Stigmabase is a non-profit internet initiative dedicated to informing and raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion and stigma around the world. The marginalization of individuals or categories of individuals is a too common phenomenon. Millions of people are facing this problem around the world and many complex factors are involved.

Thursday, 24 September 2020

The Latest Battle for the Future of Romania's LGBTIQ Community

“They tell lies about the LGBT community because they want to eradicate our movement before we can even start to grow.” Two years on, Romania's ...


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Polish LGBTI+ in the Frontline of the Fight Between Liberalism and Illiberalism

Before he visited Auschwitz-Birkenau, for instance, he claimed that 'LGBT ideology' was 'more harmful than communism'. And, as the campaign for the ...


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LGBTIQ protesters arrested for 'offending religious feelings' in Poland

Local governments declare a third of Poland 'LGBT-free zones'. Poland's president Andrzej Duda was re-elected in July after an extremely anti-LGBTIQ ...


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The LGBT Charter

The LGBT Charter is a straightforward programme that enables your organisation or school to proactively include LGBTI people in every aspect of your ...


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We Are Taboo Everywhere: How LGBTIQ+ People, And Their Children, Become Stateless

For many children born to same-sex couples through international surrogacy, there is a risk they could become stateless. LGBT families acceptance.


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I don't believe in gender fluidity, says Christian sacked by school

I am aware that same-sex marriages are now recognised under UK law, but I believe that is contrary to God's law, which only recognises marriages ...


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Tainted blood scandal: Officials 'knew of hepatitis risk from US blood in 1980'

Up to 25,000 people in Britain may have been infected with blood contaminated with hepatitis and HIV and one victim still dies every four days.


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Kebab shop owner thinks he's allowed to make 'homophobic jokes' because gay people don't visit ...

A kebab shop in the heart of Sydney's gay district has been hit with a boycott after its owner posted “homophobic” comments on Facebook. Ziftekhar ...


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Parents worry about children's mental health and well-being in return to school

Reassuringly, a separate survey conducted with school staff across primary schools in England on behalf of EIF in 2019 found that social and emotional ...


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Top charities come together to support Buttle UK's £5M COVID-19 response

Grant giving children's charity Buttle UK secured this funding during ... Increases in problems for both parents and children's mental health 84% of ...


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Young people who self-harm reaching crisis point before help offered – report

... to a report calling for the Government to prioritise early intervention in England. ... planned investment in NHS mental health support for young people should ... “As well as benefiting our stretched health system, such a shift would ...


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UK Educators Rank-and-File Committee holds second meeting

“A survey from Education Support showed more than half of teachers saying their mental health had declined during the pandemic, with the lack of ...


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The silent killer: making mental health a priority

Working in the construction industry is one of the deadliest professions in the UK, but not because of the dangers of heavy machinery; the suicide rate ...


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Feel-good platitudes are one way to talk about mental health, but they do nothing to change the ...

In the UK, poverty has increased significantly in the last decade, while people in poverty are disproportionately likely to experience mental illness.


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Mental health service looking for new office as part of coronavirus recovery

The service, run by mental health organisation Second Step, responded to the pandemic by offering support online and through one-to-one telephone ...


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Mental health stigma holding back 72% of young jobseekers

A City Mental Health Alliance (CMHA) survey has revealed that 72% of ... Joseph Reid, Bank of England, Degree Apprentice says: “When I was 18, ...


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