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Tuesday, 7 November 2017

6 ways Brexit is taking its toll

6 ways Brexit is taking its toll
- Theresa May's chaotic Brexit is already upturning people's lives and livelihoods. Here are six of the latest ways our preparations to leave the EU are ...

Don't let the EU dictate Brexit, US warns Britain

Don't let the EU dictate Brexit, US warns Britain
- Britain must avoid too much compromise with the EU over the Brexit divorce deal if it wants a speedy free trade deal with the US, one of President ...

Russia did it!': a comforting delusion

Russia did it!': a comforting delusion
- There still isn't any proof that Putin had anything to do with either Brexit or Trump. I've lost count of the number of 'here's the smoking gun' headlines ...

Adam Curtis: why we need a new kind of radical politics

Adam Curtis: why we need a new kind of radical politics
Trump and Brexit are the reaction to the limitations of that. ... them from other parts of the world and that's why we didn't see Trump and Brexit coming.

The corporate symbol of a discount Brexit Britain?

The corporate symbol of a discount Brexit Britain?
Trump? He'd like it to be the Trump Organization, but a better analogue might be a polluting, backward looking oil major. But one that ...

EU may talk free trade but they don't do it!' Trump's trade chief BLASTS Merkel's legacy

EU may talk free trade but they don't do it!' Trump's trade chief BLASTS Merkel's legacy
Trump's secretary of commerce has launched a blistering attack on the European Union - before picking out Germany's car industry in ...

Trump adviser Ross says UK-US trade deal will mean scrapping EU rules

Trump adviser Ross says UK-US trade deal will mean scrapping EU rules
Trump's most senior business representative has warned any post-Brexit deal with Washington will hinge on the UK scrapping rules set by ...

UK must not compromise with EU over Brexit, says senior Trump adviser

UK must not compromise with EU over Brexit, says senior Trump adviser
- Britain must avoid compromise with the EU over the Brexit divorce deal if it wants a quick free trade agreement with the Trump's senior ...

Why We Need To Stop Blaming Mental Illness For Mass Shootings

Why We Need To Stop Blaming Mental Illness For Mass Shootings
- The vast majority of people with mental illness are not violent," Dr. Puente said. "A complex combination of risk factors, including a history of domestic ...

London Living Wage rises amid higher cost of living 'but more must be done on ethnic pay gap ...

London Living Wage rises amid higher cost of living 'but more must be done on ethnic pay gap ...
- London Living Wage, compared to 19% of white British in low paid work. ... Around 60% of Londoners living in poverty are in working households, ...

Living wage pay rise to give a boost to over 150000 workers

Living wage pay rise to give a boost to over 150000 workers
- More than 150,000 workers in the UK are set to receive a pay rise of between ... Millions of people are living in poverty despite being part of working ...

Cost of childcare prevents unemployed parents from working

Cost of childcare prevents unemployed parents from working
- The programme aims to address in-work poverty by speaking to charities and UK employers together to identify ways of improving the working lives of ...

Austerity 'could send a million more children into poverty'

Austerity 'could send a million more children into poverty'
UK Government policy has created an austerity generation, threatening to send one million more children into poverty, a report has warned. Research ...

Closing down UK's offshore tax havens no easy task but would help restore faith in the powerful

Closing down UK's offshore tax havens no easy task but would help restore faith in the powerful
- The one that presents itself to Brexiteers is that the UK itself becomes an ... The latest hard-hitting reality check comes from the Child Poverty Action ...

Trump's 'Mental Health' Comments About Sutherland Spring Mass Shooter Have Caused ...

Trump's 'Mental Health' Comments About Sutherland Spring Mass Shooter Have Caused ...
- This weekend saw another mass shooting in the U.S. that has reignited the divisive debate around gun ownership and the second amendment.

Perth man speaks of mental health support which set him right after considering an exit

Perth man speaks of mental health support which set him right after considering an exit
- A Perth man has spoken out about his own mental health issues in order to praise a number of Fair City organisations for the support they offer.

Trump's administration wants to send a lesbian back to the country where she was raped

Trump's administration wants to send a lesbian back to the country where she was raped
- Uganda's laws against same-sex behaviour stem from old British colonial ... As L grew up in a country which vehemently denies LGBT people basic ...

Who was the celebrated news reporter and lesbian activist?

Who was the celebrated news reporter and lesbian activist?
- Born in Islington but raised largely in India where her colonel father was stationed with the British Army Medical Corps, Jackie was sent back to Britain ...

This restaurant is fighting stigma with food cooked by HIV+ chefs

This restaurant is fighting stigma with food cooked by HIV+ chefs
- A Canadian organisation is fighting stigma by opening a pop-up restaurant where all the food preparation is done by staff who ...

Kevin Spacey 'insulted entire LGBT community' when he came out during apology, says brother

Kevin Spacey 'insulted entire LGBT community' when he came out during apology, says brother
Kevin Spacey's brother has accused the disgraced actor of “insulting” LGBT people ... a 14-year-old is an insult to the entire gay and lesbian community.” ... The British barman alleged the actor approached him as he took a cigarette ...

Sheltering Albania's Gay Youth from Virulant Homophobia

Sheltering Albania's Gay Youth from Virulant Homophobia
- Sheltering Albania's Gay Youth from Virulant Homophobia ... The psychologist at the LGBT youth shelter waited for me in a small side street in the city ... by their families, was founded with donations from the US and UK Embassies.

Final poll predicts huge win as voting closes in Australia's same-sex marriage vote

Final poll predicts huge win as voting closes in Australia's same-sex marriage vote
- An incredible 78.5% of eligible Australians had their say – a bigger turnout than in the UK's EU referendum. As counting begins a final poll by ...

When will Hollywood give us a genuinely queer superhero?

When will Hollywood give us a genuinely queer superhero?
- While US and UK audiences might be largely fine with queer superheroes and gay Jedi knights, censors in countries such as China and Russia would ...

Hundreds of homophobic attacks have taken place in Australia during survey vote

Hundreds of homophobic attacks have taken place in Australia during survey vote
- favour of same-sex marriage, it doesn't excuse the fact that LGBT community have been subject to a barrage of attacks since the postal vote began.

Will marriage legislation lead to a roll back of anti-discrimination laws?

Will marriage legislation lead to a roll back of anti-discrimination laws?
- Former Australian Democrats senator, and veteran LGBTI rights campaigner, Brian Greig shared his concern in WA Today last week. “The opponents ...

Is there ever 'a good time' to come out?

Is there ever 'a good time' to come out?
- GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis' response summarized the apprehension of the LGBTI community. “Coming out stories should not be used to ...

There Is Still Time To Hand-Deliver Your Same-Sex Marriage Survey

There Is Still Time To Hand-Deliver Your Same-Sex Marriage Survey
- Every Australian deserves to have their voices heard on fairness and equality for their LGBTI family and friends." Generally, the ABS offices are ...

Kosovo: the first ever Pride Parade

Kosovo: the first ever Pride Parade
- Hundreds of LGBTI persons and their supporters walked and danced under the media spotlight and free from any significant abuse. The parade ...

Bringing the horror of Chechnya to life

Bringing the horror of Chechnya to life
- Director David Velduque has created No Place Like Home — a short film based on the real-life stories LGBTI people around the world, and the ...

This is why gender should be redefined

This is why gender should be redefined
- María José, Rain Dove, and Kate Bornstein, three LGBTI people, spoke to Allure Magazine about the myths of gender norms and why it's necessary to ...

Disney pulls kids show over gay character

Disney pulls kids show over gay character
- Not broadcasting the show would prevent parents from having open conversations with their children about LGBTI issues. "We really should be talking ...

Former Sex Worker, First Trans Woman Elected to Ecuador's Senate Paves Way for Others

Former Sex Worker, First Trans Woman Elected to Ecuador's Senate Paves Way for Others
- Born Luis Benedicto, Rodríguez has defended LGBTI rights for a decade. But even though she has spearheaded campaigns as an activist to push for ...

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