Sexual Orientation

A Young Woman's Experience With Sexual Orientation and Mental Checklists

Molly Turnley | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Molly Turnley

Our mental checklists are very much past their expiry dates; they're growing mould in fact. I hope that one day very soon you'll notice and revise your prejudices and stereotypes and stop consciously and subconsciously pigeonholing people.

Let Us Live, Let Us Love

Ezra Tafari Rose | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ezra Tafari Rose

I do not understand the motivation behind homophobia but I do understand that this 'fear' is a by-product of teachers, preachers and parents abusing their positions of power and influence to perpetuate the abuse of innocent civilians.

How Straight Are You?

Trevor Kleinhans | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trevor Kleinhans

When I sit with my straight friends, be they single straight men or a straight couple, the conversation of "How straight are you?" invariably comes up and the best way I can explain it to them, is by describing what I call the sexuality scale. We all fit into this scale somewhere.

No Double Bed At The Inn

PA | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK

A gay couple has sued the owner of bed and breakfast accommodation after she refused to let them stay in a double room because of her religious views....

21st Century Young Gay Man

William S | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
William S

I've been lucky; being a young gay man in the 21st Century is certainly different to that of fifty, or even ten, years ago. In essence the law is now on my side, I can love another man freely, I can get engaged and have a civil partnership and, should I wish to do so, adopt children.

Muslim Trio Jailed For Distributing Gay Hate Leaflets

PA | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK

Three men have been jailed after becoming the first to be convicted of stirring up hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation for handing out leaflet...