~ News Archive Pre 2012~

Depression risk for homosexual, bisexual students

A survey of Newcastle University students shows homosexual and bisexual students are at much greater risk of depression and binge drinking. Researchers surveyed more than 6,000 students in 2010 measuring risk factors for anxiety, depression, eating disorders and unsafe drinking levels.

Broward School Board expected to honor Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History Month

Broward County School Board members on Wednesday are expected to approve a formal resolution in support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History Month, which takes place every October.

Lesbian mums hurt by use of school children saying ‘that’s so gay’

LESBIAN mothers and their children are experiencing discrimination in Adelaide schools, prompting a researcher to call for a crackdown on the use of the term “that’s so gay” by students.

Pride House Holds Picnic and Games Day

Bring your own lunch to share food and fun with our own mini Pride House Games. Egg and spoon, sack race, and all the classics on offer, as well as rounders!

Scotland: Schools research shows gay students facing homophobia

Stonewall teachers report 2012

New research carried out by the University of Cambridge for Stonewall Scotland’s School Report Scotland 2012 has found that 52 per cent of lesbian, gay and bisexual pupils in Scottish secondary schools experience homophobic bullying.

The Guardian’s World Pride Power List

As the UK gears up to host World Pride 2012, it’s time for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community to shout about what they’ve achieved. So welcome to the World Pride Power List 2012, spanning the worlds of business,
politics, arts and entertainment.

Euro 2012: Germany’s First Openly Gay Pro Football Player Calls On Merkel to Denounce Anti-Gay Laws in Ukraine

Two days before the kick off of Euro 2012, All Out members are joining with the first openly gay professional football player in Germany, Marcus Urban, in urging Merkel to use the Euro 2012 to denounce human rights violations and the anti-gay crackdown happening now in Ukraine.

Welsh Government: Catholic Schools must promote pro-gay marriage campaign to ensure political balance

A Welsh Government investigation into PinkNews.co.uk’s revelation that the Catholic Education Service encouraged schools to promote a petition against same-sex marriage has concluded that this may have led to schools breaking laws on political balance.

Fondation Émergence launches its 2012 campaign

International Day Against Homophobia May 17 Participate! This day belongs to YOU!

PSU Probing Question: How Important is Coming Out of the Closet?

What is life like for young gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered people in our nation today? Your impression might depend on which news report you happen to catch. Stories reporting on Gay-Straight Alliance clubs in conservative school districts, high-profile legal victories for gay people and their advocates and even gay teens becoming Prom Queen, suggest the nation is becoming more accepting of less traditional sexual and gender identities. Other stories about “gay bashing” hate crimes and teens being bullied to the point of despair point to a different side of America.

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