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Thursday, 2 March 2017

Social media and mental health: friends or foes?

Social media and mental health: friends or foes?
- We can all agree, it would be fairly obvious if a friend turned up to lectures one day with a broken leg. And yes, while being in constant pain isn't great, ...

What is St Andrew's Healthcare, what is prone restraint and what mental health conditions are ...

What is St Andrew's Healthcare, what is prone restraint and what mental health conditions are ...
- It advertises itself as the UK's leading provider of specialist mental healthcare and receives 95 per cent of its revenue from patients referred by the ...

Why we need to stop using mental health conditions to describe our moods

Why we need to stop using mental health conditions to describe our moods
- I say this because it takes away from the seriousness of mental health itself. Many people don't understand just how much it takes to get a diagnosis.

This is how a Cardiff charity is helping homeless people

This is how a Cardiff charity is helping homeless people
- This week we have told you stories of homeless men and women on the streets of Cardiff. They were stories of people often – but not always – with ...

Britain is one of worst places in western Europe for asylum seekers

Britain is one of worst places in western Europe for asylum seekers
Britain is one of worst places in western Europe for asylum seekers ... Britain is one of the worst destinations for people seeking asylum in western Europe, .... of those who have to source private sector housing will become homeless.

Mississippi: domestic violence 'not grounds for divorce'

Mississippi: domestic violence 'not grounds for divorce'
- Lawmakers in Mississippi have rejected a bill which would make domestic violence a ground for divorce. Although the measure was approved by the ...

How this amazing book club is helping older people with dementia

How this amazing book club is helping older people with dementia
- Children dress up as their favorite characters, book shops offer discounts to under 18s and schools all over the UK focus on engaging young people in ...

Lonely UK - almost seven million Britons say they do not have a close friend

Lonely UK - almost seven million Britons say they do not have a close friend
- On a positive note, the research found that 83% of people in the UK ... Younger people were more likely to report feeling lonely than older people, with ...

Absence of gay sex ed by Government continues to cement “stigma, self-doubt, confusion and ...

Absence of gay sex ed by Government continues to cement “stigma, self-doubt, confusion and ...
- Absence of gay sex ed by Government continues to cement “stigma, self-doubt, ... The UK's Government has announced plans to ensure that sex and ...

Historic haven for Soho's repressed gays is remembered thanks to National Trust recreation of The ...

Historic haven for Soho's repressed gays is remembered thanks to National Trust recreation of The ...
- The National Trust is organising a series of walking tours on Soho's gay ... unearthing LGBT histories within National Trust properties across the UK, ...

To fight discrimination, we need to fill the LGBTI data gap

To fight discrimination, we need to fill the LGBTI data gap
- Robust, quantitative data on differential development experiences and outcomes of LGBTI people is crucial, but remains scarce especially in ...

Sharing stories the key to driving change in sport says Greg Louganis

Sharing stories the key to driving change in sport says Greg Louganis
- Louganis told ABC News Breakfast the sporting codes must do more to promote acceptance and end homophobia if they want to make LGBTI athletes ...

Anger as Chinese media call homosexuality 'wrong'

Anger as Chinese media call homosexuality 'wrong'
- A coalition of LGBTI groups are calling on the online streaming platform to apologise for the gaffe. LeTV had said certain content was forbidden to be ...

State Dept. eyes trans murders in El Salvador

State Dept. eyes trans murders in El Salvador
- The high number of transgender people killed is no surprise to Montano, who founded LGBTI Justice Clinic/Asistencia Legal Para la Diversidad ...

Organising in the face of homophobia and transphobia in Brazil

Organising in the face of homophobia and transphobia in Brazil
- Helping young lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and intersex (LGBTI) people in conflict with their families is the task that journalist and activist Iran ...

LGBTI-friendly companies excluded from 'biblically responsible' investment funds

LGBTI-friendly companies excluded from 'biblically responsible' investment funds
- John Roberts, Portfolio Manager at Denver Investments told GSN he was convinced that businesses that embrace LGBTI diversity and inclusion ...

Worries Brexit Could Lead To Rise In Homophobic Attacks

Worries Brexit Could Lead To Rise In Homophobic Attacks
- Steph Keeble is Director of Birmingham's LGBT Centre. She thinks what's happening with the UK's exit from the EU is having an affect on the rise in ...

As a lecturer in the 1980s, I kept my sexual orientation to myself'

As a lecturer in the 1980s, I kept my sexual orientation to myself'
- February was LGBT History Month, and this year is significant because it ... Universities across the UK have been holding events looking back and ...

United Front Suggests We AreCloser To Equality Than EverBefore

United Front Suggests We AreCloser To Equality Than EverBefore
- As organisations and leaders of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) communities, we welcome that the “Report on the ...

To fight discrimination, we need to fill the LGBTI data gap

To fight discrimination, we need to fill the LGBTI data gap
- Despite some progress in the past two decades, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people continue to face widespread ...

Record number of people with disability to march at Mardi Gras

Record number of people with disability to march at Mardi Gras
- The LGBTI Health Alliance reports that 22.7 per cent of people aged 16 and over identify as having a disability or long-term health condition.

Prime Minister wants to change gay laws in Singapore but won't

Prime Minister wants to change gay laws in Singapore but won't
- In 2013, Lee said the law should remain because even in countries that had decriminalized homosexuality, the LGBTI community still faced a lot of ...

French Presidential hopeful slams 'vile homophobic' gay smears

French Presidential hopeful slams 'vile homophobic' gay smears
- French Presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has attacked “homophobic” accusations that he is secretly gay and vowed to be a “champion” for ...

Brendan Maclean Wants You To Stop Being Such A Prude About Gay Sex

Brendan Maclean Wants You To Stop Being Such A Prude About Gay Sex
- Everyone from religious institutions to the mainstream media to homophobic politicians have historically stifled expressions of queerness. Though ...

Vancouver Trump tower protesters speak: President's 'misogyny and homophobia…is inhumane'

Vancouver Trump tower protesters speak: President's 'misogyny and homophobia…is inhumane'
- Trump Tower is officially opening today in Vancouver and dozens of protesters were ready to welcome President Donald Trump's two eldest sons who ...

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