BISEXUALITY

Bisexuality We spend weeks, months, even years trying to figure out what our sexuality is. To our knowledge, we’ve found 29 sexualities that individuals identify with. But, there could be even more out there & with an ever-growing community in years to come there could be double. Sexuality labels help us identify and feel apart of a community. However, it’s a strong […]

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Mental Health News & Updates

Mental Health News & Updates Mental health: a state of well-being Updated August 2014 Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community. The positive […]

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GLOBAL LGBT HEADLINES – 2019

  LGBT Headlines From Around The Globe News items by Eikon/Gay Nation. Click on the logo to sign up for news updates or visit the Gay Nation website   Homos, Or Everyone in America   Win For LGBTI Rights with Israel’s Medical Association Restricting Conversion Therapy   Auckland Pride Claims to be ‘All Go’ with No Sign of a Parade […]

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Malaysian Anti-LGBT Hostilities

Malaysian Anti-LGBT Hostilities    LGBT rights in Malaysia Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in Malaysia face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents. Sodomy is a crime in the country, under a British Empire colonial era law. Social attitudes towards the LGBT community are also shaped by Islam, the official religion in Malaysia. Human Rights Watch states that “Discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people […]

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Conversion Therapy Confronted In the UK

  Gay Conversion Therapy Associated with Suicide Risk New study provides concrete evidence that gay conversion therapy is dangerous. When I went to see the new film Boy Erased this week, half the audience was in tears. The movie depicts the devastating practice of gay conversion therapy, in which therapists or religious professionals try to “cure” young people of their homosexuality. At […]

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Global LGBT Headlines

LGBT Headlines From Around The Globe       News items by Eikon/Gay Nation. Click on the logo to sign up for news updates or visit the Gay Nation website   President of Cuba Announces His Support For Same-Sex Marriage   Queer Eye and RuPaul Big Winners at Creative Arts Emmy Awards     Indian Supreme Court Rules Homosexuality is […]

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Haemosexual Australia: LGBTQ+ News

  Haemosexual Australia LGBTQ+ News   News items by Gay Nation & other sources Click on the logo to sign up for news updates or visit the Gay Nation website   Australian Marriage Equality Catalyst for Stunning Light Installation at London Design Show   Neighbours Historic Same-Sex Wedding Snubbed From TV Week Front Cover   TV’s Wedding of The Year […]

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LGBT Domestic Violence/Abuse

LGBT Domestic Violence/Abuse   The UK Home Office defines domestic violence and abuse as: ‘Any incident, or pattern of incidents, of controlling, coercive, threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are, or have been, intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality.’ Domestic abuse can include, but is not limited to, the following: […]

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Conversion Therapy

  No one should be told their identity is something that can be cured. Yet many lesbian, gay, bi and trans people are being poorly treated by health and social care services, including by staff who believe that sexual orientation or gender identity is something that can be ‘cured’. In fact, our Unhealthy Attitudes (2015) report found that 10 per cent of health […]

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