UK Lgbt

New BBC Three Documentary Explores The Dilemma Of Sexuality And Religion

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

For many LGBT+ people of faith, their religion can often feel at odds with their sexuality, but a new BBC Three documentary is set to explore whether ...

Cannes Film Festival Jury Stage Powerful LGBT Protest Condemning Chechnya Attacks On Gay Men

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

The jurors of the Queer Palm Award at the Cannes Film Festival have staged a protest condemning the attacks on gay men in Chechnya. The judges, includ...

Liberals Can No Longer Trust Tim Farron - And Nor Can Anyone Else

Calum Miller | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Politics
Calum Miller

There was a time this election cycle when I was inclined to vote for the Liberal Democrats. But when truth, honesty and integrity are increasingly vulnerable, we need now more than ever to send our politicians a clear signal: stay true to your principles, and tell us what you really think. We have suffered enough harm from lies in the last few years. Voting for Tim Farron is only voting for more.

Football - Unlikely Ally For LGBTQI Rights?

Kat Craig | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Sport
Kat Craig

Football could become the unorthodox but fertile ground for the struggle for LGBTQI rights. The huge platforms of top players, and the mass reach of fans, have the potential to shape the views of the current and next generation, on and off the pitch.

Why All School Uniform Should Be Gender Neutral

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Parents

A private school’s announcement that it is considering scrapping separate boys’ and girls’ uniforms has been welcomed by LGBT and gender nonconf...

Harry Styles Explains Why He's 'Never Felt The Need' To Label His Sexuality

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Harry Styles has opened up about his sexuality, stating that he’s “never felt the need” to label it. The former One Direction star is currently...

Alan Carr Sickened By Transphobic Attack On Caitlyn Jenner At British LGBT Awards

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Alan Carr has blasted those who threw transphobic abuse at Caitlyn Jenner as she left the British LGBT Awards on Friday (12 May) night. The ‘Keepin...

Love Makes A Family: Celebrating LGBT Families

Sarah Hagger-Holt | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Parents
Sarah Hagger-Holt

'We don't always know how to describe everyone in our family,' says Jessica, whose friend Simon donated sperm to her and her female partner and welcomed them into his extended family. 'For instance, what do you call the mother of the wife of the man who helped you get pregnant?'

I CHOOSE LOVE

Stephen Bailey | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

I saw a video from First Dates on Twitter that said "a good date means being comfortable enough to be yourself" and as I'm sat here with a Dominos for...

Diversity And Inclusion In Schools Is The Law

Tuvia Borok | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Parents
Tuvia Borok

People are often shocked when I say I've suffered parental school gate bullying as a gay dad. And every so often I get challenged on why I feel there is a need to promote LGBT and LGBT family inclusion.

Being A Gay Visitor In India, And Therefore Illegal

Mike Buonaiuto | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK
Mike Buonaiuto

Yesterday we landed in India for a human rights project Shape History that is tackling with the United Nations in China, India and then Brazil, and as...

LGBT And Elderly? Welcome To The Forgotten Community

Steve Wardlaw | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK
Steve Wardlaw

The financial services sector is remarkably unattractive to many in the LGBT community. One result of this is people who are LGBT don't make suitable ...

Supporting The LGBT+ Community Makes Business Sense

Marjorie Strachan | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK
Marjorie Strachan

There are several reasons to feel nervous about LGBT rights at the moment. Ambiguity in the US and the on-going battle for marriage equality in North...

Sorry Heineken, But Nothing's Ever Good Enough Anymore

Jordan Daly | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Jordan Daly

As the dude says in Heineken's ad, there are people who have been brought up to "see the world as black and white", and we should at least attempt to show them a little bit of the rainbow.

The Green Party Is A Strong Movement Fighting For LGBTIQA+ Rights

Aimee Challenor | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Politics
Aimee Challenor

I'm so proud to be a spokesperson for a party which has always been proud to stand with LGBTIQA+ people in our struggle for equality and liberation. ...

Tory MP Steps Down 'After Saying Homosexuality Was Dangerous To Society'

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK

A Tory MP has stood down hours after he reportedly told students being gay was “wrong” and “dangerous to society”. Andrew Turner, who represen...

Full Trans Inclusion

Philip Christopher Baldwin | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Philip Christopher Baldwin

The LGBT community is more empowered than ever before, but we still have considerable work to do for trans people. The report shows that we must empower individuals and change institutions, whilst also seeking legislative reform of, amongst others, the Gender Recognition Act and the Equality Act.

Chechnya: The Clock Is Ticking And We Have A Month

Steve Taylor | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK
Steve Taylor

Until governments act, and these abuses can be brought to an end, we are all nervously relying on the heroes at the Russian LGBT Network who are putting their own lives at risk, and those of their families and friends, to evacuate those at risk from Chechnya. Removing people to a place of safety is not an easy job, and nor is it something that can be done without funds.

G Is For Gaston (An A-Z Index Of Bad Dates, Exes & Aubergine Emojis)

Stephen Bailey | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Comedy
Stephen Bailey

I'm back and I have re-downloaded Tinder. I want to believe that I will still meet Mr. Right or even Mr Right-Now in a bar in real life. I'd probably ...

Why Do LGBT+ Lib Dems Get Cross When I Say We "Achieved Equal Marriage"?

Jennie Rigg | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Politics
Jennie Rigg

Please, please, please, for the love of Cthulhu, if you are a Lib Dem, stop saying we achieved equal marriage. We achieved same sex marriage. There's still a way to go before it's equal. Our leader gets this. Please get it too.

Celebrating LGBT Lives In Care Homes

Jane Ashcroft | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK
Jane Ashcroft

Looking after and valuing older people in our society is fundamental - especially as our population gets older - but it is by no means a simple task. Alongside physical well-being, there are emotional and mental health needs to consider, too. That means providing personalised care, designed around every individual.

Transgender And Can't Transition - The Struggle Of Chronic Illness And Trans Identities

LJ Ferris | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
LJ Ferris

Every man is a taunt of who I could be. Every "ladies" directed to me is a reminder of the body that betrays me. I feel the stab of jealousy for signs of masculinity that I won't have; well fitting suits and strong shoulders. I don't know what it is, I don't know if it is that I hate being feminised and viewed as a woman so much.

Farron Branded An 'Absolute Disgrace' After Excruciating Channel 4 Interview

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has been branded an “absolute disgrace” after again refusing to say if he thinks homosexuality is a “sin”. ...

Why We Must Continue To Highlight The Chechen Internment Of Gay Men

Steve Wardlaw | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK
Steve Wardlaw

In a country where 20 per cent of the population thinks that gay people should be 'isolated from society' and 41 per cent think that the state should persecute people with 'untraditional sexual preferences' in order to 'exterminate the phenomenon', we have no option but to remain vigilant, and remain loud.

Trans Woman Has Amazing Response To Transphobic Cretin On Tinder

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It takes a thick skin to deal with some of the less nicer humans on dating apps, but when you’re faced with out and out transphobia, you’d be forg...