UK Lgbt

12 LGBT Films Anyone Will Enjoy

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

It seems that, more than ever before, LGBT themes are making their way to the forefront of cinema. After starting off as something of an underground n...

Why Shouldn't a Same Sex Couple Be Able to Complete Their Family?

Jane Newman | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Newman

Why shouldn't a gay couple be allowed to have a family of their own? Surely a child with gay parents is better than a child with straight parents who argue constantly and end up getting divorced.

Why We Need Labels

E J Rosetta | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
E J Rosetta

LGBT activism must evolve and continue. A cause is only as strong as it's cavalry, and we are the LGBT army; our voices it's weapons. We can't afford to stay silent and hope that the rest of the world will fend for themselves - Your voice is like your vote. You must use it.

The Six Things I Want My (Gay) Son to Understand

Patrick Roth | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Patrick Roth

Yes, you're gay and your sexuality influences just about every aspect of your identity, but you are not a gay young man. You are a young man who is gay. You are not my gay son. You are my son who happens to be gay.

A Woman Named Rose Married A Woman Named Rosie - And It Was Perfect

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

World Happiness Day was extra special for two women who almost share the same name. Rose Dix and Rosie Spaughton, both prominent vloggers, got mar...

Lesbian Dating Sites - The Best And Worst

E J Rosetta | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
E J Rosetta

If you're single and not online dating, then you should be. But take heed! Not all are homo-friendly. So before you get going, here's what you need to know about the best (and worst) available.

This Jumper Is 'So Gay' - 100% Gay, To Be Exact

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

'That jumper is so gay,' is a comment that one designer is hoping to hear emanating from the front row of Toronto Fashion Week. The garment in que...

Why Coming Out Is Good for the Advertising Business - LGBT Diversity in the Workplace

Joshua Graff | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK
Joshua Graff

With Advertising Week Europe upon us, now is a good time to reflect on the state of the industry. One issue that's close to my heart is diversity in the sector, and in particular making sure that the industry is a positive environment for the LGBT community.

Kerry Washington Delivers Kick-Ass Equality Speech At GLAAD Awards

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you needed another reason to love Kerry Washington - but let's face it, you probably didn't - then look no further than her kick-ass acceptance spe...

fiveFilms4freedom: Love Is a Basic Human Right

Alan Gemmell | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Alan Gemmell

Neither the British Council nor the British Film Institute are campaigning organisations but we both believe in the power of film and culture to promote positive social change. fiveFilms4freedom is a celebration of the UK's cutting-edge film industry and of BFI Flare's pioneering role in promoting gay rights around the world supporting freedom and equality everywhere.

I Don't Care That You're Gay, HIV Positive and Hep C Positive: I Love You Anyway

Philip Christopher Baldwin | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Philip Christopher Baldwin

I came out in stages, taking my time. I rarely felt under pressure to come out from the people around me. I took the initiative in terms of coming out. I wasn't put on the spot, except at school. I felt a pressure from within, to proclaim who I am and to be authentic to myself.

Why Its Time to Challenge Our Religious Leaders...

Jonny Freeman | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jonny Freeman

Rights are continuing to improve across the world, pride festivals are a regular sight across the biggest cities and to most of us, being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or plus is OKAY. Yet walk into the church and we still face major problems.

The Daily Mail Is Absolutely Loving The Trevor Phillips Race Documentary

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK

Britain's former equality chief has claimed politicians and journalists are "terrified" of discussing race, leaving multiculturalism to become a "rack...

Lucy Sherriff

Underage And Gay: 'People Have Threatened To Murder Me'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

"I've had phone calls from people saying they're going to murder me," says 15-year-old Beckham, as he explains the extent of the homophobic bullying h...

Why LGBT+Inclusivity Should Be Taught in All Primary Schools

Elly Barnes | Posted 11.03.2015 | 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.

Young Gay Men Are Let Down By the Education System

James Hanson | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
James Hanson

I strongly believe the education system fails young LGBTI+ people every day. We have won the battle of equal age of consent and equal marriage in the UK, the next fight is to make inclusive SRE compulsory in all schools.

17 Signs You're Really In To Her

E J Rosetta | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
E J Rosetta

Crushes hit you hard and fast, and there's no denying how much of your crazy they bring out. If you've ever found yourself on the business end of one of those women who seem to whirlwind into your life, you'll have experienced some of these symptoms. And I'm afraid there is no cure.

Four Messages NOT to Send on Lesbian OKCupid

E J Rosetta | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
E J Rosetta

As a single lesbian in a small town, my options are pretty limited when it comes to love. Or dating. Or even having more than one lesbian friend at a time. (They usually start dating each other and get a cat within a week) So finding a partner can be a long and painful process.

14 LGBT Women Doing Amazing Things Around The World

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

While we're celebrating the achievements of womankind this International Women's Day, we must not forget about the LGBT women around the world doing a...

Lesbian Dating Deal Breakers

E J Rosetta | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
E J Rosetta

Dating is a minefield, with many a malfunction just waiting to happen. Everyone has their Deal Breakers; Smokers, kids; A disagreement on what number of cats is acceptable. But wait! There's more! As if dating wasn't hard enough already, life decided to throw in some extra issues for us lady-loving-ladies. Thanks, life.

Student Only Realised She Was Attracted To Women After Friend Changed Tinder Preferences As A Joke

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Syra Johal and Grace Goddard always considered themselves to be straight, until they started using dating app Tinder. It was only when one of Syra'...

Asylum-Seeker Can't Be A Lesbian Because She's Got Children, Home Office Claims

Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK

One of the UK’s most influential lesbian campaigners has launched a last-ditch legal bid to thwart her deportation. Aderonke Apata is fighting to...

Being 'Normal': We Can't Avoid a Hetero-Normative Society, But We Can Help Make It Less So

David Mooney | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
David Mooney

I shouldn't have to order my Valentine's Day card online to be able to customise it, so that it's not one of the thousands that says 'boyfriend' that features a girl giving a boy a bunch of flowers.

Transgender Models Create Calendar To Fight Prejudice

Barcroft | Aamir Bashir | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Transgender people in India regularly come up against intense prejudice, including both verbal and physical threats. But in the face of that hostil...

Presidential Candidate Definitively Proves Being Gay Is A Choice

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- Being gay is "absolutely" a choice. That’s the view of Dr. Ben Carson, a former neurosurgeon and a man running for the presidency of the...