UK Lgbt

Cameron's Telling Porkies

Chris Whiting | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Chris Whiting

It is clear that Mr. Cameron has become terminally self-righteous. He really wants women, BAME and LGBT+ people in this country to believe that his 'compassionate conservatism' has substance - it doesn't.

My Help and Advice With This Whole Coming Out Thing

Eve Hartley | Posted 11.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Eve Hartley

Coming out is probably the most awkward, fumbling thing you could ever imagine. It's like being inside a really warm closet filled with fluffy jackets, but where all the coat hooks are stabbing at you. It's something that doesn't just happen once; it has to be done on a constant basis. And despite what everyone says, taking the leap of faith is not the only option. Unfortunately, before you read any further, you need to know that there's no right and no wrong answer. All I can tell you are the things that I have learned in my 21 years of being a booted-and-sometimes-suited lesbian. My ramblings are not the definitive answer to dealing with sexuality. All I hope is that they provide a little light relief.

'Hollyoaks' Casts First Transgender Actress In Continuing Trans Role

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 10.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Hollyoaks’ has cast its first transgender actress in a transgender role, with the news that Annie Wallace is set to join the show. READ MORE:...

It Doesn't Surprise Me That It Took Me Over Three Years to Speak Publicly About Being Muslim and Trans

Sabah Choudrey | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sabah Choudrey

We're in a culture that teaches queer people that we don't deserve to be religious. We are taught to put faith only in ourselves because self love is the only love we will feel. Queer people don't deserve faith or hope, because why pray when you're already queer? 

A Young Michael Gove Reports At London Gay Pride In 1993

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK

The internet is bemused after the BBC released archive footage of Michael Gove at London Pride in 1993. The then-journalist was reporting at the a...

Priest Justifies Paedophilia By Saying Children 'Seek Affection'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK

An Italian priest has been removed from office after he said that paedophilia in the church was caused by children seeking adult affection, it has bee...

Westboro Baptist Church Attempts To Picket School, Is Chased Away By Kids

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK

High-school students have successfully scared away Westboro Baptist Church picketers after the religious hate-group turned up on the institution's gro...

50 Cent Reposts Message Suggesting 'Gay Stuff' To Blame For 'Empire' Ratings Drop

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

Rapper 50 Cent has denied claims he wrote that the "gay stuff" in ‘Empire’ was to blame for the series losing viewers. READ MORE: 11 Photos 50...

Pope Visited Gay Couple Day Before He Met With Kim Davis

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK

The Vatican distanced Pope Francis from Kim Davis on Friday after it was revealed that the pontiff took a meeting with the anti-gay marriage clerk dur...

'BB' Housemate Mark Byron In Horrific Homophobic Incident

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Big Brother’ housemate Mark Byron has spoken out after being involved in a homophobic attack in his home city of Liverpool. Mark has revealed ...

Tom Daley And Dustin Lance Black Just Announced Their Engagement In The Sweetest Way

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

Tom Daley has announced his engagement to boyfriend Dustin Lance Black. READ MORE: 21 Reasons To Love Tom Daley Tom Daley In 'Scary' Emergency...

Jake Graf On Why Trans Men Need More Visibility In The Media

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde and Brogan Driscoll | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Issues facing transgender communities are being reported on more than ever. This has been helped by the likes of former athlete and reality TV sta...

St Patrick's Day Parade Finally Sees Sense On Gay Rights

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK

Irish gay rights campaigners have scored a landmark victory in the fight for sexual equality, after a St Patrick's Day march committee dropped their b...

Why Is Big Business Bothered About Global Gay Rights?

Jon Miller | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK
Jon Miller

The world is taking two divergent paths on gay rights. In many countries there is growing acceptance of LGB&T people, and legal protection from discri...

Oops! Matt Damon Just Found Gay Rumours 'Deeply Offensive'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Another week, another Matt Damon controversy... not words we're used to hearing. With the ink barely dry on his recent debacle over ethnic minorit...

It's The Moment 'Simpsons' Fans Have All Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

The moment fans of ‘The Simpsons’ have been waiting over 25 years for is finally upon us, with Smithers set to come out as gay in the new series o...

Kellie Maloney Reveals Details Of Recent Dating Disaster

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Kellie Maloney has revealed the details of a recent dating disaster that caused her such distress, she took to her bed for three days. The boxing ...

It's The Celebrity Twitter Feud No One Saw Coming...

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

In what can only be described as one of the most unlikely Twitter feuds we’ve ever come across, Azealia Banks was seen laying into ‘EastEnders’ ...

Netflix And Facebook Add Gender Reassignment Surgery To Employee Benefits

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK

Employees at Netflix and Facebook are among the latest workers to be offered gender reassignment procedures as part of their benefit packages, it has ...

Cyprus Hotel 'Burned Bedsheets Of HIV-Positive British Tourist'

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK

A man has reportedly been kicked out of his Cyprus hotel after the management were tipped off that he was HIV-positive by a medical centre. The u...

Director Defends 'Stonewall' As Reviewers Slam Film

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

The first reviews for the upcoming ‘Stonewall’ film are in, and to say that the movie’s cast and crew probably won't like them would be a huge u...

Hostility Stems From Ignorance, So Visible Role Models for Bi People Are Vital

Amy Wills | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Wills

In my opinion, the hostility that bi people experience from both straight and gay communities stems from ignorance, which is why visible role models are so vital. If there were more high profile bisexual people when I was at school, perhaps my peers wouldn't have been so vicious and mistrustful.

Prince William Has Spoken Out Against Homophobic Bullies

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK

Prince William has spoken out against homophobia in what is believed to be a first for the royal, while taking part in an anti-bullying session with s...

Transgender Waitress Shares Heartwarming Message To Parents Of Inquisitive Girl

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Parents

A transgender waitress has taken to Facebook to praise the parents of a little girl who was asking questions about her gender. Liv Hnilicka shared...

Anti-Gay Preacher Silenced 'In The Most Scottish Way Possible'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK

A teenager has silenced an anti-gay preacher in the "most Scottish way possible" by drowning him out with his bagpipes. Daniel Boyle, 14, played Sc...