community, ...

How This LGBT Entrepreneur Created a Company That Bets Big on Diversity

How This LGBT Entrepreneur Created a Company That Bets Big on Diversity
- Streisand, who herself is a female LGBT entrepreneur (and second-cousin of singer Barbra Streisand!) , says the landscape is changing, and the ...

The Hardships of Living As An Elderly LGBT Person in China

The Hardships of Living As An Elderly LGBT Person in China
- Sixth Tone sat down with some older Chinese men and own in the LGBT community, who say finding companionship and acceptance can be daunting ...

Quality LGBT film fare littered theaters in 2016, plus a look at 2017

Quality LGBT film fare littered theaters in 2016, plus a look at 2017
- While 2016 may not have featured the high profile LGBT films that marked the previous year – Julianne Moore and Ellen Page in “Freeheld,” Eddie ...

Atlanta's first LGBT mayor?

Atlanta's first LGBT mayor?
- Cathy Woolard is used to being first, and she intends to keep it that way. She was the first candidate to declare in the 2017 Atlanta mayoral race, the ...

2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for anti-LGBT discrimination

2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for anti-LGBT discrimination
- If you thought 2016 was a nasty, brutish year for LGBT rights across the country, 2017 is already shaping up to be much, much worse. Over the ...

Equality California Calls on the LGBT Community and Allies to Support Planned Parenthood

Equality California Calls on the LGBT Community and Allies to Support Planned Parenthood
- Equality California is calling on all members of the LGBT community and our allies to contact their members of Congress today to protect healthcare ...

UK Pride 2017: Here are all 82 events that are happening this year

UK Pride 2017: Here are all 82 events that are happening this year
- He added: “I'm delighted that we've got the support of Gay Times. As the longest-running LGBT+ publication in the UK, with an online reach well into ...

Follow by Email