Homophobia

School's Out and Not Just for Summer

Claire Stoneman | Posted 02.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Claire Stoneman

Homophobia and transphobia kills. LGBT young people are two to three times more likely to commit suicide than their straight peers. They are also more likely to self-harm and suffer from depression

Turns Out People Who Are Homophobic Are More Likely To Be Gay

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A study has found that people who display homophobic tendencies are more likely to be gay. Teams at the University of Rochester in New York, the Un...

FA Racism Ruling Rightly Prompts Devastatingly Sarcastic Responses From Fans

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Sport

The FA has ruled that former Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay and the club head of recruitment, Iain Moody, will face no charges over alleged racist, se...

This Politician Thinks Gay Marriage Will Affect Cattle Exports

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK

Floods, incest, marrying dogs - all dangers that supposedly lie ahead with the legalisation of gay marriage. But now an Australian minister has issued...

Brazil Is No Paradise - But Here's Why

Philippe Ladvocat | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK
Philippe Ladvocat

Way beyond the violence and corruption from City of God, Brazil finds itself in a very dangerous situation and dark times might be ahead. And I'm not even talking about economy. When I left my home country about six years ago, things seemed to be progressing for a better situation, with a decrease in poverty and hunger and a growing economy. There was a lot to be done and I was aware that it would take a long time, but then things changed.

Nicky Morgan Called Out For Hypocrisy Over These Homophobia Remarks

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Politics

Children who make homophobic comments at school could be reported under new anti-radicalisation plans, Nicky Morgan announced today. Asked about ne...

Arnie 'Terminates' Homophobic Comment In Typical Fashion

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Arnold Schwarzenegger shut down one homophobic commenter on his Facebook page with one simple message, following the news that same-sex marriage had f...

John Barrowman Slays 'Stupid' Homophobic Troll On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

A person has been branded an "utter twat" by Scottish-American actor John Barrowman after their homophobic comments were printed in a newspaper. Ja...

Gay Teen Forced To Have Sex With His Mother To 'Cure' Him

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager was forced to have sexual intercourse with his mother in order to "cure" him of being gay, an LGBT rights group in India has claimed. Th...

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 03.06.2015 | 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 27.05.2015 | 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.