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UK: Film Editing Workshop with Oscar-winner CHRIS DICKENS 5-6 October London

UK: Film Editing Workshop with Oscar-winner CHRIS DICKENS 5-6 October London

Fest Film Lab will hold a film editing workshop in October, with Oscar-winning film editor, Chris Dickens In 1990, Chris Dickens graduated from the Bournemouth Film School. He began his filmmaking career as a film and linear editing assistant in television documentaries at Channel 4, and the BBC. During this time, he began to cut […]

NI: Equal marriage intervention said to complicate talks

NI: Equal marriage intervention said to complicate talks

(Reuters) – The British parliament’s decision to bypass politicians in Northern Ireland and legislate on same-sex marriage could deepen a stalemate in the region at the heart of Britain’s struggle to leave the European Union, a senior lawmaker warned on Thursday. British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to compel the government to legalise same-sex marriage, […]

UK: Lawmakers vote to legalise same-sex marriage in NI

UK: Lawmakers vote to legalise same-sex marriage in NI

(Reuters) – Britain’s parliament voted on Tuesday in favour of a plan that would compel the government to legalise same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in Northern Ireland, if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government. The changes passed with a large majority in parliament in London on Tuesday, and turned a […]

UK: New pay gap – this time for Britain’s LGBT+ workers

UK: New pay gap – this time for Britain’s LGBT+ workers

LGBT+ people in Britain on average earn almost £7,000  less than their straight colleagues each year, a shortfall that dwarfs the country’s gender pay gap, according to a new workplace study. According to research by networking site LinkedIn and LGBT+ organisation, UK Black Pride, LGBT employees earn 16% less on average than their heterosexual peers, […]

UK: New lobby group calls for change to police rules over trans comments

UK: New lobby group calls for change to police rules over trans comments

A comedian, and a former policeman, reprimanded by the police for making public comments on transgender issues, have backed a new lobby group set up to push for police guidelines to be changed. Fair Cop, launched this week, argued that British police are misusing hate crime laws to “harass” those who question whether trans women […]

UK: LGBT couples and single women use of fertility treatment hits record

UK: LGBT couples and single women use of fertility treatment hits record

More people in Britain are opting for fertility treatment with the fastest growth among same-sex couples, single women and surrogates, the fertility watchdog said on Thursday, as modern families become increasingly diverse. While heterosexual couples accounted for 91 percent of patients – having about 68,000 treatment cycles in 2017 – they saw the smallest increase […]

UK: Navy veteran fired for bisexuality sues for return of medals

UK: Navy veteran fired for bisexuality sues for return of medals

A navy veteran, who spent 18 years fighting for Britain, said on Wednesday he is suing the government to get back medals that were removed when he was fired for being bisexual in 1993. Joe Ousalice, a radio operator who served in the Falklands, Northern Ireland, and the Middle East, had his Long Service and […]