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Friday, 28 July 2017

Every Scottish MP asked to back call to end benefits freeze to ease poverty

Every Scottish MP asked to back call to end benefits freeze to ease poverty
- The Poverty Alliance has asked each of Scotland's 59 MPs to back their call to end the freeze which it says is causing even more hardship to already ...

People are having to choose between eating and keeping clean in Theresa May's austerity Britain

People are having to choose between eating and keeping clean in Theresa May's austerity Britain
- Tory austerity measures are forcing many families in the UK to chose between ... Food banks are also reporting a food poverty crisis in the UK. It is only ...

What it's like to live with compulsive skin picking disorder

What it's like to live with compulsive skin picking disorder
- What it's like to live with compulsive skin picking disorder ... addiction, relative to a mental health problem including OCD, as well as stress and anxiety.

5 suicides at Bristol University raise fears of student mental health crisis — RT UK

5 suicides at Bristol University raise fears of student mental health crisis — RT UK
- The deaths at Bristol, one of the most prestigious universities in Britain, have renewed concerns about a crisis in student mental health and the ...

Exercising this neglected body part with just two moves could relieve it

Exercising this neglected body part with just two moves could relieve it
- BACK pain affects 2.5 million people every day in the UK, is the reason for ten ... However, as with your mental and cardiovascular health - as well as ...

Wired Productions unveils mental health awareness campaign

Wired Productions unveils mental health awareness campaign
- This partnership marks the beginning of a year-long campaign to “raise awareness and bring ongoing attention to the importance of mental health ...

Is too much sugar causing anxiety in men?

Is too much sugar causing anxiety in men?
- They cross compared this with the occurrence of common mental disorders. ... According to the National Diet and Nutrition Survey, men in the UK ...

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 cannot be surprised when they give up on legal systems that don't appear ...

Star Trek reveals its first openly gay character

Star Trek reveals its first openly gay character
- Star Trek: Discovery is changing the game in many ways. And the upcoming television show is giving fans a first look at the franchise's first openly gay ...

For true victory, LGBTQ+ campaigners must change the culture as well as the law

For true victory, LGBTQ+ campaigners must change the culture as well as the law
Gay sex continued to be criminalised throughout the UK for years after 1967. Legalisation was not achieved until 1980 in Scotland, and then 1982 in ...

Absolut's Posters Remind Us It's Still Illegal to Be Gay in 72 Countries

Absolut's Posters Remind Us It's Still Illegal to Be Gay in 72 Countries
- Following its global "Equal Love" film from a few weeks ago, Absolut has created a U.K. poster campaign to highlight the fact that it is still illegal to ...

60% of Leave voters think gay sex is 'unnatural'

60% of Leave voters think gay sex is 'unnatural'
- 59% of Brexit supporters believe gay sex is unnatural, according to a new poll, fifty years after if it was decriminalised in the UK. Six in ten Leave voters ...

The countries that allow transgender troops to serve in their armed forces

The countries that allow transgender troops to serve in their armed forces
- the Clinton era "don't ask, don't tell" policy that blocked openly gay, lesbian, ... Alex Burton, Commander of the UK Maritime Forces, tweeted, "As an ...

Department of Justice says gay people aren't protected under anti-discrimination laws

Department of Justice says gay people aren't protected under anti-discrimination laws
- The US Department of Justice has argued that gay people shouldn't be protected under anti-discrimination laws. On Wednesday, Attorney General ...

Inside Justin Bieber's Hillsong Church: Child abuse cover-up claims, rinsing its followers for money ...

Inside Justin Bieber's Hillsong Church: Child abuse cover-up claims, rinsing its followers for money ...
- Hillsong does not believe in homosexuality, in line with the Old Testament, nor does it agree with equal marriage. When a director of one of its church's ...

Department of Justice says gay people aren't protected under anti-discrimination laws

Department of Justice says gay people aren't protected under anti-discrimination laws
- The US Department of Justice has argued that gay people shouldn't be protected under anti-discrimination laws. On Wednesday, Attorney General ..

LGBTI rights are a work in progress

LGBTI rights are a work in progress
- Chair at Amnesty UK LGBTI Network. It's fifty years since the UK legislated for a partial decriminalisation of homosexuality. We've ...

7 UK buildings and landmarks that are important to LGBTI history – how many have you been to?

7 UK buildings and landmarks that are important to LGBTI history – how many have you been to?
- From Bletchley Park, the base of codebreaker Alan Turing, to London's Royal Vauxhall Tavern, where TV personality Paul O'Grady cut his teeth as Lily ...

Troye Sivan has paid for fan's cancer treatment

Troye Sivan has paid for fan's cancer treatment
- He's recently been recognized by Attitude magazine's Pride Awards for his campaigning as an LGBTI activist. His powerful cancer story, he has been ...

Trump nominates anti-LGBTI governor as ambassador for religious freedom

Trump nominates anti-LGBTI governor as ambassador for religious freedom
- Trump nominated Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, known for his anti-LGBTI stances, as a global ambassador for religious freedom.

After holding Pride in secret for years, Iran LGBTIs will march proudly for the first time

After holding Pride in secret for years, Iran LGBTIs will march proudly for the first time
- This means the possibility of a large Pride march through the capital remains a long time away. But a burgeoning group of LGBTI people are not ...

Six in 10 Brexit voters 'think gay sex is unnatural', poll finds

Six in 10 Brexit voters 'think gay sex is unnatural', poll finds
Gay sex in considered “unnatural” by 60 per cent of Britons who voted for Brexit, a poll has found. Research from YouGov for Pink News, found that a ...

Youtube vlogger films telling his younger brother he is gay

Youtube vlogger films telling his younger brother he is gay
- A popular YouTuber has uploaded a video in which he tells his 5-year-old brother that he is gay. Oliver Potter, who goes by the name of OliverVlogss ...

People share what being gay means to them

People share what being gay means to them
- To mark the 50 years of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK, we asked readers what it means to be gay to them. Here are some of ...

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