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Tuesday, 28 February 2017

China's new multibillion-dollar target market: LGBT youth

China's new multibillion-dollar target market: LGBT youth
- A partner's invitation to meet family signals commitment; but for China's LGBT population, the holiday creates disproportionate stress. Only 5 percent of ...

LGBT change heroes 2017 breaking through from oppression

LGBT change heroes 2017 breaking through from oppression
- We asked for nominations of LGBT rights activists who are having a positive influence all over the world and were overwhelmed by the response.

Simple video about sauce and LGBT rights is a hit around the world

Simple video about sauce and LGBT rights is a hit around the world
- There's a short Australian video that's a hit all over the world – and it's about sauce. A family are sitting around the garden table, liberally squirting ...

Emmerdale fans praise the soap for highlighting the issue of homophobia in prison

Emmerdale fans praise the soap for highlighting the issue of homophobia in prison
- Emmerdale viewers have heaped praise on the show for highlighting the issue of prison homophobia after Aaron Dingle, played by Stockport actor ...



Brexit heralds the return of identity card politics

Brexit heralds the return of identity card politics
- The reason, as with so much else in Britain these days, is Brexit and more specifically the fate of the millions of EU citizens living and working in the ...

Ex-Premier Major Warns May She Can't Deliver Brexit Promises

Ex-Premier Major Warns May She Can't Deliver Brexit Promises
- Former U.K. Prime Minister John Major attacked Theresa May's Brexit strategy, warning that she's making undeliverable promises and should prepare ...

Theresa May's Brexit work permit gives us a first glimpse of how immigration will work after we ...

Theresa May's Brexit work permit gives us a first glimpse of how immigration will work after we ...
- If we waited until Brexit formally took effect in 2019, there would be a rush to beat the deadline. Most Brits — including most who voted Remain — want ...

Theresa May's Brexit hand strengthens at home, but weakens on the Continent

Theresa May's Brexit hand strengthens at home, but weakens on the Continent
- The good news for Theresa May, the British prime minister, is that a collapse in support for the opposition Labour party has ...

Horrifying' level of alleged home care abuse against elderly and vulnerable

Horrifying' level of alleged home care abuse against elderly and vulnerable
- Horrifying' level of alleged home care abuse against elderly and vulnerable ... Bridget Warr, chief executive of the UK Home Care Association, which ...

How can we tackle hate crime with four school systems?

How can we tackle hate crime with four school systems?
- Why is there such a difference in respect for teachers across the UK? If the Edinburgh group sends a report of their findings to the four education ...

Future of key UK nuclear research facility 'in peril'

Future of key UK nuclear research facility 'in peril'
- There are "just weeks" to secure the future of a world-leading research facility on UK soil in the wake of the government's decision to leave the ...

Removal of harsh evidence tests will help domestic violence victims

Removal of harsh evidence tests will help domestic violence victims
- The removal of a 5-year time limit on evidence of abuse which prevents vulnerable victims of domestic violence from obtaining legal aid for court ...

Invisible' older LGBT community facing social isolation and discrimination

Invisible' older LGBT community facing social isolation and discrimination
- This is a concern for Jean Friend, a member of the Older LGBT group run by Age UK Oldham, who says: “My one constant fear has been going into ...

A crisis of loneliness” — elderly people so desperate for company they are speaking to scammers

A crisis of loneliness” — elderly people so desperate for company they are speaking to scammers
- A “crisis of loneliness” is leading to the financial abuse of the elderly, ... “So loneliness is a big issue in terms of reasons why older people may be targets. ... The charity receives around 25,000 calls a year across the UK, but believes ...

How you can tackle mental health stigma at work

How you can tackle mental health stigma at work
- Right now, one in six workers in the UK are dealing with a mental health ... Being judged and isolated can be harder than the mental health problem ...

Large UK study finds early cat ownership not linked to psychotic episodes in children

Large UK study finds early cat ownership not linked to psychotic episodes in children
- A new study of about 5,000 children in Britain found no evidence that cat ... But, Solmi added, that if there's a cat-mental illness connection, the early ...

New LGBTI anti-discrimination laws created in the Philippines

New LGBTI anti-discrimination laws created in the Philippines
- The Province of Dinagat Islands passed an ordinance to not only protect the rights of LGBTI people but to promote their equality. Along with the ...

LGBTI discrimination costs Hong Kong its brightest people

LGBTI discrimination costs Hong Kong its brightest people
- Hong Kong risks losing some of its brightest minds if it does not start protecting its LGBTI citizens. That is according to Dr Suen Yiu-tung, assistant ...

Royal prince calls for India to decriminalize homosexuality

Royal prince calls for India to decriminalize homosexuality
- Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil created a media storm when he came out in 2006 and has since used his platform to champion LGBTI issues.

I had a crush on Guy Pearce in Priscilla': Dustin Lance Black

I had a crush on Guy Pearce in Priscilla': Dustin Lance Black
- The Oscar-winning writer-director - and Tom Daley's fiancé - talks candidly about the inspiration for his new LGBTI rights miniseries When We Rise.

Why lesbian groups boycotted African LBT workshop

Why lesbian groups boycotted African LBT workshop
- Erin Royal Brokovitch, a co-author of this article, is an activist for LGBTI rights in Cameroon writing under a pseudonym. Colin Stewart, the other ...

Amnesty Hits Out At Lgbti Discrimination In The Bahamas

Amnesty Hits Out At Lgbti Discrimination In The Bahamas
- Amnesty Hits Out At Lgbti Discrimination In The Bahamas ... gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people and for the country's rejection of ...

Scottish Parliament will be first in Europe to back LGBTI inclusive education, reports TIE campaign

Scottish Parliament will be first in Europe to back LGBTI inclusive education, reports TIE campaign
- The majority of MSPs in the Scottish Parliament support the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) issues in the school ...

There Is A New Landmark Suicide Prevention Strategy For LGBTI People

There Is A New Landmark Suicide Prevention Strategy For LGBTI People
LGBTI Australians are more likely to attempt suicide and to harm themselves than the general population. They are also more likely to be diagnosed ...

31 Percent of British People Think Being Gay is a Choice

31 Percent of British People Think Being Gay is a Choice
- A new survey by YouGov has revealed that 31 percent of British people think that “being gay or lesbian is just the way some people choose to live.”.

ABC devotes 8 hours to new LGBTQ miniseries

ABC devotes 8 hours to new LGBTQ miniseries
- This ambitious eight-hour miniseries profiles a generation of activists who fought to bring LGBTQ people out of the shadows of invisibility and secure ...

LGBTQ kids less likely to play sports

LGBTQ kids less likely to play sports
- There are some obvious reasons why LGBTQ kids may lean away from sports, according to Chris Mosier with the group You Can Play. “Young people ...

Political attitudes leading to 'erosion' of human rights

Political attitudes leading to 'erosion' of human rights
- Since the introduction of the Human Rights Act there have been several rulings in UK and EU courts which have advanced legal protections for LGBT ...

The UK is getting its first LGTBQ retirement home

The UK is getting its first LGTBQ retirement home
- A report by the LGBT Foundation, which was commissioned by the Manchester City Council, stated that 55 percent of LGBTQ people believed that ...

Gay teacher comes out to school, gets 'phenomenal' response

Gay teacher comes out to school, gets 'phenomenal' response
- Daniel Gray, 32, came out at an assembly as part of LGBT History Month, which is in February in the UK instead of October like in the US. The teacher ...

Mixed-sex rule gut wrenching, say gay couple

Mixed-sex rule gut wrenching, say gay couple
- THE first gay couple to be married in Scotland have expressed ... when the Court of Appeal said the UK Government should be allowed more time to ...

I Had No Idea One Flag Doesn't Represent All Of The LGBT+ Community

I Had No Idea One Flag Doesn't Represent All Of The LGBT+ Community
- At 14 I didn't know I had purchased the ''Gay Flag' to decorate my 2D virtual room in the online chat room Habbo Hotel until long after my purchase.

This Croydon teacher told 1000 of his pupils he was gay and their response was wonderful

This Croydon teacher told 1000 of his pupils he was gay and their response was wonderful
- That is because the secondary school is leading the way in promoting diversity and celebrating LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisesxual, transgender) rights.

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