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Thursday, 16 March 2017

Gay porn cannot be regarded as one-dimensional, says new research

Gay porn cannot be regarded as one-dimensional, says new research
- Professor Mercer takes a look at how the internet has caused exponential growth in the volume and variety of gay pornography, and how it has ...

The Invisible Men

The Invisible Men
- Persecuted in Palestine and called criminals in Israel, gay Palestinian are the silent victims of the conflict. Louie has been hiding in Tel Aviv for ten years, Abdu was tortured and accused of espionage for his relationships with gay Israelis and Louis was almost killed by his family. Wherever they go they live in fear of discovery. Only in Israelis gay underground are they at home.


It was easier to come out gay': Britain's Next Top Model's Talulah-Eve Brown reveals struggle of ...

It was easier to come out gay': Britain's Next Top Model's Talulah-Eve Brown reveals struggle of ...
- And ahead of the series premiere of Britain's Next Top Model , billboard hopeful Talulah-Eve Brown , the first transgender contestant on the show, ...

UK Government condemns gay conversion therapy, but has no plans make it illegal

UK Government condemns gay conversion therapy, but has no plans make it illegal
- The British Government has responded to a petition to make gay conversion therapy a criminal offence in the UK. The campaign – which was ...

Brexit, gun control and feminist science fiction on 2017 Orwell prize longlist

Brexit, gun control and feminist science fiction on 2017 Orwell prize longlist
- Alderman’s The Power heads a 14-strong list of books that span anthropology, politics, memoir and history for an accolade considered Britain’s most prestigious for political writing, which comes with a cash award of £3,000. Described as The Hunger Games crossed with The Handmaid’s Tale, Alderman’s dystopian novel examines the roots and impact of misogyny by reversing the gender roles in a future society ruled by women. The novel has also been longlisted for the 2017 Bailey’s prize for women’s fiction, and shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust science writing prize.

Sainsbury's warns over 'uncertain' impact of pound's Brexit slide

Sainsbury's warns over 'uncertain' impact of pound's Brexit slide
- Sainsbury's has warned that the impact of cost pressures from the post-Brexit vote decline in the pound remains uncertain as it reported a slight fall in ...

An exit from Brexit?

An exit from Brexit?
- “Leaving the union and joining the EU could prove a logistical nightmare, calling the current open border between England and ...

Germany is 'best country for international students', above UK

Germany is 'best country for international students', above UK
- In comparison with the UK, there are a high number of higher education institutions which are ranked well in international rankings,” he said, ...

Children need to be educated for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, but grammar schools are leaving ...

Children need to be educated for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, but grammar schools are leaving ...
- And even with the additional money, further education will be chronically .... levels in Germany are 36 per cent higher than they are in the UK. And no ...

Wales' universities will be worst hit by a hard Brexit, warns major report

Wales' universities will be worst hit by a hard Brexit, warns major report
- A 'hard Brexit' could do untold damage to the educational and cultural ... “The UK is without question a world leader in higher education and in the arts ...

Brexit: 'fantastic' UK researchers head for Canada

Brexit: 'fantastic' UK researchers head for Canada
- His comments will add to fears about the impact of the Brexit vote on the UK's world standing in higher education. “What we started noticing ...

Schools must do more on mental health, say School Reporters

Schools must do more on mental health, say School Reporters
- Grace, 16, has been bullied for the past nine years, has moved schools twice, struggled with suicidal thoughts and taken medication for anxiety and ...

Senior pupils help younger ones over mental health

Senior pupils help younger ones over mental health
- Ellie and Vicky say the aim of the scheme is to encourage young people to speak about their mental health. A survey commissioned for the BBC has ...

Safeguarding mental health: essential for your construction workers, good for your business

Safeguarding mental health: essential for your construction workers, good for your business
- The UK's mental health is currently under scrutiny with high profile dignitaries, businessmen and organisations all helping to raise awareness of the ...

Ending Child Poverty Will Improve Child And Population Health

Ending Child Poverty Will Improve Child And Population Health
- Across all age groups children who live in poverty are less likely to survive than their better-off peers. One third of 11 year-olds in the UK are ...

Theresa May Must Take Rising Child Poverty Seriously To Tackle Social Justice

Theresa May Must Take Rising Child Poverty Seriously To Tackle Social Justice
- Poverty will increase most for children by the end of this parliament. That’s a big problem for a prime minister who entered Downing Street promising to help ‘just managing’ families. Child poverty statistics out later this week are unlikely to make the picture any rosier. And with children in single parent families facing twice the rate of poverty as those in other families, they’re particularly at risk.
The prime minister’s promised social justice strategy is expected to be this government’s big set piece on addressing living standards. After a tortuous wait - and renaming - a green paper consultation is now imminent. What will it hold for those struggling to get by?

In conservative America, small cities stand up for LGBT rights

In conservative America, small cities stand up for LGBT rights
- Defying stereotypes in the U.S. culture wars over lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights, Wheeling is among a recent wave of small ...

Trump is sending anti-LGBT activists to UN Women's Rights conference

Trump is sending anti-LGBT activists to UN Women's Rights conference
- Donald Trump is sending activists from anti-LGBT groups as part of America's official delegation to a UN women's rights conference. The 61st annual ...

Gay community targeted by church leaflets claiming there's 'no such thing as homosexuality'

Gay community targeted by church leaflets claiming there's 'no such thing as homosexuality'
- A church in Arkansas is pushing leaflets through people's letterboxes claiming there's “no such thing” as homosexuality. Lighthouse Baptist Church in ...

Family values' anti-gay politician accused of affair with his own cousin

Family values' anti-gay politician accused of affair with his own cousin
- A 'family values' politician, who repeatedly proposed anti-gay laws, is accused of some less than 'family values' behaviour. Sen. Joey Hensley, a ...

Uncovering the LGBT+ icons that helped Wales come out

Uncovering the LGBT+ icons that helped Wales come out
- Higgins, who in 1982 became one of the first people in the UK known to have died of the devastating and newly emerging 'gay plague', AIDS.

There's no male privilege for trans women in Africa'

There's no male privilege for trans women in Africa'
- But in recent days, gay and transgender Nigerians have been vocally ... Sahhara lives openly as an LGBT activist in the UK, and many of these women ...

Pride in London asks Londoners to send in LGBT love stories to create map of the capital

Pride in London asks Londoners to send in LGBT love stories to create map of the capital
- Pride in London is asking LGBTQ Londoners to share their love stories to create an interactive map of the city as it launches this year's theme.

How a landmark LGBT anniversary is being celebrated through art and film

How a landmark LGBT anniversary is being celebrated through art and film
- How a landmark LGBT anniversary is being celebrated through ... to make at a time when all homosexual activity in Britain was illegal.

Ian Thorpe opens up about homophobic bullying

Ian Thorpe opens up about homophobic bullying
- Thorpe is a supporter of the current equal marriage campaign and wants young LGBTI people to know they're not alone. “I struggled to come out,” he ...

The 'dos and don'ts' for gay couples in Singapore

The 'dos and don'ts' for gay couples in Singapore
- Same-sex couples cannot get married in Singapore but that has not stopped a legal eagle from making a much needed resource to help LGBTI people ...


Colombia LGBT group opens four 'Houses of Peace'

Colombia LGBT group opens four 'Houses of Peace'
- A sign inside Caribe Afirmativo Director Wilson Castañeda's office in Barranquilla, Colombia reads, “LGBTI people are builders of peace.

Salvation Army college allegedly 'bullies' LGBTI student

Salvation Army college allegedly 'bullies' LGBTI student
- Kershaw, who is intersex, chose to study at Booth College on advice that the Salvation Army welcomes members of the LGBTI community as students ...

Malaysia's homophobia is a tale as old as time

Malaysia's homophobia is a tale as old as time
- So, Beauty and the Beast has been postponed indefinitely. Disney fans seem to be quite upset, judging by the cries of disappointment on ...

Is Joseph Duggar's Girlfriend a Homophobe?

 Is Joseph Duggar's Girlfriend a Homophobe?
- If you watch Counting On online, then you're no doubt aware that the Duggar family leans very far to the right in terms of their religious and political ...

Homophobic neo-Nazis spotted during Victoria's regional pride festival

Homophobic neo-Nazis spotted during Victoria's regional pride festival
- The two individuals were seen wearing shirts bearing the words 'Sieg Heil' and 'faggots' as well as the Nazi swastika.

Ewan McGregor Has Some Extremely Profane Opinions About Beauty and the Beast Homophobia

Ewan McGregor Has Some Extremely Profane Opinions About Beauty and the Beast Homophobia
- If you are so inclined, the Internet is full of detailed breakdowns of your favorite Disney classic films that aim to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that ...

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