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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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Panti Bliss is now an Oxford Pride Patron!

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People need people. And the one we just got is fantastic…   We at Oxford Pride are delighted to add Panti Bliss to our list of patrons. Panti (aka Rory O’Neill) is from Ballinrobe, Ireland. From a young age he felt he was different to those around him. Panti is now an LGBT activist, a […]

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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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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 […]

Jazz hands – appropriation or inspiration?

The NUS Women’s Campaign has passed an important motion. In an age of female genital mutilation, when more men called […]

OUTINGS comes to Oxford

by Matthew Baldwin and Thomas Hescott. Directed by David Grindley. Following its Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 premiere, the world’s first […]

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 […]

The Moor Park Estate – The Perfect Setting For Your Perfect Day

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Set in leafy Hertfordshire, near the picturesque village of Rickmansworth, the Moor Park Estate is situated close to the boarders […]

International Women’s Day

Each year around the world, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Thousands of events occur not just […]