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Added on: 12/05/2021
Lewis Hamilton has said he is not comfortable competing in Saudi Arabia given its repressive laws regarding the LGBTQ+ community. Speaking before this weekend’s grand prix in…

World Voices

Added on: 11/30/2021
Phillip Baumgart
Alturi Contributor
How did you initially become involved in activism?  I was passionate about human rights from a young age. Yet, I was primarily focused on child abuse and…

Global News

Added on: 11/23/2021
11/22/2021
Labour’s Anneliese Dodds has pledged to no longer allow those guilty of anti-LGBT+ hate crimes to “dodge longer sentences”. Dodds, who was appointed shadow secretary of state…

Global News

Added on: 11/21/2021
An independent LGBT bookshop has sent hundreds of books about the history of Trans people to MPs across the country – paid for by their own constituents….

Global News

Added on: 11/19/2021
11/18/2021
Currently, people living with HIV are offered antiretroviral medicines that must be taken every day to suppress the virus – usually one to four daily pills. Effective treatment…

Global News

Added on: 11/17/2021
11/16/2021
A gay canon and other LGBT+ members of the Church of England have staged a demonstration at a meeting of the General Synod to show solidarity with…

Global News

Added on: 11/16/2021
11/15/2021
Father Lee Taylor, 44, and his partner Fabiano Da Silva Duarte, 45, received a blessing from the Church in Wales on Saturday (13 November). Father Lee said…

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Added on: 11/11/2021
11/10/2021
The BBC has quit a diversity programme run by the LGBTQ+ charity Stonewall, saying it believes coverage of transgender issues should be considered an impartiality topic that…

Global News

Added on: 11/08/2021
11/07/2021
A married lesbian couple are launching a landmark legal test case against a branch of the NHS fertility sector in England, claiming it discriminates against LGBT+ families. Influencers Megan…

Global News

Added on: 11/07/2021
11/6/21
LGBT+ football fans in Brighton will be demonstrating in support of a gay man jailed in Saudi Arabia when their team plays Newcastle United. The protest will…

Global News

Added on: 11/04/2021
11/03/2021
Homotopia – the UK’s longest-running LGBT+ arts and culture festival – said on social media it was “devastated” after two acts of vandalism just days apart. On…

Global News

Added on: 11/01/2021
10/31/2021
A flight of LGBT Afghans arrived in the UK, following a mission from the government and gay rights organizations to move them to safety, it was confirmed….

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Added on: 11/01/2021
10/30/2021
Colin Kennedy, a councillor for Ards and North Down Borough Council, spoke out a conversion therapy ban after the council passed a motion calling on Stormont to ban the discredited…

Global News

Added on: 10/31/2021
10/30/2021
I feel like “a human being for the first time” in my life, a gay Afghan man has said after arriving in the UK with 28 others…

Global News

Added on: 10/25/2021
10/24/2021
Dozens of people have staged a second protest in Birmingham following a series of homophobic attacks. Crowds gathered close to the scene of an assault in the…

Global News

Added on: 10/23/2021
The fight for LGBTI persons to enjoy their human rights has not been an easy one. 40 years ago today, Jeffrey Dudgeon found justice at the European…

Global News

Added on: 10/15/2021
10/15/2021
In season 3 of the popular Netflix series Sex Education, the character named Eric Effiong goes to Nigeria. It is a risky trip. Eric is a gay teenager…

Global News

Added on: 10/14/2021
10/13/2021
There was an outpouring of anger on social media over the weekend when John-Paul Kesseler, 38, posted a photo of himself with blood pouring down his face…

Global News

Added on: 10/10/2021
10/8/21
British Olympic diver Tom Daley said that he will make it his “mission” to stop countries where homosexuality is punishable by death from competing in the Olympics….

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Added on: 10/06/2021
10/05/2021
Carrie Johnson has urged Conservatives to fight for the rights of transgender people, throwing her support behind a cause that has begun to increasingly divide the party….

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Added on: 10/04/2021
10/03/2021
Senior Tories are concerned that their conference will be the latest to be overshadowed by a row over trans rights, after the party said it was standing…

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Added on: 09/30/2021
09/30/2021
Evangelicals who hold to traditional Christian teaching on sexuality and marriage are pushing for a new bishop to be appointed in the Church in Wales following the…

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Added on: 09/30/2021
09/29/2021
Labour MP Emily Thornberry has expertly demonstrated how the question “do only women have a cervix” should be answered without feeding into a toxic debate. The reductive…

Global News

Added on: 09/27/2021
09/26/2021
Health secretary Sajid Javid is facing strident backlash after he said it was a “scientific fact” that only women have cervixes. Javid made his comments after Labour leader…

Global News

Added on: 09/24/2021
09/23/2021
All school staff will be given a basic awareness e-learning course on LGBT inclusive education and a toolkit of LGBT inclusive education teaching resources. A dedicated website…

Global News

Added on: 09/19/2021
Forces veterans jailed or booted out for being gay will lay an official wreath at the Cenotaph for the first time on Remembrance Sunday. The LGBT support…

Global News

Added on: 09/18/2021
The court of appeal has overturned a controversial judgment that children under the age of 16 considering gender reassignment are unlikely to be mature enough to give…

Global News

Added on: 09/09/2021
09/08/2021
The Guardian has been accused of “censoring” feminist icon Judith Butler after the newspaper deleted part of an interview in which they compared trans-exclusionary radical feminists (TERFs)…

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Added on: 09/09/2021
09/07/2021
Tory MP Crispin Blunt has condemned the “unacceptable crisis in trans healthcare” and demanded the government pay for trans patients to have gender-affirming surgeries abroad. Blunt, who…

Global News

Added on: 09/06/2021
09/05/2021
Same-sex couples can now have their marriage blessed by the Church in Wales after a vote was held. However, the church will still not marry same-sex couples….