United Kingdom

LGBTI Rights in United Kingdom


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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ADDED ON: 05/19/2019

Thousands rally in Belfast in support of same-sex marriage

Thousands of people marched through Belfast on Saturday to demand the recognition of same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland, the only region of the United Kingdom where it does not have legal status.…

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ADDED ON: 05/16/2019

If London needs a separate Trans Pride, what does that say about LGBT solidarity?

Pride in London is the one day of the year that the city feels like it belongs to LGBTQ+ people – which was why I was so confused, embarrassed and alarmed when…

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ADDED ON: 05/15/2019

Britain is slipping behind on LGBT+ rights just as it leaves the EU. It’s no coincidence

With UK politics so intensely focused on Brexit, it might be easy to forget that, as Britain’s international reputation continues to suffer, there are important domestic issues requiring the government’s attention. Yet…

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ADDED ON: 05/13/2019

Nonbinary activist Jamie Windust petitions Parliament for gender-neutral passports

Nonbinary activist Jamie Windust is petitioning UK’s Parliament for gender-neutral passport options. While some countries offer a third gender option on passports, the United Kingdom currently does not. Last year, Christie Elan-Cane…

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ADDED ON: 05/12/2019

Bisexual UK navy veteran stripped of medals to sue

A veteran who was dismissed from Britain's Royal Navy because of his sexual orientation, has planned to sue the UK's Defence Ministry for the return of his medals, which were cut from…

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ADDED ON: 05/10/2019

Ramadan: The holiest but loneliest time of year for many LGBTI Muslims

As the Muslim world gets stuck into observing and celebrating the holiest month on the Islamic calendar, LGBTI Muslims are preparing themselves in an entirely different way. Ramadan is the most important…

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ADDED ON: 05/09/2019

No Outsiders’ teacher to lead Birmingham Pride parade

A teacher whose lesson programme covering LGBT relationships has been at the centre of protests will lead a parade during Birmingham Pride. Andrew Moffat started the 'No Outsiders' lessons at Parkfield Community…

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ADDED ON: 05/05/2019

AIDS drugs prevent sexual transmission of HIV in gay men

A European study of nearly 1,000 gay male couples who had sex without condoms – where one partner had HIV and was taking antiretroviral drugs to suppress it - has found the…

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ADDED ON: 05/03/2019

LGBT shelter means I can be myself

About one in four homeless people is thought to be LGBT. But Chabahn, who became homeless last year aged 51, said it was very, very, dangerous to be open about being LGBT…

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ADDED ON: 04/26/2019

“Pride” Film Tells True Story of a 1984 LGBT Group

On April 23, the film “Pride” showcased for an audience of approximately 100 people in Flex Theatre in the HUB-Robeson Center at 7 p.m. Directed by Matthew Warchus and based on a…

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ADDED ON: 04/25/2019

New IRA claims responsibility Northern Ireland lesbian journalist’s death

Members of the New IRA apologized for last week's killing of prominent lesbian journalist Lyra McKee by one of its volunteer members in a statement to the media Tuesday. McKee was shot…

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