UK Lgbt

Pepper-Sprayed And Beaten: How Gay Couples Are Treated In Ukraine

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK

The shocking moment a couple of gay men were pepper-sprayed and attacked while walking hand-in-hand through the streets of Kiev has been captured in a...

An Astounding Number Of Health Workers Actually Believe In Gay Conversion Therapies

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

Britain's leading LGBT charity, Stonewall, is calling for the government to publicly condemn gay conversion therapy after research revealed that one i...

Christian Decides Not To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses After Not Eating

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK

An elected official in Kentucky decided not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples after she prayed and fasted. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis a...

Could Tim Farron Have Answered 'That' Question About Gay Rights Any Better?

Tony Koutsoumbos | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Politics
Tony Koutsoumbos

I am a big fan of Tim Farron. I have been since long before he became party president, let alone party leader. I hope he heeds the wisdom of his one-time rival and gives us the answer we really need to hear.

Turns Out People Who Are Homophobic Are More Likely To Be Gay

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A study has found that people who display homophobic tendencies are more likely to be gay. Teams at the University of Rochester in New York, the Un...

Watch These Women Transform Into Drag Kings With Spectacular Results

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Style

Drag is about drawing attention to the public performance of gender and being a drag king is no different. Essentially, to be a drag king you have...

Three Ireland Remove 'Transphobic' Advert After Pressure From Social Media

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK

The Irish phone company Three has made the decision to remove a "transphobic" comment from an advert, just a day after the billboard was spotted. T...

Naked Kenyan Prostitutes To Protest Obama Over His 'Aggressive Support For Homosexuality'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- A political group is to confront President Obama with 5,000 naked men and women on his forthcoming trip to the Kenya, a protest against Ob...

Chilling Footage Reveals The Reality For 'Gay' Couples Who Hold Hands In Russia

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

This simple act of holding hands on the streets of Russia was an experience fraught with fear, two men have revealed. The duo, both straight actor...

Angel Merkel Says Gay Couples Should Not Be Allowed To Marry

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

Angela Merkel revealed on Tuesday that while she thinks same-sex couples should be entitled to marital benefits, they should not themselves be allowed...

Dear Weirdos: You Are Loved, You Are Valued, You Are Amazing

Stephen Donnan | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen Donnan

It took a long time for me to realise, with the help of counsellors at the Rainbow Project and Lifeline (two fantastic resources that I was able to use to save my own life) that I am loved, I am valued and I am as deserving of happiness as anyone else. But it has to start with accepting yourself first.

Lesbian Couple On The Highs And Lows Of Becoming New Parents

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Parents

Kate, 28, and Sharon, 33, met in 2006, civil partnered in 2012 and converted their partnership to marriage in 2015. In July 2014, they found out t...

Female Football Players Get Married, Respond Perfectly To Homophobic Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Following the roaring success of the Women's World Cup, two female footballers have tied the knot - and their wedding was beautiful. Erin McLeod, C...

It Gets Better - Making a Difference Five Years On

Ian Johnson | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK
Ian Johnson

Anyone who has experienced it will know. Bullying is a horrible thing. It eats away at a person's confidence and inculcates them with a fear that can take hold and make them afraid to go about their daily life. That fear is what bullies thrive on.

Sainsbury's Covers Fully-Clothed Gay Magazine... But Leaves FHM's Bikini-Clad Model On Show

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Sainsbury's has come under fire for covering up gay magazine, Attitude, with a 'modesty board', whilst leaving a bikini-clad model on the cover of FHM...

Years And Years Frontman Calls For Better Gay Representation In Pop

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Years & Years frontman Olly Alexander has called for gay pop artists to express their sexuality more openly in their music. The singer spoke about...

Caitlyn Jenner: Style Role Model For Older Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Style

Caitlyn Jenner broke the internet last month when she made her world debut on the cover of Vanity Fair, and since then her style has gone from strengt...

Female Transgender Soldiers Would Make 'Interesting Test Case' For British Army

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

Female transgender people "might well be able" to serve on the front line, despite women being barred from combat, an Army chief has said. Women wh...

Russia Has A New Weapon In The Battle To Combat 'Gay Fever'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK

Vladimir Putin's party United Russia has unveiled a new flag designed to combat so-called "gay fever" just weeks after the US supreme court ruled that...

This Person Came Out As Transgender To 2.4 Million People... By Text Message

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Coming out as LGBT is hard -- whether it's to your parents, your friends or your colleagues. Imagine what it feels like to come out to 2.4 million peo...

Humans Of New York Photo Of Gay Teen Crying Goes Viral For The Right Reasons

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A photograph, shot by Humans of New York, showing an emotional gay teenager has received an influx of positive messages from across the world - includ...

Shouty Christian Launches Epic YouTube Rant Against Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK

After the Supreme Court's decision to legalise gay marriage, it seemed like the whole of America was celebrating. Apart from self-proclaimed God-l...

The Far-Left Must Not Be Allowed to Politicise Identity

David Browne | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

We should not simply wait for the Far-Left to marginalise themselves and tear themselves apart; so long as they continue to presumptively appropriate voices and claim to speak for others, we must continue to speak out and demonstrate that they do not.

Marriage Equality Decision Likely to Cause 9% Increase In LGBT Tourism to USA

Ian Johnson | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK
Ian Johnson

Seven key LGBT markets are likely to add at least $4billion additional tourism income to the US economy during the next three years.

Little Girl Holds Out Rainbow Flag To Homophobic Preacher

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

This heartwarming video of a seven-year-old girl holding out a rainbow flag to a homophobic preacher proves that actions really do speak louder than w...