United Kingdom

LGBTI Rights in United Kingdom


ADDED ON: 04/16/2019

LGBT Syrian refugees launch legal challenge against UK Home Office ‘abandonment’

Fifteen LGBT Syrian refugees, living in Turkey, launched a legal claim against the UK Home Office on Monday. The group claim the British government has abandoned them despite assurances they will be…

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ADDED ON: 04/16/2019

Baby boomers ‘de-gay’ to survive life in Scottish care homes

Baby boomer LGBTQI people in care homes are “de-gaying” themselves to hide their sexual or gender identity for fear of bullying and discrimination from staff and other residents, a film maker has…

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ADDED ON: 04/10/2019

Buggery remains a crime, but UK hopes Guyana Govt. will soon facilitate gay rights

While Guyana and the United Kingdom (UK) continue to enjoy a healthy and fruitful relationship, and rarely butt heads when it comes to policies and laws, High Commissioner, Greg Quinn, said the…

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ADDED ON: 04/10/2019

LGBT protesters storm Dorchester Hotel over Brunei’s gay sex laws

Gay rights activists storm and block the entrance of the Sultan-owned Dorchester hotel in central London in a protest against Brunei imposing a death by stoning penalty law against gays and adulterers…

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ADDED ON: 04/05/2019

After court battle, Cayman Islands legalises same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage has become legal in the Cayman Islands following a landmark court case brought by a lesbian couple which their lawyers said on Monday could have implications in the wider Caribbean…

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ADDED ON: 04/04/2019

LGBT: The pilot who came out as transgender at 58

Captain Cat Burton always knew she wanted to be a pilot after her father took her in a jet fighter when she was just six months old. She also wanted to live…

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ADDED ON: 03/31/2019

Cayman Islands legalises same-sex marriage in historic ruling

The Cayman Islands has legalised same-sex marriage after a judge ruled prohibitions on such relationships was unconstitutional. The decision marked a personal victory - and the end of a tough legal battle…

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ADDED ON: 03/29/2019

First same-sex couple to marry in UK says five-year anniversary ‘marred’ by inequality for Northern Ireland couples

Five years since the first same-sex UK marriage, Peter McGraith calls for marriage equality to be extended to Northern Ireland Equal marriage advocates Conor McGinn MP and Lord Hayward issue joint statement…

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ADDED ON: 03/27/2019

New culture war’: Northern Ireland’s LGBT+ community fights for gay marriage

Hidden away up several flights of stairs in the centre of Belfast, Northern Ireland, teenagers, many of them with shocks of red, blue and rainbow hair, relaxed and joked with one another.…

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ADDED ON: 03/25/2019

UK lawmakers calls against detention of LGBT asylum seekers

Britain should not put LGBT+ asylum seekers in immigration detention centres where they risk being abused and harassed by staff and other detainees, lawmakers said on Thursday. LGBT+ people are often traumatised…

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ADDED ON: 03/21/2019

Multiple Birmingham Schools Refuse to Teach LGBTI and Diversity Lessons After Parents Protest

Another four schools in Birmingham have reportedly halted lessons on diversity and LGBT issues following complaints by parents. In a letter quoted by the BBC, Leigh Trust said it was suspending the No Outsiders project,…

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ADDED ON: 03/20/2019

Northern Ireland Equal Marriage Activists: UK Government ‘doesn’t care’

Activists have accused the UK government of “not caring” about equal marriage in Northern Ireland, after a car crash meeting with Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley. Karen Bradley met with LGBT+ campaigners…

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