LGBT

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

Indonesia court rules against criminalising gay sex and sex outside marriage

Indonesia court rules against criminalising gay sex

Indonesia court rules against criminalising gay sex

The court said it should not rule over parliament on law and it wasn't its role to criminalise private behaviour

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Roy Moore faces off against Doug Jones in Alabama today

WATCH Alabama farmer whose lesbian daughter committed suicide says people mustn't vote for Roy Moore

WATCH Alabama farmer whose lesbian daughter committed suicide slams Roy Moore

Nathan Mathis says Moore's views are abhorrent and deeply upsetting

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Man left with head injuries after suspected homophobic assault in Charing Cross

Man left with head injuries after suspected homophobic assault in Charing Cross

Two men who shouted homophobic abuse at the man before punching him several times

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Education and parenting groups call for lessons against LGBT bullying in schools

Education and parenting groups call for lessons against LGBT bullying in schools

Education and parenting groups call for lessons against LGBT bullying in schools

The National Parent Forum Scotland has announced it is backing the Time for Inclusive Education campaign

Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriage

Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriage

Parliamentary assent follows overwhelming public vote in favour of recognising gay marriage

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Iain Lee's Really Old Bits: Facebook Babies

Iain Lee's Really Old Bits: Facebook Babies - January 13th 2017

Iain Lee's Really Old Bits: Facebook Babies

'From the point of being able to communicate with my child, I'm going to tell them the truth' (KJ)

White House 'excludes LGBT and black reporters from media Christmas party'

White House 'excludes LGBT and black reporters from media Christmas party'

White House 'excludes LGBT and black reporters from media Christmas part'

It is claimed this is the first time in 20 years that black people have been excluded from the event

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Police have thanked the public for their response to the appeal

Jubilee Line homophobic attack: Two arrested on suspicion of putting teenager in headlock and forcing him to apologise for being gay

Two arrested over homophobic headlock attack on Jubilee Line

Pair of youths attacked man and threatened to stab him unless he apologised

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

The incident took place on the Jubilee line

Hunt for tube youths who got teenager in a headlock and forced him to apologise for being gay

Teenager brutally forced to apologise for being gay

Police are trying to find two youths in connection to a homophobic attack

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

16 men handed jail sentences as LGBT crackdown continues in Egypt

16 men handed jail sentences as LGBT crackdown continues in Egypt

16 men handed jail sentences as LGBT crackdown continues in Egypt

The men have been convicted of abnormal sexual relations and inciting debauchery

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Justin Trudeau apologises for historical discrimination against LGBT community in Canada

Justin Trudeau apologises for historical discrimination against LGBT community in Canada

Justin Trudeau apologises for historical discrimination against LGBT community

The Prime Minister of Canada said whilst the country is now regarded as modern and forward-thinking it must not forget its past

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Football fans join LGBT rights campaign by colouring-in police car

Football fans join LGBT rights campaign by colouring-in police car

Football fans join LGBT rights campaign by colouring-in police car

The car is being used in a campaign to help fight against homophobia in sport

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Tyler Crane's attack was completely unprovoked

Tyler Crane: Kent teenager jailed for assaulting women with wooden plank during homophobic tirade

Kent teenager jailed for assaulting women with wooden plank in homophobic tirade

Crane sentenced for 18 months in a young offenders institution for shocking attack

Stormzy apologises for homophobic tweets calling people 'gay' and 'f*****g fag'

Stormzy apologises for homophobic tweets calling people 'gay' and 'f*****g fag'

Stormzy apologises for homophobic tweets calling people 'gay' and 'f*****g fag'

Grime artist posted several offensive tweets online before finding fame

Anjungi Lam has been jailed for the attack

Anjungi Lam: Croydon man jailed for smashing glass into gay man's face in 'homophobic attack'

Lonon man jailed for smashing glass into gay man's face in 'homophobic attack'

Anjungi Lam attempted to flee the pub after the attack, but was recognised on CCTV as he had previously worked there

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

California is first US state to use LGBT-inclusive textbooks

California is first US state to use LGBT-inclusive textbooks

California is first US state to use LGBT-inclusive textbooks

Ten books have been approved by the California State Board of Education which feature the history of LGBT Americans

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

LGBT events banned in Ankara to 'protect public security'

LGBT events banned in Turkish capital to 'protect public security'

LGBT events banned in Ankara to 'protect public security'

Turkey has claimed LGBT events could cause tensions between different groups and damage rights and freedoms

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Nick Griffin's latest report is, well, extraordinary

Former BNP leader Nick Griffin claims gay people rule the alt-right - and Hitler was a Zionist

Even by far-right standards, Nick Griffin's new 'report' is baffling

We're not quite sure why Nick Griffin released his latest report, but he's made himself look even more desperate than before

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

LGBT people in China 'forced into abusive conversion therapy'

LGBT people in China 'forced into abusive conversion therapy'

LGBT people in China 'forced into abusive conversion therapy'

Human Rights Watch claims several LGBT people in the country have been left with depression and psychological trauma

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

'This country is now ruled by LGBT fascism' - Rufus Hound gets astonishing call from caller blasted Church of England over gender identity guidelines

Rufus Hound gets astonishing call from man who claims Church of England 'taken over by LGBT propaganda'

Rufus Hound gets call from caller blasting Church of England gender guidelines

Our guest host, covering Iain Lee, dismantled Ken's argument efficiently

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Drag queens sent to nurseries to teach toddlers about LGBT issues

Drag queens going to London nurseries to teach toddlers about LGBT issues

Drag queens going to London nurseries to teach toddlers about LGBT issues

Drag Queen Story Time is being trialled in seven nurseries run by the London Early Years Foundation

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

South Asian LGBT 'online sham marriage searches are tip of the iceberg'

South Asian LGBT: 'online sham marriage searches are tip of the iceberg'

South Asian LGBT: 'online sham marriage searches are tip of the iceberg'

Human rights group Karma Nirvana says call numbers from South Asians about LGBT issues are rising

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

The teacher had asked a guest speaker to come into the school and had given out information on sexual orientation and gender identity

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

LGBT campaigner found stabbed to death in his flat

LGBT campaigner found stabbed to death in his flat

LGBT campaigner found stabbed to death in his flat

Julian Aubrey had once met Princess Anne due to his work with sexual abuse victims

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Russian Facebook accounts 'were able to organise real marches in America'

Russian Facebook accounts 'were able to organise real marches in America'

Russian Facebook accounts 'were able to organise real marches in America'

It is claimed at least 22 events in America were actually organised by Russian operatives

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Kevin Spacey: 'He's played into a vicious trope around gay people' with coming out statement, says journalist

Kevin Spacey: 'He's played into a vicious trope around gay people' with coming out statement, says journalist

'Kevin Spacey played into vicious trope about gay people', says journo

The actor came out as gay in the same statement in which he apologised for alleged sexual harassment of a 14-year-old in 1986, sparking fury

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and her role in the Huffington Post's New Activists series

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and her role in the Huffington Post's New Activists series

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and HuffPost's New Activists series

The transgender activist spoke candidly on the Badass Womens' Hour

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Australian same-sex marriage voting envelopes sent back with razor blades inside

Australian same-sex marriage survey: Voting envelopes sent back with razor blades inside

Razor blades found in same-sex marriage voting envelopes in Australia

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has also said some envelopes have been sent back with dirt inside

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Turnout for the same-sex marriage survey has been extremely high

The final battle for same-sex marriage is being fought in Australia - and it has implications for all of us

'Australia could soon back same-sex marriage, whether church likes it or not'

Church leaders have ploughed millions into the 'No' campaign, but hopefully it won't be enough

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

LGBT charity criticised for 'allowing staff to have sexual relationship with clients'

LGBT charity criticised for 'allowing staff to have sexual relationship with clients'

Charity criticised for 'allowing staff to have sexual relationship with clients'

Yorkshire MESMAC has a policy which appears to say staff are entitled to have relationships with clients outside of work

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Playboy features first ever transgender playmate in latest issue

Playboy features first-ever transgender playmate in latest issue

Playboy features first-ever transgender playmate in latest issue

The November/December 2017 issue includes Ines Rau who is posing fully nude in the photos

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Indonesia could ban 'abnormal and destructive' LGBT content from television

Indonesia could ban 'abnormal and destructive' LGBT content from television

Indonesia could ban 'abnormal and destructive' LGBT content from television

A draft bill reportedly says behaviours of LGBT people on television would be banned, but does not state what these are

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Sexuality: 'Government collects patient data because it can, not because it's well-thought out'

Sexuality: 'Government collects patient data because it can, not because it's well-thought out'

'Government collects patient data just because it can'

Doctor Peter Swinyard says consultations shouldn't be cluttered up with central government questions

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Councils rules redevelopment must include LGBT club for at least 25 years

Iconic London gay bar must stay standing for 25 years, council rules

Iconic London gay bar must stay standing for 25 years, council rules

Tower Hamlets council are thought to be the first to intervene in planning permission by considering the sexuality of a venue's target market

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

'Be proud of who you are' - Messages of support sent to mark National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day: Read these touching messages of support

National Coming Out Day: Read these touching messages of support

Many have been celebrating National Coming Out Day by posting their views on coming out

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

'LGBT crackdown' begins after rainbow flags flown at rock concert

Egypt: 'Crackdown on LGBT people' after rainbow flags flown at rock concert

Egypt: 'Crackdown on LGBT people' after rainbow flags flown at rock concert

Rainbow flags were flown at a Mashrou’ Leila concert near Cairo

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

US votes against UN resolution denouncing death penalty for same-sex relationships

US votes against UN resolution denouncing death penalty for same-sex relationships

US votes against UN resolution denouncing death penalty for same-sex couples

Despite the US voting against the resolution it still passed by 27 vote to 13, seven countries abstained

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

'Authorities begin violent crackdown on LGBT people in Azerbaijan'

Authorities 'begin violent crackdown on LGBT people in Azerbaijan'

Authorities 'begin violent crackdown on LGBT people in Azerbaijan'

A lawyer claims 'systematic and widespread raids' are taking place on LGBT people

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

'It's surprising only a third of young people say they're gay or bisexual', says journalist

'It's surprising only a third of young people say they're gay or bisexual', says LGBT journalist

'It's surprising only a third of young people say they're gay or bisexual'

Journalist Benjamin Butterworth says he thinks most people aren't entirely heterosexual but are somewhere in the middle

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Jason Marshall fled to Italy after the murder

Gay serial killer Jason Marshall jailed for torturing and killing Peter Fasoli after dating site hook-up

Gay serial killer jailed for torturing victim to death after dating site hook-up

Marshall tortured and suffocated his victim in a gay sex session filmed on a webcam, after dressing up in officer's uniform for the encounter

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Rees-Mogg has come under fire for his views on gay marriage

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Do I have gay friends? Er, well...'

'Do I have gay friends? Er, well...'

Tory MP was quizzed on his views on homosexuality by Julia Hartley-Brewer this morning

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Canada grants asylum to LGBT people from Chechnya

Canada grants asylum to LGBT people from Chechnya

Canada grants asylum to LGBT people from Chechnya

The federal government and human rights groups are working together to move LGBT people out of the republic

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Piers Morgan slams doctor as 'stupid old bigot' for suggesting he can convert gay people

Piers Morgan slams 'ex-gay' doctor on Good Morning Britain: 'You're a stupid old bigot'

Piers Morgan slams 'ex-gay' doctor as a 'stupid old bigot'

Doctor Michael Davidson claims that he made himself straight through prayer and has been married for 35 years

Evangelical leaders blame LGBT community for Storm Harvey

Evangelical leaders blame LGBT community for Storm Harvey

Evangelical leaders blame LGBT community for Storm Harvey

Despite evidence suggesting the storm was caused by climate change and adverse weather, some are claiming it was a punishment from God

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

LGBT equality is a tide that can't be turned back, says Peter Tatchell

To all homophobes: Queer freedom is an unstoppable global trend. You can't beat us

'To all homophobes: Queer freedom is an unstoppable global trend. You can't win'

Peter Tatchell celebrates recent global advances in LGBT rights

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Transgender L'Oreal model sacked after reports on comments calling white people "racist"

Transgender L'Oreal model Monroe Bergdorf sacked after reports she called all white people racist

Transgender L'Oreal model sacked after reports she called all white people racis

Munroe Bergdorf is thought to have made the comments on Facebook shortly after the incident in Charlottesville

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Former Scottish Labour Leader Kezia Dugdale claims she was 'outed' against her will by Fabian Review interview

Kezia Dugdale claims she was 'outed' against her will by pro-Labour magazine

Kezia Dugdale claims she was 'outed' against her will by pro-Labour magazine

The former Scottish Labour leader said she has asked for quotes on her sexuality to not be used by the Fabian Review, only to be ignored

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Secret Pride celebration held in Uganda after cancellation of official event

Secret gay pride event held in Uganda after official event suppressed

Secret gay pride event held in Uganda after official event suppressed

The official event was cancelled by advocates after it was surrounded by police

Drag queens in Australia save man from beating, then go for attackers themselves

Drag queens in Australia save man from beating, then go for attackers themselves

Drag queens save man from beating, then go for attackers themselves

The incident took place on Oxford Street in Sydney earlier in August

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Victoria Schwab is furious about the redaction

Russian publisher admits censoring gay romance in fantasy novel

Russian publisher admits censoring gay romance in fantasy novel

Author Victoria Schwab says 'it would have been better not to have published the article at all'

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Open Letter to Pride London: Defend the Council of Ex-Muslims

Read Peter Tatchell's open letter about the East London Mosque

East London mosque has history of hosting homophobic hate preachers

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Google CEO calls for inclusive workplace after man was sacked for anti-diversity memo

Google CEO calls for more inclusive workplace after man was sacked for anti-diversity memo

Google CEO calls for more inclusive workplace after anti-diversity memo

Sundar Pichai says he wants girls to know there is a place for them in the technology industry

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

50 years on since gay sex was legalised in the UK, many countries still continue to punish homosexuals

50 years on since gay sex was legalised in the UK, many countries still continue to punish homosexuals

50 years on since gay sex was legalised, many countries still punish homosexuals

Several countries still punish gay people with fines, prison and even the death penalty

Peter Tatchell calls on Theresa May to act on 50th anniversary of part-decriminalisation of homosexuality

Gay rights icon Peter Tatchell calls for Theresa May to act on 50th anniversary of decriminalisation

Peter Tatchell calls for Theresa May on gay rights anniversary

The human rights campaigner called on the Prime Minister to make an apology on behalf of the nation on the 50th anniversary of the part-legalisation of homosexuality

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

'Even George Washington wouldn't support this President' - Twitter blasts Trump over transgender announcement

Twitter blasts Trump over transgender military announcement

The US President announced on social media transgender people would not be allowed to serve in the military

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