United Kingdom

LGBTI Rights in United Kingdom


ADDED ON: 08/17/2019

Union quits Pride Glasgow event over ‘commercialisation’

A major trade union has pulled out of the Glasgow Pride march after criticising the "commercialisation" of the event. Unite will not be taking part in Saturday's event after its Scottish LGBT+…

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ADDED ON: 08/16/2019

Gay marriage cake: customer takes case to European court

Lawyers representing a man from Northern Ireland who sued a bakery for refusing to make a cake with pro-gay marriage message are going to Europe to challenge a supreme court ruling that…

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ADDED ON: 08/16/2019

‘Scandal’ as English gay men at risk without access to HIV prevention pill

Delays in rolling out an HIV prevention pill in England are putting gay men's lives at risk, with thousands buying it online without medical supervision, HIV campaigners said on Wednesday. England is…

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ADDED ON: 08/15/2019

Bus driver suspended after ‘refusing to drive double-decker celebrating gay pride’

A bus driver has been suspended amid claims he refused to drive a vehicle with a rainbow-coloured service number on the front. The driver allegedly told passengers in Norwich: "This bus promotes…

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ADDED ON: 08/13/2019

MORE THAN 1 IN 5 SCOTS DON’T ACCEPT LGBT PEOPLE

Research has suggested over 1 in 5 Scots (21%) would not describe themselves as open-minded and accepting of LGBT lives. In a survey of 1,005 Scottish people between 3rd and 10th May…

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ADDED ON: 08/09/2019

Anthropological project Gaysian Faces aims to increase visibility of the LGBT+ South Asian community

A South Asian queer anthropology photography project titled Gaysian Faces has been created in a bid to increase visibility around LGBT+ individuals within Birmingham’s South Asian community. The project, inspired by the…

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ADDED ON: 08/05/2019

Hate crimes in schools in region affected by anti-LGBT+ protests surge

The number of hate crimes in schools and colleges in the county affected by protests against LGBT+ lessons has surged by more than 50 per cent in just one year, The Independent…

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ADDED ON: 08/05/2019

Big corporates can show their support for LGBT+ people by forcing Governments to get tough with online bigots

FOR a few weeks in the height of summer, the corporate and municipal world is draped in a rainbow flag. Events like Leeds Pride - which is Yorkshire’s biggest celebration of lesbian,…

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ADDED ON: 08/04/2019

Belfast celebrates Pride amid hope same-sex marriage ban is lifted

Thousands took to the streets of Belfast for what could be the last Pride held under the same-sex marriage ban in Northern Ireland. Ulster has been packed with people proudly waving rainbow…

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ADDED ON: 08/02/2019

LGBT people are ‘being made homeless due to religion’

Nearly half of young LGBT people who are left homeless after coming out are from religious backgrounds. That's according to research by the Albert Kennedy Trust (AKT), which supports young people who…

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ADDED ON: 07/31/2019

Anti-LGBT education page blocks ‘every gay’ on Twitter

A Twitter profile set up to protest against LGBT education in the UK’s schools appears to have blocked “every gay” on the internet. Hundreds of Twitter users have posted say that they…

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ADDED ON: 07/25/2019

Are You Proud? shows how far LGBT equality has come – and how far there is left to go

“Why do you want to make a film about Pride? Everything’s fine!” This, Ashley Joiner tells PinkNews, was usually the response he got while looking for funding for Are You Proud? —…

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