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Thursday, 9 February 2017

10 homosexual stereotypes we're absolutely sick of !

10 homosexual stereotypes we're absolutely sick of !
It's 2017 and homophobia still exists. Sadly, it's prevalent in almost every state in our country. Homophobia isn't just being against the idea of ...

Homophobic Jeff Sessions confirmed as US Attorney General

Homophobic Jeff Sessions confirmed as US Attorney General
- Jeff Sessions, the notoriously anti-LGBT Senator from Alabama, has been confirmed as US Attorney General. Described as a controversial pick, due to ...

South Africa: Gay Student Kicked Out of Durban College

South Africa: Gay Student Kicked Out of Durban College
- A 20-year-old student has been expelled from Coastal College in Umlazi because he is gay. Bheka Khanyile says his teacher told him on Monday she ...

Queer refugee advocate says Canada is neglecting LGBT refugees in Turkey

Queer refugee advocate says Canada is neglecting LGBT refugees in Turkey
LGBT refugees from around the Middle East who have fled to Turkey are less likely to make it to Canada because of the government's focus on ...

What is a third reading and what happens to the Brexit bill next?

What is a third reading and what happens to the Brexit bill next?
- The bill which will allow the government to begin the formal process of leaving the EU reached its third reading in the House of Commons tonight.

UK's May Has Reasons to Worry Despite Her Brexit Law Victory

UK's May Has Reasons to Worry Despite Her Brexit Law Victory
- Theresa May's latest Brexit victory should leave her happy -- but might ultimately come at a price. Late on Wednesday, the prime minister persuaded ...

Real fight starts now': Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit tweet prompts bruising response

Real fight starts now': Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit tweet prompts bruising response
- The government bill to trigger article 50 sailed through the Commons on Wednesday night with a majority of 372. A three-line whip from Labour forced ...

The multi-billion-euro exit charge that could sink Brexit talks

The multi-billion-euro exit charge that could sink Brexit talks
- Before Britain's referendum last June, Leave campaigners promised voters that Brexit would save the taxpayer £350m ($440m) a week. That pledge ...

Is Britain really that British?

Is Britain really that British?
Britain has always been a country which takes great pride in its achievements, best highlighted to me this Christmas whilst watching Hugh Grant's ...

UK youth suffer low 'mental wellbeing'

UK youth suffer low 'mental wellbeing'
- Japan was the only country lower than the UK on this wellbeing ranking, published by the Varkey Foundation education charity. Only 15% of young people in the UK said they got enough sleep and exercise. The study looked at the views and expectations of so-called Generation Z, born in the years around the new millennium, based on a survey of more than 20,000 people in countries including the UK, the United States. France, Germany, India, China and Argentina.



Mentally Ill Children Must Be Supported Instead Of Being Ignored

Mentally Ill Children Must Be Supported Instead Of Being Ignored
- That mental health issues are the problems of adults, not children. ... young people's mental health is one of the biggest issues facing the UK today.

Five ways Britain wrecks young people's mental health – and how to stop it

Five ways Britain wrecks young people's mental health – and how to stop it
- I've spoken to many children and teenagers for my book, and have been shocked by their treatment by health and education services. It doesn't have ...

First-born children 'more intelligent' due to extra mental stimulation from parents

First-born children 'more intelligent' due to extra mental stimulation from parents
- First-born children are more intelligent than their siblings because they receive more mental stimulation in their early years, new research has shown.

I am the one in ten: Firms called to employ more older workers

I am the one in ten: Firms called to employ more older workers
- The employment rate for people aged 50-69 is currently 59 per cent. This needs to increase to 66 per cent by 2022 if the UK is to start addressing its ...

New UK economic development strategy puts emphasis on trade and the world's poorest economies

New UK economic development strategy puts emphasis on trade and the world's poorest economies
- Trade and investment will occupy a strengthened, pivotal place in the UK's development policy, indicates UK's Department for International ...

After Trump's refugee ban, scrapping of UK scheme to help vulnerable refugee children sends ...

After Trump's refugee ban, scrapping of UK scheme to help vulnerable refugee children sends ...
- Christian Aid has condemned the UK government's ... need, regardless of religion, helping people to live a full life, free from poverty.

Jeff Sessions confirmed as Trump's Attorney General after contentious senate debate

Jeff Sessions confirmed as Trump's Attorney General after contentious senate debate
- Lambda Legal, the biggest legal organisation working for LGBT rights in the US released a statement calling Sessions' confirmation "a travesty".

Lies and alternative truths...

Lies and alternative truths...
- Growing up in such a world, where hatred of homosexuality abounded, where gay men were vilified and seen as deviant and predatory, was not the ...

Best and worst places to pop the question to your man this Valentine's

Best and worst places to pop the question to your man this Valentine's
- The survey compiled by AttractionTix.co.uk revealed the following best and worst places to propose this Valentine's, unless you're part of the 40% who ...

New Zealand to quash historical gay sex convictions

New Zealand to quash historical gay sex convictions
Britain announced it would pardon thousands of men convicted of offences that once criminalised homosexuality last year and a 2012 bill allowed ...

Cosmopolitan launches first pride issue

Cosmopolitan launches first pride issue
- Cosmopolitan has launched a pride issue accompanied by a rainbow list celebrating 50 of the most influential LGBTI Australians. cosmo-pride- ...

Being gay does not make you depressed

Being gay does not make you depressed
- Poor mental health and higher suicide rates of LGBTI people are in fact caused by the stigma they face. The results of study by the Australian National ...

Supportive social networks can mitigate LGBTI mental health risk, study finds

Supportive social networks can mitigate LGBTI mental health risk, study finds
- Homosexual and bisexual people's risk of poor mental health and suicide was held up by marriage equality campaigners in Australia as a case ...

Make an impression in an LGBTI digital media company

Make an impression in an LGBTI digital media company
- If you have a passion for working with the global LGBTI community, and have a broad understanding of the marketing and sales process, then this ...

UK Speaker Defends Trump Ban in Face of Lawmakers' Criticism

UK Speaker Defends Trump Ban in Face of Lawmakers' Criticism
- The speaker of the House of Commons said he was right to say U.S. President Donald Trump cannot address Parliament in London on his state visit ...

Trump education pick stumbles over finishing line after Mike Pence casts ...

Trump education pick stumbles over finishing line after Mike Pence casts ...
- Civil rights groups said they were “deeply concerned” about Ms DeVos, who could dismantle protections for LGBT and transgender students.

Americans don't want anti-LGBT 'religious freedom' laws

Americans don't want anti-LGBT 'religious freedom' laws
- New research from the Public Religion Research Institute found more than 60 percent were against businesses turning customers away due to their ...

Sussex school gets visit from gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen

Sussex school gets visit from gay rights campaigner Sir Ian McKellen
- As an ambassador for LGBT-rights charity Stonewall, the screen legend known for movies as diverse as Lord of the Rings, X Men and Richard III ...

National 'Scotland Against Trump' protest set to take Edinburgh by storm

National 'Scotland Against Trump' protest set to take Edinburgh by storm
- CAMPAIGNERS FOR women, migrants, refugees, and the LGBT community will arrive in Edinburgh ... An estimated 7,000 people turned out in Edinburgh last month in the largest protest in Scotland on a day of action across the UK.

Don't trust SCOTUS nominee, his church is rabidly pro-gay', claims far right radio host

Don't trust SCOTUS nominee, his church is rabidly pro-gay', claims far right radio host
- Bryan Fischer, the far right radio host and American Family Association columnist, has claimed Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch shouldn't be ...

LGBT Groups Speak Out Against Trump's 'Bigotry Screening' For Muslims

LGBT Groups Speak Out Against Trump's 'Bigotry Screening' For Muslims
- Outrage over Trump’s “Protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry” executive order issued on 27 January has largely focused on the banning of visa holders from seven Muslim-majority nations, which has been temporarily halted by a federal judge in Seattle. But the order also called for an overhaul of the screening process for migrants, and elsewhere stated that the United States would not allow entry to people who “engage in acts of bigotry or hatred or those who would oppress Americans of any race, gender, or sexual orientation”.

Valentine's nights you won't want to miss at Liverpool's LGBT venues

Valentine's nights you won't want to miss at Liverpool's LGBT venues
- Don't worry, 2017 is no different and there is plenty planned at gay pubs and clubs in the run-up to most romantic night of the year to appeal to ...

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