UK Lgbt

FiveFilms4freedom, Stories About Love

Alan Gemmell | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Alan Gemmell

We're have launched the international call for the five short films we will screen online and everywhere in 2016. We hope to find LGBT film-makers who can help us share the story of life and love around the world.

Woman Gives Her Tinder Match The Most Thoughtful Gift Possible

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK

In this season of festivities and gift-giving, one woman has donated the biggest present of all. Lori Interlicchio, who met her girlfriend on Tind...

Benedict's 'Zoolander 2' Character Faces Backlash From LGBTQ Advocates

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch’s appearance in the forthcoming ‘Zoolander’ sequel has sparked a backlash from LGBTQ advocates, who are calling for a boyco...

Lucy Sherriff

'Being Gay In Iraq Isn't As Sexy As ISIS' - But It Might Be Just As Dangerous | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

"Being gay isn't as sexy as ISIS. So no-one pays us any attention." These are the words of Amir Ashour, a 25-year-old Iraqi and the founder of the ...

Healing the Stigma of HIV Starts With Us, the Diagnosed Ourselves

Will Pike | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK
Will Pike

Despite the huge evolution of treatments, there still exits a big stigma surrounding the condition, not least in the diagnosed themselves. But as Charlie Sheen's recent disclosure shows us, only when we find acceptance of our own condition can the world begin to fully heal its perception.

The Future Of Advertising Will Be Gender Fluid

Philip Ellis | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK
Philip Ellis

Traditional gender roles will play a less prominent role in the lives of consumers over the next ten years, according to predictions made in a recent study. Food and beverage market research firm Canadean's findings suggest that the millennial market is nowhere near as concerned as previous generations with fixed notions of gender or sexuality.

Shine Your Light On Them #NoBystanders

Radu Asandei | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Radu Asandei

We've seen in the news, homophobes throwing people off of buildings simply for being perceived as gay! All because we dare to love another human being.  How can that be anything but evil?

Count Your Rainbows, Not Your Thunderstorms

Suki Sandhu | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK
Suki Sandhu

This morning, I was honoured to find out that I have been placed 64th on The Independent's 'Rainbow List' of 101 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, ...

Iain Lee Leaves BBC Radio Show, Following 'Bigots' Controversy

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

BBC presenter Iain Lee has left his breakfast radio show, after causing controversy when he branded an anti-LGBT rights Christian group “bigots”. ...

9/11 Hero's 'Woman Of Year Award' Returned After Caitlyn Jenner Wins Same Prize

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK

The husband of an NYPD police officer who died during a rescue mission during 9/11 has launched an attack on transgender icon Caitlyn Jenner after she...

Woman Complains About Gay-Friendly Campbell's Soup Advert, Gets Trolled

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who trolled Campbell's soup for their advert featuring same sex parents, got exactly what she deserved. The gay-friendly advert, which mark...

Caitlyn Jenner Confronted By Furious Protesters

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Caitlyn Jenner was confronted by furious protesters at an event on Thursday night, who branded her an “insult” to transgender women. READ MORE:...

The Sun And Mail Got It Completely Wrong On 'London Spy' Ofcom Complaints

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK

The Sun and the Mail Online have reported that Ofcom is to investigate new BBC drama ‘London Spy’ after receiving “complaints" - despite the fac...

Daily Mail Rants About Too Many 'Gay' BBC Dramas, Outrages Its Own Readers

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK

A Daily Mail column lamenting the number of "gay dramas" on television has failed to win over the paper's own readers, with hundreds piling in to rebu...

Gender-Neutral Toilets And Pictures Of Women 'Needed In Parliament'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Politics

A series of new recommendations being made in a "gender insensitivities" review into the House of Commons, could see the chamber adopt gender-neutral ...

Long Overdue: Marriage Equality in Northern Ireland

Stephen Donnan | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Politics
Stephen Donnan

If you're reading this then let me just reassure you that I am not about to rehash the countless valid, tested and proven arguments for marriage equal...

Young Gay People Are Twice As Likely To Be Bullied As Their Straight Peers

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Teenagers aged 14 to 16 who are lesbian, gay or bisexual are twice as likely to be physically bullied and socially excluded than their straight peers ...

Sir Elton John Fears Vladimir Putin Will Give Him A 'Quick Polonium Injection'

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK

Sir Elton John has said he fears telling Vladimir Putin what to do over gay rights at an upcoming meeting because he might get a “quick Polonium inj...

Travelling Brits Care More About Nightlife Than Laws Criminalising LGBT People

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK

A survey published on Friday revels that Britons rate the quality of nightlife and museums above a country’s laws on LGBT persecution when deciding ...

'Hollyoaks' Triumphs At Stonewall Awards

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Hollyoaks’ triumphed in the final ever Stonewall Awards on Thursday (6 November) evening, winning the Broadcast Of The Decade prize. The Chan...

I'm Attracted To Women As Well As Men, But That Doesn't Make Me Bisexual

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Brogan Driscoll

The implication that I may not have a grasp of my own sexual orientation is insulting. It wasn't that long ago that women were denied sexual pleasure altogether, now I'm supposed to accept that my last 27 years have been a lie. No thanks, science.

Elton John Reveals What Putin Really Said To Him During LGBT Phone Call

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK

Vladimir Putin was "very apologetic" when he called Elton John to discuss gay rights after Russian pranksters played a hoax on the singer a few weeks ...

BrewDog Launch Worlds First 'Transgender' Beer, Confusion And Anger Ensues

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK

British craft beer company BrewDog has released a 'transgender' beer just two months after a petition was launched for the removal of one of its adver...

Danny Dyer Suffered Homophobic Abuse, Despite Not Being Gay

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Danny Dyer has revealed how he was the victim of homophobic abuse in his younger years, despite not actually being gay. READ MORE: Danny Dyer An...

Nick Grimshaw Opens Up About Coming Out

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Nick Grimshaw has opened up about his sexuality, revealing that he never felt it necessary to "come out", because he and the people close to him a...