Family News

More Beds Needed in 2021 for DV Refuges

The West Midlands based community radio station Gorgeous FM reports this week that domestic abuse charities in the region are encouraging more male victims of female violence to come forward after shock figures revealed that a quarter of the region’s domestic abuse cases involved female on male domestic situations.  There are numerous organisations that work with male victims of abuse, including Break the Silence in the Midlands.  Mankind, a group that operates a helpline for male victims of domestic abuse, says that overall for people of all genders, there

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Trans Father is Rebuffed by UK Highest Court

Pink News and our friends at Trans Radio UK report that transgender father Freddy McConnell has had his appeal to the UK highest court rejected.

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Violent Threats to Drag Queen Backfire

Users of controversial web portal “Mumsnet” have been cited in some of the most verbally violent anti-gay and anti-equalities campaigning in the UK in recent years.

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Busting Myths About Adoption and Fostering

Do you think you have what it takes to be a foster carer to a child in need? Well, Bristol is among the many urban areas where carers are required.

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"Refuge" Documentary Takes You Inside Hostel

On Tuesday 26th February, Channel Four Television in the UK will broadcast a special documentary filmed over the course of a year at a Women's Refuge Shelter.  With many heterosexual relationships beset with violence and abuse, the programme is pick of the day in the Times newspaper for

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25
Dec

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 b

26
Oct

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.

11
Sep

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 pro

01
Sep

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 hund

12
Aug

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

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