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Thursday, 9 March 2017

Gay ex-cavalry officer takes battle for his husband to get the same pension rights as a wife would ...

Gay ex-cavalry officer takes battle for his husband to get the same pension rights as a wife would ...
- A European Framework Directive on equal treatment required the UK to bring in measures, by December 2 2003, designed to combat discrimination ...

Pakistani man 'facing death at home for being gay' wins first step of fight to stay in NI

Pakistani man 'facing death at home for being gay' wins first step of fight to stay in NI
- A Pakistani man allegedly warned that he would be lynched for being gay if he returned home has won the initial step in a High Court battle to remain ...

Why More Needs to Be Done to Normalise Homosexuality in Football

Why More Needs to Be Done to Normalise Homosexuality in Football
- In 2015, 1.7% of the UK population identified as lesbian, gay, or bisexual according to the ONS. There are 4000 members of the Professional ...

Gay Jewish actor offers vandals an alternative response to their homophobic graffiti

Gay Jewish actor offers vandals an alternative response to their homophobic graffiti
- Performer Tom Ross-Williams was left feeling shocked and personally victimised when he discovered someone had scrawled the word “shame” ...

Brexit campaigners shift focus to global free trade

Brexit campaigners shift focus to global free trade
- Saying you are in favour of Brexit is beside the point,” said Mr Bootle, chairman of the consultancy Capital Economics. “It is all about what type of ...

Why Brexit is not a piece of cake for Ministry of Cake

Why Brexit is not a piece of cake for Ministry of Cake
- It was hailed by Theresa May as a business success story that showed how Brexit could be a piece of cake. A Somerset-based dessert-making ...

Hard Brexit has potential to deny people NI medical treatment

Hard Brexit has potential to deny people NI medical treatment
- Thousands of Irish patients could lose the option of being treated in the North in the event of a hard Brexit, the Oireachtas health committee has been ...

Hammond has done what he can to prepare Britain's defences for Brexit

Hammond has done what he can to prepare Britain's defences for Brexit
- Mr Hammond made no mention of Brexit — other than the euphemistic references to preparing Britain for a “brighter future” — but the risk that difficult ...

Why universities will help make Britain a global powerhouse of scientific innovation post-Brexit

Why universities will help make Britain a global powerhouse of scientific innovation post-Brexit
- However, we do have a clear, but unexploited advantage: Britain can become the world leader in science and education, a role forged in the furnace ...

How much work are you doing for free?

How much work are you doing for free?
- The average person in the UK works an average of 68 days more than they are ... This can have a knock-on impact on our health (including our mental ...

One in five reveal money troubles are affecting their mental health

One in five reveal money troubles are affecting their mental health
- The new UK-wide survey of more than 2,000 adults by insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 and ComRes found that money troubles can lead to ...

LSD doesn't just treat mental illness, 'it could actually heal the brain'

LSD doesn't just treat mental illness, 'it could actually heal the brain'
- We do a strange thing when talking about mental health. ... The UK charity Combat Stress, which provides support for British military personnel, lists ...

A modern utopia: Inside the UK's first women-only housing community

A modern utopia: Inside the UK's first women-only housing community
- A modern utopia: Inside the UK's first women-only housing community .... "Often people say, isn't it the same as sheltered housing for older people?

UK budget: “thin gruel” for Scots third sector

UK budget: “thin gruel” for Scots third sector
- The question arising from today's budget is, will the UK government bring forward policies to avert the projected increase in child poverty or will it ...

Philip Hammond sets out 'brighter future' for economy in budget

Philip Hammond sets out 'brighter future' for economy in budget
- this budget takes forward our plan to prepare Britain for a brighter future. ... But he disappointed anti-poverty campaigners who had urged him to do ...

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Urges UK Lawmakers to Legalize Assisted Suicide

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Urges UK Lawmakers to Legalize Assisted Suicide
- The former head of the Church of England has urged U.K. lawmakers to ... "In the U.K., some 500,000 elderly people are abused each year, most by ...

Gender law ignored as inequality persists

Gender law ignored as inequality persists
- The country has also hosted many conferences and events that aim to advance the human rights of LGBTI people, including transgender women's ...

Brazilian trans woman killed in horrific attack

Brazilian trans woman killed in horrific attack
- In 2016, one LGBTI identified person was killed every 25 hours in Brazil according to a survey conducted by the Gay Group of Bahia. Of the 343 ...

South African Soap Star Pens Open Letter After Gay Kiss Backlash

South African Soap Star Pens Open Letter After Gay Kiss Backlash
- A South African soap star has written a powerful open letter to LGBTI youth after he kissed another man on the show. South African soap “7de Laan” ...


Anti-trans bus impounded in Madrid

Anti-trans bus impounded in Madrid
- The ruling doesn't solve all of Italy's LGBT family issues, but raises hope, as Gabriele Piazzoni, secretary of Italy's LGBTI organization Arcigay, pointed ...

Peru: Homophobic rally confronted by LGBTI and anarchist groups

Peru: Homophobic rally confronted by LGBTI and anarchist groups
- Tensions have been rising in Peru between an increasingly bold LGBTI movement and conservative groups in recent months, with the latest clashes ...

Is your money funding anti-LGBT countries? Meet the company who aims to stop that

Is your money funding anti-LGBT countries? Meet the company who aims to stop that
- We are exceptionally lucky here in the UK that our democracy has chosen ... Each issue of Gay Times is packed with hot guys, style shoots, travel ...

The Russian billionaires' money in LGBT pub The Black Cap

The Russian billionaires' money in LGBT pub The Black Cap
- Now its been revealed that an offshore company ultimately owned by two Russian billionaire steel magnates had invested in the pub. Alexander ...

Gay veterans group banned from marching in St. Patrick's Day parade

Gay veterans group banned from marching in St. Patrick's Day parade
- A gay veterans group have been blocked from marching in Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade. OutVets, who have marched in the parade for the past ...

The Wound': LGBT film breaks taboos and ignites debate in South Africa

The Wound': LGBT film breaks taboos and ignites debate in South Africa
- Twice a year thousands of initiates will venture into the Eastern Cape bush, led by caregivers entrusted with guiding these boys. Central to "ulwaluko" is circumcision, performed by a traditional surgeon and without anesthetic. Initiates must show no fear and shed no tear during what Mandela called "a trial of bravery and stoicism." After that, weeks are spent away from civilization in a male-dominated camp, healing and growing into the role of a man before returning to society with respect and the expectation to take property and a wife.


Video surfaces of trans woman being dragged from home and beaten to death in Brazil

Video surfaces of trans woman being dragged from home and beaten to death in Brazil
- Police Inspector Damasceno told reporters that six people in the clip have been identified since the video has gone viral. He credits the LGBT ...

Schoolboy dies just weeks after coming out as gay on YouTube video

Schoolboy dies just weeks after coming out as gay on YouTube video
- The 14-year-old, who was a pupil at Glenrothes High School, recorded a video of himself in which he talked about his own experience of dealing with bullies. He says: ‘You don’t go to school to get bullied everyday. You go to learn. School is meant to be a safe place but getting bullied everyday and picked on, is that really safe?’ He also says his school need to ‘get their act together and get this bullying sorted’ and blasts their no bullying policy as ‘b**t.’

Kristen Stewart admits coming out as gay was 'relevant' as she debuts a shocking new look

Kristen Stewart admits coming out as gay was 'relevant' as she debuts a shocking new look
- Kristen Stewart admits coming out as gay was 'relevant' as she debuts a ... Kristen Stewart has debuted a new look, admitting that coming out as gay ...

Are you funding hate?

Are you funding hate?
- Using a six key criteria formula the British firm will invest in opportunities that make positive differences to gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans peoples' ...

Gay man fights 'absurd' survivor rules

Gay man fights 'absurd' survivor rules
- This archaic loophole has no place in the UK in 2017, and it is disgraceful that the Department for Work and Pensions continues to spend taxpayers' ...

Gay' Pakistani man wins first stage of battle to remain in NI

Gay' Pakistani man wins first stage of battle to remain in NI
Gay' Pakistani man wins first stage of battle to remain in NI ... A Pakistani man allegedly warned that he will be lynched for being gay if he returns home has ... a Home Office decision to order his removal from the United Kingdom.

Kristen Stewart opens up on dating Robert Pattinson and coming out as gay, says 'public was the ...

Kristen Stewart opens up on dating Robert Pattinson and coming out as gay, says 'public was the ...
- about her very public romance with former boyfriend and Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson and shared details about her decision to come out as gay.

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