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Friday, 20 January 2017

Six new opportunity areas to prepare for post-Brexit Britain

Six new opportunity areas to prepare for post-Brexit Britain
- The Government's opportunity areas programme will be expanded to include a further six areas across England, the education secretary announced ...

6 ways virtual reality will soon change YOUR health

6 ways virtual reality will soon change YOUR health
- The potential for treating mental health problems with virtual reality is in its starting process. In the UK, a trial was done whereby 15 people being ...

Stop smoking services may boost mental health of people with depression

Stop smoking services may boost mental health of people with depression
- We hope that this research will help boost mental health services and stop smoking services in the UK giving effective support and medication to ...

The poverty penalty in action—less for your money

The poverty penalty in action—less for your money
- The rapid growth and subsequent recent contraction of the so-called payday lending market in the UK has highlighted the different choice constraints ...

Many more people could still die from mad cow disease in the UK

Many more people could still die from mad cow disease in the UK
- In late 2014, a 36-year-old man in the UK started developing aggressive personality changes, memory loss and problems walking. The symptoms and ...

Levels of discrimination against elderly people with HIV so high 'it's like going back to the 1980s'

Levels of discrimination against elderly people with HIV so high 'it's like going back to the 1980s'
- Now Britain is entering “uncharted territory” as the first wave of individuals who have been on ART for a substantial period of time enter old age, the ...

We need to make a return to the values of our grandparents

We need to make a return to the values of our grandparents
2016 reminds me of my own mortality as I look back at all the people we lost. ... A generation or two before today's older people, there was a different ...

250000 older Scots visit supermarket to beat loneliness, charity warns

250000 older Scots visit supermarket to beat loneliness, charity warns
- A TNS poll carried out for Age UK in November found 72,703 people aged over 60 said they would have “no-one to talk to” if they did not visit a ...

Tory MP suggests LGBT equality is making Christians 'second-class citizens'

Tory MP suggests LGBT equality is making Christians 'second-class citizens'
- Speaking before Parliament earlier this month Dame Louise Casey, who recently headed a prominent review of social cohesion in the UK, ...

These are the top 100 UK employers for LGBT people

These are the top 100 UK employers for LGBT people
- Lloyds Banking Group are the most inclusive employer in the UK, according to a 2017 Workplace Equality Index. The list, released by leading LGBT ...

Adultery is not grounds for divorce in same-sex relationships, UK law states

Adultery is not grounds for divorce in same-sex relationships, UK law states
- On top of that, according to UK law, if your partner has cheated with someone of the same sex, it doesn't count as adultery. The Government website ...

Coroner reviewing Drew Dax's stabbing death says more same-sex family violence support needed

Coroner reviewing Drew Dax's stabbing death says more same-sex family violence support needed
- Judge Hinchley said she supported the Royal Commission into Family Violence's recommendations for LGBTI-specific resources, programs and ...

Support for LGBTI directors, writers and producers in push to make Aussie TV more diverse

Support for LGBTI directors, writers and producers in push to make Aussie TV more diverse
- An exciting opportunity exists for LGBTI filmmakers, producers and screenwriters to hone their craft in story development and storytelling, as part of a ...

Health: LGBTI people face bias

Health: LGBTI people face bias
LGBTI people can face discrimination, stigmatisation and even denial of medical care in the South African healthcare sector, a new research report ...

A day in the life of a gay man

A day in the life of a gay man
- Recently, two candidates for the Australian One Nation party were caught making vitriolic statements online regarding the LGBTI community.

Trump's top team and where they stand on LGBTI rights

Trump's top team and where they stand on LGBTI rights
- Mike Pence's championing of religious liberty, and opposition to promoting LGBTI rights, is well documented. He supported and signed a religious ...

Billy Eichner describes Trump administration as 'racist, misogynist, homophobic'

Billy Eichner describes Trump administration as 'racist, misogynist, homophobic'
- It's very exciting for a racist, misogynist, homophobic administration to invite a gay Jew from New York to perform at the inauguration, that's a pretty big ...

Tell me about it: I have a very happy gay daughter and a homophobic mother

Tell me about it: I have a very happy gay daughter and a homophobic mother
- She is extremely homophobic and racist and angry and very set in her ways. She lived a hard life and was treated poorly as a working woman in a ...

Why Did the Film in Berlin's Homo-Monument Show a Danish Nationalist Homophobe?

Why Did the Film in Berlin's Homo-Monument Show a Danish Nationalist Homophobe?
- When the film was originally produced a decade ago, says Siegessaülle, Lyngvild had not yet made nationalist and discriminatory statements in public. The video showing a gay couple kissing on loop was produced by a Danish company and casting agency and conceived by the artistic duo Elmgreen & Dragset.


TV regulator dismisses complaints about homophobic discussion on Loose Women

TV regulator dismisses complaints about homophobic discussion on Loose Women
- The British TV regulator Ofcom have dismissed complaints about a homophobic segment on Loose Women last November. The discussion caused ...

There are 20 homophobic hate crimes a day in England and Wales

There are 20 homophobic hate crimes a day in England and Wales
- Data published today shows that the number of recorded homophobic hate crimes in England and Wales has surged. The Home Office data on hate ...

Homophobic British Law Says Gay Couples Can't Divorce Over Same-Sex Cheating

Homophobic British Law Says Gay Couples Can't Divorce Over Same-Sex Cheating
- She set up a Change.org petition to challenge what she describes as a "homophobic" and "blatant inequality in the law." More than 4,650 people have ...

Ending homophobia in hockey starts in the locker room, Edmonton study says

Ending homophobia in hockey starts in the locker room, Edmonton study says
- "I wanted to confirm that [homophobia] still exists as prominently as we seem to think, because some scholars in my field are starting to argue that ...

Hundreds Twerk In Mike Pence's Neighborhood To Protest His Anti-Gay Views

Hundreds Twerk In Mike Pence's Neighborhood To Protest His Anti-Gay Views
- We are exercising our First Amendment right to express that we feel that homophobia and transphobia is wrong and should be resisted," Firas Nasr, ...

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