i morning briefing: 50 years of Pride - how far have we come?
Three reasons to be proud - and what still needs to change
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has saidBrexit won’t be overturnedfor at least a generation, but believes Britain needs to fix its trading relationship with Europe. It comes as new figures show Brexit led to ain UK exports to EU in 2021.Three reasons to be proud – and what still needs to change
Age of consent:“I recall being shocked by the bigotry and intolerance that followed a meeting I held with Sir Ian McKellen over thirty years ago,”saying it was “one of the reasons that Parliament voted to lower the age of consent [from 21 to 18] in 1994”. An equal age of consent was achieved in 2001.
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'Wave of sex crimes' in Scotland with numbers reaching highest level in 50 yearsOfficial figures have revealed that the number of sex crimes in Scotland have reached their highest level in 50 years. SNP supporters demand to know why Boris is in Scotland CSG1973 Mostly perpetrated by members of the SNP, it would seem 😳
Vietnam 'Napalm Girl' receives final skin treatment in Florida 50 years after iconic imageOn 8 June 1972, Kim Phuc Phan Ti, who was then 9-years-old was badly burned by a napalm bomb dropped by an American warplane during the Vietnam war. I do not think the Nazi Luftwaffe would have used Napalm on civilians, One note, it was a South Vietnamese warplane, but in the sub head, “On 8 June 1972, Kim Phuc Phan Ti, who was then 9-years-old was badly burned by a napalm bomb dropped by an American warplane during the Vietnam war.” 🙏
Atari 50: The Anniversary Collection going full retro later this yearAtari 50: The Anniversary Collection is coming to Xbox this holiday — a true celebration of one of the founding fathers of video gaming featuring 50 years' worth of classic games, developer interviews, archive materials, and more. The inclusion of Jaguar games in this is wild! Don't sleep on how much fun Tempest 2000 is! A chance for Todd Rogers to set a new 5.51 on Dragster lol Even Atari ST games, wow. Sadly Dungeon Master is probably out of reach, it's ST's best game.
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Vincint: 'Look At The State Of The World – Pride Is More Relevant Today Than Ever'The US singer talks tearful Heartstopper rewatches, feeling seen by Noah's Arc and his ultimate Pride anthem from Whitney Houston.
Heartbreak as world-famous gay flamingo couple break up during Pride monthFreddie Mercury and Lance Bass gained global admiration after they shacked up as a same-sex couple at Denver Zoo in USA - but the pair are no longer together, with Freddie finding a female mate
allies believe MPs will stop short of changing party rules to allow a second leadership challenge earlier than June 2023, but rebels have told i that changing party rules to enable a second vote earlier is still “on the table”.Copy link Non-sexual crimes of violence also increased by 12% (Picture: Japatino) Sex crimes in Scotland increased by 15% last year to the highest level in more than five decades, official figures revealed yesterday.Vietnam "Now 50 years later, I am no longer a victim of war, I am not the Napalm girl, now I am a friend, am a helper, I'm a grandmother and now I am a survivor calling out for peace," Phan Ti told CBS recently, as she marked 50 years since the day she was injured.A lot of retro compilations are just emulated versions of the old games surrounded by a few bells and whistles, but Atari 50 looks to be so much more — as much a digital museum for these classic games as it is a collection of them for modern consoles, with insight from across the industry in the form of retrospectives and video interviews.
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has said Brexit won’t be overturned for at least a generation , but believes Britain needs to fix its trading relationship with Europe. It comes as new figures show Brexit led to a in UK exports to EU in 2021. Despite an overall drop in crimes recorded by Police Scotland last year, the number of sexual crimes rose to 15,049, the highest total since 1971. Three reasons to be proud – and what still needs to change Age of consent: “I recall being shocked by the bigotry and intolerance that followed a meeting I held with Sir Ian McKellen over thirty years ago,” saying it was “one of the reasons that Parliament voted to lower the age of consent [from 21 to 18] in 1994”. "And I look up I saw the airplane and four bombs landing like that," she said. An equal age of consent was achieved in 2001. The statistics revealed sexual crimes accounted for 5% of all crimes last year, with the report noting this continued a ‘long-term, upward trend’. Repealing Section 28: “[It] was just one example of the dire situation in the 1980s and 90s,” Tony Blair says of the law that prohibited local authorities and schools from “promoting” homosexuality. Atari 50: The Anniversary Collection is set to launch this holiday for Xbox Series X and Xbox One, as well as every other major platform.
“It embodied the bigotry that was all too common among so much of the political class at the time and repealing it was always a priority for my government. The number of sex crimes that were cyber-related is estimated to have risen from 1,100 in 2013-14 to 4,210 in 2021-22." Mr Ut's image was featured on the front page of The New York Times the following day and he still keeps in touch with Ms Phan Ti.” Gay marriage: The first same-sex marriages took place in March 2014, some 9 months after the law was passed by David Cameron’s government. “Opposition was fierce – from constituents, voters, religious organisations, and many in my own party,” Mr Cameron says. “There was huge pressure to drop it. "Even the doctor said she will die, no way she still alive," he told CBS. But we continued the fight – and we were right.
Equal marriage is absolutely necessary. It is easy to take these things for granted now." Read more:. The truth is that gay rights were never a given. They happened because of brave and dedicated men and women from the gay community and from wider society.” The fight ahead: “I’ve had experiences myself that I’ve had to report to the police just from holding hands with a partner and being abused, you know, in Scotland,” the SNP’s Hannah Bardell told the Commons on Thursday.
Hate crimes against people based on sexual orientation have doubled in four years, Home Office .