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Monday, 6 March 2017

Evangelist Franklin Graham Calls For Disney Boycott Over Gay Characters

Evangelist Franklin Graham Calls For Disney Boycott Over Gay Characters
- It is a nice, exclusively gay moment in a Disney movie,” Condon told the UK's Attitude magazine. Gad told USA Today that he was proud to have ...

Top British Army general uses Richard Hammond as example of anti-gay attitudes

Top British Army general uses Richard Hammond as example of anti-gay attitudes
- A senior officer in the British Army has warned that LGBT people in the armed forces still face “ingrained prejudice”. According to Lieutenant General ...

Gay couple to quit Gwynedd for Germany because of Brexit and a rise in 'xenophobia'

Gay couple to quit Gwynedd for Germany because of Brexit and a rise in 'xenophobia'
- A gay couple have sold their home, packed up and are leaving Wales because of a rise in xenophobia in Brexit Britain. Former Barmouth mayor John ...

People have a problem with gay Beauty and the Beast storyline but not human-buffalo romance

People have a problem with gay Beauty and the Beast storyline but not human-buffalo romance
- Beauty and the Beast creators have prompted uproar after it was revealed that the live-action remake would feature an exclusively gay moment for 'the ...

Leaving the EU is the start of a liberal insurgency

Leaving the EU is the start of a liberal insurgency
- Far from heralding a retreat into insularity, Brexit is shaping up to be the beginning of a liberal revolution. Having taken back control of our country, we ...

Brexit won't cut immigration, say peers: Report raises doubts because numbers arriving from ...

Brexit won't cut immigration, say peers: Report raises doubts because numbers arriving from ...
- Scrapping free movement rules after Britain quits the European Union may not lead to lower migration, a House of Lords report will warn today.

Anti-Brexit billboards appear across the UK

Anti-Brexit billboards appear across the UK
- A poster campaign by anti-Brexit activists got underway in earnest this week, with billboards appearing across the country urging the public to speak ...

The Scottish Play: Will Brexit Spell the End of a United Kingdom?

The Scottish Play: Will Brexit Spell the End of a United Kingdom?
- The shocking Brexit vote upended that expectation. As Scotland's sovereigntist-minded First Minister Nicola Sturgeon observes, Scots who voted for ...

Now sex education is compulsory, it is time to prepare students for real life

Now sex education is compulsory, it is time to prepare students for real life
- Now sex education is compulsory, it is time to prepare students for real life ... One is that Britain is a world leader in family breakdown, with 60% of ...

Sexual harassment 'at epidemic levels' in UK universities

Sexual harassment 'at epidemic levels' in UK universities
- Sexual harassment 'at epidemic levels' in UK universities ... Group, set up to address staff-student sexual harassment in higher education, said: “There ...

Social media is seriously bad for your mental health (if you use it two hours a day)

Social media is seriously bad for your mental health (if you use it two hours a day)
- We've never had more 'friends' than we do now – with most of us rocking lists of hundreds of mates on Facebook and other social networks, and ...

7 warning signs that your Facebook habit could be damaging your mental health

7 warning signs that your Facebook habit could be damaging your mental health
- Lead scientist Professor Brian Primack, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, said: 'This is an important issue to study because mental ...

Utopian thinking: the easy way to eradicate poverty

Utopian thinking: the easy way to eradicate poverty
- Keeping people poor is a political choice we can no longer afford, with so much human potential wasted. We need a universal basic income.

Childhood poverty in UK expected to rise to 30% in next five years

Childhood poverty in UK expected to rise to 30% in next five years
- The number of children who will be living in poverty in the UK is set to rise to 30% within the next five years because of Government cuts in the ...

£58m to combat UK government welfare cuts in Scotland

£58m to combat UK government welfare cuts in Scotland
- It is abundantly clear the approach the UK government is taking to welfare is causing real damage and pushing people into poverty. We will continue ...

UK to become Europe's largest country

UK to become Europe's largest country
- New statistics show that by 2050 the UK will not only have better economic ... Greater numbers of older people will have to be supported by fewer ...

Northern Ireland's anti-LGBT leader refuses to leave despite losing 10 seats

Northern Ireland's anti-LGBT leader refuses to leave despite losing 10 seats
- Northern Ireland's anti-LGBT leader has refused to stand down, despite a disastrous election result. The party, headed by Arlene Foster, emerged from ...

Gay Britain's Got Talent winner: people shouldn't have to 'come out'

Gay Britain's Got Talent winner: people shouldn't have to 'come out'
Gay Britain's Got Talent winner Jamie Lambert has said people in the public eye shouldn't have to come out. The 26-year-old, from operatic boy band ...


These letters to LGBTI youth are the affirmations we all need

These letters to LGBTI youth are the affirmations we all need
- No matter if you're trans or cis, gay or straight, find your gender outside the binary or discover your sexuality is very different from what you've been ...

State Department releases 2016 human rights report

State Department releases 2016 human rights report
- the first openly lesbian member of the Guatemalan Congress, launched a petition that sought her removal from office because of her “LGBTI status.” ...

Most LGBTI people in Japan were bullied at school and teachers did nothing to stop it

Most LGBTI people in Japan were bullied at school and teachers did nothing to stop it
- Most LGBTI people in Japan were bullied in school and many more were not protected by their teachers. A survey by the Takarazuka University ...

Justin Timberlake's message to LGBTI youth at the iHeartRadio awards was muted

Justin Timberlake's message to LGBTI youth at the iHeartRadio awards was muted
- A portion of Justin Timberlake's message to LGBTI youth at the iHeartRadio awards was muted last night (5 March). The singer was taking home the ...

Transgender people encouraged to think about adopting and fostering kids

Transgender people encouraged to think about adopting and fostering kids
- New Family Social, a peer support charity for LGBTI people wishing to adopt of foster, created the video. It points out that one in ten adoptions in 2016 ...

Do not ask intrusive personal questions": How HR can support LGBTIQ employees

Top general admits gay soldiers STILL face bullying due to 'ingrained prejudice' in the Armed forces

Top general admits gay soldiers STILL face bullying due to 'ingrained prejudice' in the Armed forces
- Lieutenant General Patrick Sanders, who commands 82,000 soldiers, admitted lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender soldiers were often victims of ...

Russian officials urged to ban Beauty and the Beast if it violates 'gay propaganda' law

Russian officials urged to ban Beauty and the Beast if it violates 'gay propaganda' law
- Russian ministers are urging government officials to ban Disney's new live action remake of Beauty and the Beast if it breaches the country's ...

Invest 'by the Bible': new fund backs arms firms but avoids brands promoting gays

Invest 'by the Bible': new fund backs arms firms but avoids brands promoting gays
- The California-based firm aims to appeal to evangelical institutions and individuals who remain bitterly opposed to gay marriage and the growing ...

Scouts ACT mulls better ways to welcome LGBTI, migrant, disabled youth

Scouts ACT mulls better ways to welcome LGBTI, migrant, disabled youth
- Canberra's Scouts are exploring how best to welcome more LGBTI, disabled and migrant young people into the movement. A diversity and inclusion ...

Mike Bennett: 'I've always thought life would get better for gay kids — but it hasn't'

Mike Bennett: 'I've always thought life would get better for gay kids — but it hasn't'
- The National LGBTI Health Alliance says LGBTI people aged 16 to 27 are five times more likely to attempt suicide than the national average. This can ...

New documentary explores being gay, trans and illegal in Lebanon

New documentary explores being gay, trans and illegal in Lebanon
- The documentary takes a close look at the criminalization of homosexuality and how it affects LGBTI people. Sasha Elijah, a transgender model in ...

Pride takes to the streets of Cape Town

Pride takes to the streets of Cape Town
- While South Africa has one of the world's most progressive and pro-LGBTI constitutions, many still face persecution. But marchers say the event is ...

South Dakota passes anti-gay adoption bill allowing religious freedom to discriminate

South Dakota passes anti-gay adoption bill allowing religious freedom to discriminate
- South Dakota passes anti-gay bill, allowing government-funded adoption agencies the right to turn away LGBTI people. The bill allows religious ...

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