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ADDED ON: 08/19/2022

The First Gay Film: Different From the Others From 1919

The first known film with a gay love story was made more than 100 years ago. Greatly predating Brokeback Mountain, Making Love, and all the rest, the 1919 German film Different From…

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ADDED ON: 08/19/2022

Slovakia beats neighbours on LGBT+ rights

Slovakia has beaten its neighbours in a new ranking of LGBT+ rights thanks to rules on gender recognition - which have, though, been suspended since the survey information was collected. The Rainbow…

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ADDED ON: 08/17/2022

Gay man recounts escape from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan

Imran Khan is a gay man from Afghanistan. An American soldier who texted him on Aug. 26, 2021, 11 days after the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan, told him to go to…

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ADDED ON: 08/16/2022

Pope Francis meets with transgender people at Vatican

The Vatican’s newspaper L’Osservatore Romano reported that during the weekly papal audience in St. Peter’s Basilica on Aug. 10, Pope Francis met with a fourth group of transgender people who are staying…

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ADDED ON: 08/16/2022

The U.K. Turns Its Back on Transgender Ideology

By the spring of 2023, Britain’s state-run transgender youth clinic will shut its doors for good. NHS England announced it was closing the Tavistock gender-identity clinic last month after an independent report…

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ADDED ON: 08/15/2022

Thousands March in Belgrade to Protest Against Euro Pride

Thousands of people gathered in Belgrade city centre on Sunday to demonstrate against the international LGBT event Euro Pride that is scheduled to be held in Belgrade in September. According to local media…

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ADDED ON: 08/15/2022

Winchester dance charity Move Momentum strive to be more inclusive with transgender awareness training

Move Momentum, based in Winchester, aims to provide accessible, inclusive and affordable dance classes for the community. Recently, staff from the dance charity attended Transgender Awareness training led by Mermaids, a charity that…

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ADDED ON: 08/12/2022

I would be illegal in half of Commonwealth countries: Tom Daley’s film on gay athletes

Out gay British Olympic gold medalist Tom Daley is receiving praise for his new documentary film ‘Illegal To Be Me‘ that explores the lives of gay athletes, many living in countries where…

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ADDED ON: 08/10/2022

French PM appoints LGBT ambassador

On the fourteenth anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in France, liberal Prime Minister Elizabeth Borne announced the appointment of an "ambassador for LGBT + rights" and the creation of a fund…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2022

Archbishop of Canterbury condemns gay marriage, but Anglican bishops remain divided

The head of the Anglican Communion attempted to reinforce the church's stance against homosexual marriage this week, but the move was squashed by outcry from various bishops. The controversy came to a head during…

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ADDED ON: 08/08/2022

Why Manchester is ‘way ahead of the rest of the country’ in the fight for LGBTQ rights

The LGBTQ community is part of the Mancunian identity, according to the co-author of a new book that explores queer history. Academic Matt Cook argues that there is a “real fusion of gay…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2022

France to appoint LGBTQ Ambassador to the world

French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne announced Thursday that France would appoint an ambassador for LGBTQ rights. The government would charge the new LGBTQ Ambassador with advocating for the universal decriminalization of homosexuality…

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