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Added on: 03/13/2021
3/12/21
Boris Johnson has said addressing the issue of so-called conversion ‘therapy’ is “complex” – as his government said it would bring forward plans to ban it in…

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Added on: 03/12/2021
03/11/2021
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A British charity on Thursday launched the world’s first fund to support LGBT+ people whose vulnerability to climate change is worsened by…

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Added on: 03/09/2021
03/08/2021
Intersex and Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) are two terms used to describe those born with sex characteristics (i.e., chromosomes, gonads, genitals) that do not fit the…

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Added on: 03/06/2021
03/05/2021
THE Archbishop of Canterbury has condemned the “unacceptable” language that the Archbishop of Nigeria, the Most Revd Henry Ndukuba, used to describe gay people (News, 2 March)….

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Added on: 03/05/2021
03/03/2021
Calls have been made to ensure nurses across Europe are trained to be “compassionate and culturally aware” towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) people, after new…

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Added on: 03/03/2021
03/02/2021
Tonic Housing has been awarded a £5.7m loan from the mayor of London to purchase 19 properties in Vauxhall, Lambeth. This will become the UK‘s first provider…

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Added on: 02/28/2021
2/28/21
The new national census will be conducted this year, and for the first time, it will include questions about LGBTQ+ identity. This is a great stride towards…

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Added on: 02/27/2021
2/26/21
What is believed to be Wales’ first national LGBTQ+ bilingual magazine has been launched. LGBTQymru will “celebrate, connect and support the communities of Wales – not just…

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Added on: 02/21/2021
Whenever I mention conversion therapy, most people are surprised that such things still happen in the UK. There is a sense of bafflement about how and why…

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Added on: 02/20/2021
The head of Britain’s MI6 intelligence service apologized Friday to gay spies and aspiring agents who were fired or denied jobs because of their sexuality. Richard Moore…

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Added on: 02/19/2021
02/19/2021
As a gay footballer, I am very aware of the status I have as a role model – even more so being a gay footballer with an…

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Added on: 02/17/2021
02/16/2021
An LGBT+ History Month seminar for under-18s was interrupted by a cyber attacker who shouted homophobic, transphobic and racist slurs. Education non-profit Academus Education was hosting a…

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Added on: 02/17/2021
02/16/2021
LONDON — For decades, L.G.B.T. members of Britain’s military were systematically dismissed from the ranks and stripped of their medals. Now, after years of campaigning by those…

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Added on: 02/17/2021
02/15/2021
LONDON, Feb 15 (Openly) – Almost as soon as she could speak, Nina told her parents she was not a boy and she has lived as a…

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Added on: 02/16/2021
02/16/2021
Former military members who were dismissed from service because of their sexuality are now able to reclaim lost medals. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said it wanted…

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Added on: 02/14/2021
An “incredibly rare” deathbed confession from an 18th-century highwayman, written just before he was “hung in chains” for robbing the Yarmouth Mail and detailing his enlightened response…

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Added on: 02/13/2021
2/12/21
Military veterans who were stripped of their medals for being gay or transgender will be able to get them restored under a new scheme to remedy historic…

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Added on: 02/12/2021
I feel very lucky because my own experience since coming out has been overwhelmingly positive, with the benefit of a loving family, great friends and a supportive…

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Added on: 02/09/2021
02/08/2021
He previously told ITV: “It was always, ‘hide yourself, hide yourself’, and don’t show your colours. “If you show your colours it means that you are going…

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Added on: 02/06/2021
2/5/21
Abderrahim El Habachi, 28, said he felt “unsafe” living alongside some men from North Africa and the Middle East after he arrived in Cardiff in 2017. He…

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Added on: 02/05/2021
In the 1920s and 1930s of buttoned-up Britain, homosexuality was an illicit act, and would remain that way until 1967 when the law changed in England and…

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Added on: 02/04/2021
Non-binary and trans people have always been here, not least in every recorded society from the ancient world onwards. Why is it then that they’re often absent…

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Added on: 02/02/2021
02/01/2021
The Scottish government has pulled an amendment that sought to exempt “criticism of transgender identity” from hate crime laws. The country’s justice minister Humza Yousaf announced via…

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Added on: 02/01/2021
01/31/2021
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom have announced they will begin hearing a case for whether gender-neutral markings, like ‘X’, should be allowed on passports. The…

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Added on: 02/01/2021
01/31/2021
Eddie Izzard, the genderfluid stand-up comedian and longtime Labour campaigner, has a simple mission: Become Britain’s first openly trans member of Parliament. Speaking to the Sunday Mirror…

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Added on: 01/30/2021
Dinah Rose QC is a human rights lawyer of great distinction. A former Barrister of the Year, she has appeared in several high profile cases, ranging from…

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Added on: 01/29/2021
01/29/2021
Nicola Sturgeon has been challenged to include meaningful reform of gender recognition legislation in her party’s spring manifesto, after she made her strongest statement yet in support…

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Added on: 01/19/2021
01/18/2021
The Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, which runs GIDS, the only gender clinic for trans youth in England and Wales, said it would appeal the ruling when…

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Added on: 01/15/2021
01/14/2021
Conventional perceptions around sexuality, gender and manliness are challenged in a new documentary about Kings Cross Steelers – the world’s first gay rugby club. The film, called…

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Added on: 01/06/2021
A non-binary person from El Salvador has been granted asylum in the UK in a first-of-its-kind ruling. Arthur Britney Joestar, 29, identified as a gay man when…