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Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Remember Stonewall was a riot

Remember Stonewall was a riot
The Stonewall Riots started a movement for gay liberation. ... Movement and the Homosexual Law Reform Society in Britain had pushed for reforms.

Liverpool Pride will 'shout down' homophobia after Anfield knife attack

Liverpool Pride will 'shout down' homophobia after Anfield knife attack
Pride in Liverpool has said that this year's event will rally against homophobic violence, after two men were hospitalised in an anti-gay knife attack on ...

Space contest to send LGBT+ astronaut where no queer has gone before

Space contest to send LGBT+ astronaut where no queer has gone before
The Out Astronaut Contest is aiming to change that by sending a young queer astronaut into orbit. “We believe that communities are empowered when ...

Roger Godsiff tables debate on parents' rights to stop LGBT-inclusive lessons

Roger Godsiff tables debate on parents' rights to stop LGBT-inclusive lessons
Taking on those who want to exclude LGBT families from modern Britain is something every Labour member should support because the party of ...

20 incredible songs we need to see lip synced to on RuPaul's Drag Race

20 incredible songs we need to see lip synced to on RuPaul's Drag Race
This one's a song probably more likely to be seen on Drag Race UK, since it was a huge club hit over here. You'll recognise this song if you ever ...

UK academic faces dismissal over criticism of LGBT training in universities

UK academic faces dismissal over criticism of LGBT training in universities
UK lecturer who claims she's been branded a transphobe by students, after signing an open letter to the Sunday Times that criticized an LGBT ...

Ukraine and Georgia: A Tale of Two Pride Marches

Ukraine and Georgia: A Tale of Two Pride Marches
June is recognized worldwide as LGBT Pride Month, and therefore is the time of year filled with gay pride parades around the world. Since the first gay ...

Middle East survey sees patchy progress in views on women's and LGBT+ rights

Middle East survey sees patchy progress in views on women's and LGBT+ rights
Acceptance of being gay is low across the Middle East, the study found, with Algeria, where 26% of people deem it acceptable to be gay, the most ...

As A Teacher, I Know Tory Pledges On Children's Mental Health Are A Dangerous Joke


All new teachers will receive mental health training, backed up by updated statutory guidance to make clear schools' responsibilities to protect ...

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A UK judge ruled that a London woman with the mental age of a child must have an abortion ...


The woman's family opposed the abortion procedure, but the woman's doctors in a UK National Health Service Trust argued that an abortion would be ...

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'I had panic disorders and depression' - Increase in psychological or mental health difficulties ...


The Youthreach Programme, set up in 1989, provides a second-chance education for young people who have left mainstream second-level schools ...

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Trusts working to improve waiting times for mental health services


Trusts working to improve waiting times for mental health services ... only region of the UK that does not have an overarching mental health strategy.

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Poppers are not addictive or bad for mental health, new study finds



Poppers are not addictive or bad for mental health, new study finds ... Poppers were nearly banned in the UK in 2016, before the government made a ...

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Care homes need to make oral health a priority, report says


Care homes in England are neglecting the oral health of their residents, ... and mental health, improved guidance for dentists on how to treat residents, and ... The British Dental Association (BDA) said a "revolution" is needed in how ...

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It's parents, not teachers who should protect children from depression


Given the fact they're already over-worked, and that mental health resources at British schools are lacking, it seems a disastrous idea to me. Teaching ...

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NHS to open first ever gambling addiction clinic for children


Simon Stevens, the NHS England chief executive, said that the links between problem gambling and stress, depression and mental health problems ...

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Naked Farmer cricket raises awareness and funds for rural mental health issues


Patrick Joice has been helped through his mental health issues by his wife Zanna and YANA, who he has been on a mission to raise awareness of ...

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