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Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Theresa May's delay of green paper ignores elderly who 'deserve better'

Theresa May's delay of green paper ignores elderly who 'deserve better'
- Theresa May's delay of green paper ignores elderly who 'deserve better' ... Millions of disabled and older people, and their carers, rely on essential ... director at the UK Homecare Association, representing home care providers, had ...

Perfectionism and poverty: why musicians struggle with mental health

Perfectionism and poverty: why musicians struggle with mental health
- This is the reality for many people who work in the music industry, to the point that, at music conferences around the country, mental health has ...

WHO takes transgenderism out of mental illness category

WHO takes transgenderism out of mental illness category
- Several countries have already taken steps to reclassify transgenderism and take it off the list of mental disorders, including France and Denmark.

We are still way behind in our attitudes to mental health

We are still way behind in our attitudes to mental health
- We are still way behind in our attitudes to mental health ... While teaching mental health to undergraduates recently it struck me how stuck in the past ... yet despite there being several thousand deaths by suicide in the UK every year, ...

Gender dysphoria is no longer listed as a mental disorder

Gender dysphoria is no longer listed as a mental disorder
- Those experiencing gender dysphoria – when a person's biological sex conflicts with their gender identity – will no longer be classified as mentally ill.

George Ezra supports mental health education campaign

George Ezra supports mental health education campaign
- The campaign received £250,000 from The Brit Awards and Mastercard for the support of mental health education in UK schools and in the music ...

Prince William opens men's mental health unit after family friend's suicide

Prince William opens men's mental health unit after family friend's suicide
- Prince William opens men's mental health unit after family friend's suicide .... 'Mental ill health costs the UK £35 billion annually, so encouraging ...

Primary school children affected by hygiene poverty, charity finds

Primary school children affected by hygiene poverty, charity finds
- Primary school children affected by hygiene poverty, charity finds ... to buy washing powder, soap or shampoo, according to a survey by a UK charity.

Studio 54 director Matt Tyrnauer on the birthplace of true diversity

Studio 54 director Matt Tyrnauer on the birthplace of true diversity
- When Studio 54 swung open its doors in 1977 it was like the birthplace of diversity – a place where gay guys and gals and drag queens could rub ...

3 gay rights activists shot to death in southern Mexico

3 gay rights activists shot to death in southern Mexico
- The victims were identified as Ruben Estrada, a gay community leader in the town of Taxco, and activists Carlos Uriel Lopez and Roberto Vega.

Homophobic economies losing out on billions

Homophobic economies losing out on billions
- Tatchell, who has just arrived back in the UK after being arrested in Russia ... aid and investment dried up after it passed its anti-homosexuality act.

Why is Anglicanism facing a postcolonial rift?

Why is Anglicanism facing a postcolonial rift?
- largest Protestant denomination has widened beyond issues related to gay ... The archbishop, whose formal seat is England's medieval Canterbury ...

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar apologises to thousands of 'unknown heroes' who were criminalised for ...

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar apologises to thousands of 'unknown heroes' who were criminalised for ...
- Taoiseach Leo Varadkar apologised to thousands of “unknown heroes” who were criminalised for being gay in Ireland. On Monday Varadkar gathered ...

I don't identify as straight, I identify as a person who just loves”

I don't identify as straight, I identify as a person who just loves”
- But she's not just a great ally, as she tells Gay Times that she doesn't actually identify as straight – she's a person who “just loves”. We caught up with ...

Paddy Power donates to LGBTQI causes during World Cup on behalf of Russia

Paddy Power donates to LGBTQI causes during World Cup on behalf of Russia
- The Evening Standard reports the UK Parliament's foreign affairs select committee warned gay World Cup fans that they could "not only face the risk of ...

Melt Festival fuses Berlin's LGBT nightlife with music festival culture

Melt Festival fuses Berlin's LGBT nightlife with music festival culture
- Each year, the festival combines live music acts with DJ sets from Berlin's most legendary gay parties and club nights a short trip south of the capital.

Ireland's former President Mary McAleese to march at Pride 'with my gay son and his wonderful ...

Ireland's former President Mary McAleese to march at Pride 'with my gay son and his wonderful ...
- Ireland's former President Mary McAleese has said she plans to march at Pride for the first time – with her gay son and his husband. The former ...

Third of UK employers 'less likely' to hire transgender staff

Third of UK employers 'less likely' to hire transgender staff
- Third of U.K. employers 'less likely' to hire transgender staff ... ILGA-Europe, which lobbies for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, ...

These older gay men made it through dark times — now they're using their resources to make sure ...

These older gay men made it through dark times — now they're using their resources to make sure ...
- The desert town of Palm Springs, Calif. is a well-known vacation destination and retirement hotspot, particularly for golfers and wealthy white gay men.

LGBT+ inclusivity isn't about sex: it's about equality'

LGBT+ inclusivity isn't about sex: it's about equality'
- said one of them “that that lot are so anti-gay when it turns out they're all gay ... A male gay boarding house master in an all-boys school told me ... than 100,000 young people in more than 300 schools across the UK and it's never ...

Mike Pence's wife is apparently a fan of Queer Eye

Mike Pence's wife is apparently a fan of Queer Eye
- The meeting is surprising given the Second Lady's public support for her husband, Vice President Mike Pence, who is a strong opponent of LGBT ...

Ukrainians march for LGBT+ rights after five hoax bomb scares

Ukrainians march for LGBT+ rights after five hoax bomb scares
- While it is illegal to discriminate against same-sex couples, LGBT+ people narrowly evaded being subject to a Russia-style gay propaganda law in ...

FIFA to investigate Mexico fans for chanting anti-gay slurs at World Cup

FIFA to investigate Mexico fans for chanting anti-gay slurs at World Cup
- FIFA have launched an investigation into Mexican fans who were said to have used homophobic chants when their country's team won 1-0 against ...

96% of LGBT Iraqis face physical or verbal violence

96% of LGBT Iraqis face physical or verbal violence
- It found 96% of LGBT Iraqis have faced physical or verbal violence because ... might sound small comparing to other studies in countries like the UK.