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Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Prepare to evaporate – today will be the hottest in more than 40 years

Prepare to evaporate – today will be the hottest in more than 40 years
- Monday was the UK's hottest day of the year, with 32.5°C recorded at Hampton ... The NHS has urged the elderly, children, and people with medical ...

Child emotional abuse reports surge 200% amid cuts to child protection services

Child emotional abuse reports surge 200% amid cuts to child protection services
- It is unclear how many more children in the UK are suffering from emotional abuse, or any other form of maltreatment, it adds, because of a lack of ...

Talkin' 'bout my generation: stark age divide in UK election

Talkin' 'bout my generation: stark age divide in UK election
- Talkin' 'bout my generation: stark age divide in UK election ... It said Labour increased its share of the vote among people aged 18 to 34 by 20 ... May's party picked up vote share among older voters, achieving a 7-point gain in the ...

Having Another Baby After Experiencing Postnatal Depression: What You Need To Know

Having Another Baby After Experiencing Postnatal Depression: What You Need To Know
- We hear from women experiencing this dilemma a lot,” Collins told HuffPost UK. “They've had PND, are scared about having a baby and they panic.”.

Four ways to free yourself from anxiety and improve your mental health, according to science

Four ways to free yourself from anxiety and improve your mental health, according to science
- Anxiety can be a debilitating condition to live with. Medication isn't often a good idea for the long-term, but there are ways to tackle the problem and ...

Mental health system 'failing' young people warns think tank

Mental health system 'failing' young people warns think tank
- In a new report, Localis argues that children and young people are failing to receive 'sustained support' for their mental health, and are instead being ...

Brexit fears see 254 per cent rise in number of British applications for French nationality

Brexit fears see 254 per cent rise in number of British applications for French nationality
- The number of Britons who requested French nationality rocketed by 254 per cent last year in the wake of the Brexit vote, according to interior ministry ...

Enough is enough: let's stop Brexit before it does irrevocable damage

Enough is enough: let's stop Brexit before it does irrevocable damage
- When Theresa May called a general election in April, it was “to get a mandate for the Brexit negotiations.” She thereby confessed that she did not have ...

DUP Revealed To Have Urged Scottish Government Not To Let NI Gay Couples Upgrade Civil ...

DUP Revealed To Have Urged Scottish Government Not To Let NI Gay Couples Upgrade Civil ...
- An argument erupted over whether the DUP asked the Scottish Government to exclude gay couples from Northern Ireland from plans to allow those ...

Drag queens will visit Brit primary schools to read stories to kids in new LGBT awareness drive

Drag queens will visit Brit primary schools to read stories to kids in new LGBT awareness drive
- will visit primary schools to read stories to children in a bid to boost LGBT ... He has recruited 30 drag queens from across the UK and is getting daily ...

Shocking stats reveal almost half of LGBT Londoners have experienced hate crime

Shocking stats reveal almost half of LGBT Londoners have experienced hate crime
- The figures are double that of the population at large, with 18% of UK adults saying they have been a hate crime victim. Pride in London is now calling ...

Gay couple recreate their Pride photo after 24 years together and capture hearts

Gay couple recreate their Pride photo after 24 years together and capture hearts
- A gay couple have won hearts after recreating their Pride march photo in ... Cardello and his partner Kurt English, 52, are now married and have just ...

Google donates $1 million to preserve memories of Stonewall Riots

Google donates $1 million to preserve memories of Stonewall Riots
- The riots took place in 1969 following a violent police raid on customers at the iconic Stonewall Inn, a gay venue which is considered by many to be ...

We Asked L, G, B, T And Q People If Pride Has Become A Commercial Cash Cow?

We Asked L, G, B, T And Q People If Pride Has Become A Commercial Cash Cow?
- It costs way less for, say, the NHS to get a space in British parades, but still. Though LGBT people's varied backgrounds and lived experiences differ ...

Almost half of LGBT+ Londoners have been a victim of hate crime

Almost half of LGBT+ Londoners have been a victim of hate crime
- Despite this, many of the incidents go unreported – only one in three UK ... Each issue of Gay Times is packed with guys, culture, travel and style ...

Will Young and Alison Moyet top bill of huge Hull LGBT concert

Will Young and Alison Moyet top bill of huge Hull LGBT concert
- Will Young and Alison Moyet top bill of huge Hull LGBT concert .... Martin Green, Director of Hull 2017 said: "As the host of the first ever UK Pride, Hull ...

How a British Minority Government Can Unite Three Kingdoms

How a British Minority Government Can Unite Three Kingdoms
- The Conservative-DUP deal does offer the prospect of a genuinely national government, one that can bring together the UK’s constituent nations of England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. Theresa May’s minority Conservative party will need to rely upon its 13 Scottish seats as well as the support of 10 Northern Irish MPs, and will need to balance the sometimes competing interests of these different parts of the UK. This challenge should echo within the culture of the party that is still known by its title, “Conservative and Unionist.” But Theresa May’s suggestion of a deal with the socially-conservative DUP has caused alarm within her own party—and outrage elsewhere. 

I am gay and I like being gay. I am liberated - but it can be a lonely world

 I am gay and I like being gay. I am liberated - but it can be a lonely world
- In 2017, the fiftieth anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the United Kingdom, I am able to exist purely as I please without fear or ...

The 'coming out' of advertising: is LGBT+ representation in ads still falling short?

The 'coming out' of advertising: is LGBT+ representation in ads still falling short?
- An example of a brand that not only understands the business of gay pride, but also recognises the need to be inclusive of the LGBT+ community in its ...

Pro-LGBT posters appear in the streets of Baghdad: 'Difference is the basis of life'

Pro-LGBT posters appear in the streets of Baghdad: 'Difference is the basis of life'
- Posters advocating equal rights for the LGBT community have appeared in the streets of Baghdad. The posters show two hands, painted in rainbow ...


YouTube changes its 'restricted mode' after LGBT criticism

YouTube changes its 'restricted mode' after LGBT criticism
- YouTube has widened its "restricted mode" guidelines so that users are able to talk about discrimination or violence they've faced. However, they still ...

What did Margaret Thatcher say about gay people?

What did Margaret Thatcher say about gay people?
- Margaret Thatcher was the British Prime Minister between 1979 and 1990 – a time where gay and LGBT+ rights were hard fought but seldom won.

Mrs May and her gay-hating mates

Mrs May and her gay-hating mates
- I know the Tories claims that these, I'd argue, appalling views will have no bearing on LGBT rights in the rest of the UK. But, even if they don't, what ...

Crocodile Dundee star speaks in favor of same-sex marriage in Australia

Crocodile Dundee star speaks in favor of same-sex marriage in Australia
- Margaret Court has maintained a stance against LGBTI people in Australia, boycotting Qantas due to CEO Alan Joyce's support of same-sex marriage.