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Thursday, 30 March 2017

What 'Black-ish' Got Right About Pregnancy Discrimination

What 'Black-ish' Got Right About Pregnancy Discrimination
- Over its three seasons, the ABC sitcom “Black-ish” has been rightly celebrated for its nuanced takes on everything from police brutality to homophobia.

Paris bans sexist, discriminatory & homophobic ads on billboards

Paris bans sexist, discriminatory & homophobic ads on billboards
- Paris has banned all sexist, discriminatory or homophobic advertisements from its billboards. The ruling includes any images deemed to defame an ...

What a Study of French Auditors Shows About Homophobia at Work

What a Study of French Auditors Shows About Homophobia at Work
- To better understand the causes and consequences of homophobia in the workplace, we conducted a study of gay and lesbian auditors in the Big Five ...

A 'hard Brexit' creates uncertainty for Canada on what's next for trade

A 'hard Brexit' creates uncertainty for Canada on what's next for trade
- "It's just not feasible human resource-wise, and also we need to know the terms of [Brexit] before we can negotiate a free trade agreement.".

For Britons, Brexit Is Now More Fear Than Hope

For Britons, Brexit Is Now More Fear Than Hope
- Martin Beck, chief U.K. economist with Oxford Economics in London, argues that while Brexit does justify a slightly cheaper pound, it doesn't justify the ...

Brexit is a once in a lifetime opportunity to sweep away red tape and free Britain's economy

Brexit is a once in a lifetime opportunity to sweep away red tape and free Britain's economy
- On Tuesday I asked Boris Johnson in the Commons about making a success of Brexit, and his reply was encouraging. He said that Brexit “will be an ...

No turning back' as British PM Theresa May triggers Brexit

No turning back' as British PM Theresa May triggers Brexit
- The prime minister, an initial opponent of Brexit who won the top job in the political turmoil that followed the referendum vote, now has two years to ...

Amber Heard calls on celebrity gay men to come out

Amber Heard calls on celebrity gay men to come out
- Heard noted that many of the high-profile LGBTI celebrities coming out in recent years are women. “Women are almost entirely doing this on our own,” ...


5 UK Schools producing tomorrow's best business brains

5 UK Schools producing tomorrow's best business brains
- But when it comes to postgraduate education, you need to figure out what specialisation will eventually enhance your career. According to Forbes, the ...

Brexit is a big opportunity for Irish universities, says education firm

Brexit is a big opportunity for Irish universities, says education firm
- Where international students are choosing to study abroad, increasingly they are not going to the UK. Our education agents – who recruit ...

Thanks to the Islamic State, the UK government is going to war with US social media companies

Thanks to the Islamic State, the UK government is going to war with US social media companies
- Another problem for Rudd is the fact that British hate-speech and terrorism laws are different than those in America. Violent speech is illegal in the ...

America's Next Top Model star turned homeless crystal meth addict is finally clean after the drugs ...

America's Next Top Model star turned homeless crystal meth addict is finally clean after the drugs ...
- Now 32-years-old, Jael was a finalist in the eighth series of the popular show in 2007, which inspired Britain's Next Top Model, before giving in to an ...

Will Brexit Drain the UK of Its Desperately Needed Developers?

Will Brexit Drain the UK of Its Desperately Needed Developers?
unemployment is greater than 20 percent and more than double that for youths — flock to the UK, where unemployment remains under five percent.

How Britain can master the long journey out of the EU

How Britain can master the long journey out of the EU
- The UK government should also continue to make the case that our ... Despite almost two decades of persistent government priority on education, the ...

Children in northern England being failed by educational divide, study finds

Children in northern England being failed by educational divide, study finds
- Pupils from a school in Liverpool where according to the report children's life chances are limited compared to other parts of the country.

Have a kickabout and help tackle mental health problems

Have a kickabout and help tackle mental health problems
- New community football sessions have been launched in Lincolnshire to help people tackle their mental health problems. Aimed at adults who are ...

LGBTQ people to Trump: We're here, we're queer, and you won't erase us

LGBTQ people to Trump: We're here, we're queer, and you won't erase us
- You may not count us, but you can count on us fighting back.
That's the message the LGBTQ community is sending the Trump administration, after the U.S. Census Bureau revealed this week that questions related to sexuality or gender identity will not be included in the 2020 U.S. Census or the more detailed American Community Survey.

The move caused LGBTQ media advocacy organization GLAAD to declare that the Trump administration is "erasing the LGBTQ community from the USA." The feeling of erasure has resonated with the community, leading queer people to mobilize around the hashtag #CantEraseUs.





Campus environment tied to sexual assault risk for LGBT people

Campus environment tied to sexual assault risk for LGBT people
- College students in the U.S. who say their campus is welcoming to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are less likely to ...

LGBT leaders condemn 'fake repeal' of North Carolina's bathroom bill

LGBT leaders condemn 'fake repeal' of North Carolina's bathroom bill
- North Carolina officials have repealed the controversial HB2 bathroom law, but LGBT activists have angrily dismissed the deal. HB2, which came into ...

50% provide benefits to assist LGBT staff with family care and planning

50% provide benefits to assist LGBT staff with family care and planning
- 78% of UK respondents and 67% of US respondents provide benefits that assist LGBT employees with family planning and care. 27% of global ...

Transgender Man Shares Unrecognisable Before And After Pictures Of Transition

Transgender Man Shares Unrecognisable Before And After Pictures Of Transition
- Jaimie Wilson is a talented musician, a DJ, a successful model – and a fully transitioned female to male member of the LGBT community.


Sky News host sacked after calling student "gay" for supporting women's rights

Sky News host sacked after calling student "gay" for supporting women's rights
- Sky News Australia has ended the contract of contributor Mark Latham, after he called a male student "gay" for supporting women's rights.

UK government announces major trial of HIV-prevention drugs to take place this summer

UK government announces major trial of HIV-prevention drugs to take place this summer
UK government announces major trial of HIV-prevention drugs to take place ... Each issue of Gay Times is packed with guys, culture, travel and style ...

Black gay men still at higher risk of HIV in the UK

Black gay men still at higher risk of HIV in the UK
Gay and bisexual men of black ethnicity are disproportionately likely to be living with diagnosed HIV than white British men, with no evidence that this ...

Ex Gardeners' World host Alys Fowler felt 'guilty' for coming out as gay in her late 30s

Ex Gardeners' World host Alys Fowler felt 'guilty' for coming out as gay in her late 30s
- The 39-year-old - who discussed the moment she realised she was attracted to women in her new book Hidden Nature: A Voyage Of Discovery - said that she was convinced that most people "knew they were gay from when they were a child," so she didn't understand why it had taken her so long to realise.
Speaking in this week's Radio Times, Alys explained: “I was in this shifting, unsettled space in an urban environment but the irony was that there was a lot of shifting within me.
"Everything was in this weird liminal state – it was this metaphor for my own life."

Charity for isolated older LGBT Londoners calls for help in fundraising

Charity for isolated older LGBT Londoners calls for help in fundraising
- The biggest charity of its kind in the UK, Opening Doors London helps older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people feel less isolated with ...

Beauty, Beasts And Glitter Pens?

Beauty, Beasts And Glitter Pens?
- We might look on at them in confusion but it is not outside of living memory when homosexual relations and families were not accepted within the UK.

The best gay and lesbian holidays to celebrate a same sex wedding anniversary

The best gay and lesbian holidays to celebrate a same sex wedding anniversary
- March 29 marks the third anniversary of same-sex marriage in the UK. Thinking of taking the plunge? The wedding's all well and good, but the ...

Former MP 'sorry for voting against gay marriage'

Former MP 'sorry for voting against gay marriage'
- Since then, marriage rights for gay couples have been introduced in Scotland and Ireland. Now the only part of the British Isles in which same sex ...

E! announces new reality show about Los Angeles gay club The Abbey

E! announces new reality show about Los Angeles gay club The Abbey
- The new show will centre on Los Angeles' most famous gay bar, The Abbey, and will premiere in May of this year. Viewers of What Happens At The ...

New research shows one in five Brits would refuse invitation to a same-sex wedding

New research shows one in five Brits would refuse invitation to a same-sex wedding
- Heidi McCormack, CEO of Emerald Life commented: “Our research shows that while marriage equality legislation has had a positive impact within the LGBT community, it has done little to challenge the views of a significant number of Brits. The fact that only half of the over 65s would attend a same sex wedding is frankly depressing.
“These are the parents of fiancés and excited soon-to-be newlyweds up and down the country. Thankfully younger generations are much more progressive which shows the fight for equality is paying off. But it will take time.”


New BBC series Queers will chart 100 years of being gay in the UK

New BBC series Queers will chart 100 years of being gay in the UK
- Queers will “mark and celebrate some of the most poignant, funny, entertaining, tragic and riotous moments of British gay history and the very personal ...

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