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Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Mexicans see models of Trump's 'impenetrable' wall, and they're not impressed.

Mexicans see models of Trump's 'impenetrable' wall, and they're not impressed.
- The prototypes of the Trump border wall are taking shape this month in a sun-baked swath of scrubland abutting a run-down ...

The time has come for Theresa May to tell the nation: Brexit can't be done

The time has come for Theresa May to tell the nation: Brexit can't be done
- As she tries to move the Brexit negotiations forward, how much better would Theresa May and the country feel if the speech she made to her party ...

Could bid to block Brexit lead to our EU departure never happening?

Could bid to block Brexit lead to our EU departure never happening?
- But the prospect of the UK failing to agree a replacement trade and customs deal with the EU has encouraged speculation that Brexit might be delayed ...

May faces rebellion over Brexit as MPs call for vote and transition deal

May faces rebellion over Brexit as MPs call for vote and transition deal
- Theresa May could face significant defeats over Brexit as Tory rebels agree to coalesce around amendments to give MPs a binding vote on the final ...

Uncertainty over Brexit transition 'could put 75000 City jobs at risk'

Uncertainty over Brexit transition 'could put 75000 City jobs at risk'
- City firms are leasing offices in Frankfurt, Paris and Dublin in anticipation of UK getting a 'no deal' on Brexit from the EU.

No deal would cost millions of families £500 a year, warns major study

No deal would cost millions of families £500 a year, warns major study
- A no-deal Brexit will leave millions of British households £500-a-year worse off, a major new study has found. The detailed research concludes those ...

The cost of a Brexit 'no deal' is diminishing

The cost of a Brexit 'no deal' is diminishing
- The EU seems completely unwilling to be flexible on negotiating the terms of our departure from the club. The result? A cliff-edge hard Brexit is looking ...

Parliament has limited power to stop a 'no deal' Brexit

Parliament has limited power to stop a 'no deal' Brexit
- Labour's Sir Keir Starmer and the Conservatives' Ken Clarke both say that Parliament should reject a 'no deal' outcome on Brexit. Raphael Hogarth ...

More than 10000 children 'endured atrocious waits' for mental health care

More than 10000 children 'endured atrocious waits' for mental health care
- More than 10,000 children have been forced to wait longer than the 18-week target time for specialist mental health care, new figures have shown.

Irish among EU citizens most at risk of poverty

Irish among EU citizens most at risk of poverty
- Irish citizens are among the most likely in western Europe to be at risk of poverty or social exclusion. New figures published by the EU show a that Irish ...

The controversy over an all-male University Challenge team shows female equality is still some ...

The controversy over an all-male University Challenge team shows female equality is still some ...
- from those early days records the number of bright young women who went on to attend prestigious institutions for their higher education although at ...

The 15 most powerful millennials in the world

The 15 most powerful millennials in the world
- Prince William, 35, is currently second in line to the British throne. ... The British-educated ruler took over as the nation's leader when he was 33, ...

More than 60 children a day calling Childline with suicidal thoughts

More than 60 children a day calling Childline with suicidal thoughts
- The NSPCC pointed to widespread concern about the lengthy waiting times young people face before accessing mental health services, but said the statistics also suggested a greater willingness on the part of young people to seek help. One 14-year-old girl told a counsellor: “I want to end it tonight. I’ve written a suicide note and have everything ready.”

Decline of the housewife leaves children with no-one to talk to

Decline of the housewife leaves children with no-one to talk to
- constantly working and have no time to talk to them about their problems. ... she warned that "hectic lifestyles" were endangering child mental health.

A 'psychotic zombie nympho' Halloween costume is being criticised for stigmatising mental illness

A 'psychotic zombie nympho' Halloween costume is being criticised for stigmatising mental illness
Mental illness is something a bunch of people have to live with and work through every day, battling misconceptions and trying to live a life free of the ...

Retention Rates Higher In Multiple Minority Groups

Retention Rates Higher In Multiple Minority Groups
- With over 6,500 students surveyed on topics from preparedness for work to mental health, the importance of student retention at university started to ...

Gay Nepal man fears for his life after being outed in UK courts

Gay Nepal man fears for his life after being outed in UK courts
- A Nepal man is suicidal and left fearing for his life after being outed by a UK immigration tribunal, Gay Star News can reveal. The man, who we'll call ...

Psychiatrists apologise for using electric shocks and drugs to 'cure' gay, lesbian and bisexual people

Psychiatrists apologise for using electric shocks and drugs to 'cure' gay, lesbian and bisexual people
- The Royal College of Psychiatrists has released a statement that, for the first time, acknowledges the harm inflicted upon lesbian, gay, and bisexual ...

Trump Joked Mike Pence Wants To 'Hang All Gay People'

Trump Joked Mike Pence Wants To 'Hang All Gay People'
- Trump regularly mocks his Vice-President's religious beliefs according to in in-depth profile published this week and once told a legal scholar ...

Discovery introduces first same-sex couple to the universe

Discovery introduces first same-sex couple to the universe
- Anthony Rapp made Star Trek history when his character Lt. Paul Stamets was introduced in episode three of the show as the universe's first openly ..

Red Hot reveal all the naked British Boys who are in this year's calendar – NSFW

Red Hot reveal all the naked British Boys who are in this year's calendar – NSFW
- What's more, Red Hot have teamed up with gay dating app Chappy to offer an innovative interactive element to the calendar. On the first of each ...

7 iconic performances from Dame Angela Lansbury's incredible career

7 iconic performances from Dame Angela Lansbury's incredible career
- Mame, a part that I played. She was every gay persons idea of glamour and her attitudes coincided with every young mans ideals of beauty and glory.

UKIP leader 'could kill a badger with his bare hands', general secretary claims

UKIP leader 'could kill a badger with his bare hands', general secretary claims
- Previously, a UKIP leadership candidate told a very vivid story about a gay donkey raping his horse, and a candidate said she found gorillas 'very ..

Hate-crime prosecutions fall despite spike in reported attacks after Brexit referendum

Hate-crime prosecutions fall despite spike in reported attacks after Brexit referendum
- Nik Noone, chief executive of the LGBT anti-violence and abuse charity Galop ... Stephen Brookes MBE, an ambassador for Disability Rights UK and ...

How the hypermasculinity of Model C schools entrenches homophobia

How the hypermasculinity of Model C schools entrenches homophobia
- Many former Model C schools instil hyper masculine and patriarchal attitudes in their boy children; attitudes that implicitly endorse homophobia. I went ...

A George Michael mural has been vandalised with eggs and homophobic slurs

A George Michael mural has been vandalised with eggs and homophobic slurs
- A mural of the late George Michael which was created earlier this year has been vandalised with eggs and homophobic graffiti, according to the artist ...

The 25 most important LGBTI movies of the last 25 years

The 25 most important LGBTI movies of the last 25 years
- It was a star-making role for Tilda Swinton, and while this gloriously surreal movie plays with huge themes around gender, sex and sexuality, it is too ...

UN Condemns Recent Spate Of Anti-Gay Mass Arrests

UN Condemns Recent Spate Of Anti-Gay Mass Arrests
- UN officials have condemned the recent mass arrests of LGBTI people in Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia, saying that the countries' authorities ...

LGBTI Australians are less trusting of their neighbors than straight people

LGBTI Australians are less trusting of their neighbors than straight people
- New research has shown the mental health of LGBTI people continues to be a major issue for the community. The team behind new research said ...

Dolly Parton calls for marriage equality in Australia

Dolly Parton calls for marriage equality in Australia
- Dolly Parton has long been a supporter of marriage equality and her LGBTI fans. In 2016 she told Larry King that humans have no right to judge others ...

Japanese group wants to make school uniforms genderless for LGBTI students

Japanese group wants to make school uniforms genderless for LGBTI students
- Its leader Anri Ishizaki told a symposium that LGBTI students wanted to be able to wear genderless uniforms. Ishizaki argued that school uniforms ...

The UN Wants American Businesses to End Anti-LGBT Discrimination

The UN Wants American Businesses to End Anti-LGBT Discrimination
- The UN's action is not just aspirational, it is unfortunately defensive — designed to protect LGBTI workers, suppliers, distributors and consumers in the ...