Homophobia

Gay Couple And MP 'Horrified' Over 'Homophobic' Street Name

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK

A "horrified" gay couple have complained after a road in Kent was named Bangays Way which they claim is homophobic. Despite being in memory of loca...

Armani Is Facing One Hell Of A Backlash After Telling Gay Men How To Dress

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Style

Giorgio Armani has said gay men "do not need to dress homosexual". The 80-year-old fashion designer made the controversial comment during an interv...

Guardian Food Blogger Just Quit Twitter Over Homophobic Debate Abuse

PA | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK

A Guardian food writer, blogger and campaigner has apparently quit Twitter after being bombarded with homophobic abuse by someone claiming to be from ...

'Homophobic' Rant Goes Viral But Not For The Reasons You'd Think

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK

A somewhat unremarkable photo of people waiting for a train on a subway platform has gone viral for a very remarkable reason. The image was posted...

Lying in Plain Sight

David Deady | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Parents
David Deady

Where do we stand on telling children why Adam and Steve are holding hands? Is there an appropriate age that something like this should be discussed or is it better for the child to discover of their own accord?

Are You Being Persecuted?

Chris Whiting | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Chris Whiting

There is no requirement in Christianity, the predominant religion of Indiana, to reject, banish or scorn homosexuals. The Bible is pretty clear in its condemnation of homosexual activity but it doesn't call for gay men and women to be outcast.

Scottish Tory Leader Calls Out Homophobic Twitter Abuse

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Politics

Ruth Davidson, the leader of the Scottish Conservative Party, has said she has highlighted the homophobic abuse she receives on Twitter to show young ...

How to Plan a Lesbian Wedding: The Venue

Sarah-Elizabeth Daly | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah-Elizabeth Daly

Everyone wants their dream venue - whether it be a church, a castle or down your local; thought, time and a whole load of money goes into securing the venue of your dreams. But what if your chosen venue doesn't want you?

Why LGBT+Inclusivity Should Be Taught in All Primary Schools

Elly Barnes | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK
Elly Barnes

Our intention being to give permission to our young people to join us on the journey to institutional change where recognition of discrimination through race, disabilities, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, and beliefs is encouraged.

Two Thirds Of Young Gay Men Don't Receive HIV Testing Advice - As Diagnoses Rates Double

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Three quarters of young men who are gay or bisexual don't receive any information about same-sex relationships at school, with two thirds going withou...

Louise Ridley

Could This Simple T-Shirt Be The Answer To Homophobic Bullying?

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK

"Your haircut is gay" may sound like a childish insult, but it can hurt. In British classrooms and playgrounds, young people are experiencing homo...

Former Archbishop Of Canterbury 'To Be Removed' From King's College Display Over Gay Marriage Views

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A former Archbishop of Canterbury who features on the exterior of a London University looks set to be removed over his "offensive" views on gay relati...

Louise Ridley

Gays, Gypsies And Priests: The Forgotten Victims Of The Holocaust

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Huffington Post UK is running a series of pieces looking at how we remember the H...

Dating Homophobic Older Men.

Jacqui Wright | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqui Wright

As a divorced woman in her mid fifties, I started online dating a couple of years ago not really knowing what to expect. I'm probably what is known as a "serial dater" as I've been on lots of first dates and up to now, don't seem to have found the right man.

LGBT Schools and the Failure of our Education System to Support LGBT Youth

Shaun Dellenty | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shaun Dellenty

Aim for inclusion not segregation, acceptance not tolerance and be warm in praise of those who spot young people at risk and hold out a hand to help, we absolutely need more of that in the world about now.

Why 'Britain's First Gay School' is a Terrible Idea

Josh Marshall | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK
Josh Marshall

Being gay is not different, it is not wrong , it is not 'alien' - It is perfectly normal and just another wonderful colour on the spectrum of love.

Homophobic Preacher Drowned Out By Passenger Belting Out A Willy Wonka Song

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK

You know what it’s like – you’re on the train and someone starts shouting, swearing, grumbling, or generally making a nuisance of themselves and...

The Problem With the 'G Word'

Anna Tippett | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Tippett

From my experience, many people who use this term have gay friends or even family members and are not in the least part homophobic. Why, then, do they continue to use the word gay in a negative context?

Students To Hold Protest After Lesbians Thrown Out Of Cafe For Kissing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Students in Vienna are holding a kissing protest outside a cafe in the city, after it threw out a lesbian pair who were told their behaviour belonged ...

Why Being Gay Is the Best Choice I Never Made

Jack May | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jack May

If you are gay, you've been built up by the bullies, the 'h8ers', and the casual slurs. You've grown up into human beings who actually have to wake up and work out who they are without just casually simmering blandly into a ready-made, pre-fabricated adulthood.

Racism, Homophobia and Bigotry (No, Not Ukip)

Jonathan Arnott | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Politics
Jonathan Arnott

I'm not claiming other parties to be racist or homophobic... It is pure intellectual dishonesty for members of those parties to claim that Ukip is, because they - like us - have had members who have said and done some unacceptable things.

'Fabulously Yours': This Gay Couple Just Owned The Homophobes Who Vandalised Their Property

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.12.2014 | UK

No matter how far we evolve as a society, there will always be people who think it’s acceptable to attack you over your sexuality. Like the pers...

I'm Dreaming of a Beige Christmas - Why Ukip Can Suck It!

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Politics
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

I hope people just think that Ukip are 'silly' and their increasing bundle of blunders will result in their downfall. But I genuinely fear that this is just the tip of the iceberg, we are on the verge of a major race, class and culture clash.

How Not to Approach Gay Advocacy

George P. Simmonds | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
George P. Simmonds

We've got to understand what the goal of gay advocacy really is. When I was growing up I didn't want to be like everyone else... Gay people aren't criminals asking to be loved in spite of their crimes. They're not addicts wanting to be understood beyond their addiction. And they're certainly not sinners wishing to be spared of evil.

New Warnings Issued Over Drug Side-Effects Following Ukip Rant

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Comedy

A medical warning has been issued after a Ukip candidate blamed his bigoted rant on prescription drugs. Kerry Smith, who was due to stand for elect...