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Thursday, 16 February 2017

Why My Music Video Celebrates Same-Sex Senior Couples

Why My Music Video Celebrates Same-Sex Senior Couples
- Young LGBT people looking for political role models find no shortage of them; ready heroes include Harry Hay, Harvey Milk, Barney Frank, and Tammy Baldwin. Those looking for cultural role models have thousands of muses to choose from — even a cursory list of LGBT artists, writers, and musicians would take the rest of this column. But when it comes to relationships, to whom can we turn for inspiration and advice? Where do we find examples of healthy long-term same-sex relationships and learn how to build lifelong loves of our own?


Sexual orientation can be changed, Jakim says in new LGBT video

Sexual orientation can be changed, Jakim says in new LGBT video
- The video also advised Muslims to be patient, and to help their friends change and return to the straight path, if they discover them to be LGBT.


Could Florida buck the trend and pass pro-LGBT legislation?

Could Florida buck the trend and pass pro-LGBT legislation?
- Florida might be set to buck the Southern state's trend and pass pro-LGBT legislation, it has emerged. Currently, the Sunshine State is one of the ...

More needs to be done to eliminate homophobia in football

 More needs to be done to eliminate homophobia in football
- With no openly gay footballers in any of the British football leagues, more should be done to show support for any players who want to come out.

Exports to UK fall by half a billion euro after Brexit

Exports to UK fall by half a billion euro after Brexit
Brexit is a serious, direct threat to Ireland's economic prosperity," Mr Kenny said in his speech, hosted by the Institute of International and European ...

The Known Unknowns of Brexit: What Theresa May Still Won't Say

The Known Unknowns of Brexit: What Theresa May Still Won't Say
- The long and short of what Prime Minister Theresa May has said about Brexit can be found in a 75-page report to Parliament, her 6,000-word speech ...

Irish PM vows to OPPOSE post-Brexit 'hard border' in stern warning to Theresa May

Irish PM vows to OPPOSE post-Brexit 'hard border' in stern warning to Theresa May
- IRELAND'S prime minister has issued a forewarning that he will oppose a possible post-Brexit “hard-border” because it goes against the republic's ...

EU worried it will be flooded by 'British champagne' once Leave vote ends food and drink ...

EU worried it will be flooded by 'British champagne' once Leave vote ends food and drink ...
- The European Union is reportedly worried that “British champagne” and “British Parma ham” could flood the continent after the UK leaves the EU.

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 ...

Domestic violence partially legalised in Russia

Domestic violence partially legalised in Russia
- Russia is considering an amendment to its current domestic violence law. Under the new legislation 'moderate' violence will not be criminalised.

European Parliament condemns poor treatment of trans people in mental health

European Parliament condemns poor treatment of trans people in mental health
- The European Parliament has in a key vote on equality in mental health called for more action to protect trans and intersex people. The Parliament ...

Get Up and Grow allotments in Suffolk provide mental health patients with support and 'ecotherapy'

Get Up and Grow allotments in Suffolk provide mental health patients with support and 'ecotherapy'
- One in five people in rural communities like Suffolk who have struggled with their mental health keep it quiet because they do not think anyone else ...

The psychiatrist who wrote the definition of narcissistic personality disorder says Trump doesn't ...

The psychiatrist who wrote the definition of narcissistic personality disorder says Trump doesn't ...
- Donald Trump may be a “world-class narcissist”, but he does not display signs of having narcissistic personality disorder, according to the psychiatrist who wrote the criteria that defines the disorder.
Professor Allen Frances, the psychiatrist who wrote the defining clinical characteristics for narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) said the President does not meet them, and warned against labelling Mr Trump as “mentally ill”.

Millions of UK families on brink of poverty, report from leading think tank finds

Millions of UK families on brink of poverty, report from leading think tank finds
- Rising prices and stagnating incomes have left millions of British families on the very brink of poverty, a report from a leading think-tank has warned.

UK think tank warns of fall in economic growth and rising inequality

UK think tank warns of fall in economic growth and rising inequality
- The study calculates that incomes for the poorest half of households in the UK will fall by 2 percent, while the richest fifth will see an increase of five percent. According to the report, “Our projected combination of weak average growth, falling incomes for the bottom half and rising inequality is perhaps without precedent.” This, they say, would make the present parliament from 2016 to 2021 the worst on record for income growth for the bottom half and the worst since the 1980s for rising inequality.

Bristol's 'poverty gap' getting worse despite growth in economy, study suggests

Bristol's 'poverty gap' getting worse despite growth in economy, study suggests
Poverty-stricken communities are being left behind as Bristol and Bath continue to grow richer, a new study shows. The two cities have formed the 20th ...

Report highlights sexual health barriers for gay Asian men in NSW

Report highlights sexual health barriers for gay Asian men in NSW
- The paper calls for strategies to enhance effective HIV prevention and education, including LGBTI inclusivity and diversity training for service providers ...

South Australia says 'yes' to marriage equality

South Australia says 'yes' to marriage equality
- It not only sent the message to LGBTI South Australians that they are accepted and welcomed, but it also sent a message to federal parliament – now ...

LGBT couples in Beijing hold Valentine's Day protest for marriage equality

LGBT couples in Beijing hold Valentine's Day protest for marriage equality
LGBTI couples across Beijing staged the cutest protest on Valentine's Day calling for marriage equality in China. The Beijing LGBT Centre came up ...


LSE's Glad to be Gay exhibition highlights struggle for LGBTQ legal equality

LSE's Glad to be Gay exhibition highlights struggle for LGBTQ legal equality
- LSE's Glad to be Gay exhibition highlights struggle for LGBTQ legal equality ... in the struggle for legislation to bring about LGBTQ equality in the UK.

Church gives gay people mental health problems in scathing attack on bishops

Church gives gay people mental health problems in scathing attack on bishops
- Church gives gay people mental health problems in ... THE Church is fuelling discrimination against gay people causing mental .... The study says: “In the UK, local churches are one of the biggest 'organised ...

Straight women are gay for the stay': Amanda Knox opens up about lesbian relationship in prison

Straight women are gay for the stay': Amanda Knox opens up about lesbian relationship in prison
- Knox was 22 when she was jailed for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher ... They would say they were "Gay for the stay", according to Knox.

To The Previous Generations Of LGBT Activists: Thank You

To The Previous Generations Of LGBT Activists: Thank You
- In January, the UK Government announced a pardon for Britain's persecuted gay men. In 1945, 800 men were persecuted for homosexual activity, ...

Should the Church of England reverse its opposition to gay marriage?

Should the Church of England reverse its opposition to gay marriage?
- Campaigners have hailed a decision by Church of England's ruling body to throw out a controversial report on same-sex marriage as “a victory for love ...

ABC Alienates 'Homophobic' Conservatives with New Miniseries

ABC Alienates 'Homophobic' Conservatives with New Miniseries
- This new LGBT rights-themed miniseries set to air on February 27 not only stereotypes Americans in Republican-controlled states as homophobic, but ...

Labour says it is "untrue" that probe into homophobic abuse within the Wallasey party has ended

Labour says it is "untrue" that probe into homophobic abuse within the Wallasey party has ended
- The Labour party says claims investigations into alleged homophobic abuse at its Wallasey constituency party have been dropped are untrue.

Drag Race star Sharon Needles kisses boyfriend in front of homophobic protestors

Drag Race star Sharon Needles kisses boyfriend in front of homophobic protestors
- Real name Aaron Coady, the 35-year-old season 4 winner decided to fight back in front of group shouting bigotry in the street. With boyfriend Chad ...

Lady Gaga, Britney Spears and more protest anti-LGBT bills on Valentine's Day

Lady Gaga, Britney Spears and more protest anti-LGBT bills on Valentine's Day
- Over 100 artists have taken a stand against anti-LGBT+ legislation in Texas in a new open letter released to coincide with Valentine's Day yesterday ...

The stealth homophobia that's slowly poisoning us

The stealth homophobia that's slowly poisoning us
- And your impudent little hairs that refuse to budge but you reckon you can live with, why, that's the homophobia that remains. Sneaky, stealthy ...

French presidential candidate seeks to end gay marriage

French presidential candidate seeks to end gay marriage
- French Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has pledged to end gay marriage if she is elected. The leader of the far right party Front National ...

Why It's Time For The Church To Finally Accept Same-Sex Marriage

Why It's Time For The Church To Finally Accept Same-Sex Marriage
- This is the question on the minds of Anglicans across the UK as the Church's synod votes to decide whether to back the recommendations from ...

New study finds 1 in 4 gay men have contracted an STI while in a relationship

New study finds 1 in 4 gay men have contracted an STI while in a relationship
- CEO of gay men's health charity GMFA Ian Howley, said: “It's very clear from this survey that gay men are not getting basic sex and relationship ...

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