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Wednesday, 13 September 2017

How the 'world's best teacher' Maggie MacDonnell uses kayaking to improve children's mental health

How the 'world's best teacher' Maggie MacDonnell uses kayaking to improve children's mental health
- The mental health of British children is among the worst in the world, with the UK ranking 19th out of 20 countries in a study on children's mental ...





Sturgeon has failed to mitigate cruel Tory cuts

Sturgeon has failed to mitigate cruel Tory cuts
- Harvie said: "The Child Poverty Action Group and others have shown that ... While it would be better for the UK government to scrap the cap, that's ...

The Conservative Party needs to be the party of family once again

The Conservative Party needs to be the party of family once again
- The UK leads the world in the number of families we have falling apart. A child in Britain is more likely to experience family breakdown than almost ... In tackling our childhood mental health crisis, family issues are cited by over half of ...

Could you do more to get your children walking, scooting or cycling to school?

Could you do more to get your children walking, scooting or cycling to school?
Could you do more to get your children walking, scooting or cycling to ... Physical activity can increase mental alertness, energy, positive mood and ... to air pollution each year in the UK – only smoking contributes to more early ...

We shouldn't teach children about mental health

We shouldn't teach children about mental health
- Is it necessary for children as young as eight to understand mental health? I'm not convinced, having worked with children in America – where ...

Arts projects share youth development windfall

Arts projects share youth development windfall
- It is set to benefit 300,000 young people in six areas of England: West ... is one of the most deprived in the UK, where 50% of children live in poverty.

Soaring numbers of students are seeking help from mental health services at Welsh universities

Soaring numbers of students are seeking help from mental health services at Welsh universities
- At Swansea University numbers of students seeing its well being and support services soared more than 21 times from 80 in 2011 to 1,700 in 2016, Kevin Child, director of student services, said.

Brexit views of children and young people must be heard, say campaigners

Brexit views of children and young people must be heard, say campaigners
Children and young people have the right to contribute their views to the ... 71% of 18 to 24-year-olds in the UK voted to Remain in last year's referendum. ... law and child protection through to tackling child trafficking and poverty, the ...

No more mums or dads': Pauline Hanson warns gay marriage could lead to children being ...

No more mums or dads': Pauline Hanson warns gay marriage could lead to children being ...
- Pauline Hanson claims legalising gay marriage could lead to children being banned from calling their parents mum and dad. The One Nation leader ...





Robocall suggests same-sex marriage may threaten freedom of speech

Robocall suggests same-sex marriage may threaten freedom of speech
- A telephone robo-poll asking Australians their opinion about the same-sex marriage postal survey suggests marriage equality may lead to 'radical gay ...

Australians to soon post ballots in gay marriage survey

Australians to soon post ballots in gay marriage survey
- If the postal survey finds most Australians want gay marriage, the ... the Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, quoted former British Prime Minister ...

Could this simple flaw in Australia's gay marriage form put entire postal vote at risk? Social media ...

Could this simple flaw in Australia's gay marriage form put entire postal vote at risk? Social media ...
- A photo claiming to show how the supposedly secret same-sex marriage postal vote can be seen through the envelope created controversy online.

Computers will soon work out if you're right or left wing from a photo, says 'Gaydar' creator

Computers will soon work out if you're right or left wing from a photo, says 'Gaydar' creator
- A Stanford University expert who created 'Gaydar' software which can work out if someone is gay from a photo says that this is just the beginning.

Ultra-Orthodox politician quits as Israeli MP after attending gay wedding

Ultra-Orthodox politician quits as Israeli MP after attending gay wedding
- In a recent radio interview, the 51-year-old politician disclosed he had a gay nephew who invited him to his wedding. Mr Guetta said he attended out of ...

Gay rights activist and mother of equal marriage, Edie Windsor, dies aged 88

Gay rights activist and mother of equal marriage, Edie Windsor, dies aged 88
Gay rights activist Edith Windsor has passed away aged 88, her wife Judith Kasen-Windsor confirmed to the New York Times.

Christian rugby star voices opposition to gay marriage

Christian rugby star voices opposition to gay marriage
- A plebiscite postal vote will take place over the coming months to determine whether Australia should follow the likes of the UK, USA and Ireland in ...





Anti-gay evangelical Ted Cruz was caught liking a bisexual adult film on Twitter, and people are ...

Anti-gay evangelical Ted Cruz was caught liking a bisexual adult film on Twitter, and people are ...
- Homophobic Senator Ted Cruz is facing a tidal wave of mockery after he liked a tweet containing a bisexual adult film. The family values-conscious ...





Craig Revel Horwood: We need better LGBT+ representation on Strictly

Craig Revel Horwood: We need better LGBT+ representation on Strictly
- The BBC One hit show came under fire last week following a question by Gay Times to openly gay contestants Rev Richard Coles and Susan Colman ...

We're in a gay relationship. He's my sugar daddy': Jewish activist's brilliant comeback after neo ...

We're in a gay relationship. He's my sugar daddy': Jewish activist's brilliant comeback after neo ...
- A conservative Jewish activist whose grandparents escaped the Holocaust has mocked a neo-Nazi who messaged him with anti-gay questions and ...

76 men deported from Kuwait following a crackdown on gay community

76 men deported from Kuwait following a crackdown on gay community
- Kuwait have deported 76 men on suspicion of being gay after deploying a crackdown on homosexuality in the Western Asian country.

Vilification, intimidation and threats banned during same-sex postal survey

Vilification, intimidation and threats banned during same-sex postal survey
- That criticism came one day after Nationals senator Matt Canavan, a 'No' campaigner, said LGBTI campaigners concerned about hate speech needed ...

Labor, coalition deal against hate speech

Labor, coalition deal against hate speech
- speech being a part of this process," he said. Labor would continue to call out any hurtful and divisive speech and stand with the LGBTI community.

Woman publicly caned 100 times over adultery is hospitalised in Indonesia

Woman publicly caned 100 times over adultery is hospitalised in Indonesia
- Indonesia must immediately repeal all laws that impose caning as a punishment and do much more to create a safe space for LGBTI [Lesbian, Gay, ...

Seychelles: LGBTI Group in Seychelles Seeks Acceptance By Society

Seychelles: LGBTI Group in Seychelles Seeks Acceptance By Society
- The local group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI Sey) is seeking to be accepted by society in ...