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Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Iranian green card holder barred from US after gay cruise

Iranian green card holder barred from US after gay cruise
- An Iranian chemical engineer was barred from returning to his home in the US following a gay cruise after Donald Trump announced the so-called ...

Court rules Jewish trans parent cannot see her children

Court rules Jewish trans parent cannot see her children
- A British court has ruled that the children of a Jewish transgender woman may not see their parent due to the likelihood that they will be “marginalised ...

Iranian man barred from going home to the US after coming back from a gay cruise

Iranian man barred from going home to the US after coming back from a gay cruise
- The Iranian chemical engineer was travelling home via Florida after going around Mexico and Haiti as part of a gay cruise, but was barred from ...

This teenager wrote a heart-wrenchingly sad letter about being gay in Trump's America

This teenager wrote a heart-wrenchingly sad letter about being gay in Trump's America
- A high school student in America has written a letter about how scared he is to be gay under the Trump administration. Writing to advice columnist ...

Hard Brexit means losing EU doctors, surgeons

Hard Brexit means losing EU doctors, surgeons
- Hard Brexit means losing EU doctors, surgeons. 'Some specialties would face huge shortages of staff if their continued work here is not guaranteed.'.

Time running out for Brexit compromise, warns Nicola Sturgeon

Time running out for Brexit compromise, warns Nicola Sturgeon
- Nicola Sturgeon has said she will judge whether Scotland's voice is going to be heard in the Brexit process before Article 50 is triggered, warning that ...

The 21 countries with the best quality of life in the world for expats

The 21 countries with the best quality of life in the world for expats
Brexit is a "once-in-a-generation opportunity" to design a "21st-century" trade policy which focuses more heavily on emerging markets ...

A High Street business banker says more companies want to sell internationally post-Brexit

A High Street business banker says more companies want to sell internationally post-Brexit
- The head of business banking at High Street lender Natwest says more small businesses are asking about export opportunities as Brexit ...

UK to boost jobs and trade for world's poorest countries

UK to boost jobs and trade for world's poorest countries
- The UK will sharpen its focus on economic development in the world's poorest countries to help create economic growth that will sustain rapidly ...

Kate Rogers: Inclusive growth is vital in war against inequality

Kate Rogers: Inclusive growth is vital in war against inequality
- It says 21 per cent of the UK's population live in poverty, with most of those having no savings. These figures are little improved since the 2008 ...

Build a 'poor Church for the poor' says Church Action on Poverty

Build a 'poor Church for the poor' says Church Action on Poverty
- These are some of the questions that churches around the UK will be exploring as they raise funds for Church Action on Poverty on 26 February 2017.

Russia's parliament just passed a bill legalising domestic violence

Russia's parliament just passed a bill legalising domestic violence
- A highly controversial bill which will decriminalise some forms of domestic violence passed through Russia's parliament on a second reading.

Eurozone unemployment at lowest level in almost eight years

Eurozone unemployment at lowest level in almost eight years
- Europe's recovery is gathering speed, with inflation picking up and unemployment at its lowest level in nearly eight years, according to official figures.

Gordon Brown says UK child migrants were sexually abused

Gordon Brown says UK child migrants were sexually abused
- Former Prime Minster Gordon Brown has accused the UK authorities of ... Under the Child Migrants Programme, poverty-stricken youngsters were ...

Millions of older people to be quizzed about falls in 'intrusive' bid to protect health

Millions of older people to be quizzed about falls in 'intrusive' bid to protect health
- Millions of older patients are to be quizzed on whether they have ever suffered a fall by their GP. New guidance from the National Institute for Health ...

Trump travel ban fallout: 'Get with the programme or go', White House tells disgruntled diplomats ...

Trump travel ban fallout: 'Get with the programme or go', White House tells disgruntled diplomats ...
- The White House has said a 2014 Obama administration order that created new workplace protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender ...

White House denies EO that would reverse LGBT protections

White House denies EO that would reverse LGBT protections
- After growing speculation that the Trump administration had drafted an early execution order rolling back protection rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual ...

Church appointee tells education committee learning about “LGBT lifestyles” leaves children ...

Church appointee tells education committee learning about “LGBT lifestyles” leaves children ...
- The percentage of LGBT people in UK population is two per cent therefore the number of LGBT children must be very small in our schools.

Despite pressure, U.K. won't cancel Trump state visit

Despite pressure, U.K. won't cancel Trump state visit
- More than 1 million people signed a petition Monday demanding Britain cancel plans for a state visit by U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Time to take a stand': thousands across UK protest at Trump policy

Time to take a stand': thousands across UK protest at Trump policy
- Thousands have gathered across the UK to protest against Donald Trump's travel ... his indefinite bar on Syrian refugees and his planned UK state visit. ... of Muslims, of the LGBT community, of disabled people, of all minority groups.

What does LGBT stand for?

What does LGBT stand for?
LGBT is the standard initialism for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community, there are often other letters added to it, including Q (Queer ...

Juno Dawson on her life, her novel and debunking trans myths

Juno Dawson on her life, her novel and debunking trans myths
- She's also contributed to The Guardian, Woman's Hour and Newsnight, and represents LGBT charity Stonewall as a School Role Model. When she ...

Trump to keep Obama LGBT workplace protections

Trump to keep Obama LGBT workplace protections
- President Donald Trump will continue to protect the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the workplace, the White House said ...

Switzerland lifts lifetime ban on gay men giving blood

Switzerland lifts lifetime ban on gay men giving blood
- The new policy brings Switzerland into line with the policy of the UK, USA, Ireland and other countries. LGBT organizations welcomed the move but ...

One LGBTQ Person Is Murdered in Brazil Every 25 Hours

One LGBTQ Person Is Murdered in Brazil Every 25 Hours
- Others, like Luiz Carlos Rosas, died because of being close to the LGBTI community. Nearly half of the victims were killed by strangers – either clients, ...

Love thy neighbour' as long as they're not queer

Love thy neighbour' as long as they're not queer
- Religiously sanctioned homophobia is the “greatest obstacle” to the full acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people ...

Trump reportedly poised to sign anti-LGBTI executive order

Trump reportedly poised to sign anti-LGBTI executive order
- Trump could go further and allow discrimination against LGBTI people based on so-called 'religious freedom.' The Human Rights Campaign calls the ...

Trump's Refugee Ban Could Be a Death Sentence for LGBTI People

Trump's Refugee Ban Could Be a Death Sentence for LGBTI People
- Many of the countries targeted by the Trump administration's ban have, at best, fraught relationships with LGBTI rights. Several — including Iran, Iraq ...

Gay rugby pioneer receives Order of Australia for promoting LGBT equality

Gay rugby pioneer receives Order of Australia for promoting LGBT equality
- Purchas received the Order of Australia for “services to rugby union and to the promotion of social inclusion for LGBTI people”. When describing how ...

This language school is a safe haven for LGBTI refugees from Syria and Iran

This language school is a safe haven for LGBTI refugees from Syria and Iran
- The classes allow LGBTI migrants to be themselves and to learn to live in Germany without problems. Students include a 22-year-old trans woman ...

LGBTI community appeals to churches to refrain from homophobic statements

LGBTI community appeals to churches to refrain from homophobic statements
- Following the silent protest yesterday by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) community at Grace Bible Church in Soweto, ...

Churches must check their language about LGBTI lives, says reverend

Churches must check their language about LGBTI lives, says reverend
- Churches must check their language about LGBTI lives, says reverend. Rev. Tebogo Klaas says churches that remain silent on matters of the LGBTI ...

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