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Tuesday, 17 January 2017

I Might Look Gay But I'm Angry

I Might Look Gay But I'm Angry
- On the surface I'm the kind of gay guy you'd want to introduce to your parents. I'm an easy dinner guest, a fun party person, you could easily share a ...

Number of gay refugees seeking asylum in Britain increases

Number of gay refugees seeking asylum in Britain increases
- The number of refugees claiming asylum in Britain because being gay puts them in danger in their own country has increased by 450 per cent in just ...

Trump presents 'window of opportunity' to reverse reforms

Trump presents 'window of opportunity' to reverse reforms
- The new head of evangelical Christian group Alliance Defending Freedom says Donald Trump's election presents a “window of opportunity” for ...

DeVos to face questions over schools, conservative activism

DeVos to face questions over schools, conservative activism
Democrats and civil rights activists also are raising concerns about how her conservative Christian beliefs might impact minority and LGBT students.

Brexit speech: May commits to 'practical solution' for Irish border

Brexit speech: May commits to 'practical solution' for Irish border
- UK prime minister Theresa May has committed to maintaining the common travel area with the Republic. Speaking on Tuesday detailing the UK's ...

It's Hard Brexit: May is set to pull Britain out of the single market and customs union

It's Hard Brexit: May is set to pull Britain out of the single market and customs union
-  Theresa May is set to announce on Tuesday that she is willing to take Britain out of both the European single market and customs union ...

Theresa May rejects 'partial' EU membership

Theresa May rejects 'partial' EU membership
- The UK will not retain "partial" membership of the EU once it leaves, Theresa May is due to say in her much-anticipated Brexit speech. The PM will tell ...

Brexit: Theresa May promises to reveal 'negotiating priorities' in speech amid criticism over ...

Brexit: Theresa May promises to reveal 'negotiating priorities' in speech amid criticism over ...
- Theresa May will finally try to kill criticism that her Brexit vision is too vague by setting out a list of her "negotiating priorities" for EU withdrawal talks.

Natural selection making 'education genes' rarer, says Icelandic study

Natural selection making 'education genes' rarer, says Icelandic study
- According to the study, the genes involved in education affected fertility too – those who carried more “education genes” tended to have fewer children ...

What is going to happen when Government departments try to defuse their Brexit bombshells?

What is going to happen when Government departments try to defuse their Brexit bombshells?
But UK higher education is an export industry worth billions precisely because it's a place where any talented person would naturally want to come to ...

Restricting the flow of students to the UK is not in the interests of the wider UK economy

Restricting the flow of students to the UK is not in the interests of the wider UK economy
- It is imperative that we reflect on the many tangible and intangible benefits to Britain that derive from our incomparable higher education system and its ...

Almost 1 in 5 fatal heart attacks 'caused by depression'

Almost 1 in 5 fatal heart attacks 'caused by depression'
- Experts warn the findings are of vital importance since depression affects 350 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization.

Millions of older people plan voluntary work to give something back, says survey

Millions of older people plan voluntary work to give something back, says survey
- Millions of older people plan to do voluntary work this year, partly spurred on by retirement, a study has found. Royal Voluntary Service said one in four ...

People with higher blood pressure are at much lower risk of developing dementia, scientists say

People with higher blood pressure are at much lower risk of developing dementia, scientists say
- Researchers say high blood pressure may protect elderly patients against ... An estimated 800,000 people in the UK suffer from dementia and that ...

Japan's rising child poverty exposes true cost of two decades of economic decline

Japan's rising child poverty exposes true cost of two decades of economic decline
- Volunteers prepare meals at a children's cafeteria in Kawaguchi, Saitama prefecture, Japan. Photograph: Justin McCurry for the Guardian.

Oxfam poverty report: Getting rich doesn't mean someone else getting poor

Oxfam poverty report: Getting rich doesn't mean someone else getting poor
- Inequality between poor and rich countries is falling, and even inequality here in the UK has fallen to its lowest level in thirty years. (Do click that link ...

10 LGBTI celebs mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day on social media

10 LGBTI celebs mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day on social media
- Ellen DeGeneres, George Takei and Miley Cyrus are among the LGBTI celebrities who took to social media today to pay tribute to the late civil rights ...

Catholic agency defends itself over guidelines to help deal with LGBTI community during disasters

Catholic agency defends itself over guidelines to help deal with LGBTI community during disasters
- The Guidelines warn that the LGBTI community is considered “disproportionately vulnerable during and after disaster”. They say gender specifically ...

Bisexual student: Sex ed classes left me believing lesbian sex wasn't 'real'

Bisexual student: Sex ed classes left me believing lesbian sex wasn't 'real'
LGBTI students are at even more of a risk than their straight counterparts. Why? Because they're barely educated about the protection that is there for ...

Out US Secretary of the Army says fears about serving with gays did not come to pass

Out US Secretary of the Army says fears about serving with gays did not come to pass
- The first openly gay Secretary of the Army in US history leaves behind a more enlightened military when it comes to serving with LGBTI people.

Raunchy new dating show challenges preconceptions

Raunchy new dating show challenges preconceptions
- Unlike a number of other mainstream dating shows or 'social experiments', Undressed doesn't forget to include members of the LGBTI community.

LGBTI Community Rejects 'Risky' Religious Exemptions In Marriage Bill

LGBTI Community Rejects 'Risky' Religious Exemptions In Marriage Bill
- A majority of LGBTI Australians have rejected controversial “religious exemptions” in the government's draft marriage equality bill that would allow civil ...

What is our approach supporting the LGBTI movement?

What is our approach supporting the LGBTI movement?
- ILGA-Europe also take a long-term view when it comes to assisting the LGBTI movement. All over Europe, local NGOs and community groups are the ...

Scotland is a world leader on LGBTI equality: here's how

Scotland is a world leader on LGBTI equality: here's how
- But we know there's still much more to do to achieve a fair and equal Scotland for all LGBTI people. Here's just seven ways we're working towards this ...

More Americans are identifying as LGBT than ever before

More Americans are identifying as LGBT than ever before
- It found that in 2016 the number of American adults identifying as LGBT was 4.1%, just over 10 million people, marking an increase from 2012, where ...

Changing attitudes towards homosexuality in hockey an uphill battle: U of A researcher

Changing attitudes towards homosexuality in hockey an uphill battle: U of A researcher
- “I think the fact that [players] understand that certain attitudes and behaviours are okay in one place and not the other allows things like homophobia to ...

Won't somebody please think of the Christian bakers?

Won't somebody please think of the Christian bakers?
- Religious groups claim proposed religious protections in draft legislation for marriage equality do not go far enough unless everyone can discriminate ...

Gay YouTuber's dad gives perfect response to conservative blogger's homophobic tweet

Gay YouTuber's dad gives perfect response to conservative blogger's homophobic tweet
- Gay YouTuber and makeup guru Manny MUA was targeted by a homophobe on Twitter and his dad wasn't gonna let it go just like that. In case you are ...

Homophobic anti-dogging posters plastered around Ockham Common

Homophobic anti-dogging posters plastered around Ockham Common
- The poster, emblazoned with a silhouetted image of two men fornicating alongside the words "No Buggery", have been spotted stapled to trees around ...

Woman mugged in homophobic attack in South London

Woman mugged in homophobic attack in South London
- A woman belonging to the group made homophobic remarks towards the victim, before grabbing her around the neck and forcing her to hand over her ...

This message from a bisexual daughter to her radio host father is heartbreaking

This message from a bisexual daughter to her radio host father is heartbreaking
- The daughter of a Christian radio host came out as bisexual, and condemned her father's 'hurtful words' and anti-gay teachings. Brandi Burgess took ...

Shawn Mendes' Mercy gets an LGBTI make-over

Shawn Mendes' Mercy gets an LGBTI make-over
- That's why I made this; and I'm really hoping people, seeing two men dancing and telling the narrative of this song from an LGBTI point of view, might ...

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