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Monday, 27 March 2017

Educate North Conference to examine future of universities in a post-Brexit world

Educate North Conference to examine future of universities in a post-Brexit world
- Will Britain's major universities be left behind after the UK exits the European Union and will they lose students, staff and access to EU funds for ...

Princess Diana and Winston Churchill's mental health experiences to be used to teach children ...

Princess Diana and Winston Churchill's mental health experiences to be used to teach children ...
- children in secondary schools will have classes from teachers trained to deliver The Mental Health And High School Curriculum Guide in a UK first.

Mental health conditions 'missed' in young people

Mental health conditions 'missed' in young people
- The worry stems from statistics which show that in the UK, about one in 10 people up to the age of 18 will suffer from a mental health condition.

Referendum plans 'could push child mental health down priorities list'

Referendum plans 'could push child mental health down priorities list'
Scotland was the first country in the UK to have a mental health waiting times target - a sign of how importantly we view this issue. "While progress ...

Surge in Glasgow HIV infection rate largest in 30 years

Surge in Glasgow HIV infection rate largest in 30 years
- Surge in Glasgow HIV infection rate largest in 30 years ... plans put in place urgently to open the UK's first legal heroin injection rooms in the city.

Children living in poverty suffer from multiple house moves, a shock report reveals

Children living in poverty suffer from multiple house moves, a shock report reveals
Children are bearing the brunt of growing up in poverty with their lives ... the harsh realities of life for the 4m children growing up in poverty in the UK.

More south west pensioners and children living in poverty

More south west pensioners and children living in poverty
- More south west pensioners and children living in poverty ... Pensioner poverty levels are at their highest since 2011, with child poverty levels on ... costs 12 per cent of people in England were in persistent poverty in 2011 to 2015, ...

UK age bias in treatment of leukaemia, says report

UK age bias in treatment of leukaemia, says report
- The report said GPs are half as likely to suspect the cancer in older people, while those diagnosed with the condition are three times less likely than ...

Amber Heard has urged all gay male actors to come out of the closet

Amber Heard has urged all gay male actors to come out of the closet
- Hollywood actress Amber Heard has delivered a speech regarding her experiences coming out of the closet, and has implored gay male actors to do ...

LGBT campaigner Peter Tatchell tells students about his 50 years of activism

LGBT campaigner Peter Tatchell tells students about his 50 years of activism
LGBT campaigner Peter Tatchell tells students about his 50 years of ... We have made great progress in Britain on LGBT human rights, but there's still ...

Lesbian journalist sues queer publication over age discrimination

Lesbian journalist sues queer publication over age discrimination
- A veteran journalist is taking legal action against Frontiers magazine after the publication fired her from her position as news editor. Karen Ocamb was ...

Gay sounding' workers discriminated when applying for high-level jobs - study

Gay sounding' workers discriminated when applying for high-level jobs - study
- Undertaken by University of Surrey in the UK, the study finds that gay men and women face discrimination when seeking senior leadership positions ...

The Associated Press just updated its language on LGBTI issues

The Associated Press just updated its language on LGBTI issues
- The Associated Press Stylebook (AP) which has been used as a writing Bible by journalists around the world for decades has issued new guidelines ...

Here's Five Queer Short Films You Can Watch Right Now

Here's Five Queer Short Films You Can Watch Right Now
- BFI Flare is London's high-profile LGBTI film festival, and audiences converged in the British capital this month to view this year's lineup of queer films.

Sweden to compensate forcibly sterilised trans people

Sweden to compensate forcibly sterilised trans people
- The sum should be at a level that constitutes a real recognition of the excesses of the state,” said Frida Sandegard, president of LGBTI group RFSL.

There are LGBTI issues more important than marriage equality for this activist

There are LGBTI issues more important than marriage equality for this activist
LGBTI education is more urgently needed in the Philippines than same-sex marriage, according to a leading LGBTI advocate. 'We support the ...

Why we need more films like Beauty and the Beast to provide gay role models

Why we need more films like Beauty and the Beast to provide gay role models
- In a week where Disney premiered an apparent 'gay moment' in Beauty and the Beast and Power Rangers announced plans to include its first openly ...

Lady Gaga makes heartbreaking confession about 'painfully lonely' side of fame

Lady Gaga makes heartbreaking confession about 'painfully lonely' side of fame
- Online, the former Celebrity Big Brother star explained: "Every year, they put out invitations to all the LGBT icons to Gaga to Madonna to Cher to Liza ...

10 times Elton John took no shit for being a gay man and fought for LGBT+ equality

10 times Elton John took no shit for being a gay man and fought for LGBT+ equality
- Elton's first thought upon the legalisation of same-sex marriage in the UK in 2013 was about the signal he could send out to other, less enlightened ...

A Surf Camp For The Gay Community Grows In Brazil

A Surf Camp For The Gay Community Grows In Brazil
A Surf Camp For The Gay Community Grows In Brazil ... "Now that we're facing huge setbacks in LGBT rights both here in Brazil and in the U.S.A., ... Florida who splits her time between the U.K. and the U.S.A. She came to the retreat ...


Native American tribe votes to recognise gay marriage

Native American tribe votes to recognise gay marriage
- The Osage Native American nation has voted to recognise gay marriage, joining the handful of tribes to have done so to date. The Osages formerly ...

Power Rangers given 18+ rating in Russian Federation because of...

Power Rangers given 18+ rating in Russian Federation because of...
- American tourist among London terror attack victims The widow of the heroic police officer who was stabbed to death in the Westminster terror attack ...

10 'Around the World' Stories: South African Hate Crimes, Hep A in Europe, Hungarian Homophobia

10 'Around the World' Stories: South African Hate Crimes, Hep A in Europe, Hungarian Homophobia
- In this monthly look at news briefs from around the world — courtesy of Equal Eyes, a news source produced in collaboration with UNAIDS and the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS — we take a look at the Hepatitis A outbreak in Europe, check in with a Hungarian Town that’s doubling down on its blatant homophobia and delve into how South Africa’s not investigating hate crimes.

5 Uplifting LGBT Rights Stories to Offer Hope

5 Uplifting LGBT Rights Stories to Offer Hope
- Although a few LGBT superheroes — and villains — have emerged on ... Denmark, the UK and other nations have already set up, or are in the ...