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Monday, 23 January 2017

State officials pledge to ban gay 'cure' therapy in Pennsylvania

State officials pledge to ban gay 'cure' therapy in Pennsylvania
- The bill, which both city and state officials are working on, will rule out and discredit therapy practices which aim to change sexual orientation.

Vigil held at Pentonville Prison to protest deaths of transgender inmates, as part of international ...

Vigil held at Pentonville Prison to protest deaths of transgender inmates, as part of international ...
- Organised by the Bent Bars Project, a collective which supports LGBT ... in memory of transgender prisoners who have died while in custody in the UK, ...

Did Donald Trump really delete every mention of LGBT+ from the White House?

Did Donald Trump really delete every mention of LGBT+ from the White House?
- As Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Friday, people quickly noticed some changes to the official White House ...

One of the most important legal cases in British history reaches a climax tomorrow

One of the most important legal cases in British history reaches a climax tomorrow
- While this case comes to an end on Tuesday, a new Brexit legal battle will commence on Friday, when the Irish Court will begin to deliberate whether ...

Brexit could cut wages by 30% over next two decades, says private equity boss Guy Hands

Brexit could cut wages by 30% over next two decades, says private equity boss Guy Hands
- One of the most high profile names in finance has said that Brexit is going to lead to dramatic economic upheaval which will be bad for most people ...

UK plans post-Brexit specialist math, tech schools

UK plans post-Brexit specialist math, tech schools
- The UK has some of the best universities in the world and our schools are improving, yet for too long technical education for school leavers has been ...

School budgets 'being pushed even closer to breaking point'

School budgets 'being pushed even closer to breaking point'
- "Schools are acutely feeling the impact of an estimated £3bn shortfall in the Government's education budget by 2020 - the first real-terms cuts to ...

Calls for sex education... but 27% find it unhelpful

Calls for sex education... but 27% find it unhelpful
- Research commissioned by the charity Plan International UK found 85% of those polled think SRE should be mandatory in state schools, 84% believe ...

UK faces slow growth and rising unemployment due to Brexit, think tank warns

UK faces slow growth and rising unemployment due to Brexit, think tank warns
Britain is facing three years of slow growth, rising unemployment and squeezed consumer spending as the Brexit-induced collapse in the pound ...

UK visas based on skill will be offered first after Brexit

UK visas based on skill will be offered first after Brexit
- Sectors across the UK are suffering from a decline in home-grown workers, though the UK's unemployment rate fell to a ten-year low last week to ...

More women are dying from domestic violence. So why do refuges keep closing?

More women are dying from domestic violence. So why do refuges keep closing?
- We see the same figures over and over again: in Britain, two women are killed by their partner each week, with domestic violence affecting one in four ...

Cold, still weather leading to high air pollution levels

Cold, still weather leading to high air pollution levels
- With the pollutants failing to disperse in the still, settled conditions, all other regions of England except for the North East are suffering from high levels of air pollution. South Wales is also experiencing high levels of pollution, the latest data from the Environment Department's (Defra) UK Air website show. Defra warns that many places across the UK, except Scotland, will see moderate or locally high air pollution levels during Monday as the weather conditions of high pressure and light winds continue.

Russia set to move closer to decriminalize domestic violence

Russia set to move closer to decriminalize domestic violence
- Data on domestic violence in Russia are obscure, but Interior Ministry statistics show that 40 percent of all violent crimes in Russia are committed in ...

Mental health crisis among children as selfie culture sees cases of anxiety rise by 42 per cent in ...

Mental health crisis among children as selfie culture sees cases of anxiety rise by 42 per cent in ...
- Soaring numbers of children are being admitted to hospital suffering from anxiety, official figures show. NHS data shows the number of young patients ..

Do YOU live in England's most depressed area? New stats reveal mental health capital

Do YOU live in England's most depressed area? New stats reveal mental health capital
- in England have been revealed in the latest statistics on mental health. ... phobias were at 88 out of 1,000 the highest in the UK's 2017 city of culture.

The Effect of Debt on Mental Health

The Effect of Debt on Mental Health
- Being in debt can negatively affect a person's mental health, while living with a ... Across the UK, we are in debt to the tune of £1.5 trillion, a figure that ...

Tory MPs filibuster plans for LGBT-inclusive sex education

Tory MPs filibuster plans for LGBT-inclusive sex education
- Green MP Caroline Lucas has accused right-wing Conservative MPs of filibustering a bill to make sex and relationship education statutory. The MP ...

Republicans are 'excited' to support LGBT freedoms, claims Conservative leader

Republicans are 'excited' to support LGBT freedoms, claims Conservative leader
- An out gay Conservative leader has claimed Republicans are “excited” to introduce LGBT friendly laws. Tyler Deaton, a senior adviser to the American ...

Why a Bollywood memoir has kicked up a storm about being gay in India

Why a Bollywood memoir has kicked up a storm about being gay in India
- One of them is Apurva Asrani, a script writer and editor of Aligarh, a gay ... Johar's films have been set in locations in America or Britain dealing with ...

Ending a de facto relationship

Ending a de facto relationship
- Emera added that it's important for members of the LGBTI community to seek legal advice in order to know their rights after separating. “We always ...

Emboldened by Trump, ACL launches paradoxical assault on LGBTI rights

Emboldened by Trump, ACL launches paradoxical assault on LGBTI rights
- The LGBTI war on religious freedom, where Christians are being dragged through the courts for wanting to live out their beliefs about marriage and ...

Trump inauguration sparks renewed concern overseas

Trump inauguration sparks renewed concern overseas
- William Hernández, director of Asociación Entre Amigos LGBTI, an advocacy group in El Salvador, told the Blade that organizations throughout the ...

We don't want marriage equality if it means giving businesses the right to say 'no gays'

We don't want marriage equality if it means giving businesses the right to say 'no gays'
- Clearly, equality is what LGBTI Australians care most about. ... last week, evidence has come to light reinforcing the fears of many LGBTI people.

Imam calls for more multicultural and religious voices in LGBTI community

Imam calls for more multicultural and religious voices in LGBTI community
- THE voices of multicultural and interfaith people in the LGBTI community need to be heard to help younger people within those groups who are ...

Theresa May says being woman PM is a 'big statement' to Donald Trump

Theresa May says being woman PM is a 'big statement' to Donald Trump
- She told the Andrew Marr Show she was "proud to be only the second female Prime Minister that the UK has had", and added: "I will be talking to ...

Why the Trident 'cover up' only makes things worse

Why the Trident 'cover up' only makes things worse
- Another occasion was last year, when I was invited on board HMS Vigilant to meet the crew and learn about the workings of Britain's four nuclear ...

Michelle Visage points out the HUGE difference between Obama's Big day and Trumps

Michelle Visage points out the HUGE difference between Obama's Big day and Trumps
- As inaugurations go, President Trump's wasn't the smallest in history, but as Michelle Visage has pointed out it certainly was no match for President ...

Travel sector zooms in on lucrative gay market

Travel sector zooms in on lucrative gay market
- The travel sector is jazzing up its offer for gay tourists, who tend to spend more than most when away from home, taking it beyond parties in sunny ...

12 LGBTI-themed photos from Women's March in Los Angeles

12 LGBTI-themed photos from Women's March in Los Angeles
- There was plenty of LGBTI representation at the event which far exceeded any attendance projections with rainbow pride colors peppered throughout ...


Why a man who should be an LGBTI hero has stirred up biphobia

Why a man who should be an LGBTI hero has stirred up biphobia
- Boy George should be an LGBTI hero. He's someone who stood up to be himself – as androgynous pop star – way back in the 80s. He later came out ...

Could iconic gay bar The Black Cap re-open soon as LGBT venue and theatre?

Could iconic gay bar The Black Cap re-open soon as LGBT venue and theatre?
- The latter is to acknowledge its value to London's LGBTI communities. 'These protections were granted in recognition of the Cap's outstanding track ...

These LGBTI teenagers have a message for Donald Trump

These LGBTI teenagers have a message for Donald Trump
- With the new president's cabinet looking like a who's who of homophobic Republicans, parts of the LGBTI community are fearful about the future.

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