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Thursday, 31 August 2017

Could online LGBTI communities be an untapped force of activism?

Could online LGBTI communities be an untapped force of activism?
- Social media has taken over our world, and this is especially important for minority groups, like the LGBTI community. From posting photos on ...

Posters fighting homophobia in football spread across Copenhagen

Posters fighting homophobia in football spread across Copenhagen
- The campaign looks to eliminate discrimination against LGBTI people in football. Multiple male and female national team players feature. Anna Mee ...

Chemsex survey: Tell us your experiences

Chemsex survey: Tell us your experiences
- Today we are launching the first global survey about chemsex – LGBTI people's use of drugs for sex. There's not a single gay slang term for this.

Pro-Brexit Twitter account with 100000 followers could be part of Russian 'disinformation campaign'

Pro-Brexit Twitter account with 100000 followers could be part of Russian 'disinformation campaign'
- A “passionate Brexit supporter” with more than 100,000 Twitter followers could be in the pay of the Russian government as part of an international ...

It's time to 'really start negotiating,' says European Parliament chief for Brexit

It's time to 'really start negotiating,' says European Parliament chief for Brexit
- Let's be honest, I think it's maybe the first round of negotiations," Guy Verhofstadt, who represents the European Parliament in the Brexit process, told ...

Stubbornness will ensure a bad Brexit for the EU and Britain. The only way now is compromise

Stubbornness will ensure a bad Brexit for the EU and Britain. The only way now is compromise
- The clock is ticking” on Brexit talks, or so we heard from Brussels this week. This may in part be negotiators game-playing, but outside of the political ...

Guy Verhofstadt accused of going 'way beyond his pay grade' after suggesting Brexit talks will ...

Guy Verhofstadt accused of going 'way beyond his pay grade' after suggesting Brexit talks will ...
- Guy Verhofstadt, the European parliament's Brexit co-ordinator, was accused by a senior British MEP of going "way beyond his pay grade" on ...

Blair embraces Juncker as pair meet for SECRET talks in Brussels

Blair embraces Juncker as pair meet for SECRET talks in Brussels
- That could include Brexit but EU officials declined to go into detail, merely stating that the pair are “good friends” and that there is “no conspiracy” ...

Is Theresa May telling the truth on foreign students? Well, it's complicated

Is Theresa May telling the truth on foreign students? Well, it's complicated
- We now see more students actually leaving the United Kingdom after they've completed their degree; previously we saw significant numbers staying.

UK regions left 'hoping' for funds after Brexit

UK regions left 'hoping' for funds after Brexit
- Almost one in four (23%) people in Wales live in poverty, according to the Welsh Assembly, and the work of organisations like the Welsh Council for ...

Can Care Markets Work For Families?

Can Care Markets Work For Families?
- As summer ends, the news is of children's nurseries and older people's care homes facing closure. The reason is simple - state funding for a place at a ...

How to avoid inheritance tax: How Grandparents can help first-time buyers

How to avoid inheritance tax: How Grandparents can help first-time buyers
- THE question of how to avoid inheritance tax is being solved by grandparents helping younger relatives on to the property ladder with an 'early ...

Startup wants to give older people young blood transfusions

Startup wants to give older people young blood transfusions
- The trial and method is based on a 2014 Stanford study in which old mice were given the blood of young mice - they reportedly then behaved as if they ...

If you Google 'depression' or 'am I depressed', this is what now comes up

If you Google 'depression' or 'am I depressed', this is what now comes up
- In any given week, one in six people people in the UK will experience a common mental health problem such as anxiety or depression. For many ...

What students need to know about university and mental health

What students need to know about university and mental health
- Going to university is a hugely exciting time: you'll meet new and interesting people, live independently, and no doubt have experiences that will stay ...

How Princess Diana Changed Lives by Discussing Her Mental Health

How Princess Diana Changed Lives by Discussing Her Mental Health
- Today, nearly one in six adults in the U.K. and one in five adults in the U.S. live with a mental illness. Millions in the U.K. and the U.S. currently have an ...

Ruby Rose blasted over Harvey LGBT donation – 'Are you only willing to help out gay people?'

Ruby Rose blasted over Harvey LGBT donation – 'Are you only willing to help out gay people?'
- So you are only willing to help out gay people suffering from the floods in Houston?!?! You are a disgusting human being," one person wrote. Another ...

Kezia Dugdale claims magazine outed her as gay before she could reveal sexuality herself

Kezia Dugdale claims magazine outed her as gay before she could reveal sexuality herself
- Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has claimed she was outed by a magazine before she had publicly revealed she is gay. Dugdale said ...

An out gay football referee has officiated an English professional match for the first time

An out gay football referee has officiated an English professional match for the first time
- An openly gay referee has officiated a professional football match for the first time in England. Last night, Ryan Atkin, who came out earlier this month ...

Princess Diana desperately wanted to just be herself – that's why she will always be a gay icon

Princess Diana desperately wanted to just be herself – that's why she will always be a gay icon
- Princess Diana was an undisputed gay icon. ... comforting and cuddling dying gay men “reminded the people of Great Britain that their 'untouchable' ...

Colton Haynes lashes out at 'f**ked up' Hollywood execs who won't cast gay actors

Colton Haynes lashes out at 'f**ked up' Hollywood execs who won't cast gay actors
- The gay Teen Wolf and Arrow actor lashed out on Twitter last night in a series of ... They believe gay actors are more than just their personal lives.



Lesbian, gay and bisexual teenagers at much greater risk of depression

Lesbian, gay and bisexual teenagers at much greater risk of depression
- Our latest study reveals that lesbian, gay and bisexual young people (LGB or "sexual minority youth") have about three times the risk of being ...

Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet get intimate in new Call Me By Your Name teasers

Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet get intimate in new Call Me By Your Name teasers
- Call Me By Your Name promises to be one of the most beautiful, heart-wrenching gay romances you will watch this year. Armie Hammer plays ...

Simon Webbe opens up about depression, suicide and Duncan James coming out

Simon Webbe opens up about depression, suicide and Duncan James coming out
- As he prepares to relaunch his solo career, the singer-actor talks to Gay Times about body image, regaining his confidence and why it's important for ...

Sydney City to spend big on Yes vote pledge

Sydney City to spend big on Yes vote pledge
- Actively and visibly supporting a 'yes' vote will send a strong message to LGBTI people,' Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore said in a statement on ...

Australians Are Calling The National Suicide Hotline About The Postal Survey

Australians Are Calling The National Suicide Hotline About The Postal Survey
- marriage, they have been counselling callers affected by the heated debate over same-sex marriage, LGBTI rights, and LGBTI people more broadly.

F--- off Nazi scum': West End hits back at homophobic posters

F--- off Nazi scum': West End hits back at homophobic posters
- The posters have been ripped down and defaced by people in the West End community. The LGBTI Legal Service encourages people to send them ...

Funding for LGBTI Mental Health Announced

Funding for LGBTI Mental Health Announced
- With the Marriage Equality postal plebiscite on the horizon, The WA Labor government have announced funding for LGBTI mental health services.

Vogue Italia has put two gay kisses on the cover of its September issue

Vogue Italia has put two gay kisses on the cover of its September issue
- The country was the last in Europe to get civil unions, and also lacks nationwide anti-discrimination laws ensuring LGBTI protections in work.


Liberals march for LGBTI rights across Europe

Liberals march for LGBTI rights across Europe
- Over the summer, many capitals across Europe have hosted their annual Pride Parades, where ALDE member parties and politicians marched for

Meet the 13 grandparents who love their LGBTI grandchildren exactly for who they are

Meet the 13 grandparents who love their LGBTI grandchildren exactly for who they are
- Is there anything more heartwarming than grandparents accepting their LGBTI children for exactly who they are? Gay Star News ran a poll earlier this ...

Church plays it straight on same-sex marriage rebellion by schools

Church plays it straight on same-sex marriage rebellion by schools
- Ignatius' College on Wednesday riterated calls for Catholics to acknowledge the humanity of LGBTI Australians as well as its teachings on marriage.

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