LGBT

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Parental protest

LGBT+ lessons should be compulsory in schools, says teaching union

LGBT+ lessons should be compulsory in schools, says teaching union

The National Education Union has called for lessons about LGBT+ relationships to be compulsory in all schools.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Damian Hinds says parents should be consulted over LGBT lessons

Damian Hinds: Parents should be consulted over LGBT lessons

Damian Hinds: Parents should be consulted over LGBT lessons

Headteachers have been told consultation does not mean parents have the right to veto parts of the new relationships and sex education curriculum.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Teacher at centre of LGBT education row receives ‘threats’

Teacher at centre of LGBT lessons row receives threats

Teacher at centre of LGBT lessons row receives threats

The teacher at the centre of protest for teaching LGBT relationship lessons has received threats and other "nasty" messages.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019

LGBT protest at Christian conference for those with ‘same sex temptations’

LGBT protest at Christian conference for those with ‘same sex temptations’

LGBT protest at Christian conference for those with ‘same sex temptations’

Campaigners for LGBT rights have held a protest outside a Christian conference offering support for people experiencing "same sex temptations".

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Peter Tatchell

Government must sever ties with Brunei, urges Peter Tatchell

Government must sever ties with Brunei, urges Peter Tatchell

The human rights campaigner called for the UK to sever all ties with Brunei, as it introduces a law which allows LGBT people to be stoned to death.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

BBC Question Time faces backlash for LGBT education question

BBC Question Time faces backlash for LGBT education question

BBC Question Time faces backlash for LGBT education question

BBC political show Question Time has been criticised for airing a debate over whether it is "morally right" to teach children about LGBTQ+ "issues".

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

LGBT lessons

Protests at school's LGBT lessons forces kids 'back in the closet'

Protests at school's LGBT lessons forces kids 'back in the closet'

Religious parents protesting against a Birmingham school's LGBT lessons will force children 'back in the closet', according to a Muslim gay rights campaigner.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Parkfield Protest

Religions united by 'bigotry and intolerance of homosexuality'

Religions united by 'bigotry and intolerance of homosexuality'

The chief executive of the National Secular Society has said it is "bigotry" for parents to protest against their children learning about homosexuality.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Muslim parents protest after LGBT lessons taught at Birmingham primary school

Muslim parents protest after LGBT lessons taught at Birmingham primary school

Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell said it was important for children to learn about same-sex relationships, amid complaints over a Birmingham school teaching pupils about homosexuality.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019

Damian Hinds

New sex-ed guidelines will 'keep children safe'

New sex-ed guidelines will 'keep children safe'

The education secretary accepted there were “understandable and legitimate concerns” about sex and relationship education, but said new government guidelines will “keep children safe”.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

LGBT

Google under pressure to remove gay conversion therapy app from online store

Google under pressure to remove 'pray away the gay' app from online store

Google has come under fire for not removing an app promoting gay conversion therapy from its app store.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

LGBT personnel 'still suffer persecution' in the armed forces, says member of Royal Legion LGBTQ+ branch

LGBT personnel 'still suffer persecution' in the armed forces, says member of Royal Legion LGBTQ+ branch

LGBT people 'suffer persecution' in armed forces, says Royal Legion LGBTQ+ group

Marc Edwards, a member of the LGBTQ+ Royal Legion branch, has said that LGBTQ+ personnel still “suffer persecution” whilst serving in the Armed Forces.

Royal British Legion opens first-ever branch for LGBTQ+ veterans

Royal British Legion opens first-ever branch for LGBTQ+ veterans

Royal British Legion opens first-ever branch for LGBTQ+ veterans

The Royal British Legion has opened its first branch dedicated to LGBTQ+ veterans, 19 years after a ban on LGBT people serving in the army was lifted. 

Friday, January 4, 2019

Friday, January 4, 2019

Ann Widdecombe says children are too young to be read a story by a drag queen

Ann Widdecombe says children are too young to be read a story by a drag queen

Ann Widdecombe says children are too young to be read a story by a drag queen

Former MP Ann Widdecombe has spoken out against a library's plans to have a drag queen read to children as part of LGBT week

Friday, December 21, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

A ‘hard-core minority’ of young people are committing LGBT+ hate crimes, says human rights campaigner

A ‘hard-core minority’ of young people are committing LGBT+ hate crimes, says human rights campaigner

A ‘hard-core minority’ are committing LGBT+ hate crimes, says campaigner

Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has said that there remains a "hard-core minority" of young people who commit hate crimes against LGBT+ people. 

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Is Fairytale of New York homophobic for its 'f****t' lyric?

Is Fairytale of New York 'homophobic' for its 'f****t' lyric?

Is Fairytale of New York 'homophobic' for its 'f****t' lyric?

There are fresh calls to censor Fairytale of New York from the LGBT community unhappy about the 'f****t' lyric

Friday, September 7, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

India same sex reform is the “single most significant” in world history, says LGBT campaigner

India same sex reform is the “single most significant” in world history

Peter Tatchell has said that India legalising same sex relations will have an impact “all across the region”.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The initiative follows a major Government survey which more than 108,000 LGBT people responded to

Controversial gay conversion therapies to be banned

Controversial gay conversion therapies to be banned

The £4.5 million initiative aimed at making society more inclusive for the LGBT community brands so-called "gay cure" conversion therapies "abhorrent"

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Gay rights campaigner detained in Russia after protest

Gay rights campaigner detained in Russia after protest

Peter Tatchell has been arrested in Moscow after staging a one-man protest near the Kremlin.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Monday, May 28, 2018

Rita Ora says she'll keep performing 'Girls' despite criticism from some LGBT artists

Rita Ora says she'll keep performing 'Girls' despite criticism from some LGBT artists

Rita Ora says she'll keep performing 'Girls' despite criticism

Rita Ora was slammed by some LGBT artists for sexualising lesbian relationships on 'Girls', but said the song tells her story

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Theresa May's LGBT Action Plan is not enough to tackle hate crime, says Dawn Butler MP

Theresa May's LGBT Action Plan is not enough to tackle hate crime, says Dawn Butler MP

PM's LGBT Action Plan is not enough to tackle hate crime, says Dawn Butler MP

Theresa May will release an LGBT Action Plan this summer intended to improve the lives of LGBT people in the UK, but Labour's Dawn Butler slammed the plans

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Gay priest loses discrimination appeal after being denied job

Gay priest loses discrimination appeal after being denied job

Gay priest loses discrimination appeal after being denied job

Canon Jeremy Pemberton had his permission to officiate revoked after marrying Laurence Cunnington in April 2014

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Bearded Egyptian belly dancer protests against treatment of LGBT people

Bearded Egyptian belly dancer protests against treatment of LGBT people

Bearded Egyptian belly dancer protests against treatment of LGBT people

Shrouk El-Attara wears the beard to highlight the problems people who are LGBT face in Egypt

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

LGBT fundraisers subjected to 'more than 100 hate incidents whilst working on market stall'

LGBT fundraisers subjected to 'more than 100 hate incidents whilst working on market stall'

LGBT fundraisers 'subjected to abuse whilst working on market stall'

Warwickshire Pride claims the abuse went on for around three hours

Monday, March 12, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

India Willoughby says trans Mother's Day cards are no big deal

Trans broadcaster says gender-neutral Mother's Day cards are 'no major threat'

Trans broadcaster says gender-neutral Mother's Day cards are 'no major threat'

India Willoughby says such cards are not harming anyone

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

'Children are being pushed down the route of being transgender', says social theorist

'Children are being pushed down the route of being transgender', says social theorist

'Children are being pushed down the route of being transgender'

Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans has warned it's not scientifically clear that it's possible to be born in the wrong body

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Three British tourists arrested after 'harassing gay couple on flight'

Three British tourists arrested after 'harassing gay couple on flight'

Three British tourists arrested after 'harassing gay couple on flight'

The trio allegedly continued the verbal abuse of a bus journey to the baggage terminal

US anti-LGBT groups 'listed as churches to hide finances'

US anti-LGBT groups 'listed as churches to hide finances'

US anti-LGBT groups 'listed as churches to hide finances'

Focus on the Family and the Liberty Counsel are both said to be listed as churches

Friday, February 16, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

Malaysia cancels concert 'due to singer's support for LGBT people'

Malaysia cancels concert 'due to singer's support for LGBT people'

Malaysia cancels concert 'due to singer's support for LGBT people'

Denise Ho, a singer from Hong Kong, claims her promoter was told the event could not go ahead

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

LGBT groups slam transgender guide as 'intentionally provocative' and 'deeply misleading'

LGBT groups slam transgender guide as 'intentionally provocative' and 'deeply misleading'

LGBT groups slam transgender guide as 'intentionally provocative'

Transgender Trend released a guide for schools which claims activists teach 'anti-science' concepts to children

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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Burberry to unveil new rainbow tartan in support of LGBT charities

Burberry to unveil new rainbow tartan in support of LGBT charities

The fashion company will reveal the tartan during London Fashion Week

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Labour and Tories go head to head on equality and discrimination

Has Labour's equality drive backfired? Tories certainly think so

Has Labour's equality drive backfired? Tories certainly think so

Labour's Young Labour Equalities Conference has come under fire for not allowing white heterosexual able-bodied men to attend

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Core Issues Trust: The group claiming western civilisation is in trouble and people aren't born gay

Core Issues Trust: The group whose 'gay cure' film has become a scandal

Core Issues Trust: The group whose 'gay cure' film has become a scandal

The Core Issues Trust has been criticised over a film about people who claim they're ex-gay

Bermuda becomes first country to repeal same-sex marriage

Bermuda becomes first country to repeal same-sex marriage

Bermuda becomes first country to repeal same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage in the country has not even been legal for a full year

Christian group Core Issues Trust says 'gay cure' film will go ahead, despite cinema cancelling screening

'Gay cure' film row: Christian group says its screening will go ahead despite cinema blocking it

Christian group says its 'gay cure' film screening will go ahead

The Core Issues Trust says its never used the term 'gay cure' and the media is just trying to dismiss its views

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Stonewall names Welsh Assembly as leading UK employer of LGBT staff

Stonewall names Welsh Assembly as leading UK employer of LGBT staff

Stonewall names Welsh Assembly as leading UK employer of LGBT staff

The Welsh Assembly has provided transgender awareness training as well as installing both gender neutral toilets and showers

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Flags, cat selfies and dating in pie shops - we had it all today

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: January 30

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: January 30

Flags, cat selfies and dating in pie shops - we had it all today

Conservative LGBT group apologises over 'abusive and misogynistic' tweet towards MP David Davies

Conservative LGBT group apologises over 'abusive and misogynistic' tweet towards MP David Davies

Conservative LGBT group apologises over 'abusive and misogynistic' tweet

MP David Davies had claimed anyone who has male genitalia is 'definitely not a woman'

Monday, January 29, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

First-ever public LGBT festival held in Myanmar

First-ever public LGBT festival held in Myanmar

First-ever public LGBT festival held in Myanmar

The festival featured drag queens and handbag throwing

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Gay couple sues US State Department for allowing only one of their twins citizenship

Gay couple sues US State Department for allowing only one of their twins citizenship

Gay couple sues US State Department for allowing only one child citizenship

Andrew and Elad Dvash-Banks had twins using a surrogate mother, each with one of the father's DNA

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

Ethan Stables allegedly made the threats on Facebook

'Far-right extremist' due to face terror charges

'Far-right extremist' due to face terror charges

Ethan Stables stands accused of plotting to 'slaughter' revellers at a gay pride event

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Tim Farron has performed a u-turn regarding his beliefs on gay sex

Peter Tatchell says Tim Farron has made a 'gigantic mess' with gay sex u-turn

Peter Tatchell says Tim Farron has made a 'gigantic mess' with gay sex u-turn

Farron has admitted he believes gay sex is a sin, months after doing the opposite during the general election campaign.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

Theresa May is widely expected to reshuffle her Cabinet

Cabinet Reshuffle: 'I've never understood promoting anyone just because they're a woman', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

'I've never understood promoting anyone just because they're female', says Julia

Our presenter spoke to revered journalist Jon Craig about the imminent Cabinet reshuffle

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

Diane Abbott has added to the chorus of disapproval aimed at Boris Johnson

Diane Abbott attacks Boris Johnson over 'tank-topped bumboys' comments

Diane Abbott attacks Boris Johnson over 'tank-topped bumboys' comments

Abbott was responding to an article which dug up a series of Johnson's old articles

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Toby Young has been appointed to the Government's new university watchdog

Jeremy Corbyn supporters round on Toby Young after university watchdog appointment

Corbynistas round on Toby Young after key university appointment

Critics focus on Young's admission that he once dressed as a woman to seduce lesbians

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Kamil Wladyslaw Snios shouted at his victim in Polish before beginning the attack

Kamil Wladyslaw Snios: Polish man jailed for breaking man's leg because he was gay

Polish man jailed for breaking man's leg because he was gay

Snios launched a vicious attack on a 36-year-old man in a completely unprovoked attack

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

'A message needs to be sent to football fans who hurl homophobic abuse regardless'

LGBT footballers: We must stamp out homophobic chants, says gay player Jim Hearson

We must stamp out homophobic chants, says gay footballer

Jim Hearson, a defender at LGBT friendly football club London Titans FC, says there are more than 30 LGBT supporters groups who attend matches

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

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