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 […]

UK holds vigils for Orlando

Thousands of LGBTs and their allies gathered last night across the world for vigils to mark the worse homophobic hate crime perpetrated on US soil ever. Orlando was naturally the centre of the grief and in the city there was a two hour event with a series of speakers a moving performance by the Orlando […]

Exeter marks another successful Pride event

Exeter Pride returned for its eighth year over the weekend and hundreds joined the parade and attended the free events in the city. The annual event is getting stronger year on year and has some fantastic support from organisations such as Devon and Cornwall Police and Somerset Fire and Rescue.  The events started with The […]

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 […]

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H&M recruits Caitlyn Jenner for new campaign

  Clothing company H&M have recruited Caitlyn Jenner to be the face of their new sportswear campaign.  Launched just a matter of weeks before the Olympics kick off in Rio, the gold medal winning athlete not only does the voiceover for a montage-based video advert, but the company have also released an in-depth interview where […]

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1 in 12 adoptions in England now to same-sex couples

Three in four LGBT people going through the adoption process actively consider adopting siblings, according to new research by New Family Social. However, the majority are matched with a single child first or are told no suitable match is available. The report Strength in Numbers: LGBT people on adopting siblings recommends that when approved LGBT […]

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Gay Portsmouth asylum seeker detained

An Algerian man currently living in Portsmouth has been detained and is currently at an immigration removal centre after he traveled to the UK to escape homophobia in his home country. Ahmed Guerrah left Algeria two years ago with his boyfriend, who was arrested in Greece and has since lost communication with Ahmed. The couple […]

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Unison launches survey on public spending cuts

The cuts in public spending on services affects us all in various ways, but how has it affected the LGBT+ community? Unison has commissioned NatCen Social Research to find out and you can help by filling in the survey. The study will help Unison better understand and re-act to the effect of reductions in public […]

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Will Young Joins Tinder

Tinder users might find themselves hooking up with a rather famous British pop star as it is rumored out singer […]

Join the festival at Bristol Pride this weekend

Taking place on Saturday 9th July, Pride Day will feature a bustling local food and market zone, onsite bars, community […]

Head for Manchester and Sparkle this weekend

Sparkle, the national transgender celebration is the world’s largest transgender event. For the last 14 years, the event has been […]

Bourne Free 2016 – This Saturday!

Bournemouth will once again come together to mark Bourne Free, one of the few Pride events which started with a […]

Abingdon refuses to fly rainbow flag

Organisers of Oxford Pride have expressed their anger at a vote by Abingdon Town Council not to fly a rainbow […]

Labour could have first openly gay leader

One of the UK’s first female MPs to come out as gay is set to challenge Jeremy Corbyn for the […]