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South Gloucestershire Council Wins DV Credit

The local community newspaper for East Bristol, The Week In, reports that South Gloucestershire Council has become the first local authority in the West Country to be accredited by the White Ribbon Campaign, an initiative that aims to reduce domestic violence and abuse within the setting of the family. It has long been the contention of feminists and many sections of the LGBTQ communities that domestic violence occurs mostly within the nuclear family unit and that the main threat to the wellbeing of women and children occurs in this context.

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Dogs Trust Looks Back on 18 Years of Prides

The Autumn issue of Wag, the magazine of the Dog's Trust, is out now and reflects on the summer of Pride events just gone. The Trust says “As an organisation, we have been supporting Pride since the year 2000, when we first strutted our stuff in the Brighton Pride parade”.

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Fundamentalists for Child Cruetly in Scotland

A Bill has been proposed to the Scottish Parliament to outlaw the smacking of children in the country.  John Finnie, a Green MSP, said that it was high time that children were afforded the same protections from assault as adults.  The Bill has wide cross party support from MSPs representing the L

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Charity Withdraws from Ranting Website

Research from the newswire Gay Star News has found that the NSPCC has pulled out of a scheduled FaceBook discussion with the problematic website MumsNet.  The NSPCC which for over one hundred years has campaigned for child welfare and safety is said by insiders to be disgusted with the t

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Abusing Heterosexual Mother Loses Custody

It seems that there is no lengths of cruelty and abuse that homophobes will not stoop to.

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It seems that there is no lengths of cruelty and abuse that homophobes will not stoop to.


In an interview with the Summer edition of Attitude magazine, Rupert Everett, fresh from his role as Oscar Wilde in the Happy Prince movie, speaks of his admiration for gay couples raising


Kingswood Diversity Festival is to take place on Saturday 15th July, according to the community newspaper The Week In.


The communist daily paper The Morning Star reported this Monday on the Communication Workers Union conference, which passed a resolution saying that the current legal requirement for a pre


Singer George Michael is reported by the Daily Mirror to have left his North London home to his favourite sister, Melanie Panayiotou.

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