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Thursday, 13 July 2017

Jeff Sessions addresses 'anti-LGBT hate group,' but DOJ won't release his remarks

Jeff Sessions addresses 'anti-LGBT hate group,' but DOJ won't release his remarks`
Sessions addressed members of the Alliance Defending Freedom, which was designated an “anti-LGBT hate group” by the Southern Poverty Law ...

Notable Christians who've had a change of heart on LGBT issues

Notable Christians who've had a change of heart on LGBT issues
- During her keynote address at the 2015 Gay Christian Network's annual conference, the U.K.-based singer said she still loves the church. According to ...

80s pop sensations Sinitta and Sonia sign up for Southampton Pride

80s pop sensations Sinitta and Sonia sign up for Southampton Pride
- Southampton Pride organisers - who are gearing up for the city's second LGBT festival - have confirmed not just one ... Her ginger curls and girly giggle made her a favourite with teenagers across the UK when 'You'll Never Stop Me ...

Human rights groups condemn Indonesia's new 'draconian' law against hardline Islamist groups

Human rights groups condemn Indonesia's new 'draconian' law against hardline Islamist groups
- The government's decision is said to have been triggered by rising incidents of violence against religious minorities and people from the LGBT ...

Government says it's 'ready to listen' over Brexit as Labour threatens to vote down repeal bill ...

Government says it's 'ready to listen' over Brexit as Labour threatens to vote down repeal bill ...
- This is the statement that Sir Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, put out overnight announcing that Labour will vote against the repeal bill at ...

The clock is ticking on Brexit: it is time for Theresa May to be straight with people

The clock is ticking on Brexit: it is time for Theresa May to be straight with people
- The Prime Minister and her senior colleagues must have thought about what might happen if the Brexit talks go badly, but do they have something as ...

What hard Brexit means for British breakfasts

What hard Brexit means for British breakfasts
- The UK is renowned for its blissfully unhealthy breakfasts - but it is interesting to see the effects of the trade negotiations for Brexit on the this Brit staple.

We are going to face a massive employment crisis after Brexit

We are going to face a massive employment crisis after Brexit
- Whether it is the lower pound, or the unwelcoming feel post-Brexit, matters not. The threat to the job market matters more than you may think.

So THIS is why it's harder to sleep as you get older

So THIS is why it's harder to sleep as you get older
- A lot of older people go to doctors complaining that they wake up early and can't get back to sleep. But maybe there's nothing wrong with them.

Northern Ireland applicants for university places fall 4% from last year

Northern Ireland applicants for university places fall 4% from last year
- There have been reductions across the UK: 437,860 from England (a ... the UK, older applicants are down, but applicants from the key 18-year-old age ...

Annual diabetes checks can increase life expectancy by half

Annual diabetes checks can increase life expectancy by half
- Annual checks for people with diabetes can increase life expectancy by half compared ... which is managed by NHS Digital in collaboration with Diabetes UK. ... people are at greater relative risk of premature death than older people.

Improve occupational therapy access in Wales,' report says

Improve occupational therapy access in Wales,' report says
- Better access to occupational therapy could help older people in Wales to keep their dignity, a report has said. It would also allow health and social ...

How loneliness in older people makes them more vulnerable to financial scammers

How loneliness in older people makes them more vulnerable to financial scammers
How loneliness in older people makes them more vulnerable to financial ... Three in ten people aged over 80 in the UK report feelings of loneliness ...

Can you take a mental health day at work?

Can you take a mental health day at work?
Mental health problems at work are very common, with at least one in six British workers experiencing an issue such as anxiety or depression. So why ...

One third of British employees are dealing with anxiety, depression, or stress, survey finds

One third of British employees are dealing with anxiety, depression, or stress, survey finds
- Management consultancy firm PwC asked British people in a range of different jobs to answer questions about their mental health, and found that one ...

School sends Fitbits and phones to back of class

School sends Fitbits and phones to back of class
- but its oldest students from using mobile phones at school because it says the constant pressure to have fun is taking a toll on mental health.

Catholic Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage

Catholic Malta votes to legalise same-sex marriage
- The staunchly Catholic island of Malta has voted to legalise same-sex marriage. Parliament agreed to amend Malta's marriage act, replacing words ...

Pride and prejudice at S.Korea gay parade

Pride and prejudice at S.Korea gay parade
- Thousands of people will march through Seoul to support gay rights in this Saturday's Pride parade, and probably just as many conservative ...

Pride out of London: brands should be popping the Gay Pride London bubble

Pride out of London: brands should be popping the Gay Pride London bubble
- I'm not saying that parades through cities and towns across the UK aren't helping visibility, but they can't and don't reach everyone, particularly the 15 ...

Owner of London's GAY says iconic venue could be facing closure

Owner of London's GAY says iconic venue could be facing closure
- Jeremy Joseph has revealed that G-A-Y Late is currently under rent review, and that the owner of the building is demanding a dramatic increase in ...

Landmark Supreme Court ruling grants equal pension rights to same-sex couples

Landmark Supreme Court ruling grants equal pension rights to same-sex couples
- A LANDMARK case at the UK Supreme Court has won equal pension rights for same-sex couples, though the case has thrown up questions about ...

Don't be so surprised by this week's gay Muslim marriage – I married my Muslim husband in a ...

Don't be so surprised by this week's gay Muslim marriage – I married my Muslim husband in a ...
- Back in 2002, when gay online websites were pretty new, I was a 37-year-old gay male who also had a very strong Christian faith. I had joined a ...

Transport for London scraps 'ladies and gentlemen' from Tube tannoy announcements in gender ...

Transport for London scraps 'ladies and gentlemen' from Tube tannoy announcements in gender ...
- A spokesman for charity Stonewall, which champions the rights of lesbian, gay, bi and trans people, also backed the move. He said: “Language is ...

I have more gay friends than Liberace': James Woods responds to backlash after he tweeted that ...

I have more gay friends than Liberace': James Woods responds to backlash after he tweeted that ...
- After facing backlash for a tweet mocking a 'gender creative' boy, James Woods tweeted this Wednesday that his critics should 'stop the homophobia ...

The most surprising LGBTI stats and facts from around the world

The most surprising LGBTI stats and facts from around the world
- 49% of 18- to 24-year-olds in the UK describe themselves as 'not 100% heterosexual'. ... There have been three other openly LGBT heads of state:.

Church of England overwhelmingly approves motion to welcome transgenders

Church of England overwhelmingly approves motion to welcome transgenders
- On Saturday, the Synod approved a motion calling on the U.K. government to ban gay "conversion therapy." The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most ...

Church of England Votes to Condemn 'Ex-Gay' Therapy, Welcome Trans Members

Church of England Votes to Condemn 'Ex-Gay' Therapy, Welcome Trans Members
- The synod approved a motion Saturday calling on the U.K. government to ban conversion therapy, usually performed on LGBT people in hopes of ...

UK Celebrates First Gay Muslim Wedding And The Newlyweds' Message To Haters Is Everything

UK Celebrates First Gay Muslim Wedding And The Newlyweds' Message To Haters Is Everything
- Well, now Jared and his husband Sean Rogan have become the first same-sex couple in the UK to wed in a Muslim ceremony. The wedding recently ...

Gay Muslim Wedding Breaks Barriers in UK

Gay Muslim Wedding Breaks Barriers in UK
- Rabat – Same-sex marriage became legally recognized in the UK in 2014 but on Monday another important milestone was reached when the first gay ...

UK pensions ruling wins equal benefits for gay couple

UK pensions ruling wins equal benefits for gay couple
- A retired businessman has won equal pension benefits for his husband in a ruling by the UK's highest court that has wide-ranging implications for the ...

Malta to legalize same-sex marriages over church protests

Malta to legalize same-sex marriages over church protests
- The predominantly Roman Catholic island nation of Malta is set to legalize same-sex marriages, joining much of Western ...

Previously suicidal UK Muslim in same-sex marriage says 'God's in my heart,' praises 'guardian ...

Previously suicidal UK Muslim in same-sex marriage says 'God's in my heart,' praises 'guardian ...
- A man who is believed to be one of the first UK Muslims to take part in a same-sex marriage has said his husband had been his 'guardian angel' after ...

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