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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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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 […]

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Ofcom rejects Coronation Street complaints

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Biggins removed from Big Brother House

Actor and personality Christopher Biggins has been removed from the Celebrity Big Brother house after he made derogatory comments about bisexuals and also made an inappropriate joke which relates to the Holocaust. Biggins, who is 67 and married to partner Neil Sinclair, made a joke to Jewish housemate Katie Waissel about the showers in the […]

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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 […]

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British singer adds gay slant to Cheers theme tune

British singer K Anderson has added a distinctly gay slant to a classic and well-loved theme tune. The 80s TV show Cheers, which was based around a bar in Boston, had a notoriously catchy theme tune which K Anderson felt was especially apt for the LGBT+ community. The original song was sung by Gary Portnoy […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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, […]

IT Trainer – New Horizons (Birmingham)

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Achievements Assistant (Hampshire)

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Learning Assistant (Hampshire)

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Salary Details: £16,540.00 FTE Contract Type: Permanent Contract Term: Full time Reference: THW/16/005414/000083 Highbury College is seeking a skilled and […]