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Thursday, 4 May 2017

Sign the Anti-LGBT EO, and We'll See You on Court

Sign the Anti-LGBT EO, and We'll See You on Court
- It is not known whether President Trump is about to sign a sweeping anti-LGBT executive order, but if he does, LGBT groups plan to take him to court.

South Bay supes call for LGBT shelter

South Bay supes call for LGBT shelter
- Following the November election of Republican President Donald Trump, who's filled his administration with anti-LGBT people, the county held ...

Tech sector hostile to LGBT workers, says study

Tech sector hostile to LGBT workers, says study
- People who identify as LGBT are more likely than other underrepresented groups to leave jobs in technology because they experienced bullying and ...

Trump's “religious liberty” executive order is meant to legalize anti-LGBT discrimination — and may ...

Trump's “religious liberty” executive order is meant to legalize anti-LGBT discrimination — and may ...
- This broad category of people would be allowed to discriminate, under the guise of religion, against LGBT people or women who want or have used ...

Five Predictions Of A 'Strong And Stable' Future

Five Predictions Of A 'Strong And Stable' Future
- However, Labour's anti-poverty policies were some of the first casualties of austerity. As a result, around 28% of children in Britain now live in poverty.

Brexit talks leadership vacuum 'leaves 45% chance of no deal'

Brexit talks leadership vacuum 'leaves 45% chance of no deal'
- Uncertainty about who will lead Brexit divorce talks for Britain is a “very real problem”, the diplomat who helped draft article 50 has said, as he warned ...

Brexit talks: how ready is Britain's team?

Brexit talks: how ready is Britain's team?
- Cool heads, strong leadership and traditional British resolve” will get us through, Brexit secretary David Davis reassured business leaders last week, ...

Theresa May admits Brexit puts everyone's 'economic security and prosperity at risk'

Theresa May admits Brexit puts everyone's 'economic security and prosperity at risk'
- Failure in Brexit negotiations could risk Britons' "economic security and prosperity," Theresa May has admitted. If talks do not go the UK's way "we risk ...





Number of British students applying to Irish colleges drops by 10%

Number of British students applying to Irish colleges drops by 10%
- An agreement will not be made between Ireland and the UK to arrange a specific deal for British and Irish students. The Irish Department of Education ...

48% say financial education would help them save for retirement

48% say financial education would help them save for retirement
- 48% say financial education would help them save for retirement ... Its Insight report, which surveyed 1,801 UK employees aged 16 or over, also found ...

Charity bringing literature to life will tackle isolation amongst the elderly

Charity bringing literature to life will tackle isolation amongst the elderly
- Social isolation and poor mental health are such big concerns across the UK, particularly among those who are older, and this project will make a real ...

Prince Harry and Rio Ferdinand have helped 'bring down the taboo' around mental health ...

Prince Harry and Rio Ferdinand have helped 'bring down the taboo' around mental health ...
- Seeing the likes of Prince Harry and Rio Ferdinand openly discuss their experiences has helped to bring down the taboo' around mental health ...

The Surprising Ways We Can Bolster Our Kids' Mental Health

The Surprising Ways We Can Bolster Our Kids' Mental Health
- “Parents play a crucial role in promoting good mental health in their children and this has never been more important,” says James Harris from the ...

Jobless total falls to nine-year low

Jobless total falls to nine-year low
- Seeing the unemployment rate for April drop down to 6.2% from 6.4% last month, and from 8.4% this time last year, is very positive," she said.

Britain is lagging behind on tackling global poverty – it needs to be central to ...

Britain is lagging behind on tackling global poverty – it needs to be central to ...
- Across the world, over 700 million people live in extreme poverty, record numbers of child refugees are on the move or stuck in basic and sometimes ...

Mother 'not responsible' for killing eight children in Australia

Mother 'not responsible' for killing eight children in Australia
- An Australian woman who killed eight children in a stabbing attack at her ... Experts said before the killings she had never been treated for mental ...

Indonesian university refuses to enrol LGBTI students

Indonesian university refuses to enrol LGBTI students
- The chancellor argued LGBTI people could be a bad influence and if any LGBTI students snuck through the application process they would be ...

Lesbian US Senator: Trump 'being played as a puppet' by Pence on anti-LGBTI 'religious freedom ...

Lesbian US Senator: Trump 'being played as a puppet' by Pence on anti-LGBTI 'religious freedom ...
- US Senator Tammy Baldwin is blasting US President Donald Trump over reports he is poised to sign a religious freedom order legalizing LGBTI ...

'I have jokes; he has the launch codes': Colbert responds to uproar over his anti-Trump monologue

'I have jokes; he has the launch codes': Colbert responds to uproar over his anti-Trump monologue
- Stephen Colbert answered critics who took issue with an anti-Trump monologue he gave earlier this week. The late-night host defended his right to ...

Staggering amounts of US LGBT discrimination revealed

Staggering amounts of US LGBT discrimination revealed
- One in four LGBT people in the US have experienced discrimination because of their sexual orientation, new research has revealed. The survey ...

Top Democrat US Senator will vote against Trump's anti-LGBT Army Sec nominee

Top Democrat US Senator will vote against Trump's anti-LGBT Army Sec nominee
- The top Democrat in the US Senate has said he will vote against President Trump's anti-trans pick for Army Secretary. Chuck Schumer, a Senator for ...

No straight people allowed: students share views on LGBT-only halls

No straight people allowed: students share views on LGBT-only halls
- Should UK universities introduce LGBT-only halls? Though LGBT-only dorms are commonplace in American colleges, Birmingham University is ...

Donald Trump 'planning new executive order on religious freedom'

Donald Trump 'planning new executive order on religious freedom'
- It was seen as opening the way for religious discrimination against the LGBT community and prospective foster parents. According to Politico, a new ...

Chechnya LGBT community risk death but find little help from outside

Chechnya LGBT community risk death but find little help from outside
The most difficult thing that could happen to a person is to be gay in ... When I told him that the British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and others ...

The Walking Dead's Tom Payne Feels 'Privileged' To Play Gay Character

The Walking Dead's Tom Payne Feels 'Privileged' To Play Gay Character
- I had messages on Twitter the next day from people; like this girl who said her brother came out to her parents the day after that episode aired,” Payne said. “That’s why we do this job: To help people through parts of their lives, emotional situations they might be going through. If you can see yourself on screen, that can help you to process whatever it is that you’re finding difficult in your life.”

Northern Ireland bakery refuses to make pro-gay marriage cake - again

Northern Ireland bakery refuses to make pro-gay marriage cake - again
- Joe Palmer, who is due to marry Andy Wong this summer, has said he is hurt by the bakery's refusal to bake a pro-gay marriage cake for a second time ...

Author of controversial Safe Schools petition rescinds campaign

Author of controversial Safe Schools petition rescinds campaign
- They remarked further that the group of signatories was not diverse enough, highlighting that while there were many LGBTI allies on it, there were not ...

Council on Global Affairs holds LGBT-rights conversation

Council on Global Affairs holds LGBT-rights conversation
- SMUG is an LGBTI, non-government network, formed in March 2004, that addresses Human Rights issues surrounding sexual orientation and gender ...

These beautiful portraits of LGBTI elders with younger activists will inspire you

These beautiful portraits of LGBTI elders with younger activists will inspire you
- Since 1978, it has been working to support and improve the lives of older LGBTI people and their caregivers.
It has launched a new initiative called SAGE Table. On 18 May, it is asking people to host a meal and invite LGBTI people and allies of all ages. It can be a breakfast, brunch, fancy restaurant dinner or picnic in the park.
The aim is to ‘build intergenerational connections that will make our communities stronger’.


Watch These Adorable Bears Get Engaged After One Narrowly Loses Mr. Bear Europe

Watch These Adorable Bears Get Engaged After One Narrowly Loses Mr. Bear Europe
- plans, and I hardly knew what to say, just because of nervousness: the choice and the application,” Yalda recalls to Asutrian LGBTI website GGG.


If your parents react badly when you come out, this gay man's story will give you hope

If your parents react badly when you come out, this gay man's story will give you hope
- In a video he has made for I'm From Driftwood, the ground breaking archive of LGBTI voices, he recalls going home aged 22 to tell his parents over ...

Bill protecting LGBTI people from discrimination under federal law introduced in US Congress

Bill protecting LGBTI people from discrimination under federal law introduced in US Congress
- A bill that would ban discrimination against LGBTI people under federal law was reintroduced today in both houses of the US Congress. The Equality ...

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