UK Lgbt

Jack Sommers

Why Gay Marriage Isn't Coming To *ALL* Of Ireland Any Time Soon

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK

The Republic of Ireland's vote for gay marriage means Northern Ireland will soon be the only part of the UK and Ireland where it is not allowed. Bu...

St John's

Philip Christopher Baldwin | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK
Philip Christopher Baldwin

I am looking forward to my Christianity growing. My church is welcoming, fun and friendly. I would encourage anyone who is curious about Christianity to pay a visit to St John's.

The Case for Marriage Equality in the Republic of Ireland

One Young World | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
One Young World

Ireland has had a rough few years, almost a decade. The future pillars of success are being built with some beginning to reap dividends economically. Achieving marriage equality will, without doubt, deliver a more successful, loving, happier, diverse and equal Ireland.

Strangers Pay For Dying Woman To Marry The Lady Of Her Dreams

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Lee Bransden and Sandra Yates have been together for eight years and thanks to the kindness of strangers, they are now married. The two women decid...

Christian Bakery That Refused To Make Gay Marriage Cake Guilty Of Discrimination

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK

A court in Northern Ireland has delivered a landmark ruling finding Christian-owned Ashers Baking Company guilty of discrimination for refusing to mak...

Minister's Reaction To Her Daughter Coming Out Is Hilarious

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When 22-year-old Bri came out, it wasn't a huge surprise for her mother. In fact, her mum had been waiting (and waiting) for her daughter to "come...

Leave No-one Behind in the Post-2015 Health Agenda

Dr Alvaro Bermejo | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK
Dr Alvaro Bermejo

In just a few months' time, the world will agree on a new set of global development goals which are expected to be more ambitious, more rights-based and more sustainable than the preceding Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

The Tories Promised to Protect LGBT Asylum Seekers Five Years Ago, So Far They Have Failed - Now It Is Time to Deliver

Paul Dillane | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK
Paul Dillane

This week, the United Kingdom was declared the most LGBT-friendly place in Europe and yet there is one group of people in this country who have little to celebrate: LGBT asylum seekers. Five years ago, the Conservative Party promised that it would protect LGBT asylum seekers fleeing persecution. So far they have failed.

Gay Couple Successfully Adopt After Meghan Trainor Parody Video

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Parents

When Joe Morales and Joey Famoso took inspiration from Meghan Trainor's 'Dear Future Husband' song to adopt, they were probably unaware how successful...

Everybody's Talking About This Gender-Neutral Bathroom Sign

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When you've gotta go, you've gotta go. But while a trip to the bathroom is a rather straight-forward experience for most people, it can be a difficult...

A Letter to the Ukip Secretary Who Asked Me What LGBT People Are

Charlie Smith | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Charlie Smith

Just like the LGBT acronym, I too have been around since the 1990s. And I can tell you that growing up as a young gay person can be hard. When you're in sex education and your teacher does not even attempt to make a single reference to same-sex relationships, it is hard.

Boarding Schools Told To Adopt Gender Neutral Uniform To Avoid LGBT Discrimination

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Boarding schools in the UK have been told to adopt gender neutral uniform policies in order to avoid discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

LGBT Travel Advice

Dean Eastmond | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Dean Eastmond

On returning from holiday in Portugal, a friend of mine and his boyfriend of two years revealed that they had encountered problems due to their sexuality at the resort they were staying at...

Miley Cyrus Says She Can 'Fix' The Issue Of Homeless Youth

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Almost a year after Miley Cyrus took along a homeless man as her date to the MTV Video Music Awards, the singer has launched a foundation to help home...

Strangers' Generosity Funds Woman's Dying Wish To Marry Partner

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman has been granted her dying wish to marry her partner, thanks to the generosity of complete strangers. Lee Bransden and Sandra Yates have be...

Sarah Waters, Author Of 'The Paying Guest', On Why She Invokes Being A Lesbian Writer

The Huffington Post UK | Jessie Thompson | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Award-winning author Sarah Waters is as famous for her novels' lesbian protagonists as she is for her rich historical settings. Her current novel, ...

Seven-Year-Old Girl Explains How Her Two Mums Had A Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Parents

An adorable seven-year-old girl has created a video to help kids with two mums explain how they were to be conceived. The excitable Sophia, who wro...

Who Should LGBT+ People Vote For?

Chris Whiting | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Chris Whiting

General Election fever is in full-swing. Different areas of society are being urged, swayed and pleaded with to vote a certain why. With that in mind, who should the LGBT+ citizens of the United Kingdom be voting for next month?

This Is What It's Like To Date As A Transgender Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A transgender woman, who has long been looking for love, has opened up about the trials and tribulations of dating. Alex Collins, who is set to app...

Lesbian Couple's Side-By-Side Pregnancy Photo Goes Viral For All The Right Reasons

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Parents

A lesbian couple who shared a side-by-side pregnancy photo on Instagram say they were "shocked" by the number of positive responses they've received. ...

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...

Why LGBT Employees Should Come Out at Work

Ian Johnson | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK
Ian Johnson

Coming out at work can be difficult for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Even with growing levels of acceptance in some places, many still fear the repercussions of letting work colleagues know their real sexual orientation or gender identity...

Ukip Candidate Dropped From 'Gay Cure' Conference

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Politics

A former leader of the Christian Peoples Alliance, currently running as a Ukip candidate at the general election, has been told by organisers he canno...

LGBT Inclusive Sex Education in Schools: Why the Dispute?

Anna Tippett | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Parents
Anna Tippett

Gay people exist - young and old, male and female, rich and poor, black and white. So do gay parents and the straight parents and grandparents, siblings, aunties, uncles and cousins of gay children. Should we exclude all of them in the name of faiths that claim to be peaceful, non-judgemental, forgiving and supportive?

The British LGBT Awards: Pride and Prejudice

A.J. Higginson | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
A.J. Higginson

Let's honour those who inspire us. Encourage them, and delight in the talent, passion and success of our community. It's important that we recognise and celebrate diversity - only then will we all be winners.