LGBT rights

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

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

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

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

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Liberal Democrats to hold leadership election after Tim Farron resigns

Lib Dem Tim Farron blasts critics of his homosexuality stance as he steps down

Tim Farron blasts critics of his homosexuality stance as he steps down

The former Lib Dem leader made the surprise announcement on Wednesday

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Vladimir Putin says he doesn't have bad days because he's "not a woman"

Vladimir Putin says he doesn't have bad days because he's 'not a woman'

Vladimir Putin says he doesn't have bad days because he's 'not a woman'

Footage provided to Bloomberg is reported to show the Russian President making the comments in an interview with filmmaker Oliver Stone

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Taiwan makes landmark ruling by moving to legalise gay marriage

Taiwan set to become first Asian country to legalise gay marriage

Taiwan set to become first Asian country to legalise gay marriage

Landmark court ruling paves way for recognition of same-sex weddings

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Indonesian police arrest 141 gay men in Jakarta sauna party

Indonesian police arrest 141 gay men in Jakarta sauna party

Indonesian police arrest 141 gay men in Jakarta sauna party

Homosexuality is legal in Indonesia, but there remain elements of repression suffered by the LGBT community

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Victims of torture in Chechnya speak out about their experiences

'Gay torture victims' in Chechnya say many people are being killed in secret prisons

'Gay torture victims' in Chechnya say many people are being killed

Victims allege that several methods of torture are used, including electrocution

'Tim Farron's comments towards gay people matter because discrimination still takes place', says PinkNews

'Tim Farron's comments towards gay people matter because discrimination still takes place', says Pink News reporter

'Farron's comments on gay people matter due to the ordeal gay people still face'

PinkNews reporter Benjamin Butterworth tells James Whale that he finds it odd that Tim Farron took so long to clarify his views on gay people

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Human Rights Watch calls for Indonesian authorities to release detained gay men

Rights group furious as two gay men face public whipping in Indonesia

Rights group furious as two gay men face public whipping in Indonesia

Two men are being held at a Sharia law facility in Indonesia for allegedly having same-sex relations. If they are not released, they may be punished with lashings

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

'Pardon was very long overdue', says Peter Tatchell after thousands of gay men are posthumously absolved of past convictions

Gay pardons are long overdue but the fight is far from over, says Peter Tatchell

Gay pardons are long overdue but the fight is far from over, says Peter Tatchell

Thousands of men who were convicted of now-absolved laws have been pardoned posthumously

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Russian MPs accuse FIFA 17 video game developer of supporting 'gay propaganda'

Russian MPs accuse FIFA 17 videogame developer of 'gay propaganda'

Russian MPs accuse FIFA 17 video game developer of 'gay propaganda'

They're claiming the game EA Sports developed supports Stonewall's Rainbow Laces campaign, which aims to combat homophobia in sport

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

'The Commonwealth must speak out for LGBT rights', says leading human rights campaigner

It's time to say sorry to gay men, says human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell

It's time to say sorry to gay men, says human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell

Thousands of gay and bisexual men who were convicted of sexual offences which have now been abolished are to receive posthumous pardons, the government has announced

Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

BiVisibility day: We need to stop pushing bisexual people into the cracks

BiVisibility day: We need to stop pushing bisexual people into the cracks

It's time we started empowering bi people to proudly be themselves, without fear of prejudice