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Thursday, 27 July 2017

LGBTI people are looking to India to find long-term love

LGBTI people are looking to India to find long-term love
- The International Gay Marriage Bureau is an Indian website which is the only one in the world looking to arrange marriages for LGBTI people.

Older Lesbians Will Hold Hands On A Tram To Celebrate Their History

Older Lesbians Will Hold Hands On A Tram To Celebrate Their History
- The project is being run by Alice's Garage, a self-funded national program promoting healthy LGBTI ageing and empowering LGBTI elders, ...

Letting Thai people easily affirm their gender is a popular idea

Letting Thai people easily affirm their gender is a popular idea
- Thailand has a proposed Gender Certification Act in the works which it claims will strengthen protections for LGBTI people. The government wants to ...

14 amazing LGBTI women whose style we'd like to steal

14 amazing LGBTI women whose style we'd like to steal
- Ain't Got Fair To Go singer Jess is known for her fiery mass of red hair, her daring stage garb and her love of achingly cool eyewear. There's of course ...

The promises of Brexit can't be kept. You can only decide which bits to betray

The promises of Brexit can't be kept. You can only decide which bits to betray
- As I wrote yesterday, it's hard to explain what drove Britain's Brexit vote .... Even that narrow miss would see Scotland's population almost stagnate ...

Brexit vote toll cited as UK economy struggles

Brexit vote toll cited as UK economy struggles
- Sebastian Burnside, senior economist at Royal Bank of Scotland, said: “As prices rise faster than wages, households are seeing their budgets ...

Impact of Brexit on cities highlights need for Scots deal

Impact of Brexit on cities highlights need for Scots deal
- So, the irony is that in the years following Brexit it will be those cities which opposed leaving the Brussels club, the likes of the Scottish cities as well as ...

Brexit: 12 things you should know

Brexit: 12 things you should know
- While there is uncertainty about Brexit there are a few things you can do now to begin preparing and mitigating risks.

A quarter of children using food banks over summer are under five

A quarter of children using food banks over summer are under five
- A quarter of children using food banks over summer are under five ... The largest food bank network in the UK has published new data, which shows that ... Local authorities are required by the Child Poverty Act to assess the needs of ...

Poverty 'driving people to choose between eating or keeping clean'

Poverty 'driving people to choose between eating or keeping clean'
- Growing numbers of people are facing hygiene poverty, where they are unable ... Samantha Stapley, operations manager for England at the Trussell Trust ... chief executive of the Child Poverty Action Group, who said: “To tackle it we ...

Austerity 'derailing progress on life expectancy gap between rich and poor', researchers fear

Austerity 'derailing progress on life expectancy gap between rich and poor', researchers fear
- 2010 and included broad efforts to improve public health in England's poorest regions by reducing child poverty, regenerating areas and introducing ...

Harmful Surgery on Intersex Children

Harmful Surgery on Intersex Children
- On the other hand, genital or gonadal surgeries on intersex children too ... risk incontinence, scarring, lack of sensation, and psychological trauma.

Crisis in specialist mental health beds for children

Crisis in specialist mental health beds for children
- Whole regions of England were left without any specialist inpatient mental health beds for children on three occasions last year, a new report states.

Mental health targets missed for Scots children

Mental health targets missed for Scots children
- Thousands of children have been left waiting for mental health treatment as the Scottish Government's target for young people being treated within 18 ...

The UK Must Do More To Reunite Children In Danger With Loved Ones

The UK Must Do More To Reunite Children In Danger With Loved Ones
- One can only imagine the impact this has on a child's mental health and we ... As the UK gets underway with negotiations to leave the EU we cannot ...

Regions sometimes have no child mental health beds, says report

Regions sometimes have no child mental health beds, says report
- RCNi produces eleven nursing publications including Nursing Standard, the UK's best-selling nursing journal, and a range of specialist journals.

Football in dark ages over homophobia - Gareth Thomas

Football in dark ages over homophobia - Gareth Thomas
- There have been no openly gay professional footballers in the top four divisions ... In 2015, 2% of UK men identified as gay or bisexual but none of the ...

Theresa May - Apologise And Compensate Gay Men

Theresa May - Apologise And Compensate Gay Men
Around 100,000 men were convicted of consenting homosexual behavior following the outlawing in 1885 of all same-sex acts; with at least 15,000 of ...

61% of Conservative voters believe gay sex is 'unnatural'

61% of Conservative voters believe gay sex is 'unnatural'
- Six-in-ten Conservative voters believe that gay sex is unnatural, fifty years after it was decriminalised in the UK, according to a new poll.

Theresa May: Tories and I were 'wrong' on gay rights in the past

Theresa May: Tories and I were 'wrong' on gay rights in the past
British Prime Minister Theresa May admitted her Conservative Party had previously been “wrong” on gay rights and acknowledged there will ...

Decriminalisation Of Homosexuality: 50 Years After 1967 Act, Here Are 5 Obstacles To Equality ...

Decriminalisation Of Homosexuality: 50 Years After 1967 Act, Here Are 5 Obstacles To Equality ...
- It wasn't until 2013 that the acts between consenting adults was decriminalised across the UK, LGBT rights Peter Tatchell has noted.

Against the Law review – when being gay was a crime

Against the Law review – when being gay was a crime
- Against the Law (BBC2) sees film-maker Fergus O'Brien tell the story of Wildeblood, the only openly gay man to testify before the Wolfenden ...

Gay men like me need to start acknowledging our misogyny problem

Gay men like me need to start acknowledging our misogyny problem
Gay men like me need to start acknowledging our misogyny problem ... In January, I wrote an op-ed for LGBT site Gay Star News called “Why gay girls ... corrective rape occurs everywhere from South Africa to Jamaica to the UK.

The Biggest Milestones In The Battle For LGBT+ Equality Over The Last Five Decades

The Biggest Milestones In The Battle For LGBT+ Equality Over The Last Five Decades
- Labour politician Chris Smith became the UK's first openly gay MP when he came out at a gay rights protest rally in Rugby shortly after being elected, ...

LGBTI rights are a work in progress

LGBTI rights are a work in progress
- It's fifty years since the UK legislated for a partial decriminalisation of homosexuality. We've come a long way since yet we are still a long way off a truly ...

Trump tweets reveal plan to bar transgender people from serving in the military

Trump tweets reveal plan to bar transgender people from serving in the military
- Dan Kildee, a vice chair of the LGBT Equality Caucus, called the move a "slap in the face to the thousands of transgender Americans already serving ...

Italian guest house under fire for saying 'no gays or animals'

Italian guest house under fire for saying 'no gays or animals'
- A gay couple has been refused entry at a guesthouse in Italy after its owner told them it does not “accept gays and animals”. The pair who are from ...

7 Facts About Gay Conversion Camps and Homosexuality Cures

7 Facts About Gay Conversion Camps and Homosexuality Cures
- These attitudes tend to be due to forms of homophobia and heterosexism. Heterosexism can include the presumption that everyone is heterosexual or ...

Ruth Davidson fights back over online homophobic abuse

Ruth Davidson fights back over online homophobic abuse
- Ruth Davidson has spoken out against the homophobic abuse she has suffered since becoming Tory leader in Scotland and fears that growing levels ...

Why I'm backing Wings Over Scotland against claim of homophobia

Why I'm backing Wings Over Scotland against claim of homophobia
Homophobia wasn't just widespread, it was obligatory. Even to express an opinion that didn't condemn gay people to Hell for all eternity was ...

Maybe its time we started asking the church to get rid of its misogyny instead of ...

Maybe its time we started asking the church to get rid of its misogyny instead of ...
- What was unsurprising however was how defensive the clergy men got when one of the participants of the forum suggested that the homophobia often ...

YouTube prankster caught using 'racist and homophobic language' in shock video

YouTube prankster caught using 'racist and homophobic language' in shock video
- A YouTube prankster with 3.5million followers on Facebook has attracted backlash after being caught using xenophobic and homophobic language.

The owner of a gay bar said he has experienced 'the worst homophobic attack' following hunter sting

The owner of a gay bar said he has experienced 'the worst homophobic attack' following hunter sting
- The owner of a gay bar said he has experienced "the worst homophobic attack" he has ever seen following a sting operation and arrest at his ...

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