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Thursday, 24 August 2017

Comprehensive approach addressing hate crime and violence against LGBTI people

Comprehensive approach addressing hate crime and violence against LGBTI people
- Comprehensive approach addressing hate crime and violence against LGBTI people. Keynote speech by Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe 

How to protect yourself against revenge porn

How to protect yourself against revenge porn
- Stay Brave UK – a charity that supports men, LGBT and non-binary people who have experienced domestic and sexual abuse – has revealed some of ...

French firm offered spyware to 'find out if your son is gay'

French firm offered spyware to 'find out if your son is gay'
- The post was highlighted by a French youth LGBT rights group. ... However, the English language version of Fireworld's site suggests a range of ...

East Renfrewshire Council raises rainbow flag supporting LGBTI population

East Renfrewshire Council raises rainbow flag supporting LGBTI population
- A RAINBOW flag has been raised at the council headquarters in East Renfrewshire for the first time in support of the area's LGBTI population.

Is the UK Flunking the EU's Test?

Is the UK Flunking the EU's Test?
- The problem, according to some Brexit watchers, is that despite the frenzy of activity the U.K. may have made the cardinal error of failing to answer the ...

Britain's economy grew as expected in the second quarter — but Brexit uncertainty continues to bite

Britain's economy grew as expected in the second quarter — but Brexit uncertainty continues to bite
- The GDP figures show that the U.K. economy has been the slowest growing G7 economy this year because Brexit risk has dampened business ...

The answer to Brexit turmoil is staring us in the face

The answer to Brexit turmoil is staring us in the face
- As politicians struggle over Brexit, is the optimal solution staring them in the face? Optimal does not mean perfect, but if perfectionists never ...

Net migration falls to 246000 in lead-up to Brexit as thousands of EU citizens ...

Net migration falls to 246000 in lead-up to Brexit as thousands of EU citizens ...
- Net migration to the UK has fallen by a quarter to 246,000 in a year as EU citizens flee Britain ahead of Brexit, new figures released by the Office for ...

Britain is at risk of suffering a big hit at the heart of its holiday industry because of the possible loss ...

Britain is at risk of suffering a big hit at the heart of its holiday industry because of the possible loss ...
- This comes after UK seaside and holiday resorts reported an increase in bookings since the Brexit vote. Staycations have been on the rise due to a ...

Six million Brits facing health time bomb as they fail to walk even 10 minutes a MONTH

Six million Brits facing health time bomb as they fail to walk even 10 minutes a MONTH
- Six million Brits facing health time bomb as they fail to walk even 10 minutes a ... a day can help prevent cancer, heart disease and poor mental health. ... Physical inactivity among adults contributes to one in six deaths in the UK and ...

Right-Wing Think Tank Says Tories Will Win Youth Vote By Scrapping 'Ibiza Tax' On Flights

Right-Wing Think Tank Says Tories Will Win Youth Vote By Scrapping 'Ibiza Tax' On Flights
- and resources for mental health and easier work visas in “English speaking ... of the Adam Smith Institute, said: “It isn't easy being young in Britain.

Quarter of UK parents move house for the school catchment area

Quarter of UK parents move house for the school catchment area
- Around 654,000 children are in private education in the UK at an average cost of £14,100 a year, up by more than 70% in the last 14 years as wage ...

Economic migrants weaken the case for helping refugees – Lord Dubs

Economic migrants weaken the case for helping refugees – Lord Dubs
- the “fundamental rights” of refugees at stake, the champion of Britain's child ... Lord Dubs, who himself arrived in Britain as a refugee at the age of six ... said economic migrants escaping poverty and famine are being mixed up with ...

Former Breitbart editor challenges left-leaning media over its coverage of Trump

Former Breitbart editor challenges left-leaning media over its coverage of Trump
- After the Arizona rally, some commentators questioned Trump's fitness for office and his mental health. Shapiro argued that liberal media tends to take ...

Google will ask: 'Are you depressed?'

Google will ask: 'Are you depressed?'
- The search giant has partnered with the US National Alliance on Mental Illness (Nami) to roll out the project which is currently only for US users

Why don't we take psoriasis more seriously?

Why don't we take psoriasis more seriously?
- Psoriasis is one of those conditions that is gravely misunderstood. ... and it affects about 1.8 million people in the UK, with about a third of this number ...

Grain drain: should everyone adopt a gluten-free diet?

Grain drain: should everyone adopt a gluten-free diet?
- The change in your skin, physical and mental health is amazing.” ... According to Mintel, 12% of new food products launched in the UK in 2015 were ...

Actress Teresa Palmer reveals a family member asked if her young son was gay because he 'loves ...

Actress Teresa Palmer reveals a family member asked if her young son was gay because he 'loves ...
- Australian actress Teresa Palmer has written about her young son's love of his long blond hair and 'gender fluid outfits' in a candid blog post.

UK Police Arrest Soccer Fans for Homophobic Chants

UK Police Arrest Soccer Fans for Homophobic Chants
- Two men were arrested last week at King Power Stadium in the UK after directing homophobic slurs toward a stadium of soccer fans during a game ...

Writer Alex Andreou barred from adopting cat 'for being gay' gets beautiful new kittens

Writer Alex Andreou barred from adopting cat 'for being gay' gets beautiful new kittens
- A writer and actor who said he was barred from adopting a cat for being gay has taken in two beautiful kittens. Alex Andreou, of Hackney, east London, ...

Scottish same-sex couple adoptions double in three years

Scottish same-sex couple adoptions double in three years
- Scottish same-sex couple adoptions double in three years ... These figures have been welcomed by New Family Social, the UK's LGBT+ adoption and ...

Halsey takes a stand against Russia's anti-gay laws

Halsey takes a stand against Russia's anti-gay laws
- The openly bisexual singer posted the comments on Instagram as she performed a series of gigs in the country this week. "I'm out in Moscow and ...

This tracking software tells parents 'if their son is gay' based on online activity

This tracking software tells parents 'if their son is gay' based on online activity
- A French computer company is selling spyware that will keep an eye on your son's internet activity to determine if he is gay. The tracking program ...

Manchester United's Paul Pogba helps launch UEFA's new Respect campaign

Manchester United's Paul Pogba helps launch UEFA's new Respect campaign
- Asked if the Prem would provide a safe environment for a gay player, Pogba said: "That's something that I've never seen but why not? It's a human ...

Chechnya's latest plan to defeat gay people is absolutely absurd

Chechnya's latest plan to defeat gay people is absolutely absurd
- We've all read this year of the horrific anti-gay purge that has taken place in Chechnya, as LGBT+ people were detained, locked up, abused and, ...

American voters are politically flexible. Why aren't our parties?

American voters are politically flexible. Why aren't our parties?
- The average member of Congress — Republican or Democrat — takes a hawkish line on the Middle East, thinks that same-sex marriage is a dead ...

You can learn how not to be a LGBT ally by looking at what happened at Glasgow Pride

You can learn how not to be a LGBT ally by looking at what happened at Glasgow Pride
- A gay/queer/trans community that had had enough of abuse at the hands of (New York) police turned furiously on their oppressors and fought back.

Pastor of church that promises to “cure” homosexuality through “starvation” faces investigation

Pastor of church that promises to “cure” homosexuality through “starvation” faces investigation
- The Liverpool Echo, who performed the undercover investigation that exposed the church, understands that Dr. Desmond Sanusi works as a ...

Help and support for LGBTI people facing homophobic and transphobic violence and discrimination

Help and support for LGBTI people facing homophobic and transphobic violence and discrimination
- well as trans* and intersex people (LGBTI) can still become victims of homophobic and transphobic violence and experience discrimination in many.

Christopher Pyne says anti-marriage equality posters are 'wicked'

Christopher Pyne says anti-marriage equality posters are 'wicked'
- The posters that included false claims about the children of LGBTI people have been traced back to a neo-Nazi group. The head of the Australian ...

Schoolboy, 17, lodges discrimination complaint over same-sex marriage survey

Schoolboy, 17, lodges discrimination complaint over same-sex marriage survey
- Young LGBTI people are the most affected by the ridicule and rhetoric in this debate ... if we have to go through this absurd and unprecedented ...

Discrimination of any kind is unacceptable

Discrimination of any kind is unacceptable
- We did so because LGBTI people experience higher rates of depression and anxiety, and are at greater risk of suicide, than the broader community.

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