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Are People 'Born Gay'?

Jack Fletcher | Posted 27.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Fletcher

Scientific studies recently showed that there is a link between sexuality and our genetics, but for something that is not a choice and is present from birth, was it really any surprise? And also, does it actually even matter?

Dangerous New LGB Data - How Three Out of Four Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Brits Just Disappeared

Ian Johnson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ian Johnson

How many LGBT youth groups, suicide prevention lines, anti-bullying groups or gay health initiatives are in line to see their funding slashed because the 'official' count of LGBT people in the UK according to the ONS has now just been revised downwards - by more than 75%?

Young People Are Vital in the Fight Against Homophobia

Rosie Ellingham | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rosie Ellingham

2013-02-14-ADayInTheQueerLifeBanner.jpg Campaigning against homophobia has helped me a lot personally, as well as academically, and the opportunity has helped me realise we can all make a difference, big or small. The courage shown by every young volunteer I've met recently has been heart-warming.

Sir Ian McKellen: 'We Can Be Better Without Bullying'

Andy Wasley | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Andy Wasley

Those of us who were bullied at school, for whatever reason, will empathise keenly with young people who dread bullies' taunts and violence. Bullying isn't just a 'rite of passage' that we should expect as part of growing up. Its effects - low exam scores, depression and anxiety - can affect our whole adult lives.