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‘Gay Bull’ saved from slaughter by Simpsons co-creator

In what must be one of the oddest stories of the year, a gay bull has been saved from the slaughter house by the co-creator of the Simpsons (no, really). The bull, named Benjy, was being fattened for slaughter after a vet declared he was homosexual. The bull was originally bought for breeding purposes, but […]

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Rugby great Gareth Thomas marks Anti-Bullying Week (Nov 17-21) with school visit

‘Schools are doing a fantastic job in developing their pupils’ resilience to bullying. I’m there to support their work and ensure that not a single child’s school days are blighted by bullying, as mine were’ Anti-bullying champion Gareth Thomas, the 100-times capped former Wales skipper, now leads Prospero Teaching’s Balls to Bullying campaign. He visits schools nationwide to […]

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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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Memphis the Musical – More tickets go on sale!

Memphis the Musical has announced that 320,000 tickets are being put on sale as booking extends to 31st October 2015. The additional tickets will be available through the Box Office and all ticket agents from this Friday 7thNovember at 9am. Opening at the Shaftesbury Theatre to public and critical acclaim last month, David Bryan and […]

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Join some top names at the annual Collars and Coats Gala Ball

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s annual world-famous Collars & Coats Gala Ball returns for a spectacular night of entertainment and glamour. The fundraiser brings together the biggest names from stage, screen, sport, and fashion to celebrate and support the animal charity’s work caring for lost and abandoned dogs and cats. The star-studded charity ball welcomes […]

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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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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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58th LFF reveals strong LGBT focus

The 58th LFF (London Film Festival) will run between Wednesday 8th October – Sunday 19th October and this year has a particularly strong focus in the programme on films with LGBT relevance. This focus covers everything from historical biopics detailing the repressive ‘gross indecency’ laws and the events leading to the controversial murder of a […]

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples urged to research honeymoon destinations

New research suggests fewer than half of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGB&T) couples research whether a destination is LGB&T-friendly before travelling overseas   The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) is encouraging LGB&T couples going on honeymoons overseas to choose their destination with care after new research suggested that less than half (46%) of LGB&T […]

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Joan Rivers – 1933-2014

It has been announced that veteran female comic and TV personality Joan Rivers has died at the age of 81. Joan was an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy-award-winning television talk-show host, Tony-award-nominated actress, bestselling author, playwright, screenwriter, film director, columnist, lecturer, syndicated radio host, jewelry designer, cosmetic-company entrepreneur, and red-carpet fashion laureate. Joan had a cardiac […]

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‘Gay Bull’ saved from slaughter by Simpsons co-creator

In what must be one of the oddest stories of the year, a gay bull has been saved from the […]

Transgender Day of Remembrance – 20th November

The Transgender Day of Remembrance was set aside to memorialize those who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. […]

‘Don’t be a bystander’ this Anti-Bullying Week

Anti-Bullying Week takes place between 17 and 21 November NoBystanders asks individuals and organisations to help eradicate bullying People urged […]

Could You be a Special Constable?

How would you feel if you could spend a minimum 16 hours a month helping full-time police officers to make […]

Rugby great Gareth Thomas marks Anti-Bullying Week (Nov 17-21) with school visit

‘Schools are doing a fantastic job in developing their pupils’ resilience to bullying. I’m there to support their work and […]

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 […]