UK LGBT

“Thank you for creating a safe place for me. Thank you for helping me know who I am."
The 21-year-old Adelaide United player came out as gay in an emotional social media post.
"Simply being a man who has sex with men is not a good enough reason to exclude someone from donating blood."
Women are facing debt or 'dodgy deals' from online sperm donors.
I’m not denying that the NHS and key workers deserve our support in the pandemic – but LGBT people like me wish the public had chosen another symbol, writes Rachel Charlton-Dailey.
For this change to offer justice to all women, the VAWG sector must learn to recognise trans women survivors as both the women and survivors that they are, writes Evie Muir.
Liz Truss makes the commitment after three equality advisers quit over a “hostile environment” for LGBTQ people.
Jayne Ozanne and James Morton have resigned over the government's failure to ban “conversion therapy”, branding Liz Truss and Kemi Badenoch “ministers for inequality”.
Layla Moran urges the government to "stop making excuses" ahead of a debate on the dehumanising practice in the Commons.
My mom’s guidelines were clear: we will accept this, but we will not talk about it — not even with each other.
With no LGBT sex education, I grew up copying what I saw in porn – adopting not just the techniques but the harmful stereotypes too.
I often struggle to feel sexually adequate in a body which falls short of our cis-centric society’s standards for ‘proper men’. This is what it’s like.
Many contemporaries have struggled to watch It’s A Sin, the grief still too raw. But I can’t help watch the show and see how closely it mirrors my own life.
“A younger man might have said don’t put the Daleks in this, this is a serious subject."
While the change doesn’t mean equality for all men like me just yet, ending this hurtful, bizarre rule is worth celebrating.
"I’ve lived a very big life that I’m super happy with."
The ruling has been described by charity Mermaids as a "devastating blow" to trans young people.
The founders of Queer House Party have been collecting lubricant and condoms for Beirut LGBTQ+ organisation Helem, after a large explosion rocked the capital Lebanon in August. With the aim of helping marginalised communities affected by the blast the group are asking donations be sent to LGBTIQ+ shelter, and community centre, The Outside Project in London. They are also encouraging people to make direct donations to Helem’s fundraiser through OutRight Action International.
Among the dance crazes and lip-sync memes, I finally found a place where it was okay owning your identity, and a place where I didn’t need to police my own feelings.