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Thursday, 3 August 2017

Chechnya are 'charging gay men with terrorism claiming they are members of ISIS'

Chechnya are 'charging gay men with terrorism claiming they are members of ISIS'
- Chechnya are now allegedly charging gay and bisexual men with terrorist ... This comes just over 120 days since the first reports of gay men being ...

Born this way? Researchers explore the science of gender identity

Born this way? Researchers explore the science of gender identity
- If a "cause" is found it could posit a "cure," potentially opening the door to so-called reparative therapies similar to those that attempt to turn gay people ...

UK Labor Party suspends councilor for anti-gay comments

UK Labor Party suspends councilor for anti-gay comments
- The UK Labor Party has suspended Harrow City Councilor Chika Amadi over a series of anti-gay comments. (Photo courtesy of Chika Amadi's ...

Northern Irish police officers join gay pride parade in Belfast

Northern Irish police officers join gay pride parade in Belfast
- Northern Irish police officers join gay pride parade in Belfast ... Northern Ireland is the only region of the UK where gay marriage remains outlawed.

Calexit! Calfornians want to replicate Brexit and TAKE BACK their tax dollars

Calexit! Calfornians want to replicate Brexit and TAKE BACK their tax dollars
- A GROUP of California residents is campaigning to get a Brexit-like vote on whether the state should remain part of the United States and continue to ...

Brexit supporters are willing to see the British economy tank as long as the UK leaves the EU

Brexit supporters are willing to see the British economy tank as long as the UK leaves the EU
- Among those who voted for the UK to leave the EU, 61% believe that a damaged British economy is a “price worth paying” for the country to leave the ...

Unemployment falls, optimism rises in the EU a year after Brexit vote

Unemployment falls, optimism rises in the EU a year after Brexit vote
- Unemployment in the Eurozone has now fallen to its lowest level since early 2009, as the single-currency area continues along a road of economic ...

Deutsche Bank expects to move 4000 jobs to EU after Brexit

Deutsche Bank expects to move 4000 jobs to EU after Brexit
- Deutsche Bank's most likely Brexit scenario foresees shifting 4,000 jobs to continental Europe from the UK over several years, according to people ...

The 15 new laws coming into force over the next two years

The 15 new laws coming into force over the next two years
- Do you know the UK laws and legislation which will be coming into force over the next two years? .... The Courts bill will end the direct cross examination of domestic violence victims by their alleged perpetrators in the family courts.

A Tory MP accuses Jeremy Corbyn of having a messiah complex for caring about hungry children

A Tory MP accuses Jeremy Corbyn of having a messiah complex for caring about hungry children
- Four million children in the UK live in poverty, according to the government's own figures. Yet Hoare suggests that, in the ninth largest economy, only a ...

Mental health patients can wait years before they are discharged from hospital

Mental health patients can wait years before they are discharged from hospital
- There is an extra £400 million for crisis resolution home treatment teams, as well as investment in community mental health services." 

As a doctor, I believe that questions about Donald Trump's mental health now need to be met with ...

As a doctor, I believe that questions about Donald Trump's mental health now need to be met with ...
- Context is important, and mental health problems aren't always dangerous for a person's job – but in the depths of my own depression, I wouldn't ...

Student mental health: where to find help

Student mental health: where to find help
- A student's mental health and wellbeing can be volatile. ... quarter of students in the UK consider themselves to have mental health problems, of which ...

Scots mental health discharge issues 'enormously complex'

Scots mental health discharge issues 'enormously complex'
- Cases of lengthy delays in discharging patients from acute mental health units are ... The BBC conducted a UK-wide investigation of delays in releasing mental ... NHS Orkney and NHS Shetland do not have any acute mental health ...

Confusion And Worry Around Social Care In The UK Must Stop

Confusion And Worry Around Social Care In The UK Must Stop
- And BBC research showed an alarming shortfall in care home rooms that will leave up to 3,000 older people without the support they need by the end ...

Downsizing exodus' could unlock £720bn in homes finds research

Downsizing exodus' could unlock £720bn in homes finds research
- 48% of people aged 65 and over are considering downsizing or would do so if a one-time stamp duty exemption for older people was introduced.

UK marks 50 years of decriminalization of homosexuality

UK marks 50 years of decriminalization of homosexuality
LGBT Britons noted a momentous moment in English history last week with the 50th anniversary of decriminalization of homosexuality. In 1967, the ...

Is the term 'LGBT community' problematic? Yes, according to new research

Is the term 'LGBT community' problematic? Yes, according to new research
- The phrase 'LGBT community' can be problematic and should be used with ... The UK-wide study, which included responses from more than 600 ...

We want to embrace all the subcultures in the LGBT+ community and make everyone welcome'

We want to embrace all the subcultures in the LGBT+ community and make everyone welcome'
- I knew I was gay from an early age,” he says, “and was out to some close ... “Ireland is now on the verge of overtaking the UK, with being the first ...

Is it time to dump the term LGBT?

Is it time to dump the term LGBT?
UK has made the suggestion that it might be time to dump the term “LGBT ... The book examines a number of ideas around LGBT identities including ..

Brexit is happening so let's make it work for all of us, DUP's Foster tells Varadkar

Brexit is happening so let's make it work for all of us, DUP's Foster tells Varadkar
- He may be hopeful, but that is disrespecting the will of the British people. Brexit is ... Mr Varadkar revealed he was gay in the run-up to the Republic's ...

Tyler, The Creator: the wrong kind of queer

Tyler, The Creator: the wrong kind of queer
- He's been instantly rejected due to his previous 'crimes' against the LGBT community – that is, his erstwhile fondness for using the word 'faggot' in his ...

Love Island smashes ANOTHER TV record as 80000 apply in just one week

Love Island smashes ANOTHER TV record as 80000 apply in just one week
- Show creator Richard Cowles has teased the idea of a LGBT-friendly version of Love Island, telling The Times: "I would like to see what a gay version ...

Arlene Foster slaps down Leo Varadkar - Ireland must ACCEPT Brexit will happen

Arlene Foster slaps down Leo Varadkar - Ireland must ACCEPT Brexit will happen
- She also accused Leo Varadkar, 38, of being "unhelpful" by making comments about the Irish border after Britain leaves the European Union (EU).

Survivors From Gay Concentration Camps In Chechnya Are Sharing Their Horrifying Stories

Survivors From Gay Concentration Camps In Chechnya Are Sharing Their Horrifying Stories
- On April 1, The New York Times reported that Chechen authorities were arresting and killing gay men. According to leading Russian opposition ...

British Nigerian councillor suspended over anti-gay comments on Twitter

British Nigerian councillor suspended over anti-gay comments on Twitter
- Some UK LGBT members petitioned the Labor party and she was suspended yesterday. A spokesperson of the party who confirmed her suspension ...

What straight couples can learn from gay couples

What straight couples can learn from gay couples
- Recently, Dr Jane Traies conducted the first comprehensive study of older lesbians in the UK. She told me, "It's not uncommon for a lesbian's ...

India's new gay matchmaker is arranging marriages for the LGBT+ community

India's new gay matchmaker is arranging marriages for the LGBT+ community
- On their website, CEO and founder Urvi explained: “I am committed to the cause of matching the potential gay partners with their potential like- minded ...

Who is in Celebrity Big Brother and when is it on?

Who is in Celebrity Big Brother and when is it on?
- the LGBT community (6.6 percent) four Americans (26.6 percent). Amelia Lily (22) rose to fame in 2011 when she finished third on The X Factor UK.

Mayor Andy Burnham pledges to make city region the first in the UK to be dementia friendly

Mayor Andy Burnham pledges to make city region the first in the UK to be dementia friendly
- MAYOR Andy Burnham has pledged to make Greater Manchester the UK's first dementia friendly city region. ... including representatives from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and black, Asian and minority ethnic ...

Pride was founded so that LGBT citizens can lead open and confident lives

Pride was founded so that LGBT citizens can lead open and confident lives
- Pride was founded so that LGBT citizens can lead open and confident lives ... Ireland had to wait (as per usual!) until 1982 following Dudgeon v UK.

US Coast Guard commandant says he 'will not break faith' with transgender personnel

US Coast Guard commandant says he 'will not break faith' with transgender personnel
- The chief of the US Coast Guard has said he "will not break faith" with transgender personnel after Donald Trump said they would be banned from ...

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