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Thursday, 17 August 2017

Family of gay man left for dead with fractured skull fear violent attack was 'homophobic hate crime'

Family of gay man left for dead with fractured skull fear violent attack was 'homophobic hate crime'
- The family of a gay man who was left for dead after a violent assault fear it was a homophobic attack. Carl Johnson, 25, was left with a fractured skull ...

English football's first openly gay referee Ryan Atkin admits the time may not yet be right for players ...

English football's first openly gay referee Ryan Atkin admits the time may not yet be right for players ...
English football's first openly gay referee Ryan Atkin believes that while his coming out was a 'now or never' scenario, he still questions whether the ...

Homophobic pastor Pat Robertson hospitalised after falling off a horse

Homophobic pastor Pat Robertson hospitalised after falling off a horse
- Robertson, who also founded private Christian university Regent University in Virginia Beach, has encouraged gay 'conversion therapy', blamed gays ...

Number of EU nationals working in Britain hits record high despite Brexit

Number of EU nationals working in Britain hits record high despite Brexit
- The number of EU nationals working in the U.K. has hit a record high despite concerns of a post-Brexit exodus. An estimated 2.37 million people from ..

UK's 'totally unworkable' Brexit plan raises new fears over Border

UK's 'totally unworkable' Brexit plan raises new fears over Border
- Ireland is preparing for a "worst-case scenario" amid fears that some of the UK's proposals for cross-border trade are "totally unworkable". Foreign ...

Theresa May must seek 'liberal' migration rules after Brexit to avoid 'shooting herself in the foot ...

Theresa May must seek 'liberal' migration rules after Brexit to avoid 'shooting herself in the foot ...
- Theresa May should take a "liberal" approach to post-Brexit migration, a former Conservative leader has said, as he compared leaving the European ...

UK consumer spending is hit by rising inflation and Brexit uncertainty

UK consumer spending is hit by rising inflation and Brexit uncertainty
- Retail sales, a key barometer of the strength of the UK consumer, was weak again in July, reflecting the hit to spending power from spiking inflation ...

Brexit trade talks may be reduced to as little as 10 months

Brexit trade talks may be reduced to as little as 10 months
Brexit secretary David Davis (L) with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier who has warned that trade talks are unlikely to start in October. Photograph: ...

More than 100000 teenagers a year to get mental health training to help them cope with exam stress

More than 100000 teenagers a year to get mental health training to help them cope with exam stress
- More than 100,000 teenagers a year will be given mental health training to help them cope with the pressure of exam and build up their self-esteem, ..

Struggling to distinguish the smell of bubblegum from petrol could be early sign of dementia

Struggling to distinguish the smell of bubblegum from petrol could be early sign of dementia
- Dr Carol Routledge Director of Research at Alzheimer's Research UK, said: “We know that changes associated with diseases like Alzheimer's can ...

Why I Want To Put A Mental Health Gym On The High Street

Why I Want To Put A Mental Health Gym On The High Street
- In this vlog for HuffPost UK, James talks about his struggles with his own mental health, and how his experience inspired him to found Sanctus to make ...

How having a baby can make you lose your mind: Some new mothers are having terrifying visions ...

How having a baby can make you lose your mind: Some new mothers are having terrifying visions ...
- I was diagnosed with postpartum psychosis, a severe mental illness affecting ... All this despite the fact that, in the UK, suicide is the leading cause of ...

12 people reveal their most embarrassing sexual moment

12 people reveal their most embarrassing sexual moment
- When you're naked with someone you barely know, doing things in darkened rooms, often under the influence of a criminal amount of tequila – the ...

Psychiatrists are being consulted over Donald Trump's mental state

Psychiatrists are being consulted over Donald Trump's mental state
- Dr. Brandy Lee says she has been approached to discuss how psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals could liaise 'to ...

Divorce and children: As scores of celebrity parents split, an expert explains how to protect your ...

Divorce and children: As scores of celebrity parents split, an expert explains how to protect your ...
-  And while we don't quite have to worry about the paparazzi getting involved in most of our relationship woes, with statistics in the UK showing that 42 ...

Grenfell fire student 'gutted' at A-level results

Grenfell fire student 'gutted' at A-level results
- Pupils will have their grades “looked at, reviewed and modified accordingly if necessary”, while there will be access to counselling and mental health ...

Mark Zuckerberg on Charlottesville: Facebook will remove violent threats

Mark Zuckerberg on Charlottesville: Facebook will remove violent threats
- of hate groups appear not to have been affected by the Facebook crackdown, including neo-Confederate, anti-Muslim, and anti-LGBT pages.

It's a race against time to ensure people vote on marriage equality in Australia

It's a race against time to ensure people vote on marriage equality in Australia
- Equality Weekender organiser Kat Dopper, who also runs a series of LGBTQ-friendly parties called Heaps Gay, said the campaign's aim is to connect ...

Hackers pushed The Daily Stormer offline as soon as Cloudflare stopped ...

Hackers pushed The Daily Stormer offline as soon as Cloudflare stopped ...
- that are criticizing the Chinese government that we continuously get pressured to restrict," he said "There are LGBT organizations in the Middle East.

Tom Daley's romantic wedding video

Tom Daley's romantic wedding video
- that any ad revenue raised from the video, which has had more than three quarters of a million views on YouTube, will go towards LGBT charities.

New McCain campaign to reflect “real” families

New McCain campaign to reflect “real” families
- It has partnered with the National Portrait Gallery to launch a snapshot celebration of families in Britain and support the Gallery's programme of free ...

British bishops tackle anti-LGBT bullying in Catholic schools

British bishops tackle anti-LGBT bullying in Catholic schools
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in British Catholic schools will likely feel safer this coming academic year, thanks to a new set of ...

New report slams Pride in London 2017, saying it “failed to grasp the importance of diversity”

New report slams Pride in London 2017, saying it “failed to grasp the importance of diversity”
- It also makes note of a breakdown in communication between Pride in London and UK Black Pride: “We have concluded that the responsibility for that ...

Homophobic pastor Pat Robertson hospitalised after falling off a horse

Homophobic pastor Pat Robertson hospitalised after falling off a horse
- The 87-year-old televangelist from Virginia Beach, who founded the Christian Broadcasting Network and regularly spouts anti-LGBT rhetoric, was ...

More LGBT+ people murdered so far in 2017 than in the whole of 2016

 More LGBT+ people murdered so far in 2017 than in the whole of 2016
- As for the victims so far in 2017, 15 of them were transgender women of colour, while at least 12 were cisgender gay men. NCAVP's figures are not ...



Trump 'poised to undo LGBT+ healthcare protections'

Trump 'poised to undo LGBT+ healthcare protections'
- The 45th President of the United States is expected to roll back anti-discrimination protections for transgender patients, according to a new report.

How do you feel about fetish puppies taking part in Pride?

How do you feel about fetish puppies taking part in Pride?
- Doing crap like this reverts progress as it makes people think being a gay man ... Here in the UK, Pride got co-opted years ago, after the major equality ...

Ways to provide better care to middle-aged lesbians

Ways to provide better care to middle-aged lesbians
- Clinicians who have an understanding of lesbian women and their unique stressors, who provide a welcoming and inclusive environment, and who ...

Britain's first openly gay football referee says homophobic abuse needs to be treated like racism

Britain's first openly gay football referee says homophobic abuse needs to be treated like racism
Britain's first openly gay football referee has said that homophobic abuse needs to be treated like racism. Ryan Atkin believes football will change ...

Tackling homophobia in professional football is still a work in progress but it's getting there

Tackling homophobia in professional football is still a work in progress but it's getting there
- fans across the UK. The proliferation of LGBT fan groups may come as a surprise to those who think that football is a site of rampant homophobia.

Anti-same sex marriage campaigners accidentally copy bisexual pride flag

Anti-same sex marriage campaigners accidentally copy bisexual pride flag
- Supporters of LGBT equality have pointed out the logo chosen by a new Australian anti-same sex marriage campaign looks a lot like the bisexual ...

Restaurant customers refuse to tip waitress because of her LGBT tattoo

Restaurant customers refuse to tip waitress because of her LGBT tattoo
- A family refused to tip a restaurant waitress after they spotted her LGBT ... which she said represented equality and LGBT rights, while at the table.