Tag Archive | UK

Video: Sam Callahan – Say Something

Video: Sam Callahan – Say Something

On our EILE music slot this morning, we feature British singer-songwriter, and former X Factor contestant, Sam Callahan, and his single, Say Something. Following his chart-topping debut, Burns Like Fire, and with the release of Say Something, Sam has taken his music to the next level, and has given us a punchy, sleek pop track. Sam rose […]

UK: Cafe provides a lifeline for LGBT+ dementia sufferers

UK: Cafe provides a lifeline for LGBT+ dementia sufferers

Imagine living through the gay rights revolution that has transformed the lives of LGBT+ people in many parts of the world – and then, in old age, forgetting it. That is one of the many challenges facing gay people with dementia, who can find themselves plunged into a more hostile past, or be left struggling […]

Rainbow Project NI: ‘Pride in Newry’ to host UK & Ireland Pride

Rainbow Project NI: ‘Pride in Newry’ to host UK & Ireland Pride

The Rainbow Project in Northern Ireland have congratulated their partners, Pride in Newry, on being chosen to host next year’s 2019 UK & Ireland Pride Festival and Parade. They say the team have worked very hard in increasing visibility and acceptance of LGBT people in Newry, and beyond. The Rainbow Project said:

British lawmaker comes out as HIV positive to tackle stigma

British lawmaker comes out as HIV positive to tackle stigma

A British lawmaker came out as HIV positive in a speech to parliament yesterday, Thursday, saying he wanted to tackle the stigma and encourage others to get tested. Lloyd Russell-Moyle, who represents the opposition Labour party, is only the second British lawmaker to reveal he is HIV positive, and the first announce it in parliament. […]

UK failing LGBT+ teens on mental health – campaigners

UK failing LGBT+ teens on mental health – campaigners

Britain needs to do more to help LGBT+ teenagers, campaigners said on Friday last, after government data showed more than one in three struggle with mental health problems. Nearly 35 percent of LGBT+ 14 to 19-year-olds in England had a mental disorder, compared to 13 percent of heterosexual adolescents, according to official data released on […]

Opinion: It’s time to stop looking at bisexual mental health through LGBT+ lens

Opinion: It’s time to stop looking at bisexual mental health through LGBT+ lens

By Lewis Oakley, a bisexual, UK-based, activist. When researching the state of mental health for bisexual people, two things are clear: first, their mental health problems are worse than the average person’s, and second, there aren’t many people working on a solution. Some of the most prominent research available comes from the Office for National Statistics […]

Gay British former rugby star opts for apology after homophobic attack

Gay British former rugby star opts for apology after homophobic attack

A gay British former international rugby star said on Sunday he had chosen to ask for an apology rather than criminal charges after being attacked for being gay, in a bid to send out a “positive message”. Gareth Thomas, former Wales rugby captain, posted a video on social media, sporting cuts and bruises to his face, […]