New app addresses sexual health issues in the UK

The Sexual Advice Association, a UK charity focussed on improving sexual function and wellbeing, today announced the launch of a free smartphone app designed to allow people to ask the questions about their sex lives that they didn’t feel comfortable asking before. The SMART app provides an option for people to get expert advice to […]

North Carolina counts the cost

The list of companies objecting to controversial new legislation in North Carolina are now starting to have a negative effect on the economy of the state, reports international media. A sudden and under-debated piece of legislation was introduced by the North Carolina House and Senate in under 12 hours in March. The bill requires public […]

Proud OF Oxford – Proud IN Oxford!

Fyne Times is once again proud to sponsor Oxford’s biggest LGBT event – Oxford Pride. Following the incredible success of Oxford Pride 2015, we are very proud to announce that Pride 2016 is on the way, and it’s going to be amazing! Launching on Friday 24th May for the Bank Holiday weekend, we have the […]

DrugsDirect makes PrEP available with no mark-up after Government’s shock decision

Following the Government’s decision from the NHS that providing PrEP is ‘not their responsibility’ specialty pharmacy, DrugsDirect.com, has pledged to make PrEP available at trade price* to those with a private prescription. PrEP stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis and is the use of an already licensed antiretroviral (ARV) medication to prevent HIV negative people from becoming […]

BFI Flare celebrates 30 years with the Top 30 LGBT Films of All Time

Lesbian love story, Carol, tops the BFI Flare poll Films spanning over 80 years make the top 30 Tuesday 15 March, London – To mark the 30th anniversary of BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival the BFI today announces the Top 30 LGBT Films of All Time in its first major critical survey of LGBT […]

Government launches trans employment guidelines

  The UK Government are set to promote set of new guidelines for employers detailing the recruitment of transgender employees. The guide is produced by membership organisation Employers and the Government Equalities Office (GEO) and aims to advise employers on how to recruit, retain and make the most of the transgender talent within their organisation. […]

Fake Monk has curfew over-turned

A ban which prevented a self-titled ‘monk’ from distributing anti-gay leaflets around Northampton has been over-turned by a judge. Damon Jonah Kelly is not a recognised member of a monastery but wears a religious habit and called himself a monk. Last October a court ordered him to carry out 170 hours of unpaid community work […]

LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

For the launch of LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week  Barnardo’s is asking more people to consider putting themselves forward as potential foster parents – particularly for older children. More attention needs to be paid to the care of older, vulnerable, children. Nearly twelve thousand (43%) of all the children who entered care in England last […]

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Poll shows over half of British Muslims would like gay sex banned

Research commissioned by Channel 4 has found that 52% of British Muslims think that homosexuality should be illegal. The poll was carried out by research group ICM and asked 1000 British Muslims about their attitudes with an aim to discover why so many are being drawn towards violence and extremism. The results of the study […]

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Rosie Wilby: The Conscious Uncoupling

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Old Fire Station Loft , 40 George St, Oxford OX1 2AQ Saturday 25th June at 8.45pm (duration 50 mins) £8 / £6 As part of Oxford’s very first Off Beat Festival   ‘Brilliant piece about doing break-ups kindly’ Female Arts In an increasingly serially monogamous society, we all face the possibility of more serious breakups […]

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New website to celebrate 2nd Anniversary of the UK’s first same sex marriage

Just after midnight on 29th March 2014, the first same sex marriage took place in the UK. Seen as one of the biggest turning points for LGBT rights, Clicky Media, on behalf of prestigious wedding venue provider, The Tabor Group, has created a microsite, www.loveequals.co.uk to mark the second year anniversary, officially launching on 29th […]

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Working for London ambulance service: One of the best decisions of my life

Ben Evans tells us why working for London Ambulance Service was the turning point in his life. Working for the ambulance service in London, you get exposed to a wide range of people from all different walks of life, so it only makes sense to have an ambulance service as diverse as the public they […]

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International Women’s Day 2016 theme: Pledge for Parity

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Worldwide, women are vital to social, economic, cultural and political achievement. And we have much to celebrate today. But progress […]

LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

There are around 90,000 children in care across the UK, 6,000 of whom need to be adopted.  However, there is […]

Religious leaders discuss lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality at stonewall roundtable on faith

Stonewall, the lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity, held a seminar last night (25 February) with religious leaders to […]

Winter Pride Art Awards 2016 – 6 WEEKS LEFT TO ENTER!

Artists have 6 weeks left to enter the Winter Pride Art Awards 2016, an international art competition targeting emerging artists regardless […]

Bournemouth Council achieves Excellence rating for the Equality Framework for Local Government

Bournemouth Council joins only 18 other local authorities in England, including the likes of Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle City councils, […]

Becoming same-sex adopters with Adoption UK

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AS a childless gay couple Scott Casson-Rennie and his partner Tristan would enjoy up to five foreign holidays every year. […]