Gays and Lesbians

Cape Town:Two Sides Of The Same Coin

A.J. Higginson | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK
A.J. Higginson

Many South Africans still oppose gay marriage and homosexuality. Conservative churches have vocally stated their opposition, and many traditional groups denounce homosexuality as "un-African", but despite this there's a noticeable increase in people of colour attending Pride events.

Nine of the Best Gay Friendly Hotels

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

This weekend saw the UK host two of the largest Gay Pride festivals in Liverpool and Brighton, celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender life. Both cities will hold a parade and open air festival, featuring stages and street stalls accompanied by various arts and cultural events throughout the cities.

Label Me!

A.J. Higginson | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
A.J. Higginson

Are you gay or are you straight? Are you bisexual or are you a lesbian? Are you femme or are you butch? Are you fat or are you thin? Why is it that we are so preoccupied with labels or ticking the right boxes, that we forget about the individual behind the tag? Just who are we?

150 Years Of Lesbians: A Library Of Ladies Who Love Each Other (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK

A magazine editor has collated a striking gallery of images of lesbians from the last 150 years. Marie Lyn Bernard was inspired by her online maga...

Brighton Marks 20 Years Of Its Pride Festival In Colourful Style

PA | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK

A seaside city marked the 20th anniversary of its Pride celebrations today in typically flamboyant fashion as tens of thousands of people brought colo...

Why we Need New Worldwide Gay Rights Group Kaleidoscope

Ben Bradshaw | Posted 14.11.2011 | UK Politics
Ben Bradshaw

With the huge and welcome advances that we have made in Britain and many countries in recent years it is easy to forget that most of the world remains a very hostile place if you happen to be gay or lesbian. State sanctioned homophobia remains widespread, in more than a third of all countries homosexuality is still illegal and in some punishable by death.