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Monday, 16 January 2017

Gay couple allegedly drugged, raped and robbed while on holiday in Thailand

Gay couple allegedly drugged, raped and robbed while on holiday in Thailand
Gay couple allegedly drugged, raped and robbed while on holiday in Thailand ... A gay couple who were holidaying in Thailand were allegedly drugged, ... the couple reached out to the British embassy in Bangkok who sent them to ...

Emmerdale's Adam Thomas is begging bosses to make his character gay and admits he'd like to ...

Emmerdale's Adam Thomas is begging bosses to make his character gay and admits he'd like to ...
- Adam revealed: “Whoever's gay seems to get a good storyline so I'm hoping Adam turns gay. I'm putting it out there. I'm not bothered about snogging ...

Nigeria's asylum offer to Gambian strongman Yahya Jammeh 'will be bad for gays'

Nigeria's asylum offer to Gambian strongman Yahya Jammeh 'will be bad for gays'
- The presence of Gambia's outgoing leader Yahya Jammeh in Nigeria "will be bad" for gay Nigerians, leading gay rights activist Bisi Alimi has told IBTimes UK. Alimi made the remarks days after Nigeria's House of Representatives approved a motion, not biding on the government, to grant asylum to Jammeh as long as he steps down when his term expires on 18 January.

Hard or soft Brexit? Theresa May can have both

Hard or soft Brexit? Theresa May can have both
- After his meetings with Theresa May, I gather, Barack Obama has expressed true astonishment to his aides over Brexit. “They've got no plan,” he has ...

Brexit talks: "recipe for a trade war with Europe" - Corbyn

Brexit talks: "recipe for a trade war with Europe" - Corbyn
- Britain may have to change its economic model if it is refused access to the European Union's single market after Brexit.

EU citizens in UK could face 'deliberate hostility' policy after Brexit

EU citizens in UK could face 'deliberate hostility' policy after Brexit
- The Home Office has repeatedly said it cannot guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the UK unless the rights of the 1.2 million British people in Europe ...

Scholars more likely to leave UK post-Brexit

Scholars more likely to leave UK post-Brexit
- Fear of a “brain drain” in UK higher education persists as a University and College Union (UCU) survey has shown that two-fifths of university scholars ...

Nicola Sturgeon on why she thinks Tories' Brexit plans threaten workers' rights

Nicola Sturgeon on why she thinks Tories' Brexit plans threaten workers' rights
- It seems the Tories really are prepared to drive the UK off a hard Brexit cliff ... Education, health, our rural communities, the environment, providing ...

Hard Brexit Could Send Higher Education into Crisis

Hard Brexit Could Send Higher Education into Crisis
- John Latham, Vice Chancellor of Coventry University feared it may eliminate Britain from the race to the top of higher education rankings, and would ...

Why UK higher education is attractive to international students

Why UK higher education is attractive to international students
- International students play a fundamental role in the character of higher education in the UK. With 436,585 international students studying in UK ...

Government votes against introducing compulsory sex and relationship education

Government votes against introducing compulsory sex and relationship education
- The amendment would have made sex education mandatory to all UK schools, ... sexual consent, sexual violence and domestic violence” mandatory.

The routes from poverty to a fairer society for all

The routes from poverty to a fairer society for all
- THE scale of poverty in the UK and around the world can sometimes be hard to take in, so huge are the numbers, but Oxfam has come up with one ...

What Oxfam won't tell you about capitalism and poverty

What Oxfam won't tell you about capitalism and poverty
- Your average milkman has more wealth than the world's poorest 100 million people. Doesn't that show how unfair the world is? Or given that the ...

Four in ten Brit mums DRINK during pregnancy and UK is 'among nations with the most boozy ...

Four in ten Brit mums DRINK during pregnancy and UK is 'among nations with the most boozy ...
- Four in ten Brit mums DRINK during pregnancy and UK is 'among nations ... according to the study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

88% of those who have experienced mental health problems have felt distressed at work

88% of those who have experienced mental health problems have felt distressed at work
- Liz Walker (pictured), HR director at Unum UK, said: “Many employees don't feel comfortable discussing mental health in the workplace, and ...

The government may pay you to downsize

The government may pay you to downsize
- The government has announced plans to pay incentives to older people to persuade them to downsize into a smaller property. It could be a lifeline for ...

Beautiful Portraits Of LGBT Women To Help Everyone Feel Welcome At Breast Cancer Screening

Beautiful Portraits Of LGBT Women To Help Everyone Feel Welcome At Breast Cancer Screening
- In the UK, all women who are 50 to 70 years of age are invited for screening every three years as part of the NHS Breast Screening Programme.

Health experts condemn attempts to 'cure' trans people in wake of controversial BBC documentary

Health experts condemn attempts to 'cure' trans people in wake of controversial BBC documentary
- Major medical organisations across the UK have condemned any attempt to ... A similar Memorandum of Understanding for 'gay cure' therapy was created in 2015. A statement from the health bodies said: “We the undersigned UK ...

Ecuador's Citizen Revolution Improved LGBTI Rights

Ecuador's Citizen Revolution Improved LGBTI Rights
- The Ecuadorean administration has taken huge steps to address the violence and gender discrimination that affected the LGBTI people in the country.

Civil Celebrants Shouldn't Be Allowed To Reject Same-Sex Weddings, Says LGBTI Community

Civil Celebrants Shouldn't Be Allowed To Reject Same-Sex Weddings, Says LGBTI Community
The largest-ever survey of LGBTI Australians has found significant opposition to same-sex couple exemptions for marriage celebrants and ...

Sexual violence agency to discuss LGBTI inclusion

Sexual violence agency to discuss LGBTI inclusion
- For the first time, a specialist sexual violence agency is moving towards creating safer spaces for LGBTI communities.

Dustin Lance Black: 'Sports Stars Coming Out As Gay Would Save Lives'

Dustin Lance Black: 'Sports Stars Coming Out As Gay Would Save Lives'
- Dustin is currently promoting the new LGBTI rights miniseries he wrote and produced for TV, “When We Rise,” that tells the story of a group of LGBTI ...

Ninety per cent of LGBTI Australians against religious exemptions

Ninety per cent of LGBTI Australians against religious exemptions
- A recent survey has found that ninety per cent of LGBTI Australians are against the religious exemptions proposed in the government's draft marriage ...

Number of LGBTI Americans climb to over 10 million

Number of LGBTI Americans climb to over 10 million
- According to a poll done by Gallup the percentage of Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender has increased from 3.5% in ...

Tom Daley's fiance Dustin Lance Black tells gay sportsmen: Come out - you'll save lives

Tom Daley's fiance Dustin Lance Black tells gay sportsmen: Come out - you'll save lives
- Dustin, 42, who won an Academy Award for his script for the 2008 film Milk, said the UK had been a “guiding light” for gay rights compared with other ...

156 LGBT politicians have signed a letter asking Trump to help continue the fight for equality

156 LGBT politicians have signed a letter asking Trump to help continue the fight for equality
- 156 LGBT politicians have signed an open letter addressed to President-elect Donald Trump to ask for his help in the fight for equality. The letter urges ...

Caitlyn Jenner grabs coffee in Malibu amid controversy as she prepares to attend Donald Trump's ...

Caitlyn Jenner grabs coffee in Malibu amid controversy as she prepares to attend Donald Trump's ...
- Caitlyn Jenner isn't letting a bit of controversy slow her down. The 67-year-old was snapped Friday in her native Malibu, California, picking up coffee and gardening supplies on a chilly Southern California morning. The thrice-married beauty is back in the news as she's slated to attend Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, providing a much-needed shot of star power into the proceedings.

Germany has the 'highest level of support' for gay marriage

Germany has the 'highest level of support' for gay marriage
- Germany has the highest level of support for gay marriage among countries where it is not yet legal. In a newly published survey, almost 83 per cent of ...

Jennifer Holliday pulls out of President's show and apologises to ...

Jennifer Holliday pulls out of President's show and apologises to ...
- My only choice must now be to stand with the LGBT community. I sincerely apologise for my lapse of judgement,' says Broadway icon.

Basketball pro Reggie Bullock opens up on acceptance following his trans sister's murder

Basketball pro Reggie Bullock opens up on acceptance following his trans sister's murder
- Basketball play Reggie Bullock appeared on a podcast to talk about the death of his sister, Mia Henderson, and the work he is doing to combat LGBT ...

How the Lavender Scare Created a Gay Work of Art

How the Lavender Scare Created a Gay Work of Art
- While a little more than half of our states have some form of law prohibiting discrimination against the LGBTI community, federal legislation seeking to ...

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
- Shelley Argent from Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays says civil celebrants and government employees should not be exempted from ...

Dustin Lance Black urges sports stars to 'save lives' by coming out

Dustin Lance Black urges sports stars to 'save lives' by coming out
- Dustin Lance Black wants sports stars to come out of the closet and be role models for LGBTI youth. Black told the Press Association (PA) that the ...

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