UK Lgbt

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...

Somewhere Over the Facebook - Three Cheers for the United States

Alan Grant | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Politics
Alan Grant

I would rather have a well-meaning nation with liberal principles that sometimes go awry than those nations with no well-meaning intentions in the first place. One thing is for sure, freedom is good for LGBT people and being under the cultural influence of the US is better than the alternatives for all of our freedoms.

Girl Scouts Return £64,000 Donation To Transphobic Sender, Then Raise £160,000

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington have raised over £160,000 in a Crowdfunder, after returning an enormous donation because the donor said the mon...

We Are The Millennial Generation

Neil Gibb | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK
Neil Gibb

I am currently proud to be working with a company that is allowing us to implement millennial thinking using millennial thinking. It is not about making change, it is about accepting that the world has already changed. That diversity, inclusion, colloboration, and giving a damn are not nice to haves. They are how it works now.

Progressive Unionism and LGBT Rights: A Response to Peter Tatchell

Sophie Long | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Politics
Sophie Long

The DUP, whilst the largest, Unionist Party, do not speak for all of Unionism. Nor do they represent the Protestant population of Northern Ireland. There is a growing appetite in this region for full equality, and the struggle must include those Unionist who are already fully paid-up members of the progressive agenda.

Nurse's Heartbreaking Story Shows Why Gay Marriage Is So Important

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A nurse's heartfelt response to the Supreme Court's decision to legalise same-sex marriage has become a viral hit on Facebook. Trish Gorman, from ...

MI6 Shows Pride After Hoisting Rainbow Flag

Graeme Demianyk | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Politics

It didn't officially exist until 1994, but the headquarters of Britian's spy agency has now embraced transparency to such an extent it proudly hoists ...

Wedding Guests Cover Ears To Support Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

While you might think it's rude for guests to cover their ears during a wedding ceremony, family and friends attending Abbey and Mitch Johnston's cere...

Explaining Marriage to Children

Sarah Debnam | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Parents
Sarah Debnam

When I heard the incredible news that marriage is now legal regardless of gender in the USA, it reminded me of something that occurred to me recently - we are the first generation of parents that can describe marriage exactly as it is, an expression and celebration of the love two people have for each another, regardless of gender and sexuality, without exclusions.

Have Pride in Yourself

Duncan Craig | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Duncan Craig

Coming off the stage after possibly turning the air a bit blue with my acceptance speech (keep it real I thought!), lots of people were coming up to me to say thanks and tell me how inspiring my speech was, heaping praise on me and generally saying lovely things - now this is something I find incredibly difficult to accept.

YouTube Have Compiled The Coming Out Videos Into One Massive Tear-Jerker

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK

YouTube has celebrated Pride and the Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling by creating possibly the most emotional video to ever grace the internet. ...

This Spice Girl Could Be Leading A Fashion Movement For Transgender Equality

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Style

Victoria Beckham is spicing up her life amid reports that Caitlyn Jenner will model in her new fashion line. The former pop-star turned fashionist...

How To Respond To Homophobic Customers Who Think Gay Marriage Is Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

This weekend was that bit more colourful than most as rainbows swept over social media in support of LGBT pride. But not everyone was so enthusiast...

Tackling Isolation and Fostering a Genuine Sense of Community Must Be the New Frontier for the LGBT Movement

Matthew Todd | Posted 27.06.2015 | UK
Matthew Todd

Glitz and glamour, celebrations and rainbow flags as far as the eye can see are all great. An important part of Pride is about showing newcomers that we are here, we exist. But we also need to support the everyday people who do the really hard work.

Brit Stars Celebrate America's Gay Marriage Announcement

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Stars such as Sir Ian McKellen, Harry Styles, Tom Daley and Sam Smith have reacted with delight to the news that America has fully legalised gay marri...