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World AIDS Day

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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 […]

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Latest in the ‘gay cake’ row

A YouGov poll has examined public opinion on the row over a bakery’s refusal to make a pro-gay cake and revealed two-thirds of British adults disagree with the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland’s decision to launch legal action. Asher’s Bakery in Northern Ireland refused to bake a cake which had a pro-gay marriage slogan on […]

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Cardinals discuss greater respect for same-sex couples

The Catholic Church has given its most positive statement on homosexuality ever after commenting that it was time to ‘turn respectfully’ to same-sex couples and ‘appreciate the positive values’ the partnerships have. Cardinals have been meeting at the Vatican to discuss family policy and an interim report acknowledges that homosexuals have ‘gifts and qualities’ to […]

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Christopher Bailey and Richard Branson recognised as pioneers of LGBT diversity

The campaign to encourage greater diversity in Britain’s boardrooms was given a boost today as OUTstanding revealed two lists recognising the business elite who have gone above and beyond for the cause. Bailey and Branson are joined by industry heavyweights such as LGBT executives Antonio Simoes (CEO HSBC UK) and Beth Brooke-Marciniak (Global Vice Chair […]

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British man jailed for homosexuality in Morocco is free

Update: In a surprise move, Moroccan police have chosen to release Mr Cole who has now returned to the UK to be with his family. The Foreign Office’s latest advice is for LGBTs to avoid the region if possible and if not, to exercise caution. A British man has started a four month jail sentence […]

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Royal Navy Jobs

  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 […]

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The Closet and the Rainbows

Daniel Pierce was forced out of his home after coming out as gay to his family. $90,000 was donated to the teenager through crowd funding. Pierce has elected to give a chunk of the money to Atlanta’s Lost-N-Found homeless shelter (lost-n-found.org). From coming out at home to coming out at work. This can be so […]

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Davies, The Paying Guests and Pride

Russell T Davies and Queer as Folk gave us some brilliant moments: Nathan standing up on a nightclub stage and condemning Christian Hobbs (“he beats us up because we’re queer”), Stuart driving that Jeep through the window of a car showroom and Vince dumping the condescending Cameron by phone. Davies’ new projects are Cucumber and […]

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Sue Sanders shortlisted for the UK’ Largest Diversity Awards

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Sue, a pioneer from Schools OUT UK has been nominated for the Lifetime Achiever at The National Diversity Awards. Headline sponsors Microsoft be just one of the brands supporting a sky fall of diversity talent – positive role models, community organisations and businesses from the LGBT, ethnic minority, age, gender, religion and disability communities Over […]

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“Snow wouldn’t put us off” Liverpool Pride

The boy who dare not mention the fact he is gay to his work colleagues, grandparents and teammates in the cricket team can be open about his sexuality at Pride. Pride is that kind of environment, and Liverpool Pride is no exception. 2 August 2014 saw an abundance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people […]

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Civil Partnership Conversions start today!

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From Wednesday 10 December 2014 you will be able to convert your civil partnership to marriage, but only if you […]

Charlie Brooks – Beautiful Thing

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Best known as Eastenders troublemaker Janine Butcher, bringing drama to Albert Square with a medley of cocaine addiction, murder and […]

Shakespeare in Love

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The critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare in Love will begin rehearsals with a new cast on 8 December, taking over […]

1 in 5 women not ‘comfortable’ to get car repairs done

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Many women drivers are not able to care for their cars properly because they don’t know how to choose a […]

Stonewall joins #GivingTuesday movement

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Stonewall has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that encourages people and businesses to give their time, money or […]

World AIDS Day

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The 1st December is a day when worldwide, people take a moment to remember the victims of AIDS and wear […]