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Friday, 17 March 2017

Why LGBTQ inclusivity still matters in higher education

Why LGBTQ inclusivity still matters in higher education
- In the UK, we have made great legal strides towards equality, but culturally we are still playing catch up – and higher education is just one of the ...

Lack of affordable housing a key factor in 'devastating' rise in child poverty

Lack of affordable housing a key factor in 'devastating' rise in child poverty
- According to the campaign group, the main drivers behind rising child poverty are UK government cuts to financial support for families whether they ...

As The UK Starts Down The Brexit Road, What Does The Future Hold For Its Young People?

As The UK Starts Down The Brexit Road, What Does The Future Hold For Its Young People?
- And there is a not-insignificant chance that the UK might end up leaving the ... And in their turn, young people lash out at older people, calling “baby ...

Tackling Social Isolation Amongst Older People

Tackling Social Isolation Amongst Older People
- The aim of this interdisciplinary PhD is to advance knowledge about how to reduce social isolation among older people (aged 50 years and older) ...

The shameful rise of Brummie children and pensioners are living in poverty

The shameful rise of Brummie children and pensioners are living in poverty
- After housing costs are taken into account, three in ten children (30%) are living in poverty, or four million children across the UK, up from 3.9m in ...

Quarter of children now living in poverty after 4% increase over year

Quarter of children now living in poverty after 4% increase over year
- Overall figures show more than one million people in Scotland (20%) were in relative poverty after they had paid their housing costs, up 2% from the previous year. John Dickie, director of the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) in Scotland, challenged both the Scottish and UK governments to act quickly to address the problem. “We cannot afford to lose sight of the tens of thousands of children across Scotland that lie behind these statistics and the devastating impact that poverty will too often have on their health, wellbeing and life chances,” Mr Dickie said. 

How not getting enough sleep can affect your mental health

How not getting enough sleep can affect your mental health
- Insomnia involves difficulty in getting enough sleep to feel refreshed in the morning. The lack of sleep may be due to finding it difficult to get to sleep, waking up multiple times and/or waking up early and not being able to get back to sleep. As well as affecting your physical health, the lack of sleep can affect your mental health as well.



Mental health campaign takes 'vital' steps to break down stigma

Mental health campaign takes 'vital' steps to break down stigma
- In October the South London Press and London Weekly News set out on a mission to make a difference in mental health. This newspaper aimed to put ...

Theresa May is refusing to make gay conversion 'therapy' illegal

Theresa May is refusing to make gay conversion 'therapy' illegal
- A petition that would have made the act of gay conversion 'therapy' a ... necessary steps to prevent the practice of gay conversion therapy in the UK.'.

Sir Ian McKellen shares personal experience of being gay with Harlington Upper School pupils

Sir Ian McKellen shares personal experience of being gay with Harlington Upper School pupils
- He spoke about his life as a gay man, how he became involved with Stonewall, the ways in which the lives of gay people in the UK have changed ...

Gay marriage is 'shoving politically correct nonsense down our throats'

Gay marriage is 'shoving politically correct nonsense down our throats'
Gay marriage is 'shoving politically correct nonsense ... In that time every other English speaking western nation has had the ...

Christian law firm claims gay people are building an 'army' to challenge Trump

Christian law firm claims gay people are building an 'army' to challenge Trump
- A leading evangelical group is terrified that “radical leftist” homosexuals are planning a coup against Donald Trump. The warning comes from the ...

Canterbury voted friendliest LGBT city in the UK

Canterbury voted friendliest LGBT city in the UK
- Canterbury has been voted the friendliest LGBT city in the UK, according to a recent survey. Stonewall, a lesbian, gay and bisexual equality charity, ...

London Pride announces a theme which 'will send message of defiance' to haters

London Pride announces a theme which 'will send message of defiance' to haters
- Same-sex couples in Northern Ireland still don't have the same rights as the rest of the UK, and it is because of Britain's historical role in the world that ...

Milo Yiannopoulos wants to ban Muslim group on Glasgow campus 'to protect LGBT students'

Milo Yiannopoulos wants to ban Muslim group on Glasgow campus 'to protect LGBT students'
- But one student from Glasgow University claimed the former Breitbart UK ... “His recent comments about Glasgow being full of 'spiky-haired lesbian ...





LGBT candidates in UK elections: how much has changed?

LGBT candidates in UK elections: how much has changed?
- On March 6 the Constitution Unit hosted a panel discussion on LGBT candidates in UK elections, exploring the UK parliament's evolution to including ...

Family Action Council confirms intention behind the 'LGBT Erasure bill'

Family Action Council confirms intention behind the 'LGBT Erasure bill'
- A controversial bill that would require "undefined words be given their natural and ordinary meaning" is up for a vote in the full House at the Tennessee Legislature on Thursday, March 16 and a primary supporter is on record to confirm it is exactly the LGBT Erasure bill that we feared.
In a video posted on its YouTube page (see below), the Family Action Council's David Fowler walks viewers through the intention behind HB1111, a bill that the Tennessee Equality Project dubbed the "LGBT Erasure bill" upon its introduction.


Gay community are told there's “no such thing” as homosexuality by local church

Gay community are told there's “no such thing” as homosexuality by local church
- The Church – based in Fayetteville, Arkansas – have claimed that there's “no such thing” as homosexuality on flyers distributed across their local ...

Why gutting the Affordable Care Act will devastate the LGBTI community

Why gutting the Affordable Care Act will devastate the LGBTI community
- There is a myth out there known as Gay Affluence – a myth that LGBT people are wealthier or more affluent than the population at large. This myth ...

Dutch Donald Trump' Geert Wilders suffers defeat in elections, exit polls show

Dutch Donald Trump' Geert Wilders suffers defeat in elections, exit polls show
- But unlike many other populist parties, like France's Front National or Germany's Alternative for Germany, his PVV does not oppose LGBTI rights.

Trump administration's delegation to UN women's conference includes hate group reps

Trump administration's delegation to UN women's conference includes hate group reps
- OutRight Action International, a 27-year-old international LGBTI human rights organization with ECOSOC status, challenged the inclusion of these ...



LGBTI youth are coming of age in Japan

LGBTI youth are coming of age in Japan
- When people turn 20 in Japan they attend a lavish ceremony. LGBTI people could never participate as their true selves until now. LGBTI youth are ...

DadsNotDaddies show the world a snapshot of the unconditional love shared by all LGBTI parents

DadsNotDaddies show the world a snapshot of the unconditional love shared by all LGBTI parents
- Parents Devon and Rob, aka DadsNotDaddies, have been sharing their journey as parents to two wonderful children on Instagram since last year and ...

Which of these LGBTI debit card designs is soon to become a reality?

Which of these LGBTI debit card designs is soon to become a reality?
- US Bank has announced the winner of a competition it ran to design an LGBT debit card. The competition, which ran from December to end of January ...



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