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Monday, 18 December 2017

Trump administration 'forbids health agency officials from using words like fetus and transgender' in ...

Trump administration 'forbids health agency officials from using words like fetus and transgender' in ...
- Several key departments - including Health and Human Services, which oversees CDC, as well as Justice, Education and Housing and Urban Development - have changed some federal policies and how they collect government information about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.

Salvation Army Ranks as Top Christian Charity in the UK, No. 4 in the US

Salvation Army Ranks as Top Christian Charity in the UK, No. 4 in the US
- Some activists claim that the Christian charity, which serves 30 million Americans nationwide, is anti-LGBT. The owners of a doughnut shop in Maine, Holy Donut, had to publicly apologize for asking The Salvation Army to help them find a family in need this Christmas after they were attacked online ...

Why in 21st Century does the Church of England still live in the 20th?

Why in 21st Century does the Church of England still live in the 20th?
- The Anglican church still struggles with LGBT people, and won't allow same sex weddings in church. I call that unchristian. It's not as if Jesus ever concerned himself with sexual preference. There are 3,000 mentions of alleviating poverty in the Bible, but not one about same sex marriage. Church leaders ...

Boris may be forced into veto of Bermuda ban on gay marriage after politicians reversed island's ...

Boris may be forced into veto of Bermuda ban on gay marriage after politicians reversed island's ...
- Boris Johnson is under pressure to veto a ban on same-sex marriage on the British overseas territory of Bermuda. In May, the island's Supreme Court legalised gay marriage despite opposition from conservative groups. Politicians have since reversed that ruling. For the law to take effect, it requires the ...

State plans apology to convicted gay men

State plans apology to convicted gay men
- There are no plans, however, to introduce a Turing's Law in Ireland, named after Alan Turing, the gay Second World War code-breaker convicted of gross indecency in Britain in 1952. The law, passed earlier this year in Britain, introduced a pardon for those cautioned or convicted under historical ..

What's it like to live as an LGBT+ person in Bath?

What's it like to live as an LGBT+ person in Bath?
Britain's LGBT+ equality charity – this year named Bath and North-East Somerset Council as the best local authority for tackling anti-LGBT bullying and celebrating difference in its schools. Cllr Sandry said: “They've done brilliantly in recent year in reducing stigma and promoting equality and 

Irish football fans top rainbow league

Irish football fans top rainbow league
- Asked how comfortable they would be if a player on their national team came out as gay or bisexual, the Irish were most accepting, with 87% saying they would be relaxed about the issue. Only Iceland's fans were as supportive, while 80% of British fans said they would accept a gay player on their ..

Philippines' Duterte, in about-face, says he supports same-sex unions

Philippines' Duterte, in about-face, says he supports same-sex unions
- Duterte previously was quoted by local media as saying he was opposed to gay unions because marriage in the Philippines is only between a man and a woman. Duterte had brought up the gender issue in the past while attacking Western countries that allow it, especially those who criticise his brutal ...