Boy stands in the way of anti-gay march

A photo is circulating on the internet of a 12 year old boy standing up to thousands of people on an anti-gay march in Mexico. Taken at the weekend, the boy is shown standing in the road in front of 11,000 protesters with his arms open wide. It later emerged that the young boy has […]


Ofcom rejects Coronation Street complaints

Ofcom, the UK’s broadcast regulator, has dismissed 170 complaints about scenes showing a passionate kiss between two male characters in long running UK soap Coronation Street. A major story line including Billy Mayhew and Todd Grimshaw culminated in a scene showing the two men in a hotel room on a bed together. The sexual nature […]

Kiss-in welcomed by Sainsbury’s

A branch of Sainsbury’s in London has been the location of a mass-protest in response to a gay couple being ejected for holding hands. A security guard had apparently responded to a customer complaint and asked Thomas Rees and Joshua Bradwell to leave. The couple were surprised and shocked at the suggestion and said that […]

New condom guidelines published

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have issued draft consultation on making condoms more accessible to the 16-24 age group. The document is aimed primarily at local authorities and other organisations that currently provide or are considering the provision of free condoms. Produced just days after an NHS decision not to provide […]

Historic win for NAT as the High Court overturns NHS England refusal to consider PrEP

NAT (National AIDS Trust) is delighted by the judgment passed down in the High Court today that NHS England acted unlawfully in withdrawing PrEP, a game-changing drug preventing transmission of HIV, from its decision-making process. When, after 18 months of preparation, NHS England suddenly abandoned its work on PrEP, NAT considered it had no option […]

Same-sex marriage comes to the Isle of Man

The Isle of Man’s new Marriage and Civil Partnership Act has been granted royal assent, which means same-sex couples will soon be able to tie the knot on the island. The Act is based upon the same one in England and Wales, which made same-sex marriage legal in 2013. The Isle of Man is not […]

Election of Methodist Bishop could split the Church

The Methodist Church in the USA is facing a possible split after an openly gay women was elected as a bishop. The Church in the USA has rules against “Self-Avowed practicing homosexuals” from ordination. However, delegates at the Western Jurisdictional Conference ignored this rule and elected Revd Karen Oliveto to the post of Bishop.  The […]

Pope calls for apology to homosexuals

Pope Francis has broken further with the traditional Catholic view of homosexuality by saying openly that the Church should not just respect homosexuals but apologise to them for the way they have been treated. While talking to reporters on a flight to Rome after his recent trip to Armenia, the pontiff was asked if he […]

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A Rocky Horror Christmas!

The Rocky Horror Show press call at the Randolph Hotel,

The cast of The Rocky Horror Show weren’t over at the Frankenstein Place on 22nd September – they were at the Randolph Hotel to promote their Christmas run in Oxford! Actress and model Georgia May Foote (who plays Columbia) and S Club 7’s Paul Cattermole (who plays Eddie/Dr Scott) were joined by three of the […]

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First British Royal comes out

For the first time ever, a member of the British Royal family has revealed they are gay. Lord Ivar Mountbatten, who is the Queen’s cousin, has come out as gay and in love with a man, following his divorce in 2011. Lord Mountbatten told the Mail on Sunday that he is in a long-term relationship […]

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IT Trainer – New Horizons (Birmingham)


Salary Details: £35,000 Contract Type: Permanent Contract Term: Full time Reference: THW/16/005414/000086 Are you an Outstanding Social Media / Web / IT Trainer? Highbury College is a grade one Outstanding OFSTED college with a local, national and international reputation for the delivery of high quality, innovative teaching and learning. One of the college’s key defining […]

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Achievements Assistant (Hampshire)


    Salary Details: £18,000 Contract Type: Permanent Contract Term: Full time Hours: 37 per week Location: Based at Highbury Campus, with travel to other centres Reference: THW/16/005414/000077 Highbury College is looking for an Achievements Assistant to join our busy Achievements team. The main purpose of this role is to organise and support students taking […]

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Nursery Nurse (Portsmouth)

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Reading Pride ready to rock the town this weekend

Reading Pride was formed in 2003 to represent and support the local LGBT+ community. Since the first Festival, attendance has […]

The full line up for Reading Pride has been announced !


From multi-platinum and gold selling artist Sam and the Womp and Eurovision finalists Joe and Jake to the likes of […]