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Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Bangladeshi LGBTI people criticize government and media

Bangladeshi LGBTI people criticize government and media
- Bangladeshi LGBTI people criticize government and media. The LGBTI community in Bangladesh is mad and they're blaming the media and ...

LGBTI celebrities react to horrific bombing at Ariana Grande concert that killed 19

LGBTI celebrities react to horrific bombing at Ariana Grande concert that killed 19
- The explosion after a Ariana Grande concert in Manchester sent many LGBTI celebrities to social media to express their shock and condolences.

'It Was a Nightmare': Life for LGBTQ Refugees in Greece Can Be a Living Hell

'It Was a Nightmare': Life for LGBTQ Refugees in Greece Can Be a Living Hell
- As a recent report by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) noted, "LGBTI persons in forced displacement are at a high risk of remaining invisible in ...

Indonesia: Government exploiting pornography law to target LGBTI community

Indonesia: Government exploiting pornography law to target LGBTI community
- These arrests are further evidence of the increasingly hostile environment faced by the LGBTI community in Indonesia. This situation has been fueled ...



Report urges reversal of tax credit cuts as poverty levels soar

Report urges reversal of tax credit cuts as poverty levels soar
- Cuts to tax credits should be reversed and high housing costs need to be tackled, according to researchers who say 60% of UK people in poverty live ...

How do international students shape UK towns and cities?

How do international students shape UK towns and cities?
- But how much do people living in UK towns and cities really know about the ... on different approaches to inclusive education in the US and the UK.

'Brexit undermines universities at every turn'

'Brexit undermines universities at every turn'
- When the University of Cambridge says that “Brexit poses a significant risk to higher education and research activities in the UK”, we can't afford to ...

Less than 1 in 5 UK managers support 'hard Brexit'

Less than 1 in 5 UK managers support 'hard Brexit'
- Managers’ top five priorities from a new government are: Securing trade deals with non-EU countries – 66 per cent, maintaining access to EU talent by guaranteeing the rights of existing residents – 58 per cent, investing in capital infrastructure – 53 per cent, maintaining investment in the Apprenticeship Levy – 30 per cent and promoting UK higher education as an export – 27 per cent.
Just 19 per cent called for a reduction in corporate tax to be a top priority.
Ann Francke, CEO of the Chartered Management Institute, commented, “Political leaders looking for a strong mandate from this election must consider the views of UK’s 3.2 million managers, who are key drivers of the UK’s productivity. Managers have serious concerns about continued access to skilled workers, and this is motivating the desire for free movement of people Post-Brexit. All parties should focus post-election on the need to build an internationally competitive economy based on a world-class skilled workforce.”



One In Three Students Willing To Have Sex For Education, More Than Half To Find A 'Sugar Daddy ...

One In Three Students Willing To Have Sex For Education, More Than Half To Find A 'Sugar Daddy ...
- Student debt in the UK is even worse – although it's by a matter of degrees. “In many cities across the UK, the average maintenance loan won't even ...

UK Researchers Help Victims of Violence Manage Chronic Pain With Mobile App for Breathing ...

UK Researchers Help Victims of Violence Manage Chronic Pain With Mobile App for Breathing ...
- Researchers from the University of Kentucky are studying how to help victims of sexual and domestic abuse alleviate chronic pain ...

Universities should teach students resilience to improve mental health

Universities should teach students resilience to improve mental health
- Universities must teach their students' mental resilience to help them cope with a growing mental health crisis on campus, according to a new report.

Instagram is the most harmful social network for your mental health

Instagram is the most harmful social network for your mental health
- The report combines previously published research on the health impacts of social media with its own UK-wide survey of nearly 1,500 people between ...

Want to give up alcohol? Here are four very good reasons to quit drinking immediately

Want to give up alcohol? Here are four very good reasons to quit drinking immediately
- MOST of us are aware of the health problems alcohol can cause, but this might ... to major problems and can negatively affect your physical and mental health. Binge drinking, which continues to be a growing problem in the UK, can ...

UK wage performance “worst in over 200 years”

UK wage performance “worst in over 200 years”
Poverty levels are set to rise further, as a result of new policies unveiled by the Conservatives in their election manifesto. To cite just one example, the ...

Call for action as study finds 60% of those in poverty live in working households

Call for action as study finds 60% of those in poverty live in working households
- Call for action as study finds 60% of those in poverty live in working ... be tackled after finding that 60 per cent of people in poverty across the UK live in ...

In-work poverty hits record numbers, report reveals

In-work poverty hits record numbers, report reveals
- Over half of those living in poverty in the UK live in a household where ... of people in poverty are in working households - the highest figure recorded.

Ariana Grande: 'Broken' star who won over a generation of pop fans is an LGBT, animal rights and ...

Ariana Grande: 'Broken' star who won over a generation of pop fans is an LGBT, animal rights and ...
- The tour began in Phoenix, Arizona in February and British band Little Mix had been the support act during the American leg of the show. Her tour ...


French host humiliated gay men on live TV

French host humiliated gay men on live TV
- Nearly 20,000 complaints about the segment on Mr Hanouna's nightly show Touche pas à mon poste (TPMP - "Don't touch my TV" in English) had ...

Mock same-sex marriage staged on steps of Stormont

Mock same-sex marriage staged on steps of Stormont
- Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK where gay marriage is not legal and remains a divisive political issue and Monday's protest comes on the ...

Parents of gay children kicked out of 'marriage market'

Parents of gay children kicked out of 'marriage market'
- Parents of LGBTQ children were kicked out of a famous marriage market in Shanghai on May 20 as onlookers branded their children as 'abnormal.'.

Teenager charged with raping underage boy remanded

Teenager charged with raping underage boy remanded
- A teenager who appeared at court charged with rape has been remanded ahead of his next court appearance. The 13-year-old boy from north London ...

Taiwan court to rule on gay marriage

Taiwan court to rule on gay marriage
- A Taiwanese court is expected to rule whether or not gay marriage should be legal this week. The country's Constitutional Court will make a final ...

Several fatalities at UK Ariana Grande concert after explosion

Several fatalities at UK Ariana Grande concert after explosion
- The Associated Press is reporting that there are a number of fatalities after an "explosion" rocked an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in ...

Don't fall for the myth that it's 50 years since we decriminalised homosexuality

Don't fall for the myth that it's 50 years since we decriminalised homosexuality
- My new research reveals that an estimated 15,000-plus gay men were convicted in the decades that followed the 1967 liberalisation. Not only was homosexuality only partly decriminalised by the 1967 act, but the remaining anti-gay laws were policed more aggressively than before by a state that opposed gay acceptance and equality. In total, from 1885 and 2013, nearly 100,000 men were arrested for same-sex acts.


My double life as I tried to hide fact I was gay man, by NI-born diplomat

My double life as I tried to hide fact I was gay man, by NI-born diplomat
- In 2014, while serving at the British Embassy in Beijing, Mr Davidson married his partner, Chinese-American Scott Chang, in a ceremony that sparked a social media frenzy in the Communist country after Mr Davidson posted a photograph on Sina Weibo, its equivalent of Twitter.
Same-sex marriages are not allowed by Beijing, with many seeing such unions as alien to Chinese culture. More than 20 million people saw the photograph. The couple now have a son, Eliot, born to a surrogate mother.


Brit among 141 men arrested in Indonesia for holding a 'gay sex party' at a sauna

Brit among 141 men arrested in Indonesia for holding a 'gay sex party' at a sauna
- While homosexuality is legal nearly everywhere in Indonesia, police said up to 10 men could still be charged under the country's harsh pornography ...

UK bishop questions LGBT involvement in Catholic schools' sex-ed program

UK bishop questions LGBT involvement in Catholic schools' sex-ed program
- In an exclusive interview with LifeSiteNews, an English bishop has expressed his reservations about the Catholic ...

Female politicians in Texas protest anti-LGBT bathroom law by occupying the men's toilets

Female politicians in Texas protest anti-LGBT bathroom law by occupying the men's toilets
- Female Democratic lawmakers in Texas protested the passage of an anti-trans bill by using the bathroom for male representatives. The Texas state ...

Trans people 'being blocked from registering to vote'

Trans people 'being blocked from registering to vote'
- Trans voters are reportedly being blocked from registering to vote due to a Government protection measure “that goes too far”. Trans people who have ...

Hugh Grant to star in new LGBT+ drama by Russell T Davies

Hugh Grant to star in new LGBT+ drama by Russell T Davies
British actor Hugh Grant will star in a new BBC show by Queer as Folk ... Thorpe and Scott were lovers in the 1960s when gay sex was still illegal.

Straight guy explains why everyone should support LGBTI rights

Straight guy explains why everyone should support LGBTI rights
- A ban on foreigners attending Singapore's Pride Rally prompted a local straight man to implore his heterosexual peers to get out and support LGBTI ...

Africa: Mother's Day in a Diverse World

Africa: Mother's Day in a Diverse World
- The recognition of LGBTI rights by international human rights institutions and our governments gives us an impetus to start challenging our gender ...

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