Hate Crime week (8th-15th) more important in post-Brexit UK

There is little doubt that hate played a big part in the result of the Brexit vote. In the run up to polling day, some areas of the media focused entirely on immigration issues, stirring up racism and using it to justify our exit from the EU. However, this focus on race has not only […]

First pride flag in space

LGBTs have now officially made their mark on space! Not content with having out flag flying over town halls on Pride day, the rainbow flag has now made its way into space! The flag was reportedly sent up with the aid of a high-altitude balloon in August and the GoPro footage has just been released. […]

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 […]

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“Embracing the freaks”

The current UK tour of Rocky Horror comes to New Theatre Oxford 13th-31st December.

Sam Bennett sits down with Charlie Condou at the Randolph Hotel, the venue for the Rocky Horror Show Oxford launch, to discuss same sex families, Coronation Street, and feeling different… “There wasn’t anything for same sex families events wise,” Charlie Condou says of life before he set up Out with the Family, an initiative described […]

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Head of IT Services

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Salary Details: £45,000 Contract Type: Permanent Contract Term: Full time Are you a hands-on, customer focused and innovative IT leader? Are you looking for your next challenge and to contribute to the success of a Grade 1 College? Highbury College has its roots in the delivery of high quality professional and technical education for over 60 […]

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Royal Navy Chef


Sector Accountancy, Domestic, IT, Public Sector Job Type Permanent Location Various Benefits excellent pension scheme, six weeks’ paid holiday a year and free medical and dental care Salary £14,000 to £48,000 Per Annum Job Summary In the RN, no two days are the same. You could be policing the world’s oceans, delivering humanitarian aid when […]

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Unfairly convicted gay men to get pardon


Gay men in England and Wales who were convicted of now-abolished sexual offences will receive an official pardon, the government has announced. There are currently thousands of men in the UK who were convicted under laws which made consensual same-sex acts illegal, even though they are perfectly legal today. The un-equal age of consent and […]

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Special Constabulary

Special Constables are needed in all of the Operational Command Units (OCUs) covered by Hampshire Constabulary. As a volunteer, a […]

Simon Cowell says sorry for back door joke

X factor judge Simon Cowell has said sorry after he seemingly joked about a TV presenter’s sexuality and caused upset […]

Legal Assessor and Internal Verifier

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Salary Details: £35.00 – £40.00 per hour Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term Contract Term: Part time Reference: THW/16/005414/000094 Highbury College in […]

Employment Services Co-ordinator (Maternity Cover) [Hampshire]

Salary Details: £27,000 pa Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term Contract Term: Full time Duration: Maternity Cover (December 2016 – December 2017) […]

Pope welcomes homosexuals, but dismisses LGBT issues in education

Pope Francis has continued to surprise the Catholic world by calling for homosexuals and transsexuals to be accepted and embraced […]

Hampshire Constabulary seek new PCSOs


Is it time to take on a new role with variety, meaning and excitement – not to mention a good […]