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Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Who is Gauthier Destenay?

Who is Gauthier Destenay?
- The unnamed country's officials asked that he not to mention the fact that he was gay, to which Xavier said he would purposely bring up and speak out ...

Theresa May criticised for meeting with with anti-gay cleric

Theresa May criticised for meeting with with anti-gay cleric
- The letter, undersigned by pastors “on behalf of tens of thousands of black British Christians”, said the then Labour government was “discriminating ...

The town's first LGBT hate crime hailed a 'success'

The town's first LGBT hate crime hailed a 'success'
- During the event, which was organised by members of Trans Warrington, visitors were invited to discuss the impact of hate crime, how to put a stop to ...

Durham Pride takes to the streets for biggest event yet

Durham Pride takes to the streets for biggest event yet
- It's fabulous to have so much support from the community and really means a lot to the LGBT community to see that. “People are telling us the work ...



Theresa May reverts to Brexit message after social care U-turn

Theresa May reverts to Brexit message after social care U-turn
- Theresa May will claim that “economic prosperity will suffer, jobs and livelihoods will be put at risk, and with them the security and peace of mind of ...

London looks set to take the hit from hard Brexit

London looks set to take the hit from hard Brexit
- Lloyd Blankfein, chief executive of Goldman Sachs, warns that the City of London “will stall” and see its position as a global financial centre eroded as a result of UK’s decision to leave the European Union.
His bank, which has had a London presence since 1970 and currently employs 6,000 in the capital, has already started to shift hundreds of workers out of London to Frankfurt, Paris and Warsaw as Brexit looms. There have been rumblings that Goldman’s London-based staff will eventually dwindle to 3,000 as a result of last June’s referendum result.

EU sets out demands on post-Brexit people's rights

EU sets out demands on post-Brexit people's rights
- It says that EU and UK citizens caught up in Brexit on the two sides of the Channel should be considered legally resident after the withdrawal date, ...

Cameron wimped out!' Voters back May to use 'clout' in Brussels to secure Brexit deal

Cameron wimped out!' Voters back May to use 'clout' in Brussels to secure Brexit deal
- Plotting to ramp up warnings about the high-stakes negotiations, she will say: “If we don't make a success of Brexit, we won't have the financial means ...

Public trusts Labour more than Conservatives to protect pensioners, poll says

Public trusts Labour more than Conservatives to protect pensioners, poll says
- However, the Tories are ahead among older people – the group most likely to vote in elections. Some 39 per cent of 65-75 year-olds and 58 per cent ...

Getting over the right message about the link between poverty and housing is vital

Getting over the right message about the link between poverty and housing is vital
- Last year, we conducted research looking into UK public perceptions of poverty [pdf], alongside the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the National ...

Top Tory sparks fury by saying most food bank users aren't 'languishing in poverty'

Top Tory sparks fury by saying most food bank users aren't 'languishing in poverty'
- A top Tory sparked anger today by saying most food bank users are not "languishing in poverty". Instead Dominic Raab blamed "cash flow problems" ...

Report reveals scale of food bank use in the UK

Report reveals scale of food bank use in the UK
- The spread of food banks maps growing problems of poverty across the UK, but also the growing drive among many thousands of people across the ...

Theresa May proposes tougher sentences for domestic violence involving children

Theresa May proposes tougher sentences for domestic violence involving children
- The potential for longer sentences for those convicted of domestic violence against children is among several new policy proposals the Prime Minister ...

My abusive partner used suicide to control me'

My abusive partner used suicide to control me'
- Emma, 27, is assistant manager at a Women's Aid-run refuge for survivors of domestic abuse. Here, she shares her own experiences with Cosmo.

Hundreds of 'hidden food banks' reveal true scale of food poverty in UK

Hundreds of 'hidden food banks' reveal true scale of food poverty in UK
- Hundreds of “hidden” food banks are operating in the UK, research has revealed, indicating the true scale of food poverty is higher than previously ...

White House accused of homophobia after excluding First Gentleman of Luxembourg in photo ...

White House accused of homophobia after excluding First Gentleman of Luxembourg in photo ...
- Spouses of NATO leaders posed for a photo last week in Brussels, but Gauthier Destenay, First Gentleman of Luxembourg, was snubbed in the ...



Renewed calls for improved LGBTI rights in Thailand

Renewed calls for improved LGBTI rights in Thailand
- A bill which aims to end discrimination of LGBTI people has been stalled in the parliament for several years, but after a petition with over 60,000 ...

Anderson Cooper, Ricky Martin, Laverne Cox and other LGBTI celebs kick off summer

Anderson Cooper, Ricky Martin, Laverne Cox and other LGBTI celebs kick off summer
- Anderson Cooper and his longtime partner Benjamin Maisani took off for Venice, Italy for the Memorial Day weekend – the unofficial start of summer.

Don't rain on our parade - hundreds brave the weather for Durham Pride 2017

Don't rain on our parade - hundreds brave the weather for Durham Pride 2017
- Hundreds of people lined the streets of the city to celebrate the county's LGBT community before heading to the riverside for music performances.


Theresa May Met With A Pastor Who Campaigned Against LGBT Equality

Theresa May Met With A Pastor Who Campaigned Against LGBT Equality
- who campaigned against LGBT equality legislation during a church service ... said to combat the problem of homophobia in Britain", the letter said.

Police reveal drugs arrests at Birmingham Pride

Police reveal drugs arrests at Birmingham Pride
- the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK. ... It is such a positive event for the LGBT community and for the city of ...

French president Macron tells Putin to protect LGBT rights after torture claims

French president Macron tells Putin to protect LGBT rights after torture claims
- Emmanuel Macron has called on Russian president Vladimir Putin to safeguard the human rights of gay people in the Russian republic of chechnya ...

UK Bishops' Voting Guide Reveals Pope Francis' Influence

UK Bishops' Voting Guide Reveals Pope Francis' Influence
- There are no claims that expanding LGBT rights are persecuting Christians in the U.K., claims which the U.S. bishops continue to make quite vocally ...

Matt Lucas: Margaret Thatcher was a murderer

Matt Lucas: Margaret Thatcher was a murderer
- The comic has blasted the former Prime Minister for introducing the notorious ‘Section 28’ which banned schools from intentionally promoting homosexuality.
'I regard Margaret Thatcher and the people who created and endorsed Clause 28 as murderers' he said in a new documentary film. 'They prevented young men from learning how not to contract AIDS and die.

UK envoy planning float for Tel Aviv Gay Pride

UK envoy planning float for Tel Aviv Gay Pride
Britain's first openly gay ambassador to Israel, David Quarrey, and his partner, Aldo Henrique, star in a new video inviting people to join their ...

How first-aiders saved two women's lives at Birmingham Pride

How first-aiders saved two women's lives at Birmingham Pride
- The revellers were treated within minutes on Sunday night by vigilant first-aiders at one of the biggest two-day LGBT festivals in the UK.

Equality watchdog commissioner called to resign for anti-LGBTI comments

Equality watchdog commissioner called to resign for anti-LGBTI comments
- Billy Leung is a long-term LGBTI advocate in Hong Kong who argued not everybody who is on the EOC should share the same point of view but ...

Cambodia's Pride ends in a rainbow tuk tuk race

Cambodia's Pride ends in a rainbow tuk tuk race
- The teams raced through torrential rain to pick up clues and get to checkpoints at the city's numerous LGBTI bars and venues. Cambodia's 10-day ...

New Delhi's first LGBTI cafe will leave you hungry for more

New Delhi's first LGBTI cafe will leave you hungry for more
- India's capital, New Delhi, now has its own LGBTI cafe which along with an amazing menu will be a safe space for all people in the rainbow ...

LGBTI people are 'nearly invisible' in major Hollywood films, report finds

LGBTI people are 'nearly invisible' in major Hollywood films, report finds
LGBTI representation in Hollywood films is slipping, particularly people of color, a new report found. In the fifth annual GLAAD Studio Responsibility ...

This app helps LGBTI people access healthcare in fiercely anti-gay Nigeria

This app helps LGBTI people access healthcare in fiercely anti-gay Nigeria
- A new app is helping LGBTI people in Nigeria find friendly and safe access to healthcare. Developed by Nigerian human rights NGO, The Initiative for ...

Don't turn your back on your family!

Don't turn your back on your family!
- On May 17, 1990, the World Health Organization (WHO) declassified homosexuality as a mental disorder. However, 27 years later, members of the ...

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