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Friday, 10 February 2017

Barriers to adopting event technology: Education, education and more education!

Barriers to adopting event technology: Education, education and more education!
- There are a number of reasons why the event industry in the UK and Europe still feel it's safer to stick with tried and tested manual processes including ...

Could Brexit benefit music education in the UK?

Could Brexit benefit music education in the UK?
- Brexit may be the 'trigger for progress' for music and arts education in the UK. That's according to members of a recent committee looking into the ...

6 easy ways to support your child's mental health

6 easy ways to support your child's mental health
- Children's mental health in Britain is seeing a steady decline, with the latest statistics showing that over half of mental health problems start by the age ...

Sexuality has no direct impact on mental health

Sexuality has no direct impact on mental health
- Research from the Australian National University found people were not at an increased risk by simply being gay or bisexual – but could be affected ...

UK second only to Japan for young people's poor mental wellbeing

UK second only to Japan for young people's poor mental wellbeing
- Young people in the UK have the poorest mental wellbeing in the world – with the exception of Japan – and list money, getting on in life and the rise of ...

Government calls for 12% more older workers by 2022

Government calls for 12% more older workers by 2022
- every UK employer to increase the number of workers aged 50-69 in the UK by 12% by 2022. ... In recognising the skills older people bring to the workplace, employers will benefit from the breadth and depth of their knowledge.

First-born children are smarter than their siblings

First-born children are smarter than their siblings
- Researchers said the findings could be explained by first-born children receiving more mental stimulation and support in developing thinking ...

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 ...

Controversial candidate back on the ballot

Controversial candidate back on the ballot
- Mrs White outlined her opposition to 'the Islamisation of the UK', 'the LGBT agenda' and 'other evils such as abortion, illegal drugs and animal cruelty'.

London should have an AIDS memorial – and the Assembly just voted to support it

London should have an AIDS memorial – and the Assembly just voted to support it
- Our city was hardest hit by the epidemic in the UK, not just among the LGBT community but among people with haemophilia, new African communities, ...

LGBTI community less comfortable holding hands

LGBTI community less comfortable holding hands
- The research shows New Zealand's LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) community is more than twice as likely (39%) than ...

Parliament may probe why Canada is turning away LGBT Iranians

Parliament may probe why Canada is turning away LGBT Iranians
- According to a Feb 3, 2017, Xtra investigation, Canada started turning away LGBT Iranians in Turkey seeking third-country resettlement, shortly after the Liberal government’s airlift of Syrians got underway in November 2015. Since 2010, Canada has resettled hundreds of Iranians from Turkey fleeing persecution on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity. Most were resettled through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), after the former Conservative government asked the agency to refer such cases to Canada, often with the help of Toronto-based activists.


Wanda Sykes calls US Senate leader 'evil ass' for silencing Elizabeth Warren

Wanda Sykes calls US Senate leader 'evil ass' for silencing Elizabeth Warren
- Wanda Sykes has tweeted her outrage over the US Senate vote that led to the confirmation of anti-LGBTI Senator Jeff Sessions as US Attorney ...

Melissa Etheridge worries about 'uneducated, unregulated' part of Donald Trump

Melissa Etheridge worries about 'uneducated, unregulated' part of Donald Trump
- Although Pence has been public about his anti-LGBTI stances and Trump has said he is a friend to the community, Etheridge says Trump is the one ...

The rainbow spectrum: being LGBTI and autistic

The rainbow spectrum: being LGBTI and autistic
- Being LGBTI brings a unique set of challenges in how we navigate our relationships and the world. For some people in our community, being on the ...

Europe fines Russia for banning St Petersburg Pride

Europe fines Russia for banning St Petersburg Pride
- The European Court of Human Rights has fined Russia for blocking a Pride march in St Petersburg. LGBTI activists Yuri Gavrikov, Alexander ...

New data reveal aging experiences of LGBT Americans

New data reveal aging experiences of LGBT Americans
- These articles provide the opportunity to consider how social, historical, and environmental contexts influence the health and well-being of LGBT ...

China's gay scene attracts censorship and investment

China's gay scene attracts censorship and investment
- While apps serving LGBT people are attracting the investment of entertainment firms, they are still often censored on China's entertainment platforms.

Leaked draft shows executive order could legalize LGBT discrimination

Leaked draft shows executive order could legalize LGBT discrimination
- The executive order would consider a religious organization “any organization, including closely held for-profit corporations,” and would pervade ...

Betsy DeVos Poses Immediate Danger to LGBT Students

Betsy DeVos Poses Immediate Danger to LGBT Students
- Betsy's also donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to groups opposed to LGBT equality, and to ballot amendments to block marriage. In 2004, she ...

Inside the Mind and Fists of Ecuador's First Trans Candidate

Inside the Mind and Fists of Ecuador's First Trans Candidate
- But she's not setting out to make headlines, she's out to open doors for her LGBTI family. With their political participation, she said, comes a larger ...

This footballer is campaigning to end homophobia in schools

This footballer is campaigning to end homophobia in schools
- Tackling LGBTI bullying is just as important, young people need to understand the consequences of LGBTI bullying and learn to develop good ...

You have to see this 81-year-old man's incredible pro-LGBTI rap

You have to see this 81-year-old man's incredible pro-LGBTI rap
- A former high school teacher has stunned Michigan councilors with a pro-LGBTI rap. Don Tassie is 81 and a forder superindentent at the da Vinci ...


Being gay does not cause poor mental health

Being gay does not cause poor mental health
- Following eight years of research, a major new study has claimed that sexuality has no impact on the state of a person's mental health. The Australian ...

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