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Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Oprah Winfrey 'submits tape to US Senate showing domestic violence claims against Labour ...

Oprah Winfrey 'submits tape to US Senate showing domestic violence claims against Labour ...
- Oprah Winfrey has submitted a tape to the Senate in which the ex-wife of one of Donald Trump's cabinet picks claims he physically beat her during an ...

How the remaining EU states could use higher education policy to turn Brexit to their advantage

How the remaining EU states could use higher education policy to turn Brexit to their advantage
- When it comes to discussing what the inevitable consequences of a huge decision like Brexit might turn out to be, debate in the UK has tended to fall ...

Millions of Britons risk falling into poverty

Millions of Britons risk falling into poverty
- One in three people in Britain are “just about managing” financially, with many at risk of falling into poverty, a report warns today. Research by the ...

19 million Brits are on the edge of poverty even though nearly everyone has a job — and it's going ...

19 million Brits are on the edge of poverty even though nearly everyone has a job — and it's going ...
- New research shows that millions more people in Britain are struggling to make ends meet since the financial crisis and predicts that the ...

Lack of mental healthcare leaves children 'in distress'

Lack of mental healthcare leaves children 'in distress'
Lack of mental healthcare leaves children 'in distress' ... only UK country with no national strategy for school-based counselling services, and also ... With research suggesting that half of mental health problems start before the age of ...

Mental health experts warn Trump's 'grave emotional instability' renders him unfit for presidency

Mental health experts warn Trump's 'grave emotional instability' renders him unfit for presidency
Mental health professionals have signed an open letter warning that Donald Trump is "incapable of serving safely as president". The letter, signed by ...

Mental Health Crisis: Deaths up by 50 per cent

Mental Health Crisis: Deaths up by 50 per cent
- Over the past few years, conversations about mental health issues have grown in popularity. Whilst it is still a touchy and sensitive topic, most of us no ...

Poverty has devastating impact on children's mental health

Poverty has devastating impact on children's mental health
- Child mental health in the UK is poor, with roughly one in eight children reporting mental health problems, and this is partly because Child poverty is ...

I'm a lesbian in a country with anti-gay laws. I want you to know this about love

I'm a lesbian in a country with anti-gay laws. I want you to know this about love
- February is LGBT history month in the UK. It is also the month where shops are stuffed with hearts and confetti, with couples pushed to buy expensive ...

Bishop warns of pain ahead as Church of England report restates opposition to same-sex marriage

Bishop warns of pain ahead as Church of England report restates opposition to same-sex marriage
- The proposed changes have been criticised for failing to recognise gay ... "It will be painful because divisions, not just in the UK but worldwide, can get ...

Rises in hate crime down to world events and disability and LGBT discrimination not Brexit say ...

Rises in hate crime down to world events and disability and LGBT discrimination not Brexit say ...
- Record levels of hate crime were reported by three-quarters of police forces in England and Wales in the aftermath of last year's EU referendum, new ...

Protesters urge Church of England to end LGBT inequality

Protesters urge Church of England to end LGBT inequality
- Champions of LGBT rights sang hymns outside the General Synod in London as they demanded the Church of England brings about an end to ...

Japanese public servants face punishment for LGBTI discrimination

Japanese public servants face punishment for LGBTI discrimination
- While obscene remarks and behavior toward LGBTI people constitute sexual harassment, there are no rules preventing discriminatory language and ...

South African beauty queen comes out as intersex

South African beauty queen comes out as intersex
- the recently crowned Miss Mamelodi Sundowns revealed her intersex status and took a stand against people who attack the LGBTI community.

Live chat with Peter Tatchell: what can we do to support LGBTI rights around the world?

Live chat with Peter Tatchell: what can we do to support LGBTI rights around the world?
- Peter Tatchell has been tirelessly campaigning for LGBTI human rights around the world for five decades. He staged the first gay rights protest in a ...

Church of England could change its stance on homosexuality

Church of England could change its stance on homosexuality
- is being held on the steps of the building by Changing Attitude, with the support of the Peter Tatchell Foundation, and Out and Proud African LGBTI.

Danish soccer players union launches campaign against homophobia

Danish soccer players union launches campaign against homophobia
- The Danish Soccer Players' Association has launched a campaign it hopes will combat homophobia in soccer and bring awareness to the support ...

The Church's Homophobia Causes Suicide and Self-Harm Among Gays

The Church's Homophobia Causes Suicide and Self-Harm Among Gays
- A new report out of the UK from the Oasis Foundation warns that positions and policies of the Church of England are “seriously damaging the mental ...



Former bishop of Worcester signs open letter criticising Church on England's homosexuality ...

Former bishop of Worcester signs open letter criticising Church on England's homosexuality ...
- In an open letter, the group of 14 retired bishops said that while "the pain of LGBT people is spoken about" in a recent report, it's "authentic voice" ...

What's it like claiming LGBT asylum in the UK?

What's it like claiming LGBT asylum in the UK?
- Join us for a chat and Q&A with LGBT refugees on Friday! They'll be coming in from Glasgow to talk about their experiences of claiming asylum in the ...

A thousand protest after two injured in attack on LGBT nightclub in Croatia

A thousand protest after two injured in attack on LGBT nightclub in Croatia
- Around a thousand people have taken to the streets of Croatia's capital after two people were injured in an attack on an LGBT club. An attack released ...

Hundreds Of Students Make An MP Their Valentine To Demand Compulsory Sex And ...

Hundreds Of Students Make An MP Their Valentine To Demand Compulsory Sex And ...
- Hundreds of MPs have woken up this morning to Valentine's Day cards from LGBT students demanding compulsory sex and relationships education ...

Mr Gay New Zealand winner wants to use position to break down HIV stigma

Mr Gay New Zealand winner wants to use position to break down HIV stigma
- The newly-crowned winner of Mr Gay New Zealand says he hopes to use his position to raise awareness of HIV and tackle the stigma surrounding the ...


Sinn Fein renews pledge to campaign for same-sex marriage

Sinn Fein renews pledge to campaign for same-sex marriage
- Sinn Fein renews pledge to campaign for same-sex marriage ... Northern Ireland remains the only part of the UK where gay couples cannot get ...

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