United Kingdom

LGBTI Rights in United Kingdom


ADDED ON: 06/15/2019

Same-sex couple on viral London bus attack: ‘We were just sexual objects’

A same-sex couple have opened up about the homophobic and misogynistic attack they suffered on a bus in north London. A picture of a bloody and crying couple went viral last week.…

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ADDED ON: 06/10/2019

Munroe Bergdorf: NSPCC cuts ties with transgender activist

Transgender activist Munroe Bergdorf says she is "unbelievably sad" that the NSPCC has cut ties with her, days after she revealed she was Childline's "first LGBT+ campaigner". She said the charity was…

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ADDED ON: 06/08/2019

Lesbian couple viciously beaten in homophobic attack on London bus

Five teenagers have been arrested in connection with a homophobic attack on two women on a London bus that prompted widespread condemnation in the UK. The attack took place on a night…

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ADDED ON: 06/04/2019

Gay rugby player faces deportation to Kenya as asylum claim rejected

A gay rugby player who is facing deportation to Kenya, where he fears he will be subjected to persecution and violence because of his sexuality, has had a fresh claim for asylum…

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ADDED ON: 05/31/2019

Lady Phyll, new LGBTQ rights leader, promotes cooperation

As Lady Phyll prepared for her new role as the leader of the Kaleidoscope Trust international LGBTQ rights group, she expressed her support for this blog’s model of working closely with local…

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ADDED ON: 05/31/2019

Citing inclusion of LGBT clerics, Anglican bishops in Africa to shun Lambeth Conference

As disputes over homosexuality continue to stir within the worldwide Anglican Communion, conservative African bishops say they will boycott a decennial gathering of top clerics next summer unless what the Africans consider…

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ADDED ON: 05/27/2019

Ann Widdecombe: Anti-LGBT Brexit Party politician wins seat in European elections

As the European election results roll in, the Brexit Party’s Ann Widdecombe has made a surprise return to the frontline of British politics. The former Big Brother contestant called the result a…

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ADDED ON: 05/27/2019

Under-fire SQA strikes deal to provide education in violently anti-gay Brunei

Scotland’s under-fire exam body has agreed a deal to provide education in the violently anti-gay state of Brunei, the Sunday Mail reveals today. The Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) sells computing courses to…

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ADDED ON: 05/26/2019

Crowds of LGBT Muslims lead their first ever pride march in Birmingham

British Muslims are leading the first ever pride march in Birmingham today, in what is a first in the event’s 22-year-history. Members of Birmingham’s Muslim community will walk alongside Andrew Moffat, the…

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ADDED ON: 05/23/2019

Anti-LGBTI violence still acceptable in many countries, new study shows

Homophobic violence is still widely endorsed in several countries, new research highlights. The study on the Journal of Interpersonal Violence by the Honour Abuse Research Matrix (HARM) at the University of Central…

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ADDED ON: 05/22/2019

Birmingham LGBT teaching row: How did it unfold?

Lessons about same-sex relationships and transgender issues have resulted in protests outside primary schools, children being removed from classes and head teachers being threatened. BBC News looks back at the origins of…

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ADDED ON: 05/20/2019

NIO spends just £318 advancing LGBT rights in Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Office has spent just £318 in recent years on advancing LGBT rights in Northern Ireland. The money was spent on rainbow lanyards, according to a Freedom of Information response…

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