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Friday, 24 March 2017

Many MPs who complained about BBC's coverage of Brexit are 'hardline Euro-climate sceptics'

Many MPs who complained about BBC's coverage of Brexit are 'hardline Euro-climate sceptics'
- Many of the MPs who complained that the BBC's coverage of Brexit was biased are part of a group of “hardline Euro-climate sceptics”, according to a ...

Brexit economy: UK faces squeeze on living standards

Brexit economy: UK faces squeeze on living standards
- British households are being warned to prepare for a tightening squeeze on living standards, as a Guardian analysis shows the Brexit vote's blow to ...

Students rate Queen's University Belfast experience in Top 10 UK survey

Students rate Queen's University Belfast experience in Top 10 UK survey
- That's according to the latest Times Higher Education UK Student Experience Survey which puts QUB in 9th place out of more than 120 institutions.

For Indian students, UK and US are no longer only education destinations

For Indian students, UK and US are no longer only education destinations
- For Indian students, United States and United Kingdom are no longer the most popular destinations for education, with consultants now seeing an ...

UK state pension age could be raised to 70

UK state pension age could be raised to 70
UK state pension age could be raised to 70 ... and a new system be introduced to allow older people with caring responsibilities to have time off work.

European Energy Poverty Observatory aims to tackle EU energy poverty

European Energy Poverty Observatory aims to tackle EU energy poverty
- The causes of energy poverty stem from low household incomes and high energy prices – incomes in the UK have stagnated while the costs of energy ...

My secret to beating depression: swim for your life

My secret to beating depression: swim for your life
- Depression is almost as common now as the common cold. It is said that 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year ...

Calm Photography Movement show seeks to open debate about masculinity and mental health

Calm Photography Movement show seeks to open debate about masculinity and mental health
- Suicide is the single biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK. Charity the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) was set up to address ...

Pride in London boxing event is set to 'challenge perceptions' of LGBT people

Pride in London boxing event is set to 'challenge perceptions' of LGBT people
- Pride in London is set to hold a boxing event in order to raise money – and also to break down some stereotypes. Anyone will be able to fight in what ...

There's nowhere to turn": What it's like to be gay and homeless

There's nowhere to turn": What it's like to be gay and homeless
- A friend, who was also gay, paid for a ticket for her to reach the UK. She started a relationship, and moved in with her girlfriend, but the girlfriend turned ...

Japan protects LGBT kids against bullying for the first time

Japan protects LGBT kids against bullying for the first time
- The Human Rights Watch (HRW) reports for the first time that the updated national bullying prevention policy will protect against bullying based on ...

Police reports filed over showings of Beauty and the Beast with 'gay scenes' in Malaysia

Police reports filed over showings of Beauty and the Beast with 'gay scenes' in Malaysia
- A number of NGOs in Malaysia have filed police reports over showings of Disney's Beauty and the Beast because of a 'gay moment'. Earlier this week ...

Germany to pardon & compensate thousands of gay men convicted under archaic law

Germany to pardon & compensate thousands of gay men convicted under archaic law
- Late in 2016, the UK government officially pardoned over 50,000 men who'd been convicted for being homosexual under an archaic law. Now ...

Taiwan top court hears landmark gay marriage case

Taiwan top court hears landmark gay marriage case
- A panel of judges at Taiwan's top court are hearing a case that could make the island the first place in Asia to introduce gay marriage. The case has ...

These are the richest LGBT people in the world

These are the richest LGBT people in the world
LGBT billionaires feature throughout the list, among some of the richest ... There are gay billionaires worth more than $7bn, and there's also a trans ...

LGBT legal chief's testimony against Trump's Supreme Court nominee

LGBT legal chief's testimony against Trump's Supreme Court nominee
- Human Rights Campaign legal director Sarah Warbelow has entered testimony against the confirmation of Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee ...

How Cambridge student sport stars are showing homophobia the boot

How Cambridge student sport stars are showing homophobia the boot
- The Rainbow Laces campaign aims to tackle homophobia in sport and raise awareness of issues faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...


George Weinberg Dies at 86; Coined 'Homophobia' After Seeing Fear of Gays

George Weinberg Dies at 86; Coined 'Homophobia' After Seeing Fear of Gays
- I coined the word homophobia to mean it was a phobia about homosexuals,” Dr. Weinberg told Gregory M. Herek, a professor of psychology at the ...

Trump administration erases LGBT people from survey of older adults

Trump administration erases LGBT people from survey of older adults
- The Trump administration's gradual erasure of LGBT people from the work of the federal government is still underway. This week, the Department of ...

Thousands of people inside the UK parliament are trying to go on Grindr

Thousands of people inside the UK parliament are trying to go on Grindr
- New data has shown staff, visitors and politicians have been attempting to access the gay hook-up site more than 250,000 times in a single month.

Pastor claims gay men can be 'cured' if Christians bake them cakes

Pastor claims gay men can be 'cured' if Christians bake them cakes
- During a Periscope livestream, Lance Wallnau, a conservative preacher and vocal Donald Trump supporter, was told by a viewer that she needed prayers to help ‘cure’ her son of his homosexuality.
Wallnau responded to her concerns by recalling a story of Christians who apparently convinced the owner of a gay bar to renounce his homosexuality after they baked him a cake ‘anointed by prayer’.


Troye Sivan and his mother celebrate the abolition of gay panic defence

Troye Sivan and his mother celebrate the abolition of gay panic defence
- In 2012, Reverand Paul Kelly from Queensland, Australia started a petition to abolish gay panic as a legal defence for assault and murder.

Ukraine has just banned Russia's act from the Eurovision Song Content

Ukraine has just banned Russia's act from the Eurovision Song Content
- The UK's Foreign office updated its advice for travellers to the Ukraine for Eurovision saying that it advised against travelling to Donetsk oblast, ...

German Cabinet OKs plan to annul homosexuality convictions

German Cabinet OKs plan to annul homosexuality convictions
- In October, the British government announced that thousands of men convicted under now-abolished laws outlawing homosexuality would receive ...

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