Posted by: Julian on: 9 April 2014
1 in 3 people over 65 will develop some form of dementia, and older LGBT people are statistically more likely to find themselves living alone.
What does this mean for affected individuals, and the LGBT community as a whole?
Posted by: Julian on: 20 February 2014
Does anyone feel able to help these students with their research into domestic violence in a lesbian or gay setting? Get in touch with them by email if you do.
Here’s their explanation of their project:
We are two third year Sheffield Hallam Psychology students and we are looking for lesbian and gay participants who are aged 18 years or over to take part in our research project. You should be willing to disclose your gender and your sexual orientation in an anonymous and confidential online questionnaire in order to participate.
We are looking at perceptions of the likelihood of reporting domestic violence to the police in different relationship types. We are also interested in looking to see if there are any gender differences in reporting behaviour in this subject area. This research aims to aid South Yorkshire Police in their reporting practice. As a participant, you will be required to imagine yourself as a victim of domestic abuse and then fill in a short online questionnaire about the likelihood of reporting the described domestic abuse in a hypothetical situation. If you do not feel that you would wish to or be able to imagine yourself as a domestic abuse victim then we strongly recommend that you do not take part in this study.
At no point will you be asked about any personal experiences, including if you have or have not been a victim of domestic violence.
If you would like any further information or are interested in taking part please contact us using the email below.
Natalie Slater & Becki Robinson
Posted by: Julian on: 19 February 2014
The Gujarat Association of Barnsley would like to cordially invite you and your family to join us along with other invited guests to Mental Health Social Inclusion and Involvement conference part funded by Voluntary Action Barnsley.
Programme for the Event:
Venue: Chilli Restaurant Function Room, 66-68 Market Street, Barnsley, S70 1SN. Tel: 01226-290333
Date: Friday 21 February 2014.
Time: 6.30 pm prompt start.
NB: Please contact Mr HK Patel (email [email protected], phone 07778652321) to confirm your attendance by email or txt or telephone for seating arrangements and catering purposes.
Posted by: Julian on: 5 February 2014
1pm – 4pm, free entry.
Come and explore LGBT history and Queer Culture at this event which includes presentations, discussion and the launch of the Queer Eye Project.
Cherry Smyth – an introduction to Queer Visual Art from its radical beginnings in the late 80s.
Dr Helen Davies – an introduction to Queer Culture by charting Queer history alongside film and television.
Dr Catherine Stones – will show work from her illustration project ‘But you wear lipstick!’ exploring the challenges of visualising a range of gay women’s coming out stories.
Part of Leeds Art Gallery’s programme for LGBT History month.
Posted by: Julian on: 27 January 2014
On 17th February, the Citizens’ Advice Bureau will move premises to Wellington House, on the corner of Wellington Street and Market Street.
Full details here [PDF].
Posted by: Julian on: 21 January 2014
Our next meeting will be this coming Friday, 24 January, at The Old Boardroom in The Metrodome, Queens Road, Barnsley, S71 1AN, at 5.45pm for a 6pm start.
Everyone is welcome to come along and see what we do and how to get involved.
If it’s your first time at one of our meetings we can arrange to meet you at reception. Contact us if you think you’ll need help or have any enquiries at all.
Note: This is to replace the meeting that was cancelled on 17 Jan.
Posted by: Julian on: 17 January 2014
Due to problems at the planned venue, tonight’s (17 Jan) meeting is cancelled and will be rescheduled as soon as possible.
Sorry for the extreme short notice. Watch this space for further details.
Posted by: Julian on: 17 January 2014
From 29 March 2014 same sex couples will be able to marry in England and Wales.
From June 2014 same sex couples will be able to be married in British Embassies, Consulates and High Commissions, as well as on British military bases.
By the end of 2014 couples in Civil Partnerships will be able to have them ‘converted’ to marriages.
For more details, here is the BBC News article.
Posted by: Julian on: 28 October 2013
Posted by: Julian on: 11 October 2013
Here’s the poster for this year’s World AIDS Day event organised by +me.
Think No Evil of Us - My Life With Kenneth Williams: a one off performance from the much acclaimed artist David Benson.
Sunday 1st December 7:00 pm
Tickets available now at £10 each from Cooper Gallery (phone 01226 242905 or email [email protected]) or by contacting +me on 01226 241097