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Pope welcomes homosexuals, but dismisses LGBT issues in education

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Pope Francis has continued to surprise the Catholic world by calling for homosexuals and transsexuals to be accepted and embraced by the Church. However, he did add that he is strongly opposed to schools promoting or endorsing such tendencies. The official line from the Vatican is that homosexual acts are sinful but homosexuality as an orientation […]

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First pride flag in space

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LGBTs have now officially made their mark on space! Not content with having out flag flying over town halls on Pride day, the rainbow flag has now made its way into space! The flag was reportedly sent up with the aid of a high-altitude balloon in August and the GoPro footage has just been released. […]

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First British Royal comes out

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For the first time ever, a member of the British Royal family has revealed they are gay. Lord Ivar Mountbatten, who is the Queen’s cousin, has come out as gay and in love with a man, following his divorce in 2011. Lord Mountbatten told the Mail on Sunday that he is in a long-term relationship […]

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Boy stands in the way of anti-gay march

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A photo is circulating on the internet of a 12 year old boy standing up to thousands of people on an anti-gay march in Mexico. Taken at the weekend, the boy is shown standing in the road in front of 11,000 protesters with his arms open wide. It later emerged that the young boy has […]

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Ofcom rejects Coronation Street complaints

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Ofcom, the UK’s broadcast regulator, has dismissed 170 complaints about scenes showing a passionate kiss between two male characters in long running UK soap Coronation Street. A major story line including Billy Mayhew and Todd Grimshaw culminated in a scene showing the two men in a hotel room on a bed together. The sexual nature […]

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Kiss-in welcomed by Sainsbury’s

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A branch of Sainsbury’s in London has been the location of a mass-protest in response to a gay couple being ejected for holding hands. A security guard had apparently responded to a customer complaint and asked Thomas Rees and Joshua Bradwell to leave. The couple were surprised and shocked at the suggestion and said that […]

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Biggins removed from Big Brother House

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Actor and personality Christopher Biggins has been removed from the Celebrity Big Brother house after he made derogatory comments about bisexuals and also made an inappropriate joke which relates to the Holocaust. Biggins, who is 67 and married to partner Neil Sinclair, made a joke to Jewish housemate Katie Waissel about the showers in the […]

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New condom guidelines published

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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have issued draft consultation on making condoms more accessible to the 16-24 age group. The document is aimed primarily at local authorities and other organisations that currently provide or are considering the provision of free condoms. Produced just days after an NHS decision not to provide […]

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British singer adds gay slant to Cheers theme tune

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British singer K Anderson has added a distinctly gay slant to a classic and well-loved theme tune. The 80s TV show Cheers, which was based around a bar in Boston, had a notoriously catchy theme tune which K Anderson felt was especially apt for the LGBT+ community. The original song was sung by Gary Portnoy […]

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1 in 12 adoptions in England now to same-sex couples

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Three in four LGBT people going through the adoption process actively consider adopting siblings, according to new research by New Family Social. However, the majority are matched with a single child first or are told no suitable match is available. The report Strength in Numbers: LGBT people on adopting siblings recommends that when approved LGBT […]

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“In ’76, I bought a car…”

Al Cane is a photographer, journalist, and former Labour town councillor for Faringdon, Oxfordshire. Also a DJ, he had myriad private parties […]

Queer Heritage South Launches Digital Museum

Credit: Sally Munt As museums across the country await reopening, Queer Heritage South are thrilled to launch an extensive new […]

MANCHESTER PRIDE FESTIVAL 2021

LGBTQ+ Charity Launches Tickets for August Bank Holiday Festival With Prices Starting From As Little As £7.50 For Those On […]

Britney Spears and Basic Rights

Julia Zahra Just days before the release of her brand-new album Remedy, we talk to LGBT+ artist Julia Zahra, the youngest […]

Community Union

Community is the modern union for the changing world of work. We represent working people across every sector of the […]

Authorised Firearms Officer (AFO)

Our campaign for New Recruits to serve as Police Constable (PC) Authorised Firearms Officers at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) […]

Victim Support

At Victim Support, we’ve been providing more services to victims of crime through digital platforms and are keen to understand […]

A Community Challenged

LGBT+ History Month 2021 In 2020 and 2021, we’ve had the utmost sympathy for the young LGBTQIA+ people, locked down […]

LGBT+ History Month 2021

Sue Sanders: Chair – Schools OUT UK, Professor Emeritus – The Harvey Milk Institute, Cofounder of LGBT+ History Month UK […]

Fyne Meets Juno Dawson

By Jack Latham Juno Dawson’s books include the global bestsellers, This Book Is Gay and Clean. She is presently adapting […]