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Monday, 10 April 2017

Greater Manchester Police recording LGBT domestic abuse

Greater Manchester Police recording LGBT domestic abuse
- Greater Manchester Police is believed to be the first force in the UK to officially record domestic abuse in the LGBT community. Officers have logged ...

Chechnya 'opens first concentration camp for homosexuals'

Chechnya 'opens first concentration camp for homosexuals'
- Chechyna has opened the first concentration camp for homosexuals since Hitler, where campaigners say gay men are being tortured with electric ...



Hawaii LGBT couples seek equal access to fertility treatment

Hawaii LGBT couples seek equal access to fertility treatment
- Now, Smith and other members of Hawaii's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are lobbying for equal access to the financial help ...

Teen arrested for attacking Dutch gay couple wants to press charges against them

Teen arrested for attacking Dutch gay couple wants to press charges against them
- A teenage boy – who is one of five arrested in connection with an attack on a gay couple last week – has claimed that his victims provoked him.

Brexit is making it cheap and attractive for Asian banks to expand business in London

Brexit is making it cheap and attractive for Asian banks to expand business in London
Brexit may be threatening London's financial passporting rights as well as its euro clearing business, but the brutal impact it has had on the pound has ...

A complex divorce process

A complex divorce process
- It's becoming clear that there is far more complexity than thought behind Britain's exit from the European Union, the so-called Brexit. With triggering ...

Crisis looms for social policy agenda as Brexit preoccupies Whitehall

Crisis looms for social policy agenda as Brexit preoccupies Whitehall
- There is a danger that Brexit could suck the oxygen out of attempts to implement a sweeping programme of social and economic reform that is badly ...

Brexit hasn't happened yet – and it is changing all the time

Brexit hasn't happened yet – and it is changing all the time
- But the prospect of Brexit is a man-made disaster. I say prospect because it hasn't happened yet and could still be avoided, despite the fact there seem ...

Is Social Media Socially Isolating?

Is Social Media Socially Isolating?
- You're Not Alone - The Quality of the UK's Social Relationships, based on the ... Many of the older people who call us have seen their social networks ...

Social entrepreneur Josh Littlejohn: 'I want to build a utopia for the homeless'

Social entrepreneur Josh Littlejohn: 'I want to build a utopia for the homeless'
- He wanted 500 branches in the UK. But the demands of managing a diverse and often unreliable workforce, and the personal attention that requires, ...

Trump presidency brings 'uncertainty' for Cuban higher education

Trump presidency brings 'uncertainty' for Cuban higher education
- Ms Fernandez said that Cuban collaboration with UK universities seemed to have tailed off in recent years and that she hoped to forge further links ...

Top study destinations beyond USA and UK

Top study destinations beyond USA and UK
- The United States and the United Kingdom have been the two most popular education hubs for study abroad aspirants. While they continue to be ...

Scotland's children's commissioner slams UK Government over child benefit cuts and 'rape clause'

Scotland's children's commissioner slams UK Government over child benefit cuts and 'rape clause'
- The Child Poverty Action Group has estimated this will push another 200,000 children in the UK below the poverty line and working families with three ...

Thousands of domestic violence victims withdrawing from legal action after Government cuts ...

Thousands of domestic violence victims withdrawing from legal action after Government cuts ...
- More than 160,000 victims of domestic violence in England withdrew their support for charges against their abusers in 2016, a number that rocketed ...

7 steps to build a mentally healthy workplace

7 steps to build a mentally healthy workplace
- At a global level, one-in-four people will likely experience a mental health ... work days are lost each year in the UK because of poor mental health.

Rise in eating disorders and mental health problems in children

Rise in eating disorders and mental health problems in children
- The Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAHMS) team is providing an outstanding service, according to the Care Quality Commission.

Chechnya has opened a concentration camp for gay men

Chechnya has opened a concentration camp for gay men
- Another former inmate has said he was beaten to force them to name other members of the LGBTI community, including being electrocuted in a ...

Discourses on LGBT asylum in the UK

Discourses on LGBT asylum in the UK
- In March 2014, Home Secretary Theresa May ordered a review of the way lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) asylum claims are handled in the ...

UKIP councillor accuses NHS of 'wasting' money on LGBT services

UKIP councillor accuses NHS of 'wasting' money on LGBT services
- A UKIP councillor has blamed the NHS for being in a crisis because “too much” funding is given to LGBT services, leaving “other people feeling put ...

Sir Ian McKellen opens up about growing up gay in emotional video

Sir Ian McKellen opens up about growing up gay in emotional video
- Sir Ian McKellen has opened up about growing up gay in Britain before the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality. The short film was produced for ...

Pinkwashing' populism: Gay voters embrace French far-right

Pinkwashing' populism: Gay voters embrace French far-right
- Motivated in part by the deadly Islamic extremist attacks at home and at a Florida gay nightclub, a growing bloc of traditionally left-leaning gay voters ...

Paul O'Grady on his friendship with Barry Manilow: “We'd talk as one gay man to another”

Paul O'Grady on his friendship with Barry Manilow: “We'd talk as one gay man to another”
- We'd talk as one gay man to another, you know, I'd say: 'What are you up to when you get home?' and he'd say 'Oh, me and my partner, we're going ...

The United States Concerned by Reports of Detentions and Deaths of LGBTI ...

The United States Concerned by Reports of Detentions and Deaths of LGBTI ...
- We are increasingly concerned about the situation in the Republic of Chechnya, where there have been numerous credible reports indicating the ...

Comedian Stephen Bailey demands more LGBTI representation on 'laddy' shows

Comedian Stephen Bailey demands more LGBTI representation on 'laddy' shows
- Comedian Stephen Bailey is calling for greater LGBTI representation in mainstream typically masculine television shows. Promoting his new London ...

President Trump nominates 'extreme' anti-LGBTI politician Mark Green for top army job

President Trump nominates 'extreme' anti-LGBTI politician Mark Green for top army job
- National press secretary at the Human Rights Campaign, Stephen Peters believes he's one of the most 'extreme' anti-LGBTI politicians in the country.

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