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Friday, 13 January 2017

MPs in favour of decriminalising domestic abuse, say it should not be crime

MPs in favour of decriminalising domestic abuse, say it should not be crime
- A new bill decriminalising some forms of domestic violence in Russia has sparked anger among advocates of women's rights. The bill has passed its ...


Brexit To Have Negative Effect On UK Universities, Experts Warn

Brexit To Have Negative Effect On UK Universities, Experts Warn
- The event was focused on a discussion about the impact of the nation's exit from the European Union on higher education. Neil Carmichael, the Conservative chair of the committee, opened the talk with a question to the witness panel on what the implications on higher education of a "hard Brexit," which is defined as an exit from a single market and end to free movement.

Number of students in Scotland exceeds 235000

Number of students in Scotland exceeds 235000
- The number of people in higher education in Scotland exceeded 235,000 last ... was told that Indian students were choosing Australia over the UK.

Brexit Crackdown On Foreign Students Could Cost Britain £2 Billion A Year, Report Reveals

Brexit Crackdown On Foreign Students Could Cost Britain £2 Billion A Year, Report Reveals
Britain could lose up to £2 billion a year if the government takes a tougher ... The report from the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) reveals that ...

Cash boost for new project into LGBT domestic abuse

Cash boost for new project into LGBT domestic abuse
- A key organisation supporting victims of domestic violence and abuse wants to encourage more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) ...

Massive scientific report on marijuana confirms medical benefits

Massive scientific report on marijuana confirms medical benefits
- Using marijuana may increase the risk of developing mental health issues, such as schizophrenia, anxiety, and to a lesser extent depression.

School-phobia: parents open up about the trauma of their anxious children refusing to go to class

School-phobia: parents open up about the trauma of their anxious children refusing to go to class
- It is difficult to quantify as the Department for Education doesn't hold specific data on prolonged absence due to mental health problems, but experts ...

Charlie Sheen considered suicide after HIV diagnosis

Charlie Sheen considered suicide after HIV diagnosis
- Charlie Sheen considered suicide after HIV diagnosis. Charlie Sheen wanted to "eat a bullet" and end his life after he was diagnosed with HIV.

Preparing for Brexit Just Got Harder

Preparing for Brexit Just Got Harder
- He was apparently frustrated with the unrealistic attitudes of his pro-Brexit political bosses in London, who cheerfully insist that leaving the EU will be ...

Theresa May is finally going to unveil Britain's Brexit plans

Theresa May is finally going to unveil Britain's Brexit plans
- Prime Minister Theresa May is finally going to deliver some clarity over how Britain will approach Brexit talks once Article 50 is triggered, ...

Theresa May warned European judges will continue to rule Britain for years after Brexit

Theresa May warned European judges will continue to rule Britain for years after Brexit
- Britain will remain subject to the European courts for at least five years after Brexit as they continue to "dish out judgments", an influential EU leader ...

Cody Alan, country music TV and radio celebrity, comes out as gay in Instagram post

Cody Alan, country music TV and radio celebrity, comes out as gay in Instagram post
- The Country Music Television and iHeartRadio host shared his news with his 309,000 combined Twitter and Instagram followers on Thursday. 'As we start a new year, there is something I want to share with you,' the 44-year-old divorced father-of-two wrote. 'You see, I’m gay. This is not a choice I made, but something I’ve known about myself my whole life.


India needs a gay icon to stand up for the entire LGBT community, here is why

India needs a gay icon to stand up for the entire LGBT community, here is why
- George Michael and Ellen Degeneres altered the perception of homosexuals in the UK and US. Unfortunately, India is yet to find its own homegrown ...

Trump official Ben Carson slams 'extra rights' for gay people

Trump official Ben Carson slams 'extra rights' for gay people
- Dr Carson is known for his endless font of surreal views about homosexuality – comparing gay people to paedophiles and insisting that prisons ‘prove’ being gay is a choice. He doubled down on his record of homophobic comments at his confirmation hearing today, refusing to disavow anything he has said previously. He insisted: “Of course, I would enforce all the laws of the land. Of course, I think all Americans should be protected by the law [but] what I have said before is I don’t think anyone should get ‘extra rights’.”

I think Trump is very good on gay rights”

I think Trump is very good on gay rights”
- He said: “I think Trump is very good on gay rights. I don't think he will reverse anything. I would obviously be concerned if I thought otherwise.”.

Same-sex marriage is equal, but it looks like same-sex divorce isn't

Same-sex marriage is equal, but it looks like same-sex divorce isn't
Same-sex marriage is equal, but it looks like same-sex divorce isn't ... On the UK government's website, it states that a person cannot file for divorce on ...

Is there an LGBT shelter in UK?

Is there an LGBT shelter in UK?
Not specifically undet the “LGBT Shelter” name as in USA, but there are plenty of other LBGT housing groups and charities in UK that offer assistance ...

Making Elder Homes More LGBT-Friendly

Making Elder Homes More LGBT-Friendly
- SAGE, a national nonprofit that serves LGBT older adults, trains staff at assisted living centers and nursing homes to be more LGBT-friendly...

LGBT-inclusive sex education would benefit all students

LGBT-inclusive sex education would benefit all students
- Although Section 28 was repealed in the UK in 2003, it still casts a shadow today. According to a 20... And this is not the only point of confusion.

Stonewall awards 'Diversity Champion' status to ABMU

Stonewall awards 'Diversity Champion' status to ABMU
- The 2016-17 guide highlights UK employers that are recognised as diversity champions for being LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual) ...

Sexperts' offer online advice to gay peers

Sexperts' offer online advice to gay peers
- The Victorian AIDS Council is preparing to launch its Sexperts project, which will see members of the LGBTI community answer their peers' questions ...

New LGBT radio show to replace Queer Out West

New LGBT radio show to replace Queer Out West
- “I look forward to hearing your feedback in regards to the new program, which will mainly focus on supporting LGBTI singer and songwriters' music, ...

One Nation candidates push anti-gay messages and Port Arthur conspiracy theory

One Nation candidates push anti-gay messages and Port Arthur conspiracy theory
- Glasshouse candidate Tracey Bell-Henselin has been rebuked again over her attitudes towards the LGBTI community after the emergence of more ...

Religious exemptions for same-sex marriage would be humiliating, degrading, say LGBTI advocates

Religious exemptions for same-sex marriage would be humiliating, degrading, say LGBTI advocates
- Allowing civil marriage celebrants, government employees and businesses exemptions from same-sex marriage laws would uphold discrimination ...

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