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Added on: 12/27/2018
12/26/2018
The ‘We All Belong’ campaign in Derry & Strabane have launched their pledge to tackle prejudice, racism, discrimination and all forms of hatred. Public representatives, as well…

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Added on: 12/27/2018
Campaign asks members of the public to protest deportations on commercial flights by refusing to take seat. Campaigners have “hacked” hundreds of adverts on the London Underground, replacing them…

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Added on: 12/25/2018
12/24/2018
Peep Show star Robert Webb has attacked a UK charity that helps to save trans lives. The British comedian slammed Mermaids in a series of tweets that…

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Added on: 12/25/2018
12/23/2018
Stonewall has responded to an “inaccurate” article by the Sunday Times about a grant reportedly awarded to the charity by the Big Lottery Fund. The piece claimed…

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Added on: 12/24/2018
12/22/2018
Two transgender students have received an apology from their English university after a security guard told them not to use the men’s toilets. The security guard allegedly…

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Added on: 12/24/2018
12/22/2018
Earlier this week, it was revealed that there has been a huge spike in deaths of homeless people sleeping on Britain’s streets. We’re shocked and extremely saddened…

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Added on: 12/24/2018
12/21/2018
Thousands of Canadians have rallied behind two petitions calling for a nationwide ban of conversion therapy. It’s part of a wider global trend condemning the practice….

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Added on: 12/21/2018
12/21/2018
Raymond Mashamba was being blackmailed over his sexuality by a former friend in Bulawayo before and during the CONIFA World Football Cup, an international tournament for teams…

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Added on: 12/20/2018
12/19/2018
IN 2015, IRELAND became the fourth country in the world to enshrine in law the right to gender recognition based on self-declaration. The historic move was a vital…

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Added on: 12/19/2018
12/18/2018
Six leading publications aimed at lesbian and bisexual women have issued a joint statement in support of trans people. Representatives of DIVA, Curve, Autostraddle, LOTL, Tagg and Lez Spread The…

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Added on: 12/15/2018
12/14/2018
The ONS is recommending that the national census includes questions about sexual orientation and gender identity for those aged 16 and above. The next census, which will…

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Added on: 12/13/2018
12/11/2018
Young lesbian, gay and bisexual people start becoming depressed and self-harming from the age of 10 because they feel different from their heterosexual peers, research has found….

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Added on: 12/12/2018
12/11/2018
The Church of England issued guidance to clergy on how to be “creative and sensitive” as they welcome transgender people into the faith. The church’s House of Bishops…

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Added on: 12/11/2018
12/11/2018
Argentina and the United Kingdom have been chosen Monday to co-chair the Equal Rights Coalition for two years starting next June, to succeed Chile and Canada at…

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Added on: 12/10/2018
12/09/2018
Senior Church of England bishops will start an inquiry into ‘gay cure’ therapies. Bishops will take evidence from people who have gone through the so-called ‘treatments’ to…

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Added on: 12/06/2018
12/06/2018
The 2019 presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Obiageli Ezekwesili, has taken a stance on issues concerning the LGBT community in Nigeria.  She said, yesterday, during…

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Added on: 12/03/2018
12/02/2018
Seyeda has been rejected by her family, abused and raped because she is gay – but is determined to be out and proud. The 42-year-old from Pakistan…

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Added on: 12/03/2018
12/02/2018
A childhood friendship between two women deepens into first love, passionate and consuming. But in a north London Orthodox Jewish community, it is illicit, an abomination, against the…

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Added on: 11/30/2018
11/28/2018
A gay rugby player who is facing deportation to Kenya, where he says he will be persecuted because of his sexuality, has been granted bail allowing him to…

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Added on: 11/30/2018
11/29/2018
Navid Jafartash fled Iran in 2014 because he feared for his life: He is gay, and homosexuality is illegal in Iran and in some cases punishable by death….

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Added on: 11/28/2018
11/27/2018
Zimbabwean referee Raymond Mashamba, 30, knew from the time he was 14-years-old that he was gay but managed to keep his sexuality a secret because of societal…

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Added on: 11/28/2018
11/27/2018
The Prime Minister visited Belfast, Northern Ireland, on Tuesday as part of a UK-wide charm offensive in order to win support for her Brexit deal. However, her…

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Added on: 11/25/2018
11/24/2018
Rugby players from across the globe rallied behind hate-crime victim Gareth Thomas as part of the Rainbow Laces campaign. World champions New Zealand and USA followed the…

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Added on: 11/24/2018
The NHS has been accused of treating the health needs of gay, transgender and other LGBT+ people as “less important” than the wider population by the head of parliament’s Women and Equalities Committee. After receiving evidence…

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Added on: 11/21/2018
11/20/2018
An English rugby team is fighting to save a gay teammate from being deported to Kenya, where they fear he will face persecution or imprisonment. Kenneth Macharia, who…

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Added on: 11/15/2018
11/14/2018
Staff and students at the University of Birmingham have warned that LGBT rights are not adequately protected at its new campus in Dubai where being gay or transgender risks imprisonment, flogging…

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Added on: 11/14/2018
11/12/2018
An ITV News investigation has exposed gay conversion therapy taking place in UK churches, with one pastor comparing society’s acceptance of LGBT+ people to Nazi propaganda. The broadcaster also…

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Added on: 11/13/2018
A ‘gay pride’ poppy decorated with LGBT rainbow colours has divided opinion after being shared by Doncaster Pride on Remembrance Sunday. The organisation shared the image –…

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Added on: 07/09/2018
07/08/2018
Pride in London organizers have apologized after anti-trans protesters “forced their way to the front of the parade”. Members of lesbian and feminist group Get The L…

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Added on: 07/09/2018
07/08/2018
When the prototype version of Pride London took place in 1972, it was sneered at by a media that was “universally hostile”, according to veteran LGBT activist…