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Friday, 3 February 2017

Recreational drug use very common among HIV-positive Londoners admitted for in-patient care

Recreational drug use very common among HIV-positive Londoners admitted for in-patient care
- There are a wealth of data obtained from out-patient sources testifying to high rates of recreational drug use among HIV-positive individuals in the UK, ...

HIV myths leave social care unprepared to support ageing generation

The mental health statistics you need to know

The mental health statistics you need to know
 - Time to Talk Day: the mental health statistics you need to know ... time, 6% of fathers and 10% of mothers in the UK have mental health problems.

Ben Kearsey's message to Theresa May: don't let my sister's death be just another statistic

Ben Kearsey's message to Theresa May: don't let my sister's death be just another statistic
- The brother of a part-time model who died after battling with mental health problems has taken his campaign to the Prime Minister. Ben Kearsey has written to Theresa May about his hope to improve mental health services in the UK.

May Seeks to Ride Brexit Wave Targeting Historic By-Election Win

May Seeks to Ride Brexit Wave Targeting Historic By-Election Win
- A fifth of Labour lawmakers defied Corbyn in Parliament on Wednesday to vote against legislation allowing the premier to trigger Brexit. By-election ...

The Government accidentally promised everyone 14 WEEKS of holiday in Brexit document

The Government accidentally promised everyone 14 WEEKS of holiday in Brexit document
- The document setting out Britain's priorities and plan for leaving the EU includes a graph that makes it look like Brexit won't be all that bad after all.

May's race against the clock for a Brexit deal

May's race against the clock for a Brexit deal
- Parliament has voted and, in the end, there has been little dissent. MPs who believe Britain should remain in the EU have wrestled with their ...

Drive to urge older people to delay retirement to fill post-Brexit job vacancies

Drive to urge older people to delay retirement to fill post-Brexit job vacancies
- A drive to dissuade older people from retiring early has been announced by the Government to help offset an expected fall in numbers of foreign ...

George Takei has a warning for Donald Trump

George Takei has a warning for Donald Trump
- It's an EO that would climb into almost every part of American gay, lesbian, bi and transgender people's lives, from housing to the procurement of ...

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn: 'People chose to be gay'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn: 'People chose to be gay'
- Corbyn has voted repeatedly for LGBTI rights in his long career in the UK parliament, including campaigning against Section 28 – the law that banned ...

No plans 'at this time' to sign anti-LGBTI religious freedom order

No plans 'at this time' to sign anti-LGBTI religious freedom order
- US President Donald Trump has no plans 'at this time' to sign a sweeping religious freedom Executive Order to make it legal to discriminate against ...

Victoria's health watchdog to ban anyone practicing 'gay conversion therapy'

Victoria's health watchdog to ban anyone practicing 'gay conversion therapy'
- In a report on Triple J, Nathan Despott, who runs a support and advocacy group for LGBTI people of faith, said ex-gay ideas continue to be promoted ...

Getting clean for marriage equality

Getting clean for marriage equality
- The month of February will host a new drive to push for LGBTI equality in Hong Kong. A coalition of Hong Kong LGBTI organisations launched the ...

Gay men and lesbians three times more likely to be homeless than straight people

Gay men and lesbians three times more likely to be homeless than straight people
- A new report into LGBTI homelessness in Australia has revealed that gay men and lesbians are three times more likely to be homeless than straight ...

Where Were The Celebrities And LGBTI Community When Mpho Ranko Needed Them Most?

Where Were The Celebrities And LGBTI Community When Mpho Ranko Needed Them Most?
- I was personally touched by his situation and felt that I just couldn't let a fellow member of the LGBTI community suffer while I watched and "liked" his ...

Ugandan art: 'We must protect ourselves from blackmail and murder'

Ugandan art: 'We must protect ourselves from blackmail and murder'
- The Erasing 76 Crimes blog presents works by Ugandan artist Vincent Kyabayinze, who appeals for respect for the human rights of LGBTI Ugandans.

UK deports 100 immigrants on 'secretive' charter flight, including bisexual man facing persecution ...

UK deports 100 immigrants on 'secretive' charter flight, including bisexual man facing persecution ...
- A gay man was also removed from the flight at the last minute, after a barrister filed an injunction arguing deporting him would be illegal. The charter ...

There's been a 47% rise in calls from LGBT kids to Childine

There's been a 47% rise in calls from LGBT kids to Childine
- National Children's counselling helpline, Childline is receiving around 21 calls a day from children concerned about coming out, acceptance and ...

Gay or straight - help us take the pulse of attitudes towards LGBT people in the workplace

Gay or straight - help us take the pulse of attitudes towards LGBT people in the workplace
- TTG is asking for the industry's help in finding out more about attitudes towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people working in the UK and ...

MP delivers Brexit version of Trainspotting monologue in Parliament: 'Choose Brexit. Choose ...

MP delivers Brexit version of Trainspotting monologue in Parliament: 'Choose Brexit. Choose ...
- Choose hate crime rising by over 40% and LGBT hate crime by 150% in England and Wales following .... Choose the UK turning its back on Europe.

Donald Trump reportedly planning executive order declaring pre-marital sex, same-sex marriage ...

Donald Trump reportedly planning executive order declaring pre-marital sex, same-sex marriage ...
- It is likely to worry the country's LGBT community, which has fought for protection from discrimination. The draft order seeks to protect the tax-exempt ...

Leeds to host city's first club night for LGBT women

Leeds to host city's first club night for LGBT women
- The union's Pyramid venue will host Scissors, which is aimed at female students who identify as LGBTQ. It has been launched to coincide with LGBTQ ...

How the UK can avoid a repeat of 1980s inequality

How the UK can avoid a repeat of 1980s inequality
- How the UK can avoid a repeat of 1980s inequality .... because his or her parent is LGBT will have broken the law (specifically, the Equality Act 2010).

College Unveils Rainbow Logo to Raise LGBT Month Awareness

College Unveils Rainbow Logo to Raise LGBT Month Awareness
- Diversity has always been at the heart of the College and we are very proud to have been recently listed in Stonewall's top 100 UK LGBT-friendly ...

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