In recent weeks, we have seen a rise in coronavirus casualties within Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.
We are now into week five of the COVID-19 lockdown and now the good weather has disappeared and the April showers have set in, WHAT IS THERE TO DO? In week one everyone was into food buying and homeschooling. In week two the paint brushes came out, week three saw everyone Continue Reading
Frontline AIDS has launched an emergency fundraising appeal in response to an increase in COVID-19 related applications to its Rapid Response Fund for LGBT people in Africa and the Caribbean. People can donate to the fund at www.frontlineaids.org/donate. The charity’s Rapid Response Fund was established in 2016 to help with urgent Continue Reading
What’s it like being a Member of Parliament during lockdown? What additional challenges are faced by MPs and their constituents? Why are BAME people more likely to contract Covid-19 and what can we do about the alarming increase in domestic violence during lockdown? Here’s former Shadow Secretary of State for Women Continue Reading
In this video, Rob Harkavy talks to mental health expert, counsellor and miracle coach Liz Davies about how to navigate the challenges posed by Covid-19. If being alone is making you anxious, if you’re stressed out by being cooped up with your family and if the thought of the death of you Continue Reading
Chris Wild dedicates himself to fighting for the rights of children in care. His book, Damaged, chronicles his own experiences growing up in care in Yorkshire, and he now lobbies at the very highest level to challenge the abuse and neglect of some of the most vulnerable children in society. In Continue Reading
With the country currently in Covid-19 lockdown, why not pass the time by deep cleaning your home? Let’s start with the bathroom. We only (hopefully!) do what I call ‘surface cleaning’ daily which comprises just wiping surfaces down a few times a day, bleaching your toilets, running the hoover round and Continue Reading
Mental health issues can affect anyone, particularly at a time of heightened anxiety like we’re experiencing with this unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic.The number of queries I’m getting, particularly about anxiety issues, have risen hugely. There is much you can do, let’s get practical: As humans we like to believe we have choices Continue Reading