UK Lgbt

The Best Gay Pride Events In London (It Isn't All About The Parade)

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

It's Pride Week, and to celebrate we've rounded up eight amazing events that prove the parade is only the cherry on top of a jam-packed week celebrati...

Ministers Clash Over 'Pride' Flag Flown From Government Buildings

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Politics

Two top Tory ministers clashed on Monday over whether to fly the LGBT 'Pride' flag from government buildings. Days after Foreign Secretary Philip H...

With Prince Harry Retiring, the Army Has Lost One of Its Best Young Leaders

James Wharton | Posted 20.06.2015 | UK
James Wharton

The most important moment I will remember personally, the time the Prince stepped in and told a group of very unhappy soldiers to 'back the f**k off' and leave me alone. The morning Harry had to come to my rescue, word had got round among the other regiment about what had happened between me and one of their own, and a group of angry sergeants wanted my blood - because to them, I was obviously to blame. Harry caught wind of the situation and confronted the older non-commissioned officers, and made, quite clear, that they would be for the high jump if they gave me another second's hassle over the issue - my sexuality.

Transgender YouTuber Proves Domestic Violence 'Can Happen To Anyone'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Domestic violence and abuse can happen to anyone regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation or income. That's the message behind transgender Yo...

Laverne Cox: Why I Refused Facial Feminisation Surgery

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Style

Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox has publicly spoken about her decision not to have facial feminisation surgery. The actress, who made hist...

Woman Accused Of Having 'Relentlessly Gay Garden' Trolls Homophobes With Rainbows

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

A woman whose neighbours left an angry note claiming her garden was 'relentlessly gay' has kicked back in the best possible way. Julie Baker from...

LGBT Party Planned To Celebrate Divorce Of Christian Couple Against Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK

More than 160,000 people have reportedly confirmed they will attend a party to celebrate the divorce of a Christian couple who said they would break-u...

The Tories Have Banned British Embassies From Flying The Gay Pride Flag This Year

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK

British embassies will not fly the rainbow flag during this summer's gay pride marches as the "Union flag" takes priority. According to reports For...

Chipotle Owns Pride Parades With Amazing LGBT-Friendly Ad Campaign

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

Fast food company, Chipotle, have been causing a stir at Pride events across the U.S. with their LGBT-friendly advertising campaigns. The burrito m...

This Yoghurt Advert Starring Lesbians Has Got Everyone Talking

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A yoghurt advert has caused a stir online, due to the fact that it stars - shock horror - a lesbian couple. The ad, by American yogurt company Cho...

Homophobia Cut Short Stephen Fry's Honeymoon

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Stephen Fry and his husband, Elliott Spencer, have revealed they were forced to cut short their honeymoon, because they experienced homophobia. SE...

Pride In London Has Banned Ukip And Katie Hopkins Has a Message For Them

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK

Beacon of tolerance and inclusivity Katie Hopkins has taken aim at Pride In London for excluding Ukip from its upcoming march. Ukip had been grant...

Kellie Maloney and Caitlyn Jenner Are Celebs - But What Happens If You Are Trans and Not Famous?

Ian Johnson | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ian Johnson

Caitlyn Jenner has done a great thing to advance awareness of trans people. Frank Maloney from the boxing world opened eyes with wonderfully honest discussions about becoming Kellie. But what if you don't happen to have a large paid staff or support crew around to help you live as an out transgender person?

Thank GOD This Homophobic Pastor's Hate Speech Is Being Drowned Out By His Neighbourhood

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK

A Harlem neighbourhood is standing up to a pastor for displaying homophobic messages on his church's billboard. Pastor James Manning, who discovere...

Apprentice's Daniel Lassman Appears To Dress Up As Caitlyn Jenner For His Stag Do

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

Daniel Lassman, the Apprentice contestant who repeatedly called himself the 'selling machine' whilst simultaneously selling absolutely nothing, appear...

Mission Possible: Harnessing LGBT Inclusion in Business for Good

Neil Bentley | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK
Neil Bentley

We are on the cusp of major change. Strong leadership has the power to join up conversations around LGBT diversity and inclusion, talent management, marketing and brands as well as trust and reputation. And by integrating the diversity agenda into a business' core, it becomes a powerful force in business and society for good.

Councillor Claims Lesbians Should 'Get A Barbie Doll If They Want To Play Mum'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK

A councillor who said that lesbians should get “a Barbie doll if they want to play at being a mum” has not broken any rules of conduct. Accordi...

Lib Dem Leadership Candidate Apologises For 'Misremembering' Over LGBT Laws

Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Politics

Veteran LGBT rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has hit out at claims he did not support the passing of an equality bill in 2007. Liberal Democrat M...

Transgender Tinder Users Are Being Temporarily Banned For 'Misconduct'

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

Transgender people are apparently being banned from dating app, Tinder, after being reported for 'misconduct'. The banned users have taken to socia...

Minister Comes Out And Announces He Will Marry Secret Partner Of 29 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.06.2015 | UK Politics

The schools minister has come out as gay announced he plans to marry the man he has secretly been in a relationship with for nearly three decades. ...

Pride Parade (Which Marches For Inclusion) Bans Ukip From Joining Event

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.06.2015 | UK

Ukip has been banned from taking part in an LGBT parade in London over "safety fears." On Friday, organisers of the pride event, scheduled for late Ju...

Live and Let Live: What's So Wrong With That?

Jonathan Arnott | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Politics
Jonathan Arnott

The intolerance towards Ukip's LGBT wing is saddening but also counterproductive; if anyone believes that Ukip's policies are wrong then they should support the pressure applied by Ukip's LGBT wing rather than alienating.

Photo Project Allows Transgender Kids To Say 'This Is Who I Am'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

For over 10 years, Dutch photographer Sarah Wong has taken photographs of transgender children living their lives as their authentic selves for her on...

Believe it or Not, Caitlyn Jenner is Capable of Being a Hero As Well As Soldiers

Steven Stewart | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Steven Stewart

While the courage and bravery of soldiers is certainly something to be respected, so too is the bravery of Caitlyn Jenner who risked the ostracism of her family, friends, and the potential destruction of her entire life by making the decision she did. If that decision encourages just one person to embrace their true self, then I would say that makes her a hero.

LGBT Supporter Patrick Stewart's Thoughts On The 'Gay Cake' Row May Surprise You

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Famed Star Trek actor Patrick Stewart has joined the “gay cake” row by revealing he supports the Christian bakers who refused to ice a message pro...