Bad news in the UK

Bad news from the UK. Hate crimes:

The report from the University of Leicester’s Centre for Hate Studies says that some 35,000 hate crimes towards people in the LGBT communities go unreported every year, motivated by the fears of being outed, negative experiences with authorities and the normalisation of victimisation.

Hate crimes ‘routine’ for Britain’s LGBT community, report warns, Blathnaid Healy @ Mashable


Large increases in diagnoses of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were seen last year in men who have sex with men (MSM), according to figures published today.

Gonorrhoea and syphilis on the rise as STI diagnoses soar among gay and bisexual men, Tim Moynihan @ The Independent