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MI5 Security Service at the top of Workplace Equality Index 2016

  MI5 has been named as the UK’s most gay friendly employer in the UK after coming top of the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index. Over 415 companies entered the index and MI5 head the top 100 list. Of the top 100, 15 are local Governments, 13 are in the education sector and another 13 are […]

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Bowie dies, aged 69

Legendary singer and gay icon David Bowie has died at the age of 69, his son Duncan has confirmed. His father had been battling cancer for 18 months, Duncan revealed, and passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday 10th January 2016. Bowie’s career stretched back to 1967 when he released his first album […]

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Telegraph political journo streaks down Westminster for Terrence Higgins Trust

Following his pre-election 2015 Twitter boast that if UKIP achieved more than 6 per cent of the national vote he would streak down Whitehall naked, Dan Hodges, political commentator for The Telegraph, today kept his word, and donated all funds raised to charity. Terrence Higgins Trust, the UK’s largest HIV and sexual health charity, was […]

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Adults could have right to decide their gender

The UK could see and end to the controversial gender recognition panels after the introductions of proposed legislation which could see adults choose their own gender. The recommendation of a change to the procedure comes fro an inquiry by a committee of MPs and could mean legally changing your gender is as easy as filling […]

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Uniting against AIDS

World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day and the first one was held […]

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LGBT History Month 2016 Showcase a “Miracle”

The LGBT History Month 2016 Showcase, held in Cambridge at Queens’ College on the evening of Thursday November the 26th was nothing short of a miracle. Tony Fenwick, CEO of LGBT History Month opened the evening with an explanation of 2016’s theme: Religion, Belief and Philosophy, followed by Sue Sanders telling everyone about the nationwide […]

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Trans women Vicky Thompson dies in male prison

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A 21 year-old trans woman has been found dead in prison after her partner reports she was distressed at being sent to an all-male prison. Vicky Thompson has been given a suspended sentence in August but breached her conditions and was remanded at Bradford Crown Court. Her solicitor, Mohammed Hussain, urged for her to be […]

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Transgender actor Riley Carter Millington tops this year’s Rainbow List

The Independent on Sunday has revealed its sixteenth annual Rainbow List, a list that recognises the 101 most influential lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals in Britain, with intersex people being recognised for the first time. This year, new entry Riley Carter Millingtonclaims The Independent on Sunday’s number one place, marking the first time a […]

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Calls for Cameron to discuss gay rights with Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  Pressure is being put on the Prime Minister to raise the issue of gay rights when he meets with the Prime Minister of India during the next three days. The visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is intended to strengthen relations between the UK and India and issues such as finance, defence and climate […]

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Calls for Trans woman to be moved from all-male prison

UPDATE: An appeal against Tara’s custodial sentence has been set for tomorrow -30th October at Bristol Crown Court. An on-site support rally has been planned. If you feel like going along and lending support, details are here. Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for a trans woman to be moved from an all-male […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 – Don’t Stand By

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. Don’t stand by is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016. The Holocaust and subsequent genocides […]

MI5 Security Service at the top of Workplace Equality Index 2016

  MI5 has been named as the UK’s most gay friendly employer in the UK after coming top of the […]

Charity welcomes media comments in Parliamentary Report but criticises IPSO

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Trans Media Watch today welcomed the recommendations on media and online services in the report from the Parliamentary Inquiry into […]

Bowie dies, aged 69

Legendary singer and gay icon David Bowie has died at the age of 69, his son Duncan has confirmed. His […]

Clinton speaks out against conversion therapy

  Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has expressed her support for a ban on so-called ‘conversion therapy’ on social media. The […]

Telegraph political journo streaks down Westminster for Terrence Higgins Trust

Following his pre-election 2015 Twitter boast that if UKIP achieved more than 6 per cent of the national vote he […]