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Monday, 15 August 2016

If only everyone was as tolerant as Team LGBT says Karren Brady

If only everyone was as tolerant as Team LGBT says Karren Brady
 - In 1990 former Norwich and Nottingham Forest striker Justin Fashanu became Britain's first openly gay footballer. But he was subjected to jibes from ...

Dismissing people as homophobes may make us feel better – but it's the wrong approach

Dismissing people as homophobes may make us feel better – but it's the wrong approach
 - That brings me to my question; in situations like this – which almost every gay person living in the UK will experience on a semi-regular basis – what is ...

Gay high school students at higher risk of suicide or rape, study finds

Gay high school students at higher risk of suicide or rape, study finds
 - Gay high school students at higher risk of suicide or rape, study finds. 1.3 million students, around 8% of the student population, identify as LGBT in ...

Post-Brexit UK may compel Indian students to eye other options for higher education

Post-Brexit UK may compel Indian students to eye other options for higher education
 - Amid concerns over the Brexit vote and reports that the new UK Prime Minister Theresa May is set to make student visa norms even more strict, it is no ...

Treasury to 'guarantee' post-Brexit funding for EU research projects

Treasury to 'guarantee' post-Brexit funding for EU research projects
 - The guarantee on research funding comes after UK researchers began to ... But senior figures in the higher education sector question whether any ...

Muslim Women 71% More Likely To Be Unemployed, Govt Blames 'Islamophobia'

Muslim Women 71% More Likely To Be Unemployed, Govt Blames 'Islamophobia'
 - They are 71 [per cent] more likely than white Christian women to be unemployed, even when they have the same educational level and language ...

Brexit: Consequences for a Broken Britain

Brexit: Consequences for a Broken Britain
 - Firstly, British policy makers will have to adjust to changing economic conditions surrounding foreign direct investment, research, and education.

Why students should embrace rising tuition fees, not fight them

Why students should embrace rising tuition fees, not fight them
 - The number of international students enrolling in UK institutions dropped for the first time ... A recent report estimates spending of additional fee income by UK ... on initiatives to improve access to higher education for poorer students.

Depression, violence, anxiety: the problem with the phrase 'be a man'

Depression, violence, anxiety: the problem with the phrase 'be a man'
 - The most dangerous phrase in the English language is “be a man”. To be a man today, says film-maker Jennifer Siebel Newsom, is to fight for success ...

Sydney's most violent gangs on the hunt for recruits in drug turf war

Sydney's most violent gangs on the hunt for recruits in drug turf war
 - The strategy will be similar to operation Spartan- an aggressive method used to target bikie gang violence and shootings throughout Sydney in 2012.

Muslims attend Britain's biggest Islamic gathering to reject violence and extremism

Muslims attend Britain's biggest Islamic gathering to reject violence and extremism
 - More than 30,000 Muslims have joined together in the Hampshire countryside, raising the Union Flag and forming a human chain as they re-affirmed ...

Non-heterosexual students more likely to suffer mental health problems

Non-heterosexual students more likely to suffer mental health problems
 - More than one in four students have a mental health problem, a new survey has found. YouGov surveyed 1,061 students, 27 per cent of whom said ...

Shocking numbers of vulnerable youngsters with mental health issues treated in adult psychiatric ...

Shocking numbers of vulnerable youngsters with mental health issues treated in adult psychiatric ...
 - Young people with mental health issues are being treated in adult psychiatric wards. It has emerged Ayrshire admitted 25 under-18s for psychiatric ...

A Quarter of British children are heading into poverty

A Quarter of British children are heading into poverty
 - ALMOST one in four children will be classed as living in poverty within five ... The analysis, carried out by the children's charity Buttle UK, has drawn ...

What does it really mean to be in poverty?

What does it really mean to be in poverty?
 - According to the Joseph Rowntree Foundation there are more than a million people living in poverty in the UK. I'm sure that figure is lower than the ...

Younger generation in UK face overwhelming pensions bill, says report

Younger generation in UK face overwhelming pensions bill, says report
 - Caroline Abrahams, the charity director at Age UK, pointed out that 1.6 million older people live in poverty in the UK. “A strong pensions system that ...

Young, Gay, and on the Run in East Africa

Young, Gay, and on the Run in East Africa
 - LGBT people in Uganda, Kenya, and other countries are often disowned by their ... Her story begins in Burundi, a small country in Central Africa.

Homophobe apologizes after his rant against bicyclist goes viral

Homophobe apologizes after his rant against bicyclist goes viral
 -  A man whose homophobic rant against a bicyclist was recorded on film which subsequently racked up thousands of views on YouTube has now ...


LGBT rights support improves in Jamaica but anti-gay sentiment grows

LGBT rights support improves in Jamaica but anti-gay sentiment grows
 - Support for LGBT rights in Jamaica is improving, according to new findings, but anti-gay sentiment is also increasing. The research from Goldsmiths, ...

LGBTI community faces ostracisation

LGBTI community faces ostracisation
 - The LGBTI community in Nepal continues to be outcast by their families, communities, and societies, and many are forced to drop out of schools and ...

Australia's delay in achieving marriage equality is coming at a real cost for our region

Australia's delay in achieving marriage equality is coming at a real cost for our region
 - We are debating the why, when and how of a plebiscite on marriage equality when lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in ...

Is there still power in anapology?

Is there still power in anapology?
 - Despite his various showings of acceptance toward the Canadian LGBTI community, local activists are rightfully wary of what's to come following ...
Sri Lanka's anti-LGBTI laws further abuse with impunity
 - Sri Lanka's anti-LGTBI laws further abuse that transgender people and others that do not conform to social expectations face on the island, reports ...

Traditional leaders show that being gay is African

Traditional leaders show that being gay is African
 - Mzayiya spoke to GroundUp while participating in a community dialogue run by the Ubomi Luvuyo LGBTI Traditional Healers Forum in Khayelitsha on ...

Gay high school students at higher risk of suicide or rape, study finds

Gay high school students at higher risk of suicide or rape, study finds
 - A study by the US Centres for Disease Controls and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that gay high schools are at higher risk of suicide, rape, bullying ...

Dismissing people as homophobes may make us feel better – but it's the wrong approach

Dismissing people as homophobes may make us feel better – but it's the wrong approach
 - That brings me to my question; in situations like this – which almost every gay person living in the UK will experience on a semi-regular basis – what is ...

Naomi Campbell stuns on the cover of Attitude as she supports gay Empire co-star Jussie Smollett

Naomi Campbell stuns on the cover of Attitude as she supports gay Empire co-star Jussie Smollett
 - Yet Naomi Campbell happily shared the spotlight as she graced the cover of Britain's Attitude magazine with her Empire co-star, Jussie Smollett.


Gay kiss-in at Hackney Sainsbury's causes homophobic taunts

Gay kiss-in at Hackney Sainsbury's causes homophobic taunts
 - A crowd of around 200 people carrying rainbow flags congregated at an east London branch of Sainsbury to stage a kissathon. The protest was in ...

Nicola Adams is out to make boxing history, the lady from Leeds is an inspiration to us all

Nicola Adams is out to make boxing history, the lady from Leeds is an inspiration to us all
 - Adams is black, an openly gay role model for the LGBT community, the first woman ever to win boxing gold and bidding now to become the first British ...

Cher to host LGBT fundraisers for Hillary Clinton

Cher to host LGBT fundraisers for Hillary Clinton
 - Barbra Streisand recently announced that she'll be headlining an LGBT fundraiser for Hillary Clinton in New York. And it looks like Cher is following in ...

Crowds gather at Sainsbury's gay kiss-in to support LGBTI equality

Crowds gather at Sainsbury's gay kiss-in to support LGBTI equality
 - saw scores of people kissing and partying in the name of LGBTI equality. Before the kiss-in began, Rees read out a speech to the crowd, saying: We ...

I can no longer live in a society where I am not normal or accepted'

I can no longer live in a society where I am not normal or accepted'
 - THE MOTHER of a teenage girl who took her own life because she couldn't handle the ridicule of being gay says better education about LGBTI issues ...