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Added on: 08/12/2023
08/11/2023
A YouGov poll on attitudes towards the LGBTQ+ community has found that hostility towards trans people is growing at an alarming rate. The research, published on Friday…

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Added on: 08/08/2023
The SNP has “set back” gay rights with its gender reforms and “toxic” debate, claims an openly gay MP who called the Scottish party out on stage…

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Added on: 08/07/2023
08/06/2023
Organisers of Portrush’s first Pride rally said they were delighted with the “monumental moment”. The hometown of gay rights campaigner Mark Ashton hosted the rally on Saturday…

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Added on: 08/06/2023
08/05/2023
England manager Gareth Southgate says he understands the criticism directed at Jordan Henderson, a vocal supporter of the LGBT community, following his move to Saudi Arabian club…

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Added on: 08/02/2023
08/01/2023
Two transgender people have lost a Court of Appeal challenge against NHS England over waiting times for gender dysphoria treatment. Eva Echo and Alex Harvey took legal…

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Added on: 08/01/2023
07/31/2023
Members of London’s LGBTQ+ and Jewish communities say they’re disappointed and fearful after “alarming” graffiti was found scrawled in a park in London’s SoHo neighbourhood over the…

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Added on: 07/26/2023
07/25/2023
When British singer Matty Healy grabbed bandmate Ross MacDonald for an onstage kiss during their Malaysia concert on Friday, following a profanity-laden speech slamming the country’s anti-LGBTQ…

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Added on: 07/18/2023
07/17/2023
A TORY councillor has been suspended for tweeting that LGBT Pride is “not a virtue but a sin”. Northamptonshire councillor King Lawal claims to have been “cancelled”…

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Added on: 07/04/2023
07/03/2023
It can be tempting – when you see a colourful parade through central London of glitter and rainbow flags – to think of Pride as a party….

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Added on: 07/03/2023
07/02/2023
Football’s first transgender referee Lucy Clark has bravely revealed her journey from contemplating suicide to be awarded with a Guinness World Record. The 51-year-old officiates matches in…

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Added on: 06/27/2023
06/26/2023
If you hadn’t noticed by the sea of rainbows (we’re living for them), June is Pride month; a month to celebrate the diversity, resilience and beauty of…

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Added on: 06/25/2023
06/24/2023
When Walmart approached Gay Pride Apparel founders Sergio Aragon and Jesus Gutierrez to launch an exclusive Pride Month collection this June, it felt like a “full circle”…

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Added on: 06/08/2023
06/07/2023
“Gender critical” activists – some of whom proudly brand themselves a ‘terf’ (short for trans-exclusionary radical feminist) in their Twitter bios – are now upset at the…

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Added on: 05/29/2023
05/28/2023
On Saturday (27 May), around 100 LGBTQ+ folks and allies stood against 40 Turning Point UK campaigners, holding signs that read “South London loves trans people”. Turning Point…

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Added on: 05/28/2023
05/27/2023
Campaigners are fuming after the government apparently shelved a long-awaited report into the historic treatment of LBGT+ people in the military. As many as 20,000 were jailed…

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Added on: 05/21/2023
05/20/2023
King Charles III’s coronation has accelerated plans for Jamaica to become a republic, and activists say it’s time for the country to take a big step forward…

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Added on: 05/14/2023
05/13/2023
Abusive rhetoric by politicians, the media, and social commentators has trickled down to produce increasingly abusive and hateful speech against LGBT persons in the United Kingdom (UK),…

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Added on: 05/09/2023
05/08/2023
Veteran activist Peter Tatchell has warned that Britain’s newly-crowned King Charles III is not a friend of the LGBTQ+ community, saying Charles “acquiesces with our tormentors” through…

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Added on: 04/30/2023
04/29/2023
A shop in Manchester’s gay village has had its windows smashed for a third time in just over a month, which now has sparked safety fears within…

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Added on: 04/26/2023
In Scotland, about 60 per cent of the secondary schools have adopted the ‘LGBT charter’ which aims to promote acceptance among teachers and students The Herald reported….

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Added on: 04/22/2023
04/21/2023
National guidance for schools in Wales on how to support transgender pupils will be published during the next academic year. The Welsh government said it required “extensive…

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Added on: 04/20/2023
04/19/2023
Like many in Rwanda, Maria was raised Christian, which made it even harder for her to accept her sexuality. She recalls spending “a lot of time in churches…

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Added on: 04/13/2023
“I find the hate quite funny to be honest,” says Hafsa Qureshi. As a loud and proud queer person of faith, Hafsa has developed thick skin to…

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Added on: 04/10/2023
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Can you start by describing the work of Cabaret Against the Hate Speech? Cabaret Against the Hate Speech is an ally and LGBT+ organization that runs counter-protests…

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Added on: 04/09/2023
Ramadan can be a lonely time for LGBT Muslims. With family and community right at the heart of Ramadan , it can be a difficult month for…

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Added on: 04/05/2023
04/04/2023
Trans advocates are incensed after the Equality Human Rights Commission (EHRC) laid out how amending the Equality Act to make sex mean biological sex could impact trans…

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Added on: 04/02/2023
It’s rarely a good idea to reread diaries from your teenage years. Recently though, I found a passage from my own that made me laugh. At 15,…

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Added on: 04/01/2023
03/31/2023
UK Athletics has performed a U-turn by announcing an immediate ban on transgender women from competing in the female category across all its events. The decision comes…

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Added on: 03/28/2023
03/27/2023
A far-right anti-drag rally in the UK was met with overwhelming backlash from anti-fascist, pro-LGBTQ+ activists. The anti-drag rally, planned by Turning Point UK, was held at…

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Added on: 03/27/2023
03/26/2023
Members of The Dyke Project partied to protest the inaugural event of the The Lesbian Project – a trans-exclusionary initiative created by Julie Bindel and Kathleen Stock. The…