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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…

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Added on: 03/14/2023
03/13/2023
The UK government is facing fierce condemnation from opposition MPs and senior Tories over its “immoral, ineffective and incredibly expensive” Illegal Migration Bill. The bill has been…

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Added on: 03/06/2023
03/05/2023
An Islamic schools trust that was praised for promoting British values is allegedly facing watchdog questions after describing gay people as ‘evil’. The Charity Commission has launched a…

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Added on: 02/18/2023
02/17/2023
The furore surrounding the placement of transgender offenders in Scottish prisons has sharpened personal safety fears across Scotland’s LGBTQ+ community, the Guardian has been told. Soon after…

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Added on: 02/16/2023
Past and present members of the first openly gay women’s football team in Europe have spoken of the importance of the “wonderful” club as it launches a new…

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Added on: 02/16/2023
02/15/2023
Nicola Sturgeon will leave behind a strong legacy of LGBTQ+ allyship following her resignation as Scotland’s first minister. Sturgeon announced on Wednesday (15 February) that she will…

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Added on: 02/15/2023
02/14/2023
The killing of Brianna Ghey, a trans teenage girl from Warrington, comes amid a “wider atmosphere of hostility towards trans people, perpetuated through apathy and malice”. Brianna…

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Added on: 02/11/2023
02/10/2023
Conservative Anglican churches in developing countries will meet next week to consider radical action over the Church of England’s decision to bless same-sex couples in civil marriages,…

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Added on: 02/08/2023
02/07/2023
Rishi Sunak has announced a reshuffle of his cabinet, with equalities minister Kemi Badenoch being handed an even meatier role in government amid the on-going discussion around…

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Added on: 02/06/2023
02/05/2023
The repeal of a century-old act of parliament that allows the Church of England to govern itself is among options being considered by MPs frustrated at the…

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Added on: 02/05/2023
02/04/2023
Jasvir Singh is one of the most prominent Sikh voices in British public life. He is also gay – a fact that he has kept mostly private…

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Added on: 01/03/2023
01/02/2023
A non-binary priest says God guided them to come out after an epiphany. Bingo Allison, 36, is to their knowledge the first openly non-binary priest to be…

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Added on: 01/01/2023
12/31/2022
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) adds new words into the dictionary that were used in order to keep up with the ever-evolving English language. For 2022, they…

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Added on: 12/26/2022
12/25/2022
Documents released under a Freedom of Information request show Mr Donnelly was contacted by a representative from Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) and an individual, whose name…

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Added on: 12/26/2022
12/25/2022
A Jewish man who lived through the horrors of the Holocaust has shared his heart-warming story of finally feeling able to come out as gay in his…