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Thursday, 6 April 2017

Muslims, Jews and Christians on being LGBT and believing in God

Muslims, Jews and Christians on being LGBT and believing in God
To tackle the idea that having faith in a higher power and being queer are mutually exclusive, LGBT charity Stonewall launched its Faith Role Models ...





Despite gains, LGBT protections remain a patchwork in US

Despite gains, LGBT protections remain a patchwork in US
A federal appeals court in Chicago, citing the Civil Rights Act, has ruled that companies cannot discriminate against LGBT employees in the workplace because......

Passport holders should not be forced to say they are male or female, says LGBT charity

Passport holders should not be forced to say they are male or female, says LGBT charity
- An LGBT charity has called for UK passport holders to be able to identify themselves as XStonewall said the move would help transgender ...

Queer British Art at Tate Britain: Is it wrong to group together LGBT art?

Queer British Art at Tate Britain: Is it wrong to group together LGBT art?
- Galleries and museums across Britain are marking the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act 1967, the legislation that partially decriminalised ...

Seven things that have happened in the seven days since the UK triggered Article 50

Seven things that have happened in the seven days since the UK triggered Article 50
- A week after Britain triggered Article 50, it has been forced to back down on almost all of its demands and effectively threatened war with Spain.

Brexit 'Eurosceptic-priest' lays out his wish list

Brexit 'Eurosceptic-priest' lays out his wish list
- One of the foremost Brexit supporters in the European Parliament wants to cut European regulation and prevent new policies to be applied to the U.K. ...

Sir Michael Caine says he voted for Brexit because he would 'rather be a poor master than a rich ...

Sir Michael Caine says he voted for Brexit because he would 'rather be a poor master than a rich ...
- peaking to Sky News, the actor revealed he voted for Brexit and said: "What it is with me, I'd rather be a poor master than a rich servant. "It wasn't ...

What cognitive software revealed in analysis of Brexit tweets

What cognitive software revealed in analysis of Brexit tweets
- To understand the voting intentions of users on Twitter, we used natural language processing and text analysis to understand Brexit tweets.

UK ranked second best for international students in Europe

UK ranked second best for international students in Europe
- The UK was ranked as the second most attractive country for international ... The “education” category takes into account the presence of countries' ...

Scotland's mental health strategy: what you need to know

Scotland's mental health strategy: what you need to know
- In government, the SNP has appointed the UK's first dedicated Mental Health Minister; mental health spending is at record levels; and we have ...

Mental Health videos released today to show 'It's OK to Say'

Mental Health videos released today to show 'It's OK to Say'
- Footballer Rio Ferdinand and Katharine Welby-Roberts, the daughter of the Archbishop of Canterbury, have released films today showing them talking ...


Level of poverty among pensioners in Cambridge is 'deeply worrying'

Level of poverty among pensioners in Cambridge is 'deeply worrying'
- Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner has warned the level of poverty among pensioners in the city is "deeply worrying”, following new findings from Age UK ...

I testified before Paul Ryan about poverty in America. Now he's making things worse'

I testified before Paul Ryan about poverty in America. Now he's making things worse'
- now the House Speaker, at a congressional hearing about poverty in America. Every other person who testified that day knew about poverty because ...

Older women living with HIV in the UK: discrimination and broken confidentiality

Older women living with HIV in the UK: discrimination and broken confidentiality
- Women accessing HIV care services in the UK report being told to use ... Due to this, the population of older people living with HIV is growing, with one ...

Falls now commonest type of major trauma in England and Wales, report reveals

Falls now commonest type of major trauma in England and Wales, report reveals
- The first national report on major injury in older people has been released by the ... Older people with major injury are less likely than younger adults to be ... UK in the identification and management of major trauma in older people.

Older people need as much sleep as the young

Older people need as much sleep as the young
Older people appear to need less sleep because they are less exhausted after missing out on it, seeing less of a drop in their ability to carry out normal ...

Ian McKellen on being a closeted gay man: 'it's a terrible oppression'

Ian McKellen on being a closeted gay man: 'it's a terrible oppression'
- A powerful new film featuring Ian McKellen, a vocal LGBTQ activist throughout his life has been released to promote "Queer British Art", Tate Britain's ...

Gay men being tortured and murdered in Chechen prisons, claim detainees

Gay men being tortured and murdered in Chechen prisons, claim detainees
- Some detainees told Novaya Gazeta they were tortured and electrocuted while they were imprisoned, and others described seeing prisoners beaten ...

Putin BANS meme showing himself as a gay clown in makeup

Putin BANS meme showing himself as a gay clown in makeup
- Russian President Vladimir Putin has banned an image of him as a clown that turned into a meme, dubbing it 'extremist propaganda'. The image ...

Barry Manilow comes out as gay at 73 and reveals his partner of 39 years

Barry Manilow comes out as gay at 73 and reveals his partner of 39 years
- I thought I would be disappointing them if they knew I was gay. So I never did anything," Manilow - the voice behind countless hits, such as Mandy, ...


Catholic schools can't neglect LGBTI students

Catholic schools can't neglect LGBTI students
- Recently Gilbert Baker, the man who designed the rainbow pride flag, died. The rainbow flag, created in 1978, was designed to be a symbol for the ...

Queensland AIDS Council launches new sexual health clinic

Queensland AIDS Council launches new sexual health clinic
- The clinic will offer sexual health testing services to the LGBTI community and will operate from the Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre in Pialba.

Japanese film shows a world where LGBTI people are the majority

Japanese film shows a world where LGBTI people are the majority
- The Other Side' is set in a world where LGBTI are the majority and heterosexuality is highly stigmatised. The film opens with a news report which says: ...

Young LGBTI People Are Invisible In Australia's Homelessness Crisis

Young LGBTI People Are Invisible In Australia's Homelessness Crisis
- Kochava will tell their story to workers in the homelessness sector on Wednesday as part of a panel focusing on LGBTI youth homelessness. As part of ...

Gay couple become first official same-sex foster parents in Japan

Gay couple become first official same-sex foster parents in Japan
- Osaka has become the first city in Japan to officially recognise a same-sex couple as foster parents. Unlike many other developed nations, Japan has ...

Anti-Romeo' vigilantes are targeting men for being gay in India

Anti-Romeo' vigilantes are targeting men for being gay in India
- The Pride Walk on April 9 comes at a critical time for Uttar Pradesh's LGBTI community. Vigilante groups known as 'anti-Romeo squads' have been ...

UCLA study shows LGBTQ youth more likely to face violence in custody

UCLA study shows LGBTQ youth more likely to face violence in custody
- A UCLA report found nonheterosexual youth in criminal detention are victims of violence more often than heterosexual youth. The study, published in ...

Former party leader insists it wasn't homophobic to call school kid 'gay' on live TV

Former party leader insists it wasn't homophobic to call school kid 'gay' on live TV
- The former politician made the comments while mocking a video posted by ... My first reaction to the video was to think he was gay, Not that there's ...

This video of a transgender mother is winning a million hearts

This video of a transgender mother is winning a million hearts
- It is a beautiful story of Gauri Sawant and her adopted daughter who are taking baby steps to change mindsets and are fighting for the LGBT rights.

Vimeo Is Taking Down Videos Promoting Ex-Gay Conversion Therapy

Vimeo Is Taking Down Videos Promoting Ex-Gay Conversion Therapy
- Vimeo appears to be removing videos promoting “ex-gay” conversion therapy from its site, and anti-LGBT religious groups are outraged. Michael ...


How YouTube Videos Changed the Way Young People Come Out

How YouTube Videos Changed the Way Young People Come Out
- Every gay guy who's struggling to come out will watch these videos to see examples of it and build up courage," says Adam Monastero, 23, whose ...

What's the best way to come out to homophobic parents?

What's the best way to come out to homophobic parents?
- Revealing your sexuality to your parents can usually be more anxiety-provoking than coming out to friends. Finding out that their child is gay or ...

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones launches into vile homophobic rant during interview with Trump ...

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones launches into vile homophobic rant during interview with Trump ...
- Former Trump advisor Roger Stone completely ignored a vile homophobic rant from a TV interviewer who used shocking anti-gay slurs. Mr Stone, who ...

Over half of young British gay and bisexual men believe the LGBT+ community is 'invisible' in ...

Over half of young British gay and bisexual men believe the LGBT+ community is 'invisible' in ...
- The majority of British gay and bisexual men think that the LGBT+ community is “invisible” in advertising, and while they want greater representation ...

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