Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. It’s a time for us to pause to remember the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust, Nazi persecution and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Bosnia, Rwanda and Darfur. On HMD we ask you […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place on 27 January each year. It’s a time for us to pause to remember the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust, Nazi persecution and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Bosnia, Rwanda and Darfur. On HMD we ask you […]

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Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust tops Stonewall’s 2015 list of gay-friendly employers

Stonewall today publishes its Top 100 Employers 2015, showcasing Britain’s best employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff. Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is named as 2015’s top gay-friendly employer; in second place is Tower Hamlets Homes and Lloyds Banking Group is third. On the fifteenth anniversary of the repeal of the ban on lesbian, gay […]

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Armed forces to ask recruits if they are gay

It has been 15 years since LGGT soldiers won the right to serve and for the first time ever, the armed forces are planning to ask new recruits their sexuality. The responses will create valuable information about the prevalence of homosexuality in the armed forces and provide a picture of how diverse the forces are […]

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Stonewall joins #GivingTuesday movement

Stonewall has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that encourages people and businesses to give their time, money or voice to a charity of their choice. #GivingTuesday – which takes place today (2 December) – aims to provide a charitable antidote to the pre-Christmas consumer boom, falling directly after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. […]

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World AIDS Day

The 1st December is a day when worldwide, people take a moment to remember the victims of AIDS and wear the red ribbon to show their support to the fight against the illness. Around 100,000 people are currently living with AIDS, many of them in countries where vital life-preserving drugs are not available. The condition […]

‘Gay Bull’ saved from slaughter by Simpsons co-creator

In what must be one of the oddest stories of the year, a gay bull has been saved from the slaughter house by the co-creator of the Simpsons (no, really). The bull, named Benjy, was being fattened for slaughter after a vet declared he was homosexual. The bull was originally bought for breeding purposes, but […]

Rugby great Gareth Thomas marks Anti-Bullying Week (Nov 17-21) with school visit

‘Schools are doing a fantastic job in developing their pupils’ resilience to bullying. I’m there to support their work and ensure that not a single child’s school days are blighted by bullying, as mine were’ Anti-bullying champion Gareth Thomas, the 100-times capped former Wales skipper, now leads Prospero Teaching’s Balls to Bullying campaign. He visits schools nationwide to […]

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Royal Shakespeare Company Transfers New Play into the West End This Spring

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Tom Morton-Smith’s new play Oppenheimer transfers into the Vaudeville Theatre The RSC announced today that Tom Morton-Smith’s new play Oppenheimer will transfer into the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End in March for a limited run of eight weeks. The show transfers into the NIMAX Vaudeville Theatre directly after its acclaimed run in the Swan […]

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Hampshire Constabulary seek new PCSOs

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Is it time to take on a new role with variety, meaning and excitement – not to mention a good salary and benefits plus job satisfaction? We are looking for people who are committed to making the community safer and who work to complement and support regular police officers. If you are keen and willing […]

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Meet the (foster) parents

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Every year, Foster Care Associates help many people to become foster parents. Here are a few stories of LGBT couples and singles who share their experiences of fostering through FCA. LGBT Carer Case Study – Dan McCarthy, Birmingham Single foster carer Dan lives in Birmingham and has been fostering with Foster Care Associates (FCA) for […]

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Stuart Milk Hands Honorary Professorship to Sue Sanders at Historic Event

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LGBT History Month Chair Sue Sanders is now and Emeritus Professor thanks to The Harvey Milk Institute. The lifelong equalities campaigner was visibly delighted as she took the award from Stuart Milk, the US lifelong equalities campaigner who has travelled the globe supporting LGBT people and their rights. The couple met at an equalities conference […]

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Health will be on the agenda at South West’s biggest Pride event

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HEALTH and well-being advice and information will be found at the South West’s biggest free celebration of the lesbian, gay, […]

Banana: Interview with Charlie Covell & T’Nia Miller

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  Charlie Covell wrote episodes 4 and 6 of Banana, and stars in episode 6 as Amy.   What attracted […]

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. […]

The surprising truth about the lives of gay men in Victorian England

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THE largest ever survey of court cases relating to the criminalisation of gay men has revealed some surprising finds. Historian […]

THE IMITATION GAME – To own on Blu-Ray, DVD & download from 9th March 2015

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One of the cinematic events of 2014 becomes the first essential home entertainment release of 2015 as THE IMITATION GAME […]

St Andrew’s Healthcare

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St Andrew’s Healthcare is the largest charitable provider of specialist mental healthcare to the NHS. We are proud to be […]