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Monday, 13 February 2017

Majority in UK now expect Scotland to become independent as new poll reveals post-Brexit fall-out

Majority in UK now expect Scotland to become independent as new poll reveals post-Brexit fall-out
- A majority of people across the UK expect Scotland to be independent within a decade, according to the largest ever survey of attitudes to Brexit.

Brexit poll finds most Brits are opposed to leaving EU without deal

Brexit poll finds most Brits are opposed to leaving EU without deal
- Most Britons oppose a so-called hard Brexit and are not prepared to leave the European Union without a reasonable exit deal, a new poll has found.

Merkel Doesn't Look Like She's About to Help Theresa May on Brexit

Merkel Doesn't Look Like She's About to Help Theresa May on Brexit
- Now with Brexit negotiations looming, there are signs his successor, Theresa May, is making the same mistake as two of her advisers say they are ...

Brexit Means That UK Wages Will Rise

Brexit Means That UK Wages Will Rise
- One of the major complaints about the UK economy in recent years has been that wages haven't risen all that much. This is of course entirely true, the ...

Supermarket giant Sainsbury's just released a collection of same-sex Valentine's cards

Supermarket giant Sainsbury's just released a collection of same-sex Valentine's cards
- Leading UK supermarket Sainsbury's has launched a range of Valentine's cards for same-sex couples for the first time ever. The chain released the ...

Gay Christians 'feel betrayed' by Church's stance on sexuality

Gay Christians 'feel betrayed' by Church's stance on sexuality
Gay and lesbian Christians who were consulted by the Church feel "betrayed" by its stance on sexuality, the former bishop of Worcester has said.

Gay Man Shunned By His Family Has A Message About Religion

Gay Man Shunned By His Family Has A Message About Religion
Gay Man Shunned By His Family Has A Message About Religion ... This caller was shunned by his religious family for being gay. Here he shares his ...

UK Parliamentary report: homophobia in sport worse than racism

UK Parliamentary report: homophobia in sport worse than racism
- The report praised the inclusion of 44 lesbian, gay or bisexual athletes in the team sent by the United Kingdom to the 2016 Olympics in Rio, as well as ...

EU predicts robust growth for Ireland despite risks

EU predicts robust growth for Ireland despite risks
- This compares to an average unemployment rate of 9.6% for the EU 28 this ... The UK unemployment rate is seen rising slightly to 5.6% in 2018 from ...

Domestic violence reports soar in Russian city following partial decriminalisation

Domestic violence reports soar in Russian city following partial decriminalisation
- Reports of domestic violence have more than doubled in Russia's fourth largest city since the Government reduced the punishment for spousal or child ...

More than half of Scots back scrapping free care for elderly and university fees

More than half of Scots back scrapping free care for elderly and university fees
The cost of providing free personal care for the elderly – which was ... to public services, households in Scotland get the best deal anywhere in the UK.

Israeli judges refuse domestic violence victim a divorce

Israeli judges refuse domestic violence victim a divorce
- Judges in Israel have refused to grant a divorce to a woman who was the victim of domestic violence. The woman's husband spent 75 days in prison ...

Will Universal Income Be The Cure To Poverty?

Will Universal Income Be The Cure To Poverty?
- With the UK's large government deficit and increasing income inequality, a large increase in the deficit from paying everyone is something we ...

Prisons need 'profound culture change', charities say

Prisons need 'profound culture change', charities say
- Sarah Hughes, chief executive of the Centre for Mental Health, said: "We need to bring about a culture change in prisons that puts safety top of the ...

Suicide of mature university student raises awareness of men's mental health

Suicide of mature university student raises awareness of men's mental health
- An Exeter mum is calling for more to be done to help men who experience mental health issues after the father of her young son committed suicide.

Homeless women turned away by local councils 'trying to keep numbers down'

Homeless women turned away by local councils 'trying to keep numbers down'
- He said: “Simply saying that having a mental health problem rules you out is not correct. What you need to find out is the impact of that mental health ...

Church facing new battle over attitude to LGBT members ahead of General Synod

Church facing new battle over attitude to LGBT members ahead of General Synod
The Church of England is facing a fresh crisis over the issue of equal marriage after a group of retired bishops accused it of marginalising LGBT ...

Meryl Streep doubles down on Donald Trump criticism with ANOTHER stinging speech and claims ...

Meryl Streep doubles down on Donald Trump criticism with ANOTHER stinging speech and claims ...
- In a play on his description of her as the 'most overrated actress' in Hollywood, she told the audience at a gala for the LGBT group Human Rights ...

Retired bishops are wrong about LGBT report, says head of NI evangelical group

Retired bishops are wrong about LGBT report, says head of NI evangelical group
- The report, by the House of Bishops, also drew criticism from the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement over the suggestion that both gay and straight ...

Why Are 20-Something Women Pretending To Be Straight At Work?

Why Are 20-Something Women Pretending To Be Straight At Work?
- So, why are nearly three-quarters of lesbian and bi (LB) women opting to keep their sexuality private at work? After coming out at university, for some ...

Powerful gay drama Against The Law will premiere at the London LGBT Film Festival

Powerful gay drama Against The Law will premiere at the London LGBT Film Festival
- 2017 marks 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexual acts in the UK, making Against The Law a timely drama. The full programme for the ...

Hungarian Mayor Wants to Import White Christians, Ban Muslims & LGBT People; Global LGBT ...

Hungarian Mayor Wants to Import White Christians, Ban Muslims & LGBT People; Global LGBT ...
- Tackling LGBTI bulling is just as important, young people need to understand the consequences of LGBTI bullying and learn to develop good ...

Marriage Free Vote Would Boost Support For PM Turnbull, Poll Says

Marriage Free Vote Would Boost Support For PM Turnbull, Poll Says
- New polling by LGBTI group PFLAG has suggested Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's popularity would increase if he were to allow his party a free ...

Too gay' singer Greg Gould claps back with heartbreaking video

Too gay' singer Greg Gould claps back with heartbreaking video
- In only a few short hours a powerful music video telling true LGBTI stories has racked up millions of views. Australian singer Greg Gould released the ...

Anti-LGBTI Tom Price confirmed as US Secretary of Health and Human Services

Anti-LGBTI Tom Price confirmed as US Secretary of Health and Human Services
- Tom Price, a lawmaker with a staunch LGBTI record, has been confirmed as the next US Secretary of Health and Human Services. His confirmation by ...

Secret shame of domestic and family violence among LGBTI community

Secret shame of domestic and family violence among LGBTI community
- Like many others in the LGBTI community Vickery had no idea domestic violence happened at the same rate in same-sex relationships as in ...

LGBTI groups condemn homophobic comments at far-right Q Society meeting

LGBTI groups condemn homophobic comments at far-right Q Society meeting
LGBTI groups condemn homophobic comments at far-right Q Society ... of Pickering and Cameron have outraged those campaigning for LGBTI rights.

North Dakota fails to introduce anti-LGBTI discrimination bill

North Dakota fails to introduce anti-LGBTI discrimination bill
- House Bill 1386 hoped to add legal protections for LGBTI people against workplace and housing discrimination. The bill was introduced into the ...

The District of Columbia almost doubles any other American state for people identifying as LGBTI

The District of Columbia almost doubles any other American state for people identifying as LGBTI
- A new report shows the District of Columbia (D.C.) in Washington has the highest population of self-identifying LGBTI people. 8.6% of people identify ...

We Raise Our Hands in the Sanctuary: The queer BME play you need to see this LGBT History Month

We Raise Our Hands in the Sanctuary: The queer BME play you need to see this LGBT History Month
- It explores what it was like growing up LGBTI as well as being black – combining dance, drama and the club sounds of the 1980s. Following the story ...

Beautiful Ad Encourages Gay Couples To Keep Holding Hands

Beautiful Ad Encourages Gay Couples To Keep Holding Hands
- ANZ also released research they commissioned that found members of New Zealand's LGBTI community were twice as likely (39 per cent) to feel ...


The Church of England is facing new tension over attitudes to gay relationships

The Church of England is facing new tension over attitudes to gay relationships
- The letter was written in response to a report from the Church that called for a 'fresh tone' on LGBTI issues. The retired bishops rebuke their ...

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