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Friday, 7 July 2017

Schools survey points to poverty blight for pupils

Schools survey points to poverty blight for pupils
Poverty is harming the ability of children to perform well at school, with pupils turning up hungry, cold and without money to pay for field trips, ...

Could China be the new best friend for a post-Brexit Britain?

Could China be the new best friend for a post-Brexit Britain?
Britain's education system, which already attracts tens of thousands of fee-paying Chinese students, will continue to be competitive regardless of the ...

It's delusional to think tuition fees are fair. Poorer students are being penalised

It's delusional to think tuition fees are fair. Poorer students are being penalised
- is simply bizarre to view university education as a privilege that .... across the UK will be campaigning for an urgent review of higher education ...

How we can help to improve rights for girls across the world

How we can help to improve rights for girls across the world
- is a fight under way to help improve education, sexual health and ... Tanya Barron, chief executive of Plan International UK, explains what we ...

UK may not actually exit the EU, warn political sources

UK may not actually exit the EU, warn political sources
- fear and the prospect of a Jeremy Corbyn premiership means Brexit might never actually happen, political sources have claimed. Speculation ...

I know in my heart that Brexit can be stopped

I know in my heart that Brexit can be stopped
- So how to Get Good Out Of the Bad that Brexit represents? The short, long-term answer is that it has to be reversed - but that is going to take time.

EU's Barnier to Britain: No chance of friction-free trade after Brexit

EU's Barnier to Britain: No chance of friction-free trade after Brexit
- Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Brexit Minister) David Davis, at left, and the European Union's French chief Brexit ...

Here is Britain's new place in the world – on the sidelines

Here is Britain's new place in the world – on the sidelines
- Back then, the early post-Brexit confidence still lay around May's shoulders. The leave vote still fresh, she could brush off the isolation, political dignity ...

Pride in London town... the streets are bright, bold and beautifully inclusive

Pride in London town... the streets are bright, bold and beautifully inclusive
- Before I came out as gay, the rainbow flag was always a symbol of happiness and positivity I would admire from afar. I couldn't be seen with something ..

Iraqi male model brutally killed in Baghdad 'because of his good looks'

Iraqi male model brutally killed in Baghdad 'because of his good looks'
- In 2016, extremists blindfolded a man before pushing him to his death from a 10-storey building in Aleppo, Syria, after accusing him of homosexuality.

Andrew Garfield Speaks Out About His Experience Of Sexuality

Andrew Garfield Speaks Out About His Experience Of Sexuality
- Andrew Garfield revealed that he hasn't totally ruled out the possibilty of having a same-sex relationship in the future, although for the time being he is .

We can celebrate our freedom — but it's still not enough

We can celebrate our freedom — but it's still not enough
- fifty years since the law changed on homosexuality. ... the first UK rabbi to come out as gay, and Rabbi Sheila Shulman and Rabbi Eli Tikvah Sarah, ...

Racist and anti-gay bullying is on the rise in Scottish schools

Racist and anti-gay bullying is on the rise in Scottish schools
- RACIST and anti-gay bullying is on the rise in Scottish schools despite years of authorities campaigning for tolerance and a change in attitudes, ...

One in three LGBT+ people have been harassed or bullied in the workplace

One in three LGBT+ people have been harassed or bullied in the workplace
- But it's shocking that in 2017 so many lesbian, gay, bi and trans people around the UK still experience discrimination and harassment at work just ...

Court declines to rehear gay employee discrimination case

Court declines to rehear gay employee discrimination case
- With lower courts clearly split on the issue of whether employers may discriminate against gay and lesbian employees because of ...

Big Brother UK's Andrew Sexually Harassed Gay Housemate Raph

Big Brother UK's Andrew Sexually Harassed Gay Housemate Raph
- Big Brother UK has had a lot of gay news coverage in the past few weeks. Mostly, that's because the contestants seem extra fame hungry this season ...

Tanzania steps up fight against queer rights

Tanzania steps up fight against queer rights
- Homosexuality carries a maximum sentence of 30 years’ imprisonment in Tanzania. Nchemba, however, has extended the country’s limitation on queer rights to organisations which campaigned for queer rights.
“I would like to use this opportunity to remind and warn all organisations and institutions that campaign … to protect homosexual interests, that we are going to arrest whoever is involved and charge them in courts of law. If we find a foreigner conducting this campaign, he or she will be deported within no time. They will not have even the time to unplug their mobile phones from the socket.”


Pride 2017: five British LGBT writers on books that inspired them

Pride 2017: five British LGBT writers on books that inspired them
- And so, as we celebrate Pride 2017, I asked five LGBT writers in the UK ... He approached the Middle East's complex and long-running conflict, and ...

War Within – A Muslim man tries to reconcile his faith & sexuality

War Within – A Muslim man tries to reconcile his faith & sexuality
- Created by Mahmoud Hassino to illuminate the urgent challenges experienced by LGBTQ+ people in the Middle East, Mr. Gay Syria is a regional ...

LGBT Health & Well Being Report

LGBT Health & Well Being Report
- The United Nations needs to address the health & well-being of our LGBTI people. A new report released by OutRight Action International & the Global ...

Groups call for LGBTI people must be included in global health

Groups call for LGBTI people must be included in global health
- Data about the LGBTI health needs is not incomplete globally but what data is available show the health of LGBTI people is consistently poorer than ...

Radio DJ gets candid about being transgender in the industry

Radio DJ gets candid about being transgender in the industry
- The thing is the industry has always been “ours” (LGBTI community) but the older generation were not brave enough to come out. Now we suffer ...

Romania's LGBTI campaigners continue to fight for rights with first Pride in Transylvania

Romania's LGBTI campaigners continue to fight for rights with first Pride in Transylvania
- Even though the European Union has promoted LGBTI rights, including such rights as a priority for candidate for accession states, the relationship ...

Pride In London: Get all the Parade Day deets here ahead of Saturday

Pride In London: Get all the Parade Day deets here ahead of Saturday
- After weeks of celebrations, the mighty Pride In London will be marking Parade Day this Saturday, 8 July. At the time of writing, warm temperatures and ...

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