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Broken Rainbow relocates to Manchester and launches its first LGBT IDVA Service

  Broken Rainbow is excited to announce that our head office has relocated to Manchester. The North West will be the base for Broken Rainbow’s main office and as well as new outreach programmes, such as the LGBT Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy role. The Broken Rainbow helpline will still be based in London, giving the […]

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UK petition to Debenhams urges: Drop D&G

A 44,000-strong petition was delivered today to Debenhams’s flagship Oxford Street store in central London, asking them to stop stocking the fashion designers Dolce & Gabbana over their offensive dismissal of IVF babies as “synthetic children.” It was delivered by petition author and human rights activist, Peter Tatchell, members of the Out and Proud Diamond […]

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Barelesque Anim8te – It honestly doesn’t get hotter than this!

    Since 2011, the Barelesque team have whipped, stripped and painted the town rainbow coloured all for charity and on 22nd April, they return with a distinctly cartoon theme. One of the most talked about evenings of entertainment in London, Barelesque does exactly what the name suggests and punters can expect an evening of […]

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Refuse visas for US ‘gay cure’ preachers & stop the ‘Holy Sexuality Conference’

On 21st April The Seventh Day Adventist Church plans to bring three speakers from the US to London to run a 5-day conference ‘for people that have struggled with same-sex attraction’. This conference will promote the dangerous view that homosexuality is something to be cured. It should not be allowed to take place in the […]

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Stonewall Annual Dinner raises £470,000 for LGBT equality

Stonewall, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans equality charity, has tonight raised a record £470,000 at its annual Equality Dinner. The event took place at the Hilton on Park Lane and was supported by Aviva, with a champagne reception supported by E.ON. Speakers on the night included Stonewall CEO Ruth Hunt, Vicar of Finedon, broadcaster […]

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HIV Charity mourns Germanwings passenger death

A man who was a volunteer for an HIV charity has been named as one of the passengers killed in the Germanwings plan crash yesterday. Greig Friday was a longstanding volunteer for Victoria AIDS Council (VAC) and was killed along with his mother in the crash. Due to celebrate his 30th birthday at the end […]

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Brave gay teenager post’s Father’s homophobic messages on Facebook

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A Canadian gay teenager has received support from around the world after he used social media to name and shame his homophobic father. ‘Tyler’, who is 15 and from Vancover, came out to his father and was shocked to receive homophobic message from him in return. “‘If only you didn’t reject God and His teachings […]

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Royal Navy Jobs

  Exciting. Rewarding. Fulfilling. your kind of career? The Royal Navy is one of the world’s most versatile fighting forces. Above and below the waves, on land and in the air, we represent and defend the UK’s interests at home and abroad. However, we deliver more than just military power; we help police the world’s […]

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

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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

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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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Broken Rainbow relocates to Manchester and launches its first LGBT IDVA Service

  Broken Rainbow is excited to announce that our head office has relocated to Manchester. The North West will be […]

UK petition to Debenhams urges: Drop D&G

A 44,000-strong petition was delivered today to Debenhams’s flagship Oxford Street store in central London, asking them to stop stocking […]

Barelesque Anim8te – It honestly doesn’t get hotter than this!

    Since 2011, the Barelesque team have whipped, stripped and painted the town rainbow coloured all for charity and […]

Refuse visas for US ‘gay cure’ preachers & stop the ‘Holy Sexuality Conference’

On 21st April The Seventh Day Adventist Church plans to bring three speakers from the US to London to run […]

Charities condemn Woman’s Hour debate on trans children

Trans Media Watch and Mermaids protest at BBC misrepresentation The charities Trans Media Watch and Mermaids today condemned BBC Radio […]

Pre-order the Eurovision digital album now!

Eurovision 2015 album out now While we already know the release date of the physical CD and the DVD for […]